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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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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... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Chongqing, China
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Chongqing, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago 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 stars 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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Shifnal, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars 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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Umina Beach, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Had the best time on the Yangtze River Cruise seeing the 3 Gorges and more, the ship we went on was the Yangtze Gold 7 and it was fantastic, it was very clean and had nice decor, our cabin was comfy and had plenty of room, we had our own balcony. The scenery along the Yangtze River was so picturesque.... More 

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Richmond, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2016

Early in the morning with our coffees in hand we cruised the Goddess Peak of the Wu Gorge. It was a very surreal setting when there is mist and fog in between the gorge just as the sun rises. We couldn’t have asked for better weather. In the afternoon, we continued our visit to the Wu Gorge. After lunch, we... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2016

We booked the three day Yangtse Gold 7 at the end of a grueling schedule travelling China. We could not board at Chongqing as the water level was low. We had a three hour bus trip to Fengdu. We booked an executive cabin which was a bit tired and void of any character. There was only tea with the kettle... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

We were on a 5 day river cruise on the Yangtze and took a smaller boad trip through the Three Gorges. The scenery along the river was fantastic. Sometimes you could see small waterfalls along the way and the tops of mountain covered in mist lots of photos were taken Well worth the trip Breathtaking scenery a Beautiful boat trip

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El Cerrito, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2016

This is the most scenic stretch of the Yangtze River as you sail through a series of dramatic peaks and spectacular limestone gorges: the Qutang, Wu and Xiling. We were very lucky and never encountered rain, but the ubiquitous mists that hang over the precipitous ridges and heights cling to the canyons, bamboo groves, and lagoons that you silently pass... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2016 via mobile

I have always loved the combination of water and mountains, and the Three Gorges is exactly that. Before the dam was built, a trip through the Gorges was both dangerous and exciting. Today is is beautiful and relaxing filled with photo opportunities at every turn.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2016

What a wonderful way to relax watching some of China's most dramatic scenery slip past you. Qutang gorge was the shortest and included a transfer to a smaller boat to leisurely sail up and down the Goodess stream. Stunning views. Wu gorge was equally good and the mist top hills added to the eerie atmosphere. After leaving Sandouping the first... More 

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