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MS EUROPA 2 - from Hong Kong to Singapore
Cruise EUX1808
08.04.2018 - 22.04.2018 (16 days)
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Diverse Asia. Relaxed equilibrium.

from Hong Kong to Singapore

Cruise EUX1808

08.04.2018 - 22.04.2018

16 days (14 days cruise only)

    Vibrant culture meets breathtaking scenery. Urban feeling meets romantic fishing villages. EUROPA 2 meets Asia! On the way to the most beautiful destinations around the South China Sea, you will witness up-close how the highest standards combine with extraordinary experiences and maximum relaxation to create a unique cruise.


    International cruise
    This is a bilingual cruise with English shore excursions. [Read more]

    Price specials - Extended fun

    Extend your stay with the previous cruise EUX1807 or subsequent cruise EUX1809 and save € 1,500 per person (Applies to categories 1 – 14).

    The highlights of this cruise

    Keelung (Taipeh)
    Where the sun meets the moon.
    Travel at up to 300 km/h (186 mi./h) on the high-speed train* to a place of perfect calm: Sun Moon Lake. Breathe deeply, enjoy the extraordinary panorama of the glassy lake nestled between green hills and experience spiritual moments on Lalu Island, a sacred place for the Thao people.
    Kota Kinabalu
    Views and adventure.
    Active relaxation par excellence: steer your rafting boat* along Borneo’s Kiulu River, lean back and find peaceful spots to enjoy nature and picturesque scenery with rice terraces and dense forests.
    Singapore
    Pure delight!

    Want to enjoy a spectacular view of Singapore’s harbour and skyline while being treated to culinary delicacies? No problem! How about a unique sky dining experience** in Singapore’s famous cable car as your private cabin floats at great height – our travel concierge will be happy to reserve a romantic table for two.
    * The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.
    ** These tips are individual activities which are not organised by Hapag-Lloyd Cruises. Hapag-Lloyd Cruises makes no guarantee in connection with opening hours. Our travel concierge will be happy to help (fees apply).

    Your ship - MS EUROPA 2

    Twenty-one-knots. And no tie.

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Your suites on MS EUROPA 2

    Veranda Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Exclusive living area with a chaise longue
    • Bathtub and separate shower
    • Free mini bar
    Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 28 m² (301 ft²); veranda: 7 m² (75 ft²)
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tube and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Free mini bar
    Family Apartment
    • Living area: 2 × 20 m²
      (2 x 215 ft²)
      veranda: 2 × 7 m² (2 x 75 ft²)
    • Connecting door between the rooms and verandas
    • Separate toilets
    • Free mini bars
    Penthouse Suite, for disabled guests
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two washbasins
    • Separate WC
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Walk-in wardrobe
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Whirlpool tub and separate shower
    • Separate toilet
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Ocean Suite
    • Living area: 42 m² (452 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Separate toilet
    • Natural light in the bathroom
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool tub
    • Free mini bar
    Grand Penthouse Suite
    • Living area: 78 m² (840 ft²); veranda: 10 m² (108 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping areas
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna.
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini-bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges
    Owner Suite
    • Living area: 99 m² (1,066 ft²); veranda: 15 m² (161 ft²)
    • Separate living and sleeping area
    • Separate dining table
    • Guest toilet
    • Bathroom with two sinks
    • Shower with steam sauna
    • Whirlpool and daybed in the bathroom
    • Butler service
    • Free mini bar
    • Further exclusive service privileges

    At anchor - If the ship anchors in open water the ferrying ashore will be done with tenders or Zodiacs.

    Zodiac - Wherever our small and nimble ships cannot continue, you can safely continue your adventures in rugged inflatable boats (depending on weather conditions).

    Show arrival travel package
    Optional bookable
    Saturday, 07.04.2018

    Scheduled flight from Germany to Hong Kong

    Sunday, 08.04.2018

    Transfer to embarkation point

    Sunday, 08.04.2018

    Hong Kong/China, departure 21.00 hrs

    Your cruise on the EUROPA 2 starts in one of the world’s most exciting cities.

    Monday, 09.04.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Tuesday, 10.04.2018

    Keelung/Taiwan, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Taipei was the 2016 World Design Capital, and a feng shui master played a major role in designing the bamboo-inspired Taipei 101* skyscraper. On an impressive tour*, discover everything this city has to offer fans of avant-garde design.

    NOT OF THIS WORLD
    Take the high-speed train* from Taipei to a place of perfect calm: Sun Moon Lake with Lalu Island, a sacred place for the Thao people.

    Wednesday, 11.04.2018

    Kaohsiung/Taiwan, 11.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Once this was a tiny village whose name translates as “bamboo forest”. Today, Kaohsiung is Taiwan’s second-largest city and the country’s Buddhist centre. Find peace in the spiritual atmosphere of Fo Guang Shan Monastery*, or discover Cheng Ching Lake* close to the city.

    Thursday, 12.04.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Friday, 13.04.2018

    Manila/Philippines, 12.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Many cultures have made their mark on this melting pot, creating a unique and colourful city full of surprises. Follow in their footsteps on a city tour* to the most historic sites – from the Chinese Cemetery, where mausoleums are fitted with fridges and televisions, to the old town of Intramuros with its Spanish influence.

    Saturday, 14.04.2018

    Malcapuya Island/Calamian Group/Philippines , 10.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Swim, sunbathe or dive into a practically untouched underwater paradise – the perfect place to spend an enjoyable day and relax.

    Sunday, 15.04.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Monday, 16.04.2018

    Tagbilaran/Bohol/Philippines , 7.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Take a tour on covered rafts to the unique Chocolate Hills* or a journey of discovery on the Abatan River* – first in an authentic Philippine jeepney, then by kayak.

    Tuesday, 17.04.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Wednesday, 18.04.2018

    Kota Kinabalu/Borneo/Sabah/Malaysia, 8.00 – 19.00 hrs

    Palm trees, turquoise sea and picturesque villages on the majestic Mount Kinabalu. Experience traditional customs in the museum village*, in Kinabalu National Park* or during a rafting tour* on the Kiulu River.

    Thursday, 19.04.2018

    Muara (Bandar Seri Begawan)/Borneo/Brunei, 8.00 – 18.00 hrs

    Oriental splendour and unspoilt worlds: Bandar Seri Begawan is home to the sultan’s palace, the pride of Brunei. The Royal Regalia Museum* provides an insight into his fairy-tale riches. A tour* takes you through the world’s largest water village, Kampong Ayer, where 30,000 people live and work on the water.

    Friday, 20.04.2018

    Relaxation at sea

    Saturday, 21.04.2018

    Singapore/Singapore, arrival 18.00 hrs
    Overnight stay on board

    Futuristic yet traditional. Bid farewell to the EUROPA 2 in Singapore after one last night on board.

    Sunday, 22.04.2018

    Singapore/Singapore

    Show departure travel package
    Optional bookable
    Sunday, 22.04.2018

    Transfer to a first-class hotel, day room
    Transfer to scheduled flight to Germany

    Monday, 23.04.2018

    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:

    Your private Pre and Post-Programs

    Discover your destinations in a personal setting for two - ideal for those who do not want to join a group. The excursions included in the program are accompanied by a local guide who will meet your individual wishes. In addition, there is sufficient time and space for your own activities. Transfers are organized with cars and private drivers. Prices for more or less than two persons are available on request.

    YOUR PRIVATE POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME: EXPLORE SINGAPORE PRIVATELY

    Guided Pre and Post-Programs

    Our proven pre and post programs cover a wide range of excursions and experiences and are accompanied by experienced Hapag-Lloyd Cruises tour guides. For all travelers who like to share experiences in a group of like-minded people.

    PRE-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: HONG KONG – SKYSCRAPERS AND PAGODAS
    POST-CRUISE PROGRAMME A: SINGAPORE – SUPERTREES AND CHINATOWN

    Your individual Travel arrangements

    Our travel concierge will be pleased to tailor exclusive travel arrangements to your wishes. From trendy design hotels to luxury beach resorts to insider tips for the most exciting metropolises - exclusive recommendations can be found here and at www.hl-cruises.com/travel-concierge. Your travel concierge is available to you before traveling and on board.

    YOUR INDIVIDUAL TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT – SINGAPORE

    * The pre- and post-cruise programmes and shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to change.

    TheArtGorgeous

    The art world is also about people – about what people follow, love and consume. It goes much beyond which art they have on their walls. As a media company and community powerhouse, we develop innovative concepts and strategies and create captivating content, closely working with our unparalleled network of global art world influencers and institutions. To make some of this ideas and content visible, we founded TheArtGorgeous.com as digital editorial and added a print magazine in 2017.

    Since its launch in Summer 2015, we have conducted over 100 interviews with art... Read more

    The art world is also about people – about what people follow, love and consume. It goes much beyond which art they have on their walls. As a media company and community powerhouse, we develop innovative concepts and strategies and create captivating content, closely working with our unparalleled network of global art world influencers and institutions. To make some of this ideas and content visible, we founded TheArtGorgeous.com as digital editorial and added a print magazine in 2017.

    Since its launch in Summer 2015, we have conducted over 100 interviews with art world trendsetters from Mexico City to Shanghai and inaugurated a conference format, the “ART x LUX CONFERENCE” - examining the continuous engagement of the luxury- and fashion industry in the field of contemporary art.

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    Katharina Königsfeld (pianist) & DJ Affe

    Katharina Königsfeld

    Born in Bamberg in 1988, Katharina Königsfeld wanted to play the piano and the organ at the age of six. From 2007 she started studying piano with Arnulf von Arnim and from 2012 organ with Roland Maria Stangier at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen. She is also interested in Chambermusic and Lied. She already worked with such great musicians as Christoph Eschenbach, Dirk Mommertz, Matthias Goerne and Gustav Kuhn. Katharina has performed in the Philharmonie Essen, the Konzerthaus Dortmund and the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum within the well known... Read more

    Katharina Königsfeld

    Born in Bamberg in 1988, Katharina Königsfeld wanted to play the piano and the organ at the age of six. From 2007 she started studying piano with Arnulf von Arnim and from 2012 organ with Roland Maria Stangier at the Folkwang University of Arts in Essen. She is also interested in Chambermusic and Lied. She already worked with such great musicians as Christoph Eschenbach, Dirk Mommertz, Matthias Goerne and Gustav Kuhn. Katharina has performed in the Philharmonie Essen, the Konzerthaus Dortmund and the Jahrhunderthalle Bochum within the well known Klavierfestival Ruhr. In July 2015 she will give her Debut in the Festpielhaus Erl. Katharina Königsfeld signed an exclusive recording contract with SONY Classical in 2014. Her first album for Sony, „Piano fantasy by Katharina“, was released in January 2015 and entered the german pop charts straightaway.

    DJ Affe

    Daniel Karelly, aka Affe Maria, is an Austrian musician and producer. After graduating from the Drummers Institute Duesseldorf as the best student in 20 years and discontinuing a study programme in jazz and pop drums at the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem/Netherlands, he returned to Hamburg in 2011 to work on the first album with his band Rakede. As a dubstep producer and DJ with airplay on stations ranging from Austrian Fm4 to BBC Radio 1, he releases music on various labels and receives international support from renowned producers in the scene. He also gives performances all over Europe – for example, as a support act for Dope D.o.d.

    The debut album from Rakede featuring Dellé (Seeed) and Samy Deluxe was released in 2014 on Downbeat Records/Warner Music and was nominated for the 2015 German Musikautorenpreis in the category of composition pop. In 2013, the unplugged version of their song “Bitte Bitte” became a global YouTube hit. Besides various radio and TV appearances, the band also tours regularly and plays at the biggest festivals in the German-speaking world.

    He also produces, mixes and masters for other projects and holds workshops at schools on behalf of Crossover e.V.

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    battleroyal (international production company)

    Based in Berlin, battleroyal is an international production company working worldwide on live shows, fairs & events and specially designed concepts for arts & culture. battleroyal´s trademark is telling powerful visual stories, as show at demanding public events such as the opening ceremony of the European capital of culture Aarhus 2017. BMW Festival Night – “The next 100 years” or the awarded musical production “Wunder von Bern”.


    Braidon Morris (magician, entertainer and comedian)

    Braidon Morris was born in 1982 as a Scottish father and a German mother child. He grew up in Munich and Kaiserslautern. After graduation, he studied architecture and completed his studies with diploma. Already at school was an avid Magicians and stunned the comrades. As a teenager Braidon Morris traveled to every continent and showed his shows on the streets of the cities. Braidon Morris managed with an early age on the vaudeville theaters in Germany. It was the switch from the amateur to a professional artist. Since then, the magic is an indispensable part of his... Read more

    Braidon Morris was born in 1982 as a Scottish father and a German mother child. He grew up in Munich and Kaiserslautern. After graduation, he studied architecture and completed his studies with diploma. Already at school was an avid Magicians and stunned the comrades. As a teenager Braidon Morris traveled to every continent and showed his shows on the streets of the cities. Braidon Morris managed with an early age on the vaudeville theaters in Germany. It was the switch from the amateur to a professional artist. Since then, the magic is an indispensable part of his life. Currently, he is the winner of the International Award of Magic. In addition to his stage performances and stand-up performances in comedy clubs Braidon Morris travels the world as a cruise ship Magician.

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    Joseph Vilsmaier (producer)

    Joseph Vilsmaier was born in Munich and started working at a young age as an apprentice at ARRI alongside studying piano for nine years at the Munich Conservatory of Music.

    In 1961 he started working in the film industry and made a name for himself as a cameraman at the Bavaria Film Studios in Geiselgasteig. From 1978 he worked consistently as a very successful freelance cameraman.

    In 1988 he founded his production company Perathon Film which produced his directional debut “Herbstmilch“. The film achieved immediate international acclaim and was followed by more than... Read more

    Joseph Vilsmaier was born in Munich and started working at a young age as an apprentice at ARRI alongside studying piano for nine years at the Munich Conservatory of Music.

    In 1961 he started working in the film industry and made a name for himself as a cameraman at the Bavaria Film Studios in Geiselgasteig. From 1978 he worked consistently as a very successful freelance cameraman.

    In 1988 he founded his production company Perathon Film which produced his directional debut “Herbstmilch“. The film achieved immediate international acclaim and was followed by more than thirty productions such as “Rama Dama“, “Stalingrad” , “Schlafes Bruder“, “Comedian Harmonists“ and “Brandner Kaspar”.

    Joseph Vilsmaier is the recipient of many prestigious film awards including Germany’s highest film prize - The German Film Award, several Bavarian Film Awards and the German Camera Prize. His film “Brother of Sleep” was also nominated for a Golden Globe.

    He has been honoured with the Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany, the Bavarian Order of Merit, the Bavarian Constitution Medal in Silver, the Honorary Award of the Bavarian Prime Minister and since 2016 he is a member of the Bavarian Academy of Fine Arts.

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    MS EUROPA 2 - FREEDOM THAT TAKES YOU PLACES

    The EUROPA 2

    All the promises of a yacht and the serenity of a small resort: on board the EUROPA 2, you can enjoy the highest level of casual luxury with a maximum of 500 guests. The ship has been awarded the coveted distinction of 5-stars-plus by the Berlitz Cruise Guide 2018.

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    Suites

    Plenty of room to feel good in our suites. On board there are no cabins but only suites with their own veranda. With a size of 35 to 114 m² and unlimited open space.

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    Restaurants

    Delicious diversity in seven restaurants. From upscale modern cuisine to a rich variety of Asian delights. Some opulent, some light, some fresh from the grill, some rustically inspired. The stylish ambiance in the seven restaurants underscores the most pleasurable gourmet expectations.

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    Bars

    Atmospheric evenings in six stylish bars. The bars on board the EUROPA 2 will quickly become your favourite places. Whichever you choose, a discreet service, a wide selection of drinks and snacks, as well as a wonderful ambience will provide you with unforgettable moments during your stay on board.

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    Relaxation

    The spacious OCEAN SPA awaits you with everything you could wish for to vitalise body and mind over an area of more than 800 m²/8,611 ft². And so that you never forget where you are, you'll always have a fantastic view of the open sea.

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    Entertainment

    Raise the curtain! Enjoy unforgettable events and spectacular shows featuring famous artists and stars on board the EUROPA 2. Great comedy, music from classical to pop, and exciting presentations and talks - and always first class.

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