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Three Gorges

Address: Nanjinguan Village, Yaowan Country, Yiling District, Yichang 443002, China
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4-Day Yangtze River Cruise from Chongqing to...
Ranked #2 of 37 Attractions in Yichang
Type: Canyons, Outdoors
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Type: Canyons, Outdoors
Sun - Sat 12:00 am - 12:00 am
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Lakeland, Florida
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59 helpful votes 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

This is a beautiful area along the Yangtze River. It presents just what you have seen in Chinese paintings and images, but way better in person! If you have the opportunity to travel here, do so. You won't regret it!

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Centennial, Wyoming, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

We sailed through the Three Gorges as part of an Avalon Waterways tour on the Century Legend in October 2014, from Yichang to Chongqing. (Separate review of the ship will be posted.) The scenery is indeed gorgeous and the guides both on the Century Legend and on shore were all positive about the effects of the dam, despite the destruction... More 

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

From our Yangtze River cruise boat we took an excursion to this scenic spot located in the middle of Xiling Gorge. The walk through the area took nearly 3 hours. Our guide, dressed in a costume of her ethnic group, led the walk, gave information and answered questions about the way of life of the ancient cultures who lived in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014

I took the four day three night cruise from Chongqing to Yichang through the Three Gorges. The scenery is absolutely beautiful. The mountains are thick with trees ranging from the deepest green to a lighter green. Some are the rocks formations are bare but have character from the nature carving of the river waters. You would think that after the... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Our cruise on the Yangtze from Chongqing to Wuhan took us through the Three Gorges, where the scenery was wonderful. The Qutang Gorge towers over the river, with a mix of bare rock faces and densely forested areas, while further through the Gorges, when it widens out, there are grassy strips and cultivation just above the flood line, which was... More 

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Manila, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Trip is very peaceful as well as interesting, with the bird caves and hanging coffins etc. Fascinating to know that the water is so incredibly deep cutting into the rock as it does. Worth a trip.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

We visited the Three Gorges area by tourist ferry and thoroughly enjoyed it. We were a bit skeptical at first about the quality of tour we had chosen (we booked a cheapie at 1000 yuan per person including Lesser Three Gorges excursion) but needn't have worried because the cabin we got (first class) was way above our expectations. Don't be... More 

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

Even though I didn't find any real magic while visiting the three gorges dam project, cruising through the actual gorges was totally amazing. When it comes to engineering vs natural beauty, natural beauty wins every time. If you do cruise the Yangtze , be sure to go topside when entering the gorges as viewing them through a window doesn't allow... More 

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Chongqing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

We have done an amazing cruise trip with our clients in the summer time, 1 day in yichang, start from east train station, city tour and lunch, visit the sanyou cave and white tiger cave, speed boat in the Kaolao stream, just amazing. Dinner at Fanweng restaurant, good for its price. Board the cruise, we choose century legend, but we... More 

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2014

Enchanting views of the Yangtze river. Added to it is the lovely Three Gorges Tribe village. A word of caution for visiting Three Gorges Tribe village: it needs a lot of walking and a bit of trekking if you do not avail the ropeway (getting in and out of this ropeway is quite adventurous). Try to visit the marriage ceremony... More 

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