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Cruiser Name: M/V President No.7/8
Star Rate: ★★★★★+
Entered Service: 2014-04
Passenger Capacity: 460+
Number Of Cabins: 230
Length : 146.8M
Width: 20.2M
Tonnage(T):17000

President No.7 and 8, the most luxurious sister cruise ships made their first voyage in April 2013. They are designed 146.8 meter in length and 20.2 meter in width, making them the largest cruise ships that Yangtze Shipping has made so far. Each of them contains 215 luxury standard rooms, 13 luxury executive rooms on the top deck, and 2 presidential suites on the fore side of 3rd deck, a total 230 rooms for 460 guests.

Chongqing to Yichang (4 days 3 nights) downstream voyage

Day 1  Get on board from Chongqing (no meal)

Arrive at Chaotianmen Port by yourself. Get on board between 17:00 and 20:00. Welcome to the President No.7/8 Cruise. Enjoy the variety entertainment on the ship. The journey begins at 21:00.

Day 2  Fengdu Ghost City and Shibaozhai (B,L,D)

A new day begins with the morning call music at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast at Shangrila Restaurant on the second floor.
The ship will stop at Fengdu Ghost City at 8:00. Optional tour of CNY280 per person(about 2.5 hours). The tour fee includes the entrance ticket, tour guide and vehicles.
At noon, have buffet lunch at Shangrila Restaurant.

At 16:00, the ship will stop at Zhongxian Port. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Shibaozhai Tower was built against Yuyin Mountain. The whole tower is 56 meters high with 12 floors. It was built during Wanli Period and restored during Kangxi and Qianlong Period.
There will be a welcoming party at 18:15 at Shangri-la Restaurant and an evening party at Oscar Performance Hall at 20:30.

Day 3  Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream (B,L,D)

A new day begins with the morning call music at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast at Shangrila Restaurant on the second floor.
The ship will stop at White Emperor City at 7:00. Optional tour for 280 per person(including the entrance ticket, tour guide, vehicles and etc.)
The ship will pass through Qutang Gorge at 10:45. The tour guide will explain the attraction on the deck of 6th floor.
At 12:30, the ship will pass through Wu Gorge. You could enjoy the scenery which having buffet lunch.
At 15:00, the ship will stop at Badong Shennong Stream Scenic Site. Take a boat to visit Shennong Stream. It is a stream of 60 km running through the gorges from the south to the north.
There will be a farewell party at 19:00 and a gathering party at 20:00.
At about 22:30, the ship will go through go through five-grade ship lock of the Three Gorges Dam. You will see the spectalular scenes on the deck of 6th floor and experience how a cruiser ship climb stairs.

Day 4  Three Gorges Dam (B)

A new day begins with the morning call music at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast at Shangrila Restaurant on the second floor.
At 8:00, the ship will stop at Sandouping Port. Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam. Take a tourist bus from the port to double-line five-grade ship lock. You will visit ship lock at middle isolated pier. Then drive to Tanziling to visit the model and panorama of the dam. Then drive to flood discharge dam at the southern bank; visit longitudinal cofferdam downstream. Back to the ship in 2.5 hours.

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of Xiling Gorge between 10:00 and 11:00.
At 13:00, the ship arrive at Yichang. That's the end of this tour.

Yichang to Chongqing (5 days 4 nights) upstream voyage

Day 1  Get on board from Yichang (No meal)

Get on board from the port during 18:00 and 20:00. Overnight on the ship. Enjoy the variety entertainment on the ship.

Day 2  Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Dam (B,L,D)

Set sail at 7:00.
The ship will go through the east part of Xiling Gorge during 7:00 and 8:30. With its west from Xiangxikou and east to Nanjinguan, Xiling Gorge is famous for its oddly-shaped rocks, shoals and rapids. Have buffet breakfast at Shangrila Restaurant on the second floor with beautiful scenery passby.
The ship docks at the Three Gorges Tribe between 8:00 and 10:30. Optional tour for Three Gorges Families Scenic Site(including entrance ticket, tour guide, vehicles and etc.) You may attend lectures, watch movies, doing message, singing karaoke and etc.

The cruiser will stop at Sandouping Port during 13:00-15:30. Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam. Take a tourist bus from the port to double-line five-grade ship lock. You will visit ship lock at middle isolated pier. Then drive to Tanziling to visit the model and panorama of the dam. Then drive to flood discharge dam at the southern bank; visit longitudinal cofferdam downstream. Back to the ship in 2.5 hours.
At 16:00, the ship will go through five-grade ship lock of the Three Gorges Dam. You will see the spectacular scenes on the deck of 6th floor and experience how a cruiser ship climb stairs.
There will be a welcoming party at 17:30 at Shangri-la Restaurant and an evening party at Oscar Performance Hall at 20:30.

Day 3  Shennong Stream, Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge (B,L,D)

A new day begins with the morning call music at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast at Shangrila Restaurant on the second floor. The ship will stop at the port of Badong Shennong Stream Scenic Site. Take a boat to visit Shennong Stream. It is a stream of 60 km running through the gorges from the south to the north.
The ship will go through Wu Gorge during 13:00-15:30. You can enjoy the picturesque scenery on the 6th floor and the tour guide will explain the sightseeing.
The ship will go through Qutang Gorge during 16:00-16:30.
During 17:00 and 19:00, the ship will stop at White Emperor City. Optional tour for White Emperor City(CNY 280 per person).

Have dinner at Shangrila Restaurant at 18:45.
At 20:30, there will be an evening party of Chinese ethnic custom.

Day 4  Shibaozhai (B,L,D)

A new day begins with the morning call music at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast at Shangrila Restaurant on the sceond floor.
The ship will stop at the port of Zhongxian during 8:30-10:30. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Shibaozhai Tower was built against Yuyin Mountain. The whole tower is 56 meters high with 12 floors. It was built during Wanli Period and restored during Kangxi and Qianlong Period.
During 14:45-17:15, the ship will stop at Fengdu Ghost City. Optional tour for 280 per person.
There will be a farewell party at 18:00.

Day 5  Arrive at Chongqing (B)

The ship will arrive at Chongqing after breakfast at around 9:00. It will stop at Chaotianmen Port. This is the end of this cruise tour.

 

Price Includes: Price Excludes:
Steamer ticket including one bed at basic floor, meals, attractions, English tour guide, performance show and parties as listed.
Meals as listed. B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner
Accommodation for 3 nights downstream or 4 nights upstream.
 Shore excursions as listed.
Single room supplement.
CNY 150 per person per floor for upgrading.
Optional tours for Three Gorges Tribe, Fengdu Ghost City, White Emperor City.
Personal expenses such as laundry, haircut, fax, telephone, pay TV, drinks and etc.
Personal accident insurance.
Please note:
1. 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) .
2. 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.
3. If 2-12 years old children don't need extra bed, they just pay 50% of the full price, but if they need one bed, they need pay 100%.
4. Below 2 years old children, they only need pay 20% of the full price.
5. If you want to update the floor, 150CNY($24) per person per floor.
6. For UK customers, 150CNY($24) tips per person is NOT included.
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
Standard Cabin (Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov), American, Canadaian : $413 (2,650CNY)
Standard Cabin (Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov), European British : $389 (2,500CNY)
Standard Cabin (May, Sep, Oct), American, Canadaian : $428 (2,750CNY)
Standard Cabin (May, Sep, Oct), European British : $405 (2,600CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".
Airport Pick-up Service (Minimum two persons), : +$31 (200CNY)
Pickup from airport (or hotel) to the cruiser, (Minimum two persons) : +$31 (200CNY)

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Customer Reviews: Rating: 3.00 of 5 Star, base on 1 reviews Write a Review
It was a bad experience for my group of 10 pax from Malaysia and Australia, below are the complains of the cruise:- 1) Have to walk a long distance with heavy luggage after getting down from taxi to the Chongqing Jetty No. 3, the worst is, have to walk down many steps to board the cruise (Something need to b.. More
Rating: 3 of 5 Stars! [3 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
Question and Answers: Totally 17 Questions and Answers Ask a Question
Question: Hello ,We would like to do a cruise on the 28th of June for my family, if we could get 1 cabin that would be great. We want to go from Chongqing to yichang,We also require flights from Shanghai to chongqing on the 25 the of June, and we would like to find out about transport from yichang to nanjing when the cruise fini more..
Answer asked by Nancy, 01/23/2017
Dear Nancy, Thanks for your email to us, and we can arrange this cruiser for you, but I need know the age of your children.   We can add one extra bed in the cabin, so if your two children can share one bed, your family can stay at the same cabin.   The tour fee is as below. Adult: 2500CNY about 389USD per pe more..
Question: Inquiry about ,President No. 7 Deluxe Balcony Cabin 2 beds, Start from ,Yichang,Need prices for tour, Yichang to Chongqing, plus price for pickup from Airport in Yichang and dropoff to Airport in Chongqing, Would like you to quote a price for Airfare from Shanghai to Yichang and from Chongqing to Hong Kong,Your contact more..
Answer asked by Janine, 07/20/2016
Hello, We are sorry that we do not have the Cruise Calendar for year 2017. For Cruiser President No. 7/8, the price is around $400 Per Person (No US/Canada Citizen) For pick-up and drop-off service in Yichang and Wuhan, the price is 450CNY ($70) Per Way. Flight from Shanghai to Yi more..
Question: Inquiry about ,President, Start from ,chongqing,Price for Malaysian Chinese and Australian Chinese,not required more..
View Answer asked by Kelly, 06/13/2016
Dear Kelly, .   For your 10 people cruiser trip inquiry, we need offer two price according to the different nationality, and please take a look it below.   For Malaysia clients: $428 (2,750CNY) per person including tips;   For Australia clients: more..
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