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Far East cruise with Celebrity Cruises

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12 nights
09 Dec 24 to 21 Dec 24
Book by 15 Jul 24
Embark on a magical 12-night journey aboard the Celebrity Solstice, where luxury seamlessly merges with the exotic allure of Southeast Asia. Explore the vibrant streets of Hong Kong before immersing yourself in the rich history of Hanoi and the bustling energy of Bangkok. Indulge in the pristine beauty of Koh Samui and other enchanting destinations, all while enjoying the unmatched elegance and top-notch service that Celebrity Cruises is renowned for. Your unforgettable voyage ends off in the dynamic cityscape of Singapore, leaving you with cherished memories of a truly immersive and culturally rich experience onboard the Celebrity Solstice.

Includes

  • 12 nights accommodation onboard Celebrity Solstice an inside cabin
  • All meals onboard
  • Entertainment & Activities,
  • Taxes, Fees and Port Charges

Excludes

  • International Flights
  • Visas
  • Land Accommodation
  • Specialty Dining and drinks not specified
  • Travel Insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Anything of a personal nature

Extras

  • Upgrade package with Drinks & Wi-Fi from USD850 pp
  • At Celebrity Cruises, we believe choice matters. That’s why we’ve pre-packaged our most popular amenities—Drinks, & Wi-Fi —so you can now choose the most convenient way to get the best value from your cruise. It’s that simple. One price. All Included.
  • CLASSIC DRINKS: Choose from an incredible array of cocktails, beers, spirits and liqueur and wines by the glass.
  • STREAM WI-FI: We know staying in touch is important, so we’ve included internet access for free so guests can browse the web or use email and texting.
  • For guests who plan to purchase a drinks package on board, All Included continues to offer the best value and is available to book on every sailing

Highlights

  • 12 Nights onboard Celebrity Eclipse
  • All meals & entertainment onboard

Itinerary

Day 1: Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong is a city-state situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and South China Sea, it is renowned for its expansive skyline and deep natural harbour. It is a major tourist destination as well as being one of the world's major business centres. It is also a bustling port and commercial centre with many luxury hotels and a highly developed transport system. Places worth visiting include Tsimshatsui complex – shops, restaurants and a space museum, the harbour and its magnificent skyline, The Peak – take a tram to the 'top' of Hong Kong Island for exceptional views and the Peak Tower, night markets, Ocean Park, with performing dolphins and killer whales, the floating restaurants, Repulse Bay, with the Tin Hau Temple overlooking the beach, Stanley Market, the New Territories countryside, the Chinese markets; Miu Fat Monastery, Chinese temples, Aberdeen, Lantau Island and the splendid Po Lin Monastery. There are delightful beaches on the islands of Lantau, Lamma and Cheung Chau. Things to see and do * Shopping * Victoria Peak * Hong Kong Disneyland * Man Mo Temple * Lantau Island * Tsimshatsui complex

Day 2: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 3: Hanoi, Vietnam (Overnight in Port)

Hanoi is the capital and second-largest city of Vietnam. The city is located on the right bank of the Red River. Hanoi is located at 1,760 km (1,090 mi) north of Ho Chi Minh City. It is a beautiful city which retains an air of French colonial elegance with pretty yellow stucco buildings lining leafy streets. Hanoi is also a city of lakes which adds to its air of sleepy grace. Attractions in Hanoi include Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum and Museum, the One Pillar Pagoda , the Temple of Literature and Tran Quock Pagoda. Things to See & Do * Old Quarter * Hoan Kiem Lake * Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum * Museums eg. Ho Chi Minh Museum * One Pillar Pagoda

Day 4: Hanoi, Vietnam

Day in Hanoi.

Day 5: Hue /Danang (Chan May), Vietnam

Da Nang is Vietnam's third largest city, and is located on the South China Sea coast, midway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. It is located within 100 km of several UNESCO World Heritage Sites, including the Imperial City of Huế, the Old Town of Hội An, and the Mỹ Sơn ruins. Attractions in Da Nang include the Cham Museum which houses a collection of stone sculptures from the Hindu-practicing Cham civilization. Many relics have come from the nearby My Son sanctuary. A visit to the Marble Mountains 9km south of Da Nang is popular. There are several Buddhist temples built into caves and grottoes. Things to See & Do * Cham Museum * Marble Mountains * Am Phu cave * My Son sanctuary * Non Nuoc Beach

Day 6: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 7: Ho Chi Minh (Phu My), Vietnam

The port of Phu My is the gateway to Ho Chi Minh City and the seaside resort of Vung Tau. From Phu My you can discover the fascinating tunnel network at Cu Chi, used by the Viet Cong during the war. At their height they stretched from the South Vietnamese capital to the Cambodian border. Vung Tau is a beach resort about an hour and a half by road from Ho Chi Minh City. From Vung Tau you can visit the Mekong Delta, Yagon and the Temples of Bagan as well as Ho Chi Minh City. Ho Chi Minh City (commonly known as Saigon) is the largest city in Vietnam and is located near the Mekong River delta. The city center is situated on the banks of the Saigon River, 60 km from the South China Sea. Most places of interest are located in the central District. A walk along the riverfront is an ideal way to enjoy the constant activity on the Saigon River, as small and large boats ply to and from the opposite bank. The rooftop bar of the Majestic Hotel gives the best bird's eye view of the river. The main shopping street in the city is Dong Khoi Street, which is full of gift shops, tailors, jewellers and restaurants. At one end of this street are Notre Dame Cathedral and the huge central Post Office, with its enormous portrait of the former President, Ho Chi Minh. Just off this busy shopping area on Dong Du is the Saigon Central Mosque. A cyclo ride through the busy streets to the Botanical Gardens is worth it, as is a trip to the small pagodas in Cholon. Things to see and do * Reunification Palace * War Remnants Museum * Cholon (Chinatown) * Dam Sen Water Park in District 11 and Saigon Water Park * Ben Thanh Market and Night market

Day 8: At sea.

Cruising at sea.

Day 9: Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand (Overnight in Port)

Laem Chabang is a city (thesaban nakhon) in Chonburi Province, Thailand. It is home to Thailand's largest port by the same name, about 25 kilometres north of Pattaya, and south of the city Chon Buri. It serves as a gateway to nearby Pattaya and further out, Bangkok. Bangkok is divided into 50 districts and 154 subdistricts. In central Bangkok is the Siam Square district, a modern commercial area full of shopping malls and hotels. Sukhumvit is an exlusive district, while Silom is a primary party area by night. In Rattanakosin visitors will find ‘Old Bangkok”, home to Bangkok’s best known sights such as the Grand Palace and Wat Pho. Things to See & Do * Grand Palace temple * Wat Pho – reclining Buddha * Dusit Palace * Rattanakosin’s museums * Pattaya

Day 10: Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

Day in Bangkok.

Day 11: Ko Samui, Thailand

Ko Samui is an island off the east coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand, close to the mainland Surat Thani town. It is Thailand's third largest island, rich with natural resources, white sandy beaches, coral reefs and coconut trees. Ko Samui is all in all a fairly big island. The most popular and commercial beaches are Chaweng and Lamai, while the northern beaches and their adjacent villages of Mae Nam, Bophut, Bang Rak (Big Buddha) and Choeng Mon are more peaceful choices, and the west coast beaches are still (comparatively) quiet. Things to See & Do * Diving & snorkeling * Beaches * Water sports * Ang Thong Marine Park * Sea Shells Museum * Nah Muang Falls

Day 12: At sea

Cruising at sea.

Day 13: Singapore

Singapore is an island-state in Southeast Asia. Singapore City is by far the largest and most significant island alongside 63 others that make up Singapore state. Located at the mouth of the Singapore River, it is a modern, affluent city and the world's busiest port. A blend of the ancient and modern can be seen from the gleaming skyscrapers to Chinese and Hindu temples. Combining a lush tropical climate, with tasty food, good shopping and a happening, vibrant nightlife scene, this Garden City makes a great stopover or springboard into the region. Things to see and do * Singapore River * Raffles Hotel * Chinatown * Little India * Night Safari

Ship info

Celebrity Solstice
Experience a vacation like no other aboard Celebrity Solstice. Relax and enjoy unforgettable spaces, world-class amenities, and all of the distinct features that make our cruises so extraordinary. Enjoy all of the award-winning onboard experiences as we make our way to incredible destinations.

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R33,460
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Details
Stay
12 nights
Dates
09 Dec 24 to 21 Dec 24
Book by
15 July 24
Experience ID
416
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