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Victoria Katarina

Victoria Katarina Cruise Ship

Victoria Katarina, refurbished in 2014, is the second class ship of Victoria Cruises, featured with both elegant design, modern facilities and outstanding service onboard.

Cruise Route:

  • Chongqing - Yichang (4 days 3 nights;)
  • Yichang - Chongqing (5 days 4 nights;)
Price:  $363-$479
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Ship Overview

Inaugurated in 2004 and refurbished in 2014, Victoria Katarina featured in both modern and elegant architecture as well as the outstanding service on board. The private balconies and floor-to-ceiling windows offer you a great view of the passing by gorges. You can either enjoy your spare time in your cabin or in the ship bars and lounges with new friends. The latest technologies, including internet access, fax machine, and international phone system onboard enable you to share the fun of your journey immediately with your family and friends at home during your Yangtze cruise.

  • Maiden Voyage: 2004
  • Refurbished: 2014
  • Gross Tonnage: 5780T
  • Length: 98.6m
  • Beam/Width: 15.2m
  • Speed: 28km/hr
  • Draft: 2.5m
  • Passenger Capacity: 264
  • Crew: 128
  • Total Cabins: 132
  • Decks: 6
  • Elevators: 1
  • Restaurants: 2
  • Itinerary: Chongqing - Yichang; Yichang - Chongqing

Why Choose this Ship?

“Amazing scenery, comfortable accomodations”

We traveled on the Victoria Katarina which is a great choice. Rooms are very comfortable, every one with a small balcony and chairs. Buffet meals were excellent and the staff was very attentive and friendly - and talented as there are two shows provided by the crew during the cruise. Didn't participate in the optional Ghost City tour on the first day but did go on the Empress City optional tour on the second day - highly recommend the tour. Standard tour of Goddess Stream was amazing and not to be missed.

---- Reviewed by Robp28461, North Carolina, December 20, 2018

“China tour June 2016”

We joined MV Victoria Katarina in Chongqing for a four day cruise. At the docks at night in Chongqing all the boats big and small are brightly lit and so lovely to see like a night regatta.

We stopped at the Red pagoda in Shibaozhai which was great walking up to the town lined with street vendors and crossing the wobbly bridge. We climbed 100 steps on wooden stairs to the top of the pagoda and enjoyed the views around. We also took a small boat towards the Goddess Stream and we were entertained by the locals with singing and dancing and at some point joined them with the dancing. On board there is every night entertainment for us in the form of cultural dances and skits by the staff of MV Katarina. There were talks on the history of the Yangtze and a demo on alternative Chinese medicine. I tried acupuncture for the first time for forty pounds. The food was good and the staff are charming and friendly. We sailed through the Three Gorges Dam and we went by bus to admire the largest hydroelectric dam in the world-infamous for the number of people displaced to build it. All in all such an amazing experience and a bucketlist checked for me.

---- Reviewed by Roses_travelgra, Visited in June 2018

Thought I would just post something about the Yangtze cruise we just did. The river cruise itself was just wonderful. So lovely relaxing cruising along the river and seeing the views. We were on the Katarina Cruise boat and we were impressed with it. Though the cabins are not big but for 3 or 4 days this is fine. We did have a very small balcony to sit at and watch the world go by.

Going through the locks was very interesting and the sights during the day are wonderful. If you are doing this cruise take some food on board with you.

---- Reviewed by Watts, Sept.30, 2018

2020 Victoria Katarina 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 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 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.

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