Asia is a continent that constantly reveals new surprises for you, without ever giving everything away! Come aboard and experience a never-before perspective of Asia, and indulge in some of the finest dining, entertainment, shopping, sporting and other exciting lifestyle experiences aboard any cruise ship!
Cruises in Asia :
Choose from a variety of exciting cruises ranging from 3 nights to 16 nights. Take your pick from itineraries that include the Best of Malaysia, Spice of Southeast Asia, Asian Legacies, Pearls of the Orient and more!
Asia is a continent that constantly reveals new surprises for you, without ever giving everything away! Discover the region with Royal Caribbean, offering a wide range of exciting cruises sailing from Singapore, Beijing and Shanghai. Or experience modern luxury while you explore the exotic Orient with Celebrity Cruises and travel to Vietnam, Japan and Indonesia. If an immersive experience is more your style, then Azamara Club Cruises has just the itineraries for you to fabled lands like Myanmar, the Philippines and Taiwan, among others.
While on a cruise through Asia, visit an exciting new country almost every day: China, Japan, Malaysia, South Korea, Thailand and Vietnam are closer than you think!
Experience the rich historic beauty of Japan, the imperial charm of Vietnam, the exotic pagodas of Burma and the blissful beaches of Thailand. Asia has this and so much more to offer. And while on the ship, do the most awesome things possible at sea - go rock climbing, play golf, watch a Broadway-style stage show, try your luck at the casino or dance the night away in a night club!
Asia Destinations :
A cruise through Asia takes you through some of the most beautiful and exotic places in the world - from the ports of Singapore, Hong Kong and Shanghai to China, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam, Japan and South Korea.
Bangkok has an energy all its own. Gleaming skyscrapers rub shoulders with tranquil temples, and amid the traffic chaos, sit the peaceful Buddha statues. Visit the Grand Palace, sail down the Chao Phraya river and shop to your heart's content at the bustling malls. There is no city on earth quite like Bangkok!
Beijing (Tianjin) in China has a rich historical legacy that is evident in the various temples, monasteries and villas. Visit Food Street for gastronomic journey and shop around for treasures at the Antique market.
Beppu in Japan is an experience not to be missed. Renowned for its multitude of hot springs, do experience the onsen bath and then get a taste of delicious Japanese cuisine.
Busan in South Korea beckons. With all the ingredients to make your visit an exciting one, Busan has busy markets, beautiful beaches and tranquil temples. And best of all is blessed with a temperate climate all year round.
Fukuoka in Japan is a contemporary city where temples and shrines co-exist alongside modern buildings. The historic aspect of the city is bound to enthrall you, as will the culinary appeal. After all, this city is known for the universally loved ramen noodles!
Ho Chi Minh (Phu My)was once called Saigon. Today it is a vibrant city, full of bustling markets and interesting museums that trace the history of the region. With great entertainment options and sumptuous Vietnamese cuisine, a visit here holds lots of promise.
Hong Kong is a thrilling destination. Take harbor cruise, get a bird's eye view of Hong Kong from Victoria's Peak, shop at Kowloon and gorge on a dim sum lunch.
Jeju Island in South Korea has an amazingly wide range of tourist attractions - golden beaches, forested mountains and a semi-tropical climate. An extinct volcano, cascading waterfalls and lava formations make Jeju Island a favorite holiday destination.
Kanazawa, Japan is the land of Japanese gardens and Shinto shrines. Historical museums and shops that stock interesting handicrafts make it an exciting city for visitors. The UNESCO World Heritage site of Shirakawa-Go is just a bit out of the city and trip that should be undertaken.
Kobe considered as one of Japan's loveliest cities has the Rokko Mountains as a backdrop. Hike in the mountains, roam the museums and after that sip Sake and wolf down a Kobe steak.
Koh Samui is a tropical paradise island with swaying palm trees and the calm aqua sea. Watch the cascading waterfalls at Na Muang or get floored by the natural rock formations of Hin Ta. Koh Samui is a beautiful place that spells beauty and serenity.
Kuala Lumpur is a city of diversity. Visit the Gold Triangle district for shopping and entertainment, sample street food or visit the Petronas Towers at night when it is brightly lit.
Langkawi is a tropical island replete with golden sands and swaying palm trees. Aquamarine waters beckon you to swim in the calm sea or go scuba diving to view the spectacular marine life. A holiday paradise indeed!
Nagasaki is a city that draws tourists and historians alike. Shop for Amakusa pearls, pottery, toys and the hand- made bamboo items and don't forget to gorge on specialties like 'shippoku-ryori' that is a very popular dish in the city.
Okinawa, (Naha) Japan houses castles, temples and tombs. Crystal blue waters surrounded by golden sands make Okinawa an appealing holiday destination. Naha is the largest city of this prefecture. Snorkel, whale watch or simply take in a dose of history, Okinawa is on the radar of many tourists today.
Penang is rich in culture and history. Visit the Khoo Kongsi clan house or pay obeisance at the temples. tantalize your taste buds with Nonya cuisine and shop for handicrafts to take home. A visit to 'the pearl of the Orient' is definitely called for.
Phuket is a beach lover's paradise. Go parasailing or ride water scooter at Pataong, devour sumptuous Thai cuisine or simply laze on the sands and watch the waters lap the shore. Phuket is Thailand's most popular beach destination!
Sakaminato in Japan is synonymous with seafood, sushi and sand dunes. The Yumeminato Tower is a landmark in the city and offers breathtaking views from atop. The trademark bronze statues of 'Yokai' greet and welcome you at every street.
Sapporo (Muroran) has a curious unhurried and uncrowded feel. Leisure locales, peaceful parks, a 17th century tea-house and a Beer Garden- you've left the frenzied pace and concrete jungle of Tokyo behind.
Shanghai is the business hub of China. Swanky buildings tower over you in Pudong, but you can get a peek into Imperial China in the many museums. Dine on sea food and shop at Nanjing road. Shanghai is an experience you will never forget!
Singapore is a cosmopolitan city on the fast track. Spend a fun day at Sentosa Island, stroll down Orchard Road or shop to your heart's content at Mustafa Centre. In the evening take the night safari.
Tokyo is where modernity and the ancient live harmoniously in tandem. Busy Ginza Street with it shining neon lights and Shinto temples where age old traditions remain intact. Walk in the serene gardens, sample sushi and take a ride on the bullet train!
Toyoma, Japan is resplendent with green parks and beautiful gardens. Toyoma Castle is worth a visit and the the Toyoma Folk Village has a cluster of museums that will be of interest to the visitor. Enjoy the local festivals and shopping and take a riverboat ride while you are there.
Xiamen in China is replete with history and culture dating back 1000 years. Set in scenic surroundings the Jimei Academic Village warrants a visit as does the South Putuo Temple that is a renowned Buddhist temple of the region
Must Dos :
- Gorge on chilli crab at Clarke Quay in Singapore
- Eat a dim sum lunch when in Hong Kong
- Make a day trip to Macau and visit the Venetian Hotel and Casino
- Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels when in Ho Chi Minh
- Watch a traditional Kabuki dance performance in Tokyo
- Ride on the bullet train in Japan!
- Take a dip in the Hot Springs in Beppu
- Don't miss a ride on the Maglev Train in Shanghai - it has no wheels and floats at 200 mph!
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Celebrity Cruises explores Asia
Discover the Orient with Celebrity Cruises. Sail through Asia and explore the wonders of Singapore, the beaches of Phuket and Langkawi, the swankiness of Hong Kong and the vastness of