Number of participants: 2 – 14 people
Intended Travel date: 20th Feb – 15th Mar 2019
Cruise line: Holland America Westerdam

Names of Shore ExcursionsTime TablePrice per paxExpecting Group
Explore Qingdao (Full day)20 Feb$1245-9
Nagasaki History (5.0 hours)25 Feb$1358
Exploring Jeju Island (Full Day)26 Feb$10510
Discover Seoul (Full Day)27 Feb$10510
Hakata Highlights (6.0 hours)6 Mar$14410
Busan History and World Heritage7 Mar$1158
Ryukyu Dynasty History (7.0 hours)9 Mar$15810
Ishigaki Island (6.0 hours)10 Mar$15510
Hualien – Taroko Gorge National Park (6.5 hours)11 Mar$9810
Taipei Highlights (6.5 hours)12 Mar$10910
Kaohsiung Highlights (7.0 hours)13 Mar$9010
Manila Day Tour (6 – 7 hours)15 Mar$708

Holland America Westerdam Cruise Excursions

Holland America Westerdam Cruise Itinerary Detail

Qingdao, China (20th Feb 0800-2300)

Program: Explore Qingdao (Full day)

Your tour begins with pickup from Qingdao Cruise Terminal by your guide and driver, who’ll transfer you to Flower Stone Floor. Next, you will go to Xiao Qingdao Island, which is famous for its unspoiled natural scenery, which includes steep rocky outcrops, and a variety of trees, such as cherries, pomegranates, and hibiscus. Then you will Little Fish Hill Park, along the hill, there is a hexagonal pavilion with green glazed tiles, Bibo Pavilion, providing a general view of the benign and smiling Huiquan Bay. Then you will have a short visit to Tsingtao Beer Museum, which celebrates the namesake brewery. Learn about the long history, achievements and recognition of Tsingtao beer, which was founded by Germans in 1903. Head to Zhanqiao Pier. It is a landmark of the city. At last, the tour will end at Badaguan, which is a collection of large villas, built in the architectural style of numerous countries. After the tour, return to the port for your cruise departure.
Inclusions

  • Qingdao Port pick-up & drop-off
  • English-speaking guide
  • Private vehicle with driver based on the group size
  • Transportation tax, tolls, parking fees
  • Entrance fee for all of the sightseeing spots listed on the itinerary

Exclusions

  • China visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Lunch (optional US$8 ~10 per person, with the assistance of local guide)
  • Cable car (US$15 for one way and US$23 for two-way)
  • Tips to the guide and driver
  • Any other items that not indicated in the itinerary
  • Other personal expenses

Nagasaki, Japan (25th Feb 0800-1700)

Program: Nagasaki History (5.0 hours)

12:00 Ship arrival
13:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Visit Peace Memorial Park
Visit Atomic Bomb Museum and Ground-zero (Hypocenter)
Visit Dejima
Visit Glover Garden
Lunch en route (on clients’ own account)
18:00 Return at port
20:00 Ship departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Atomic Bomb Museum, Dejima, Glover Garden

Exclusions

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Jeju, South Korea (26th Feb 0800-1500)

Program: Exploring Jeju Island (6.0 hours)

08:00 Arrival at port and meet the tour guide at port terminal,
08:30 Departure Jeju port
09:00 Manjang Lava Tube
10:00 Seopji Koji
11:00 Seongeuop folk Village
12:00 Lunch time
13:00 Head to Mystery Road
14:00 Transfer back to the port
15:00 Ship Departure Jeju port
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • All entrance fee & permits
  • 01 bottle of water per person per day

Exclusions

  • Lunch (Add $10-$20)
  • Tips to the guide and driver
  • Everything in this itinerary especially price could be changed base on local condition
  • Other Service

Note: The price is not applied for Korean Holiday

Incheon, South Korea (27th Feb 0900-2300)

Program: Discover Seoul (Full Day)

9:00 Ship arrival
10:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach
Visit Gyeongbokgung
Visit National Folk Museum
Explore Insadong
Visit Gwanghwamun Square
Lunch en route (on clients’ own account)
18:00 Return to port
23:00 Ship departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • All entrance fee & permits
  • 01 bottle of water per person per day

Exclusions

  • Lunch (Add $10-$20)
  • Tips to the guide and driver
  • Everything in this itinerary especially price could be changed base on local condition
  • Other Service

Note: The price is not applied for Korean Holiday.

Fukuoka, Japan (6th Mar 0800-1800)

Program: Hakata Highlights (6.0 hours)

08:00 Ship arrival
10:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach
Visit Kushida-jinja Shrine
Visit Machiya Museum
Visit Fukuoka Castle
Visit Ohori Koen / Japanese Garden
Visit Fukuoka Tower
16:00 Return to port
18:00 Ship departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Machiya Museum, Ohori Koen, Fukuoka Tower

Exclusions

  • Meals & Drink
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Busan, South Korea (7th Mar 0800-1700)

Program: Busan – The Land of History and World Heritage (7.5 hours)

08:00 Arrival at port and meet the tour guide at port terminal
08:30 Departure Busan port
09:00 Gamcheon Culture Village
10:30 Busan Modern History Museum
11:30 Jagalchi Market
12:30 Lunch time
13:30 Haedong Yonggungsa Temple
14:30 Busan Cinema Center
15:30 Yongdusan Park
16:00 Transfer back to the port
17:00 Ship Departure Busan port
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • All entrance fee & permits
  • 01 bottle of water per person per day

Exclusions

  • Lunch (Add $10-$20)
  • Tips to the guide and driver
  • Everything in this itinerary especially price could be changed base on local condition
  • Other Service

Note: The price is not applied for Korean Holiday.

Naha, Japan (9th Mar 0700-1700)

Program: Ryukyu Dynasty History (7.0 hours)

7:00 Ship arrival
8:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Visit Syuri Castle
Visit Tama-udun Royal Mausoleum
Stroll Kinjo-cho stone pavement
Visit Shikinaen (Ryukyu-garden)
Stroll Tsuboya pottery street & International street (for shopping)
15:00 Return at port
17:00 Ship departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Syuri Castle, Tama udun, Shikinaen

Exclusions

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Ishigaki, Japan (10th Mar 0900-1800)

Program: Ishigaki Island (6.0 hours)

9:00 Ship arrival
10:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Visit Tojin Tomb & Torinji Temple
Visit Mineya Workshop & Ishigaki Yaima Village
Drive through Nagura Bay
Visit Kabira Bay (Glass-bottom boat available on clients account)
Visit Yonekoyaki Pottery studio & Tamatori-saki Observation Deck
16:00 Return at port
18:00 Ship departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • Chartered car/coach including high-way and parking fee
  • Entrance fee: Ishigaki Yaima Village

Exclusions

  • Meals & Drinks
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Hualien, Taiwan (11th Mar 0800-1700)

Program: Hualien – Taroko Gorge National Park (6.5 hours)

09:00 Cruise arrival, pick up from Hualien Harbor
09:30 Transfer to Taroko
10:30 Visit to Taroko Gorge National Park
13:30 Return to Hualien Harbor
14:30 Arrive Hualien harbor
17:00 Cruise departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • All transfers with air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Admission fee as above mentioned
  • Insurance

Exclusions

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Keelung, Taiwan (12th Mar 0800-1700)

Program: Taipei Highlights (6.5 hours)

08:00 Cruise arrival, pick up from Kaohsiung Harbor transfer to Taipei City
09:00 Visit to National Palace Museum
The Grand Hotel Taipei (outside building)
Bao-An Temple
Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall
Taipei 101 Building (NOT incl. observatory ticket)
16:00 Transfer back to Kaohsiung harbor
16:30 Arrive in Kaohsiung harbor
17:00 Cruise Departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • All transfers with air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Admission fee as above mentioned
  • Insurance

Exclusions

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Kaohsiung, Taiwan (13th Mar 0800-1700)

Program: Kaohsiung Highlights (7.0 hours)

08:00 Cruise arrival, pick up from Kaohsiung Harbor transfer to Taipei City
09:00 Visit to Spring and Autumn Pavilion
Fo Guan Shan (Buddha Memorial Center)
Love River (Pass by)
Dream Mall
Pier-2 Art Center
16:00 Transfer back to Kaohsiung harbor
16:30 Arrive in Kaohsiung harbor
17:00 Cruise Departure
Inclusions

  • English-speaking guide
  • All transfers with air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Admission fee as above mentioned
  • Insurance

Exclusions

  • Hotel accommodation
  • Meals
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips to the guide and driver

Manila, Philippines (15th Mar 0800-1800)

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The excursion starts at the Pier and departs in Rizal Park. The tour promises great experience to take a glimpse of the Philippines’s history. You first get access to Fort Santiago, the most important historical sites in Manila which depicts several lives lost in its prisons during the World War II and the Spanish Colonial Period. Then transfer to Casa Manila in Intramuros in order to take in views of a replica of the world-famous Spanish ‘Illustrado’ hone. The next destination would be San Agustin Church where you have a chance to explore a seductive museum, being home to antique vestments, coupled with a huge collection of ancient significant icons, valuable paintings and religious furniture. Continue your excursion by proceeding to the National Museum for tasting the Philippines’s richest history with a full display of artifacts and other works of art recovered from the sunken Spanish Galleons. The tour ends with a trip to the captivating National Gallery, featuring both modern and contemporary Philippines art dating back to 20th century. Trip ends.
Inclusions

  • Manila city tour program based on requested itinerary
  • Transportation by air-conditioned private vehicle
  • Lunch at Singing Cooks and Waiters (less USD 12 per person if no lunch)
  • Pick up and drop off at port terminal
  • Entrance to tourist spots
  • Light snack & bottled drinking water during tour
  • Service of tour guide

Exclusions

  • Philippines tourist visa if any
  • Beverages and other items which are not included in the meal plan
  • Philippine local bank charge USD 20 per transaction/li>
  • Tip for driver/guide USD 3 per person