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Ancient Treasures of China & Far East Cruise
6 Day Fully Escorted China Tour
Price from
$6,499pp
Duration
19 nights
Departing
22 Mar 2020

Your Experience:

  • All flights, taxes & transfers
  • 2 night hotel stay in Singapore
  • 12 night cruise on board Queen Elizabeth with all meals and entertainment
  • Overnight stays in port in Hong Kong and Shanghai
  • 2 night hotel stay in Xi'an
  • Fully escorted tour to the Terracotta Army
  • 3 night hotel stay in Beijing
  • Fully escorted tour of the Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square

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Cruise Code: ASA2382 Call: 1800 924 450
Mon to Sat: 7am - 8pm (AEST)
Sunday: 7am - 7pm (AEST)

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Days 1 - 2 Singapore Hotel Stay
  • Day 3 Singapore Embark ship
  • Days 4 - 5 At Sea
  • Day 6 Chan May
  • Day 7 At Sea
  • Day 8 Halong Bay
  • Day 9 At Sea
  • Day 10 Hong Kong
  • Day 11 Hong Kong
  • Days 12 - 13 At Sea
  • Day 14 Shanghai
  • Day 15 Shanghai Disembark ship
  • Day 16 Xi'an Tour day 1
  • Day 17 Xi'an to Beijing Tour day 2
  • Day 18 Beijing Tour day 3
  • Day 19 Beijing Tour day 4
  • Day 20 Beijing Tour day 5
  • Days 1 - 2

    Singapore - Hotel Stay

    Fly to Singapore, an island city of exotic fusions and exciting contrasts. Take in all the amazing sights; from the three mile Orchard Road, packed with designer malls and swanky boutiques; to the tranquil Botanical Gardens and colourful Chinatown. Head to the iconic Gardens by the Bay and marvel at the Supertree Grove, spectacularly lit up in amazing technicolour.

    Gardens by the Bay

    Day 1

    Singapore - Hotel Stay

    Fly to Singapore, an island city of exotic fusions and exciting contrasts. Take in all the amazing sights; from the three mile Orchard Road, packed with designer malls and swanky boutiques; to the tranquil Botanical Gardens and colourful Chinatown. Head to the iconic Gardens by the Bay and marvel at the Supertree Grove, spectacularly lit up in amazing technicolour.

  • Day 3

    Singapore - Embark Queen Elizabeth

    In Singapore, you’ll embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.

    Queen Elizabeth

    Day 3

    Singapore - Embark Queen Elizabeth

    In Singapore, you’ll embark the regal Queen Elizabeth, one of the finest cruise liners sailing the five oceans and a ship that offers a little of the finer things in life to all passengers who sail with her. Enjoy Cunard’s spectacular heritage, sense of occasion and huge array of activities, including ballroom-dancing, lawn bowls and afternoon tea in the Garden Lounge.

  • Days 4 - 5

    At Sea

    A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.

    Grand Ballroom

    Day 4

    At Sea

    A relaxing few days at sea gives you ample opportunity to experience all that your ship has to offer. There are so many activities to choose from; enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings and then dance the night away in the grand ballroom.

  • Day 6

    Chan May

    Chan May is ideal for visiting the ancient city of charming Hoi An, with its extensive old town criss-crossed with canals. Here you’ll find a mix of architecture from different eras, styles and cultures developed from its long history as a noteworthy trading port. You can also easily access Hue, a UNESCO-listed site where you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam.

    Monuments of Hue

    Day 6

    Chan May

    Chan May is ideal for visiting the ancient city of charming Hoi An, with its extensive old town criss-crossed with canals. Here you’ll find a mix of architecture from different eras, styles and cultures developed from its long history as a noteworthy trading port. You can also easily access Hue, a UNESCO-listed site where you’ll find remnants of the glories of imperial Vietnam.

  • Day 7

    At Sea

    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.

    Midships Bar

    Day 7

    At Sea

    Queen Elizabeth offers an array of elegant bars and lounges to suit every mood – during the day, sip coffee and nibble on croissants in Café Carinthia; enjoy pre-dinner drinks in the Midships Bar; toast friends in the Champagne Bar; and dance the night away in the Yacht Club.

  • Day 8

    Halong Bay

    This spectacular seascape of limestone towers draped in green and tiny islets all compete for space in an area which is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in Vietnam. Legend has it that the towers were created when a dragon, sent by the Jade Emperor, descended from heaven and sprayed fire and emeralds from its mouth. Take a trip on board a traditional junk boat to cruise the waters.

    Halong Bay

    Day 8

    Halong Bay

    This spectacular seascape of limestone towers draped in green and tiny islets all compete for space in an area which is without a doubt one of the most beautiful in Vietnam. Legend has it that the towers were created when a dragon, sent by the Jade Emperor, descended from heaven and sprayed fire and emeralds from its mouth. Take a trip on board a traditional junk boat to cruise the waters.

  • Day 9

    At Sea

    Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Elizabeth’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet, or you could try a gentle putt in the golf nets. Alternatively, you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch live sports.

    Games Deck

    Day 9

    At Sea

    Whether you enjoy taking part in sport or watching it, you’ll find plenty of opportunities on board. Queen Elizabeth’s Games Deck offers a refined area to enjoy bowls, deck tennis and croquet, or you could try a gentle putt in the golf nets. Alternatively, you’ll find a great atmosphere in the Golden Lion pub to watch live sports.

  • Day 10

    Hong Kong (overnight in port)

    The ‘city of life’ is bursting with excitement, vibrancy and colour. The skyline is at its most impressive after sunset as it lights up the city and harbour with gold and neon light. You’ll enjoy an overnight stay in port to sample some of the ‘city of life’s’ famous nightlife, head to Lan Kwai Fong, one of the most popular and established nightlife spots, or SoHo to find upmarket bars and exotic restaurants.

    Hong Kong Skyline at Night

    Day 10

    Hong Kong (overnight in port)

    The ‘city of life’ is bursting with excitement, vibrancy and colour. The skyline is at its most impressive after sunset as it lights up the city and harbour with gold and neon light. You’ll enjoy an overnight stay in port to sample some of the ‘city of life’s’ famous nightlife, head to Lan Kwai Fong, one of the most popular and established nightlife spots, or SoHo to find upmarket bars and exotic restaurants.

  • Day 11

    Hong Kong

    The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop. Head up to the Peak on the tram for breathtaking panoramic views of the harbour and the city, and you can also enjoy the vistas from one of the dazzling array of cafes and restaurants in the Peak Tower.

    Junkboat in Hong Kong

    Day 11

    Hong Kong

    The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop. Head up to the Peak on the tram for breathtaking panoramic views of the harbour and the city, and you can also enjoy the vistas from one of the dazzling array of cafes and restaurants in the Peak Tower.

  • Days 12 - 13

    At Sea

    Days at sea allow you to enjoy some of Cunard’s finest cruising traditions, like promenading. Queen Elizabeth’s promenade deck stretches right around the ship, offering stunning views, bracing sea air and relaxing teak steamer chairs to recline in and enjoy the view. After a good walk, you can treat yourself to another tradition: a British afternoon tea with white-gloved waiters serving decadent fresh scones with cream, finger sandwiches and premium tea in the Queens Room.

    Relaxing by the Pool

    Day 12

    At Sea

    Days at sea allow you to enjoy some of Cunard’s finest cruising traditions, like promenading. Queen Elizabeth’s promenade deck stretches right around the ship, offering stunning views, bracing sea air and relaxing teak steamer chairs to recline in and enjoy the view. After a good walk, you can treat yourself to another tradition: a British afternoon tea with white-gloved waiters serving decadent fresh scones with cream, finger sandwiches and premium tea in the Queens Room.

  • Day 14

    Shanghai (overnight in port)

    Bright neon meets ancient tradition in Shanghai. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai museum.

    Shanghai at Sunset

    Day 14

    Shanghai (overnight in port)

    Bright neon meets ancient tradition in Shanghai. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai museum.

  • Day 15

    Shanghai - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Xi'an Hotel Stay

    After an overnight stay in port, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi'an, one the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage. Visitors can walk, or even cycle, along its ancient walls for magnificent city views.

    Ancient City wall at Dusk

    Day 15

    Shanghai - Disembark Queen Elizabeth and Xi'an Hotel Stay

    After an overnight stay in port, you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight to Xi'an, one the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage. Visitors can walk, or even cycle, along its ancient walls for magnificent city views.

  • Day 16

    Xi'an - Tour Day 1

    Today you’ll visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Terracotta Army. These life-sized grey warriors were created by Qin Shihuang to protect him in the afterlife. While their imposing formations are eerie, the individual warriors come alive through meticulously detailed expressions, hairstyles and clothes. Xian was also one of the first Chinese cities introduced to Islam, so you’ll also explore the fascinating and significant Muslim quarter and Great Mosque.

    Terracotta Army

    Day 16

    Xi'an - Tour Day 1

    Today you’ll visit one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world, the Terracotta Army. These life-sized grey warriors were created by Qin Shihuang to protect him in the afterlife. While their imposing formations are eerie, the individual warriors come alive through meticulously detailed expressions, hairstyles and clothes. Xian was also one of the first Chinese cities introduced to Islam, so you’ll also explore the fascinating and significant Muslim quarter and Great Mosque.

  • Day 17

    Xi'an to Beijing - Tour Day 2

    Today you’ll take the fast train from Xian to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the heart and soul of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. In this huge metropolis, you’ll discover ancient wonders such as the Great Wall and incomparable imperial palaces and temples, as well as modern Beijing’s growing confidence as a global dynamo.

    Beijing Imperial City

    Day 17

    Xi'an to Beijing - Tour Day 2

    Today you’ll take the fast train from Xian to the Chinese capital of Beijing, the heart and soul of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. In this huge metropolis, you’ll discover ancient wonders such as the Great Wall and incomparable imperial palaces and temples, as well as modern Beijing’s growing confidence as a global dynamo.

  • Day 18

    Beijing - Tour Day 3

    A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world that bends and twists over hills and valleys like a giant dragon fiercely guarding its borders. On your way back, if Beijing’s hectic traffic allows, you’ll stop to admire the iconic ‘Birds Nest’ Olympic stadium and the ‘Water Cube’ National Aquatic Centre.

    Great Wall of China

    Day 18

    Beijing - Tour Day 3

    A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world that bends and twists over hills and valleys like a giant dragon fiercely guarding its borders. On your way back, if Beijing’s hectic traffic allows, you’ll stop to admire the iconic ‘Birds Nest’ Olympic stadium and the ‘Water Cube’ National Aquatic Centre.

  • Day 19

    Beijing - Tour Day 4

    Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites, ancient and modern. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.

    Forbidden City

    Day 19

    Beijing - Tour Day 4

    Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites, ancient and modern. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.

  • Day 20

    Beijing - Tour Day 5

    Your tour ends today and you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

    Fly Home

    Day 20

    Beijing - Tour Day 5

    Your tour ends today and you’ll be transferred to the airport for your flight home.

Queen Elizabeth

When Her Majesty the Queen conducted the naming ceremony in her own honour in October 2010, she continued a marvellously regal formal cruising tradition. Cunard has maintained all the refined styling, amenities and service associated with the Golden Era of cruise sailing and added modern facilities, leisure and entertainment opportunities. Stunning accommodation and the most exceptional fine dining you’ll ever experience at sea are highlights of the glorious Queen Elizabeth cruise ship. Dance in the grand ballroom, enjoy afternoon tea served by white-gloved waiters, watch extravagant stage shows in opulent theatre surroundings or simply relax and revitalise beside one of the two lovely pool areas.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/10/2010

Number of Decks: 12

Passenger Capacity: 2,092

Total Crew: 1,020

Number of Cabins: 1,046

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 2

Number of Restaurants: 4

Great places to visit on board:

Queens Room

Head here for traditional afternoon tea or to dance the night away at one of the glamorous balls.

The Garden Lounge

Designed to have the feel of a Kew Gardens conservatory, this is the perfect place to sit back and relax.

Commodore Club

Enjoy a signature cocktail with canapés before dinner while taking in glorious panoramic views.

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