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On the Pacific Ocean, coastal Asia inspires a spectrum of adjectives: ancient, futuristic, sacred, industrial, peaceful, riotous, and breathtaking. A trip through East Asia usually includes port stops in the busy urban centers of China, Japan, and South Korea. Southeast Asia cruises, traditionally sailing between Singapore and Hong Kong, provide opportunities for ecotourism and beach time in Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam.
Southeast Asia Cruise Basics Southeast Asia Cruise Basics
Singapore to Hong Kong, with Bangkok in between. Read how to explore this region of booming cities and ancient temples.
East Asia Cruise Basics East Asia Cruise Basics
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Extraordinary Excursions: Southeast Asia Extraordinary Excursions: Southeast Asia
Ride an elephant, cook a curry. Whatever your interest, you’ll find a shore excursion that suits.

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87% Loved It
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Shanghai -> Shanghai -> Shanghai -> Three Gorges Dam -> Three Gorges Dam -> Chongqing -> Xian -> Xian -> Beijing -> Beijing -> Beijing
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Hong Kong -> Cruising -> Hanoi -> Hanoi -> Da Nang -> Nha Trang -> Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) -> Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) -> Cruising -> Singapore
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Singapore -> Port Klang -> Penang -> Phuket -> Cruising -> Singapore
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Hong Kong -> Xiamen -> Cruising -> Okinawa -> Cruising -> Hong Kong
73% Loved It
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Hong Kong -> Hong Kong -> Cruising -> Hanoi -> Hanoi -> Hue -> Cruising -> Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) -> Cruising -> Bangkok (Laem Chabang) -> Bangkok (Laem Chabang) -> Cruising -> Cruising -> Singapore -> Singapore
Bali
Just say the name, and your imagination is whisked away to an ...
Bangkok (Laem Chabang)
Glimmering golden temples and sacred statues of Buddha; khlongs ...
Beijing
It would take many lifetimes to fully explore and understand Beijing, ...
Cochin
If you've never been to India, brace yourself. Scary does nothing to ...
Da Nang
Central Vietnam, with its cities of Da Nang (sometimes spelled ...
Hanoi
Hanoi is a hectic collage of sights, sounds and smells. Masses of ...
Hiroshima
This thriving Japanese city, laid out in a grid pattern and located ...
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Ho Chi Minh City evolved from a small fishing village on the Saigon ...
Hong Kong
There's one constant in Hong Kong -- change! If you visited a few ...
Kelang (Kuala Lumpur)
Malaysia's capital city of Kuala Lumpur has experienced tremendous ...
Kobe
Kobe, Japan's fifth-largest city, lies on the southern side of the ...
Koh Samui
Just 25 years ago, Koh Samui was a sleepy backwater, 310 miles south ...
Langkawi
Aptly named "The Jewel of Kedah," Langkawi is one of the most ...
Mumbai (Bombay)
Mumbai is a massive metropolis of more than 20 million people, and ...
Nagasaki
This far west Japanese city of 450,000, located on Kyushu Island, has ...
Osaka
Osaka is part "Shogun" and part "Lost in Translation." Tidy Buddhist ...
Penang
Penang, a 111-square-mile island off the west coast of Malaysia, gets ...
Phnom Penh
Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap ...
Saipan
Long popular with Asian tourists, Saipan is the fastest-growing ...
Seoul (Incheon)
A 5,000-year-old culture blended with startling modernity makes South ...
Shanghai
Sophisticated, cosmopolitan and dynamic, Shanghai is an awe-inspiring ...
Siem Reap
Siem Reap, in northwest Cambodia, is a home to the country's ...
Sihanoukville
It's likely that you won't be neutral about Sihanoukville. You'll ...
Singapore
In its own way, Singapore is an oasis in Southeast Asia. It enjoys a ...
Taipei (Keelung)
Taipei is a busy city of more than two and a half million people ...
Tokyo
Even if you've spent lots of time in other big cities, there is no ...
Yangon (Rangoon)
With the nation's ruling military regime loosening its grip, Myanmar ...
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03/15
I've just finished reading some of the recent Volendam reviews and think I must have been on a different ship. Our experience, overall, was stellar. The ship had just completed a major drydock in December, and it seemed to us the things had been ... Read more
This was my sixth Crystal cruise and my fifth on Crystal Symphony. It really is a beautiful ship and the money they have spent on her over the last few years really shows. Palm Court is the most beautiful room on the ship but all the public areas ... Read more
We are active cruisers and have enjoyed many trips on HAL! This was not the HAL we knew and loved. First, the cutbacks are very obvious: from the food to the tissues, fewer staff, lecturers and quality entertainers. But, more dramatic was the ... Read more
03/15
I am a 3 star Mariner with Holland America, but this is my first cruise with them in Asia. The Volendam has come through its December refurbishment quite nicely. I was in a category A, verandah cabin, quite mid-ship, 6163. Other than it being ... Read more
We took a 14 day Singapore to Singapore on the Volendam in March. Overall, we enjoyed ourselves. Other than the shuttle bus to town on Langkawi Island, we didn't take any ship's shore excursions. However, in Phuket, Yangon and Kuala Lumpur we ... Read more
We were in the so called "Aqua" class. Definitely NOT worth the extra money. Canapés in the room - ONLY if you are there and, an olive, and a very small piece of bread with some humus on it HARDLY qualifies. The room staff were ... Read more
Having sailed numerous times with Celebrity we knew what to expect from the ship however, this part of the World was a completely new experience and one we had wondered would work well utilising a cruise. Delighted to report that the cruise ... Read more
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