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Far East Discovery & China Explorer Collector - W311A

Ship: Westerdam  
Departure: Monday, January 16, 2023
Nights: 28 nights
Departs: Singapore
Returns: Yokohama
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
28
Nights
Days at Sea
9
Sea Days
Ports
18
Ports
Countries Visted
9
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Far East Discovery & China Explorer Collector - W311A

    Ports of call

    To find out more about the itinerary for this cruise, select the itinerary items below.

    Day Date Port of Call Arrival Departure
    1 Monday, January 16, 2023 Singapore, Singapore Embark 5:00 PM
    View of Singapore, Singapore

    Singapore is an island nation located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula. It lies 137 km N of the Equator, just south of the Malaysian state of Johor. One of the few remaining city-states in the world, Singapore is a thriving cosmopolitan city that is brimming with diversity and has a multiplicity of culture, language, arts and architecture and a world famous variety of cuisine. You'll find historic sites like the Thian Hock Keng temple, superlative shopping, including gargantuan malls, and numerous beaches. Read more about Singapore, Singapore

    2 Tuesday, January 17, 2023 At Sea
    3 Wednesday, January 18, 2023 Ko Samui, Thailand 7:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Ko Samui, Thailand

    Ko Samui is an island off the E coast of the Kra Isthmus in Thailand, about 35 km NE of Surat Thani town on the mainland peninsula. It lies in the Gulf of Thailand, and is Thailand's second largest island, though only 15 km across. The central part of the island is an uninhabitable mountainous jungle. The various lowland areas are connected by a single road that circumnavigates the island. Read more about Ko Samui, Thailand

    4 Thursday, January 19, 2023 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand 7:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Bangkok, the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand, is about a two-hour trip from Laem Chabang Port. The city is situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. It is a place where the past, present, and future live harmoniously together, as reflected by the luxury hotels and gleaming skyscrapers that grace the skyline alongside dazzling, historical temples. The city's wealth of cultural landmarks and attractions in addition to its notorious entertainment venues has made it synonymous with exoticism. Read more about Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    5 Friday, January 20, 2023 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand 12:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    Bangkok, the capital, largest urban area and primary city of Thailand, is about a two-hour trip from Laem Chabang Port. The city is situated at the mouth of the Chao Phraya River. It is a place where the past, present, and future live harmoniously together, as reflected by the luxury hotels and gleaming skyscrapers that grace the skyline alongside dazzling, historical temples. The city's wealth of cultural landmarks and attractions in addition to its notorious entertainment venues has made it synonymous with exoticism. Read more about Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand

    6 Saturday, January 21, 2023 Sihanoukville, Cambodia 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Sihanoukville, Cambodia

    Sihanoukville (aka Kampong Som) is a port city in southern Cambodia on the Gulf of Thailand, 185 km SW of the capital Phnom Penh. Historically, it was the site of the last official battle of the U.S. Army in the war, and two shipwrecks 40 m down, off one of its islands, are of interest to divers. It is the only deep water port in the country, and one of the main centres of economic growth in Cambodia. Read more about Sihanoukville, Cambodia

    7 Sunday, January 22, 2023 At Sea
    8 Monday, January 23, 2023 Phu My, Viet Nam 6:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Phu My, Viet Nam

    The port of Phu My in the Mekong delta is a gateway to Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC; 2 h. NW) and the seaside resort of Vung Tau (40 min. SE). Ships dock at a commercial port, and tourists take a tour connection to HCMC or Vung Tau. Read more about Phu My, Viet Nam

    9 Tuesday, January 24, 2023 Nha Trang, Viet Nam 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nha Trang, Viet Nam

    Nha Trang is a coastal city and capital of Khánh Hòa province, Vietnam. It is possibly best known for its bay, one of the most beautiful in the world, and the excellent scuba diving. It is a popular destination for locals, international tourists and large numbers of backpackers. The setting is stunning, with towering mountains looming up behind the city and the sweeping beach stretching into the distance, the turquoise waters dotted with little islands. Read more about Nha Trang, Viet Nam

    10 Wednesday, January 25, 2023 At Sea
    11 Thursday, January 26, 2023 Da Nang, Viet Nam 7:00 AM 11:59 PM
    View of Da Nang, Viet Nam

    Da Nang, Vietnam's dominant port and 4th largest city, is located on the southerly curve of a vast well-protected bay on the South China Sea coast, midway between Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh City. The city has a strong industrial base, a traditional fishing industry, and growing tourism market. Stroll along the Han riverfront with its modern hotels, apartments and restaurants. Spectacular new bridges span the river, and in the north the landmark new D-City is rising from the flatlands. Read more about Da Nang, Viet Nam

    12 Friday, January 27, 2023 At Sea
    13 Saturday, January 28, 2023 Hong Gai, Viet Nam 8:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Hong Gai, Viet Nam

    Hong Gai – aka Halong, Hanoi – is a port city located about 160 km NE of Hanoi in Vietnam. The city lies mainly on Bai Tu Long Bay, a part of the beautiful Halong Bay. This huge bay is famous for its wonderful landscape of over 200 cliff islands covered with beautiful tropical vegetation and surrounded by the mysterious, beautiful, quiet waters of the bay. Over innumerable centuries the lapping waves at the bases of the cliffs have resulted in the many strangely shaped limestone inlets, striking caves and grottos. Read more about Hong Gai, Viet Nam

    14 Sunday, January 29, 2023 At Sea
    15 Monday, January 30, 2023 Hong Kong, Hong Kong 7:00 AM 9:00 PM
    View of Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    Hong Kong, situated on China's south coast and enclosed by the Pearl River Delta and the South China Sea, is a kaleidoscope of life, a sophisticated fusion of East and West, a city of diversity where new and old meet at every turn. Hong Kong offers a host of memorable tourist attractions within its compact area. Victoria Harbour and the Giant Buddha are among the most awe-inspiring. Then take the famous Escalator and the Tram to the Peak, the tallest point on the island, with some of the most expensive homes to be found anywhere. Read more about Hong Kong, Hong Kong

    16 Tuesday, January 31, 2023 At Sea
    17 Wednesday, February 1, 2023 At Sea
    18 Thursday, February 2, 2023 Shanghai, China 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Shanghai, China

    Shanghai, at the mouth of the Yangtze River on the mid-coast of mainland China, is the most populous city in the People's Republic. It is the largest centre of commerce and finance on mainland China, and the show-piece of the world's fastest-growing major economy. It is a major cruise port rivalling Hong Kong and Singapore, and the largest container port in the world. Check your visa requirements. Read more about Shanghai, China

    19 Friday, February 3, 2023 Shanghai, China 12:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Shanghai, China

    Shanghai, at the mouth of the Yangtze River on the mid-coast of mainland China, is the most populous city in the People's Republic. It is the largest centre of commerce and finance on mainland China, and the show-piece of the world's fastest-growing major economy. It is a major cruise port rivalling Hong Kong and Singapore, and the largest container port in the world. Check your visa requirements. Read more about Shanghai, China

    20 Saturday, February 4, 2023 At Sea
    21 Sunday, February 5, 2023 Kagoshima, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Kagoshima, Japan

    Kagoshima lies on the southern tip of the island of Kyushu in Japan. It is the picturesque capital of the Prefecture of the same name. Due to its active stratovolcano Sakurajima – Kagoshima's Vesuvius, seen east of the port – and its 'excitable' inhabitants, it is often compared to its Italian sister city, Naples. It also has a similar mild climate and palm-lined streets. Read more about Kagoshima, Japan

    22 Monday, February 6, 2023 Nagasaki, Japan 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nagasaki, Japan

    Nagasaki City, on the island of Kyushu in Japan, lies at the heart of Nagasaki-hanto Peninsula. As one of Japan's closest port cities to the Asian mainland, Nagasaki has played a prominent role in foreign trade relations for many centuries. This is a port city that developed up the steep slope of a mountain, while also stretching horizontally to hug the Nagasaki Gulf. For an excellent view of the city one should go to the top of Inasa. Read more about Nagasaki, Japan

    23 Tuesday, February 7, 2023 Busan, South Korea 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Busan, South Korea

    Busan (formerly Pusan), the second largest city and principal port of South Korea, is situated in the SE of the peninsula on the Korea Strait. The city has many steep hills, creating a delightful mix of mountains and ocean. While Busan was relatively untouched during the Korean War, the flood of refugees has shaped the city. Tourists often come to this region to hike and to visit the Buddhist Temples located deep within the region's mountains. Read more about Busan, South Korea

    24 Wednesday, February 8, 2023 Fukuoka, Japan 8:00 AM 11:00 PM
    View of Fukuoka, Japan

    Fukuoka, the capital of the Prefecture of the same name, is located on Kyushu Island in Japan, and spreads out around scenic Hakata Bay. It is an interesting city with its attractive coastlines, shrines and relics of the aborted Mongolian invasion. Surrounded by mountains and sea and an untouched natural environment, interestingly its attractions are contemporary rather than traditional, but they are still very much worth seeing. For example, the Kyushu National Museum with its fascinating modern facade reflecting its use of technology, also elevates the focus of history over art. Read more about Fukuoka, Japan

    25 Thursday, February 9, 2023 Scenic Cruising Kanm
    26 Friday, February 10, 2023 Himeji, Japan 6:00 AM 11:59 PM
    View of Himeji, Japan

    Himeji, population 535,000, is the second largest city of Hyogo Prefecture after Kobe. It lies on Honshu Island facing the Inland Sea of Japan. One of the local sites worth visiting is Mount Shosha, 30 minutes from the city by bus and ropeway. Its temple complexes spread over a forested mountain top. Read more about Himeji, Japan

    27 Saturday, February 11, 2023 Osaka, Japan 7:00 AM 4:00 PM
    View of Osaka, Japan

    Osaka, the heart of the Greater Osaka Area, is located at the mouth of the Yodo River on Osaka Bay, and is the third largest city in Japan. Historically it is also regarded as the commercial capital of Japan, as evidenced by its daytime population being over a million greater than its night time population. From above ground and underground shopping malls and specialised shopping complexes, to the unusual America Mura which offers both new and used clothing, as well as flea markets, and the Asia Pacific Trade Centre with its international wholesale market, shopping here truly is a fascinating experience. Read more about Osaka, Japan

    28 Sunday, February 12, 2023 Shimizu, Japan 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Shimizu, Japan

    Shimizu is located on the coast of Suruga Bay, 140km SW of Tokyo, on the island of Honshu, facing the Pacific Ocean. Shimizu-ku is actually a ward or sub-division of the city of Shiuoka. The Kakita River flows through the town. It is one of Japan's three most beautiful ports because of nearby Mt. Read more about Shimizu, Japan

    29 Monday, February 13, 2023 Yokohama, Japan 6:30 AM Disembark
    View of Yokohama, Japan

    Yokohama is located on the western coast of Tokyo Bay, less than half an hour's train journey directly south of Tokyo. It is the second largest city in Japan and one of the cities most visited by foreigners. Despite being devastated by bombings in WWII it remains a maritime city and retains an international flavour. Nissan and city of Yokohama have launched Japan’s first-ever car-sharing program with ultra-compact EVs (electric vehicles). Read more about Yokohama, Japan

  • Ship

    Westerdam Overview

    Westerdam

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    Taking her maiden voyage in 2004, the Westerdam can carry up to 1916 passengers with a 82,348 GT. Hallmarks of HAL include spacious staterooms and public areas, rich timber furnishings set with museum-quality paintings and antiques, discreet personal service, and artful itineraries that allow for overnights in key cities.

  • Inclusions

    Westerdam Inclusions

    • B.B. King's Blues Club
    • BBC Earth In Concert
    • Billboard Onboard
    • Lincoln Center Stage
  • Cabins

    Westerdam Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

    Inside on the Westerdam Inside on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    I, J, K, L, M, MM, N, Z

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, shower. Approximately 151-233 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens •Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerheads •5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

    Oceanview on the Westerdam Oceanview on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    C, D, DD, E, F, G, H, HH, Y

    Average Cabin Size – 15.6 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower. Approximately 174-180 sq. ft. Stateroom amenities include: •Luxurious beds featuring Sealy® Premium Euro-Top mattresses and finely woven cotton linens •Deluxe waffle weave and terry cloth bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerheads •5X magnifying make-up mirrors and salon-quality hair dryers •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

    Balcony

    Balcony

    Balcony on the Westerdam Balcony on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    VA, VB, VC, VD, VE, VF, VH, X

    Average Cabin Size – 18.4 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 5.0 m2

    2 lower beds convertible to 1 queen-size bed, bathtub or shower, sitting area, private verandah, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 212-359 sq. ft. including verandah. Stateroom amenities include: •Our signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed featuring plush Sealy Posturepedic® Euro-Top mattress and finely woven cotton linens •Luxurious bathrobes for use during your voyage •100% Egyptian cotton towels •Premium massage showerhead •5x magnifying lighted make-up mirror and salon-quality hair dryer •Fragrant soaps, lotions, shampoo and other bath amenities from Elemis Aromapure •Complimentary fresh fruit on request •Elegant ice bucket and serving tray for in-stateroom beverages •Flat-panel TV and DVD player •Ice service, shoeshine service and nightly turndown service

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Westerdam Suite on the Westerdam

    Cabin Types

    PS, SA, SB, SC, SS, SY, SZ, W

    Average Cabin Size – 39.5 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 13.5 m2

    Bedroom with 1 king-size bed, oversize whirlpool bath & shower & additional shower stall, living room, dining room, dressing room, private verandah with whirlpool, pantry, 1 sofa bed for 2 persons, microwave, refrigerator, guest toilet, private stereo system, floor-to-ceiling windows. Approximately 1,150 sq. ft. with verandah Include all the suite amenities, plus: •Neptune Lounge: A very special amenity exclusively for guests cruising in a Deluxe Verandah Suite or Penthouse Verandah Suite, the industry-leading Neptune Lounge features a private place to relax, socialize with other suite guests and enjoy the personalized service of a concierge. The fleet-wide lounges provide worktables, large screen television, library, sofas and chairs, refreshments throughout the day and wi-fi for a small charge. One-Touch 24-hour Concierge Service is available when the Neptune Lounge is closed

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Westerdam

    Legend

    • Connecting rooms
    • Fully obstructed view
    • Partial sea view
    • Quad (two lower beds, one sofa bed, one upper)
    • Shower only
    • Single sink vanity
    • Staterooms have solid steel verandah railings (instead of clear Plexiglass railing)
    • Triple (two lower beds, one sofa bed)
    • Two lowers beds (convert to queen size bed)
    • Wheelchair accessible staterooms
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