The Yangtze River originates from the Tanggula Mountains at Qinghai-Tibet Plateau and ends at Chongming island in Shanghai. It crosses more than 6,300 kilometers from west to east and is the longest river in China, the third longest in the world. Taking a Yangtze River Cruise is certainly a relaxing way to explore central China. There are various standards of Yangtze cruises for you to choose from. The most popular route is sailing from Chongqing to Yichang(downstream), taking 3 nights in total. And the Yichang to Chongqing(upstream) route with 4 nights is also available if you wish to have longer time on board. Sailing through the magnificent Three Gorges, you will see steep cliffs rise from the flowing waters. And every bend in the river provides brand-new breathtaking panoramic views.This will definitely be a unique experience to add to your China tour. Come and join us!
Most of the cruise lines are between Yichang and Chongqing. The route from Yichang to Chongqing is called “upstream”. The route from Chongqing to Yichang is called “downstream”. Most cruise ships visit the same sights, and you can choose the route according to your itinerary.