President 8 Cruise had its maiden voyage in 2013. It is new ultra-luxury Yangtze cruise ship. The ship is 146.8 meters in length and 20 meters in width, its size has reached the maximum limit of passing through the Three Gorges Dam. The ten-thousand ton grade cruise ship will sail more smoothly, making you feel like on land. The whole ship is equipped with security monitoring system, the highest level of fire fighting devices and self-rescue system.

President 8 boasts 215 luxury standard rooms, 13 luxury executive rooms and 2 presidential suites. 100 standard rooms can be changed into triple rooms for families.

The ship has leisure facilities like panoramic restaurant, a two-storey restaurant;spacious observation lounge, Sundeck Bar, heated indoor swimming pool and spa; independent children’s play room and so on.

Ship Information

Name In English:M/V President 8
Name In Chinese: 总统八号
Building Standard: ★★★★★+
Maiden Voyage: 2013

Gross Tonnage:17,000
Passenger Capacity:460
Total Cabins:230
Cabin Size: 27.50 m2

President 8 Cruise Itinerary

Chongqing – Yichang Downstream 4 days
Day 1 Board the ship between 17:00 and 20:00pm and depart Chongqing at 21:30. (Dinner is not included.)
Day 2 Optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City (09:00-11:30); Shore Excursion to Shibaozhai (14:00–16:00); Welcoming Banquet; Dancing Party
Day 3 Optional tour to Baidi City (07:00-09:00); Pass through Qutang Gorge (09:00-09:30); Wu Gorge(10:30-12:00) ; Shore Excursion to Shennong Stream (13:00-17:00); Pass through western part of Xiling Gorge(17:00-19:00); Crew’s Performance (18:00); .
Day 4 Visit Three Gorges Dam Site (08:00-10:30); Pass through eastern part of Xiling Gorge (10:30-11:30)
The ship disembarks Yichang at 12:00.

Yichang – Chongqing Upstream 5 days
Day 1 Board the ship from 19:00 to 20:00 (Dinner is not included.)
Day 2 The ship departs Yichang at 7:00; Pass through eastern part of Xiling Gorge 07:00-08:30; Optional tour to The Three-Gorges Tribe Scenic Spot (08:30-10:30); Shore Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site 13:30-15:30; Pass though the five stepped ship locks (16:00-20:00); Captain’s Welcome Banquet 18:00; Pass through western part of Xiling Gorge (20:00-22:00).
Day 3 Shore excursion to Shennong Stream (08:00-12:00) . Wu Gorge (13:30-15:30); Qutang Gorge (16:00-16:30); Optional tour to Baidi City (17:00-19:00).
Day 4 Shore Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (09:00-11:30). Captain’s Farewell Banquet and Talent Show Party in the ballroom (18:00).
Day 5 Arrive in Chongqing at 8:00 and dismark after breakfast.

President 8 Rates

Discount President 8 Cruise Rate (Based on double occupancy)
Sailing DatesHigh Season
Shoulder Season
Chongqing - Yichang Downstream $499$429
Yichang - Chongqing Upstream $499$429

1. The ship may departs from Fengdu due to the low water levels at Chongqing. In this case passengers will be transferred from Chongqing to Fengdu by bus (4 hours).
2. Each optional tour is at price of 260 RMB per person.

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