Victoria Cruises is offering up to 50 percent off of its popular Three Gorges Highlights cruise along the Yangtze River with rates starting at $470 pp dbl for a Private Balcony Superior stateroom ($510 savings pp). Victoria Cruises’ Executive Suites will start at $870 pp dbl during the winter season for savings of $720 pp. Passengers who book these suites will automatically be enrolled in Victoria Cruises’ Luxury Amenities program featuring “white glove” service, enhanced dining privileges, access to exclusive ship areas and complimentary WiFi. Passengers who book a Private Balcony Superior stateroom can add Victoria Cruises’ Luxury Amenities add-on package for an additional $200 pp.
The Three Gorges Highlights special winter savings cruise sails upstream from Yichang to Chongqing on a 5-day itinerary, as well as downstream from Chongqing to Yichang on a 4-day itinerary aboard Victoria Cruises’ lavish five-star vessels. Guests can opt to add on an educational visit to the Three Gorges Dam for $90 pp (inclusive of all standard excursions), where they’ll experience a tranquil sampan (Chinese wooden boat) experience along one of the Yangtze’s scenic tributaries, and an excursion to Shibaozhai, often referred to as “The Pearl of the Yangtze,” where passengers will observe a 12-story wooden pagoda built without the use of a single nail. On board, guests can participate in activities such as tai chi lessons, demonstrations of acupuncture/acupressure and discussions on the Yangtze’s history. Nightly entertainment options include traditional Chinese dance and musical performances. For more information, call (800) 348-8084 or visit victoriacruises.com.