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New Century Cruises

New Century Cruise fleet is a series of 5-star river vessels with spacious cabins and private balconies. The ships are the grandest and most luxurious which offers passengers a comfortable and wonderful journey on the Yangtze River. Decorated with a Europe decoration style, the modern and graceful vessels play a vital role among the river cruises along the Yangtze River.

The company was founded in 1997 and runs the cruises business for the foreigners on the Yangtze River. There are five vessels in the company including Century Sky, Century Sun, Century Paragon, Century Legend and Century Star.

In order to develop a better cruise business, New Century Cruise Company has cooperated with the famous Viking River Cruises in the world since the year 2003. In 2007, the company cooperated with well- known Nicko Tours in Germany. These cooperations make the New Century Cruise Company plays an irreplaceable role among the cruises on the Yangtze River.


  • Well trained high-quality crew and outstanding service make its fame. Cabins have private balconies and the floor-to-ceiling windows which offer much cozier journey to view the magnificent scenery on the Yangtze River.
  • There are various onboard activities such as cultural lectures, a study of Tai Chi Chuan and shopping. In addition, recreational facilities including beauty salon, massage room, library, internet cafe, fitness center meet the need of the passengers.
  • And communication facilities including the satellite TV, fax machines, international broadcasts make a fast and convenient connection with the outside world. Two sightseeing elevators are the highlights of the cruise fleet. Business services on the ships make it become the right cruise for a business travel.
  • New Century Cruise Company have two excellent cruise routes including the classical Yangtze River cruise route between Chongqing and Yichang(in Hubei Province) and the extended cruise route between Chongqing and Shanghai.

2015 New Century Cruises Fleets

Ship Name Year of built Refurbished Cabin Size Price from

Century Legend

2013 / 28-106m² $539

Century Paragon

2013 / 28-106m² $539

Century Sun

2006 2011 25.9-35.6m² $439

Century Sky

2005 2010 25.9-35.6m² $439

Century Star

2003 2005 22-74m² $379

2015 New Century Cruises Calender


Cruise Itinerary

Days Itinerary
Day 1 Board the ship from 19:00 to 22:00 and depart from Chongqing at 22:00
Day 2 Studying Chinese traditional Tai Chi Chuan. Lectures about distinguishing the fresh water pearls, traditional embroidery and snuff-bottle paintings. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai. Cruise welcome party.Optional tour to Fengdu Ghost City RMB290 P/P.
Day 3 Traditional Tai Chi Chuan exercises. Shore excursion to Shennv Stream. Sailing through Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. Optional tour to White Emperor City RMB290 P/P.
Day 4 Traditional Tai Chi Chuan exercises. Sailing through Xiling Gorge. Shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site. Arrive at New Century Wharf in Yichang at 1:00am.
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