Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an exotic yet easy-to-navigate cruise destination. Singapore has long been Asia's crown jewel, with a plethora of glitzy shopping malls, rooftop cocktail bars and fine dining opportunities. It's modern, classy and blessed with lots of sun for a day of exploring.
Things to do in Singapore:
Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a haven for nature lovers, located near the Marina Bay Waterfront in the heart of Singapore. Gardens by the Bay has hidden gems such as unique plantlife, calm gardens and unique spots to relax in, as well as its expansive conservatories.
Merlion Park, named after the water-spouting Merlion statue, is an essential Singaporean landmark. The Merlion is Singapore's national symbol, with a lion's head and fish's body. The park is popular with tourists and locals alike, who come to take photos of the outstanding scenery, the famous statue and relax by the water.
Mint Museum of Toys
The Mint museum houses a collection of the best toys from across many ages. Learn about its history and the significance of the museum to academics, artists and students on a guided tour. With so many toys to see, you'll be reliving your childhood in a wave of nostalgia.
Singapore Botanic Gardens
The Agri-Horticultural Society, in 1859, transformed plantation property into a massive botanical garden for recreational use. It has become a major element of Singapore throughout the years, to the point where it has been designated as the country's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The National Orchid Garden is a highlight, as is the ample room for jogging dining or simply relaxing.
DAY 615 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 8 AM to 6 PM
The second largest island in Thailand, Koh Samui is a beautiful destination that’s known for its picturesque beaches, mountainous rainforest and luxury hotels. A popular destination with tourists, there are several attractions to discover there, including the Wat Phra Yai Temple, the Namuang Waterfall and the breathtaking Lamai Beach.
Things to do in Koh Samui:
Built in 1972, the impressive Wat Phra Yai Temple is one of the top landmarks on the island. Featuring a 12 metre tall golden Buddha, the temple is connected to the island via a causeway. Alongside the Buddha, inside you’ll find incredible artwork, beautiful gardens and more.
Comprising two picturesque waterfalls, the Namuang Waterfalls are a must see when in Koh Samui. Cascading down the cliffs into swimming holes below, the walk to the waterfalls will take you through lush rainforests. Whether you’re looking to relax with a picnic next to the waterfalls or enjoy a swim in the clear waters below, the choice is yours!
Unwind on this awe-inspiring beach. A popular stop off for both tourists and locals, it’s aligned with restaurants and cafes. With crystal-clear, turquoise waters and golden sands, this beach is the ultimate destination.
Bangkok (Laem Chabang) - Overnight onboard
DAY 7-816 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 8 AM to 5 PM
A bustling port in Thailand, Laem Chabang is within easy reach of the capital of Bangkok and is considered to be the gateway to the city. However, Laem Chabang has its own popular attractions that make for a wonderful day out, including the SriRacha Tiger Zoo, Wat Khao Tabaek temple and the Sanctuary of Truth Museum.
Things to do in Bangkok (Laem Chabang) - Overnight onboard:
SriRacha Tiger Zoo
Situated on the outskirts of Pattaya, the SriRacha Tiger Zoo is home to a large population of both tigers alongside crocodiles. A popular attraction, there are more than 400 tigers that you can get up close to- including having the chance to hold cubs.
Wat Khao Tabaek
A picturesque forest temple, the Wat Khao Tabaek is a beautiful temple with mountain views. There’s also an impressive glass bridge leading to the temple, alongside colourful streamers marking the path.
An iconic attraction, the Sanctuary of Truth is a temple that’s situated on a picturesque shoreline. Although it’s still yet to be finished, the temple was initially built in 1981, and features wooden carved roofs. A peaceful respite from the vibrant Pattaya, it’s frequently listed as the top attraction to see in Laem Chabang.
Ho Chi Minh (Phu My)
DAY 1019 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 7 AM to 6 PM
A vibrant city that was once known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City is the business heart of Vietnam. From its popular restaurants, to its small boutiques and the bustling Chinese quarter, there’s so much to see and do there. Top highlights in the city include the Notre Dame Cathedral of Saigon, the Saigon Municipal Opera House and the Giac Lam Buddhist Temple.
Things to do in Ho Chi Minh (Phu My):
Notre Dame Cathedral
Constructed in the late 19th century, this unique landmark might not be the first thing you’d expect to see in Vietnam. However, this prominent cathedral located in the downtown district of the city was established by French colonists. Also known as the Notre Dame Cathedral Basilica of Saigon, this historic building features tall spires, stained glass windows and beautiful artwork.
If you’re looking for something a little different during your time in the city, head over the beautiful Ho Chi Minh City Opera House. With an incredible interior and French colonial architecture is host to an array of extraordinary live performances.
A historic temple in the city, it’s the largest of its type in Vietnam. Constructed in 1744, it’s a designated historical site. With beautiful surroundings and architecture, the extraordinary temple is a must for anyone looking to immerse themselves into the culture of Vietnam.
DAY 1120 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 9 AM to 5 PM
A coastal resort city located in the south of Vietnam, the beautiful Nha Trang has a mixture of natural attractions and manmade landmarks; making it a wonderful destination to explore regardless of who you’re travelling with. From the bustling Tran Phu Street, the aerial cable cars that will take you over to Hon Tre Island, there’s something for everyone here. Particular highlights include the Long Son Pagoda temple, VinWonders theme park and the Christ the King Cathedral.
Things to do in Nha Trang:
Long Son Pagoda
The oldest temple in Nha Trang and home to the largest Buddha statue in the world (according to the Guinness World Records), the Long Son Pagoda temple is situated on the south central coast. Regarded as one of the most prominent and historic landmarks, it’s a must visit whilst in Nha Trang.
A popular theme park in Nha Trang, it features several thrilling attractions, including a ‘flying cinema’ and waterslides. For those looking for a break from the rides, there’s also several picturesque gardens to walk through, alongside live performances throughout the day.
Christ the King Cathedral
Also known as the Nha Trang Mountain Church and Nha Trang Cathedral, this historic and beautiful church was built in 1886. Featuring distinctive French architecture (built in the Gothic Revival style), it has a large bell tower, stained glass and other breathtaking features.
DAY 1221 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 10 AM to 8 PM
Home to a bustling port and harbour, Chan May is a gateway to other incredible destinations throughout Vietnam including Hoi An and Hue. A popular cruise stop off, it’s located in a picturesque bay that’s surrounded by mountains. Whilst visiting Chan May, you can opt to visit the popular nearby attractions including China Beach and the Bach Ma National Park.
Things to do in Chan May:
One of the most iconic beaches in Vietnam, China Beach was recognised by UNESCO as one of the best fine sand beaches in the world. With deep, crystal-clear water and surrounded by breathtaking scenery and bustling restaurants, China Beach is a must visit during your time in Chan May.
Situated in Hue, a short journey from Chan May, the Bach Ma National Park is a picturesque attraction with lush rainforests, cascading waterfalls and an array of hiking trails. A conservation area with captivating natural beauty, Bach Ma reaches an average height of 1,450 metres.
Lộc Bình Beach
Relax and unwind on this beautiful beach. Surrounded by mountains, and boasting golden sands and turquoise waters, you’ll feel as though you’re in paradise the moment you arrive at Loc Binh Beach. Like something from a postcard, the stunning scenery captures the true natural beauty of Vietnam.
Hanoi, Vietnam - Overnight onboard
DAY 13-1422 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 1:30 PM to 7:30 PM
The vibrant and historic capital of Vietnam, Hanoi is a popular tourist hotspot due to the variety of attractions it has on offer. From its centuries-old architecture to temples, food markets and skyscrapers, this bustling city has it all and makes for a wonderful stop off during your cruise.
Things to do in Hanoi, Vietnam - Overnight onboard:
Ho Chi Minh's Mausoleum
Once the president in the mid 20th century, the mausoleum serves as the final resting place of Ho Chi Minh. Situated in the centre of the city, the peaceful mausoleum pays homage to the leader and is surrounded by pretty scenery.
Enjoy a day out at the opera at this extraordinary opera house, located in the heart of Hanoi. Featuring French colonial architecture, it was built in the early 20th century and is now host to an array of unforgettable entertainment.
Temple Of Literature
Dedicated to Confucius, the Temple of Literature (also known as Van Mieu) is home to the Imperial Academy. A historical set of buildings that were built in 1070, it makes for a fascinating visit and a welcome break from the hustle and bustle of Hanoi.
DAY 1625 Jan 2025
Time at Port: from 6 AM to 8 PM
The bustling and popular city of Hong Kong is full of incredible attractions, from the historic temples to the modern landmarks, it has something for all ages and tastes. The moment you arrive in Hong Kong you’ll be greeted by an abundance of vibrant restaurants, bars and shops - perfect to give you a taste of what the city has to offer. Whilst you’re there, make sure to visit Hong Kong Disneyland, the picturesque Victoria Peak and the historic Tian Tan Buddha - all within easy reach of the city centre.
Things to do in Hong Kong:
Opened in 2005, Hong Kong Disneyland is a must for any Walt Disney fan. Extraordinary attractions, live performances and more will immerse you into this captivating theme park; whether you’re 5 or 85, the magic of Disney exudes from every area of this popular attraction. Within easy reach of the city, spending a day at Hong Kong Disneyland is a must.
Located on the western half of Hong Kong Island, from Victoria Peak you can take in breathtaking views out over the city. Featuring an elevation of 552 metres, it’s the tallest peak on the island and offers plenty of opportunities for unforgettable photos.
Tian Tan Buddha
A large bronze statue situated on Lantau Island, the Tian Tan Buddha was constructed in 1993. Showcasing the harmonious relationship between the people of the city and faith, it’s a must see when in Hong Kong.
Hotel stay included
Hotel in Singapore City - 4 stars
11 Jan 2025
2 nights stay
We don't know the hotel in Singapore City yet as this cruise is too far in the future but it will be centrally located, a minimum of 4 stars, selected from our list of preferred hotels & based on a 'room only' board basis. Local government city taxes & local resort fees may be payable.
Hotel in Hong Kong Kowloon - 4 stars
Hong Kong Kowloon
25 Jan 2025
2 nights stay
We don't know the hotel in Hong Kong Kowloon yet as this cruise is too far in the future but it will be centrally located, a minimum of 4 stars, selected from our list of preferred hotels & based on a 'room only' board basis. Local government city taxes & local resort fees may be payable.
Customer reviews for Celebrity Solstice
Based on 24 reviews
Value for money
Great holiday - well looked after by all staff and crew.
2-5 cruisesPrime Inside
7 Jun 2023
All great from start to finish.
18 May 2023
Excellent cruise and ports of call, beautiful scenery. Thoroughly enjoyed pre cruise stay in lovely Vancouver. Did not enjoy post cruise stay in Seattle, rooms in Grand Hyatt hotel very good but downtown Seattle has serious issues, we did not venture out at night, and would not stop there again.
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