Singapore to San Francisco (USA) on Insignia

9 May 2020
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Insignia

Day Date Port Arrive Depart
1 - Saturday 09 May Singapore 1800
The large cruise and container port of Singapore is a fifteen-minute taxi drive away from the city centre. The old district of this ex-colonial city has a British flavour, as exemplified by the famous Raffles Hotel. There are plenty of other attractions, including the shopping district of Orchard Road, the ornate buildings of Chinatown, the Chinese garden and its pagodas, the richly-decorated Sri Mariamman temple and the Botanical Gardens.
2 - Sunday 10 May Cruising The Gulf Of Thailand
3 - Monday 11 May Ko Samui 0800 1600
4 - Tuesday 12 May Bangkok (Laem Chabang, Thailand) 0900
Cruise ships visiting Bangkok usually arrive at the port of Laem Chabang. Bangkok is a large metropolis combining old and new; temples, palaces and commercial buildings. Among the key sights are the Temple of the Golden Buddha and the striking, Siamese architecture of the Royal Chapel of the Emerald Buddha which sits in the grounds of the Royal Palace. Getting around by tuk-tuk is a popular way to see the sights.
6 - Thursday 14 May Sihanoukville (Cambodia) 1000 2200
The port town of Sihanoukville is an attractive beach resort on the Gulf of Thailand. There are watersports on offer along the beaches, where there are thatched beach umbrellas and seaside cafes. Sihanoukville has several temples in leafy surroundings, including the lovely hillside Wat Leu and its carved white elephant. In the Downtown area are markets, bars and cafes.
7 - Friday 15 May Cruising The South China Sea
8 - Saturday 16 May Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) 0800
Large cruise ships reach Ho Chi Minh City via the Saigon River and berth in the port of Phu My, whilst smaller vessels can approach along the Mekong Delta. Formerly Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City has many places of interest, including the Cu Chi Tunnels which hid the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War; Reunification Hall, once the Presidential Palace, and the temples and Pagodas of the Cholon Chinatown district.
9 - Sunday 17 May Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam) 1600
10 - Monday 18 May Cruising The South China Sea
11 - Tuesday 19 May Hue (Vietnam) 0700 1700
The World Heritage Site of Hue can be visited from Chan May or Da Nang. This exquisite city was once Vietnam's capital, built beside the Perfume River in the early 19th century, and contains a Forbidden City, pagodas, tombs, palaces, temples and lakes. It was described by the Director General of UNESCO in 1981 as 'a masterpiece of urban poetry', whose treasures include the six-tiered Thien Mu Pagoda, the Citadel and the Emperor's Tomb.
12 - Wednesday 20 May Hanoi (Vietnam) 1100
Hanoi is the capital of Vietnam and renowned for its spectacular colonial architecture and ancient temples. Highlights include the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum in the centre of Ba Dinh Square, the One-pillar Pagoda, a historic Buddhist temple and the Temple of Literature founded by Emperor Ly Thanh Tong. Hanoi serves as the gateway to the dramatic limestone cliffs of Halong Bay.
13 - Thursday 21 May Hanoi (Vietnam) 1800
14 - Friday 22 May Cruising The South China Sea
15 - Saturday 23 May Hong Kong 0800
Hong Kong is one of the world's busiest ports. The cruise terminal in Victoria Harbour is within walking distance of markets and restaurants, set against a skyline of futuristic skyscrapers, and junks and sampans plying the harbour. Stanley Market sells a range of goods, and an historic tramway takes visitors up Victoria Peak for panoramic views. Dining in floating restaurants, shopping in Causeway Bay and visiting Man Mo Temple are popular Hong Kong experiences
17 - Monday 25 May Xiamen (China) 1300
18 - Tuesday 26 May Xiamen (China) 1800
19 - Wednesday 27 May Cruising The East China Sea
20 - Thursday 28 May Shanghai (China) 1000
Shanghai port sits at the head of the Yangtze and Huangpu Rivers. To the south is Hangzhou Bay where a spectacular 20-mile-long bridge connects Shanghai to its offshore deep-water port. Shanghai has many attractions, including the shops along Nanjing Road, the Jade Buddha Temple, and the superb Ming Dynasty landscape of Jichang Garden. Art Deco and colonial buildings can be found in the waterfront Bund District, with views of the Pearl Oriental TV Tower.
21 - Friday 29 May Shanghai (China) 1500
22 - Saturday 30 May Cruising The Yellow Sea
23 - Sunday 31 May Beijing (Tianjin, China) 1200
Tianjin is the port for Beijing and its many attractions. At the heart of Beijing is the Forbidden City, which is more than five centuries old and has 9,999 refurbished rooms. Around Tiananmen Square are Mao's Mausoleum, the ornate Heavenly Peace Gate and the Qianmen, or Front Gate. Visits can be made to the Great Wall of China and the Sacred Way ' leading to Ming Dynasty tombs - from Beijing.
24 - Monday 01 June Beijing (Tianjin, China) 1900
25 - Tuesday 02 June Cruising The Yellow Sea
26 - Wednesday 03 June Jeju 1000 1900
27 - Thursday 04 June Busan (South Korea) 0800 1800
The large port of Busan is South Korea's main seaport and its capital, combining high-rise tower blocks with Buddhist temples and parkland. The city has the world's largest department store, Shinsegae, and the interesting Ja-Gal-Ch'i Fish Market, set up by female refugees from the Korean War. Temples include ancient Pulguk-sa and Beomeo-sa, and within reach is the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Gyeong-ju, the old capital of the Silla Dynasty.
28 - Friday 05 June Nagasaki (Japan) 0700 1700
Nagasaki district is spread across 971 islands with national parks and the volcanic peak of Unzen-dake. The atmospheric Sofukuji Temple was built in 1629 for the city's Chinese residents, and Nagasaki's Shinchi Chinatown district is Japan's oldest. Nagasaki Peace Park commemorates the atomic bomb which fell on the city in August 1945, and on the hill-top at Glover Garden, mansions of British merchants are now part of an open-air museum.
29 - Saturday 06 June Kagoshima (Japan) 0700 1500
30 - Sunday 07 June Hiroshima (Japan) 1000 1900
Now a city of broad avenues, Hiroshima was all but obliterated by the nuclear bomb dropped in 1945, and this human disaster is commemorated at the Peace Memorial, which is dedicated to the promotion of world peace. Places to visit include the re-built Hiroshima Castle, the miniature Shukkeien Garden and its tea houses, and the island of Mihajima, backed by wooded hills and famous for the huge red O-torii gate in the bay.
31 - Monday 08 June Kobe (Japan) 0900
The lively cosmopolitan city of Kobe is associated with fashion, jazz and the highly prized Kobe Beef, and its futuristic skyscrapers house headquarters of international corporations like Mitsubishi, Nestle and Proctor and Gamble. Along with a thriving contemporary culture, Kobe has the 13th-century Taisanji temple, and the wonderful hot spring of Arima Onsen behind Mount Rokko, which can be reached by a variety of quirky funiculars, cable cars and a ropeway.
33 - Wednesday 10 June Shimizu 1200 2000
34 - Thursday 11 June Tokyo (Japan) 0800
Cruise ships arrive at the Harumi Passenger Terminal, where there are good views of Tokyo Bay, Rainbow Bridge and the futuristic skyline. Once in this lively city, the tourist attractions include the moated Imperial Palace, the mature gardens of Koishikawa Korakuen, and Asakusa, which is admired for its flavour of old Tokyo and the 7th-century Buddhist temple of Sensoji. The Ghibli Museum in Mitaka Forest has innovative displays of animation from the famous Studio Ghibli which created the film 'Princess Mononoke'.
35 - Friday 12 June Tokyo (Japan) 1700
36 - Saturday 13 June Oarai 0900 1800
37 - Sunday 14 June Cruising The Pacific Ocean
38 - Monday 15 June Aomori (Japan) 0800 2300
Aomori is situated in the Tohpku region of Japan below the Hakkoda Mountains. The prominent triangular building in the town is the Aspam tourism centre, giving details of the hot spring resort of Asamushi Onsen and rural apple orchards nearby. In Aomori is the Folklore Museum, and Ukiyoe woodblock paintings at the Munakata Shiko Museum. Accessible by train is Lake Towada and the scenic Shimokita Peninsula.
39 - Tuesday 16 June Hakodate 0700 1600
40 - Wednesday 17 June Cruising The Pacific Ocean
41 - Thursday 18 June Cruising The Pacific Ocean
42 - Friday 19 June Petropavlovsk-Kamchatsky 0800 2200
43 - Saturday 20 June Int'l Date Line East
44 - Saturday 20 June Cruising The Aleutian Basin
45 - Sunday 21 June Cruising The Aleutian Basin
46 - Monday 22 June Dutch Harbor (Aleutian Islands) 0700 1800
47 - Tuesday 23 June Cruising The Pacific Ocean
48 - Wednesday 24 June Kodiak 0800 1800
49 - Thursday 25 June Anchorage (Seward, Alaska) 0700 1700
Seward is the southern terminus of the Alaska Railroad. The picturesque harbour with its colorful wood-frame houses and background of soaring cliffs looks out on Resurrection Bay. From downtown Anchorage you can view two active volcanoes, the highest point on the continent of North America (Mount McKinley), and six major mountain ranges.
50 - Friday 26 June Cruising Hubbard Glacier
51 - Saturday 27 June Juneau (Alaska) 0900 1800
Juneau is the capital of Alaska, and has the Alaska State Museum, rustic shops and excellent restaurants, but it is the scenery which is the main attraction. Located at the foot of grand mountain peaks on the Gastineau Channel, the massive, 12-mile long Mendenhall Glacier and the immense Juneau Icefields are at Juneau's back door. Inland is the lush Tongass National Forest, and the Mt. Roberts Tramway which takes passengers up to mountain hiking trails.
52 - Sunday 28 June Sitka (Alaska) 0900 1800
Sitka began as a Tlingit Indian village. It has a distinctive Onion-domed church, St Michael's Orthodox cathedral, a reminder of the days when Sitka was a Russian fur-trading port. Totems line the trail through Sitka National Historic Park. Its gift shops sell native arts and crafts and Russian giftware and restaurants serve up a varied cuisine, including Russian, Mexican, Italian and Chinese. The coast is the habitat of hump-back whales, sea otters and puffins, and brown bears are a common sight on land.
53 - Monday 29 June Ketchikan (Alaska) 0900 1800
Ketchikan is situated inside Tongass National Forest, and its charming wooden boardwalk, Creek Street, is one of America's finest, housing restaurants and galleries exhibiting work from local artists. The town is known for its totems, and Totem Bight State Park and Saxman Village give interesting insights into traditional native culture. Misty Fjords National Monument is a pristine stretch of saltwater surrounded by towering cliffs and waterfalls where the wildlife includes black bear, mountain goats, killer whales and porpoises.
54 - Tuesday 30 June Cruising The Inside Passage
55 - Wednesday 01 July Victoria 0900 1800
56 - Thursday 02 July Astoria 0900 1800
57 - Friday 03 July Cruising The Pacific Ocean
58 - Saturday 04 July San Francisco (Usa) 0800
San Francisco is a compact city of several districts ' Chinatown, fashionable Nob Hill, Union Square for Macey's department store, bohemian Haight which was the birthplace of the Hippy Movement, and Fisherman's Wharf on the historic Streetcar Line. Pier 39 is the place to go for seafood restaurants and speciality shops, and the famous Cable Cars run up the steep streets between the wharf and Market Street. Trips may be offered to Alcatraz Island and the historic federal prison, or around the harbour below Golden Gate Bridge.
59 - Sunday 05 July San Francisco (Usa) 1700
Code Category Status Latest Price
G Inside Stateroom WAIT LIST £12979pp
F Inside Stateroom WAIT LIST £13489pp
E Ocean View WAIT LIST £14159pp
D Ocean View WAIT LIST £14609pp
C2 Deluxe Ocean View WAIT LIST £15349pp
C1 Deluxe Ocean View WAIT LIST £15789pp
B2 Veranda Stateroom WAIT LIST £18979pp
B1 Veranda Stateroom WAIT LIST £19489pp
A3 Concierge Level Veranda WAIT LIST £20159pp
A2 Concierge Level Veranda WAIT LIST £20679pp
A1 Concierge Level Veranda WAIT LIST £21269pp
PH3 Penthouse Suite WAIT LIST £26899pp
PH2 Penthouse Suite WAIT LIST £27489pp
PH1 Penthouse Suite WAIT LIST £28159pp
VS Vista Suite WAIT LIST £36679pp
OS Owners Suite WAIT LIST £43269pp
Prices: £ price per person based on 2 people sharing.
Port Charges: Included; Latest Prices and Status are those supplied to us by the cruise lines, usually daily
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9 May 2020£12979pp