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SeaDream Yacht Club to debut in Asia in 2013/14

For the first time, SeaDream Yacht Club is to deploy one of its yachts, SeaDream II, to Asia for the winter season after the completion of her summer 2013 Mediterranean season.

The first Asia programme departure is “Passage to the Far East”, which will depart Athens on 12 October 2013 and include a transit of the Suez Canal, excursions to Egypt’s fascinating archeological sites (accompanied by Egyptologist) en route to Mumbai, India.

From Mumbai she will sail onwards via Cochin, Sri Lanka and the Andaman Islands to Thailand before dropping down to Singapore.
SeaDream II
SeaDream II’s itineraries include a mix of vibrant cities, pristine beaches and impressive historical sites

From then on, she will visit almost every coastal country in South East Asia, as well as visiting Northern Australia during a six months programme which features destinations in Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), East Timor, Indonesia, New Guinea, Vietnam, Cambodia and Hong Kong.

A SeaDream Yacht Club spokesman said: “Virtually every country in the region is accessible by water and SeaDream’s yachting itineraries include an incredible mix of vibrant cities, pristine beaches and impressive historical sites.”

Offering 18 sailings in total, each voyage in SeaDream II’s new Asia programme offers unique and exciting ports of call, each ranging from seven to 15 nights. Most can be combined to create longer back-to-back holidays.

Highlights

  • Overnight, 2-day stay in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), site of The Shwedagon Pagoda. Optional full day excursions by air to Mandalay and Bagan, a valley covered with 2,000 pagodas and temples
  • Yachting through the beautiful Langkawi Archipelago of Malaysia
  • Visiting “the beach” (made famous by Leonardo DiCaprio in the movie “The Beach”) in the Phi Phi Islands of Thailand
  • Diving the vibrant underwater paradise of Thailand’s, Similan Islands National Park
  • Playing great golf in Malaysia, Phuket and at the Andaman Club, a five star golf resort & casino on Thahtay Kyun Island, Burma
  • Spending New Year’s Eve in Patong Bay, Phuket, Thailand. A night of fireworks and thousands of floating, candlelit paper “magic lanterns”
  • Exploring the world heritage site of Halong Bay, Vietnam; one of the seven natural wonders of the world
  • Seeing giant monitor lizards on Komodo Island
  • From Singapore, optional pre & post voyage overland packages to Cambodia including Angkor Wat and the many famous temples and to Borobudur (UNESCO site) and Yogyakarta, site of the Prambanan Temple
  • Overnight, 2-day stays in Vietnam’s colourful and dynamic Ho Chi Mihn City (Saigon)
  • Overnight, 2-day stay in Australia’s Port Douglas, the only place on Earth where two World Heritage listed jewels exist; the Great Barrier Reef and the rainforest of Daintree and Cape Tribulation

  • Posted on 5th October 2012 at 03:01 pm in Cruise News | Cruise Lines | Seadream Yacht Club |

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