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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$3686
Outside A$4116

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 (excludes specialty restaurants)
  • 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
*Price is valid for flights ex Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane & Adelaide. Deduct $150 per person for flights ex Perth.

Itinerary

Day 1: Singapore Airlines

Depart from either: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide

To: Asia

SPECIAL FARE

SALES VALIDITY: Until further notice

FARE TYPE: Economy Class

CHANGES/CANCELLATIONS/FEES: For further information refer to the Terms & Conditions located on our website.

CODE: SQASI9122WAUZOJ1Y23

Sat 21 Mar 2020
Day 1: Private transfer from airport to hotel
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
Day 3: Private transfer from hotel to port (ocean terminal)
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 8:00 PM
Day 4: Cruising Hainan Strait
Tue 24 Mar 2020
Day 5: Halong Bay For Hanoi
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 For Ho Chi Minh City
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 get 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. The ruins of Angkor, the capital city of the Khmer Empire should be on every visitor’s list. The temple is the Cambodian equivalent to the Taj Mahal and is the earthly representation of Mount Meru home of the Cambodian God-Kings, make sure you take time to explore this famous site.
Mon 30 Mar 2020
7:00 AM to 6:00 PM
Day 11: Laem Chabang For Bangkok
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
Steeped in its colonial past, the Lion City of Sir Stamford Raffles is one of the most exciting cities in the East and provides an opportunity to visit the alleyways of Chinatown, a Hindu Temple, Sentosa Island, the world renowned botanical gardens, Jurong Bird Park and Orchard Road. Don’t forget to treat yourself to a Singapore Sling at the famous Raffles Hotel.
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
Day 16: Private transfer 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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