Century Sun is a sister cruise ship of the Century Sky that is built specifically for western tourists. This cruise ship offers a unique experience on the Yangtze River for visitors from all over the world who prefer a rather familiar outlook for traveling.

Century Sun 2020 Sailing Schedules:

3 Nights Chongqing to Yichang: every Friday (Feburary 07 ~ Feburary 28)

3 Nights Chongqing to Yichang: every SundayMarch 08 ~ November 22)

3 Nights Chongqing to Yichang: every Friday (December 04 ~ December 25)

4 Nights Yichang to Chongqing: every Monday (Feburary 03 ~ Feburary 24)

4 Nights Yichang to Chongqing: every Wednesday (March 11 ~ November 25)

4 Nights Yichang to Chongqing: every Monday (December 07 ~ December 28)

Century Sun 2020 Online Bookings:

Before You Book

** The Online Booking is for the basic category Deluxe Cabin (with Private Balcony), and deck upgrade options are available in Add-ons. If you are interested in other cabin categories such as Executive Suite & Presidential Suite on booking, please inquire info@yangtze.com or use the Contact Us form.

* Child Price (child age between 2-11 years old) is based on adding 1 Extra bed as the 3rd passenger or traveling with 1 adult as the 2nd Passenger.

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Century Sun Ship Facts:

  • Ship Name: Century Sun
  • Rating:
  • Owned by: Century River Cruises, Chongqing
  • Maiden Voyage: 2006
  • Speed: 26km/h
  • Air-Conditioning: Central Controlled
  • Tonnage: 8359 T
  • Built: 2006
  • Length: 126.8m
  • Beam: 17.2m
  • Draft: 2.7m
  • Crew: 150
  • Capacity: 306
  • Deck: 5

Century Sun innovative design includes:

  • Sun Deck with lounge bar
  • Multi-functional lounge
  • Spacious main dining room
  • Spa and massage facilities
  • Fitness center
  • 5 floor atrium lobby
  • Souvenir Shops
  • Well stocked library
  • Non-smoking interior
  • English-speaking staff & guides
  • Laundry service
  • 2 Lifts
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Why Century Sun ?

Century Sun cruise ship, a sister cruise ship of the Century Sky, is built specifically for western passengers. This cruise ship offers a unique experience on the Yangtze River for visitors from all over the world who prefer a somewhat familiar outlook for traveling.

Yangtze River is one of the longest rivers in the world. Since this river is in China, you can expect to see many great things during your cruise on the Century Sun. If you need one good reason to take this cruise ship, it will be that: only Century Sun knows what you expect to experience and give you more than that.

The ship herself is a delight, with excellent artwork inside, exquisitely decorated lobbies. The cabins are comfortably stylish and offer a great view of the Three Gorges you are traveling through from your private balcony. Nonetheless, with a five-star standard, the cabins have everything that you can expect in a five star Yangtze River cruise ship.

Along the shorelines, you will see many marvels of the Chinese culture that make China one of the best places to visit during your holidays. No matter what time of the year it is, you can find Century Sun cruise ship bring you the ride of your lifetime.

It is not a tedious journey where the fun part is only at the places where the cruise docks. Onboard attractions are something to keep yourself busy throughout your day and during the nights. You can enjoy a calm time while enjoying a drink on the top deck bar or kick off with your party shoes on the onboard parties. You could also enjoy the onboard facilities, such as SPA, massage rooms, and plenty more to give you your strength back.

On the Century Sun cruise ship, you will not miss your home because this moving city on the river offers you a complete enjoyment package in a home-like environment.

Deluxe Cabin 25.90 sq.m

143 Cabins

Junior Suite 30 sq.m

4 Suites

Deluxe Suite 35.6 sq.m

6 Suites

Additional Cruise Service Charge

In lieu of tipping, the cruise line charges CNY 150 (approximately US $22.00) 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

Included:

  • Shibaozhai
  • Shen'nv Stream
  • Three Gorges Dam

Optional (for purchase onboard):

  • Fengdu Ghost City-CNY 290 per person
  • White Emperor City-CNY 290 per person
  • Ship lift Tour-CNY 290 per person

4 Nights Upstream Yichang to Chongqing

Included:

  • Three Gorges Dam
  • Shen'nv Stream
  • Shibaozhai

Optional (for purchase onboard):

  • Three Gorges Tribe-CNY 290 per person
  • Ship lift Tour-CNY 290 per person
  • White Emperor City-CNY 290 per person

Century Sun Cruise Itineraries: 3 Nights & 4 Nights

CHONGQING to YICHANG Downstream Itinerary (3 Nights)
DAY 1
19:00-20:00Embarkation at Chaotianmen Pier, Chongqing
21:00-21:30Embarkation Safety briefing
21:30Set Sail
DAY 2
06:30-07:00Early Bird Morning coffee & tea; Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:30Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-10:30Optional excursion: Fengdu "Ghost City" (CNY 290 per person)
09:00-12:00Cultural activities;
12:00-13:30Lunch (buffet)
15:00-17:00Shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda
18:15-19:00Captain's Welcome Party (Smart Casual is Required)
19:00-20:30Dinner (buffet)
21:00-22:00Crew Cabaret Show
DAY 3
06:30-07:00Early Bird Morning coffee & tea; Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:30Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-10:30Optional excursion: White Emperor City (CNY 290 per person)
11:30 (Est.)Scenic cruising -- Qutang Gorge
12:00-13:30Lunch (buffet)
13:30 (Est.)Scenic cruising -- Wu Gorge.
14:00-16:30Shore excursion to Goddess Stream (Shen'nv Stream)
19:00-20:30Dinner (buffet)
20:30-23:00Settle the bills
21:00-22:00Evening Entertainment
DAY 4
Regular Schedule
06:30-08:00Breakfast (buffet)
08:00-11:00Disembark at Maoping Pier.
Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam.
Shuttle to Yichang.
12:30 (Est.)Arrive at Yichang Sanxia Tourist Center (near Wanda Plaza).
Schedules with Optional Tour
06:30-07:45Breakfast (buffet)
07:45 (Est.)Disembark at Maoping Pier.
Optional excursion: Ship-lift Tour (CNY 290 per person);
10:00 (Est.)Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam.
Shuttle to Yichang.
13:30 (Est.)Arrive at Yichang Sanxia Tourist Center (near Wanda Plaza).
YICHANG to CHONGQING Upstream Itinerary (4 Nights)
DAY 1
16:30-20:00Board the cruise ship at Maoping Pier, Yichang.
** Complimentary cruise shuttle available departing from Yichang Sanxia Tourist Center.
21:00-21:30Embarkation Safety briefing
DAY 2
06:30-07:00Morning coffee & tea, Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:00Breakfast (buffet)
07:30-12:00Optional excursion: Three Gorges Tribe (CNY 290 per person)
12:00-13:30Lunch (buffet)
14:30-17:00Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam
*OPTIONAL*If join the optional tour of the Three Gorges dam ship lift:
14:30-16:30Shore excursion to Three Gorges Dam.
16:30-18:00Optional excursion: Ship-lift Tour (CNY 295 per person)
18:30Set Sail;
Scenic cruising - Xiling Gorge (West Section)
18:30-20:00Dinner (buffet)
20:30-21:15Captain's Welcome Party (Smart Casual is Required)
DAY 3
06:30-07:00Morning coffee & tea, Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:15Breakfast (buffet)
08:30-11:30Shore excursion to Goddess Stream
11:30 (Est.)Scenic cruising -- Wu Gorge.
12:00-13:30Lunch (buffet)
15:00 (Est.)Scenic cruising -- Qutang Gorge
15:30-18:00Optional excursion: White Emperor City (CNY 290 per person)
19:00-20:30Dinner (buffet)
21:00-22:00Evening Entertainment
DAY 4
06:30-07:00Morning coffee & tea, Tai Chi exercise
07:00-08:00Breakfast (buffet)
08:30-11:30Shore excursion to Shibaozhai Pagoda
12:00-13:30Lunch (buffet)
14:00-17:00Cultural Activities
19:00-20:30Dinner (buffet)
20:30-23:00Settle the bills
21:00-22:00Evening Entertainment
DAY 5
07:00-08:30Breakfast (buffet)
09:00 (Est.)Disembark in Chongqing for your onwards Journey.

Please Note:

  • The cruise itineraries are subject to change due to the weather, river conditions, and permission from the navigation authorities.
  • According to the water level conditions, the embarkation (3 nights cruise) / disembarkation (4 nights cruise) pier might be changed to Fengdu in Chongqing, and the coach transfer would be arranged from/to Chongqing city center by the cruise line, and if this situation happens, we would inform you at least one day before departure date, so please check your email for further information before going to the cruise pier.