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Welcome to the Islands of Smiles: Manila-Singapore

MS Europa 2 Voyage 1605 - February 27-March 12, 2016

Hong Kong’s unique atmosphere, friendly hospitality in Vietnam and Thailand, the charm of big cities and natural paradises: This cruise will show you the many faces of South East Asia. Manila’s sea of lights will see you off as you leave for the glittering skyline of Hong Kong. Discover Halong Bay, one of the world’s most beautiful destinations, before the Imperial City of Hue** with its royal citadel and Forbidden City brings the glory of the past back to life. The vast cities of Ho Chi Minh City, Bangkok and Singapore provide a dazzling contrast with their hustle and bustle, exotic street markets and impressive skyscrapers. Relax and enjoy your cruise on board the EUROPA 2.

Highlights of this cruise:

  • Fascinating megacities: Hong Kong, Saigon and Bangkok**.
  • UNESCO World Natural Heritage Site: Halong Bay.
  • The largest sacred building in the world: the Temple of Angkor Wat**.
  • Ho Chi Minh City: Vietnamese tradition and a futuristic metropolis.

** The shore activities are not included in the cruise price and are in the planning stage. Subject to changes.


Day  Destination
Sat27-Feb-2016 Manila/Philippines
Transfer to the embarkation point, departure 22.00 hrs 
Your cruise begins as you leave the sea of lights of the Philippine capital behind.
Sun28-Feb-2016 Relaxation at sea
Mon29-Feb-2016 Hong Kong/China, arrival 13.00 hrs 
Against the backdrop of a glittering skyline and accompanied by traditional junks, the EUROPA 2 will glide into Hong Kong’s harbour. Enjoy the hustle and bustle of this lively city, which never seems to sleep – for example, on an evening tram ride and a visit to the night market**, including magnificent views from Victoria Peak. On the next day, you can discover the legend of the goddess A-Ma in Macao**.
Tue01-Mar-2016 Hong Kong, departure 18.00 hrs
Wed02-Mar-2016 Relaxation at sea
Thu03-Mar-2016 Halong Bay/Vietnam, 7.00 – 14.00 hrs 
With around 3,000 limestone islands rising mystically out of the sea, Halong Bay is one of the most beautiful travel destinations in the world. On a boat trip** or kayak trip**, you can experience the wonders of nature up-close.
Fri04-Mar-2016 Chan May (Hue)/Vietnam, 7.00 – 9.00 hrs
Chan May is your starting point for an overland excursion to the former royal city of Hue**. Idyllically situated on the Huang Giang (river), this UNESCO World Heritage Site with its royal citadel, forbidden city, temples and theatres brings the glory of the past back to life.
Da Nang/Vietnam, 13.00 – 19.00 hrs 
Explore the lively city on the Han River with its French heritage at your own pace – for example by visiting the Cham museum with its rare exhibits from the Cham culture. Or take a bicycle tour** through the fascinating and romantic trading port of Hoi An, whose streets, trading houses and temples are a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sat05-Mar-2016 Relaxation at sea
Sun06-Mar-2016 Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)/Vietnam, arrival 9.00 hrs 
Spend more than a day exploring Vietnam’s biggest city, with its rickshaws, eateries and buildings dating back to colonial times. You will also be able to get some amazing impressions of the surrounding area on your way to the Mekong Delta**, passing fertile paddy fields in rustic boats. Or take the opportunity to make a two-day overland excursion to the majestic temple complex of Angkor Wat**. This spiritual centre of Cambodia, whose temple has been partly overgrown by the jungle, has its very own unique and impressive atmosphere.
Mon07-Mar-2016 Ho Chi Minh City, departure 14.00 hrs
Tue08-Mar-2016 Relaxation at sea
Wed09-Mar-2016 Laem Chabang (Bangkok)/Thailand, 7.00 – 23.00 hrs 
From Thailand’s largest deep-sea port, you can reach the boom town of Bangkok. Discover the fascination of this “City of Angels” on a bicycle and boat tour**, taking in the exotic street markets, mysterious alleys and frankincense-scented temples.
Thu10-Mar-2016 Ko Kood/Thailand, 9.30 – 14.00 hrs 
The long, crescent-shaped beaches of this tropical island are perfect for swimming and snorkelling.
Fri11-Mar-2016 Relaxation at sea
Sat12-Mar-2016 Singapore/Singapore, arrival 8.00 hrs
Your cruise ends in Singapore, the Lion City, disembarkation

Suite Type

Cruise only

Veranda/Ocean Suite


Veranda/Ocean Suite


Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy


Veranda/Ocean Suite


Veranda/Ocean Suite


Veranda/Ocean Suite for Single Occupancy


Veranda Suite


Grand Ocean Suite


Grand Ocean Suite


Penthouse Suite


Penthouse Suite


Grand Penthouse Suite

on request

Owner Suite

on request

Family apartment (2x20 m²)


Penthouse Suite, Equipped for Disabled Guests


Extra Bed for Third Person


Guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite¹


5% early booking discount (cruise only) until


All fares are based on the current Euro to Dollar exchange rate and are subject to change.

¹ You pay only the guaranteed price for double occupancy shown here. Accommodation will be provided in a Veranda/Ocean Suite of Category 1 to 4, subject to availability. If you book a combination of several cruises in a guaranteed Veranda/Ocean Suite, it will be necessary to change suites after each individual cruise. Continuous occupancy of the same suite throughout the cruises is not possible. You will receive your exact suite number on board at the beginning of the cruise (limited allotment).

² If you book your cruise 210 days (approx. 7 months) or earlier prior to departure, you will receive an early booking discount of 5% on the cruise-only price (catalogue price minus surcharge for travel arrangements to cruise departure point and from cruise arrival point as well as share of fuel costs (ship)).