Nine unique 14-day itineraries offer exciting
combinations of different countries; two longer 28- and
53-day Legendary Voyages showcase deep culture and history of
SEATTLE, June 6, 2023
/PRNewswire/ -- For Holland America Line's 2024-2025 Asia season, the cruise line is set to
explore the Far East with departures from Hong Kong, China; Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan; and Singapore to some of the most exciting cities
across 10 countries, with a strong focus on Japan.
Departures from Hong Kong, China; Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan; and Singapore to cities across 10 countrie
Noordam will sail a series of nine different 14-day itineraries
that travel around Cambodia,
Indonesia, Japan, the
Philippines, South Korea,
Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam. The cruises showcase the diversity of
the countries while celebrating their unique histories. Late
departures and overnight ports allow extra time for sampling the
nightlife, cuisine and culture of the region.
"The demand for Asia remains
strong as cruisers seek experiences to exotic and
off-the-beaten-path locales that give them unique travel moments,"
said Beth Bodensteiner, Holland
America Line's chief commercial officer. "By offering three
departure cities we're able to diversify our itineraries and
showcase an incredibly robust season. With 24 ports in Japan alone and two dozen more spread among
several countries, our guests are in for an immersive Asia adventure."
Westerdam also heads to Asia on
a new 53-day "Majestic Japan" Legendary Voyage roundtrip from
Seattle. Travelers can visit the
Far East with a convenient North American flight, easy embarkation
and jetlag-free journey spanning several time zones.
Longer Legendary Voyages on Two Ships
- LEGENDARY VOYAGE: New 53- or 52-Day "Majestic
Japan" aboard Westerdam departing
Sept. 1 or 2, 2024, either roundtrip
Seattle, Washington, or between
Vancouver, Canada, and
Seattle. Featuring 21 total ports,
13 calls throughout Japan and
overnights at Yokohama
(Tokyo) and Kobe, Japan, and Honolulu, Hawaii.
- LEGENDARY VOYAGE: New 28-Day "Coral Triangle, Volcanoes
and The Great Barrier Reef" departing Jan.
5, 2025, roundtrip from Singapore aboard Noordam that explores 10
ports in five countries, including Indonesia and the
Philippines, with scenic cruising in the famed Great Barrier
Reef, Torres Strait, and past the
Kumba and Krakatau volcanoes.
Highlights of the 2024-2025 Asia Season
- Noordam explores Asia from
September 2024 through April 2025.
- Overnight calls include Yokohama (Tokyo) and Kobe (Osaka);
Laem Chabang (Bangkok),
Thailand; and Da Nang, Vietnam.
- The cruises visit a combined 49 ports in the region, including
24 in Japan.
- "North Pacific Crossing" between Vancouver and Yokohama:
- 13 days, departing Sept. 29,
2024, Vancouver to
Yokohama, including calls at
Sitka and Kodiak, Alaska, and Kushiro, Japan.
- 15 days, departing April 27,
2025, Yokohama to
Vancouver, including Kushiro, and
Alaska's Kodiak, Juneau, Ketchikan and Glacier Bay.
- "Circle Japan" — 14 days, roundtrip from Yokohama. Three itineraries:
- Osaka (Kobe), Kochi, Fukuoka, Sakaiminato, Niigata, Aomori, Otaru
(Sapporo) and Hakodate, all in
Japan, as well as Sokcho,
- Kochi, Kagoshima, Nagasaki, Kanazawa, Niigate, Otaru, Aomori and
Hakodate, all in Japan, as well as
Busan (Pusan), South
- Shimizu, Kobe, Kochi,
Hiroshima, Sakaiminato, Tsuruga,
Toyama, Akita, Hakodate and Miyako, all in Japan; as well as Sokcho.
- "Japan, Taiwan and the
Philippines" — 14 days, between Yokohama and Singapore. Calls at Osaka (overnight), Naha and Ishigaki, Japan; Keelung (Taipei) and Kaohsiung, Taiwan; and Manila, Boracay and Puerto Princesa, Philippines.
- "Far East Discovery" — 14 days, between Hong Kong and Singapore. Calls at Halong Bay, Da Nang (Hue), Nha
Trang and Phu My, Vietnam;
Sihanoukville, Cambodia; and Laem
Chabang (Bangkok, overnight) and
Nathon (Koh Samui), Thailand.
- "Far East Discovery Holiday" — 14 days, roundtrip from
Singapore. Thailand: Nathon (Koh Samui) and Laem Chabang
(Bangkok, overnight). Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh
City, Nha Trang, Phu My,
Halong Bay and Da Nang
- "Indonesian Discovery" — 14 days, roundtrip from Singapore. All calls are in Indonesia and include Probolinggo and
Semarang, Java; Celukan Bawang and Benoa (Denpasar), Bali; Komodo Island; Lembar, Lombok; and
Tanjung Priok, Jakarta. Scenic
cruising by the active Krakatau Volcano.
- "Japan and Taiwan" — 14 days, roundtrip from Yokohama. Japan: Amami (Naze), Naha, Ishigaki Island, Nagasaki, Abruatsu, Kochi and Kobe. Taiwan:
Hualien and Keelung (Taipei).
- "Japan and South Korea
Discovery" — 14 days, roundtrip from Yokohama. Japan: Kobe (overnight), Kochi, Hiroshima, Nagasaki and Kagoshima. South
Korea: Sokocho, Busan, Jeju
City (Cheju) and Incheon (Seoul).
Book Back-to-Back Cruises with a Collectors'
Ranging from 27 to 42 days, Asia Collectors' Voyages
are perfect for avid explorers seeking a more extensive cruise
experience. The voyages combine back-to-back, nonrepeating
itineraries and represent the best per-day value for guests.
Legendary Voyages Linger Longer
Holland America Line's extended Legendary
Voyages range from 25 to 59 days and combine the ceremony of a
Grand Voyage with itineraries that feature a comprehensive
collection of ports that enrich the experience in each destination.
Most of Holland America Line's Legendary Voyages sail roundtrip or
to/from a North American homeport, allowing travelers to see the
world from their doorstep with a convenient domestic flight and
Have It All Booking Bonus
For a limited time, when
guests book select 2024-25 Asia
cruises with the Have It All premium package, the standard package
amenities of shore excursions, specialty dining, a Signature
Beverage Package and Surf Wi-Fi are included — plus the added perk
of free prepaid Crew Appreciation, along with free upgrades to the
Elite Beverage Package and Premium Wi-Fi. Terms and conditions
apply. Visit hollandamerica.com for full details.
Beginning fares for 2024-25 Asia cruises range from $1,699 to $10,999
per person, double occupancy, depending on length. Taxes, fees and
port expenses are additional.
For more information about Holland America Line, consult a
travel advisor, call 1-877-SAIL HAL (877-724-5425) or visit
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About Holland America Line
Holland America Line, part of Carnival Corporation and
plc (NYSE/LSE:CCL and NYSE:CUK), has been exploring the world for
150 years with expertly crafted itineraries, extraordinary service
and genuine connections to each destination. Offering an ideal
mid-sized ship experience, its fleet visits nearly 400 ports in 114
countries around the world and has shared the thrill of
Alaska for 75 years — longer than
any other cruise line. Holland America
Line's 11 vessels feature a diverse range of enriching
activities and amenities focused on destination immersion and
personalized travel. The best live music at sea fills each evening
at Music Walk, and dining venues feature exclusive selections from
a Culinary Council of world-famous chefs.
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