The locally run buses only cost a ¥1 and are regular enough to be relied upon. The town is not that big so going by foot is an option. If you want to go to the Three Visitors Cave, take bus 10 leaving at the main Square (hourly or half hourly). A taxi ride out there is ¥10-20.
Taxi fares begin at ¥6 and then increase in small amounts over time and distance. Taxis may or may not use the meter, if you stay in the downtown limits, rides should not exceed ¥10.
Yichang has a four-season, monsoon-influenced, humid subtropical climate, with cool, damp and generally overcast winters, and hot, humid summers. The monthly 24-hour average temperature ranges from 4.9 °C (40.8 °F) in January to 27.7 °C (81.9 °F) in July, while the annual mean is 16.85 °C (62.3 °F). Close to 70% of the annual precipitation of 1,140 mm (45 in) occurs from May to September. There are 1,568 hours of bright sunshine annually, and summer is the sunniest season.
Three Visitors Cave and Park, (On a peninsula outside the city) - The Cave contains some poetry engraved in stone, not very big though has a nice little story to it. The surrounding park has a view of the Yangze River as well as some old military defense walls, Sino-Japanese war memorial stones, river viewing pavillion and some ancient city remains. The walk around the park has lots of steps and is pretty decent, good relaxing spot. ¥48.