From the natural beauty of Thailand and Vietnam to the modern skylines of Singapore and Hong Kong, the yacht-like ship is due to visit an array of fascinating cities and exotic destinations, as well as offer various optional shore trips and pre-/post-cruise Seabourn Journeys to popular UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
The first season of Seabourn Ovation in Asia begins in Singapore with a series of 5 two-week Vietnam & Thailand cruises between Singapore and Hong Kong (departing Dec 22, 2018, and Jan 5, Jan 19, Feb 16 and Mar 2, 2019).
The itineraries feature an overnight at Vietnam’s largest city, Ho Chi Minh, that is also the gateway to a visit on Mekong Delta. The voyages also offer Seabourn’s popular Caviar in the Surf beach parties at Thailand's Ko Kood island and an extended day at Halong Bay, allowing for optional excursions to Hanoi.
The season includes a 14-day Gems of the South China Sea cruise from Hong Kong to Singapore (departing Feb 2, 2019), visiting destinations like Xiamen and an overnight in Manila, providing options for 28-day combo cruises via Vietnam & Thailand voyages.
Line's Seabourn Sojourn also sails in Asia as part of the Extended Explorations voyages, allowing in-depth experiences in particular regions. The season includes 18-day “Jewels of Southeast Asia”: from Singapore to Shanghai (departing April 10) to ports in Malaysia, Cambodia, Vietnam, China, Hong Kong, Taiwan, and Japan.
In addition, due to Seabourn’s relationship as official cruise partner of UNESCO World Heritage, its itineraries offer optional shore trips to a number of UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Seabourn also offers in-depth immersive pre and post-cruise experiences connected to its Asian itineraries. Seabourn Journeys include: “UNESCO Treasure of China: Beijing, Xi’an and Hong Kong,” as well as “UNESCO Cambodia: Phnom Penh and the Temples of Angkor”.