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Victoria: Sophia Cruiser Yangtze River & Three Gorges Tour, China
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March ~ November. Start from Chongqing or Shanghai following the schedule.

Cruiser Description:
Standard: ★★★★★  five star
Year Built: 1994
Renovated: 2011
Gross Tonnage: 4587T
Length: 89.4m
Beam/Width: 16.4m
Draft: 2.7m
Speed: 28km/hr
Restaurants: 1
Passenger Decks: 4
Crew: 121
Standard Cabins: 93
Executive Suites: 7
Deluxe Suites: 2
Shangri-La Suites: 2
Total Cabins: 104
Total Passengers: 208

An American company managed deluxe fleet on Yangtze River, China. 
Comfortable outside cabins include picture windows and private bathrooms (with tub on premier ships and shower on classic ships)
Every cabin on premier ships has a private balcony for viewing the Three Gorges scenery; Luxurious suite accommodations feature full baths with tub and shower and a private sitting area.
Latest satellite communications, HBO, BBC, and internet access on every ship.

The Victoria Sophia, also called Prince, is the flagship for Victoria's upgraded fleet. Specifically designed to accommodate both leisure and business travelers, the Victoria Sophia has over 1200 square feet on the upper floor, with conference rooms, space for cocktail parties, private meetings, and guest lecture sessions.

The Victoria Sophia has been redesigned with private balconies for all cabins to allow intimate, private viewing of the scenery of the Three Gorges. The Victoria Sophia's hospitable, well-trained staff makes passengers feel comfortable and at home aboard this floating hotel.

Multi-lingual international Cruise Directors and local River Guides deliver lectures on history and culture, and Yangtze River;
Attend lessons on: Tai Chi, painting, calligraphy, and kite-flying
Learn Mandarin language; Acupuncture demonstrations.  Play mahjong in the Game Room;
View a wide variety of closed-circuit China movies in your cabin;
Western or Chinese massage, facials, and hairdresser in Beauty Salon; Single-seating in Dynasty Dining Hall  includes: full American buffet breakfast, buffet lunch with Western and Chinese selections, evening banquets with Chinese delicacies and Western dishes; complimentary coffee, tea, cold drinks with each meal, local beer included with lunch & dinner.
Captain's welcome cocktail party and farewell banquet
Live entertainment in Yangtze Club featuring traditional performing arts  and cultural costume shows; DJ Disco dancing nightly

Voyage: Chongqing to Yichang(Down Stream: 4 days)

DayTimeEvent & Activities
Day 1 19:00 - 21:00
21:00
     Boarding the ship at Chongqing Chaotianmen Square
                Departing from Chongqing. Dinner is not included.
Day 2 (B, L, D) 08:00
09:00 - 12:00
14:00 - 16:00
18:00
20:00
Briefing on the cruise;
Shore excursion to  Shibaozhai or the Relocation Village;
Cultural activities & lecture Time
Captain's welcome party;
Crew cabaret.
Day 3 (B, L, D) around 11:00
12:30 - 16:30
16:30-18:30
18:00
around 19:00
22:00 - 02:00

Scenic cruising - passing through Qutang Gorge;
Excursion to the Shennv Stream;
Scenic cruising - passing through Wu Gorge;
Capitain’s farewell banquet;
Sail through the Xiling Gorges (west section);
Pass through Three Gorges Dam Ship locks.

Day 4 (B) 07:00-10:30
13:00

Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site , 13:00 Arrive in Yichang.Lunch is not included.

 

 

Voyage: Yichang to Chongqing (Up Stream: 5 days)

DayTimeEvent & Activities
Day 1 19:00 - 21:00 Boarding the ship at Yichang Pier, dinner is not included
Day 2 (B, L, D) 10:00
10:00
12:30 - 15:30
18:00
20:00
16:00 - 20:00

Learning traditional Chinese Taiji boxing. Optional tour to Three Gorges Tribe Scenic Spot(260 yuan p/p) Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam Site. Sailing through Xiling Gorge. Captain's Wellcome Dinner. Victoria costume show.

Day 3 (B, L, D) 08:00 - 12:30
13:00 - 15:30
16:00 - 16:30
Shore excursion to Shennong Stream;
Scenic cruising - sailing through Wu Gorge;
Scenic cruising - sailing through Qutang Gorge
Day 4 (B, L, D) 08:30 - 12:00
18:00

Shore excursion to the Relocation village;
you have the option of visiting White Emperor City(RMB260 per person),

farewell banquet

Day 5 (B) 09:00 After breakfast, arrive in Chongqing Chaotianmen Dock at 9:00am.
 

The cruiser keeps the right to change and adjust the above itinerary in accordance with the temporal weather, navigation situation and other temporary occurrences.

Price Include:
Crusier accommodations, three meals everyday, shore excursions specified on the itinerary. the accommodation is based on one standard bed per person.

Price Excludes:
1.Tips(CNY150/person)

2.Optional services, like airport transfer.

How to Book?
You can book online or by email, tell us your flight number/ arrival time to Chongqing or Shanghai? go downstream or upstream? 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 after your booking. 

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. For airport transfer, the price listed below are made for at least two person. If just one, need to pay 2 times.

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Select Tour Type. Note: following price is for per person
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $457 (2,780CNY)
Chongqing to Yichang, Standard Cabin, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $475 (2,890CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin, Low season(Mar,April,Jun,Jul,Aug,Nov,Dec) : $457 (2,780CNY)
Yichang to Chongqing, Standard Cabin, Peak season(May,Sep,Oct) : $475 (2,890CNY)
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Airport Pick-up Service (Minimum two persons), to Hotel or Cruiser : +$33 (200CNY)
Airport Pickup Service, Transfer to Hotel, or to Cruiser (Single Person) : +$66 (400CNY)
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