Sanctuary M.S. Yangzi Explorer

The Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer is a more intimate and luxurious style of cruising that is new China. With the largest cabins and suites on the river, all the private balconies, as well as the highest crew to passenger ratio on the river of 1:1, this is a Yangzi cruise unlike any other. The Yangzi Explorer carries 124 passengers, compared to other cruise ships and offers the finest and most personalized service on the river. Onboard facilities include a la carte dining, a luxury spa, an observation deck, 24 hour room service, a 2 floor theatre, library, and beauty and fitness facilities. A doctor also travels onboard. The ship also has the most spacious and indulgent spa on board this vessel.

Hong Kong Discovery

Discover Hong Kong with a private guide, a buzzing global hub of business, art, style and culture. More Info

Beijing, Xi'an & Shanghai Explorer

Walk along the Great Wall, come face to face with the Terracotta Army, and visit ancient gardens and Buddhist temples. On this private guided tour, you’ll experience ancient and modern China at its absolute best. More Info

Highlights of China: Great Wall, Warriors, & Li River

Centuries fall away as you climb the Great Wall, look down upon the Terra Cotta Warriors, and cruise the serene waters of the Li River. Voyage through China's must-see highlights with private guides at every stop. More Info

China Highlights: Panda Adventure

Meet black-and-white celebrities at the famous panda research base in Chengdu. On this China adventure, you'll also experience the spellbinding highlights of Beijing, Xi'an and Shanghai. More Info

National Geographic Winning China Signature

This award-winning adventure will not only open your imagination to the wonders of China, but also packs plenty of thrills. More Info

Beijing, Shanghai and the Yangtze River in Style

Cruise the Yangze River and voyage through Beijing and Shanghai on this private guided journey fit for ancient emperors. Explore China's famed monuments and locations including the Forbidden City, spiritual temples & enchanting river gorges. More Info

China Family Adventure

A family-friendly discovery through the best of China, combining modern megacities Beijing and Shanghai, with more traditional gems Xi'an, and Yangshuo. More Info

Active China Adventure

Trek along the Great Wall, cycle to the famed Terra Cotta Warriors, hike around scenic rice paddies in Longsheng & much more on this active adventure. From Beijing to Shanghai you'll explore China's natural wonders and imperial legends with a private guide. More Info

Cities of China in Style

Delve into the bygone dynasties of China in a style fit for a king with this decadent 5* tour of the exotic highlights of Beijing, Xi'an, Shanghai & Hong Kong. More Info

Hong Kong for the Family

A family-tailored discovery of Hong Kong, Kowloon and Cheung Chau Island with a private guide. More Info

Cuisine of Hong Kong

Worlds apart from the rest of China, Hong Kong has its own unique food scene which you'll discover for yourself with a private local guide. More Info

Arts & Culture of Hong Kong

Delve into the arts and culture of Hong Kong, a sophisticated fusion of East and West. More Info

Imperial Cities of China & Japan

A tale of two countries. Embark on a dramatic & action packed odyssey through China and Japan's show-stopping cities & natural wonders. More Info

Kingdoms of the Clouds

Explore China, Tibet and Nepal, where you'll marvel at the peaks of Everest from the window of your light aircraft as your experienced pilot swoops to within 200 meters of the icy cliff faces. More Info

China & Tibet Highlights

Step into prayer halls of chanting Tibetan monks in magnificent monasteries on the roof of the world, watch pandas interact in their natural habitat in Chengdu, discover the ancient sites of Beijing & much more. More Info

East Asia Explorer

From modern megacities to ancient wonders, East Asia has an incredible array of unique architecture, culture and history, waiting to be discovered. Explore the best of East Asia on this itinerary, traveling between neighbor countries Japan, South Korea, China and Taiwan. More Info

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XiLing Deck Deluxe Cabin

The XiLing Deck Deluxe Cabin is the largest entry level cabin of its kind on the Yangzi River. It is 31 sq. meters in size, located on the 2nd floor with its own private balcony and is fully equipped with LCD Satellite TV, electronic safe, mini bar and fridge. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available as well, feature a private bathroom.

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Wu Deck Suite

The Wu Deck Suite is the perfect suite for a family of three passengers. It is 39 sq. meter cabin, located on the 3rd floor and is still spacious after adding an extra bed inside the room. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, safety deposit box, mini bar and LCD satellite television.

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QuTang Deck Suite

The QuTang Deck Suite is the perfect suite for a family of three passengers. It is 39 sq. meter cabin, located on the 4th floor and is still spacious after adding an extra bed inside the room. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, safety deposit box, mini bar and LCD satellite television.

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Jade / Mandarin Suite

The Jade and Mandarin Suite is 81 sq. meters with a separate bedroom and living room area. The spacious suites are designed with the traditional Chinese décor to enhance the experience of sailing down the Yangzi River. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, safety deposit box, mini bar and LCD satellite television.

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Celestial / Imperial Suite

The Celestial and Imperial Suites are 110 sq. meters and are the top two suites on the Sanctuary M.S. Yangzi Explorer. This suite truly expresses comfort and space with its private sundeck so as to enjoy a true panoramic view of the gorges inside their suite. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, safety deposit box, mini bar and LCD satellite television.

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The Main Deck Deluxe Cabin

The Main Deck Deluxe Cabin is the largest entry level cabin of its kind on the Yangzi River. It is 31 sq. meters in size, located on the 1st floor with its own private balcony and is fully equipped with LCD Satellite TV, electronic safe, mini bar and fridge. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available as well, feature a private bathroom.

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The Wu Deck Deluxe Cabin

The Wu Deck Deluxe Cabin is the largest entry level cabin of its kind on the Yangzi River. It is 31 sq. meters in size, located on the 3rd floor with its own private balcony and is fully equipped with LCD Satellite TV, electronic safe, mini bar and fridge. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available as well, feature a private bathroom.

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Wu Deck Suite (free upgrade)

The Wu Deck Suite is the perfect suite for a family of three passengers. It is 39 sq. meter cabin, located on the 3rd floor and is still spacious after adding an extra bed inside the room. All cabins boast floor-to-ceiling windows providing access to private balconies with outdoor armchairs and coffee tables. In addition to a choice of king or twin beds, connecting cabins are also available. All cabins are equipped with private bathroom, hairdryer, safety deposit box, mini bar and LCD satellite television.

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Enjoy a la carte dining on board The Sanctuary M.S. Yangtze Explorer.

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The Spa and Fitness Center

The ship has the most spacious and indulgent spa on board any cruise vessel on the Yangzi. With an area covering more than 300 square metres, the Yangzi Spa is a haven of tranquility and rejuvenation. With six treatment rooms, guests will have the opportunity to truly indulge and relax while on board. A varied menu of spa services, including massage and beauty treatments are available for your enjoyment. There is also a fitness center located on the ship.

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