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Yangtze River, the biggest river in China, the third longest in the World (next only to the Amazon and the Nile), starts with the Tuotuo River at the Roof of the World-Qinghai-Tibet Plateau, takes in countless rivers, and flows eastward across the interior of China. With an overall length of more than 6,300 kilometers, the Yangtze River traverses eleven provinces and cities from west to east, including Qinghai, Tibet, Sichuan, Yunnan, Chongqing, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Anhui, Jiangsu and Shanghai. It marches permanently toward the East China Sea. It cleaved a path and made its way through the mountains to have formed these uniquely beautiful, magnificent, and wonderful gorges-the Three Gorges: Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, and Xiling Gorge.

The most convenient and exciting way to travel Yangtze River is to take a cruise. Yangtze River Cruises have gained fame among world travelers and it's now one of the best river cruises in the world. Yangtze River cruises between Chongqing and Yichang / Wuhan / Shanghai are frequently-chosen travel itineraries. Travellers on a cruise can discover the Yangtze River abounding with amazing natural beauties and historic relics. Along the Yangtze River, its spectacular scenery like a painted corridor filled with historic legends, will give you a marvelous travel experience. We are proud to offer a selected guide to Yangtze River Cruise for you.

Yangtze River has numerous tributaries including Min River, Han River, Jialing River, Gan River and Huangpu River etc. Many amazing civilizations are based around great rivers. Acting as the largest water system in China, Yangtze River is historically, economically and culturally important to the country. As the longest and the most important river in China, Yangtze River, has nurtured brilliant civilization in south China. Now, becoming a popular travel destination, the Yangtze River is just like a belt, transfering the glory Chinese civilization and history to the rest of the world, improving the friendship between Chinese and the travellers from all over the world.

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Name:The Yangtze River Reply

Is it worth doing the yangtze river cruise?

Name:Re: The Yangtze River

We have just returned from a holiday to China which included a trip down the 3 gorges on the China Regal Cruises ship the Princess Sheena. It is great to have Yangtze Cruise, it is just wonderful.if you have time to travel in Chongqing before or after that. It would be more wonderful. U can experenice a lot about this spicy city.

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Yangtze River is no doubt the No. one river in China. We’ve seen it last year when we were taking a Yangtze Cruise. It was amazing.

Name:Re: Yangtze River

Yangtze River is the longest river in China, as well in asia. It is 6397 km long. Yangtze River in Chinese is Long River. Chinese sometimes deem it as mother river.