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Tour code: RET-YZC02

New Century Fleet

Mouth:

All Year around

Destination

Yichang

Operates

Fixed Departure Date

type

Boat Tours

  •  The only fleet with all ships built after 2003
  • ● The largest standard cabins of any Yangtze fleet
  • ● The only fleet with a sun deck bar or an a la carte restaurant with panoramic views
  • Advanced purified water systems, purified water to cabins on the Century Diamond
  • ● International 5 star quality all-cotton linen and bathroom products
  • ● European hospitality experts providing personal management on every ship
  • ● A western style buffet for breakfast, lunch and a Chinese Banquet set dinner for each day
  • Overview
  • Itinerary
  • Important Info










DOWNSTREAM: CHONG QING –YICHANG 


Day 1  Depart Chongqing ( no meals )

  1. 1. Boarding around 7:00pm. Your Yangtze cruise begins at 9:30pm as the ship sails apart Chongqing .

Day 2  Yangtze River Cruising/Shibao Pagoda  ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  1. 1. Shore excursion to Shibao Pagoda 
  2. 2. River briefing and the Captain's Welcome Party, welcome dinner and crew cabaret.
  3. 3. Morning Optional Excursion to Fengdu Ghost City. and late afternoon Shore……

Day 3  Yangtze River Cruising/Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  1. 1. A morning optional tour is available to the White Emperor City at Fengjie County. 
  2. 2. Take an excursion of rowboat through the Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges.
  3. 3. Pass through the Qutang Gorge and the Wu Gorge before.
  4. 4.  In the evening sail through the Three Gorges Dam ship locks. (River conditions and Authority permitting)

Day 4  Yangtze River Cruising/The Three Gorges Dam Site ( Breakfast )


  1. 1. Morning excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. Arrival in Yichang at 12:30pm approximately and disembark.

Depending on river conditions, alternate excursions may be substituted as follows:


  • Day 2:Fengdu Ghost City
  • Day 3: Daning Lesser Three Gorges
  • Day 4: Chinese Sturgeon Museum and Gezhou Dam


UPSTREAM: YICHANG – CHONGQING

 

Day 1  Boarding the cruise at Yichang around 7:00pm ( no meals )


Day 2  Yangtze River Cruising/Three Gorges Dam Site ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  1. 1. Depart from Yichang, sail into the Xiling Gorge in the morning. 
  2. 2. Optional Excursion to the fabulous the Tribe of the Three Gorges.
  3. 3. Afternoon Shore Excursion to the Three Gorges Dam. Ship sails through the five-step Ship locks in the evening. 
  4. 4. Captain's Welcome Party in the early evening, a Crew Cabaret after welcome dinner.
  5.  
Day 3  Yangtze River Cruising/Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges  ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  • 1. Wu gorge, excursion to Shennv or Shennong Stream or Lesser Three Gorges of Daning River, Qutang Gorge. 
  • 2. Optional tour to the White Emperor City in the afternoon.

Day 4  Yangtze River Cruising/Shibao Pagoda  ( Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner )
  •  1. Land excursion to Shibao Pagoda , cultural programs onboard, farewell dinner and settlement in the evening.

Day 5  Arrival in Chongqing ( Breakfast )
 
Depending on river conditions, alternate excursions may be substituted as follows:
  • Day 2: Chinese Sturgeon Museum and Gezhou Dam
  • Day 3: Shennong Stream
  • Day 4: Fengdu Ghost City


Please Note:

The above itinerary is subject to change due to weather conditions, water level, navigation and seasonal conditions.
 
If there is additional time, one or two optional shore excursions may be organized according to sailing conditions. The optional shore excursions include White Emperor City, Ghost City, The Tribe of the three Gorges or the Bamboo Forest. The fee for the optional shore excursions is not included in the cruise package.
 
In case of upgrading or maintenance on the Three Gorges Dam ship locks, or if the flow of the river’s upper reaches exceed 40,000 cubic meter per second during flood season, our ships will instead embark and disembark at Maoping pier, west of the ship locks in Yichang.CENTURY CRUISES will be responsible for the transfer between Maoping and Yichang.

As safety goes first, In case the low water level or unpermitted river conditions effect Century Cruises arrival in the homeport of Chongqing, the ships will embark and disembark in Fuling, where is one and half hours bus ride to Chongqing. Century Cruises will be responsible for the transfer between Fuling and Chongqing.
 
Shore Excursions:
Once purchased, shore excursions are non-refundable, either in whole or in part. Shore excursions are handled by local ground operators in China, and Century Cruises only acts as their sales agent. Century Cruises has no control over those shore excursions and may not be held liable or responsible for any changes, omissions or accidents that may occur, or for any unforeseen circumstances that arise. Century Cruises is not responsible for any injuries or losses sustained while guests are ashore. Portions of the areas operation for Yangtze cruises are undeveloped and isolated. Docking facilities often are floating barges with gangplanks. Climbing steps and walking is sometimes required on shore. Tipping of river guides, local guides, drivers and boatmen (who are not Century Cruises employees) is not included, and while recommended, is only at your discretion.

Cruise cancellations and itinerary changes by Century Cruises 
Every effort is made to adhere to published schedules. However, Century Cruises reserves the right to cancel, advance, postpone, or alter any cruise itinerary or route for any reason, including, but nor limited to “force majeur”, strikes, lockouts, war, government action, riots, terrorism, weather, flood or other river conditions, river traffic, mechanical difficulties, or for any other reason, at any time, and may, but is not obliged to, substitute another vessel or port of call, and shall not be liable for any loss whatsoever to passengers by reason of such cancellation, advancement, postponement, alteration or substitution. Century Cruises will not be required to refund any portion of the fare or make other compensation when alterations occur.




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  INCLUSIONS

  • ●  3 nights accommodation on the cruise twin room shared by two people
  • ●  Cruise ticket
  •   Meals as per itinerary
  •   Gratuities onboard

 EXCLUSIONS 

  • ●  Luggage transfer  (15RMB/piece)
  • ●  Shore excursions  (Baoshizhai  $ 42   Small Gorges: $60.00 Three Gorges Dam: $50.00)

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  •    If you cancel at least 7 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. 
  •    If you cancel between 3 and 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee.
  •    If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee. 
  •    Certain refund policy should be subject to current circumstance

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  •  ●   All prices are per person in US . Dollars based on double occupancy in each cabin. 
  •  ●    Cruise prices include meals on board, but shore excursions are extra. 
  •  ●   For cruises departing in the evening, dinner is not provided.
  •  ●   Single supplement: add 75% of the cruise fare in a superior cabin and 100% of the cruise fare in a suite.
  •  ●   Children under 12 Staying in the parents' cabin are charged 67% of the full cruise fare. 
  •  ●   Children under 2 staying in the parents cabin are charged 10% of the full cruise fare.
  •      Price are subject to change without prior notice.
  •     One cabin is not roomy enough for a spare bed.