Between India and Asia

Between India and Asia

From AUD $9,400


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.

Trip Name
Between India and Asia
Vessel Type: Luxury Length: 127 metres Passenger Capacity: 92 cabins Built: 2017/2018 Featuring innovative and environmentally-friendly equipment, elegantly designed cabins, spacious suites with large windows, and lounge areas that open onto the outside, this new limited-capacity yacht boasting just 92 cabins and suites will offer you a truly unique cruising experience. Aboard this ship that flies the French flag, you will experience the incomparable pleasure of an intimate cruise, with the possibility of exploring an ever-increasing range of destinations in an ethnic-chic ambiance with luxury service. Experience a luxurious setting where the accent is on authenticity and passion for travel. RESTAURANTS As it is an essential part of French culture, gastronomy will naturally have pride of place aboard this new ship. Through its two restaurants, Le Lapérouse will invite you on a journey to elegance and epicureanism. In a relaxed atmosphere, a first dining area located on Deck 3 and able to seat 70 will serve grilled meats daily, along with a variety of salads and desserts. To the back of Deck 4, you will find a 260 m² panoramic restaurant which can accommodate all of our passengers in a single sitting. Designed differently to that on our other ships, this dining area, which opens onto the outside, will have a buffet of salads, desserts and cheeses at your disposal. Our discreet and attentive crew will provide table service for hot meals. PUBLIC AREAS Like Le Boréal and its sisterships, Le Lapérouse has many common areas that are designed and equipped to meet all of your needs while preserving the intimacy of each passenger. A 140 m² reception area includes: A reception/concierge desk, An excursions desk, The ship’s administrative services, The sales office, manned by our Guest Relations Officer, Our 50 m² boutique which sells clothing, jewellery, beauty products, postcards and various accessories, Toilets accessible to passengers with reduced mobility. A new hydraulic platform with adjustable height provides: Easier boarding than on any other cruise ship, Easier Zodiac embarkation and disembarkation for expeditions, Easier access to the sea for swimming and practising various water sports such as kayaking or paddle-boarding. A pool deck offering: A pool with a panoramic view, equipped with a counter-current swimming system, A pleasant solarium, An outdoor bar and lounge with armchairs and sofas. A 200 m² main lounge which can accommodate all of our passengers to share convivial moments and to host activities organised during the day or evening. Lastly, a theatre that seats 188, equipped with: The latest sound and lighting technology, A LED wall as the stage backdrop, for the projection of high-resolution images and videos.


Day 1 - Day 1 - COLOMBO
Day 2 - Day 2 - GALLE
Day 3 - Day 3 - AT SEA
Day 4 - Day 4 - TRINCOMALEE
Day 5 - Days 5 - 7 - CHENNAI (EX. MADRAS)
Day 6 - Days 8 - 9 - AT SEA
Day 7 - Day 10 - CINQUE
Day 8 - Day 11 - HAVELOCK
Day 9 - Days 12 - 13 - AT SEA
Day 10 - Day 14 - PENANG (GEORGETOWN)
The leading British trading post of the Far East in the 19th century, this tiny island has a unique atmosphere of both East and West. Known as the “Pearl of the East” in the past, for its many trades of spice, fabrics, and tin, Penang has become one of the most sought-after destinations in Malaysia, with its fine sandy beaches and its fabulous scenery. Here the traveller can observe South East Asia in a nutshell. Along the coast of Penang, admire jungle-covered slopes that plunge into the blue seas off golden beaches lined with palm trees. The homes on stilts of the Malaysian fisherman straddle the shoreline. The fragrance of frangipani trees, clove trees and nutmeg trees perfume the warm air.
Day 11 - Day 15 - MALACCA
Lying along the shores of the eponymous Strait, Malacca City has been listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A witness of the maritime traffic between Asia and the West, the city is inextricably linked to the trade of spices and silk. This cultural oasis will show you the history of a fascinating ancient civilization, the Baba Nyonya, the descendants of Chinese immigrants who married Malay women. In a Peranakan house in Chinatown, you will discover the Baba Nyonya Heritage Museum, which reproduces the interior of a traditional elegant home from the 19th century. The Baba Nyonya were wealthy traders who liked to indulge their taste for sumptuous furniture made from teak and mother-of-pearl, rare jewels and silk brocade.
Day 12 - Day 16 - SINGAPORE
Nicknamed the Garden City, Singapore stretches across Malaysia's southern-most region. Experience the vibrant hustle and bustle of this city-state for yourself at the Marina Bay. No too far away is the historic centre, offering up a unique smorgasbord of neoclassical buildings and contemporary towers. Decked out in topiary, the pavements of Orchard Road are also home to countless shopping centres. The colourful markets in Chinatown and Little India are the perfect opportunity to quell hunger pangs in a hawker centre, one of the city's traditional snack bars. Between the two districts, get a slice of history with a trip to the Raffles dock. It was here that Englishman Sir Raffles, the founder of the city, is said to have arrived one fateful day in January 1819.
Day 13 - Please Note:
Itineraries are subject to change.

Trip Dates

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21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Deluxe Stateroom
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Prestige Suite Deck 5
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Prestige Suite Deck 6
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Privilege Suite Deck 5
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Privilege Suite Deck 6
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 6
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Grand Deluxe Suite Deck 5
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Owner's Suite
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 4
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 5
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Prestige Stateroom Deck 6
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 5
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 6
21-12-201805-01-2019AUD $0Deluxe Suite Deck 3


    • Christmas and New Year festivities in an exceptional environment, a guaranteed change of scene.
    • A cruise through the Bay of Bengal to discover three countries: Sri Lanka, India and Malaysia.
    • UNESCO World Heritage Sites: Galle and its fortifications; from Trincomalee, the historic city of Polonnaruwa and the golden temple of Dambulla; the cities of Malacca and Penang, in the Malacca Strait.
    • In Chennai, the chance to visit a number of temples and sites dedicated to Hinduism as well as the Government Museum and its beautiful collection of bronzes.
    • Discovering the idyllic Andaman Islands.