Century Paragon

Chongqing - Yichang

The new Century Paragon and Century Legend were designed by Yran & Storbraaton, noted Norwegian cruise ship designers, and supervised by EMS and Schiffstechnik Buchloh, two German ship-building firms.

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Century Paragon Ship Facts:

  • Cruise Name: Century Paragon
  • Rating: plus
  • Owned by: Century Cruises
  • Maiden Voyage: 2013
  • Speed: 24km/h
  • Air-Conditioning: Central Controlled
  • Tonnage: 12516 T
  • Built: 2013
  • Length: 141.8m
  • Beam: 19.8m
  • Draft: 2.8m
  • Crew: 150
  • Capacity: 398
  • Deck: 7

Century Paragon innovative design includes:

  • Sun Deck with shade system and lounge chairs
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Multi-functional lounge and two bars
  • Spacious open-seating main dining room
  • Wi-Fi access in public areas
  • Spa and massage facilities
  • Fitness center
  • 7 floor atrium lobby
  • Souvenir Shops
  • Cruise cinema and game room
  • Well stocked library
  • Non-smoking interior
  • English-speaking staff & guides
  • Laundry service
  • 2 Lifts

Deluxe Cabin 28 sq.m

156 Cabins

Junior Suite 30 sq.m

4 Suites

Executive Suite 38.5 sq.m

34 Suites

Presidential Suite 106 sq.m

2 Suites

Why Century Paragon?

Century Paragon is one of the newest and most innovative ships on the Yangtze River, sister ship of Century Paragon. Each ship will have a main restaurant featuring floor-to-ceiling windows, two bars, Wi-Fi throughout, shops, a game room, a library, a card room, and children’s playground. The ship will host lectures about the Three Gorges, cooking demonstrations about traditional Chinese and “hot pot” cooking, and Tai Chi classes every morning. Evenings will feature performances of a professional folklore entertainment troupe.

Cruise Service Charge

In lieu of tipping, the cruise line charges CNY 150 (approximately US $25.00) upon check-in. This service charge does not include a gratuity to our river guide or cruise director, which may be given at passengers’ discretion based on their satisfaction with services received.

Century Cruises Shore Excursions

3 Nights Downstream Chongqing to Yichang


  • Shibaozhai
  • Shen’nv Stream
  • Three Gorges Dam


  • Fengdu Ghost City-CNY 290 per person
  • White Emperor City-CNY 290 per person

4 Nights Upstream Yichang to Chongqing


  • Three Gorges Dam
  • Shen’nv Stream
  • Shibaozhai


  • Three Gorges Tribe-CNY 290 per person
  • White Emperor City-CNY 290 per person
  • Fengdu Ghost City-CNY 290 per person