Travelling is always exciting, but travelling on a cruise ship can be more exhilarating, especially in Asia. The splendour of the continent offers a traveller a rich cultural heritage, exquisite culinary arts, architectural designs, etc.
A cruise through Asia would lead to some of the most popular ports in the world that have brought different cultures and customs in the same place. The people offer different set of entertainment aside from the places that you can visit and explore during your free time. For some, the sights of Asia offers more than the usual Caribbean cruise travel.
The south east Asian region alone would offer the ports of Singapore, Thailand, Hong Kong and the Philippines. These were the first few cruising route that offered memorial experiences. These countries have a strong organization and infrastructure. Plus, the general openness and hospitality of the people to Foreign guests.
Tourists are heartily welcome to explore the culture and place. In Hong Kong, tourists are introduced to the retail markets in the streets of the City. In Bangkok, tourist are given time to enjoy the tranquillity that the Reclining Buddha at Wat Pho.
Now, other countries such as China, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka and Maldives are starting to join this bandwagon. Private and public sector partner to build the necessary infrastructure to support the industry. Travelling through a cruise ship in Asia has just started and as such it cannot compare yet with the much developed Carribean cruise experience, but the Asian experience is about to change rapidly.
Before you proceed with an Asian cruise, remember that it takes ten days or more depending on the weather condition. Make sure you arrive a day before the departure to be able to acclimatize oneself.
If you want, you can request your cruise liner to arrange a pre-cruise stay at their partner hotel so you can rest before the journey. Many tourists also like to learn the local customs and traditions to understand the many cultures they will be encountering at each port.
Even the most experienced world traveler, China, the largest continent, can be challenging. The cultural exchanges in Asia can be overwhelming sometimes, but with the comforts and luxuries of the cruise, the experience would be perfect.