Southeast Asia Cruise
Step aboard Sapphire Princess, which has a capacity of 2,670 passengers, and prepare to be dazzled. From the deluxe accommodations to mouthwatering dining options, a Vegas-style casino and a variety of incredible entertainment choices, including Movies Under the Stars, you’ll find a indulgent retreat that’s as captivating as the places you’ll visit.
Duration: 15 nights cruise & stay tour
Price from: £1999pp
Day 1: Fly to Singapore.
Day 2 Singapore: On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is free to unwind by the pool or step out to start your sightseeing.
Day 3 Singapore: A full day at leisure to explore. Take a stroll around Chinatown and Little India, visit Gardens by the Bay or Singapore Zoo, dine alfresco at Clarke Quay and perhaps browse the shops of Orchard Road.
Day 4 Singapore/Cruise: Enjoy further sightseeing before you transfer to the port to board Sapphire Princess.
Day 5 At sea: For those keen to stay busy or active there are numerous enrichment programmes and sports facilities, while for those who prefer to lounge around, there’s ample deck space and three inviting pools.
Day 6 Kota Kinabalu, Borneo: Morning at sea before you reach the capital of Sabah in Borneo and gateway to its many natural wonders. Be sure to visit must-see Mount Kinabalu National Park or tour the Sabah Museum.
Day 7 At sea: Attend a cooking demonstration or dance class, show off your knowledge at a trivia contest or, gain more at a range of enrichment programs.
Day 8 Nha Trang, Vietnam: Popular Nha Trang offers palm-lined, white sand beaches lapped by azure waters.
If lazing on the beach isn’t for you, optional excursions allow you to bike through the surrounding countryside, cruise the Cai River or visit a farmer’s market.
Day 9 Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam: This bustling metropolis on the Mekong River rings to the cries of street hawkers and honking horns while friendly faces greet you everywhere. City attractions include the National History Museum and Thien Hau Temple, while nearby is the fascinating Mekong Delta with its floating markets and the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels, which were used as hideouts by the Vietnamese army during the Vietnam War.
Day 10 At sea: Why not treat yourself at the spa, visit the art gallery, take part in a class or, simply laze poolside.
Day 11 Sihanoukville, Cambodia: Spend the day beside the sea at Cambodia’s premier beach resort. Alternatively, opt to go kayaking at Ream National Park, visit a typical Khmer village or explore a colourful market and visit a local school.
Day 12 Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand: Laem Chabang is your gateway to fascinating Bangkok, a magical place of shimmering temples, bustling markets, colourful tuk tuks and longtail speedboats. Don’t miss the Grand Palace or perhaps take a river cruise to glimpse Wat Arun, the Temple of Dawn.
Day 13 Koh Samui, Thailand: Relax on a gorgeous white sand beach. If you prefer, you could learn how to cook traditional Thai food or see breathtaking Buddhas.
Day 14 At sea: Get exclusive behind-the-scenes access with the Ultimate Ship Tour, during which you’ll explore the engine control room, medical centre, galley and take in the dramatic views from the bridge’s wraparound windows - and even meet the captain!
Day 15 Singapore/Abu Dhabi, UAE: Disembark this morning and transfer to the airport. On arrival in Abu Dhabi you will be met and transferred to your hotel.
Day 16 Abu Dhabi, UAE: At leisure to explore. See the stunning Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, stroll along the beautiful Corniche or, head to Yas Island for Ferrari World and Warner Bros. World.
Day 17 Abu Dhabi: Transfer to the airport for your onward journey. Alternatively, why not extend your stay?
Departures: 27 Feb 20. Additional departures are available.
Accommodation: 2 nights before your cruise at Park Hotel Clarke Quay, Singapore; 11 nights in an interior stateroom aboard Sapphire Princess and 2 nights after your cruise at Park Hyatt, Abu Dhabi.
Meals: Room only in Singapore. Full board on cruise. Breakfast in Abu Dhabi.
Cruise & stay price: Includes international flights, private transfers to and from your hotels in Singapore and Abu Dhabi, private transfers to and from the port and accommodation as shown above.
Visas: A visa for Vietnam must be obtained prior to departure from the UK, Cambodia visa can be obtained on arrival.