Best of China & Southeast Asia
12 Night Cruise + 9 Day Tour + Flights + 1 BONUS Night & Incl. $3000 BONUS Value
Deal Code: MC-76324
- 12 Night Cruise
- 9 Day Tour
- Return Flights
- All Onboard Meals
- Activities & Entertainment Onboard
- Port Charges & Taxes Included
Exclusive Bonus Value
- 1 BONUS Night in Singapore
- BONUS Beijing City Tour
- BONUS Great Wall of China Tour
- BONUS Visit to Multiple Cities in China
- BONUS Traditional Tea House Visit in Shanghai
- Prepaid Gratuities Included
- BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Savings
- 12 Night cruise from Singapore to Beijing onboard Quantum of the Seas in an Interior Stateroom
- Return Economy Class flights to Singapore, returning from Shanghai including checked luggage
- 9 Day Highlights of China Tour with the services of an English speaking guide
- 8 Night accommodation in hand-selected hotels while touring with breakfast daily
- All onboard meals in complimentary dining venues, & selected non-alcoholic beverages
- A wide range of onboard activities, & entertainment
- All port taxes & charges included
- BONUS Exclusive My Cruises Package Holiday Savings
- BONUS 1 Night accommodation in a centrally located hotel in Singapore
- BONUS Beijing city tour including visits to Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City
- BONUS Great Wall of China tour
- BONUS Visits to Suzhou, Wuxi, & Hangzhou
- BONUS Visit to a traditional tea house in Shanghai
- BONUS Prepaid gratuities included on your cruise & tour
General Sail Date Information
Set Sail on Thursday, April 30, 2020.
*Surcharges may apply
Day 1: Singapore, Singapore
Visit Universal Studios, ride the observational Singapore Flyer, wander through the magical Gardens by the Bay. There’s plenty to do in this magical city, it’s almost guaranteed that you’ll want to revisit to explore everything on offer.Day 2: At Sea
Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
Whether you choose to stay close to the ship, explore the countryside, or the town itself; there is a lot to see in Ho Chi Minh City. Take a guided tour to learn about the infamous Vietnam War, or enjoy a cultural visit to the floating villages on the Mekong River. This city is also home to delicious local cuisine!Day 4: At Sea
Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.Day 5: Hue/Da Nang, Vietnam
Hue/Danang stands as a massive open-air museum of temples, pagodas, palaces and tombs. Wander through the Imperial Citadel, then take a river cruise for a view of the Tombs of the Emperors. Pago Pago is the main settlement on Tutuila and is amassed by peaks rising out of the harbour, encircled by palm-tree filled beaches.Day 6: At Sea
Your full day at sea will allow you to take full advantage of everything your ship has to offer. Seek out hidden treasures and make the most of the facilities onboard. If you packed full of fun activities then be sure to refer to the ship’s daily newsletter to keep up to date on everything offered onboard. If relaxation is on your mind then your sea day will allow you to sit back, soak in ship life and watch the world as it floats by you.Day 7: Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong is a fascinating city with a positively confounding mix of modern skyscrapers and ancient shrines, high-tech mega malls and Buddhist temples. Relax for the day or feel free to explore the city with a walking tour, a cooking class, or a scenic open top bus tour.Day 8-9: At Sea
Stunning, crystal clear waters will meet you in Okinawa. Browse through shops on Kokusai Street and see Shuri Castle for a history lesson. Take the next day to explore the beautiful limestone of the Gyokusen-do Cave and eat your way through the local cuisines.Day 11-12: At Sea
You are now in the heartland of China, a dynamic and modern city awaits you in the form of Beijing. The Great Wall still makes its way the through the landscape; the once Forbidden City shows off its opulent throne rooms as well as temples and tombs which foreground the ancient cultural aspects of this city. Tienanmen Square is an absolute must see whilst in the city.Day 14: Tiananmen Square & Forbidden City (Beijing), China
This morning after breakfast drive onwards to Beijing to begin your exploration of this amazing city. The tour begins with a visit to Tiananmen Square, one of the largest public squares in the world, and then takes in the Imperial Palace in the Forbidden City. The Forbidden City, also known officially as the Imperial Palace Museum, was originally constructed by the third Emperor of the Ming Dynasty, Emperor Yong Le, where 24 emperors once lived in succession. The palace was built between 1406 and 1420, but was burnt down, rebuilt, sacked and renovated countless times, so most of the architecture you can see today dates from the 1700s and onwards. Afterwards, visit a Pearl Factory to gain a little knowledge on fresh pearls. Tonight, take the opportunity to attend an optional large-scale dramatic musical, “The Golden Mask Dynasty” (not included).Day 15: Great Wall of China (Beijing), China
On the way to the Great Wall, stop at a Jade Museum to learn the history of jade. In Chinese, jade is pronounced as “Yu”, and it has a history in China of at least four thousand years. Observe the skilled artisans at work as they create their intricate designs. Afterwards, take a scenic drive through the countryside and mountains to reach China’s most renowned monument—the Great Wall. You will visit the less-touristy and more original Juyong Pass, avoiding other sections which are the most accessible and consequently most crowded. The Great Wall meanders through China’s northern mountain ranges from the Yellow Sea to the Gobi Desert – more than 3500 miles long. In the afternoon, join an optional tour to see Beijing’s 700-year old Hutongs (narrow alleys) area by old fashioned pedicab (not included), as well as a visit to a local family living in a courtyard style home to experience the local customs of the people of Beijing and their home’s unique architectural structure.Day 16: Suzhou (Shanghai) to Wuxi (Jiangsu), China
Often called the ‘Venice of the East’, Suzhou has a history dating back to 541BC. Visit the famous Lingering Garden, recognised with other classical Suzhou gardens as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. China is renowned for its exquisite silk, so naturally a visit to the Silk Spinning Factory is in order. Take the opportunity to cruise along the Grand Canal (not included) to view life along China’s ancient waterway. Next, drive to Wuxi and enjoy free time at leisure in Nanchang Street, a famous ancient street showcasing the juxtaposition of traditional and modern living.Day 17: Wuxi (Jiangsu) to Hangzhou (Zhejiang), China
This morning visit Li Lake Park, the habitat of egrets and many rare species of birds. View the picturesque Taihu Lake, the second biggest freshwater lake in China, and then visit a Pearl Outlet to learn about the cultural significance of the traditional Chinese pearl. Afterwards, drive to Hangzhou and visit the West Lake, another UNESCO World Heritage Site, that epitomises the ethereal beauty of Hangzhou’s willow draped islands.Day 18: Hangzhou (Zhejiang) to Shanghai, China
Hangzhou is considered the tea capital of China, so a visit to the city just isn’t complete without a trip to a local tea house. Make a special visit to the Tea House at Meijiawu Tea Village located at the hinterland of West Lake Park which is considered one of the most important Longjing Tea productions in China. Enjoy the natural environment and beautiful village scenery while learning more about their special tea culture. At the Tea House, learn how to make the Longjing Tea including picking, frying and tasting the tea leaves. Then enjoy a small boat ride on the West Lake another UNESCO World Heritage Site, which reveals the ethereal beauty of Hangzhou’s willow draped islands. Next, drive to Shanghai to visit the famous Bund. Shanghai is divided by the Huang Pu River into eastern and western sections. Modern mega high rises are seen on the eastern side while traditional European style architecture may be seen on the western side. The Bund is a five-block riverfront promenade with many of Shanghai’s banks and trading houses. Tonight, there is an optional activity to watch a thrilling Chinese Acrobatic Show “ERA: The Intersection of Time” (not included).Day 19-21: Shanghai, China
Spend today exploring Shanghai, China’s largest city! Enjoy a private tour of the city, watch Chinese acrobats, or venture further afield with a tour of Zhujiajiao, a traditional Chinese Water Town.
State-of-the-art technology, heart-racing activities and fun in the sun blended with world-class entertainment, unique culinary delights and chic staterooms come together to shape the inspiring adventure that is Quantum of the Seas. Spend you days catching epic waves at the onboard Flowrider, suiting up at the iFly for some gravity-defying excitement and lazing by the many pool decks, cocktail in hand. By night, hit the sophisticated schooner bar or the chart-topping cabaret production before retiring to your private stateroom, designed with comfort and serenity in mind. First-rate service, boutique shopping and tranquil day spas also form part of the onboard experience. Want for nothing more when cruise with Quantum of the Seas!
Travel based on sail date, April 30, 2020.
Prices are per person twin share in AUD, and subject to availability and currency fluctuations. Pricing is subject to change until reservation is confirmed. Surcharges may apply.
Flights may not be direct or operate daily.
Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur.
Accommodation is subject to change and availability.
Shore excursions and other items such as alcoholic beverages & laundry are an additional cost.
Itineraries are subject to change at any time without notice.
Due to security reasons, all guests must be onboard 2 hours before sailing.
Disembarkation usually begins 2 hours after docking.
These fares/prices may change due to availability or currency fluctuations.
All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia.
Please check Visa requirements for all countries visited on this itinerary.
China, Russia, India, Canada and the USA require visas to be arranged prior to sailing for all Australian passport holders.
For Non-Australian passport holders please check with the appropriate embassy.
- Discover the best of Beijing, Suzhou, Wuxi, Hangzhou, & Shanghai
- Visit the impressive Tiananmen Square in Beijing & the UNESCO listed Forbidden City
- Walk along the iconic Great Wall of China
- Learn about traditional Chinese medicine at ‘Tongrentang’
- Visit Suzhou’s Lingering Garden & a silk spinning factory
- Taste Longjing Tea at Meijiawu Tea Village
- Enjoy a boat ride on Hangzhou’s scenic West Lake
- Explore The Bund promenade in Shanghai
- Experience the high-speed bullet train
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