The coming of Century Paragon & Legend (sister ships) in 2013 has marked a new level of comfort on luxury Yangtze cruising. Innovative features like the 7-deck grand atrium lobby & sightseeing elevators, the over 2000 sq. ft. indoor swimming pool, the advanced E-propulsion system, will surely give you an amazing Yangtze Cruise experience.
Century Paragon, one of the newest 5-star ships on Yangtze River, was made her first voyage in 2013. It was supervised by EMS and Schiffstechnik Buchloh, two of the foremost ship-building experts from Germany. The state-of-the-art-ships were built with technologies to further enhance the travelers’ experience: e-propulsion and rudder propeller systems make for better steerage and less noise and vibration, while low-emission, “green” practices have been put in place for sustainability and “healthy cruising” environments.
As you embark on the luxury and elegant cruise, the friendly, English-speaking crew will welcome you aboard in the stunning 7-story atrium lobby. You’ll enjoy every moment when you stay onboard from the modern facilities to the highest level of service. This will be a completely new cruise experience on Asia’s longest river!
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What's included in your cruise?
The following items are included in your Yangtze River cruise fare. There is no need to pay onboard.
Entrance Fees: The arranged shore excursions listed in the itinerary of your cruise ship;
Meals: The daily meals (specified with “B”, “L” or “D”) on your cruise ship;
Cabins: A bed in the cabin as specified in the itinerary. You could enjoy your room during daytime and night. Usually,
Chongqing to Yichang for 3 nights onboard;
Yichang to Chongqing for 4 nights onboard;
Activities & Lectures: Captain Welcome Party, cabaret shows, fashion shows, Chinese Yangtze culture and history lectures, Captain Farewell party;
Cleaning: room cleaning service every day;
Local guides for the arranged shore excursions;
Accident Injury Insurance;
Service Charge & Government Taxes.
What's excluded in your cruise?
The following items are excluded in the cruise fare. If you want to enjoy the services, you need to pay extra fees accordingly.
Transfers: Between airport/hotel and cruise terminal in each city not specified in the itinerary;
Optional Shore Excursions: Different cruise companies have different price for per person per optional land tour.
Victoria Cruises are for 295 RMB, except Quyuan Birthplace for 220 RMB, Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift for 218 RMB;
Century Cruises are for 290 RMB, except Quyuan Birthplace for 220 RMB, Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift for 218 RMB;
President Cruises are for 280 RMB;
Yangtze Gold Cruises are Shibaozhai Pagoda for 220 RMB, White Emperor City 290 RMB, and Small Lesser Three Gorges for 150 RMB, Feng Yan San Guo show for 290 RMB, Tribe of Three Gorges for 290 RMB, and Three Gorges Dam Ship Lift for 218 RMB;
Yangtze Explorer Cruise are Baiheliang Underground Museum for 150 RMB, and Feng Yan San Guo show for 290 RMB;
Changjiang Cruises are for 290 RMB.
Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, clinic service, faxes, telephone calls, spa, salon, shopping, Internet, DVDs etc.
Meals: Any meals which are not specified with "B", "L", or "D".
Single Room Supplement: If you want to stay in one cabin (usually two beds in one cabin) on your own, you need to pay higher than one room shared with another.
Gratuities: there is a mandatory tip required to be paid when checking in the cruise, you can pay at the ship reception counter. Volunteer tips to river guide, cruise director and staff onboard.
Ship Travel Tips
1. Almost all the 4 to 5-star ships require a compulsory ship tip which is required to be paid when checking in at the reception counter; it is the regulation of the ship companies which passengers are supposed to follow. The tip amount differs from different cruise lines and will be specified in our confirmation letter, please kindly note this so that inconvenience can be avoided.
2. Tipping Special Note: All passengers on New Century Cruises are required to pay $23/RMB150 per person as service charge. The service charge is payable when they check out for disembarkation.Customer request a specific deck need an additional fee (RMB200-RMB600) based on the floor of ship.
3. Price may higher during the Chinese National Holiday from 29th Sep to 7th Oct, higher than the above list price ($150-$250 up), please contact your travel advisor for details.he itinerary.