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Yangtze River

The Yangtze River is renowned for its immense length, stretching over 6,300 kilometres, making it the longest river in Asia and the third-longest in the world. Additionally, it traverses through diverse landscapes, including majestic gorges, fertile plains, and historic river towns, offering travellers a rich tapestry of natural beauty and cultural experiences.

 

What you’ll love most about the Yangtze River

  • Meandering through China’s diverse landscapes, the Yangtze River is a majestic waterway that offers enchanting views and a glimpse into the country’s rich cultural heritage
  • Along the banks of the Yangtze River lies the Three Gorges region, a breathtaking stretch characterized by towering cliffs, lush greenery, and historic landmarks
  • Cruising along the Yangtze River, travellers can marvel at the mesmerizing scenery while experiencing the tranquility and serenity of this iconic watercourse
  • The Yangtze River Delta is a bustling economic hub, where modern cities like Chongqing and Wuhan coexist with traditional river towns, creating a dynamic and vibrant cultural landscape
  • Discover the Yangtze River’s role as a lifeline for millions of people, shaping the history, culture, and livelihoods of those who call its banks home

Where to Book

  • Yangtze River, Guizhou, China

  • Sandouping on the Yangtze River, Yichang, China

  • Shibaozhai village, near Wushan on the Yangtze River, Hubei Province, China

  • The Three Gorges, Yangtze River, China

  • Yangtze River, Yunnan Province

  • First Bend of the Yangtze River, China

Average temperature

Information below is based on average highest temperature for each month.

  • 9℃
  • 12℃
  • 17℃
  • 22℃
  • 26℃
  • 28℃
  • 30℃
  • 30℃
  • 26℃
  • 21℃
  • 16℃
  • 11℃
  • 2
  • 3
  • 5
  • 7
  • 9
  • 9
  • 12
  • 11
  • 10
  • 7
  • 3
  • 1

Information above is based on the average number of days which experience some form of rainfall for each month.

Rainfall

When to Visit

Below gives you information and a rating of the best time of year to visit.

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