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55-night Grand World Voyage Segment

Cruise Line:
Holland America Line
Ship:
Amsterdam
Destination:
Ft. Lauderdale/Tokyo
Departure Date:
1/4/2021
Length:
55
Offer ID:
1354528

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Itinerary

Destination
Arrival
Departure
Ft. Lauderdale
1/4/2021
1/4/2021 5:00:00 PM

Originally a fort built by the U.S. Army in 1838, during the Second Seminole War, Ft. Lauderdale has little left of its warlike past. Instead the city welcomes visitors with broad beaches and an easy pace of life, plus convenient air and water connections that make the city a perfect place to visit.

At Sea
1/5/2021
1/5/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
1/6/2021
1/6/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
1/7/2021
1/7/2021

No information currently available.

Scarborough, Tobago
1/8/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/8/2021 5:00:00 PM

The capital of Tobago, Scarborough, is also one of its busiest tourist destinations. While visiting the city, see the historical Fort King George which was built in the 1780’s as a British colonial outpost. And what town would be complete without an open-air market? At the Scarborough Market, shop with the locals for fruits, vegetables, livestock and other goods.

At Sea
1/9/2021
1/9/2021

No information currently available.

Devil's Island
1/10/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/10/2021 5:00:00 PM

In addition to being site of France's satellite launching base, French Guiana is perhaps best known for the infamous penal colony to which convicts and undesirables were deported from France. For a long time the small archipelago (the Safety Islands) was known by the name of "Devil's Island." The three islands - Devil's Island, Ile Royale and Ile St. Joseph - are about one hour by boat from the mainland. Their notorious convict settlements were built in 1852. On the almost inaccessible Devil's Island, political prisoners like Alfred Dreyfus were held in isolation. The prisoner who became most famous was doubtless Henri Charrière, who was immortalized in the movie "Papillon" for supposedly being the only convict who managed to escape from "the Green Hell." Of 80,000 prisoners sent to the islands, some 50,000 died here. Visit the prison ruins or the Kourou Space Centre.

Macapa (Amazon River)
1/12/2021 6:00:00 AM
1/12/2021 10:00:00 AM

Many travelers begin their Amazon experience in Manaus, Brazil. Others begin at the "end of the line", in Belém or Macapa, where the Amazon flows into the Atlantic Ocean.

Cross Equator
1/12/2021
1/12/2021

Cruise across the Equator from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere.

Alter Do Chão (Amazon River)
1/13/2021 11:00:00 AM
1/13/2021 6:00:00 PM

Turning out of the muddy Amazon is the blue Rio Tapajos and the village of Alter do Chao. Tour the Center for Preservation of Indigenous Arts, with displays on the lifestyles of local tribes. Or cross to a white sand beach for a refreshing swim in the clear river waters.

Boca Da Valeria (Amazon River)
1/14/2021 7:00:00 AM
1/14/2021 2:00:00 PM

Boca Da Valeria is a remote little Indian community, set at the entrance of the Valeria river on a 400ft hill overlooking the Amazon River and is reached by zodiac or tender. It is located between Parintins and Santarem. Calls allow exploration of the jungle in quest of monkeys, butterflies and the colourful birdlife, - and the opportunity to buy wooden carvings and gourd masks, and see something of the, simple traditional lifestyle of the villagers.

Manaus (Amazon River)
1/15/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/15/2021 5:00:00 PM


The capital of the State of Amazonas, the belle époque splendor of Manaus is still evident in the graceful mansions and the Teatro Amazonas opera house. This city, resting on the Rio Negro, was created by the rubber boom of the mid-19th-century, when steam navigation opened up the Amazon to entrepreneurs and the social elite. Today, stroll down the Parisian-styled boulevards and Italian piazzas, or watch the fisherman at Municipal Market unload their catch of the day on the river’s edge.

Parintins (Amazon River)
1/16/2021 10:00:00 AM
1/16/2021 6:00:00 PM

The little Indian village of Parintins lies beside the river on Tupinambarana Island, amid the largest archipelago of the Lower Amazon. The community can trace its history back through two centuries and still proudly celebrates its traditional Indian culture. On a shore visit you will be entertained at a special recreation of the villagers' annual 'Boi Bumba' festival, featuring some truly spectacular costumes and unique traditional music.

Santarem
1/17/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/17/2021 5:00:00 PM

Today, Santarem is one of the Amazon’s most important trading centers, and is rich in legend and nature. The town is situated at the point where the Tapajos and the Amazon waters meet. This is called the “Wedding of the waters” and is one of Santarem’s major attractions. The lakes and forests of this area are home to numerous species of birds, particularly the white egret.

Cross Equator
1/18/2021
1/18/2021

Cruise across the Equator from the Northern Hemisphere to the Southern Hemisphere.

At Sea
1/19/2021
1/19/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
1/20/2021
1/20/2021

No information currently available.

St. George's, Grenada
1/21/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/21/2021 5:00:00 PM

A lively blend of French and English cultures, St. George's has steep hills to climb, spectacular views to photograph and a rum distillery to tour. St George's has one of the prettiest harbour settings in the Caribbean. Tourist infrastructure is still generally small-scale and locally owned and offers a good balance between comfort and price, making Grenada a great getaway for those who want to avoid the resort experience.

At Sea
1/22/2021
1/22/2021

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Oranjestad, Aruba
1/23/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/23/2021 5:00:00 PM

Oranjestad, Aruba is a Dutch jewel with a tropical touch. In Oranjestad, Aruba's capital, explore the colorful floating market and Nassaustraat, brimming with quaint shops. Head for the beach where water sports abound: snorkeling, rides on glass bottom boats and submarines. Or venture into the countryside to see the haunts of the huge green parakeet, the unique rock gardens of Casi Bari, the curious divi divi tree, forever bending in the tradewind breezes.

At Sea
1/24/2021
1/24/2021

No information currently available.

Panama Canal
1/25/2021 5:00:00 AM
1/25/2021 7:00:00 PM

Linking the Atlantic to the Pacific, the Panama Canal provides one of cruising's most unforgettable experiences. Over 10 years were needed to complete the canal's 51 miles in 1914 - so avoiding the lengthy and often dangerous voyage around Cape Horn. 'The Big Ditch' lifts vessels by a fascinating feat of mechanics aided by on-shore 'mule' locomotives through three great locks, traversing man-made lakes, channels blasted through rock, and the dense jungle. Two other special highlights of the canal are Gatun Lake and the Gaillard cut. Gatun Lake is one of the world's largest man-made lakes covering 163 square miles. Gaillard Cut is an 8 mile channel built through solid rock which was the most difficult excavation in the canal construction.

At Sea
1/26/2021
1/26/2021

No information currently available.

Quepos
1/27/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/27/2021 6:00:00 PM

Microclimates characterize Costa Rica, but in a nation of verdant rain forest, the region around Quepos, on Coronado Bay is one of the richest and most bio-diverse places on earth. Its unspoiled natural beauty has secretly drawn visitors for decades and a cottage tourism industry has arisen to accommodate city-dwellers seeking a glimpse of the planet's vanishing wilds. Try to visit the Mangroves, rainforest and Manuel Antonio National Park where you can se howler monkeys, two and three toed sloths, crocodiles and iguanas.

At Sea
1/28/2021
1/28/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
1/29/2021
1/29/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
1/30/2021
1/30/2021

No information currently available.

Puerto Vallarta
1/31/2021 8:00:00 AM
1/31/2021 5:00:00 PM

Puerto Vallarta is where Mexico comes alive. Fall in love with Puerto Vallarta's old world charm and dreamlike natural beauty. Lush tropical jungles surround this quaint colonial city with interesting architecture, cobblestone streets and white-washed buildings. Discover chic boutiques along the Malecón, then check out the exploding art scene and sizzling nightlife. Sprawling golden beaches, Pacific blue waters and heart-stopping sunsets reflect on majestic mountains to complete this picture-perfect vacation spot.

At Sea
2/1/2021
2/1/2021

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At Sea
2/2/2021
2/2/2021

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At Sea
2/3/2021
2/3/2021

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At Sea
2/4/2021
2/4/2021

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At Sea
2/5/2021
2/5/2021

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At Sea
2/6/2021
2/6/2021

No information currently available.

Hilo
2/7/2021 7:00:00 AM
2/7/2021 10:00:00 PM

You'll experience the Big Island's contrasts for yourself in the lush tropical port of Hilo. Hilo has an annual rainfall of more than 100", earning it the title of America's Wettest City. The result is some of the most spectacular flower gardens, waterfalls and rainbows anywhere in the world. Visit Volcanoes National Park/Kalapana Gardens, Waterfalls of Hilo, Hawaii Tropical Botanical Garden, Formations of Pele by Helicopter, Hawaiian Eco-Adventure & Snorkel, Mauna Kea and more.

Maui
2/8/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/8/2021 8:00:00 PM

Travelers who can go anywhere in the world come back to Maui again and again, because their Maui moments are some of the most treasured of their lives. The majestic leaps of Maui's humpback whales are the perfect symbol for the magic of this island, where natural wonders set your spirit free and the warm aloha of Maui's people fills your heart with a sense of belonging.

Maui's prime resort areas are Kapalua, Kaanapali, Kihei, Wailea and Makena. Strung like jewels on the sunny western and southern shores of Maui, they offer pristine beaches and a wide range of hotel and condominium accommodations. At serene, secluded Hana, you'll discover Hawaii the way it used to be.

The best golf in paradise is yours to enjoy on Maui. There are challenges for players of all skill levels and incredible views no matter where you play, from the public courses to the championship layouts of Maui's Golf Coast. Plus, nowhere else in the world will you find the array of oceansports and activities that Maui offers.

Then there are the 42 miles of world famous beaches, ranging Only on Maui... from the little jewel of Red Sand Beach to the black sand beach at Waianapanapa State Park. The best snorkeling is at Honolua Bay or the small islet of Molokini, a submerged crater.

For the nature enthusiast, Maui has breathtaking hiking trails. The Hawaii Nature Center in Iao Valley is a good starting place. The rangers at Haleakala National Park lead free nature walks, both at the 10,000 foot summit of Maui's awe-inspiring, long-dormant volcano and at Oheo Gulch with its famous Seven Pools.

One of the best ways to experience Upcountry Maui is on horseback. The green pastures and sweeping vistas will remind you of range land in Wyoming. And Makawao town provides a taste of the "Old West."

Discover the fascinating artifacts of Maui's ancient culture at the Bailey House Museum or explore the island's heiau ruins (Hawaiian religious temples). If you get a chance, don't miss the performance of hula kahiko (ancient hula) by one of Maui's hula halau (hula schools).

Oahu
2/9/2021 7:00:00 AM
2/9/2021 5:00:00 PM

Oahu is "The Gathering Place." It has more hotels, more restaurants, and more major attractions than all of the other islands put together. Our major city, Honolulu, is here. So is the "World's Best Beach" at Waikiki.
Honolulu is sophisticated, lively, and breathtaking. It has more in the way of arts, culture, and entertainment. It has an abundance of galleries, nightclubs, and museums, a major zoo, aquarium, Iolani Palace (the only royal palace on U.S. soil), Pearl Harbor, the Arizona Memorial... the list goes on and on.

The day-time high temperatures in Honolulu during the summer range from an average of 85 to 87 degrees F (29.4-30.6 C) with night-time lows of 70 to 74 (21.1-23.3 C). Winter day-time high temperatures in the city are 70 to 74 degrees F (21.1-23.3 C) and night-time lows are 65 to 69 degrees (18.3-20.6 C). Travelers may want to pack a light jacket and pants for strolling on the cooler winter evenings. Hikers planning to trek through some of Oahu's higher elevations should be aware that there is a 3.5 degree drop in temperature for every thousand foot rise above sea level. Its a good idea then to carry along a couple of layers of light clothing for these higher elevations, especially in the winter months.

No other American city could offer you the opportunity to surf the world's biggest waves, snorkel a lagoon, hike into a dormant volcano, golf at a dozen championship courses, and catch the sunset from a five-star restaurant. All within an hours drive of your hotel room.

The key to enjoying Oahu, as with most of the islands, is mobility. The Bus circles the island for only a dollar. Or rent a car and get out to see the 'real' Hawaii... the gentle waterfalls, and the craggy peaks. Discover the 'undiscovered' beaches. Boogey board at Makapuu. Ride a horse at Turtle Bay. Watch the surfers at the Pipeline. Or sample a little fresh pineapple juice. Have fun! Get wet! This is Hawaii. It's an adventure!

At Sea
2/10/2021
2/10/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/11/2021
2/11/2021

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At Sea
2/12/2021
2/12/2021

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Cross International Dateline
2/13/2021
2/13/2021

Travel across the International Dateline and step forward or backward in time one day.

At Sea
2/14/2021
2/14/2021

No information currently available.

Majuro
2/15/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/15/2021 5:00:00 PM

Majuro is the capital of the Marshall Islands where sport fishing is popular and divers are attracted by the underwater wreckage left from World War II.

At Sea
2/16/2021
2/16/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/17/2021
2/17/2021

No information currently available.

Chuuk (Truk) Islands
2/18/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/18/2021 5:00:00 PM

Chuuk is one of four island states which comprise the Federated States of Micronesia. Beneath the blue waters is a submerged museum of World War 2 wrecks, for there are more than 60 ships of the Japanese wartime fleet encrusted with corals lying at various depths. The lagoon has been declared a monument. Chuuk is one of two top scuba diving locations in the world. Weno has the best views of the lagoon and its sheltered waters. Chuuk's State Centre on Weno is where visitors can experience a taste of island life by visiting the local stores jammed with everything from kerosene stoves to ladies wear and handicraft. Climb into the old light house built during the Japanese occupation and visit the Blue Lagoon Resort for a stroll in the coconut palm grounds with splendid views across the water to Dublon Island formerly the Japanese Military Headquarters. On Sapoli, overgrown vegetation partly conceals the remains a city, while at Fefan, craftsman carve Chuukese lovesticks - exotic souvenirs.

At Sea
2/19/2021
2/19/2021

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Guam
2/20/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/20/2021 5:00:00 PM

Guam, a territory of the United States, is the largest and southernmost of the Mariana Islands in the north-western Pacific Ocean. It is 30 mi long and about 8 mi wide. The northern portion of this tropical island is a plateau of coral formation; the southern portion is hilly and of volcanic origin. Good anchorage is in Apra Harbour, on the western coast and the capital, Agana, is to the north. Guam is one of the principal US defense fortifications in the western Pacific Ocean and is the site of extensive naval, army, and air force installations.

Saipan
2/21/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/21/2021 5:00:00 PM

Saipan is rich in spectacular natural beauty and historical landmarks. Islan Maigo Fahang offers a breathtaking view of secluded emerald bay. Explore Banadero Cave's war relics and natural limestone cave fortress. Enjoy panoramic views from Laderan Banadera and sheer sea cliffs at Puntan Sabaneta. Take a dip in the Grotto, a limestone cavern connected to the open ocean by underwater passages, or a leisurely stroll down Marpi Pathway and visit peace memorials dedicated to the soldiers and families who gave their lives during WWII. A popular picnic area and jogging trail in central Saipan is the beautifully landscaped American Memorial Park. Visit pristine Managaha Island. Mount Tapochau, the highest point on Saipan, offers a 360-degree view of the island. CNMI Museum of History and Culture features displays of life in the Marianas before modern times. Observe interesting local creatures at Saipan Zoo. Beach Road Pathway is a perfect spot to enjoy magnificent sunsets. Spend a day exploring exotic tropical flora at award-winning Saipan Botanical Garden.

At Sea
2/22/2021
2/22/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/23/2021
2/23/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/24/2021
2/24/2021

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Ishigaki
2/25/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/25/2021 5:00:00 PM

Ishigaki Island is the main island of the Yaeyama Islands. The island offers visitors calm beaches, snorkeling, and diving in the surrounding coral reefs.  Visitors can also explore the jungle like scenery around the rivers by taking a river kayak tour. At Tamatorizaki Observation point the platform offers lovely views of the cape.  Ishigaki also has the highest mountain in the region, which afford visitors great hiking trails throughout the island's hilly interior.

Okinawa (Naha)
Suggested Private Excursion
2/26/2021 8:00:00 AM
2/26/2021 11:00:00 PM

Naha is the port for Okinawa Island lying southwest of the main Japanese islands. Landmarks in the city include the Commodore Perry Memorial, the 16th-century Sogen-ji Ishimon Gates and Tsuboya pottery quarter. Explore Shuri the 500 year old former capital that contains various shrines, temples and ceremonial gates including the famous Shurei Gate. The island, tropical and encircled by coral reefs, also houses Japan's largest sub tropical park (Okinawa Memorial Park) that includes an Aquarium, Museum and amusement park. It is also possible to visit the Okinawa Battle Sites and a number of war memorials recording the American victory in 1945.

Suggested Private Excursions

OKINAWA NAHA - Underground Former Navy Headquarters and Makishi Market - 4 hours

At Sea
2/27/2021
2/27/2021

No information currently available.

At Sea
2/28/2021
2/28/2021

No information currently available.

Tokyo
Suggested Private Excursion
3/1/2021 8:00:00 AM
3/1/2021

Huge department stores brim with shoppers, neon flashes from dusk to dawn, and the entire world pays heed to the slightest fluctuation on the Nikkei Index. From the Imperial Palace and Meiji Shrine to the fabled Ginza district, 20th-century Tokyo is an intriguing composite of East and West. Yuppies sporting Walkmen bow formally in greeting. Women in kimonos and Dior suits stroll side-by-side. Geishas play samisens while disc jockeys play the Top Forty. Japanese houses of wood and paper stand in the shadow of towering steel and mortar. Not far away, one of the world's most impressive sights soars 12,388 feet to its snow-clad peak: Mount Fuji, the majestic symbol of Japan.

Suggested Private Excursions

TOKYO - Meiji Jingu, Shibuya, Harajuku, Omotesando, Ueno - 8 hours

TOKYO - Meiji Jingu, Shibuya, Omotesando, Imperial Gardens, Ginza - 8 hours

TOKYO - Edo Museum, Asakusa and Hama Rikyu gardens - 8 hours

TOKYO - Hama Rikyu gardens, Asakusa and Akihabara - 4 hours

NARITA- Narita-san, Boso no Mura, Omotesando - 8 hours

HAKONE - Circular Tour - Day trip from Tokyo - 8 hours

Itinerary subject to change without notice. Please confirm itinerary at time of booking.

Rates are cruise only, per person, based on double occupancy. Taxes, Fees and Port Expenses additional for all guests. Fuel surcharges may apply. Please ask your travel counselor for details. Rates are subject to availability and may change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Departure Date:
1/4/2021
Number of Nights
55
Cruise Inclusions:
  • 55-night Cruise
  • Meals
  • Entertainment
Available Addons:

Pre or post cruise hotel stay.
Optional roundtrip airfare.
Optional shore excursions.

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Offer ID:
1354528

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