Asia and Europe cruisetours are Azamara Cruises exotic destinations. Let Azamara Cruisetour help you discover what has remained behind the veil of secrecy for so many centuries. Guests will experience the best of both worlds – land and sea with Asia and Europe vacation by venturing deep into fascinating destinations like Venice and Florence, Italy, and Xian, Beijing and Guiling, China on an escorted land tour. They will travel to exciting ports in Asia and Europe aboard the beautiful Azamara Quest, experiencing the best in onboard amenities and impeccable service. From escorted land tours and deluxe hotel accommodations to a fabulous ship and itinerary – everything is taken care of. Let Azamara Cruises show you these extra ordinary parts of the world like no one else can. It is our goal to make guest’s Experience the vacation of a lifetime.
Our Azamara Cruisetours offer many important features and benefits for our guests. First, all cruisetour packages are exclusive to guests of Azamara Cruises and not available for purchase through other tour operators. Guests will be traveling with the same group that they will be cruising together with. Packages include meet and greet service at the airport, transfers, transportation throughout the land tour portion including flight travel and motorcoach, inclusive city tours, breakfast each day in the hotel and a Farewell Group Dinner. All land tours take place either before or after the cruise allowing guests time to immerse themselves into the Asian and European destinations. But the best feature of all is that a Tour Director is included in every cruisetour package.
A Tour Director will escort our guests throughout the entire land portion of the cruisetour. Upon arriving in the destination, guests will be transferred to their hotel where they will meet their Tour Director. The Tour Director travels along with the group serving as guide and historian providing historical and cultural information about the destinations guests are touring through. They also serve as a personal concierge for the group by facilitating all baggage transfers, hotel check-ins and arranging any optional excursions. They will even make dining recommendations and reservations for guests at local restaurants. All of our Tour Directors are locals, multi-lingual. A Tour Director truly adds a wealth of knowledge about the places guests will be visiting.
Our hotel properties represent yet another significant advantage of our Asia and Europe Cruisetour packages. All packages include deluxe hotel accommodations located within the city centers. Guests can easily shop and access the sights on their own during independent leisure time in each city. During free time, the hotel serves as a base for our Tour Directors who host an information desk to assist guests with attractions and dining information. Azamara Cruises utilizes reputable high quality hotels.
Azamara drives its name from the Romance Languages- Azur meaning blue and mar referencing the sea, and also from Acamar, the brightest star visible from the southern latitudes of Greece. Azamara Quest is an intimate ship with more enriching experiences and more inspired destinations. The ship is just 593 feet in length, allowing us to navigate into ports that other ships could never reach. Yet it offers many of the amenities of a much larger vessels, with nine decks offering room to relax and enjoy the pleasures of the voyage.
Azamara Quest offers deluxe cruising, a handcrafted ambiance a more romantic vision of travel with the most modern amenities. Guests will enjoy spectacular dining where each meal is a masterpiece, including two unique specialty restaurants and an intimate main dining room and dazzling nightly entertainment options. While the ship has better than one staff member for every two guests, what really shapes Azamara Cruises commitment to service is our attention to detail. Our Spa offers Facial therapy, Elemis Body sculpting and Acupuncture at sea and many more rejuvenating body and soul Spa amenities
Our escorted Cruisetour through China winds through its vast inland areas, visiting major metropolitan centers while providing a bird’s-eye view of its countryside. In Beijing , guests will travel to Mutinayu to spend an awe-inspiring afternoon walking along the Great Wall or China. Travel to Xian allows you to see the legendary terra-cotta warriors, a contingent of 8,099 life-size warriors that guard the tomb of Qin Shi Huangdi, the first emperor of the Qin Dynasty. Guests will also stop in majestic Guilin and marvel at postcard-like scenery in every direction before experiencing cosmopolitan Hong Kong .
Our Asia cruisetour package include 7 nights visiting Beijing, Xian, Guilin and Hong Kong. Guests will arrive in Beijing, China where they will be greeted by a representative and transferred to the hotel to meet their Tour Director. Guests will spend Three days in Beijing, Two days in Xian and two days in Guilin. During their time in Beijing guests will visit the Temple of Heaven, a perfect example of Ming Dynasty architecture, the extraordinary Forbidden City considered to be the center of the Chinese world for nearly 500 years, Tiananmen Square the largest public plaza on earth and view the Tai Chi and Ballroom dancing, traditional morning activity. Guest will spend two days in Xian - visiting the famous Terra-cotta Warriors Museum, the Yangling Museum which features archeological discoveries from Han Dynasty tombs, Great Mosque of Xian and the small Wild Goose Pagoda as well as the night market to view dumpling making and a noodle-throwing demonstration. Guest will also spend two days in Guiling - they will embark on a scenic Li River Cruise, sail southward to the village of Yangshuo, admire the dramatic limestone formations and learn about the legends that are associated with many of these pinacles. Then guest will spend one day in Hong Kong- where they will enjoy a Hong Kong Island tour, with a visit to Victoria Peak, an Aberdeen Fishing Village, the Man Mo Temple and Sheung Wan Dried-Food and Herbal Market before they join Azamara Quest for their14- or 18-night Southeast or Northeast Asian cruise.
On our 14-night Southeast Asian cruise, guests will spend 2 nights in Hong Kong and 2 days in Hanoi, Vietnam. They will also visit Hue and Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam- Guest will spend 2 nights in Bangkok, Thailand- they will visit Sihanoukville, Cambodia- spend a relaxing day at sea and end their cruise with 2 nights in Singapore
Our14-night Northeast Asian Cruise begin with 2 nights in Hong Kong, guests will then spend 2 relaxing days at sea before visiting Shanghai, another relaxing day at sea then Pusan, South Korea; Kukuoka, Hiroshima, Kyoto, Japan; Seoul, South Korea, Dalian and Beijing, China.
Our 18-night Southeast Asian cruise starts in Singapore, guests will then spend 2 days discovering this wonderful city of Singapore, they will visit Kuala Lumpur and Malacca, Malaysia. A relaxing day at sea before visiting Ko Samui and Bangkok, Thailand; Sihanoukville, Cambodia; another day at sea before visiting Ho Chi Minh City, Hue, Hanoi, Vietnam one last day at Sea before visiting Canton and Hong Kong,
Azamara Cruisetours will take guests beyond the coastal sanctuaries and into a Europe many people never experience. Venice, Florence and Rome are three of Italy’s most alluring cities that will melt your heart away. Guests will spend 2 full nights in Venice offering them a chance to see all of St. Mark’s Square and explore the canals that separate the 122 islands comprising this city. Florence the birthplace of the Italian Renaissance, is an art lover’s paradise. Guests will be visiting the Accadamia Museum, Cathedral Square and Michelangelo’s David. Guests will stop in Rome for a complete tours of the Colosseum and Vatican City.
Azamara Cruises offer 5-night Venice, Florence, and Rome cruisetour package that is perfect for the Italian adventurers. Guests will fly into Venice and spend two nights. While in Venice, guests will enjoy a walking tour of St. Mark’s Square including a view of the Bell Tower, St. Marks Cathedral, and Doges Palace for a view of the Bridge of Sighs. Guests will transfer to Florence by high-speed train and spend two nights in Florence. During their stay in Florence, guests will visit the Academia museum and see Michelangelo’s famous statue of David, the Cathedral Square, experience the gleaming white and green marble in the Santa Croce Cathedral and visit the Duomo From Florence, guests travel to Rome by train where they will spend one evening. Included in the cruisetour package is a tour of Ancient Rome which includes the Colosseum, Roman Forum, Trevi Fountain, Pantheon and the Piaza Navona. And of course, a trip to Rome would not be complete without a visit to St. Peter’s Basilica, the Vatican Museum, Sistine Chapel and St. Peter’s Square. Guests will be transferred to Civitavecchia where they will board the Azamara Quest to begin either their14 night Italian Experience Cruise, Mediterranean Cruise, Western Mediterranean Cruise, Eastern Mediterranean Cruise or Black Sea Cruise..
For our Azamara Quests Europe Cruise, guests can choose from variety of spectacular Mediterranean itineraries. On our 14 Night Itallian cruise Guest will visit Rome, Bari, Venice, Ravena, Sorrento, Porto Cervo and Florence Italy; Split, Croatia and Taormina, Sicily.
On our 14-night Mediterranean Cruise guests will spend additional time in Rome where they will board the spectacular Azamara Quest, the ship will sail to Portofino and Florence/Pisa, Italy- Then onto Cannes/Monte Carlo, Sete, and Provence France- They will spend two glorious days in Barcelona; Mahon, Meorca, Spain- Then Tunis, Tunisia. One relaxing day at sea before they return home from Rome.
On our 14 night Western Mediterranean Cruise, guests will visit Rome, Sorrento, Italy- Valletta, Malta- Tunis, Tunisia Guests will also spend Two spectacular days in Barcelona, Spain. Then onto Sete, France and Monte Carlo, Monaco before they arrive to Italy where they will visit Portofino, Florence/Pisa then return home from Rome.
The 14-night Eastern Mediterranean Cruise. Guests will start off by visiting Rome and Sorrento, Italy. Spend a relaxing day at sea then onto Chios, Greece Then will visit Istambul, Canakkle, Bodrum, Fethiye and Antalya, Turkey; Limassol, Cyprus Alexandria, Egypt Another day at sea before they arrive to Athens where they will end their cruise
On our 14-night Black Sea Experience. The cruise begins in Rome, guests will visit Sorrento, Italy; Santorini, Greece. An overnight stay in Ephesus, Turkey; Chios, Greece; another overnight stay in Istanbul; Sinop, Turkey Then onto Yalta, Sevastopol and Odessa, Ukraine. Varna, Bulgaria a relaxing day at Sea before ending their cruise in Athens, Greece.
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Why Cruisetours with Azamara Cruises? The Best of Both Worlds – Discover Asia and Europe by Land & Sea Experience your Asia and Europe vacation by experiencing the culture, history and architecture these magical parts of the world has to offer. Travel in Premium Class, luxury and comfort with Azamara Cruises and experience the best in onboard amenities and impeccable service. Enjoy the best of both worlds. By land and by sea, Azamara Cruisetours offer a truly unique Asia and Europe – cruise, tours and superb accommodations – so that your amazing journey becomes a lifelong memory.
Asia and Europe Cruisetour Features <ul><li>Packages are exclusive to guests of Azamara Cruises and not available for purchase by other tour operators </li></ul><ul><li>Packages include meet & greet service at the airport, transfers, transportation, inclusive city tours, all breakfasts and some meals </li></ul><ul><li>Land tours are offered before or after the cruise experience </li></ul><ul><li>A Tour Director is included on the land portion of every Asia and Europe Cruisetour package </li></ul>
100% Escorted Asia and Europe Cruisetours A Tour Director adds a wealth of knowledge and information to the cruisetour experience. <ul><li>On every cruisetour package, Azamara Cruises Tour Director escorts guests throughout the land portion of the cruisetour. They serve as: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Guide and Historian , providing narrative of life in the locale along with historical and cultural information </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concierge , facilitating all baggage requirements, hotel check-ins, booking of optional excursions, dining recommendations and reservations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All Tour Directors are locals, multi-lingual and certified by the local tourist authorities </li></ul>
Deluxe Hotels – Key Features <ul><li>All hotels used for Asia and Europe Cruisetours are deluxe properties centrally located within the city centers </li></ul><ul><li>Allows greater access to sights of interest for our guests </li></ul><ul><li>Makes best use of the free time provided within the packages for independent sightseeing & shopping </li></ul><ul><li>During independent time, the Tour Director hosts an information desk at the hotel </li></ul><ul><li>Hotel properties are reputable and high quality </li></ul>Centrally located, 4- & 5-Star hotels within city centers
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Azamara Quest <ul><li>The Brightest Star on the Deep Blue Sea </li></ul><ul><li>30,277 Tons/694 guests </li></ul><ul><li>Impressive guest-to-staff ratio of 2 to 1 </li></ul><ul><li>Butler service standard with every stateroom and suite </li></ul><ul><li>Morning coffee, daily afternoon tea service and evening hors d’oeuvres delivered to your room </li></ul><ul><li>Unique, specialty restaurants where each meal is a masterpiece </li></ul><ul><li>Dazzling nightly entertainment </li></ul><ul><li>Spa by Elemis – Best Spa at Sea </li></ul>
Azamara Asia Cruisetour Destinations Beijing Known as the political and cultural center of People’s Republic of China. The Great Wall of China stretches across the northern part of Beijing Municipality. Xian The eternal city, it is one of the birthplaces of the ancient civilization in the Yellow River Basin area of the country. Hong Kong Dates back to the Paleolithic (prehistoric) era. It was first incorporated into Imperial China in the Qin Dynasty and served as a trading post and naval base during the Tang and Song Dynasty. Guilin Regarded as the most picturesque city in China and one of the world’s most beautiful places established over hundreds of years.
Beijing, Xian, Guilin & Hong Kong Cruisetours (7 Nights Pre/Post) HONG KONG BEIJING XIAN GUILIN Azamara Quest 14-night Southeast or Northeast Asian Cruise or 18-night Southeast Asian Cruise Beijing – 3 Nights Inclusive Beijing Tour: Visit the Temple of Heaven, The Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square and view Tai Chi and Ballroom dancing, traditional morning activity Xian – 2 Nights Inclusive Xian Tour: Visiting Hangling and the famous Terracotta Warriors Museum, Great Mosque of Xian and the small Wild Goose Pagoda Guilin – 1 Night Inclusive Guilin Tour: Embark on a scenic Li River Cruise, admire the dramatic limestone formations Hong Kong – 1 Night Inclusive Hong Kong Island Tour: Victoria Peak, an Aberdeen Fishing Village, the Man Mo Temple and Sheung Wan Dried-Food and Herbal Market
Azamara Quest 14-Night South Asian Experience Combines with 7-Night Pre & Post Beijing, Xian, Guilin & Hong Kong, China Land Tour Singapore, Singapore Singapore, Singapore At Sea Sihanoukville, Cambodia Bangkok, Thailand (Laemchabang) Hong Kong, China-Singapore, Singapore Hanoi, Vietnam (Haiphong) Hue, Vietnam (Danang) At Sea Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Vung Tau) At Sea Bangkok, Thailand (Laemchabang) Hong Kong, China At Sea Hanoi, Vietnam (Haiphong) Hong Kong, China HONG KONG HANOI HUE HO CHI MINH CITY BANGKOK SIHANOUKVILLE SINGAPORE
Azamara Quest 14-Night Northeast Asian Experience Combines with 7-Night Pre & Post Beijing, Xian, Guilin & Hong Kong, China Land Tour Beijing, China ( Tianjin) Dalian, China Seoul, South Korea (Incheon) At Sea Kyoto, Japan (Osaka) Hong Kong, China-Beijing China Shanghai, China At Sea Pusan, South Korea Fukuoka, Japan Hiroshima, Japan Kyoto, Japan (Osaka) Hong Kong, China At Sea At Sea Hong Kong, China HONG KONG SHANGHAI PUSAN FUKUOKA HIROSHIMA KYOTO SEOUL DALIAN BEIJING
Azamara Quest 18-Night Southeast Asian Experience Combines with 7-Night Pre & Post Beijing, Xian, Guilin & Hong Kong, China Land Tour Hanoi, Vietnam (Haiphong) Hue, Vietnam (Danang) At Sea Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Vung Tau) Hong Kong, China Canton, China At Sea Hanoi, Vietnam (Haiphong) Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (Vung Tau) Singapore, Singapore-Hong Kong China At Sea Ko Samui, Thailand Bangkok, Thailand (Laemchabang) Bangkok, Thailand (Laemchabang) Sihanoukville, Cambodia At Sea Singapore, Singapore Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (Port Kelang) Malacca, Malaysia Singapore, Singapore KO SAMUI HONG KONG HANOI HUE HO CHI MINH CITY BANGKOK SIHANOUKVILLE SINGAPORE KUALA LAMPUR MALACCA CANTON
Azamara Europe Cruisetours Destinations Venice “Queen of the Sea” Venice has been known as the "Queen of the Adriatic", "City of Water", "City of Bridges", and "The City of Light". Florence “Birthplace of the Renaissance” Located in the heart of the Tuscany region, view Michelangelo’s statue of David. Rome “The Eternal City” The capital city of Italy and the State of the Vatican city. The Historic Center of Rome is listed as a World Heritage Site. See The Colosseum, Michelangelo’s painted ceiling.
Venice, Florence & Rome Italy Cruisetour (5 nights Pre) Azamara Quest 14-night Italian Cruise, Western Med. Cruise, Eastern Med. Cruise or Black Sea Cruise Venice – 2 Nights Inclusive Venice Tour: Including St. Mark's Square, Bell Tower, Doges Palace and the Bridge of Sighs Florence – 2 Nights Inclusive Florence Tour: Accademia Museum, Cathedral Square, Santa Croce Cathedral & the Duomo Rome – 1 Night Inclusive Vatican City Tour: An Ancient City tour visiting the Colusium. St. Peter's Basilica, Vatican Museum and St. Peter's Square FLORENCE VENICE ROME CIVITAVECCHIA
Azamara Quest 14-Night Italian Experience Combines with 5-Night Pre Venice, Florence & Rome Land Tour Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) Florence/Pisa, Italy (Livorno) Florence/Pisa, Italy (Livorno) Porto Cervo, Sardinia, Italy Sorrento, Italy Rome, Italy-Round-trip Venice, Italy Venice, Italy Ravenna, Italy At Sea Taormina, Sicily Sorrento, Italy At Sea Bari, Italy Split, Croatia Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) ROME BARI SPLIT VENICE RAVENNA TAORMINA SORRENTO PORTO CERVO FLORENCE
Azamara Quest 14-Night Mediterranean Experience Combines with 5-Night Pre Venice, Florence & Rome Land Tour Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) At Sea Tunis, Tunisia Mah ó n, Menorca, Spain Barcelona, Spain Rome, Italy-Round-trip Cannes/Monte Carlo, France Cannes/Monte Carlo, France Cannes/Monte Carlo, France Provence, France (Marseilles) S è te, France Barcelona, Spain Bonifacio, Corsica Portofino, Italy Florence/Pisa, Italy (Livorno) Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) ROME BONIFACIO PORTOFINO FLORENCE CANNES PROVENCE BARCELONA MAHÓN TUNIS SÈTE
Azamara Quest 14-Night Western Med. Experience Combines with 5-Night Pre Venice, Florence & Rome Land Tour Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) Florence/Pisa, Italy (Livorno) Florence/Pisa, Italy (Livorno) Portofino, Italy Monte Carlo, Monaco Rome, Italy-Athens, Greece Tunis, Tunisia At Sea Barcelona, Spain Barcelona, Spain S è te, France Provence, France (Marseilles) Sorrento, Italy At Sea Valletta, Malta Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) ROME PORTOFINO FLORENCE BARCELONA TUNIS VALLETTA SORRENTO SÈTE PROVENCE MONTE CARLO
Azamara Quest 14-Night Eastern Med. Experience Combines with 5-Night Pre Venice, Florence & Rome Land Tour Athens, Greece (Piraeus) At Sea Alexandria, Egypt Limassol, Cyprus Antalya, Turkey Rome, Italy-Athens, Greece Chios, Greece Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Canakkale, Turkey Bodrum, Turkey Fethiye, Turkey Sorrento, Italy At Sea Santorini, Greece Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) ROME SORRENTO ATHENS ÇANAKKALE BODRUM ANTALYA FETHIYE ALEXANDRIA LIMASSOL ISTANBUL SANTORINI CHIOS
Azamara Quest 14-Night Black Sea Experience Combines with 5-Night Pre Venice, Florence & Rome Land Tour Athens, Greece (Piraeus) At Sea Varna, Bulgaria Odessa, Ukraine Sevastopol, Ukraine Yalta, Ukraine Rome, Italy-Athens, Greece Ephesus, Turkey (Kusadasi) Ephesus, Turkey (Kusadasi) Chios, Greece Istanbul, Turkey Istanbul, Turkey Sinop, Turkey Sorrento, Italy At Sea Santorini, Greece Rome, Italy (Civitavecchia) ISTANBUL CHIOS ROME SORRENTO SANTORINI ATHENS EPHESUS VARNA ODESSA SEVASTOPOL YALTA SINOP