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Cruise between Singapore and Phuket

Example 9 Day Cruise aboard MV La Belle des Océans
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Discover one of the most sublime destinations in the world. Fine white sandy beaches along gorgeous blue-green waters, breathtaking scenery, and fascinating traditions await you. The Republic of Singapore, Malaysia, and Thailand are our destinations on this exciting cruise. Singapore is a constantly evolving, dynamic country with a diverse population that makes it a fantastic place to explore and experience. Malaysia's capital, Kuala Lumpur, is a bustling city with an atmosphere like no other. And Thailand is known for its gorgeous beaches, hospitality, and amazing food. Your amazing vacation finishes up at the distinctive Phang Nga Bay, where sheer limestone rocks seem to jet into the sky from the emerald waters. Our cruise on the Andaman Sea is, very simply, the adventure of a lifetime.

Day-by-Day Summary

Day 1 : Republic of Singapore | Embark
Day 2 : Singapore
Day 3 : Malacca, Malaysia
Day 4 : Kuala Lumpur
Day 5 : Penang
Day 6 : Langkawi
Day 7 : Koh Lanta | Ko Muk
Day 8 : Phang Nga
Day 9 : Phuket, Thailand | Disembark

Highlights

  • Discover Singapore and its futuristic nature park, Gardens by the Bay
  • Visit the historic city of Malacca listed as UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Cruise through one of the most beautiful bays in the world: Phang Nga Bay
  • Learn about the culture and traditions of the Mah Meri in Port Klang

Ship

MV La Belle des Océans

Places Visited

Activities

Trip Type

  • Small Ship

Activity Level

Relaxed

Trip Snapshots

Houses by the river in Singapore Sunset in Singapore Masjid Silet Kuala Lumpur city skyline at dusk Boats on a Phuket beach

Day 1 Republic of Singapore | Embark

You’ll board your ship at 2 p.m. and settle comfortably in your cabin.
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. Stop for a photo-op at the statue of the official mascot for the city, Merlion.

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.
Return on board tour ship, be introduced to the crew at a welcome cocktail. Have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 2 Singapore

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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.

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. Stop for a photo-op at the statue of the official mascot for the city, Merlion.
Enjoy lunch on board.

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.

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, return on board the ship. We’ll have dinner and spend the night on board.

Day 3 Malacca, Malaysia

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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. 

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.
Enjoy lunch on board.

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.

Day 4 Kuala Lumpur

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Port Klang is the main gateway to 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.

Join 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.
 

Day 5 Penang

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Penang Island is home to half of the state’s population. George Town, it's capital, is known as a “rare, frozen-in-time” city where the past melds with the present. The city’s historic center is listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is an indubitable historical and cultural kaleidoscope.

Join 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.

Day 6 Langkawi

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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.

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.
Enjoy lunch on board.

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.

Day 7 Koh Lanta | Ko Muk

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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.

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.
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.

The 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.

Day 8 Phang Nga

  • Ship
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
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. Enjoy lunch on board. 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.

Arrive at 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.

Day 9 Phuket, Thailand | Disembark

  • 1 Breakfast
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.
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MV La Belle des Océans

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Horizon Suites
47 cabins (17 m²) featuring a marbled bathroom with walk-in shower, fitted wardrobe with personal safe, desk, flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. Located on Decks 3,4 & 5
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Panorama Suites
4 cabins (25 m²) featuring a marbled bathroom with walk-in shower, fitted wardrobe with personal safe, desk, flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. Located on Deck 6
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Riviera Suites
8 cabins (26 m²) featuring a marbled bathroom with walk-in shower, fitted wardrobe with personal safe, desk, flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. Located on Deck 6
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Ocean Suite
1 cabin (38 m²) featuring a marbled bathroom with walk-in shower, fitted wardrobe with personal safe, desk, flat-screen TV and a refrigerator. Located on Deck 6

Notes

This offer includes
Your cruise in the cabin category of your choice - all meals - drinks with your meals and at the bar (not including our special wine and drinks list) - included excursions mentioned in the program - emergency/repatriation insurance - all port fees.

This offer does not include
Round-trip airfare - transfers to and from the ship - cancellation and baggage insurance - tips for the crew, guides, and drivers.

EXCURSIONS

Excursions are only available for purchase up to 15 days before your trip begins. Certain excursions happen at the same time and cannot be combined.
The Petronas Twin Towers are closed on Mondays. If they are closed, we will offer another option.
Frequent traffic jams can disturb the sequence of certain excursions.
Tours will be carried out in air-conditioned coaches, mini-buses, or small local boats.
Visits will be narrated by a local, English-speaking tour guide, and you will have earphones for easier listening.
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