Pre and Post Cruise Packages

Card player Cruises is planning on spending extra days in Hong Kong, Bali and Singapore.  Below are the details for every day of the side trips.  Please read all packages being offered below then click on the BOOK NOW button and complete the information. There is one booking form that shows all packages, so just select all or just the ones you are interested in only. Once submitted our office will work with your information to get you booked. A Vietnam Visa is Required, visa information here. We also highly recommend travel insurance. Click here to get a quote.

Four small pictures of Hong Kong tourist spots

Hong Kong Package Details

Tues, Nov 12th - Fri, Nov 15th

3-Nights and 4 Days in a 5 star hotel (Harbour Grand Kowloon - Superior Room - Daily Breakfast) with excursions. When booking flights remember you likely will arrive in Hong Kong 2 days after you leave the USA.

Price: $1089 - Per Person


Day 1, Hong Kong

Tuesday November 12th, 2024
Hotel overnight, At Leisure, No Meals

Upon your arrival at Hong Kong Airport, you'll step into a bustling world of travel and commerce. After completing the immigration procedures and collecting your luggage you will head to the hotel (transfer details available closer to travel time). As you exit the airport, the city's energy will surround you, setting the stage for the adventure ahead.

Day 2, Hong Kong

Wednesday, November 13th, 2024
Hotel overnight, Hong Kong Island Tour, Happy Valley Tour (Evening Horse Racing)

Morning and Afternoon, Hong Kong Island Tour - The day begins with a promise of exploration as you step into the vibrant streets of Hong Kong. The morning air tingles with excitement as you meet your guide in the hotel lobby. With each step, the city reveals its layers of history and modernity. Aboard the iconic Star Ferry, you'll glide across Victoria Harbour, where East meets West in a breathtaking panorama. The journey continues with a thrilling ascent on the Peak Tram to Victoria Peak, offering sweeping views of the city's skyscrapers and verdant hillsides. 

As you descend from the peak, the journey takes you to Aberdeen, once a humble fishing village transformed into a modern marvel. Here, towering skyscrapers stand in contrast to the tranquil waters of the Typhoon Shelter. Passing through picturesque Repulse Bay, you'll arrive at Stanley, a lively market town nestled along the southern coast. Stroll through its bustling streets, soaking in the sights and sounds of this vibrant community.

Evening, Happy Valley Tour -

As evening falls, the city comes alive with the promise of adventure. Embark on a journey to Happy Valley, where the thrill of horseracing awaits. The air crackles with anticipation as you immerse yourself in the excitement of the trackside atmosphere. Whether you are cheering for your favorite horse or simply soaking in the electric ambiance, Happy Valley promises an unforgettable evening under the Hong Kong sky.

Day 3, Hong Kong

Thursday, November 14th, 2024
Hotel overnight, Full-day Lantau Explorer Tour with Lunch

Today, embark on a journey to Lantau Island, a sanctuary of tranquility amidst the bustling metropolis. The day begins with a scenic drive, crossing the magnificent Tsing Ma Bridge, an engineering marvel that spans the azure waters below. As you approach the Ngong Ping Cable Car, anticipation builds for the breath-taking journey ahead.
Boarding the cable car, you ascend to the heights of Lantau Island, where panoramic vistas unfold before your eyes. The lush mountains, the glistening South China Sea, and the serene fishing villages paint a picture of natural beauty. Arriving at Ngong Ping Village, immerse yourself in its cultural tapestry before venturing to Po Lin Monastery.
At Po Lin Monastery, the serene ambiance invites reflection and contemplation. The grandeur of the Big Buddha statue looms large (112 ft), a symbol of peace and enlightenment. Ascend the steps to the statue's base, where panoramic views of Lantau Island await. After, savor a traditional Chinese vegetarian lunch within the monastery grounds, a feast for the senses and the soul.
As the day draws to a close, descend from the heights of Lantau Island, cherishing the memories of a day spent amidst nature's splendor.

Day 4, Hong Kong

Friday, November 15th, 2024
Hong Kong Checkout - Cruise Embarkation

As your time in Hong Kong draws to a close, prepare for the next chapter of your journey. Today marks the beginning of your adventure aboard the Celebrity Solstice cruise ship. With anticipation in the air, you bid farewell to the vibrant streets of Hong Kong, carrying with you memories of discovery and exploration.

Inclusions in above prices:

  • Accommodation as per above itinerary in twin share/double rooms with daily breakfast included.
  • Transfers to hotel and cruise port on embarkation day 
  • Tours as specified by private vehicle with English Speaking Guide and including entry fees (if applicable).
  • Meals as specified in the above itinerary (drinks are not included)
  • All Government tax and service charges
  • One bottle of water per person is provided on private transfers and sightseeing.

Four small pictures of Hong Kong tourist spots

Bali Side Trip Package Details

Wed, Nov 27th - Sun, Dec 1st

This Side Trip takes place after our 12-Night Asia Cruise.

** We have sold out of our per-booked flights but still have availability for the Hotel and excursions in Bali. If you book Bali you will have to arrange your own flights (Singapore-Bali-Singapore) and transfers to and from airports. Our office can assist with this**


Roundtrip Flight: Singapore/Bali/Singapore: YOU WILL HAVE TO BOOK THE FLIGHTS YOURSELF 
Hotel and Excursion Package Price inc breakfast each day + 1 dinner and 1 lunch: $690 per person


Day 1, Arrive in Bali

Wednesday, November 27th, 2024
Hotel overnight, At Leisure
Accommodation: Segara Village Hotel (4 Nights)

Upon your arrival at Ngurah Rai International Airport you will be greeted by your English-speaking local guide who will assist you in transferring to your hotel in Ubud for check-in. The standard hotel check-in time is at 14:00.

Day 2, Bali

Thursday, November 28th, 2024 (Thanksgiving)
Hotel overnight, Uluwatu, Sunset Kecak Dinner

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast at your hotel and have the morning at your own pace.
In the late afternoon, around 16:00, you will embark on a cultural and culinary adventure. Visit Uluwatu Temple perched on a cliff overlooking the Indian Ocean, offering breathtaking views and spiritual experiences. Witness intricate carvings and traditional Balinese dances, including the famous Kecak Fire Dance, performed at the temple grounds.
After exploring Uluwatu Temple, indulge in a culinary delight with dinner at Jimbaran Bay, featuring a seafood menu at Belmond Jimbaran (food only).
Return to your hotel for the night.

Day 3, Bali

Friday, November 29th, 2024
Hotel overnight, Sanur, Ubud Classic Tour

Begin your day with breakfast at the hotel and prepare for a day of exploration.
At 8:30 a.m., you will be picked up for the Ubud Classic Tour. This excursion includes:
Sacred Monkey Forest: Explore this enchanting forest with ancient Hindu temples, jungle pathways, and playful macaques.
Pura Taman Saraswati: Visit a temple dedicated to the Hindu deity of learning, literature, and art, known for its stunning lotus pond.
Ubud Palace (Puri Saren Agung): Discover the official residence of the royal family of Ubud and its intricate stone decorations.
Ubud Market: Stroll through the local market where vendors offer exotic produce, handicrafts, and textiles.        
Agung Rai Museum of Art (ARMA): Explore a museum housing an impressive permanent collection of Balinese and Indonesian art.
Lunch will be served at a local restaurant, featuring typical Balinese dishes. After lunch, you will continue to the holy Pura Tirta Empul spring temple, where you'll learn about the importance of water in Balinese Hindu culture and have the opportunity to soak in its cool, holy fountains.
After your full day of exploration, you will return to your hotel.

Day 4, Bali

Saturday, November 30th, 2024
Hotel overnight, Sanur Cooking Class

After enjoying breakfast at your hotel, you will have the day at leisure to relax and explore Sanur.
In the afternoon, at 15:00, you will be picked up from your hotel for a Balinese cooking class. During this experience, you will learn about the herbs, spices, and techniques of Balinese cooking. Additionally, you will gain insights into the cultural significance of food in Balinese society. The menu for the class changes daily, and after preparing your feast, you'll have the opportunity to savor your creations, accompanied by local rice wine or homemade hibiscus tea.
After the cooking class, you will return to your hotel with a newfound culinary skill and a satisfied belly.

Day 5, Bali

Sunday, December 1st, 2024
Sanur Bali Departure to Singapore

Enjoy your last breakfast at the hotel before flying back to Singapore.

Our guide and driver will pick you up from the hotel and transfer you to Denpasar Airport for your next destination. If you book Bali after 12th March you will need to arrange transfer to airport depending on your flight time.

Inclusions in above prices:

  • Accommodation as per above itinerary in twin share/double rooms with daily breakfast included.
  • Transfers to hotel and cruise port on embarkation day (if booked before 12th March) 
  • Tours as specified by private vehicle with English Speaking Guide and including entry fees (if applicable).
  • Meals as specified in the above itinerary (drinks are not included)
  • All Government tax and service charges
  • One bottle of water per person is provided on private transfers and sightseeing.

Four small pictures of Singapore tourist spots

Singapore Package Details

Sunday December 1st, 2024
This Side Trip takes place after our side trip to Bali.



3 Night Package including 1 excursion: $915 per person
Departing Singapore Wednesday 4th December, 2024

2 Night Package including 1 excursion: $690 per person
Departing Singapore Tuesday 3rd December, 2024



Day 1, Arrive in Singapore

Sunday December 1st, 2024
Hotel overnight, Arrival and Free time
Accommodation: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel (Breakfast included)

Upon your arrival at Singapore Airport, you will be greeted by your guide who will escort you to the luxurious Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel. As you settle into your accommodation, take a moment to appreciate the elegant surroundings and unwind after your journey.

Day 2, Singapore

Monday December 2nd, 2024
Hotel overnight, Discovering Singapore's Cultural Gems

Your day begins with a fascinating exploration of Singapore's diverse cultural neighborhoods. Step into the enchanting enclave of Chinatown, where traditional turn-of-the-century shop houses and ornate temples transport you back in time. Lose yourself in the bustling streets filled with the aroma of incense and the buzz of local activity.
Next, venture to the iconic Merlion Park, a picturesque spot offering sweeping views of Marina Bay. Here, you'll encounter the legendary Merlion statue, a symbol of Singapore's maritime heritage. Capture memorable photos against the backdrop of the city's skyline and the majestic Marina Bay Sands.
Continuing your cultural journey, immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Little India. Explore the colorful streets lined with vibrant shops selling spices, textiles, and traditional goods. Allow yourself to be captivated by the sights, sounds, and flavors of this lively district, rich in history and heritage.
In the late afternoon, experience the epitome of modern luxury with a visit to Marina Bay Sands (Boat Hotel). Ascend to the Skypark Observation Deck and marvel at breathtaking panoramic views of the cityscape stretching as far as the eye can see. After taking in the sights, indulge in some leisurely retail therapy at the Marina Bay Shoppes, home to a plethora of upscale boutiques and dining establishments.

Day 3, Singapore

Tuesday, December 3rd, 2024
Hotel overnight, Leisure and Relaxation

Today is yours to enjoy at leisure. Whether you choose to embark on further exploration of Singapore's attractions, unwind by the hotel pool with a refreshing drink in hand, or indulge in a spot of shopping, the day is yours to savor at your own pace. Take advantage of the opportunity to immerse yourself in the vibrant energy of the city or simply relax and rejuvenate in the comfort of your accommodation.

Day 4, Singapore

Wednesday, December 4th, 2024

As your unforgettable journey in Singapore comes to a close, bid farewell to the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel and embark on your transfer to Singapore Airport. Reflect on the cherished memories and experiences gained during your time in this captivating city, knowing that Singapore will always hold a special place in your heart.
Inclusions in above prices:

  • Accommodation based share in double or twin room as mentioned on the hotels
  • Transfers as mentioned by private air-conditioned upgrade vehicle by Bus (28 seater) and drinking water.
  • English Speaking local guide during transfer.
  • Tours as mentioned
  • Government/local taxes at existing rates


**If you are planning on staying in Singapore the day you disembark the ship (11/27/24) you will be responsible for arranging your own hotel accommodation.  We are only offering hotel and excursion packages in December**