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East Asia Adventure: Malaysia, Sri Lanka & Beyond - 2021

Singapore • 15-night expedition cruise to Malacca, George Town (Penang), Phuket, Port Blair, Trincomalee, Colombo, Cochin, Mormugao • Mumbai
  • JOIN THE INAUGURAL SAILING SEASON OF THE 5-STAR OCEAN EXPLORER, VANTAGE'S FIRST SMALL SHIP OCEAN CRUISING EXPEDITION VESSEL
  • EMBARK ON ELEPHANT AND BIRDWATCHING SAFARIS ON AN OVERNIGHT ADVENTURE AT A 5-STAR RESORT IN SRI LANKA
  • DISCOVER MALACCA'S UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE, FEATURING BRITISH, DUTCH, AND PORTUGUESE INFLUENCE FROM THE CITY'S COLONIAL RULE
  • TOUR TROPICAL PHUKET ON A HALF-DAY TOUR, WITH PLENTY OF TIME TO ENJOY ITS WORLD-RENOWNED BEACHES
  • EXPLORE MALAYSIA'S PENANG ISLAND, BEGINNING WITH ITS UNESCO-LISTED CAPITAL GEORGE TOWN
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  • $442
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  • 21
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  • 25
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What to Expect
Moderate activity level
Very Different Cultural Immersion
PACING:
  • This adventure is moderately paced.
  • You’ll spend 15 nights cruising aboard the Ocean Explorer, 1 night in a luxury resort in Sri Lanka, and 2 nights each in centrally located hotels in Singapore and Mumbai at the beginning and end of your trip.
  • In addition to your arrival and departure cities, you'll visit eight ports of call in six different countries.
  • There are three days at sea when you have ample time to relax and enjoy the amenities on board your luxury expedition vessel.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENT:
  • You should be in relatively good health to fully enjoy this tour
  • This journey does not entail walking for great distances but you will be on your feet for up to four hours for half-day excursions and eight hours for full-day excursions
  • Most city sightseeing takes place on air-conditioned coaches with guides
  • You will have the opportunity to visit local beaches, especially in Phuket
  • There are several walking tours through historic centers and villages where uneven roads or terrain should be expected
  • This cruise tour is not suitable for those who have difficulty walking or require wheelchairs or other mobility aids. Please refer to Vantage's wheelchair and handicapped traveler policy

TERRAIN & TRANSPORTATION
  • Your ship is your main means of transportation between destinations
  • All land transportation is conducted on board deluxe, air-conditioned motorcoaches
  • There is one included excursion cruise on a traditional houseboat in Alleppey
  • There is a trishaw ride in Singapore
  • In Sri Lanka you will disembark your ship for an overland expedition. Overnight accommodations are provided

CLIMATE
  • You will be visiting tropical locales where the weather is hot and humid
  • Depending on the time of year you can expect daytime average high temperatures to run between 70°–100°F. There may be short tropical showers throughout the day
  • The sun is very strong in this part of the world so sunscreen, sunglasses, and sun hats are musts
  • Stay cool by wearing lightweight fabrics (such as cotton or linen)

WHAT TO WEAR:
  • Shorts, short skirts, or revealing clothing are not appropriate, especially when visiting temples or religious sites. Your regional expert will tell you ahead of time which days require a dress code
  • Bring sensible walking shoes which can be easily removed when required; sandals are ideal when visiting temples because they can be easily removed

ONBOARD INTERNET AVAILABILITY:
  • While cruising, Internet connectivity may be limited or unavailable depending on ship location and signal availability
  • Internet connectivity will be normal when at docking locations

Important Notice: The above day-by-day itineraries are preliminary and therefore subject to change. If changes occur while on tour, you will be notified by your Vantage Adventure Leader or regional expert.

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