Hong Kong, Philippines, Taiwan & Japan on Westerdam

Two nights' pre cruise stay in Hong Kong & 14 nights' premium cruise

Two Nights' Pre Cruise Stay In Hong Kong & 14 Nights' Premium Cruise

Prices Available
1st March 2026
£2409
  • Departure Date: 26th February 2026
  • Total Nights: 16 Nights
  • Cruise: Westerdam
  • Package Type: Cruise and Stay
  • Includes Hotel Stay
From
£2409 *pp
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Holland America Line

Holland America Line, which has been sailing for 150 years, visits 400 ports in 114 countries every year. Dutch heritage shines through in some of the $4million-worth of artwork to be seen onboard, complimenting the luxurious cruise experience.

Live music remains HAL's forte, with venues including the Rolling Stone Rock room and BB King's Blues Club. For foodies, a wide range of restaurants serve the finest of fayre.

1964
Passengers
817
Crew
2004
Launched
2023
Last refit
82348t
Tonnage
290m
Length
32m
Width
22kts
Speed
11
Decks
USD
Currency
Overview
  • Return flights from UK
  • All Transfers
  • Two nights’ four-star bed-and breakfast accommodation in Hong Kong post cruise (In featured hotel or similar)
  • 14 nights' premium cruise onboard Holland America Line's Westerdam
Cruise Itinerary
Day 1
Fly UK to Hong Kong, China
Depart UK for overnight flight to Hong Kong
Day 2 to 3
Hong Kong
Arrive into Hong Kong, transfer to hotel for two night stay. Hong Kong is practically part of China, but it has its own culture and personality. The cosmopolitan city stretches across numerous small islands, among which there are some that are densely populated and full of incredible attractions, restaurants and shops. They say that a minute in New York is like a second in Hong Kong, and they also say that you can quickly see why.
Day 4
Hong Kong, China
Embark ship
Day 5 to 6
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options
Day 7
Puerto Princesa, Philippines
Puerto Princesa is a coastal city on Palawan Island in the western Philippines. It's a base for boat trips through the massive limestone caves and underground river of the biodiverse Puerto Princesa Subterranean River National Park. Dive sites are dotted around Puerto Princesa Bay, home to long-nosed dolphins, turtles and rays. Close to the port is the 19th-century Immaculate Concepcion Cathedral.
Day 8
Boracay, Philippines
Boracay is a small island in the central Philippines. It's known for its resorts and beaches. Along the west coast, White Beach is backed by palm trees, bars and restaurants. On the east coast, strong winds make Bulabog Beach a hub for water sports. Nearby, the observation deck on Mount Luho offers panoramic views over the island. Offshore, coral reefs and shipwrecks are home to diverse marine life.
Day 9
Manila, Philippines
Manila, the capital of the Philippines, is a densely populated bayside city on the island of Luzon, which mixes Spanish colonial architecture with modern skyscrapers. Intramuros, a walled city in colonial times, is the heart of Old Manila. It’s home to the baroque 16th-century San Agustin Church as well as Fort Santiago, a storied citadel and former military prison.
Day 10
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options
Day 11
Kaohsiung, Taiwan
Kaohsiung is a massive port city in southern Taiwan. It's home to many skyscrapers, such as the 248m-tall Tuntex Sky Tower, and is known for its diversity of parks. Its focal point is the Love River, with walking paths and cafes along its banks, and cruise boats navigating its waters. Shopping options range from high-end malls to the Liuhe and Ruifeng night markets.
Day 12
Keelung, Taiwan
Keelung City is a port city near Taipei, in northern Taiwan. Surrounded by mountains, it’s known for its sheltered harbor. Near the waterfront, street-food stalls at Miaokou Night Market offer traditional snacks and seafood. Several forts around the area include hilltop Ershawan Fort, with cannons and a Chinese-style gate. Both Gongzi Liao Fort and Dawulun Fort offer views over the harbor and ocean.
Day 13
Ishigaki, Japan
Ishigaki Island is the commercial hub of the Yaeyama Islands, in Japan’s southwestern Okinawa Prefecture. It's known for beaches and sites for snorkeling, diving and surfing. Within Iriomote-Ishigaki National Park lies the Shiraho Reef's rare blue coral. In the interior is Mt. Omoto and other peaks. On the northern Hirakubo Peninsula is the Fukido River, a mangrove forest habitat.
Day 14
Naha, Japan
Naha is the capital of Okinawa Prefecture, the tropical island group south of mainland Japan. It's known for Shuri Castle, the restored royal palace of the Ryukyu Kingdom, which flourished from the 1400s–1800s and invented the martial art karate. Tsuboya district is assocated with traditional ceramics like shiisa (lion-dog figures). Lined with shops, bars and restaurants, Kokusaidori is Naha's main street.
Day 15
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 16
Osaka, Japan
Osaka is a large port city and commercial center on the Japanese island of Honshu. It's known for its modern architecture, nightlife and hearty street food. The 16th-century shogunate Osaka Castle, which has undergone several restorations, is its main historical landmark. It's surrounded by a moat and park with plum, peach and cherry-blossom trees. Sumiyoshi-taisha is among Japan’s oldest Shinto shrines.
Day 17
At Sea
Relax and make the most of the myriad of facilities available on board the ship, from fantastic entertainment to delicious and diverse dining options.
Day 18
Fly Tokyo, Japan to UK
Disembark ship for flight UK
Ship Details
Holland America Line
Westerdam

Superbly refreshed, Westerdam cruise ship features excellent bar, entertainment and dining venues, plus completely reimagined suites.

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Your Hotel Stay

Cosmo Hotel, Hong Kong

4 star hotel
Total Nights: 2 Night Stay
Customer Reviews
4.6
out of 4 customer reviews
Cruise Overall
4.8
Ship
4.5
Dining
4.3
Service Onboard
4.8
Accomodation
4.8
Public Rooms
4.8
Embark & Disembark
4.8
Shore Excursions
4
Value For Money
4.8

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