M/V President No.7/8, Yangtze River & Three Gorges Tour

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.

How to aboard cruisers in Chongqing and Yichang? 

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1  Get on board from Chongqing

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Arrive at Chaotianmen Dock in Chongqing by yourself. Get on board from 18:00 and 20:30. Set sail at 21:00. Safety briefing at 21:15.

Day 2  Shibaozhai

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

Early bird coffee and tea are available at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast from 7:00 to 8:30.

Then join the activities on the cruise or take an optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City (CNY290 per person, 2.5 hours). 
Have buffet lunch at noon.

At 16:00, the ship will stop at Zhongxian Port. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai, which was built against Yuyin Mountain, during Wanli Period. The whole tower is 56 meters high with 12 floors.

There will be a Captain's Welcome Reception at 18:15 at Shangri-la Restaurant and an evening show at Oscar Performance Hall at 21:00.

Day 3  Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream

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

Early bird coffee and tea are available at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast from 7:00 to 8:30.
The ship will stop at White Emperor City at 7:00. Stay on board or take an optional tour to White Emperor City (CNY290 per person).
Then 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 while having buffet lunch.

In the afternoon, 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 Captain's Farewell Banquet at 19:00. Settle the bills later.
Watch Crew cabaret at 21:00. At about 22:30, 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.

Day 4  Three Gorges Dam

breakfast included

Buffet breakfast is available from 6:30 to 7:45.

At 8:00, the ship will stop at Sandouping Port. Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam, which is the biggest water project in the world. 

At 12:30, disembarkation in Yichang. That's the end of this tour.

Day 1  Get on board from Yichang

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Get on board from Yichang port during 18:00 and 20:30. Set sail at 21:00. Safety briefing at 21:15.

Day 2  Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Dam 

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
Early bird coffee and tea are available at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast from 7:30 to 8:30.
Optional shore excursion to  Three Gorges Tribe (CNY 290 per person) at 9:30. You may also attend lectures, watch movies, doing massage, singing karaoke and etc on the cruise.

Have buffet lunch from 12:30 to 13:30.

At 13:30, shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam, the biggest water project in the world.
At 17:15, 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 Captain's Welcome Reception at 18:15. Have dinner at 19:00. Watch an evening show at 21:00.

Day 3  Shennong Stream, Wu Gorge, Qutang Gorge 

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

Early bird coffee and tea are available at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast from 7:30 to 8:45.

The ship will go through Wu Gorge at 7:00. You can enjoy the picturesque scenery on the 6th floor and the tour guide will explain the sightseeing. Then take a boat to visit Shennong Stream. It is a stream of 60 km running through the gorges from the south to the north.

Have buffet lunch at noon.
The ship will go through Qutang Gorge at 14:45.
Optional shore excursion to White Emperor City at 15:30 (CNY 290 per person).

Have dinner at 19:00.
Watch an evening show at 21:00.

Day 4  Shibaozhai

breakfast + lunch + dinner included President No.7/8
Early bird coffee and tea are available at 6:30. Have buffet breakfast from 7:00 to 8:15.

The ship will stop at the port of Zhongxian during 8:00-10:00. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai, which was built against Yuyin Mountain during Wanli Period. The whole tower is 56 meters high with 12 floors. 

Have buffet lunch at noon.
At 14:00, optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City. (CNY290 per person)
There will be a Captain's Farewell Banquet at 19:00. Later settle the bills.

Day 5  Arrive at Chongqing

breakfast included
Have buffet breakfast from 7:00 to 8:15. Check out and disembarkation in Chongqing at about 8:30. This is the end of this tour.

Note : The itinerary above is subject to change by the cruise company owing to the bad weather, water level, temporary navigation control and prohibition and other seasonal conditions. The itinerary is for reference only.
In case of maintenance on the Three Gorges Dam ship locks, or if the flow of the river’s upper reaches exceed 40,000 cubic meter per second during flood season, our ships will instead embark and disembark at Maoping pier, west of the ship locks on the outside of Yichang. The cruise company will be responsible for the transfer between Maoping and Yichang.

Standard Cabin
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Executive Cabin
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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:
Cruise accommodations based on one standard bed per person at basic floor.
Meals as listed. 
 Shore excursions as listed.
Tips: CNY150 per person.
Single room supplement.
CNY 150 per person per floor for room 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 to 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.
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.

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Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!] by ,

We enjoyed a lot of the cruise. The President 8 ship was excellent, cabin high quality, good food and well planned program. The tour guides and restaurant personnel were very friendly and always ready to help you. We recommend this cruise and ship to others as well.  more..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] by ,

The booking was arranged perfectly, embarking was well-organized, and the trip spectacular and comfortable. Highly recommended!  more..

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Reply :      Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us, and please check the price below.   President No. 6, Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec):$352 (¥ 2400 ) / person, date: June 4-7, 2019 President No. 8, Chongqing to Yichang, Standa
Reply :    YOU CAN check it by  https://chinatour.net/mv-president-no78-yangtze-river-three-gorges-tour.html   here is itinerary    Day 1  Get on board from Yichang no meal  President No.7/8Get on board from Yichang port during 18:00 and 20:30. Set sail at 21:00. Safety briefing
Reply :    Thanks so much for your tour inquiry with us,and please check the itinerary and price below. December 22, only Yangtze Gold No. 6 Cruise is available from Yichang to Chongqing, the cost is 2,550CNY excluding tips of 150CNY per person total amount: 5,100CNY about $750USD excluding tips.
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