Asia’s many rivers open up entryways for cruise liners to pop in and enjoy a visit. A cruise on these waterways can see you visiting temples in Vietnam or enjoying a trip along the Yangtze, Asia’s longest river.
But where do the best cruise holidays in Asia take you? Below you will find a few details that will help you choose what could be your favorite cruise yet.
Prek’kdeam, Cambodia and Vietnam
Experience what life is like in the slow lane and cruise the waterways while you discover what Prek’kdeam in Cambodia is like. Once you’ve had your fill of Cambodia head to My Tho which is located in Vietnam. Enjoy visiting elaborately decorated temples and a number of different towns that have their own character and history. Experience what life is like in another part of the world. Call into villages that will capture your heart, and support local businesses that will appreciate every penny.
Make your way to Phnom Penh and learn all about the Khmer Rouge and the Killing Fields’ history at Choeung Ek. You may also want to make your way to Siem Reap or Ho Chi Minh City and visit the Cu Chi tunnels that have their own story to tell. Absorb the history of these amazing places and enjoy all that they have to offer before you head back to your cruise liner.
If you are looking to go on a cruise holiday somewhere special, you may want to jump on a cruise liner that will take you to Sadec in Vietnam. Here, you can enjoy the bustling market that is full of character and delicious food that just needs to be sampled. After you have visited the market and dodged some of the sellers who want to barter with you, you may want to head to My Tho. Also located in Vietnam, My Tho will give you the opportunity to visit fish farms that have to be seen to be believed. Head to monasteries that were built many years ago and experience what life is like in this incredible part of the world.
Visit Vientaine, Laos and Thailand
Vietaine in Laos is home to the That Luang Festival. That Luang Festival attracts many thousands of monks who chant, walk in procession and enjoy music and fireworks. This is a festival that has to be seen to be believed. It’s bright, it’s vibrant and it’s nothing short of wonderful. Once you’ve spent a few days in Vietnaine, head back to your cruise liner and let it take you to Thailand. Visit the Khaung Si waterfall, and the Pak Ou caves, home to 10,000 statues of Buddha.
There are many wonderful cruise holidays to some magnificent parts of Asia. Whether you choose to visit Cambodia, Vietnam or Laos, you are almost guaranteed to have a holiday of a lifetime. The beauty of cruise holidays is if you didn’t have the chance to visit all the destinations you’d love to visit there’s always next year.