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Grand Journey: Southeast Asia & Africa
6 Jan - 22 Mar
75 Nights
39 Ports
Crystal Cruises

Grand Journey: Southeast Asia & Africa

6 January - 22 March 2021
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line


75 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


39 Ports

6 January

Setting sail from Bangkok (Laem Chabang)

Thailand's sprawling capital is an assault on the senses, an invigorating blend of tradition and modernity. Soaring skyscrapers, air-conditioned shopping malls and an efficient public transport system combine with shimmering golden temples, ancient palaces, floating markets and at times gridlocked rush hour traffic. Bangkok is also a real culinary treat; perching at a street food stall tucking into a bowl of noodles by the roadside is a great way to take the pulse of the city, and you'll find regional cuisines from all over Thailand. The nightlife here is also legendary, though is perhaps not for the faint-hearted!

Don't miss

Avoid the chaotic traffic by using the Chao Phraya River. A regular boat service has calls at some of the city’s best attractions including the must see Grand Palace.

7 January

Thailand: Koh Samui

8 January

Cambodia: Sihanoukville

9 January

At sea

10-12 January

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

13 January

At sea

14-16 January

Singapore: Singapore

17 January

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang)

18 January

Malaysia: Penang

19 January

Thailand: Phuket

20 January

At sea

21-23 January

Myanmar (Burma): Yangon

24 January

At sea

25 January

Malaysia: Langkawi

26 January

At sea

27-28 January

Singapore: Singapore

29 January

At sea

30 January

Thailand: Koh Samui

31 January - 1 February

Thailand: Bangkok (Laem Chabang)

2 February

Cambodia: Sihanoukville

3 February

At sea

4-5 February

Vietnam: Ho Chi Minh City

6 February

At sea

7-8 February

Vietnam: Hanoi

9 February

At sea

10-11 February

Hong Kong SAR China: Hong Kong

12 February

At sea

13 February

Philippines: Manila

14 February

Philippines: Boracay

15 February

Philippines: Puerto Princesa

16 February

Malaysia: Kota Kinabalu

17 February

Brunei: Bandar Seri Begawan (Muara)

18 February

At sea

19 February

Singapore: Singapore

20 February

Malaysia: Kuala Lumpur (Port Kelang)

21 February

Malaysia: Penang

22-23 February

Thailand: Phuket

24-25 February

At sea

26-27 February

Sri Lanka: Colombo

28 February

At sea

1 March

Maldives: Malé

2-3 March

At sea

4-5 March

Seychelles: Mahé

5 March

Seychelles: Praslin Island

6-7 March

At sea

8-9 March

Kenya: Mombasa

10 March

Tanzania: Zanzibar

11 March

At sea

12 March

Mayotte: Mayotte

13-14 March

At sea

15 March

Mozambique: Maputo

16 March

South Africa: Richards Bay

17 March

South Africa: Durban

18 March

At sea

19 March

South Africa: Port Elizabeth

20 March

South Africa: Mossel Bay

21-22 March

Arriving in Cape Town

This magical multicultural city is the perfect jumping off point to explore Southern Africa, but do make sure you linger a few days to enjoy the buzz of a city where Africa meets a European-style cosmopolitan atmosphere, creating a vibrant melting pot of cultures and religions. With flat-topped Table Mountain soaring above the city, beautiful natural landscapes, and gardens within the city, you never feel far from nature here. Enjoy the waterfront, museums and elegant architecture, then take the time to venture further afield - there is so much within easy reach.

Our tip

Combine time in Cape Town with trips outside the city. We will help you plan ahead to make the most of your visit, so our tip is simply to call us to make the most of it.

The Ship

Your home from home

Crystal Symphony in Sydney
Crystal Symphony - Seabreeze Penthouse Suite
Crystal Symphony - Silk Kitchen

Crystal have repeatedly been voted the World’s Best cruise line, and Crystal Symphony is certainly a top level classic, not to be missed.

What we love

Crystal Symphony is not a new ship, but you wouldn't know it, since she is subject to an ongoing refurbishment programme, which ensures that the environment is always perfect and the style contemporary. This is, in short, a ship constantly honed to perfection. But ultimately it's all about the unmatchable food and service.


848 Guests
Crew 566 International Staff

Luxury with a difference: the resort style - with excellent entertainment and facilities, wide range of dining and highly developed onboard programme - distinguishes glamorous Crystal from its competitors in the sector.

  • All meals in all venues including room service
  • All drinks including premium spirits
  • All onboard entertainment
  • Fitness classes and wellness facilities
  • Gratuities
  • Stimulating programme of daytime activities
  • Lectures and classes
Year built 1995
Last refurbished 2017
Tonnage 51,044 grt
Length 781 feet
Breadth 99 feet
Cruising speed 21 knots
More about Crystal Symphony

Tailor-make your trip

Ways to make it better
Shangri-La Hotel, Bangkok

Where to stay in Bangkok

The Shangri-La Bangkok sits on the banks of the river, allowing for easy sightseeing by river boat and provides a luxury sanctuary from the bustle of the city whilst maintaining a distinctly Asian feel.

Wat Phrasisanpetch, Ayutthaya, Thailand

Excursions from Bangkok

Ayutthaya, the ancient capital of Siam, is known for spectacular temples. About 50 miles north of Bangkok it makes a fascinating day tour.

Cape Grace hotel, Cape Town

Where to stay in Cape Town

There are some great hotels to choose from, but at Mundy we especially like the Cape Grace on the waterfront.

Franschhoek, South Africa

Extend your stay in South Africa

Take a wine tour to Stellenbosch and Franschhoek for tastings, beautiful countryside and great food.


Grand Journey: Southeast Asia & Africa

6 January - 22 March 2021
Call us for prices - you'll never pay more than the price advertised by the cruise line


75 Nights

Journey Type

Cruise only (Please call for flight options)


39 Ports


Crystal Symphony of Crystal Cruises

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Why Mundy?

Who we are

Founded in 1970, we have sold more luxury cruises for more years than anyone else in the UK.
Edwina Lonsdale
Sharon Trigg
Hayley Meades
Cathy Ellis - Cruise Consultant, Mundy Cruising
Helen Fensom
Matthew Lonsdale

Mundy Cruising was the very first cruise specialist in the UK. We have been making the best cruise holidays even better since 1970.

How? Simply by offering our clients more expertise, more personal service, more unique ideas, more fascinating add-ons, more fabulous freebies and more peace of mind.

We're happy to do all of that over the phone. But if you prefer to chat face to face, why not visit us at our comfortable offices just off London's Regent Street - we'd be delighted to see you.

Mundy Office Wells Steet, W1T 3PP