Intended Travel date: 9 – 23 Nov 2019
Cruise line: Holland America
Number of participants: 2 – 14 people
Note: To deliver the best value with a more affordable price, we offer tour price from 6 pax.
The quotation for group of 2 – 5 is up on request. Contact us for more details.

Westerdam Cruise DestinationsTime Table
Hong Kong, China09 Nov d2300
Halong Bay, Vietnam11 Nov 0800-2300
Da Nang, Vietnam13 Nov 0800(+1)1400
Nha Trang, Vietnam15 Nov 0800-1600
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam16 Nov 0800-2300
Sihanoukville, Cambodia18 Nov 0600-1800
Laem Chabang (Bangkok), Thailand19 Nov 1000(+1)1600
Ko Samui, Thailand26 Oct a0800
Singapore23 Nov a0700

 

Westerdam Cruise Excursions Nov 2019

Westerdam Cruise Itinerary Detail

Halong Bay, Vietnam (11 Nov 0800-2300)

Program 1: Halong Bay Cruise (8.0 hours)

Kayak-in-Halong-Bay-shore-excursions8:00 Ship arrival
8:30 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Transfer to Tuan Chau Wharf to board a traditional-style boat
Pass by Rocky Dog (Cho Da)
Pass by Fighting Cock (Ga Choi)
Pass by Incent Burner Islet (Dinh Huong)
Visit Amazing Cave (Sung Sot Cave).
Stop Luon Cave for kayak (Optionals)
Pass by Bo Nau Cave (for 8-hours tour)
Visit Soi Sim Island & Man’s Head Island (for 8-hours tour)
16:30 Return at port
23:00 Ship departure
Trip Price

Number of participants14
Price per person (USD)108

Inclusions

  • Round trip transfer from the port to Tourist Wharf in Halong in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private 6-hour or 8-hour cruise in Halong Bay in a traditional wooden junk
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

Exclusions

  • Optional Kayaking: US$ 20.00 per kayak (for 2 people)
  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Other personal expenses
  • Tips for Guide and Driver

Program 2: Explore Hanoi – Full Day

Hanoi-Shore-excursions8:00 Ship arrival
8:30 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
11:30 Visit One Pillar Pagoda & Temple of Literature
13:00 Lunch in local restaurant
14:00 Visit Hoa Lo Prison
15:00 Pass by Hoan Kiem Lake, Ngoc Son Temple & Old Quarter Hanoi on cyclo
16:00 One-hour Water Puppet show (if time permits)
17:00 Move back to Halong
19:00 Halong departure
23:00 Ship departure
Trip Price

Number of participants68101214
Price per person (USD)125119118114110

What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from the ports in Halong/Hai Phong to Hanoi in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Da Nang, Vietnam (13 Nov 0800(+1)1400)

Program: Explore the Old Citadel of Hue (8.0 hours)

inside-Imperial-Citadel-in-Hue-shore-excursions8:00 Ship arrival
8:30 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Transfer to Hue City and have a scenic upstream boat trip along the Perfume River
Visit Thien Mu Pagoda
Visit the Imperial Citadel and Forbidden City
Visit the Royal Tomb of Emperor Khai Dinh
Visit Dong Ba market
16:30 Return at port
Trip Price

Number of participants8101214
Price per person (USD)1001029795

What’s included?

  • Round trip transfer from the port in Chan May to Hue in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded?

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam (16 Nov 0800-2300)

Program: Cu Chi Tunnels and Ho Chi Minh City Tour – 1 Day

Cu Chi Tunnels Westerdam Cruise Nov 20198:00 Ship arrival
8:30 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach
Visit Reunification Palace – a palace of old President in South of Vietnam during the American war.
Visit Notre Dame Cathedral (Outside only) & Post Office – symbols of Saigon
Stroll Ben Thanh Market (if time permits)
Lunch in local restaurant
Transfer to Cu Chi
Visit Cu Chi Tunnels, which the Viet Cong set as their operation base for the Tet Offensive in 1968
19:00 Return at port
Overnight at port
Trip Price

Number of participants8101214
Price per person (USD)10710810399

What’s included? 

  • Round trip transfer from the ports to Cu Chi Tunnels and Saigon City in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded? 

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Laem Chabang (Bangkok), Thailand (19 Nov 1000(+)1600)

Program Day 1 (19 Nov): Bangkok Grand Palace & Venice of East (9.0 – 10.0 hours)

Grand-Palace-Bangkok-110:00 Ship arrival
11:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Visit Grand Palace – the Emerald Buddha
Visit Wat Phra Keo
Lunch in local restaurant
Cruise by long-tail speed boat on the Chao Phraya River and canals, passing the Royal Barges
Visit Temple of the Dawn (Wat Arun)
Visit Wat Po (Reclining Buddha)
20:00 Return at port
Overnight in port
Trip Price

Number of participants6-78-910-1112-14
Price per person (USD)152195174160

What’s included? 

  • Round trip transfer from the ports to Bangkok in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded? 

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Program Day 2 (20 Nov): Pattaya – Sanctuary of Truth + Elephant Floating Market (8.5 hours)

Pattaya floating market07:45 Meet guide and driver at the pier, transfer to Pattaya (ca. 40 min)
08:30 Visit Sanctuary of Truth (opens 08:30)
09:45 Depart to the Elephant Village (ca. 30 min)
10:30 Make elephant trekking (ca. 40 min / 2 pax/ elephant) and some leisure time at the village
12:00 Transfer to the Pattaya Floating Market (ca 30 min)
12:30 Visit of the floating market and leisure time to try out some local snacks and dishes
13:30 Panoramic drive through Pattaya with stop at the hill for view over the bay
15:00 Arrival at the pier (estimated)
16:00 Ship departure
Trip Price

Number of participants6-7
Price per person (USD)138

What’s included? 

  • Round trip transfer from the ports to Pattaya in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Lunch as indicated in the itinerary
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded? 

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses

Ko Samui, Thailand (21 Nov 0800-1500)

Program: Ko Samui City Tour Sightseeing (5.0 hours)

Big Buddha Temple in Koh Samui shore excursions8:00 Ship arrival
9:00 English-Speaking-Guide waits with welcome-board and proceed to tour by chartered car/coach.
Visit Wat Kunaram, known for the mummified body of the monk Luang Por Daeng.
Continue to the Na Muang waterfall with its 30 m cascade.
Stop at the strange natural rock formations of Grandma and Grandpa rocks
Stop at the viewpoint for a panoramic view of the famous Chaweng Beach
Visit the impressive large statue of Big Buddha
14:00 Return at port
15:00 Ship departure
Trip Price

Number of participants6-78-910-1112-14
Price per person (USD)73807966

What’s included? 

  • Round trip transfer from the ports to Koh Samui in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entrance fee and port fee
  • 1 bottle of water per person per day

What’s excluded? 

  • Pre & After accommodation
  • Other drinks
  • Tips
  • Other personal expenses