Life on board-Additional Information
To offer you a satisfying dining experience on Yangtze Gold 8, staff onboard prepares delicious food of a lot of types from breakfast, lunch to dinner. All the dishes are served in buffet, except the Captain’s Farewell Banquet Dinner that is arranged in Chinese table style. A lot of western food and drinks are prepared in good looks and flavors to suits the habits of most western guests. Moreover, there are also a certain numbers of Chinese and other Asian dishes special for people from Asian countries and regions. Usually the menu changes every meal. Just enjoy the rich sorts of food served for you onboard Yangtze Gold 8.
Breakfast: appetizers (Sichuan pickle, peanut, etc.), Salads (tomato, red cabbage, etc.), dressings, cold dishes (duck breast meat, boiled chicken with sauce, etc.), hot dishes (ham with butter, baked bean, fried egg, fried rice, etc.), Chinese dim sum (Chinese teamed bun with fresh meat, steamed twisted roll with jam, milk steamed bun, etc.), milk, yogurt, soy milk, porridge (rice congee, oatmeal porridge, etc.), jams, butter, dried fruits & nuts (sunflower seed, candied date, raisin, banana chip, etc.), juices, fresh fruits, bread, etc.
Lunch: salads (organic carrot, onion, etc.), dressings, salads mixed with juices, cold dishes (spicy chicken, flavored duck meat, etc.), hot courses (mutton with curry, sweet and sour pork with fruit flavor, fried crispy sardine, brisket steamed with potato, creamy popcorn, roasted potato, Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce, etc.), sushi, flavored soups, sweet soups, western desserts (chocolate puff, pudding, cake), breads, Chinese dim sums (crispy steamed bun, golden pancake, etc.), fresh fruits, beverages, etc.
Dinner: salads (lettuce, cucumber, etc.), dressings, salads mixed with juices, sushi, cold dishes (flavored beef, braised vegetable with garlic sauce, etc.), hot dishes (hamburger with shrimp, black pepper beef, Japanese Seafood Noodles, etc.), soups (cucumber creamy soup, etc.), sweet soups (red bean paste, etc.), porridges, western desserts, Chinese dim sum (pumpkin pie, etc.), fresh fruits, beverages, 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 8 Cruise has one café and one Sightseeing Bar offering offers drinks, beverage and wines for travelers.
3. The legal drinking age on Yangtze Gold Cruises ships is 18 years old.
To enrich your life on Yangtze Gold 8, the cruise company has arranged a series of interesting activities, lectures, performances, and international standard entertainment places for you. You can spend an especially awesome trip on the cruise besides visiting the attractions off Yangtze River.
On the Captain’s Welcome Party, enjoy drinks, fruits, desserts, and other snacks, and you can dance with your friends and family and feel the warm and hospitality of the cruise captain and the staff with their sincere smiles and sweet words. Also, on the Captain’s Farewell Banquet Dinner, you can appreciate the jubilant dancing and singing of staff onboard while enjoying your delicious dishes. During your unoccupied hours on the ship, you can watch the Fashion Show on which diverse distinct costumes of Chinese dynasties are showed by the staff, sit in the recreation hall to see the dances, songs, and other talent shows of the crews, and also, you can join them to offer a performance to all travelers onboard, which will be a relaxing and happy experience. Furthermore, there are multiple sorts of interesting activities and lectures about China and Chinese, like Chinese calligraphy, Chinese painting, traditional Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion, etc. which create great chance for your knowledge enrichment.
Apart from that, you can also fly a kite on the Sun Deck to get close to nature, appreciate the fine scenery along Yangtze River to release your mind, and learn about the Tea Ceremony to cultivate a calm mental state, etc.
More fun places are arranged well for you as well, such as the Chess & Card Room, KTV Rooms, Cinema, Swimming Pools, SPA & Massage Area, etc. Release yourselves and enjoy your life on Yangtze Gold 8.
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
On Yangtze Gold 8, Chinese and Western Clinic is served for all gusts, and usually, the doctor will hold a lecture about Chinese medicine and Chinese acupuncture and moxibustion to share more knowledge with you.
Since the cruise company has arranged the Gym Room, inner heated swimming pool, and outdoor swimming pool with good condition, you can keep your body exercise onboard. And every morning, the Taichi master will teach guests onboard how to play the traditional Tai Chi that works well for both your physical and mental health.
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.