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From China’s ancient wonders to Japan’s magnificent landscapes, explore both during a series of fully escorted tours, complete with an all-inclusive cruise with Silversea.

Discover China’s greatest treasures during a fully escorted tour. Marvel at the magnificent wonder of the Great Wall of China, admire the symmetry of the Temple of Heaven and uncover history in the Forbidden City. Next, you’ll travel to Xi’an, where you’ll visit the Terracotta Army, one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.

Following your tour, you’ll fly to Hong Kong, for a hotel stay, before you embark Silver Moon, the latest addition to the Silversea fleet, for your all-inclusive voyage to Japan. Highlights of which include Jeju Island, a popular paradise getaway, Nagasaki, which boasts one of Japan’s most complex histories, and Kyoto – where you’ll spend an overnight in port.

Disembarking in Tokyo, enjoy a two-night hotel stay. This breathtaking city is one of the world’s most endlessly fascinating cities, where the cherry blossom season garlands the streets in a riot of pink. An unforgettable tour will allow you to marvel at Mount Fuji in all its iconic glory. Ride the Hakone Ropeway cable car for incredible panoramic views, take a boat ride across nearby Lake Ashi and glide back to Tokyo on the famous bullet train.

Your Route

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The Silver Moon Experience

With sleek lines and impeccable taste, Silver Moon made her debut in November 2020 in the only way Silversea know how – luxurious style. Similar to her sister ship, Silver Muse, Silver Moon offers her guests new dining venues, larger spa facilities and even more stylish opulence. Choose from one of the six restaurants to explore world cuisines from Atlantide with its European seafood dishes to Kaiseki where you can sample delightful sushi rolls and hibachi from Japan. With a new culinary immersive experience to explore each destination’s delectable treats together with traditional Silversea hallmarks such as spacious suites and a butler service to attend to your every need – you’ll discover a whole new side to luxury cruising with Silver Moon.

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Your Home at Sea

With first-class dining and entertainment, your happiness is guaranteed the moment you step on board.
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Butler Service

Relish in the VIP treatment of having your own personal butler.
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Connoisseur’s Corner

This refined venue offers the chance to savour the finest cognac and whiskey.

Your 24 Night Holiday Includes

Day 1

8 Mar 2024

Beijing - Hotel Stay

Discover China

China’s dynamic capital Beijing is home to some of the country’s best-known heritage sights and its political hub. You’ll find the ancient and the futuristic rubbing shoulders in its bustling streets, from elaborate old temples to soaring skyscrapers that defy gravity. Take an atmospheric rickshaw ride through historical districts like Shichahai and sample the city’s signature dish, Peking Duck. Or seek serenity at the spectacular Beihai Park, built in the 11th century, it is among the largest of gardens across China and boasts a wealth of historical structures, palaces and temples.

NUO Hotel Beijing

The five-star NUO Hotel Beijing boasts a luxurious feel throughout, with a remarkable collection of Ming Dynasty-inspired contemporary art, exquisitely designed restaurants and bars and a sumptuous health club and spa. Dive into the 25m-heated pool, unwind with a soothing treatment and relax further in the thermal area. Harmonious bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and marble-clad bathrooms offer a sanctuary within the city, with little touches including a special pillow menu, 300-thread-count bed linen and Nespresso coffee machine. Dine at one of five restaurants, offering everything from casual bites to refined Cantonese, Japanese and international cuisine, and savour contemporary cocktails after a busy day of sightseeing at the opulent O’Bar.

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Day 2

9 Mar 2024

Beijing - Hotel Stay & Tour

A highlight of your tour will be a visit to the magnificent Great Wall of China, the longest wall in the world. Admire the astounding architectural wonder of China’s greatest landmark as it weaves majestically between the East and West of China, through dry and dusty deserts and lush mountains, carrying with it a tragic, yet triumphant history that spans more than 2,000 years. This afternoon, you’ll enjoy a visit to the beguiling Summer Palace, a UNESCO cultural heritage site. Soak up the enchanting sights of rolling hills, serene lakes and ornate bridges.

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Day 3

10 Mar 2024

Beijing - Hotel Stay & Tour

Today you’ll visit the city’s most famous sites. The magnificent Temple of Heaven with its symbolic representations of earth and heaven, together with the scarlet-walled Forbidden City, home to imperial rulers and their concubines, reveal secrets about ancient Chinese civilisations. Whereas the remarkable Tiananmen Square celebrates modern heroes of the People’s Republic.

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Day 4

11 Mar 2024

Xi'an - Hotel Stay

Discover Xi'an

Leaving Beijing, you’ll travel to Xi'an by fast train. The seat of power of Chinese dynasties and the last stop for those following the enigmatic Silk Road, Xi'an is rich in historical heritage. Once known as Chang’an (Eternal Peace), Xi’an is one of China’s most popular tourist destinations and boasts an array of awe-inspiring landmarks. Admire the striking colours adorning the Bell Tower of Xi’an, built in 1384 or lose yourself in the Muslim Quarter where you could pick up a souvenir and indulge in tasty local snacks.

Wyndham Grand Xian South

Lying moments from Xian’s world-beating attractions in the centre of Qujiang New District, the five-star Wyndham Grand Xian South offers a wealth of amenities, including an indoor pool, shuttle to local landmarks and three exquisite dining venues to choose from. Indulge in afternoon tea at the Grand Lobby, try a range of international fare at the all-day Tang Café or plump for divine Cantonese cuisine at Yan Ming Xuan. Stylish accommodation featuring a calming colour palette and sumptuous marble bathrooms with rainforests showers completes the Wyndham Grand Xian South’s offering.

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Day 5

12 Mar 2024

Xi'an - Hotel Stay & Tour

Today you will learn about the Terracotta Army, one of the top archaeological finds of the 20th century. Comprising of about 8,000 different life-size statues, the Terracotta Army is part of the world’s largest ancient imperial tomb complex and is the largest of its kind. Explore the fascinating site which boasts soldiers, chariots and horses, each with their own precise detail – hair, facial, expressions and armour, no two statues are alike. Later, you’ll enjoy a leisurely walk along the monumental ancient walls of the Fortifications of Xi’an.

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Day 6

13 Mar 2024

Hong Kong - Hotel Stay

Discover Hong Kong

Famed for its densely packed skyline wedged between forested hills and an iconic harbour dotted with junk boats, Hong Kong is one of the Far East’s most celebrated cities. Climb on board the Peak Tram and explore Victoria Peak, the highest hill on Hong Kong Island and drink in the sights of the surrounding verdant parks and sprawling concrete jungle below, roam Tung Choi Street where you could pop into one of the pubs for a refreshing drink or uncover culture on Lantau Island, home to the towering Tian Tan Buddha.

Harbour Grand Kowloon

Conveniently situated on the Kowloon waterfront, this five-star hotel offers unrivalled view of Victoria Harbour. There are over 900 fabulous guest rooms and suites, each equipped with a satellite TV, minibar, free WiFi and private bathroom, complete with free toiletries, slippers and hairdryer. Other sensational amenities include a dazzling rooftop swimming pool, sumptuous spa, a fully-equipped fitness centre, bar and six restaurants offering diverse dining options including certified Halal food. Don’t miss the opportunity to admire the grand lobby with its stunning marble staircases that boast panoramic views over the harbour from grandiose 2-story windows.

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Day 7

14 Mar 2024

Hong Kong - Embark Silver Moon (Overnight in Port)

Today, you’ll embark Silver Moon. The latest addition to the Silversea fleet, Silver Moon offers the epitome of 21st century luxury cruising. As a sister ship to Silver Muse, Silver Moon will mirror many of her popular features, including the dining venues Atlantide and Kaiseki, while maintaining the small-ship intimacy and spacious accommodation that are the hallmarks of the Silversea’s cruise experience.

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Day 8

15 Mar 2024

Hong Kong

Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer. The harbour itself is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.

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Days 9 - 10

16 - 17 Mar 2024

At Sea

Enjoy some outdoor time on the sheltered pool deck with its sparkling pool and whirlpools as you catch up on your novel and waiters from the nearby bar and grill make sure you stay refreshed all day. Or you could explore the elegant public areas on board Silver Moon, from the Observation Library to the Panorama Lounge - the perfect place to unwind, enjoy afternoon tea, listen to the pianist and watch the sun set.

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Day 11

18 Mar 2024

Jeju Island

South Korea’s largest island is the home of the scenic Hallasan National Park, dominated by the Hallasan volcano. This island boasts an enviable total of three UNESCO World Heritage sites and is packed with museums and theme parks, as well as lava tube caves, waterfalls and beaches lapped with clear blue water. The Haenyeo - female divers - harvest oysters, abalone, clams, seaweed and other marine life and the island’s history and its proud fishing and marine heritage is showcased at the Haenyeo museum.

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Day 12

19 Mar 2024

Incheon (Seoul) - Overnight in Port

Incheon city is a metropolitan city near Seoul. The city played an important role in the country’s history, particularly during the Korean War, which is depicted throughout its numerous memorials – the most notable of which is the General MacArthur monument in Jayu Park. Enjoy a walk over rolling hills and admire the kaleidoscope of seasonal colours, peppered across the landscape. Or escape to the spectacular city of Seoul and admire the spellbinding Bongeunsa Temple, constructed in 794. Here you’ll find over 3000 Buddhist scriptures of 13 types, the 32-metre-tall statue of Maitreya Buddha, and stunning woodblock carvings of the Avatamsaka Sutra.

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Day 13

20 Mar 2024

Incheon (Seoul)

With an overnight in port in Incheon, you’ll have another day to explore where you could return to Seoul. Seoul combines tranquil ancient palaces and temples with the frenetic pace of modern life. Korea’s economic powerhouse moves to a non-stop pop beat, is so technologically advanced it has the world’s fastest internet speeds and is open 24 hours a day, whether you want to shop, eat or drink. Immerse yourself in the eclectic streets of Myeong-dong, find tranquillity in Cheonggyecheon – an urban park with a restored stream or delve into history at the Gyeongbokgung Palace, the main royal palace of the Joseon dynasty.

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Day 14

21 Mar 2024

At Sea

Silversea’s round-the-clock butler service ensures all your needs are met on your days at sea. You’ll find yourself attended to by immaculately clad, white-gloved staff, all of whom are professionally trained to the highest standards and are able to give you their undivided attention. Together with one of the highest staff-to-guest ratios at sea, it ensures a Silversea cruise is something truly special.

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Day 15

22 Mar 2024

Busan

Nestled on the coast of South Korea, Busan is known for its sprawling golden beaches, magnificent mountains and opulent temples. It’s frequently regarded as the core of South Korea and boasts a unique atmosphere, showcasing its ethnic and cultural diversity. Explore the ‘Machu Picchu of Busan’ with a visit to the enthralling Gamcheon Culture Village. For relaxation, head to Haeundae Beach, or discover the Haedong Yonggung Temple, a picturesque fortress clinging to cliff overlooking the ocean.

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Day 16

23 Mar 2024

Fukuoka

Fukuoka is the biggest city in Kyushu, and a rising star in Japanese tourism. Fukuoka has transformed itself over the last decade into one of Japan’s most cosmopolitan and internationalised cities. Its attractions are contemporary rather than traditional, but they are still very much worth seeing, its modern architecture in particular. Visit the Dazaifu Tenmanguu Shrine, probably the most famous tourist attractions in Fukuoka Prefecture.

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Day 17

24 Mar 2024

Nagasaki

Nagasaki is a beautiful city, set on a plain between the active harbour and a backdrop of stunning mountains. Nagasaki has one of Japan’s most complex histories due to the influences of the Spanish, Dutch and Portuguese; all of which can be seen around this vibrant, bustling city. Head to the Nagasaki Peace Park to seek out the breathtaking Peace Statue which holds special significance to the devastating tragedy of 1945. Or discover the tranquillity of Confucius’s Shrine. Wander the small garden, admire the ornate Chinese-style buildings and marvel at the 72 sages, life-size stone statues that depict Confucius’ disciples.

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Day 18

25 Mar 2024

Kagoshima

This friendly city lies at the top of the Satsuma Peninsula, a mountainous, geothermal wonderland of hot springs and geysers. Kagoshima is often described as a Japanese version of Naples with a warm and sunny climate and its very own active volcano that towers over the city. This striking city also boasts a number of gardens and parks where you can see spectacular cherry blossom, including Yoshino Park with over 800 cherry trees and the riverside with over 500 cherry trees lining the banks of the Kotsukigawa River.

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Day 19

26 Mar 2024

At Sea

Choose from a range of fantastic dining options available on Silver Moon from Spaccanapoli, an authentic Italian pizzeria, to teppanyaki at Keiseki and intimate dining at Silver Note, where you can dine to the smooth sounds of live jazz and blues. As ever with Silversea, you can enjoy your cruise your way. Open-seating dining with no assigned times or tables mean you are free to dine when, where and with whom you please.

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Day 20

27 Mar 2024

Osaka (Kyoto) - Overnight in Port

Japan’s second largest city, Osaka is a commercial hub of modern architecture and ancient shrines. It's famed for its impressive Osaka Castle, where you can sit and enjoy a picnic among the 4,000 cherry trees in its grounds. You could visit fascinating highlights such as Nijo Castle, once used as the Tokugawa Shogun's family palace and the Kiyomizudera Temple, one of the most celebrated temples of Japan. Lose yourself amongst the towering giants of bamboo at Arashiyama, a nationally designated Historic Site. It’s an enchanting place of scenic beauty and a great place to find serenity.

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Day 21

28 Mar 2024

Osaka (Kyoto)

Osaka is a city blessed with a rich heritage. It’s home to many museums, stunning shrines, temples and Osaka castle. Japan’s oldest Buddhist temple, Shitennō-ji, which features a towering five-story pagoda, can also be found in Osaka, and the city is particularly proud of its food scene and superb sake, made with fresh water from the surrounding mountains. Escape the hustle and bustle of the vibrant city streets to discover the breathtaking scenery on the outskirts. Minoo Park offers the perfect retreat in which to reconnect with nature, thanks to its plunging gorges, forested valleys and captivating waterfalls.

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Day 22

29 Mar 2024

At Sea

Enjoy a taste of the finer things in life at Dolce Vita as you sip on your favourite cocktail to the strains of grand piano. Or catch up with friends in the Panorama Lounge after dinner and dance the night away to house DJ. For those who prefer a spot of culture, sit back, relax and watch full-scale theatre shows, classical soloists or feature films. And if you’re after port talks or enrichment lectures, you’ll also find them in the Show Lounge.

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Day 23

30 Mar 2024

Yokohama - Disembark Silver Moon & Tokyo Hotel Stay

Discover Tokyo

Your cruise ends in Yokohama where you’ll disembark and transfer to Tokyo for a two-night hotel stay. You’ll be visiting Japan’s mega-city at the perfect time to experience the mystical scents and colour of its iconic cherry blooms. The whole of this fast-paced metropolis turns pale pink at this time of year. To immerse yourself in this enduring symbol of Japanese culture, roam the grounds of the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden, awash with the enchanting blooms of cherry blossom and sprawling manicured parks. Or Ueno Park also offers the perfect viewing spot of hundreds of flowering trees.

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

CThe cosmopolitan Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba hotel is home to 10 dining options, including a bakery, Incontro for Italian flavours and Toh-Lee for Chinese cuisine, plus there’s an indoor and rooftop swimming pool, a spa, a gym and an art gallery. Soak up city scenes from the hotel’s 30th storey restaurant floor, featuring unrivalled views from The Grill on 30th, Teppanyaki Icho and Sushi Tamakagari Tempura Tamagoromo. Relax in the serenity of the hotel’s elegant rooms, with panoramic views of Tokyo Bay, including Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge.

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Day 24

31 Mar 2024

Tokyo - Hotel Stay & Tour

Today your fully escorted tour will take you to the stunning Mount Fuji, a sacred site looped with walking trails and dotted with shrines. You’ll also ride the Hakone Ropeway cable car where you can watch steam spiralling up from the active hot springs. At Lake Ashi you’ll take a boat across the still, peaceful water, enjoying the natural beauty of the crater lake before the high-speed bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.

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Day 25

1 Apr 2024

Tokyo - Fly Home

Your unique double tour holiday complete, today you’ll transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Luxury Hotel Stays

NUO Hotel Beijing
★★★★★

The five-star NUO Hotel Beijing boasts a luxurious feel throughout, with a remarkable collection of Ming Dynasty-inspired contemporary art, exquisitely designed restaurants and bars and a sumptuous health club and spa. Dive into the 25m-heated pool, unwind with a soothing treatment and relax further in the thermal area. Harmonious bedrooms with floor-to-ceiling windows and marble-clad bathrooms offer a sanctuary within the city, with little touches including a special pillow menu, 300-thread-count bed linen and Nespresso coffee machine. Dine at one of five restaurants, offering everything from casual bites to refined Cantonese, Japanese and international cuisine, and savour contemporary cocktails after a busy day of sightseeing at the opulent O’Bar.
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Wyndham Grand Xian South
★★★★★

Lying moments from Xian’s world-beating attractions in the centre of Qujiang New District, the five-star Wyndham Grand Xian South offers a wealth of amenities, including an indoor pool, shuttle to local landmarks and three exquisite dining venues to choose from. Indulge in afternoon tea at the Grand Lobby, try a range of international fare at the all-day Tang Café or plump for divine Cantonese cuisine at Yan Ming Xuan. Stylish accommodation featuring a calming colour palette and sumptuous marble bathrooms with rainforests showers completes the Wyndham Grand Xian South’s offering.
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Harbour Grand Kowloon
★★★★★

Conveniently situated on the Kowloon waterfront, this five-star hotel offers unrivalled view of Victoria Harbour. There are over 900 fabulous guest rooms and suites, each equipped with a satellite TV, minibar, free WiFi and private bathroom, complete with free toiletries, slippers and hairdryer. Other sensational amenities include a dazzling rooftop swimming pool, sumptuous spa, a fully-equipped fitness centre, bar and six restaurants offering diverse dining options including certified Halal food. Don’t miss the opportunity to admire the grand lobby with its stunning marble staircases that boast panoramic views over the harbour from grandiose 2-story windows.
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Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba
★★★★

The cosmopolitan Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba hotel is home to 10 dining options, including a bakery, Incontro for Italian flavours and Toh-Lee for Chinese cuisine, plus there’s an indoor and rooftop swimming pool, a spa, a gym and an art gallery. Soak up city scenes from the hotel’s 30th storey restaurant floor, featuring unrivalled views from The Grill on 30th, Teppanyaki Icho and Sushi Tamakagari Tempura Tamagoromo. Relax in the serenity of the hotel’s elegant rooms, with panoramic views of Tokyo Bay, including Tokyo Tower and Rainbow Bridge.
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Touring Experiences

China

Discover China’s greatest treasures during a fully escorted tour that begins with a flight to Beijing, Home to six UNESCO World Heritage Sites, be captivated by the city’s most famous sites, both ancient and modern. Marvel at the magnificent wonder of the weaving Great Wall of China, an incredible structure and architectural marvel that has withstood endless battles and the ravages of time. You’ll also visit the mystical Forbidden City and Temple of Heaven, a complex of ancient buildings, the most famous of which is the Hall of Prayer for Good Harvests. Next, you’ll travel by fast train to Xi’an, one of the birthplaces of Chinese civilisation. Here you’ll visit the Terracotta Army, one of the greatest archaeological sites in the world.

Mount Fuji

More than 200,000 people climb the snow-capped summit of Mount Fuji every year, located in Fuji-Hakone-Izu National Park. Its elegant shape has been depicted in paintings and literary works since ancient times, with many locals worshipping the fire deity who dwells within the mountain. Visitors can hike to the top or take the Hakone Ropeway Cable Car, admiring the view often shrouded by an atmospheric layer of cloud. Then it’s on to Lake Ashi, where you’ll take a boat across the still and peaceful water, enjoying the serene natural beauty of the Crater Lake. This picturesque lake offers incredible views of Mount Fuji and your boat trip will also take you to see many of shrines and museums that are dotted around the lake’s shores before the bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.

Your Holiday Summary

 

 

Fully Escorted Tours

  • Tour of the Great Wall of China, Temple of Heaven, Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square
  • Tour of the Terracotta Army
  • Tour of Mount Fuji including the Hakone Ropeway cable car
  • Boat trip across Lake Ashi
  • High-speed bullet train to Tokyo

 

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 16 night all-inclusive luxury cruise on board the brand new Silver Moon
  • Complimentary premium shore excursions included at every port*
  • Pre-paid gratuities and complimentary WI-FI on board
  • In-suite butler service and fully stocked fridge for all suites
  • All-inclusive beverages including fine wines, beers and premium spirits
  • Overnight stays in port in Hong Kong, Seoul and Kyoto

 

Hotel Stays

  • 3 night five-star stay at the NUO Hotel Beijing with breakfast
  • 2 night five-star hotel stay at the Wyndham Grand Xi'an South with breakfast
  • 1 night five-star hotel stay in Hong Kong at the Harbour Grand Kowloon with breakfast
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay at the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

 

All flights (London departure - regional flights available) and transfers

*Offer includes one excursion per guest, per port/day. Additional excursions available at an extra charge.

 

Prices From

Departing

8 March 2024

Vista Suite

£7,799pp

Veranda Suite

£8,799pp

Silver Suite

£13,999pp

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