The return to Asia for the cruise line in 2018-2019 brings 4 new voyages, as well as the recurrence of 4 of the company’s most popular trips from its 2017-2018 season sailing in the region for 27 sailings for passengers to choose from. Windstar increased departures for popular Japan voyages timed with its popular cherry blossom season and fall foliage.
New Asia itineraries include an exploration of greater China; Asian “pop culture” trip from Tokyo to Beijing and South Korea; Thailand & Malaysia cruise big on cities and beaches; and a new itinerary to discover Indonesia, including magical Bali.
Windstar Cruises also offers different pre- and post-cruise packages in Asia, such as a foray to Angkor Wat out of Bangkok and a visit to the Great Wall in Beijing. In addition, the cruise line offers over 200 shore excursions in Asia in 2018-2019, including experiences like exploring Komodo National Park on foot, visiting a traditional Malay home, and participating in a night tour of Shanghai plus dinner on The Bund (the most famous street in Asia).