Yangtze Cruises FAQs

1. What are the differences between upstream and downstream of Yangtze River cruises?
Usually downstream cruise will take less time than upstream but it is more expensive on some ships because of higher demand from travelers. Some shore excursions may also be different because of the different schedules.

2. What is the difference between board the Yangtze cruise in Yichang and Wuhan ?
Actually the cruise between Yichang and Wuhan contains very few tourist attractions, since Yangtze River becomes so broad in this section, you can not see much at all. So, although some Yangtze cruises may board from or end at these two different cities, we can assure you there will be little differences for your enjoyment. China Holidays will make sure to offer you the one which suit your whole itinerary best.

3. Do the schedules for the Yangtze River cruise change?
Yangtze River cruise operators reserve the right to cancel or change the sailing schedules of any ship without notice. Especially this would happen when booked passengers do not reach the figure required by the operator on a particular sailing. China Holidays makes reservations in good faith but can not guarantee that bookings. Should there be a change of ship or sailing schedule, we will try our best to ensure the least impacts on your itinerary, we will always do all in our power to ensure that alternative satisfactory arrangements are offered.

4. What is the best time to cruise Yangtze River?
The best seasons to take a Yangtze River cruise are spring (April to May) and autumn (September to October) when the weather is cool and comfortable. These four months are often called high seasons. If regardless the weather, the best time is in winter in terms of price. The prices are the lowest for the winter Yangtze cruises and the highest in high seasons.

5. When should I book our Yangtze cruise?
We recommend that you book as early as possible to avoid disappointment. The Yangtze Cruise trip is very popular and ships fill quickly, especially in peak traveling seasons.