B: Breakfast | L: Lunch | D: Dinner | SD: Special Dinner
Spice Route Sojourn – Crystal Symphony
Pre & Post tour with Airfare : $ 2,688
Pre & Post tour Single Supplement: $ 600
Crystal Cruise from: $ 3,549
Cruise Single Supplment from: $ 1,065
Dates on-board from Apr.23 – May.8, 2020
Day 1**Apr 19 | Honolulu –> Taipei
We begin our journey by boarding an international flight to Taiwan. Meals and snacks will be served on the plane.
Flight information: CI 001 Honolulu – Taipei 02:55pm – 07:30pm + 1
Day 2**Apr 20 | Overnight in Taipei
Upon arrival at Taipei, we will proceed to immigration & customs. Then we will board a shuttle bus to an overnight hotel near Taoyuan Airport.
Day 3**Apr 21 | Taipei –> Singapore
Upon our arrival at the Singapore Changi International Airport, an Air and Sea Travel representative will escort us to our hotel. Singapore is the world’s only sovereign city-state in Southeast Asia. This Garden City is a great stopover with skyscrapers and subways of a modern, affluent city, a medley of Chinese, Malay, and Indian influences, a tropical climate, tasty food, good shopping and a vibrant night-life scene.
Flight information: CI 753 Taipei – Singapore 07:50am – 12:25pm
Day 4**Apr 22 | Singapore | (B)
After breakfast, we will have a day at leisure. Explore the charming city on your own or relax and roam around the hotel. We can also join the Optional Singapore City tour, fee apply. (We will get to spend some time exploring the maze of awning-draped shops and market stalls in Singapore’s Chinatown. Then, we will visit the Relic Tooth Temple, one of the Singapore’s oldest Buddhist-Taoist Temples and stop by a Local Handicraft Center to observe craftsmen at work up-close. Explore the Civic District of the city, passing by the Padang, Cricket Club, historic Parliament House, Supreme Court and City Hall. We will also stop at Merlion Park to enjoy the impressive views of Marina Bay. After lunch, we will transfer to Sentosa. We can visit the attraction Sentosa Merlion, the legendary Merlion that is a 120 foot tall “half lion half fish” and the guardian of prosperity which personifies Singapore’s history as a port city. Nowadays, the majestic Merlion is a Singapore icon attracting visitors from all around the world. You may want to try your luck at Resorts World Sentosa Casino, the biggest Casino in Asia. The S.E.A. Aquarium (South East Asia Aquarium) was the world’s largest aquarium by total water volume and houses the world’s largest collection of manta rays, including one of only a few giant oceanic manta rays in captivity. The aquarium visit in included, so we can visit it anytime we want.)
Day 5**Apr 23 | Singapore – Crystal Symphony Cruise | (B)
After breakfast, enjoy our morning before we transfer to Port Singapore to embark on the Crystal Symphony Cruise. Sharing the limelight with her fleet mate Crystal Serenity, Crystal Symphony is one of two magnificent ships that has earned Crystal Cruises the distinction of being The World’s Most Awarded Luxury Cruise Line. There are 12 new suites and 28 new penthouses. Crystal Symphony will feature more innovative dining options with expanded specialty venues and open-seating, more state-of-the-art technologies including free, unlimited Wi-Fi. Enjoy our luxury experience on board.
Day 6** Apr 24 | Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
This morning, we will arrive in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
Ships disembark at 7:00 AM and embark at 6:00 PM.
Bustling Port Kelang 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. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 7** Apr 25 | Penang, Malaysia
This morning, we will arrive in Penang, Malaysia.
Ship disembarks at 8:00 AM and embarks at 5:00 PM.
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. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 8** Apr 26 | Cruising the Malacca Strait
Today is a Sea Day. We will be cruising the Malacca Strait. Enjoy the activities on board.
Day 9** Apr 27 | Cruising the Indian Ocean
Today is another Sea Day, cruising the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the activities on board.
Day 10 ** Apr 28 | Colombo, Sri Lanka
This morning, we will arrive in Colombo, Sri Lanka.
Ship disembarks 2:00 PM with an overnight stay in Colombo.
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. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 11 ** Apr 29 | Colombo, Sri Lanka
Today, we can continue exploring the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply). The ship will embark at 7:00 PM.
Day 12** Apr 30 | Cruising the Indian Ocean
Today is a Sea Day. We will be cruising the Indian Ocean. Enjoy the activities on board.
Day 13** May 1 | Goa, India
This morning, we will arrive in Goa, India.
Ship disembarks at 8:30 AM and embarks at 5:00 PM.
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. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 14** May 2 | Mumbai (Bombay), India
This morning, we will arrive in Mumbai, India.
Ship disembarks 8:00 AM with an overnight stay in Mumbai.
Mumbai, formerly known as Bombay, is 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. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 15** May 3 | Mumbai (Bombay), India
Today, we can continue exploring the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply). The ship will embark at 5:00 PM.
Day 16** May 4 | Cruising the Arabian Ocean
Today is a Sea Day, cruising the Arabian Ocean. Enjoy the activities on board.
Day 17** May 5 | Cruising the Gulf of Oman
Today is a Sea Day, cruising the Gulf of Oman. Enjoy the activities on board.
Day 18 ** May 6 | Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
This morning, we will arrive in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. Ship disembarks 8:00 AM and embarks at 11:00 PM.
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. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 19** May 7 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates
This morning, we will arrive in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
Ship disembarks 8:00 AM with an overnight stay in Dubai.
Home to the world’s biggest shopping mall, tallest skyscraper, and dozens of ultra-glamourous luxury hotels, Dubai is truly a modern wonder. We can explore the city on our own or join an optional tour provided by Air & Sea Travel, (fee apply).
Day 20**May 8 | Dubai, United Arab Emirates | (L)
This morning, we will disembark from Dubai Cruise Terminal located at Port Rashid, considered one of the top 5 luxurious ports to dock at. After disembarking, we will visit Dubai Palm Islands. Palm Islands are three artificial islands, Palm Jumeirah, Deira Island and Palm Jebel Ali, on the coast of Dubai. Creation of the islands started in 2001. As of November 2011, only Palm Jumeirah has been completed. This island takes the form of a palm tree, topped by a crescent. First, we will take Palm Jumeirah Monorail to Palm Jumeirah. It is the first monorail in the Middle East and connects the Palm Jumeirah to the mainland, with a planned further extension to the Red Line of the Dubai Metro. The line opened on April 30, 2009. Upon arrival, we will enjoy our buffet lunch at the Atlantis the Palm Hotel, a luxury hotel resort located at the apex of the Palm Jumeirah. It was the first resort to be built on the island and is themed on the myth of Atlantis but includes distinct Arabian elements. After lunch, we will see and visit the Palm Island and Jumeirah Beach Residence area. Then, we will check into our hotel on the mainland of Dubai.
Day 21**May 9 | Dubai –> Taipei
Our flight to Taipei leaves in the early morning. We will check out hotel and depart to airport at 1:00AM. Upon arrive at Taipei; we will transfer to our hotel in Taipei city.
Flight information: EK 366 Dubai – Taipei 04:35am – 04:50pm
Day 22**May 10 | Taipei –> Honolulu | (B)
Enjoy breakfast and leisure time to shop around the hotel. We can store our luggage with the bell desk. We will transfer to Taipei Taoyuan International Airport for our return flight to Honolulu, taking with us the lasting memories of this wonderful Cruise to Spice Route Sojourn with Crystal Symphony.
Flight information: CI 002 Taipei – Honolulu 09:10pm – 12:30pm
– Open bar service in all lounges throughout the ship
– Fine wines, premium spirits and beers throughout the vessel and on request for delivery in staterooms
– Non-alcoholic drinks including bottled water, sodas, and espresso drinks all throughout the vessel and on request for delivery in staterooms
– Specialty restaurant dining in Nobu Matsuhisa’s Silk Road & The Sushi Bar; and in Prego
– Unlimited Wi-Fi / Internet Access
– Twice-daily housekeeping with nightly turndown service
– Complimentary launderettes
CHECK OR CASH PAYMENT ONLY. A deposit of $1500 per person is required at the time of application. The balance of payment is due on Nov 10, 2019. In the event balance of payment is not made within the required time period, Air and Sea Travel Center reserves the right to cancel reservations and charge a cancellation fee.
Written notice is required for any cancellation. The cancellation fee will be as follows:
** After application is submitted, $500 plus any other service fee caused from the cancellation;
** From Nov 20 – Dec 19, 2019, 25% of total price plus any other service fee caused from the cancellation;
** From Dec 20, 2019 – Jan 18, 2020, 50% of total price plus any other service fee caused from the cancellation;
** From Jan 19, 2020 – Feb 17, 2020, 75% of total price plus any other service fee caused from the cancellation;
** Feb 18, 2020 or withdrawing during the tour shall be regarded as willingly giving up all rights concerned, 100% of total price, and request for other services as a substitute/replacement shall not be accepted.
** We strongly recommend purchasing travel insurance when you make your reservation **
Price from: $3,549.00
Includes: Tax and fuel surcharge
(SINGLE SUPP: $1065)