Yangtze River and
Three Gorges Luxury Cruise Tour
It is time to join the
Yangtze River Festival!
What's On: Cruise on the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River, the
Ghost City at Fengdu, Dazu Grottoes, Shibao Village, Zhang Fei's
Temple, Baidi City at Fengjie and Lesser Three Gorges. Other
activities include float parade, full-length variety show and
tourist business talks.
Yangtze River's Three Gorges
Sailing down the Yangtze from Chongqing to Yichang allows
visitors to see the spectacular scenery of the Three Gorges along
with its splendid cultural heritage and fabled local folklore. The
cruise, which combines sightseeing with scientific, artistic and
folklore exploration, is a national-caliber tourist program. The
193-km-long Three Gorges, consisting of the majestic Qutangxia,
statuesque Wuxia and ferocious Xilingxia gorges, is one of and
ferocious Xilongxia gorges, is one of the world's major canyons.
Along the way there are such scenic attractions as the Fengdu
Mountain. Baidi city, Shibao village, Zhang Fel's Temple, Qu
Yuan's Temple, and the Three Gorges Dam.
Lesser Three Gorges
The Daning River is the largest Yangtze tributary, which rises
in the southern side of the Daba Mountain and flows for 250km
before emptying itself into the Yangtze at the western entrance to
the Wuxia Gorge. The Lesser Three Gorges on the Daning River, a
50km-long affair covering the Longmenxia, Bawuxia and Dicuixia
gorges in the lower reaches of the river, is billed as one of
China's 40 best scenic resorts thanks to its gorgeous mountains,
elegant peaks, turbulent rapids, limpid water, exotic rock imagery
and serene scenery.
Luxury Cruise on Three Gorges
The three gorges of Qutang, Wuxia and Xiling form one of the
world's largest canyons which spans west Hubei and east Chongqing
for a 193-km stretch from Fengjie, Chongqing, to Yichang, Hubei.
Here, theYangtze cuts a ferocious course through mountains whose
dangerous images are disguised in graceful forms. A foggy, rainy
weather combines with the heroic shape of the Qutang Gorge, the
elegance of the Wuxia Gorghe, and the stupendous Xiling Gorge to
form a dainty landscape, and endow the place with the best scenery
anywhere in the world. Among the sites of historical interest on the
Three Gorges are Sanyou Cave, Huangling Temple, Xiangxi River,
Jiuyuan River, Qu Yuan's Temple, Shennong River, Lesser Three Gorges
of Wushan Mountain, Ghost City at Fengdu, Shibao Village, and Baidi
City of Fengjie. Visitors also have the opportunity to see the
well-known Gezhouba Water Conservancy Project and the ongoing
construction of the Three Gorges Water Conservancy Project. About 40
luxury cruises are shutting on the Yangtze River; 20 of them wear
star-rating insignias based on the equipped facilities and quality
services offered. The Changjiang Tourist Boat Company is based on
Wuhan and Yichang, and that is why Hubei is the best place for a
cruise on the Yangtze River.
Situated at the breakpoint of upper and middle
reaches of the Yangtze in west Hubei, Yichang is a major tourist
city with the splendid Three Gorges up the river. The land of
Yichang itself is studded with tourist attractions, including
Gezhouba Water Conservancy Project in northwest Yichang, Sanyou
Cave, and the battlefield of Yiling during the Three Kingdoms
Period. The famous Gezhouba Water Conservancy Project is on the
trunk section of the Yangtze in northwest Yichang. Visitors also
have the chance to see Chinese sturgeons, an endangered species
contemporised with dinosaurs. A grownup sturgeon can grow to 4
metres in length and 500 kg in weight. Sailing upstream the river,
one arrives in Zigui county for a visit to the tomb of the great
poet Qu Yuan and the temple dedicated to him. The birthplace of Wang
Zhaojun, a Western Han beauty, lies by the picturesque Xiangxi
River, where dragon-boat cruises are available.
We also assist you to purchase
Yangtze River ferry tickets and cruise tickets.