For those interested in solo travel, Ponant offers a no single supplement wage on the following departures:
Ocean Voyage: Lisbon – Montevideo / November 2, 2016 to 19 November 2016 / from $4,371
Being one of Ponant’s extended Sea Voyages, this 17 night vacation exceeds expectations for most travelers. Le Lyrial, Ponant's luxurious ship offers an intimate getaway with only 122 staterooms and suites. Daily life on this cruise includes relaxing on the deck,improving your fitness in the gym, and enjoying your tranquil vacation by the pool or in the sauna. On land, visitors can experience the rich history these unique places have to offer.
Ocean Voyage: Marseille – Praia / November 2 2016 to 12 November 2016 / from $2,350
This 10 night stay offers an intimate getaway for all sea lovers seeking adventure. Being one of Ponant’s smallest ships Le Ponant’s 32 staterooms create an intimate setting for their guests. Guests will have opportunities to relax on the pool deck or in the spa, and adventure the beautiful sights this getaway travels to.
Vietnamese Coastlines: Ho Chi Minh City - Hong Kong / November 4 2016 to November 13 2016 / from $11,090
Guests aboard the Austral will experience an intimate cruise (only 132 staterooms) for 9 nights, as they travel through Ho Chi Minh’s famous rapid development, then on to splendid Ha Long Bay, and Hong Kong, where visitors will experience the upbeat city of lights. A gracious country whose silhouette forms the outline of a dragon, Vietnam offers travelers unforgettable landscapes and culture.
Between New Caledonia & Vanuatu: Auckland - Port Vila / February 18, 2017 to March 1, 2017/ from $6,230
Experience true luxury, while L’Austral sets sail from Auckland to discover New Caledonia and its magnificent islands. Guests will then continue their 11 night journey head for the Vanuatu archipelago and its long mountain ranges, its vast tranquil bays and its translucent lagoons.
Ocean Voyage: Fort De France – Lisbon / April 19, 2017 to May 1, 2017 / from $2,950
Whether sailing between two seas or between two continents, Ponant invites you on board to enjoy this extended Sea Voyage. Solo travelers will experience 12 nights of true luxury, as guests travel through these beautiful sights. Le Boreal’s journey allows sailors a quiet and intimate vacation.
Celtic Odyssey: Honfleur – Glasgow / May 25, 2017 to June 2, 2017 / from $3,320
Join Ponant on a 8 night cruise filled with unforgettable views and comforting accommodation. This luxurious getaway is perfect for solo travelers, as Le Boreal provides a smaller setting than most cruise lines. This gives those traveling independently an opportunity to meet new people from all over the world, and share your cruising experience.
Indonesian Archipelagos: Kota Kinabalu – Darwin / June 22, 2017 to July 3, 2017 / from $4,540
Hop aboard L’Austral for an 11 night stay, and experience an intimate getaway though the mysterious lands of Malaysia and Indonesia with a new Ponant itinerary. Guests will see the picture perfect lands of Pulau Saronde, Pulau Lihaga, Tangkoko Batuangus Nature Reserve, and the Maluku Islands during their getaway. This trip of a lifetime is guaranteed to provide guests with adventure and unforgettable experiences.
Panama& Pre-Columbian treasures: Colon – Callao / October 14 2017 to October 23 2017 / from $3,930
Through an exceptional itinerary, Ponant invites solo travelers to discover an unspoiled America that is extreme by nature and where the past seems to have left a still intact, indelible mark. From Colon, you will set sail aboard the Le Soléal for a 10-day cruise from the wild islands in the Gulf of Panama to the infamous land of the Incas. Guests will then go on to cruise through the Panama Canal, visit the Pearl islands, see the marine life on Mogo Mogo, and tour though Santiago de Guayaquil.
Vietnam to Myanmar: Ho Chi Minh City – Yangon / October 28, 2017 – November 9, 2017 / from $5,040
Ponant invites you to discover the thousand faces of Asia and get as close as possible to its history and traditions. In Ho Chi Minh, you will board the L’Austral for an exceptional 13-day cruise that will take you to 5 unique countries. From this city founded in the 17th century and formerly known as Saigon, you will reach the Mekong, a mythical river on which small, colorful boats throng on market days. The ship will then reach Singapore, where guests will be seduced by the unique multicultural atmosphere of this city, then sail to Malaysia and Thailand, discovering Malacca. Lastly, the L’Austral will sail to Myanmar. You will visit Yangon (Rangoon), the nation’s former capital, home to the magnificent Shwedagon Pagoda, the
country’s most revered religious shrine. This action packed trip awaits!
Australian Getaway: Sydney – Cairns / March 6, 2018 to March 15, 2018/ from CAD $3,990
Australia is the perfect destination for travelers looking for unspoiled islands and turquoise lagoons. From Sydney, you will set sail aboard L’Austral for a 10-day expedition cruise to discover the treasures of the Coral Sea. A UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fraser Island is the largest sand island in the world. You will also visit Lizard Island, located at the heart of the Great Barrier Reef, extending over nearly 1,000 hectares and is home to unforgettable white sandy beaches. Guests will then reach the Hardy Reef, which boasts unique marine
biodiversity. Comfortably ensconced on the outer decks of L’Austral, you will see Cairns appear on the horizon, with its many colonial buildings and its picturesque port, and enjoy an exceptional panorama over the surrounding natural environment.
Cordillera & Andean Secrets: Valparaiso – Guayaquil / March 20, 2018 – April 1, 2018 / from $4,860
Discover the ancient Inca Empire and its stunning slumbering citadels, perfect for solo travelers seeking adventure. From Valparaiso, set sail aboard the Le Boréal for a 13-day cruise along the coasts of Chile and Peru. Guests will visit Iquique and its exceptional historic center inherited from the Gold Rush. Arica, the ‘city of eternal spring’ where the climate is temperate and sunny year round, is very popular for its beautiful beaches and its sites brimming with history. From the Port of Callao near Lima, you will be able to visit the ancient city of Cusco, discovered in 1533 by the conquistadors, as well as the famous site of Machu Picchu, an architectural gem listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Treasures of Central America: Guayaquil – Colon / April 1, 2018 to April 14, 2018 / from $5,670
Experience a condensed overview of Central America’s architectural gems and most stunning natural treasures through an exceptional itinerary. In Guayaquil, you will board the Le Boréal for a 14-day cruise to 5 unique countries. The Le Boréal will stop in Quepos, the gateway to one of Costa Rica’s finest natural treasures, the Manuel Antonio National Park. From Puerto Quetzal, you will be able to visit Antigua Guatemala, often considered to be the country’s most beautiful place. Guests will then have an exceptional opportunity to journey back in time as you discover the Embera tribe. This cruise to Central America will be the chance for a unique experience: crossing the mythical Panama Canal. Spanning the Isthmus of Panama,
this marvel of engineering will take you from the Atlantic Ocean to the Pacific.
From Panama to Martinique: Colon – Fort de France / April 14, 2018 to April 21, 2018 / from $3,050
Between the Pacific Ocean and the Atlantic, discover the countless treasures of the Afro-Caribbean cultures. From the immaculate beaches of Panama to languorous Martinique, you
will sail aboard the Le Boréalfor an unforgettable 8-day cruise. This trip will begin with sailing among the San Blas Islands, where guests will be able to visit the island of Holandes Cayand meet the Kuna people who still live off hunting and fishing. In the south-western corner of the Caribbean Sea, a group of low-lying islands, channels and lagoons will lead you to the mythical Cartagena de Indias. You will enjoy strolling along the narrow streets with colorful façades in this old colonial city founded at the time of the conquistadors. Off the Venezuelan coast, you will discover the special atmosphere of the Dutch Caribbean. Willemstad, the capital of Curaçao, will reveal its charming colonial architecture. You will end this cruise in the heart of the Caribbean. From the island of Saint Lucia to Martinique, this faraway archipelago will dazzle you with its colour palette and idyllic landscapes.