About East King
As China's first five-star deluxe river cruise ships, the "East King" and the "Yangzi Explorer" are owned and managed by the Hubei Orient Royal Cruise Ship Limited. They commenced operation in August 1994 and April 2008 respectively. They are the best ships on the Yangtze River.
"East King" is fitted with Finnish made diesel engines - Arsela 8R 22126- widely recognized as one of the best medium speed engines in the world. Much of the luxurious interior is imported from Europe and America. The navigation system is supplied by the Japanese firm-FUR UNO and the satellite communications by the Norwegian Firm EB. The Danish "Hi-Pres" air-conditioning ensures a comfortable temperature of around 22C in every part of the ship.
The ships provide an international standard of comfort and service unmatched on the river so that guests enjoy a high-level of service while viewing the spectacular scenery of Three Gorges. The ship caters for all passengers’ needs. There is a clinic with a doctor on the boat in case of emergency.
Dates and Prices
Terms & Conditions
- Transportation: Land excursions as listed in the itinerary.
- Luggage transfer: Luggage transfer between the cruise and terminal.
- Meals: Daily meals including breakfast, lunch and dinner on the ship.
- Accommodation: Morning cruise departures include one night’s accommodation before departure (Except for Victoria sailing from Chongqing to Shanghai). A berth in the cabin as specified in the itinerary.
- Service charges and government taxes.
- Transportation: Transportation between the terminal and the airport / hotel.
- Personal expenses: Laundry, fax, telephone calls, international access, food and drinks not included in the listed meals, optional land excursions and other expenses of a personal nature.
- Single room supplement.
- Yangtze River Cruise operators have different pricing standards based on passenger’s nationalities. Please ask our travel advisors for more price details if not specified in our price table.
- Cancellation received from 7 to 13 days before departure: We will charge the full cost of Yangtze River Cruise.
- Cancellation received from 14 to 30 days before the departure: We will refund the full cost of Yangtze River Cruise.
- No-show travelers will be charged 100% of the full cost of Yangtze River Cruise.
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Yangtze Cruise Travel Tips
When is the best time to visit Yangtze?
Winter is a good season to travel because of its lower prices and it is less crowded. In addition, scenery at the Three Gorges (the most impressive section of the Yangtze River) is more breathtaking because of the much lower water level.
Tour Tailoring Suggestions:
1. Add a day tour in Beijing in day 6.
2. Extension your tour to Hong Kong.
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