Being the only American managed cruise fleet on the Yangtze River, the Victoria series, with their superior amenities and hospitality, are the most preferred vessels for Yangtze cruising by our overseas clients.
China Odyssey Tours specialize in providing Yangtze River Cruise with the top experience and lowest price.
On a Yangtze River cruise you can participate in the onboard cultural activities, go exploring the riverside ancient towns, or simply relax on deck, breathe some fresh air, view the stunning passing scenery and take photos.
DOWNSTREAM: Chongqing - Yichang 4 DAYS/3 NIGHTS
Board Victoria Cruises vessel and edge out of port. 20:00
First stop is either Fengdu, known as the "Ghost City," or Wanxian, or Shibaozhai (depending on river conditions). Afterwards, return to the ship and sail towards the magnificent Three Gorges.
Enter the Qutang Gorge. Victoria cruise ship cautiously pilots its way through the narrow course. At Mount Wu (Wushan), disembark the ship and board smaller vessels in order to explore either the Daning River or Shennong Stream. Reboard the ship and sail through the Wu Gorge.
Sails through the Xiling Gorge, the longest and historically the most dangerous of the Three Gorges. We proceed to the massive Three Gorges Dam and disembark for a tour of this engineering marvel at Sandouping Village.
Arrive Yichang - Disembarkation 13:00
UPSTREAM: Yichang - Chongqing 5 DAYS/4 NIGHTS
Board Victoria Cruises vessel before 9 P.M. 21:00
The day begins with a morning excursion to the enormous and controversial. The Three Gorges Dam. Its completion in 2009 has created new sights and sceneries while submerging others. We reboard in the afternoon and sail through the shiplocks and then on to breathtakingly beautiful Xiling Gorge.
At Mount Wushan, we disembark our ship and board small vessels to navigate either Daning River or Shennong Stream. The small ships are an ideal way to experience this tributary of the Yangtze. In the afternoon, we reboard and pass through the soaring peaks of Qutang Gorge.
Today's shore excursion leads us to the fabled "City of Ghosts" Fengdu, Wanxian, or "the Pearl of Yangtze" Shibaozhai, largely depending on the river condition.
Our Yangtze River Cruise ends upon the ship's arrival at Chongqing at 9 A.M. 09:00
Dining: Victoria Cruises
Meals are served in one seating in the Dynasty Dining Room, where passengers are assigned a table for the duration of their trip.
Delicious Chinese food and tasty Western selections are prepared by expert chefs. Breakfast is buffet-style, with Western and Chinese fare. Lunch consists of a variety of Chinese dishes, along with salads and cold cuts for those who prefer a traditional Western lunch option. Dinner is Chinese or Western and includes multiple courses, plus a Western dessert.
Special meals, such as diabetic or vegetarian, can be provided if requests are made in advance of sailing.
Service: Victoria Cruises
Service is both friendly and attentive. Each Victoria vessel has a crew dedicated to making their guests' cruises unforgettable, which includes onboard Western management, a Western cruise director, lecturers and international chefs. Laundry service (wash and press) is available.