Holland America Line’s Westerdam will discover eight iconic nations in Asia throughout the 2019-2020 cruise season.
From September 2019 by way of April 2020, Westerdam extensively explores Cambodia, China, Japan, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam on cruises starting from 13 to 16 nights.
Departing from Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan; Hong Kong and Shanghai, China; and Singapore, the contrasts between the traditional and the trendy come to life as cultures steeped in custom collide with hovering skyscrapers and bustling capitals. 9 totally different itineraries showcase the magic of every nation and have fun the histories and trendsetting fashionable cultures which were hundreds of years within the making.
Westerdam begins the season with a 13-day North Pacific Crossing from Vancouver, British Columbia, to Yokohama (Tokyo). The ship then begins a collection of voyages that discover the Far East, from Japan to Singapore.
The 13-day Japan and China cruises from Yokohama to Shanghai embrace three ports in Japan; three calls in China, together with an in a single day at Tianjin (Beijing); and one name in South Korea. Westerdam’s 14-day Taiwan and Japan cruise from Shanghai to Hong Kong begins with an in a single day in Shanghai and contains 5 ports in Japan; Manila, the Philippines; and two ports in Taiwan, with an in a single day in Keelung (Taipei).
Westerdam’s 14-day Far East Discovery cruises between Singapore and Hong Kong name at 4 ports in Vietnam, together with an in a single day in Da Nang; Sihanoukville, Cambodia; Ko Samui and in a single day at Laem Chabang (Bangkok), Thailand.
The 14-day East Asia cruise is roundtrip from Hong Kong and contains two calls in China, together with an in a single day in Shanghai; two calls every in Japan and Taiwan; and a name at Manila.
Celebrating the primary cruise of 2020, Westerdam embarks on a 16-day Far East Discovery voyage Jan. 16 that follows the identical itinerary however provides an in a single day in Hong Kong.
A Collection of 14-Day Itineraries Continues the Ship’s Asian Exploration
Westerdam’s 14-day Taiwan and Japan cruise between Hong Kong and Shanghai visits the Philippines, South Korea, two ports in Taiwan and 4 calls in Japan.
Cruising roundtrip from Shanghai, the China, South Korea and Japan cruise options 4 calls in China, together with in a single day calls at Shanghai and Tianjin (Beijing), and two calls every in Japan and South Korea. The China Explorer from Hong Kong to Yokohama contains two ports in Japan and 5 ports in China, with overnights in Tianjin (Beijing) and Shanghai.
Asia cruises function a various number of shore excursions that permit friends to immersively expertise every port of name. Excursions give attention to tradition, historical past, nature, structure, journey, culinary matters and household outings. Unique culinary-themed shore excursions in partnership with FOOD & WINE journal showcase the areas’ meals scenes from an area perspective.
Asia cruise fares begin at $949 per individual, double occupancy. Taxes, charges and port bills are further. A number of Asia sailings are eligible for Holland America Line’s Oceans of Extras promotion the place vacationers trying to plan forward for subsequent yr can benefit from as much as a $600 shipboard credit score relying on the stateroom booked. Suite friends additionally obtain a $100 beverage card and a Signature Eating Bundle together with dinner within the Pinnacle Grill and Canaletto. Visitors obtain all advantages when reserving a stateroom on an eligible cruise from Could 16 to June 30, 2019.