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Voyage to the Far East & Mount Fuji Discovery
Includes a Fully Escorted Mount Fuji Tour
Brand New Ship
Price from
R68,999pp
Promo code:
ASA6262
Duration
32 nights
Departing
21 Mar 2020

Your Experience:

  • 29 night full-board cruise on board the brand new MSC Bellissima
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner & snacks on board
  • 3 night stay at the Grand Nikko Tokyo Daiba in Tokyo
  • Fully escorted tour of Mount Fuji including the Hakone Sky Gondola
  • Fully escorted boat trip across Lake Ashi
  • High-speed Bullet Train to Tokyo
  • All flights, taxes & transfers

Your Holiday Itinerary

  • Day 1 Dubai Embark ship
  • Day 2 Dubai
  • Day 3 Abu Dhabi
  • Day 4 At Sea
  • Day 5 Khor Fakkan
  • Days 6 - 8 At Sea
  • Day 9 Colombo
  • Day 10 At Sea
  • Day 11 Phuket
  • Day 12 Langkawi
  • Day 13 Penang
  • Day 14 Port Klang
  • Day 15 Singapore
  • Day 16 Singapore
  • Days 17 - 19 At Sea
  • Day 20 Nansha
  • Day 21 Hong Kong
  • Day 22 Hong Kong
  • Day 23 At Sea
  • Day 24 Keelung
  • Days 25 - 26 At Sea
  • Day 27 Kobe
  • Day 28 At Sea
  • Day 29 Yokohama
  • Day 30 Yokohama Disembark ship
  • Day 31 Tokyo Hotel stay
  • Day 32 Tokyo Hotel stay
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    Day 1
    Dubai - Embark MSC Bellissima
    Fly to Dubai and embark MSC Bellissima, a ship which offers an amazing array of impressive new features. Not only will guests enjoy the new innovative MSC for Me technology that provides an enhanced on board experience, they’ll also experience the world’s first digital cruise assistant, Zoe, a voice-enabled Artificial Intelligence device fitted in every cabin.
    MSC Bellissima

    Day 1

    Dubai - Embark MSC Bellissima

    Fly to Dubai and embark MSC Bellissima, a ship which offers an amazing array of impressive new features. Not only will guests enjoy the new innovative MSC for Me technology that provides an enhanced on board experience, they’ll also experience the world’s first digital cruise assistant, Zoe, a voice-enabled Artificial Intelligence device fitted in every cabin.

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    Day 2
    Dubai
    You’ll enjoy an overnight stay on board the ship in the glittering oasis of Dubai. This is a city where anything is possible, soak up the sun on the beach or at one of the fantastic water parks, take a trip up the tallest building in the world or sip a chilled cocktail on a man-made island. Whatever you choose to do, your time in Dubai will not be forgotten.
    Burj Khalifa

    Day 2

    Dubai

    You’ll enjoy an overnight stay on board the ship in the glittering oasis of Dubai. This is a city where anything is possible, soak up the sun on the beach or at one of the fantastic water parks, take a trip up the tallest building in the world or sip a chilled cocktail on a man-made island. Whatever you choose to do, your time in Dubai will not be forgotten.

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    Day 3
    Abu Dhabi
    Abu Dhabi boasts an impressive array of attractions from pristine beaches to wildlife reserves and theme parks. During your time here you could visit the beautiful white Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the emirates; Ferrari World and exotic wildlife on Yas Island; or learn about the ancient sport of falconry at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.
    Sheikh Zayed Mosque

    Day 3

    Abu Dhabi

    Abu Dhabi boasts an impressive array of attractions from pristine beaches to wildlife reserves and theme parks. During your time here you could visit the beautiful white Sheikh Zayed Mosque, the largest mosque in the emirates; Ferrari World and exotic wildlife on Yas Island; or learn about the ancient sport of falconry at the Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.

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    Day 4
    At Sea
    An American-style steakhouse, the Butcher’s Cut is a specialty restaurant that puts steak in the spotlight, with cuts on offer like filet mignon, ribeye or 38-ounce dry-aged tomahawk. With starters that include classic Caesar salad, oysters Rockefeller, foie devilled eggs or caviar, and desserts such as New York cheesecake and lava cake, make sure you bring along your appetite!
    Dining Options

    Day 4

    At Sea

    An American-style steakhouse, the Butcher’s Cut is a specialty restaurant that puts steak in the spotlight, with cuts on offer like filet mignon, ribeye or 38-ounce dry-aged tomahawk. With starters that include classic Caesar salad, oysters Rockefeller, foie devilled eggs or caviar, and desserts such as New York cheesecake and lava cake, make sure you bring along your appetite!

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    Day 5
    Khor Fakkan
    From Khor Fakkan you can take an excursion to Fujairah. Unlike the other emirates, Fujairah enjoys the warm waters of the Gulf of Oman with its great diving opportunities and diverse marine life. Behind the coastline of stunning beaches are the foothills of the dramatic Hajar Mountains with ‘wadi’ riverbeds, hot mineral springs and archaeological sites.
    Khor Fakkan, Hajar Mountains

    Day 5

    Khor Fakkan

    From Khor Fakkan you can take an excursion to Fujairah. Unlike the other emirates, Fujairah enjoys the warm waters of the Gulf of Oman with its great diving opportunities and diverse marine life. Behind the coastline of stunning beaches are the foothills of the dramatic Hajar Mountains with ‘wadi’ riverbeds, hot mineral springs and archaeological sites.

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    Days 6 - 8
    At Sea
    Entertainment is of an unparalleled level on board with karaoke clubs, comedy clubs and water parks. A stand-out highlight includes a unique opportunity to see two original shows by Cirque du Soleil, the world leader in live artistic entertainment, and savour a superb culinary experience in the same glamorous venue.
    Water Parks

    Day 6

    At Sea

    Entertainment is of an unparalleled level on board with karaoke clubs, comedy clubs and water parks. A stand-out highlight includes a unique opportunity to see two original shows by Cirque du Soleil, the world leader in live artistic entertainment, and savour a superb culinary experience in the same glamorous venue.

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    Day 9
    Colombo
    Sri Lanka’s hectic capital is the gateway to the island’s beaches, tea trails and elephant safaris. Take a day trip to Galle, a historic city developed by the Dutch who also built Galle Fort in the 17th century. Or you could visit a tea plantation to learn about Sri Lanka’s most famous export.
    Tea Trails

    Day 9

    Colombo

    Sri Lanka’s hectic capital is the gateway to the island’s beaches, tea trails and elephant safaris. Take a day trip to Galle, a historic city developed by the Dutch who also built Galle Fort in the 17th century. Or you could visit a tea plantation to learn about Sri Lanka’s most famous export.

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    Day 10
    At Sea
    Book a suite and enjoy an exclusive haven, full of refined choices and private spaces. The MSC Yacht Club is like a ship within a ship, with lavish suites and a 24-hour butler service as well as access to a private lounge, restaurant and pool deck reserved just for Yacht Club members.
    Relax on Board

    Day 10

    At Sea

    Book a suite and enjoy an exclusive haven, full of refined choices and private spaces. The MSC Yacht Club is like a ship within a ship, with lavish suites and a 24-hour butler service as well as access to a private lounge, restaurant and pool deck reserved just for Yacht Club members.

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    Day 11
    Phuket
    Your next stop is Phuket, Thailand’s largest island. Covered with rainforest and dotted with temples, Phuket’s main draw is its beautiful beaches and crystal blue waters. Seek out Wat Chalong temple or delve into tropical Phang Nga National Park.
    Longtail Boat

    Day 11

    Phuket

    Your next stop is Phuket, Thailand’s largest island. Covered with rainforest and dotted with temples, Phuket’s main draw is its beautiful beaches and crystal blue waters. Seek out Wat Chalong temple or delve into tropical Phang Nga National Park.

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    Day 12
    Langkawi
    This archipelago of tropical paradise islands has white-sand beaches, clear turquoise seas and swaying palm trees. If you’re feeling brave, you could visit the Langkawi Sky Bridge for exhilarating views of the rainforest below and the gorgeous Telaga Tujuh waterfall.
    Sky Bridge, Langkawi

    Day 12

    Langkawi

    This archipelago of tropical paradise islands has white-sand beaches, clear turquoise seas and swaying palm trees. If you’re feeling brave, you could visit the Langkawi Sky Bridge for exhilarating views of the rainforest below and the gorgeous Telaga Tujuh waterfall.

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    Day 13
    Penang
    Sail to Penang’s stunning shores and explore its colonial treasures, sun-drenched beaches and lush jungle trails. Visit tropical spice gardens or seek out Chinese shophouses, mosques and British colonial architecture in the dilapidated capital of George Town.
    Kek Lok Si Temple

    Day 13

    Penang

    Sail to Penang’s stunning shores and explore its colonial treasures, sun-drenched beaches and lush jungle trails. Visit tropical spice gardens or seek out Chinese shophouses, mosques and British colonial architecture in the dilapidated capital of George Town.

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    Day 14
    Port Klang
    Port Klang is the gateway to the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s sparkling capital city that combines towering skyscrapers and colonial charm. Dominated by the glittering Petronas Towers, you’ll find hawker stalls, traditional neighbourhoods and the KL Bird Park, a landscaped aviary brimming with tropical birds. A must-see attraction are the Batu Caves, said to be around 400 million years old.
    Petronas Towers

    Day 14

    Port Klang

    Port Klang is the gateway to the Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia’s sparkling capital city that combines towering skyscrapers and colonial charm. Dominated by the glittering Petronas Towers, you’ll find hawker stalls, traditional neighbourhoods and the KL Bird Park, a landscaped aviary brimming with tropical birds. A must-see attraction are the Batu Caves, said to be around 400 million years old.

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    Day 15
    Singapore
    This exciting city of exotic fusions and contrasts is easy to explore during your time here. Go back to Singapore’s roots with a visit to Chinatown where you’ll find Buddhist, Taoist and Hindu temples side by side, before heading to the futuristic Marina Bay Sands area with its luxury shopping mall and iconic SkyPark for panoramic views across the city.
    Gardens by the Bay

    Day 15

    Singapore

    This exciting city of exotic fusions and contrasts is easy to explore during your time here. Go back to Singapore’s roots with a visit to Chinatown where you’ll find Buddhist, Taoist and Hindu temples side by side, before heading to the futuristic Marina Bay Sands area with its luxury shopping mall and iconic SkyPark for panoramic views across the city.

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    Day 16
    Singapore
    Singapore is a food lover’s paradise; Chinese, Indian, Malay, European, whatever you fancy, you’ll find plenty of authentic, high-quality options, from high-end restaurants to popular street food. With an overnight in port, you can also can admire the city’s space-age skyscrapers illuminated against the night sky and head to Gardens by the Bay to see the mesmerising Supertrees lit up in a rhapsody of colours during their evening light show.
    Singapore Skyline

    Day 16

    Singapore

    Singapore is a food lover’s paradise; Chinese, Indian, Malay, European, whatever you fancy, you’ll find plenty of authentic, high-quality options, from high-end restaurants to popular street food. With an overnight in port, you can also can admire the city’s space-age skyscrapers illuminated against the night sky and head to Gardens by the Bay to see the mesmerising Supertrees lit up in a rhapsody of colours during their evening light show.

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    Days 17 - 19
    At Sea
    The Galleria Bellissima is a 96 metre long central promenade filled with boutiques, restaurants and tranquil spots for shopping, eating and relaxing... as well as socialising. And in the evening, it comes alive with music, parties and entertainment. The entire ceiling of the inside promenade will be covered by a giant LED screen that creates an atmospheric virtual sky.
    The Galleria Bellissima

    Day 17

    At Sea

    The Galleria Bellissima is a 96 metre long central promenade filled with boutiques, restaurants and tranquil spots for shopping, eating and relaxing... as well as socialising. And in the evening, it comes alive with music, parties and entertainment. The entire ceiling of the inside promenade will be covered by a giant LED screen that creates an atmospheric virtual sky.

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    Day 20
    Nansha
    Nansha is the port for Guangzhou, a prosperous city on the Pearl River known for its cutting-edge architecture, including an opera house designed by Zaha Hadid. Guangzhou is also known as Canton and is the heart and soul of Cantonese food and culture. Take a trip up the Canton Tower for a bird’s eye view of the whole city.
    Canton Tower

    Day 20

    Nansha

    Nansha is the port for Guangzhou, a prosperous city on the Pearl River known for its cutting-edge architecture, including an opera house designed by Zaha Hadid. Guangzhou is also known as Canton and is the heart and soul of Cantonese food and culture. Take a trip up the Canton Tower for a bird’s eye view of the whole city.

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    Day 21
    Hong Kong
    Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.
    Hong Kong Harbour

    Day 21

    Hong Kong

    Diverse and delicious with an insatiable appetite, Hong Kong – also called the 'City of Life' – is bursting with energy. Experience the excitement, vibrancy and colour of this unforgettable duty-free port. The harbour is the lifeline of the city, with its deep, sheltered waters and constant parade of vessels – modern and traditional – all set against a stunning backdrop.

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    Day 22
    Hong Kong
    With an overnight in port you could visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.
    Hong Kong

    Day 22

    Hong Kong

    With an overnight in port you could visit the dynamic Stanley Market where shoppers will find an unparalleled selection of bargains and hidden treasures, Victoria Park for spectacular views of the harbour or one of the 9,000 bars, pubs and restaurants Kowloon has to offer.

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    Day 23
    At Sea
    Sit back and relax in the Aurea Spa offering signature relaxation treatments to revitalise body and soul. Complete with a thermal area, beauty salon and nail boutique, the spa will leave you feeling pampered from head to toe. For those who want to keep their fitness levels up, there is a fully equipped gymnasium too.
    Aurea Spa

    Day 23

    At Sea

    Sit back and relax in the Aurea Spa offering signature relaxation treatments to revitalise body and soul. Complete with a thermal area, beauty salon and nail boutique, the spa will leave you feeling pampered from head to toe. For those who want to keep their fitness levels up, there is a fully equipped gymnasium too.

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    Day 24
    Keelung
    Despite a turbulent history and a booming economy, Taipei hasn’t forgotten its traditional past so you’ll find the Taipei 101 skyscraper alongside Taoist temples and Japanese-era buildings. Eating out is a way of life and the options are so plentiful, cheap and delicious that many studio don’t even bother having kitchens. You’ll find Taiwanese specialities as well as regional Chinese, Japanese and Indian cuisine and a huge choice of eateries from high-end restaurants to superb street food.
    Taiwan City Skyline

    Day 24

    Keelung

    Despite a turbulent history and a booming economy, Taipei hasn’t forgotten its traditional past so you’ll find the Taipei 101 skyscraper alongside Taoist temples and Japanese-era buildings. Eating out is a way of life and the options are so plentiful, cheap and delicious that many studio don’t even bother having kitchens. You’ll find Taiwanese specialities as well as regional Chinese, Japanese and Indian cuisine and a huge choice of eateries from high-end restaurants to superb street food.

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    Days 25 - 26
    At Sea
    With around ten square metres of public space per guest, poolside space on MSC Bellissima is some of the most generous to be found at sea. Relax on one of the sun loungers around the Atmosphere pool, cool off with a refreshing dip and after dark, the beautiful lighting will help you find the perfect spot to enjoy a movie on the big screen.
    Relax on Board

    Day 25

    At Sea

    With around ten square metres of public space per guest, poolside space on MSC Bellissima is some of the most generous to be found at sea. Relax on one of the sun loungers around the Atmosphere pool, cool off with a refreshing dip and after dark, the beautiful lighting will help you find the perfect spot to enjoy a movie on the big screen.

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    Day 27
    Kobe
    Located between the sea and the Rokko mountains, Kobe is one of Japan’s most attractive cities and small enough to explore on foot. Explore its delightful cafés or visit a teppanyaki restaurant to sample Kobe’s world famous beef.
    The Great Buddha at Nofukuji Temple

    Day 27

    Kobe

    Located between the sea and the Rokko mountains, Kobe is one of Japan’s most attractive cities and small enough to explore on foot. Explore its delightful cafés or visit a teppanyaki restaurant to sample Kobe’s world famous beef.

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    Day 28
    At Sea
    An American-style steakhouse, the Butcher’s Cut is a specialty restaurant that puts steak in the spotlight, with cuts on offer like filet mignon, ribeye or 38-ounce dry-aged tomahawk. With starters that include classic Caesar salad, oysters Rockefeller, foie devilled eggs or caviar, and desserts such as New York cheesecake and lava cake, make sure you bring along your appetite!
    Dining Options

    Day 28

    At Sea

    An American-style steakhouse, the Butcher’s Cut is a specialty restaurant that puts steak in the spotlight, with cuts on offer like filet mignon, ribeye or 38-ounce dry-aged tomahawk. With starters that include classic Caesar salad, oysters Rockefeller, foie devilled eggs or caviar, and desserts such as New York cheesecake and lava cake, make sure you bring along your appetite!

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    Day 29
    Yokohama
    Unlike other megacities in the region, this port city has a relatively low-level skyline which, together with its harbour front, gives it an open and spacious feel. Yokohama was one of the first ports in Japan to open to foreign trade and grew from a small fishing village to a large cosmopolitan city with one of the world’s largest Chinatowns.
    Yokohama Port

    Day 29

    Yokohama

    Unlike other megacities in the region, this port city has a relatively low-level skyline which, together with its harbour front, gives it an open and spacious feel. Yokohama was one of the first ports in Japan to open to foreign trade and grew from a small fishing village to a large cosmopolitan city with one of the world’s largest Chinatowns.

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    Day 30
    Yokohama - Disembark MSC Bellissima and Tokyo Hotel Stay
    Today you’ll disembark MSC Bellissima and transferred to Tokyo for your hotel stay. Discover Japan’s fascinating city of contrasts from serene ancient shrines to dizzying neon-lit streets. During your stay you could visit the famous Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace, home to Japanese royalty or take your pick of shopping, dining and entertainment options in the district of Ginza.
    Tokyo

    Day 30

    Yokohama - Disembark MSC Bellissima and Tokyo Hotel Stay

    Today you’ll disembark MSC Bellissima and transferred to Tokyo for your hotel stay. Discover Japan’s fascinating city of contrasts from serene ancient shrines to dizzying neon-lit streets. During your stay you could visit the famous Meiji Shrine and the Imperial Palace, home to Japanese royalty or take your pick of shopping, dining and entertainment options in the district of Ginza.

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    Day 31
    Tokyo - Hotel Stay
    Zip between locations thanks to the city’s sophisticated transport network. Fast-moving Akihabara showcases the best of Japanese technology but when the hustle and bustle gets too much, you can escape to one of Tokyo’s many parks or have green tea in an elegant tea house.
    Tokyo

    Day 31

    Tokyo - Hotel Stay

    Zip between locations thanks to the city’s sophisticated transport network. Fast-moving Akihabara showcases the best of Japanese technology but when the hustle and bustle gets too much, you can escape to one of Tokyo’s many parks or have green tea in an elegant tea house.

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    Day 32
    Tokyo - Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi tour
    During your Tokyo stay you’ll enjoy a fully escorted tour to the stunning Mount Fuji, a sacred site looped with walking trails and dotted with shrines. You’ll also ride the Hakone Sky gondola, with a chance to explore the active hot springs. At Lake Ashi you’ll take a boat across the still, peaceful water, enjoying the natural beauty of the Crater Lake before the high-speed Bullet Train whisks you back to Tokyo for your final night.
    Mount Fuji

    Day 32

    Tokyo - Mount Fuji and Lake Ashi tour

    During your Tokyo stay you’ll enjoy a fully escorted tour to the stunning Mount Fuji, a sacred site looped with walking trails and dotted with shrines. You’ll also ride the Hakone Sky gondola, with a chance to explore the active hot springs. At Lake Ashi you’ll take a boat across the still, peaceful water, enjoying the natural beauty of the Crater Lake before the high-speed Bullet Train whisks you back to Tokyo for your final night.

MSC Bellissima

MSC Bellissima offers features and facilities to rival those of her sister ship, MSC Meraviglia. Stroll the Inside Promenade underneath a spectacular 80-metre-long LED dome, enjoy 10 restaurants serving delectable cuisine, and witness two brand new Cirque du Soleil shows designed especially for MSC Bellissima. Then there is MSC for Me, an innovative technology designed to enhance your on-board experience with personalised touches and fascinating insights.

Key Facts

Entered Service: 15/05/17

Passenger Capacity: 4,500

Number of Pools: 3

Number of Decks: 19

Kids Club: Yes

Number of Restaurants: 10

Great places to visit on board:

Carousel Lounge

Watch amazing Cirque du Soleil shows at this glamorous venue.

¡HOLA! Tapas bar

Dine on Michelin star Spanish cuisine from renowned Spanish chef Ramón Freixa

Arizona Aquapark

Make a splash at one of the most intricate and exciting water parks at sea

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