The bustling and popular city of Hong Kong is full of incredible attractions, from the historic temples to the modern landmarks, it has something for all ages and tastes. The moment you arrive in Hong Kong you’ll be greeted by an abundance of vibrant restaurants, bars and shops - perfect to give you a taste of what the city has to offer. Whilst you’re there, make sure to visit Hong Kong Disneyland, the picturesque Victoria Peak and the historic Tian Tan Buddha - all within easy reach of the city centre.
Things to do in Hong Kong:
Opened in 2005, Hong Kong Disneyland is a must for any Walt Disney fan. Extraordinary attractions, live performances and more will immerse you into this captivating theme park; whether you’re 5 or 85, the magic of Disney exudes from every area of this popular attraction. Within easy reach of the city, spending a day at Hong Kong Disneyland is a must.
Located on the western half of Hong Kong Island, from Victoria Peak you can take in breathtaking views out over the city. Featuring an elevation of 552 metres, it’s the tallest peak on the island and offers plenty of opportunities for unforgettable photos.
Tian Tan Buddha
A large bronze statue situated on Lantau Island, the Tian Tan Buddha was constructed in 1993. Showcasing the harmonious relationship between the people of the city and faith, it’s a must see when in Hong Kong.
DAY 613 Mar 2024
A coastal resort city located in the south of Vietnam, the beautiful Nha Trang has a mixture of natural attractions and manmade landmarks; making it a wonderful destination to explore regardless of who you’re travelling with. From the bustling Tran Phu Street, the aerial cable cars that will take you over to Hon Tre Island, there’s something for everyone here. Particular highlights include the Long Son Pagoda temple, VinWonders theme park and the Christ the King Cathedral.
Things to do in Nha Trang:
Long Son Pagoda
The oldest temple in Nha Trang and home to the largest Buddha statue in the world (according to the Guinness World Records), the Long Son Pagoda temple is situated on the south central coast. Regarded as one of the most prominent and historic landmarks, it’s a must visit whilst in Nha Trang.
A popular theme park in Nha Trang, it features several thrilling attractions, including a ‘flying cinema’ and waterslides. For those looking for a break from the rides, there’s also several picturesque gardens to walk through, alongside live performances throughout the day.
Christ the King Cathedral
Also known as the Nha Trang Mountain Church and Nha Trang Cathedral, this historic and beautiful church was built in 1886. Featuring distinctive French architecture (built in the Gothic Revival style), it has a large bell tower, stained glass and other breathtaking features.
Singapore - Overnight onboard
DAY 9-1016 Mar 2024
Singapore, officially the Republic of Singapore, is an exotic yet easy-to-navigate cruise destination. Singapore has long been Asia's crown jewel, with a plethora of glitzy shopping malls, rooftop cocktail bars and fine dining opportunities. It's modern, classy and blessed with lots of sun for a day of exploring.
Things to do in Singapore - Overnight onboard:
Gardens by the Bay
Gardens by the Bay is a haven for nature lovers, located near the Marina Bay Waterfront in the heart of Singapore. Gardens by the Bay has hidden gems such as unique plantlife, calm gardens and unique spots to relax in, as well as its expansive conservatories.
Merlion Park, named after the water-spouting Merlion statue, is an essential Singaporean landmark. The Merlion is Singapore's national symbol, with a lion's head and fish's body. The park is popular with tourists and locals alike, who come to take photos of the outstanding scenery, the famous statue and relax by the water.
Mint Museum of Toys
The Mint museum houses a collection of the best toys from across many ages. Learn about its history and the significance of the museum to academics, artists and students on a guided tour. With so many toys to see, you'll be reliving your childhood in a wave of nostalgia.
Singapore Botanic Gardens
The Agri-Horticultural Society, in 1859, transformed plantation property into a massive botanical garden for recreational use. It has become a major element of Singapore throughout the years, to the point where it has been designated as the country's first UNESCO World Heritage Site. The National Orchid Garden is a highlight, as is the ample room for jogging dining or simply relaxing.
Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang)
DAY 1118 Mar 2024
The vibrant and bustling capital of Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur boasts a modern skyline, fantastic restaurants and historic landmarks. Dominated by the Petronas Twin Towers (that stand at an impressive 451 metres tall), there are so many things to see and do there, including venturing up the Menara tower, exploring the Batu Caves and venturing out to the fascinating Thean Hou Temple that’s situated just outside the city centre.
Things to do in Kuala Lumpur (Port Klang):
Kuala Lumpur Tower
Built in 1994, Kuala Lumpur Tower is a 6 storey, 421 metre tall communication tower, is the second-tallest tower in Southeast Asia, Malaysia, and the seventh-tallest skyscraper in the entire globe. Venture to the top of this extraordinary building and enjoy breathtaking views out across the city.
The cave complex, which is devoted to Murugan, is one of the most well-known Hindu sanctuaries outside of India. It serves as the main point of Malaysia's Thaipusam, a Tamil holiday. Located just a few miles outside of the city, it’s well worth a visit to these incredible caves, so you can see the breathtaking surroundings, numerous statues and other attractions found in and around them.
Thean Hou Temple
A six-tiered temple dedicated to the Chinese sea goddess Mazu, Theanu Hou is situated on 1.67 acres of property on Lorong Bellamy, atop Robson Heights, with views of Jalan Syed Putra. Built in 1987 and formally inaugurated in 1989, it's a captivating attraction to visit whilst in the city.
DAY 1219 Mar 2024
Penang, commonly referred to as the pearl of the orient, is one of Malaysia's most popular tourist destinations. The island is located on the Malaysian Peninsula's northwest coast. On the island, there are lots of different attractions to enjoy. Blending Malay, Chinese, and Indian food, culture, and architecture. Its capital, George Town, is designated a UNESCO World Heritage site. During your time there, make sure to visit the Kek Lok Si Temple, Penang National Park and the Pinang Peranakan Mansion.
Things to do in Penang:
Kek Lok Si
Built in 1891, Kek Lok Si Temple is considered to be one of the most beautiful and popular temples to visit in Malaysia. Not only does it boast millions of images of Buddha, but sculptures, murals and impressive carvings. Blending traditional Chinese rituals with Mahayana Buddhism, it’s a captivating attraction that’s a must visit whilst in Penang.
Alternatively, you can head to the picturesque and tranquil Penang National Park. Offering an array of activities within it, from hiking trails to jungle trekking and visiting the beautiful Muka Head Lighthouse, you won’t be lost on activities to enjoy. A wide selection of wildlife can also be found here, including the Black Giant Squirrel, White-throated Kingfisher and turtles (within the designated Turtle Conservation Centre).
Pinang Peranakan Mansion
Another fascinating attraction in Penang is the Pinang Peranakan Mansion. Situated in George Town, it’s a museum that encapsulates the heritage of the island. Housed within a colourful and extraordinary building, it will immerse you into the town’s captivating past.
Colombo, Sri Lanka
DAY 1522 Mar 2024
Colombo, Sri Lanka's major commercial hub and popular tourist destination, was first found by traders over two thousand years ago. The capital of the country, serves as a cosmopolitan entry point to the splendors of Portuguese, Dutch, and British colonial past, as well as to mouth watering cuisines. It boasts an array of attractions to explore during your time there including Independence Square, Kelaniya Raja Maha Viharaya Temple and the Viharamahadevi Park.
Things to do in Colombo, Sri Lanka:
A national monument in Sri Lanka, Independence Square symbolises when the country became independent of British rule. A tranquil area with beautiful surroundings, it’s in the heart of the city and makes for a fascinating walk.
A prominent attraction in the city with a captivating past, the temple is known for the Gautama Buddha, its beautiful paintings and sculptures. Depicting the events in the life of Buddha, alongside the Jataka tales, the temple is a must see when visiting Colombo.
Situated in the Cinnamon Gardens, the Viharamahadevi Park is surrounded by an array of buildings including the Town Hall- which is a popular landmark due to its colonial architecture. The largest park in the city, it’s filled by beautiful plant life.
DAY 2027 Mar 2024
A major city that’s a holiday hotspot, Dubai is situated in the United Arab Emirates. Known for its luxury shopping, huge skyscrapers and extraordinary beach, you’ll be spoiled on attractions to enjoy throughout Dubai. In particular, the Burj Khalifa, the Palm and the Burj Al Arab are particular landmarks within the city that are must sees.
Things to do in Dubai:
The world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa dominates the skies of Dubai. Standing at 830 metres tall, not only can you climb to the top and enjoy breathtaking views out over the city, but within the skyscraper there are restaurants that you can dine in, along with a luxury hotel and apartments.
A man made landmark, The Palm is situated on the beautiful turquoise waters of the Arabian Gulf. Not only is The Palm home to an array of luxury properties and restaurants, but the world-renowned 5-star Atlantis Hotel which has a waterpark and more within it.
Burj Al Arab
The world’s only 7 star hotel, the Burj Al Arab is an extraordinary building that’s located on a picturesque beach. A wonderful place to explore or take pictures of, it’s a prominent landmark in Dubai.
Hotel stay included
Metropark Hotel, Kowloon or similar
4 star hotel
Hong Kong Kowloon
9 Mar 2024
2 nights stay
Customer reviews for Arcadia
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Value for money
10+ cruisesDeluxe balcony
17 Sep 2023
This was our second P & O cruise this year and we were not disappointed in any way. We are booked again on Iona on 11th November for some winter sun.
10+ cruisesDeluxe balcony
17 Sep 2023
Good, relaxing cruise.
17 Sep 2023
Arcadia's in good shape and as always, the ship's company excel at every level. Wonderful itinerary, nice relaxed vibe on board with the USP of P&O undoubtedly being the genuine hospitality of the crew. Well done.
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