27-night Far East Discovery, China, & Japan Collectors' Voyage

Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
Ship:
Noordam
Destination:
Singapore/Yokohama (Tokyo)
Departure Date:
1/17/2021
Length:
27
Offer ID:
1348858
from
$3469


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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Singapore
Suggested Private Excursion
1/17/2021
1/17/2021

One of Asia's great economic successes, Singapore has fused diverse cultures into one dynamic nation.
Behind high-tech industries and high-rise buildings lives a society with an ingrained sense of conservative Confucian values. Beneath the westernized modernity beats a totally Asian heart. Strong beliefs center around extended families, filial piety, discipline, respect and Asian work ethics. Singapore’s name, meaning "Lion City," can be traced to the 13th century, and today there is the mythical Merlion, half-lion, half-fish, standing guard at the mouth of the Singapore River as the symbol of Singapore. A recent advertising campaign billed Singapore as "A Fine City."

Suggested Private Excursions

Singapore Paddle & Pedal Tour - 4 hours

Singapore Sentosa Tour - 4 hours

Singapore Night Safari Tour - 4 hours

Singapore Cultural Tour - 4 hours

Half Day Singapore City Tour – 4 hours - Singapore

Full Day Singapore Tour – 8 hours - Singapore

Singapore - Gardens By The Bay (3.5 Hours)

Singapore - Heartlands Tour (3.5 Hours)

At Sea
1/18/2021
1/18/2021

No information currently available.

Nathon
1/19/2021
1/19/2021

No information currently available.

Bangkok (Laem Chabang)
Suggested Private Excursion
1/20/2021
1/20/2021

Laem Chabang is a city of color and contrast, you'll be awestruck by the kaleidoscope of sights and sounds.

Suggested Private Excursions

Pattaya: The Sanctuary of Truth Tour – 4.5 hours - Laem Chabang

Bangkok Discovery – 8.5 hours - Laem Chabang

Bangkok (Laem Chabang)
Suggested Private Excursion
1/21/2021
1/21/2021

Laem Chabang is a city of color and contrast, you'll be awestruck by the kaleidoscope of sights and sounds.

Suggested Private Excursions

Pattaya: The Sanctuary of Truth Tour – 4.5 hours - Laem Chabang

Bangkok Discovery – 8.5 hours - Laem Chabang

Sihanoukville
Suggested Private Excursion
1/22/2021
1/22/2021

Sihanoukville (also called Kompong Som / Kampong Saom) is Cambodia's only port and is rimmed by four beaches: Ochheuteal, Sokha, Independence and Victory. The town is the perfect spot for fishing or diving. Visit the nearby waterfall or Ream National Park, a great day's adventure. The sleepy colonial town of Kampot isn't too far away, with the intriguing ghost town Kep also nearby.

Suggested Private Excursions

Kampot Tour – 9 hours - Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville & Ream National Park – 9 hours - Sihanoukville

Sihanoukville and Environs Tour – 4 hours - Sihanoukville

At Sea
1/23/2021
1/23/2021

No information currently available.

Phu My
1/24/2021
1/24/2021

The atmosphere of this city, known as the "Pearl of the Orient," is warm and energetic. Tourists usually choose to wander the busy streets of the Chinatown district, experience the Vietnamese art of water puppetry or visit the Reunification Hall. Other highlights are the former American Embassy, the Rex Hotel and the War Museum.

Nha Trang
1/25/2021
1/25/2021

The main attractions of the coastal town of Nha Trang’s are its white sandy beaches, deserted islands and backdrop of rolling, verdant mountains. It is quite possibly Vietnam’s closest answer to a develoPed tropical resort. The Nha Trang area offers the best year-round weather in Vietnam; its clear waters and four miles of clean, uncrowded beaches encourage swimming, scuba diving and snorkeling. For now you can enjoy a relaxed seaside resort town, with a lively market, wide streets and uncrowded beaches.

Da Nang
1/26/2021
1/26/2021

Da Nang is on the threshold of becoming a major destination for tourists from Europe, Australia and the United States, thanks to some unique attractions, spectacular scenery and the friendliness of the locals. The French influence is evident in Da Nang's provincial character which dates back to the 19th century, with later history wrought by war. It was here on the coast that the first U.S. combat troops landed on March 8, 1965. As the war progressed, Da Nang’s runway was expanded to become the largest in all of Southeast Asia. Da Nang fell to the Viet Cong in March 1975; this signified South Vietnam's defeat in the war. Among the city's numerous attractions is the much-touted Cham Museum, housing close to 300 Cham sculptures. Here history lovers get a glimpse into a very powerful era of Vietnam's past. Da Nang, however, may be most familiar to Americans who watched the movie Good Morning Vietnam and the popular television series China Beach - which immortalized a popular R&R GI resort of the Vietnam War.

Da Nang
1/27/2021
1/27/2021

Da Nang is on the threshold of becoming a major destination for tourists from Europe, Australia and the United States, thanks to some unique attractions, spectacular scenery and the friendliness of the locals. The French influence is evident in Da Nang's provincial character which dates back to the 19th century, with later history wrought by war. It was here on the coast that the first U.S. combat troops landed on March 8, 1965. As the war progressed, Da Nang’s runway was expanded to become the largest in all of Southeast Asia. Da Nang fell to the Viet Cong in March 1975; this signified South Vietnam's defeat in the war. Among the city's numerous attractions is the much-touted Cham Museum, housing close to 300 Cham sculptures. Here history lovers get a glimpse into a very powerful era of Vietnam's past. Da Nang, however, may be most familiar to Americans who watched the movie Good Morning Vietnam and the popular television series China Beach - which immortalized a popular R&R GI resort of the Vietnam War.

Halong Bay
Suggested Private Excursion
1/28/2021
1/28/2021

Meaning “Bay of the Descending Dragon,” Halong Bay’s water is calm and undisturbed despite the jutting limestone mountains that soar out of the water and toward the sky. As if a tail of a Dragon plunged into the earth, the mountains are craggy, sharp, and barren, and are dotted with thousands of small caves of various depths and heights. At dusk, they all take on mysterious shades of gray, mauve and olive, lending credence to the local legends.

Suggested Private Excursions

Ha Noi City Tour & Street Food Tour – 12 hours - Hanoi

At Sea
1/29/2021
1/29/2021

No information currently available.

Hong Kong
Suggested Private Excursion
1/30/2021
1/30/2021

As Asia’s premier gateway to China and Southeast Asia, Hong Kong offers a great travel experience. Visitors will find everything from hiking, horse racing and sailing to internationally renowned art galleries and lively art festivals. Some of the best hotels, dining and shopping in the world are found in this metropolis. Hong Kong is one of the world’s great cities and a delightful realm of natural wonders and serene rural villages. With its wealth of cultural attractions, Hong Kong invites exploration and inspires interest to even the most experienced traveler. Sights include Museum of History – which houses a collection of archaeological finds and historic photographs providing an introduction to Hong Kong’s history. Cultural Center is the city’s newest performing arts venue. The Space Museum’s dome, where Omnimax shows and astronomy exhibits are featured, is nearby. Adjacent is the Museum of Art. Stanley Market is an open-air market for browsing and finding bargains in fashions, leather, porcelain, and linens. Jade Market is a specialty market featuring 450 stalls with jade items.

Suggested Private Excursions

Hong Kong Lantau Cable Car, Great Buddha and Po Lin Monastery - 4 hours

Hong Kong Island Local Markets, Temple, Peak Tram and Sampan Ride - 4 hours

Hong Kong Heritage Tour - 4.5 hours - Hong Kong

Hong Kong Highlights Tour with Lunch – 6 hours - Hong Kong

Hong Kong Living Culture Tour – 4.5 hours - Hong Kong

Macau Excursion – 8 hours - Hong Kong

Hong Kong - Full Day Macau Tour by jetfoil (10 Hours)

At Sea
1/31/2021
1/31/2021

No information currently available.

Xiamen
2/1/2021
2/1/2021

Xiamen - a city in southern China on Amoy Island - is strategically situated near Quemoy Islands and Taiwan. It is a fishing and manufacturing center. Originally known as Jiahe Yu, the history of the island of Amoy dates back to the 12th century, when agriculture was the way of life. During the 14th century's Ming Dynasty, the island was renamed Xiamen and trade began. Foreign visitors, who were not permitted on the island until 1980, are now welcomed and delighted by the scenic beauty and historical treasures of Xiamen.

At Sea
2/2/2021
2/2/2021

No information currently available.

Shanghai
Suggested Private Excursion
2/3/2021
2/3/2021

Shanghai is a teeming metropolis of 11 million, bustling with energy, towering skyscrapers, art deco buildings, honking traffic, and shopping crowds. Once here, visitors will find Eastern ways abound: Tai Chi along the Bund, the serenity of exquisite ponds and gardens, and an endless flotilla of sampans edging along the Huangpu River. Explore Shanghai old and new: the busy bazaars and alleyways of the Old Town, Yu Garden, Wuxingting Tea House, Long Hua Temple and more.

Suggested Private Excursions

Shanghai City Tour - 4 hours

Shanghai Museum Tour - 4 hours

Shanghai Jewish Quarter Tour - 4 hours

Shanghai M50 Tour - 3 hours

Shanghai Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour - 4 hours

Full Day Shanghai Highlights – 8 hours - Shanghai

Half Day Shanghai Highlights – 4 hours - Shanghai

Shanghai
Suggested Private Excursion
2/4/2021
2/4/2021

Shanghai is a teeming metropolis of 11 million, bustling with energy, towering skyscrapers, art deco buildings, honking traffic, and shopping crowds. Once here, visitors will find Eastern ways abound: Tai Chi along the Bund, the serenity of exquisite ponds and gardens, and an endless flotilla of sampans edging along the Huangpu River. Explore Shanghai old and new: the busy bazaars and alleyways of the Old Town, Yu Garden, Wuxingting Tea House, Long Hua Temple and more.

Suggested Private Excursions

Shanghai City Tour - 4 hours

Shanghai Museum Tour - 4 hours

Shanghai Jewish Quarter Tour - 4 hours

Shanghai M50 Tour - 3 hours

Shanghai Zhujiajiao Water Town Tour - 4 hours

Full Day Shanghai Highlights – 8 hours - Shanghai

Half Day Shanghai Highlights – 4 hours - Shanghai

At Sea
2/5/2021
2/5/2021

No information currently available.

Nagasaki
Suggested Private Excursion
2/6/2021
2/6/2021

One of Japan's most historic cities, Nagasaki was a major port, trading with the Portuguese and Dutch in the 16th century. You can still see this colonial legacy in the brick buildings, old forts, canals and curving cobblestone streets. On a hill overlooking the bay, beautiful Glover Mansion, the setting of Madame Butterfly, is typical of the fine homes built by wealthy foreign residents. But Nagasaki's ties with Korea and China are equally apparent in the famous Chinese temple, a large Chinese colony and the numerous fine Korean and Chinese restaurants.

Suggested Private Excursions

NAGASAKI - Essential Nagasaki - 8 hours

Cheju (Jeju) City, Cheju (Jeju) Island
2/7/2021
2/7/2021

Cheju Island is known as a place of fantasy or mystery and is highlighted for its uniqueness. In the center of this island, there is Halla Mountain which was a volcano once rising 6,397 feet above sea level. About 1,800 kinds of plants find home in this island. It holds rich underground resources, and every kind of fish and corals in the clean blue sea area. Cheju is a tourist resort due to the many guests visiting this blessed island from around the world.

Pusan (Busan)
2/8/2021
2/8/2021

Korea's "museum without walls" is akin only to China in its depth and cultural wonder. From Pusan, you can journey to the ancient Silla capital of Kyongju, a dynasty which reigned in Korea for almost a thousand years. Today this small provincial town is virtually a museum without walls, dotted with many splendid ruins. Nearby, the forested mountains and valleys shelter hundreds of beautiful Buddhist shrines including the renowned Sokkuram Grotto, and Tongdosa and Pulguksa Temples. Pusan is also a shopper's mecca and Korea's vital southern link to Japanese and American trade.

At Sea
2/9/2021
2/9/2021

No information currently available.

Hiroshima
Suggested Private Excursion
2/10/2021
2/10/2021

Hiroshima in southwestern Honshu has grown rapidly as a commercial city, and after 1868 it was developed as a military base. Every August 6 since 1947, thousands participate in multidenominational services in the Peace Memorial Park built on the site where the bomb exploded. After the war the city was largely rebuilt, and commercial activity gradually resumed. Visit the Peace Park but also explore Miyajima Island and its colourful shrines and mysterious forests.

Suggested Private Excursions

HIROSHIMA - Hiroshima Memorial Park and Museum - 4 hours

Kochi
Suggested Private Excursion
2/11/2021
2/11/2021

Kochi has beautiful lagoons and lakes and offers travelers an extraordinary setting for a stay of a few nights.

Suggested Private Excursions

Kochi, Shore Excursion - 4 hours

HALF DAY EXPLORING OLD KOCHI

HALF DAY HERITAGE TRAIL - A WALK THROUGH KOCHI

Yokohama (Tokyo)
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

Yokohama is located on the southern part of Honshu Island, on the western shore of Tokyo Bay, and is our gateway to Tokyo. It has excellent harbour facilities and is one of the leading ports industrial centres of Japan. There are numerous shrines, temples, and Christian churches and a number of beautiful parks. A small fishing village in 1854, Yokohama was almost totally destroyed in 1923 by an earthquake. Gradually reconstructed the city is now among the most modern in Japan. It was heavily bombed in 1945, during World War II.

Yokohama (Tokyo)
2/13/2021
2/13/2021

Yokohama is located on the southern part of Honshu Island, on the western shore of Tokyo Bay, and is our gateway to Tokyo. It has excellent harbour facilities and is one of the leading ports industrial centres of Japan. There are numerous shrines, temples, and Christian churches and a number of beautiful parks. A small fishing village in 1854, Yokohama was almost totally destroyed in 1923 by an earthquake. Gradually reconstructed the city is now among the most modern in Japan. It was heavily bombed in 1945, during World War II.

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses of $400 additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
1/17/2021
Number of Nights
27
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 27-night Cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
Available Addons:

Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.

Remarks:

Prices are per person, based on double occupancy. Airfare, transfers, Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional.

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.



All prices per person and in USD unless otherwise stated.
Offer ID:
1348858

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