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Century Cruise On Yangtze River

9-Day Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to Shanghai

Tour Facts

  • Tour Days: 9 days
  • Tour Code: YZ-4
  • Tour Price: From US$1189/Person
  • Destination: Chongqing, Wuhan, Huangshan, Nanjing, Shanghai

Detail Itinerary

Important Note
The Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to Shanghai is not available now and it doesn't seem to be on sailing in the near future. Your alternative is to take the 4-day cruise from Chongqing to Yichang or the 5-day cruise from Yichang to Chongqing. Contact us if you need assistance.

To take this Yangtze Cruise, you will indulge yourself in the picturesque natural scenery, marvel at the majestic Three Gorges Dam and admire historical relics. The city tour to Shanghai will present you a metropolis perfectly combing Chinese traditional features and modern style.

  • After you retrieve your luggage and clear the customs, you will find that our guide is waiting for you outside the customs of the Chongqing Airport. We will transfer you to the appointed hotel in downtown area and help you check in. If time permits, the guide will escort you to the Panda House of Chongqing Zoo, where you will have a close contact with adorable pandas. After that, pay a visit to the Residence of General Joseph W. Stilwell. As for General Joseph, he was chief commander of US forces in the China-Burma-India Theatre during World War II. In the color of low-key blue gray and white, his former residence reveals a sense of calm. Today's dinner will be on your own.

    Meals: No meals

  • In the morning, the guide will meet you at the hotel and transfer you to board on the Victoria cruise ship. As the ship sails at around 11:00, your Yangtze Cruise from Chongqing to Shanghai will be started. According to the schedule of the cruise, you will take an exciting onshore excursion to Fengdu this afternoon. With rich ghost culture, Fengdu is well-known as the 'Ghost City'. Strolling around the town, you will not only experience its distinctive culture, but also appreciate the beautiful scenery with luxuriant trees, unique temples and pavilions. Then, you will get back to the ship. In the evening, the Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party will be ready for you.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Today’s cruise will draw you to appreciate the unique scenery of the Three Gorges, which is composed of Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and Xiling Gorge. Qutang Gorge is the shortest but the grandest among three gorges. It is noted for its view of the exquisite peaks and grotesquely shaped rocks. The middle Wu Gorge attracts a large number of visitors with its lofty peaks and mountains on both sides. The last Xiling Gorge is the longest among the three. You will experience a drifting along the Three Little Gorges of Daning River when the ship enters into Wushan, which includes the whole part of Wu Gorge and most of Qutang Gorge. Sailing through the Three Little Gorges, you will have a feeling that you are entering into a natural gallery full of cragged peaks, changeable clouds, cascading waterfalls, pure water flows, mysterious caves and flourishing forests.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • After a whole night's sailing, the ship will stop at Sandouping Town. You will disembark and take a bus up to Tanziling, where you will have a bird’s eye view of Three Gorges Dam, which is the grandest hydroelectric project in the world. The great dam plays a significant role in power generation and flood control. After finishing the excursion, you will be back on board and the ship continues sailing to Wuhan.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • According to the schedule of the cruise, you will disembark in Wuhan for a brief city visit. This city is a palace with splendid history and flourishing present. The highlight of the city tour will be Hubei Provincial Museum. You will have a better understanding of the history and culture of the city and our nation from over 200,000 pieces of historical relics including potteries, porcelains, jade, bronze vessels, ancient weapons and traditional musical instruments.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • In the morning, the ship will berth at Guichi Port where you will land to climb up the Huangshan Mountain (Yellow Mountain). With stunning natural scenery and rich Taoism culture and historical relics, Huangshan Mountain is reputed as 'the most fantastic mountain under heaven'. It features four top wonders, namely strange pines, fantastic stones, sea of clouds and hot springs, which makes it become one of the ten most famous mountains in China.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • In the morning, you will disembark in Nanjing for a full day city visit. The first stop will be Dr. Sun Yat-sen's Mausoleum. Dr. Sun Yat-sen, the father of the Republic of China, made a great contribution to Chinese democratic revolution which started the new age of the country. The mausoleum becomes a hot tourist attraction for its historical significance, magnificent architecture and beautiful scenery. Later, you are going to explore a bustling bazaar surrounding Nanjing Confucius Temple. This bazaar, which was constructed to reveal its ancient appearance of 200 years ago, has been a popular place to experience the various kinds of Chinese culture as well as to taste the local snacks.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • As the ship arrives in Shanghai at 10:00 this morning, your wonderful cruise journey will come to the end. Our local guide will meet you on board and transfer you to the appointed hotel. Afterwards, the guide will escort you to visit Shanghai Museum located in the heart of Shanghai. It is a comprehensive ancient museum, where you will see a large collection of historical items, such as bronze ware, chinaware, Chinese paintings and calligraphy works. Then drop by a Silk Factory. Around noon, we will serve you an a la carte lunch at a noted local restaurant to taste the authentic Shanghai and Cantonese cuisines. After lunch, the tour will be extended to the delicate Yuyuan Garden, which is one of the masterpieces of the classical gardens in southern region of China. After that, you will have some free time to stroll at the Bund, which is a waterfront located to the west of the Huangpu River. Then go to explore the thriving prosperous Nanjing Road and an old street.

    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • According to the schedule of your international flight, our guide will pick you up at the hotel and transfer you to Shanghai Airport and see you off there. Wish you a happy journey back home!

    Meals: Breakfast

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Price includes

  • Yangtze Cruise from Chongqing to Shanghai

  • Private English-speaking guide in Chongqing and Shanghai

  • Private driver during tour in Chongqing and Shanghai

  • 1 night hotel in Chongqing, 1 night hotel in Shanghai

  • Meals listed in the itinerary

  • Entrance to all sites listed in itinerary