Onboard Programs

Morning tai chi


Tai Chi Chuan is an internal Chinese martial art practiced for both its defense training and its health benefits. “Taiji” refers to a philosophy of the forces of yin and yang, related to the moves.“Chuan” refers to a school or method of boxing or combat. Daily practice of Tai Chi provides mental clarity and a health body, assists with balance and helps the circulation of blood. We offer Tai Chi early mornings to begin the day.



We offer lectures on Chinese history and culture which add insight and depth to the cruise experience. Topics may include the evolution of the dam project and its importance to China, Chinese medicine, poetry by many of the famous Chinese sages, Chinese language, Chinese traditional brush painting, dumpling wrapping, etc. Ongoing narrative on the Three Gorges is also provided by our knowledgeable river guide as we sail.

Tradition Chinese costumes from past dynasties


Bring your cameras and your smiles, as our crew presents some of China's most elaborate fashions dating back to the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD). A variety of traditional costumes from all regions of China will reflect China's cultural diversity

evening show in the Yangtze club


Enjoy evening entertainment in the Yangtze Club, including karaoke, dancing and the Victoria cabaret, in which crew and passengers participate. The cabaret show is an opportunity for passengers to display their talents! It’s a wonderful chance to unwind and enjoy the experience while cruising the Yangtze. If you prefer to simply relax in your cabin, feature films are presented on your cabin television.

enjoy early morning coffee and tea


Early risers may begin the day with a cup of coffee or traditional Chinese tea in the Yangtze club before breakfast. Experience the serenity of the peaceful morning and reflect on your Victoria cruise experience.

Enjoy a cocktail before dinner


During "Happy Hour," enjoy your favorite cocktail at a discounted price in the Yangtze Club, as you unwind from the day's activities.