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Yangtze Delta Cruises

The Yangtze Delta Cruises

2018 Century SKY Sailing Dates & Itinerary

Shanghai — Suzhou — Yangzhou — Nanjing (3 Nights/4 Days)
Nanjing — Yangzhou — Suzhou — Shanghai (3 Nights/4 Days)

Cruise Only Rate from USD$349/pp/cruise

* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions, water level, navigation and seasonal conditions. Please refer to actual daily itinerary received onboard.

Day 1 Shanghai (Sunday)

6:00pm Embark the cruise ship CENTURY SKY in Shanghai.
Pier Info.:
The Bund International Cruise Ship Harbour, 358 East Daming Road, Hongkou District, Shanghai.

9:30pm Century SKY sets sail. Don’t miss the spectacular views over Shanghai’s illuminated night scene. It is worth a visit to see the florid night view of the Bund. Under the tenet of keeping harmony and unity, it fully exhibits the magnificence of the various buildings of different architectural styles and makes up of the best night scene of Shanghai together with the colorful lights floating in the river and the flashing lights on the far side of the river.
Your Century SKY sets sail for your cruise from Shanghai – Nanjing- Shanghai.

Day 2 Zhangjiagang (or Suzhou or Wuxi) (B, L, D) (Monday)

The delicacy Brunch will be served in the restaurant. Complimentary Morning coffee, tea, home baked cookies and Taichi exercise onboard will leisure the beginning of your day.

INCLUDED Shore Excursion: Shuangshan Island in Zhangjia Gang + Xiangshan Scenic Spot Day Tour
Shuangshan Island, is famous for fresh air and emerald plants that help visitors relax. The island, seated across the Yangtze River, is home to birds, ducks and fishermen. Villagers often lie in the tree shades to enjoy carefree country life. Xiangshan Scenic Spot lies in the west of Jingang town, Zhangjiagang. It is famous for the scenic beauty and a gathering place for talented people. It is also home to many famous historical sites in the south. The scenic resort is home to Wangjiang Pavilion, where people can view the Yangtze River.

OPTION #1 Shore Excursion: Suzhou Day trip with Surcharge CNY280/pp. Lunch in town
Day Trip includes ①Humble Administrators Garden ②Hanshan Temple ③ Shantang Street

Humble Administrators Garden which was constructed in the Ming dynasty. Its layout featuring mountain island, bamboo dock, rock and tranquil flow has won it the honor of “the world garden model”. Right on the Grand Canal, the Hanshan Temple has become the city’s most important landmark. The temple was first built between the years 502-519. It was named after Han Shan, a Tang-dynasty monk who lived there. Through the years, the temple had undergone several rounds of destruction and restoration. The existing one is a late-Qing architecture work. Suzhou’s Shantang Street has always been regarded as the first name of Suzhou ancient streets. This has three reasons, Shantang Street has a long history of about 1,100 years, its layout and architecture are best to represent the characteristics of Suzhou’s old alleys, and it has connections to many ancient Chinese celebrities and anecdotes.

OPTION #2 Shore Excursion: Wuxi Day trip with Surcharge CNY380/pp. Lunch in town
Day Trip includes ①Taihu Lake ②Nanchan Temple

Taihu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China. it is a famous scenic spot in China and is famed for its lake, hills and splendid scenery. Nanchan Temple was built during the Southern Dynasty (549 A.D.) and was originally called Huguo Temple. During the reign of Emperor Xianheng of the Tang Dynasty, the name of Huguo Temple was changed to Lingshan Temple. Not until the reign of Emperor Tiansheng of the Song Dynasty, did it get the name Nanchan Temple.

Captain’s Welcome Reception – The Captain on board your Century Ship along with the entire management team invites you for a Cocktail Reception in the Lounge. The delightful Dancing party will be followed with the graceful music.

DAY 3 Taizhou or Yangzhou (B, L, D) (Tuesday)

The delicacy Brunch will be served the restaurant. Complimentary Morning coffee, tea, home baked cookies and Taichi exercise onboard will leisure the beginning of your day.

INCLUDED Shore Excursion: Taizhou Day Trip includes Ancient City Wall + Fengcheng River visiting
Taizhou is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu Province in eastern China. Situated on the north bank of the Yangtze River, it borders Yangzhou to the west. Hu Jintao, former President of the Communist Party of China considered Taizhou his home town as did Mei Lanfang, one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern Chinese history.

OPTIONAL Shore Excursion: Yangzhou Day trip with Surcharge CNY200/pp. Lunch in town
Day Trip includes ①Daming Temple ②Dongguan Ancient Street ③ He Yuan Garden
You may visit the famous He Yuan garden and a relax walking along “Dongguan Ancient Street” to explore China’s Southeast typical tradition and custom element. Back to ship for Dinner. And enjoy the Themed Cruise activity of Crew Cabaret Show.

DAY 4 Nanjing (B) (Wednesday)

The delicacy Breakfast will be served in the Main. Complimentary Morning coffee, tea, home baked cookies and Taichi exercise onboard will leisure the beginning of your day.
Est. 08:00am Century SKY arrives in Nanjing & Disembark the ship.

* The itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions, water level, navigation and seasonal conditions. Please refer to actual daily itinerary received onboard.

DAY 1 Nanjing (Wednesday)

6:00pm Embark the cruise ship CENTURY SKY in Nanjing.
9:30pm Depart Nanjing.

DAY 2 Taizhou or Yangzhou (B, L, D) (Thursday)

The delicacy Brunch will be served the restaurant. Complimentary Morning coffee, tea, home baked cookies and Taichi exercise onboard will leisure the beginning of your day.

INCLUDED Shore Excursion: Taizhou Day Trip includes Ancient City Wall + Fengcheng River visiting
Taizhou is a prefecture-level city in central Jiangsu Province in eastern China. Situated on the north bank of the Yangtze River, it borders Yangzhou to the west. Hu Jintao, former President of the Communist Party of China considered Taizhou his home town as did Mei Lanfang, one of the most famous Peking opera artists in modern Chinese history.

OPTIONAL Shore Excursion: Yangzhou Day trip with Surcharge CNY200/pp. Lunch in town
Day Trip includes ①Daming Temple ②Dongguan Ancient Street ③ He Yuan Garden
You may visit the famous He Yuan garden and a relax walking along “Dongguan Ancient Street” to explore China’s Southeast typical tradition and custom element. Back to ship for Dinner. And enjoy the Themed Cruise activity of Crew Cabaret Show.

Captain’s Welcome Reception – The Captain on board your Century Ship along with the entire management team invites you for a Cocktail Reception in the Lounge. The delightful Dancing party will be followed with the graceful music.

Day 3 Zhangjiagang or Suzhou or Wuxi (B, L, D) (Friday)

The delicacy Brunch will be served in the restaurant. Complimentary Morning coffee, tea, home baked cookies and Taichi exercise onboard will leisure the beginning of your day.

INCLUDED Shore Excursion: Shuangshan Island in Zhangjia Gang + Xiangshan Scenic Spot Day Tour
Shuangshan Island, is famous for fresh air and emerald plants that help visitors relax. The island, seated across the Yangtze River, is home to birds, ducks and fishermen. Villagers often lie in the tree shades to enjoy carefree country life. Xiangshan Scenic Spot lies in the west of Jingang town, Zhangjiagang. It is famous for the scenic beauty and a gathering place for talented people. It is also home to many famous historical sites in the south. The scenic resort is home to Wangjiang Pavilion, where people can view the Yangtze River.

OPTION #1 Shore Excursion: Suzhou Day trip with Surcharge CNY280/pp. Lunch in town
Day Trip includes ①Humble Administrators Garden ②Hanshan Temple ③ Shantang Street

Humble Administrators Garden which was constructed in the Ming dynasty. Its layout featuring mountain island, bamboo dock, rock and tranquil flow has won it the honor of “the world garden model”. Right on the Grand Canal, the Hanshan Temple has become the city’s most important landmark. The temple was first built between the years 502-519. It was named after Han Shan, a Tang-dynasty monk who lived there. Through the years, the temple had undergone several rounds of destruction and restoration. The existing one is a late-Qing architecture work. Suzhou’s Shantang Street has always been regarded as the first name of Suzhou ancient streets. This has three reasons, Shantang Street has a long history of about 1,100 years, its layout and architecture are best to represent the characteristics of Suzhou’s old alleys, and it has connections to many ancient Chinese celebrities and anecdotes.

OPTION #2 Shore Excursion: Wuxi Day trip with Surcharge CNY380/pp. Lunch in town
Day Trip includes ①Taihu Lake ②Nanchan Temple

Taihu Lake is the third largest freshwater lake in China. it is a famous scenic spot in China and is famed for its lake, hills and splendid scenery. Nanchan Temple was built during the Southern Dynasty (549 A.D.) and was originally called Huguo Temple. During the reign of Emperor Xianheng of the Tang Dynasty, the name of Huguo Temple was changed to Lingshan Temple. Not until the reign of Emperor Tiansheng of the Song Dynasty, did it get the name Nanchan Temple.

DAY 4 Shanghai (B) (Saturday)

The delicacy Breakfast will be served in the Main. Complimentary Morning coffee, tea, home baked cookies and Taichi exercise onboard will leisure the beginning of your day.
Est. 08:00am Century SKY arrives in Shanghai & Disembark the ship.

Century Sky Ship Facts:

  • Cruise Name: Century Sky
  • Rating: ★★★★★
  • Owned by: Century River Cruises, Chongqing
  • Maiden Voyage: 2005
  • Speed: 26km/h
  • Air-Conditioning: Central Controlled
  • Tonnage: 8359 T
  • Built: 2005
  • Length: 126.8m
  • Beam: 17.2m
  • Draft: 2.7m
  • Crew: 150
  • Capacity: 306
  • Deck: 5

Century Sky 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

shanghai skyline

GOOD TO KNOW:

1. Above rates DO NOT include any airfare, hotel accommodations, transfers, passports or visa fees, items of a personal nature such as laundry, insurance, alcoholic beverages, telephones, fax, room service, guides’ gratuities, etc.

2. Above rates are subject to RMB¥150/PP (USD$25/pp) cruise service charge. This fee will be credited on Passenger’s account once checking in onboard and be settled when disembarking.

3. RMB¥300/Cabin/Deck (or USD$50) will be charged for designated higher cabin deck upgrading;

4. The above rates are CRUISE ONLY rates. All rates are PER PERSON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY.