Get a Quote 5 Ship OverviewCruise Ship Overview: Yangtze 2, the sister ship of the classic Yangtze 1, is a 5 star cruise which started her first voyage on Yangtze River in 2011. Compared with her sister ship, Yangtze 2 is much larger and more luxury. She offers a wide choice of accommodation ranging from the beautiful president suites to deluxe suites, superior and standard cabins, with or without a balcony. Additionally, some cabins are specially designed to meet the needs of family and disabled travelers. Yangtze 2 features many advanced facilities, including Central Air-condition, Closed- circuit Television, Acoustics, Chinese Specialties, Western-style Delights, Tea Corner, Movie Screen Hall, Bar, Dancing Hall, Karaoke, Business Center, Beauty Salon Parlor, Sauna, Massage Service, Spa, Sightseeing Platform, view lift, wireless internet access, etc. The Yangtze 2 is equipped with satellite telephone, international Telecommunication, foreign exchange and credit cards service. Laundry, massage and artistic performance are available on board. Additionally, Staff aboard sincerely welcome international tourists, and are dedicated to ensuring that your trip will be relaxing, refreshing and happy, as well as providing you with the perfect platform to enjoy the unique experience of cruising the picturesque Yangtze river. Ship Specifications Start Operating 2011 Length (m) 139 Beam (m) 19.6 Crew 127 Total Passengers 408 Cabins 200 Presidential Suites 2 Deluxe Suites 32 Standard Cabin (Balcony) 154 Cabins: There are 3 kinds of cabins on Yangtze 2 Cruise, includes Presidential suites, Deluxe suites, and Standard Cabins. Some of them are specially designed to meet the needs of family and disabled travelers. Services On Board: Meals - According to the guests' diet, we prepare both Chinese and Western food, dishes and drinks. Here we have top-ranking chefs, who serve you delicious dishes. The first day, the Captain will hold a cocktail party and the last day, a farewell bouquet party. Time details are as follow: Breakfast: 07:00-09:00 the Chinese &Western buffet dinnerLunch: 11:30-13:00 the Chinese & Western buffet dinner or food seriesSupper: 18:00-20:00 Buffet and sit down meal, with al fresco.You will be informed in time if the service time changes slightly according to the tour schedule. Cultural Programs & Entertainment Lectures - We offer lectures on Chinese history and culture which add insight and depth to the cruise experience. Topics include the evolution of the dam project and its importance to China, Chinese medicine, poetry by many of the famous Chinese sages, Chinese language, Chinese traditional brush painting, dumpling wrapping, etc. Tea and Cheongsam - In the orient, tea is more than a drink, it is even an art. You will be able to sample teas from all over China and be taught the difference between green, Oolong, red, medicinal and herbal tea. You can try on or buy a traditional suit of clothes for women - Qipao, the ladies' favorite. And on the last night dress up in our costumes for photographs or do a skit. You will appreciate the fashion show on stage with a variety of historical and regional dress. Calligraphy & Painting - Chinese calligraphy and painting are famous for their particular fascination with misty landscapes. The artists will show you their talent, after that you will have a chance to practice by yourself. Other activities are: story-telling, Mahjong (Majiang), etc. You will come to know Chinese culture and lose yourself in it. Folk Arts - The M.S. Yangtze 1 has its Song & Dance Group that will perform the folk dances, acrobatics, magic, cross talk (comic dialog) instrumental music and other acts from the minorities. The members are from Song and Dance Groups and Art Academies, some of them are awarded winning. Gathering - Most attendants from every section have much talent for performing. They are good at dancing and singing, when you get to know each other, it will be like a family gathering, you might even find yourself on stage. On Ship ScheduleShip Itinerary: Chongqing-Yichang (4 Days / 3 Nights (Downstream)) Day Day of the Week Time Activities/Plans Meals Plan 1 Thu. 19:00-22:00 Pre-board the Cruise None 22:30 Departs at Chongqing 2 Fri. 09:00-12:00 Shore Excursion - Bus tour to Snow Jade Cave B/L/D 18:00-19:00 Captain's Welcome Party 3 Sat. 07:15-09:30 Optional tour to White King City (33USD/P.P) B/L/D 09:45 Enjoy the View of Qutang Gorge on the Sundeck 11:30 Enjoy the View of Wu Gorge on the Sundeck 13:30-17:30 Shore Excursion - Boat tour to Shennong Stream 22:00 Sailing Through the ship-locks 4 Sun. 08:00-10:30 Shore Excursion - Bus tour to Three Gorges Dam B 11:00 Enjoy the view of Xiling Gorge on the Sundeck 12:00 Disembark at Yichang Yichang-Chongqing (5 days/4 nights (Upstream)) Day Day of the Week Time Activities/Plans Meals Plan 1 Sun. 18:00-24:00 Pre-board on the cruise at Yichang port None 2 Mon. 9:30-11:30 Shore Excursion - Bus tour of the Three Gorges Dam Site B/L/D 13:30 sails through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks 18:30 Captain's Welcome Cocktail Party 3 Tue. 7:30 Sails through the Wu Gorge B/L/D 13:30 Shore Excursion - Shennong Stream 14:30 Sails through the Qutang Gorge 15:30-18:30 Optional Tour - White Emperor City 4 Wed. 9:00-12:30 Shore Excursion-Bus tour to the wonderful Snow Jade Cave in Fengdu B/L/D 5 Thu. 8:30 Disembarkation in Chongqing B Dates and Pricing No cruises currently scheduled for this ship.Please continue your search or contact one of our TravelAdvisors. 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