Yangtze Gold 1

Yangtze Gold 1 is the longest and widest cruise ship on the Yangtze River and started its first maiden voyage on 22nd. May, 2011, it has been compared as a floating super Five-Star Hotel and equipped with wide spacious open air balcony, helicopters landing apron, golf playing range and outdoor swimming pool.Rooms are not internet equipped and the ship has internet cafes which can be used for a fee(RMB20/hour and RMB300/per person for whole cruise.

Tipping Special Note: the tips to the crews’ service is not including on the above list price, we suggested each person to pay CNY150 for the trip.

Price Details

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1. Tipping Special Note: the tips to the crews’ service is not including on the above list price, we suggested each person to pay CNY150 for the trip.

2. Price may higher during the Chinese National Holiday from 29th Sep to 7th Oct, higher than the above list price ($150-$250 up), please contact your travel advisor for details.

Price Inclusion

  • Entrance fees:The land excursions listed in the itinerary.
  • Meals: The daily meals on the ship.
  • Room: A berth in the cabin as specified in the itinerary. Overnight accommodation for morning departure.
  • Credit card processing fee & Government Taxes.
  • Transfers between Maoping Pier and Yichang Tourist Center.

Price Exclusion

  • Transfers: Between airport/hotel and cruise terminal in Chongqing/Yichang/Shanghai.
  • Single Room Supplement.
  • US$23/RMB150 per person as mandatory service tip should be paid onbaord.
  • Shuttle battery cart fee in three gorges dam site CNY10p.p, cable car fee in Maoping Pier CNY2p.p.
  • Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.

Cruise Itinerary


Board the ship from 5:00pm to 8:00pm and departs Chongqing at 10:00pm.(Dinner is not included)


Taichi exercise. Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (8:00-10:00am). Optional tour to Shibaozhai CNY280 per person (2:00pm-4:30pm). Captain’s Welcome Banquet. Captain’s Welcome Dancing Party in Ball Room.


Learning traditional Chinese Taiji boxing. Optional tour to The White Emperor City CNY280 per person (8:00am-11:00am) Sailing through the Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. Shore excursion to Lesser Three Gorges(11:30am-1:00pm). Sailing through Xiling Gorge. Farewell Buffet. Sails through the 5-steps Ship locks.


Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site.Arrive in Yichang at 1:00pm.

Onboard Activities

Fashion Shows

As the crew presents some of China's most elaborate fashions dating back to the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). A veriety of traditional costumes from all regions of China will reflect China's cultural diversity.