Information for cruise visitors going to Asia
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An unforgettable journey awaits cruise visitors calling on ports in Asia. Cruising the largest of the seven continents includes calls to destinations in Japan, South Korea, China, Taipei, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Singapore, Southeast Asia, India and the Emirates.
Once the decision has been made to take a cruise vacation around Asia, the hardest decision is figuring out where to go.
Cruise Asia destination highlights:
- Invite destination immersion and learn about Asia’s history that spans over 5,000 years
- Explore historic cities like Beijing and Shanghai
- Take a river cruise to the back country
- See temples
- Take an excursion to Xian to see the Terracotta Warriors
- Experience at The Great Wall
- Take a rickshaw
Cruise planning tip
If time is not an issue, then consider taking a long voyage starting in the north (like in South Korea or Japan) and then plan on cruising to Southeast Asia. For those wanting to get on the famous rivers in China and Cambodia, consider taking a river cruise. Whatever the decision, one thing is for sure: an adventure awaits.
When is the best time of year to cruise Asia?
Peak Season: January—May. Shoulder Season: Late March—
What cruise visitors can expect on a cruise in Asia
- Port-intensive itineraries.
- Onboard programs designed for showcase the history, culture, landscapes, and people of the countries visited.
Popular ports and destinations in Asia
Officially, there are major 13 cruise passenger terminals along China’s coastline.
- Hong Kong
- Qingdao (Cruise Buzz report)
- Sanya (China’s version of Hawaii)
- Tianjin the port for tours in Beijing (Cruise Buzz report)
- Xiamen (Cruise Buzz report)
- Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia
- Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
- Kuching, Malaysia
- Penang, Malaysia
- Incheon (Cruise Buzz report)
- Taipei (Keelung)
- Chan May
- Da Nang
- Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My)
- Hong Gai