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Yangtze River

The Yangtze River is the longest river in China and the third longest in the world, next to the Nile in Africa and the Amazon in South America. Generally, the Yangtze River is divided into three sections: the upstream (the section from Yibin to Yichang), middle part (the section from Yichang to Hukou), and downstream (the section from Hukou to Shanghai). Between Chongqing and Yichang, it is at an altitude of 40 meters and a distance of about 320 kilometers, is the section where the most classical shipping areas for cruise and the spectacular Yangtze Three Gorges Dam is located. Learn more details

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The Yangtze River is important to the cultural and historical origins of southern China, and the human activities were found in the Three Gorges areas as far back at 27 thousand years ago. The Ba and Chu cultures are originated from here.

Yangtze River

Yangtze River-where China's civilization began

Most Popular Yangtze River Cruises 2015

Recent years are bloooming season of Yangtze River Cruise, there are more than 10 cruise fleets sailing on the Yangtze River. Some of they have sailed for years, and now have earned a well-known reputation, such as the "Three Giants"-the Victoria Cruise, the New Century Cruise and the President Cruise.

Victoria Cruises

Victoria Yangtze Cruise
  1. Victoria Cruises
  2. Victoria Jenna ($397-$562)
  3. Victoria Anna ($397-$562)
  4. Victoria Sophia (from $397)

New Century Cruises

New Century Yangtze Cruise
  1. Century Cruises
  2. Century Legend ($495-$632)
  3. Century Paragon ($495-$632)
  4. Century Sun ($409-$515)

President Cruises

Yangtze President Cruises
  1. President Cruises
  2. President No.7 ($399-$495)
  3. President No.8 ($399-$495)
  4. President Prime ($399-$495)

Cities along the Yangtze River

Yangtze River Attractions

Yangtze River Cruise has become a must-do activity when visitors visit China. The Yangtze River winds its way through high mountains and deep valleys with many tributaries. The cruise always includes a variety of exciting shore excursions to local riverside villages and historic sites. The highlights of the Yangtze River are the magnificent Three Gorges and the famous Three Gorges Dam.

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