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Yangtze River

Chaotianmen Harbour | Nanan District, Chongqing China, Taixing 400060, China
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Winding across 3,988 miles (6,418) of China the Yangtze River is the third longest rive in the world. It begins its journey at the Qinhai-Tibet Plateau and ends at the East China Sea. The Yangtze River has a rich ecosystem, fascinating history, and is the most important river in China. Life has always sprung up around the Yangtze River. The earliest signs of life dating back 27 thousand years. The climate on the river is often milder then its cousin the Yellow River making it more suitable for agriculture.
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Chaotianmen Harbour | Nanan District, Chongqing China, Taixing 400060, China
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We did a 4 night cruise from Yichang to Chongqing in Executive Cabin 623 aboard the President 8. The ship itself is in need of maintenance although our particular cabin was roomy and well fitted out although others were very tired and in some cases...More

1  Thank ThreeSeven47
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Reviewed 1 week ago

On the whole the cruise was fine. I don't know what I expected but would not rate it as a highlight of my holiday. Lots of debris on the river. Scenery was good but not as spectacular as I was led to believe a bit...More

3  Thank pepperEdinburgh
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Anyone concerned about Sinorama's problems...What is going on there...? We are booked for a 16 day trip to China, leaving Sept 28th. Anyone have any information..? They say immenent tours are't affected, but for how long...?

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Had a 15days tour in June 2018 with sinorama. Had such a great time. China is amazing. Will be visiting China again with Sinorama tour.

1  Thank Subashni D
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

Just got back from a 7 day Three Gorges Tour. It was a fantastic 7 days cruising the river on the Yangtze Gold 6 ship what a beauty. The people are friendly, helpful and informative. If the opportunity arises again I would go again tomorrow!!!...More

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

i stay in this cruise for 3 days when we going on yang tze river, i really like the view on the shore, because there's small village on the river shore.

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Reviewed July 8, 2018

We travelled up the Yangtze River from Yichang to Chongqing aboard the President Cruises No. 8 ship. We upgraded our room so we were on the top floor, furthest away from the engine rooms, we spoke to people who didn’t upgrade and we heard horror...More

3  Thank geraldine t
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Reviewed July 5, 2018

We just got back yesterday from our holiday with Sinoramaholidays had a great time meals good for China and great boat with very good crew we were on Golden 8 every thing was great 151 Crew and 280 passengers so well looked after would recommend...More

2  Thank robert c
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

This is our third trip with Viking. They are an excellent Cruise Line and their standards are very high. The ship is immaculate along with the staff and service. We found the River to be interesting and varied. We also did a tour up the...More

2  Thank LyleChristine
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Reviewed June 28, 2018

The ship was pretty nice - lots of staff to help and most quite friendly. Few speak English so you have to be patient for help. Glad we bought the upgrade as the extra room was helpful. Downside - river was down so we were...More

1  Thank greeleyt1
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BeanQueen16
August 11, 2018|
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Response from Susanne M | Reviewed this property |
We got the upgrade for meals plan but the cabins we had were excellent and didnt feel the necessity of any further upgrade. After all we spent only sleep time in the cabin and read time on the balcony. Perfect tour.
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Jayne J
July 19, 2018|
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Response from InspiredReviewer | Reviewed this property |
If you like a drink before and after the meals then the drinks package can be very vodt effective. Also usually provides. the opportunity to select your wine instead if the house. Upgrading cabins is always worth if it is... More
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