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Century Paragon and Century Legend are deluxe sister ships that took their maiden voyages in 2013, making them amongst the newest cruise ships on the Yangtze River. We feel that they offer guests outstanding value for a luxury 5 star standard cruise. The staff are extremely helpful and attentive and there is a range of on-board cultural activities and facilities.  Chinese and western cuisine is served at meal times and the itineraries in both directions allow for a large degree of flexibility. All bedrooms come with ensuite showers, desk, seating area and a private balcony.

See below for images, cabins, deck plan and downstream and upstream itineraries.

  • Cabins
  • Route
  • Boat Specification
  • Deck Plans
Deluxe Cabin

Deluxe Cabin

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Executive Suite

Executive Suite

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Presidential Suite

Presidential Suite

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Chongqing to Yichang

Cruise through the glorious scenery of the Three Gorges, with plenty of time to relax and soak in the views and twice-daily shore excursions.

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Yichang to Chongching

Take the same itinerary through the Three Gorges in reverse. A more leisurely pace allows for more time to enjoy the views and cultural activities.

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Boat Specification

Key Facts & Figures:

  • Capacity: 398 passengers
  • Crew: 150
  • Passengers to crew ration: 2.6
  • Decks: 7
  • Deluxe Cabins: 156
  • Junior Suites: 4
  • Executive Suites: 34
  • Presidential Suites: 2
  • Speed: 24km/h

Key facilities:

  • Observation lounge
  • Panoramic restaurant
  • A la carte restaurant
  • Cinema
  • 360 degree sun deck
  • Sundeck bar
  • Swimming pool & fitness centre
  • Fitness centre
  • Health clinic
  • Library
  • Internet cafe

Deck Plans

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