Also, there are abundant opportunities for optional UNESCO World Heritage Tours and special World Heritage Discovery Tours. These provide enhanced content developed in cooperation with UNESCO World Heritage Site managers and tour experts.
Ports where tours to World Heritage Sites are offered include Ha Long Bay, Vietnam; Angkor Wat, Cambodia; and Mount Kinabalu National Park, Borneo.
A pair of 14-day 'Myanmar & Malaysia' voyages round-trip from Singapore provide three days to explore Yangon (from Thilawa port), Mandalay and Bagan with its thousands of temples. Cruises depart Dec. 6 and Feb. 14.
Between December and February Seabourn is offering what it called perennially popular 'Vietnam & Thailand' 14-day cruises between Singapore and Hong Kong. The cruise visits Halong Bay and offers an optional two-day shore excursion to Angkor Wat in Cambodia. A stop at Ko Kood Island in Thailand includes Seabourn's signature 'Caviar in the Surf' and beach barbecue party.
The 14-day 'Taste of Asia Food & Wine' cruise departs Hong Kong for Singapore on Jan. 3 with culinary experts offering cooking demonstrations, extended onshore shopping excursions, daily tastings of local food with wine pairings and regional tea time rituals.
The 21-day 'China, Japan & Korea' cruise departs Hong Kong on March 13, and calls at Hualien and Keelung (Taipei) Taiwan; Naha, Kobe, Hiroshima, Fukuoka (Hakata) and Nagasaki, Japan; provides three days to explore Shanghai, and Zhujiajian (Putuoshan) and Xiamen in China.
Sailing from Hong Kong on April 3, is a 14-day 'Pearls of the Philippines & Borneo' voyage, visiting a bevy of islands in the Philippine archipelago.