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Departure: March ~ November. Start from Chongqing or Yichang

Cruiser Description

Blue Whale: Rebuilt in 2010, Blue Whale is only ship on the Yangtze outfitted with blue glass reflects the elegance of a blue whale. She is equipped with the center air conditioner, satellite TV, radio system, dining hall, bar, view hall, gymnasium, multi-functional meeting room, beauty saloon, clinic and business center and shop. All the rooms have balcony.

 

 

 

Cruise Itinerary

 

Day 1 Chongqing

dinner excluded Blue Whale
Aboard the cruise at Chongqing Chaotianmen Port.
The cruiser will set sail at  21:00 pm. Please get on the cruiser on time.

Day 2  Fengdu, Shibaozhai

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Blue Whale 

Have buffet breakfast in the morning. The cruise will arrive at Fengdu. Take an optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (river conditions permitting) if you like, known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill. The ticket of Fengdu sells on the cruiser.  Stay in this attraction for about 3 hours.

Have buffet lunch at noon.  Then the cruise will arrive at Zhongxian Port in the afternoon. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai, with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”.The visiting time is about 2 hours.
Have diner and enjoy the welcome party in the evening.

Day 3  Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge,  Godness Stream

  breakfast + lunch + dinner included Blue Whale
Another excellent trip day is waiting for you.  In the morning, the cruiser will stop in Fengjie wharf. You can either arrange your time on your own or take an optional shore excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge. The ticket of White Emperor City sells on the cruiser. Then sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic gorge. Then enjoy the amazing Wu Gorge. The character Wu in Wu Gorge means witch, and that is named after the Wu County in Chongqing municipality and represents the mysterious scenery in this Gorge. In fact, Wu Gorge is considered as the most beautiful and elegant gorge among the three gorges. The most famous scenic spot in Wu gorge is the goddess peak, where on the peak, there is a goddess stone.

Have buffet lunch at noon. In the afternoon, arrive at Wushan Port. Take a boat to visit Shennv Stream.
In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner and a night party.
After that, we will enter into Three Gorges Dam, at 22:00 pm. We will broadcast you the actual time that the cruiser sail through the ship locks. It takes 3-4 hours for the cruiser to sail through  the ship locks of Three Gorge Dams. You can have a experience of ' water lift" on the cruiser.

Day 4  Yichang

breakfast included

The cruise will arrive at Huanglingmiao Port in the morning. Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, one of the most controversial international river issues. The dam crosses the Yangtze River,which is a the third largest river in the world,at a point where the river is a mile wide. Three Gorges Dam lies in the south bank, a town named San Dou Ping. This town is a core area for  visitors ' observing the Three Gorge Dams. You can get a perspective of the whole Three Gorges from here. Then the cruise will go through Xiling Gorge.   Come to the sundeck to enjoy the scenery of Xiling Gorge. It is best known for its numerous shoals and turbulent torrents. It is the longest gorge among the Three Gorge.

Arrive at Taohuacun Port at Yichang at 12:00. Disembark and that's the end of the tour.

Note: The itinerary above may be adjusted owing to the bad weather, water level, temporary navigation control and prohibition.

Day 1  Yichang

dinner excluded Blue Whale
Aboard the cruise at Taohuacun Wharf in the evening. Check in. There will be a briefing to help you know the cruise better.
Note: The ship out period may adjusted, according to the ship safety maintenance or the rise of Yangtze river. So, the specific time would be confirmed by the ship company.

Day 2  Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Tribe, Three Gorges Dam

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Blue Whale
Set sail in the early morning. The cruise will enter into Xiling Gorge, which is best known for its numerous shoals and turbulent torrents. It is the longest gorge among the Three Gorge. Enjoy the Chinese or western buffet breakfast.

Around 7:00 am, Enjoy the Chinese or  western buffet breakfast. Then  the cruise will stop at Huanglingmiao Port. Free on your own on the cruise or you can take an optional tour to Three Gorges Tribe or Three Gorges Bamboo Sea. At noon, have buffet breakfast.
In the afternoon,  shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam, one of the most controversial international river issues.The dam crosses the Yangtze River,which is the third largest river in the world,at a point where the river is a mile wide. Three Gorges Dam lies in the south bank, a town named San Dou Ping. This town is a core area for  visitors ' observing the Three Gorge Dams. You can get a perspective of the whole Three Gorges from here.
At 16: 30 pm, visitors return back to the cruise to continue trip.  The cruise will pass through the five step ship locks.  You will enjoy the experience of sitting on the water lift.
In the evening, there will be a welcome dinner party.  Don't miss it !

Day 3  Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Blue Whale 
Around 07:00 am, breakfast time. Enjoy the Chinese or western buffet breakfast. Another excellent trip day is waiting for you. Come to the sundeck to enjoy the scenery of the 2nd gorge of the three gorges, Wu Gorge. The character Wu in Wu Gorge means witch, and that is named after the Wu County in Chongqing municipality and represents the mysterious scenery in this Gorge. In fact, Wu Gorge is considered as the most beautiful and elegant gorge among the three gorges. The most famous scenic spot in Wu gorge is the goddess peak, where on the peak, there is a goddess stone.
About 9:00 o'clock, transfer to another vessel for a relaxing excursion through the attractive gorges of Shennong Stream. Stay here for around 3 hours. Depending on river conditions, an alternate excursion may be substituted to the gorges of Goddess Stream.
Have buffet lunch. In the afternoon, the cruise will go through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic gorge. Optional shore excursion to White Emperor City (river conditions permitting), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge.
Watch the night show in the evening.

Day 4  Shibaizhai, Fengdu

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Blue Whale 
Around 07:00 am, breakfast time. Enjoy the Chinese or western buffet breakfast.
Arrive at Fengdu. Shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City.
In the evening, there will be a farewell dinner and night show.

Day 5  Chongqing

breakfast included
After having breakfast, the cruiser will arrive at Chaotianmen Port. Disembark and that's the end of the tour.

Note: The itinerary above may be adjusted owing to the bad weather, water level, temporary navigation control and prohibition.

Price Includes: Price Excludes:
 Steamer ticket (one way) Tips (CNY 150/person)
 Daily meals as list. Optional sightseeing as mentioned above or airport transfer
 One standard bed per person at basic floor.  Upgrading fee,  CNY 300 per person for each floor
 Shore excursion as listed.  Personal expenses such as laundry, pay TV and so on.
English-speaking tour guide. (Other language available at extra cost for private tour)  Personal accident insurance.
Note:
There are only two beds in a cabin. Most of the ships do not provide extra bed, so you may need to reserve another cabin, or a half cabin (0.5 cabin) for the third person (for an adult or a big child) .
If you want to take a whole cabin for the third person, a single supplement of 75% to 100% of a single ticket is required. If you only take a half cabin, or only "a bed", the price is the same but he/she need to share the cabin with a stranger.
How to Book?
You can book online or by email, tell us your flight number/ arrival time to Chongqing or Yichang, or the hotel you stay in either city, we will pick you up from the airport(or hotel) to the cruiser. You will receive our confirmation email and voucher after your booking.
Price per person Inquiry or
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin, Low season(Mar,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov) : $335 (2,250CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin, Peak season(Apr,May,Sep,Oct) : $365 (2,450CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin, Low season(Mar,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov) : $335 (2,250CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin, Peak season(Apr,May,Sep,Oct) : $365 (2,450CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".
Airport Pickup Service, Transfer to Hotel, (single person) : +$60 (400CNY)
Pickup from airport (or hotel) to the cruiser, (two person minimum) : +$30 (200CNY)

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Customer Reviews: Rating: 3.00 of 5 Star, base on 1 reviews Write a Review
I was the ONLY ENGLISH SPEAKING PATRON on the ship! 85% of the tours and announcements made were in Chinese. I was very disappointed in that as well as the quality I this ship. It was a clean as it could be but the molding/caulking in the room was in much need of repair. The wall paper was stained and bubblin.. More
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Question and Answers: Totally 16 Questions and Answers Ask a Question
Question: Inquiry about ,standart, Start from ,Chongqing - to Yichang,How much is the Price for a cabin for one Person without sharing it with an other Person? more..
Answer asked by christian, 02/16/2017
Dear Christian Anders, Thank you for your email to Chinatour.Net If you’d like to stay in one room alone, the price is $350*175%= $612(3938CNY). Please don’t hesitate to reply me if you have any questions. more..
Question: Inquiry about ,We are interesting in the cruise from Chongqing to Yichang,We are 2 adults an 3 children in age of 4, 3 and 1. The child of age 1 and 3 are both smaller than 1.1 meter,We would prefer one cabin if it possible,Boat:,We would like to travel with the Blue Whale or Victoria Jenna, Start from ,Chongping,What more..
Answer asked by Andreas, 01/18/2015
Dear Andreas Vad Chawes, .The price of  Blue Whale Cruiser in Mar is:Adult: 2250CNY(371USD) per personChild: A. 2 ~ 12 years: 2250CNY* 50% = 1125CNY(185USD) per person           B. 1 year old: 2250CNY* 10% =225CNY(37USD) per personPlease n more..
Question: Inquiry about ,We are interested in 7 days tour (4-5 star staus), Start from ,We will stay in Shanghai so you guide us how we take this cruise,Please guide us which cities this cruise go if we take it from Shanghai ??? more..
View Answer asked by MUHAMMAD, 03/15/2014
Dear MUHAMMAD HANIF,As for your request about a Yangtze River Cruise Tour, there is No cruisers available Starting from Shanghai in March. So if you wish, you can fly from Shanghai to Chongqing, board the cruiser in the afternoon, then start the 4 Days (3 Nights) tour, and arrive i more..
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