Pathway of History (40 Days)

Cruise Line: Oceania Cruises
Ship: Nautica  |  67 Reviews
Singapore, Singapore to Barcelona, Spain
Dates: 09 Apr 2019 - 18 May 2019

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DAY
PORT
ARRIVE DEPART
DAY 1
09 Apr 2019
Singapore, Singapore
5:00 PM
DAY 2
10 Apr 2019
Port Kelang, Malaysia
10:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 3
11 Apr 2019
Penang, Malaysia
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 4
12 Apr 2019
Phuket, Thailand
7:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 5
13 Apr 2019
Andaman Sea (Cruising)
DAY 6
14 Apr 2019
Yangon, Myanmar
8:00 AM
DAY 7
15 Apr 2019
Yangon, Myanmar
DAY 8
16 Apr 2019
Yangon, Myanmar
4:00 PM
DAY 9
17 Apr 2019
Bay of Bengal (Cruising)
DAY 10
18 Apr 2019
Bay of Bengal (Cruising)
DAY 11
19 Apr 2019
Laccadive Sea
DAY 12
20 Apr 2019
Kochi, India
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 13
21 Apr 2019
Mangalore, India
8:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 14
22 Apr 2019
Mormugao, India
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 15
23 Apr 2019
Mumbai, India
9:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 16
24 Apr 2019
Arabian Sea (Cruising)
DAY 17
25 Apr 2019
Arabian Sea (Cruising)
DAY 18
26 Apr 2019
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
8:00 AM 5:00 PM
DAY 19
27 Apr 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
8:00 AM
DAY 20
28 Apr 2019
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
3:00 PM
DAY 21
29 Apr 2019
Muscat, Oman
11:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 22
30 Apr 2019
Arabian Sea (Cruising)
DAY 23
01 May 2019
Salalah, Oman
9:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 24
02 May 2019
Gulf of Aden (Cruising)
DAY 25
03 May 2019
Red Sea (Cruising)
DAY 26
04 May 2019
Red Sea (Cruising)
DAY 27
05 May 2019
Red Sea (Cruising)
DAY 28
06 May 2019
Aqaba, Jordan
7:00 AM 8:00 PM
DAY 29
07 May 2019
Safaga, Egypt
8:00 AM 11:00 PM
DAY 30
08 May 2019
Gulf of Suez
DAY 31
09 May 2019
Suez Canal (Transit), Egypt
DAY 32
10 May 2019
Haifa, Israel
6:00 AM
DAY 33
11 May 2019
Haifa, Israel
7:00 PM
DAY 34
12 May 2019
Limassol, Cyprus
8:00 AM 4:00 PM
DAY 35
13 May 2019
Rhodes, Greece
10:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 36
14 May 2019
Mediterranean Sea (Cruising)
DAY 37
15 May 2019
Valletta, Malta
10:00 AM 7:00 PM
DAY 38
16 May 2019
Trapani, Italy
8:00 AM 6:00 PM
DAY 39
17 May 2019
Mediterranean Sea (Cruising)
DAY 40
18 May 2019
Barcelona, Spain
8:00 AM
Pathway of History map

What's Included

Included

  • Shipboard accommodations Onboard meals and entertainment Unlimited soft drinks, Bottle water, Specialty coffee | Specialty restaurants

Not Included

  • Wine & spirits | Shore excursions | Spa treatments | Wine pairing dinners | Onboard incidentals | Gratuities

About Us

Whoever said, “You can’t have it all,” never sailed the mid-size ships of Oceania Cruises. By beautifully blending elegance and luxury with exceptional value without compromise, Oceania is the world’s smartest choice in vacations. Oceania’s country club-casual ambiance instantly puts you at ease the moment you step aboard. The mid-sized ships sail where larger vessels cannot and an impressive staff-to-guest-ratio provide personalized service. With legendary Master Chef Jacques Pepin as Executive Culinary director, guests enjoy memorable fine dining in multiple open-seating dining venues – all at no additional charge. Oceania Cruises and Canyon Ranch have created unique, inspiring environment in a signature spa and state-of-the-art fitness center.

Insider Tip

Oceania hosts the only cooking school at sea and offers guests hands-on instruction from expert Master Chefs.

Terms & Conditions

*Offers and fares are subject to change on 1/1/18. All fares are per person in U.S. dollars, valid for residents of United States and Canada, based on double occupancy (unless otherwise noted), for new bookings only and may be withdrawn at any time. Free Internet amenity is one per stateroom; Owner's, Vista & Oceania Suites receive access for two devices per suite. VisitOceaniaCruises.com/Internet for more details. OLife Choice amenities are per stateroom, based on double occupancy and subject to change. OLife Choice free shore excursions vary by voyage and exclude Oceania Select, Oceania Exclusive, Executive Collection, Food & Wine Trails, Wellness and Culinary Discovery Tours. Voyages up to 9 days receive 4 free shore excursions; 10-13 days receive 6 free shore excursions; 14+ days receive 8 free shore excursions. If shore excursion amenity is selected, all excursions must be chosen at least 14 days prior to sailing. OLife Choice beverage package amenity is House Select. Guests in the same stateroom must choose the same OLife Choice amenity, and amenity must be chosen by final payment. Not all promotions are combinable. 2 for 1, Cruise-Only and OLife Choice Fares are based on published Full Brochure Fares; such fares may not have resulted in actual sales in all suite and stateroom categories and do not include optional charges as detailed in the Guest Ticket Contract, which may be viewed, along with additional terms OceaniaCruises.com. Cruise-Only Fares do not include OLife Choiceamenities or airfare. All Fares include government fees & taxes. “Airfare” does not include ground transfers, and offer applies to coach, roundtrip flights only from the following airports: ATL, BOS, CLT, DCA, DEN, DFW, DTW, EWR, IAH, IAD, JFK, LAX, LGA, MCO, MDW, MIA, ORD, PHL, PHX, SAN, SAV, SEA, SFO, TPA, YOW, YUL, YVR, YYZ. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to assign gateways based on availability for JFK, LGA and MIA. Gateways are subject to change at any time. Airfare is available from all other U.S. and Canadian gateways for an additional charge. “Airfare” includes all airline fees, surcharges and government taxes. Airline-imposed personal charges such as baggage fees may apply. Oceania Cruises reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares, fees, promotions and surcharges at any time. Ships' Registry: Marshall Islands.



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Add-Ons

Shore Excursions

Singapore, Singapore - 09 Apr 2019

Offered by: ShoreTrips
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Length: 4 Hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages:
Activity Level:
Experience(s): None Specified
Crafts And Birds In The Heartland Of Singapore
The culture of hand-made crafts is fascinating, but in most locations, as generations die out, it is losing its audience as well as the talented people that have mastered these special products. Our expert and very personable guide will direct you to an area of the city where the last remaining businesses still fashion their wares by hand. This scene is becoming a rarity in Singapore and around the world. Along with the special crafts you will witness an interesting hobby call Bird Singing, where you will find yourself serenaded by these special Song Birds.

The excursion is comprised of several stops, each of which will give you a window into the past life here. The first is right in the local heartlands where one of the largest Bird Singing corners is located. In this spot, birds actually get to practice their vocal chords and give you a chance to chat with the 'uncles', the owners who love their birds. Imagine the photographs and the stories you can return home with from just this one stop!

If you have ever watched Lion Dances and noticed the incredible colorful Lion Heads? One of the last remaining craftsmen who still makes these Lion Heads out of his home is one of your visits. It will not be long before these will no longer be created and on your visit you can order one of these beautifully crafted heads, though no pressure to do so. This is more about the exposure of a dwindling art.

Every think about incense sticks and how they are made, particularly those giant ones at the Chinese temples? Find out more about their history and creation right from the horse's mouth. If you wish, you can even try your hand and use the raw materials to fashion your own scented stick.

Finally you will be introduced to the 'master' craftsman who makes some of the most gorgeous lanterns by hand. This master artist provides the lanterns for numerous Chinese temples and Clan associations. These lanterns are all constructed of paper and the 'factory' you visit has an array of paper offerings that are commonly sold as donations at temples all over the world. These offerings are used as burnt for the Gods, Ancestors, and Ghosts, for good fortune and good health. No doubt you will want to select some pieces as perfect souvenirs to take home. At the least, you will bring back an incredible understanding of the culture and talent of the Singaporeans.

Departures:
09:00 AM,



Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- Tokens of appreciation for the businesses visited should be considered around $80 SGD.
- Please dress comfortably.
- Lunch and beverages are not included.

Offered by: ShoreTrips
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Length: 4 Hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages:
Activity Level:
Experience(s): None Specified
Tour Award Winning Public Housing In Singapore
Singapore was once known to have the worst slums in the world. Today the public housing program is a source of national pride. Singapore's Housing and Development Board (HDB) has now received 3 UN awards over the last 25 years and over 80% of Singapore's resident population has called HDB flats home. On this tour you will really be immersed in the culture of the country as you learn the hows and whys of public housing policies that have proven successful.

On the first part of the tour you will find yourself with your outstanding guide in Toa Payoh, one of the first public housing projects in the country. Here you will visit the Hub of Public Housing and see the mock up of various apartments. As you view them, you will hear why they are considered more like a 'marriage proposition' than a lease agreement. As one of Singapore’s oldest housing estates, Toa Payoh was the first to benefit from the Estate Renewal Strategy – an integrated and systematic approach to rejuvenate older HDB towns, making them more comparable with newer estates. The estate renewal efforts revitalized Toa Payoh, and the pioneer HDB town is a vibrant place today.

On the second part of this tour you will visit the tallest public housing in Singapore - and in the world! It is called Pinnacle@Duxton and this award-winning development features the world's two longest sky gardens. One of the highlights of this tour is to see the inside of a 4-room HDB flat within the development. You will also visit the sky bridge on the 50th floor where you will be a wonderful view of the central part of Singapore.

Though the subject matter of this tour may sound more like a thesis, in today's modern world, you will see how Singapore has handled a problem that every country, and every major city is faced with. A view into these solutions also tells you much about the creativity and the sensitivity that the country of Singapore has exhibited in its problem-solving.

Departures:
09:00 AM,



Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- Please dress comfortably.
- Please note that while transportation is included, this tour does include a significant amount of walking. Please wear appropriate footware.
- Lunch and beverages are not included.
- Additional $6 SGD per person to enter the sky bridge at Pinnacles.
- Gift to the home owner of $15 SGD.
- This excursion can be combined with more sightseeing for a longer tour.

Offered by: ShoreTrips
Location: Singapore, Singapore
Length: 4 Hours
Meals: None
Recommended Ages:
Activity Level:
Experience(s): None Specified
Geylang, The Last Frontier
Mention Geylang and for many, the name immediately conjure the image of the 'red light district'. The Geylang area of Singapore continues to be one of the hottest topics in Asia, and millions wander the three mile Geylang Road and it’s surrounding “lorongs” each year.

But beneath this seedy image, it is a colorful mix of food, sex, history, culture and vintage. Arguably Singapore's most colorful enclave, Geylang has managed to maintain her authenticity by resisting gentrification. With more than 120 buildings in the area that houses religious groups, volunteer welfare organizations and clan associations, the neighborhood fills you with a palpable sense of spirituality and humanity.

Amble through the 'Lorongs', small roads, learn about the history of the various sectors, marvel at the beautiful shop houses and munch on one of best 'Dim Sum' around. We will visit a Tibetan Buddhist Temple with an amazing collection of 'Thangkas' and a beautifully restored Mosque built in the 1920s. We will also find out about the Hakka people and their contributions to Singapore when we visit their clan association. Finally, we will visit a wonderful shop house, whose owner, an enthusiast and collector, operates a home-store with an amazing array of religious and cultural artefacts, a virtual 'Aladdin's Cave'. At this last stop, you may stay and linger at your leisure.

Join in and enjoy this multicultural and multisensory experience.

Departures:
09:30 AM,



Meeting instructions:
Specific pick up or taxi instructions will appear on your voucher after you purchase your trip.



Special instructions:
- Dress comfortably and wear good walking shoes.
- Please expect to leave a donation at places of worship, about $5.00 SGD.
- You will be expected to leave a gift for the Clan Association and Home Store of about $20.00 SGD.
- Food and beverages are not included in the tour cost.
- Please note that while transportation is included, this program involves a lot of walking. Please wear appropriate footware.

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