As a sister ship of Century Diamond, Century Emerald sets sail for her maiden voyage in September, 2010. Owned what have by Century Diamond, it is the first cruise ship with sundeck barbecue bar and a 270 degree sightseeing restaurant with floor to ceiling French windows for panoramic river views while dining on the Yangtze River.
Rentaled by Viking.
It is the first ship with a resilient floating floor on the sundeck for reductions of vibrations.
Total capacity of 264 passengers in 112 Deluxe Cabins, 2 Junior Suites, 14 Deluxe Suites and 2 Presidential Suites.
Fabulous activities for all ages- learning Chinese painting, learn make Chinese dumpling and drawing Chinese face mask.
Vibrant Sichuan and tranquil Hubei area food are served.
Downstream: Chongqing > Yichang (4 days)
|Day 1||Board the ship from 17:00 to 21:00 and departs Chongqing at 21:30.(Dinner is not included)|
|Day 2||Tai Chi exercise. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai(14;00-17:00). Captain's welcome dinner. Crew cabaret.|
|Day 3||06:30 Tai Chi exercise. 07:30 Optional tour to the White Emperor City.(RMB 260 per person) 10:00 Scenic cruising---Qutang Gorge and Wu Gorge. 13:30 Shore excursion to Shennong Stream. 19:00 Captain's farewell banquet. 22:00 Sails through the ship-locks.|
|Day 4||08:00 Shore excursion to The Three Gorges Dam Site. 11:00 Scenic cruising---Xiling Gorge. Arrive in Yichang at 11:30am.|
Upstream: Yichang > Chongqing (5 days)
|Day 1||Board the ship from 5:00pm to 9:00pm for overnight accomodation.(Dinner is not included)|
|Day 2||06:30 Tai Chi exercise. 08:30 Enjoy a shore excursion to the Three Gorges Dam Site（8:30am-10:30am）. 13:30 Sails through the ship-locks. 18:00 Captain's welcome party and dinner. 21:00 Crew cabaret.|
|Day 3||06:30 Tai Chi exercise. 08:00 Scenic cruising---Wu Gorge. 09:00 Enjoy a shore excursion to the Lesser Three Gorges. 15:30 Scenic cruising---Qutang Gorge. 16:00 Optional tour to White Emperor City(RMB 260 per person).|
|Day 4||Tai Chi exercise. Shore excursion to Shibaozhai(14;00-17:00). Captain's welcome dinner. Crew cabaret.|
|Day 5||Arrives in Chongqing at 9:00am.|
Facilities & Services
|test||test2||Service Desk with Safety Deposit||Gym||Sauna||Massage||Beauty Salon||Health Clinic||Children's Playroom||Sun Deck||Observation Decks - outside||Observations Decks - enclosed||Free Mineral Water||Business Center: Internet, Fax, Coping, Printing, International Telecom||Shops||Conference Hall||Meeting Rooms||Multipurpose Rooms||Card Room||Games Room||Smoking Room||Library||Live entertainment||Dancing / Disco||Dining Rooms –Chinese and western||Banquet Hall||Bar / Cafe||Television||Karaoke||Central Air conditioning||Balcony Cabin||Jacuzzi||Wheelchair|
Chongqing (5 days)
|Dec 4-Dec 8, 2013||$429||Request a Quote|
|Dec 18-Dec 22, 2013||$429||Request a Quote|
|Dec 25-Dec 29, 2013||$429||Request a Quote|
|Jan 1-Jan 5, 2014||$429||Request a Quote|
Notes: Yangtze River cruise operators have different pricing structure based on nationality. Please ask the travel advisor for prices for Chinese citizens and other nationalities not specified in our table above.
Tipping Speicial Note: All passengers on New Century Cruises are required to pay $23/RMB150 per person as service charge. The service charge is payable at the time of boarding.Customer request a specific cabin need an additional fee (RMB100-RMB300) based on the floor of ship.
A. Entrance fees: The land excursions listed in the itinerary.
B. Meals: The daily meals on the ship.
C. Room: Overnight accommodation for morning departure (except Victoria sailing from Chongqing to Shanghai). A berth in the cabin as specified in the itinerary.
D. Luggage Transfers: Between ship and passenger terminal.
E. Service Charge & Government Taxes.
A. Transfers: From airport to passenger terminal in Chongqing/Yichang/Wuhan.
B. Personal Expenses: Expenses of a purely personal nature such as laundry, drinks, fax, telephone call, optional activities, sightseeing or meals which are not included in the itinerary.
C. Single Room Supplement.
D. Gratuities, Tips to guides.
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the food was fantastic, the staff excellent and the sightseeing memorable. Bar and restaurants staff amazing.
Mr. Chapelle, 2012.3.10
On behalf of me and my family, I would like to say thank you for your hospitality. We enjoyed every moment. The crew is wonderful! For sure we will come back in China!
Mr. Joey Smith, 2012. 4. 2