Multi-Day Tour | Escorted, Group

Young Explorers & Asian Waters (16 days)

Captain's Choice

Hong Kong, China To Denpasar, Indonesia

Valid for Departures: 05 Jan 2019 - 20 Jan 2019

Young Explorers & Asian Waters (16 days)

Day 3

At Sea, China

Day 6

At Sea, Taiwan

Day 9

Calangaman Island, Philippines

Day 11

At Sea, Philippines

Day 13

At Sea, Malaysia

Day 14

At Sea, Malaysia


Day 1
05 Jan 2019
Hong Kong, China
The Peninsula Hong Kong Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We arrive into Hong Kong and transfer to The Peninsula

Hong Kong, an icon of the city since its opening in

1928. Retire to your room and admire panoramic

views of the skyline.

Day 2
06 Jan 2019
Hong Kong, China
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Rested, and full from a breakfast line-up in a class of its

own, we’re ready to see what the day has in store for us.

A tour of Hong Kong’s highlights sees us cross Victoria

Harbour by ferry, before a ride on the Peak Tram to the

summit of Victoria Peak. Here, we enjoy an ice cream

as we admire the city and harbour laid out below us.

We spend time in the fishing village of Aberdeen, where

lunch is served aboard a floating restaurant, and inspect

the markets of Stanley.

Then it’s back to the hotel, where we have arranged

a late check out before we transfer to our ship. When

the sun sets and we edge away from land, the lights

of Hong Kong swarm intensely, until only a faint glimmer

can be seen on the horizon.

Day 3
07 Jan 2019
At Sea, China
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Out of the harbour, the sea and sky merge into one

blue canvas. We welcome a relaxed day to enjoy leisure

activities on board.

Those with children will be delighted to know that the

kids clubs are open from morning until the evening,

offering an array of activities for all ages from art

classes to karaoke, story time and much more.

Day 4
08 Jan 2019
Keelung, Taiwan
Taipei, Taiwan
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Having cruised through the night, our ship comes to

a halt at the northern tip of Taiwan. From the city of

Keelung we discover the pleasures of the capital, Taipei.

A tour includes the National Palace Museum, Longshan

Temple and the National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall.

Amid the sprawling skyline, we head to the famous

bamboo-shaped Taipei 101. Among the world’s highest

buildings, it was constructed in line with the teachings

of feng shui. A truly unforgettable view awaits us from

the observatory, 89 floors above the city.

Day 5
09 Jan 2019
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Between dramatic mountains, buildings stretch out

endlessly as we sail into Kaohsiung. Immersed in the

flurry of Taiwan’s second-largest city, we tour attractions

including the Lotus Pond and the National Stadium.

Day 6
10 Jan 2019
At Sea, Taiwan
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Make the most of a day at sea. Enjoy the excellent

service and make use of the facilities on board.

Day 7
11 Jan 2019
Manila, Philippines
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Admire the Philippines coastline and outlying islands before

we sail into the capital, Manila. Our day in this mega-city

is devoted to a Your World experience of choice:

- Take in the walled citadel of Intramuros by horse-drawn

carriage or bamboo bicycle. Cobbled streets pave the

way between buildings constructed by the Spaniards

in the 16th century, before a Filipino-style lunch.

- From San Miguel Parish Church, the Presidential

Museum and Library opens its doors just for us. In the

ancestral home of the Roces family, now a fine restaurant

and gallery, we enjoy a lunch of Spanish-Filipino food.

Day 8
12 Jan 2019
Coron, Philippines
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

The tiny islands belonging to the Calamian chain lie close

to one another. Today, we anchor near the capital, Coron,

and embark on a Your World experience:

- Take in the major landmarks of Coron, before hiking

to the top of Mt Tapyas. Here, we stand above cerulean

waters and the town below. Our efforts are rewarded

with a soak in the Maquinit Hot Spring.

- Explore the lakes, lagoons and pristine beaches

of the region. Colourful marine life reveals itself

on a snorkelling trip to the underwater gardens.

Day 9
13 Jan 2019
Calangaman Island, Philippines
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Gentle breezes carry us ashore where, apart from a small

beach bar, the sand is uninhabited. On Calangaman Island,

the turquoise waters beg to be explored.

Day 10
14 Jan 2019
Tagbilaran, Philippines
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Tagbilaran, the ‘city of peace and friendship’,

greets us with the cheerful trill of tricycle taxis.

We disembark to explore the scenic region of Bohol,

beginning with the Bohol Blood Compact Site memorial

grounds and Baclayon Church. We then coast through

the mahogany trees of the Bilar man-made forest and

stop to meet the endearing local population of tarsiers.

By the afternoon we’ll have entered the dramatic landscapes

of the Chocolate Hills. Here, we cruise the Loboc and

Loay rivers, before lunch aboard a floating restaurant.

Day 11
15 Jan 2019
At Sea, Philippines
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A day of rest and relaxation lies ahead. It is a perfect

time to book in for a spa treatment or spend quality

moments with the family.

Day 12
16 Jan 2019
Sandakan, Malaysia
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We join fishing boats in the Bay of Sandakan and look

towards a bustling coast. As the site of the Japanese

prisoner-of-war camp, the city of Sandakan was

completely destroyed in World War II. Today,

it owes its success to a thriving timber industry.

Set out on a Your World experience:

- Visit the Borneo Sun Bear Conservation Centre

and Sepilok Orangutan Rehabilitation Centre.

- As part of a city tour, we enjoy refreshments at

the English Tea House, once occupied by famous

American author, Agnes Newton Keith.

Day 13
17 Jan 2019
At Sea, Malaysia
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A further two days on the water ensues. Enjoy the

freedom to move at whatever pace you choose.

Day 14
18 Jan 2019
At Sea, Malaysia
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

A further two days on the water ensues. Enjoy the

freedom to move at whatever pace you choose.

Day 15
19 Jan 2019
Benoa (Bali), Indonesia
EUROPA 2 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We dock on the island of Bali at our final destination,

Benoa. There’s time for us to explore here before

a Farewell Dinner on board this evening.

Day 16
20 Jan 2019
Denpasar, Indonesia
None Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

We disembark our ship and, head to a resort, where we

have full use of the facilities and a suite for the day. After

lunch and some time to relax, we transfer to the airport.

Tour Features


  • Cruises & Water Tours
  • Culture, History & Arts
  • Food & Wine
  • Islands & Beaches
  • Sightseeing


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