China Explorer

China

What's included

Outside from: $3595*
Suite from: $5279*
Balcony from: $3595*
Inside from: $2334*
*Indicative pricing only.
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Itinerary

  • Day 1 - Yokohama, Japan A small fishing village until the arrival of Commodore Perry in 1853, today Yokohama is Japan's largest city. Stroll among the gardens, shrines and temples of Kamakura, the Shogun capital from AD 1192 – 1333; visit Hakone National Park for spectacular views of Mt. Fuji; and shop in Tokyo's legendary Ginza shopping district--virtually unequalled for glitz, glamour and good deals. Sample shore excursions: Meiji Shrine & Japanese Cultural Experience; Old Town Tokyo; Yokohama by Night.
  • Day 2 - Shimizu A thriving harbor town for centuries, Shimizu is best known for its incredible scenic beauty. Take an excursion to Miho no Matsubara and enjoy stunning views of Mount Fuji and expansive black sand beaches; stroll through the graceful gardens and unique art installations of Tokachi Millennium Forest; and visit Kongofukuji Temple, first built by Kobo-daishi in 822 and rebuilt from 1662.
  • Day 3 - Kobe This cosmopolitan port city is known for more than just its world-famous Kobe beef. Discover the boutiques and markets of the Motomashi and Kokashita districts, explore the Fashion Museum or venture out to the Akashi Kaikyo Bridge-the longest suspension bridge in the world. In the Kitano district, tour stately injikan, western-style Victorian and Gothic homes, or enjoy a glass of sake from one of Kobe's famed wineries.
  • Day 4 - At Sea
  • Day 5 - Sasebo, Japan
  • Day 6 - At Sea
  • Day 7 - Dalian A key northern port, Dalian is small by Chinese standards, numbering only about five million people, but it's big on beaches, seafood, apples and exquisite glassware in every conceivable shape and color. Sample shore excursions: Dalian Half-day Tour; Dalian Full-day Tour.
  • Day 8 - At Sea
  • Day 9 - Shanghai Neon pulses, soaring skyscrapers pierce the sky, construction never stops in Shanghai's race to modernity. Still, you can feel the city's silk past in the peaceful Yu Gardens, its history as a financial powerhouse in the international banks along The Bund.
  • Day 10 - Shanghai Neon pulses, soaring skyscrapers pierce the sky, construction never stops in Shanghai's race to modernity. Still, you can feel the city's silk past in the peaceful Yu Gardens, its history as a financial powerhouse in the international banks along The Bund.
  • Day 11 - Shanghai Neon pulses, soaring skyscrapers pierce the sky, construction never stops in Shanghai's race to modernity. Still, you can feel the city's silk past in the peaceful Yu Gardens, its history as a financial powerhouse in the international banks along The Bund.
  • Day 12 - At Sea
  • Day 13 - Xiamen
  • Day 14 - Hong Kong Can any city in the world top Hong Kong's phenomenal energy? Judge for yourself as you ride the tram to the top of Victoria Peak, join the surge into countless markets and watch the hardworking world of Aberdeen's fishing junks. Sample shore excursions: Morning Tai Chi & Cooking Tour; Hong Kong Island City Sightseeing; Explore Lantau Island & Monastery.
  • Day 15 - Hong Kong Can any city in the world top Hong Kong's phenomenal energy? Judge for yourself as you ride the tram to the top of Victoria Peak, join the surge into countless markets and watch the hardworking world of Aberdeen's fishing junks. Sample shore excursions: Morning Tai Chi & Cooking Tour; Hong Kong Island City Sightseeing; Explore Lantau Island & Monastery.
** Itinerary may vary by sailing date.

Onboard experience

Named for the Northern compass point, Noordam features museum-quality art—from 19th oils to contemporary photographs of music greats Dizzy Gillespie and B.B. King. Guests onboard can enjoy cooking shows and hands-on workshops in partnership with America’s Test Kitchen. Explore the world’s wonders through BBC Earth Experiences. Take yoga or Pilates in our Fitness Center. Savor the sounds of Music Walk™ and the delights of our specialty restaurants.

Facilities

Recreational: Outdoor Pool, Club HAL, The Loft
Entertainment: Night Club, Neptune Lounge, Crow's Nest, Photo Gallery, Explorers Lounge, Queen's Show Lounge
Food and Drink: Pinnacle Grill, Lido Bar, Lounge Bar, The Verandah, Explorations Cafe, Piano Bar, Lido Casual Restaurant, Sports Bar, Vista Dining Room, Terrace Grill, Sports Bar
Other: Art Gallery, Shops, Shopping Gallery, Shore Excursion Office, Concierge, Atrium, Culinary Arts Center, Future Cruise Sales
Relaxation: Hydro Massage Pool, Whirlpool, Spa, Greenhouse Spa & Salon, Thermal Suite, Lido Pool

Deck layout

Lido
Lower Promenade
Main
Navigation
Observation
Promenade
Rotterdam
Sports
Upper Promenade
Upper Verandah
Verandah

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