Discover the Far East & Asia on a Cruise

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A couple of years ago the top destinations to cruise to, were the Caribbean and the Mediterranean, the latter being especially popular with the British folk.

It was not until recent years that we started seeing cruise holidays to the Far East & Asia sky rocketing. This continent is filled with enduring culture, tradition, history and ancient legends. From the top of the snow Peak Mountains, down into the secret remote forests, Asia is truly one for the bucket list with its stunning tapestry that stretches throughout the land. There is not an inch of this continent that will not leave you in awe of all its magnificence. The vast landscapes change dramatically from town to town, with spectacular skylines, glorious mountain ranges, sprawling lakes and rivers, open grasslands, and even immense desert scenes.

Bali - Pura Besakih temple -

Bali – Pura Besakih temple 

In a country offering so many adventures and moments to experience, the toughest decision would be where to begin and what to do. Taking a cruise to this part of the world will take you on a journey of intriguing discovery. Enabling you to sail past the city’s mesmerizing skylines, dock close to the remote areas and take you to some of the most picturesque beaches you will ever see. Embark upon an epic voyage across Asia with a multitude of itineraries to choose from, many with overnights on board, hotel stays, shore excursions and much more all included. Overnights on board and hotel stays in popular destinations allow you to venture into the heart of bustling cities and immerse yourself in local culture & tradition, where old meets new, where ancient spice stalls line the streets and skyscraper buildings collide. Discover iconic landmarks such with tours of Mt. Fuji and the volcanic Hakone Mountains and take a thrilling Bullet train ride in Japan.


Panda Conservation Centre

Visit the Panda Conservation Centre in Chengdu and get up close to the giant pandas. Take a tour of the famous Great Wall of China, the Forbidden City & Tiananmen Square and of cause the mysterious Terracotta Warriors in China. Cruise down the Yangtze River, the division between north and south China providing the best natural scenery, synonymous with tranquillity. With a spellbinding culture and fascinating sights, Cambodia has firmly secured its place as one of the most up and coming places on the Far Eastern cruise circuit. During your visit you can learn about the brutal history, warfare and tragedy as you tour the thought-provoking remnants of the past. The biggest draw is the breathtaking temple of Angkor, and after a day of exploring and discovering what this enchanting place has to offer you can indulge in an evening street food tour, sampling some of the local and exquisite cuisine. Southeast Asia is a place where postcard images come to life. A blend of many Asian cultures in this part of the world offers you a diverse experience, from wandering the lush rice plantations, to exploring wild jungles to getting lost in bustling cities.



At Iglu Cruise we can help you plan your holiday of a lifetime, whether you wish to fly out sooner, extend your stay, or indulge in land tours and excursions, we can make it happen. Delve deeper into the colourful cultures, enduring traditions, rich history and mouth-watering cuisine with a voyage to Asia.

We are passionate about cruising and when you are booking a-once-in-a-lifetime holiday, you can rest assure that what you are in safe hands of a well-travelled team at Iglu Cruise.


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