Indian Ocean Explorer January 2021 | Craig Travel

Indian Ocean Explorer January 2021

Indian Ocean Explorer
Roundtrip Singapore
Holland America Line
ms Maasdam
January 23, 2021 to February 14, 2021
23 Days
Escorted By:
CT Rating 1.5 Easy

1.5 Easy

Email specialist Roselle King to discuss your travel plans

Exotic voyages such as this one should be grabbed while it is still available! The beautiful ms Maasdam will be sailing this delightful EXC in-depth voyage next winter visiting a host of truly fascinating countries, ports and waters from the Malacca Strait, Andaman Sea, the Bay of Bengal and the Indian Ocean. Holland America’s EXC in-depth program offers a variety of themes and choices for a tailored exploration, the choice is yours! Focus on one area of interest or combine passions through onboard enrichment and captivating shore activities. Our first night will be spent in the multicultural city of Singapore with its rich and colourful array of heritage buildings, true gems of the city. We embark in Singapore for our exciting 20 night cruise with magnificent and paradise like beaches and palm-fringed coastlines in Malaysia, Thailand, and the Maldives. Ports in Sri Lanka will reveal everything from gracious cities to jungles and wildlife, delightful beaches and historic temples. Much of the scenery enjoyed on this voyage will be picture perfect! Do call today to reserve your places on this voyage and savour the journey with us!

EXC In-Depth TM Voyages program is offered on this itinerary. Designed to provide a greater emphasis on the destination, this exclusive program offers optional activities under themes such as Food, Wine & Spirits, Nature and Science, Active Exploration, History and Perspective, Arts and Culture, and Photography. Some evening entertainment shall be replaced with talks and presentations reflecting the local culture. You will have the opportunity to follow native experts onshore as they take you to hidden places only locals know of. Local culinary traditions will be brought onboard by regional chefs who exclusively cook locally sourced ingredients, bringing you closer to your destination for an unforgettable voyage.

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Travel Info - Cruise

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CT Rating 1.5 Easy

1.5 Easy

This cruise is suitable for all passengers who meet our basic criteria for group travel.  Optional excursions are not covered by this rating and may involve considerable walking, sometimes over rough surfaces. Some ports of call require tenders to reach shore.


Inclusive Features
  • 20 night cruise on the ms Maasdam, based on sharing a twin bedded stateroom in category selected
  • 1 night post tour accommodation in Singapore
  • Baggage handling shipside
  • All meals and entertainment on board
  • Services of our cruise escort and/or cruise director
  • All gratuities for included shipboard services
  • All cruise line taxes and fees
  • Air - inclusive rates also include: estimated return airfare from cities listed, transfers between the airport and ship, all current air taxes, fuel surcharges and fees, airport transfers in Canada or equivalent value

Ports of Call

ms Maasdam

Holland America Line

The beautiful ms Maasdam offers a world of spacious staterooms, elegant public rooms, expansive teak decks, priceless antiques and the friendly gracious staff for which Holland America is justly famous. At just over 62,000 tons, she carries just 1,258 passengers in spacious and pampered luxury. Fifteen different lounges and restaurants are ours to enjoy. Appreciate the spacious Mainstage with stage shows, the gracious Dining Room with floor-to-ceiling windows, the redesigned Lido Market for casual breakfasts, lunches and dinners, the Pinnacle Grill for elegant alternative dining (supplemental fee applies), the full-size theatre and numerous other lounges. A complete Promenade deck, two pools and a superb fitness spa with beauty parlour are all ours to enjoy. New features include the Explorations Café featuring the Library, internet service and a coffee bar, the Culinary arts Centre with cooking classes and presentations and the upgraded Greenhouse Spa. All staterooms feature two beds which can convert to a queen, a private bathroom with shower, individually controlled air conditioning, telephone, ample closet space, flat-panel television and DVD player plus multi-channel music. Recent enhancements include new plush Euro-Top mattresses, fine Egyptian cottons, personal terry cloth robes and more. All staterooms feature a separate sitting area plus vanity and the average size is over 180 square feet. Most outside staterooms feature a picture-window. Deluxe mini-suites and suites have a whirlpool bath, private veranda, mini-bar/fridge, plus floor-to-ceiling windows.


Cruise cost in Canadian Dollars, per person:
Category – Stateroom Description (Deck)SingleDouble
K Inside (Main)
I Inside (Lower Promenade, Veranda, Navigation)
E Outside (A Deck, Main, Lower Promenade)
DA Outside (Main)
D Outside (A Deck, Lower Promenade)
C Outside (Main)
CA Lanai (Lower Promenade)
BA Vista Suite (Veranda)
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B Vista Suite (Veranda, Navigation)
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A Vista Suite (Veranda)
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Above rates are cruise only and are per person based on sharing the category chosen and include all of the applicable inclusive features. See deck plan for full details on various categories available. For single rates, ask for prices or visit our website.


Sample Airfares from cities across Canada
Departure LocationDeparture Price
Ottawa / Montreal
Halifax / Winnipeg
Regina / Saskatoon
Calgary / Edmonton / Victoria

Airfares from other gateways are available on request.   Airfares and air carrier are subject to change and will be confirmed prior to final payment. Refer to inclusive features for details.  Air prices are estimated (subject to confirmation).  Final pricing will be advised once flights are confirmed. 

Cruise price is based on sharing a twin-bedded stateroom with private bathroom. Prices are based on rates, taxes and fees effective August 2019. Prices are subject to change due to factors beyond our control. This cruise will operate with a minimum of two members as listed - an escort will accompany the group with a minimum of 20 travelling.

Pricing Details

Prices DO NOT INCLUDE the cost of insurance which is available and is highly recommended.  Premiums vary with the cost, length of the trip, and the traveller’s age. For passengers up to and including 74 years on departure date, premiums will range from $388 to $594 pp plus applicable taxes.  Cost supplements for travellers aged 75-85 will range from $232 to $496 pp plus applicable taxes.  Clients 86 years and older and/or clients residing outside Ontario – please contact our staff for procedures. This insurance is effective from the date of purchase and carries limitations on pre-existing medical conditions. Please discuss your insurance coverage prior to booking. Check our website for the most current information.  Refer to the enrollment form for general information and conditions. 


Deposit Amount:
Final Payment Date:
Tuesday, October 20, 2020