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Three Gorges

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Address: Yangtze River, China
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Known for its scenic beauty, this 120-mile stretch of the Yangtze River is...

Known for its scenic beauty, this 120-mile stretch of the Yangtze River is a primary attraction on river cruises.

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Still beautiful, despite the flooding

Those who cruised the Three Gorges prior to the damming of the Yangtze might be disappointed but if you haven't been before, a trip up or down the river is a wonderful experience... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 26, 2016
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Spreyton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cruised on the Selina Victoria up the Yangtze River from Yichang to Chongqin in late November 2016 via the TripADeal travel company. This cruise proved one of the highlights of a feature packed 16 day package, an ideal way to rest and relax whilst still exploring after a full on tour itinerary. Food on the boat was magnificent, as were... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This trip at the Three Gorges was absolutely lovely! It is very scenic and the views were beautiful. We rode small boats throughout the gorge tour and had a tour guide giving us additional information. This is a quiet and scenic tour and should not be missed!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We were in Chengdu and traveling to Hangzhao when we decided it would be awesome to squeeze in a Yangtze River Cruise. We took the high speed train into Chongqing and spent a day touring the city before boarding. Our itinerary only afforded us a Sunday departure which left us with three cruise lines to chose from. In reviewing all... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

We did the cruise downriver, and had a great time. Was challenging to find the ship, massive construction means walking around from the north side, and our ship was tied up alongside and hiding behind the Yangtze Gold. Lucky for us, our cabin was facing out and we had a bottle of wine on the balcony watching the sunset and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 9, 2016

We had 3 days on the Century Sun cruise boat and enjoyed every minute of it. The Three Gorges sailing was incredible. the scenery was just amazing despite our rubbish weather which did obscure some of the taller peaks with clouds, but we decided that just gave us a 'moody' atmosphere....would really recommend this trip to all ages.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 26, 2016

Those who cruised the Three Gorges prior to the damming of the Yangtze might be disappointed but if you haven't been before, a trip up or down the river is a wonderful experience. The peaks may not be as high above you as they used to be, but they are still very impressive. We did a four night cruise on... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 25, 2016

We had a four night river cruise on our Sinorama Tour of China. The cruise took us through the Three Gorges of the Yangtze River. It was beautiful scenery. Peaceful. Reminded us of many of the fjords we have been to in the world. The little villages along the way were a nice change from the huge cities in China.... More 

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Chongqing, China
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

If you are a nature lover and would choose to be lost in scenic beauty, on your visit to China, a trip to the three gorges is ideal. The rivers are surrounded by Beautiful lush green mountains. You can either come to Chongqing and take a domestic cruise or even travel on a luxury cruise to make your trip more... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 7, 2016 via mobile

set off at Fengjie,CHONGQING.appreciating the the great morning view of KUIMENG(夔门),then the historical place---BAIDICHENG CITY(白帝城),actually only a temple 'cos the city was alreay destroyed in ancient times.the spot is a excellent place to see KUIMENG!don't miss it.WUXIA gorge is more petty compared to the majestic QUTANGXIA gorge.if weather permitted,XIAOXIAOSANXIA(小小三峡)is also deserved to go.the destination is the three gorges dam, quite... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 25, 2016

We went for a 5 night cruise with Viking and were not disappointed, the boat was of the highest standard. We travelled from Chongqing to Wuhan. The 3 Gorges are spectacular with vertical cliffs on either side for much of the journey. The are also many cities on the route and a lot of new building work. Highlights included the... More 

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