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The 2022 China, Japan & Borneo Explorer Launch

Complimentary on board spend of up to $500*

Complimentary stateroom upgrades*

7 night Borneo land tour with orangutans & sun bears*

3 night post-cruise japan land tour with snow monkeys & nara deer park*

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Featuring Incredible Borneo & Japan Land Tours

We are delighted to present Brand New The China & Japan Explorer, Featuring Borneo Launch Promotion. This exclusive promotion features a 7 night pre-cruise Borneo land tour as well as exclusive free on board spending money and exclusive launch savings. Plus a 3 night post-cruise Japan land tour featuring the famous Snow Monkeys!

Sail with 5★ Holland America Line and experience the fantastic cruise enhancing amenities on board which include Explorations Central which offers local insights, activities and cultural encounters that make your journey more engaging, vivid and meaningful - ideal for this unmissable expedition voyage!

Please don’t miss out on this brand new and exclusive package and call ROL Cruise to secure your stateroom!

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What's included*

  • EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS of up to £2,800
  • SEVEN NIGHT pre-cruise Wendy Wu Tours land tour of Borneo - Featuring Orangutans & Sun Bears, including:
  • - Visit the Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary and Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre
  • - Stay at Sukau Rainforest Lodge, a National Geographic Unique Lodge of the World
  • – Incredible guided tours
  • OVERNIGHT hotel stay in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, including breakfast
  • TWO NIGHT 4★ hotel stay in Hong Kong, including breakfast - Enjoy an INCLUDED Hong Kong Island City Tour
  • 14 night full board voyage on board 5★ Noordam including:
  • - EXCLUSIVE COMPLIMENTARY stateroom upgrades
  • - EXCLUSIVE COMPLIMENTARY on board spend of up to $500 for Ocean View Staterooms (HH) and above
  • THREE NIGHT Japan land tour with Wendy Wu Tours , including:
  • - Tokyo city tour
  • - Visit the Jigokudani Monkey Park and Nara Deer Park
  • - Take the Nozomi bullet train
  • Flights (regional and premium class flights may be available on request), overseas flights and transfer
  • Spacious, elegantly appointed staterooms, many with private verandas
  • All meals throughout your cruise - five course fine dining, informal buffets and late-night snacks throughout the day and early evening
  • All evening entertainment, including Broadway-style shows and live music in many of the lounges
  • On board leisure facilities, including swimming pools, Jacuzzis and use of gym equipment
  • A choice of daily on board activities
  • Luggage porterage between your cabin and the drop-off/pick-up point
  • Luxurious Mariner's Dream™ beds and premium linens
  • Luxurious bathrobes and Elemis skincare and spa therapy products
  • 24 hour in-room dining
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Inside from £6,499pp (was £7,799)
Holland America Line

The 2022 China, Japan & Borneo Explorer

  • 17 Feb 2022
  • 29 nights
  • Ship: Noordam
  • Fly Cruise
  • Flights Included

Itinerary: Hong Kong, China - Shanghai, China - Nagasaki - Busan - Fukuoka (Hakata), Japan - Himeji - Osaka, Japan - Shimizu, Japan - Yokohama (Tokyo)

Includes: Complimentary on board spend of up to $500*, Complimentary stateroom upgrades*, 7 night Borneo land tour with orangutans & sun bears*, 3 night post-cruise japan land tour with snow…

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Your Voyage Highlights

Discover Borneo

Home to some of the world’s richest ecosystems, the island of Borneo is split between three countries – Malaysia, Indonesia and Brunei. Sabah and Sarawak are the two states that make up Malaysian Borneo and they are packed to the brim, bursting with culture, wildlife, jungle and beaches.

As captivating a destination as Borneo is, it remains wonderfully off-the-beaten-track meaning that the local habitats and wildlife are untouched by modernism. You can enjoy the cosmopolitan charms of the city of Kota Kinabalu, relax on the softest white sand, explore easily accessible tracts of virgin rainforest, discover the world’s largest caves and meet the ‘old men of the forest’ – orangutans. On top of all this Borneo is home to half of all the known plant and animal species in the world and to a fascinating ancient tribal culture that is still very much alive. For a truly memorable adventure, Borneo is the place to go.

Half Day Tour of Kota Kinabalu

Kota Kinabalu, the glistening jewel of Malaysia, is a dynamic, multicultural city whose exuberance will delight you. During your half day tour, you’ll head to Phu Tho Se Chinese Temple, the Sabah State Mosque (one of the most outstanding pieces of architecture in Sabah) and the Sabah Museum, home to fine exhibits that chronicle Sabah’s fascinating historical past and rich cultural heritage.

Mangrove Forests

From Sandakan, embark on a boat cruise up the Lower Kinabatangan River, passing pristine mangrove forests in search of wildlife. These watery forests are unlike the forests we know and are a haven for all manor of strange and beautiful creatures. Look out for the Proboscis Monkey with its unusually long nose that can only be found in the rainforests of Borneo, or keep your eyes peeled of an array of colourful species of bird, including the Bornean bristlehead, Rhinoceros hornbill, woodpeckers and much more.

Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary

During your time in Borneo, you will have the incredible opportunity to visit the renowned Sepilok Orangutan Sanctuary, a rehabilitation centre that strives to reintroduce captive orangutans back into the wild. Here, you’ll be able to observe orangutans at their feeding stations in the rainforest and, if the nursery is open, witness baby orangutans playing amongst themselves. We promise, this is a very special moment that you will keep with you forever.

Bornean Sun Bear Conservation Centre

Visit the Borean Sun Bear Conservation Centre, where over 30 sun bears live in the bear house and outdoor enclosures. The centre rescues captured sun bears and is involved in the conversation, welfare rehabilitation and education of sun bears. Sun bears are one of the most recognisable species who inhabit the rainforests of Borneo, and you’ll get the special opportunity to see the incredible work that the centre puts into the welfare of the species.

Experience Japan

Jigokudani Monkey Park

Visit the Jigokudani Monkey Park, home of the famous Japanese Snow Monkeys, where you will walk through the forested valley. Accustomed to humans, the monkeys can be observed from very close and almost completely ignore their human guests.

Nara Deer Park

Visit Todaji Temple, Nara Deer Park and Kauga Shito Shrine. Nara Deer Park is a large park in central Nara and home to over a 1000 of freely roaming deer and the Nara National Musuem. You will be able to feed the deer and enjoy the surrounding park.

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Terms and Conditions

Booking conditions of Holland America Line, Wendy Wu and Reader Offers Limited Package Holiday booking conditions apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing, except single staterooms, may increase or be withdrawn at any time, offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Savings is based on two adults sharing. Star ratings are ROL Cruise classified. On board spend is per stateroom, for Ocean View Staterooms and above and tiered depending on grade booked. ^Upgrades are subject to availability. Star ratings are ROL Cruise classified. Regional and premium class flights will incur supplementary costs and may require an additional overnight stay and may be indirect. Tours are subject to change, are non-transferable and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Wildlife sightings are not guaranteed. Selected grades may have restricted views, please enquire at time of booking. Named hotels are subject to change for operational reasons. Meals on the tour are included as stated: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. E&OE.