5* South Korea, China & Japan Immersion

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Explore the magical east on this 14-night cruise on board the 5-star Celebrity Millennium featuring overnight stays in some of the greatest cities of the region giving you the opportunity to immerse yourself in the culture.

The holiday includes one night in a 4* Shanghai hotel before the cruise.  Your cruise will visit China, South Korea & Japan.

Your cruise departs Shanghai (Baoshan) setting sail to the Korean Peninsular to the South Korean capital of Seoul. From here you set off into the Yellow Sea to Bejing (Tianjin) for a 2 night stay to explore this wonderful city. Next, you visit the beautiful island of Jeju. The ship then visits Japan with an overnight stop in the fascinating city of Kobe before visiting Shimizu, near Mount Fjui before calling into Tokyo for an overnight stay.

Inclusions

  • Flight from Dublin to Shanghai with Emirates
  • All transfers airport-hotel-cruise ship
  • 1 night pre-cruise in 4* Shanghai hotel
  • 14 nights on board 5-star Celebrity Millenium
  • All meals and entertainment on board
  • A wide range of spectacular day and evening entertainment on board
  • Flight from Tokyo to Dublin with Emirates
  • One 20 kg check-in bag pp
  • Taxes and charges

Itinerary

Day Dublin to Shanghai, China

Depart from Dublin on your overnight flight to Shanghai with Emirates.

Day Dublin to Shanghai, China

On arrival in Shanghai, after your overnight flight, you will be taken to a 4-star hotel in the city for a one night stay.

A birds-eye view of the iconic colonial riverfront promenade, The Bund, from the Shanghai World Financial Centre will surely be one of the highlights of your Asia cruise.

Day Shanghai, China

In the morning you will be transferred to the port to board the magnificent Celebrity Millenium and get settled. The ship departs in the early evening on her voyage of the far east!

Located at the mouth of the Yangtze River, this seaport is a vigorous modern metropolis with a rich Chinese heritage. Your trip to Shanghai is not complete without strolling the Bund, a colonial-era street with neoclassical and art deco architecture, or visiting the Jade Buddha Temple or the beautiful Yu Gardens. Don’t forget to stop and pick up authentic Chinese souvenirs in the Old City God’s Temple Market.

Day 4-5 At Sea

Get closer to the stars at the Rooftop Terrace on our top deck. Catch an alfresco movie in chic, intimate surroundings accompanied by themed drinks and snacks. On your cruise, make sure you take in a show in our Main Theatre. Cutting-edge productions from fairy tales to comedies, stadium-style concerts to musical theatre. There’s something for everyone.

Day 6-8 Beijing (Tianjin), China

Retrace the footsteps of the last Emperor through the maze of corridors in the Forbidden City. Be inspired and make a pilgrimage to the Great Wall, visible from space. The sixth largest city in the People’s Republic of China, Tianjin is the home of the respected Beijing opera and the Monastery of Deep Compassion, a leading Buddhist shrine. Don’t miss the Tianjin Eye while here in port. It’s a 390-foot tall Ferris wheel built right above the Yongle Bridge. You can also hunt for silverware, porcelain, clocks and memorabilia in the Antique Market and visit the iconic Tianjin Museum, whose architecture mimics the shape of a swan spreading its wings.

Day 9 At Sea

For big, bold flavours, try Tuscan Grille – our speciality ristorante and enoteca. Regional Italian wines, succulent dry aged steaks, and outgoing service give Tuscan Grille its rustic charm.

Day 10 Seoul (Incheon), Korea

This city is a mix of modern skyscrapers, ancient palaces, Buddhist temples and tranquil gardens. Go sport fishing by day then be dazzled by silk-covered lanterns at night.

Day 11 Jeju, Korea

This tropical island enchants with its sandy beaches and swaying palm trees. Need a break from your beach towel? Waterfalls, scuba diving, hiking and festivals galore will keep you busy.

Day 12 At Sea

Our ice-topped Martini Bar is the hub of our fourth deck, and the perfect place for pre-dinner drinks. Choose your favourite from our menu of classic and contemporary martinis.

Day 13-14 Kobe, Japan

At 354ft, Kobe Port Tower is an iconic landmark offering heart-stopping views from its upper deck. If heights are not your thing, sample the local speciality – teppanyaki-grilled kobe beef. Perched on a hillside overlooking the sea, Kobe is one of Japan’s most attractive and cosmopolitan cities. Home of the heralded Kobe beef, this small city is easily navigated. Visit the Hatsukura Sake Brewery Museum for a tour or dine in one of the area’s incredible restaurants.

Accommodation

Celebrity Millennium

A favourite of many travellers, Celebrity Millennium® was “Solsticized” in May of 2012 and emerged with many award-winning Solstice® Class features. She’s been renewed with spa-inspired AquaClass® staterooms, the AquaClass signature restaurant, Blu, and the addition of balconies to her chic Celebrity Suites. We can’t think of a better way to experience the exotic beauty of Asia and the South Pacific than aboard Celebrity Millennium. Out of the ordinary? Definitely.

Extra Information

Booking remarks

  • Inclusive of taxes and service charges as indicated
  • Non-refundable or transferable booking deposit of €250 per person (full payment if departure date is within 12 weeks)
  • Optional Insurance available (call for details)
  • Gratuities not included
  • These prices are guidelines only and are subject to change and availability. Pricing will be confirmed at time of booking.

  Cost per person: €2,769pp
  Number of nights: 15

30 March 2018 €2,769 Inside Stateroom
30 March 2018 €3,169 Oceanview Stateroom
30 March 2018 €3,469 Balcony Stateroom
30 March 2018 €3,539 Concierge Balcony Stateroom
25 October 2018 €2,859 Inside Stateroom
25 October 2018 €2,949 Oceanview Stateroom
25 October 2018 €3,329 Balcony Stateroom

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