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Security On-board

It goes without saying that safety and security are number one priorities on board the ships that cruise the Yangtze. The vessels have been purpose built and are fully equipped with modern navigation and communication devices. This means that the operators are able to ensure safe and comfortable voyages along the river.

All passengers are recommended to paid heed to the safety instructions and in particular to acquaint themselves with the location of their individual life jackets. Deck plans are displayed in cabins so that all passengers may be aware of emergency exit routes.

The members of staff on board are professional, responsible people and are wiling to offer every assistance to passengers at all times.

By observing all the necessary precautions you can relax and enjoy your trip.

Luggage Depositary
Yangtze Cruise ships have no set limit on the amount of luggage you may bring. However, it is better for each passenger to pack only what they need for the sake of convenience. There are storage racks in the cabins, and some ships provide luggage depository services. Visitors traveling in groups may have their luggage transferred on board in advance or have it delivered to their cabin on arrival. Assistance with excess baggage is available when there is a need, but the service is usually performed for a tip or gratuity.

In addition, a coffer equipped in each cabin is used for the depositary of valuables. It is regulated that the ship company takes n responsibility for any lost of valuables that are not put into the coffer. The service center offer coffers as well which undergone specific procedures.

A Yangtze Cruise not only involves sightseeing and the on-shore excursion, it is also a chance to get to know something of Chinese culture. There are various recreational activities on board which provide you a chance to know about China from a specific perspective.

Theme Lectures: Three Gorges and the Three Gorges Project, Chinese calligraphy and painting, Chinese food, and Chinese medicine.

Performances: Traditional Chinese dance and songs, acrobatics, opera and other games or contests in which passengers can participate.

Activities (for passengers to learn): Chinese Shadowboxing, Martial arts, Dancing, and Calligraphy, watching classic films.

Recreation rooms: Chinese chess, the game of go, mahjong, gymnasium, cafe bars and karaoke and library.

Usually, the written form of the time table is sent to every passenger beforehand. Programs are clearly listed on it and passengers choose to participate in those activities or not. Any change of the schedule will be broadcast in advance.

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