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Luxury Japan & China Voyage with India's Legendary Golden Triangle

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Cruise Holiday Overview

  • Ship Westerdam
  • Duration 25 NIGHTS
  • Departure 13 February 2026
  • Cruise type Cruise & Touring
  • Cruise code ASA2246

Complimentary hotel stays in Tokyo & Hong Kong

INCLUDES 8-NIGHT 5★ FULLY ESCORTED GOLDEN TRIANGLE TOUR

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Glimpse the treasures of Japan’s seaboard and dip into South Korea’s dynamic culture on Holland America Line’s Westerdam, then behold India’s jewels.

Begin your holiday with an overnight stay in Tokyo before embarking Westerdam in Tokyo to begin your voyage. See the splendours of Mount Fuji from Shimizu. Be enchanted by Osaka’s temples, then delighted by nature in Kochi. Absorb Hiroshima’s resilient spirit. In Kanmon Strait, be captivated by the panoramic views of the iconic bridge. Delve into Fukuoka’s past and feel humbled by Nagasaki’s spirit. Immerse yourself in Busan’s dynamism before spending an overnight in port at Shanghai.

Disembark in Hong Kong for a one-night stay before flying to Delhi to experience the world-renowned Golden Triangle, first taking in Agra, with its Fort and marble Taj Mahal. Discover Fatehpur Sikri and the epic hilltop Amber Fort in Jaipur, before returning to Delhi for a two-night stay.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Full-Board Cruise

14 night full-board cruise on board Westerdam

Overnight in port in Shanghai

Fully Escorted Tours

Tour of Jama Masjid Mosque, Red Fort and Rajghat

Tour of the Taj Mahal and Agra Fort

Tour of Amber Fort by Jeep, Hawa Mahal and the City Palace

Hotel Stays

Complimentary 1 night four-star hotel stay in Tokyo at the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Complimentary 1 night five-star hotel stay in Hong Kong at the Harbour Grand Kowloon with breakfast

4 nights five-star stay in Delhi at the Sheraton New Delhi Hotel with breakfast

2 night five-star hotel stay in Agra at the ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra with breakfast

2 night five-star stay in Jaipur at the ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur with breakfast

All Flights, Taxes & Transfers

Overnight flight

The departure date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Fly Overnight to Tokyo

Your holiday begins as you fly from Australia to your destination.

Day 2
Tokyo: Hotel Stay

Tokyo, a scintillating blend of modernity and tradition, juxtaposes neon skyscrapers with ancient temples and shrines. Uncover its rich history at Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace, then dive into contemporary allure exploring Golden Gai’s cosy bars.

Overnight: Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba

Day 3
Tokyo: Embark Ship

Today you’ll embark Holland America Line’s Westerdam. A ship that combines the elegance of traditional cruise sailing with state-of-the art amenities, Westerdam promises the finest eateries, health and fitness facilities, and dazzling entertainment venues.

Meals Included: Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 4
Shimizu

Embrace the coastal allure of Shimizu, Japan. With its iconic Mount Fuji views, maritime charm, and historic sites, it’s a destination that invites you to immerse in Japanese culture and nature’s beauty.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 5
Osaka

Discover the vibrant energy of Osaka, Japan. From culinary delights to ancient temples, this city offers a captivating blend of tradition and innovation. Explore bustling street markets and serene gardens in this enchanting destination.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 6
Kochi

Kochi, Japan, is a captivating blend of ancient traditions and modern delights. Discover its serene temples, captivating festivals, and pristine nature. A must-visit destination for cultural enthusiasts and nature lovers.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 7
Hiroshima

Uncover Hiroshima’s resilient spirit. Immerse in vibrant streets, rich history, and a powerful message of peace. Explore monuments and museums that inspire hope, reminding us of humanity’s strength and the pursuit of peace.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 8
Kanmon Strait: Scenic Cruising

Admire ever-changing landscapes during a scenic cruise of Kanmon Strait. The magnificent Kanmon bridge spans the straits to connect the cities of Kitakyushu and Shimonoseki, which are rich in culture and history.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 9
Fukuoka

Experience the captivating blend of tradition and modernity in Fukuoka, Japan. With its rich history, vibrant cityscape, and warm hospitality, it’s a destination that ignites cultural exploration and connection.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 10
Nagasaki

Discover the captivating spirit of Nagasaki, a city that rose from the ashes with unwavering resilience. From its rich history to vibrant culture, it’s a testament to the triumph of the human spirit.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 11
Busan

Embark on a transformative journey from picturesque Burravoe to vibrant Busan. Discover a captivating blend of modernity and tradition, indulge in tantalizing cuisine, immersing yourself in South Korea’s rich and dynamic culture. Unforgettable experiences await.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Day 12
Relax At Sea
Days 13 - 14
Shanghai: Overnight in Port

Immerse yourself in the dynamic pulse of Shanghai. With its futuristic skyline, rich history, and cultural diversity, it’s a city that encapsulates the spirit of modern China and invites you to explore its limitless possibilities.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Westerdam

Days 15 - 16
Relax At Sea
Day 17
Hong Kong: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Disembark in Hong Kong to witness its iconic skyline contrasts ancient temples and vibrant markets. During your overnight stay, be captivated by everything from Kowloon’s bustling streets to Victoria Peak’s serene viewpoint.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Harbour Grand Kowloon

Day 18
Delhi: Hotel Stay

India’s sprawling capital formed by several ancient cities melding together through the centuries. Here you’ll find UNESCO World Heritage sites sitting comfortably alongside innovative modern architecture like the florally inspired curves of the Lotus Temple.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sheraton New Delhi Hotel

Day 19
Delhi: Tour & Hotel Stay

Experience the captivating allure of Old and New Delhi during a sightseeing tour. Explore narrow lanes where ancient Mughal architecture and bustling markets, then witness the grandeur of New Delhi, adorned with colonial-era landmarks.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: Sheraton New Delhi Hotel

Day 20
Agra: Hotel Stay

During your two-night stay in Agra, unveil its vibrant soul. Dive into Mughal-era craftmanship, savour melt-in-your-mouth Mughlai cuisine, and explore bustling bazaars overflowing with treasures. History whispers from its streets, waiting to be discovered.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra

Day 21
Agra: Tour & Hotel Stay

Witness one of the world’s most magnificent expressions of love, the exquisite white marble Taj Mahal. Mughal emperors lived in Agra Fort, built with Persian, Timurid and Indian influences, and now a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra

Day 22
Jaipur: Tour & Hotel Stay

Today, you’ll call at the fascinating UNESCO World Heritage site, Fatehpur Sikri. Soak up its dazzling red sandstone palaces and fortresses before continuing to Jaipur, where you’ll check in for a two-night hotel stay.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur

Day 23
Jaipur: Tour & Hotel Stay

Marvel at the Amber Fort, set high on the hills in Jaipur. A fusion of Mughal and Rajput architecture, you’ll find golden patterns lacing their way up the walls and adorning its curved ceilings. The City Palace then awaits you come afternoon.

Meals Included: Breakfast and Lunch

Overnight: ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur

Days 24 - 25
Delhi: Hotel Stay

Returning to Delhi for a two-night stay, visit the Lotus Temple, a modern architectural feat styled after a half-opened flower, and head to Baba Kharak Singh Marg to shop for traditional Indian artistry.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Sheraton New Delhi Hotel

Day 26
Delhi: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

Hawa Mahal
Discover the exquisite beauty of Hawa Mahal, an architectural gem in the heart of Jaipur, India. With its intricate honeycomb facade and rich history, it's a must-see for anyone seeking a glimpse into India's royal past. Don't miss this captivating marvel.
Taj Mahal
Experience eternal love at the Taj Mahal, an architectural marvel symbolising romance. Explore its intricate details, rich history, and UNESCO status. Watch the stunning sunrise and embark on a captivating journey through time at this iconic site.
Amber Fort
Explore Amber Fort's regal world, nestled in the Aravalli Hills. Its opulent architecture, mirror work, and murals create an enchanting experience. Walk its ancient paths, immerse in valorous tales, and discover Sheesh Mahal and Maota Lake. Relish royal charm in this unique journey.
Agra Fort
Explore Agra Fort's timeless allure, a Mughal masterpiece blending red sandstone and white marble. Unearth regal stories within ancient walls, revealing palace opulence and serene courtyards. Immerse in its captivating heritage on a journey through time.
Red Fort
The Red Fort, a stunning UNESCO World Heritage site in Delhi, India, beckons with its rich history and architectural grandeur. Its vibrant red sandstone walls and intricate design encapsulate India's cultural heritage. A visit to this iconic monument promises a journey through time and an unforgettable cultural experience.

Westerdam

Westerdam has been trusted by more than one million guests since its launch in 2003. Allow this splendid Vista-class vessel to carry you in comfort to some of the world’s must-see destinations.

With its abundant range of high-class dining options, Westerdam satisfies almost every conceivable gastronomic preference. Travellers on board can also delight in duty-free shopping and luxuriate in world-class spa facilities.

Infuse your evenings with magic, courtesy of Westerdam’s Broadway-style shows and movies under the stars, as well as the very best in live music.

With its three enticing swimming pools, a basketball court, and an impressive fitness centre offering daily classes, Westerdam serves up seemingly infinite opportunities for thrills.

Whatever activities you enjoy on your cruise, you will be able to sit back, relax, and enjoy Westerdam’s renowned stabilised cruising technology, as you decompress on your journey across the ocean to your next captivating destination.

  • Occupancy 1964
  • Tonnage 82,348 tons
  • Length 951 ft (290.00 m)

Life on board Westerdam

This Vista-class ship presents guests with everything that they will require in order to enjoy their time on board, encompassing the finest eateries, health and fitness facilities, and entertainment venues, to cite just a few of the vessel’s attractions.

dining

The dining options on board Westerdam are diverse, and sure to please almost every imaginable palate and nationality. Whether you require a quick bite to eat or are in the mood for a multiple-course formal dinner, you can be sure of finding the right eateries for the occasion.

  • The Pinnacle Grill
  • Tamarind
  • The Dining Room
  • Rudi’s Sel De Mar
  • Nami Sushi
  • Club Orange
  • Canaletto
  • Taste of De Librije (European Sailings)
  • Lido
  • New York Deli and Pizza
  • Dive-in
  • Grand Dutch Cafe
  • Explorations Cafe
  • Gelato
  • The Culinary Arts Centre

Facilities

Make the most of a wide range of facilities on board the stunningly appointed Westerdam, from an extensive library to sports activities and a relaxing spa. It’s all about making the kinds of memories that you might rarely get to make in your lifetime – so whatever catches your eye, why not throw yourself in?

  • Library
  • Greenhouse Spa & Salon
  • Wi-Fi
  • Sport
  • Three pools (indoor and outdoor)
  • Whirlpools
  • Jacuzzis
  • Nursery
  • Kids Club
  • Youth Area
  • Shops
  • Laundry

entertainment

Westerdam makes available only the very best in evening entertainment for all guests, including such highlights as a stimulating casino, thrilling theatrical shows, and a welcoming nightclub at which to dance the night away.

  • Casino
  • Theatre
  • Nightclub

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Cabins and Suites

When it comes to picking from a wealth of utterly pleasurable and generously equipped staterooms and suites, you could scarcely make a finer choice of ship for your upcoming luxury cruise than Westerdam. Cabins are on offer that are suitable for single travellers and larger groups alike, catering to almost every possible preference and demand.

inside Prices from $6,999pp

Holland America Westerdam Inside Stateroom

As the name suggests, these are elegantly appointed and cosy inside staterooms, all with ample space to relax, and a variety of amenities of which to take advantage. An Inside stateroom on board Westerdam really does present almost everything you could really require on your luxury cruise.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
Cruise Code: ASA2246
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Ocean View Prices from $7,799pp

Holland America Westerdam Outside Stateroom

It’s called “ocean view”, and that’s exactly what this large and high-specification stateroom provides. These cabins vary in their exact configuration, but you can certainly expect the kinds of views of the open ocean that will have you and your fellow travellers whipping out your cameras – not to mention approximately 174 to 180 square feet of space in which to stretch your legs.

  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Window
  • Desk
  • Separate seating area
Cruise Code: ASA2246
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Verandah Prices from $8,799pp

Holland America Westerdam Balcony Stateroom

Westerdam’s Veranda staterooms are elegantly designed and furnished, with many comfort-enhancing amenities, although these are far from their only attractions. That’s because they also offer plentiful natural light, thanks to their floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook a private veranda, giving passengers head-turning views of the ocean or port.

  • Signature Marine’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Private bathroom with shower, toilet, and basin
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Two beds convertible to a queen-size bed
  • Separate seating area
  • Private verandah
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
Cruise Code: ASA2246
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Signature Suite Prices from $9,999pp

Holland America Westerdam Suite Stateroom

Westerdam offers guests an almost unrivalled luxury experience with its Signature Suites. Each spacious suite is exquisitely decorated and includes state-of-the-art amenities. Expect floor-to-ceiling windows, a private verandah, two lower beds that can be converted to a single queen-size bed, and a formidable 372 to 384 square feet of space in which to unwind.

  • Mini bar
  • Sofa bed
  • Murphy bed
  • Floor-to-ceiling windows
  • Telephone
  • Safe
  • Signature Mariner’s Dream™ bed with plush Euro-Top mattresses
  • Choice of firm, medium, or soft pillows
  • Private bathroom with shower, dual vanity, full-size whirlpool path and additional flower stall
  • Complimentary fresh fruit
  • Deluxe bathrobes
  • Generous storage
  • Complimentary 24-hour in-room dining
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Elemis Aromapure bath amenities
Cruise Code: ASA2246
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Your Hotel Stays

Tokyo

Included Hotel

Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba (Or Similar)

Situated on Tokyo’s scenic waterfront, the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba offers a peaceful and sophisticated retreat to return to after thrilling days exploring Tokyo. This hotel satiates all your dining desires with nine charming restaurants to choose from, including Teppanyaki Icho, which serves expertly crafted Japanese cuisine prepared from authentic seasonal ingredients. You can also enjoy a serene swim in the tranquil rooftop swimming pool, followed by a return to your elegant room boasting some of the best panoramic views of the city.

Hong Kong

Included Hotel

Harbour Grand Kowloon (Or Similar)

Adorned with magnificent views of Victoria Harbour and ample natural lighting, Harbour Grand Kowloon offers state-of-the-art facilities and modern comforts in a wonderful embodiment of luxury and convenience. You’ll also find five distinctive dining options here offering a marvellous array of gastronomy from refreshing international buffet to authentic Japanese cuisine to premium grill. Rooftop pool with unique glass walls – even underwater there’s magnificent views – peripheral view of the ocean, and the skyscrapers in the distance. Enjoy Spectacular views of the city skyline whilst you sip your favourite cocktail at the pool deck. Alternatively enjoy a cosy nightcap at the Waterfront Bar & Terrace.

Delhi

Included Hotel

Sheraton New Delhi Hotel (Or Similar)

Experience luxury and sophistication at its finest at the Sheraton New Delhi Hotel. Nestled in the heart of India’s vibrant capital, this prestigious hotel offers a seamless blend of modern comfort and timeless elegance. Immerse yourself in opulent accommodations, world-class dining, and impeccable service. Whether you’re visiting for business or leisure, our central location provides easy access to Delhi’s cultural treasures and business districts. Indulge in the rejuvenating spa, unwind by the pool, and savour exquisite cuisine at our restaurants. Discover the epitome of hospitality at the Sheraton New Delhi Hotel – where every moment is an unforgettable experience.

Agra

Included Hotel

ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra (Or Similar)

Feel like royalty during your stay at ITC Mughal, A Luxury Collection Resort & Spa, Agra, aptly named after the dynasty who built the nearby Taj Mahal. Enjoy the 23 acres of lush Mughal-style gardens, with the characteristic use of water channels, fruit trees, flowers and shaded walkways, and choose from an array of delectable fine dining options. From the opulent rooms and suites boasting a spacious place to rest with pleasant gardens to the resplendent Kaya Kalp featuring 8 treatment rooms and its own swimming pool surrounded by fragrant frangipani trees, your stay here will be nothing short of splendid.

Jaipur

Included Hotel

ITC Rajputana, A Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur (Or Similar)

Immerse yourself in the romance and majesty of the royal era during a stay at the five-star ITC Rajputana, a Luxury Collection Hotel, Jaipur located in the heart of the city. All 218 individually decorated rooms include comforts such as 24-hour room service and premium bedding, as well as pillow menus and air conditioning. Feast on Rajasthani delicacies and dishes from around the world at the Jaipur Pavilion or lavish buffets at the Jal Mahal and enjoy a sundowner at the Sheesh Mahal Bar or at the poolside lounge, Jharokha.

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