Why Three-Gorges Cruise is the best way to discover the Yangtze River?
• A Three-Gorges cruise is a popular way to discover China. Why not relax on a slow boat in China, on the beautiful Yangtze River?
• A Three-Gorges Cruise allows you to see the most spectacular scenery imaginable and precious historical sites that survived the Three Gorges Dam's construction.
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We'll meet you at the Chongqing Airport or Train Station.f you arrive early, the tour guide will take you around Chongqing city center and accompany you for dinner. After that, he and the driver will escort you to the boarding dock.
At 8:00 pm, your ship will depart from the harbor and begin cruising down the mighty Yangtze River. Yangtze cruise ships travel slowly for passengers to enjoy the beautiful scenery. Broadcasts from the Captain's Office will alert you on passing the gorges and the shore excursions to ensure you will not miss any chance to see the fantastic scenes.
In the morning, you may practice Taichi. After breakfast on the ship, you'll have the first shore excursion to the Ghost City of Fengdu. This place used to be a burial area with scores of temples and shrines and a small ancient town. It got submerged underwater because of the Three Gorges Dam construction. The city has become a few islands. The place called "Gate of Hell" remains above the water.
Toward evening, the captain will hold a Welcome Banquet. The night shore excursion is optional to watch the magic show of the "The Romance of the Three Kingdoms," the story of a famous general saving his emperor's family in the wars.
Today is the day that the ship will sail through the three gorges. It arrives at White Emperor’s City where an optional shore excursion. The City is a historical temple complex located atop a hill directly overlooking the Qutang Gorge.
At 10:45 am, the ship will sail through the Qutang Gorge (8 km long), then at 12:45 pm, the Wuxia Gorge (44 km long), and 5:30 pm, the Xiling Gorge (66 km long).
In the afternoon, an optional excursion on small boats to the Goddess Stream is offered. Surrounded by precipitous mountains, the stream is hiding in a deep valley. The primitive landscape is fortunately well preserved with abundant natural scenic beauty with bamboos, birds, flowers, caves, and rocks.
This evening features the ship crew's cabaret with their performce of costume shows, magic shows, traditional Sichuan Opera, and the magical Mask Changing.
In the morning, you’ll disembark at Yichang and take the bus to the Three Gorges Dam for a visit. The Dam backs up the Yangtze River for 550km, making it the world's largest dam. It is 2,335 meters wide on the top, and 130 meters wide at the bottom. The top of the dam's views are stunning.
You may opt to take a tour on a smaller ship to experience the world's largest "Ship Lift." With the Three Gorges ship lift, 1,000-ton ships can "ride the elevator" to overturn the dam. You are strongly encouraged to experience this amazing lifting process in person.
At noon, you will end your cruise tour at Yichang Tourism Center. Your guide will transfer you to the train station or the airport for your next trip.
DAY 1: Start embarking on the cruise at this iconic and historic dock in Chongqing at 8 pm. Your local guide will escort you to the ship.
Our ship Victoria Jenna is passing the first gorge (Qutang Gorge).
The location of the Three Gorges People's Home is called Shibi Village, located on the southern shore of the Xiling Gorge, between the Three Gorges Dam and the Gezhouba Dam, spanning both sides of the beautiful Lantern Shadow Gorge. . The whole scenic area is divided into homes on the water, homes on the mountain, and homes by the stream. The scenic area is rich in Tujia ethnic customs. The Three Gorges People are two dams on one shoulder, it retains the only original style and natural ecological scenery of the Three Gorges in the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River after the Three Gorges Project stored water.
Three Gorges Falls is located in Yichang, the waterfall drop of nearly 102 meters, nearly 80 meters wide, is China's top ten waterfalls as long as, but also the world's It is one of the few national geoparks that combines canyon, cave, landscape and fossil culture. The entire scenic area has a wide variety of plants, fresh air, and a secluded canyon stretching 10 kilometers.
The "Less Three Gorges" is located at the lower reaches of the Daning River, a tributary of the Yangtze River in Wushan County, from Mount Wu (wushan) in the south to Dachang Ancient Town in the north, and is commonly known as Wushan's Little Three Gorges. Compared with the magnificent, majestic and precipitous Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, the Three Gorges of Wushan are known for their "show". Little Three Gorges is so beautiful, exquisite and elegant that people praise it as "not the Three Gorges, but the Three Gorges".
The Goddess Stream is a 15-kilometer-long tributary that feeds into the Yangtze River, with a fast-flowing, shallow and narrow stream. Even if you stretch your neck to 90 degrees in a boat, you may not be able to see the top of the mountain. In the jungle mountains, there is such a pool of blue water, is really a wonderland, both sides of the strange peaks standing, bamboo trees, the sound of monkeys and more fascinating array of fascinating. This was once a place where fairies bathed! All rides are by boat. In the gorge, the water was as clear as glass, and the gravel at the bottom of the river was clearly visible. The long dark green moss at the border of the river and the water looks like the jade forum in the water.
Wuxia Gorge is a long, deep and winding gorge. The scenery here is so magnificent that it is like a beautiful gallery, with its towering peaks and dense clouds of smoke. The Wu Gorge is beautiful and deep, known for its beauty. It is a long gorge with deep valleys, strange peaks, peaks and valleys, clouds and fog, and a winding river. The gallery, full of poetry and painting.
The Qutang Gorge has been known since ancient times as a place where the river rushes through cliffs and walls, such as the Jiange and Kui.
Qutang Gorge's historical sites and places of interest are numerous and concentrated, and visitors say they are convenient. Upstream of the gorge, there are Fengjie Ancient City, the Eight Array of Figures, and the Fish Foo Tower. On the north shore of the gorge, there is a large collection of cultural relics at the top of the hill, the Baidi City, the thrilling ancient trestle, the mysterious bellows gorge; on the south shore, there is a wall full of inscriptions. The whitewashed wall. Not far downstream of the Wind Box Gorge, on the south bank, there is an oddly shaped mountain jutting out of the river, known as the "Rhinoceros looking at the moon", which is very vivid.
It is said that the goddess Yaoji of Wushan lived here. The myth and legend of the Wushan Goddess Peak has attracted countless people over the ages because of its mythical and romantic mythology, which resembles a graceful maiden, surrounded by clouds and smoke. The literati have left brilliant poems for it.
Spectacle is synonymous with the Three Gorges Dam, whether you're looking down on it from the altar ridge or looking at it from the 185th platform, which is the same height as the dam. It's hard to get a full picture of the dam, even from the waterfront platform of the Interception Memorial Park. The upstream part of the dam offers a beautiful view of the "High Gorge out of Pinghu", while the downstream part is the new and picturesque Xiling Gorge.
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