Luxury cruising on the Yangtze River


Facilities & services

  • 38 deluxe cabins
  • 20 suites
  • Four specialty suites
  • Two-floor theatre
  • Library
  • Spa
  • Beauty and fitness facilities


  • Dumpling making classes

Experience the Yangtze River in the utmost luxury onboard the Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer. With a crew to passenger ratio of one to one and the largest cabins and suites on the river, it truly is a cruise to rival all others.

Carrying just 124 passengers, the ship boasts 38 deluxe cabins, 20 suites and four speciality suites. All of the cabins have floor-to-ceiling windows with access to private balconies, and all are equipped with private bathrooms. Connecting cabins are available. Entry-level deluxe cabins are stylish, while suites are spacious and include access to the Suite Lounge. The Mandarin, Jade, Celestial and Imperial Suites are the largest on the ship and are intricately designed with chic Chinese decor. The separate bedrooms and living areas offer uninterrupted views of the landscape as it slips by. Luxury suite guests have access to the Dynasty Dining Room as well as free optional shore excursions.

The Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer’s onboard facilities include traditional Chinese and continental a la carte dining, a luxury spa, an observation deck, a two-floor theatre, library, and beauty and fitness facilities. You can also sign up for cooking classes and learn how to create some well-loved local delicacies.


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