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Victoria Katarina

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Victoria Katarina Cruise Ship

Victoria Katarina, refurbished in 2017, is the top American managed Yangtze cruise ship benefiting the disabled. Its outstanding services, elegant design and new facilities at high standards all supervised by Victoria Cruises makes this ship a popular choice for international cruise lovers!

2024 Possible Port Change for Special Events in Chongqing: Due to the rapidly decreasing water levels of the Yangtze River and its tributary of the Jialing River in Chongging Port areas, all cruises will not be able to dock in Chongqing for passenger embarkation for downstream cruises and disembarkation for upstream cruises from April 8th to April 14th, 2024. Instead, docking will be available at Fengdu Port. The cruise companies will be providing shuttle bus transfer services between Fengdu Port and Chongging passengers to reach the ship accordingly. (2.5-hour bus ride)

For upstream cruise with DISEMBARKING guests (Yichang to Chongqing)
Passengers will disembark in Fengdu and then take a two-and-a-half-hour bus ride to the entrance of Chongqing Jiangbei Grand Theater (重庆江北大剧院公交车站).(Approx.10:00 am)

For downstream cruise with EMBARKING guests (Passengers will meet cruises' staff (check the poster stand with cruise company's LOGO) at the entrance area of Chongqing Longtousi Tourist Transportation Center (重庆龙头寺游客集中心). From there, a two-and-a-half-hour bus ride to Fengdu will be provided for cruise embarkation. (Shuttle Bus:15:00-17:00)

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Victoria Katarina Overview

Victoria Katarina (MEI WEI KAI DI in Chinese Pinyin) is the top best Victoria Cruises ship sailing on Yangtze River and especially suitable for the disabled, which inaugurated in 2004 and had refurbishment in 2017. It has set a new standard in cruise ship design for Yangtze River cruising!

Featured in both modern and elegant architecture as well as the outstanding service on board, Victoria Katarina takes luxury cruising on Yangtze to a whole new higher level for the better luxurious experience of global travelers, with the finely decorated cabins & suites, floor-to-ceiling glass windows, and private balconies opening up to breathtaking river views and landscape passing the famous Three Gorges. The cruise offers 3 types of cozy rooms all with elegant design and decoration, high standard linen and full appliances for your best sound sleep, and 2 dining rooms for a joyous taste of various flavored food from the world. Besides, the cruise staff specially prepares wonderful cultural activities and night performances to enrich your time onboard. You and your family, couple, friends, colleague, etc. will create a fun trip memory with the reputed American service and excellent public hardware and technologies, including sun deck, gift shop, mahjong room, Yangtze Club bar, lounge, gym room, business center, internet access, and international phone system, etc. Furthermore, Victoria Katarina also considers the needs and enjoyment of everyone and has great and convenient barrier-free facilities for the best convenience of disabled people enjoying on a trip!

  • Maiden Voyage
    Maiden Voyage
  • Refurbished
  • Tonnage
    5780 T
  • Length
    98.6 M
  • Width
    15.2 M
  • Height
    2.5 M
  • Speed
  • Itinerary
  • Capacity
  • Crew
  • Decks
  • Elevators
  • Restaurants
  • WIFI
  • Swimming Pool
    Swimming Pool
  • Laundry Service
    Laundry Service
  • Cabins
  • Private Balcony
    Private Balcony
  • Private Bathroom
    Private Bathroom
  • Hair Dryer
    Hair Dryer
  • VIP Restaurant
    VIP Restaurant

Why Choose Victoria Katarina?

Victoria Katarina

American Service with Foreign Cruise Manager

As the once leading vessel from Victoria Cruises that is the only Yangtze cruise line under American management, Victoria Katarina has professional foreign cruise manager onboard and well-trained English-speaking staff providing satisfying international service and care for each cruise visitor from various places in the world!
Victoria Katarina

Surprise Food Trip with Chef Walter Staib’s Choice

Yangtze River cruise will be filled with lots of joy of delicacy, because it has entrusted the well-known star Chef Walter Staib winning six-time Emmy© Award to redesign the menu for a higher-class of gourmet satisfaction. Abundant sorts of delicious and exquisite Chinese and Western cuisines, snacks and drinks are offered in the three fancy restaurants!
Victoria Katarina

Quality Sanitary & Healthy Voyage

Regular cleaning and sterilizing work is carefully carried on every day on Victoria Cruises ships to offer the best fresh air and clean environment onboard during your cruise. Besides, hand sanitizer prepared at handy locations helps you enjoy a healthier worry-free vacation!
  • Choice of Global Celebrities: Having been chosen by Julie (the daughter of America’s former President Nixon), Robert A. Mundell (the father of Europe currency), Jenna Chan Chennault (global famous Chinese American politician), and more many international celebrities, Victoria Cruises it is the advantageous symbol for your noble statue!
  • Quality Luxury Ship with Honored Awards: Under the strict management of Victoria Cruises which is the Silver Award Winner for the Magellan Awards’ River Cruise Ship category by Travel Weekly and whose seven vessels have all received the coveted five-star rating from the China Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
  • High Quality of Food Safety: Victoria Katarina strictly controls and supervises every step of food preparation and provision to let you enjoy the flavors without any worry anytime onboard. Implementing EU Food Procedures 852/2004 by European Food Safety Authority, the strict international standard for food safety by FDA (Food and Drug Administration), and HACCP, and its high standard of water quality onboard, with advanced machinery equipment.

2024 Victoria Katarina Cruise Routes

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What to Expect on Victoria Katarina?

Schedule of Victoria Katarina

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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 enquire us of the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
    • The cruise prices for holidays such as National Holiday (the first week of October), Labor Day, Spring Festival, etc., are quoted upon request.
    • Limited winter schedules may be adjusted into other dates, cruise ships, etc. based on the arrangement of the cruise company.

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