Yichang Three Gorges Cruises

The Emperor, the second five-star deluxe sightseeing ship after the Dragon, was built in January 2003. The ship is designed in the modern European style and is the first one, of all the ships navigating on the Yangtze River, which is equipped with elevators.

The ship is 92 meters long, 18 meters wide and 26 meters high with five decks. On top of the business center, the shop, the clinic, the restaurants, the beauty salon, the bar, Emperor provides also a constant temperature Jacuzzi on the sun deck and a multifunctional conference room that is capable of meeting the business and commercial needs.

The Emperor has five kinds of cabins available which can meet various demands of passengers: 4-pax cabin, standard cabin, deluxe cabin, executive single cabin and presidential deluxe suite. All the cabins are equipped with a pleasurable balcony.

This is a ship that is both business and relaxation oriented.

Fact Sheet:

Ship Name     Star- Rating     Enter Service     Length(m)     Beam(m)      Passenger Capacity      Sailing
MV.Emperor      5       1996      87      16      178      Sailing
MV.Dragon      5      2004      92      18     192      Sailing
MV.Three Kingdom      5      1995      92      18     150      Sailing
MS Serenity      4       2002      92      26     150      Sailing

Cruise Itineraries:

Upstream Itinerary for MV. Emperor, MV. Dragon, MV. Three Kingdom, MS Serenity (Yichang-Chongqing)

Day 1 20:00 Check-in

Day 2 06:30 Taiji exercise,free coffee and tea available in the bar.
07:00 Departure from Yichang
07:00 Buffet breakfast
08:30 Briefing of itinerary and facility
09:30-13:00 Sail through the Three Gorges Dam ship lock
12:30 Theme lunch
13:00-16:00 Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam 16:00
Enter the exciting Xiling Gorge
18:30 Capitan? welcome banquet
20:30 Dragon cruises welcome entertainment

Day 3 06:30 Taiji exercise,free coffee and tea available in the bar.
07:00 Buffet breakfast
08:30-12:00 Excursion to Shennong Stream
12:15 Theme lunch
13:00 enter the pretty Xiling Gorge
14:00-15:00 enter the magnificent Qutang Gorge
18:00 Theme dinner
20:00 Dragon cruises entertainment evening

Day 4 06:30 Taiji exercise,free coffee and tea available in the bar.
07:00 Buffet breakfast
08:00-10:30 Shore excursion to the Ghost City
12:00 Theme lunch
18:00 Farewell Banquet
20:00 happy get-together with the crew

Day 5 06:00 Taiji exercise,free coffee and tea available in the bar.
07:30 Buffet breakfast
08:00 Disembark at Chongqing

Downstream Itinerary of MV. Emperor, MV. Dragon, MV. Three Kingdom, MS Serenity (Chongqing-Yichang)

Day 1 20:00 Check-in

Day 2 06:30 Taiji exercise,free coffee and tea available in the bar.
08:00 Departure from Chongqing
08:20 Buffet breakfast
09:30 Briefing of itinerary and facility
12:00 Theme lunch
15:00-18:00 Shore excursion to the Ghost City
18:30 Capitan? welcome banquet
21:00 Dragon cruises welcome entertainment

Day 3 06:30 Taiji exercise,free coffee and tea available in the bar.
07:00 Enter the magnificent Qutang Gorge
07:30 Buffet breakfast
08:30-12:30 Excursion to Lesser Three Gorges
12:30 Theme Lunch
13:20 Enter the pretty Wu Gorge
14:30 Enter the exciting Xiling Gorge
18:30 Farewell Banquet
19:00-23:00 Sail Through the Three Gorges Dam ship lock
21:00 Happy get-together with the crew

Day 4 07:00 Theme breakfast
07:30-09:30 Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam
11:00 Disembark at Yichang