Holland America Line’s 2025/2026 Asia Season Highlights

Holland America Line’s 2025/2026 Asia Season Highlights

Holland America Line has revealed its 2025-2026 Asia cruise season, featuring over 50 ports across 11 different countries, plus more than 50 UNESCO World Heritage sites.

The cruise line’s Asia season will include ten unique itineraries and two Pacific Ocean crossings, showcasing diverse cultural experiences for guests, alongside fresh, regional cuisine.

From September 2025 through to April 2026, Westerdam will head to Asia to explore 11 countries. The exciting itineraries have a strong focus on Japan, with 24 different ports around the country, as well as visits to Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand and Vietnam.

The Far East cruises will depart from Hong Kong, China; Yokohama (Tokyo), Japan; and Singapore, sailing to some of Asia’s most iconic cities. Additionally, guests will benefit from late night departures and overnight stays, allowing extra time to sample nightlife, local cuisine, and rich cultures of the region.

These overnight calls include Shanghai, China; Laem Chabang (Bangkok), Thailand; Manilla, Philippines; Hiroshima, Japan; and Incheon (Seoul), South Korea. Late-night departures on selected itineraries will feature Hakodate, Osaka and Kobe, Japan; Halong Bay and Da Nang, Vietnam; Lembar, Indonesia; and Sihanoukville, Cambodia.

“For travellers looking to discover Asia, our 2025-2026 season provides an opportunity to explore the region in-depth via cruise. We have diversified the number of ports to more than 50 across several itineraries. We want to ensure our guests have an authentic glimpse into the diverse cultures of each country, creating immersive moments and deeper connections to those destinations.”

Gus Antorcha, President of Holland America Line

2025-2026 Asia Season Itinerary Highlights

“North Pacific Crossing” between Seattle and Yokohama

-13 days, departing 28th September 2025: Seattle to Yokohama, including calls at Juneau, Alaska, and Kushiro and Aomori, Japan.

-15 days, departing 26th April 2026: Yokohama to Seattle, including Kushiro, Japan; Alaska’s Kodiak, Sitka, Ketchikan and Victoria, British Columbia, Canada.

“Circle Japan” – 14/15 days roundtrip from Yokohama

-Omaezaki, Kobe, Kochi, Fukuoka, Kanazawa, Sakata, Otaru, Aomori, Hakodate and Miyako, all in Japan, as well as Sokcho, South Korea.

-Himeji, Kochi, Hiroshima, Sakaiminato, Tsuruga, Toyama, Sakata, Otaru and Hakodate, all in Japan, as well as Busan (Pusan), South Korea.

-Omaezaki, Kobe, Kochi, Fukuoka, Kanazawa, Sakata, Otaru, Aomori and Hakodate, all in Japan; as well as Sokcho, South Korea.

“Japan and South Korea Discovery” – 14 days roundtrip from Yokohama

Kochi, Kagoshima, Nagasaki, Fukuoka, Hiroshima and Kobe, Japan; (Seoul, overnight), Busan and Jeju City (Cheju), South Korea.

“Japan, South Korea and China” – 13/14 days from Yokohama to Hong Kong

Shimizu, Osaka, Takamatsu (maiden port), Hiroshima (overnight 15th February departure only), Fukuoka and Nagasaki, Japan; Busan (Pusan), South Korea; Shanghai (overnight), China.

“The Philippines, Taiwan and Japan” – 14 days from Hong Kong to Yokohama

Manila, Boracay and Puerto Princesa, Philippines; Keelung (Taipei) and Kaohsiung, Taiwan; and Osaka, Naha and Ishigaki, Japan.

“Far East Discovery” – 13/14 days between Hong Kong and Singapore

Halong Bay, Da Nang (Hue), Nha Trang and Phu My, Vietnam; Sihanoukville, Cambodia; and Laem Chabang (Bangkok, overnight) and Nathon (Koh Samui), Thailand.

“Indonesian Holiday” – 15 days roundtrip from Singapore

-Sails 20th December 2025 to 4th January 2026, with all calls in Indonesia, including:

-Probolinggo, Surabaya, Semarang and Tanjung Priok (Jakarta), Java; Celukan Bawang and Benoa (Denpasar), Bali; Komodo Island; Lembar, Lombok; and Tanjung Priok, Jakarta.

-Includes scenic cruising by the active Krakatau Volcano.

“Thailand, Malaysia and the Philippines” – 14 days from Singapore to Hong Kong

Laem Chabang (Bangkok, overnight), Thailand; Kota Kinabalu, Malaysia; Puerto Princesa and Manilla (overnight), the Philippines; and Phu My, Vietnam.

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