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Yangtze River Cruise
4 Days Chongqing to Yichang
5 Days Yichang to Chongqing
Yangtze River Cruise - Shanghai
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The Best Travel Season of Yangtze River Cruise

Yangtze River is the longest river in Asia, flowing from the Tibetan Highlands right across China into the East Chinese sea. Its 6.300 km (3.915 miles) and is ice- free all year. The official name in Chinese is "Changjiang". The name "Yangtze" is only used for the lower reaches of the river, but became the official name used in western countries.

To experience the Yangtze River Cruises you need to be at one of the port cities, which are Chongging, Yichang and Wuhan. Chongging and Wuhan are two important cities of the country having airports for you to access it faster. Now Chongqing and Jinzhou itinerary is open to travelers and It will take 5 days to complete it.

Reasons are abundant as to why you should go for the Yangtze River and Three Gorges. Now it is up to you to decide, which one suits you the best! If you are a poet then you have the entire river and the surroundings as your subject, if you are a painter then you have a picturesque view to give place in your canvas. But the best way to enjoy the Yangtze River Cruises will be enjoy for enjoyments sake! Maybe if you try to look for a reason then the beauty might escape you.

A cruise down the Awe-inspiring Yangtze River is a must for any visitor to China. The best time to visit is during April-May, and September-October. This is also the height of the Yangtze River cruise season. At these times of the year the weather is warm and mild, and flight schedules are stable. Of course since this is the peak time for Yangtze River Cruises it can be difficult to book a reservation, and all of the cruises will be crowded.

June-August is also good times to book a Yangtze River Cruise. The weather is a bit hotter, but since all cruise ships are air-conditioned it will still be quite comfortable. There are also benefits to booking a cruise during this period. Booking costs will be lower, and the cruises will be less crowded. November-February is bitterly cold, and the amount of ships that cruise the river is almost non-existent.

Almost anytime can be a great time to travel down the Yangtze River. The most popular times are spring and autumn because the weather is cool and comfortable. These seasons are the high seasons of travel with many people, and higher ticket prices.

Three Gorges Map
Three Gorges Map
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