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Cruise the Yangtze River in style with the Century Paragon

Enjoy everything the Yangtze River has to offer on the Century Paragon river cruise boat with upstream and downstream river cruise options. The Century Paragon river cruise takes in all the Yangtze River’s highlights, including Fengdu Ghost City, Shi Baozhai Pagoda, White Emperor City, and the awe-inspiring Wu Gorge. Stylish and comfortable, the Century Paragon sets the standard for Yangtze River cruises in terms of service, facilities, and sights. A sustainability success story, this upmarket river cruise boat welcomes a new era in China river cruising. Designed with green technology, the Century Legend provides a relaxing and a wonderful way to experience China’s natural beauty and rich river history.

Cruise boat stats

Maiden voyage 2013
Total cabins 196
Passenger capacity 400
Passenger decks 7
Crew 150

Cruise Information

Room Type Cabins
Presidential suite 2
Executive suite 34
Junior 4
Deluxe cabin 156
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Downstream Itinerary

Day 1 Chongqing in Arrival Board the ship

18:00 – Board the cruise at the Chaotianmen Pier in Chongqing
20:00 – Orientation & Briefing
21:30 – Captain’s Welcome Reception
21:30 – Depart Chongqing

Day 2 Cruise the Yangtze River ( B, L, D ) Shore excursion—Shi Baozhai Pagoda

Optional Shore Excursion: Fengdu Ghost City

Shore Excursion: Shibaozhai Pagoda

Crew cabaret

Day 3 Cruise the Yangtze River ( B, L, D ) Shore Excursion—Shennv Stream

Optional Shore Excursion: White Emperor City

Qutang Gorge

Wu Gorge

Shore Excursion: Shennv Stream

Settle Onboard Account

The Yangtze Pirate Night Show

Day 4 Cruise the Yangtze River + disembark at Yichang (B) Three Gorges Dam

Disembark at Maoping pier in Yichang

Shore Excursion: Three Gorges Dam Site

Shuttle bus transfer to Yichang Three Gorges Center Cruise Terminal

Optional Shore Excursion: Three Gorges Project Ship Lift

Upstream Itinerary

Day 1 Arrival in Yichang Board the ship

18:00 – Board the cruise at the Maoping Pier in Yichang
21:00 – Orientation & Briefing

Note: There is free shuttle bus transfer from Yichang East Train Station and Yichang Three Gorges Tourism Center to the pier.

Day 2 Cruise the Yangtze River(B,L,D) Three Gorges dam

Optional Shore Excursion: Three Gorges Tribe

Optional Shore Excursion: Three Gorges Project Ship Lift

Shore Excursion: Three Gorges Dam

Captain’s Welcome Party

Day 3 Cruise the Yangtze River(B, L, D) Scenic cruising—Wu Gorge

Shore Excursion: Shennv Stream

Wu Gorge

Qutang Gorge

Optional Shore Excursion: White Emperor City

Evening entertainment

Day 4 Cruise the Yangtze River(B, L, D) Shore Excursion—Shibaozhai Pagoda

Shore Excursion: Shibaozhai Pagoda

Settle Onboard Account

The Yangtze Pirate Night Show

Day 5 Disembark at Chongqing(B) Disembark the cruise in Chongqing

Check out and disembark in Chongqing to continue your China travel adventures.

B-- Breakfast L-- Lunch D-- Dinner
Class/Price for Per Person 

Deluxe Cabin

Family Cabin

Executive Suite

Price   489 US$ 1039 US$ / US$
Price Includes.

    Onboard accommodation based on double/twin occupancy in a standard cabin on the second level of cruise boat.

    Admission fees: to sightseeing spots and activities as specified (Shibaozhai, Shennv Stream, Three Gorges Dam).

    Selected onboard activities as specified (Tai Chi, cultural activities, and onboard entertainment).

    Meals: as specified in the itinerary.

    Tour guide: excellent English-speaking guides.

    Transfers: land transfer with drivers as specified.

    Travel Agency Liability Insurance during the tour.

    Government taxes and fees.

Price Excludes.

    Optional shore excursions: Fengdu Ghost City, White Emperor City, Three Gorges Project Ship Lift, Tribe of the Three Gorges.

    Any personal onboard spending of laundry, drink, telex, phone calls, beauty treatments, and other miscellaneous services.

    Gratuities to river guide, service staff and cruise director, and any other personnel.

    Any upgrades to a different floor or cabin.

    Transfer service in Chongqing and Yichang.

    China visa fees.

    This cruise does not include travel insurance. Please purchase travel insurance before your trip to provide for any unforeseen circumstances.

Travel Guide Tips

Ship Facilities

Cabins and suites

Century Paragon has 196 tastefully decorated cabins onboard, all with their own balconies and amenities, including bathroom, a direct dial phone, LCD satellite TV, automatically controlled air-conditioning, and potable water made available through the onboard water purification system.

Restaurants and bars
Onboard you will have access to a number of restaurants and bars, including:

  • Panoramic Restaurant: With floor to ceiling windows, this open seating restaurant located on the second floor can accommodate up to 400 people.
  • Spacious Observation Lounge: Day or night, enjoy a drink while taking in the fantastic view of the river and surrounding landscape.
  • Sundeck Bar: Soak up the sunshine and relax with other travelers in between shore excursions and other onboard activities.

Leisure facilities
Really let yourself unwind on this relaxing river cruise by taking full advantage of the onboard leisure facilities, including:

  • A 2,150 square foot heated indoor swimming pool and spa
  • Public area and sightseeing elevators extended to the B1 deck
  • Seven storey Grand Atrium lobby providing views of the surrounding Yangtze River scenery
  • An unobstructed 12-foot high, multifunctional lounge featuring a centre stage with large LED screen
  • Onboard library with comfortable couches and books to suit all tastes
  • Internet-based, remote-controlled surveillance system
  • Wi-fi coverage throughout the ship (additional requirements can be met at an extra charge).

Important Information

  • All times on the schedule are estimated and are subject to change due to weather and navigation conditions.
  • All shore excursions departure times and duration are approximate and may subject to change if considered unsafe to operate.
  • Downstream (Chongqing/Yichang): Transfers will be provided to the Yichang Cruise Terminal Center arriving at approximately 12:30pm for passengers taking just the morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam, and 1:30pm for passengers taking Three Gorges Dam tour with the optional ship lift excursion if condition permitted.
  • Upstream (Yichang/Chongqing):Option 1: Free shuttle bus service at Yichang East Train Station where original ID (passport) must be presented at the Yichang Tourism Information Center to obtain a coach ticket. Passengers board the shuttle at the bus bay marked“Luxury Cruises Shuttle Bus Center”. Luggage will be stored and transferred on the same coach (transfer is 1.5 hours duration). The shuttle service is available daily from 16:00pm to 21:30pm. For assistance on site in Chinese, please call, 0717-6941940. For English speaking assistance, please call the ship reception directly.Option 2: Free shuttle bus service at Yichang Three Gorges Tourist Center, located opposite Wanda Crown Plaza Hotel (also called No. 9 Pier). Your original ID (passport) is required to obtain a coach ticket. Board the shuttle to Maoping Pier. Luggage is stored and transferred on the same coach (transfer is 1.5 hours duration). Shuttle service is available daily from 16:00pm to 21:30pm. For assistance on site in Chinese, please call +86-15071816140 or for English speaking assistance, please call the ship reception directly. For passengers organizing the transfer between Yichang and Maoping, the suggested cruise embarkation time of upstream is between 18:00- 22:30.
  • As the sailing port is to be finalized, you are advised to call the cruise company before boarding to confirm the specific port of your cruise.
  • The port for disembarking may be adjusted due to weather conditions and water level on the day. Please keep your phone on so we can contact you at all times. It is recommended you to contact or the cruise company on the day of boarding to receive the accurate information about the port.
  • Optional spots listed in the itinerary are not included in the quotation. Passengers must pay separately for these on the cruise. Based on the conditions and general terms of cruise company, passengers are not permitted to leave the ship if they are not taking the optional shore excursion.

Alteration of Itinerary:

If unforeseen circumstance beyond our control require us to make relevant changes to the cruise itinerary, we reserve the right to cancel or change the sailing date, etc. Where it is necessary to change the accommodation, reserves the right to substitute it with accommodation of at least a similar standard. We make changes on the conditions that:

  • Events happened out of our control, such as war, fire, epidemics, health risks, typhoon,earthquake and other actual or potential severe weather conditions, etc. Under these conditions, extra fares will be charged if there any additional costs are incurred.
  • River conditions are subject to change. Due to any potential events, we reserve the right to alter programs to maintain the spirit of the cruise with concern for safety and in response to actual conditions during sailing. Unused services are not refundable.
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