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MS HANSEATIC - from Singapore to Bangkok
Cruise HAN1406
15.08.2018 - 15.08.2018 (0 days)
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Expedition to Borneo and South East Asia

from Singapore to Bangkok

Cruise HAN1406

15.08.2018 - 15.08.2018

0 days (0 days cruise only)

    Hidden temples, historic colonial cities and lush rainforests come together in a natural and cultural experience that will rouse your curiosity. On this route, the HANSEATIC combines the wonders of South East Asia – with traditional tribes, mystical dynasties and the diversity of species in the rainforests giving you plenty to marvel at.


    Expedition
    Please note that your choosen cruise is conducted in German only. All printed matters are available in German. Nevertheless our crew is fluent in English.

    Price specials - Attractive combination bonus € 500

    Your price advantage if you extend this cruise with the cruise HAN1407.


    Single travellers

    Passengers travelling unaccompanied do not pay a single cabin surcharge in Category 2-5.


    Single travellers

    Passengers travelling unaccompanied do not pay a single cabin surcharge in Category 2-5.

    The highlights of this cruise

    Your experts on this cruise

    Your ship - MS HANSEATIC

    Magical moments for explorers

    The world's only five-star expedition ship (Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018) combines adventure with excellent comfort. This provides the perfect setting for your extraordinary expedition routes with special facilities and many special on-board details - from the ship's furnishings to the first-class service provided by the crew. With no more than 175 guests on board the HANSEATIC, you can enjoy a sense of well-being with an almost familial character that you will not find any-where else.

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    Your cabins & suites on MS HANSEATIC

    Outside cabin (category 2) with portholes
    • Comfortable: 22 m² (237 sq ft) cabins
    • Ocean view: portholes on the Amundsen Deck
    • Private e-mail account (free of charge), flat screen with Internet access (for a fee), choice of films, Wi-Fi access and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • 24-hour cabin service
    Outside cabin (category 3-6) with panoramic window
    • Comfortable: 22 m² cabins
    • Ocean view: panoramic window on the Explorer Deck
    • Private e-mail account (free of charge), flat screen with Internet access (for a fee), choice of films,Wi-Fi access and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • 24-hour room service (up to category 6: 24-hour butler service)
    Suite (category 7) with panoramic window
    • Comfortable: 44 m² suite
    • Ocean view: panoramic window on the Bridge Deck
    • Private e-mail account (free of charge), flat screen with Internet access (for a fee), choice of films, Wi-Fi access and DVD player
    • Mini bar: free soft drinks
    • Exclusive: 24-hour butler service

    At anchor

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Scheduled flights Frankfurt – Singapore

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Connecting flight to Denpasar

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Benoa/Bali/Indonesia, departure 18.00 hrs

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Semarang/Java, from 7.00 to 20.00 hrs

    Java: Between Colonial and Cultural Heritage
    Coffee, sugar, tobacco and rubber – when it comes to exporting Java’s local treasures, the port of Semarang is extremely important. With its fascinating mix of colonial heritage and Javanese culture, it is also the starting point for your intensive exploration of the idyllic countryside. Your thirst for discovery will take you to fertile soil here. As you pass coffee, cocoa and fruit plantations and rice fields, you will be approaching enlightenment: Borobudur Temple* is one of the largest Buddhist sites in the world, as well as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Probably built in 750 AD during the reign of the Sailendra Dynasty, it was not uncovered from layers of volcanic ash until 1835. Explore the religious heritage of Java on the hill of the 1,000 Buddhas.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Kuching/Borneo/Sarawak/Malaysia

    Malaysia: A Cultural Trail Through the Home of the Orang-Utans
    Breathtaking moments await as you encounter the “forest people”, which is how their name translates. From Kuching, which was once the capital of the White Rajah, the excursion takes you to see the long houses and orang-utans* in the tracks of this endangered species. In the Semongoh Wildlife Centre, orphaned apes are rehabilitated to life in the wild. Get an intensive insight into the surrounding flora and fauna on a nature hike in Bako National Park*. Open boats will take you to the island with its various zones of vegetation – from the craggy coastline to mangrove forests, lowland rainforests and swamps.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Bintulu/Borneo/Sarawak, from 8.00 to 11.30 hrs

    From Bintulu, an excursion will take you to visit the Niah Caves of Sarawak*, the site of the oldest recorded human settlement in eastern Malaysia. Look back about 1,200 years into the past as you marvel at the cave paintings. One thing that is timeless is the beauty of the rainforest, which you can enjoy on a countryside tour before joining the ship again in Miri.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Muara (Bandar Seri Begawan)/Borneo/Brunei, from 7.00 to 17.00 hrs

    Brunei: A Kingdom of Discoveries on Water
    The port of Muara is the gateway to the Sultanate of Brunei which, going by average income, is one of the richest countries in the world. If weather conditions are favourable, take a boat trip through the Temburong region*, one of the oldest rainforests on earth. Find out what river life is like in a water taxi and a traditional long boat. Explorers will also enjoy discovering the capital city, Bandar Seri Begawan, with a boat trip to the water village*. Approximately 3,000 buildings on stilts – including schools, mosques and shops – are home to some 30,000 people. Your excursion will also take in the Brunei museum and a mangrove boat trip*. A natural paradise, where with luck you will see proboscis monkeys and exotic species of birds in their natural habitats.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Phu Quoc/Vietnam

    South East Asia: A Shore Excursion for the Mind and Soul
    With its beautiful white beaches and crystal-clear waters, Phu Quoc – the largest island in Vietnam – is probably the most idyllic place to swim and snorkel in the country. Immerse yourself and all your senses in complete relaxation.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Kampong Saom/Cambodia, from 6.00 to 22.00 hrs

    See for yourself how the beautiful coastlines of Cambodia are second to none when it comes to natural beauty, when you start out from Kampong Saom on a countryside excursion to Phnom Penh*, See for yourself how the beautiful coastlines of Cambodia are second to none when it comes to natural beauty, when you start out from Kampong Saom on a countryside excursion to Phnom Penh*, as does the Pagoda of the Royal Palace, with more than 5,000 silver tiles on its roof.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Koh Kut/Thailand

    On the beach of Thailand’s rainforest island, Koh Kut, you will have plenty of time to look back in peace over the fantastic and varied experiences of your expedition.

    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Bangkok/Thailand, arrival 6.00 hrs, day room
    Scheduled flight Bangkok – Germany

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    Optional bookable
    Wednesday, 15.08.2018

    Arrival in Germany

    Pre-cruise and post-cruise programmes for your trip

    The following programmes can be booked.

    Please note that our pre- and post-cruise programmes are conducted in German.
    For individual programmes kindly consult your travel agent.

    Following programmes we offer in German:

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: BEACH STAY IN BALI
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ISLAND OF GODS
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ISLAND OF GODS
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ISLAND OF GODS
    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: ISLAND OF GODS

    * These arrangements are not included in the cruise price. The shore activities listed here are in the planning stage and are subject to changes.

    A specialist in marine biology amongst the team of experts

    Graduate biologist Wolfgang Bittmann

    has managed to turn his hobbies into a career: since graduating, he has

    been travelling the world as a tour guide, diver and photographer. He

    will show you the best places to go snorkelling and the unique flora and

    fauna of the South Pacific – including tips on taking the perfect

    photos. 


    MS HANSEATIC - Your Personal Expedition

    The HANSEATIC

    The world's only five-star expedition ship (Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018) combines adventure with excellent comfort. This provides the perfect setting for your extraordinary expedition routes with special facilities and many special on-board details - from the ship's furnishings to the first-class service provided by the crew. With no more than 175 guests on board the HANSEATIC, you can enjoy a sense of well-being with an almost familial character that you will not find any-where else.

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    Cabins & suites

    Feel at home on the open sea: What could be better than travelling in the most remote regions of the world and yet still feeling right at home? The HANSEATIC’s state-of-the-art cabins and suites measuring 22 m²/237 ft² and 44 m²/474 ft², respectively, ensure that you have plenty of room to enjoy and recall your diverse discoveries and impressions in a relaxed frame of mind. The many details make your cruise especially enjoyable: tasteful furnishings, lighting designed to create a pleasing ambience and a mini bar that is replenished daily with refreshing non-alcoholic beverages free of charge. After all, when your days are thrilling, you need a place to relax.
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    Culinary art, bars & lounges

    Gourmets together: A place in the main restaurant, Marco Polo, is already reserved for your journey into delicious culinary worlds. Discover the creative gastronomic variety and discerning gourmet philosophy of our top chefs against the backdrop of the most beautiful expedition regions. Bistro Lemaire offers a variety of culinary treats - from the breakfast and lunch buffets through to the incomparable "Ethno Dinner", which reinterprets the exotic diversity of various cruise destinations.

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    Experiences & relaxation

    Your time: The HANSEATIC invites you to live out your exploratory urges and spend your time however you wish. Enjoy active relaxation in the fitness room with ocean view or in the whirlpool.

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    Prestigious experts on board

    Room for inspiring moments: Share your impressions with like-minded guests and experts in the Observation Lounge with a 180° panoramic view and piano music in the evenings, for example. Explorers will meet in the Explorer Lounge, where the experts will prepare for and follow up on the trips ashore. The Darwin Hall presentation room, where specialists share their knowledge, will also be a focal point. Laptops and microscopes are available for loan and will help you to enhance your experiences.

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