Cruise the world's third largest river in decadent style and luxury on board the small and intimate M.S. Yangzi Explorer. See the 'life line' of China, The Yangzi River, unveil before you whilst you relax in comfort.
The smallest boat with the most personal service the operates on the Yangtze river
Spacious cabins and suites, all of which have viewing balconies
Spa with six treatment rooms
Daily program of lectures and shore excursions
The M.S. Yangzi Explorer is the most luxurious ship to be launched recently on the Yangzi River offering an attentive yet discreet service to all guests. With only a maximum of 124 passengers, the staff can guarantee the most personalised service on the river, particularly as the ratio of crew to guests is 1:1. Sail from Chongqing to Yichang (4 days/3 nights) or vice versa (5 days/4 nights) and enjoy the breathtaking scenery including the 'ghost city' of Fengdu, the Shennong Stream and the Three Gorges Dam Project.
Cabins on board are luxuriously furnished and are the largest on the Yangzi with the added luxury of a private balcony. The cuisine is superior to any other on the river offering a fusion of a la carte Chinese and Western dishes and a well stocked wine cellar.
Options to relax are numerous including taking a spa treatment whilst watching the secrets of this mysterious river unwind. For the active there is complimentary sightseeing taken by the best guides to reveal the highlights of this little known region, including the beautiful Shennong Stream long boat journey and the amazing Three Gorges Dam Project.
Spending time on board allows you to be amazed by the dramatic scenery and the friendly faces you will meet along the way. The M.S. Yangzi Explorer has brought sophistication on the Yangzi River to a new level.
When to visit
Out of all boats crusing the Yangtze River, this boat has the highest staff to guest ratio and the smallest number of cabins making a really personal service.
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Cruise the Yangtze River
Enjoy a cruise between Yichang and Chongqing, visiting the 816 Underground Project, White Crane Ridge Underwater Museum, Shennong Stream, Three Gorges and the Three Gorges Project Dam Site.
Jingzhou Ancient City Wall
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Sanyou Cave & Chinese Sturgeon Museum
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