South East – Asia Pacific
Explore all wonders from Asia. From bustling Bangkok to vibrant Singapore, or from the dazzling metropolis of Hong Kong to the palaces and pagodas of Hue Vietnam. Throughout you Asia cruise vacation various stops at different ports of call will be made. It gives you a chance to leave the ship and explore the local history, flavors and all natural treasures.
Sail from the smallest nation in Southeast Asia, Singapore. Not far away is Malaysia with its magnificent scenery and white sandy beaches. Discover nearby Bali or Java in Indonesia and admire the views of Mount Bromo Volcano. Not to be missed is a stop at Komodo Island where you can look for the fierce dragons that stalk the landscape of this World Heritage Site island.
In Vietnam sail through the legendary Halong Bay and see the rocky pitons emerge from turquoise blue waters. Visit Hanoi’s Old Quarter shops and many interesting cultural and historic monuments. In Ho Chi Minh City (formerly named Saigon) take a tour to the Presidential Palace, now called Reunification Hall, Ben Thanh Market, Notre Dame Cathedral and the 18th-century Thien Hau (Buddhist) Temple in Cholon (Chinatown).
In Thailand wander among jungle temples, relax at one of the fine beaches in the idyllic resort isle of Phuket or Krabi, or why not take a ride on an elephant. From Laem Chabang you have an oppurtunity to visit Bangkok and its dazzling temples with statues of Buddha, the lively floating markets and silk and jewelry shops.
Explore the Jade Buddha Temple in Shanghai at the mouth of the Yangtze River in China and finally arrive in Hong Kong and cruise along its magnificent bay and see its modern buildings reaching for the sky.