For the first time in two years, Crystal Cruises will return to
Asia, with a collection of four different itineraries. The cruises
will include the line’s first-ever cruise from Singapore to
From March through May, 2007, the Crystal Symphony will offer two
14-day journeys exploring China, an 11-day cruise spotlighting
Vietnam, and the new 16-day Singapore to Dubai itinerary that
features three days in Myanmar. During the line’s 10th season in
Asia, Crystal Symphony will visit 17 cities in nine different
countries, including a maiden call at Chan May, Vietnam. Overnight
stays will include Hong Kong and Shanghai, China; Osaka, Japan; Ho
Chi Minh City, Vietnam; Bangkok, Thailand; Singapore; Yangon,
Myanmar; and Dubai, UAE.
Crystal is also offering a complimentary three-night land program
to Beijing as a pre- or post-cruise component of the season’s first
two cruises. The all-inclusive “Adventures in Bejing” program will
showcase the Forbidden City, Tian An Men Square, the Great Wall,
the Summer Palace, Sacred Alley, and conclude with a private dinner
at the Great Hall of the People.
Guests wishing to extend their Asia odyssey may also consider a
new six-night “Journey to Tibet” excursion offering the chance to
travel to the top of the world.