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New Century Cruises

Discount Cruise Rate in 2019 (Based on double occupancy)

Century Sun
Sailing Date: Chongqing - Yichang (Downstream), Yichang - Chongqing (Upstream)
Season High Season
Shoulder Season
Downstream USD389.00 USD359.00
Upstream USD389.00 USD359.00
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Century Diamond
Sailing Date: Chongqing - Yichang (Downstream), Yichang - Chongqing (Upstream)
Season High Season
Shoulder Season
Downstream USD389.00 USD359.00
Upstream USD389.00 USD359.00
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Century Paragon & Century Legend
Sailing Date: Chongqing - Yichang (Downstream), Yichang - Chongqing (Upstream)
Season High Season
Shoulder Season
Downstream USD489.00 USD439.00
Upstream USD489.00 USD439.00
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Cruise Itinerary

Day Times Events
1 16:30-20:00 pm Leave Chongqing
2 15:00-17:30 pm Shore excursion to the Shibaozhai
3 11:00-16:30 pm Sailing through Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge; Excursion to Shennv stream
4 8:00 am Disembark at Maoping Port
08:00-11:00 am Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam site, bus transfer to Yichang
12:30 am Say goodbye at the Three Gorges Tourist Center in Yichang city
Day Times Events
1 19:00-21:30 Take free shuttle bus from Yichang City to Maoping Port; Pre-boarding and Reception
2 08:30-11:30 am Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site
11:30 am Leave Maoping Port
20:30 pm Captain's Welcome Party
3 07:30 am-15:00 pm Sailing through Wu Gorge; Visit the Shennv stream; Sail through Qutang Gorge
4 08:30-11:00 am Shore excursion to the Shibaozhai
5 08:30 am Disembark Chongqing

Cruise Ship Information

Chongqing New Century Cruise Co., Ltd. was founded in 1994. With more than 10 years of development, the corporation has now become a large modern comprehensive tourism group, which mainly manages the foreign-related luxury cruises on Yangtze River. The corporation is committed to the business expansion of high-end leisure tourism. It owns four large cruise ships, respectively named as "Century Sun", "Century Diamond", "Century Paragon" and "Century Legend", which are the latest five-star cruise ships on Yangtze River. All the cruises are designed by the European shipbuilders since 2003. The corporation has been hailed as "the most dynamic cruise corporation on the Yangtze River" by New York Times. It also has the most cruise ships with the double sightseeing elevator.

The spacious rooms here are designed with independent viewing balcony, and the unique style of relaxing water environment makes mountains and water, man and nature harmonious unities. You will enjoy the beautiful landscape of both sides on the sun deck, which will provide you infinite comfort and leisure. All the cruises are equipped with the European leading service system, and we choose bedding and toiletries for all rooms by the five-star Hilton Hotel standard. We pursue the idea of "leading products with high-quality" and set "leisure and comfort" as our goal to promote the construction of five-star luxury cruises of the new generation, which absorbed the advanced ideas and humanity design of the international ocean cruise and European inland river cruise. And the corporation is the only one with the five-star luxury cruises of the new generation on the Yangtze River. The products of the corporation are leading the way in its design, technology, function and luxurious appearance. Through over ten years' hard struggle and accumulation, the issuers now are in the leading position in the hardware capabilities, service management, market share, load factor and passenger numbers of a single cruise per year. The brilliant and unique art shows with various entertainment arranged on the cruises will make your vacation more meaningful, and taking cruise is considered to be one of the best ways to enjoy the beautiful scenery in China and to explore the Chinese history.

  • Library
    Conference Room
  • Business Center
    Business Center
  • Standard twin cabin
    Standard twin cabin
  • Restaurant


Cruise Ships Century Star Century Sun Century Sky Century Paragon Century Legend
Star-Rating 5-star 5-star 5-star 5-star 5-star
Year Built 2003 2005 2005 2013 2013
Renovated 2009 2011 2010 / /
Total Passenger 186 306 306 398 398
Elevator / yes yes 2 2
Deluxe Cabins 84 143 143 156 156
Area (sq m) 22 25.9 25.9 28 28
Junior Suites 7 4 4 4 4
Area (sq m) 26.5 30 30 30 30
Deluxe Suites / 6 6 / /
Area (sq m) / 35.6 35.6 / /
Executive Suite / / / 34 34
Area (sq m) / / / 38.5 38.5
President Suites 2 / / 2 2
Area (sq m)  74 / / 106 106
Balcony Yes Yes    Yes Yes Yes