Top 3 Most Luxurious Yangtze Cruises

Yangtze Explorer

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Price from: US$1060

Yangtze Explorer is operated by Yichang Royal Yangtze Cruise Company and American Abercrombie & Kent (, which is the topflight cruise ship on the Three Gorges. The staff on the ship is very experienced and professional in serving distinguished guests. They have received Bill and Melinda Gates and Warren Buffet, the board of AOL Time Warner, World President Organization, Young President Organization and Aspen Institute. The ship is only equipped with 62 guest rooms, including 30 luxurious rooms (m2 / 333 ft2), 20 deluxe suites (39 m2 / 420 ft2), 2 Emerald / Wenhua suites (81 m2 / 871 ft2) and 2 King/Emperor suites (110 m2/1,183 ft2). All the rooms are equipped with a private sightseeing balcony, an electric steel safe, a mini bar, a hair dryer, an air conditioner and a big-screen LCD TV.

Century Diamond

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Price from: US$560

Century Diamond was a topflight five-star cruise ship launched in 2008 by New Century Cruise Company, which was designed and built by excellent European experts and has been operated and managed by professional experts of European inland river, insuring the top-ranking service. There are two transparent sightseeing elevators, providing a full view of the scenery of the Three Gorges. The ship is equipped with two dinning rooms, including an ordinary dinning room on the second floor and a La Carte dinning room on the 6th floor, in order to meet the various needs of customers. Century Diamond is ranked as the only one cruise ship on the Yangtze River offering a direct drinking system. The ship can carry 264 passengers and equipped with 132 rooms as follow:

  • 112 Luxurious Standard Rooms: consisting of one bedroom, one bathroom and one balcony, 25 square meters
  • 4 Executive Suites: consisting of one bedroom, one living room and one balcony, 28 square meters
  • 14 Deluxe Suites: consisting of one bedroom, one living room and one balcony, 30.4 square meters
  • 2 Presidential Suites: consisting of one bedroom, one living room, one bathroom and one balcony, 78 square meters

All the bedclothes and bathroom accessories are the same as that of five-star Hilton Hotel.

Victoria Jenna

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Price from: US$580

Victoria Jenna, operated and managed by an American company, is equipped with foreign bilingual representatives, in order to insure the service quality. Besides best serving the customers, Victoria Jenna is also equipped with two dinning rooms, including a theme dinning room and a dinning room for ordering meals, trying to meet its customers’ dietary requirements. Victoria Jenna is also blessed with four elevators, ranking as one of the most luxurious cruise ships on the Yangtze River. The types, quantities and areas of its rooms are as follows:

  • 149 Standard Rooms: 20.87 m2 / 224.64 ft2
  • 35 Superior Rooms: 30.98 m2 / 333.47 ft2
  • 3 Deluxe Suites: 39.78 m2 / 428.19 ft2
  • 2 Shangri-La Suites: 74.6 m2 / 587.71 ft2

The televisions in the rooms can receive HBO and CNN.

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