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CRUISE FROM

SINGAPORE

Heading out on a cruise from Singapore? You’re in for an unforgettable adventure. Just make sure you set aside a few days before your sailing to really get to know the best of Singapore while you’re there. This vibrant island-state is a true cultural hub. It boasts four official languages and is home to a community that represents countries around the world. If you want to stretch your legs, climb to the summit of Mount Faber. At just over 300 feet, it’s more of a hill than a mountain, but it offers pretty panoramic views of the skyline and bay. Or spend some time exploring the impressive Orchid Garden and Botanic Garden, where you’ll find 250 different types of ginger growing. It’s the perfect lead-up to a meal of Singapore’s world-famous street food, like sweet and buttery kaya toast, flaky roti prata (sometimes called the “Asian croissant”), and tender Hainanese chicken rice, considered by many to be Singapore’s national dish.

Singapore
Green Indoors
Tom Yum Soup

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Malaysia
MALAYSIA
Penang
Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang)
Deep jungles of North Thailand
THAILAND
Phuket
Bangkok (Laem Chabang)
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VIETNAM
Nha Trang
Ho Chi Ming (Phu My)

2022-23 SAILINGS FROM SINGAPORE

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CRUISE FROM

HONG KONG, CHINA

Although it's officially part of China, Hong Kong is a world unto itself. This bustling city is full of ancient and modern architecture, lots of people and — of course — the best dim sum around. Head to the Kowloon Peninsula for Golden Mile shopping along Nathan Road. Then, make your way to Hong Kong Island to admire the views from the top of Victoria Peak — you can see the skyscrapers of the financial district as well as the fishing village of Stanley Harbour. Cruise to Hong Kong and trek out to mountainous Lantau Island to see the famous Tian Tan Buddha, standing a full 112 feet tall. Or score some quiet time at Hong Kong Park, full of contemplative rock gardens and tree-lined paths.

Hong Kong Skyline
Dim Sum
Leaving a Store

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Asian Town
JAPAN
Okinawa (Nakagusuku)
Shanghai
CHINA
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SHANGHAI (BAOSHAN), CHINA

When you cruise from Shanghai, your vacation begins before you even set foot aboard the ship. Welcome to a city that’s bursting with futuristic feats, rich history, delicious cuisine, and endless opportunities to immerse yourself in Chinese culture. Make sure you dedicate a few days before your cruise out of Shanghai to crossing all the top must-visit sites off your travel list. First, go see the classical and Art Deco architecture of the famous Bund neighborhood, then enjoy the scent of tea and incense that perfumes the air within the fortified Old City. If you’re still craving history, head to Qibao Ancient Town, home to an impressive pagoda-like bell tower and the legendary Qibao Template (it dates back to the 900s). With its pretty bridges and well-preserved historic buildings, Qibao Ancient Town is also a great place to snap photos. And no vacation from Shanghai is complete without a taste of the city’s world-famous street food, from giant dumplings filled with steaming hot soup, to cold noodles served with tender eel and tangy ginger.

Shanghai at Dusk
Rainy Day
Chinese Opera Kiss

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JAPAN
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Okinawa
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BEIJING (TIANJIN), CHINA

One day isn’t enough to experience the best of Beijing, a beautiful ancient city that beckons with wonders. Make sure you pencil in plenty of time to experience the endless marvels that await ahead of your cruise from Beijing. About an hour and a half away from the city you’ll find the iconic Great Wall of China, a must-visit destination while you’re in the area — it’s one of the Seven Wonders of the World, after all. To score awe-inspiring views, climb to the top of Widow’s Peak, the highest point in this portion of the wall. For more rich history, head to the grand Forbidden City complex, which served as the imperial palace during the Ming and Qing dynasties. There you can join an unforgettable tour back in time led by an expert guide. And unwind as you stroll through the peaceful Imperial Garden, located behind the aptly named Palace of Earthly Tranquility.

By the Great Wall of China
Chinese Warrior Statues
Chinese Opera Performer

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Walking through the torii
JAPAN
Nagasaki
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Shimonoseki
Sasebo
Sakaiminato
Kyoto
Miyazaki
 
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