Indonesian treasures

11 days / 10 nights
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    Indonesian treasures

    Cruise Asia

    from 22 November 2016 to 2 December 2016
    11 days / 10 nights

    Departure Port : Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
    Arrival Port : Benoa, Bali

    Ship : L'AUSTRAL

    • Ref : A221116

    A gracious country whose silhouette forms the outline of a dragon, Vietnam offers travellers the splendour of its landscapes and its fragrant trading posts.

    Discover Indonesia, an inexhaustible source of natural resources and a fascinating mosaic of ethnic groups and cultures. You will visit this magnificent archipelago with its 18,000 islands scattered between Asia and the Pacific Ocean, lying like a pearl necklace on a coral reef.

    At the end of your cruise, do not miss the visit to Bali, “the Island of the Gods” whose charm and treasures never fail to enchant travellers. Located at the western tip of the Lesser Sunda Islands, between volcanic landscapes and many paddy fields, Bali has succeeded protecting its two most important resources: Its authentic culture and its timeless beauty.

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    Special offer(s) :

    CONSECUTIVE CRUISES  

    Take advantage of our special consecutive cruises offers *

    -When this cruise is in 2nd position get a -20% discount

    -When this cruise is in 3rd position get a -30% discount

    - When this cruise is in 4th position get a -40% discount

    * Reduction does not apply to the first cruise and relates to the port/port fare excluding port taxes, non available for Ocean Voyages and subject to availability. The offer is only available on selected cruises. Please, contact us.

    Highlights

    • UNESCO sites: Prambanan & Borobudur
    • Exceptional sailing along the Saigon River
    • Beach and snorkelling stop in the pristine Karimunjawa archipelago
    • Possibility of extending the trip to Semarang and Borobudur

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      L'AUSTRAL

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      L'AUSTRAL

      In May 2011, l'Austral joined PONANT's fleet. This superb mega-yacht with 132 staterooms is the result of the expertise of the Italian Fincantieri shipyard and French sophistication, as interpreted by designer Jean-Philippe Nuel. L'Austral remains faithful to our philosophy - to create a unique atmosphere, a subtle blend of luxury, intimacy and well-being.
       
      A sleek silhouette softened by elegantly smooth contours and large, arched windows opening up to the sea and the light: so many features come together to give L’Austral her distinctive shape. Precious materials, discreet elegance and a perfect balance between chic and casual, combine to make you feel as if you are on your own private yacht. A design blending tradition and innovation, where a nautical mood has been subtly recreated. A welcoming atmosphere of relaxed sophistication revolves around shades of grey, taupe, white and ivory enlivened by touches of cinnamon, caramel and tan.. So many personal touches create the spirit of a “private yacht.”
       
      You will encounter unique itineraries, calls inaccessible to large ships, chic and elegant yacht-like ambiance, refined and personalized service as well as gastronomic cuisine.

      Port of call & excursions

      22 November 2016 – Sailing Saigon River

      Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

      Embarkation 22/11/2016 from 16H00 to 17H00 . Departure 22/11/2016 at 19H00 .

      Located near the Mekong delta, Ho Chi Minh-Ville is the largest city in Vietnam. It is both the historic heart and economic hub. Formerly Saigon, the city is an imposing avant-guard metropolis. You can admire its famous central post office and its emblematic Reunification Palace. From 95 years of French presence, the city has kept some remarkable monuments, like the Cathédrale Notre-Dame with its neo-Gothic façade built in 19th century red brick. You’ll succumb to the magic of this hectic city, where everything is about contrast, like the very brightly-coloured district of Cholon, Saigon’s “Chinatown”.

      23 November 2016 – Sailing Saigon River

      23 November 2016 – Sailing Saigon River

      Arrival 23/11/2016. Departure 23/11/2016.

      24 November 2016 – At sea

      24 November 2016 – At sea

      Arrival 24/11/2016. Departure 24/11/2016.

      During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

      25 November 2016 – Singapore

      25 November 2016 – Singapore

      Arrival 25/11/2016 early morning. Departure 25/11/2016 late afternoon.

      Nicknamed the Garden City, Singapore stretches across Malaysia's southern-most region. Experience the vibrant hustle and bustle of this city-state for yourself at the Marina Bay. No too far away is the historic centre, offering up a unique smorgasbord of neoclassical buildings and contemporary towers. Decked out in topiary, the pavements of Orchard Road are also home to countless shopping centres. The colourful markets in Chinatown and Little India are the perfect opportunity to quell hunger pangs in a hawker centre, one of the city's traditional snack bars. Between the two districts, get a slice of history with a trip to the Raffles dock. It was here that Englishman Sir Raffles, the founder of the city, is said to have arrived one fateful day in January 1819.

      26 November 2016 – At sea

      26 November 2016 – At sea

      Arrival 26/11/2016. Departure 26/11/2016.

      During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

      27 November 2016▸29 November 2016 – Jakarta

      27 November 2016▸29 November 2016 – Jakarta

      Arrival 27/11/2016 early morning. Departure 29/11/2016.

      30 November 2016 – Semarang,Java

      30 November 2016 – Semarang,Java

      Arrival 30/11/2016. Departure 30/11/2016 evening.

      1 December 2016 – At sea

      1 December 2016 – At sea

      Arrival 01/12/2016. Departure 01/12/2016.

      During your day at sea, make the most of the many services and activities on board. Treat yourself to a moment of relaxation in the spa or stay in shape in the fitness centre. Depending on the season, let yourself be tempted by the swimming pool or a spot of sunbathing. This day without a port of call will also be an opportunity to enjoy the conferences or shows proposed on board, to do some shopping in the boutique or to meet the PONANT photographers in their dedicated space. As for lovers of the open sea, they will be able to visit the ship’s upper deck to admire the spectacle of the waves and perhaps be lucky enough to observer marine species. A truly enchanted interlude, combining comfort, rest and entertainment.

      2 December 2016▸1 December 2016 – Benoa (Bali)

      Benoa, Bali

      Disembarkation 02/12/2016 at 07H00 .

      If it's a taste of exotic authenticity you're after, prepare to be spell-bound by the island of Bali, tucked away in the heart of the Indonesian archipelago. The beauty and diversity of its landscapes, the depth and richness of its cultural heritage and the plethora of activities on offer here make Bali a little slice of heaven on Earth. The island's southern coast enthrals with its white sand beaches, its picturesque little fishing villages such as Benoa, and its hills patchworked with terraced rice paddies further inland. Nicknamed 'the Island of Gods' for its sumptuous temples, Bali is the beating heart of Indonesian Hinduism.

      Formalities

      • The information below is current but subject to change at any time without advance notice from government authorities. Please consult your respective government agencies for visa and health information.

      • Passport valid for at least six (6) months beyond the completion of your trip. Passport must contain at least two completely clear, blank, unused visa pages for each visa required, not including any amendment pages. Visa pages with stains or ink from other pages in the passport are not usable. Guests who deviate from the scheduled embarkation or disembarkation port should research the foreign entry requirements for the port country. Due to government regulations, regrettably, Ponant will have to deny boarding to any guest who fails to obtain the appropriate travel documentation for this trip.

      • Indonesia: visa delivered and charged onboard (35€ subject to change) and valid for 30 days

         

      • Vietnam: an individual visa must be obtained prior to your cruise, you can apply online at https://vietnamvisa.govt.vn

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