- 12 Days / 11 Nights
- Asia: Singapore, Thailand & Vietnam
- World Tours
Take an unforgettable 11-day trip through Indonesia, Singapore, Vietnam and Thailand on Norwegian Jewel. Dive deep into the culture of Indonesia in Semarang where you can tour the world's largest Buddhist temple. Walk through Singapore where traditional and modern architecture sit side-by-side in colorful Hindu temples and dramatic skyscrapers. Trade walking for a rickshaw ride thorough vibrant markets in Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My).
WED, 7 FEB SUN - 18 FEB, 2024
Day 1 Bali (Benoa), Indonesia (Wednesday)
06:00 PM Embark
This exquisite island is known for terraced rice fields, beautiful beaches and volcanic mountains. Its lush countryside is home to iconic stone temples and mischievous monkeys. Historic sites like the Cliffside Uluwatu Temple mesmerize visitors. Soak up the atmosphere of villages filled with beautiful arts and crafts. From scenic vistas to cultural performances, there's bound to be something to invigorate your mind and body.
Day 2 Surabaya, Indonesia (Thursday)
09:30 AM - 07:00 PM
Surabaya is a bustling port city on the island of Java with a stunning combination of modern and colonial architecture. Visit the Heroes Monument that commemorates the Battle of Surabaya and stop by the 10th November Museum inside. Step inside some local industrial history at the House of Sampoerna tobacco museum. For an easy ride to panoramic views of the city, stop by the Al-Akbar Mosque to ride the elevator to the top of its minaret.
Day 3 Semarang, Indonesia (Friday)
07:30 AM - 05:30 PM
Journey to the Javanese jungle and discover the temple of Borobudur, the world's largest Buddhist temple (and a UNESCO World Heritage Site). Venture further to the Dieng Plateau to explore stunning scenery, volcanic vents and 8th century Hindu temples. Try out your negotiating skills on the street vendors and get a bargain on jewellery, bags, sarongs and other crafts. Celebrate your win over spicy dishes of vegetables, fruits, meat and fish. And don't forget to touch the foot of a Buddha for luck before you leave.
Day 4 Jakarta, Indonesia (Saturday)
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
The cultural cornucopia of Jakarta is an experience unlike any other. Central Medan Merdeka is home to the National Monument, a marble obelisk with an observation deck that lets you look out upon the Indonesian capital and the massive Istiqlal mosque below. Visit Kota Tua, the old town filled with Dutch colonial buildings, or stop by Glodok, the local Chinatown. For a taste of Indonesian culture, Taman Mini Indonesia Indah park recreates traditional homes and holds performances. Then make your way to the antique market at Jalan Surabaya for a keepsake to bring home from your journey.
Day 5 At Sea (Sunday)
Day 6 Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang), Malaysia (Monday)
10:00 AM- 08:00 PM
The diverse capital of Malaysia blends colonial, Islamic and modern architecture, from the soaring Petronas Towers to the beautiful Masjid Jamek, once Kuala Lumpur's main mosque. Get a bird's eye view of the city from the open-air observation deck of the Kuala Lumpur Tower, the highest point in the city open to the public. Head to the air-conditioned Central Market to browse its stalls and shops for all kinds of souvenirs, with no bargaining necessary.
Day 7 Singapore (Tuesday)
09:30 AM- 09:00 PM
Explore a compact, fascinating city-state that's truly global. A onetime British trading post, its diverse past is reflected everywhere, from its old Chinese quarter and colourful Hindu temples to its modern skyscrapers and common language, English. Take a short cruise along the Singapore River or a pedicab ride through town, or enjoy the quiet at the National Orchid Garden. Interested in Asian medicine? A special medicinal restaurant can prescribe just the menu to help you feel your best.
Day 8 At sea (Wednesday)
Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam (Thursday)
07:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Discover the rich heritage of Saigon and the Mekong Delta. You won't forget a ride on a cycle rickshaw, known locally as xích lô ("sick-low"). Sit back as your driver whisks you past pagodas, colonial architecture and vibrant markets. A nice contrast to the city is the lush countryside of rice paddies and tiny villages along the Mekong. The freshness of the food is highlighted by the phenomenal fusion of local cuisine, a unique blend of Asian spices and French cooking styles.
Day 10 At Sea (Friday)
Day 11 Ko Samui, Thailand (Saturday)
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Feel like Thai royalty as you ride an elephant then see these clever animals show their work skills. Ko Samui is an idyllic, forested island with pristine sandy beaches, but venture inland and see majestic cascading waterfalls or a plantation where monkeys harvest coconuts. Back in town, shop for Thai silk, elegant resort clothes and handicrafts. Don't leave the island without sampling the spicy local fare, which will pleasantly jolt your taste buds.
Day 12 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand (Sunday)
06:00 AM Disembark
Bangkok's glorious golden temples and palaces, the royal barges and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha, carved from a single block of jade, are must-sees for any visitor. The riverside Temple of Dawn is also stunning and worth seeing. The Royal Palace, a massive complex of carved and gilded buildings, is familiar to many as the setting of the true story of Anna and the King of Siam - and is still used by the royal family today. Bangkok will heighten your senses and fuel memories for a lifetime.
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