Georgetown, Penang cruises

Kek Lok Si Temple at Georgetown Penang, Malaysia
Kek Lok Si Temple at Georgetown Penang, Malaysia

Penang Island, off Malaysia’s west coast, is the oldest British settlement in Malaysia and one of the country’s major resorts. An UNESCO World Heritage Site, Georgetown boasts an incredible skyline and architecture inspired by traditional Chinese culture. Compact and easy to navigate with plenty to see and do, the city is a joy to explore.

Situated on the northeast coast, this city has lots of Chinese flavour and abounds in ‘old world’ charm. Georgetown is relatively compact and easy to wander round.

At the centre of the city is Fort Cornwallis, constructed by the British in the 18th century. Within the walls of the fort is a remarkable cannon called Seri Rambai.

Georgetown boasts a beautiful skyline with Kek Lok Si Temple high in the leafy mountains and rolling hills of the island vegetation.

Cruises to Georgetown, Penang

Japan, Asia & Africa Voyage

Japan, Asia & Africa Voyage

Departs: Southampton • Thu 05 Nov 2020
140 nights • Boudicca • D20GV

  • A holiday beyond your wildest dreams, this 140-night voyage to some of the world’s most iconic and intoxicating destinations offers authentic cultures and traditions, amazing wildlife, spectacular scenery and much more.
  • Experience an exhilarating Asian exploration, to learn of samurais and geishas in Japan; explore the war-torn history of Vietnam; sample India’s engrossing hustle and bustle; and even celebrate New Year’s Eve in stunning Singapore.
  • African adventures include chances to seek-out South Africa’s ‘Big Five’ game and Madagascar’s iconic flora and fauna; explore the colossal Namib Desert; marvel at the Great Pyramid of Giza; and sail the impressive Suez Canal.

From £13,999pp

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African Wildlife with Asia & Singapore New Year

African Wildlife with Asia & Singapore New Year

Departs: Cape Town • Thu 03 Dec 2020
42 nights • Boudicca • D202930

  • Chances to encounter incredible wildlife; discover paradise at idyllic islands; taste Far-Eastern culture; and see in the New Year in style make for an unforgettable end to 2020 and start to 2021.
  • Seek-out South Africa’s ‘big game’ on exhilarating safari adventures; see Madagascar’s famous fauna and flora; marvel at the Indian Ocean’s largest lagoon in Mayotte; and meet giant land tortoises in the Seychelles.
  • Spend Christmas Eve in Colombo and Christmas Day on board Boudicca, before visiting culture-rich Malaysia; being part of Singapore’s spectacular New Year’s Eve celebrations; and uncovering ancient castles, among countless other highlights, in Japan.

From £7,199pp

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Discovering Asia with Singapore at New Year

Discovering Asia with Singapore at New Year

Departs: Victoria • Thu 17 Dec 2020
28 nights • Boudicca • D2030

  • For an unforgettable festive season, uncover scenic and spiritual wonders, rich history and culture, and experience a spectacular New Year’s Eve celebration, on an Asian exploration of epic proportions.
  • Enjoy Christmas on board Boudicca and delight in the mosques, temples and towers of Georgetown and iconic Kuala Lumpur, before arriving in Singapore to see in 2021 with an unforgettable fireworks display at Marina Bay.
  • Your extended stay in Singapore allows time to discover Raffles Hotel and the Gardens by the Bay too, before Naha and Kōchi reveal quintessentially Japanese sights, from ancient castles and temples to beautiful Oriental gardens.

From £5,499pp

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Asia with Japan & Singapore New Year

Asia with Japan & Singapore New Year

Departs: Victoria • Thu 17 Dec 2020
42 nights • Boudicca • D203001

  • Experience an unforgettable festive season and start to 2021 on an epic exploration of the Far East filled with the scenic and spiritual wonders, authentic cultures and traditions of one of the world’s most intoxicating regions.
  • Enjoy Christmas on board Boudicca; be enthralled by culture-rich Georgetown and iconic Kuala Lumpur; and celebrate New Year’s Eve in Singapore, with time to visit Gardens by the Bay and Raffles Hotel too.
  • An enlightening Japanese exploration includes opportunities to encounter Geishas in Tokyo; be part of a classical tea ceremony in Osaka; look beyond the infamous war history of Hiroshima and Nagasaki; and much more.

From £7,999pp

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