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Immerse yourself in the intoxicating sights, sounds and wonders of enchanting Southeast Asia, discovering the delights of Malaysia, Thailand and Vietnam including two-night stays in both Singapore and Bangkok.

Start your incredible adventure flying from Australia with a two-night stay in Singapore, a scintillating city-state that magically blends both traditional and modern and east and west. You’ll then embark the Jewel for a 10-night cruise, savouring enthralling ports of call while enjoying a luxurious Norwegian Cruise Line onboard experience. Your first port of call is Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, a melting pot of cultures, cuisine and people. After enjoying a night aboard the cruise ship, walk straight to onto the powder-fine sandy beaches of Langkawi, the main island of Malaysia’s northwest archipelago. Enjoy a jungle trek or simply laze on one of its gorgeous beaches as you gaze at a crimson-flecked sunset. Your next port of call is Phuket, Thailand, an island of palm-fringed beaches, a rich culture and delectable Thai cuisine. Then, onwards to Penang, Malaysia, an island that is perfect for an old-world Asian adventure. The following day, cruise to Melaka, one of Southeast Asia’s greatest trading ports featuring a bustling night markets and heritage architecture. A welcome day at sea will allow you to enjoy the fabulous amenities onboard Jewel, from specialty French bistro dining to a hot-stone massage. Spend the next day in Vietnam exploring Ho Chi Minh City’s pulsating street life and Indochina heritage. Have another restful day at sea before moving on to Ko Samui, Thailand for more beach time and blissful massages. Spend your final two nights in Thai capital, Bangkok, enthralling for its golden temples, majestic palaces and the world’s best pad thai, before flying back to Australia with warm memories of exotic Asia.

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Your Norwegian Jewel Experience

For anyone seeking a fun cruise holiday with an emphasis on the freedom to choose your own recreational and dining styles, the Norwegian Jewel is an ideal choice. This beautiful ship is filled with facilities as well as plenty of peaceful places to relax and enjoy some quiet ‘me time’. Great pools, exciting entertainment, and a staggering choice of restaurants and cafés, make Norwegian Jewel an excellent choice for families and couples alike. And her laid-back cruise style – there are no strict dress codes on board – ensures that she’s perfect for passengers cruising for the first time, as well as those regular guests who love the easy-going NCL approach.

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Dining

There’s a culinary delight to please every palate on board, with complimentary dining options that cover two main dining rooms, a help-yourself sumptuous buffet and a variety of casual cafés, grills and on-the-go choices. Or enjoy a gastronomic treat at one of the many speciality restaurants that extend to sublime Italian and French cuisine.

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Activities

From top to bottom and from bow to stern, Norwegian Jewel has enough onboard activities to fill every minute of your cruise.  Indulge in a refreshing swim in the pool or a relaxing dip in one of the covered hot tubs on the pool deck. Unwind and relax at the spa which offers over 50 specialty treatments, from the classic to the luxurious.

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Entertainment

When it comes to the entertainment on board, you won't believe your eyes or your ears. Enjoy a magical evening onboard with a magician and comedy show. Be mesmerized by awe-inspiring acrobatics at Le Cirque Bijou. Or don your best attire and dance the night away during Norwegian's Night Out.

Your 14 Night Holiday Includes

Days 1 - 2

3 - 4 January 2024

Arrive in glittering Singapore for a two-night hotel stay

Today you will fly from Australia to Singapore, a city where sacred temples rest in the shadows of towering futuristic architecture and pristine streets lead to wild rainforests filled with dense canopies of banana trees and cinnamon plants. The glittering skyline features the modern skyscrapers of the iconic Marina Bay Sands and the luminescent Super trees of the Gardens by the Bay. Spanning 101 hectares, here you’ll find three waterfront gardens and a bar as well as a thriving ecosystem supporting 162,900 plants.

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Day 3

5 January 2024

Embark Norwegian Jewel for the beginning of your exotic Southeast Asian adventure

After two exciting days in Singapore, embark the stellar Norwegian Jewel, a cruise ship that offers some of the largest suites at sea including staterooms to accommodate every style. Spend time exploring your new abode, from expansive swimming pools to intimate hot tubs and elegant fine dining options. If you’re after an activity-packed day at sea, the outdoor Sports Complex is the place to play basketball, volleyball and dodgeball. When evening comes, enjoy awe inspiring acts at Le Cirque Bijou, disco sounds and rock beat at Band on the Run or catch a show at the Stardust Theatre or Pure Variety.

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Day 4

6 January 2024

Welcome to Kuala Lumpur, a city of contrasting delights from Mogul-style domes to steely skyscrapers

Experience the sights and sounds of Kuala Lumpur, a city that’s great for loads of shopping, multicultural eating and interesting sight-seeing. Here, historical monuments and spired skyscrapers stand side by side as do colourfully adorned mosques and traditional churches. Be like the locals and shop till you drop in Bukit Bintang, punctuated with stops at traditional kopitiam (coffee shops) and mouth-watering food at the hawker stalls.  Explore Central Market for great bargains and a bit of friendly Malaysian banter.

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Day 5

7 January 2024

Discover Langkawi, the ‘jewel of Kedah’, an island of sunny beaches, emerald valleys and duty-free shopping

Regarded as one of the planet’s most beautiful islands, Langkawi is most popular for its powder-fine sandy beaches sandwiched between coconut palms and crystal-clear water. However, beyond, this lush paradise island, reveals rugged natural interiors of primeval rainforest, soaring mountains, gushing waterfalls and emerald-green paddy fields. Enjoy a trek through the jungle, walk the famous Langkawi Sky Bridge high above the forest canopy, or simply laze on one of Langkawi’s stunning beaches.

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Day 6

8 January 2024

Relax on Thailand’s largest island, Phuket, dazzled by its multitude of beautiful beaches, bays and islands

Located in the sparkling Andaman Sea, Thailand’s largest island Phuket, is justifiably popular for its gorgeous bays, beaches and cluster of idyllic islands. During your time on this fascinating island, take a boat trip to Phang Nga Bay and glide through the spectacular Kharst scenery, or snorkel amongst coral reefs and crystal-clear waters surrounding Phuket’s outer islands. Or relax on one of the soft sandy beaches fringed with swaying palms, where you’ll find plenty of water sports to keep you amused for hours. Alternatively, you might also want to explore fascinating Old Phuket Town, which brims with traditional Thai-Chinese culture and heritage.

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Day 7

9 January 2024

Discover the natural island beauty and colourful heritage of Penang

Welcome to Penang, a beautiful island separated from the Malaysian mainland by a slender strait. Penang emerged in the late 19th century as an important British Crown Colony, known as the ‘Pearl of the Orient’ and nowadays, is known for its palm-tree-fringed golden beaches and stunning interiors of rustic fishing villages amid coconut groves, mountainous jungles and traditional farm lands. As well as natural beauty, Penang offers you no end of cultural sights, especially the multi-coloured temples, ornate Peranakan shophouses and colonial-era architecture that await in the World Heritage-listed capital, George Town. Be sure to sample Penang’s world-famous cuisine.

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Day 8

10 January 2024

Experience Melaka, one of Malaysia’s most irresistible tourist draws with its protected ancient architecture and mix of vibrant cultures

Spend the day exploring this Malaysian port of call, which, in the 15th century was one of Southeast Asia’s greatest trading ports. The historic town centre is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and its Dutch influence is evident in the architecture and even a replica windmill. Sample the Nyonya cuisine, a delicious fusion of Chinese and Malaysian flavours. Stroll along the riverside or take a 40-minute boat cruise to view colonial architecture and funky street art.

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Day 9

11 January 2024

Spend the day at sea, relishing in the delights of the Norwegian Jewel and availing of the lavish amenities onboard

A day at sea gives you the chance to try some of the Jewel’s bars, lounges and restaurants that you haven’t yet visited. During the day, enjoy a coffee and a moreish pastry from the Atrium Café, while later you can indulge in customized mojito at the Sugarcane Mojito Bar or sip on a glass of bubbly champagne at Magnums. For something special, book a meal at Ocean Blue, one of Norwegian’s more elegant restaurants.  Here you'll find the freshest ingredients and fine wines. It's a perfect pairing of sophisticated taste with a health-minded menu.  If you still have room for a late-night snack, indulge with exotic ice cream flavours at Dolce Gelato. Or head up to the Garden Buffet where you can get free soft serve ice cream.

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Day 10

12 January 2024

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City for a wonderful Vietnamese experience

Located on the banks of the Saigon River, Ho Chi Minh City is a vibrant city full of contrasts. You may enjoy a visit to the National History Museum filled with ancient ceramics, traditional costumes and relics crafted in stone and bronze. Catch a short performance of the uniquely Vietnamese spectacle – water puppetry. Ho Chi Minh City is home to many colourful pagodas, cathedrals and palaces, including one of the city's oldest, Giac Lam Pagoda, dating from 1744. A city that pulses with energy, wander through timeless alleys and incense-infused temples to classy designer malls housed in shiny skyscrapers.

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Day 11

13 January 2024

Spend the day at sea, soaking up the sunshine on deck or trying out some of the many activities on offer

Today, you’ll have the day to sunbathe by the pool, cocktail in hand and read that book you picked up from the well-stocked library on board. If that’s not your thing, then break out a sweat at the Body Waves Fitness Centre or go for a run on the jogging track. Perhaps a stroll through the Norwegian Jewel’s Art Gallery of original works by a wide range of well-known artists or a board game in the Card Room will be more your thing. Either way, you will never be bored with all that’s on offer aboard the Norwegian Jewel.

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Day 12

14 January 2024

Indulge in a day of wellness at an exclusive spa or feast on world-class cuisine in Ko Samui, Thailand

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, make sure you shop for Thai silk as well as local souvenirs and handicrafts. Don't leave the island without sampling the spicy local fare, which will pleasantly jolt your taste buds.

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Days 13 - 14

15 - 16 January 2024

Conclude your Southeast Asian cruise extravaganza with two nights in Bangkok, a city of ornate shrines and vibrant street life

You will disembark in the Thai capital and transfer to a hotel to enjoy Bangkok's glorious golden temples and palaces, the royal barges and the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. The warmth of the local people, exceptional Thai cuisine and the charming floating markets will stay with you long after you leave the shores of Thailand. Don’t forget to visit The Royal Palace, a massive complex of carved and gilded buildings - still used by the royal family today. Bangkok will heighten your senses and fuel memories for a lifetime.

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Day 15

17 January 2024

Bid farewell to Bangkok and transfer to the airport for your flight home

Today, your incredible Asian tour and cruise adventure concludes. Bidding a fond farewell to Thailand and filled with a wealth of treasured memories, you’ll transfer to the airport for your onward flight home.

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Your Holiday Summary

All-Inclusive Cruise

  • 10 night all-inclusive cruise on board Norwegian Jewel

Four FREE at sea inclusions when booking ANY cabin:

  • FREE Beverage Package
  • FREE Specialty Dining Package
  • FREE Shore Excursions Credits
  • FREE WI-FI Package

Hotel Stays

  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Singapore
  • 2 night four-star hotel stay in Bangkok

All flights & taxes

Prices

14 Nights |  Departing 03 January 2024

Departing

Sydney

Inside

$4,499pp

Oceanview

$4,999pp

Balcony

$6,499pp

Suite

$7,499pp