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Century Legend

Being the sister ship of Century Paragon, the 7-deck all-new Century Legend is the 5-star TOP DELUXE and the NEWEST Yangtze cruise, leading in luxurious river cruising on the Yangtze River.

Cruise Route:

Chongqing - Yichang (4 days & 3 nights)

Yichang - Chongqing (5 days & 4 nights)

Price:  $465-$594 •This price range is based on a standard cabin for twin sharing, valid until Feb.28, 2019.

•Please enquiry for the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.

•Please quote us for the price may change during China's Golden Week (the first week of October) and Spring Festival.

•Reference exchange rate of USD 1= RMB 6.40. The USD quote is based on current exchange rate, and it may change according the currency fluctuation, while the RMB quotation will remain the same.

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Century Legend Cruise Ship

Colorful Life on Century Legend


You’ll get delighted when dining on Century Legend. Breakfast, lunch and dinner are buffet (expect for the Captain’s Farewell Banquet), from local delicacies as well as a variety of cuisines from around the world. Also, you can choose to dine above deck or in global restaurant / VIP restaurant. The options are plenty on Century Legend which could be called the “culinary delights”. The menu on each meal varies with daily change.

Breakfast options: cereal, congee, milk, butter, jam, dried fruit, juice, egg station, dim sum, bread, salad, fruit, hot dish, pickles, etc.

Lunch options: marinated salads, dressings, condiments, appetizers, bread, soups, rice, main courses (sweet and sour fish stick, roasted beef, cucumber cubes with mashed garlic, green peas with leek, white bean curd with chives), vegetables, pasta station, wonton, sandwich pizza, mousse, desserts, hot dessert, fresh fruits, etc.

Dinner options: appetizers (smoked duck breast, sweet and sour pork spare ribs, bean curd in herbsauce, dry bean curd with green vegetables), soup, rice, main courses (pork cordon bleu, sweet and sour pork with fruit, stir fried chicken, beef stroganoff, braised meatballs in brown gravy, stir fried vegetables with garlic, roast potatoes with chili and bell peppers and so on), desserts, etc.

(Please note: 1. The above is the dish list of breakfast, lunch and dinner for reference only; 2. Special dietary requirements, such as diabetic or vegetarian, are accepted onboard, but need to be advised in advance at time of booking with us or you can tell the front desk when checking in; 3. To know exact dining time, you can have a clear idea in the elevator, through TV channel or by listening to the broadcast.)


1. Early bird treatment: Early risers can enjoy complimentary early bird coffee and tea in the Sundeck Bar after a fresh walk on the sundeck (usually at 06:30~07:00).

2. Advanced purified water system with purified water directly offered to cabins on Century Legend. Also, drinkable water is offered through the room thermos and bottled water (1 bottle per person per day).

3. Century Legend has a bar on 5F offering drinks, beverage, wines for travelers from morning till night.

4. The legal drinking age on New Century Cruises ships is 18 years old.

Global Restaurant on Century Legend VIP Restaurant on Century Legend Dining Service on Century Legend Dining on Century Legend


Entertainment & Cultural Activities

Activities are Century Legend are colorful that you’ll never get bored when staying onboard. Moreover, the specially arranged cultural programs open the window to present you profound Chinese history and culture and you can have a bite of them.

In the early morning, play Taichi under the guidance of Taichi master on the sundeck to feel the gentle breeze blowing over your face when you are stretching your body. During the daytime, you can attend Yangtze River and Three Gorges Dam Project lecture, lessons on Chinese medicine, an introduction to Chinese calligraphy & painting; also, you can enjoy the happy time with your families or friends in the chess & card rooms, watch a movie at HD Cinema which can accommodate about 150 people, do exercise in Gym room or enjoy stunning scenery of Three Gorges on the sun deck. In the evening, the staff will invite you to join their singing and dancing shows to have some great time together and you can enjoy Dynasty fashion show, opera, fire spitting, and magic, etc.

Don’t miss the Captain’s Welcome Party and Captain’s Farewell Banquet to feel the hospitality and enthusiasm of the captain and other staff onboard. A suite and tie for a man or an evening dress for a woman is not strictly required, but avoiding dressing too casual like jeans, round-neck shirts, shorts, slippers and so on.

Cinema on Century Legend Entertainment on Century Legend

Service Onboard

Travelers on Century Legend will experience the highest level of service in every detail from you board the ship to leave the boat. All the staff are glad to talk with you and you can truly feel how friendly and enthusiastic they are. If you need any help or service, the staff will come and do it in a very short time. If you want to experience something different and try something new like spa, massage, sauna, swim, just tell the front desk.

Guide Service: Experienced English guide will accompany all the way and you will get everything clearly. Every day, the guides will inform through the central broadcasting system or bulletin board all the activities arrangement of next day. The guide participate in various activities and introduce the Three Gorges (Qutang Gorge, Wu Gorge and Xiling Gorge) to travelers during the whole cruise.

Laundry: Of course, you can do laundry onboard. There are laundry bags in every cabin that you just need to put your clothes into the bags and the staff will come and collect your clothes. When finished washing, the staff will send your clothes back to your cabin. Doing laundry onboard needs extra charge. To know the detailed price, please ask for our professional cruise agents.

Internet & WIFI: The wifi is covered all over the ship. No matter you want to use it in the grand lobby, in your cabin or in Internet bar, tell your needs to the front desk and they will help you link it. The wifi service needs extra charge and for the detailed price, please ask for our professional cruise agents.

International / local phone calls and faxes are available at the reception desk and the Business Center on all New Century Cruises ships. All of these services are fee-based and you can sign these charges to your account and settle them at the end of the voyage.

Grand Lobby on Century Legend Guide Service on Century Legend Business Center on Century Legend


First Aid & Health Care

An on board doctor treats emergencies (with both Chinese and Western treatments). And the doctor will take a lecture of traditional Chinese Medicine, telling you something about Chinese medicinal herb and acupuncture and moxibustion. You can do some exercises in the Fitness room or Spa on board, or join to play Taichi on the sundeck every morning.

Spa on Century Legend


Payment Onboard

The on board currency is the Yuan (there is a currency exchange counter on board). At the end of the cruise you can settle your on board account either in cash or by credit card (VISA, Mastercard, American Express, all using chip and PIN). Travellers’ Cheques in Euro or US Dollars are also accepted.


Public Facilities & Location

Lobby 2F Reception Desk 2F Souvenir Shop 3F / 4F
Business Center 1F Clinic 1F Children's Paradise 6F
Reading Room 6F Chess & Card Room 1F HD Cinema -1F
Multi-function Hall 5F KTV 5F Bar 5F
Beauty Salon 6F Spa & Massage Room -1F Gym 6F
Sun Deck 6F Global Restaurant 2F VIP Restaurant 6F


Cabin Amenities

Private Balcony Private Bathroom Extension Telephone TV TV Controller Shower
Bathtub Mini Bar Life Jacket Mineral Water Ball-pen Memo Pad
Telephone Directory Hair Dryer Shampoo Bath Foam Shower Cap Bath Towel
Bed Face Towel Hand Towel Floor Towel Soap Soap Plate
Comb Toothpaste Toothbrush Tooth Mug Slippers Bathrobe
Kettle Teacup Coffee Spoon Sugar Bowl Tea Tray Ice Bucket
Tea Bags Weight Scale Napkin Box Shoe Basket Shoehorn Shoe Sponge
Desk Chair Clothes Hanger Cloth Line Laundry Bags Alarm Clock
Toilet Paper Safe Box Sign of Free Drinking Non-smoking Tag Mini Refrigerator Sofa

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Price 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 enquiry for the exact price according to your nationality, cruising time and cruising route.
• Please quote us for the price may change during China's Golden Week (the first week of October) and Spring Festival.

Questions & Discussions

Following are latest questions and answers from our webusers and customers. You can learn many useful information from the discussion and cases. You can also join in the discussions or ask your own question. Our experts will help you ASAP.

Service fasilities on board between : Deluxe cabin and Executive Suite
Could please send us Service Fasiliies on Board for Deluxe Cabin and Executive Suite Cabin
2017-08-09 21:25
Hi Suwarli,

Thanks for the good question. Deluxe cabins onboard Century Legend are all decorated and equipped with very advanced facilities. Besides the comfortable beds, television with satellite programs, broadcasting system, clean private bathroom with shower, and private balcony for sightseeing and other good amenities are prepared in order for you. And you could enjoy a lot of good services from the staff such as the Captain’s Welcome and Farewell Parties, interesting cultural lectures and activities, night performances and so on.
And if you are going to book the Executive Suite on Century Legend, you would enjoy more space in your room with more value-add services. They are like:
Complimentary welcome fruit basket at the embarkation night;
A complimentary bottle of house wine;
Complimentary morning coffee, tea and cookies;
Dining in the VIP restaurant except the Captain’s Farewell Dinner in the Globe restaurant;
Complimentary Wi-Fi access to the internet in Executive Lounge;
24 hours complimentary coffee tea, variety of daily snacks & fruits served in the Executive Lounge;
Nightly Century signature turn down service with printed daily itinerary;
Complimentary branded deluxe bathroom amenities;
Complimentary tour to Captain’s Bridge;
Free sauna and swimming pool experience once per person per cruise.
If you have decided which cabin type to choose, you could tell our professional Travel Consultant, and they will contact your as soon as possible to plan your tour according to your needs and give your nice quotations.

Have a nice day!
wi fi
do you have to pay for this service,we are touring with wrendy wu and the tour we are on is exquisite china
2017-09-07 07:40
Hello Brian,

Thanks for the question. WI-FI service onboard Century Legend is provided with extra payment. If you want to use it, just tell the reception desk onboard and give the charge, and they will help you link your mobile phone, computer or tablet PC to the Internet. Moreover, if you book the Executive Suite or Presidential Suite, you can enjoy the WI-FI access in the Executive Lounge for free and many other value-add amenities and complimentary services.

Wish you a wonderful trip!
Cost of laundry
What is the cost of having laundry done on the Century Legend? Can you give us some kind of an idea. Specifically thinking about blue jeans. Any other information appreciated too. We will be with an Avalon tour October 21-23. Appreciate your help.
2017-09-29 06:59
Hello Mary,

Thank you for the good question. The costs of laundry service are reasonable. Usually, a pair of blue jeans needs about 20RMB, T-shirt needs about 15RMB, and other types have different prices. Besides, there are laundry packages provided for you, such as about 118RMB for 10 pieces. You could know the detailed price for laundry service by asking the reception desk after boarding on Century Legend.

Have a nice cruising trip in October!
Century Legend shows prices for Presidential, Deluxe, Junior, A, B, C rooms on board. Do the all have balconies?
2018-01-08 05:23
Hello Peggy,

Thanks for your question. onboard Century Legend, all cabins are well designed and equipped with private balconies, so you could enjoy the sightseeing of the Yangtze River in your own room without going outside and enjoy your relaxing and private time. You could feel free to tell us about your ideal type of cabin, group size, nationality, visiting time to China, and other information, and our travel consultant would contact you soon and give you nice quotations for your experience of the Yangtze River cruise in China!

Have a nice day!
Alcoholic drinks
What are the costs of drinks, are they extra?

2018-01-25 19:51
Hello Barbara,

Thank you for the good question. I’m sorry to tell you that we do not have the prices of drinks onboard Century Legend, and as we know there are a lot of different kinds of drinks there and the prices are usually higher than that of products in a land store but also reasonable. You could know the detail prices of Chinese RMB after boarding from the staff. And the staff at the bar would serve you well.

Wish you a wonderful Yangyze River cruise holiday!
wifi cost
Hi We are traveling with Chan Brothers in April and will be on a day cruise. Can I enquire what would the wifi cost on the cruise be ?
2018-03-18 21:40
Hello Manny,

Thank you for the good question. The Wi-Fi service costs about 200 RMB for one person for each one full cruise route. If you would like to enjoy that service, just tell the staff at the reception desk, and they will help you link your mobile phone, tablet PC, and other smart device to the Internet sincerely.

Wish you a wonderful Yangtze River cruise tour!
Dinner first night
We are arriving around 7pm on Tues 10th April. We understand that dinner is not included in our tour. What time would we be able to get a dinner and roughly how much is the charge? Thank you.
2018-03-19 02:57
Hi Julie,

Thanks for your message. Onboard Century Legend, only meals specified with “B”, “L”, and “D” in the itinerary are included in within the cruise fares. However, if you want to enjoy the dinner onboard the ship on your embarkation night, you could tell the staff while checking in and order the food, and they would prepare the delicious dinner for you. There are many types of Chinese food, some western food, desserts and beverage, so you could choose as will. As the price, the spaghetti, sandwich costs about 100 RMB, the dessert costs about 40-50 RMB, and the steak combo with red wine costs about 398 RMB. Since the prices are various according to the dishes, you could know the details of different kinds of food from the cruise staff after boarding.

Have a nice sailing in China!
Power point in the Cabins ?
Hi, are there spare electrical power points in the cabin to prepare food for our baby ?
2018-03-31 08:35
Hello Manny,

Thank you for the question. Yes, there are spare electrical power points in the cabin onboard Century Legend, however, there is no kitchenware there besides the teakettle. If you are planning to travel with your baby, you could pack the prepared food, like milk powder.

Wish you a nice trip with your family!
Package drink.
Do you have a package drink on board.


2018-04-07 14:35
Hi Donald,

Warm greetings from China. I am sorry to let you know that we do not have the prices of drinks onboard Century Legend and as there are a lot of different kinds of drinks and prices vary. We cannot to purchase one for you at present and you can purchase a package drink when getting onboard. Also, you could know the detail prices of Chinese RMB after boarding from the staff. And the staff at the bar would serve you well.

Have a good trip!

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