When it comes to setting off on that cruise of a lifetime, many people look forward to having the chance to explore exotic and exciting destinations that you simply cannot achieve from any other type of holiday. And with many cruise lines now branching out to far and wide locations around the world, there’s never been a better time to visit the Far East. With oriental charm, rich heritage and much to see, a cruise to the Far East is certainly full of new and memorable experiences that will keep you entertained and captivate you from the start.
Its distinct and spellbinding nature gives off a splendour that is too good to miss. From impressive Buddhist temples, to the stunning beaches of Thailand and Indonesia, the Far East has an array of amazing, must-see locations that will leave you hungry to come back for more. Experience the burst of culture, tantalise your tastebuds with a selection of the local cuisine, and let a cruise to the Far East take you on an unforgettable adventure and beyond your wildest expectations.
Japan is the most populated city on earth and offers you an endless supply of great shopping, high-quality entertainment, fabulous food and culture. Many are under the impression that Tokyo is merely a high-rise metropolis, it's actually home to a number of attractive green-spaces, parks and pretty gardens.
Singapore is one of the most popular cruise embarkation ports that serves the Far East. Its known as the heart of South-East Asia and makes for the perfect city to enjoy a stay in due to its vast array of world-class attractions such as the beautiful Orchid gardens, Singapore Zoo and the surreal 'Cloud Forest' which features the largest indoor waterfall in the world, you can also learn about the rare plants and discover hidden flora gems as you take a journey through this mysterious world.
A holiday to Bali is an experience which will leave you in awe. This island and province of Indonesia is also known as ‘Land of the Gods’ due to the incredible panoramic scenery which features volcanic mountains, forests, seemingly endless beaches and neatly tiered rice terraces which have become an iconic image of Bali.
For many, what draws them to Bali is the water. The incredible beaches and surfing opportunities are a magnet for those who love the outdoors. Bali is also part of the Coral Triangle, a high biodiversity area for marine species. In this particular area alone there’s over 500 species of reef-building coral – about 7 times as many as the entire Caribbean! Much of the island is surrounded by coral and for this reason it’s a hugely popular area for diving and snorkelling too.
Welcome to Hong Kong! A unique, show-stopping city full of incredible sky lines and fantastic food. You'll find the best views of the magnificent Victoria Harbour from 'The Peak'. Visit at dusk for the best scenery.
Shanghai is one of the world's fastest growing cities with new high-rises appearing in the sky-line every day. It's home to a number of gleaming shopping malls, luxury hotels as well as the world's largest subway system. Although it's now definitely in the category of 'ultra-modern' - it also contains a wonderful blend of the modern and traditional culture.