World Cruise 2019 Southampton to Shanghai

10 January - 23 February 2019

Duration

44 Nights

Journey Type

Sailing from the UK

Ports

15 Ports

10 January

Setting sail from Southampton

Southampton is the UK's leading port. Bustling modern cruise terminals, as well as wharfs and commercial harbours, line the waterfront, whilst the city itself is a fascinating mix of ancient and modern, with a picturesque old town, the original city walls still standing, and super-modern shopping centres and office complexes. On all corners you will see tributes to the city's rich history and maritime heritage. Henry V marched his troops through the Westgate on his way to the battle of Agincourt, The Mayflower sailed from here with a cargo of settlers to the New World, and the Titanic started her fateful voyage here.

Don't miss

Just a short drive from Southampton is the magical New Forest with its quaint hamlets, historic towns and seaside villages. Look out for the ponies too.

11-12 January

At sea

13 January

Spain: Cádiz

14-16 January

At sea

17 January

Greece: Athens (Piraeus)

18 January

At sea

19-20 January

Israel: Haifa (Jerusalem)

21-28 January

At sea

29 January

United Arab Emirates: Dubai

30 January

Qatar: Doha

31 January

At sea

1 February

Oman: Muscat

2-3 February

At sea

4 February

India: Marmagao (Goa)

5 February

At sea

6 February

Sri Lanka: Colombo

7-8 February

At sea

9 February

Thailand: Phuket

10 February

Malaysia: Penang

11 February

At sea

12-13 February

Singapore: Singapore

14 February

At sea

15 February

Malaysia: Kota Kinabalu

16-17 February

At sea

18-19 February

Hong Kong SAR China: Hong Kong

20-21 February

At sea

22-23 February

Arriving in Shanghai

Shanghai has long been China's most outward-looking, cosmopolitan city, as evidenced by the fascinating mixture of European and Oriental architecture. The Bund, a riverfront promenade flanked by grand colonial era buildings, is the city's most famous thoroughfare, while the Pudong financial district lights up the city skyline at night with its futuristic towers. Shanghai's restaurant scene is thriving like never before, with a number of Michelin-starred chefs setting up shop here, while Nanjing Road is the place to head for a spot of retail therapy, with its shiny shopping malls and luxury boutiques.

Our tip

Take time to stroll along the Bund where the Gothic, Baroque, Romanesque, Classical and Renaissance style buildings of the west side are starkly juxtaposed with the super modern Pudong district.

The Ship

Your home from home

Queen Mary 2 Exterior view Bow shot Bridge
Queen Mary 2 P1 Grade Princess Grill Suite
Queen Mary 2 Champagne Bar

Queen Mary 2 is Cunard’s most magnificent ocean liner and the flagship of the fleet.

What we love

Modern features combined with traditional and elegant décor reminiscent of the golden age of cruising helps create an unforgettable journey particularly when sailing past the Statue of Liberty into New York. We particularly like the excellent Queens Grill accommodation which offers additional space and access to the exclusive Queens Grill restaurant, along with dedicated lounges and deck areas.

Capacity 2,620 Guests
Crew 1,253 International Staff
Style Traditionally formal cruising with the evening attire always expected to be refined even on 'informal' evenings.
Inclusions
  • Meals in the main restaurants
  • Traditional afternoon tea
  • Soft drinks, tea and specialty coffee
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Unlimited use of the Fitness Centre
More about Queen Mary 2

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
The Pig in the Wall, Southampton

Overnight in Southampton

Stay at the Pig in the Wall, stylish with great food. Very small so book early.

Winchester

Day trips from Southampton

Visit historic Winchester, home to King Arthur’s Round Table, the Great Hall and Winchester Cathedral.

Rooftop bar at The Peninsula Shanghai

Where to stay in Shanghai

So many fabulous hotels to choose from, but we would go for the Peninsula on the Bund.

Yuyuan Gardens, Shanghai

Another side to Shanghai

Wander the Yuyuan Gardens with its serene fish ponds, pretty pagodas and enjoy a rest from the crowds at the Mid-Lake Pavilion Teahouse, reached by a zigzag causeway designed to stop evil spirits.

Get in touch & let us tailor-make your perfect cruise holiday

Call us on 020 7399 7670 or visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street.

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