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Gems of India, Ancient China & Japan in Bloom
Includes Overnight Stays in Port in Shanghai and Beijing
Fully Escorted Tours of India & Japan
Price from
£3,299pp
Promo code:
ASA7362
Duration
23 nights
Departing
07 Mar 2020

Your Experience:

  • 7 day fully escorted Golden Triangle tour with 3 nights in Delhi, 1 night in Agra and 2 nights in Jaipur
  • Sightseeing tours of Old and New Delhi including Jama Masjid Mosque, Raj Ghat, Humayun's Tomb and Qutub Minar
  • Sightseeing tours of Agra including a visit to one of the seven wonders of the world, the Taj Mahal, as well as Agra Fort and the deserted city of Fatehpur Sikri
  • Sightseeing tours of Jaipur including the opulent Amber Fort, Hawa Mahal, the City Palace, Jantar Mantar Observatory and more
  • 1 night hotel stay in Hong Kong
  • 14 night full-board cruise on board ms Westerdam
  • Overnight stays in port in Shanghai and Beijing
  • 2 night hotel stay in Tokyo
  • Fully escorted tour of Mount Fuji including the Hakone Ropeway Cable Car
  • Fully escorted boat trip across Lake Ashi
  • High-speed Bullet Train to Tokyo
  • All transfers
  • All flights (London departure - regional flight departures available)
  • ATOL protected

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Delhi Tour day 1
  • Day 2 Delhi Tour day 2
  • Day 3 Delhi to Agra Tour day 3
  • Day 4 Agra to Jaipur Tour day 4
  • Day 5 Jaipur Tour day 5
  • Day 6 Jaipur to Delhi Tour day 6
  • Day 7 Hong Kong Hotel Stay
  • Day 8 Hong Kong Embark ship
  • Days 9 - 10 At Sea
  • Day 11 Shanghai
  • Day 12 Shanghai
  • Day 13 At Sea
  • Day 14 Qingdao
  • Day 15 At Sea
  • Day 16 Tianjin
  • Day 17 Tianjin
  • Day 18 Dalian
  • Day 19 At Sea
  • Day 20 Nagasaki
  • Day 21 At Sea
  • Day 22 Yokohama Disembark ship
  • Day 23 Mount Fuji & Lake Ashi Tour Hotel Stay
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    Day 1
    Delhi - Tour Day 1
    Fly to Delhi, one of the most historic capitals in the world and a treasure trove that reveals the ultimate combination of tradition and modernity. Made up of seven ancient cities, its multi-layered existence and profusion of architectural styles is tantalizing.
    India Gate

    Day 1

    Delhi - Tour Day 1

    Fly to Delhi, one of the most historic capitals in the world and a treasure trove that reveals the ultimate combination of tradition and modernity. Made up of seven ancient cities, its multi-layered existence and profusion of architectural styles is tantalizing.

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    Day 2
    Delhi - Tour Day 2
    Your full day of sightseeing includes a tour of the 300-year-old walled city of Old Delhi. Visit the most elegant mosque in India, the Jama Masjid, characterised by its black and white onion dome and minarets, and Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. You’ll also see the imposing India Gate on a tour of New Delhi and visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar.
    Humayun’s Tomb

    Day 2

    Delhi - Tour Day 2

    Your full day of sightseeing includes a tour of the 300-year-old walled city of Old Delhi. Visit the most elegant mosque in India, the Jama Masjid, characterised by its black and white onion dome and minarets, and Raj Ghat, where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated in 1948. You’ll also see the imposing India Gate on a tour of New Delhi and visit Humayun’s Tomb and Qutab Minar.

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    Day 3
    Delhi to Agra - Tour Day 3
    In Agra, you’ll visit the world famous Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in white marble with beautiful inlay work. You’ll also travel to Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and the capital of the Mughal Empire for generations.
    Taj Mahal

    Day 3

    Delhi to Agra - Tour Day 3

    In Agra, you’ll visit the world famous Taj Mahal, an architectural masterpiece in white marble with beautiful inlay work. You’ll also travel to Agra Fort, an outstanding example of Mughal architecture and the capital of the Mughal Empire for generations.

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    Day 4
    Agra to Jaipur - Tour Day 4
    On your way the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, you’ll stop at Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital in the late 16th century, before arriving at the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.
    Peacock Gate

    Day 4

    Agra to Jaipur - Tour Day 4

    On your way the vibrant capital of Rajasthan, you’ll stop at Fatehpur Sikri, a deserted red sandstone city built by the Mughal Emperor Akbar as his capital in the late 16th century, before arriving at the ‘Pink City’ of Jaipur.

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    Day 5
    Jaipur - Tour Day 5
    During your time in Jaipur you’ll see the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the Amber Fort and the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, an astrological and astronomical wonder built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the 18th century.
    Jantar Mantar Observatory

    Day 5

    Jaipur - Tour Day 5

    During your time in Jaipur you’ll see the intriguing red sandstone Hawa Mahal (Palace of Winds), the Amber Fort and the awe inspiring Jantar Mantar Observatory, an astrological and astronomical wonder built by Maharaja Jai Singh in the 18th century.

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    Day 6
    Jaipur to Delhi - Tour Day 6
    Today you’ll travel back to Delhi for a final night and a chance to relax before your flight to Hong Kong.
    Market

    Day 6

    Jaipur to Delhi - Tour Day 6

    Today you’ll travel back to Delhi for a final night and a chance to relax before your flight to Hong Kong.

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    Day 7
    Hong Kong - Hotel Stay
    Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour 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.
    Hong Kong Harbour

    Day 7

    Hong Kong - Hotel Stay

    Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour 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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    Day 8
    Hong Kong - Embark ms Westerdam
    In Hong Kong, you’ll embark the wonderful ms Westerdam, a ship that successfully blends the finest elements of cruising heritage with a selection of modern innovations. It’s a superb choice for those looking for a leisurely pace of life at sea in exquisite surroundings, yet with stimulating activities and high-quality entertainment available.
    ms Westerdam

    Day 8

    Hong Kong - Embark ms Westerdam

    In Hong Kong, you’ll embark the wonderful ms Westerdam, a ship that successfully blends the finest elements of cruising heritage with a selection of modern innovations. It’s a superb choice for those looking for a leisurely pace of life at sea in exquisite surroundings, yet with stimulating activities and high-quality entertainment available.

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    Days 9 - 10
    At Sea
    During your days and nights at sea, you’ll find plenty on board to entertain you. The Vista Show Lounge lights up at night with superb live entertainment while Holland America’s Dancing with the Stars at Sea lets passengers get involved with the fun! Night owls will love the classy casino, open until late.
    Vista Lounge

    Day 9

    At Sea

    During your days and nights at sea, you’ll find plenty on board to entertain you. The Vista Show Lounge lights up at night with superb live entertainment while Holland America’s Dancing with the Stars at Sea lets passengers get involved with the fun! Night owls will love the classy casino, open until late.

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    Day 11
    Shanghai
    Bright neon meets ancient tradition in Shanghai. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai Museum.
    Shanghai

    Day 11

    Shanghai

    Bright neon meets ancient tradition in Shanghai. Few cities evoke such a strong sense of history, awe and mysticism. Seek serenity in the Yuyuan Gardens located in the Old City, explore the pop-up boutiques and shop for antiques, ceramics and unique jewellery – or seek culture in the Shanghai Museum.

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    Day 12
    Shanghai
    You’ll enjoy an overnight in Shanghai on board ms Westerdam with more time to explore this fascinating city. To truly understand its spirit, take a walk along The Bund, a mile-long stretch of waterfront promenade along the Huangpu River. Not only will you get incredible views of modern Shanghai’s awe inspiring skyline of skyscrapers, you’ll also walk past historical buildings that remind you of the city’s past.
    Yuyuan Gardens

    Day 12

    Shanghai

    You’ll enjoy an overnight in Shanghai on board ms Westerdam with more time to explore this fascinating city. To truly understand its spirit, take a walk along The Bund, a mile-long stretch of waterfront promenade along the Huangpu River. Not only will you get incredible views of modern Shanghai’s awe inspiring skyline of skyscrapers, you’ll also walk past historical buildings that remind you of the city’s past.

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    Day 13
    At Sea
    Explore a wide range of delicious on board dining options - everything from a burger and fries by the Lido pool to the Pan-Asian flavours of Tamarind to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at Pinnacle Grill. A team of world-class celebrity chefs is charting an exciting course for dining across the Holland America fleet.
    Pinnacle Grill

    Day 13

    At Sea

    Explore a wide range of delicious on board dining options - everything from a burger and fries by the Lido pool to the Pan-Asian flavours of Tamarind to the ultimate in refined and luxurious dining at Pinnacle Grill. A team of world-class celebrity chefs is charting an exciting course for dining across the Holland America fleet.

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    Day 14
    Qingdao
    Known as China’s sailing city, this attractive seaside town looks out over the sea on two sides and features long, sandy beaches. There’s a distinctive European feel to the city with its red roofed villas and German-style architecture, a legacy of occupation just before the First World War. The Germans also inspired a passion for beer - Qingdao now produces the famous Tsingtao beer and hosts a renowned international beer festival.
    Coastal City

    Day 14

    Qingdao

    Known as China’s sailing city, this attractive seaside town looks out over the sea on two sides and features long, sandy beaches. There’s a distinctive European feel to the city with its red roofed villas and German-style architecture, a legacy of occupation just before the First World War. The Germans also inspired a passion for beer - Qingdao now produces the famous Tsingtao beer and hosts a renowned international beer festival.

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    Day 15
    At Sea
    Whether you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy a relaxed drink with friends or somewhere to dance the night away you’ll find it on board the ms Westerdam. Sip cocktails while enjoying spectacular ocean views in the Crow’s Nest and then head to the dazzling Northern Lights Nightclub for a dance.
    Ocean Bar

    Day 15

    At Sea

    Whether you’re looking for somewhere to enjoy a relaxed drink with friends or somewhere to dance the night away you’ll find it on board the ms Westerdam. Sip cocktails while enjoying spectacular ocean views in the Crow’s Nest and then head to the dazzling Northern Lights Nightclub for a dance.

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    Day 16
    Tianjin (Beijing)
    Beijing is the beating heart of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. Here you could visit the Temple of Heaven, a tranquil park, where locals practice Tai Chi, for an authentic taste of Beijing life. Or you could visit Tiananmen Square, one of the world’s largest public squares, and the Forbidden City, the former home to 24 emperors.
    Metropolis

    Day 16

    Tianjin (Beijing)

    Beijing is the beating heart of Chinese politics, culture and economic development. Here you could visit the Temple of Heaven, a tranquil park, where locals practice Tai Chi, for an authentic taste of Beijing life. Or you could visit Tiananmen Square, one of the world’s largest public squares, and the Forbidden City, the former home to 24 emperors.

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    Day 17
    Tianjin (Beijing)
    During your visit to Beijing, you could visit the magnificent Great Wall of China. China’s greatest landmark 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.
    Great Wall of China

    Day 17

    Tianjin (Beijing)

    During your visit to Beijing, you could visit the magnificent Great Wall of China. China’s greatest landmark 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.

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    Day 18
    Dalian
    Dalian is known as China’s Northern Pearl and is exceptionally laidback and relaxed except when it comes to two subjects: football and fashion! With one of the top football teams in China, there’s almost as much passion for football here as you’d find in Brazil. The city is also very proud of its sartorial credentials and hosts the International Fashion Festival every year.
    Cross Sea Bridge

    Day 18

    Dalian

    Dalian is known as China’s Northern Pearl and is exceptionally laidback and relaxed except when it comes to two subjects: football and fashion! With one of the top football teams in China, there’s almost as much passion for football here as you’d find in Brazil. The city is also very proud of its sartorial credentials and hosts the International Fashion Festival every year.

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    Day 19
    At Sea
    When it comes to activities on board ms Westerdam, much-loved favourites such as the Greenhouse Spa and fitness centre will ensure guests are well looked-after, while more recent introductions such as informative digital workshops and the brilliant Culinary Arts Centre add a new twist to the cruise holiday experience.
    Greenhouse Spa & Fitness Centre

    Day 19

    At Sea

    When it comes to activities on board ms Westerdam, much-loved favourites such as the Greenhouse Spa and fitness centre will ensure guests are well looked-after, while more recent introductions such as informative digital workshops and the brilliant Culinary Arts Centre add a new twist to the cruise holiday experience.

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    Day 20
    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.
    Nagasaki

    Day 20

    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.

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    Day 21
    At Sea
    Showcasing comedy, song, dance and more, the Mainstage presents performances and presentations that are sure to entertain and inform throughout your voyage. These include Holland America Line exclusives such as the BBC Earth Experiences live show Planet Earth II in Concert.
    Live Entertainment

    Day 21

    At Sea

    Showcasing comedy, song, dance and more, the Mainstage presents performances and presentations that are sure to entertain and inform throughout your voyage. These include Holland America Line exclusives such as the BBC Earth Experiences live show Planet Earth II in Concert.

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    Day 22
    Yokohama - Disembark ms Westerdam and Tokyo Hotel Stay
    You’ll arrive in Japan’s mega-city at the perfect time to experience the mystical scents and colour of its iconic cherry blooms. The whole metropolis turns pale pink at this time of year. To immerse yourself in this enchanting symbol of Japanese culture, make your way to the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden or Ueno Park for the perfect viewing points of hundreds of flowering trees.
    Aerial view of Yokohama City

    Day 22

    Yokohama - Disembark ms Westerdam and Tokyo Hotel Stay

    You’ll arrive in Japan’s mega-city at the perfect time to experience the mystical scents and colour of its iconic cherry blooms. The whole metropolis turns pale pink at this time of year. To immerse yourself in this enchanting symbol of Japanese culture, make your way to the Shinjuku Gyoen National Garden or Ueno Park for the perfect viewing points of hundreds of flowering trees.

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    Day 23
    Mount Fuji & Lake Ashi Tour
    During your Tokyo stay, you’ll enjoy a tour of the sacred Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain. You’ll admire the symmetrical beauty of its near perfect volcanic cone surrounded by pink cherry blossom and take in stunning panoramic views from halfway up the mountain. You’ll also take a sky ride on the Hakone gondola and a boat trip across the serene Lake Ashi, before the bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.
    Mt Fuji & Chureito Pagoda

    Day 23

    Mount Fuji & Lake Ashi Tour

    During your Tokyo stay, you’ll enjoy a tour of the sacred Mount Fuji, Japan’s highest mountain. You’ll admire the symmetrical beauty of its near perfect volcanic cone surrounded by pink cherry blossom and take in stunning panoramic views from halfway up the mountain. You’ll also take a sky ride on the Hakone gondola and a boat trip across the serene Lake Ashi, before the bullet train whisks you back to Tokyo.

ms Westerdam

The wonderful ms Westerdam offers the very finest elements of cruising heritage with the addition of some neat modern innovations that today’s passengers will love. The theme of ms Westerdam's art collection is Dutch heritage in the New World. Art ranges from paintings of historic Dutch ships, such as Henry Hudson's Half Moon, to a huge Indian silver-overlaid wood palace doorway. Contemporary pieces include an original Andy Warhol portrait. The Westerdam is a superb choice of ship for those looking for a leisurely pace of life at sea, yet with interesting activities and high-quality entertainment available whenever you want them.

Key Facts

Entered service: 01/04/2004

Number of Decks: 11

Passenger Capacity: 1,916

Total Crew: 817

Number of Cabins: 958

Wheelchair Accessible Cabins: Yes

Number of Pools: 3

Number of Restaurants: 2

Formal Nights: Yes

Kids Club: Yes

Great places to visit on board:

The Explorer’s Lounge

Enjoy a glass of wine, a cocktail, or your favourite liqueur in this elegant and refined space.

America’s Test Kitchen

This culinary programme includes live cooking workshops and hands-on workshops.

Pinnacle Grill

Celebrate the day’s adventures at this intimate restaurant with signature recipes.

Prices per person from

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  • Inside
    1. £3,299pp
  • Ocean View
    1. £3,699pp
  • Verandah
    1. £3,999pp
  • Suite
    1. £4,799pp
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