21 April 2020 • 35 Day Singapore to Rome Cruise Package • Crystal Symphony Luxury Cruising

  • Pricing

    per person twin share

    E1 Oceanview  –  $16,395


    B2 Verandah  –  $21,375


    SH Seabreeze Penthouse –  $33,065


    Single E1 Oceanview  –  $20,485

    Inclusions

    – Return economy class airfare* from Sydney, Brisbane, Melbourne, Adelaide or Perth to Singapore and ex Rome on return inc tax (Note – category SH Seabreeze Penthouse and above will travel in Business Class)
    – Private car transfer from Singapore airport to hotel
    – 2 night 5-star Singapore hotel stay with breakfast
    – Private car transfer from Singapore hotel to port
    – 31 night World Voyage Sector aboard Crystal Symphony from Singapore to Rome including: Complimentary gratuities for all cruise dining, bar, housekeeping and butler staff | Complimentary select fine wines, champagne
    and premium spirits onboard cruise ship | Complimentary Wi-Fi and Internet access | Complimentary evening of specialty restaurant dining at least once per cruise | Complimentary enrichment via the innovative Creative Learning Institute and Computer University@Sea | Complimentary Fitness and Wellness at Sea programs | 24 hour room service onboard cruise | Port/govt charges
    – Private car transfer from Rome port to hotel
    – 2 night 5-star Rome^ hotel stay with breakfast
    – Included pizza making class with dinner in Rome (transport not included)
    – Private car transfer from Rome hotel to airport

     

    *Conditions Apply: All prices shown here are per person share twin (unless stated as single) in AUD, based on best available cruise fare at time of publication (21Jan19). All prices based on cash payment – credit card fees may apply. *Airfares are in economy class (except for category SH or above which is business class) on the carrier of our choice which is booked approximately 10 months prior to departure. Once booked all airfares/taxes have strict cancellation and change fees apply. Hotels will be five star and at the discretion of our agency. ^Rome city hotels must charge a local govt tax directly to guests upon checkout which is not included and must be paid by guests directly to the hotel reception. Visitors to the India must have a visa for entry prior to arrival which is not included in package prices. Cruise deposit, amendment and cancellation conditions apply. Special conditions apply – please ask for full details at time of enquiry. All passports, vaccinations and visas are the responsibility of the travelling guest to secure prior to departure from Australia. Prices based on converted from USD rates which is subject to currency fluctuation prior to departure until paid in full. Offer ends 28th February 2019 or until sold out/withdrawn and is subject to availability at time of booking. We reserve the right to correct errors without penalty.
  • Itinerary

    21 April – 27 May 2020

    Day 1, 21 April: Fly Australia to Singapore, transfer to hotel.

    Singapore’s history is one of riches and romance, spice trading and piracy, colonialism, and ultimately, growth into one of Asia’s greatest success stories. Temples, mosques and churches stand as serene reminders of the varied migrations that have graced its history. Discover the mansions and polo greens of colonial Singapore, the mystique of Chinatown, and the heady aroma of spices along Arab Street.

    Day 2, 22 April: SINGAPORE

    Today is yours at leisure to explore this wonderful city.

    Day 3, 23 April: SINGAPORE – embarkation 5:30pm

    Transfer to pier to board your cruise today.

    Day 4, 24 April: KUALA LUMPUR (PORT KLANG), MALAYSIA – 7am to 6pm

    bustling Port Klang is the principal port of entry for Malaysia. The country’s capital, Kuala Lumpur, is a surprisingly modern city of domes, minarets and spacious, tree-lined avenues. Her symbols of faith are visible at the Jamek Mosque, the city’s birthplace.

    Day 5, 25 April: PENANG, MALAYSIA – 8am to 5pm

    Located on the ancient spice routes, Penang is a compelling blend of Old World Asia, Sumatra, India and influences of its various European settlers over the centuries. It has been a historical link between Europe and the Middle East, and its modern identity remains a kaleidoscope of cultures. Lively markets offer adventures for the palate, its emerging art scene adds intrigue to urban jungle, and Penang Bridge and Penang Hill afford sweeping vistas.

    Day 6 & 7, 26 – 27 April: CRUISING THE MALACCA STRAIT / CRUISING THE INDIAN OCEAN

    Day 8 & 9, 28 – 29 April: COLOMBO, SRI LANKA – 2pm overnight, depart next day 7pm

    Sri Lanka’s capital until recent times, this fascinating city is filled with an intriguing blend of cosmopolitan buildings and ancient temples. A key stop on the spice routes, Portuguese, Dutch, and British trading companies left behind churches, monuments and religions, as well as smatterings of their languages that have been incorporated into the speech and daily routine of the local Sri Lankans.

    Day 10, 30 April: CRUISING THE INDIAN OCEAN

    Day 11, 1 May:  GOA, INDIA – 8:30am to 5pm

    Goa has the ability to revitalize the soul, whether one craves the energy of nightlife and zest for revelry, or the rejuvenating power of meditative yoga on an endless beach. It’s all here, from the dynamic bazaars buzzing with color and spices to the curious blend of Portuguese and Indian traditions and architecture – all celebrated with zeal and joy in Goa. 

    Day 12 & 13, 2 – 3 May : MUMBAI (BOMBAY), INDIA – 8am overnight, depart next day 5pm

    Formerly known as Bombay, experience the most populous city in the world that features the former home of Mahatma Gandhi, the breathtaking cave temple at Elephanta, and India’s exciting Hindi film and television industry, Bollywood.

    Day 14 & 15, 4 & 5 May: CRUISING THE ARABIAN SEA / CRUISING THE GULF OF OMAN

    Day 16, 6 May: ABU DHABI, UAE – 8am to 11pm

    Abu Dhabi is a bustling city with extraordinary sky scrapers, wide, tree-lined boulevards, and some of the most elite cultural destinations. This city is considered the wealthiest city in the world, but still retains a humble charm with its central souk and artisan hub for traditional crafts.

    Day 17, 18 & 19 / 7, 8 & 9 May: DUBAI, UAE – arrive 7 May 8am, depart 9 May 5pm

    Home to the world’s biggest shopping mall, tallest skyscraper, and dozens of ultra-glamourous luxury hotels, Dubai is truly a modern wonder. After exploring the new sites of the city, find yourself amongst traditional winding souks and local charm.

    Day 20 & 21, 10 & 11 May: MUSCAT, OMAN  – 1pm overnigh, depart next day 6pm

    Ringed by volcanic mountains and guarded by two Portuguese forts, Muscat is a picturesque blend of Arab, Indian, African and European styles, thanks to the ordinance that traditional architecture must take precedence over high-rise buildings.

    Day 22, 12 May: CRUISING THE GULF OF OMAN

    Day 23, 13 May: SALALAH, OMAN  – 7am to 5pm

    Like a magic carpet spread before the sea, Oman’s coastal plain is one of the most fertile areas of Arabia. Famous since antiquity as the source of frankincense, Salalah was already a prosperous town when Marco Polo visited it in the 13th century! Inland rise the forbidding Al-Quara Mountains, and the desolate “Empty Quarter” of central Saudi Arabia.

    Day 24, 25, 26, 27 / 14, 15, 16, 17 May: CRUISING THE GULF OF ADEN / CRUISING THE RED SEA

    Day 28, 18 May: AQABA/PETRA, JORDAN – 7am to 10pm

    Situated at the top of its namesake gulf, Aqaba brings a refreshing release from the rose-colored desert to the north. Its sandy beaches and coral reefs are the most pristine on the Red Sea, and Jordanians hope to preserve them through careful planning. Beyond the modernity of Aqaba itself, the UNESCO treasure of Petra – an ancient rock-carved Nabataean city once lost to the Western world – and the wonders of the Wadi Rum await discovery.

    Day 29, 19 May: CRUISING THE GULF OF AQABA/SUEZ

    Day 30, 20 May: TRANSIT THE SUEZ CANAL

    Day 31 & 32, 21 & 22 May: CRUISING THE MEDITERRANEAN

    Day 33, 23 May: SORRENTO, ITALY – 7am to 7pm

    Dramatic bluffs and craggy cliffs draped with flowing pink blossoms are the welcoming vision to this romantic port renowned for its serene way of life.

    Day 34, 35, 36 / 24, 25, 26 May: ROME (CIVITAVECCHIA), ITALY – arrive 6am disembarkation today

    Transfer from pier to hotel in Rome, enjoy two nights in Rome. Transfer to airport for your flight home, arriving into Australia 27 May.

     

  • Only one date available 21 April to 27 May 2020

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