Top 7 Victoria Cruise Ships 2019/2020

In 2019/2020, there are seven top Victoria cruise ships sailing along Yangtze River. Travelers can take the popular Chongqing Yichang route to savor the golden sightseeing of Yangtze and the Three Gorges. For downstream cruise, it takes 4 days and 3 nights from Chongqing to Yichang; while for upstream cruise, it takes 5 days and 4 nights from Yichang to Chongqing. At present, Victoria Cruises is the only cruise company to go through the world's largest ship lift - Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift to pass the dam within 40 minutes which is a totally brand-new and exciting try for Yangtze cruise travelers. Select your favorite from the following ships and check details about its schedules, itineraries, cabins, deck plans, onboard experience, etc. Sail now!

Victoria Cruises 2018-2019 Winter Cruises: During Dec.6th, 2018 - March.3rd, 2019, book a Victoria cruise and you'll enjoy great deal from $349-$399. Also, booking a cruise during Spring Festival, you can spend a joyous traditional Chinese festival with the cruise staff. Please contact our travel expert for detailed discount info.

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    Victoria Cruises' Itinerary 2019/2020

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    Chongqing - Yichang 4 Days & 3 Nights Downstream Cruise

    Day Time Event & Activities
    Day 1 18:00-20:00
    21:00
    Board the ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock
    Departs Chongqing
    Day 2 (B, L, D) 09:00-11:30
    Afternoon
    Morning shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda in Zhongxian;
    Optional excursion to Fengdu Ghost City on Mingshan Hill.
    Day 3 (B, L, D) Morning

    13:00-15:00
    Sail through Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge
    Shore excursion to Shennv Stream (Goddess Stream);
    Optional excursion to White Emperor City (River conditions permitting);
    Day 4 (B, L) 08:00-10:00
    13:30
    Morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site;
    After lunch, disembarks in Yichang.



    Yichang - Chongqing 5 Days & 4 Nights Upstream Cruise

    Day Time Event & Activities
    Day 1 18:00-20-00
    24:00
    Board the ship at Yichang Dock
    Departs Yichang
    Day 2 (B, L, D) 08:30-10:30

    Afternoon
    Morning shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site;
    Pass through the Xiling Gorge;
    Optional tour to Tribe of the Three Gorges.
    Day 3 (B, L, D) 09:00-13:00

    Afternoon
    Shore excursion to Shennv Stream (or Shennong Stream);
    Sail through Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge;
    Optional excursion to White Emperor City
    Day 4 (B, L, D) Morning Shore Excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda in Zhongxian
    Day 5 (B) 09:00 After breakfast, disembarks in Chongqing.

    Please Note:

    • Optinal Shore Excursion depends on the river conditions, like the weather, water level and number of travelers;

    • The OPTIONAL shore excursions are prepared based on the number of visitors who want to go. You can visit if there are 30 or more people interested (the number of visitors may be adjusted based on the real situation). You have the final decision where to go or not on your own. If yes, tell the reception desk who would register for you and receive your pay in site. The ARRANGED shore excursions are included in your quotation, so you could visit the sites without extra charge. However, if you do not visit the sites, the fees of arranged shore excursion sites are not refunded. If you do not visit the shore excursions, you could stay on the ship to enjoy some leisure time. And for your safety, you are not allowed to leave your ship on your own.

    • Recent notice: Yangtze Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift would be reopened after its adjustments and improvements. And during October 16 to December 31 in 2017, guests on Victoria Katarina, Victoria Selina, Victoria Lianna, Victoria Sophia, and Victoria Grace could have this new experience. From then, itineraries will have some changes and you can ask our Travel Consultant for details.

    • The new experience of the Three Gorges Dam Ship Elevator is presented by the Victoria Cruises for free. If it may be cancelled due to irresistible reasons and Forces Majeure, such as the maintenance, level of water, weather, and so on, the Victoria Cruises and Yangtze-River-Cruises.com will not be responsible for it, and there will be no refund to the guests. Thanks for your understanding!

    • Choose the ship to see more details about cruise itinerary.

    Shore Excursions

    Three Gorges

    Three Gorges

    Three Gorges refers to Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, and they are the most beautiful gorges in Yangtze River, famous for the grand and enchanting scenery and deep and fascinating culture.

    Three Gorges Dam

    Three Gorges Dam

    As the largest hydraulic project in the world, Three Gorges Dam is the great highlight on Yangtze River Cruise. The magnificent project truly shows the indomitable spirit and great effort by human.

    Fengdu Ghost City

    Fengdu Ghost City

    Fengdu Ghost City seems to be exotic to western travelers, for it vividly depicts Hell in Chinese people's imagination, and tourists can learn much of Chinese Ghost Culture here.

    Tribe of Three Gorges

    Tribe of Three Gorges

    Tribes of the Three Gorges is located at Xiling Gorge. In these villages, tourists can experience the most authentic Ba Culture and Shu Culture while watch local dance performance and cruise on old sailboats.

    Shibaozhai Pagoda

    Shibaozhai Pagoda

    Located on a rocky and craggy hill on Yangtze River Side, Shibaozhai Pagoda has become a bonsai on the river since the establishment of Three Gorges Dam, which leads the water level rise greatly.

    Shennv Stream

    Shennv Stream

    Also known as "Goddess Stream" by locals, Shennv Stream is a primitive stream with amazing scenery of narrow gorges, steep mountains, coffins hanging high on the cliffside, and hear some of the local history.

    White Emperor City

    White Emperor City

    White Emperor City is an ancient temple located at Chongqing. Featured for its ancient architecture from Ming Dynasty and Qing Dynasty, it's the best place to overlook Qutang Gorge.

    Shennong Stream

    Shennong Stream

    As a small tributary of Yangtze River and located between Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge, Shennong Stream is a mysterious place filled with history, culture and nature's splendor.

    Onboard Experience

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    Captain’s Welcome & Farewell Party

    On the second day’s evening, Captain’s Welcome Party will be held to welcome travelers from all over the world. On the last two day’s evening, Captain’s Farewell Party will be held to recall the beautiful moments spent together and remember the friendship. Travelers will enjoy a farewell dinner together.

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    Cultural Programs

    In the early morning, a master will teach travelers to play the traditional Taichi on sundeck. Also, some of other interesting and meaningful cultural programs are arranged, including Yangtze River history and culture lecture, Chinese Painting lecture, Chinese Traditional Medicine lecture, etc.

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    Evening Entertainment

    You’ll never get bored even at night. Century cruises are well designed some fun activities to enrich your nightlife, including Fashion Show by staff presenting China's most elaborate fashions dating back to Qing Dynasty, talk show, face changing, fire spitting. ALL FOR ALL, ALL FOR FUN!

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    Cabins

    There are four types of cabins onboard – superior cabin, executive suite, deluxe suite and Shangri-la suite. The cabins are clean and cozy on Victoria ships. The facilities include balcony, bathroom, wardrobe, water heater, electrical voltage for shaver, satellite television, safety box, life jacket and more.

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    Amenities

    On each Century ship, there are some spaces for entertainment and activities, much more than other river cruise ships. The areas include Spacious Observation Lounge, Panoramic Restaurant, Beauty Salon, Fitness Center and Massage, Health Clinic, Library and Sundeck, etc.

    Dining on Century Cruises

    Cuisine & Food

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner are all western and Chinese buffets, all served in the elegant restaurants, with marvelous window views. In every morning, early bird coffee and tea are provided in the sundeck bar.

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