Yangtze River Cruise

Extend your Beijing tour to memorable Yangtze River Cruise. Beijing Explorer provides Yangtze Cruise booking and land service for those who want to experience an unforgettable tour of cruising on mighty Yangtze River, the longest in Asia and the third longest in the world.

Along with Yellow River in the north of China, Yangtze River is the most important river in economy, history and culture of China. For thousands of years, Chinese people live on the river and used the river for water, irrigation, industry, transportation and war fighting. Of all 6418-kilometre-long Yangtze River, the Three Gorges section is the most famous and picturesque part which attracted artists, poets and countless travelers in the past thousand years. It starts from western-upriver town of Fengjie in Chongqing municipality and ends on eastern-downstream town of Nanjinguan in Yichang, Hubei Province with a total length of 191 kilometres. Qutang Gorge is the shortest and most beautiful one of the Three Gorges. It is only 8 kilometres long but also is the narrowest one. The main attractions include Baidicheng (White Emperor Town), Chalk Wall, Mengliang Stairway, Hanging Monk Rock and you may also have chance to see the Ancient Pathway and Hanging Coffins. Wu Gorge, also named as Great Gorge, is the second one of Three Gorges along Yangtze River. Fed by Wu River, it stretches 45 kilometres from Wu Mountain to Guandukou and between Qutang Gorge and Xiling Gorge. There main tourist attractions are 12 peaks on the Wu Moutains of which Peak of Goddess is the most renowned one. Xiling Gorge is the largest and most downstream of Three Gorges. It starts from Xiangxi River Mouth of Zigui County and ends in Nanjin Pass of Yichang city and has a total length of 76 kilometres. Main attractions are four different gorges namely: Military Book and Precious Sword, Horse Lung and Ox Liver, Soundless Bell and Shadow Play.

The distance between Beijing and upstream port Chongqing is 2000 kilometers. There are frequent flights flying from Beijing to Chongqing. Beijing Explorer provides cruise booking for the boats running between Chongqing and Yichang, between Chongqing to Wuhan and between Chongqing and Shanghai, along with tour arrangements for you.

Wu Gorge, Yangtze River Cruise

Start and end the tour in Beijing. Fully appreciate the significant natural and man-made creations along the Yangtze River! Cruise down China’s longest river Yangtze River on a 5-star level vessel; pass through the famous Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge to admire the weird peaks, rising mists and beautiful sights; take a visit to the Three Gorges Dam to wonder the magnificent project.

Xiling Gorge, Yangtze River Cruise

Take a 5-day cruise down the Yangtze River to fully appreciate the beauty. Have a good view of the famous Three Gorges, Xiling Gorge, Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge, to wonder the valleys, cliffs and cultural relics; stroll on the significant Three Gorges Dam, seeing the man-made wonder in China; take a visit to Shibao Pagoda to view the pagoda built on the rock.

Three Gorges Dam site, Yangtze River Cruise

A glorious trip to fully explore every beauty along the Yangtze River! Downstream the mother river of China, Yangtze River to wander the natural beauties; take a shore excursion to Fengdu “Ghost City” to view the statues of ghosts and devils; climb Huangshan to appreciate the gorgeous sceneries and cultural relics; visit the Dr. Sun Yat-sen’s Mausoleum. Transfers and guide are arranged.

Gezhou Dam, Yangtze River Cruise

A 9-day unforgettable experience to fully explore the beauty along the Yangtze River. Relax in the green and fresh air on Huangshan; view the significant cultural relics in Hubei Provincial Museum; wonder the man-made miracle on Gezhou Dan and Three Gorges Dam; appreciate the natural beauties in the Wu Gorge and Daning River Small Gorges; visit the famous ghost city Fengdu.

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