Day 1 : Phuket (Thailand)You’ll board our ship at 2 p.m. and settle comfortably in your cabin. Thailand’s largest, postcard-perfect island is a magnet for beach lovers and avid divers.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Take a tour of Phuket (in the afternoon)
The town of Phuket was founded by colonists from India in the 1st century AD. From then on, it became
a rotating door for explorers and traders, with Chinese laborers dominating the influence for the past 200 years. Today, it is a living testimony this past through its architecture and food.
We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.
Day 2 : Phuket - Phang Nga (Thailand)OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of Phuket Island (in the morning)
Enjoy a panoramic tour of the island that includes splendid panoramas and immaculate beaches along the way. You’ll discover the best the island has to offer during this excursion along the coastline.
We’ll enjoy lunch on board.
We’ll cruise to Phang Nga Bay. Ao Phang Nga National Park is studded with limestone tower islands. The dramatic scenery has made the bay a popular tourist spot, but it is also the protective area for the largest mangrove forest in the country.
INCLUDED: Tour of Phang Nga Bay (in the afternoon)
Our launches will bring you to the fishing village and the most famous island in the bay, known as the “James Bond Island” because it was used as a location for The Man with the Golden Gun back in the early 1970s. Phang Nga Bay is a prime example of the natural wonders that can be found on our planet.
We will have dinner on board and begin to cruise towards Koh Lanta.
Day 3 : Koh Lanta - Ko Muk (Thailand)
The mellow islands of Koh Lanta Yai and Koh Lanta Noi feel like hidden, secret paradises. Although Koh Lanta is the backdrop for the French version of Survivor, the island is not very touristy and remains relatively unspoiled.
INCLUDED: Free Time in Koh Lanta (in the morning)
You’ll arrive in Saladan Village, on the northern tip of the island. Enjoy the afternoon walking through the shops, relaxing on the beach, or enjoying a drink and the breathtaking views. We’ll enjoy lunch as we continue to cruise towards Ko Muk. Ko Muk translates into Pearl Island, and you will understand why it is such a rare treasure during our visit. The calm, peaceful island has some of the
most beautiful beaches in the world.
INCLUDED: Kicking Back in Ko Muk (in the afternoon)
Our launches will drop you off at one of the magnificent beaches dotting the shores of the island. Take a swim. Catch some rays. Just enjoy what life has to offer this morning. For the more adventurous, try some
snorkeling along the coast. We will have dinner on board and begin to cruise towards Langkawi.
Day 4 : Langkawi (Malaysia)
Langkawi is an archipelago of islands surrounded by blue seas, picturesque paddy fields, and jungled forests. It is a tropical gem that hides a treasure trove of sites to explore.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION Panorama, Sky Bridge and the Rice Garden & Museum (in the morning)
We’ll hop on the SkyCab to take us over the jungle and 550-million-year-old rocks to the summit. The suburb panoramic view includes the archipelago and the Andaman Sea. The SkyBridge suspended walk swings out over the canyon, providing views of otherwise unattainable locations. After our incredible experience above, we’ll visit the Rice Garden & Museum and discover the traditional methods used to cultivate rice in the region.
We’ll enjoy lunch on board.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Mangrove Forest Boat Tour (in the afternoon)
This tour is a great way to see the natural beauty in the area, as well as the wildlife that lives there. The boat will make a stop at a beautiful, local beach where you can go for a swim or relax a bit. This excursion cannot be combined with the “Relax at the Beach” excursion
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Relax at the Beach (in the afternoon)
You’ll be transferred to a hotel on the beach for a relaxing afternoon of sun and fun. Enjoy a private beach, pool, and a fresh drink. This excursion cannot be combined with the “Mangrove Forest Boat Tour.”
We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board. We’ll begin to cruise towards Penang.
Day 5 : Penang (Malaysia)
Penang Island is home to half of the state’s population. George Town, its capital, is known as a “rare, frozenin- time” city where the past melds with the present. The city’s historical center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is an indubitable historical and cultural kaleidoscope.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Panoramic tour of George Town (in the morning)
Join us for a panoramic tour of the historical sites in the city, including the largest Buddhist temple in the country—Kek Lok Si—and the Khoo Khongsi clanhouse, a mark of the dominant presence of the Chinese in the area. We'll then visit vibrant Little India, a whirling ambiance of bright colors, aromatic spices, and local wares. Our tour will finish up with a stroll through one of the city’s markets.
We will have dinner on board and begin to cruise towards Port Klang.
Day 6 : Port Klang / Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia)Port Klang is the main gateway into Malaysia. It is strategically located one hour away from bustling Kuala Lumpur. Although it was once a simple village lost among the swamps, today it is a major commercial and maritime center processing cargo from all over the world.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: A day in Kuala Lumpur (full-day excursion with lunch) Join us for a panoramic tour of the top tourist spots in the city: the King’s Palace (Istana Negara), Merkeda Square, and Lake Gardens with its National Monument honoring those who perished during the First World War. We’ll have lunch in the city. In the afternoon, we’ll head to the top of the Petronas Twin Towers and take
in the amazing views from above. The view of the cityscape from the observation floor is breathtaking. Our day will finish up with a visit to the National Museum and a stroll through Chinatown. This excursion cannot be combined with the two half-day excursions.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: The Batu Caves (in the morning)
Join us for a visit to a limestone hill containing caves, temples, and shrines. This site is one of the mostfrequented tourist attractions in the city and feature idols and statues housed in Hindu shrines built inside 400-million-year-old limestone caves.
We’ll enjoy lunch on board.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Mah Meri Cultural Village (in the afternoon)
Join us for an excursion to a local village and learn about the culture and traditions of the Mah Meri, renowned for their masterful woodcarving skills and expressive masks. We’ll enjoy a demonstration of traditional dances and ancient origami techniques, as well as a reenactment of a local wedding ceremony.
We will have dinner on board and begin to cruise towards Malacca.
Day 7 : Malacca (Malaysia)Located on the shipping route between the South China Sea and the Indian Ocean, Malacca was colonized by several countries, which explains its deep architectural and cultural heritage. Its Portuguese and Dutch influences set itself apart from the neighboring cities. The historical city center has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2008.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of Malacca (in the morning)
Before discovering the elegant and colorful city center, we will take in a view of its splendor from the top of Saint Paul's Hill. We will visit the Cheng Hoon Teng Temple, the oldest functioning temple in Malaysia.
After, we will see the elegant Kampung Kling Mosque, one of the traditional mosques in the city that has retained its original design.
We’ll enjoy lunch on board.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION Boat tour of the city center (in the afternoon)
Take in the views of the city from the river, traveling between the newer districts and the ancient quarters. Malacca has been a major commercial center since its founding. Today, it is a unique mix of Dutch-, Portuguese-, and Asian-inspired architecture. Charming villages, remnants of the days gone by, line the river banks. Enjoy some free time taking in everything Jonker Street has to offer.
We will have dinner on board and begin to cruise towards Singapore.
Day 8 : Singapore (Republic of Singapore)What can we say about a city that rivals New York? Known for its multiculturalism and diversity, Singapore stands out in southeastern Asia. The city is located at a strategic marine intersection between the South China Sea and the Andaman Sea. It includes 63 islands, with Pulau Ujong as the mainland. Although Singapore is a dense, highly urbanized city, the luxurious vegetation found all around contributes to its nickname, the Garden City.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Tour of Singapore (in the morning)
Discover the best of Singapore in this tour of the city: the government district with the Parliament building and town hall, and the city’s awe-inspiring nature park with futuristic buildings and exotic greenery. We will stop for a photo op at the statue of the official mascot for the city, Merlion. We’ll enjoy lunch on board.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Singapore, the Garden City (in the afternoon)
Singapore has been balancing ultra-modern architecture and luxurious greenery with great success over the past few years. The city is a study in biodiversity, despite its countless skyscrapers. We will visit Sands Sky Park, to get a taste of the high life with views of the city from above. Enjoy a walk through Gardens by the Bay and its three waterfront Gardens that include the largest the last greenhouse in the world.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Light and Water Show (in the evening)
An amazing show unfolds before your eyes in the form of a beautiful symphony of dancing fountain jets, colorful visual projections, and lasers timed to a musical soundtrack. The show has become one of the city’s major attractions and exploits.
After the show, we’ll return on board the ship. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.
Day 9 : SingaporeYou will disembark from our ship.
OPTIONAL EXCURSION: Singapore and its historical districts (in the morning)
Join us for an excursion to take in the diversity that gives a singular soul to the city. We will cross through Little India, jam packed with spice shops, flower-garland vendors, and Hindu temples. We will then head to Little China to visit a Buddhist temple and learn about the city over the centuries. Our last stop will be Arab Street up to the Sultan Mosque and over toward the oldest urban quarter in the city, Kampong Glam.
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