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4 night cruise Yangzi Explorer


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Day 1

DEPART YICHANG

In the evening you will arrive at the luxury Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer and check-in to your cabin. The four night cruise sets sail on an upstream course along the Yangzi River the following morning, through the beautiful Three Gorges region. The total length of this cruise is 660 kilometres (402 miles) and is famous for its stunning scenery and is historically and culturally important location for China.

Overnight: Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer


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Day 2

XILING GORGES & THREE GORGES DAM PROJECT

 

Start your morning with a traditional Chinese exercise and work up an appetite for the international buffet breakfast. After breakfast view the Xiling Gorge and meet for the safety briefing and ship's orientation. Then visit the Three Gorges Project Dam Site and Exhibition Centre. Back on the boat enjoy an international lunch buffet followed by An Orientation to China presentation. Then enjoy a complimentary afternoon tea before a silk embroidery demonstration. Tonight there will be a Captain's welcome reception followed by a welcome dinner, prepared by our international award winning chef. Guests can then enjoy our welcome crew cabaret.

Overnight: Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer


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Day 3

SHENNONG STREAM, QUTANG GORGE, WU GORGE

 

Start your morning with a traditional Chinese exercise and work up an appetite for the international buffet breakfast. This morning cruise the Shennong Stream and disembark at Badong and transfer to a local longboat (sampan) poled by Tujia boatmen before an international lunch buffet on board. This afternoon view Wu Gorge and then enjoy an arts & crafts presenation before an a la carte diner. After dinner enjoy the movie of the day.

Overnight: Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer


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Day 4

FENGDU

Start your morning with traditional Chinese exercise and work up an appetite for the buffet breakfast. Discover the authentic method to preparing tea in China and afterwards learn to make dumplings with our chef. In the afternoon there will be a shore excursion to Fengdu, where you can visit the Relocated Village, local Kindergarten or local market.

Overnight: Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer


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Day 5

DISEMBARK IN CHONGQING

Enjoy an international buffet breakfast before disembarking at 9am.






** Childrens on-board entertainment is available **
* Schedule is subject to change *