On this all-new itinerary, PONANT invites you to dive into the history, culture and traditions of South-East Asia. In Malaysia, you will board Le Lapérouse for an exceptional 13-day cruise sailing to 4 countries, to discover fascinating cosmopolitan cities and paradisiac islands.
You will set sail from Port Klang, gateway to Kuala Lumpur, the capital of Malaysia.
In Singapore, city-State on the edges of the Orient, you will be seduced by the unique multicultural atmosphere of this “garden city”, home to wonderful botanical tropical gardens, UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
You will discover the outstanding beauty of the idyllic islands of Ko Samui and Ko Kood in the Gulf of Thailand. Fine sandy beaches, coconut trees, turquoise sea and tropical rainforest await you.
Bangkok, the capital of Thailand, will open its doors to its many temples and lively markets, as well as that to the historic town of Ayutthaya, capital of the Kingdom of Siam between the 14th and 18th centuries. The remains of its gigantic towers and monasteries bear witness to its past grandeur.
Your ship will finally call at Ho Chi Minh-City, where this Asian cruise will draw to an end. Founded in the 17th century, this city formerly known as Saigon sits right near the Mekong Delta, a mythical river on which small, colourful boats throng on market days.