Yangtze River Cruise

One of the mightiest rivers in the world, the Yangtze stretches some 3915 miles from the wilds of Tibet across the entire length of China only escaping into the sea on reaching the coastal region near Shanghai. The stretch of the Yangtze that lies between the towns of Chongqing and Wuhan has for many years been renowned as the ultimate place to river cruise due to the dramatic scenery in and around the Three Gorges. It is these gorges that have captured the imagination of visitors like nowhere else and a visit here has to be one of the highlights of a trip to China.

The Victoria Cruises have a fleet of ships travelling on the Yangtze. While some are larger than others, each has the same standard of cabins and on board amenities and all have been extensively renovated in recent years. All cabins have private bathrooms, are fully air-conditioned and have private balconies for viewing the magnificent scenery. 

The 3 night cruise from Chongqing to Yichang is the most popular route, and passes through some of the most dramatic scenery on the river. Sail through the Three Gorges themselves - Qutang, Wu & Xiling - and finally witness the impressive Three Gorges Dam itself, the ambitious and controversial project which has dominated the river since construction began.

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