Exclusive: Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Southbound)

    Save $1,300CAD | Extraordinary Journey | 13-Day Cruise | Offer expires March 9, 2022

    Exclusive: Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Southbound)

    All-In Price: $6,867.00CAD*

    *Based on double occupancy/Category B - Tonile Deck

    Savings: $1,300.00CAD (Already included in "All-In" Pricing)

    Travel Dates: September 05 - September 17, 2022

    Photo: Ready to head down river as the sunrises over Vietnam

    Included:

    • FREE Pre-Paid Gratuities (Savings of $216.00USD per person)
    • Single Supplement Waived (Subject to Expiry)

    Throughout the Ship:

    • Complimentary Wi-Fi in the lounges (when signal available)
    • Panoramic windows throughout
    • Locally inspired design & décor
    • Friendly, English-speaking crew & Cruise Director
    • Air-conditioned Panorama Lounge
    • Covered open-air observation lounge
    • Bar serving premium spirits, wine & complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, and local beer/spirits throughout the day
    • Designed included excursions and onboard activities for a choice of experiences

    On Board Dining:

    • Spacious, open-seating dining room
    • Delectable regional & Western cuisine with all onboard meals
    • Seasonal recipes featuring the freshe
      st local ingredients
    • Vegetarian options available with all meals
    • Daily early-riser coffee & tea
    • Daily à la carte breakfast
    • Daily à la carte lunch showcasing local specialties severed by our Head Chef
    • Four-course à la carte dinners with choice of salads, soups, entrées, dessert or cheese
    • Complimentary wine, local beer/spirits, soft drinks, coffee & tea at lunch & dinner

    Itinerary:

    On this unique and inspiring Southeast Asia river cruise through Cambodia and Vietnam, you’ll be immersed in the cultures and ancient traditions as you sightsee and spend time with locals in the most fascinating places along the mighty Mekong River.

    Photo: Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River (Southbound) - Itinerary Map 

    Day 1: Siem Reap

    Welcome to Cambodia

    Photo: Prayer time near the Bayon Temple

    Day 2: Siem Reap

    Visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Bayon Temple; Apsara dance performance

    Day 3: Siem Reap

    Visit Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei, and a noodle-making village

    Day 4: Siem Reap–Phnom Penh (Embarkation)

    Fly to Phnom Penh; onboard welcome reception


    Photo: Blue hour in Phnom Penh

    Day 5: Wat Hanchey–Angkor Ban

    Visit Wat Hanchey and partake in a traditional water blessing by local monks; walking tour in Angkor Ban with school visit

    Day 6: Kampong Tralach–Konpong Louang–Phnom Penh

    Ox cart ride through the countryside and visit a local farmer’s home in Kampong Tralach; visit the silversmith village of Konpong Louang; visit the Tuol Sleng Museum and one of the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh, or visit the lively central market

    Photo: Taking in the natural wonders of Vietnam

    Day 7: Phnom Penh

    Sightseeing by private cyclo, including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum; show by children from local orphanage

    Day 8: Border Crossing–Chau Doc

    Visit a local market and the religious sites at Sam Mountain in Chau Doc

    Day 9: Long Khanh A–Cu Lao Gieng

    Walking tour of Long Khanh A with cotton-weaving demonstration; interact with sampan-making and conical hat making families in Cu Lao Gieng

    Day 10: Vinh Long

    Visit a local garden and a local workshop to see how rice wine and traditional candy are made

    Day 11: Ho Chi Minh City (Disembarkation)

    Walking tour; visit the famous Rex Hotel for a drink, War Remnants Museum, and Ben Thanh Market; cooking class

    Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City

    Cu Chi Tunnels excursion

    Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City

    End of vacation – After Breakfast disembark for your transfer to the airport or your onward journey

    Photo: Ho Chi Minh City, At night

    Pre/Post Stay Options:

    • Optional Pre-Cruise add on is available from Hanoi to Ha Long Bay - Please request add on at time of booking
    • Optional Post -Cruise add on is available from Ho Chi Minh City to Bangkok, Thailand - Please request at time of booking

    Avalon Waterways' ENHANCED ONBOARD PROTOCOLS & PROCEDURES

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At the time of reservation, a non-refundable, non-transferable, per person, per trip deposit is required. The deposit amount is dependent upon the trip and services booked. Full payment is required by the final payment date. The final payment date is dependent upon the trip and services booked. See section “Deposit Amounts, Final Payment Dates, & Cancellation Fee Schedules” below. If you do not pay the full invoice by the final payment date, your reservation and all services on the reservation, will be cancelled, and your deposit, airfare and travel insurance premiums will be forfeited. Reservations made after the final payment date require full payment at the time of reservation and will include any late reservation fees. Your reservation is confirmed when your initial deposit payment is processed. Your invoice, when documented as payment received, is confirmation of services on the reservation. 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Airfare to and from the start of your trip; Intra-trip air, unless specified in the itinerary, Airline baggage fees, including checked and/or excess baggage fees, Federal inspection fees for Canada Immigrations & Customs; International Air Transportation tax; agricultural tax; other per-person taxes imposed by government entities; Airport taxes and fees, including the Air Traveller's Security Charge up to $11.20 per person, participant facility charges up to $18 per person, Federal domestic flight segment fees up to $14.25 per segment, Canada and international arrival and departure and other government imposed fees added by the airline and applicable at time of reservation; port taxes; passports; visas; vaccinations; gratuities to your Tour Director, Cruise Director, Local Host®, driver, Local Guides, and/or ship's crew; gratuities on ferries, trains, and cruise ships; laundry; telephone; minibar; entry/exit fees at airports; alcohol, beverages, and food outside of the contracted menu as presented at a hotel or restaurant or on board your vessel (these extra items will be billed to you before leaving the hotel, ship, or restaurant); airport transfers (unless on qualifying flights); optional excursions; porterage at airports and train stations; Travel Insurance; Flights booked with Avalon: Air reservations are available through The Company only for travel originating from Canada. All airlines are independent from The Company; The Company does not own, manage or operate any air carrier or aircraft. Your airline ticket is a contract between you and the air carrier only, even if you purchase through The Company. By purchasing your air services through The Company, you waive all liability for The Company for such air services. After your airfare is booked, any revisions you make may incur fees. This includes correcting errors in your information or services (names, dates, schedules, class of service, airlines, other). At the time of request, fees are applied and payable immediately. The Company is not liable for necessary amendments due to errors in information provided by you. See "Accuracy of Invoice Details" above for your responsibilities and liability. Air routings are subject to availability. Routings are not guaranteed and are subject to change at any time. The Company is not responsible or liable for any airline cancellations, schedule changes or delays. 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In the event you are removed, you may be left at any city, port or place the ship calls without any liability to The Company or its representatives. The Company shall not be required to refund any portion of the fare paid by you if you are removed pursuant to this section. In the event you are removed, The Company will not be responsible for expenses for lodging, medical care, meals, transportation, or any other expenses incurred by you. We shall be entitled to recover from you any costs or expenses incurred by The Company, its representatives, or the crewmembers in your removal or the exercise or enforcement of this clause. Cancellations & Refunds: Participant Cancellations You may cancel your reservation by notifying The Company. Calculation of cancellation amounts includes all services and fees on the invoice based on the number of days prior to departure by which we receive the notification. See the chart above. 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In the event of a cancellation by The Company prior to departure or during your trip for conditions under Force Majeure, The Company will provide a future travel/booking credit for the portion of your trip impacted. Future travel/booking credit will be redeemable for travel with The Company for one year past your original trip start date. If a future travel/booking credit is not acceptable to you, in the majority of Force Majeure situations, you can notify the company within 21 days of advisement and The Company's only responsibility is to refund the amounts paid by you for the portion of your trip impacted. If you do not notify the Company within 21 days of advisement, a refund is no longer available. The Company is not liable or responsible for any arrangements made independently of The Company. 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