Yangtze Tour Offerings

J.L. Erickson Two of the leading Yangtze River cruise providers are offering a variety of special winter offers, with Victoria Cruises offering savings of more than 40 percent on some cruises and Ritz Tours creating a special 11-day Affordable Yangtze Adventure program. Victoria Cruises’ offerings i

By: J.L. Erickson

Two of the leading Yangtze River cruise providers are offering a variety of special winter offers, with Victoria Cruises offering savings of more than 40 percent on some cruises and Ritz Tours creating a special 11-day Affordable Yangtze Adventure program.

Victoria Cruises’ offerings include a Three Gorges sailing via its four-day/three-night downstream ChongqingYichang cruise or its five-day/four-night upstream Yichang Chongqing cruise with rates starting at $450 per person, standard cabin. Rates include accommodations, meals, entertainment, on-board lectures and port taxes and are valid for departures December through mid-March.

An eight-day/seven-night Chongqing-Yichang-Chongqing cruise starts at $800 per person, standard cabin for departures December through mid-March and offers daily shore excursions to showcase an in-depth Yangtze River experience. Travelers experience the Three Gorges and Three Gorges Dam project as well as a variety of cities along the Yangtze’s banks.

Rates are per person, based on double, and are subject to space availability. Shore excursions cost extra ($60 per person on the Three Gorges Highlights cruise and $175 per person on the Three Gorges Explorer program).

Meanwhile, Ritz Tours’ new 11-day Affordable Yangtze Adventure winter special starts at $1,299, plus taxes, per person, based on double, and includes roundtrip airfare from Los Angeles, hotel accommodations, sightseeing and more.

The journey begins with one night in Chongqing before embarking on an eight-day, roundtrip Yangtze River sail with Victoria Cruises. Upon arrival back in Chongqing following the cruise, guests spend the day at leisure in the picturesque mountain city known for its legendary panda zoo and savory “Hot Pot” recipe.

Departures are available December through early March.

www.ritztours.com
www.victoriacruises.com

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