Asia

Soak up the sights, sounds and smells of the world’s largest continent on an unforgettable adventure through Asia. Walk in ancient footsteps along the Great Wall of China and journey down the Mekong River on a small ship cruise through Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Thailand. Delve into the Cu Chi tunnels on the outskirts of Ho Chi Minh City and wander the ancient Khmer ruins of Angkor Wat, then come face-to-face with orangutans in the jungles of Borneo. Explore little-visited Myanmar to discover its soaring pagodas and visit mountain-top monasteries in Tibet or be immersed in the modern buzz of Beijing and Bangkok. Adventure awaits around every corner, so get in touch with one of our Asia experts to start planning your dream trip.

Top 5 Small Ships in Asia

Silver Discoverer

With its small size and shallow draft, the Silver Discoverer has been expertly engineered to explore the rugged coasts and isolated islands of the Pacific. There are spacious decks and panoramic...

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All Asia Small Ship Cruises

Charms of the Mekong

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8 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Join an 8-day journey through the waterways of Cambodia and Vietnam, along the fascinating Mekong River. Board the MS Amadara in My Tho Port, outside of Ho Chi Minh City. Visit rural villages,...

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$2,299
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Vietnam, Cambodia, and the Riches of the Mekong

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8 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Cruise the Tonle Sap River from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh. Visit local villages for the opportunity to take an oxcart ride through rice paddies, tour a silk factory, and peruse colorful markets. Enjoy...

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$2,299
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From the Angkor Temples to the Mekong Delta with Halong Bay

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14 Days
Cambodia, Asia, Vietnam

Explore the fascinating Mekong River aboard the RV Indochine, a 4-star luxury ship completly paneled in tropical hardwood. On this 14-day cruise visit the most famous and imposing of all...

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$3,759
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From the Mekong River to Siem Reap

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9 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Discover the charms and exhilarating history of Vietnam and Cambodia on this 9-day cruise along the Mekong River. Sail from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap, making daily stops to discover fascinating...

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$2,384
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Traveling up the Mekong River

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11 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Explore the waterways of Southeast Asia on this 11-day trip from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Riep, aboard the luxury RV Indochine. Enjoy enriching excursions and daily stops to discover fascinating...

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$2,744
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From the Angkor Temples to the Mekong Delta

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11 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

From the heights of the Himalayas to the coast of the China Sea, the River Mekong irrigates much more than Indochina. On this 11-day cruise aboard the RV Indochine explore this fascinating river, its...

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$1,777
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Mekong Expedition - Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh

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8 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Experience the full history of Mekong life, meeting Khmer farmers, Buddhist monks and our entrepreneurial friends in Vietnam’s kaleidoscopic wet markets along the way. Travel by skiff along...

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$6,615
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Mekong Expedition- Upriver

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8 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Join the Aqua Mekong on this 8-day luxury Mekong River expedition cruise and discover all the mysteries and wonders between the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers. Enjoy the diverse cultures thriving...

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$9,450
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Mekong Discovery - Downriver

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4 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Experience the colorful culture of Vietnam and Cambodia on this 4-day cruise. Begin in Phnom Penh and sail down the Mekong River on your way towards Ho Chi Minh City. Stop in the floating villages to...

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$2,835
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Mekong Explorer - Upriver

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5 Days
Asia, Vietnam, Cambodia

Delve deep into the captivating landscapes on this Mekong River 5-day explorer cruise. Concentrating solely on Cambodia’s timeless pastoral serenity, travel back in time as you sail upriver from Ho...

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$3,780
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Between Vietnam and the Malacca Strait

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9 Days
Asia, Vietnam

On this brand-new itinerary, PONANT invites you to dive into the history, culture and traditions of South-East Asia.   In Vietnam, you will board Le Lapérouse...

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$4,300
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Asia: A Blend of Tradition and Modernity

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14 Days
Asia, Vietnam

Set off to encounter age-old civilisations during an all-new 15-day cruise in Asia aboard Le Lapérouse. A PONANT itinerary taking you from Japan to Vietnam...

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$9,800
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Philippines and Palau

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14 Days
Asia, Pacific Islands

Travel from the bustling streets of Manila into the wild beauty of the Philippines’ islands and Palau on this 14-day itinerary. Go snorkeling or diving in Apo Reef Natural Park, swim with whale...

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Pacific Ring of Fire – Palau to Japan

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13 Days
Asia, Pacific Islands

Journey through Palau, the Federated Straits of Micronesia, the Northern Mariana Islands and Japan on this 13-day Pacific Ring of Fire itinerary. Cruise through the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Rock...

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Philippines and Japan: Silver Discoverer

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11 Days
Asia

From the bright lights and skyscrapers of Hong Kong, travel across the South China Sea to explore the islands of Japan and the Philippines. Wander the heritage-listed streets of Vigan, see...

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Japan and the Philippines : Silver Discoverer

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14 Days
Asia

Delve into the cultural history of Japan and explore the natural beauty of the Philippines on this 14-day itinerary from Kobe. Witness the “Floating Torii” gate on Miyajima, view the cherry blossoms...

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Indonesia and Australia – Komodos and Crocodiles

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13 Days
Asia, Australia

Travel from the red canyons of the Kimberley to the tribal villages of the Lesser Sunda Islands on this fascinating 13-day itinerary. Witness the unique waterfalls and tidal landscapes as you cruise...

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$11,700
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Australia to Indonesia

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15 Days
Asia, Australia

Travel from Australia’s magnificent Great Barrier Reef to the remote islands of Papua on this comprehensive 15-day itinerary. Go snorkeling or diving off Lizard Island to discover its myriad of...

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$8,660
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