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Century Sun

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Century Sun Cruise Ship

Century Sun is the No. 3 Century cruise ship and one of the best Yangtze ships for a comfortable business holiday. Strictly managed with Century Cruises’ high standard European styled service pursuit, the ship offers top great facilities and services for a memorable Yangtze River sailing trip of thousands of foreign visitors!

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Century Sun Overview

Century Sun, the top cruise from Century Cruises is one of the most popular Yangtze River cruise ships to enjoy a 5-star cruise trip. Designed and furnished with the standard of the international 5-star hotel, it is known as “Chongqing’s Tourism Business Card”, and is the top choice for visitors on a business trip, and also other visitors on family trip, honeymoon and anniversary celebration, summer escape, etc.

Expanding more space from the cabins into public areas for leisure and entertainment, Century Sun successfully changes a Yangtze River cruise from a sightseeing travel into a real joyous relaxing getaway. Century Sun has totally over 150 luxury suites and deluxe cabins, which all feature with spacious room, private balconies and private bathroom with full equipment and appliances in European styles, just aims to provide the best comfortable stay for you. Furthermore, to enrich your experience onboard, the cruise designers arrange good space for a large sun deck for the best viewing angle of the river view, a grand restaurant and sun bar for your glad savory of diverse Chinese and Western styled flavors and drinks to treat tongues, a five-story open-air Grand Atrium Lobby making the cruise a luxury hotel on water, a cigar bar for relaxing, a reading room for wind down, two mid-ship sightseeing elevator for convenience, and more public places for leisure and fun. Besides that, various performances, inspiring parties, seasonal activities and cultural lectures arranged throughout the day will impress you the top wonderful days on Yangtze River vacation! Professionally trained English-speaking staff onboard is both professional and warm-hearted to provide you great service, so you will meet a nice trip on Century Sun.

  • Maiden Voyage
    Dec., 2006
  • Tonnage
    8359 T
  • Length
    126.8 M
  • Width
    17.2 M
  • Height
    24.6 M
  • Speed
    26km/h
  • Itinerary
    CQ=YC
  • Capacity
    306
  • Crew
    152
  • Decks
    6
  • Elevators
    2
  • Restaurants
    1
  • WIFI
    Yes
  • Swimming Pool
    N/A
  • Laundry Service
    Yes
  • Cabins
    153
  • Private Balcony
    Yes
  • Private Bathroom
    Yes
  • Hair Dryer
    Yes
  • VIP Restaurant
    CNY398/498 pp

Why Choose Century Sun?

Century Sun

Crown Series Vessel of Century Cruises

The new generation of the Crown Series cruise vessel built by Century Cruises that has won the “Silver Prize of Travel Weekly Magellan Awards", "2017 best Luxury inland river cruise brand in Asia" and the "most dynamic cruise line on Yangtze River" by New York Times.
Century Sun

Praised European-styled Service

Century Cruises is Yangtze only fleet with European hospitality experts providing professional concierge and personalized service. Century Sun under such professional international brand performs well in offering international services to people from diverse countries and regions of the world!
Century Sun

Favored Ship for Business Trip

Built by professional cruise construction team and managed by global famous brand, it provides the high standard facilities including large conference room and services to meet demands of visitors on a business trip. Working in natural view of mountains and river helps you and the whole team create more ideas with leisure and relax!

2020 Century Sun 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, Shibaozhai Pagoda, 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, Shibaozhai Pagoda, Shennv Stream...

What to Expect on Century Sun?

Schedule of Century Sun

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    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 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.
    • 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

    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.

    Century Sun - entertainment facilities
    Does this ship has any karaoke and other activities for people who do not gamble?
    2019-11-25 00:43
    Dear Vibi,

    Thanks for your question! I'm sorry there is no karaoke room onboard Century Sun. However, there are Gym Center, Spa & Massage Room, Sauna Rooms and Bar, where you can also relax yourself. Besides, you will be welcomed by well-prepared Captain’s Welcome Party, Crew Cabaret Show, etc. to make you a wonderful stay. For more details of Life onboard Century Sun, please visit:
    https://www.yangtze-river-cruises.com/ships/viking-century-sun/onboard.html

    If you haven’t book the cruise and are really interested in singing onboard, you could choose Century Paragon, Century Legend or the newest Century Glory, these popular luxury cruises equipped with karaoke room.

    Hope this helps and wish you a nice ship journey in China!
    clothes hangers
    are there clothes hangers in the closet in stateroom? If so, how many?
    2019-08-22 13:00
    Hello Sandy,


    Thank you for the good question. Yes, there are usually 3 hangers around in the closet.

    Hope this helps and wish you a wonderful ship experience in China!
    Laundry
    Hi! I know laundry service is offered, but do you have self service laundry? thanks!
    2019-04-27 00:35
    Hi Nancy,

    Thanks for your question! I'm sorry there is no self-service laundry available onboard Century Sun. However, tap water that is purified and sterilized is available in the bathroom of your cabin, and cloth hangers and cloth line are also provided, so you can do some simple laundry if you like.

    Wish you a memorable ship journey with Century Sun!
    Swimming pool or hot tub
    Does the Century Sun have a swimming pool or hot tub?
    2019-03-03 11:08
    Hi David,

    Thanks for your question! I'm sorry there is no swimming pool or hot tub equipped onboard Century Sun. However, there is a Sauna Room on the upper deck (near the lobby on the second floor), where you can also relax your body and skin.
    If you want to know the detailed location of onboard facilities like the Gym Center, Massage Center, Bar, Cigar Room, Reading Room, etc., please check https://www.yangtze-river-cruises.com/ships/viking-century-sun/deckplans.html
    Bottled Water
    Is bottled water available onboard?
    2017-07-12 08:40
    Hello Fran,

    Thank you for the question. Onboard Century Sun, there is 1-2 bottles of drinkable water provided for each guest in the room every day. Also, during the three meals, water, coffee, tea, cola, and other drinks are served for free by the staff in the dining room. And if you want more, you can buy some in the shop, and bar where water and other beverages are offered with good prices.

    Wish you a great cruise trip onboard Century Sun!
    Food
    We are 15 of us who are booked through Gate 1 Travel from USA. However, all 15 of us are of Indian origin. And majority of us are vegetarian. Would it be possible to get at some Indian style veg food during our stay with you? We will be boarding on 4th Sept. from Yichang to Chongqing. Please say Yes, you will get a lot of blessings.
    2017-05-15 12:10
    Hi Viral,

    Thank you for the question.
    At present, there is no veg food of Indian styles offered on Century Sun. However, various kinds of dishes (including vegetables, salads, etc.) of both Chinese and Western flavors and beverages for the three meals for every guest from the whole world.

    Enjoy your Yangtze River cruise!
    Dinner
    Is there any kind of dress code for the dinning room at night?
    2017-03-30 19:00
    Hello Kathleen,

    Thanks for your question. Usually dressing code for dining during night is not very formal. Such as, suite, tie, evening dress, etc. are not strictly required. You can dress as comfortable as possible to enjoy your cruise tour, but too casual clothes like jeans, round-neck shirts, shorts, slipperier, and so forth are better to avoid.

    Wish you an enjoyable trip on the Yangtze River!
    Hairdryers
    Are hairdryers provided?
    2017-03-13 08:16
    Hello Pat,

    Good morning from China! I saw you checked Century Sun cruise and all of its cabins are usually equipped with hair dryers. And you could borrow one from the staff at the reception desk in case there is none in your cabin when you are onboard.

    Wish you a wonderful trip!
    Laundry
    Can we have laundry done on board?
    2017-03-08 20:08
    Hi Sandi,

    Thanks for your question. Yes, you could do laundry on Century Sun. There are laundry bag in every cabin onboard that you can put your clothes into the laundry bag and the staff will come to your cabin to collect it. This service needs some extra charge. If you want to wash clothes on your own, you can find soap, clothesline and clothes hanger in the private bathroom.

    For more details and questions, please feel free to contact us. Have a nice day!

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