If you've ever wanted to explore the lush countryside of China's Three Gorges area, a special from Victoria Cruises might make it possible. The two-for-one program is being offered on the Three Gorges Highlights tour, which takes vacationers down the Yangtze River past temples, pagodas and mist-shrouded peaks. The three- or four-night sailings (length of cruise depends on direction) take place between Chongqing and Yichang, China. Passage must be booked by July 15.
Dates: Twice weekly departures from July 20 through Oct. 31
Price: From $880 per couple plus $90 for an excursion package. All meals, port taxes and fees are included. Airfare and port transfers to and from Chongqing or Yichang are not included.