With a coastline spanning approximately 14,500km, China is home to a large number of fascinating towns and cities bordered by the ocean. A cruise through this region will introduce you to entrancing ancient architecture as well as a vast range of different cultures and cuisines. You can visit China by cruise ship in one of two ways: 1. Start your cruise in China. You'll find the majority of these cruises depart from and return to China, visiting both Chinese and international ports on their itineraries, however there are also a handful of cruises the travel from China into other parts of the world; 2. Embark on a cruise that incorporates China into the itinerary. Look out for cruises departing Tokyo, Hong Kong or Singapore if this is the kind of cruise you are looking for.