Traveling to Asia on a Celebrity Cruises vacation anytime soon? If so, we’ve got an array of exciting destination experiences that will ignite your sense of adventure, exploration, and wonder. From the fabled lands of Cambodia to the luminous metropolis of Tokyo, our unique Shore Excursions in Asia will show you a side of the Far East you never dreamed possible. Here’s a look at three of our most incredible tours.
Tokyo Geisha Performance and Dinner: When visiting Tokyo, this Shore Excursion is not to be missed. Step back in time and watch ancient Japanese traditions come to life before your eyes as you are treated to a centuries-old Geisha performance and Kaiseki, cuisine so sensational it’s considered an art form. The cultural and culinary adventure begins at a restaurant in downtown Tokyo, where you’ll savor a traditional Kaiseki meal, “The Japanese Art of Food”. Afterward, beautiful Geishas clad in typical Japanese kimonos will regale you with an incredible music and dance performance. A magical evening of extraordinary cuisine and entertainment awaits you with this spectacular Shore Excursion.
2-Night Angkor Wat UNESCO Tour: If your journey across Asia takes you to Cambodia, this two-night tour across the mystical Siem Reap Province is a must-see. Trace a path to the lost kingdoms of the ancient Khmer Empire as you explore the sacred realms of Angkor, home to thousand-year-old temples veiled by lush jungle foliage and . This remarkable Shore Excursion introduces you to three of the region’s most magnificent temples, the Ta Prohm, Pre Rup, Bayon, and spectacular Angkor Wat, the largest religious monument in the world and symbol of Cambodia. You’ll see the famous floating village of Chong Khneas on Tonlé Sap Lake, receive a water blessing at the pagoda of Wat Atvea, and savor typical Cambodian cuisine. With several opportunities to immerse yourself in the history, culture, and beauty of Siem Riep, this tour captures the essence of Cambodia.
The Jewels of India: Taj Mahal and Agra Fort 2-Night Tour: The name says it all. This spectacular Shore Excursion takes you on a journey across India to uncover ancient palaces, intricately decorated mosques, and the secrets of the once-powerful Mughal Empire. First, you’ll visit the incomparable Taj Mahal, a UNESCO Heritage Site and one of the Seven Modern Wonders of the World. Fashioned out of pure white marble in the 17th century, this stunning monument is acclaimed by many as the finest example of Mughal architecture, a style that combines Islamic, Persian, Turkish, Ottoman, and Indian architectural elements. After exploring the Taj Mahal, you’ll visit its sister structure, the Agra Fort. Founded by the Mughal Emperor Akbar in the 16th century, the citadel houses the exceptional palaces of Khas Mahal and Shish Mahal, and the beautiful white marble mosques of Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque) and Nagina Masjid.
These amazing Shore Excursions will captivate your senses and reveal the mystical charms of this spectacular region. But don’t take my word for it; check them out for yourself and share your experience on our Facebook page.