Arrive in Singapore and board the SeaDream II. Settle in to your cabin and familiarize yourself with the ship and her crew before setting sail. Attend a welcome dinner relax into life on board.
Arrive on Pulau Pangkor, an island just off the central Malaysian coast. The island was most likely first settled when refugees fled in the path of powerful armies which swept along the peninsula. Later, with expanding European spice trade, pirates discovered hidden Pangkor coves. The main island town is known as Pangkor Village, but beaches and plush resorts are the main attractions.
Arrive in one of the world's best backpacker destinations, Pulau Langkawi. The largest member of the 99-island Langkawi Archipelago, Pulau Langkawi is the doorway to Malaysia's most spectacular jungle wilderness. Among the island's natural wonders in the region, visit the 2,890 ft Gunung Raya, the tallest natural formation in the area.
Sail for Ko Phi Phi, a small and striking island shaped by dramatic cliffs and sparkling sugary white sand. A flat sand bar links the eastern and western island sections. Two bays: Ao Ton Sai and Ao Loh Dalum, offer sheltered spots for those who want to enjoy sun and surf. Not surprisingly, it is also the island's main resort area. Rent a jet ski or ride a parasailing kite.
Arrive in Phuket, widely known for its fine resorts and traditional Thai culture. Visit South Phuket's Wat Chalong and its Grand Pagoda, one of the island's most revered sites, which preserves a fragment of Lord Buddha's bone. After touring the area, curl up on a quiet section of Ao Patong (Patong Beach) and soak in the tropical views. Take a short Phang Nga cruise or join your guide to ride an elephant.
Visit the tiny Similan Archipelago, a crystaline area which inspires travelers with the remarkable blue color of its waters. Preserved as Mu Ko Similan National Park, the island beaches are equal to the thousands of blue shades that surround them. The waters are rich in colorful marine life and are ideal for snorkeling.
Arrive in 115 Island, one of the Mergui Archipelago's 800 islands which line the Malay Peninsula like sugar crystals.
Continue to explore the Mergui Archipelago. There are no permanent communities in the islands, but groups of sea gypsies inhabit the region – dwelling aboard their boats during the dry season and sheltering on land when rainy season approaches.
Spend the day relaxing at sea as you make your way towards Yangon.
Arrive in Yangon and disembark the ship. Before you transfer to the airport, leave some time to explore the town and view its saffron-robed Buddhist monks.