Victoria Cruises joins forces with Avalon Waterways

Victoria Cruises, the pre-eminent cruise line on the Yangtze River, is joining forces with Avalon Waterways, to create the 18-day Fascinating China & Mongolia with Yangtze River Cruise program, one of several new soft adventure itineraries being launched by the Globus family of brands in 2009. Victoria cruises is the exclusive provider of Yangtze River cruise segments for every applicable Avalon Waterways departure.Avalon Waterways’ 18-day Fascinating China & Mongolia with Yangtze River Cruise itinerary features a luxurious five-day sailing along the temple-lined Yangtze River on the lavish, five-star Victoria Anna; accommodations in several world-class properties, including the Hilton Ulaanbaatar in Mongolia, Shangri-La Golden Flower Hotel in Xi’an, and deluxe Westin properties in Shanghai and Beijing.  As a special treat, travelers get to spend one night in the Gobi Desert in an authentic Mongolian Ger Camp.

Also included in the tour price are daily American breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners; intra-tour flights; and a multitude of shore excursions and cultural sightseeing, including:

Shanghai

Yangtze River

Xi’an

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Beijing

Mongolia & The Gobi Desert

Pricing for the 18-day Fascinating China & Mongolia with Yangtze River Cruise program begins at $5,709 per person, double occupancy, and does not include international air transportation.  Globus can provide competitively priced, add-on airfare from most U.S. gateways.

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