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Columbus discovers Shanghai in the year of the Dog

Columbus discovers Shanghai in the year of the Dog

Cruise and Maritime Voyages is delighted to announce that today Columbus made her maiden call in Shanghai as part of her 120-night Grand Round the World Cruise 2018, in the year of the Dog. Columbus will be calling in Shanghai again in 2019 on her Grand Round the World Cruise.

Shanghai is a popular destination this year as 2018 is the Chinese Year of the Dog, considered an intrepid and outgoing sign, the Dog means this is the year for new adventures and life-enhancing travel.  What better example of life-enhancing travel is there than a Round the World Cruise? Columbus arrived in Shanghai today, 15 March, on her Grand Round the World Cruise and will stay in Shanghai for three days departing on 17 March 2018.

During Columbus’ stay in Shanghai over 1700 passengers will participate in shore excursions, a highlight of the tours available includes the Shanghai, Terracotta Warriors & Beijing Overland excursion. Passengers taking this excursion will tour some of China’s greatest sights including the city of Shanghai and ride the Maglev train to visit the Terracotta Warriors, the Great Wall of China and in Beijing, Tian’anmen Square and the Forbidden City built for the Ming and Qing Dynasties before flying to re-join Columbus in Hong Kong. Other Shanghai excursions will take passengers to the famous Jinmao Hyatt Building, shaped like a giant handbag and the second tallest skyscraper in China, where they can take the express elevator to the 88th floor observation deck to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. In addition there are tours taking in the Jade Buddha Temple, Yu Garden, the Old Town, the French Quarter, the Bund and Shanghai museum.

Columbus; will circumnavigate the globe in 120 nights on the ultimate voyage of a lifetime again in 2019.  On 5th January 2019, Columbus will set sail from London Tilbury on this spectacular Round the World Cruise. Intrepid explorers can escape the winter on this 120 night grand voyage during which they can truly relax, enjoy leisurely days at sea and carefree evenings as they circumnavigate the globe. Discover paradise islands, breathtaking scenery and natural wonders contrasting with vibrant cities and fascinating lifestyles as Columbus takes guests to a cornucopia of exciting destinations. Fares are available from £10,309pp and the cruise is included in the current buy one get one free deal. Find more information about the Columbus Grand Round the World Cruise 2019 here.

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