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Departure: March ~ November. Start from Chongqing or Yichang

Cruiser Description

Victoria Katarina set a new standard in cruise ship design for Yangtze River cruising when it was inaugurated in 2004. The premier ship is constructed with Victoria Cruises personal touches blending both modern and elegant architechture. The Victoria Katarina takes luxury cruising on the Yangtze to a whole new level with its generous cabin space, floor-to-ceiling windows, and private balconies opening up to breathtaking views.

The Katarina is equipped with the latest technologies, including internet access, fax machines, and international phone systems, enabling you to contact family and friends during your Yangtze journey.

In addition to the finest hardware and shipboard technologies, the Victoria Katarina boasts the same outstanding service offered on all Victoria ships--the best on the Yangtze.
Aboard the cruise:
 You should arrive at Chongqing before 21:00PM to aboard the cruise on the first day. If you need Airport/Hotel/Train station Transfer service, please book optional activities or let us know.

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1  Chongqing

no meal  Katarina

Embarkation at Chao Tian Men Dock #5, Chongqing. Check in between 18:00 to 20:30.
Set sail from Chongqing at  21:00. Safety briefing at 21:15.

Day 2  Fengdu, Shibaozhai

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Katarina

Early bird coffee and tea from 6:30 to 7:00. Meanwhile, practice Tai Chi exercise.  Have buffet breakfast (7:00-8:30). Join the activities on the ship or take an optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City at 9:00 (CNY295 per person,2.5 hours), which is known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill.
Have buffet lunch at 12:00.
At 16:00, take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai, with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”.The visiting time is about 2 hours.
Then there will be a Captain's Welcome Reception. Buffet dinner from 19:00 to 20:30.
Watch Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show at 21:00.

Day 3  Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Katarina

Early bird coffee&tea and Tai Chi exercise from 6:30 to 7:00. Have buffet breakfast (7:00-8:30). Optional shore excursion to White Emperor City (CNY295 per person, 7:30-10:15), an ancient city overlooking the western end of Qutang Gorge. Meanwhile, various activities are available on the cruise.

At around 10:45, sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic gorge.

Have buffet lunch at 12:00.

Enjoy the scenery of Wu Gorge at 12:45. The character Wu in Wu Gorge means witch, which is named after the Wu County in Chongqing municipality and represents the mysterious scenery in this Gorge. In fact, Wu Gorge is considered as the most beautiful and elegant gorge among the three gorges. The most famous scenic spot in Wu gorge is the goddess peak, where on the peak, there is a goddess stone.

In the afternoon, take a boat to visit Goddess Stream (3 hours).

In the evening, there will be a Captain's Farewell Banquet. Later, enjoy Crew cabaret on the cruise.

Day 4  Yichang

breakfast included

Buffet breakfast in the morning.

At 8:15, take a boat to go through the ship lock with a ship lift. It is the largest of its kind in the world, capable of lifting ships of up to 3,000 tons. It is nearly the height of a 40-story building, with a water volume equivalent to 4 Olympic swimming pools. It takes only 40 minutes to travel a vertical distance of 113 meters (370 feet).

After the amazing experience of "water lift", shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site. Three Gorges Dam lies in the south bank, a town named San Dou Ping. This town is a core area for visitors' observing the Three Gorge Dams.
After that, head for Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal. That's the end of the tour.

Day 1  Yichang

no meal  Katarina

Meet at Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal (18:00-20:00). Then take a shuttle bus to Maoping pier (suburb of Yichang) for embarkation.

Safety briefing at 21:15.

Day 2  Xiling Gorge, Three Gorges Tribe, Three Gorges Dam 

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Katarina

Early bird coffee&tea and Tai Chi exercise from 6:30 to 7:00. Have buffet breakfast (7:00-8:30).

At 8:15, take a boat to go through the ship lock with a ship lift. It is the largest of its kind in the world, capable of lifting ships of up to 3,000 tons. It is nearly the height of a 40-story building, with a water volume equivalent to 4 Olympic swimming pools. It takes only 40 minutes to travel a vertical distance of 113 meters (370 feet).

After the amazing experience of "water lift", shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site. Three Gorges Dam lies in the south bank, a town named San Dou Ping. This town is a core area for visitors' observing the Three Gorge Dams.

Buffet lunch at noon.

In the afternoon, join activities on the cruise or take an optional shore excursion to Three Gorges Tribe or Hometown of Quyuan(CNY295 per person).

At about 17:15, sail through Xiling Gorge, which is best known for its numerous shoals and turbulent torrents. It is the longest gorge among the Three Gorges.

Then there will be a Captain's Welcome Reception. Buffet dinner from 19:00 to 20:30.
Watch Minorities and Dynasty Costumes Show at 21:00.

Day 3  Wu Gorge, Shennong Stream, Qutang Gorge

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Katarina

Early bird coffee&tea and Tai Chi exercise from 6:30 to 7:00. Have buffet breakfast (7:00 - 8:30).

Sail through Wu Gorge at 7:00. The character Wu in Wu Gorge means witch, which is named after the Wu County in Chongqing municipality and represents the mysterious scenery in this Gorge. In fact, Wu Gorge is considered as the most beautiful and elegant gorge among the three gorges.

At about 8:45, transfer to a boat to visit Shennong Stream(4 hours).

Buffet lunch after the shore excursion.

In the afternoon at 14:45, sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic gorge.

Later join activities on the cruise or take an optional shore excursion to White Emperor City(CNY295 per person).

Buffet dinner from 19:00 to 20:30.

Enjoy Cabaret show at 21:00.

Day 4 Shibaozhai, Fengdu

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Katarina

Early bird coffee&tea and Tai Chi exercise from 6:30 to 7:00. Have buffet breakfast (7:00-8:15).

Take a shore excursion to Shibaozhai (8:00-10:00), with its impressive wooden pagoda, appropriately named “The Pearl of the Yangtze”.

Buffet lunch begins at 12:00.
At 14:00,  there will be an optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City(CNY295 per person), known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill.
Captain's Farewell Banquet at 19:00.

Day 5 Chongqing

breakfast included

Buffet breakfast in the morning. Check out at 7:30 and disembark at 8:00 in Chongqing. That's the end of the tour.

Standard Cabin
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Executive Suite
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Deluxe Suite
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President Suite
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6F: Pinnacle Deck
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5F: Observation Deck
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4F: Bridge Deck
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3F: Promenade Deck
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2F: Main Deck
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1F: First Deck
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Facilities

Safety Deposit
Beauty Salon
Observation Decks
Shops
Games Room
Disco
Central Air Conditioning
Card Room
Live Entertainment
Gym
Health Clinic
Conference Hall
Smoking Room
Restaurants
Sauna
Children's Playground
Bar/Cafe
Karaoke
Free Mineral Water
Multifunction Hall
Library
Television
Jacuzzi
Massage
Business Center
Wheelchair
Life Jackets

Service

Laundry Service
Internet
Photography
Shore Excursions Tour Guide
Learning Mahjong
Shopping
Welcome Performance
Spa
Medical Care
Karaoke
Beauty Salon
Broadcast of Itinerary
Carrying Luggage
Price Includes: Price Excludes:
Cruise accommodations based on one standard bed per person at basic floor.
Daily meals as list.
Shore excursions specified in the itinerary.
Tips (CNY 150/person).
Optional sightseeing as mentioned above.
Room upgrading fee: CNY 300 per person for each floor.
Personal expenses such as laundry, pay TV and so on.
Personal accident insurance.
Note:
There are only two beds in a cabin. Most of the ships do not provide extra bed, so you may need to reserve another cabin, or a half cabin (0.5 cabin) for the third person (for an adult or a big child) .
If you want to take a whole cabin for the third person, a single supplement of 75% to 100% of a single ticket is required. If you only take a half cabin, or only "a bed", the price is the same but he/she need to share the cabin with a stranger.
How to Book?
You can book online or by email, tell us your flight number/ arrival time to Chongqing or Yichang, or the hotel you stay in either city, we will pick you up from the airport(or hotel) to the cruiser. you will receive our confirmation email and voucher after your booking.
Price per person Inquiry or
Chongqing to Yichang, Superior Cabin, Low season(Mar,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $373 (2,500CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Superior Cabin, Peak season(April,May,Sep,Oct) : $417 (2,800CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Deluxe Suite, : $1,772 (11,885CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Executive Suite, : $939 (6,300CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Shangri-La Suite, : $2,174 (14,578CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin, Low season(Mar,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $373 (2,500CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin, Peak season(April,May,Sep,Oct) : $417 (2,800CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Deluxe Suite, : $1,772 (11,885CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Executive Suite, : $939 (6,300CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Shangri-La Suite, : $2,174 (14,578CNY)
Optional Activities: then click "Book Now".
Pickup from airport (or hotel) to the cruiser, 1 person : +$60 (400CNY)
Pickup from airport (or hotel) to the cruiser, 2 persons up : +$30 (200CNY)

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