11/22 - 12/07/2020

16-Day Vietnam Halong Bay & Singapore Cruise

  • Day 1
    HONG KONG - CELEBRITY MILLENNIUM
  • Day 2
    HONG KONG
  • Day 3
    AT SEA
  • Day 4
    HANOI - VIETNAM
  • Day 5
    HALONG BAY - VIETNAM
  • Day 6
    CHAN MAY - VIETNAM
  • Day 7
    AT SEA
  • Day 8
    HO CHI MINH - VIETNAM
  • Day 9
    AT SEA
  • Day 10-11
    BANGKOK - THAILAND
  • Day 12
    PATTAYA - THAILAND
  • Day 13
    AT SEA
  • Day 14-16
    SINGAPORE

Tour Overview


What’s included in this cruise tour:

  • Tour manager throughout the trip
  • Cruise accommodation, meals, entertainment on board
  • Shore excursions
  • Travel Insurance
  • Taxes

Excludes

  • Onboard gratuities
  • Meals (unless otherwise indicated)
  • Personal expenditures

Tour highlights:

  • Arrive in Hong Kong and see the beautiful Lantau Island
  • Visit the capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, and learn about the Vietnamese revolution
  • Enjoy Halong Bay, known for its emerald waters and surrounding rainforests
  • See the ancient city of Hoi An, a World Heritage Site in Vietnam
  • Explore the city of Ho Chi Minh and experience the French colonial period
  • 2 nights in Bangkok, Thailand and visit the World Heritage Site ancient capital of Ayutthaya
  • Experience Thailand’s unique floating market culture in Pattaya
  • Enjoy the vibrant garden city of Singapore and visit Gardens by the Bay

Offer ID: 1363021

Celebrity Millennium
Year Built: 2000
Refurbished 2016
Tonnage: 90,940
Passenger Capacity: 2,170

Itinerary

  • 1
    11/22 HONG KONG - CELEBRITY MILLENNIUM
    Today we will arrive in Hong Kong. You will be transferred from the airport to the port to board Celebrity Millennium. Enjoy outstanding cuisine, fun entertainment and much more.
  • 2
    11/23 HONG KONG
    Today we will head over to Lantau Island, Hong Kong’s largest island. Enjoy the ride on the (360 Cable Car) to (Ngong Ping Village) and enjoy the culturally themed village. Upon arrival, we will visit the century old ancient temple of (Po Lin Monastery), known as the Southern Buddha Kingdom. We will also see (Tai O Fishing Village), where local fishermen build shacks to live on the shore. This has been a symbol of this village and one of the most unique attractions in Hong Kong.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Lunch included)
  • 3
    11/24 AT SEA
  • 4
    11/25 HANOI - VIETNAM
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Halong Bay in northern Vietnam. Journey to the capital, Hanoi. Visit (Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum), which serves as a resting place of Vietnamese Revolutionary leader and President Ho Chi Minh. Nearby is the (One Pillar Pagoda), a historic Buddhist temple rising from one pillar in the centre of an square shaped lotus pond. It symbolizes purity, rising out of a sea of sorrow. See (Hanoi Old Quarter), offering French-colonial architecture with streets packed with scooters, bicycles and cars. It combines the past and the present life with history and the culture of Vietnam’s capital.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Lunch included)
  • 5
    11/26 HALONG BAY - VIETNAM
    We arrive in the beautiful Halong Bay, Vietnam. Enjoy the stunning limestone islands, rock formations and caves that will amaze you. In 1994, it was an UNESCO World Heritage Site with over 1,900 islets, which mostly are limestone. The limestone has been through 500 million years of formation in different conditions and environments. We will cruise on the (Vietnamese Junk Boat) and see all the different surrounding islands. There are also many various caves on the island and the (Thien Cung Cave) is characterized by the beauty of the heavenly palace. Here you will find millions of years of diverse stone fossils, especially the image of the Dragon King and its cultural heritage.
    Amount of walking: Long
  • 6
    11/27 CHAN MAY - VIETNAM
    Our cruise ship arrives in Hue, Vietnam. We will head over to (Danang),a beautiful harbor with white sandy beaches. See the (Linh Ung Pagoda) on the Camellia Peninsula, it is known as a meeting place of heaven and earth’s sacred air and people’s heart. The observation deck offers a beautiful view across Danang. Next visit (Hoian Ancient Town), a mix of eras and styles of the architecture is a reflection of the former city’s melting pot history. The (Japanese Bridge) is a beautiful historical piece of Japanese architecture, believed to be created by the Japanese then living in Hoi An as a way to reach the Chinese quarter across the water. The (Tan Ky Old House), built in the 19th century shows the cultural mixture of those living in Hoi An in the 17th century. The (Fujian Assembly Hall) was originally a place for the Chinese to meet and socialize while living or visiting Hoi An, which was then transformed into a temple.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Lunch included)
  • 7
    11/28 AT SEA
  • 8
    11/29 HO CHI MINH - VIETNAM
    Today we arrive in what is known as “Oriental Paris,” Ho Chi Minh, formally known as Saigon. First we will see the (Reunification Palace). This palace was made famous by the North Vietnamese Army crashing through its main gate signifying the end of the Vietnam War. Also known as Independence Palace today, is it occasionally used for official government functions. Nearby is the (General Post Office), built in 1886-1891 with a strong French style and the (Notre Dame Cathedral) which has a neo-Roman style, with its brick red appearance becoming a legacy of French colonialism. Explore the (Ben Thanh Market), one of the last few buildings left during the Saigon period. Enjoy the many local arts and crafts, textiles, Vietnamese traditional gowns and souvenirs.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Lunch included)
  • 9
    11/30 AT SEA
  • 10-11
    12/1-12/2 BANGKOK - THAILAND
    Day 1 - Our cruise ship arrives in (Laem Chabang), Thailand. Journey to the old capital of Siam dynasty, (Ayutthaya). This was once a powerful kingdom experiencing through 5 dynasties and 33 kings. As a World Heritage Site, it displays four magnificent temples of the early Ayutthaya period, also the Royal Palace and Royal Chapel, the political and spiritual heart of the lost kingdom. See (Wat Chaiwatthanaram), one of Ayutthaya’s most impressive Buddist temple built in 1630, was used by the King and other members of the Royal family. (Wat Mahathat) is one of the largest ancient temples in this city. The most famous is the Buddha head growing amongst the roots of the banyan tree. It is one of the seven wonders of Thailand. We will then stay overnight at a hotel in Bangkok.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    Hotel” Courtyard Bangkok or similar
    (Lunch and dinner included)
    Day 2 - Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the hotel, and get ready for our city tour of Bangkok. We will first visit the (Grand Palace), Thailand’s largest royal palace. It has been the official residence of the Kings of Siam since 1782. The (Emerald Buddha) was built in 1784 which holds religious ceremonies and an important place to worship. See (Wat Pho), a Buddhist temple which has the highest grade of the first class royal temples. It has the largest reclining Buddha and the largest number of Buddha statues and pagodas in Thailand. It is also one of the oldest buddhist temples in Thailand. Enjoy (Wat Arun), also known as the Eiffel Tower of Bangkok, meaning Temple of Dawn, sits majestically on the west bank and is one of the most recognizable landmarks of Bangkok’s skyline. After our tour, we will return to Laem Chabang port to board our cruise ship.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Breakfast and lunch included)
  • 12
    12/3 PATTAYA - THAILAND
    Today our cruise ship arrives in Pattaya, Thailand, also known as the Oriental Hawaii. Enjoy the (Pattaya Floating Market), bringing together local specialties from all over Thailand. Visit the (Sanctuary of Truth), perhaps the most iconic structure in Pattaya and the only all wood construction building in the whole world. It was commissioned by a local business tycoon to be a place of appreciation in philosophy, culture and art without being tied to a single religion.
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Lunch included)
  • 13
    12/4 AT SEA
  • 14-16
    12/5-12/7 SINGAPORE
    Our cruise ship arrives in Singapore at 6pm today. On the next day, we will disembark the ship and visit Singapore’s most famous landmark (Merlion Park). The mythical Merlion symbolizes Singapore’s humble beginnings as a fishing village and its original name Singapura, or ‘lion city’. See (Chinatown), a settlement of early Chinese immigrants. Its maze of narrow roads are filled with traditional Chinese street food, souvenir shops, clothing and much more. Visit (Gardens by the Bay), a nature park spanning 250 acres, capturing the essence of Singapore as the premier tropical Garden City. Step into the (Flower Dome), the largest glass greenhouse in the world, displaying flowers and plants from the Mediterranean and semi arid tropical regions. Come to (Cloud Forest), and enjoy breathtaking mountain views surrounded by diverse vegetation and hidden floral gems. Enjoy local Singapore cuisine, the (Chili Crab), the spicy sauce is accompanied by the sweet taste of crab meat which makes it a popular dish.
    Hotel: Rendezvous Hotel or similar
    Amount of walking: Moderate
    (Lunch and dinner included)
    On the next day, enjoy breakfast at the hotel, then you will head to the airport for your safe flight back home.