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Asian Holiday Ideas

Head to the vibrant continent of Asia where your senses will be arrested by the busy ports of call that you’ll visit. Meander through narrow alleyways as the smell of burning joss sticks fills the air. Visit roadside stalls, offering edible delights from around the world. Discover the fascinating blend of modern architecture and ancient masterpieces, fit for royalty. Enjoy an all-round sense of awe as you uncover some of the most tantalizing destinations on earth!

With all this and so much more on offer, Asia is the perfect holiday choice; however, with so many fantastic itineraries to choose from, you may be having difficulty. Never fear, that’s where we come in. We’ve come up with some handy Asian Holiday Ideas to help you narrow down your ideal break. Whether it’s the destinations, cultural experiences or luxurious fleet which is making it hard to decide, we’ve got it covered. Simply read on and see if you can be inspired to find your perfect Asian getaway.

And don’t worry if what you’re looking for isn’t amongst these Asian Holiday Ideas as we specialise in tailor made holidays. We want your trip to be absolutely unforgettable and so, we’ll go out of our way to make it so! Let us know any preferences you have and we’ll do our utmost to make your dream holiday a reality.

Dynamic Destinations

Our ships sail to an array of different Asian destinations, from the well-known such as Singapore and Bangkok, to the hidden gems of Yangon and the Malabar Coast. With each and every destination offering either excellent panoramas or a fascinating insight into Asian culture, you simply can’t go wrong with the following Asian Holiday Ideas.

Several of our itineraries dock at Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. This captivating centre, formally named Saigon, is adorned with French colonial architecture offering a fascinating insight into the country’s history; the Notre-Dame Cathedral being one of the greatest, most beautiful examples. There’s also a plethora of museums and art galleries waiting for you to explore.

When you’re Asian adventure begins in Singapore, you’re really starting your holiday off with a bang! This city is known world-wide for its excellent architecture and outstanding hawker markets, such as Newton Circus, which are perhaps just some of the reasons why over 15,000,000 people visited last year.

Asia: Southeast Asia Cruise of Culture and Antiquity

A Southeast Asia Cruise is the ideal way to experience the wonders of the Far East

Captivating, 16 day cruise, allowing you to take in some of Asia's finest areas. Sailing along the Strait of Malacca, you'll take in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Phuket, Yangon, Penang and Malacca, all offering different highlights. This terrific...

Our cruises also visit the colourful country of India. Discover ornate temples, chapels and basilicas, representing the strong sense of religion here. Witness ancient bazaars and open air mosques before journeying to the stunning city of Agra where you’ll observe one of the world’s great masterpieces – The Taj Mahal.

Cultural Experiences

There is far more to Asia than its beautiful locations, the inhabitants make this great continent the vibrant place that it is! Not only will you discover these welcoming residents, you’ll also be invited to try the delicious culinary combinations which you can’t get anywhere else in the world.

Penang, Malaysia, is known for its outstanding street, or hawker, food and is one of the main reasons why people flock to this great city. The vast array of dishes reflect the multicultural makeup of the area with citizens ranging from Chinese, English, Indian and Thai, to many other descents. Some of the most popular dishes include Penang laska soup and wonton mee stir fry.

Asia: Southeast Asia Cruise of Culture and Antiquity

A Southeast Asia Cruise is the ideal way to experience the wonders of the Far East

Captivating, 16 day cruise, allowing you to take in some of Asia's finest areas. Sailing along the Strait of Malacca, you'll take in Singapore, Kuala Lumpur, Phuket, Yangon, Penang and Malacca, all offering different highlights. This terrific...

Other places which are for well-known for their delicious cuisine are Bangkok in Thailand, and Phnom Penh in Cambodia. Both offer a different twist on Asian cuisine with delicious dishes such as pad see ew (a noodle dish), som tam (Thai salad) and num plae ai (rice dumplings) being served. Many of our exciting itineraries offer you the chance to indulge in these great treats.

Sumptuous Sailing

As our holidays in Asia range from 16 to 22 days, we feel that only the most luxurious of ships are fit for purpose. The Aegean Odyssey is our vessel of choice, simply because of its sublime elegance. This small cruise liner is the perfect size for reaching ports which larger ships cannot yet big enough to ensure luxury. It’s also comforting to know that whilst you’re focussing on relaxing and enjoying your holiday, the crew are hard at work tending to your every need, always willing to go the extra mile.

There are many exciting activities to take part in whilst at sea, from sipping Darjeeling tea on deck to insightful lectures given by celebrated guests and an onboard library which allows you to brush up on your ports of call. Evenings are also a highlight as you can sit back and relax, with a cocktail in hand, as you and your new, like-minded friends reminisce about the day's activities.

And There’s More!

Are these Asian Holiday Ideas not exactly what you wanted? No problem! We specialise in tailor made holidays and want your trip to be absolutely perfect. So let us know your preferences and we’ll do our absolute best to organise your dream break. Give us a call on 0333 800 2033 or speak to us using the online chat feature (available during office hours).

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