Ho Chi Minh City - Hotel Stay
Street hawkers, blaring horns, buzzing motorbikes and swarming markets: Ho Chi Minh City is a cacophony of sound and colour. Formerly known as Saigon, the city is also home to incense-infused temples and atmospheric pagodas. You’ll arrive in this energetic metropolis and check in at your hotel ready to start your Vietnam tour tomorrow.
Ho Chi Minh City - Hotel Stay and Tour
Travel through scenic rice fields into Vietnam’s countryside to visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, a complex, underground network of tunnels that offer a historic glimpse into the city’s past. See secret trapdoors, underground kitchens, living areas and meeting rooms. The more adventurous may explore the deeper second, and even third level tunnels.
Hanoi - Hotel Stay
Next you’ll fly to Hanoi, a charming city that is one of the most ancient capitals in the world. The old quarter still bustles with life while well-preserved colonial buildings and ancient pagodas sit alongside modern city centre developments. Walk along tree-lined boulevards past elegant French-style mansions or wander through the narrow alleyways, like Silk Street and Gold Street, named after the goods that were traded there.
Hanoi - Hotel Stay and Tour
Today your tour of Hanoi will take you to the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and Museum. You’ll also visit the Vietnam Museum of Ethnology, the Temple of Literature and discover fine French architecture at the former Governor's Residence. Explore Hanoi’s cultural history with a visit to Pillar Pagoda and in the evening, you’ll enjoy a traditional water puppetry performance.
Hanoi - Hotel Stay
Enjoy some free time to explore the city for yourself. Take in its tranquil lakes, green parks and grand colonial buildings or revisit some of the places you visited yesterday on your tour, with time to explore them at your own pace.
Halong Bay - Junk Boat Cruise
Today you’ll travel to Halong Bay, a spectacular seascape of limestone towers. You’ll take a trip on board a traditional Junk Boat to cruise the emerald waters and enjoy a delicious lunch on board. As night falls, the boat will drop anchor in a peaceful spot for a leisurely dinner and an overnight stay on board the ship.
Siem Reap - Hotel Stay and Tour
Leaving Vietnam behind you’ll fly to Siem Reap in Cambodia. After settling into your hotel, you’ll enjoy a city tour that includes a visit to the Royal Independence Gardens and Preah Ang Chorm Pagoda for a monk’s blessing, followed by dinner at an authentic Khmer restaurant.
Siem Reap - Hotel Stay and Tour
Watch the sunrise at Angkor Wat, one of the greatest ancient sites in the world, with its corncob towers and intricate design. You’ll also visit the fortified city of Angkor Thom and the Bayon Temple, richly decorated with hundreds of stone faces; and atmospheric Ta Prohm, a temple enveloped by the jungle amidst a tangle of roots and huge trees.
Singapore - Hotel Stay
You’ll fly to Singapore for a night to discover this tropical island city. Stroll along Orchard Road; head to the iconic Gardens by the Bay and marvel at the Supertree Grove, spectacularly lit up in amazing technicolour; or visit the lively bars and restaurants at Clarke Quay.
Singapore - Embark Sapphire Princess
Today you’ll embark Sapphire Princess for your Southeast Asia cruise. With a range of dining options and a huge range of entertainment, you can guarantee a cruise holiday of a lifetime on board Sapphire Princess.
Discover city life amidst Kuala Lumpur’s cosmopolitan streets, the skyline dominated by the glittering Petronas Towers. Head here for amazing views across the city or head to Jalan Alor to discover the best hawker food in the city, from barbecued meats to sizzling noodles.
Penang’s intriguing mix of cultures are evident in George Town, where temples, mosques and mansions coexist. Wander through the rainforest in Penang National Park and see monitor lizards and sea eagles. Experience a sensory blast in the Tropical Spice Garden, or view the exhibits at the Art and Garden installation.
Your next stop is Phuket, Thailand’s largest island. Covered with rainforest and dotted with temples, Phuket’s main draw is its beautiful beaches and crystal blue waters. Seek out Wat Chalong temple or delve into tropical Phang Nga National Park.
Sapphire Princess has many specialty restaurants that deliver an extraordinary experience. With the freshest ingredients, menus reflect regional flavours from around the world. The Italian specialty restaurant has been voted one of the “Best Cruise Ship Specialty Restaurants” at sea.
Bali has it all: cliffside temples overlooking the sea, tranquil sunsets that turn sweet-smelling nutmeg forests gold and volcanos looped with walking trails that reveal beautiful views. Whether you’re after rich cultural experiences or sandy beaches, you won’t be disappointed.
During your days at sea you can enjoy the facilities on board from rejuvenating spa treatments and the tranquillity of a top-deck retreat reserved just for adults to original musicals, dazzling magic shows, feature films, top comedians and nightclubs to dance the night away.
Singapore - Disembark Sapphire Princess
Arriving back in Singapore, you’ll disembark Sapphire Princess for your flight home.
Other regional airports may be available*