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18 Nights | 30 April 2020 | Sapphire Princess

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  • Interior fr £2,299pp
  • Oceanview fr £2,699pp
  • Balcony fr £3,299pp
  • Suite fr £3,999pp
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Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 21:00 Sat-Sun: 09:00 - 20:00

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Mon-Fri: 09:00 - 21:00 Sat-Sun: 09:00 - 20:00

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YOUR ITINERARY

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  • day 1
    Shanghai

    Begin your holiday with a 2nt stay in a 4* Shanghai hotel.

  • day 2
    Shanghai

    Continue Hotel stay in Shanghai

  • day 3
    Shanghai

    Embark your ship - Sapphire Princess
    A centre of technology and transport, commerce and capital, fashion and finance; Shanghai is the biggest city in China. The Yuyuan Gardens are an island of serenity in the Old City, and the old buildings and boutiques of the Bund evoke the Shanghai of the 1920s.

  • day 4
    At Sea

    At Sea

  • day 5
    Busan

    The second largest city in South Korea, Busan is your gateway to a fascinating land whose culture is a unique amalgam of old and new. Modern high-rise towers dwarf ancient Buddhist temples such as Beomeosa and Tongdosa. A must see has to be the Ja-Gal-Ch'i Fish Market with is huge array of seafood, shellfish and sweet seaweed. In short, Busan is a microcosm of South Korea.

  • day 6
    Kagoshima

    Capital of Japan's southernmost prefecture, Kagoshima faces the Kinko-wan Bay and the Sakurajima Volcano. Visit the Iso-teien Garden laid out in 1660 by the Shimazu lord of the time or one of the city’s many museums, including the Shōkō Shuseikan, next to the Iso Garden, the City Art Museum or the Kagoshima Prefectural Museum of Culture on the site of the former Tsurumaru-jo Castle.

  • day 7
    At Sea

    At Sea

  • day 8
    Hualien

    Hualien is a port gateway to stunning landscapes and spectacular sights. Situated close to the Taroko Gorge in the National Park, this port is ideal for exploring the natural beauty nearby. Visit the National park, home to springs, grottos, waterfalls, towering cliffs and the Eternal Spring Shrine, a fascinating Shrine set in the heart of the cliffs with a waterfall cascading down from it.

  • day 9
    Kaohsiung

    Kaohsiung

  • day 10
    At Sea

    At Sea

  • day 11
    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.

  • day 12
    At Sea

    At Sea

  • day 13
    Nha Trang

    The Vietnamese seaside resort of Nha Trang is now well on its way to becoming a sophisticated modern town, but you will still find plenty of old fashioned charm. The region surrounding the city is rich in history with one of their most important sacred sites – the Towers of Po Nagar, which dates from the 7th century – lying close to the city.

  • day 14
    Ho Chi Minh City

    Located on the banks of the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant city full of contrasts. Visit the National History Museum filled with ancient ceramics, traditional costumes and relics crafted in stone and bronze. Watch a short performance of the uniquely Vietnamese spectacle – water puppetry. Ho Chi Minh City is home to many colourful pagodas, cathedrals and palaces, including one of the city's oldest, Giac Lam Pagoda, dating from 1744.

  • day 15
    At Sea

    At Sea

  • day 16
    Laem Chabang (Bangkok)

    Laem Chabang is the major gateway for Bangkok. Located on Thailand’s east coast, this tranquil region is now also a great place for swimming, snorkelling and experiencing traditional Thai village life.

  • day 17
    Koh Samui

    Ko Samui is the archetypal idyll, offering powder white sandy beaches, coral reefs, and coconut trees. It is Thailand's second largest island (after Phuket) and is proving to be a popular place to retire to. Places to visit include the Big Buddha, Chaweng beach, and the Na Muang waterfall.

  • day 18
    At Sea

    At Sea

  • day 19
    Singapore

    Disembark your ship - Sapphire Princess

Your Home at Sea

With such a sparkling array of entertainment venues, great dining options and fantastic activity programmes, there’s no wonder the lovely Sapphire Princess is considered such a gem. This stunning ship is a fabulous choice for those wanting a family cruise holiday of a lifetime to some of the world’s hottest cruise destinations. Yet the elegant and luxurious lounges, beautifully designed public spaces and spacious pool areas also provide the perfect ambience for passengers looking for a more peaceful and romantic getaway. Her welcoming and helpful crew will make sure you enjoy your holiday in just the way you want to on the exciting Sapphire Princess.

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Sapphire Princess

Facilities on board

  • Four main pool areas, several whirlpools, children’s splash pool
  • Selection of themed restaurants, speciality Steakhouse and Sabatini’s restaurants.
  • Princess Theatre, show lounges and live entertainment in other bars and lounges
  • Asian-themed Lotus Spa
  • Gym, multi-sports court, golf simulator, mini-golf
  • Shopping and duty-free boutiques
  • Tonnage 115,875
  • Passenger capacity 2,674
  • Total Crew 1,238
  • Total Cabins 1,337
  • Decks 13

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NEW TO CRUISE ?

If you’ve never been on a cruise holiday before it’s likely you’ll have a few questions and concerns – what type of people cruise, will it be formal, are cruise holidays suitable for families? We can answer all this and more to put your mind at ease before your fabulous cruise holiday.

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AWARD-WINNING

  • We are proud of our awards – notably from the two leading British cruise lines.
  • ‘Tour Operator of the Year’ for Cunard Line.
  • ‘Tour Operator of the Year’ for P& O Cruises.
  • UK Cruise Awards 2012 & 13 as well as Agent Achievement Awards 2014.
  • UK CRUISE AWARDS WINNER 2012 & 2013
  • UK CRUISE AWARDS WINNER 2012 & 2013