Our new 2025-26 Japan brochure is here!

Save up to £995pp with our launch offers Find out more

The Award-Winning Tour Specialist
Celebrating 25 Years of tour excellence
Close

Snow Monkeys & Singapore

  • Duration
    17 days
  • Tour Type
    Cruise & Tour
  • Tour Style
    Classic
  • Price From
    £6,640pp
OFFERS
New Cruise & Tour Launch Offer

Partner flies free or 50% flight discount for solos. Save up to £600 per person.     Offer ends: 17 Jul 2024 View Offer

Explore the highlights of Japan and Singapore on a culture-packed tour! Our Cruise & Tour journeys bring together all the joy of a cruise, on board the spectacular Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas, with all the exciting exploration of a Wendy Wu Tours land itinerary. On this tour, you'll begin by discovering the wonders of Tokyo, Mount Fuji and Kyoto before celebrating Chinese New Year in Singapore. Then board your Royal Caribbean cruise to explore Malaysia and Thailand.
  • Included Meals
    Breakfasts: 15 , Lunches: 14 , Dinners: 15
  • Flights
    International flights and current taxes
  • Accommodation
    17 nights in 4 star accommodation
  • Visa Included
    Visa fees for UK passport holders
  • Group Tour
    Max Group Size: 28
  • Physical Rating 1Learn More
    X A reasonable level of fitness is required and you should expect to be on your feet for much of the day. You’ll be getting on and off coaches, trains or boats and walking around the sights, often including steps, plus occasional longer walks. Download the detailed tour dossier for details of your chosen tour. Learn More
    Walking, some steps and time on your feet
Travel Expert

How can we help?

For advice on where to go, what to do and how to choose your perfect tour, talk to our Travel Experts.

Call 0808 274 8594

Inspired by Race Across the World?

Our Journey Through Japan tour is the closest tour you can take to follow in the racers' footsteps as they travelled from North to South. Explore the tour

Explore al the featured destinations at our Race Across the World page

Tour Experiences

About Ovation of The Seas

Pioneer onboard one of the world’s most groundbreaking ships, Ovation of the Seas®. It’s scenery scoping from the unrivalled perspective of North Star® – the highest vantage point on any cruise ship. Edge-of-your-seat entertainment, game-changing family fun and breath-taking vistas from every stateroom

  • Launched
    2016
  • Occupancy
    4905
  • Tonnage
    168,666 GT
  • Length
    1138ft

Tour Itinerary

Our new and exciting Cruise and Tour Package includes many classic sights and key cultural activities in Singapore and Japan. Featuring modern cities, historical sights and beautiful landscapes.

  • Days 1-2
    Fly to Tokyo
    Days 1-2: Fly to Tokyo

    Fly overnight to Japan's capital, and one of the world's largest cities, Tokyo. On arrival at the airport, you will be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred to the hotel. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

    • Dinner
  • Day 3
    Explore Tokyo
    Day 3: Explore Tokyo

    Tokyo may seem a thoroughly modern cityscape at first glance but look beyond the soaring towers and neon signs and you'll find deeply rooted tradition and peaceful pockets of the past. Start at vibrant Sensoji, the city's oldest temple before ascending the Tokyo Sky Tree for magical views. Enjoy a sushi making masterclass before dining on your creations for lunch. Make a photo stop at the world-famous Shibuya Crossing then explore Meiji Jingu Shrine.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 4
    Snow Monkeys
    Day 4: Snow Monkeys

    Travel to Jigokudani Monkey Park, walking through the forest to reach the hot spring pool where a community of Japanese macaques, or snow monkeys, bath in the warm waters. Visit the 7th-century Zenkoji before transferring to Nagano, where you can try out the Japanese tradition of onsen – hot spring baths – and enjoy a kaiseki dinner at your ryokan accommodation.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 5
    Mount Fuji
    Day 5: Mount Fuji

    Travel by road to Mount Fuji area. Pause at Oishi Park for incredible views (weather dependent) before a mini cruise on the picturesque Lake Ashi. Fly up to the heights of Mount Komagatake by cable car for more beautiful views. Board a bullet train and be whisked off to Kyoto!

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 6-7
    Explore Kyoto
    Days 6-7: Explore Kyoto

    Japan's capital for over 1,000 years, Kyoto is a treasure trove of history and timeless culture. Your explorations will include Kyoto's landmark sights - beautiful Kinkakuji, the Golden Pavilion, the Zen garden of Ryoanji, the pathways of vermilion red torii gates at Fushimi Inari Shrine and the Gion district, an area famous for its geisha. Enjoy a kaiseki dinner and sukiyaki lunch on these days too.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 8
    Singapore
    Day 8: Singapore

    Today fly to Singapore, A modern metropolis located at the southern tip of the Malay Peninsula, the name Singapore comes from Sanskrit and means 'Lion City'. The remainder of the day will be at your own leisure with dinner served at a local restaurant in the evening.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 9
    Singapore Chinese New Year
    Day 9: Singapore Chinese New Year

    Enjoy a range of Chinese New Year celebrations in Singapore. Visit the River Hongbao, participate in a lantern making class and indulging in a Chinese dinner.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 10
    Board the Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas
    Day 10: Board the Royal Caribbean Ovation of the Seas

    After breakfast you will be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred to Shanghai's cruise terminal, Baoshan, to board your cruise. The rest of the day is free to explore the ship's facilities and settle in. Throughout your cruise, when your ship comes into port, there will be a range of excursions available to help you explore each destination. These excursions are at your own expense and are bookable on your cruise reservation.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 11
    Cruising – Penang, Malaysia
    Day 11: Cruising – Penang, Malaysia

    Arrive into Penang, known as the food capital of Malaysia, enjoy the venerable history, pristine beaches and multicultural influences.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Days 12-13
    Cruising - Phuket
    Days 12-13: Cruising - Phuket

    Arrive into Phuket Port, a haven for water sport enthusiasts, there is plenty to keep you entertained here.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 14
    Cruise – At sea
    Day 14: Cruise – At sea

    Relax and enjoy everything that your cruise ship has to offer as you sail across Asia.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 15
    Arrive in Singapore
    Day 15: Arrive in Singapore

    Disembark the Ovation of the Seas Baoshan cruise port, where you will be met by an English-speaking guide and transferred to your hotel in Singapore.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 16
    Explore Singapore
    Day 16: Explore Singapore

    Embark a full day tour of Singapore. Begin in the historic neighbourhoods of Chinatown and Kampong Glam then pass Parliament House on the way to Merlion Park, where you'll get excellent views over Marina Bay. Arrive at the Fullerton Hotel via a hidden walkway for a delicious Afternoon Tea. Cruise the Singapore River as the sun sets then, post dinner, explore the magnificent Gardens by the Bay and enjoy its iconic light show.

    • Breakfast
    • Lunch
    • Dinner
  • Day 17
    Singapore to UK
    Day 17: Singapore to UK

    Fly to the UK, arriving home the same or the following day.

    • Breakfast
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 5°c
  • 50mm
  • Nagano
  • 0°c
  • 51mm
  • Tokyo
  • 5°c
  • 65mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 6°c
  • 68mm
  • Nagano
  • 0°c
  • 50mm
  • Tokyo
  • 6°c
  • 58mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 9°c
  • 113mm
  • Nagano
  • 4°c
  • 59mm
  • Tokyo
  • 9°c
  • 77mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 14°c
  • 116mm
  • Nagano
  • 11°c
  • 54mm
  • Tokyo
  • 14°c
  • 118mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 19°c
  • 161mm
  • Nagano
  • 16°c
  • 75mm
  • Tokyo
  • 18°c
  • 145mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 23°c
  • 214mm
  • Nagano
  • 21°c
  • 109mm
  • Tokyo
  • 22°c
  • 135mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 27°c
  • 220mm
  • Nagano
  • 25°c
  • 134mm
  • Tokyo
  • 26°c
  • 81mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 29°c
  • 132mm
  • Nagano
  • 26°c
  • 98mm
  • Tokyo
  • 27°c
  • 113mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 25°c
  • 176mm
  • Nagano
  • 21°c
  • 129mm
  • Tokyo
  • 23°c
  • 131mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 18°c
  • 121mm
  • Nagano
  • 14°c
  • 83mm
  • Tokyo
  • 18°c
  • 132mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 12°c
  • 71mm
  • Nagano
  • 8°c
  • 44mm
  • Tokyo
  • 12°c
  • 128mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Kyoto
  • 7°c
  • 48mm
  • Nagano
  • 3°c
  • 46mm
  • Tokyo
  • 8°c
  • 109mm
+ -
Snow Monkeys & Singapore map

Places Visited: UK - Tokyo (2N) - Nagano (1N) - Kyoto (3N) - Singapore (2N) - Royal Caribbean (5N) - Singapore (2N)

Download Detailed Itinerary

Tour Dates & Prices

All of our tour departures include international flights and taxes in the price. If your tour departs in less than 30 days, please call our travel experts to book.

Offers
Applicable

New Cruise & Tour Launch Offer

Partner Flies Free or 50% Flight Discount for solo travellers. Save up to £600pp.

If you can find a tour with the same inclusions cheaper, we will match it AND give you a reward. We will also match the price of any Wendy Wu Tour quoted elsewhere and we guarantee the price of your tour will never rise after you've paid.

Fetching Price Information - please wait

Depart UK
Return Date
Price
Offer
Booking Options

Departures for Solo travellers only are available for this tour on selected dates.
In addition to being for solos only these departures feature smaller group sizes, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival.

Depart UK
Return Date
Price
Offer
Booking Options

There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.

Cruise & Tour includes

Additional Price Information

From our Japan Blog

Read our latest articles or travel inspiration, exciting news about our destinations and all things Wendy Wu Tours

5
Oct

Making Tracks: the Joys of Travelling by Train

There is an inherent romance to travelling by rail. A hangover from the lauded golden age in the...
6
Sep

Live on Tour: Japan Uncovered

Our first Japan tour since the pandemic has just landed, and we thrilled to take you on a live...
29
Apr

The Ultimate Japan Itinerary for First Timers

Great food, rich history, unique culture and futuristic thinking; no wonder a Japan holiday is high...
Read more Japan blogs
Call us on 0800 1445 282 to book this tour