Singapore - Hotel Stay
Singapore is a fascinating city to explore, full of exciting fusions and contrasts. A melting pot of Malay, European and Chinese cultures, it has a world-class food scene where high-end restaurants sit alongside steaming street food stalls and offer a dizzying array of cuisines.
Singapore - Embark Queen Elizabeth
Embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.
Your day on board the Queen Elizabeth can be active and lively, or as calming and chilled as you like; there’s something on board to suit your every mood from swimming in the pool to relaxing in The Royal Spa; joining in with Book Club to browsing the Royal Arcade.
The port of Chan May is located halfway between two historic and important cities: Da Nang and Hue. From gleaming new restaurants to fantastic street food, there’s something to savour on every street corner in Da Nang. Golden beaches are within easy reach, as are the Marble Mountains, with their limestone caves and hidden Buddhist shrines. The ancient city of Hue is a UNESCO-listed site where you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam.
Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day; take champagne afternoon tea in Queens Room, pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.
This spectacular seascape of limestone towers and tiny islets all compete for space in an area which is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in the country. Take a trip on board a traditional junk boat to cruise the emerald waters.
A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.
Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.
Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. End your stay here on a high by taking the Peak Tram up to the Sky Terrace 428 at the top of Victoria Peak, with its stunning 360-degree panoramic view across the city. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.
Dine, relax and rest in timeless style and luxury. Every suite and stateroom is your own personal oasis where you can enjoy 24 hours complimentary room service dining. Unwind in your own comfortable space and dream of what’s to come.
Art Deco buildings squeeze between climbing skyscrapers in the fast-paced city of Shanghai. This unique cosmopolitan metropolis is a city of contrasts. You’ll find yourself surrounded by cool modern architecture one moment, before stumbling upon old Jewish synagogues and rickety street stalls the next.
Shanghai - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Xi'an Hotel Stay
After an overnight stay in port, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi'an, one the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage. Visitors can walk, or even cycle, along its ancient walls for magnificent city views.
Xi'an - Tour Day 1
Today you’ll visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Terracotta Army. These life-sized grey warriors were created by Qin Shihuang to protect him in the afterlife. While their imposing formations are eerie, the individual warriors come alive through meticulously detailed expressions, hairstyles and clothes. Xian was also one of the first Chinese cities introduced to Islam, so you’ll also explore the fascinating and significant Muslim quarter and Great Mosque.
Xi'an to Beijing - Tour Day 2
Today you’ll take the fast train from Xian to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the heart and soul of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. In this huge metropolis, you’ll discover ancient wonders such as the Great Wall and incomparable imperial palaces and temples, as well as modern Beijing’s growing confidence as a global dynamo.
Beijing - Tour Day 3
A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world that bends and twists over hills and valleys like a giant dragon fiercely guarding its borders. On your way back, if Beijing’s hectic traffic allows, you’ll stop to admire the iconic ‘Birds Nest’ Olympic stadium and the ‘Water Cube’ National Aquatic Centre.
Beijing - Tour Day 4
Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites, ancient and modern. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.
Beijing - Tour Day 5
Your tour ends today and you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.
Other regional airports may be available*