Life on board-Additional Information
On Yangtze Gold 5, cuisine plays a major role in creating an ideal experience for the discerning travelers, treating their senses with delectable tastes in the finest Western tradition. All breakfast and lunch are served in buffet style, so there will be so rich kinds of delicacies for you to enjoy. And dinner is arranged with Chinese dishes, which is quite suitable for people who like them or want to have some different tries. Particularly, the Farewell Banquet is arranged in Chinese table style. Usually, dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner are different and delicious.
Breakfast: salads (like red cabbages, tomatoes, etc.), appetizers (like Sichuan pickles, dried carrots), Chinese cold dishes, pickles, main courses (like roasted tomatoes, bacons, chicken, ham), Chinese dim sum (like stuffed steamed buns, milk steamed buns), milk, soy milk, porridge, fruit jam, dried nuts, fresh fruits, eggs, bread, butter, juice, etc.
Lunch: salads, dressings, Chinese cold dishes (chicken in spicy source, etc.), main courses (mutton with curry, roasted chicken drumsticks with vanilla, etc.), soups, western desserts (chocolate puffs, cakes, etc.), Chinese dim sum, sushi, fresh fruits, drinks, etc.
Dinner: salads, dressings, sushi, Chinese cold dishes, main courses (steamed egg in seafood flavor, black pepper beef, etc.), soups, porridges, western desserts, Chinese dim sum, fresh fruits, drinks, etc.
(Please note: 1. The above is the dish list of breakfast, lunch and dinner for reference only; 2. Special dietary requirements, such as diabetic or vegetarian, are accepted onboard, but need to be advised in advance at time of booking with us or you can tell the front desk when checking in; 3. To know exact dining time, you can have a clear idea in the elevator, through the TV channel or by listening to the broadcast.)
1. Bottled water is provided every day in your cabins.
2. Yangtze Gold 5 Cruise has one café and one bar offering offers drinks, beverage and wines for travelers from morning till night.
3. The legal drinking age on Yangtze Gold Cruises ships is 18 years old.
During your time on Yangtze Gold 5, you will have a lot of interesting things to experience, since the cruise company has arranged wonderful entertainment and cultural activities for your stay on the ship, like parties, performances, lectures, etc.
Join in the Captain’s Welcome Party. You can savor the delicate desserts, fruits, drinks and other snacks prepared by the cruise staff, and also, immerse into the warm atmosphere as people dancing, laughing, and toasting to the fortuitous meet. During the Song and Dance Party at night, the cruise staff will show their great talent on rich types of dances, songs, and joking. It will be appreciated if you want to give your own performance on the stage, and happiness will lighten your cruise trip.
Besides, great moments for culture learning are also arranged for you guests. On the Fashion Show, versatile crews on Yangtze Gold cruise will show you the exquisite and colorful costumes in diverse dynasties in China. Lectures about Chinese calligraphy, painting, carving, embroidery, traditional Chinese medicine cure, and foot massage provide great chances for you to know more about Chinese culture and history and spend really meaningful time on Yangtze Gold cruises. Besides, you can get up to the Sun Deck to enjoy the kiting activity to get close to nature. And if you want to spend some quiet and gentle time, it is recommended to choose the Tea Ceremony activity to know how to make a cup of tea, taste tea, and appreciate tea, and also, you can go to the Reading Room to leaf though some interesting magazines and books.
If you travel with friends and families, SPA, sauna and massage are nice activities for you to communicate and relax your bodies. And if you want to release some pressure, Yangtze Gold cruise has equipped the Karaoke area for you.
Itenerary Information: usually every day, itinerary can be checked in the lobby and will be sent to your cabin. There will be noticed through the broadcast system for any changes.
Visiting Guide: ship guide will introduce the facilities and services onboard the ship and tell you about the attractions along the cruise and answer your questions.
Safe Box: if you have taken any personal valuables, please deposit them in the safe box special for traveler guests at the reception desk.
Luggage Porters: you just tell your room number to the bellboy or the reception desk, the bellboy will be responsible for your luggage carrying.
Photography Service: staff on Yangtze Gold cruise can take some pictures of you and develop film or make them a CD/DVD.
Business Center: business center is provided for guests to surf on the Internet, deal with Email and send electronic greeting cards.
Room Service: if you want to have your meal or night snack in your cabin, please contact the reception desk.
Laundry Service: please fill out the laundry service form and put your clothes in the laundry bag. The staff will take your clothes to do laundry and send them back after ready.
First Aid & Health Care
Onboard Yangtze Gold 5, Chinese & Western Clinic is served on the 3rd deck to do some first aid, diagnosis, and common treatment. Gym room, golf practicing court, exercising track, are also provided for you to do some exercise and keep your health. And during the early morning, you can go to the Sun Deck to learn the traditional Chinese Tai Chi under the guidance of the Tai Chi master, which benefits your body very well.
The onboard currency is the Yuan (there is a currency exchange counter on board). At the end of the cruise you can settle you on board account either in cash or by credit card (VISA, Mastercard, American Express, all using chip and PIN). Travellers’ Cheques in Euro or US Dollars are also accepted.