Magical China & the Yangtze River

Magical China & the Yangtze River 2014 / 2015

11 days from Beijing to Shanghai

Discover China’s ancient history and fascinating culture on this delightful China river cruise. Sightseeing with a Local Guide shows you the highlights in Beijing, Xi’an, and Shanghai, with inside visits that include the Forbidden City, Imperial Palace, Great Wall, Sacred Way of the Ming Tombs, the Terracotta Warriors, Dayan Pagoda, the Bund, and Yu Yuan Gardens. Enjoy an acrobatic show, participate in a calligraphy class, visit lacquer and cloisonné workshops, and attend a noodle-making demonstration. You’ll also tour the ancient Hutongs by rickshaw and visit a silk factory. Enjoy a performance of the Peking Opera, “The Tang Dynasty” dinner show, and an authentic Peking Duck dinner. On your 3-night river cruise along the majestic Yangtze, see the impressive Three Gorges Dam site—a magnificent vacation!

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Ship Details


Paragon

Cruise in style and comfort on board one of the newest ships on the Yangtze, the Century Paragon. As you embark your contemporary, elegant ship, a friendly, English-speaking crew and stunning 7-story atrium lobby welcome you aboard. The Century Paragon is charting a new course for Yangtze River cruising. The ship features a state-of-the-art propulsion system that reduces vibration and decreases emissions to reduce environmental impact. Other innovations include a pillar less multifunction lounge with unobstructed views of evening entertainment, and a large indoor swimming pool, both firsts on the Yangtze.

Included Amenities
  • English-speaking crew
  • Non-smoking interior
  • Multi-functional lounge
  • Wi-Fi access in public spaces
  • Spa & massage facilities
  • A variety of shops
  • Game room
  • 24-hour laundry service
  • Reserved seating for evening entertainment
  • Cultural Highlights on board
  • 7-floor atrium lobby
  • Two bars
  • Sun Deck
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Cinema room
  • Well-stocked library
  • Two elevators
  • Exclusive shore excursions for Avalon passengers

Staterooms & Suites

Deluxe Stateroom - 266 sq. ft.
Features
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathtub
  • Choice of bed configuration
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel
  • Full shower
  • Individual climate control
  • Memory foam mattress toppers
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Sofa
  • Well-stocked minibar
  • Writing desk
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding-glass doors with louvers
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Soft and firm pillows
  • Wireless Internet access
DECK PLANS

Legend

Cruise in style and comfort on board one of the newest ships on the Yangtze, the Century Legend. As you embark your contemporary, elegant ship, a friendly, English-speaking crew and stunning 7-story atrium lobby welcome you aboard. The Century Legend is charting a new course for Yangtze River cruising. The ship features a state-of-the-art propulsion system that reduces vibration and decreases emissions to reduce environmental impact. Other innovations include a pillar less multifunction lounge with unobstructed views of evening entertainment, and a large indoor swimming pool, both firsts on the Yangtze.

Included Amenities
  • English-speaking crew
  • Non-smoking interior
  • Multi-functional lounge
  • Wi-Fi access in public spaces
  • Spa & massage facilities
  • A variety of shops
  • Game room
  • 24-hour laundry service
  • Reserved seating for evening entertainment
  • Cultural Highlights on board
  • 7-floor atrium lobby
  • Two bars
  • Sun Deck
  • Fitness Center
  • Indoor swimming pool
  • Cinema room
  • Well-stocked library
  • Two elevators
  • Exclusive shore excursions for Avalon passengers

Staterooms & Suites

Deluxe Stateroom - 266 sq. ft.
Features
  • Alarm clock
  • Bathtub
  • Choice of bed configuration
  • Flatscreen satellite TV with movie channel
  • Full shower
  • Individual climate control
  • Memory foam mattress toppers
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • Sofa
  • Well-stocked minibar
  • Writing desk
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Floor-to-ceiling sliding-glass doors with louvers
  • Hairdryer
  • In-room safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Soft and firm pillows
  • Wireless Internet access
DECK PLANS

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