Victoria Cruises Preferred Cruiseline
Victoria Cruises is a US company based in New York which specializes in Yangtze River cruises.
Since 1993, Victoria Cruises has been the leader in luxury river cruising. Based in New York, Victoria Cruises established new standards of excellence for sailing China’s Yangtze River when its first ship edged out of port in 1994. Victoria Cruises has a fleet of seven Five–Star Ultra–Luxury vessels (as designated by the China National Tourism Administration). Their ships are all newly built or structurally rebuilt, and all refurbished with a modern blend of European–Asian design. The architecture emphasizes spacious rooms with modern amenities including private balconies, bathtubs, and cable TV. All ships are fully equipped with wi–fi and international telecommunications systems.
Victoria Cruises’ fleet are named the Victoria Grace, Victoria Lianna, Victoria Selina, Victoria Anna, Victoria Katarina, Victoria Sophia, and Victoria Jenna. Victoria’s vessels range in size from 200 to 400 passengers and are built to international maritime regulation standards. Onboard entertainment includes activities geared towards showcasing the culture of China and its spellbinding Yangtze River – the world’s third–longest river. Among the daytime pleasures: informative lectures, painting demonstrations, acupuncture demonstrations, Tai Chi as well as lessons in the Mandarin language, calligraphy, mah jong and the making of silk kites. In the evening in the elegant Yangtze Club, guests can delight in colorful cultural presentations, traditional fashion shows and the sounds of authentic Chinese music.
China has one the world's great culinary traditions. Passengers will experience the joys of Chinese cuisine, expertly prepared with the highest quality fresh ingredients. Victoria's award winning dining experience is reflective of China's evolving culinary landscape, with a fusion of western dishes.
Meals are served in a single seating in the Dynasty Dining Room.
Sumptuous western & Chinese buffets are offered at breakfast time and lunch. Elegant dinners are served family-style.
Victoria Cruises prides itself on its outstanding service. If you feel our services have met or exceeded your expectations, you may tip our service crew on the ship.
Tipping is strictly voluntary. The general recommendation is $8.00-$10.00 per person, per day, which may be left in the tip box at the front desk of the ship at the end of your sailing. Individual tips for any of the crew who may have provided special services are at your discretion.
Please be advised that our cruise director and river guide do not share in the tips from the tip box.