The Yangtze River has been the lifeline of China for millennia. It was on these river banks that some of the earliest Chinese cultures existed, and ever since it has been essential for China's agriculture, transportation and the development of the country's economy. Cruising the mighty Yangtze slows down the pace of your tour of China and helps you to see China from a new perspective. All you have to do is sit back and admire the steady flow of history and heritage that survives along the Yangtze's banks as you wind your way through impressive gorges and cliffs. The excursion to the magnificent Three Gorges is the highlight: rising dramatically from the steadily flowing waters where each bend in the river offers a new breath-taking panorama.

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Tours that Include A Yangtze River Cruise

Many of our China tours include a 3 or 4 night cruise on the Yangtze.

Majestic Yangtze

14 days from £2,690pp
  • Bustling Shanghai
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Chengdu Pandas
  • Warriors in Xian
Wonders of China

16 days from £2,890pp
  • Great Wall
  • Warriors in Xian
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Li River and Yangshuo
  • Bustling Shanghai
Magnificent China

22 days from £3,190pp
  • Great Wall
  • Warriors in Xian
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Chengdu Pandas
  • Modern Shanghai
Ultimate Yangtze

11 days - please call for prices
  • Shanghai
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Giant Pandas of Chengdu
China Explorer

15 days from £3,240pp
  • Summer Palace
  • Hike the Great Wall
  • Dujiangyan Giant Pandas
  • Yangtze River Cruise
Grand Tour of China

26 days from £3,490pp
  • All the iconic sights
  • Yangtze River Cruise
  • Yunnan Province
  • Pandas

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