Travel to magical destinations and secluded ports in true luxury with Ponant. A leader in small-ship cruising, Ponant provides an elegant experience with outstanding service and superior onboard amenities.
With Ponant, you'll cruise "a la francaise" -- a subtle blend of refined comfort and friendly hospitality. The Ponant fleet includes six ships, each featuring its own distinct personality. On board each vessel, sophisticated staterooms create an intimate environment and gourmet cuisine inspires the palate. Activities and lectures reveal fascinating information about the regions visited.
Ponant's small ships take you to destinations off the beaten track, where you can experience new cultures in an authentic way and enjoy close encounters with nature. Coast along exotic islands, moor in secret coves of the Mediterranean, enjoy surprise whale encounters in Antarctica or take in breathtaking panoramas of Seychelles and the Maldives.
Ponant offers expedition cruises to Northern Europe, the Mediterranean, South America, Asia, Antarctica, the Arctic and other destinations.
Cruises are classified according to the quality of the vessel and its accommodations, and the number of included amenities and activities both on and off the ship. Ponant specializes in deluxe travel, and prices typically range from $300 to $800 per person, per day, plus airfare.
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These vacations are classified according to the quality of accommodations, the number of included amenities and activities, and the level of service delivered.
= Budget vacations that typically range from $50 to $200 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= First class vacations that typically range from $80 to $350 per person, per day, plus airfare.
= Deluxe vacations that typically range from $200 to $650 per person, per day, plus airfare.
The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.