Victoria Cruises, a cruise company sailing China's Yangtze River, has partnered with tour operator Trafalgar to offer a special 10-night "Highlights of China & the Yangtze" itinerary for 2008. The sailing includes five-nights' accommodations in first-class Sheraton properties in Beijing and Xian, two nights in Shanghai's Regal International, and a three-night luxury cruise along the Yangtze. Sights include the Forbidden City and Imperial Palace. Tiananmen Square, the Great Wall, Beijing Opera, the terra cotta warriors, Shanghai's Old Town and the Bund, and the Three Gorges dam site.
Pricing begins at $2,399 per person, excluding international airfare. Departure dates run from March 26 to October 22. Clients have the option of adding Guilin and Hong Kong for Trafalgar's expanded 15-night "Majestic China" program. Call 866-544-4434 or visit http://www.trafalgar.com. (MR)