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Inside 'Yangzi Explorer'
Sanctuary 'Yangzi Explorer' boasts the finest amenities on the river. Combine the best vessel on the Yangzte River today with A&K’s carefully crafted itineraries and insider-access experience for the most memorable China journey.
- 38 Deluxe Cabins, 20 Suites and four specialty suites, all with private balcony, mini-bar, bathrobes and slippers, plasma screen television, private security box and hair dryer
- Viewing lounge with bar
- Double-decker theater area with bar
- Laundry service
- 24-hour room service
Experience Luxury on the Water
Comfort and Convenience
'Yangzi Explorer' includes all the amenities you would expect at a deluxe hotel, including a state-of-the-art fitness center, laundry service and spa. With a highly trained, English-speaking staff, and a staff-to-guest ratio of better than 1:1, you can expect the most attentive service during your river sojourn.
A&K’s internationally trained chefs concoct meals from fresh ingredients (many purchased that day at local riverside towns and markets you visit), and perfectly pair each dish with complimentary house wines. The kitchen is happy to accommodate particular dietary requirements, or create a special dinner for your party.
Little Details, Big Difference
All cabins and suites feature floor-to-ceiling glass doors that open up to private balconies. They also come equipped with a private bathroom, air conditioning, plush bedding and contemporary, Eastern-flavored décor. You can reserve your cabin or suite at the time of booking, ensuring your comfort before you even set sail.
The Finest Expertise and On-Board Activities
'Yangzi Explorer's' on-board China specialists coordinate a range of educational programs and shore excursions, so you can experience Chinese culture firsthand. Enjoy hands-on activities, such as learning Chinese calligraphy, practicing Tai Chi, witnessing traditional folk dancing and songs, and gaining insight into traditional Chinese medicine.
Choice and Flexibility
Choose from seven types of accommodations, ranging from a roomy Deluxe Cabin – the largest cabin of its kind on the Yangzte – to the palatial Imperial and Celestial Suites which feature a private sun deck, heavenly king-size bed and separate lounge area for enjoying panoramic views of the scenery.
'Yangzi Explorer' cruises downstream from Chongqing to Yichang (3 nights) and upstream from Yichang to Chongqing (4 nights), with shore excursions while travelling in either direction at local villages (including markets and home visits), the lovely Shennong Stream and the colossal Three Gorges Dam Project.