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162 Night
Cruise to Beijing

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Leaving:
San Francisco
Visiting:
Santa Barbara, San Diego ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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Ship Details

Insignia - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Excellent food and attentive service accompany an intimate and mature atmosphere onboard.

Cons

Activities are few, which can prove either relaxing or slightly dull.

Bottom Line

Insignia is a small, quiet and comfortable ship oriented toward adults.

Reviews

Insignia Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Cabins

26 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Vancouver
Visiting:
Juneau, Kushiro ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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Ship Details

Westerdam - Holland America Line

Pros

Emphasis on live music, of a wide variety, that makes for a lot of choice in the evening

Cons

Few entertainment and activity options for teens and young adults

Bottom Line

Refined, but casual experience that attracts its youngest and most active crowd in Europe

Reviews

Westerdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value4.5

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

16 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Hong Kong
Visiting:
Taipei, Ryukyu Island ... see more
Cruise Line:
Oceania Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Hong Kong
  • Day 2
    Cruising (Taiwan Strait)
  • Day 3
    Taipei (Keelung)
  • Day 4
    Ryukyu Island
  • Day 5
    East China Sea (Cruising)
  • Day 6
    Shanghai
  • Day 7
    Shanghai
  • Day 8
    Shanghai
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Dalian
  • Day 12
    Seoul (Incheon)
  • Day 13
    Cheju City
  • Day 14
    Fukuoka
  • Day 15
    Hososhima
  • Day 16
    Pacific Ocean (Cruising)
  • Day 17
    Yokohama
Ship Details

Nautica - Oceania Cruises

Pros

Oceania has best food at sea, with no-fee specialty restaurants and vast menu choices.

Cons

Popular itineraries sell out quickly, and longer sailings may not appeal to time-constrained travelers.

Bottom line

Nautica offers plenty of amenities in the more intimate setting of a mid-sized ship.

Reviews
Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining5.0
Service4.0
Value5.0

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

2019 Best for Cabins

14 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Shanghai
Visiting:
Shanghai, Qingdao ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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    Qingdao
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    Cruising
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    Beijing
  • Day 7
    Beijing
  • Day 8
    Dalian
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Fukuoka
  • Day 11
    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 12
    Jelu Island
  • Day 13
    Nagasaki
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Shanghai
Ship Details

Westerdam - Holland America Line

Pros

Emphasis on live music, of a wide variety, that makes for a lot of choice in the evening

Cons

Few entertainment and activity options for teens and young adults

Bottom Line

Refined, but casual experience that attracts its youngest and most active crowd in Europe

Reviews

Westerdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value4.5

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

14 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Shanghai
Visiting:
Seoul, Beijing ... see more
Cruise Line:
Celebrity Cruises
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  • Day 1
    Shanghai
  • Day 2
    Cruising
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    Seoul (Incheon)
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Beijing
  • Day 6
    Beijing
  • Day 7
    Beijing
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Jelu Island
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Kobe
  • Day 12
    Kobe
  • Day 13
    Shimizu
  • Day 14
    Yokohama
  • Day 15
    Yokohama
Ship Details

Celebrity Millennium - Celebrity Cruises

Pros

Beautiful, easy-to-navigate midsize ship sails enticing itineraries with a knowledgeable, happy crew

Cons

Staterooms could use a refresh; they lack modern features like USB ports near the bed

Bottom Line

Terrific value aboard a pretty ship with excellent free and for-fee dining venues

Reviews

Celebrity Millennium Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

14 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Hong Kong
Visiting:
Taipei, Nagasaki ... see more
Cruise Line:
Celebrity Cruises
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Hong Kong
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Taipei (Keelung)
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Nagasaki
  • Day 6
    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 7
    Jelu Island
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Beijing
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Seoul (Incheon)
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Shanghai
Ship Details

Celebrity Millennium - Celebrity Cruises

Pros

Beautiful, easy-to-navigate midsize ship sails enticing itineraries with a knowledgeable, happy crew

Cons

Staterooms could use a refresh; they lack modern features like USB ports near the bed

Bottom Line

Terrific value aboard a pretty ship with excellent free and for-fee dining venues

Reviews

Celebrity Millennium Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

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    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

** inclusions in your cruise fare are based on Cruise Critic’s editorial expertise and not provided by the individual cruise lines. When you book with one of our cruise partners, please be sure to check their site for a full disclosure of all applicable fees. Cruise Critic does not guarantee any specific rates, prices, or amenities included in the fare. Inclusion items in the fare may change at any time and fees may apply for additional items.

12 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Singapore
Visiting:
Phu My, Hue ... see more
Cruise Line:
Royal Caribbean International
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Cruise Itinerary

  • Day 1
    Singapore
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Phu My
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Hue
  • Day 6
    Cruising
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    Hong Kong
  • Day 8
    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Nakagusuku
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Beijing
Ship Details

Quantum of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Technologically advanced ship offers exceptional cabins and activities.

Cons

Ship has been modified for Chinese cruisers; Western dining is limited.

Bottom Line

Best if you get the ship's Asian focus and are fine sailing with other cultures/customs.

Reviews

Quantum of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining3.5
Service5.0
Value4.0

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What’s included in My Cruise Fare?

  • Cabin
    Room with bed and private bathroom
  • Port Taxes & Fees
  • Service Gratuities
  • Most Onboard Entertainment
  • Kids Club
  • Shore Excursions
  • Wi-Fi
  • Spa Services
  • Select Dining
    Main dining room and/or buffet
  • Specialty Alternative Dining
  • Room Service
  • Butler Service
  • Basic Drinks
    Still water, coffee, and tea
  • Soft Drinks
    Soda and Juice
  • Alcohol
    Beer, wine, and spirits
  • Specialty Coffee Drinks
    Including smoothies and blended drinks
  • Specialty Fitness Classes

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2019 Best for Cabins

27 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Yokohama
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Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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    Fukuoka
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    Dalian
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    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
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  • Day 12
    Qingdao
  • Day 13
    Cruising
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    Shanghai
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    Shanghai
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    Cruising
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    Kagoshima
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    Amami Oshima
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    Okinawa
  • Day 21
    Ryukyu Island
  • Day 22
    Taipei (Keelung)
  • Day 23
    Taipei (Keelung)
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    Kao-Hsiung
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    Cruising
  • Day 26
    Manila
  • Day 27
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    Hong Kong
Ship Details

Westerdam - Holland America Line

Pros

Emphasis on live music, of a wide variety, that makes for a lot of choice in the evening

Cons

Few entertainment and activity options for teens and young adults

Bottom Line

Refined, but casual experience that attracts its youngest and most active crowd in Europe

Reviews

Westerdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value4.5

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7 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Beijing
Visiting:
Maizuro, Sakaiminato ... see more
Cruise Line:
Royal Caribbean International
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    Beijing
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Maizuro
  • Day 5
    Sakaiminato
  • Day 6
    Fukuoka
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Beijing
Ship Details

Quantum of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Technologically advanced ship offers exceptional cabins and activities.

Cons

Ship has been modified for Chinese cruisers; Western dining is limited.

Bottom Line

Best if you get the ship's Asian focus and are fine sailing with other cultures/customs.

Reviews

Quantum of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining3.5
Service5.0
Value4.0

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4 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Beijing
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Fukuoka, Beijing ... see more
Cruise Line:
Royal Caribbean International
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    Fukuoka
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    Cruising
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    Beijing
Ship Details

Quantum of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Technologically advanced ship offers exceptional cabins and activities.

Cons

Ship has been modified for Chinese cruisers; Western dining is limited.

Bottom Line

Best if you get the ship's Asian focus and are fine sailing with other cultures/customs.

Reviews

Quantum of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining3.5
Service5.0
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2019 Best for Cabins

14 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Hong Kong
Visiting:
Shanghai, Shanghai ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
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    Shanghai
  • Day 5
    Shanghai
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Qingdao
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Dalian
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Nagasaki
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Yokohama
Ship Details

Westerdam - Holland America Line

Pros

Emphasis on live music, of a wide variety, that makes for a lot of choice in the evening

Cons

Few entertainment and activity options for teens and young adults

Bottom Line

Refined, but casual experience that attracts its youngest and most active crowd in Europe

Reviews

Westerdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value4.5

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2019 Best for Public Rooms

14 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Beijing
Visiting:
Beijing, Dalian ... see more
Cruise Line:
Viking Ocean Cruises
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    Beijing
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    Beijing
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    Dalian
  • Day 4
    Qingdao
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Shanghai
  • Day 7
    Shanghai
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Okinawa
  • Day 10
    Ryukyu Island
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Xiamen
  • Day 13
    Xiamen
  • Day 14
    Hong Kong
  • Day 15
    Hong Kong
Ship Details

Viking Orion - Viking Ocean Cruises

Pros

Many perks included in cruise fare, including one-of-a-kind thermal suite and fine dining

Cons

People looking for traditional cruise activities -- casino, glitzy production shows -- will be disappointed

Bottom Line

A solid value on a cruise ship that focuses on exploration onboard and ashore

Reviews

Viking Orion Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
5.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining5.0
Service4.5
Value5.0

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2019 Best for Embarkation

46 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Los Angeles
Visiting:
Honolulu, Kona ... see more
Cruise Line:
Princess Cruises
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    Los Angeles
  • Day 2
    Cruising
  • Day 3
    Cruising
  • Day 4
    Cruising
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Honolulu
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    Kona
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
  • Day 16
    Apra
  • Day 17
    Cruising
  • Day 18
    Cruising
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    Cruising
  • Day 20
    Osaka
  • Day 21
    Kochi
  • Day 22
    Hiroshima
  • Day 23
    Cruising
  • Day 24
    Nagasaki
  • Day 25
    Cruising
  • Day 26
    Seoul (Incheon)
  • Day 27
    Cruising
  • Day 28
    Beijing
  • Day 29
    Beijing
  • Day 30
    Dalian
  • Day 31
    Cruising
  • Day 32
    Shanghai
  • Day 33
    Cruising
  • Day 34
    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 35
    Nagasaki
  • Day 36
    Cruising
  • Day 37
    Hualien
  • Day 38
    Kao-Hsiung
  • Day 39
    Cruising
  • Day 40
    Hong Kong
  • Day 41
    Cruising
  • Day 42
    Cruising
  • Day 43
    Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Day 44
    Cruising
  • Day 45
    Bangkok (Laem Chabang)
  • Day 46
    Koh Samui
  • Day 47
    Cruising
  • Day 48
    Singapore
Ship Details

Grand Princess - Princess Cruises

Pros

Offers affordable mix of sailings from the U.S. West Coast

Cons

Older ship shows signs of wear; crowded public spaces

Bottom Line

Great choice for older couples and multigenerational groups

Reviews

Grand Princess Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.5/5
Cabins3.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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15 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Yokohama
Visiting:
Tokyo, Shimizu ... see more
Cruise Line:
Norwegian Cruise Line
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    Tokyo (Yokohama)
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    Shimizu
  • Day 4
    Kobe
  • Day 5
    Kobe
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Nagasaki
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Shanghai
  • Day 13
    Shanghai
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Hong Kong
  • Day 16
    Hong Kong
Ship Details

Norwegian Spirit - Norwegian Cruise Line

Pros

Lively ship that's been continually updated and refreshed.

Cons

Activities on smaller ship more limited than on line's larger vessels.

Bottom Line

Excellent value for the high quality of food, service and itineraries

Reviews

Norwegian Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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15 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Yokohama
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Yokohama, Shimizu ... see more
Cruise Line:
Norwegian Cruise Line
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    Yokohama
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    Shimizu
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    Osaka
  • Day 5
    Osaka
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Nagasaki
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Shanghai
  • Day 13
    Shanghai
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Hong Kong
  • Day 16
    Hong Kong
Ship Details

Norwegian Spirit - Norwegian Cruise Line

Pros

Lively ship that's been continually updated and refreshed.

Cons

Activities on smaller ship more limited than on line's larger vessels.

Bottom Line

Excellent value for the high quality of food, service and itineraries

Reviews

Norwegian Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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5 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Yokohama
Visiting:
Nagasaki, Pusan ... see more
Cruise Line:
MSC Cruises
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    Cruising
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    Nagasaki
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    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Beijing
Ship Details

MSC Splendida - MSC Cruises

Pros

A cosmopolitan, fun-loving cruise ship for all ages

Cons

Lack of speciality dining

Bottom line

Great onboard facilities and a good choice for budget-conscious cruisers

Reviews

MSC Splendida Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.0
Service5.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Cabins

28 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Hong Kong
Visiting:
Manila, Kao-Hsiung ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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    Hong Kong
  • Day 2
    Cruising
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    Manila
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    Cruising
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    Kao-Hsiung
  • Day 6
    Taipei (Keelung)
  • Day 7
    Cruising
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    Ryukyu Island
  • Day 9
    Okinawa
  • Day 10
    Cruising
  • Day 11
    Nagasaki
  • Day 12
    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 13
    Sasebo
  • Day 14
    Cruising
  • Day 15
    Shanghai
  • Day 16
    Shanghai
  • Day 17
    Cruising
  • Day 18
    Qingdao
  • Day 19
    Cruising
  • Day 20
    Beijing
  • Day 21
    Beijing
  • Day 22
    Dalian
  • Day 23
    Cruising
  • Day 24
    Fukuoka
  • Day 25
    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 26
    Jelu Island
  • Day 27
    Nagasaki
  • Day 28
    Cruising
  • Day 29
    Shanghai
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Westerdam - Holland America Line

Pros

Emphasis on live music, of a wide variety, that makes for a lot of choice in the evening

Cons

Few entertainment and activity options for teens and young adults

Bottom Line

Refined, but casual experience that attracts its youngest and most active crowd in Europe

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Westerdam Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins4.0
Dining4.5
Service4.5
Value4.5

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16 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Tokyo
Visiting:
Shimizu, Nagoya ... see more
Cruise Line:
Norwegian Cruise Line
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    Tokyo (Yokohama)
  • Day 2
    Shimizu
  • Day 3
    Nagoya
  • Day 4
    Osaka
  • Day 5
    Osaka
  • Day 6
    Cruising
  • Day 7
    Shanghai
  • Day 8
    Shanghai
  • Day 9
    Cruising
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Beijing
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Nagasaki
  • Day 14
    Kagoshima
  • Day 15
    Cruising
  • Day 16
    Tokyo (Yokohama)
  • Day 17
    Yokohama
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Norwegian Spirit - Norwegian Cruise Line

Pros

Lively ship that's been continually updated and refreshed.

Cons

Activities on smaller ship more limited than on line's larger vessels.

Bottom Line

Excellent value for the high quality of food, service and itineraries

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Norwegian Spirit Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins3.0
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value4.5

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4 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Beijing
Visiting:
Nagasaki, Beijing ... see more
Cruise Line:
Royal Caribbean International
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    Nagasaki
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    Beijing
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Quantum of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Technologically advanced ship offers exceptional cabins and activities.

Cons

Ship has been modified for Chinese cruisers; Western dining is limited.

Bottom Line

Best if you get the ship's Asian focus and are fine sailing with other cultures/customs.

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Quantum of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining3.5
Service5.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Embarkation

53 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Vancouver
Visiting:
Astoria, Oregon , San Francisco ... see more
Cruise Line:
Princess Cruises
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    Astoria, Oregon
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    Cruising
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    San Francisco
  • Day 5
    Cruising
  • Day 6
    Santa Barbara
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    San Diego
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    Los Angeles
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    Cruising
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  • Day 14
    Kona
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Apra
  • Day 24
    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Osaka
  • Day 28
    Kochi
  • Day 29
    Hiroshima
  • Day 30
    Cruising
  • Day 31
    Nagasaki
  • Day 32
    Cruising
  • Day 33
    Seoul (Incheon)
  • Day 34
    Cruising
  • Day 35
    Beijing
  • Day 36
    Beijing
  • Day 37
    Dalian
  • Day 38
    Cruising
  • Day 39
    Shanghai
  • Day 40
    Cruising
  • Day 41
    Pusan (Kyongju)
  • Day 42
    Nagasaki
  • Day 43
    Cruising
  • Day 44
    Hualien
  • Day 45
    Kao-Hsiung
  • Day 46
    Cruising
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    Hong Kong
  • Day 48
    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
  • Day 51
    Cruising
  • Day 52
    Bangkok (Laem Chabang)
  • Day 53
    Koh Samui
  • Day 54
    Cruising
  • Day 55
    Singapore
Ship Details

Grand Princess - Princess Cruises

Pros

Offers affordable mix of sailings from the U.S. West Coast

Cons

Older ship shows signs of wear; crowded public spaces

Bottom Line

Great choice for older couples and multigenerational groups

Reviews

Grand Princess Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
3.5/5
Cabins3.0
Dining4.0
Service4.0
Value3.0

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8 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Beijing
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Fukuoka, Sakaiminato ... see more
Cruise Line:
Royal Caribbean International
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    Vladivostok
  • Day 7
    Cruising
  • Day 8
    Cruising
  • Day 9
    Beijing
Ship Details

Quantum of the Seas - Royal Caribbean International

Pros

Technologically advanced ship offers exceptional cabins and activities.

Cons

Ship has been modified for Chinese cruisers; Western dining is limited.

Bottom Line

Best if you get the ship's Asian focus and are fine sailing with other cultures/customs.

Reviews

Quantum of the Seas Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
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4.0/5
Cabins5.0
Dining3.5
Service5.0
Value4.0

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2019 Best for Service

16 Night
Cruise to Beijing

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Tokyo
Visiting:
Osaka, Osaka ... see more
Cruise Line:
Azamara Club Cruises
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    Osaka
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    Osaka
  • Day 4
    Shikoku
  • Day 4
    Cruising
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    Hiroshima
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    Kitakyushu
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    Cruising
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    Cruising
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    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Dalian
  • Day 12
    Cruising
  • Day 13
    Shanghai
  • Day 14
    Shanghai
  • Day 15
    Cruising
  • Day 16
    Cruising
  • Day 17
    Hong Kong
Ship Details

Azamara Quest - Azamara Club Cruises

Pro: Destination-focused itineraries; friendly and fun onboard vibe

Con: Standard cabins are small with tiny bathrooms, despite a high price tag

Bottom Line: Destination-immersive, upscale cruising, with not a lot of nickel and diming

Reviews

Azamara Quest Reviews

Cruise Critic Editor Ratings
Overall
4.5/5
Cabins3.5
Dining4.5
Service5.0
Value3.5

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2019 Best for Shore Excursions

13 Night
Cruise to Beijing

Leaving:
Yokohama
Visiting:
Shimizu, Osaka ... see more
Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
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    Shimizu
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    Osaka
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    Cruising
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    Pusan (Kyongju)
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    Fukuoka
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    Cruising
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    Dalian
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    Beijing
  • Day 10
    Beijing
  • Day 11
    Cruising
  • Day 12
    Qingdao
  • Day 13
    Cruising
  • Day 14
    Shanghai
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