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Victoria Anna

Victoria Anna Cruise Ship

Victoria Anna, with fine American-management, is the second best ship of Victoria Cruises, remarked as the best-value ship with high quality service among 5-star Yangtze River cruise ships.

Cruise Route:

  • Chongqing - Yichang (4 days 3 nights;)
  • Yichang - Chongqing (5 days 4 nights;)
Price:  $360-$479
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Ship Overview

With fine American-management, Victoria Anna has been one the top class Yangtze Victoria Cruise Ships since it was inaugurated in 2006. In the superior cabins of 21 sq.m, you will have a larger private space than in any other Victoria Ships. All the cabins are outside with private balcony, where you can spend a pleasant time enjoying the beauty of the gorges passing by.

The whole ship is fully air-conditioned, equipped with 2 elevators with access to all decks. Two restaurants onboard (a single-seating main dining room and an a la carte restaurant on the top deck) offering kinds of western and Chinese food for three meals a day. And there are international phone, fax and internet access onboard, so that you can contact and share your cruising experiences with your friends and family easily.

  • Maiden Voyage: 2006
  • Refurbished: 2017
  • Gross Tonnage: 6200T
  • Length: 106m
  • Beam/Width: 16.6m
  • Speed: 28km/hr
  • Draft: 2.6m
  • Passenger Capacity: 266
  • Crew: 138
  • Total Cabins: 133
  • Decks: 6
  • Elevators: 2
  • Restaurants: 2
  • Itinerary: Chongqing - Yichang; Yichang - Chongqing

Why Choose this Ship?

Considering that the Victoria Anna is a river cruiser, it has excellent facilities. It has two restaurants. In deck 2 is the large Dynasty dining room for all the passengers except those in Deck 5 suites. On Deck 6 is the A la Carte Dining Room reserved for those travelling in suites or those who have paid an extra amount to access this restaurant. The name of the restaurant is misleading. There was no a la carte menu at least when I was travelling. All meals were buffets.

There are two elevators which go up to Deck 5. There is a flight of stairs to reach Deck 6 and the A la Carte Restaurant. There is a three-story atrium lobby – from Deck 2 to Deck 4. The reception is on Deck 2 while on the other two levels of the atrium are gilt shops. On Deck 5 is the Yangtze club – a fairly large lounge with bar and where all the lectures and performances are held. Next to the Yangtze club is the chamber of the ship doctor Dr Xu and adjacent to it the massage room. On deck 5 there are two games room mainly for Mah-jong. On deck 1 is the gym. All the cabins have private balconies and TV.

---- Reviewed by Sen1947, India, Visit July 2018

“Enjoyable 3 night Yangtze cruise on Victoria Anna”

We really enjoyed our 3 night Yangtze Cruise on Victoria Anna. The boat was great - not too crowded and the room (no upgrade) was clean and comfortable with nice big glass doors to see the views. The included activities were fun, and we also enjoyed going ashore on our own when we could despite being told in the daily notes that we couldn’t! We enjoyed meeting the other guests seated at our table, and the food was plentiful and pleasant. We were lucky with the weather – although it was quite hot, it didn’t actually rain during our trip. It was great being able to sit out on the covered deck in front of the Yangtze Club and watch the passage through the gorges with a nice breeze blowing to keep us cool.

Booking the cruise through Yangtze Cruises was easy and they kept in touch until we left for China. We followed their notes on getting our own taxis to and from the ship and had no trouble. We would definitely recommend a cruise on Victoria Anna to our friends and family - great value for money.

---- Reviewed by All4it, Brisbane, Australia, Visited July 2018

“Amazing Yangtze cruise”

We sailed the Victoria Anna, from Chongqing to Yichang on 17 May. We were celebrating our 30th Wedding anniversary. Along with us was our uncle from NJ. Being our first holiday in China & taking the cruise we were quite excited and also looking fwd to a few challenges, we were all vegetarians. Bertina Li helped me from the beginning with the bookings, replying promptly to all our queries, and most importantly taking care of our specific needs.

Victoria Anna is a fairly good vessel, and the crew really took good care of us. We had mentioned to the crew that we are vegetarians and they ensured that we had a good veggy selection at each meal. The entertainment on board was also very cheerful and every act was graceful.

Before disembark we had asked them to book a cab to the airport which they promptly did.

---- Reviewed by Srinivasan I, Visited May 2018

2020 Victoria Anna Cruise Routes

  • 3 Nights & 4 Days Chongqing - Yichang Cruise

    Most popular downstream itinerary to see the best significant mountains and gorges of Yangtze.

    Destinations: Jade Emperor Scenic Area, Shennv Stream, Three Gorges Dam Site...

  • 4 Nights & 5 Days Yichang - Chongqing Cruise

    Another classic upstream route to appreciate the golden section of Yangtze with a more leisure pace.

    Destinations: Three Gorges Dam Site, Shennong Stream, Jade Emperor Scenic Area...


Schedule of Victoria Anna

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    Please Note:
    • The above price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing.
    • The prices are valid by Dec.31 of the year.
    • Please enquiry for the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
    • Please quote us for the price may change during China's Golden Week (the first week of October) and Spring Festival.
    • Limited winter schedules may be adjusted into other dates, cruise ships, etc. based on the arrangement of the cruise company.

    Questions & Discussions

    Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

    Romance of the three kingdoms
    Is there any way to get a video of this. It was amazing!!! We saw it on our cruise in Sept!!
    2020-01-06 14:02
    Hi Linda,
    Greetings from China! Really glad to know that you have enjoyed the great show Romance of the Three Kingdoms during your cruise vacation in September. About the live show, I found onnly two videos on Youtube, but not the official type.
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mkNummffGN4 (less than 1 minute)
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=smHYgLQctgY (more than 10 minutes)

    Wish you a nice day!
    Laundry Service
    Is there laundry service on the ship?
    2019-03-07 08:59
    Hi Sydney,

    Thanks for your message! Yes, Victoria Anna offers the laundry service onboard. If you need such kind of service, just put your clothes into the laundry bag in your room and tell the reception desk, and then the staff will come to your room and collect your clothes to do laundry. After it is finished, the staff will send your clothes back to your cabin.
    Laundry service needs extra payment, which is charged by piece of your clothes. To know the detailed price, please ask the staff onboard for help.

    Wish you a nice cruise trip!
    What does amenities package include.
    We will be on tour Tues May 7. We have upgraded our room to bridge deck superior with amenities. What does that include? What is the difference from a main deck superior cabin? Thank you.
    2019-01-04 10:07
    Dear Ada,

    Thanks for your question! Compared with a main deck superior cabin, you can have a better view of the scenery at your bridge deck superior cabin. Besides, you can enjoy your meal onboard at the VIP Dining Room on the 5th floor after the upgraded, which has a better dining environment.

    Wish you a wonderful trip on Victoria Cruises ship in China!
    is it customary to tip staff on board
    2018-08-23 02:16
    Hello Winter,

    Thanks for your question! Yes, onboard Victoria Anna (and almost all other 4 to 5-star ships) there is a compulsory ship tip which is required to be paid when checking in at the reception counter; it is the regulation of the ship companies. The tip amount differs from different cruise lines and will be specified in our confirmation letter, please kindly note this so that inconvenience can be avoided. For more questions and ship booking, please feel free to let us know.

    Wish you a wonderful ship experience in China!
    Thanks for your reply Carrie, however you have missed the point of my question.......There is a major mistake in the copy showing a selection of dishes on the menu.....Instead of shredded chicken it reads SHREDDED CHILDREN. ....!!!!
    2018-02-24 02:31
    Hi Anne,

    We are very sorry for our spelling mistakes on the web site. Many thanks for letting us know about that typo, and we have already corrected the typing. The name of the dish is actually “shredded chicken” which is really delicious.

    Thank you again and hope you enjoy your sailing on the Yangtze River!
    Not a question, but an observation.......While looking at the sample menu shredded children are on offer, I'm hoping that is a typo and that children are not offered up. Lol
    2018-02-22 21:03
    Dear Anne,

    Thank you for the message. Are you wondering about the dishes for children onboard Victoria Anna? The cruise company prepared many kinds of Chinese and Western food and beverages for the three meals during your cruise. Besides the main courses, appetizers, and others, you could choose from the cakes, porridges, congees, milk, yogurt, juice, fresh fruits and salads, and some other dishes, so both you and your children would enjoy your dining time there. Also, if you need, you could tell the front desk in advance for at least one day to cook some special food for your children, and such service needs some extra charge.

    Wish you a memorable cruising on Victoria Anna!

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