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Century Legend Cruise Ship

The 196-cabin Century Legend is one of the most modern vessels on China’s Yangtze River and is one of Century Cruises seven-strong fleet.

Catering specifically for western passengers and often chartered by river lines such as Uniworld and Avalon, Century Legend was launched in 2013; the same year as its identical twin, Century Paragon. Described as five-star plus, the vessel is much larger than European riverboats, offering scaled down facilities similar to an ocean ship. It was constructed in the Chongqing Donggang shipyard and designed by Yran & Storbraaten, the Norwegian navel architectural firm that has worked with lines including Seabourn, Disney Cruises, Holland America and Viking.

Amenities include a large indoor swimming pool, salon, fitness center, medical room and, unusually for river vessels, cabins situated on the sun deck.

The cabins located on six of the seven passenger decks and are made up of 156 Deluxe cabins (301 square feet), 34 Executive Suites (415) square feet), four Junior Suites (323 square feet) and two Presidential Suites (1,140 square feet). All have floor-to-ceiling sliding-glass doors that open onto a private balcony, with the exception of the eight Deluxe cabins on the lower Main Deck (Deck 2), which have large panoramic windows that do not open.

There are 32 Deluxe cabins on the Upper Deck (Deck 3), and the most cabins — 66 in total — are on the Promenade Deck (Deck 4), comprising Deluxe, Junior Suites and the two Presidential Suites, situated forward with wraparound balconies, a table, two chairs and two loungers. The Bridge Deck (Deck 5) has 64 cabins, made up of 62 Deluxe and two Junior Suites, and there are 23 Executive Suites on the Observation Deck (Deck 6). The 11 other Executive Suites are on the Sun Deck (Deck 7).

Standard amenities in all cabin categories include a bathtub and shower, sofa, coffee table, desk, hair dryer, quality cotton bed linen and memory foam bed topper, high-definition flat-screen TV, fridge/mini-bar, safe, individual climate control and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. The pair of Presidential Suites have a separate bedroom and living area.

Additional perks for suite guests include butler service, daily snacks and fruit and an Italian coffee maker. Passengers in the Presidential Suites can additionally order room service.

The onboard voltage is 220v, and all power points are of the continental two- or three-pin variety, so U.S., U.K. and other non-mainland European passengers need to bring adapters.

Meals are served at a single sitting in the main Globe restaurant and a la carte restaurant, the latter available exclusively to passengers in the Executive and Presidential suites. Other facilities include the library, a for-fee internet cafe, beauty salon, fitness center, cinema, card room and heated 2,153-square-foot indoor swimming pool. There is an onboard medical center as well as laundry service (both charge fees) and the ship has two exterior scenic elevators. The large lounge, with 12-foot ceilings, hosts evening performances and guest lectures, along with classes in tai chi and the traditional Chinese board game mah-jongg.

The vessel mainly sails on four-night upstream and three-night downstream itineraries between Chongqing and Yichang, including a transit of the Three Gorges Dam lock system and calls at Shibao Pagoda, the Three Gorges of the Daning River and the Three Gorges Dam. Additionally, there are seasonal winter itineraries, including a 10-night cruise from Chongqing to Shanghai.

Century Legend Cruise Ship

Rating: ★ ★ ★ ★ ★ plus
Owned by: Century Cruises
Maiden Voyage: 2013
speed: 24KM/H

Tonnage: 12516 T
Beam: 19.8 M
Draft: 2.8 M
Air conditioning: Central Controled

Manufactured by:Chongqing Dong Gang Ship Yard
Built: 2013
Crew: 150
Capacity: 408

Length: 141.8 M
Deck: 7

Room Type

Number of Cabin
Bed Size
Presidential suite
bathtub & shower
Executive Suite
bathtub & shower
Junior suite
bathtub & shower
Deluxe cabin
bathtub & shower

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Century Legend Cruise Ship

ChengDu WestChinaGo Travel Service
Address:1Building,1# DaYou Lane,,DongHuaMen St, JinJiang District,ChengDu.China 610015
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Century Legend Cruise Ship

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Century Legend Cruise Ship

Yangtze River Cruise–Century Legend Cruise Ship sailing itinerary

From ChongQing To YiChang (4 days 3 nights)

Time Century sailing itinerary schedual
Day 1 Depart Chongqing

Boarding around 7:00pm. Your Yangtze cruise begins at 9:30pm as the ship sails apart Chongqing
19:30-21:00 Embarkation

21:30 Departure in Chongqing

22:00 Embarkation Briefing

Day 2 6: 30-7: 00 Free coffee,tea and pastries

06:30-07:00 Tai Chi exercise

07:00-08:30 Breakfast (Buffet)

8:30 Optional Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City(river conditions permitting)

09:30-11:30 Onboard Activities

12:00-13:30 Lunch (Buffet)

14:00-17:00 Shore excursion—Shibao Pagoda

18:00-19:00 Captain’s welcome party

19:00-20:30 Dinner (Buffet)

21:00 Crew cabaret

Day 3 06:30-07:00 Free coffee,tea and pastries

06:30-07:00 Tai Chi exersice

07:00-08:30 Breakfast (Buffet)

07:30-09:30 Optional tour to The White Emperor City

10:00 (Est.) Cruising Highlights—Qutang Gorge

10:30 Activities

11:45 (Est.)Scenic cruising—Wu Gorge

12:00-13:00 Lunch (Buffet)

13:30-17:30 Shore excursion—Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong/Shennv Stream

18:15 Disembarkation briefing

19:00-20:30 Captain’s farewell dinner

20:30-23:00 Settle the bills

21:00-22:30 Dancing Party / Karaoke Time / Bingo

Day 4 06:30-08:00 Breakfast (Buffet)
08:00-10:30 Shore excursion—Three Gorges Dam Site
11:00 (Est.) Scenic cruising—Xiling Gorge
11:30 Check out
13:00 Disembarkation in Yichang
From YiChang to ChongQing (5 days 4 nights)

Time Century sailing itinerary schedual
Day 1 19:30-22:00 Embarking

22:00 Embarkation Briefing

Day 2 7:15(Est.)Sail through the Xiling Gorge

7:30-9:00 Breakfast (Buffet)

09:00 (Est.) Optional Excursion — Tribe of the Three Gorges

9:30 Onboard Activities

12:00-13:30 Lunch (Buffet)

13:30-16:00 Shore excursion—Three Gorges Dam Site

16:00-17:00 Activities

17:15(Est.)Sails through the ship-locks

18:00-19:00 Captain’s welcome party

19:00-20:30 Dinner (Buffet)

21:00 Crew cabaret

Day 3 06:30-07:00 Free coffee, tea and pastrie
06:30-07:00 Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:30 Breakfast (Buffet)
07:30 (Est.) Scenic cruising—Wu Gorge
08:30-13:00 Shore excursion—Lesser Three Gorges or Shennong/Shennv Stream
13:00-14:30 Lunch (Buffet)
15:00 (Est.) Cruising Highlights—Qutang Gorge
15:30-18:00 Optional tour to The White Emperor City
19:00-20:30 Dinner (Buffet)
21:00 Dancing Party/Karaoke Time / Bingo
Day 4 06:30-07:00 Free coffee, tea and pastries

06:30-07:00 Tai Chi Exercise

07:00-08:30 Breakfast (Buffet)

09:00-12:00 Shore excursion—Shibao Pagoda

12:00-13:30 Lunch (Buffet)

15:00-17:00 Optional Tour – Fengdu Ghost City

18:00 Disembarkation briefing

Shore excursion—Shibao Pagoda

19:00-20:30 Captain’s farewell dinner

20:00-22:30 Settle the bills

20:45 Dancing Party/Karaoke Time / Bingo

Day 5 06:30-08:00 Breakfast (Buffet)
7:30 Check out
08:00 Disembarkation in Chongqing


The above itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions, water level, navigation and seasonal conditions.

If there is additional time, one or two optional shore excursions may be organized according to sailing conditions. The optional shore excursions include White Emperor City, Ghost City, The Tribe of the three Gorges or the Bamboo Forest. The fee for the optional shore excursions is not included in the cruise package.

In case of upgrading or maintenance on the Three Gorges Dam ship locks, or if the flow of the river’s upper reaches exceed 40,000 cubic meter per second during flood season, our ships will instead embark and disembark at Maoping pier, west of the ship locks in Yichang.CENTURY CRUISES will be responsible for the transfer between Maoping and Yichang.

As safety goes first, In case the low water level or unpermitted river conditions effect Century Cruises arrival in the homeport of Chongqing, the ships will embark and disembark in Fuling, where is one and half hours bus ride to Chongqing. Century Cruises will be responsible for the transfer between Fuling and Chongqing.

Shore Excursions:
Once purchased, shore excursions are non-refundable, either in whole or in part. Shore excursions are handled by local ground operators in China, and Century Cruises only acts as their sales agent. Century Cruises has no control over those shore excursions and may not be held liable or responsible for any changes, omissions or accidents that may occur, or for any unforeseen circumstances that arise. Century Cruises is not responsible for any injuries or losses sustained while guests are ashore. Portions of the areas operation for Yangtze cruises are undeveloped and isolated. Docking facilities often are floating barges with gangplanks. Climbing steps and walking is sometimes required on shore. Tipping of river guides, local guides, drivers and boatmen (who are not Century Cruises employees) is not included, and while recommended, is only at your discretion.

Cruise cancellations and itinerary changes by Century Cruises
Every effort is made to adhere to published schedules. However, Century Cruises reserves the right to cancel, advance, postpone, or alter any cruise itinerary or route for any reason, including, but nor limited to “force majeur”, strikes, lockouts, war, government action, riots, terrorism, weather, flood or other river conditions, river traffic, mechanical difficulties, or for any other reason, at any time, and may, but is not obliged to, substitute another vessel or port of call, and shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to passengers by reason of such cancellation, advancement, postponement, alteration or substitution. Century Cruises will not be required to refund any portion of the fare or make other compensation when alterations occur.

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