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THE EXOTIC WONDERS OF SOUTH EAST ASIA RIVER CRUISING

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Truly All-Inclusive With Scenic, the perks and privileges come included. Our 5-star ships are truly an all-inclusive luxury package. 5-Star Ships

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 00% one-bedroom balcony suites 1 featuring Scenic Sun Lounges Personal service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio Butler service for all guests Intimate, boutique river cruising and small group land journeys Complimentary beverages all day, everyday Four dining options, from à la carte to fine dining Authentic local entertainment Wellness and fitness area Complimentary laundry facilities Guest elevator on board Scenic Spirit Cruise Directors to guide and assist Expert local guides Complimentary Wi-Fi internet Return airport transfers, at your convenience

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WELCOME Scenic honours the beauty of time. After all, it’s such a precious gift. We want you to take the scenic route. To appreciate what’s around you – the smells, sounds and views that you enjoy on our handcrafted journeys. – Gain a new perspective on life as you cruise along the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers – two of South East Asia’s most fascinating and important waterways. Marvel at the ancient Temples of Angkor in Cambodia during an exclusive dinner, delight in the simplicity of rural riverside life in Vietnam and spend time with local monks in Myanmar. We promise it will be a journey of discovery.


Sagaing, Myanmar N 21° 54’ E 95° 57’


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DISCOVER Navigate the fascinating waterways of South East Asia from the elegant and comfortable surrounds of your luxury floating hotel. The ever changing view will offer an insight into the beating heart of this dynamic region.

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Mingun Monywa Sagaing Myinmu Inwa Yandabo Inwa

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Amarapura Pindaya Caves Bagan Taunggyi Heho Mount Popa Salay Inle Lake Magwe Irrawaddy

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Arriving at the Temples of Angkor after dark, I had no idea of the spectacular evening ahead. To dine and be entertained in a place full of so much history without all the crowds was truly special. Susan, 62 Temple dinner, Angkor, Cambodia N 13° 25’ E 103° 53’


WONDER We all strive to feel a closer connection with our surroundings, moments when we move beyond the physical and become truly emotionally engaged in an experience with all of our senses — a moment of wonder. Wonder is a personal emotion, it’s about the heart and the mind, joy, surprise, curiosity and awe. Wonder can be a whole day or a fleeting moment. Travel is about more than distance. It offers us not just a journey across the world to see new sights but into the heart of what it means to be human. It allows us to step outside our normal parameters and become enriched by what we encounter. It presents us with limitless possibilities to become more than we were before. At Scenic we celebrate the art of wonder through travel. Our aim is to elevate your trip from a mere holiday into a journey of discovery. Never lose your sense of wonder.


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Mandalay, Myanmar

For a unique cultural insight, learn how to produce gold leaf at a local workshop. At Mahamuni Pagoda, male guests will be able to place the gold leaf on the iconic Buddha statue.


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THE SCENIC EXPERIENCE In 2016 we celebrated 30 years in the business. We’re experts at what we do and we still love handcrafting extraordinary experiences for our guests, just as much as we did back in 1986. – Our passion for quality travel is what sets us apart and we would love you to join us for our next journey. Since our first coach tour along Australia’s Great Ocean Road, we have introduced journeys that cover every continent on Earth, travelling to over 60 countries across the globe. Our handpicked staff never lose their sense of excitement for the trip ahead, including our Journey Designers, who use their expertise to curate experiences you wouldn’t otherwise have access to. For Scenic, every trip is a unique opportunity to raise the bar further, and to exceed expectations – both yours, and ours. Above all, we take pride in what we do. We go to the Nth degree.

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5-Star Ships Our brand new, custom-built 5-star ships are the most spacious and luxurious vessels on the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers. With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, some of the largest suites available and a host of indulgent amenities at your disposal, including complimentary laundry facilities, these beautiful vessels provide the ultimate river cruise experience.

Beverages You can also enjoy your favourite tipple whenever the feeling takes you, with unlimited complimentary drinks throughout your time on board our 5-star ships. Whether you’re toasting to a day’s adventures, relaxing by the pool or savouring the very best of our cuisine, we’ll make sure the best wines, cocktails and other assorted beverages are there to help you celebrate the moment.

Suites Every suite on board our new South East Asia vessels features a separate bedroom and living area with our exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge, giving you a private balcony at the touch of a button. Akin to a boutique hotel, the fusion design marries contemporary and authentic Asian styles.

Scenic Enrich Our expert Journey Designer has handpicked and created a range of unique experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey. These are exclusive multi-sensory moments that will add a deeper dimension to your cruise and land experiences. From an exclusive temple dinner in Siem Reap to an oil lamp lighting ceremony at Yangon’s Shwedagon Pagoda, you’ll be left with amazing memories to treasure forever.

Butler We know it’s the personal touches that make your cruise special, and so do our butlers. From nightly turndown to shoeshine and drinks service included for all guests, your butler is there to make your Scenic experience extra special. They won’t be happy unless you are.

Scenic Freechoice Choose between a vast range of activities, sightseeing and dining experiences, ensuring you only see what you want to see, at a pace that suits you. Take a vintage Vespa foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City, discover Yangon’s thriving art scene or explore local markets and learn how to cook delicious regional dishes. From history and culture, food to nature, there’s something for everyone throughout your journey.

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Dining Our chefs' menus feature dishes inspired by the region, as well as standard western fare. Guests can dine in a collection of venues and savour the diverse cuisine on offer, including our enticing Teppanyaki Bar on board Scenic Aura, all-day River Café and the elegant Crystal or Bamar Dining. We source our produce from the best regional suppliers, so all our food is extremely fresh and in season.

The Nth Degree We’ll greet you personally at the airport and transfer you to and from your cruise or hotel, regardless of when you arrive. Onshore, all our transport, whether it’s by road or rail, is of the very highest standard. We use local guides, as we believe nobody knows an area like someone who lives there. When you travel with Scenic absolutely everything is taken care of, including all the tipping.


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Designed to encapsulate the essence of South East Asia, our boutique vessels Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura represent a stylish connection between tradition and innovation.

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Scenic’s commitment to excellence has ensured our ships feature an unparalleled attention to detail, from the wooden floors that are cool underfoot on even the hottest days, to the thoughtful touches, such as umbrellas and even USB ports, in each suite. Catering for just 68 and 44 guests respectively, Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura feature world-class facilities that would not be out of place in a boutique luxury hotel. From the Sun Deck, complete with resort-style pool, to the sumptuous spa and wellness centre, gym and beauty salon, every conceivable need has been catered for. Embark on the journey of a lifetime from the comfortable surrounds of your elegant suite – complete with luxury amenities and butler service – as you contemplate which exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime experience to enjoy next. For those who prefer to unwind in private, every suite has its own exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge, which converts to a private balcony at the touch of a button, while those feeling more social can mingle in one of the outdoor lounges or sip a cocktail at the outdoor bar. With four on board dining options, you’ll also be spoilt for choice whether you choose to indulge in a speciality regional dish or enjoy your favourite Western-style meal.

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We don’t want you to miss a minute of the exotic scenery that surrounds our ships as you cruise the waterways of South East Asia. Every suite on our 5-star ships offers a private balcony, and a river view for every guest. And that’s just the start. At the gentle press of a button, glass smoothly glides and your balcony seamlessly converts into our exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge, allowing you to enjoy the luxury of extra space as well as the unfolding landscape. It’s your own private oasis where you can enjoy breakfast, read a quiet chapter, or sip a glass of complimentary wine as you admire the sunset. Our expansive Royal Panorama Suites redefine the industry standard in river cruising accommodation. Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura both boast elegant lounge areas, oversized bathrooms and a private terrace featuring an outdoor Jacuzzi and daybed. All of our Grand Deluxe Suites also feature stylish lounge areas, spacious bathrooms (stocked with spoil-yourself lavish toiletries) and queen-size Scenic Slumber Beds.

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We know you’ve earned your holiday and we want you to pamper yourself, not just once but as a matter of course. Downy pillows, Egyptian cotton sheets, plush bathrobes and complimentary shoeshine serve to enhance the ambiance of an opulent 5-star hotel. Our balcony suites are the most spacious on the Mekong and offer modern and elegant furnishings; HDTV, individual climate control and pillow menu. There’s also a safe for your valuables, a nightly turndown service and of course, a complimentary mini-bar and Wi-Fi internet. We believe the hand-finished elements make the difference, and if we’re honest, we're hoping you'll want for nothing.


Even as an experienced cruiser, I can’t believe the space and luxury that is afforded in our suite. While we explore ashore, we are assured of our creature comforts back on board when we return to relax with a refreshing drink. Brian, 59 Scenic Aura, Mandalay, Myanmar N 21° 57’ E 96° 05’


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From the first warm greeting to remembering your personal preferences, our butlers are always on hand to give your cruise that polished edge.

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Your butler service includes a valet, shoeshine and drinks service, cocktails arranged in the lounge or your cabin and morning tea and coffee delivered to your suite; all you have to do is ask.

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Guests will also be served breakfast in their suite and enjoy a complimentary laundry service for two garments pressed daily.

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As well as all of the inclusions enjoyed by Diamond Deck guests, you will also have fruit skewers delivered to your suite in the afternoon, canapés before dinner and petit fours for after.

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In select locations, guests enjoy private transfers on arrival and departure. You are welcomed on board with a bottle of champagne and you won’t even have to unpack or run yourself a scented bath, your butler will do it for you. Enjoy unlimited complimentary laundry services and US$100 per couple on board wellness centre credit.

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We know that it’s the fine details and the outstanding service that really make your trip memorable. By providing a butler for every guest, we offer an exceptional level of service that combines 5-star quality with personal attention to detail. Each on board Scenic butler has been trained to meet international standards and deliver a service beyond what you would expect. Combining a mix of traditional eastern and contemporary western hospitality, we are able to offer you a very unique and attentive experience. Whichever suite you choose, your butler will ensure you’ll never be without complimentary refreshments and a re-stocked mini-bar for whenever the fancy takes you.


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Included extras: • 24-hour service to all cabins • Fully restocked mini-bar daily • Late night menu for night owls • Bottled water for all onshore excursions and chef-prepared picnics available • Scenic Sundowners and Freechoice dining options highlight the wonders of food onshore as well as on board All food and beverages are included in the price of your cruise* (with the exception of rare and vintage spirits and French Champagne) so you won’t need to worry about making the most of everything that’s on offer. *Not applicable to Halong Bay cruise

Diverse and delicious food experiences are one of the highlights of your Scenic cruise. You’ll be spoilt for choice, from your first freshly ground coffee at breakfast to the last relaxing nightcap from your mini-bar after an aromatic feast. Our chefs draw inspiration from the regions you travel through so all our food is seasonal and regional, as well as freshly prepared and mouthwatering. Savour buffet or à la carte fare in our chic Crystal or Bamar Dining venues, visit the River Café for an extra-early breakfast or casual Asian-inspired snacks throughout the day and our Teppanyaki Bar on board Scenic Aura fires up on select evenings for a full al fresco dining experience.


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• Fiery and theatrical dining experience on board Scenic Aura • A maximum of six guests an evening, all guests will dine here at least once during their cruise • Enjoy food cooked to order from a live cooking station by our expert chefs

• Room service is available, and included, throughout your cruise • Dine in the comfort of your suite while the views float by

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From your favourite cocktail served in your suite by your butler to the very best wines accompanying the finest of degustation menus, we've got it covered. Complimentary beverages during your cruise are a part of your all-inclusive experience and are available throughout the day, anywhere on the ship. Our bartenders are experts at mixing up a plethora of cocktails, from a traditional dry martini (shaken, not stirred) through to the latest of trends. Our wines are sourced from around the world and are among the finest of wines from local vineyards, ensuring that even your tastebuds get to experience the places we visit, worldwide. For those who prefer something non-alcoholic, order up a freshly squeezed juice or delight in a warming brew from the tea and coffee station. A Complimentary beverages on board all day, every day B Bar, Spirit Lounge, Scenic Spirit C Mandalay Lounge, Scenic Aura

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Scenic Sundowners feature exclusive hosted drinks in memorable locations to celebrate the wonders of your journey. In Myanmar, relax with evening drinks in boats under Amarapura's U-Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, and capture that coveted photo of the bridge’s silhouette at sunset.

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Our signature Scenic Enrich experiences will take you into the heart of South East Asia’s culture, offering once-in-alifetime opportunities, and creating memories that will stay with you long after your visit has ended. Our Journey Designers are experts in the destinations we travel to, handpicking a range of diverse and compelling experiences that will complement your cruise and become highlights of your journey. We’ll take you off-the-beaten-track at some of the world’s most spectacular monuments, amaze and delight you during exclusive dinners and open doors inaccessible to others, to provide an authentic look at local life on the shores and surrounds of South East Asia’s most important waterways.


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Each guest is different, so we appreciate that you may want to move at your own pace. Perhaps you’ll want to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo, or you wish to truly unwind throughout. We’ve divided our extensive list of Freechoice excursions into active, moderate and relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests. Active – For those keen to explore further afield, for a longer or more demanding journey. Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover a beautiful city on a walking tour. Relaxed – A slower pace to take in the temples or enjoy an authentic cooking class.

Traverse the streets of Ho Chi Minh City at night on a vintage Vespa. Take a hands-on cooking class in Hanoi’s lively Old Quarter. Unearth Yangon’s thriving art scene. Get up close with nature at the beautiful Tra Su Bird Park. Scenic Freechoice gives you the flexibility to pick the experiences that suit your interests. There are visits to World Heritage-listed sites, insights into local cultures, and revelatory journeys to hidden pockets of paradise that only the locals know about. You’ll also enjoy a wide array of dining options through Scenic Freechoice Dining. These insightful culinary highlights give you the opportunity to pick where to dine during certain parts of your journey. And they’re all included in the price you pay up front.


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Whether you want a relaxed pace or want to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing, activities and dining for you to choose from. And of course, they’re all included.

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Your hands-on cooking class starts with a visit to Hoi An's colourful central market to shop for ingredients. Travel by boat along the Thu Bon River to the stylish Red Bridge restaurant, set among stunning tropical gardens and featuring open air pavilion dining. This is the perfect place to learn how to whip up authentic Vietnamese dishes and sample the delicious results.


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The Nth Degree When you travel with Scenic you can be confident that we’ll go a little further to ensure that every aspect of your journey has been considered. It’s about going a degree beyond, to ensure that your trip is a truly carefree experience. The personal touch With small groups averaging only 20 people while onshore, you’ll enjoy a more immersive and personalised experience. We will personally greet you at the airport and arrange transport to your hotel or ship. And, at the end of your journey you'll enjoy a personalised transfer to the airport as you farewell the journey of a lifetime. Travel in style As well as travelling in luxury on your 5-star Scenic ship, all other elements of your journey are just as bespoke to ensure hassle-free travel from one place to the next, we even include all your internal flights. You can look forward to the best standard of transport available with comfort and enjoyment in mind. Likewise, no effort has been spared to provide you with the best possible touring and convenient transport options – including some local varieties for truly authentic experiences. A Scenic Tour Director or local representative will be onhand to ensure everything links together seamlessly.

So, not only can you expect to explore the must-see highlights, you will also be treated to little-known gems and delightful backstreets that only we know. At your service On hand throughout your cruise, Scenic Cruise Directors make sure every last detail of your trip is flawless. No question is too big or small and no effort is too much. Your enjoyment is their reward. Exclusive access Both on board or onshore, we'll bring you the very best art and culture of the region, allowing you to experience it all in the utmost style and comfort. Whether it’s at shows with backstage access like the Water Puppets in Hanoi, prime seats at the Phare Circus in Siem Reap, visiting a nunnery in Sagaing to partake in their lunch time rituals or an exclusive highlight dinner at an Angkorian temple, you will remember these special moments for years to come.

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Every carefully selected hotel on our tours has been handpicked by our expert Journey Designer to ensure it offers outstanding location and luxury.

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Hotels Even when you’re not on the river, you’ll stay in the most unforgettable accommodation. Exceptional quality and service is integral to everything we do and our selection of handpicked luxurious hotels will ensure that your holiday becomes just that little bit more extraordinary. There’s nothing like checking into a spectacular hotel where you can relax and recharge after a busy day exploring. From grand city centre properties to idyllic hideaways, you can relax in the knowledge that all of your hotels, resorts and lodges have been specifically chosen to let you thoroughly enjoy each destination. Integrating elements of the local surroundings into its design, architecture and overall guest experience, the Almanity Hoi An Resort and Spa includes daily spa treatments as part of your stay. In Champasak, the River Resort is located on the Mekong River and features stylish and modern villas with fantastic views of the river and mountains. For our Sapa extension, stay at the Victoria Sapa, a resort built as a traditional mountain chalet with accented wooden decor and a stone hearth fireplace.

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We’ve also handpicked a selection of extra-special hotels for your journey, the aptly named Scenic Special Stays. These are hotels of outstanding quality and character such as the historic Sofitel Legend Metropole, a French colonial-style hotel located in the heart of Hanoi’s French Quarter. Another is the Sule Shangri-La in Yangon which blends elegance with gracious Burmese hospitality; and the Park Hyatt Saigon, one of the premier Ho Chi Minh City hotels, in a prime location overlooking Saigon Opera House on the city’s most famous square. At Luang Say Residence in Luang Prabang, the graceful aspects of life in the colonial era are reflected in a blend of Indochinese and French architecture.

Scenic Special Stays Look for this symbol on your itineraries for locations where you will experience these outstanding properties.


The pagodas and temple ruins on the plain of Bagan will forever remain a special travel moment for me. From travelling past on a horse cart ride to watching their silhouettes shimmer at sunset and sunrise, they are all memorable images in their own right. Carol, 55 Bagan, Myanmar N 21° 10’ E 94° 51’


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Vietnam Long recognised as one of Asia’s most dynamic countries, Vietnam is a kaleidoscope of colour and culture, blending French influence with traditional Asian philosophy and style. Exotic and utterly compelling, Vietnam is a journey not to be rushed. A tale to tell From the bustling cities of Ho Chi Minh City and the capital Hanoi, to quaint riverside villages in the Mekong Delta and the towering rice paddies of Sapa, Vietnam’s compelling history is on display everywhere, from the ancient pagodas of imperial dynasties to more recent relics of Vietnam’s complex past. With a focus set firmly on the future, but a commitment to preserving its heritage, Vietnam successfully blends old with new to create a destination like no other. Arguably one of the biggest impacts on modern-day Vietnam is its most recent conflict. In Ho Chi Minh City travel to one of the many entrances that signal the vast network of the Cu Chi tunnels hidden below the city, before reflecting on Vietnam’s history during a visit to the nearby War Memorial and Reunification Palace.

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Tip of your tongue Nowhere is Vietnam’s intriguing mix of culture more evident than in its food. From French-inspired pastries to the ever-popular Bánh mì, deliciously fresh Goi cuon and of course, Vietnam’s national dish – Pho – you could be forgiven for spending all your time eating. Learn how to make your favourite dishes at home during immersive cooking experiences. Visit local markets to find the freshest ingredients before enjoying cooking classes at Red Bridge Cooking School in Hoi An and Madame Anh Tuyet in Hanoi, where you may learn to make the ever-popular bun cha, a regional specialty of the capital. Take to the streets on a Vespa foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City and explore its energetic nightlife and delicious street food – as a local would.

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Vietnam’s Halong Bay With its collection of 1,600 islands and islets and a coastline stretching 120 kilometres towards China in the north, Vietnam’s Halong Bay is a sight to behold. Featuring a seascape of limestone outcrops jutting dramatically out of the ocean, set against blue green waters and an ever-changing sky, this stunning World Heritage-listed destination can’t help but capture imaginations.

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In-depth exploration The best way to appreciate the magnificence of Halong Bay’s many islands, isles and karsts is by sea. Though tours in traditional junks, ferries and Kampong Tonle Sap speedboats are popular with travellers, two night overnight voyages, such Cham Nha Trang as on board the innovative and luxurious Au Co, provide up-close views of Kampong Tralach the majestic peaks and access to some of the massive stalactite-filled Oudong caves while offering further in-depth exploration of thisPhnom beautiful Penhbay away Mekong Ho Chi Minh City from the day trippers. Tan Chau Vung Tau During your time on Halong Bay, there are plenty of ways toChau makeDoc the Gulf of Thailand Sa Dec Cai Be My Tho most of your time there, from kayaking, swimming or snorkelling in hidden lagoons, to sunbathing on tranquil, pristine beaches. The Bay of Dragons Myths and mysteries abound over the formation of the bay. The literal translation of Ha Long means ‘descending dragon’ and a favourite local myth has it that the bay and its magnificent landmarks were formed by the thrashings of an enormous dragon that was trying to reach the ocean. Another popular tale, believes the islets and karsts were created out of gems cast down from dragons defending the land in the time of the Jade Emperor. Whatever the truth about how it came to be, Halong Bay is a truly remarkable destination.


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Cambodia Famous the world over for its spectacular temples, floating villages and vast forests, Cambodia has risen from its turbulent history and blossomed into a captivating destination that will surprise and delight you at every turn.

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Floating village, Tonle Sap Angkor Wat Ta Phrohm Temple, Siem Reap Royal Palace, Phnom Penh Wat Nokor, Kampong Cham

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The mighty Angkor Wat Siem Reap is the gateway to the World Heritage-listed Temples of Angkor, one of Cambodia’s most famous landmarks. Experience these fascinating temples with exclusive morning and evening visits and gain a new perspective each time. Be enthralled by the sunrise at Angkor Wat, before enjoying a champagne breakfast at a secluded temple away from the crowds with food provided by an NGO supported bakery. Later, enjoy the fusion of French and Khmer flavours and dine in the shadows of 10th century Prasat Kravan temple while being entertained by traditional Apsara dancers. Capital calling Savour the colonial history of Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh during a traditional high tea at the famous Raffles Hotel. A mainstay of the city for almost a century, an included hotel tour will share insights about the surrounding area and its place in history, while additional sightseeing includes exploring the Royal Palace, along with opportunities for visiting the city’s buzzing Central Market, colonial architecture or sombre Killing Fields.


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Often overlooked in favour of its better-known neighbours, landlocked Laos is one of Asia’s best kept secrets. With a rich history stretching back thousands of years, the country offers plenty for travellers keen to slow things down and see a more relaxed side of South East Asia. One perfect package Featuring exquisite temples amid a densely forested, yet breathtaking landscape, Laos brings together the best of the region in one perfect package. An ideal place to unwind from the stresses of modern life, this land of mountain, mists and untamed natural beauty tempts with unrivalled peace and serenity. Go with the flow and focus on the now – enjoy a massage, or simply spend time wandering the local markets, meeting residents and sharing stories, for while its temples may be stunning, it’s the genuine warmth and hospitality of the local people that will capture your heart.

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Myanmar Stepping foot in Myanmar is akin to stepping back in time. A land largely untouched, its timeless beauty will astound you. The beating heart of the country is its faith, and there is no better way to understand Myanmar than to spend time tapping into your spiritual side. The country offers one of the world’s most remarkable collections of temples – the wide plains of Bagan once featured more than 4,000 of which an incredible 2,230 still remain – while the ancient pagodas and monasteries of Sagaing will leave you spellbound.

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Embrace local traditions In Sagaing, give alms and participate in a blessing of food with novice monks and nuns at their monastery, while at Shwedagon Pagoda in Yangon partake in a traditional oil lamp lighting ceremony. You can even leave your own mark on Myanmar’s culture and learn how to produce gold leaf at a local workshop before male guests can place it on an iconic Buddha statute. Meet the locals One of the most charming aspects of Myanmar is its people, who are all too happy to share their beautiful culture with guests. While visits to temples are given, it is the towns and villages where there are opportunities to interact with local families that will remain in your memory long after the holiday has come to an end. Support local communities and hitch a ride on a trishaw or horse-drawn carts, or enjoy a home-cooked meal with an Intha family while at Inle Lake. In Bagan, rise early to give alms with local residents, before trying mohinga, a traditional breakfast.

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Angkor Temples, Cambodia N 10° 59’ E 104° 58’


MEKONG RIVER CRUISING An intoxicating fusion of east meets west, Indochina – or more accurately Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos – is a melting pot for the senses. — From bustling cities to charming riverside communities, the chaos of markets – both on land and on water – to the peaceful chanting of monks, there is something to captivate and excite even the most frequent of travellers. The Mekong River, the thread that connects it all, is at the heart of everyday life. To discover the magic of this dynamic waterway, there is no better way than navigating the waters with likeminded souls, witnessing the daily interactions of local residents and admiring the ornate temples and gold-top pagodas that dot the countryside, as you gently pass by.


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Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap NEW

All-Inclusive highlights 5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 5 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 16 Freechoice activities and dining 1 memorable Special Stay 27 meals – 10 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 8 dinners

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Mekong magnificence From the flavour and culture of Vietnam to the colour and history of Cambodia, your senses will be charmed along the length of the Mekong and heightened by the treasures of Siem Reap.

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap Laos

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Meander along the Mekong and float by the lively floating markets of Cai Be, learn about Vietnam’s French-infused past, soak up the melting pot of cultures that is Phnom Penh and discover the bright communities embracing rural river life along the Tonle Sap River.

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Siem Reap is home to the magnificent temples, ancient hydraulic systems and communication routes of Angkor and still today the scores of temples and relics whisper secrets of the once-imposing Khmer Kingdom. Discover it all on this enchanting journey.

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Marvel at the magnificent sunrise over Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school.

Tour code: VIMR.1 From

Please enquire $4,570 $4,860 $4,860 $5,050 $5,350 $5,480 $5,750 $5,750 $5,520 $5,650

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Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

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$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


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11 Day Itinerary Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap Day 01

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Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

After arriving in Vietnam, you will be welcomed and taken to your meeting point. If arriving earlier, please arrive at the Park Hyatt hotel by midday. From here travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit. Toast the start of your cruise with a cocktail reception.

Cross the border into Cambodia and sail to the capital, Phnom Penh. Enrich Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk and immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy. Choose to retire to the Elephant Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship viewing the floodlit Independence Monument en-route.

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Freechoice: Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a French colonial or traditional Vietnamese house. Alternatively savour morning tea at a French colonial house or stay on board for your special Freechoice activity. Back on board make use of the ship’s luxury and take the time to sip a cocktail by the pool or enjoy some solitude on your private balcony. Later immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and interact with the sellers in the lively market. Also visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Meals: B.L.D

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Freechoice: Visit Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. In Chau Doc visit a family-operated fish farm before walking through the local market or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. The afternoon is at your leisure on board to take advantage of the facilities of the most luxurious ship on the Mekong. Enjoy a themed dinner to say farewell to Vietnam. Meals: B.L.D

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Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, the former school that was converted to the main prison of the Khmer Rouge, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings and the Central Market before stopping for lunch at a local NGO restaurant teaching street kids hospitality skills. This afternoon marvel at the Royal Palace, with the famous Silver Pagoda within, on your included visit to this must-see attraction. Meals: B.L.D

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Cruise to Kampong Tralach and take an ox cart ride through a local village and fields to Wat Kampong Tralach. Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery.

Enrich Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit. Later sail down the Tonle River to the silversmith village of Kho Chen before continuing your cruise to Kampong Cham via Phnom Penh.

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Siem Reap Visit the colossal Angkor Wat, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Later visit the atmospheric jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets. Meals: B.L

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Discover the rural side of Cambodia on your drive to the Park Hyatt Siem Reap, your stylish three night Special Stay located in the heart of Siem Reap. Enrich Take your Section A Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

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All-Inclusive highlights 5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 5 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 16 Freechoice activities and dining 1 memorable Special Stay 27 meals – 10 breakfasts, 8 lunches and 9 dinners

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Captivating charm The fascinating Mekong is many things to many people. Embark on a journey of contrasts as you gain a deeper understanding of Cambodia and Vietnam’s complex histories and be charmed by the friendly locals as they go about their daily lives along this magnificent waterway.

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Marvel at the sunrise over the majestic Angkor Wat, receive a monk’s blessing and appreciate the spectacle that is Phare, the Cambodian Circus. Explore the ancient hilltop monastery of Wat Hanchey and immerse yourself in the beauty of Khmer handicrafts in Cheung Kok.

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Sometimes simply sitting back and watching the world glide by is the perfect way to relish the sights and sounds – especially when ensconced in luxury on board the boutique Scenic Spirit. Let the Mekong captivate and astound.

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Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda, before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks.

Tour code: VIMR.2 From

Please enquire $4,620 $4,910 $4,910 $5,400 $5,530 $5,800 $5,800 $5,800 $5,570 $5,700

2019 Departures Jan Feb Mar Mar Mar Apr Apr

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From $6,070 $6,400 $6,300 $6,060 $5,680 $5,680 $5,640

#Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

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Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


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Arrive at the Park Hyatt Siem Reap, your stylish home for a three night Special Stay. Enjoy the day at leisure until tonight when you meet your Scenic Tour Director and fellow travelling companions at your welcome briefing and dinner. Meals: D

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Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or explore Beng Mealea temples and Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal) or take a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent) over Angkor Wat before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple. Enrich Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. Meals: B.D

Day 07

Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise

Phnom Penh

Discover the rural side of Cambodia on your drive to Kampong Cham where Scenic Spirit awaits, with stops at the Khmer bridge at Kampong Kdei, Kampong Thom and a stone cutters village. Meals: B.L.D

Visit the colossal Angkor Wat before exploring Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. See the Elephant Terrace before enjoying your refreshing Khmer lunch. Later visit the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple as seen in the film Tomb Raider. Enrich Take your Section A Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare.

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Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, or join a hands on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings, the Central Market as well as the city’s modern architecture. Enrich Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk and immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy. Choose to retire to the Elephant Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship viewing the floodlit Independence Monument en-route.

Awake as you approach Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Walk (or drive) to the top for some of the best elevated views of the cruise before sailing downstream to Kampong Cham. Freechoice: Learn about the history behind Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the Meals: B.L.D ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation Day 08 factory and beetle nut village. Phnom Penh > Meals: B.L.D

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Upon arrival in Kampong Tralach, experience an ox cart ride through a local village and fields. Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks and nuns. Enrich Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Later sail downstream along the Tonle River to wander through the silversmith village of Kho Chen before continuing your cruise to Phnom Penh. Meals: B.L.D

This morning marvel at the Royal Palace, with the famous Silver Pagoda within, on your included visit to this must see attraction. The afternoon is at your leisure to take advantage of the facilities of the most luxurious ship on the Mekong as you set sail for the Cambodian and Vietnamese border. Celebrate arriving in Vietnam with your themed evening dinner. Meals: B.L.D

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Freechoice: Stay in Tan Chau to visit Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. In Chau Doc visit a family-operated fish farm before walking through the local market or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

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Immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore the lively market. Stop for a green tea at the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Freechoice: Visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a traditional house in the area. Alternatively savour afternoon tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Freechoice activity. This evening enjoy a farewell dinner on board as you sail to My Tho. Meals: B.L.D

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Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong 27 Day Cruise & Tour

Hanoi > Luang Prabang

An affair to remember Let the romance of three beautiful countries sweep you off your feet. From Vietnam’s steamy north to Cambodia’s floating villages and on to Laos’ spiritual home of Luang Prabang; this Grand Indochina adventure allows you to embrace South East Asia, in the utmost luxury aboard Scenic Spirit. Spend 27 days unveiling the most magical sights, tastes and experiences. Marvel at the sheer magnificence of Halong Bay or the town of Hoi An – forever lost in time. Spoil yourself with incredible cuisine that can be found literally everywhere. Wander the astounding World Heritage-listed temples of Angkor Wat and Wat Phou. Be enchanted by the water puppets of Hanoi, spend time in the uplifting orphanage of Duc Son Pagoda and explore the Cu Chi tunnels. Falling in love with a new gorgeous part of this world each day has never been easier.

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Au Co Cruise

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Cat Ba Island

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Visit a local home, Sundowners

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Citadel, Vietnamese cuisine

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Cu Chi Tunnels, Freechoice Dining

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Freechoice, Sa Dec markets

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Freechoice

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Enrich - Raffles Experience and High Tea

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Freechoice, Royal Palace

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Enrich - Monk blessing

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Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham Freechoice

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Enrich - Phare Circus

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Siem Reap

Angkor Temples Exploration

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Siem Reap

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Discover Champasak

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Luang Prabang

Freechoice, Enrich - Baci ceremony

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Luang Prabang

Farewell


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Hoi An

Au Co, Halong Bay Cruise

Imperial Citadel, Hue

Day 01

Day 05

Day 09

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

Hoi An > Hue

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Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of vibrant Vietnam. Enjoy the day at leisure and settle into a two night Special Stay at the iconic Sofitel Legend Metropole. Tonight meet your Scenic Tour Director and fellow travelling companions at your welcome briefing and dinner. Meals: D

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Hanoi

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Relax during your morning cruising before returning to Hanoi for another Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Metropole and a historical tour of the property. Freechoice Dining: Tonight choose to dine at KOTO on Van Mieu, or La Terrace at Sofitel. Alternatively, sample the cuisine at Ly Club. Meals: B.L.D

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Freechoice: Visit the History Museum and Hoa Lo Prison, or partake in an authentic cooking class. Alternatively, visit Ho Chi Minh Quarter and Mausoleum, including a visit to the Temple of Literature. On your cyclo ride this afternoon, explore the maze of back streets through the Old Quarter. Enrich After attending a customary performance of Hanoi’s famous water puppets, learn the secrets behind this illusionary show thanks to your special backstage pass.

Day 06

Hanoi > Hoi An

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Fly to Danang and continue to the ancient town of Hoi An where you will enjoy a three night stay at Almanity or similar, which includes a daily 90-minute spa journey as part of your stay. Freechoice Dining: Dine at the Cargo Club or at Ancient Faifo. Alternatively, visit Brother’s Café down along the river. Meals: B.D

Day 07

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Meals: B.D

Hoi An

Day 03

Step back in time as you take a walking tour of Hoi An’s World Heritage-listed Old Quarter including the Japanese Bridge and central market before stopping at the home of a former merchant to learn all about what life is like in Hoi An. Sundowners This evening relax at a reception in the Blue Bar with included beer and wine.

Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise

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Journey to Halong Bay and board the elegant Au Co for an awe-inspiring special two night cruise through the picturesque waters of this spectacular World Heritage-listed icon. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Meals: B.D

Halong Bay Cruise

Day 08

Begin the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the Sun Deck. Later, visit Cat Ba Island before cruising deeper into the National Park. Meals: B.L.D

Hoi An

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Freechoice: Visit the ancient temple ruins of My Son. Alternatively, enjoy an interactive cooking class at Red Bridge Restaurant or cycle to a nearby farming village. Another free afternoon allows you to visit one of the many tailors in town. Meals: B.L

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Travel via the breathtaking Hai Van Pass to Hue, the former imperial capital. Enrich During an inspiring visit to Duc Son Pagoda, talk with the nuns and learn how they are supporting their orphanage through different initiatives, including the proceeds from your lunch. Take a cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda before checking into the French colonial La Résidence Hue Hôtel & Spa or similar, your home for the night. Enrich Tonight’s Royal Dinner is in a traditional private garden house accompanied by wine and Hue Royal Court music. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Hue > Ho Chi Minh City

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Learn about the history of Hue via a visit to the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the grandeur of Hue’s Imperial Citadel. Later, fly to Ho Chi Minh City and take lunch at a Pho restaurant to learn all about this famous Vietnamese dish. After settling into your hotel for a two night Special Stay, the elegant Park Hyatt Saigon, take a leisurely guided walk around the nearby Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House, and the Central Post Office. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11

Ho Chi Minh City

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Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of wartime passageways. After lunch, stop for some bargaining at Ben Thanh Market. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon by night or enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house. Alternatively enjoy fine dining at Restaurant Nineteen or Square One. Meals: B.L.D


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Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong

Vespa foodie tour

Tuol Sleng Prison, Phnom Penh

Day 12

Day 15

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise

Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

Discover Vietnam’s modern history through a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Museum before lunch. Then travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit starting with a cocktail reception on the sundeck. Meals: B.L.D

Day 13

Cai Be > Sa Dec

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Freechoice: Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a traditional house. Alternatively savour morning tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Freechoice activity. Make use of the ship’s luxury and take the time to enjoy a cocktail by the pool or appreciate some solitude on your private balcony as you watch the scenery pass you by. Later immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec. From your sampan disembark, explore and interact with the sellers in the lively market and visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Continue cruising to Tan Chau. Meals: B.L.D

Day 14

Tan Chau

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Freechoice: Stay in Tan Chau to visit the farmers on Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. Alternatively learn about Chau Doc cuisine, visit a family-operated fish farm and cruise around Chau Doc waterfront or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. Back on board, the afternoon is at your leisure to take advantage of the facilities of the most luxurious ship on the Mekong. Tonight enjoy a themed evening dinner to say farewell to Vietnam. Meals: B.L.D

Kampong Cham

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Cross the border into Cambodia and sail to the capital city, Phnom Penh. Enrich Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk and immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy. Choose to retire to the Elephant Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship viewing the floodlit Independence Monument en-route. Meals: B.L.D

Day 16

Phnom Penh

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Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, the former school that was converted to the main prison of the Khmer Rouge, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings, the Central Market as well as its modern architecture before stopping for lunch at a local NGO restaurant, which teaches street kids hospitality skills. Later this afternoon marvel at the Royal Palace, with the famous Silver Pagoda within, on your included visit to this must see attraction. Meals: B.L.D

Day 17

Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

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After a short cruise up the Tonle River to Kampong Tralach, experience an ox cart ride through a local village and fields to Wat Kampong Tralach. Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks and nuns.

Enrich Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit. Later sail downstream to wander through the silversmith village of Kho Chen before cruising to Kampong Cham via Phnom Penh. Meals: B.L.D

Day 18

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

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Awake as you approach Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Walk (or drive) to the top and soak in some of the best elevated views of the cruise before sailing downstream to Kampong Cham. Freechoice: Learn about the history behind Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and beetle nut village. Meals: B.L.D

Day 19

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

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Discover the rural side of Cambodia on your drive to Siem Reap with stops at a stone cutters village and a stroll across the ancient Khmer bridge at Kampong Kdei. After lunch in Siem Reap, arrive at the Park Hyatt Siem Reap, your stylish three night Special Stay located in the heart of the town. Enrich Take your Section A Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L


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Kuang Si Waterfalls

Wat Phou, Champasak

Wat Mai, Luang Prabang

Day 20

Day 22

Day 26

Siem Reap

Siem Reap > Champasak

Luang Prabang

Begin the day with a visit to the colossal Angkor Wat, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Later visit the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple as seen in the film Tomb Raider. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets.

Fly to Pakse and discover this quaint city before travelling to the small town of Champasak and your boutique River Resort hotel for the next two nights.

Meals: B.L

Day 21

Siem Reap

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Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Freechoice: Discover the temple of Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or explore Beng Mealea temples and the Artisans D’Angkor Handicraft Centre. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap to view the floating villages (only offered in wet season) or take a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent) to experience the spectacular aerial view above Angkor Wat. Enrich Tonight, be wowed by a Scenic Exclusive magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. A truly memorable end to your time in Cambodia. Meals: B.D

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Freechoice: Journey to the serene Kuang Si Waterfalls or discover different traditional methods of weaving and dyeing textiles. Alternatively set off on a Meals: B.D bike ride to discover the backstreets of Luang Prabang. Day 23 Enrich Champasak Immerse yourself in local spirituality Freechoice: Visit a local coffee plantation. during a traditional Baci ceremony, where you will pay respects to ancient Alternatively, explore the neighbouring animist traditions. villages by bicycle, or enjoy a traditional Watch the sun set from the top of Mount Lao or Thai massage. Phousi or shop in the local night market After lunch drive to visit Wat Phou, a spectacular World Heritage-listed Khmer below before heading to your delicious farewell dinner. temple complex.

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Meals: B.D

Day 24

Day 27

Champasak > Luang Prabang

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Fly to Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of Laos, for a three night Special Stay at the Luang Say Residence.

Luang Prabang Say farewell to Laos with many wonderful memories of the people and places you have visited. Meals: B

Meals: B.D

Day 25

Luang Prabang Partake in morning alms by donating food to the local monks. Later following breakfast, visit the former Royal Palace, Wat Xieng Thong and Wat Mai before cruising to the mysterious Pak Ou caves to see hundreds of centuries-old sacred Buddha images. When returning stop at Ban Xang Hay, a village specialising in tradition rice wine before partaking in the sport of Petanque with the locals. Meals: B.L

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Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)


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Exploring Vietnam wouldn’t be complete without spending time in this pretty little mountain town. Visiting Sapa gives you a chance to truly immerse yourself in the culture and amazing textiles of the Hmong people. Sapa Pre-tour Extension Day 01

Day 04

Hanoi

Sapa

Xin Chao and welcome to Vietnam. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel.

After breakfast, visit Muong Hoa Valley, pass through the Black Hmong minority village of Lao Chai and discover the secrets of textile production with a visit to a Hmong family. After lunch, drive out of Sapa for a comfortable walk from the village of Suoi to Ma Tra offering breathtaking views of the beautiful valley with its terraced rice paddies. Transfer back to Sapa.

Day 02

Hanoi > Ninh Binh > Lao Cai After checking out of your hotel, begin your full day tour to Ninh Binh which visits the ancient former capital city, Hao Lu with its enchanting tombs and ruins and Trang An, an area often referred to as the ‘dry Halong Bay’ thanks to its stunning geologic landscape. Return to Hanoi for dinner before transferring to Hanoi train station to board your overnight sleeper train to Lao Cai. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Begin your journey to Indochina with an adventure, a 5 day extension visiting the former French hill station of Sapa, prior to meeting the rest of your fellow travellers. See page 98 for details.

Lao Cai > Sapa

Meals: B

2018 Departures Jan - May# Jul 06 Aug 17 Sep 28 Oct 26 Nov 23

Tour code: VMCL From

Please enquire $14,715 $15,195 $15,895 $15,895 $15,665

2019 Departures Jan Feb Mar Mar Apr

04 15 01 15 12

18

From $16,165 $16,495 $16,395 $16,155 $15,775

#Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

Day 05

Sapa > Hanoi Return to Hanoi and check into the luxurious Sofitel Metropole Hotel and relax before gathering to meet your Tour Director and fellow travel companions for your tour welcome briefing. Meals: B

Upon arrival early in the morning at Lao Cai station, you will be transferred to Sapa. Enjoy breakfast at the Victoria Resort Sapa, your home for the next two nights. Visit the colourful Cat Cat village and get to know the Blue and Black Hmong people. This afternoon is at leisure to explore Sapa town.

Departure Dates

Meals: B.L

Key Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D) This is an independent extension, not escorted by a Scenic Tour Director. Guests must be capable of walking moderate distances over rough, mountain terrain to undertake this extension. See page 98 for full conditions.

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Spirit

Cat.

Deck

Suite

C BA BB B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

Jun/18-May/19

Add

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


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Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong 22 Day Cruise & Tour

Hanoi > Siem Reap

A sensory celebration of South East Asia Celebrate the cultural, geographical and social diversity of these two neighbours. A glimpse into the fabric of life in both Vietnam and Cambodia is a rich and rewarding adventure. Enjoy two nights cruising around transcendent Halong Bay, fall for the charms of the former imperial capital Hue, and seek out local treasures in Hoi An’s Old Quarter. Access unprecedented luxury on board the Mekong’s most spacious and indulgent ship, Scenic Spirit. In a fitting final memory you’ll be treated to sunrise over the World Heritage-listed magnificence that is Angkor Wat.

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5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 8 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 32 Freechoice activities and dining 1 Sundowners event 4 memorable Special Stays 55 meals – 21 breakfasts, 16 lunches and 18 dinners


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Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

River cruise

A Imperial Citadel, Hue, Vietnam B Angkor Wat, Cambodia C Halong Bay, Vietnam

Land content Included flight

Cruise start/finish

1 Overnight stay

Hanoi > Siem Reap Hanoi Vietnam

1

2

2 Halong Bay Cruise

Laos

Hue

1

Thailand

3 Hoi An

Siem Reap 3

Kampong Kdei Kampong Cham

Cambodia Kampong Tralach 7 Phnom Penh

Mekong

Enrich experience

Enjoy a magical themed gala dinner, drinks and show surrounded by Apsara dancers in front of floodlight and candle lit temple ruins. A truly memorable highlight of your time in Cambodia.

2

Ho Chi Minh City My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

Tan Chau

Day

Destination

Highlights

1

Hanoi

Welcome reception

2

Hanoi

Freechoice, Enrich - Water puppets

3

Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise

Au Co Cruise

4

Halong Bay Cruise

Cat Ba Island

5

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

Freechoice Dining

6

Hanoi > Hoi An

Freechoice Dining

7

Hoi An

Visit a local home, Sundowners

8

Hoi An

Freechoice

9

Hoi An > Hue

Enrich - Duc Son Pagoda Enrich - Royal Court Dinner

10

Hue > Ho Chi Minh City

Citadel, Vietnamese cuisine

11

Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels, Freechoice Dining

12

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise

On board welcome reception

13

Cai Be > Sa Dec

Freechoice, Sa Dec markets

14

Tan Chau

Freechoice

15

Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

Enrich - Raffles Experience and High Tea

16

Phnom Penh

Freechoice, Royal Palace

17

Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

Enrich - Monk blessing

18

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham Freechoice

19

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

Enrich - Phare Circus

20

Siem Reap

Angkor Temples Exploration

21

Siem Reap

Enrich - Sunrise Angkor Wat Enrich - Apsara Temple dinner

22

Siem Reap

Farewell

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Japanese Bridge, Hoi An

Halong Bay

Opera House, Hanoi

Day 01

Day 05

Day 09

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

Hoi An > Hue

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Welcome to vibrant Vietnam. Enjoy the day at leisure and settle into a two night Special Stay at the iconic Sofitel Legend Metropole. Tonight meet your Scenic Tour Director at your welcome briefing and dinner. Meals: D

Day 02

Hanoi

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Relax during your morning cruising before returning to Hanoi for another Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Metropole and a historical tour of the property. Freechoice Dining: Tonight choose to dine at KOTO on Van Mieu, or La Terrace at Sofitel. Alternatively, sample Ly Club. Meals: B.L.D

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Freechoice: Visit the History Museum and Hoa Lo Prison, or join an authentic cooking class. Alternatively, visit Ho Chi Minh Quarter and Mausoleum, including a visit to the Temple of Literature. On your cyclo ride this afternoon, discover the maze of back streets through the Old Quarter. Enrich After attending a customary performance of Hanoi’s famous water puppets, learn the secrets behind this illusionary show thanks to your special backstage pass.

Day 06

Hanoi > Hoi An

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Fly to Danang and continue to the ancient town of Hoi An where you will enjoy a three night stay at Almanity or similar, which includes a daily 90-minute spa journey as part of your stay. Freechoice Dining: Dine at the Cargo Club or Ancient Faifo. Alternatively, visit Brother’s Café down along the river. Meals: B.D

Day 07

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Meals: B.D

Hoi An

Day 03

Step back in time as you take a walking tour of Hoi An’s World Heritage-listed Old Quarter including the Japanese Bridge and central market before stopping at the home of a former merchant to learn all about what life is like in Hoi An. Sundowners This evening relax at a reception in the Blue Bar with included beer and wine.

Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise

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Journey to Halong Bay and board the elegant Au Co for an awe-inspiring special two night cruise through the picturesque waters of this spectacular World Heritage-listed icon. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Meals: B.D

Halong Bay Cruise

Day 08

Begin the day with a Tai Chi lesson on the Sun Deck. Later, visit Cat Ba Island before cruising deeper into the National Park. Meals: B.L.D

Hoi An

Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Hue > Ho Chi Minh City

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Learn about the history of Hue via a visit to the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc and the grandeur of Hue’s Imperial Citadel. Later, fly to Ho Chi Minh City and take lunch at a Pho restaurant to learn all about this famous Vietnamese dish. After arriving at the elegant Park Hyatt Saigon, your Special Stay for the next two nights, take a leisurely guided orientation walk of sites near your hotel. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11

Ho Chi Minh City

Freechoice: Visit the ancient temple ruins of My Son. Alternatively, enjoy an interactive cooking class at Red Bridge Restaurant or cycle to a nearby farming village. Meals: B.L

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Travel via the breathtaking Hai Van Pass to Hue, the former imperial capital. Enrich During an inspiring visit to Duc Son Pagoda, talk with the nuns and learn how they are supporting their orphanage through different initiatives, including the proceeds from your lunch. Cruise along the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda before checking into the French colonial La Résidence Hue Hôtel & Spa or similar, your home for the night. Enrich This evening’s Royal Dinner is held in a traditional private garden house accompanied by wine and Hue Royal Court music.

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Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels. After lunch, stop for some bargaining at Ben Thanh Market. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon by night or enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house. Alternatively dine at Restaurant Nineteen or Square One. Meals: B.L.D


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Temple ruins, My Son

Tonle Sap

Day 12

Day 20

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise

Siem Reap

Learn all about Vietnam’s modern history during a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Museum. Travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit. Meals: B.L.D

Explore the colossal Angkor Wat, before exploring Angkor Thom and the multifaced Bayon Temple. Later visit the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets.

Day 21

Luxury Mekong River Cruise Day 19

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

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Drive to Park Hyatt Siem Reap, for your stylish three night Special Stay. Enrich Take your Section A Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

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Day 22

Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Freechoice: Discover the temple of Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or explore Beng Mealea temples and the Artisans D’Angkor Handicraft Centre. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap

Siem Reap Depart Cambodia treasuring many wonderful memories. Meals: B

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Scenic Special Stay Scenic Sundowners Scenic Enrich Experience Freechoice - see page 110-113

Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)

Departure Dates 2018 Departures

(seasonal) or take a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent) to experience the spectacular aerial view above Angkor Wat. Enrich Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. A truly memorable end to your adventure in Indochina. Meals: B.D

Siem Reap

Refer to the full Mekong River Cruise itinerary detailed on page 51.

Jan - May#

Vishnu Statue, Angkor Wat

Meals: B.L

Days 13-18

63

Tour code: VIMC From

Please enquire

2018 Departures Nov 24*

From $12,935

Jun

22

$11,695

Dec 07

$12,775

Jul

06

$11,695

Dec 21

$13,035

Jul

07*

$11,755

Dec 22*

$12,835

Jul

20

$11,985

2019 Departures

Aug

03

$11,985

Jan

04

Aug

04*

$12,045

Jan

05* 19*

$13,205

Aug

17

$12,175

Feb

01

$13,475

Aug

31

$12,475

Feb

02*

$13,535

Sep 14

$12,605

Mar

01

$13,375

Cabin Upgrades 

Sep 15*

$12,665

Mar

02*

$13,435

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

Sep 28

$12,875

Mar

15

$13,135

Oct

12

$12,875

Mar

29

$12,755

Oct

13*

$12,935

Apr

12

$12,755

Oct

26

$12,875

Apr

13*

$12,815

Nov 09

$12,875

Nov 23

$12,645

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Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

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From $13,145

*Operates in reverse #Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

Scenic Spirit

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


When I saw Halong Bay, I knew that Mother Nature was an artist. It took her 20 million years to sculpt the towering limestone karsts there, but I think it’s her finest work. In my view it’s her great masterpiece. Mel, 59 Halong Bay, Vietnam N 20° 54’ E 107° 11’


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Journey along the Mekong 18 Day Cruise & Tour

Ho Chi Minh City > Luang Prabang

Where joy comes naturally The wonders of Indochina are just waiting for you to discover them during this joyful journey. For those who may have previously dipped their toes into South East Asia, this is a chance to delve that little bit deeper into the intriguing Mekong River. Cruising the Mekong is notched up several levels thanks to our all-inclusive luxury ship. From the moment you embark Scenic Spirit to the second you disembark, you’ll want for nothing. Along the way you’ll uncover floating markets, seek out ancient artefacts and visit initiatives changing the lives of street kids forever. An awe-inspiring sunrise over Angkor Wat helps to farewell Cambodia before you say Sai-bai-Dee (hello), to the hidden gem that is Laos. Three nights spent in the spiritual capital of Luang Prabang offers a perfect way to round out your time in this sublime part of the world.

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5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 6 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 26 Freechoice activities and dining 3 memorable Special Stays 43 meals – 17 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 14 dinners


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Journey along the Mekong

River cruise

A Local produce market, Vietnam B Siem Reap, Cambodia C Wat Xieng Thong temple, Luang Prabang, Laos

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Land content Included flight

Cruise start/finish

1 Overnight stay

Ho Chi Minh City > Luang Prabang 3

Luang Prabang

Laos

Thailand

Pakse

Vietnam

2 Champasak Siem Reap 3

Kampong Kdei Kampong Cham

Cambodia Kampong Tralach 7

Mekong

Phnom Penh Tan Chau

2

Ho Chi Minh City

My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

Champasak

A former seat of royalty, Champasak is an ideal place to understand the laid back lifestyle of Laotians. A heady mix of French colonial and traditional Laos, this little city has plenty of space for you to wander and explore.

Day

Destination

Highlights

1

Ho Chi Minh City

Welcome reception

2

Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels, Freechoice Dining

3

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise War Museum, Welcome on board

4

Cai Be > Sa Dec

Freechoice, Sa Dec markets

5

Tan Chau

Freechoice

6

Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

Enrich - Raffles Experience and High Tea

7

Phnom Penh

Freechoice, Royal Palace

8

Oudong > Kampong Tralach > Kho Chen

Enrich - Monk blessing

9

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham Freechoice

10

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

Khmer bridge, Enrich - Phare Circus

11

Siem Reap

Discover Angkor Temples

12

Siem Reap

Enrich - Sunrise Angkor Wat Enrich - Apsara Temple dinner

13

Siem Reap > Champasak

Discover Champasak

14

Champasak

Wat Phou, Freechoice

15

Champasak > Luang Prabang

Discover Luang Prabang

16

Luang Prabang

Monk alms collection, Petanque with the locals

17

Luang Prabang

Freechoice, Enrich - Baci ceremony

18

Luang Prabang

Farewell


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Luxury South East Asia River Cruises

Journey along the Mekong 18 Day Itinerary Ho Chi Minh City > Luang Prabang

Markets, Sa Dec

Koh Chen

Day 01

Day 05

Ho Chi Minh City

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Welcome to Vietnam. Relax for the next two nights at your elegant Special Stay, the Park Hyatt Saigon. Meals: D

Day 02

Ho Chi Minh City

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Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels. After lunch, stop for some bargaining at Ben Thanh Market. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon by night or enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house. Alternatively stay close to your hotel and enjoy an international buffet at Restaurant Nineteen or Square One. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise Visit to the Reunification Palace and War Museum before travelling by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Cai Be > Sa Dec

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Freechoice: Stay in Tan Chau to visit the farmers on Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. Alternatively learn about Chau Doc cuisine, visit a family-operated fish farm and cruise around Chau Doc waterfront or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. Tonight enjoy a themed dinner to say farewell to Vietnam. Meals: B.L.D

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Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks and nuns. Enrich Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Later sail downstream to wander through the silversmith village of Kho Chen. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06

Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

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Cross the border into Cambodia. Make use of the ship’s luxury and take the time to enjoy a drink by the pool before arriving in Phnom Penh. Enrich Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk and immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07

Freechoice: Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a traditional house in the area. Alternatively savour morning tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Freechoice activity. Later immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore and interact with the sellers in the lively market. Also visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Meals: B.L.D

Tan Chau

Scenic Spirit, Kampong Tralach

Phnom Penh

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Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, or join a hands on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings, sights and the Central Market. Later today, visit the Royal Palace with the famous Silver Pagoda within. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

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Awake as you approach Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Freechoice: Learn about the history of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and then Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and beetle nut village. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

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Discover the rural side of Cambodia on your drive to Siem Reap. After lunch in Siem Reap, arrive at the Park Hyatt Siem Reap for your three night Special Stay. Enrich Take your premium seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

Day 11

Siem Reap

Day 08

Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

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Sail to Kampong Tralach to experience an ox cart ride through a local village and fields. Drive to the ancient capital of

Begin the day with a visit to the colossal Angkor Wat, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Continue with a visit to the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets. Meals: B.L


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Journey along the Mekong

Pouk Silk Farm

Day 12

Siem Reap

Wat Phou

Mount Phousi

Day 14

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Champasak

Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by a local NGO supported bakery school. Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or explore Beng Mealea temples and Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal) or take a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent) above Angkor Wat. Enrich Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. Meals: B.D

Day 13

Siem Reap > Champasak Fly to Pakse and travel to the small town of Champasak and your boutique River Resort hotel for the next two nights. Meals: B.D

Day 17

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Luang Prabang

Visit Wat Phou, a spectacular World Heritage-listed Khmer temple complex. Freechoice: Visit a local coffee plantation. Alternatively, explore the neighbouring villages by bicycle, or enjoy a traditional Lao or Thai massage. Meals: B.L.D

Day 15

Champasak > Luang Prabang

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Fly to Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of Laos, for a three night Special Stay at the Luang Say Residence. Meals: B.D

Jan - May Jul 15 Aug 26 Oct 07 Nov 04 Dec 02

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Partake in morning alms by donating food to the local monks. Later, visit the former Royal Palace, Wat Xieng Thong and Wat Mai before cruising to the mysterious Pak Ou caves to see hundreds of centuries-old sacred Buddha images. When returning stop at Ban Xang Hay, a village specialising in tradition rice wine before partaking in the sport of Petanque with the locals.

Tour code: VIML From

Please enquire $10,035 $10,515 $11,215 $11,215 $10,985

2019 Departures Jan Feb Mar Mar Apr

13 24 10 24 21

27

Meals: B.D

Luang Prabang

Luang Prabang

Meals: B.L

2018 Departures

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Freechoice: Journey to the serene Kuang Si Waterfalls or discover different methods of weaving and dyeing textiles. Alternatively set off on a bike ride to discover why Luang Prabang has become a haven for artists. Enrich Immerse yourself in local spirituality during a traditional Baci ceremony and pay respects to ancient animist traditions. Watch the sun set from the top of Mount Phousi or shop in the night market below before heading to your delicious farewell dinner.

Day 18

Day 16

Departure Dates

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From $11,485 $11,815 $11,715 $11,475 $11,095

#Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

Say farewell to Laos with many wonderful memories. Meals: B

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Scenic Special Stay Scenic Enrich Experience Freechoice - see page 110-113

Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Spirit

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

C BA BB B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


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All-Inclusive highlights

Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong 17 Day Cruise & Tour

Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh City

Travel in the footsteps of artists and kings Few things in life inspire complete awe. Weaving through the intricate limestone karsts and islets of World Heritage-listed Halong Bay is one of them. Begin your travels in bustling Hanoi. A place that manages to leap forward while still maintaining a deep connection to the past; discover secret places that make this city the artistic and cultural capital of Vietnam. Enjoy the thrilling wonders of Halong Bay, before you travel to Cambodia to explore the heaven on Earth that is Angkor Wat and embark on your Mekong river cruise. Journey from quaint upriver stilt houses to the allure of Phnom Penh, before cruising back into Vietnam.

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C

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5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 6 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 26 Freechoice activities and dining 4 memorable Special Stays 43 meals – 16 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners


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Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

River cruise

A Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia B Cyclo Ride C Reception, Scenic Spirit

Land content Included flight

Cruise start/finish

1 Overnight stay

Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh City 1

Hanoi

1

2 Halong Bay Cruise

Laos

Vietnam

Thailand

Siem Reap 3

Kampong Kdei

Cambodia Kampong Tralach 7

Kampong Cham

Mekong

Phnom Penh Tan Chau

2

Ho Chi Minh City

My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

Kampong Tralach

Enjoy a journey by ox-drawn cart through fields and villages from Kampong Tralach.

Day

Destination

Highlights

1

Hanoi

Welcome reception

2

Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise

Au Co Cruise

3

Halong Bay Cruise

Cat Ba Island

4

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

Enrich - Water puppets, Freechoice Dining

5

Hanoi > Siem Reap

Freechoice, Discover Siem Reap

6

Siem Reap

Angkor Temples Enrich - Phare Circus

7

Siem Reap

Enrich - Sunrise Angkor Wat Enrich - Apsara Temple dinner

8

Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise

Khmer bridge, Welcome on board

9

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham Freechoice

10

Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

Enrich - Monk blessing

11

Phnom Penh

Freechoice, Enrich - Raffles Experience and High Tea

12

Phnom Penh > Tan Chau

Royal Palace, Border crossing

13

Tan Chau

Freechoice

14

Sa Dec > Cai Be

Sa Dec markets, Freechoice

15

Mekong Cruise > Ho Chi Minh City Freechoice Dining

16

Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels, War Museum

17

Ho Chi Minh City

Farewell

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Luxury South East Asia River Cruises

Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong 17 Day Itinerary Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh City

Halong Bay

Tethered balloon ride, Angkor Wat

Day 01

Fly to Siem Reap for your three night Special Stay at the Park Hyatt Siem Reap, located in the heart of Siem Reap.

Hanoi

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Welcome to Hanoi, the capital of a vibrant Vietnam. Enjoy the day at leisure and settle into a two night Special Stay at the iconic Sofitel Legend Metropole. Tonight meet your Scenic Tour Director at your welcome briefing and dinner. Meals: D

Day 02

Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise

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Journey to Halong Bay and board the elegant Au Co for an awe-inspiring special two night cruise through the picturesque waters of this spectacular World Heritage-listed icon. Meals: B.L.D

Meals: B.L

Day 06

Siem Reap

Meals: B.L

Day 07

Day 03

Siem Reap

Halong Bay Cruise Begin the day with a Tai Chi lesson. Later, visit Cat Ba Island before cruising deeper into the National Park. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

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Disembark and return to Hanoi. Later, on your cyclo ride, discover the maze of back streets throughout the Old Quarter. Enrich After attending Hanoi’s famous water puppets show, learn the secrets behind this illusionary piece of theatre thanks to your special backstage pass. Freechoice Dining: Tonight choose to dine at KOTO on Van Mieu, or La Terrace at Sofitel. Alternatively, sample Ly Club. Meals: B.D

Day 05

Hanoi > Siem Reap

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Visit the colossal Angkor Wat, before exploring Angkor Thom and the multifaced Bayon Temple. See the Elephant Terrace then enjoy your refreshing Khmer lunch. Later visit the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple as seen in the film Tomb Raider. Enrich Take your Section A Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare.

Day 09

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

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Awake as you approach Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Freechoice: Learn about the history of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and then Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and beetle nut village. Later, set sail to Kampong Tralach. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

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Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Freechoice: Discover the temple of Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or explore Beng Mealea temples and the Artisans D’Angkor Handicraft Centre. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal) or take a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent). Enrich Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. Meals: B.D

Day 08

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Khmer cooking demonstration

Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise

Discover rural Cambodia on your drive Freechoice: Visit the History Museum and to Kampong Cham where the luxurious Hoa Lo Prison, or partake in an authentic Scenic Spirit awaits. cooking class. Alternatively visit Ho Chi Meals: B.L.D Minh Quarter and Mausoleum, including a visit to the Temple of Literature.

In Kampong Tralach, experience an ox cart ride through a local village and fields. Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery. Enrich Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit and sail down the Tonle River to visit the silversmith village of Kho Chen before continuing your cruise to Phnom Penh. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11

Phnom Penh

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Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings, major sights and the Central Market.


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Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

Arriving at Raffles, Hotel Le Royal

Local woman, Sa Dec

Enrich Immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail. Choose to retire to the Elephant Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship viewing the floodlit Independence Monument en-route.

Day 13

Meals: B.L.D

Day 12

Phnom Penh > Tan Chau

Tan Chau

Square One Restaurant, Ho Chi Minh City

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Freechoice: Visit the farmers on Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. Alternatively explore Chau Doc or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

Day 14

Ho Chi Minh City Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of wartime passageways. After lunch visit the Reunification Palace and War Museum. Reminisce with your fellow travellers during your farewell dinner.

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Immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and its lively market. Stop for tea at the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Freechoice: Board a sampan to visit Meals: B.L.D Cai Be before stopping at local cottage Day 17 industries and a traditional house. Alternatively savour afternoon tea at a Ho Chi Minh City French colonial house or stay on board for Depart with many cherished memories. your special Freechoice activity. Meals: B

Mekong Cruise > Ho Chi Minh City

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Drive to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy an orientation tour of the elegant Park Hyatt Saigon, your two night Special Stay.

Departure Dates 2018 Departures Jan - May# Jul 17 31 Aug 14 Aug 28 Sep 25 Oct 23 Nov 06 Dec 04

Meals: B.L.D

Day 16

This morning marvel at the Royal Palace, with the famous Silver Pagoda within, on your included visit to this must see attraction. The afternoon is at your leisure to take advantage of the facilities of the most luxurious ship on the Mekong Meals: B.L.D as you set sail for the Cambodian and Vietnamese border. Celebrate arriving in Day 15 Vietnam with your themed evening dinner. Meals: B.L.D

Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon by night or enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house. Alternatively dine at Restaurant Nineteen or Square One.

Meals: B.L.D

Sa Dec > Cai Be

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Scenic Special Stay Scenic Enrich Experience Freechoice - see page 110-113

Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)

Tour code: VIHH From

Please enquire $10,245 $10,245 $10,735 $11,135 $11,135 $11,135 $10,905

2019 Departures Jan Jan Feb Feb Mar Mar Apr Apr

01 29 12 26 12 26 09 23

From $11,405 $11,735 $11,735 $11,635 $11,395 $11,015 $11,015 $10,975

#Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Spirit

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

C BA BB B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


At that moment, I felt transported. The sun rising over Angkor Wat, the play of light as it shone through the towers – it was simply magic. Gordon, 63 Angkor Wat, Cambodia N 13° 24’ E 103° 52’


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All-Inclusive highlights 5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 5 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 20 Freechoice activities and dining 2 memorable Special Stays 32 meals – 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 10 dinners

Treasures of the Mekong 13 Day Cruise & Tour

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap

A  Floating Markets, Mekong Delta

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Inspired by temples and traditions

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap

Breathe in the essence of South East Asia during this enchanting journey from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Siem Reap in Cambodia.

Laos

After discovering the many riches of Ho Chi Minh City, a thriving metropolis filled with stories and adventures, you’ll spend the first night on board Scenic Spirit settling into the luxurious surrounds that will become like home.

Siem Reap

3

Kampong Kdei

Cambodia Kampong Tralach 7

From the ancient hilltop pagoda of Wat Hanchey, where resplendent water views await, to the famous Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh, Scenic will unveil a multitude of experiences that will allow you to appreciate the beguiling nature of this landscape, and let you become one with this magnificent waterway.

Kampong Cham

Mekong

Phnom Penh

Vietnam

Tan Chau

2

Ho Chi Minh City

My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

River cruise

1 Overnight stay

Land content

Cruise start/finish

Enrich experience

Departure Dates 2018 Departures Jan - May#

Tour code: VIMS.1 2018

Departures

Please enquire

From

Dec

02

$7,955

$7,005

Dec

16

$8,085 $8,345

Jul

01

Jul

29

$7,295

Dec

30

Aug

12

$7,295

2019

Departures

Aug

26

$7,485

Jan

13

27

Sep

09

$7,785

Feb

10

24

Sep

23

$7,915

Mar

10

Oct

07

21

$8,185

Mar

24

Nov

04 18

$8,185

Apr

07

15

Savour the celebrated luxury of the iconic Raffles Hotel Le Royal with a historic tour of the property followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy.

From

From $8,455 $8,785 $8,685 $8,445

21

$8,065

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Spirit

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

C BA BB B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

#Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500

Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.

All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.


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Treasures of the Mekong

Home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le

Tra Su Bird Sanctuary

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Angkor Temple Dinner

Banteay Srei temple

13 Day Itinerary Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap Day 01

Ho Chi Minh City

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Welcome to Vietnam. Relax for the next two nights at your elegant Special Stay, the Park Hyatt Saigon. Meals: D

Day 02

Ho Chi Minh City

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Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of war-time passageways. After lunch, stop for some bargaining at Ben Thanh Market. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon by night or enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house. Alternatively dine at Restaurant Nineteen or Square One. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise Discover all about Vietnam’s modern history through a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Museum. Later travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Cai Be > Sa Dec

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Freechoice: Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a French colonial or traditional Vietnamese house. Alternatively savour morning tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Freechoice activity. Later, immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore and interact with the sellers in the lively market, then visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Meals: B.L.D

Day 05

Tan Chau

Day 08

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Freechoice: Visit the farmers on Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. Alternatively, walk through Chau Doc market, visit a family-operated fish farm and cruise around Chau Doc waterfront or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. Tonight enjoy a themed evening dinner to say farewell to Vietnam. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06

Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

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Cross the border into Cambodia and sail to the capital city, Phnom Penh. Enrich Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk and immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy. Choose to retire to the Elephant Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship viewing the floodlit Independence Monument en-route. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07

Phnom Penh

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Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, or join a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings, the Central Market and the city’s modern architecture. Later this afternoon marvel at the Royal Palace, with the famous Silver Pagoda within, on your included visit to this must-see attraction. Meals: B.L.D

Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

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In Kampong Tralach, experience an ox cart ride through a local village and fields to Wat Kampong Tralach. Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks and nuns. Enrich Receive a blessing from a monk and learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda before partaking in a ceremony, which contributes to the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Later sail down the Tonle River and wander through the silversmith village of Kho Chen before continuing your cruise to Kampong Cham via Phnom Penh. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

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Walk (or drive) to the top of Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Sail downstream to Kampong Cham. Freechoice: Learn about the history behind Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and beetle nut village. Meals: B.L.D

Enrich Take your Section A Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

Day 11

Siem Reap Visit the colossal Angkor Wat before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Later visit the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets. Meals: B.L

Day 12

Siem Reap

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Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or explore Beng Mealea temples and Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal) or take a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent) above Angkor Wat before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple. Enrich Be wowed by a magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. Meals: B.D

Day 13

Siem Reap

Day 10

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

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Discover the countryside of Cambodia on your drive to Park Hyatt Siem Reap, your stylish three night Special Stay located in the heart of the town.

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Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)


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All-Inclusive highlights 5-star ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites 5 exclusive Enrich experiences Your choice of 20 Freechoice activities and dining 2 memorable Special Stays 33 meals – 12 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 11 dinners

Treasures of the Mekong 13 Day Cruise & Tour

Siem Reap > Ho Chi Minh City

A  Incense market

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A waterway unlike any other The essential dynamism of South East Asia is unveiled as you travel from Siem Reap in Cambodia to Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City. The way of life on this extraordinarily diverse waterway will wrap itself around your heart, leaving you with a greater understanding of the marvellous Mekong.

Siem Reap > Ho Chi Minh City

Siem Reap

Search out the abode of the ‘god kings’, the 12th century masterpiece that is Angkor Wat, before embarking on your cruise towards Vietnam.

3

Kampong Kdei

Cambodia Kampong Tralach 7

Vietnam

Kampong Cham

Mekong

Phnom Penh

Along the way take in the wonders of the Cambodian capital, Phnom Penh, explore its jumble of streets, local markets and traditional handicrafts. Zoom along the waterfront in a tuk tuk, visit the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, then return to the all-inclusive luxury of your ship and glide over the border into Vietnam. Travel on local sampans and discover the historic town of Tan Chau before winding your way to lively Ho Chi Minh City.

Laos

Thailand

Tan Chau

2

Ho Chi Minh City

My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

River cruise

1 Overnight stay

Land content

Cruise start/finish

Enrich experience Departure Dates 2018 Departures

Jan - May#

Tour code: VIMS.2 2018

Departures

Please enquire

From

Dec

08

$8,070

From $8,200

Jul

07

$7,120

Dec

22

Jul

21

$7,410

2019

Departures

Aug

04

$7,410

Jan

05

19

$8,570

Sep

01

$7,900

Feb

02

16

$8,900

Sep

15

$8,030

Mar

02

$8,800

Sep

29

$8,300

Mar

16

$8,560

Oct

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Take your premium seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Marvel at the talented performers whose thrilling show blends contortion, juggling, acrobatics with high energy music and modern dance.

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#Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106 and 107.

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Spirit

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Suite

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C BA BB B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$900 $1,540 $1,590 $1,800 $2,005 $3,165 $3,885

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Mekong River and Tonle Sap Lake are subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


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Apsara dancers

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Cai Be floating markets

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Enrich Immerse yourself in the historically celebrated luxury of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent high tea prepared in front of you by the hotel’s chefs, all while sipping on your signature cocktail named in honour of Jacqueline Kennedy. Choose to retire to the Elephant Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship viewing the floodlit Independence Monument en-route.

Freechoice: Visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a traditional house in the area. Alternatively savour afternoon tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Freechoice activity. Meals: B.L.D

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Drive to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy an orientation tour Meals: B.L.D around your Special Stay hotel for the next two nights, the Day 08 elegant Park Hyatt Saigon. Meals: B.L.D Phnom Penh > Spend the remainder of the Tan Chau afternoon at leisure. Day 06 Meals: B.L Marvel at the Royal Palace, Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Kampong Tralach > with the famous Silver Pagoda Vespa foodie tour of Saigon Day 03 Oudong > Kho Chen within, on your included visit to by night or enjoy a meal in the Siem Reap Arrive in Kampong Tralach this must-see attraction. The surroundings of an old French Enrich and experience an ox cart ride afternoon is at your leisure to colonial house. Alternatively Marvel at sunrise over the through a local village and take advantage of the facilities dine at Restaurant Nineteen magnificent Angkor Wat before fields. Board your coach to the of the most luxurious ship on or Square One. moving to a special location ancient capital of Oudong to the Mekong as you set sail for Meals: B.L.D for a champagne breakfast visit the impressive pagoda the border. Celebrate arriving Day 12 with food prepared by an NGO and monastery to observe the in Vietnam with your themed supported local bakery school. lifestyle of the resident monks evening dinner. Ho Chi Minh City Freechoice: Discover Banteay and nuns. Meals: B.L.D Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels Srei and visit the Landmine Enrich and learn about the Day 09 Museum or explore Beng Receive a blessing from a underground labyrinth of Mealea temples and Artisans Tan Chau monk and learn how to pray war-time passageways. Visit D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise in a Buddhist pagoda before Freechoice: Visit the farmers the Reunification Palace and on Tonle Sap (seasonal) or partaking in a ceremony, which on Evergreen Island and enjoy War Museum before attending take a tethered balloon ride contributes to the daily meal of a ride in a Xe Loi. Alternatively tonight’s farewell dinner. (weather dependent) above the resident nuns and monks. Meals: B.L.D cruise by speedboat to Angkor Wat. Later sail down Tonle River Chau Doc and walk through Day 13 Enrich and wander through the the market, visit a familyBe wowed by a magical silversmith village of Kho Chen. operated fish farm and cruise Ho Chi Minh City themed gala dinner at an Meals: B.L.D around Chau Doc waterfront. Depart with many cherished Angkor temple, with included Alternatively visit Tra Su Bird memories. Day 07 free flow drinks and a show Sanctuary. Meals: B featuring Apsara dancers in Phnom Penh While sailing to Sa Dec take front of candle lit temple ruins. Freechoice: Journey to the the time to sip a cocktail by Meals: B.D Key the pool or enjoy the solitude Killing Fields and tour Tuol on your private balcony. Sleng, or join a hands-on Day 04 Scenic Special Stay Khmer cooking demonstration. Meals: B.L.D Scenic Enrich Experience Siem Reap > Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk Day 10 Freechoice - see page 110-113 Mekong Cruise explore Phnom Penh’s colonial Sa Dec > Cai Be Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D) buildings and Central Market. Discover Cambodia’s rural Immerse yourself in the historic countryside on your drive town of Sa Dec and explore its to Kampong Cham where lively market. Stop for tea at Scenic Spirit awaits. Meals: B.L.D the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant.

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IRRAWADDY RIVER CRUISING Flowing north to south from its source high in the Himalayas, the Irrawaddy River is the lifeblood of Myanmar. — Stretching across the country toward the Indian Ocean, the river has long been a source of inspiration for travellers, artists and poets alike, its timeless allure captivating all who sail its waters. A journey along the Irrawaddy is the perfect way to reveal Myanmar’s hidden treasures – its people and culture – which for years were only known to the most intrepid of travellers. Embark on a voyage of discovery and allow yourself to be enthralled by the country’s many charms.


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Yangon > Mandalay

A glorious patchwork of treasures This luxury journey unveils a rich legacy where British colonial reminders nestle alongside golden pagodas and the future looks bright for some of the friendliest people on earth. From Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, travel to Pyay to board the latest custom-built ship in Scenic’s fleet. Scenic Aura will take you on a very special voyage revealing the vast diversity and richness of the many influences that have shaped Myanmar. Burmese, British, Chinese and Indian influences will reveal themselves as you journey through the 2,200-year-old kingdom of Sri Ksetra, the British colonial-influenced town of Thayetmyo and the astounding temples of Bagan. Enjoy Burmese tea in a colonial villa in Salay, interact with Sagaing nuns and novices and bask in auburn sunsets on board, complimentary cocktail in hand, as the Myanmar of your imagination comes to life.

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River cruise

A Temples of Bagan B Lacquerware workshop C Local monks

Freechoice

1 Overnight stay

Cruise start/finish

Land content

Enrich

Yangon > Mandalay

Mingun

1

Sagaing

Mandalay

Amarapura Inwa (Ava) Yandabo

Bagan Salay

Mount Popa

10 Magwe

Irrawaddy

Thayetmyo Pyay (Prome) Myanmar

Thailand

2

Yangon

Enrich experience

As the sun sets behind the golden glow of the Shwedagon Pagoda, partake in the tradition of oil lamp lighting. This experience is sure to bring you closer to the spiritual allure of Myanmar.

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Destination

Highlights

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Yangon

Welcome reception

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Yangon

Enrich - Oil lamp lighting Shwedagon Pagoda

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Yangon > Irrawaddy Cruise

Htaukkyant Allied War Cemetery

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Pyay (Prome) > Sri Ksetra

Discover Sri Ksetra

5

Thayetmyo

Colonial architecture

6

Magwe

Trishaw ride

7

Salay > Bagan

Enrich - Colonial experience

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Bagan

Freechoice, Enrich – Traditional activity

9

Bagan > Pakkoku

Enrich - Morning alms and traditional breakfast

10

Yandabo

Pottery village

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Sagaing > Inwa (Ava)

Enrich - Monastic school and nunnery visit

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Mingun > Mandalay > Amarapura

Sundowners at U-Bein Bridge

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Irrawaddy Cruise > Mandalay

Enrich - Gold leaf

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Mandalay

Farewell

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Mount Popa

Oil lamp lighting, Shwedagon Pagoda

Ananda Temple, Bagan

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Day 08

Thayetmyo

Bagan

Yangon

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Welcome to Myanmar and settle into your club floor room at Sule Shangri-La Hotel for a two night Special Stay. Meet your Scenic Tour Director and fellow guests at your welcome dinner at the iconic colonial Strand Hotel. Meals: D

Day 02

Yangon

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Freechoice: Embark for a ride on the local train around Yangon’s suburbs. Alternatively, be guided on a tour of Yangon’s thriving art scene, or ride a ferry across the Yangon River to Dhala village. Later this afternoon visit Chaukhtatgyi Paya, Yangon’s reclining Buddha. Enrich As the sun begins to set, wander around Shwedagon Pagoda and learn about the ritual of oil lamp lighting before partaking in this local tradition. This evening enjoy the included facilities of your executive club access. Meals: B.L

Day 03

Yangon > Pyay (Prome) > Irrawaddy Cruise On your drive to Pyay, pay your respects at Htaukkyant Allied War Cemetery. On arrival, you'll board the luxurious Scenic Aura and relax at the welcome cocktail reception.

Magwe In Magwe, explore the town by traditional trishaw and take in the views from Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. For the remainder of the day, take advantage of being on the most luxurious ship on the river as you cruise to Salay. Meals: B.L.D

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Salay > Bagan

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On your morning walking tour of Salay admire the colonial buildings, the Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery now converted to a museum and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha in Myanmar. Enrich Soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town while enjoying traditional local Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906. Relax on the sundeck with a cocktail in hand viewing the many temples and pagodas that line the river as you approach Bagan.

Between October 1 and March 31, take a chance to ride in a hot air balloon flight over the majestic temples of Bagan. Must be purchased prior to your cruise to guarantee availability. Freechoice: Venture to Mount Popa, home to Myanmar’s nats or nature spirits. Alternatively, explore the markets at Nyaung U before discovering the Temple Circuit, or enjoy a visit to Old Bagan. Afterwards, visit the most iconic sight of this hypnotic region, the Ananda Temple. Enrich Tonight, be treated to a special occasion arranged especially for Scenic guests where you will be able to partake in a magical tradition of the Burmese people. Meals: B.L.D

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Bagan > Pakkoku

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Start with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda before heading to Sri Ksetra, the ancient Pyu Kingdom’s capital and also Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site. Later commence your cruise north into the heart of Myanmar.

Enrich Rise early to attend morning alms for the local monks. Back on board try mohinga, a traditional breakfast of the local people. Travel by horse and cart through a local village then through the surrounding plain and its temple ruins before learning all about the production of Burmese lacquerware, a Bagan specialty. Depart Bagan and stop off at Pakkoku to visit a cheroot cigar workshop and longyi and blanket factory before continuing to Yandabo.

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Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Pyay (Prome) > Sri Ksetra

Meals: B.L.D


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Pottery, Yandabo

U-Bein Bridge

Day 10

Day 12

Yandabo Sail to Yandabo where the peace treaty ending the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed in 1826. Now famous for its pottery, stroll through the village and witness the artisans honing their craft and the unusual way of firing the pottery. Meals: B.L.D

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Sagaing > Inwa (Ava)

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Enrich In the ancient capital of Sagaing interact with novice monks, nuns and orphans during a special visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in the ritual and our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal. Across the river, explore by horse and cart the sites within the ruins of Inwa’s palace, for more than 400 years the capital of the Ava Kingdom. Meals: B.L.D

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Gold leaf

Enrich Learn how to produce gold leaf at a local Mingun > Mandalay > workshop. At Mahamuni Pagoda, male Amarapura guests will be able to place the gold leaf Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories on the iconic Buddha statue. behind a huge unfinished brick pagoda. Later as the sun sets, head to the top Nearby, admire the un-cracked Mingun of Mandalay Hill to enjoy magnificent Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. views of the surrounding countryside Sail to Mandalay to visit Amarapura. before your farewell dinner and a night at Mandalay Hill Resort. Sundowners Meals: B.L.D In Amarapura, relax with evening drinks in boats under U-Bein Bridge, the Day 14 world’s longest teak bridge, to capture Mandalay that memorable photo of the bridge’s silhouette at sunset. After breakfast, transfer to the airport for Back on board enjoy the special farewell your journey home. by Scenic Aura’s crew. Meals: B

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Irrawaddy Cruise > Mandalay

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After disembarkation, admire the intricate artistry of Shwenandaw, a beautiful wooden monastery covered internally in gold leaf. Equally impressive are the sights at Kuthodaw Pagoda, home to the ‘World’s Largest Book’. Later walk through the rebuilt Mandalay Palace, destroyed during World War II.

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Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)

Tour code: MYMI From

2019 Departures

From

Jan - May# Please enquire Aug 13 24* $10,065 Sep 02 13* 22 $10,115

Jan Feb Mar

11* 20 31* 09 20* 01 12* 21

$9,835 $9,835 $9,835

Oct

Apr

01*

$9,365

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23*

$10,265

Nov 01 12* 21 Dec 02* 11 22* Dec 31

$10,335 $10,335 $9,835

*Operates in reverse #Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Balcony Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106-107.

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Aura

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

C BA B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$820 $1,235 $1,750 $2,470 $2,880 $3,600

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Irrawaddy River is subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


It was as if the fishermen were performing a graceful dance. Their remarkable balance and poise barely caused a ripple on the serene and peaceful waters of Inle Lake. Emma, 61 Inle Lake, Myanmar N 20° 35’ E 96° 54’


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Yangon > Yangon

From royal Mandalay to entrancing Inle Lake Myanmar’s exquisite temples might hold pride of place in the heart of this mesmerising country, however Mother Nature’s awe-inspiring power has carved out a few spectacles of her own. Yangon is the perfect introduction to this incredible country. Navigate the vibrant streets seeking out keepsakes to take home or watch the golden sunset bounce off the Shwedagon Pagoda, there’s always plenty to appreciate in this hidden gem of a city. Take to the waters of the Irrawaddy in unprecedented luxury, as you journey from Pyay to Mandalay. Encounter traditional villages, visit the temples of Bagan and marvel at the untold number of pagodas, temples and monasteries. The majestic Inle Lake reveals the ancient practice of one-legged rowing, perfected over centuries this is one of the many unique Myanmar traditions you’ll come across during your time in this striking land.

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Cruise start/finish

Land content

Enrich

Included flight

Freechoice

Yangon > Yangon

Mingun

1 Mandalay

Sagaing

Amarapura Inwa(Ava) Yandabo

Bagan Salay

Mount Popa

Heho

10 Magwe

3 Inle Lake

Irrawaddy

Thayetmyo Pyay (Prome) Myanmar

2

Thailand

1

Yangon

Enrich experience

It’s time to uncover the secrets behind the aromatic cuisine of the region. Visit a local Intha family home and restaurant for a cooking demonstration. Learn about the infusion of flavours and pick up some tips on traditional Intha cooking. And the best bit? Lunch at the end.

Day

Destination

Highlights

1

Yangon

Welcome reception

2

Yangon

Enrich - Oil lamp lighting Shwedagon Pagoda

3

Yangon > Irrawaddy Cruise

Htaukkyant Allied War Cemetery

4

Pyay (Prome) > Sri Ksetra

Discover Sri Ksetra

5

Thayetmyo

Colonial architecture

6

Magwe

Trishaw ride

7

Salay > Bagan

Enrich - Colonial experience

8

Bagan

Freechoice, Enrich – Traditional activity

9

Bagan > Pakkoku

Enrich - Morning alms, cheroot and longyi factory

10

Yandabo

Pottery village

11

Sagaing > Inwa (Ava)

Enrich - Monastic school and nunnery visit

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Mingun > Mandalay > Amarapura Sundowners at U-Bein Bridge

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Irrawaddy Cruise > Mandalay

Enrich - Gold leaf

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Mandalay > Inle Lake

Nyaung Shwe

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Inle Lake

Enrich - Home cooked Intha meal

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Inle Lake

Freechoice, Sundowners overlooking Inle Lake

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Inle Lake > Yangon

Historic Yangon

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Yangon

Farewell


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Thayetmyo

Horse and cart ride, Inwa

Enrich This evening, be treated to a special occasion arranged especially for Scenic guests where you will be able to partake in a magical tradition of the Burmese people.

Welcome to Myanmar and settle into your executive floor room at Sule Shangri-La Hotel for a two night Special Stay. Your welcome dinner is at the iconic colonial Strand Hotel.

In Thayetmyo, try your hand at putting on the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the local market before continuing to Magwe.

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Freechoice: Embark for a ride on the local train around Yangon’s suburbs. Alternatively, be guided on a tour of Yangon’s thriving art scene, or ride a ferry across the Yangon River to Dhala village. Visit Chaukhtatgyi Paya, Yangon’s reclining Buddha. Enrich At sunset, wander around Shwedagon Pagoda and learn about the ritual of ‘oil lamp lighting’ before partaking in this local tradition. This evening enjoy the included facilities of your executive club access. Meals: B.L

Day 03

Yangon > Pyay (Prome) > Irrawaddy Cruise On your drive to Pyay, pay your respects at Htaukkyant Allied War Cemetery before arriving at the luxurious Scenic Aura. Settle in and relax at the welcome cocktail reception. Meals: B.L.D

Day 04

Pyay (Prome) > Sri Ksetra Start with a visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda before heading to Sri Ksetra, the ancient Pyu Kingdom’s capital and also Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site. Later set sail upstream into the heart of Myanmar. Meals: B.L.D

Magwe Explore Magwe by traditional trishaw, similar to a sidecar. Visit Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. Enjoy the remainder of the day cruising to Salay. Meals: B.L.D

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Salay > Bagan

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Bagan

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Enrich Rise early to attend morning alms for the local monks. Back on board try mohinga, a traditional breakfast of the local people. Travel by horse and cart through a local village then through the surrounding plain and it’s temple ruins before learning all about the production of Burmese lacquerware. Depart Bagan and stop off at the Pakkoku to visit a cheroot cigar workshop and longyi and blanket factory before continuing to Yandabo. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Yandabo In 1826 the peace treaty ending the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed in Yandabo. Now famous for its pottery, stroll through the village and witness the artisans honing their craft. Meals: B.L.D

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Floating market, Inle Lake

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Irrawaddy Cruise > Mandalay

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Marvel at Shwenandaw, a wooden monastery covered internally in gold leaf. Equally impressive is Kuthodaw Pagoda, home to the ‘World’s Largest Book’. Later walk through the rebuilt Mandalay Palace, destroyed during World War II. Enrich Learn how to produce gold leaf at a local workshop. At Mahamuni Pagoda, male guests will be able to place the gold leaf on the iconic Buddha statue. Enjoy sunset views from Mandalay Hill before staying at Mandalay Hill Resort. Meals: B.L.D

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Sundowners Enjoy evening drinks and share today’s tales of exploration while overlooking the stunning lake. Meals: B.L.D

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Inle Lake > Yangon Fly to Yangon and take lunch at the historical House of Memories Restaurant, once the office of General Aung San. Check into the Melia Yangon Hotel for your last night and savour your farewell dinner at the beautiful Le Planteur Restaurant.

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Freechoice: Visit Pindaya Caves and try cooking local cuisine, or visit Taunggyi for lunch at Myanmar’s oldest winery. Alternatively, walk to a nearby village and spend time interacting with the locals.

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Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)

Tour code: MYMM From

2019 Departures

From

Please enquire $12,865 $12,915

Jan Feb Mar

07* 20 27* 09 16* 01 08* 21

$12,635 $12,635 $12,635

Sep 29*

$13,065

Mar

28*

$12,165

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$13,065 $13,135 $13,135 $12,635

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Fly to Heho and drive to Nyaung Shwe. After lunch in town, glide across the waters of Inle Lake in private long tail boats towards Aureum Palace Resort and Spa for a three night Special Stay.

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*Operates in reverse #Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Balcony Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106-107.

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Aura

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

C BA B A RD RS

Jewel Deck Sapphire Deck Sapphire Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Deluxe Suite Grand Deluxe Suite Royal Panorama Suite

$820 $1,235 $1,750 $2,470 $2,880 $3,600

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Irrawaddy River is subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


The rays of the setting sun bathed the enormous pagoda in what looked like flames of gold. I’m not sure if the word dazzling does it justice. It certainly rendered me speechless. Lydia, 62 Shwedagon Pagoda, Yangon, Myanmar N 16° 47’ E 96° 08’


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Luxury Irrawaddy 11 Day Cruise

Mandalay > Yangon

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Mandalay > Yangon Mingun Monywa Sagaing

Myanmar is a country few have had the opportunity to visit. Take your time discovering all the earthly (and unearthly) delights that can be found sprinkled across this mystical land.

Mandalay

Amarapura Inwa (Ava) Yandabo

Bagan Salay

Mount Popa

10 Magwe

Spend time in the ancient capitals of Inwa (Ava) and Sagaing mixing with local nuns and novices; explore sandstone grottoes near Monywa, decorated with the most delicate of paintings and hundreds of Buddha statues, and stand agape at the sheer majesty of the Old Bagan temple complexes.

Irrawaddy

Thayetmyo Pyay (Prome) Myanmar

Or simply stay on board and make the most of your beautiful cabin, fantastic dining and host of facilities. You’ll disembark in the bustling town of Pyay fighting the urge to turn around and do it all over again.

Thailand

Yangon River cruise Cruise start/finish

Enrich

1 Overnight stay

Freechoice

Land content

Travel like a local A trip to Myanmar is not complete without seeing the sights via local transport. Meander through the streets in a horsedrawn cart or take in the views from the side of a trishaw. Experiences you won’t forget.

Departure Dates 2018 Departures Jan - May Aug 15 Sep 04 Oct 04* Nov 03 Dec 03*

#

25* 14* 14 13* 13

Tour code: MYST From

Please enquire $6,575 24 $6,625 24* $6,775 23 $6,845 23* $6,845

2019 Departures Jan Feb Mar Apr

02 12* 22 01* 11 21* 03 13* 23 02*

From $6,345 $6,345 $6,345 $5,875

* Tour operates in reverse #Please enquire about Jan - May 2018 departure dates and prices.

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices and upgrades are in CAD, per person, twin share, include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Balcony Suite and particular hotel room types. Subject to availability. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 106-107.

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Aura

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

C

Jewel Deck

Deluxe Suite

$820

BA

Sapphire Deck

Deluxe Suite

$1,235

B

Sapphire Deck

Deluxe Suite

$1,750

A

Diamond Deck

Deluxe Suite

$2,470

RD

Diamond Deck

Grand Deluxe Suite

$2,880

RS

Diamond Deck

Royal Panorama Suite

$3,600

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 114-115. Please note: The Irrawaddy River is subject to extreme variations in water levels throughout the year. Every effort is made to adhere to the brochure itinerary however changes including early disembarkation may be necessary due to river conditions, on advice of local authorities or for safety reasons.


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Unfinished brick pagoda

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Mya Tha Lun Pagoda

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Trishaw ride, Magwe

11 Day Itinerary Mandalay > Yangon Day 01

Day 04

Mandalay > Irrawaddy Cruise

Myinmu > Monywa

Welcome to Myanmar. Meet your guide at Mandalay Hill Resort and transfer to the luxurious Scenic Aura. Enjoy a welcome on board reception while cruising to Mingun. Meals: D

Day 02

Meals: B.L.D

Mingun > Mandalay > Amarapura

s

In Mingun discover the stories behind a massive unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the un-cracked Mingun Bell and the stunning all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. Sundowners In Amarapura, relax with evening drinks in boats under U-Bein Bridge, the world’s longest teak bridge, to capture that memorable photo of the bridge’s silhouette at sunset. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Sagaing > Inwa (Ava)

e

Enrich In the ancient capital of Sagaing interact with novice monks, nuns and orphans during a special visit to a monastic supported school before continuing to a quiet nunnery where you will partake in the ritual and our donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal. Across the river, explore by horse and cart the sites within the ruins of Inwa’s palace, for more than 400 years the capital of the Ava Kingdom. Meals: B.L.D

Sail to Myinmu and drive across the countryside through Monywa to explore the sandstone grottoes decorated with spectacular mural paintings and hundreds of Buddha statues inside niches. Return to the ship and continue your cruise to Yandabo.

Day 05

Yandabo > Pakkoku Arrive in Yandabo where in 1826, the peace treaty ending the First Anglo-Burmese war was signed. Now famous for its pottery, stroll through the village and witness the artisans honing their craft and observe their unusual way of firing the pottery. Further downstream, stop at Pakkoku to visit a cheroot cigar workshop and longyi and blanket factory. Then relax on the sundeck with a cocktail in hand as you approach Bagan. Meals: B.L.D

Day 06

Bagan

fe

 Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight Between October 1 and March 31, take a hot air balloon flight over the majestic temples of Bagan. Flights last approximately 45 minutes and must be purchased prior to your cruise to guarantee availability. Freechoice: Venture to Mount Popa, home to Myanmar’s nats or nature spirits, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits. Alternatively, explore the markets at Nyaung U before either exploring the Temple Circuit, or enjoying a visit to Old Bagan. Afterwards, visit the most iconic sight of this hypnotic region, the impressive Ananda Temple.

Enrich Be treated to a special occasion arranged especially for Scenic guests where you will be able to partake in a magical tradition of the Burmese people. Meals: B.L.D

Day 07

Bagan > Salay

e

Enrich Rise early to attend and partake in morning alms for the local monks. Back on board try mohinga, a traditional breakfast of the local people. Travel by horse and cart through a local village then through the surrounding plain and it’s temple ruins before learning all about the production of Burmese lacquerware, a Bagan specialty. Later continue cruising downstream to Salay. On your walking tour of the town, explore Paya Thonzu, a small trio of brick shrines, admire Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha image in Myanmar. Enrich From the riverfront, soak up the ambience of the river and the colonial feel of the town while enjoying traditional local Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906. Meals: B.L.D

Day 08

Magwe Enjoy the morning sailing to Magwe, where in the cool of the afternoon you will experience a tour of the town by trishaw. Take in the views from Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a mesmerising architectural vision set on Naguttama Hill. Meals: B.L.D

Day 09

Thayetmyo An afternoon of exploration awaits in Thayetmyo, which once marked the border between Royal and British Burma. In this quaint port town you can try your hand at putting on a green at the oldest golf course in Myanmar, admire the region’s old colonial buildings and explore the local market before returning to the ship. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Pyay (Prome) Berth in Pyay later this morning. In the afternoon explore Sri Ksetra, one of the ancient Pyu Kingdoms that flourished between 200 B.C. and 900 AD and became Myanmar’s first World Heritage-listed Site in 2014. Then visit to Shwesandaw Pagoda, which contains a series of five terraces. Later, enjoy a special dinner and farewell from Aura’s crew. Meals: B.L.D

Day 11

Irrawaddy Cruise > Yangon Disembark with a picnic lunch and drive to Yangon. Just outside of Yangon’s city limits, stop in Htaukkyant to visit the Allied War Cemetery. Continue onto Yangon airport where your adventure ends later this afternoon. Meals: B.L

Key

t s e f

Scenic Special Stay Scenic Sundowners Scenic Enrich Experience Freechoice - see page 110-113

Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D)


Sapa, Vietnam

N 22° 14’ E 103° 57’


WONDROUS EXPERIENCES Extend your stay and broaden your experience in the more remote destinations of Vietnam. — Or choose to pamper yourself in a resort spa retreat. The natural, historical and cultural experiences that are on offer range from visiting former French hill stations and meeting minority tribes, to staying in luxury eco-lodges set among rice paddies and spectacular mountain views. You can even choose to simply relax at a choice of luxurious beach resorts indulging in spa treatments. No matter which extension you choose, you can look forward to moments that are simply so special you’ll cherish them for a lifetime.


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Hanoi > Sapa > Hanoi

A  Local villagers, Sapa

B  Ninh Binh

A

Lao Cai

2 1

Sapa

Vietnam

Hanoi

Ninh Binh

Land content

1 Overnight stay

Day 01

Day 03

Hanoi > Ninh Binh > Lao Cai

Sapa

After checking out from your Hanoi hotel begin your full day tour to Ninh Binh. Return to Hanoi for dinner before transferring to Hanoi train station to board you overnight sleeper train to Lao Cai. Meals: L.D

Day 02

Lao Cai > Sapa Upon arrival early in the morning at Lao Cai station, you will be met by your local guide who will transfer you to Sapa. Enjoy breakfast at the Victoria Resort Sapa, your home for the next two nights before beginning your exploration of the region. Visit the colourful Cat Cat village, meet the Blue and Black Hmong people and explore this idyllic village, which still retains many of its unique customs and practices. The afternoon is yours to explore Sapa at your own pace. Soak up the atmosphere and glimpse a lifestyle that has changed little over time. Wander through town, admire intricate handicrafts at the local markets and visit the fascinating Sapa museum. Meals: B

After breakfast visit Muong Hoa Valley. Pass the Black Hmong minority village of Lao Chai and discover the secrets of textile production with a visit to a Hmong family. After lunch drive out of Sapa and commence a comfortable walk from the village of Suoi to Ma Tra. This downhill walk will cross a stream taking you to Suoi Ho, a village that sits on the top of a low hill. Visit several local homes before continuing to Ma Tra village. This portion of the walk offers beautiful views of the valley with terraced paddies. Stop at a flower farm before transferring back to Sapa. Meals: B.L

Day 04

Sapa > Hanoi After breakfast drive to Hanoi airport via the brand new highway for your flight home. Meals: B

Key Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D) This itinerary can be operated before your Scenic cruise and tour as a 5 day extension. See page 59 for full itinerary. Guests must be capable of walking moderate distances over rough, mountain terrain.

Rail

B

Sapa and Ninh Binh Sapa is a charming mountain town and home to a number of local minority tribes. Marvel at the stunning vistas of this former hill station; the dramatic landscapes, picturesque villages and rice terraces and interact with the friendly hill tribe locals, many who still practice their traditions and customs. Ninh Binh has many fascinating sites to explore, from the ancient former capital city, Hao Lu, with its enchanting tombs and ruins to Trang An, an area often referred to as the ‘dry Halong Bay’ and its stunning geological landscape.

Departure Dates 2018/2019

#

5 Day Pre Tour Departures

Tour code: VISA Twin share Single

Pan Pacific Hanoi / Victoria Sapa

$1,370

2018/2019#

Twin share Single

Victoria Sapa

4 Day Post Tour Departures

$1,235

$2,740 $2,465

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $250 Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation (2 nights post tour), 1 night on board a soft sleeper

train in a 2-berth compartment from Hanoi to Lao Cai, transfers and all touring will be conducted by local expert guides for Scenic guests including entrance fees and meals as listed. The extension is NOT escorted by a Scenic Tour Director but will operate either as an independent extension or as a small group of Scenic guests with local guide depending on numbers. Daily treks are subject to weather and safety conditions prevalent at the time of the tour. A good level of fitness is required to undertake the daily treks to the villages. Prices are in CAD, based on low season, per person. # Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.


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Mai Chau Eco Lodge 3/4 Day Tour

Hanoi > Mai Chau > Hanoi

A  Mai Chau Eco Lodge

B  Mai Chau Eco Lodge

C  Mai Chau valley

A

Vietnam 1

Hanoi

2 Mai Chau

Day 01

Hanoi Xin Chao and welcome to Vietnam. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Pan Pacific Hotel.

view from your balcony or the bar which have included WiFi connection. Tonight choose to take part in a traditional dance show with Ruou Can (a local wine), a cooking class or a weaving class.

Day 02

Meals: B.L.D

Hanoi > Mai Chau

Day 04

Enjoy breakfast before your three hour transfer to Mai Chau Eco Lodge. After check in, relax by the pool or take an exploratory walk. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03

Mai Chau Make use of the included facilities to explore the surrounding countryside and village life. Utilize the lodge’s bikes to go for a ride among the rice paddies and ethnic villages or instead go for a relaxing walk. Of course there is always the option of relaxing by the pool or soaking in the

C

Land content

1 Overnight stay B

Mai Chau > Hanoi After a restful morning, drive back to Hanoi for lunch. Check into the luxurious Sofitel Metropole Hotel and relax before meeting your Tour Director and fellow travel companions for your welcome briefing. Meals: B.L

Key Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D) This itinerary can be operated after your Scenic cruise and tour by removing the first night in Hanoi (Day 1) and becoming a 3 day itinerary with your transfer on the last day finishing at Hanoi airport.

Mai Chau Mai Chau is an idyllic valley interspersed with villages, rice fields and limestone cliffs. Located less than 150 kilometres from Hanoi, it is home to many hill tribes including the Dzao, Muong and Thai. This beautiful mountainous area is abundant with thick jungle vegetation, bamboo groves, tea plantations and waterfalls and lends itself to relaxing walks and mini treks to local villages, without the influx of tourists. It is a perfect destination for those who are seeking an idyllic escape and wish to immerse themselves in simple village life.

Mai Chau Eco Lodge Mai Chau Ecolodge is a brand new four-star lodge featuring 21 charming bungalows carefully built and operated with ecological principles in mind. This location is ideally suited for those seeking a balance between tourism, environmental conservation and ethnic heritage with bungalows set in a spectacular view of the valley and rice fields.

Departure Dates 2018/2019#

4 Day Pre Tour Departures

Tour code: VIEC Twin share Single

Deluxe Rooms (Paddy Field View)

$900

2018/2019#

Twin share Single

3 Day Post Tour Departures

Deluxe Rooms (Paddy Field View)

$740

$1,800 $1,475

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $250 Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation (2 nights post tour), transfers and all touring will be

conducted by local expert guides for Scenic guests including entrance fees and meals as listed. The extension is NOT escorted by a Scenic Tour Director but will operate either as an independent extension or as a small group of Scenic guests with local guide depending on numbers. Prices are in CAD, based on low season, per person. # Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.


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Ho Chi Minh City > Vung Tau > Ho Chi Minh City

A  Imperial Hotel Vung Tau

B  Long Tan memorial

A

Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City 1 Nui Dat

1 Vung Tau

Day 01

Day 03

Ho Chi Minh City

Vung Tau > Nui Dat > Ho Chi Minh City

Xin Chao and welcome to Vietnam! On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Park Hyatt Saigon. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Day 02

Ho Chi Minh City > Vung Tau Depart your hotel for a three hour drive to Vung Tau. After enjoying a Vietnamese lunch at a local restaurant, visit the Jesus Christ Statue built on Small Mount. You have the option of walking up the 847 stairs to view up close the 32-meter-tall statue. Also discover Vung Tau’s nicest colonial era mansion, Bach Dinh. It was built as a retreat for the French Governor of Indochina Paul Doumer at the beginning of the 20th century. Complete your orientation around Vung Tau at Back Beach under the coconut trees. Check into the Imperial Hotel for the night. Meals: B.L.D

This morning drive through Ba Ria to visit the site of the old Australian military Task Force base from the Vietnam (American) War. Visit Horseshoe and the Long Phuoc Tunnels, Nui Dat (SAS Hill) and Luscombe Field air strip. Your last stop is the Long Tan Cross site where you will have an opportunity to pay your respects and maybe take a moment to reflect on the Battle of Long Tan which took place in a nearby rubber plantation. After lunch return to Ho Chi Minh City and check into the Park Hyatt Saigon. Relax before meeting your Tour Director and fellow travel companions on your tour for your welcome briefing. Meals: B

Key Meals: Breakfast (B). Lunch (L). Dinner (D) This itinerary can be operated after your Scenic cruise and tour by removing the first night in Ho Chi Minh City (Day 1) and becoming a 2 day itinerary with your transfer on day 2 finishing at Ho Chi Minh airport.

Land content

1 Overnight stay

B

Vung Tau Located 125 kilometres east of Ho Chi Minh City in Bà Ria-Vung Tàu Province, the beach resort town of Vung Tau was formally known as Cap Saint-Jacques under French occupation. It is also located close to Ba Ria, and together both towns have played a role in Australia’s war history.

Departure Dates 2018/2019

#

3 Day Pre Tour Departures

Park Hyatt Saigon / Imperial Hotel 2018/2019# Imperial Hotel

Tour code: VIVT Twin share Single

$780

$1,485

$575

$1,080

2 Day Post Tour Departures

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $250 Inclusions: 2 nights hotel accommodation, private transfers and all touring will be conducted

independently by local expert guides including entrance fees and meals as listed. The extension is NOT escorted by a Scenic Tour Director. Prices are in CAD, based on low season, per person. # Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.


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Beach Retreats 4 Day Tours

A  Fusion Maia Danang

Enjoy complimentary spa treatments and bonus Scenic inclusions at these three special spa retreat resorts, located along some of Vietnam’s most beautiful beach locations.

B  Fusion Resort Nha Trang

C  Alma Oasis Long Hai

3 Thailand

Laos

Fusion Maia Danang

A

Vietnam

Cambodia

Fusion Resort Nha Trang

Alma Oasis Long Hai

Fusion Maia Danang Day 01

Danang

complimentary shuttle bus. But make sure you indulge in your included double daily spa treatments and pre-dinner cocktail from the daily cocktail menu, exclusive to Scenic guests.

On arrival at Danang airport you will be met and transferred to Fusion Maia Danang. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Meals: B

Days 02-03

Day 04

Danang Spend the next two days relaxing at the resort or exploring Hoi An using the

1 Overnight stay

C

Transfer to Danang airport to catch your onward flight.

Alma Oasis Long Hai

Meals: B

Day 01

Ho Chi Minh City > Long Hai You will be met at your Saigon hotel or airport and transferred to Alma Oasis Long Hai. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Days 02-03

Long Hai

Fusion Resort Nha Trang Nha Trang On arrival at Cam Ranh Bay airport you will be met and transferred to Fusion Resort Nha Trang. The rest of the day is at your leisure.

Days 02-03

Nha Trang Spend the next two days relaxing at the resort or explore Nha Trang using the

3

Danang

B

Day 01

3

complimentary shuttle bus. Indulge in your included double daily spa treatments and pre-dinner cocktail, exclusive to Scenic guests.

Spend the next two days relaxing at the resort utilising the included daily 90-minute complimentary ‘Wellness Journey’ spa treatment and

Meals: B

Departure Dates

Day 04

2018/2019#

Nha Trang This morning transfer to Cam Ranh Bay airport to catch your onward flight. Meals: B

Scenic special bonuses of a ‘Vietnamese coffee break’ including cake on a day of your choice and free daily use of the resort bicycles for exploring the local area. Meals: B

Day 04

Long Hai > Ho Chi Minh City This morning you will be collected after checkout for your drive back to Ho Chi Minh where your journey ends. Meals: B

Room Type

Twin share Single

$1,220 Fusion Resort Nha Trang (Tour code: VSNH) Chic Suite $740 Alma Oasis Long Hai (Tour code: VSLH) Garden Studio $455 Fusion Maia Danang (Tour code: VSDA)

Pool Villa

$2,420 $1,470 $905

Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $250 Inclusions: 3 nights accommodation in listed room category with listed spa treatments and

Scenic bonus, daily breakfast and listed transfers. Any required domestic flights are not included. Prices are in CAD, based on low season, per person. # Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.


CRUISE & TOUR INFORMATION On the following pages you’ll find further information about your Scenic experience, including: — all the particulars about our Scenic Club, details on hotels and stopovers, a comprehensive list of Freechoice activities and Freechoice Dining, as well as detailed deck plans of our luxury ships. If you wish to know anything else feel free to contact us at 1 866 689 8611 or scenic.ca and we’ll be happy to help. We’re confident that, once on board you won’t want for anything, but rest assured – if you do, your Scenic crew will be on hand to assist, day or night.


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Membership

Scenic Club

Be rewarded for doing what you enjoy most – creating beautiful memories with Scenic. At Scenic, a little loyalty goes a long way, and a lot of loyalty goes even further. So when you choose to travel with us, not only do you get to explore a world of wonder that will furnish you with memories for a lifetime, you’ll also be entitled to a range of exclusive privileges that will help you enjoy the experience even more.

Over our 30 year history, guests have always remained our number one priority and we’d like to say thank you for your loyalty. Scenic Club benefits can include - Thank You vouchers, Share with a Friend vouchers, priority on PreRelease tours, complimentary luggage, on board access to our dining options, member-only itineraries and even Welcome Home hampers.

Scenic Deposit Protection Plan Add a Scenic Deposit Protection Plan for added peace of mind. See pages 106-107 for full terms and conditions.

*Conditions apply. For the most up-to-date details of member benefits and Terms and Conditions, please visit our website. ^To receive this benefit please advise your booking agent that you’re taking up this Scenic Club offer and it must be organised well in advance of your departure and be issued as part of your pre-travel documentation. This offer is subject to availability and the ability to do so within local regulations or operational requirements. † The 20 days required to qualify for this benefit can be made up of the total paid days for travel, so can include paid add-on days, such as stopovers, tour extensions and/or back-to-back tours. Hotels available for this benefit are subject to change. ~When sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship and Scenic owned South East Asia river cruisers. # When sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship.


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The luxury started at our front door when a limousine came to pick us up. From then on I felt like royalty the entire holiday and our complimentary hotel stay at the end of the tour really crowned the whole wonderful experience. Marion, 68 Toronto, Canada N 43° 42’ W 79° 24’

Scenic Gold

Scenic Platinum

Scenic Diamond

Scenic Emerald

Upon returning from your first trip you will automatically become a Scenic Club Gold member. Benefits include:

Complete five paid tours or 50 days travel and be upgraded to Scenic Club Platinum. In addition to all the benefits of Gold your Platinum benefits include:

Complete 10 paid tours or 100 days travel and be upgraded to Scenic Club Diamond. In addition to all the benefits of Platinum your Diamond benefits include:

Complete 15 paid tours or 250 days travel and be upgraded to our highest membership level, Scenic Club Emerald. In addition to all the benefits of Diamond your Emerald benefits include:

• Limousine transfers before and after you travel*^ Alternatively, you can enjoy a complimentary night’s hotel stay if the limousine service is not available at your location or a $50 each way transfer credit^ • A complimentary pre or post night’s hotel stay for trips of 20 days or more^† • Scenic Club premium backpack and merchandise selection prior to every trip* • Exclusive Scenic Club Platinum offers • Access to exclusive memberonly itineraries

• A Scenic Club hardcase trolley bag or a $100 pre-paid Visa card prior to each departure* • Scenic Club merchandise selection prior to every trip* • An extended distance allowance for the chauffeur-driven limousine service* • Exclusive Scenic Club Diamond offers

• A special Emerald designer lapel pin • A Scenic Club hardcase trolley bag or a $100 pre-paid Visa card prior to each departure plus a premium backpack and merchandise* • A $300 Thank You voucher* • A $150 Share With A Friend voucher plus you will earn a $200 Referral Credit* • A $100 on board credit for use in the wellness centre# • Upgraded hotel categories for pre or post tour accommodation when available • Multiple access to Table La Rive, Portobellos, L’ Amour or Table d’Or subject to availability~ • Unlimited laundry and pressing on cruises# • A Welcome Home hamper after every Scenic trip of 20 days or more† • Emerald member only offers • A dedicated email address • Exclusive Scenic Club Emerald events

• A $200 Thank You voucher to be redeemed on your next cruise or tour* • A $100 Share With A Friend voucher plus you will earn a $200 Referral Credit* • Scenic Club backpack or unisex satchel, which you’ll receive prior to every trip* • A dedicated Member’s Help Desk • Member only offers on selected itineraries • Priority on Pre-Release tours and cruises • Member competitions and events • The very latest news and information from Scenic


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Each reference to “You”, “Your”, “Guest” or “Passenger” means the person who makes the Booking and each other person covered by the Booking. 1.4 Your transportation on any river cruise vessel during Your Tour/Journey, will also be subject to the Cruise Conditions of the Operator of the vessel. The Operator may be related to Us, but is a separate legal entity and business. 1.5 Your Itinerary does not form part of the Contract. 1.6 We may amend these Conditions from time to time. If We amend the Conditions, We will publish the amended version on Our Website. We will also provide the current version of the Conditions to You upon request. You will be bound by the current version of the Conditions at the time You make Your Booking. 2. Meaning of Words In these Conditions, the following words and expressions have the following meanings: (a) “Booking” means the booking You have made with Us for the Tour/ Journey. 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(k) “Operator” means the owner or operator of a river cruise vessel. (l) “Personal Information” means information about You and any other person for whom You make a Booking, including Your name, address, phone number and other contact details, details of Your next of kin, Your passport number, credit or debit card details, and information about Your health, medical needs, dietary requirements and any disabilities or other special requirements. (m) “Service Provider” means any independent contractor engaged by Us to provide a Tour/Journey or any part of a Tour/Journey, and includes an Operator. (n) “Tour/Journey” means to the Tour/Journey package You have booked with Us as outlined in Your Itinerary. (o) “Tour/Journey Brochure” means the brochure for Your Tour/Journey published by Us and includes any amendments notified on Our Website from time to time. (p) “Tour/Journey Departure Date” means the scheduled departure date for the Tour/Journey set out in Your Itinerary. (q) “Tour/Journey Director” means any person designated by Us as the Tour/ Journey director for Your Tour/Journey. (r) “Tour/Journey Price” means the total amount payable by You for the Tour/ Journey. It includes the Booking Deposit. (s) “Validity Period” means June 1, 2018 to May 31, 2019. (t) “Website” means Scenic’s website at www.scenic.ca 3. Booking and Payment 3.1 You may make a Booking directly with Us or through a travel agent. Your Booking will be confirmed only when We have received: (a) Your Booking Deposit; or (b) if Your Booking is made 90 days or less before the Tour/Journey Departure Date, the Tour/Journey Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract. 3.2 Except as indicated in clause 3.8, We will notify You of the Tour/Journey Price and provide You with Your Itinerary at the time of making Your Booking 3.3 You must pay Your Booking Deposit within 2 days after making Your Booking. If We do not receive Your Booking Deposit within 2 days after You make Your Booking, We will automatically cancel Your Booking without further notice to You. At time of booking we require the full mailing address of the guest. 3.4 If You have made Your Booking through a travel agent, Your travel agent should forward Your Booking Deposit or Tour/Journey Price to Us on Your behalf. However, payments by You to Your travel agent are not considered to be payments by You to Us. We will consider payment has been received by Us only when We receive payment from Your travel agent. 3.5 Any accommodation, sightseeing or flights We book for You separately to those stated in Your Itinerary are not included in the Booking Deposit or Tour/Journey Price and You must pay both the deposit and full costs for such additional services separately to the Booking Deposit and Tour/Journey Price at the time which We notify You at or before You make Your Booking. Any requests for such additional services will not be processed until Your Booking Deposit is paid in full. 3.6 For some special offers, We may require payment of a further deposit before the balance of the Tour/Journey Price is due. We will notify You of any such requirement before You complete Your Booking and will confirm the payment details when we confirm Your Booking. You must make payment by the date notified by Us. 3.7 Except as required by law, Booking Deposits are not refundable and are not transferable to other Tour/Journeys or Bookings. 3.8 If You make Your Booking within 91 days of Your Tour/Journey Departure Date, You must pay Your Booking Deposit before We can process Your Booking and confirm Your Tour/Journey Price. Your Booking is not confirmed until You have paid the Tour/Journey Price. We will notify You of the Tour/ Journey Price promptly after We have calculated it. If You do not confirm Your acceptance of the Tour/Journey Price in writing within 7 days of receipt of notification from Us, You will be deemed to have rejected the Tour/Journey Price. If You notify Us that You have rejected the Tour/Journey Price or if You are deemed to have rejected the Tour/Journey Price, We will cancel Your Booking and refund Your Booking Deposit. If You accept the Tour/Journey

Price, You must pay the outstanding Tour/Journey Price within 24 hours of Us notifying You of the Tour/Journey Price, or We will cancel Your Booking and retain Your Booking Deposit. 3.9 If clause 3.8 does not apply, You must pay to Us the balance of the Tour/ Journey Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract no later than 90 days before the Tour/Journey Departure Date. 3.10 If You wish to change any incidental component of Your Booking, such as any pre or post-Tour/Journey accommodation or add-ons, You must contact Us. We may accept or reject Your request at Our absolute discretion and if We accept, You must pay a change fee to Us in for each change accordance with clause 4.6(b) and any additional costs resulting from the change. Additional costs may include additional overnight accommodation required as a result of any change to Your flights. 3.11 You may cancel a Booking by sending Us written notice of cancellation at the Customer Service Contact Address. If You cancel a Booking You will be liable to pay a cancellation fee in accordance with clause 4.7. 3.12 A name change for a Guest or a change to the Tour/Journey Departure Date is considered a cancellation of the original Booking. 4. Prices, inclusions and fees 4.1 All Tour/Journey Prices are quoted in Canadian Dollars. 4.2 Your Tour/Journey Price includes all coach and cruise travel; the services of a Cruise Director (if applicable) and/or Tour/Journey Director; airport transfers outside Canada; meals as specified in Your Itinerary; economy class internal flights and taxes as specified In Your Itinerary; accommodation; sightseeing and admissions, where stated; port charges; all gratuities and tipping on land Tour/Journeys and river cruises operated by Us; and any other specific inclusions identified in Your Itinerary. 4.3 Unless expressly listed in Your Itinerary as an inclusion, Your Tour/ Journey Price does not include airfares; airline taxes; gratuities on ocean cruises; shore excursions on ocean cruises; additional optional activities; accommodation upgrades; meals not specified in Your Itinerary; drinks; laundry; passport fees; visas; vaccinations; medical assistance; government taxes and charges (excluding GST); or any items or expenses of a personal nature. 4.4 Unless stated as an inclusion in Your itinerary, overnight accommodation required to meet Your Tour/Journey and/or any flight connections are not included in the Tour/Journey Price and will be at Your expense. 4.5 We reserve the right not to honour any published prices that We determine were erroneous due to printing, electronic, or clerical error. If You make a Booking based on erroneous pricing, We will offer You the option of cancelling the Booking and receiving a refund of any amount paid by You or confirming the Booking by paying the difference between the erroneous price and the correct price, as determined by Us. 4.6 The following Fees are payable in addition to the Tour/Journey Price: (a) If You book 21 days or less before the Tour/Journey Departure Date, You must pay a late booking fee of $50.00 per Booking. (b) If You change Your Booking, other than by varying the Tour/Journey Departure Date, You must pay a change fee of $50.00 per Booking. This fee is on account of administrative expenses incurred by Us in changing Your Tour/ Journey and is a genuine and reasonable estimate of Our expenses. 4.7 If You cancel Your Tour/Journey for any reason prior to Your Tour/Journey Departure Date (including by changing Your Tour/Journey Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable for the following cancellation fees: Days of notice prior to Tour commencement Cancellation charge (per person): 91 days and over Loss of deposit 90 to 60 days 35% of Tour/Journey Price 59 to 30 days 50% of Tour/Journey Price Less than 30 days 100% of Tour/Journey Price You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.8 We may vary Your Tour/Journey Price at any time before You have paid the Tour/Journey Price in full to the extent necessary to meet any increase in the Tour/Journey costs for reasons outside Our control, including airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other Tour/ Journey related costs or tariffs. We will not vary the Tour/Journey Price after We have received the total Tour/Journey Price from You, regardless of any increases in the costs incurred by Us. We will notify You of any such variation using the Guest Contact Details. 4.9 You are responsible for and must pay for all costs and expenses incurred by You as a result of any change made by You to Your Itinerary after Your Tour/Journey Departure Date. This includes changes due to illness or other personal reasons. 5. Cancellation, delays and changes to Your Itinerary 5.1 Your Booking is conditional on Us receiving a minimum number of Tour/ Journey or Cruise passenger bookings to operate the Tour/Journey and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, We may cancel or delay a scheduled Tour/Journey or Tour/Journey Departure Date. 5.2 We will endeavour to make any decision to cancel or delay a Tour/Journey or Cruise, and to notify You of that decision, at least 60 days prior to the scheduled Tour/Journey Departure Date. 5.3 If We cancel a Tour/Journey, for whatever reason, before departure: (a) We will use reasonable endeavours to offer You the closest available Tour/Journey or cruise departure. If the proposed alternative Tour/Journey or cruise is: (i) cheaper than Your original Tour/Journey Price, We will refund the difference to You; or (ii) more expensive than Your original Tour/Journey Price, You must pay the difference to Us; (b) if You accept the proposed alternative Tour/Journey or cruise, Your Itinerary will be amended accordingly and We will give You an updated Itinerary; (c) if You do not accept the proposed alternative Tour/Journey or cruise within 7 days of being notified by Us of the alternative, We will: cancel Your Booking, refund to You all monies paid directly to Us and will have no further liability to You; and (d) We are not liable for any third party costs You may incur, which We have not booked on Your behalf, for example airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent. 5.4 If We delay the departure of a Tour/Journey, for whatever reason, for more than 7 days, You may terminate this Contract and We will provide You with, at Your option, either: (a) a full refund of all amounts paid to Us; or (b) a credit towards future Tour/Journeys with Us which will be valid for 24 months from the date You notify Us of the termination of this Contract. 5.5 We will use reasonable endeavours to provide the Tour/Journey You have booked in accordance with Your Itinerary. However, due to the nature of travel, it may not always be possible for Us to adhere strictly to Your Itinerary and the Operator may need to make alterations to the Tour/Journey or Your Itinerary, before or after the commencement of the Tour/Journey. Where, due to circumstances outside the Operators control, We are unable to provide the Tour/Journey in accordance with Your Itinerary, We will use reasonable endeavours to: (a) give You reasonable notice of any alterations, but there may be circumstances beyond Our control in which alterations will be required with little, or no, advance notice; and (b) provide or arrange appropriate alternative activities, transport and accommodation as required. 5.6 The circumstances in which Your Itinerary or the Tour/Journey may be altered include: (a) high or low water levels in any river or canal;

(b) lock closures, unscheduled vessel maintenance or other operational reasons; (c) road, river or weather conditions; (d) national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings or attractions; (e) Force Majeure Events; (f) emergency events, accidents, injuries or other incidents involving You or other passengers; and (g) any other event beyond Our control. 5.7 Alterations to Your Itinerary or the Tour/Journey may include: (a) substitution of vessels for part or the whole of a Tour/Journey; (b) cabin changes on a vessel; (c) additional embarkations and disembarkations; (d) substitution of alternate transportation, including the use of motor coaches; (e) substitution of hotel accommodation for accommodation on a vessel; (f) alterations to arrival and departure times; (g) alterations to sightseeing activities; and (h) reductions or increases in the time spent at a location. 5.8 If the Operator substitute any vessel, motor coach or accommodation under this clause 5, they will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with a substitution of equivalent specification or quality, but some services and facilities may not be available for all substitute arrangements. 5.9 Any changes to Your Itinerary will be notified to You: (a) if prior to Your Tour/Journey Departure Date, by phone, email or post using the Guest Contact Details; or (b) if during Your Tour/Journey, personally by Your Cruise Director or Tour/ Journey Director. 5.10 To the maximum extent permitted by law, You agree that We are not liable to You for, and You release Us from, any cost, claim, loss, damage or expense whatsoever arising either directly or indirectly in connection with any alteration to Your Itinerary or substitution carried out in accordance with this clause 5, including without limitation any: (a) claim for distress, disappointment or loss of enjoyment arising from the alteration; (b) additional personal expenses incurred by You, including for food, beverages and personal items; or (c) costs associated with any other travel arrangements affected by the changes, including any costs and expenses incurred by You for cancelling or changing those other arrangements or arising from a failure to meet a connection. 6. Your Tour/Journey obligations 6.1 For the comfort and safety of You and Your fellow passengers and other people, You must follow the Tour/Journey Director’s and Cruise Director’s instructions at all times. 6.2 If We, the Cruise Director, the Tour/Journey Director or Our staff or any Service Provider consider You are negatively affecting Your own health, safety or enjoyment, or that of other passengers, including by refusing to comply with instructions of the Tour/Journey Director or the Cruise Director, We may terminate the Contract and withdraw You from the Tour/Journey with immediate effect. If it is reasonably practicable to do so, the Tour/ Journey Director or Cruise Director will provide a warning to You and allow You an opportunity to rectify Your behaviour before We withdraw You from the Tour/Journey. 6.3 If You are withdrawn from the Tour/Journey under clause 6.2, You must make Your own travel and other arrangements at Your own expense and We are not liable to You for any loss, cost or damage You may suffer or incur. 6.4 You must have a valid passport with an expiry date of at least six (6) months after the last scheduled day of Your Tour/Journey. 6.5 You must ensure that You obtain prior to the Tour/Journey Departure Date all required entry visas for all countries to be visited during the Tour/Journey, as failure to obtain correct documentation may affect Your participation in certain shore excursions and entry to certain countries during the Tour/Journey. 6.6 A visa is required for Vietnam, Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. Visas can be obtained upon arrival at river borders and airports in Cambodia and Laos. Myanmar Visas must be obtained prior to arrival or pre-approved as an E-visa. Vietnam visas cannot be obtained upon arrival at river borders. Guests travelling on VIHH and VIEX will need to obtain double entry visas to Vietnam prior to arrival. 6.7 If You do not have the correct visa or other documentation necessary to enter a country or participate in any aspect of a Tour/Journey (“Documentation”): (a) We will not refund to You all or any portion of the Tour/Journey Price; and (b) You will be responsible for any costs You incur as a result of Your failure to obtain the required Documentation, including any costs associated with re-joining the Tour/Journey. 6.8 If You are unhappy with something that does or does not happen on Your Tour/Journey, You must first use all reasonable endeavours to negotiate with Us in good faith to settle the dispute before commencing proceedings in any court or tribunal. In the first instance You should raise Your concern with the Tour/Journey Director or the Cruise Director as soon as reasonably practicable as it may be possible for them to take steps to resolve Your concern with minimal delay. 7. Notification of General Risks 7.1 You acknowledge and agree that there are general risks associated with travelling, which are beyond Our control and We are not liable to You for any loss, cost or damage You may incur as a result of these general risks. Such general risks include: (a) Tour/Journey variations or interruptions caused by road, river or weather conditions; national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings and attractions; Force Majeure Events; high water levels; low water levels; flooding; lock closures; unscheduled vessel or vehicle maintenance; (b) changes to the Tour/Journey and Your Itinerary in the circumstances described in clause 5.5; (c) forces of nature; illness; flight schedule changes or cancellations; loss of luggage; epidemics or pandemics; political unrest; accidents; acts of terrorism or other criminal acts; changes to government visa or travel requirements; or (d) other circumstances beyond Our control. 7.2 You acknowledge and agree that where the Tour/Journey, any part of the Tour/Journey, accommodation, flights or any other good or service are not directly provided by Us, but is provided by a Service Provider, in the event of any dispute or claim including for loss, damage, breach of contract or negligence arising from the conduct of the Service Provider, You must pursue Your claim directly against the relevant Service Provider. 7.3 You must make Your own enquiries regarding Your Tour/Journey, including being aware of any relevant government travel safety warnings. 8. Liability 8.1 Nothing in these Conditions or the Contract operates to exclude, restrict or modify the application of any provision of the Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act (British Columbia) or any equivalent Canadian Federal, Provincial or Territorial legislation that may be applicable, or any United States of America Federal, State or Territory legislation, or the Australian Competition and Consumer Act 2010 (Cth), including the Australian Consumer Law, the exercise of a right conferred by any such provision, or any of Our liability for breach of a guarantee, condition or warranty implied by any such provision, where it is unlawful to do so. All exclusions and limitations of Our liability under the Contract must be read subject to this clause. 8.2 You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not


Terms and Conditions be liable to You (or any third party) for any loss, cost or damage (including loss of enjoyment) suffered directly or indirectly in connection with: (a) any Tour/Journey risks or other aspects of the Tour/Journey disclosed to You in the Contract; (b) any change to Your Itinerary or delays in departure or arrival times of aircraft or otherwise during the conduct of the Tour/Journey; (c) any loss or damage to Your baggage or belongings; (d) any personal injury or death resulting from the acts or omissions or negligence of any third parties providing goods or services to You during the Tour/Journey, including air carriers, hotels, shore excursion operators, restaurateurs, transportation providers and medical personnel; or (e) any disappointment or loss of enjoyment due to circumstances outlined in the Contract or otherwise beyond Our control. 8.3 Subject to clause 8.1, but despite any other provision of the Contract, and to the extent permitted by law, Our maximum liability to You or any third party (including any claims of negligence by Us) is limited to the Tour/ Journey Price You have paid to Us. 8.4 To the maximum extent permitted by law, You acknowledge and agree We are not liable to You, under any circumstances, for any loss of enjoyment, opportunity, profit, savings, revenue or interest or any other consequential or indirect, incidental, special or punitive loss, damage or expenses. 8.5 You acknowledge and agree that We are not liable for any delay or failure by Us or a Service Provider to perform Our obligations under the Contract, resulting from or as a consequence of a Force Majeure Event. 8.6 If a delay or failure occurs or is anticipated due to Force Majeure Event, Our obligations are suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event. 8.7 We may immediately terminate the Contract, if the Force Majeure Event delays performance of the Tour/Journey for a period of 7 days or more, calculated from the date We notify You of the Force Majeure Event. 8.8 To the extent permitted by law, all express or implied warranties, guarantees, representations, or terms are expressly excluded. Where the law implies any guarantee, condition or warranty which cannot be excluded, Our liability to You for breach of such an implied guarantee, condition or warranty is limited, to one or more of the following: (a) in the case of goods: the repair of goods, replacement of goods, the supply of equivalent goods or the cost of repair, replacement or supply of equivalent goods; or (b) in the case of services: supplying the services again or payment of the cost of supplying the services again. 8.9 We strongly recommend that You take out comprehensive travel insurance with a reputable insurance company to cover You against risks associated with Your Tour/Journey including cover for loss of luggage, medical expenses, costs and expenses incurred due to cancellations, delays or other disruptions. 9. Privacy and Data Protection 9.1 In order for Us to process Your Booking and provide the Tour/Journey to You, You will need to provide to Us, and We will need to use Personal Information. We will need to provide Your Personal Information to Service Providers, as well as customs and immigration authorities. We may also provide Your personal Information to security and credit checking organisations. Some of the persons to whom We provide Your Personal Information are located overseas, including in countries that may not provide the same level of protection of Personal Information as Canada. By making a Booking You give Us Your consent to use and disclose Your Personal Information in the manner described in this clause 9.1. 9.2 We may also use Your name and the Guest Contact Details for marketing purposes, unless You tell Us that You do not want Us to do so. You may do this by contacting the Customer Service Contact Address. 9.3 We will otherwise deal with Your Personal Information in accordance with Our Privacy Policy, which can be found on Our Website or provided on request. 10. General Provisions 10.1 We may only waive a right or remedy created under these Conditions in writing. Our delay in exercising a right or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy, nor does any waiver by Us (either wholly or in part) operate as a subsequent waiver of the same or any other right. 10.2 The Contract is governed by the laws of the Province of British Columbia, and the laws of Canada applicable therein. 10.3 The parties submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of British Columbia and any courts competent to hear appeals from those courts. 10.4 Any term which is, by its nature, intended to survive termination of the Contract survives termination. 10.5 In these Conditions, unless the context otherwise indicates a contrary intention: (a) headings are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation; (b) singular includes the plural and vice versa; (c) a reference to a party includes its successors, permitted assigns, administrators and substitutes; (d) where a word or phrase is defined, its other grammatical forms have the corresponding meaning; (e) the word ‘include’ in any form is not a word of limitation; (f) no rules of construction apply to Our disadvantage on the basis that these Conditions or the Contract were prepared by Us; (g) a reference to a natural person includes their personal representatives; and (h) a reference to a body (including institute, association or authority) which ceases to exist or whose powers or functions are transferred to another body is a reference to the body which replaces it or which substantially succeeds to its powers or functions. 10.6 The Tour/Journey Brochure and these Conditions are valid for Tour/ Journey Departure Dates during the Validity Period unless otherwise indicated in Your Itinerary, and supersedes all previous brochures. 11. Important notices about Your Tour/Journey 11.1 Tour/Journey Participation (a) Special needs: We welcome You if You have a disability or other special need, provided You are accompanied by a companion capable of providing all the assistance You require. Please note that although We will use reasonable endeavours to provide You with all the activities on Your Itinerary, depending on Your disability, You may not be able to participate in every activity and the Tour/Journey Director or Cruise Director will have the right to refuse Your participation if the Tour/Journey Director or Cruise Director believes Your health and safety or the health and safety of other passengers may be impacted by Your participation. You must advise Us (or Your travel agent) of any disability, medical condition or dietary requirement at the time of Booking. (b) Facilities: It is important to note that: (i) some cruise ships do not have elevators, and ships that are equipped with elevators may not have elevator access to all decks; (ii) wheelchair passengers should be aware that cabin doors, rest rooms and corridors may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs; (iii) requests for disabled rooms must be made at the time of Booking and are subject to availability; (iv) for safety reasons, passengers in wheelchairs cannot be carried on boarding ramps (which may be steep due to water levels) while the vessel is tied up or at anchor, or on to motor coaches; and (v) wheelchairs and walkers can be carried in the luggage compartment of motorcoaches subject to space limitations. (c) Our discretion: We may, in Our absolute discretion, decline Your Booking if We are of the view that: (i) We cannot adequately provide for any or all of Your special needs; (ii) Your health, safety or enjoyment, or that of any other passengers attending the Tour/Journey may be at risk; or (iii) You cannot or will not abide by any reasonable directions of the Tour/ Journey Director or Cruise Director.

11.2 Cruises (a) Deckplan: The deck plan, cabin sizes, images, inclusions and layout in the Tour/Journey Brochure are indicative only and may vary. Pictured representations of cabins or rooms in Tour/Journey Brochures are not drawn to scale. (b) Cruise Cabins: Your Tour/Journey Price is based on the Cabin category indicated in the Tour/Journey Brochure. Upgrades are subject to availability and will be at an additional cost. (c) Noise, Vibration and Odour: While We take reasonable steps to minimise noise, vibrations and odours on the cruise ships, You acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odours may be experienced on vessels and that We will not be liable to You in relation to any such noise, vibration or odours. (d) Docking Position: During port stops, ships may dock side-by-side, obstructing views and requiring You to pass through other ships to embark and disembark. (e) All Inclusive Beverages (i) All standard beverages are included in the Tour/Journey Price while You are on board Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura. This includes beer, wine, soft drinks and standard spirits. It also includes daily replenishment of the cabin minibars. (ii) Selected items such as high end spirits, including malt whiskey, French champagne and selected wines are not included and will be an additional charge (iii) Responsible service of Alcohol is adhered to by all staff on board. We reserve the right to refuse service. (iv) The All Inclusive beverages policy does not apply to any third party suppliers, including in the circumstances contemplated in clause 5.8. (f) Internet Service (i) Internet facilities are available on board Scenic Spirit or Scenic Aura cruise at no additional charge. Complimentary internet service does not apply to any third party suppliers. (ii) Internet availability and quality may vary from country to country and can also be affected by technical issues, weather or unfavourable terrains and other factors outside Our control. We do not guarantee the availability or quality of internet connections. (g) Scenic Sundowner: Depending on sailing date, the event may not be held during sunset. (h) Photography: Our Tour/Journeys offer some of the most spectacular and beautiful photographic scenery in the world. However, We cannot guarantee that every scene or highlighted featured in a Tour/Journey Brochure or Itinerary will be available on each Tour/Journey. No refund will be available for any resulting missed scene or photographic “opportunity”. (i) Smoking: Smoking is limited to designated smoking areas on Scenic “Space- ships” (and any other vessels), and is not permitted in cabins or on balconies. (i) You acknowledge that We may restrict smoking to specific times and locations during Your Cruise for the comfort of all passengers. (ii) Smoking is not permitted on coaches or such other places as nominated by Us from time to time. (iii) Although We will use reasonable endeavours to ensure there are opportunities for You to smoke during the Tour/Journey, We cannot guarantee such opportunities will be available. (j) Medical Services (i) River cruise ships do not carry a doctor on board, however medical services may be called at Your own expense. (ii) Due to the large number of passengers on board, We cannot provide a personal escort for medical visits. (iii) We are not, and Our Service Providers are not, liable regarding the provision of any medical care You may require or choose to accept during the Tour/Journey. (k) Royal Panorama Suite on board credit: Guests travelling in Royal Panorama Suites on a Scenic Spirit or Scenic Aura will receive US$50 per person to their shipboard account which can be used in the Wellness Centre. This is not applicable to other services while on board and is not redeemable for cash. (l) Currency and Credit Cards: All purchases on board are charged to Your shipboard account. The on board currency on river cruise ships is US dollars. Shipboard accounts may be paid by US dollars or credit card. 11.3 Coaches (a) Seat rotation: To ensure all passengers have the opportunity to enjoy front and window seats, a daily seat rotation system is employed on all of Our coaches and You must follow the seat rotation system. (b) Travel sickness: If You suffer from travel sickness, You should arrange medication or other alternatives to treat symptoms, as We cannot make allowances for this. 12. Additional Important Information 12.1 Air Travel and baggage (a) Airfare Conditions (i) All airfares are subject to availability and conditions apply. (ii) Our reservations consultant will book the most appropriate fare for Your Tour/Journey. (iii) Some discounted airfares have conditions which make them unsuitable to be used in conjunction with Our Tour/Journeys. Full details and conditions may be obtained from Your travel agent. If You have any questions or concerns please contact Our reservations consultant. (iv) Airfares booked as part of Your Tour/Journey will be through the most appropriate route although may not be a direct flight; some included flights are unescorted. If You request a customised route or direct flight You will be responsible for all additional costs. (v) Dependant on departure date and time of booking the required booking class for airfare offer may be too far in advance to book with the appropriate airline. If the required booking class is unavailable air surcharges may apply. The flight quote including air taxes and surcharges will be confirmed once all air sectors are booked and confirmed. (vi) Taxes are defined as all airline and government taxes and surcharges. Taxes are subject to change and will be advised at the time of flight reservation. (vii) All flights are subject to schedule changes and class downgrades as determined by the operating airline. You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not be liable to You for any costs associated with these changes. (viii) All airfares are subject to availability and scheduled for travel to meet the Tour/Journey Departure Dates set out in the Tour/Journey Brochure. Any requests outside of the Tour/Journey dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. (viiii) Please contact Your travel agent for applicable rules and regulations relating to Your air travel. (viiiii) All early booking airfare deals are subject to availability and scheduled for travel to meet the Tour/Journey Departure Dates set out in the Tour/ Journey Brochure. Any requests outside of the Tour/Journey dates may incur seasonal surcharges as enforced by the airline. (b) Airport Transfers (i) Airport transfers are only available on the first and last day of Your Tour/ Journey and at times We designate. Transfers outside these times will be at Your expense and must be secured by Your own arrangements. (ii) Passengers who have purchased Our pre and post Tour/Journey hotel accommodation and airfares will be provided airport transfers to/from their hotel in the Tour/Journey start or end city only, on the day of the pre or post accommodation booking. (iii) If You do not book Your flights with Us, You must ensure Your flight details are provided to Us at least 60 days before the Tour/Journey Departure Date by: (A) entering Your flight details at the Tour/Journey personaliser on the Website; or (B) contacting Us at the Customer Service Contact Address.

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(iv) No refund will be given for unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. (v) If You miss the pre-booked transfer You will be responsible for making Your own way to the Tour/Journey departure point, at Your own expense. (vi) Airport transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival and departure times. Private transfers, including Royal Suites transfer are not available in all locations. Please enquire for further details. (c) Carriers: The carriers (including airlines, rail and sea carriers used in association with the Tour/Journeys) are not responsible for statements or features in Tour/Journey Brochures. The conditions of sale of each carrier constitute a separate contract between You and the carrier and We have no responsibility in relation to contracts between You and the carriers. (d) Luggage (i) Tour/Journey participants are entitled to one suitcase per person. Your suitcase must not exceed 76 x 53 x 28cms (30’’ x 21’’x 11’’) and must not weigh more than 23kg (50lbs). (ii) Airline passengers should consult with their airline as size and weight restrictions may vary from airline to airline and also according to the class booked. (iii) It is Your responsibility to ensure Your luggage complies with these requirements and You acknowledge that We, contracted carriers or Service Providers may elect not to carry overweight items. (iv) You will be responsible for any excess baggage charges. 12.2 Sightseeing, Excursions and Special Activities on Tour/Journey (a) Sightseeing: Sightseeing in many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking Tour/Journeys as motorcoach access is not possible. Consequently, a reasonable level of fitness is required as the sightseeing Tour/Journey may involve steps and extensive walking over uneven surfaces. (b) Scenic Freechoice: All Scenic Freechoice activities can be booked while on Tour/Journey with Your Cruise Director or Tour/Journey Director (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum and maximum number of participants to operate. (c) Scenic Enrich: It may not always be possible to offer every Scenic Enrich activity in the Tour/Journey Brochure on Your Tour/Journey. Wherever possible, suitable alternatives will be provided without liability to You. 12.3 Passenger Requirements (a) Special Diets: You must advise Us in writing of any and all special requests and dietary requirements at the time of Booking. We will make every reasonable effort to accommodate Your dietary requests but cannot guarantee that such requests can be met. (b) Vaccinations: It is your responsibility to ensure You have all required vaccinations for Your Tour/Journey and We recommend You refer to www. travel.gc/travelling/health-safety/vaccines for full details and also consult Your doctor. (c) Medical Conditions: We strongly recommend a visit to Your doctor prior to Your Tour/Journey. You must advise Us of any pre-existing medical conditions that might reasonably be expected to increase Your risk of requiring medical treatment. (d) Solo Passengers and Single Accommodation (i) Prices quoted in Tour/Journey Brochures are on a twin share basis. If Your Booking is not a twin share booking We will notify You of the applicable single supplement rate, and You must pay the single supplement rate for the Tour/Journey, at the time of Booking. (ii) For our land tour programs, if You are willing to share a room with another single traveller of the same gender, You must pay the Single Supplement Rate. If You remain matched throughout the entire Tour/Journey, You will be refunded Your single supplement rate within 2 weeks of Tour/Journey completion. We accept no responsibility for the suitability of the allocated rooming partner. (iii) If at any time during the Tour/Journey, You consider Your rooming partner unsuitable, You must notify Us and We will use reasonable endeavours to arrange single accommodation for You for the remainder of the Tour/Journey, subject to availability, and at Your own cost. (iv) A limited number of single rooms and/or cabins are available at a Single Supplement Rate for each Tour/Journey. In some locations, single rooms are smaller than twin rooms and may not be available. You acknowledge that if there is no availability of single accommodation for the remainder of the Tour/Journey, You will be required to continue to share with Your nominated rooming partner for the remainder of the Tour/Journey. (e) Young Passengers: (i) Passengers under the age of 21 years (as at the Tour/Journey Departure Date) must be accompanied by an adult and share their accommodation with an adult. (ii) Children under the age of 12 years are not encouraged (with the exception of Christmas Tour/Journeys and Cruises) and are accepted or rejected at Our sole discretion. 12.4 Maps, Pictures and Images (a) Maps: Maps or Tour/Journey depictions contained in Tour/Journey Brochures or any other brochures We issue are intended as an indication only and should not be relied upon as the actual route to be taken during the Tour/Journey. (b) Images: All images in Tour/Journey Brochures represent typical scenes and descriptive detail for each Tour/Journey, however it is possible that the particular subject matter may not be seen or experienced on Your Tour/ Journey. Also, some pictures may have been digitally enhanced. 12.5 Hotel Accommodation (a) Substitution: We may substitute hotel accommodation of a similar standard in the place of the advertised hotel due to hotel availability issues. Any changes will be notified once confirmed with the hotel. (b) Responsibility: Although We have taken reasonable steps to secure the most suitable hotel accommodation in the area of the Tour/Journey, We are not liable to You for the quality, size or fitness of hotel rooms. 12.6 Deposit Protection Plan Our Deposit Protection Plan is available at a cost of $125 per person per Tour/ Journey. The cost is non-refundable and must be paid at the time of Booking Your Tour/Journey. The Deposit Protection Plan does not, nor is it intended to, replace travel insurance. Details and terms and conditions of the Deposit Protection Plan are available on Our Website. 13. Contact Details 13.1 To make, change or cancel a Booking or to make any enquiries regarding a Booking or to otherwise give Us any notice in accordance with the Contract, You should contact Your travel agent or Our customer service centre as follows: Email: info@scenic.ca Telephone: 1-866-689-8611 Mailing Address: Suite 1025-401 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6B 5A1 This is the Customer Service Contact Address. 13.2 Our customer service centre is open Monday - Friday from 6:00am to 5.00pm PST/9:00am to 8:00pm EST and on Saturday from 7:00am to 4:00pm PST/ 10:00am to 7:00pm EST (Holiday Hours may vary). The Customer Service Centre is closed on Sunday. Although We hope You won’t need it, Our after-hours emergency number when calling in Canada is +1-604-6161684 or when overseas, our 24 hour Global number is +61249257393. 13.3 If You need to contact Us during Your Tour/Journey, We recommend that if it is practicable to do so, in the first instance You should try to contact the Tour Director or Cruise Director. Depending on the purpose of Your contact, they may be able to assist You, but otherwise they may direct You to contact Our customer service centre. 13.4 We will use the Guest Contact Details if We need to contact You before the Tour/Journey Departure Date, including for example, if there is a change to Your Itinerary. It is therefore very important that You keep the Guest Contact Details up to date and notify Us immediately of any changes. To update Your Guest Contact Details, please contact Us at the Customer Service Contact Address.


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Hanoi, Vietnam

Sofitel Legend Metropole Experience colonial grandeur and timeless elegance in the heart of Hanoi’s French Quarter. Behind a classical white façade await luxury hotel rooms, blending modern and classic décor.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Park Hyatt Saigon In a prime location overlooking Saigon Opera House on the city’s most famous square, the elegant, French colonial-style hotel is within walking distance of the most popular cultural and historical attractions.

Luang Prabang, Laos

Luang Say Residence Located just minutes from the old town, Luang Say Residence is a splendid blend of colonial Indochinese and 19th century French architecture, set among tranquil tropical gardens.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Park Hyatt Siem Reap Located in the heart of the city, elegantly appointed with contemporary amenities and Khmer inspired art, the hotel offers a resort-style feel behind a residential façade and manicured gardens.


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Sofitel Legend Metropole, Hanoi, Vietnam Mandalay Hill Resort, Mandalay, Myanmar Park Hyatt Siem Reap, Cambodia Luang Say Residence, Luang Prabang, Laos Sule Shangri-La, Yangon, Myanmar

Scenic accommodation is all about luxury. We stay in the finest hotels in each of the locations we visit. Your hotel will always be central, often historic and without exception, luxurious so you can rest easy, wherever you are on your Scenic journey. A

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Hanoi, Vietnam

Sofitel Legend Metropole Located close to the iconic Opera House, this Hanoi landmark has welcomed ambassadors, writers and heads of state, mixing modern luxury and Asian service with French colonial elegance.

From $220 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Park Hyatt Saigon An elegant French colonial-style hotel, the Park Hyatt Saigon combines modern technology with timeless charm and boasts some of the finest restaurants in Ho Chi Minh City.

From $200 Luang Prabang, Laos

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Luang Say Residence This beautifully decorated hotel is a colonial style retreat, located within easy reach of Luang Prabang’s heritage area, a patchwork of traditional Lao wooden houses and colonial architecture.

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Siem Reap, Cambodia

Park Hyatt Siem Reap Experience authentic Cambodian hospitality at this luxurious 5-star hotel located within walking distance of the markets. The stylish guestrooms blend refined interiors and a garden setting.

From $150

Mandalay, Mandalay Hill Resort Myanmar At the foot of Mandalay Hill, facing the Royal Palace, this property reflects the elegance of its surroundings. The hotel features traditional fabrics, exquisite antiques and lush teak furniture.

From $175

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Sule Shangri-La Blending elegance with gracious hospitality, the well-appointed and spacious club floor rooms with city views are the perfect base for taking in Yangon’s exotic and distinctive culture.

From $215 All prices are subject to availability, are ‘from’ per person and in CAD, twin share and include breakfast, transfers and taxes. Rates vary based on seasonality and surcharges may apply during certain periods, which you’ll be advised of at time of booking. Please enquire for Single room prices.

Yangon, Myanmar

Melia Yangon Hotel Located opposite Inya Lake, the most modern 5-star property in Yangon is a contemporary hotel with a cutting edge feel.

From $195


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Each guest is different, so we appreciate that different people may want different levels of pace during your trip. Perhaps plan to follow a busy day with one at a more relaxed tempo or know you can truly unwind throughout. We’ve divided our extensive list of Freechoice activities into Active, Moderate and Relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests. Active – For those keen to explore further afield, for a longer or more demanding journey. Moderate – A comfortable walking pace at which you can easily discover a beautiful city on a walking tour. Relaxed – A slower pace to take in the temples or enjoy an authentic cooking class.

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Whether you want a relaxed pace or you want to fit in as much as possible, Scenic Freechoice offers a diverse range of sightseeing and activities for you to choose from. And of course, they’re all included. Scenic Spirit activity

Relax during your special Freechoice activity on board the Scenic Spirit.

Jungle Temples and Handicrafts

Explore the unrestored Beng Mealea jungle temples and appreciate Cambodia’s handicrafts, including lacquerware and fine sculptures.

Tonle Sap Lake Cruise

Cruise on the UNESCO biosphere reserve Tonle Sap Lake and discover the way of life of a floating village. (Green season only).

Tethered Balloon and Silk Farm

Take a tethered balloon ride for aerial views over Angkor Wat (weather dependent) then visit Pouk Silk Farm and a Cambodian handicraft factory.

Presidential Palace, Hanoi

VIETNAM Hanoi History Museum and Hoa Lu Prison

Discover the stories of the Vietnamese history in Hanoi – a city that wears its history on its streets.

Vietnamese Cooking Class

Visit local markets before learning the art of cooking Vietnamese cuisine.

Hanoi Highlights

Explore city highlights such as Ho Chi Minh’s Quarter and Mausoleum, Presidential Palace, and Hanoi’s first university, the Temple of Literature.

Tra Su Bird Sanctuary

Tan Chau Local Cuisine (Chau Doc)

Visit the market, then try Chau Doc Cuisine at Victoria Chau Doc. Cruise down canals to discover family operated fish farms and the Chau Doc waterfront.

Bird Sanctuary (Chau Doc)

Explore Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, home to a rich array of wildlife and birds.

Evergreen Island (Tan Chau)

Walk through farms and meet the locals on Evergreen Island, then ride on a xe loi to a local silk factory.

Kampong Cham

Kampong Cham Local Folklore

Learn about the history and folklore of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor, an 11th century temple with a modern pagoda built within.

Eco Village

Wander through the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok and see how the villagers are helped by a French NGO to develop a community based eco-tourism project.

Local Industries

Red Bridge Cooking Class, Hoi An

Hoi An My Son

Tour the World Heritage listed site of My Son, a set of ruins from the ancient Cham Empire.

Red Bridge Cooking Class

Visit a local market, then cruise along the Thu Bon River to your cooking school.

Farm Cycle

Cycle along shady lanes to a nearby village and join the farmers in their vegetable gardens.

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh

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Visit a rubber plantation and factory and stop at a beetle nut village outside of Kampong Cham.

CAMBODIA Phnom Penh Killing Fields

Visit the Killing Fields and tour the school used as a prison by the Khmer Rouge.

Markets and Colonial Phnom Penh

By Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings as well as its modern architecture and shop at the central market.

Cooking Class

Take a guided tour of the local market before joining a hands on cooking class.

Coffee Plantation, Champasak

LAOS Champasak Coffee Plantation

Visit a coffee plantation on the Boloven Plateau, known as the ‘champagne of coffee’.

Cycle Tour

On the island of Don Daeng, cycle through the villages to see the lifestyle of rice farmers and fishermen.

Local Industries in Cai Be

Cai Be Colonial Tea and Cultural Demonstration

Visit a French Colonial house for refreshments while enjoying a cultural demonstration.

Local Industries in Cai Be

Cruise by sampan to visit a colonial French or traditional Vietnamese house and learn about local cottage industries.

Massage Tethered Balloon and Silk Farm

Siem Reap Temple and Mines

Explore the 12th century Banteay Srei Temples and visit the Landmine Museum.

Relax for an hour with a traditional Lao or Thai massage.


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There is a wealth of extra choice in all locations to satisfy the most curious of guests, whichever journey you decide on.

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Dhala Excursion

Travel to Dhala village on the southern side of the Yangon River by ferry and follow in the footsteps of the locals, many of whom use this mode of transport to make their daily commute to and from the city.

Art Galleries of Yangon

The contemporary art scene in Yangon is thriving. Explore this intriguing counter culture with a guide and uncover a creative side to this city that you might not know existed.

Kuang Si Waterfalls

Shwezigon Pagoda

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Kuang Si Waterfalls

Mount Popa

Visit picturesque Kuang Si Waterfalls and take a leisurely hike or swim in the clear pools.

Mount Popa is a famous pilgrimage site, which is home to numerous Nat temples set atop the mountain. This stunning landmark is an essential destination for anyone travelling through Myanmar.

Laos Textiles

Discover the cultural significance and different methods of weaving and dyeing of the beautiful textiles in Laos.

Artists’ Haven

Visit various Art Galleries and handicraft workshops to uncover why Luang Prabang has become a haven for artists.

Temple Circuit Pindaya Caves

Inle Lake Pindaya Caves and Cooking Experience

Delve deep into the Pindaya Caves, an enchanting destination and pilgrimage site filled with gleaming Buddha statues, and try your hand at cooking regional cuisine.

Taunggyi and Winery Tour

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Drive through the Shan mountains to the capital of Shan state, Taunggyi. After exploring the town and local museum, stop for lunch and wine tasting at the Athaya Winery, Myanmar’s oldest.

Mine Thauk Village Walk A Yangon Life

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From Yangon Central Station, travel on the local ‘circle train’ around Yangon to the Insein township’s local market. A great way to interact with the locals.

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Set off on foot to the small village of Mine Thauk on the shores of Inle Lake. Positioned half on land, half over the water, interact with the villagers before cruising back to your hotel.

The temples of Bagan in central Myanmar are an archaeological spectacle. After exploring the lively markets at Nyaung U, stop at the spectacular golden Shwezigon Pagoda before seeing the 13th century murals at Gubyauknyi Temple. Round off your visit with a walk through a local village.

Old Bagan

Explore the lively markets at Nyaung U before visiting sites in and around Old Bagan. After passing through the Tharabar Gate of the old town, visit the Htilominlo and Thatbyinnyu Temples for a close up look at these massive structures. Finish at the museum to explore the history of the area in your own time.


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From casual to more formal dining, from local to global cuisine, you’ll find all your needs catered to day by day, with a wealth of fantastic dining options open to you.

Vespa Foodie tour of Saigon by Night

La Terrace at Sofitel Legend Metropole

Vietnamese Pho

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Square One at Park Hyatt Saigon

KOTO on Van Mieu

Cargo Club

An atmospheric restaurant at Park Hyatt Saigon featuring authentic Vietnamese and Western cuisine from a display of integrated show kitchens.

Colonial House Meal

Home cooked authentic Vietnamese and Asian fusion cuisine in a relaxed setting.

Vespa Foodie tour of Saigon by Night

A foodie night out on the town on the back of a vintage Vespa. A combination of sampling some of Saigon’s best authentic street food, culture and nightlife that Saigon has to offer. This tour includes free flowing drinks and all you can eat, so come with an appetite!

Restaurant Nineteen at Caravelle Hotel

Dine at Restaurant Nineteen, Ho Chi Minh City’s most popular international buffet.

Offering Vietnamese and International cuisine, Know One Teach One provides training in the hospitality industry and essential life skills to street children and disadvantaged youth.

La Terrace at Sofitel Legend Metropole

Dine at the Cargo Club, an open air restaurant located in the heart of the heritage part of the town serving a variety of cuisine and desserts.

Ancient Faifo Restaurant

Inspired by Parisian cafés, enjoy a taste of France right in the heart of Hanoi’s bustling street life.

Take a culinary journey through the story of Hoi An’s past, present and future at this unique Vietnamese restaurant once home to artists.

Ly Club

Brother’s Café

Set in a French colonial building, Ly Club offers mouth-watering Vietnamese, Asian and European cuisine.

Located in the heart of the ancient town, this charming restaurant in a riverside setting serves Asian and Western cuisine.


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Scenic Aura Built 2016 | Passengers 44 | Suites 22 | Crew 41 | Length 65 metres (213 feet) Diamond Deck

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