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Far Eastern Explorer - 15 Night Fly, Stay, Cruise PACKAGE (CMV5078)

Set sail from the Southern Hemisphere to take in the vibrant and mesmerising sights of the Orient.

Tour Departure: Mar 23, 2020


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Inside A$2960
Outside A$3480

Highlights

Set sail from the Southern Hemisphere to take in the vibrant and mesmerising sights of the Orient.


Inclusions:

15 Night Package Includes:
  • Economy class airfare from Australia to Hong Kong, returning from Singapore
  • 2 night pre-cruise stay at the Park Hotel Hong Kong, including breakfast
  • 11 night cruise from Hong Kong to Singapore aboard Columbus
  • All main meals and entertainment onboard
  • 2 night post-cruise stay at the York Hotel Singapore, including breakfast
  • Transfers between airport, hotel and port throughout
  • Port charges, government fees and air taxes

Itinerary

Day 1: Private transfer from airport to hotel

Supplement charge will apply for pickups between 22:00-06:00.

Sat 21 Mar 2020
Day 1 - 3: Park Hotel Hong Kong

The hotel is nicely located in the centre of Kowloon's leisure and business district of Tsim Sha Tsui, the best area for those visitors wishing to find bargain opportunities. Within the area a number of public transport links will ease guests' exploration of the city, as in a few minutes they will be able to reach most points of touristic and historic interest.

Sat 21 Mar 2020
2:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Day 3: Private transfer from hotel to port

Supplement charge will apply for pickups between 22:00-06:00.

Mon 23 Mar 2020
Day 3: Hong Kong
The city boasts a vibrant cultural scene that features the influences of its Chinese roots and colonial connections. Take the tram up to Victoria Peak where you’ll get a spectacular 360-degree view of the island. Board one of Hong Kong’s fabled sampan boats for a cruise through the bustling harbour. In Kowloon see the Chi Lin Nunnery, Nan Lian Garden and bustling Nathan Road.
Mon 23 Mar 2020
Depart 10:00 PM
Day 4: Cruising Hainan Strait
Tue 24 Mar 2020
Day 5: Halong Bay
Halong Bay rests beautifully over the Red River Delta on the coast of Vietnam. From here, visitors can travel inland to the politically historic, Hanoi, one of the country’s most fascinating cities. The most renowned monuments are the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and the austere former residence of the revolutionary leader. Visit the temple dedicated to Confucianism and explore the Old Quarter.
Wed 25 Mar 2020
7:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Day 6: At Sea
Thu 26 Mar 2020
Day 7: At Sea
Fri 27 Mar 2020
Day 8: Phu My
Still commonly referred to as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City has driven the country forward with its pulsating energy. Wander through timeless alleys to incense-infused temples before catching up with the present in designer malls. The real beauty is this city’s blend of two worlds into one thrilling, seething mass. A host of exhilarating tours gets you way off-the-beaten-track.
Sat 28 Mar 2020
6:00 AM to 11:00 PM
Day 9: At Sea
Sun 29 Mar 2020
Day 10: Sihanoukville
Cambodia offers you the chance to unwind and relax on its perfect white beaches and enjoy the warm tranquil waters of the Gulf of Thailand. Perhaps choose to visit Wat Krom, a unique and beautiful Buddhist temple overlooking Sihanoukville and the sea. The temple was built to dedicate to the local deity Yeah Mao and is a holy place.
Mon 30 Mar 2020
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 11: Laem Chabang
Full of contradictions, the City of Angels - Thailand’s capital city, has a rich, multifaceted personality. What Bangkok lacks in museums, it makes up for in impressive temples and shiny palaces. There is a series of beautiful Buddhist temples to visit, including the Wat Pho and Wat Arun. The Grand Palace is definitely worth visiting, and a longtail boat ride - thrilling.
Tue 31 Mar 2020
11:00 AM to 11:59 PM
Day 12: At Sea
Wed 1 Apr 2020
Day 13: At Sea
Thu 2 Apr 2020
Day 14: Singapore
Singapore is a melting pot of cultures and South East Asia’s oriental star. Retaining its heritage of colonial buildings, Buddhist temples and Arab bazaars, this modern island is today more about contemporary art and hi-tech architecture. Victorian buildings and Chinese shop-houses with their red tiled roofs make for striking state-of-the-art conversions.
Fri 3 Apr 2020
Arrive 7:00 AM
Day 14: Private transfer from port to hotel
Fri 3 Apr 2020
Day 14 - 16: York Hotel Singapore

This contemporary city hotel sits in a tranquil location on Mount Elizabeth, a five-minute walk from the lively Orchard Road shopping, dining and entertainment district.

York Hotel Singapore features tastefully appointed guest rooms, suites and Balinese styled cabanas. Discover a quiet urban oasis that feels worlds apart from the bustle

of Singapore, yet just minutes from everything.

Fri 3 Apr 2020
2:00 PM to 12:00 PM
Day 16: Private transfer from hotel to airport
Sun 5 Apr 2020
Ports of Call may vary by departure date and subject to weather and other conditions.

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