- Duration: 4 Days
- Starting Date: You Choose
- Special Experiences: In a comfortable cruise boat, marvel at the grand and gorgeous Yangtze River, and the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydropower project.
Day 1 Arrive Chongqing-Yangtze River:
Attraction(s): night-view of Yangtze River and Jialing River
Today Arrangement: At 21:00, board the big cruise boat and enjoy a night-view of Yangtze River and Jialing River, waves glistering against moonlit, star spangled sky, colorful Chongqing under night, an amazing experience that you shall never miss. Depart from Chongqing and stay overnight on the boat at Fengdu Port.
Day 2 Yangtze River:
Attraction(s): Fengdu Ghost City, Shibaozhai Temple (Optional), Zhangfei Temple
Today Arrangement: During 07:00-10:00, excursion to Fengdu Ghost City, a 2,000 years old city with a special culture of ghosts and the afterlife, well-known as the resting place of the spirit of the dead. During 15:00-17:00, excursion to Shibaozhai Temple (Optional with extra-pay), a 12-storey, 18th century temple built without nails. It is said the higher one climbs in the temple, the more likely your wish or dreams will come true, but not easy to climb due to the creaky, unstable ladder. During 20:30-23:00, excursion to Zhang Fei Temple, built to honor an Asia famous general called Zhangfei, who lived 1,700 years ago. Then stay one night on the cruise in White King Town Port.
Day 3 Yangtze River:
Attraction(s): White Emperor Town (Optional), Qutang Gorge, Little Three Gorges (Optional), Wu Gorge
Today Arrangement: During 06:30-09:00, have an excursion to the White Emperor Town (Optional with extra-pay), and sail through Qutang Gorge. White Emperor Town (Baidi Cheng), situated on the top of Mt. Baidi, is a beautiful sight with its vermillion walls and flying eaves, and has a wealth of historic sites along with numerous stone tablet inscriptions of 2,000 years history. Immediately downstream of the Town is the shortest but most spectacular of China’s Three Gorges-Qutang Gorge. During 12:00-17:00, excursion to the Little Three Gorges (Optional with extra-pay), and sail through Wu Gorge. Little Three Gorge is a natural fine arts gallery created by sheer cliffs, dense plants and monkeys, mandarin ducks, clear waters, sharp turns, etc. Experience the second gorge of the China’s Three Gorges famous for its elegance.
Day 4 Yangtze River-Yichang-Departure:
Attraction(s): Jiuwan Stream (Optional), Three Gorges Dam, Yichang City
Today Arrangement: During 06:30-08:30, excurse to the Jiuwan Stream (Optional with extra-pay), which offers the top scenery in Three Gorges Dam area, favored by Chinese ancient poets, such as Qu Yuan. At 09:30, disembark at Maoping port and visit the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydropower project, offering you one of the most pleasant memories in China. Get on the coach to Yichang City, renowned as ‘Gateway to the Three Gorges’, a famous cultural and tourist city in China. End the tour in Yichang City at about 14:30.