Discover the wonders of Asia, during a 16-day cruise through the Bay of Bengal. From Sri Lanka to Singapore, fall under the spell of these eastern lands marked by Buddhist and Hindu traditions.
Le Lapérouse will leave from Colombo, the capital of Sri Lanka, located at the cross roads of the maritime trade routes between Europe and Asia. During your port of call in Galle, admire the fortifications of this old town, testimony to its Portuguese and Dutch heritage and a UNESCO World Heritage site.
From Trincomalee, visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Polonnaruwa and Dambulla. Your ship will then chart a course north to reach Chennai, formerly Madras, in India. This will be the occasion to discover the ancient temple of Kapaleshwara, dedicated to Shiva and built in the 7th Century BC, as well as Kanchipuram, one of the seven Indian holy cities, and Mamallapuram.
In a sublime setting of emerald water, mangrove and white sand, Le Lapérouse will then drop anchor in the Andaman Islands, a paradise for swimming and relaxation.
Lastly you will sail the Malacca Strait, the former strategic crossroads on the silk and spice roads, to discover the beautiful cities of Penang and Malacca, UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Conclude your journey by disembarking in Singapore, a multicultural city that combines tradition and modernity.