Browse Month: July 2012

Cruising Schedule 2013

Winter: The Andaman Sea

One of the prime cruising destinations of the world, the Andaman Sea (featuring Langkawi, Phuket, Mergui and more) is renowned for its sheer beauty, bio diversity, and perfect weather conditions during the dry season. There are several distinct areas offering everything a tropical cruise could offer.

1. LANGKAWI & BUTANGS

Beaches fringed with swaying palm trees that face the azure seas, set against the backdrop of a beautiful mountainous rainforest. Natural splendor and beauty.

2. PHUKET & PHANG NGA BAY

The area is notable for its breathtaking geography with spectacular limestone mountains rising vertically from sea, hidden turquoise lagoons and idyllic beaches.

3. SIMILAN & SURIN

A deserved reputation for the best diving in Thailand. Whale sharks, Manta rays and Leopard sharks are common sightings in a dramatic boulder-covered underwater world.

4. MERGUI ARCHIPELAGO

An archipelago of 800 virtually uninhabited islands, with dense rainforests, white sand beaches and perfect natural bays, and the allure of scuba diving many top class dive sites.

5. ANDAMAN & NICOBAR

The paragon of remote, pristine beauty, with deserted white sand beaches and virgin jungles, the Andamans are also a diver’s paradise characterized by stunning underwater visibility, an abundance of fish and corals.

Summer: Borneo & Palawan

If one were to draw a triangle over East Asia, Borneo and Palawan are set right in the middle of that triangle.  Together they make up one of the most beautiful and bio-diverse lands in the world.

1. BORNEO

The northern tip of Borneo is known as the “Land Below the Wind”. This lush corner of the world is bounded by 3 seas: the South China Sea, the Sulu Sea, and the Celebes Sea. Here you will find tropical islands, including coral atolls and oceanic islands, pristine beaches, crystal clear waters, giant rivers, dense tropical jungle, high mountains, and an abundance of nature & wildlife.

2. PALAWAN

Palawan is made up of 1,768 islands with some of the most beautiful seascapes in the world. Beneath the seas are nearly 11,000 square kilometers of coral reefs.