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Century Glory Cruise Ship

Century Glory is the legendary 2019 newly created top largest super 5-star luxury Yangtze cruise. Under the outstanding European management of reputed Century Cruises, it is rewarded with the honor of “Asia's Best River Cruise Ship Winner 2021”. As an environmental- friendly vessel as well as the first cruise adopting new intelligent technology, Century Glory takes every global visitor to immerse in a quite cool, healthy, eco-friendly and memorable Yangtze cruise getaway!

2024 Upgraded Shore Excursion Arrangement from Century Cruises:

To optimize guests’ travel experience, Century Cruises made a careful selection of spots to be visited at the Three Gorges Dam site, settling down the two best highlights, River Closure Memorial Park and the Three Gorges Dam Project Museum in 2024, which are less crowded and offer an extensive view.

2024 Brand New Upgraded Services from Century Cruises:

1). Embarkation night dinner (19:00-20:30); 2). Porter service; 3). Themed flavored cuisines; 4). Midnight snacks daily; 5). All-day set menu snacks; 6). Selected free drinks at lunch and dinner; 7). Childcare service; 8). Guide earphone for sight visiting.

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Century Glory Overview

The 2019 newly built Century Glory (SHI JI RONG YAO in Chinese Pinyin) is a legend on the Yangtze River and the star of Century Cruises that is the China cruise brand receiving most overseas visitors and has given the honor of the “Proud Owner of Asia’s Best River Cruise Ship 2021”. Making her inaugural voyage in September 2019, this most popular cruise catches the high attention of global travelers instantly and thus becomes the hot choice of the largest, newest, most deluxe and eco-friendly cruise ship for a leisure Yangtze River sailing trip!

Constructed with the cutting-edge technologies and skills of famous ship building companies, Century Glory leads the new standards of luxury Yangtze River cruises with the electric propulsion mode, emission reduction as well as vibration and noise minimization. Therefore, a green and smooth sailing is guaranteed on Century Glory. With the professional interior design by the Studio-L that is a famous group from the Netherlands and the guidance designs by high-end cruise designing groups home and aboard, this stylish cruise provides fashionable and practical spaces with simple, deluxe, bright and chic charm. Also, it is exquisitely themed in champagne and white colors for a great savory of artistic blending of Chinese and modern beauty. Besides, with a vast investment of around 300 million Yuan, this vessel is constructed super luxurious and intelligent with lots of great advantages, such as zero paint, hybrid engine system, Hi-technological AI systems, high quality ventilation, etc., which caters to every guest onboard to get the best deluxe holiday experience.

As so far a super large ship with 7 decks, Century Glory can house up to 650 dearest guests once but still arrange very good space for your stay. No matter you are on a happy trip of family, honeymoon, anniversary, etc., wind down on business or conference, or solo, you will spend warm and fun time there. Everything is prepared strictly to the highest criteria, including the distinct 6 kinds of spacious, elegant and intelligent cabins / suites with standard linen of 5-star hotels, exclusive butler services, fancy scenic restaurants with plentiful options of delicious Chinese and Western buffet as well as A-La-Carte culinary, creative bars / lounge for happy hours, over 2,000 s.q.m. wide sun deck, HD theater, SPA center, Mahjong rooms, whole-ship free Wi-Fi, daily morning tea & coffee, live performances, themed activities & DIYs in distinct four seasons... All those amazing public recreational spaces and services can highly meet your demand of a vacation for full relaxation and fun! And be assured! All the 180 cruise staff on Century Glory will try their best to make you feel at home with their sincere hospitality and caring, and of course, their praisable European service under scientific training! If you are planning a Yangtze River cruise to see the Three Gorges, choose Century Glory which will surely create a worthy China travel memory in your lifetime!

  • Maiden Voyage
    Sep., 2019
  • Tonnage
    15000 T
  • Length
    149.98 M
  • Width
    21.2 M
  • Height
    29.6 M
  • Speed
  • Itinerary
  • Capacity
  • Crew
  • Decks
  • Elevators
  • Restaurants
  • WIFI
  • Swimming Pool
  • Laundry Service
  • Cabins
  • Private Balcony
  • Private Bathroom
  • Hair Dryer
  • VIP Restaurant

Why Choose Century Glory?

Century Glory

Top of the Top

It is the reputed star cruise of the popular cruise company pioneer - Century Cruises, winning “Silver Prize of Travel Weekly Magellan Awards", “Asia's Best River Cruise Ship 2021 & 2022”, “Cooperate Travel Awards 2019 - Luxury Cruises in Asia of the Year”, "2017 best Luxury inland river cruise brand in Asia" and the "most dynamic cruise line on Yangtze River" by New York Times.
Century Glory

Proud Brand-New Cruise on Yangtze River

Making its first voyage in September of 2019 under great public concern, Century Glory is so far the top most brand-new sailing cruise vessel for every international guest to enjoy a fresh and stylish Yangtze River cruise holiday with the top best new facilities, amenities, new standard services and fresh enjoyment.
Century Glory

5 Firsts for Your Exclusive Holiday Experiences

First create various luxury rooms on water, first create mobile intelligent cruise, first create luxury cruise with most restaurants on the Yangtze, first create super large sun deck of 2,000 square meters, and first create river cruise with a highly quiet environment, zero oil painting, and super comfort.
  • Exclusive Complimentary Treatment Only for Century Cruises Guests: Embarkation night dinner; Porter service; Themed flavored cuisines; Midnight snacks daily; All-day set menu snacks; Selected free drinks at lunch and dinner; Childcare service; Guide earphone for sight visiting.
  • Honored Green & Intelligent Ship Brand: The brilliant adoption of strict high technologies and electric propulsion grants Century Cruises the proud awards of “Green Ship” and “Intelligent Efficiency” by China Classification Society, which ensures all travelers’ truly high pursuit of a green and safe trip!
  • Rich Selections of Accommodation: Century Glory prepares in total 6 types of cabins and suites to satisfy your different needs when traveling with family, partner, in group, in business, or alone, etc.
  • Amazing Culinary Moments: The Yangtze unique double-deck Globe Dining Room, viewing dining bar at the prow and the VIP restaurant collecting various food of Chinese, Western and Asian styles offers fantastic moments of gourmets.
  • Highly Quiet Cruise Environment: All guestrooms are arranged at the front part of the cruise ship, considerately protecting everyone from and minimum noise and disturbance during your sailing.
  • Fresh & Comfortable Always: All the central air-conditioner are managed with the best cozy temperature and every room is facilitated with private a refreshing system for the easy access of fresh air outside on the river, just to let you fully relax in the vacation with every time of inhale.
  • Zero Oil Painting Used: All the decoration has used high quality environment-friendly materials to meet the national standards, making you have no worry about your health.
  • Intelligent Cruise Experience: The new adoption of intelligent service robots and easy connection of mobiles with VOD system to start a convenient and different vacation.

2024 Century Glory Cruise Routes

Yangtze River Cruise

3 Nights & 4 Days Chongqing - Yichang Cruise

Most popular downstream itinerary to see the best significant mountains and gorges of Yangtze.

Destinations: Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Fengdu Ghost City, Shennv Stream...

Yangtze River Cruise

4 Nights & 5 Days Yichang - Chongqing Cruise

Another classic upstream route to appreciate the golden section of Yangtze with a more leisure pace.

Destinations: Three Gorges, Three Gorges Dam, Fengdu Ghost City, Shennv Stream...

What to Expect on Century Glory?

Schedule of Century Glory

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    Chongqing → Yichang

    from $526

    Yichang → Chongqing

    from $526
    Please Note:
    • The above price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing.
    • The prices are valid by Dec.31 of the year.
    • Please enquire us of the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
    • The cruise prices for holidays such as National Holiday (the first week of October), Labor Day, Spring Festival, etc., are quoted upon request.
    • Limited winter schedules may be adjusted into other dates, cruise ships, etc. based on the arrangement of the cruise company.

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    Questions & Discussions

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    Dinner time
    What should I wear for dinner on the century glory
    2020-01-20 16:52
    Hi Wendy,

    Thanks for your question! There is no strict requirement about dressing for the dinners onboard Century Glory, because the cruise also wants you to enjoy your vacation. Just wear as comfortable as you do! However, please keep away from the shorts, trainers, sports clothes, round-neck shirts, jeans, and other too casual clothes.
    You can also get detailed Dress Code Suggestions at https://www.yangtze-river-cruises.com/yangtze-river-guide/yangtze-river-cruise-weather.html

    Enjoy your cruise trip on Century Glory!
    do all cabin have balconys
    2019-10-22 11:10
    Hi Stuart,

    Thanks for your question! Century Glory has 260 cabins and suits in total, 22 of which aren’t equipped with balcony, while all the rest have. And all the cabins showing on our website have private balconies. You could get more cabin info of Century Glory at

    If you are interested in Yangtze River cruise journey with Century Glory, please feel free to contact us for help. We will help you book the best cabin with a private balcony according to your needs and budget and plan everything well during your cruise trip.

    Hope this helps and wish you a nice day!

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