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Yangtze River

Chaotianmen Harbour | Chongqing, 400060, China
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Winding across 3,988 miles (6,418) of China the Yangtze River is the third longest rive in the world. It begins its journey at the Qinhai-Tibet Plateau and ends at the East China Sea. The Yangtze River has a rich ecosystem, fascinating history, and is the most important river in China. Life has always sprung up around the Yangtze River. The earliest signs of life dating back 27 thousand years. The climate on the river is often milder then its cousin the Yellow River making it more suitable for agriculture.
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Hours Today: 8:00 a.m. - 11:59 p.m.
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Chaotianmen Harbour | Chongqing, 400060, China
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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Yangtze is truly something that you do not want to miss if you get to China. Very relaxing and beautiful river. Even if you can only take a day tour, do it!

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Reviewed 3 days ago

The Yangtze River is certainly very beautiful - particularly the end closest to Yichang. I travelled on the President 7 as part of a Travel Asia Tour. We had a good time but if you are expecting 5 star you will be disappointed. The food...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Two teenage girls and my husband have just completed the four day River cruise. We had a wonderful time! The staff were uniformly pleasant and helpful (despite our extremely limited Chinese), the food was amazing (catering well for one vegetarian in our group). And the...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My tour ended before the three Gorges. That's sad because Sinorama advertised pictures of beautiful green sides and the gorges. We only saw the polluted and industrial part of the Yangtze. We spent the first night in an industrial port with heavy machineries and loud...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As part of our tour was a 5 day, 4 night cruise on Century Legend sailing on the Yangtze River. We sailed from Yichang to Chongqing. Some of the tours were inclusive and some were optional and an additional cost. The tour to the Three...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were on the 20 day Sinorama "Odyssey to the Cradle of Chinese Civilisation" tour and it was wonderful. NB: no tour/holiday is going to be perfect; you have to accept some compromises. This may not suit everyone as there is extensive walking in some...More

Thank robertmE4936MR
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Sinorama Tours, Gold 8 is quite a nice ship and the service was excellent. Room was beautiful, but the Yangtze River was terrible.Polluted, air quality is really bad and unfortunately the only good part of my river trip, The Yellow Mountain was by passed due...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Best part of trip was the Great Wall, rickshaw ride, shopping in jade and pearl factory, learning about the culture, weather during trip, hotels, cabins and the tour guides were great!! I would recommend this trip for anyone who has never been to China. It...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved every minute of it. Wonderful experience. We started our cruise in Yichang (about 1000 km from Shanghai), sailing upstream- recommended way to go at this time of the year. And ended our cruise in Chongqing. We sailed with the Century Legend. Warmly recommended,...More

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Reviewed 7 March 2018

We had a wonderful time on the Century Paragon. It is a beautiful ship, and well worth spending the extra for this modern ship.The cabins have plenty of room, a balcony and a spacious bathroom.The only language we speak is English, but everyone on board...More

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Fiona b
17 April 2018|
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Response from PAC6017 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, not sure how long It takes. If you search "Yichang railway station to Moaping Pier" there are details of a free shuttle that may help. Yichang East Railway Station - Cruise Pier Shuttle. It's probably an hour by... More
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forg52
14 April 2018|
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Response from EvanKatesma | Reviewed this property |
We had a great time - food was good (even had vegetarian options), and something to suit everyone. Boat was clean, beds rock hard (but that's the way Chinese like 'em), and the view on our private balconies of the Yangtze... More
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Joseph P
4 April 2018|
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Response from EvanKatesma | Reviewed this property |
They do have a couple of formal nights - but most people hadn't packed for formal - so it's no big deal. Just wear something clean.
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