What other form of travel gives you a chance to watch the sunset over the infinite network of rivers, canals, and streams of Cochin, India, and then wake up to the tranquility of Colombo, Sri Lanka? Shout Cruises! as we let you witness phenomenal sights across Asia to immerse yourself within the destinations! Be it a private Jacuzzi’s, ocean views, and first-class international fine dining at your fingertips – If this describes your vacation on a boat, you might want to book a cruise!
Here are five cruise trips you can take for your holiday indulgences roofed with their stunning routes through Asia.
Celebrity Millennium Cruise is not one of those pristine mega-ships with rock climbing walls, craft breweries, or surf simulators. But, despite its age (launched in 2000), and manageable size, Millennium continues to shine. The cruise line has looked after its maintenance well enough, and after its renovation, Celebrity Millennium adds another level of luxury and comfort to your journey - from AquaClass accommodations to a few specialty restaurants including Café al Bacio coffee shop and gelateria.
Itinerary: 14 Night Southeast Asia Cruise – From Singapore
Cost: INR 95,000 (approximately)
Things to do: Visit The Canyon Ranch SpaClub, Café al Bacio, Rendezvous Lounge
The Norwegian Joy is the first ship from Norwegian Cruise Line custom-built for China. On way to port city, Shanghai, Norwegian Joy halts at a number of cities, including Hong Kong. With a guest capacity of 3805 members and classy suites, the ship features a 180-degree observation deck, multi-story waterslides, a duty-free shopping complex, and a two-level competitive racetrack.
Itinerary: 6 Nights of Alaska – From Seattle
Cost: INR 53,000 (approximately)
Things to do: Race car driving and virtual world experience at Galaxy Pavilion
Contact: +91 22-71279333
Ever imagined doing yoga with a view of sunrise while sailing down a river? Belmond is one of those rare cruises focused on creating experiences with their wellness-focused Road To Mandalay adventure flowing through Ayeyarwady river in Myanmar. This wellness specific cruise can accommodate only 82 guests and promotes sustainable and healthy living in an intimate yet permissive environment.
Itinerary: 1 Night of Mandalay – From Bagan
Cost: INR 50,000 (approximately)
Things to do: Spa sessions, meditation classes, Excursion to rural villages
Contact: 0845 077 2222
Embark your journey with Yangzi Explorer for a 5 day Yangzi River Cruise from Yichang to Chongqing bypassing Three Gorges region. On this trip, you also get a chance to learn about the history and culture of their region, explore the relocated village, exhibition center, local kindergarten, and the local market of Fengdu.
Itinerary: 4 Nights Chongqing – From Yichang
Cost: INR 95,000 (approximately)
Things to do: Traditional Chinese exercise, Shennong Stream Excursion, Three Gorges Dam project
With a clear sight of magical Ganges all around and sailing through the incredible stream, the Ganges Heritage cruise is an epitome of luxury, style, and elegance. Featuring 32 massive rooms with state-of-art facilities for an ultimate experience, Ganges Heritage cruise is perfect for you to unwind and relax.
Itinerary: 7 Nights Varanasi – From Kolkata
Cost: INR 1, 00,000 (approximately)
Things to do: Kalna (Terracotta temple), Weavers colony, Katra Mosque
Contact: 91-11-26124069 / 70