This luxury cruise with Silversea begins on the Indonesian island of Bali, before sailing north into the Java Sea towards Kalimantan (Indonesian Borneo) then on to the Kepulauan Badas islands, before docking in Singapore. Stops will be made at remote Indonesian islands and bustling port towns, with a highlight being the chance to see orang utans from Camp Leakey on Kalimantan on a private escorted excursion by Dr Biruté Mary Galdikas, the world's foremost authority on these remarkable animals.
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Fly from London to Bali, via Singapore, with Singapore Airways. (N)
Arrive in Bali and transfer to the St Regis Bali Resort. The following day is at leisure. (N)
Today you will board Silver Discoverer and begin cruising towards Java through the Indian Ocean. (B, L, D)
Arrive into the port of Tanjung Wangi on the eastern tip of East Java, which provides access to the cultural city of Banyuwangi and is also the gateway for visiting the Baluran and Alas Purwo national parks. (B, L, D)
Sumenep is a sleepy town located on the eastern side of the island of Madura. Explore the surrounding countryside, where a number of traditional arts and crafts are still practiced including the production of keris (daggers), batik, Karduluk-style woodcarving and Muang Sangkal dancing. Day 7 is spent at sea. (B, L, D)
The busy port of Kumai at the mouth of the Kumai river is the access point for one of Borneo's most important national parks: Tanjung Puting. The park protects possibly the largest and most diverse coastal tropical heath and peat swamp forests left in southern Borneo. The area was originally protected in 1935 and remains substantially wild and natural, although wildfires in recent years have taken a toll in some areas. During your stay there will be an opportunity to spot wild orang utans, including an escorted excursion from Camp Leakey led by Dr Biruté Mary Galdikas, the world's foremost authority on the orang utan. Day 10 is spent at sea. (B, L, D)
The verdant islands of Kepulauan Badas are part of the Tudjuh archipelago, located in the South China Sea west of Borneo. Far from any regular commerce routes, the relative isolation of the islands and their hilly, rugged coastlines have led to the development of only small settlements where people live a largely subsistence lifestyle focused on the seas around them. There are a few sandy beaches and fringing reefs in the crystal clear waters around the islands - all potential snorkel sites to be explored. (B, L, D)
Arrive at the harbour in Singapore, where you will be met and taken to the Fullerton Hotel for an overnight stay. (B, L, D)
Fly to London with Singapore Airlines. (B)
Morning arrival. (N)
As per itinerary - B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
Featuring some of the most luxurious accommodation in each destination throughout the tour. Prices are based on the standard room and cabin category.
Enjoy a complimentary programme of unique, small-group shore experiences, led by Silversea's team of expert guides and lecturers. Availability is limited and excursions must be booked direct with the cruise line on a first-come, first-served basis. Please ask your Cox & Kings tour consultant for further information.
When on board the cruise, the transfers and excursions relevant to that cruise are operated as a group with other passengers who may or may not be Cox & Kings clients.
Cox & Kings is acting as an agent on behalf of Silversea and its cancellation conditions apply.
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The sleek, 120-guest Silver Discoverer cruise ship is the perfect platform for viewing untamed landscapes, with all ocean-view suites and plenty of deck space so that a breaching whale or a pod of dolphins is always within sight. Silver Discoverer's shallow draft allows her to navigate closer to shore, along with her fleet of 12 Zodiacs. The vessel features 60 cabin types spread over five decks, ranging from Explorer suites with two porthole windows to sumptuous Medallion suites with a teak balcony and floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Ship facilities include a restaurant, bar, lounge, a beauty salon, steam room, sauna, outdoor pool and a fitness centre with aerobics, yoga and pilates classes.
The sleek, 120-guest Silver Discoverer cruise ship is the perfect platform for viewing untamed landscapes, with all ocean-view suites and plenty of deck space so whatever happens out on the ocean, be that a breaching whale or a pod of dolphins, you will have an excellent chance of seeing it,. Silver Discoverer's shallow draft allows her to navigate closer to shore, along with her fleet of 12 Zodiacs. The vessel features 60 cabin types spread over five decks, ranging from Explorer suites with two porthole windows to sumptuous Medallion suites with a teak balcony and floor-to-ceiling glass doors. Ship facilities include restaurant, bar, lounge, a beauty salon, steam room, sauna, outdoor pool and a fitness centre with aerobics, yoga and pilates...
The landmark Fullerton building, located on the Singapore river was completed in 1928 and was the largest building in Singapore. It served as the General Post Office, Singapore Town Club and the Chamber of Commerce before being developed into a unique luxury hotel incorporating original features. The classic Palladian exterior hides elegant modern rooms and facilities and a huge amount of dining and entertainment options including a roof...
Situated in the exclusive tourist enclave of Nusa Dua, the St Regis Bali Resort offers elegant and luxurious beachfront accommodation. The resorts' 81 suites, 41 villas and single residence are all beautifully appointed, with handcrafted Balinese art, inviting balconies and large marble bathrooms. Guests can relax with a range of treatments at the Remède Spa, swim in the spectacular turquoise lagoon or dip into the main pool or jacuzzi. Dining options include the Kayuputi restaurant for Asian influenced haute cuisine, Indonesian dishes at the Dulang restaurant, or the Boneka international...
Regional air connections are available from within the UK. Please contact your travel consultant for current prices from your nearest city.
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