|Thursday, 04 October 2012|
|SEADREAM MAKES ASIA DEBUT IN 2013|
SeaDream Yacht Club has released full details on its plans to sail a series of voyages in Asia and Northern Australia beginning in late 2013. |
The line reports that one of its twin yachts, SeaDream II, will sail to Asia after completing its 2013 Mediterranean season.
The Passage to the Far East will depart Athens, Greece in October 2013 and include a transit of the Suez Canal, excursions to Egypt’s archeological sites and calls to several other intriguing destinations before arriving in Mumbai, India. From Mumbai, the yacht will sail to Singapore and the Far East, planning to offer 18 voyages in the region. Voyages are seven to 15 days long, but most may be combined as a back-to-back voyage for a lengthier holiday.
Scheduled to stay in Asia through April 2014, itineraries include ports in countries including Sri Lanka, Thailand, Malaysia, Singapore, Myanmar (Burma), East Timor, Northern Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea, Vietnam, Cambodia and Hong Kong.
Itinerary highlights include: overnight, two-day stay in Yangon, Myanmar (Burma), site of The Shwedagon Pagoda; optional full day excursions by air to Mandalay and Bagan; yachting the Langkawi Archipelago of Malaysia; visiting “the beach” in the Phi Phi Islands of Thailand.; diving in Thailand’s Similan Islands National Park; playing 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; exploring the world heritage site of Halong Bay, Vietnam; and seeing monitor lizards on Komodo Island.
From Singapore, pre & post voyage overland packages to Cambodia including Angkor Wat and the temples are available as well as overland packages to Borobudur (UNESCO site) and Yogyakarta, site of the Prambanan Temple.
For more information, visit seadream.com.