Victoria: Anna Cruiser, Yangtze River Cruise Tour

Departure: March ~ November. Start from Chongqing or Yichang

Cruiser Description

Victoria Anna once again raised the bar for luxury cruising on the Yangtze when it was inaugurated in 2006. The Victoria Anna is the Yangtze's largest and most luxurious ship. Facilities include two restaurants (a single-seating main dining room, and an a la carte restaurant on the top deck), two elevators, a three-story atrium lobby, two lounges, three bars, a gym, lecture room, library, beauty salon, massage room, and gift shop.
The Victoria Anna has the most suites of any ship on the Yangtze River, and all cabins have private balconies. The Anna is equipped with internet access, and cabins have HBO and CNN broadcasts.

How to aboard cruisers in Chongqing and Yichang? 

 

Cruise Itinerary

Day 1  Chongqing

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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 Jade Emperor

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Anna

Early bird coffee and tea from 6:30 to 7:00. Meanwhile, practice Tai Chi exercise.  Have buffet breakfast (7:00-8:30). Shore excursion to Fengdu "Jade Emperor" at about 8:00. Afterwards, You can choose to take an optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (CNY295 per person), which is known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill.

Have buffet lunch at 12:00.
In the afternoon, you can join the activities on the cruise.
Then there will be a Captain's Welcome Reception(17:15 - 18:00). Buffet dinner from 18:00 to 20:00.
At 19:00, there will be an optional shore excursion-FengYan SanGuo "Romance of the Three Kingdoms" Show(CNY295 per person). Enjoy a visual feast and get to know Chinese history.

Day 3  Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge, Goddess Stream

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Anna

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 8:00, 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.

Then take a shuttle bus to Yichang. At about 12:30, arrive at Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal. That's the end of the tour.

Optional shore excursion(CNY295 per person): Ferry sailing through Three Gorges Project Ship's elevator. 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).

Note: Please note that all arrival and departure times, shore excursions & lectures are subject to change due to weather, river conditions and permission, from the navigational authorities.

Day 1  Yichang

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Meet at Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal (16:30-20:00). 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 Anna

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 Three Gorges Tribe or Hometown of Qu Yuan(CNY295 per person)

Buffet lunch at noon.

In the afternoon, 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.

Optional shore excursion(CNY295 per person): Ferry sailing through Three Gorges Project Ship's elevator. 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 shore excursion, you can join the activities on the cruise. 

Then there will be a Captain's Welcome Reception(18:15-19:00). 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 Anna

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

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 8:30, transfer to a boat to visit Shennong Stream(2.5 hours).

Buffet lunch after the shore excursion.

After lunch at 12:45, 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. Then sail through Qutang Gorge, the shortest (5 miles), narrowest (500 feet), and most dramatic gorge.

Later 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 Fengdu Jade Emperor

breakfast + lunch + dinner included Anna

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

Join the activities on the cruise.

Have buffet lunch at 12:00.

In the afternoon, shore excursion to Fengdu "Jade Emperor". Afterwards, You can choose to take an optional shore excursion to Fengdu Ghost City (CNY295 per person), which is known for its statues of ghosts and devils on Mingshan Hill.

Captain's Farewell Banquet at 19:00. Settle accounts in the evening.

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.

Note: Please note that all arrival and departure times, shore excursions & lectures are subject to change due to weather, river conditions and permission, from the navigational authorities.

Note: The itinerary above is subject to change by the cruise company owing to the bad weather, water level, temporary navigation control and prohibition and other seasonal conditions. The itinerary is for reference only.
In case of maintenance on the Three Gorges Dam ship locks, or if the flow of the river’s upper reaches exceed 40,000 cubic meter per second during flood season, our ships will instead embark and disembark at Maoping pier, west of the ship locks on the outside of Yichang. The cruise company will be responsible for the transfer between Maoping and Yichang.

Superior Cabin
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Executive Cabin
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Deluxe Suite
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Shangri-la Suite
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6F: Pinnacle Deck
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5F: Observation Deck
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4F: Promenade Deck
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3F: Bridge Deck
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2F: Main Deck
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1F: Bottom Deck
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Facilities

  • Safety Deposit
  • Beauty Salon
  • Observation Deck
  • Gym
  • Health Clinic
  • Sauna
  • Children's Playground
  • Library
  • Bar/Cafe
  • Free Mineral Water
  • Massage
  • Business Center
  • Shops
  • Card Room
  • Live Entertainment
  • Conference Hall
  • Television
  • Jacuzzi
  • Games Room
  • Disco
  • Smoking Room
  • Chinese and Western Restaurant
  • Central Air Conditioning
  • Multifunction Hall
  • Karaoke
  • 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.

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Ist was a very exciting Tour and very comfortable   more..

Rating: 5 of 5 Stars! [5 of 5 Stars!] by ,

++ Friendly staff on board + Good Food, also a selection of Western Breakfast offers ++ Cabin and Cabin staff - - Upfront the trip, I contacted the Victoria Desk by phone (number was given in the confirmation email). Our question was when we can expect to leave the boat upon Arrival in Yichang. I was told   more..

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!] by ,

Have got a very committed crew and staff. The service is really good.  more..

Rating: 4 of 5 Stars! [4 of 5 Stars!] by ,

Reply :    hello,  what is your nationlity is it from chongqing to yichang or yichang to chongqing
Reply :    Hello,     For down stream Cruiser from Chongqing to Yichang on September 18th, Victoria Anna is available, and the price for Superior Room is 2,800CNY ($443) Per Person     You let us know if you have any questions      
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