TUI Marella Adults only cruises to Asia
Fancy going somewhere a bit different this year? TUI Marella cruises are offering brand new cruise itineraries to Asia and the Far East for Winter 2018 / 2019 and Winter 2019 / 2020. These cruises will give you a chance to explore exciting destinations, try incredible food and see stunning vistas. And what’s more – these cruises are Adults Only, perfect for those looking for a relaxing break without the kids.
There are a range of itineraries available, offering you the chance to go a wide range of truly different and interesting destinations, all while travelling on board the TUI Marella cruises biggest ship – the Marella Discovery, an All Inclusive ship (except where stated), including drinks and meals. The ship also offers exciting entertainment, such as and outdoor cinema and rock climbing wall. This means that both on and off board you will be able to relax, explore, be entertained, and wined and dined to your hearts content.
We’ve handpicked a few of the Asia itinerants to explain where you can expect to go and explore and what you can expect to see and do. To see the full list of Asia and Far East itineraries for Winter 2018/19 go here.
Winter 2019 / 2020 itineraries:
- Journey to Jordan 1
- Journey to Jordan 2
- Red Sea Quest 1
- Red Sea Quest 2
- Arabian Adventure 1
- Arabian Adventure 2
- Journey to India 1
- Journey to India 2
- Eastern Horizons 1
- Eastern Horizons 2
- Wonders of Asia 1
- Wonders of Asia 2
- Enchanting Far East 1
- Enchanting Far East 2
- Colours of the Far East 1
- Colours of the Far East 2
- Ancient Kingdoms
- Eastern Sunsets 1
- Eastern Sunsets 2
- Journey to Arabia 1
- Journey to Arabia 2
- Golden Cities and Sands 1
- Golden Cities and Sands 2
- Red Sea Adventure 1
- Red Sea Adventure 2
- Red Sea Experience 1
- Red Sea Experience 2
Wonders of Asia 1 will take you right across Asia.
Starting off from Cochin, Keral (one of India’s biggest ports). This is an area of multiple cultural influences. Meaning that here you can visit structures once built by the Portugese, travel to the different islands that make up this area by tuk-tuk, and see the Chinese fishing nets on the beach. All while in India!
Next port of call is Colombo, Sri Lanka. Modern skyscrapers coexist alongside traditional markets, British and Dutch colonial buildings, green tinted lakes, giant Buddha statues and white sand beaches. Onto Sabang, Indonesia. A perfect chance to see exotic fish with not only stingrays and lion-fish but the chance to see dolphins as well. You can also try delicious traditional Indonesian dishes all while relaxing by an idyllic beach.
Langkawi, Malaysia will allow you to travel up cable cars to see panoramic views from atop mountains, sunbathe on beaches, or visit the areas famous waterfalls.
You then travel on to one of Malaysia’s most popular destinations Penang. Here you can visit an orangutan sanctuary, travel in a rickshaw to 600 year old temples, or you could spend the day relaxing at a luxury hotel. And much more.
Then its something a bit different with a stop at Port Klang for Kuala Lumpur, the ultra modern city (where tradional temples still remain). You can see both natural and manmade wonders, plus luxury shopping awaits.
Singapore is your next stop – a destination that is a real melting pot of cultures. There’s a massive 64 acre zoo which blends rain forest and zoo. Bustling market stalls with Malaysian, Chinese and Indian cuisine all on offer. As well as impressive skyscrapers.
From towering skyscrapers, to pristine beaches – you then move to Koh Samui, Thailand. Here you can expect calm seas, swaying palm trees and relaxation. And last, but not least, its Laem Chabang for Bangkok where you can visit some truly incredible temples.
Wonder of Asia 1 is an exciting cruise where you can explore a huge variety of sites and cultures. All from the comfort of a cruise ship.
India and the Middle East
Marella Crusis Asia and the Far East cruises include such destinations as India, Oman, Jordan and Egypt. And there are wide range of cruises on offer for these destinations for Winter 2019 / 2020. Here are just a few of the itineraries available:
- Journey to India 1 Marella Discovery – 14 nights from Port Rashid, Dubai & Emirates – Adults Only
- Arabian Adventure 1 Marella Discovery – 14 nights from Aqaba, Jordan – Adults Only
- Journey to Jordan 1 Marella Discovery – 6 nights from Naples, Italy – Adults Only
- Red Sea Quest 2 Marella Discovery – 14 nights from Naples, Italy – Adults Only
Destinations can include:
Port Sultan Qaboos (for Muscat), Oman where you can see ancient ruins and forts, as well as go hiking and diving.
Khasab, Oman. A mountainous coastline stepped in history with a city that has retained an old-world look and feel. Manama, Bahrain. Skyscrapers and culture are to be found here, with art galaxies and museums, the Grand Mosque, and dolphin watching all available to you.
Port Zayed (for Abu Dhabi), Dubai and Emirates. You could explore the city of Abu Dhabi (even by speedboat!), go off-roading in the sand dunes, or just relax on a palm tree lined beach.
Sir Bani Yas (Abu Dhabi), Dubai and Emirates. A beautiful sandy island, with a massive wildlife park where exotic animals roam free and exotic fish can be found in the gorgeous waters. Mumbai has been nicknamed the ‘Gateway to India’. And with its incredible sites, shopping and dining galore – one visit to this city will tell you why!
Mangalore’s unique look comes from its combination of a sweeping palm tree lined coast coupled with both cathedrals and temples.
This cruise will take you to a range of colourful destinations around Asia.
Laem Chabang (for Bangkok), Thailand is your starting point. With temples, lush nature and exotic cuisine to try, you will have no need of options in Thailand’s capital city. Sihanoukville, Cambodia is known for its stunning beaches and beach front seafood dining, as well as its important Buddhist temple.
In Malacca, Malaysia you will find a mix of architecture from a range of cultures in this colourful, UNESCO recognized town.
When in Phu My (for Ho Chi Minh City), Vietnam you will be able to learn about the history of the Vietnam war, try Vietnamese cuisine, or glide along the river in a traditional sampan boat.
You will also visit other stunning destinations in Malaysia, the incredible melting hot pot modern city of Singapore and more. Colours of the Far East 1 is a perfect cruise for those looking to see some truly beautiful and different sites and experience many different cultures. All while relaxing on the All Inclusive Marella Discovery.
Looking for something else?
Have any of these cruises caught your eye? Or looking for a slightly different TUI Marella cruise to Asia and the Far East? Then why not try here for the full range of Adults Only cruises to Asia and beyond.