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Extreme Asia & Africa

Ship: Insignia  
Departure: Saturday, April 16, 2022
Nights: 35 nights
Returns: Cape Town
One Way Trip
One
way trip
Duration
35
Nights
Days at Sea
15
Sea Days
Ports
17
Ports
Countries Visted
12
Countries
  • Itinerary

    Extreme Asia & Africa

    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 Saturday, April 16, 2022 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand Embark 5:00 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

    2 Sunday, April 17, 2022 Ko Samui, Thailand 10:00 AM 6:00 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

    3 Monday, April 18, 2022 At Sea
    4 Tuesday, April 19, 2022 Singapore, Singapore 9:00 AM 9:00 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

    5 Wednesday, April 20, 2022 At Sea
    6 Thursday, April 21, 2022 Phuket, Thailand 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Phuket, Thailand

    Phuket is the main town in the SE of an island of the same name, in the south of Thailand. This destination provides perfect silky-soft beaches, together with superb hospitality. With spectacular scenery and warm blue waters, it is not surprising that it is Asia's most popular beach destination. A range of fantastic day trips are of offer that include rafting, trekking, riding an elephant in Khao Lak, snorkelling at Coral Island, sea kayaking or canoeing in Phang Nga Bay, or taking a Jungle Safari in Khao Sok National Park where you get to ride elephants through the jungle - to name but a few. Read more about Phuket, Thailand

    7 Friday, April 22, 2022 At Sea
    8 Saturday, April 23, 2022 Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar 8:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

    Yangon, aka Rangoon, is Myanmar’s largest city and most important commercial centre. It is regarded as the Garden City of the East, and is also famous for its entirely unfamiliar cuisine. Interestingly, due to its international isolation over the last five decades, Yangon has been left not only with its unmistakably colonial style buildings - downtown is a warren of historic streets concealing some of the best British colonial-era architecture - but also an enduring colonial charm and that has all but disappeared elsewhere. Then there’s the Museum that is home to priceless rubies, sapphires, jade and the world's largest pearl that was discovered in 2001. Read more about Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

    9 Sunday, April 24, 2022 Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

    Yangon, aka Rangoon, is Myanmar’s largest city and most important commercial centre. It is regarded as the Garden City of the East, and is also famous for its entirely unfamiliar cuisine. Interestingly, due to its international isolation over the last five decades, Yangon has been left not only with its unmistakably colonial style buildings - downtown is a warren of historic streets concealing some of the best British colonial-era architecture - but also an enduring colonial charm and that has all but disappeared elsewhere. Then there’s the Museum that is home to priceless rubies, sapphires, jade and the world's largest pearl that was discovered in 2001. Read more about Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

    10 Monday, April 25, 2022 Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar 12:00 AM 3:00 PM
    View of Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

    Yangon, aka Rangoon, is Myanmar’s largest city and most important commercial centre. It is regarded as the Garden City of the East, and is also famous for its entirely unfamiliar cuisine. Interestingly, due to its international isolation over the last five decades, Yangon has been left not only with its unmistakably colonial style buildings - downtown is a warren of historic streets concealing some of the best British colonial-era architecture - but also an enduring colonial charm and that has all but disappeared elsewhere. Then there’s the Museum that is home to priceless rubies, sapphires, jade and the world's largest pearl that was discovered in 2001. Read more about Yangon (Rangoon), Myanmar

    11 Tuesday, April 26, 2022 At Sea
    12 Wednesday, April 27, 2022 At Sea
    13 Thursday, April 28, 2022 At Sea
    14 Friday, April 29, 2022 Cochin, India 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Cochin, India

    Cochin, which now takes in much of the region adjoining the original town, is a vibrant city on the SW coast of India. It is flanked by the Western Ghats on the east and the Arabian Sea on the west and it enjoys a moderate equatorial climate. It is a blend of modern India, while the old quarter maintains a colonial 'feel'. Successive waves of migration over several centuries of people from all parts of Kerala and most of India has resulted in all being rather more cosmopolitan in outlook. Read more about Cochin, India

    15 Saturday, April 30, 2022 New Mangalore, Indonesia 8:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of New Mangalore, Indonesia

    New Mangalore is the chief port for Mangalore (formerly Bangalore), on the Arabian Sea of India's west coast. Here a very popular venue for visitors is Panambur Beach that offers jet ski rides, camel rides, boating, dolphin viewing, and food stalls serving ice-cream and natural fruit syrups. Importantly, there are trained beach life-guards and patrol vehicles for safety and security. Most visitors to Mangalore search out its numerous temples that date back to 1068, with their delightful architecture and detailed carvings. Read more about New Mangalore, Indonesia

    16 Sunday, May 1, 2022 At Sea
    17 Monday, May 2, 2022 Male, Maldives 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Male, Maldives

    Male, pronounced Mah-lay, is the capital of the island nation the Republic of the Maldives. This is the smallest country of Asia. The delightful skyline of candy-coloured skyscrapers and historic sites indicate that Male is both a city and an island. The city centre is located at the southern rim of North Male Atoll. Read more about Male, Maldives

    18 Tuesday, May 3, 2022 At Sea
    19 Wednesday, May 4, 2022 At Sea
    20 Thursday, May 5, 2022 Mahe Island, Seychelles 3:00 PM 12:00 AM
    View of Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Mahe is the largest and most important island of the Seychelles archipelago. While this spectacular island is only 27 km long it is dominated by a mountain range with its tallest peak Morne Seychellois, at 930 m in height, being central to a wonderful national park. There are also some delightful marine national parks off the island. The capital city of Victoria is small enough that it does not take too long to walk around, and this is the best way to see the city and to get a feel of the place and its people, who are often called the ‘friendliest people in the world’. Read more about Mahe Island, Seychelles

    21 Friday, May 6, 2022 Mahe Island, Seychelles 12:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Mahe is the largest and most important island of the Seychelles archipelago. While this spectacular island is only 27 km long it is dominated by a mountain range with its tallest peak Morne Seychellois, at 930 m in height, being central to a wonderful national park. There are also some delightful marine national parks off the island. The capital city of Victoria is small enough that it does not take too long to walk around, and this is the best way to see the city and to get a feel of the place and its people, who are often called the ‘friendliest people in the world’. Read more about Mahe Island, Seychelles

    22 Saturday, May 7, 2022 Mahe Island, Seychelles 12:00 AM 4:00 AM
    View of Mahe Island, Seychelles

    Mahe is the largest and most important island of the Seychelles archipelago. While this spectacular island is only 27 km long it is dominated by a mountain range with its tallest peak Morne Seychellois, at 930 m in height, being central to a wonderful national park. There are also some delightful marine national parks off the island. The capital city of Victoria is small enough that it does not take too long to walk around, and this is the best way to see the city and to get a feel of the place and its people, who are often called the ‘friendliest people in the world’. Read more about Mahe Island, Seychelles

    23 Saturday, May 7, 2022 La Digue, Seychelles 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of La Digue, Seychelles

    La Digue is the third largest inhabited island of the Seychelles, lying east of Praslin and west of Felicite Island. La Digue also boasts the friendliest people and most tranquil, serene and relaxing atmosphere in Seychelles. Where cars are shunned in favour of bicycles and ox-carts, the pace of life is necessarily slower. Today, tourism is the island’s mainstay as it offers wide deserted beaches, such as Anse Source d’Argent and Grand Anse, which are perfect for long walks, safe swimming, snorkelling and fishing. Read more about La Digue, Seychelles

    24 Monday, May 9, 2022 At Sea
    25 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 At Sea
    26 Tuesday, May 10, 2022 Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of 7:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of

    The capital of Zanzibar (which can refer to the island Unguja, as well as the whole Archipelago) is Zanzibar City. Zanzibar is a semi-autonomous region of the United Republic of Tanzania. Zanzibar Archipelago is on the Swahili Coast of the Indian Ocean. Since the time of the ancient Assyrians, Zanzibar has traded with countries bordering the Indian Ocean. Read more about Zanzibar, Tanzania, United Republic of

    27 Thursday, May 12, 2022 At Sea
    28 Thursday, May 12, 2022 Nosy Be, Madagascar 10:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Nosy Be, Madagascar

    Nosy Be (‘Big Island’: Malagasy), an island off the NW coast of Madagascar, is its largest port and Madagascar’s most popular beach-resort. Though Nosy Be’s inclination is towards mass tourism, it is still a largely peaceful place with sugar cane plantations, rum distilleries, ylang ylang bushes, and lounging lemurs. This still beautiful island offers some amazing snorkelling and diving opportunities as well as primary forests with great wildlife. Additionally, this volcanic island, though it has not erupted in recorded history, is home to 11 volcanic crater lakes that are great for both spearfishing and taking a ride on an aqua-jet. Read more about Nosy Be, Madagascar

    29 Friday, May 13, 2022 Mayreau, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Mayreau, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    Mayreau is the smallest inhabited island of the Grenadines, in the far SE of the Caribbean Sea. It has a population of about 300, centred at the Old Wall village, with its small school, a telecommunications building, and the Mayreau Catholic Church located on a hilltop in the SW of the island. With its picture-postcard beaches, it truly is a secret treasure of peace and tranquillity. Imagine calm waters and powder white sand, vendors selling souvenirs and drinks, the Bay Club restaurant and bar with great food and cocktails, and you have it all at Saltwhistle Bay - just one of the many beaches. Read more about Mayreau, Saint Vincent and the Grenadines

    30 Sunday, May 15, 2022 At Sea
    31 Monday, May 16, 2022 At Sea
    32 Monday, May 16, 2022 Maputo, Mozambique 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Maputo, Mozambique

    Maputo, a port city on the Indian Ocean, is the capital and largest city of Mozambique. The centre of many cultures - the Bantu and Portuguese cultures dominate, but the influence of Arab, Indian, and Chinese cultures is also felt - it is often referred to as ‘The Land of Smiles’. It has some beautiful beaches such as Catembe and Ponta d'Ouro, and is also home to a plethora of landmarks. During its five centuries of colonisation the city has gained priceless wonders of Portuguese architecture. Read more about Maputo, Mozambique

    33 Tuesday, May 17, 2022 Richards Bay, South Africa 9:00 AM 6:00 PM
    View of Richards Bay, South Africa

    Richards Bay is a city encompassing one of South Africa's largest harbours, a 30 square kilometre lagoon of the Mhlatuze River, on the northern coast of KwaZulu-Natal. The deep water harbour has the largest coal export facility in the world as well as large-scale mineral and chemical exports. Tourism is a major industry, with the ocean beach a very popular kite-surfing destination, and a multitude of first class game reserves are within several hours' drive from Richards Bay. Interestingly, the transformation of Richards Bay into the country’s largest harbour and the world’s largest coal terminal only happened in 1976. Read more about Richards Bay, South Africa

    34 Thursday, May 19, 2022 At Sea
    35 Thursday, May 19, 2022 Mossel Bay, South Africa 8:00 AM 5:00 PM
    View of Mossel Bay, South Africa

    Mossel Bay is a small harbour town situated on the Southern Cape, or Garden Route, of South Africa. It has, over the years, developed into a town of unhurried hospitality, complementing the natural beauty and rich cultural history of the area. It was here that the first modern Europeans set foot on southern African shores, so most visitors visit the Da Gama Museum Complex - in the town centre - where this event is commemorated. Mossel Bay’s delightful beaches washed by the warm waters of the Indian Ocean, together with 300 days of sunshine in a year, make it a great attraction. Read more about Mossel Bay, South Africa

    36 Friday, May 20, 2022 Cape Town, South Africa 10:00 AM 12:00 AM
    View of Cape Town, South Africa

    Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was the first European settlement in South Africa, and today is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and secluded coves encircle the majestic might of Table Mountain, a World Heritage Site and home to some 8,500 species of flowers. Be sure to get to the top of the mountain by taking the Table Mountain Cableway and absorb the fascinating views. Robben Island and the District Six Museum are must-visits for anyone interested in South Africa's period of apartheid, which came to an end in 1990. Read more about Cape Town, South Africa

    37 Saturday, May 21, 2022 Cape Town, South Africa 8:00 AM Disembark
    View of Cape Town, South Africa

    Located on the shore of Table Bay, Cape Town was the first European settlement in South Africa, and today is one of the most multicultural cities in the world. Pristine beaches, sheltered bays and secluded coves encircle the majestic might of Table Mountain, a World Heritage Site and home to some 8,500 species of flowers. Be sure to get to the top of the mountain by taking the Table Mountain Cableway and absorb the fascinating views. Robben Island and the District Six Museum are must-visits for anyone interested in South Africa's period of apartheid, which came to an end in 1990. Read more about Cape Town, South Africa

  • Ship

    Insignia Overview

    Insignia

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    Newly refurbished in 2019, the 30,277 GT Insignia carries just 688 passengers. This is a ‘small ship’ boasting many big-ship features. Dress is informal in a luxurious setting, with an accent on personalised service and five-star cuisine.

  • Cabins

    Insignia Cabins

    Inside

    Inside

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    Cabin Types

    F, G

    Average Cabin Size – 14.9 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 160 sq. ft. / 14 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Oceanview

    Oceanview

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    Cabin Types

    C1, C2, D, E

    Average Cabin Size – 14.8 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 0 m2

    Size: 165 sq. ft. / 15 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Bulgari amenities. Twice daily maid service. Belgian chocolates with turndown service. Complimentary 24-hour room service. Flat-screen television with DVD player and extensive media library. Wireless Internet access and cellular service. Writing desk and stationery. Plush cotton towels, robes and slippers. Handheld hair dryer. Security safe. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Balcony

    Balcony

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    Cabin Types

    A1, A2, A3, B1, B2

    Average Cabin Size – 16.1 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 4.0 m2

    Size: 216 sq. ft. / 20 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar. Free still and sparkling Vero Water. 24-hour Butler service in all suites. Bulgari amenities. Free room service menu 24 hours a day. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Wireless Internet access. Expanded lunch and dinner room service menu from the Grand Dining Room. Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom. Priority Noon ship embarkation. Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board (limited availability). Complimentary Oceania Cruises logo tote bag. Cashmere lap blankets, perfect for relaxing on your veranda. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). Complimentary shoe shine service. All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

    Suite

    Suite

    Suite on the Insignia Suite on the Insignia

    Cabin Types

    OS, VS, PH1, PH2, PH3

    Average Cabin Size – 36.0 m2

    Average Balcony Size – 14.6 m2

    Size: 1,000 sq. ft. / 92 sq. mt. Features: Ultra Tranquility Bed, an Oceania Cruises exclusive. Free and unlimited soft drinks replenished daily in your refrigerated mini-bar. Free still and sparkling Vero Water. 24-hour Butler service in all suites. Bulgari amenities. Free room service menu 24 hours a day. Signature Belgian chocolates with nightly turndown service. Wireless Internet access. Free laundry service – up to 3 bags per stateroom (restrictions apply). Priority 11am ship embarkation with priority luggage delivery. 24 hour Butler Service. Complimentary in-suite bar setup with 6 full-size bottles of your choice of premium spirits and wines from our suite beverage menu (certain limitations apply). Complimentary welcome bottle of Champagne. Fresh fruit basket replenished daily. Priority online specialty restaurant reservations. Unlimited access to the Aquamar Spa Terrace. iPad® upon request for your enjoyment on board. Bulgari gift set and variety of amenities. Choice of daily printed newspaper. Cashmere lap blankets. Choice of pillow from a luxurious selection. Complimentary shoe shine service. Complimentary pressing of garments upon embarkation (certain limitations apply). All Suites and Staterooms are Smoke-Free.

  • Deck Plans

    Deck Plans for Insignia

    Legend

    • Connecting Staterooms
    • Elevator
    • Launderette
    • Obstructed Views
    • Quad with Pullman
    • Quad with Sofabed
    • Restrooms
    • Triple with Pullman
    • Triple with Sofabed
    • Wheelchair Accessible
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    Extreme Asia & Africa

    Cruiseline: Oceania Cruises Ship: Insignia Departure: Saturday, April 16, 2022 Nights: 35 nights Departs: Bangkok (Laem Chabang) Returns: Cape Town

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