7 Top Luxury Cruises of Asia

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Home to some of the world’s clearest waters and most dramatic coastlines, Asia is a dream setting for luxury cruises. From the famous trans-boundary Mekong River that runs through Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam, to the exclusive islands of Raja Ampat and the breathtaking ‘Bay of Descending Dragons’ in Halong Bay. Here are our Top 7 Luxury Cruises in Southeast Asia.

7. IRRAWADDY RIVER CRUISES:

Consisting of Upper and Central lines, luxury cruises along the Irrawaddy River offer sublime scenery and landscapes dotted with temples and villages. The Central Irrawaddy transits back and forth between the iconic sites of Bagan and Mandalay while the Upper Irrawaddy enters hidden territories far off tourist trails. Luxury cruises along both routes offer guests an incredible perspective on Myanmar travel.

Check out this amazing cruise we have along the Irrawaddy River.

6. CHINDWIN RIVER CRUISES:

While cruising along the Chindwin River, guests are treated experience some of the most remote and exotic areas of Myanmar, passing by and visiting areas untouched by tourism and the outside world. Despite the remoteness of areas visited, cruises along the Chindwin river are among the most luxurious in the region, offering the perfect balance of refinement and adventure.

5. UPPER MEKONG RIVER CRUISES:

Cruising through the Upper Mekong River of Laos allows guests to experience the full spectrum of the ‘Mighty Mekong’. Closer to the source of this iconic tributary, the Mekong river here is decidedly quaint. Coupled with sublime scenery, a luxury cruise in famously laidback Laos is the perfect way to relax and recharge.

Check out our famous The Mighty Mekong, Asia’s Lifeblood cruise, along the Mekong River.

4. LOWER MEKONG RIVER CRUISES:

The Lower Mekong allows guests to see and experience the Mekong at its mightiest. Several kilometres wide at some points, it is the lifeblood of Asia. The people, scenery, cuisine and landscapes of this remarkable and diverse part of Asia, between Vietnam and Cambodia is best experienced afloat.

3. ANDAMAN COAST CRUISES:

Dotted with dramatic islands, deserted tropical beaches and stunning karst landscapes, the Andaman Sea, west-coast of southern Thailand, is replete with jaw-dropping backdrops and calm seas that make it the perfect destination for luxury cruising by sea.

2. HALONG BAY CRUISES:

Also known as the ‘Bay of Descending Dragons’, it’s not hard to imagine how locals were inspired by the incredible landscapes and jade-green waters of Halong Bay – Vietnam to come up with a creation myth about it. Among the world’s most sought-after luxury cruise destinations, it is a must-try in Asia and in Vietnam.

Discover  Hanoi and Halong on this amazing tour.

1. RAJA AMPAT CRUISES:

With a creation myth of its own, the islands of Raja Ampat, in the exotic far east of Indonesia are not only among the most beautiful in the world, but the waters surrounding them contain the highest number of species per hectare on earth. A luxury cruise through this epic landscape is among the world’s most exclusive experiences.

Explore Komodo Island on this private expedition.

Have a look to all our different cruises in Southeast Asia here

 

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