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Cruiser Description

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.

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1  Get on board from Chongqing

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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

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
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

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
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

breakfast included
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.

Day 1  Get on board from Yichang

no meal President No.7/8
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 

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
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 

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
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

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
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

breakfast included
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.

 

Standard Cabin
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Executive Cabin
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Deluxe Suite
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President Suite
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6F: Sun Deck (Guest Room: 601-629, Children's Park, Conference Room, Wine Bar, Sun Deck, Internet Club)
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5F: Recreation Center (Guest Room: 501-535, KTV Room, Entertainment Room, Oscar Multi-Function Hall)
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4F: Souvenir Shop (Guest Room: 401-470, Shopping Center)
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3F: VIP Dining Hall (Guest Room: 301-356, Shopping Center, Royal Dining Room)
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2F: Dining Hall (Guest Room: 201-240, Reception, Photo Center, Housekeeping Center, Business Center, Shangri-la Restaurant, Police Station)
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1F: Main Deck (Guest Room: 101-106)
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-1F: Leisure Center (Cinema, Sauna, Spa, Swimming Pool, Massage, Beauty Salon, Mini Supermarket, Clinic)
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Facilities

Safety Deposit
Beauty Salon
Obervation Decks
Shops
Card Room
Live Entertainment
Television
Library
Bar/Cafe
Wheelchair
Jacuzzi
Gym
Health Clinic
Conference Hall
Games Room
Disco
Karaoke
Business Center
Multifunction Hall
Life Jackets
Swimming Pool
Sauna
Children's Playground
Free Mineral Water
Smoking Room
Restaurants
Central Air Conditioning
Elevators
Massage

Service

Laundry Service
Internet
Photography
Shore Excursions Tour Guide
Learning Mahjong
Shopping
Welcome Performance
Spa
Medical Care
Karaoke
Beauty Salon
Broadcast of Itinerary
Carrying Luggage
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
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin with Balcony, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $351 (2,355CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin with Balcony, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $401 (2,690CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Deluxe Suite, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $702 (4,710CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Deluxe Suite, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $802 (5,380CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Executive Cabin, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $527 (3,532CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Executive Cabin, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $602 (4,035CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, President Suite, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $1,317 (8,830CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, President Suite, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $1,580 (10,600CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin with Balcony, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $351 (2,355CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin with Balcony, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $401 (2,690CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Deluxe Suite, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $702 (4,710CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Deluxe Suite, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $802 (5,380CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Executive Cabin, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $527 (3,532CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Executive Cabin, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $602 (4,035CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, President Suite, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $1,317 (8,830CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, President Suite, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $1,580 (10,600CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".
Airport Pick-up Service (Minimum two persons), : +$30 (200CNY)
Pickup from airport (or hotel) to the cruiser, (Minimum two persons) : +$30 (200CNY)

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Customer Reviews: Rating: 2.00 of 5 Star, base on 2 reviews Write a Review
We were on the President 8 and cannot recommend it to anyone. Australians are not used to smoking in public, and it is your responsibility to advise whether or not a ship has smoking or not. The people playing mah-Jong or cards in the rooms on the 5th floor had disgusting ashtrays overflowing with butts. The .. More
Rating: 1 of 5 Stars! [1 of 5 Stars!] written by , Date Added:
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 23 Questions and Answers Ask a Question
Question: hello,I would like to book a suit on the tour but my maximum price is $300..is there any available.? do you also offer discounts? more..
Answer asked by adelina, 06/30/2017
Hello,   But sorry to inform you that here is no cruise @$300.     more..
Question: MV President No.78, Yangtze River & Three Gorges Tour, Inquiry about ,All cruisers leaving 7.7.2017 yichang to chonqing. One twin bed for cabin, Start from ,Arriving to Yichang 7.7.2017 and planning to start cruise the same day,Your question about the cruise ,Best Price/deal you could offer? more..
Answer asked by Maija, 06/11/2017
Dear Maija, Thanks so much for your tour inquiry about the cruiser tour trip from Yichang to Chongqing on July 7th, but I need know your Nationality firstly, and then I can check the tour fee with difference cruiser company.   For President 6:  Standard Cabin (Mar, Apr, Jun, Jul, Aug, Nov), American, Cana more..
Question: Inquiry about ,president 7. standard cabin, Start from chongqing,I am from Singapore. what is the all in price i have to pay for 4D3N for standard cabin. is there a balcony for standard cabin,thks more..
View Answer asked by Dennis, 06/05/2017
Dear Dennis,   Greetings from Chinatour.Net   there is a balcony for standard cabin of President No. 7. the cost is $404 (2,750CNY) per person including tips, total amount: $809(5,500CNY) for 2 pax.  please tell us your full name, passport no. , birth date, gender and nationality for cruise b more..
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