In ancient times Yichang was the site of many battles, the most famous being the Changbampo and the Yiling Battles, and relics of these battles can still be found in the area. Yichang was the hometown of the poet Qu Yuan and it is believed that the festival of dragon boat racing was started to commemorate the anniversary of his death. The festival takes place in June on the 5th day of the 5th month in the Chinese lunar calendar.Read More
Here are some popular itineraries that include a visit to Yichang
If you are planning a Yichang holiday, have a look at some of the accommodation that we recommend. 'Our Rating' indicates how we feel each property rates according to normal Western hotel standards. 'Local Rating' indicates how the property is categorised/rated locally:
Yichang Tailor made suggestions
Here are some of the recent tailor made itineraries we have created for our clients which include a visit to Yichang.