Day 01: Arrive Yichang (-/-/-)
On arrival, meet and transfer to your 5* Century Cruise boat for your four night luxury cruise. The cruise will take you deep in to the heartland of Central China through the famous Yangtze Three Gorges with their spectacular mountain and cliff scenery. Evening entertainment will include the Captains’ Welcome, Farewell Dinner, and traditional Chinese Cultural shows.
Day 02: Ship Lock – Three Gorges Dam – Xiling Gorge (B/L/D)
Take an off-ship trip aboard a specially designed passenger boat through the world’s largest ship lock with ship lift. Visit the Three Gorges Dam with the world’s largest power station. After reboarding the ship, sail through the longest and deepest of the Three Gorges, the Xiling Gorge.
*Optional excursion to the Tribe of the Three Gorges Shore offers an insight in to life as a local (river conditions permitting)
Day 03: Small Gorges – Wu Gorge – Qutang Gorge (B/L/D)
Enjoy another off-ship excursion through Goddess Stream (conditions permitting, Shennong Stream may be substituted if river conditions aren’t favourable). Sail through the beauty of Wu Gorge, with steep cliffs, mystical mists, and mountainous forest.
*Optional excursion to White Emperor City to view cultural and historical relics, as well as the Kui Gate of Qutang Gorge (river conditions permitting)
Day 04: Shibaozhai (B/L/D)
Take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai and ‘The Pearl of the Yangtze’. An alternate excursion to Fengdu (new relocation village) may be substituted depending on river conditions.
*Optional excursion to Fengdu’s ‘Ghost City’ to see the haunting statues of Mingshan Hill (river conditions permitting)
Day 05: Depart Chongqing (B/-/-)
After our morning arrival in Chongqing ‘The Mountain City’, you will be met and transferred to the airport or train/bus station for your onward journey.
Number of Days 5
Price From $895
Luxury Century Cruise (4 nights)
Meals as indicated
Return airport transfers
Excursions as listed
English speaking local guides
Tipping at own discretion
Shoulder & peak season surcharges
From $895 per person, twin share