Celebrity Millennium set sail as part of Celebrity Cruises fleet in June 2000. This five-star ship is renowned for her luxurious staterooms, attentive service, tasty culinary experience, and a wealth of leisure and entertainment facilities. In May 2012 she also underwent a makeover with the addition of many Solstice Class features, including a Martini Bar, Cafe al Bacio & Gelateria, Cellar Masters Wine Bar, speciality restaurant Qsine and a new Celebrity iLounge.
Days at sea give you the opportunity to truly savour the ship's highlights. Deck 10 is the heartbeat of the ship and home to an amazing pool area, with bars and eateries nearby for refreshments. The Solarium is an adult-only oasis where bubbling hot tubs, teeming waterfalls and luxury padded loungers create an aura of calm. This feeling continues in the adjoining Canyon Ranch SpaClub and Persian Garden, perfect for indulgent hot stone massages, hot saunas and pampering treatments. The Fun Factory offers fun and games for 3 to 11 year olds, while the X Club is tailor-made for teenagers.
Celebrity Millennium brings together a world of flavours and dining styles in its restaurants and eateries. The two-storey Metropolitan Restaurant hosts formal dining with two sittings, Celebrity Select Dining options and wonderful piano music to set the scene as you savour five courses. Blu restaurant offers healthy breakfast and dinner options for AquaClass guests. Casual dining in the Ocean Cafe & Grill includes a pasta bar, fast food grill, pizza bar and buffet-style dishes and desserts, although Bistro on Five is the perfect spot to relax with crepes, salads, sandwiches and desserts. Tuck into burgers and fast food in the Mast Bar & Grill or choose the Spa Cafe for low calorie treats.
A pair of speciality restaurants takes the culinary journey on Celebrity Millennium to a spectacular level. The dining experience in the Olympic Restaurant is reminiscent of a bygone era and includes a unique table-top service, dine-in wine cellar and demonstration kitchen. In contrast, Qsine presents an ultra-modern interactive dining event, where you choose your meal from iPad menus of innovative dishes and bite-sized treats.
From your morning espresso to late-night cocktails, you’ll be spoilt for choice when it comes to bars and lounges. Relax in Cafe al Bacio Bar & Gelateria and savour freshly brewed Lavazza coffee and ice-cold Italian gelatos. Chill-out in Cellar Masters with a glass of wine from the Enomatic dispensing system, or opt for the Martini Bar to sample a vast array of freshly shaken cocktails and martinis. Royal, Reflection, Penthouse, Signature and Celebrity Suite guests have exclusive access to Michael's Club private lounge with its complimentary daytime drinks, evening canapés and chilled cocktails.
Evenings on Celebrity Millennium offer something to match your every mood. The Celebrity Theatre hosts Broadway-style musical shows, stand-up comedians, mind-boggling magicians, absorbing acrobats and sublime dancers. Glide around the dance floor in the Rendezvous Lounge before chancing your luck at the roulette wheel and slot machines in the Fortunes Casino. Dance the night away under the colourful lights of the Cosmos Lounge to truly end your day in style.
Day 1: Fly UK to Hong Kong, China
Fly from your chosen UK airport to Hong Kong and be transferred to a mandatory overnight stay.
Day 2: Hong Kong, China
After check out be transferred to the port to board Celebrity Millennium for your fourteen night Asia cruise.
Day 3: Hong Kong, China
Hong Kong is an autonomous territory in South East China. Hong Kong has developed from a small fishing village in the 19th century to a bustling metropolis filled with high rise buildings and infused with culture. Hong Kong is a shopping paradise; discover a wide range of shopping experiences at Causeway Bay, Sheung Wan, Harbour City, Festival Walk and Tsim Sha Tsui. Dine in a traditional restaurant and sample a world of exquisite, mouthwatering local cuisine including noodles, dumplings and rice. Visit Mickey Mouse at the Disneyland Park, or relax on the white sand at Repulse Bay. Trek to Victoria Peak; the highest peak on Hong Kong Island and see one of the world's most beautiful skylines at Victoria Harbour. Visit the historical temples including Man Mo Temple and Po Lin Monastery for an insight into the local culture.
Day 5 - 6: Hanoi (Halong Bay), Vietnam
Halong Bay — an UNESCO World Heritage site — features thousands of tall, limestone islands dotted across the Gulf of Tonkin. See spectacular stone caves and arches; swim in one of the bay’s sheltered coves; stroll around one of the markets; and enjoy fresh seafood dishes at one of the waterfront restaurants. From here, you can explore Cat Ba Island to find underground caves and a diverse selection or wildlife. Ha Long Bay is also a great place to go kayaking and see traditional fishing villages.
Day 7: Hue/Danang, Vietnam
Chan May Port is situated on the East coast of Vietnam between two iconic cities: Hue and Da Nang. Spend time on scenic China Beach in nearby Da Nang, where U.S. soldiers relaxed during the Vietnam War. Take a tour to the UNESCO World Heritage site of Hue; otherwise known as the 'Imperial City of the Nguyen Emperors'. Here you can stop by the Imperial Enclosure and visit the Purple Forbidden City as its heart. Take a riverboat ride on the Perfume River or explore the Tomb of Tu Doc and Thien Mu Pagoda. Venture to the ancient city of Hoi An which boasts a melting pot of history and culture and is home to the elaborate Japanese Covered Bridge with its beautiful pagoda.
Day 9: Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam
Dock at Phu My and travel to Ho Chi Minh City. Formerly known as Saigon, Vietnam's capital city has a strong heritage and vivid culture with plenty of modern twists. Explore French colonial architecture, shop at a designer mall and sample some street food as you wander around the energetic avenues. You can visit the colourful floating markets of Mekong Delta, before heading to the city's famous landmarks — including Notre Dame Cathedral, Jade Emperor Pagoda and the National Museum of Vietnamese History. Discover wartime Vietnam at the Cu Chi tunnels and Independence Palace, then treat yourself to port, sticky rice and seafood dishes flavoured with lemongrass, coconut milk and peanut dipping sauce!
Day 11 - 12: Bangkok, Thailand
Disembark your ship at Laem Chabang — the gateway to Bangkok. Thailand is a country of ancient culture and traditions, and its capital city blends these perfectly with modern influences. Visit Grand Palace beside Chao Phyra River or float along the canals to see the city. Bangkok is home to stunning temples and pagodas that you can see during your time here, too. Wat Traimit is home to a 700-year-old Buddha statue crafted from solid gold, while the city's oldest temple — Wat Pho — houses Bangkok's largest Buddha figure whose feet are decorated with mother-of-pearl. There's also the beautiful Wat Benchamabophit, which is otherwise known as the Marble Temple. Stroll through colourful markets, sample Thai noodles and relax at the many cafes and bars that create Bangkok's energetic atmosphere.
Day 15: Singapore
Singapore is one of the most popular destinations in Asia for tourism and it is very easy to see why. A modern day metropolis with a wide range of cultural diversity and a huge emphasis on technology all coming together to attract people the world over. Take a shopping trip down Orchard Road, a shopper’s paradise of designer shops and department stores you will be spoilt for choice for what to buy, journey to the Singapore Botanical Gardens with 120 acres showcasing some weird and wonderful plants or head to the world famous Raffles Hotel and relax with a Singapore Sling Cocktail. Singapore is a city that you will want to visit again and again.
Day 16: Singapore to UK
Today your cruise comes to an end. Disembark and be transferred to the airport for your flight back to the UK.