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first_imgHong Kong city skyline view from KowloonGo back to the e-newsletterA new 26-day cruise tour of Asia hosted by Cruise Express next February will include an ocean cruise from Singapore to Hong Kong and a four-day Yangtze River journey through China’s spectacular Three Gorges.To mark the release of its exclusive ‘Treasures of the Orient and China’ Escorted Voyage, Cruise Express is offering a complimentary ‘Classic Beverage’ package with Celebrity Cruises for bookings made in ocean-view cabins and above. The offer is available until sold out.Departing Australia 24 February 2017, the tour begins with a flight to Singapore for a one-night stay and city tour including Merlion Park with its famous lion fish fountain sculpture, the Marina Bay waterfront, Orchard Road shopping district and a ‘bumboat’ cruise on the Singapore River.Guests then board the 2100-passenger Celebrity Millennium for a 14-night cruise to Hong Kong via Bangkok and three ports in south, central and north Vietnam. The three ports are Ho Chi Minh City, Hue and also Hanoi where an overnight stay allows guests to visit nearby Ha Long Bay with its 2000 limestone rocks rearing from the bay’s emerald waters.After a day and night docked in spectacular Hong Kong Harbour, with time to explore the bustling city, guests will fly to Beijing to begin a 10-night fully escorted overland tour.During three days in Beijing, the tour takes in the Great Wall of China, the Temple of Heaven and Summer Palace. Flying to Xi’an for a two-night stay in central China, guests will visit the world-renowned Terracotta Warriors. Only discovered in 1974, the vast underground army of 8000 life-sized soldiers, 670 horses and 130 chariots took 700,000 workers a decade to make 2300 years ago to protect China’s first emperor in the afterlife.After a flight to Chongqing in south-west China, guests board a luxury Victoria Cruises river ship for a three-night cruise on the majestic Yangtze River, with complimentary tours ashore to see villages and temples. A highlight of the cruise is a journey through the legendary and mystical Three Gorges which rise vertically from the Yangtze for up to 1200m.The itinerary ends with a flight to Shanghai for a two-night stay that includes a visit to the historic, skyscraper-lined Bund waterfront and a farewell dinner in a local restaurant.Including return flights from Australia, domestic flights in China, wine and beer with dinner during the Yangtze River cruise and the services of a Cruise Express Tour Manager throughout, the ‘Treasures of the Orient and China’ package is available in an interior cabin from $8990 per person, twin-share, or $12,690 for solo travellers. Bookings in ocean-view staterooms – from $9490 per person, twin-share, or $13,690 for singles – will receive a ‘Classic Beverage’ package on board Celebrity Millennium. The beverage package offers complimentary selected wine, beer, spirits, cocktails and liqueurs.Go back to the e-newsletterskyline and great walllast_img

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