Eighty percent of the earth is covered by water, so to truly see the world, it must be done by sea. Travelling by ship and seeing a new destination by water gives one an appreciation for the vastness of the globe. Fast-paced, modern air travel strips us of the tranquillity of sailing on the open sea. Discover the beauty of the Far East from its scenic waterways and gain a new perspective on this fascinating region.
Rivers are the arteries that bring culture and wildlife to Southeast Asia. Meandering river cruises take you off the beaten path of developed tourist areas to experience the untouched culture and fascinating wildlife that is the real essence of authentic travel.
Indonesia is an archipelago comprised of over 18,000 islands, most of which are uninhabited. Private yacht charters allow you to discover new private paradises at your leisure on a fully-crewed traditional phinisi ship. Choose your own adventure and experience the heights of luxury.
14 day Journey through the Chindwin River
From £4,190 per person based on two adults sharing
Duration: 14 days
This one-off sailing experience on July 22nd with Sanctuary Ananda travels from the intriguing city of Mandalay to the iconic temples of Bagan. It’s a fascinating 10-night itinerary that meanders along the Chindwin River. Immerse yourself in Burmese traditions as you glide past lush gorges and...
5 Nights Myanmar Travel & Cruise
From £1,959 per person based on two adults sharing
Duration: 5 days
Explore the bewitching country of Myanmar's as you cruise through Ayarwaddy river from Mandalay to Bagan on this blissful 5 nights Myanmar travel & cruise itinerary. Your journey will begin in Yangon, a city that is a blend of British colonial architecture, modern high-rises ...
6 Night Myanmar Exploration and Cruise
From £2,850 per person based on 2 people sharing a room
Duration: 6 days
Enjoy 6 nights exploring the exciting and enchanting country of Myanmar on this itinerary that gives you the chance to stay at the luxurious Governor's Residence, Yangon as well as explore the many different cultural and historical sights on a 4-night cruise on the Belmond Road to Mandalay....
8 Day Journey Along the Mekong
From £2,625 per person based on two people sharing
Duration: 8 days
Enjoy a unique way to travel to Cambodia and Vietnam on a luxurious river cruise liner; journey at a leisurely pace and experience the great Mekong River and all that it has to offer – its scenery, villages and local culture.
9 Day Ayeyarwady River Cruise
From £2,999 per person based on 2 people sharing
Duration: 9 days
Explore the beauty of Myanmar on this 9-day itinerary which includes a 4 night cruise down the Ayeyarwady River on the amazing Strand Cruise, as well as stays at other luxurious hotels including an overnight in Bangkok. The cruise is packed full of interesting and exciting excursions which...
A Mekong Cruise Adventure
From £2,898 per person based on two people sharing [Guide Price*]
Duration: 14 days
Duration: 14 daysThe main highlight of this itinerary is the 7 day cruise along the Mekong between Siem Reap in Cambodia and Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam. Once the seat of the ancient Khmer Empire, Cambodia is home to a myriad of temples, relics from bygone eras and a colourful culture. These highlig...
Cruising The Ayeyarwady
From £2,565 per person based on 2 people sharing [Guide Price*]
Duration: 10 days
Explore Myanmar and cruise down the Ayeyarwady River on this enchanting 10-day itinerary. Starting in Yangon, you’ll have the chance to explore the different sights and wonders of this city, before heading on to Bagan where you will board the luxurious Sanctuary Ananda for a 3-night cruise. Al...
Explore the Kerala Backwaters
From £1,845 per person based on 2 people sharing [Guide Price*]
Duration: 11 days
For those seeking a more laid back trip to India, a trip to the peaceful backwaters of Kerala is ideal. On this itinerary, you will have the chance to uncover all the wonders of this serene region as you journey through Cochin, Munnar, Periyar, Alleppey, Kumarakom, with two optional extens...
Glimpse of Kerala and Backwaters
From £1,449 per person based on sharing [Guide Price*]
Duration: 11 days
You begin your 11-day tour of India in Cochin, with its protected harbour made popular with seafarers and merchant ships who made frequent stops to stock up on spices, coffee and wood before moving onto the tea growing area of Munnar with its cool valley climate. At Theakkady, enjoy a spi...
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Aqua Mekong Cruise Boat
The Aqua Mekong is a boutique, luxury hotel on water. It measures 205 feet in length and has twenty cabins which accommodates forty people. The boat spends it’s time cruising between Siem Reap in Cambodia, famous as the gateway town to Angkor W...
Jayavarman Cruise Boat
The Jayavarman is a 58-metre-long boutique style riverboat, which cruises the Mekong from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam and vice-versa. The entire voyage lasts seven nights, but you can choose to do shorter chunks from as littl...
Sanctuary Yangtze Explorer Cruise Boat
A cruise on China’s formidable Yangtze River is a trip like no other. The journey will take you through the very heart of this fascinating country. The Sanctuary Yangtze is one of only two 5 star ships on the Yangtze and is the best way to see ...
Luang Say Cruise
Travelling by boat is the ideal way to explore the more remote parts of Laos. Meander down the Mekong from the comfort of a luxurious converted rice barge and discover a truly timeless Asia, as you pass by unspoilt&nbs...
The Strand Cruise
The grandeur of the iconic Strand Hotel departs from the land and sets sail down the Ayeyarwady River in the form of the luxurious Strand Cruise. The locally built vessel will offer just 27 cabins, each of which has been decorated with the finest Bur...
Embark on an enchanting journey along Myanmar’s intriguing rivers on the luxurious Sanctuary Ananda. Journey down the Ayeyarwady and gaze at temples, pagodas, monasteries and palaces, or take a unique trip down the Chindwin and explore ch...
Belmond Road To Mandalay
Exploring Myanmar from the comfort of a river cruise ship allows travellers to see the real countryside - complete with villages, temples, farms and people giving a true insight to the fascinating sights of this amazing country. Let memorable landsca...
Violet Junk Cruise Boat
The Violet is a traditional Vietnamese junk boat which has been completely refurbished in classic Indochinese style to offer every luxury to it’s passengers. Offering a boutique dining room, library and lounge, spa and gym along with six luxury...
Ginger Junk Cruise Boat
Picture relaxing on a lounger on a luxury cruising junk with views over the scenic Halong Bay - and you’ll only be warming up to the real experience on the Ginger Junk. This custom-designed junk launched in 2006 was built following traditional ...