Singapore, Bali & Myanmar
Encompassing a collection of contrasting destinations, each as wonderfully rewarding as the next, this cruise offers an unforgettable taste of Asia’s remarkable diversity. You can capture the scenic beauty of stunning islands; uncover the modern icons of magnificent cities; and even visit one of the world’s most spectacular spiritual sites, all on one 14-night holiday of a lifetime aboard Boudicca.
You’re in for incredible sights and experiences throughout your Asian adventure, and even before you set sail. [ReadMoreMob] After meeting your ship in Benoa, you’ll have a chance to discover the many attractions of beautiful Bali. Untrodden beaches, ancient temples and dense forests and mangroves alive with fascinating fauna and flora, such as Balinese long-tailed monkeys, are just some of this idyllic island’s highlights. [ReadMoreDesk] In contrast to Bali, Singapore boasts soaring man-made marvels and vibrant city life. Your stop here affords you an opportunity to experience Asia at its most modern among the towering skyscrapers and office blocks of this city-state’s bustling Financial District, or perhaps explore Chinatown and see the striking Sri Mariamman Temple. Alternatively, you could choose to visit the gorgeous Gardens by the Bay, with its array of fragrant flora from around the globe; and stop by Raffles to enjoy high tea in the opulent surroundings of the world-famous hotel.
The epitome of paradise, fabulous Phuket – the ‘Pearl of the Andaman’ – is sure to delight, with its glistening clear-blue waters and palm-lined white sand beaches. Make the most of your time to relax in the soothing sunshine, or perhaps venture into Phuket Town to see the impressive temples and shrines in the centre. For breathtaking scenery, don’t miss your chance to take a short speedboat ride to legendary Phang Nga Bay and ‘James Bond Island’. In Myanmar, Thilawa is your stopping point for taking in the wonders of this extraordinary country. The awe-inspiring golden and gem-laden spires of the Shwedagon Pagoda, one of Buddhism’s most sacred sites, is not-to-be-missed in nearby Yangon, while the spiritual city of Bagan is within reach on a tour from Thilawa too. Finally, it’s on to Sri Lanka to conclude your cruise in Colombo. Before heading home, you’ll have time to enjoy an in-depth exploration of the Sri Lankan capital, home to impressive Buddhist and Hindu temples, mosques, museums and busy bazaars.