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Far East Mystique

19-day cruise from £3,779 pp incl. flights

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Summary

In Brief

  • 1 Night Singapore
  • 1 Night Kuala Lumpur Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur Malaysia
  • 1 Night Penang Malaysia
  • 1 Night Phuket Thailand
  • 3 Nights Rangoon
  • 1 Night Cochin
  • 1 Night Mangalore
  • 1 Night Goa
  • 1 Night Mumbai
  • 1 Night Fujairah - United Arab Emirates
  • 1 Night Dubai - United Arab Emirates

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Day by day itinerary

Day 1
Singapore

Discover a delightful city of contrasts, from its old Chinese quarter and colorful Hindu temples to its modern skyscrapers, famous Tiger Balm Gardens and magnificent National Orchid Garden. Stroll along the Esplanade. Take a short cruise along the Singapore River and a tri-shaw ride through town. Visit the Kranji Memorial and Changi Chapel and Memorial, dedicated to those who lost their lives here during World War II.

Day 2
Kuala Lumpur

Spend the day discovering this cosmopolitan city and its diversity of cultures, from the soaring Petronas Towers and the royal palace to Gothic churches, colonial remnants and a restored Malay timber house in a lovely heritage center. Experience everyday life as you browse the bustling markets and shops. Shopping: Shop for crafts, fine pewter, jewelry and batik.

Day 3
Penang

Visit a batik factory, a butterfly farm, a mosque, church and Indian temple, or just laze around on the beach. Hike the rainforest and waterfall-clad mountains that form the backdrop to the beautiful sandy beaches on the island known as "The Pearl of the Orient." The capital of the island was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its unique culture and architecture.

Day 4
Phuket

Experience the many aspects of beautiful Phuket, from its lush landscape and gorgeous beaches to its 19th century Chinese and Western architecture and stunning temples. Visit the fascinating Sea Shell Museum, see the ornate Wat Chalong, watch elephants go through their paces at the elephant camp, and explore the unique and breathtaking Phang Nga National Park. Or just play on one of the island's fabulous beaches.

Day 5
Cruising The Andaman Sea

Days 6-8
Rangoon, Myanmar

See the magnificent splendor of the Shwedagon Pagoda, a golden shrine towering to a height of 326 feet. Nearby visit the Chaukhtatgyi Pagoda with its reclining 230-foot-long Buddha statue, which was completed in 1966. Rising up from the Royal Lake, Karaweik Hall was built in the shape of the mythical Karaweik bird. The Botahtaung Pagoda was named after the 1,000 military leaders who escorted the sacred hair relics of Buddha, brought from India over 2,000 years ago. Opened in 1906 and located near the Kandawgyi Palace Hotel, the Yangon Zoo is noted for its collection of wild animals from around the world.

Days 9-10
Cruising The Bay Of Bengal

Day 11
Cruising The Laccadive Sea

Day 12
Cochin

Discover the amazing contrasts of this cosmopolitan, Portuguese-founded city with its lovely colonial architecture, Dutch-style palaces, historic churches, Jewish quarter and huge Chinese fishing nets. Or explore tranquil canals by boat and see ancient villages, exquisite scenery, plantations and temples. See Indian cotton made in traditional fashion.

Day 13
Mangalore

Enjoy the beautiful beaches on the Arabian Sea, watch the fishing boats and explore the city, especially the 10th century Manjunatha Temple, St. Aloysius College Chapel, the Sultan Battery, Light House Hill Garden, Mangala Devi Temple and the Jumma Masjid. See a traditional South Indian dance performance or perhaps encounter a festival honoring a local deity.

Day 14
Goa

Enjoy this marvelous old Portuguese and Hindu city studded with vibrant temples and majestic churches. Visit the stunning Baroque cathedral and quaint, colorful Panjim for a taste of Portugal in India. Explore the countryside and its spice farms, local markets and the region's exquisite beaches.

Day 15
Mumbai

Enjoy the sights of this teeming city, visiting the many lovely Jain and Hindu temples, the Hanging Gardens, the Gandhi Memorial Museum and the magnificent Victoria Station. Take a harbor cruise from the Gateway of India or travel to lush Gharapuri Island to see the 7th century rock-cut temples of the Elephanta Caves. Shopping: Lovely silks, fine gold jewelry, ornate woodcarvings, personal altars, finely carved screens and antiques abound.

Days 16-17
Cruising The Arabian Sea

Day 18
Fujairah

The only emirate on the Gulf of Oman rather than the Persian Gulf, Fujairah is blessed with fine beaches and offers excellent deep-sea fishing and snorkeling. It's separated from the rest of the country by the Hagar mountain range that looms majestically behind the port of Fujairah. Built in 1670, Fujairah Fort and the spring-fed Ain Al Madhab Gardens lie nearby.

Day 19
Dubai

Explore this amazing emirate where ultra-modern architecture soars over traditional Arab styles. See the impressive Jumeirah Mosque and stroll through the narrow alleys of old Dubai. Visit a museum in a former all-boys school or journey along Dubai Creek in a dhow. Visit fascinating Sharjah, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and its fabulous souks.

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Pricing

Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Prices

19-day cruise on board Insignia (Oceania Cruises) from £3,779 incl. flights

Departure: 25 April 2019

Inside Stateroom (G): £3,779
Deluxe Ocean View (C2): £4,449
Deluxe Ocean View (C1): £4,589
Veranda Stateroom (B2): £5,259
Veranda Stateroom (B1): £5,409
Concierge Level Veranda (A3): £5,629
Concierge Level Veranda (A2): £5,779
Penthouse Suite (PH3): £7,329

Exclusive offer. Special fares, pre-paid gratuities & more

Take advantage of complimentary pre-paid gratuities on us! Plus our offer includes airfare and FREE Unlimited Internet, plus chooses one of the below:

  • 8 Shore Excursions
  • House Beverage Package
  • US$800 Shipboard Credit

Amenities are per stateroom

Includes on board:

  • Unlimited soft drinks, bottled water, cappuccino, espresso, teas and juices
  • Shuttle service from ship to city centre in many ports of call
  • Room service dining 24 hours a day
  • Dining at all specialty restaurants
  • Free Wi-Fi

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