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THE EXOTIC WONDERS OF SOUTH EAST ASIA RIVER CRUISING

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Welcome

Scenic has more than 30 years’ experience creating unforgettable, handcrafted journeys for our guests. Custom-designed to encapsulate the essence of South East Asia, our boutique vessels Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura are built to European standards and have set the benchmark in 5-star luxury river cruising. Every suite on board offers a living room, walk-in closet and private balcony featuring creative technology which transforms each balcony into a Scenic Sun Lounge at the touch of a button. Our guests are at the forefront of all we do, from the design of our ships to the creation of our exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences and the extensive range of Scenic Freechoice activities and dining options. We aim to deliver the best luxury experience possible to create memories that will last a lifetime. Join us in 2019 and 2020 to explore the waterways of South East Asia in all-inclusive luxury. Whatever destination you choose, we look forward to welcoming you on one of our exceptional journeys.


Lao Cai Sapa Hanoi

Halong Bay

Luang Prabang

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South China Sea

Vientiane

Hue Danang Hoi An

Pakse Champasak

Siem Reap

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Kampong Cham

Tonle Sap

Kampong Tralach Oudong Phnom Penh

VIETNAM

Angkor Ban Koh Dach Mekong

Ho Chi Minh City Tan Chau Chau Doc Vung Tau Sa Dec Cai Be My Tho

River Cruises & Tours Overview Mekong River Cruising Duration 11 Day

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Treasures of the Mekong

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Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

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Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong

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Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap 13 Day

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap 18 Day

Hanoi > Siem Reap 22 Day

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

Kyauk Myaung Mingun

Sagaing

Mandalay

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

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Irrawaddy River Cruising Duration 11 Day

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Mystical Irrawaddy

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Yangon > Mandalay 14 Day

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The Endless Wonders of Asia 26/31 Day

Red, Mekong and Yangtze River Odyssey Hanoi > Shanghai

Wondrous Experiences 5 Day

Hanoi > Hanoi 2/3 Day

Ho Chi Minh City > Ho Chi Minh City


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Hsinbyume Pagoda, Mingun, Myanmar N 22° 03’ E 96° 0’

*Terms and Conditions: Offer are valid for new bookings made between July 30 & December 31, 2018. Offers and fares are capacity contro cruise departures with a maximum value of $1,600 per person for Mekong itineraries and $1,200 per person for Irrawaddy. Air savings may days, and exclude the land portion of the trip. Scenic reserves the right to correct errors or omissions and to change any and all fares and p per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. Flights must be booked through Scenic Please ask about upgrading your economy airfare offer to premium economy or business class. Should you choose to do this, you would pa booking offer for Business Class. Airfare and air taxes will vary depending on departure date and gateway city. These offers are combinable departures or any other offers. For the most up-to-date pricing, availability and offers, please call Scenic USA or your Travel Professional.


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Offering a range of special offers for your Mekong or Irrawaddy river cruise. These will sell out quickly, so act now to avoid disappointment.

FLY FREE To South East Asia*

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PREMIUM ECONOMY UPGRADES from only

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olled and may be changed, canceled or withdrawn at any time. Free roundtrip economy air available on 2019/2020 South East Asia river vary by itinerary and departure. $1,500 Scenic Savings per person in lieu of economy class flights. Offers are based on number of cruise promotions at any time. Availability is correct at the time of publishing but cannot be guaranteed. A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 c, on our choice of airlines and are non-refundable once ticketed. A secondary deposit of $1500 per person is due upon airfare ticketing. ay $795 per person to upgrade to Premium Economy and pay the price difference of the air credit dollar amount included in the early e with past passenger offers, referral offers, travel show & agent training vouchers. Not combinable with Groups, National Geographic Offers applicable for legal residents of the 50 United States of America & Washington, D.C.

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THE SCENIC LUXURY EXPERIENCE

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At Scenic, we believe that luxury is allinclusive and found in the thoughtful details. Our handcrafted itineraries offer a true insight into the culture, landscape and history of South East Asia.

Our 5-star boutique ships are built to European standards and were designed with you in mind. Intimate and luxurious, they include everything you could possibly need, from a pillow menu to four on board dining options and everything in between. When you travel with Scenic, everything is taken care of. Our expert staff, from Cruise Directors to butlers and local guides, will go above and beyond to make your experience unforgettable. That’s not to say choice is taken away from you. Wherever you go, there are countless experiences and activities to choose from – and of course they’re all included. When we say all-inclusive, that means everything, from transfers to tips, from a morning yoga class to a night-time brandy. There are no hidden extras.


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

Scenic Suites Every suite on board our luxurious vessels in South East Asia features a bedroom, a walk-in robe, separate living area and 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.

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. See page 15 for details.

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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 range of venues and savor the diverse cuisine on offer, including our exclusive 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 fresh and in season. See pages 18-19 for details.

Beverages With unlimited complimentary drinks throughout your time on board our 5-star ships, you can also enjoy your favorite tipple whenever the feeling takes you. Whether you’re toasting to a day’s adventures, relaxing by the pool or savoring the very best of our cuisine, there’s an extensive selection of complimentary beverages available all day, every day. See pages 18-19 for details.

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Our expert Journey Designer has handpicked and created a range of exclusive experiences that will be among the highlights of your journey.

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.

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.

Take a vintage Vespa foodie tour of Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi, discover Yangon’s thriving art scene or explore local markets.

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The Nth Degree When you travel with Scenic absolutely everything is taken care of, including transfers and tipping. Onshore, all our transport, whether it’s by road or rail, is of the very highest standard.

From history and culture, food to nature, there’s something for everyone.

We use local guides, as we believe nobody knows an area like someone who lives there. Our journeys will reveal not only the highlights but also the hidden gems only a local knows.

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SCENIC ALL-INCLUSIVE Our Scenic Space-Ships offer a truly allinclusive luxury package. No hidden extras, just exceptional experiences. On board 1  00% one-bedroom balcony suites with separate living room, walk-in robe and Scenic Sun Lounges U  p to 68 guests on the Mekong, 44 guests on the Irrawaddy P  ersonal service with an almost 1:1 guest-to-staff ratio B  utler service for all guests I ntimate, boutique river cruising C  omplimentary beverages all day, every day U  p to four dining options, from casual to fine dining A  uthentic local entertainment W  ellness and fitness area C  omplimentary laundry facilities

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G  uest elevator on board Scenic Spirit– the only one on the Mekong river C  ruise Directors to guide and assist E  xpert local guides C  omplimentary Wi-Fi  R  eturn airport transfers, at your convenience

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Designed to encapsulate the essence of South East Asia, our small, boutique vessels Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura represent a stylish connection between tradition and innovation and are the most luxurious ships sailing the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers. Scenic’s commitment to excellence has ensured our ships feature an unparalleled attention to detail, from the wooden floors that are cool underfoot on the hottest days, to the only guest elevator on the Mekong River. Catering for just 68 and 44 guests respectively, Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura offer a uniquely intimate cruise experience and feature worldclass facilities. From the Sun Deck, with bar, the resort-style pool, to the sumptuous spa and wellness center, state-of-the-art gym and beauty salon, every conceivable need has been catered for. Every suite has its own separate bedroom and living room and an exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge, which converts to a private balcony at the touch of a button. With up to four on board dining options, you’ll also be spoiled for choice whether you choose to indulge in a specialty regional dish or enjoy your favorite Westernstyle meal.

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Both Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura feature luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites throughout, offering your own private view of the never-ending scenery. With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, your time on board will be one of unparalleled intimacy and world-class indulgence.

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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 luxury ships offers a private balcony, and a river view for every guest.

At the gentle press of a button, your balcony seamlessly converts into our exclusive Scenic Sun Lounge. 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. Each suite features our exclusive Scenic Slumber Beds, a separate lounge, walk-in wardrobe and oversized bathroom stocked with lavish toiletries. Our expansive Royal Panorama Suites at a generous 70-80 square meters redefine the industry standard. Scenic Spirit and Scenic Aura both boast elegant lounge areas, oversized bathrooms with a bath and a private terrace featuring an outdoor Jacuzzi and daybed. Our Grand Deluxe Suites at 40 square meters also feature stylish lounge areas, spacious bathrooms and queen-size Scenic Slumber Beds.

We know you’ve earned your holiday and we want you to pamper yourself, not just once but as a matter of course. An extensive pillow menu offering a choice of ten different types of pillows, Egyptian cotton sheets, plush bathrobes, nightly turndown service and complimentary shoeshine serve to enhance the ambiance of an opulent 5-star hotel. At 32 square meters, our Deluxe Suites are the most spacious on the Mekong and offer modern and elegant furnishings, HDTV and individual climate control. In every suite there’s also a safe for your valuables, umbrellas and even USB ports, and of course, a complimentary mini-bar and Wi-Fi. We believe the hand-finished elements make the difference, and if we’re honest, we’re hoping you’ll want for nothing.

Jewel and Sapphire Decks

Your butler service includes a valet, shoeshine and drinks service, cocktails arranged in the lounge or your suite 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 complimentary laundry service for two garments pressed daily plus a cocktail reception with the Captain.

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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 petite fours for after and enjoy Club Floor privileges at the Intercontinental Saigon. Each suite will also have the use of a tablet and docking station.

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In addition to all the inclusions above, 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 person on board wellness center credit.

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We know that it’s the finer details and outstanding service that really make your cruise memorable. By offering butler service to every guest we combine 5-star quality with personal attention to detail. Whichever suite you choose, your butler will make sure you’ll never be without complimentary refreshments and a re-stocked mini-bar.

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Included extras: Room service in all suites Mini-bar restocked daily Late night menu for night owls and an early-risers option Environmentally friendly, refillable Scenic water bottles for onshore excursions and chef-prepared picnics available Scenic Sundowners and Scenic 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). *Not applicable to land touring extensions, Halong Bay and Yangtze River cruises. Refer to respective pages for cruise inclusions for applicable drinks packages.

Diverse and delicious food experiences are one of the highlights of your Scenic cruise. You’ll be spoiled with choices, from your first freshly ground coffee at breakfast to the last relaxing nightcap from your mini-bar after an aromatic feast. Working from the largest and most modern kitchens of any river vessel in the region, our chefs are proud of the quality of meals they provide and draw inspiration from the regions you travel through. All our food is seasonal and regional, as well as freshly prepared and mouthwatering. Savor buffet or à la carte fare in our chic Crystal or Bamar Dining venues, or visit the River Café for an extra-early breakfast or casual Asian-inspired snacks throughout the day. Our exclusive Teppanyaki Bar on board Scenic Aura fires up on select evenings for a full al fresco dining experience while on selected nights on board Scenic Spirit, Diamond Deck guests dine at the chefs table.


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From the indulgence of fine dining to a relaxed meal in the River Café, highlight evenings or unwinding with new friends, there’s a venue and a menu for every occasion.

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A great meeting spot, open for all day grazing and socializing

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All-inclusive and exclusive, our Scenic Enrich encounters take you behind the scenes to experience special moments not available to the ordinary traveler.

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Our signature Scenic Enrich experiences will take you into the heart of South East Asia’s culture, offering once-in-a-lifetime 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 may wish to truly unwind throughout.

Explore the streets of Ho Chi Minh City or Hanoi 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 Tra Su Bird Park.

We’ve divided our extensive list of Scenic Freechoice activities into active, moderate and relaxed pace so you can choose those which best suit your requirements and interests.

All our itineraries provide an in-depth, immersive experience, exclusive to Scenic. 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 those hidden pockets that only the locals know about.

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.

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. There is a wealth of choice in all locations, whichever cruise you decide on.

A Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, Vietnam B Vespa foodie tour of Hanoi by night, Vietnam C Tethered baloon ride, Angkor Wat, Cambodia D Mount Popa, Myanmar


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Your hands-on cooking class starts with a visit to Hoi An's colorful central market to shop for ingredients. Travel by boat along the Thu Bon River to the stylish Red Bridge restaurant, set amongst 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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When you travel with Scenic you can be confident that we’ve thought about even the smallest details so you don’t have to. We go above and beyond, making your trip a truly carefree, all-inclusive experience. The personal touch

At your service

We believe your holiday in Asia should be immersive, including more personalized encounters with local people and their customs. We limit our group sizes to an average of 20 guests only while onshore, enabling us to offer activities larger groups are unable to partake in. We personally greet you on arrival and, at the end of your journey, we’ll arrange transport to your city hotel or river cruise departure point.

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.

Travel in style As well as cruising 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 throughout, plus some local varieties for truly authentic experiences. These include riding on vintage Vespas, tuk tuks, cyclos, xe lois, trishaws, horse-carts, sampans, long tail speedboats, bumboats and even ox carts. Local knowledge When it comes to guides and Tour Directors, we use local experts. After all, nobody knows a location quite like a local. Not only can you expect to explore the must-see highlights, you will also be treated to little-known gems.

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Exclusive access Both on board or onshore, we bring you the very best art and culture of the region, 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 lunchtime rituals or an exclusive highlight dinner at an Angkorian temple, you will remember these special moments for years to come. Environmentally friendly We don’t use plastic water bottles on board our ships on the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers and all straws used on board are paper. Guests are provided with a Scenic water bottle which can be refilled at special filtered water stations. We partner with and fund local programs that collect and recycle plastic waste, therefore reducing rubbish and providing employment and income to local villages.


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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 center 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 elegant and recently opened Silk Path Grand Hotel overlooking the valley.

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. In Myanmar you’ll stay in Club Roo at the newly-opened Pan Pacific Yangon located across from the market while in Inle Lake stay at the award-winning Sanctum Hotel. 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.


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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 vibrant cities to charming riverside communities, bustling markets to the peaceful chanting of monks, every day there is something to captivate and excite. The Mekong River is at the heart of everyday life. Discover the magic of this dynamic waterway, witness the daily interactions of local residents and admire the ornate temples and gold-top pagodas that dot the countryside, as you gently pass by.


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From the flavor and culture of Vietnam to the color and history of Cambodia, your senses will be charmed along the length of the Mekong and heightened by the treasures of Siem Reap. 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. 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. 11 Day Cruise & Tour Day 01

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City. You will be welcomed and taken to your meeting point, the Intercontinental Saigon. Please arrive at the 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. Meals: L.D

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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 a special Scenic 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

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap local food market before joining a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, explore by Tuk Tuk Phnom Penh’s colonial Meals: B.L.D buildings and the Central Day 03 Market before stopping for lunch at a local NGO Tan Chau restaurant teaching street Freechoice: Visit Evergreen kids hospitality skills. Island and enjoy a ride in a Enrich Xe Loi. In Chau Doc visit a Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk family-operated fish farm and immerse yourself in the before walking through historically celebrated luxury the local market or visit of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. The Enjoy a guided history tour afternoon is at your leisure followed by an indulgent high on board to take advantage tea prepared in front of you, of the facilities of the all whilst sipping on the most luxurious ship on the hotel’s signature cocktail Mekong. Enjoy a themed named in honour of dinner to say farewell to Jacqueline Kennedy. Choose Vietnam. to retire to the Elephant Meals: B.L.D Bar for happy hour before returning to the ship. Later Day 04 this evening revel in our Tan Chau > exclusive Phnom Penh by City Phnom Penh Lights tour, giving an insight Arrive early this morning into into the capital’s nightlife. the capital of Cambodia, Meals: B.L.D Phnom Penh. Freechoice: Journey to the Day 05 Killing Fields and tour Tuol Phnom Penh > Sleng, the former school that Kho Chen was converted to the main This morning marvel at prison of the Khmer Rouge, the Royal Palace, with the or take a guided tour of the the lively market. Also visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant.

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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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11 Day Itinerary Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap Sundowners Enjoy a cocktail reception on the sundeck against the backdrop of Phnom Penh’s lights as the ship sails past the capital at sunset.Upon arrival revel in our exclusive Phnom Penh by City Lights tour, giving an insight into the capital’s nightlife. Meals: B.L.D

Visit the atmospheric jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Later in the afternoon visit the colossal Angkor Wat. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets.

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

Day 10

Meals: B.L.D

Day 08

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

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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 Premium reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

1

Overnight stay

Land content

Siem Reap

Meals: B.L

f

Cruise start/finish

Day 09

Day 07

Meet the novice monks at Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery. 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 of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and then Wat Nokor, an 11th century temple that has a modern pagoda built within. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village.

River cruise

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Laos Thailand

Siem Reap

3

Kampong Kdei

Cambodia

7

Kampong Tralach

Kampong Cham

Mekong

Phnom Penh Tan Chau

Siem Reap

Ho Chi Minh City

My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

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Enrich Marvel at sunrise over 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 admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk to the markets, or a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent) before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple. Enrich Be wowed by an exclusive Scenic magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. A truly memorable end to your journey.

Vietnam

Departure Dates 2019 Jul

Tour code: VIMR From

06* 16

Aug 03* 13 Aug 27

2020

From

20* 30

$4,395

Jan

04* 14

18* 28

$5,695

17*

$4,495

Feb

01* 11

15* 25

$5,695

$4,695

Feb

29*

Sep 10

$4,695

Mar

10

$5,595

Sep 14* 24

$5,095

Mar

14* 24

$5,295

31*

Sep 28* Oct

$5,595

$5,395

Mar

28*

08

12* 22

26* $5,395

Apr

07

23* $5,495

Apr

25*

$4,695

May

05

$4,695

Nov 05

09* 19

Dec 03

07*

$5,495

Dec 17

21* 31

$5,395

$4,995 11* 21

$4,995

* Operates in reverse with slight variations. Visit scenicusa.com for itinerary details. Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices are per person, double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79.

Meals: B.D

Cabin Upgrades 

Day 11

Cat.

Deck

Suite

Add

Siem Reap

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

$850 $1,300 $1,350 $1,550 $1,800 $2,600 $3,700

Depart Cambodia treasuring many wonderful memories. Meals: B

Scenic Enrich experience 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.

Scenic Spirit

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 86-87. 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.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 844 920 8963


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Treasures of the Mekong Ta Prohm, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Breathe in the essence of South East Asia during this enchanting journey from Ho Chi Minh City in Vietnam to Siem Reap in Cambodia. 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. 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. 13 Day Cruise & Tour

Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap Later travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit.

Day 01

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.

of Raffles, Hotel Le Royal. Enjoy a guided history tour followed by an indulgent Welcome to Vietnam. Relax high tea prepared in front of Meals: B.L.D for the next two nights you, all whilst sipping on the at the centrally located Day 04 hotel’s signature cocktail Intercontinental Saigon. named in honor of Jacqueline Cai Be > Sa Dec Meals: D Kennedy. Choose to retire to Freechoice: Board a sampan Meals: B.L.D the Elephant Bar for happy Day 02 to visit Cai Be before Day 06 hour before returning to stopping at local cottage Ho Chi Minh City the ship. Tan Chau > industries and a French Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels Later this evening revel Phnom Penh colonial or traditional and learn about the in our exclusive Phnom Vietnamese house. Arrive early this morning into underground labyrinth of Alternatively savour morning the capital city of Cambodia, Penh by City Lights tour, war-time passageways. After giving an insight into the tea at a French colonial Phnom Penh. lunch, try bargaining at Ben capital’s nightlife. house or choose to stay on Freechoice: Journey to the Thanh Market. Meals: B.L.D board for your special Scenic Killing Fields and tour Tuol Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Freechoice activity. Sleng, the former school Day 07 Vespa foodie tour of Saigon Later, immerse yourself in which was converted to the by night, enjoy a meal in Phnom Penh > the historic town of Sa Dec Khmer Rouge’s main prison, the surroundings of an old Kho Chen and explore and interact or take a guided tour of the French colonial house or with the sellers in the lively This morning marvel at local food market before a restaurant specializing market, then visit the home the Royal Palace, with the joining a hands-on Khmer in Saigon street food. of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who famous Silver Pagoda within, cooking demonstration. Alternatively, dine at your inspired Marguerite Duras’ on your included visit to this Alternatively, explore by hotel’s restaurants – Yu Chu, novel L’Amant. must-see attraction. Later Tuk Tuk Phnom Penh’s Basilico or Market 39. sail up the Tonle River to the colonial buildings and the Meals: B.L.D Meals: B.L.D Central Market before lunch silversmith village of Day 03 Day 05 Kho Chen. at a local NGO restaurant Ho Chi Minh City > teaching street kids Meals: B.L.D Tan Chau hospitality skills. Mekong Cruise Freechoice: Visit the farmers Enrich Discover all about Vietnam’s on Evergreen Island and Arrive in style by Tuk Tuk modern history through a enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. and immerse yourself in the visit to the Reunification Alternatively, walk through historically celebrated luxury Palace and War Museum. Chau Doc market, visit a

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13 Day Itinerary Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap Day 08

Oudong > Kampong Tralach

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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 Learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda and partake in a ceremony to receive a blessing from a monk, all whilst donating towards the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit and continue your cruise to Kampong Cham via Phnom Penh. Sundowners Enjoy a cocktail reception on the sundeck against the backdrop of Phnom Penh’s lights as the ship sails past the capital at sunset. 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 betel nut village.

Enrich Take your Premium reserved seat at the colorful Cambodian Circus, Phare

1

Overnight stay

Land content

Laos

Siem Reap

Day 11

Siem Reap

Kampong Tralach

Visit the jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Later in the afternoon visit the colossal Angkor Wat. Take advantage of your free night to visit the night markets.

Vietnam

Kampong Kdei

3

Cambodia

7

Kampong Cham

Mekong

Phnom Penh Tan Chau

2

Ho Chi Minh City

My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

Meals: B.L

Day 12

Siem Reap

ef

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 admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to the markets, or a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent) before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple. Enrich Enjoy a magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple in front of candle lit temple ruins, with included drinks and featuring Apsara dancers. Meals: B.D

Day 13

Day 10

Siem Reap

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

Depart Cambodia treasuring many wonderful memories.

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Cruise start/finish

Thailand

Meals: B.L

Meals: B.L.D

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.

River cruise

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Meals: B

Departure Dates 2019 Jul

06* 14

20* 28

Aug

03* 11

17*

Aug

25

Sep

Tour code: VIMS

From

2020

$5,095

Jan

04* 12

18* 26 $6,395

From 15* 23 $6,395

$5,195

Feb

01* 09

$5,395

Feb

29*

$6,295

08

$5,395

Mar

08

$6,295

Sep

14* 22

$5,795

Mar

14* 22

$5,995

Sep

28*

$6,095

Mar

28*

$5,695

Oct

06

12* 20

26* $6,095

Apr

05

Nov

03

09* 17

23* $6,195

Apr

25*

$5,395

Dec

01

07*

$6,195

May

03

$5,395

Dec

15

21* 29

$6,095

31*

11* 19

$5,695

* Operates in reverse with slight variations. Visit scenicusa.com for itinerary details. Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices are per person, double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79.

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

$850 $1,300 $1,350 $1,550 $1,800 $2,600 $3,700

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 86-87. 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. To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 844 920 8963


Halong Bay, Vietnam N 44° 50’ W 0° 34’


Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong 18 Day Cruise & Tour

Hanoi > Siem Reap NEW

Few things in life inspire complete awe. Weaving through the intricate islets of World Heritage-listed Halong Bay is one of them. Begin your travels in bustling Hanoi. A place that manages to leap forward whilst still maintaining a deep connection to the past. Cruise along the Mekong on board Scenic Spirit and learn about the local way of life through interactions with villagers and resident monks and nuns in the monasteries. On the other hand, experience how quickly Cambodia and Vietnam are developing while exploring Phnom Penh and Ho Chi Minh City. This journey showcases all the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia in one compact itinerary.

Sapa 4 extension

Hanoi

1 2

2

Vietnam

Halong Bay Cruise

Laos Thailand

Two night Halong Bay Cruise on board Au Co, Vietnam

Siem Reap 3

Kampong Kdei Kampong Cham

Cambodia

Kampong Tralach

Phnom Penh

7

Mekong

Included Flight

River cruise

2

Ho Chi Minh City My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

Tan Chau

Cruise start/finish

4

Optional extension

1

Overnight

Land

Hanoi Heritage Walk Discover the heritage and history of your hotel in Hanoi with an insightful walking tour of the property with an historian. Learn how the hotel has evolved and helped influence Hanoi’s growth in the 20th century before discovering the underground bomb shelters.

Street vendor, Hanoi, Vietnam


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Your journey day by day

Notre-Dame Basilica, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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

Scenic Freechoice Dining

5

Hanoi

Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – Water puppets

6

Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh City

Orientation tour

7

Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels, Scenic Freechoice Dining

8

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise

On board welcome reception

9

Cai Be > Sa Dec

Scenic Freechoice, Sa Dec markets

10

Tan Chau

Scenic Freechoice

11

Phnom Penh

Scenic Enrich – Raffles Experience and High Tea

12

Phnom Penh > Kho Chen

Royal Palace

13

Oudong > Kampong Tralach

Scenic Enrich – Monk blessing Ox cart ride

14

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham Scenic Freechoice

15

Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

Scenic Enrich – Phare Circus

16

Siem Reap

Angkor Temples Exploration

17

Siem Reap

Scenic Enrich – Sunrise Angkor Wat Scenic Enrich – Temple dinner

18

Siem Reap

Farewell


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Highlights of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong 18 Day Itinerary Hanoi > Siem Reap Day 01

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 04

Day 06

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh City

Relax during your morning cruising before returning to Hanoi for another Special Stay at the Sofitel Legend Metropole and a historic bunker tour at the hotel. Freechoice Dining: Tonight enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Hanoi’s old quarter by night, or La Terrace at Sofitel. Alternatively, sample Ly Club.

After a morning at leisure, fly to Ho Chi Minh City. Relax for the next two nights at your centrally located hotel, the Intercontinental Saigon.

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Days 13-18 Luxury Mekong River Cruise

Meals: B.D

Day 07

Ho Chi Minh City

f

Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the Hanoi > Meals: B.L.D underground labyrinth of Halong Bay Cruise war-time passageways. Day 05 Journey to Halong Bay and After lunch, stop for some Hanoi board the elegant Au Co bargaining at Ben Thanh Freechoice: Visit the History Market. for an awe-inspiring two Museum and Hoa Lo Prison, Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a night cruise through the or partake in an authentic picturesque waters of this Vespa foodie tour of Saigon spectacular World Heritage- cooking class. Alternatively by night or enjoy a meal in visit Ho Chi Minh Quarter and the surroundings of an old listed icon. Mausoleum, including a visit French colonial house or Meals: B.L.D to the Temple of Literature. a restaurant specializing Day 03 Later, on your cyclo ride, in Saigon street food. discover the maze of back Alternatively, dine at your Halong Bay Cruise streets throughout the hotel’s restaurants – Yu Chu, Begin the day with a Tai Chi Basilico or Market 39. lesson. Cruising deeper into Old Quarter. Meals: B.L.D Enrich the National Park, try some kayaking, explore a cave and After attending Hanoi’s famous water puppets show, Day 08 discover Cat Ba Island. learn the secrets behind this Ho Chi Minh City > Sundowners illusionary piece of theatre Mekong Cruise Exclusive to Scenic guests, thanks to your special savor some wine tasting on Discover all about Vietnam’s board against the backdrop of backstage pass. modern history through a Meals: B.D the karst islands at sunset. visit to the Reunification Meals: B.L.D Palace and War Museum. Later travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit. Day 02

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Meals: B.L.D

Day 09-13 Refer to the full Mekong River Cruise itinerary detailed on page 32. Day 14

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

Meals: B.L.D

Day 15

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. Enrich Take your Premium reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

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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 of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor, an 11th century temple. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut growing village.


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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or Enrich admire the skills on display Marvel at sunrise over the at Artisans D’Angkor. magnificent Angkor Wat Alternatively, cruise on Tonle before moving to a special Sap (seasonal), take a tuk location for a champagne tuk ride to the markets or breakfast with food prepared take a tethered balloon ride by an NGO supported local above Angkor Wat (weather bakery school. dependent) before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple.

Day 16

Day 17

Siem Reap

Siem Reap

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

Departure Dates 2019

From

Jul

01* 09

Jul

29*

Aug

06

Aug

15*

ef

Tour code: VIHH 2020

Depart Cambodia treasuring many wonderful memories. Meals: B

Scenic Spirit Suite

Add

$8,195

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

$850 $1,300 $1,350 $1,550 $1,800 $2,600 $3,700

$7,895

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 86-87.

13* 21

$7,695

Feb

04

$7,695

Feb

24*

26*

$7,895

Mar

03

$8,795

Sep

03

$7,895

Mar

09*

$8,495

Sep

09*

$8,295

Mar

23* 31

$8,195

Sep

23*

$8,595

Apr

06*

Oct

01

$8,595

Apr

20* 28

Oct

29

$8,695

Nov

04* 18* 26

$8,695

Dec

02*

$8,695

Dec

16* 24

$8,595

Dec

30*

$8,895

07* 21*

Siem Reap

Deck

Jan

10* 18

Day 18

C BA BB B A RD RS

$7,595

12*

Meals: B.D

Cat.

From 27*

Cabin Upgrades 

Enrich Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers.

$8,895 $8,895 $8,795

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.

* Operates on downstream cruise with slight variations. Visit scenicusa.com for itinerary details. Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices are per person, double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79. To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 844 920 8963


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

Hanoi > Siem Reap

Celebrate the cultural, geographical and social diversity of these two neighbors. 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 Siem Reap you’ll be treated to sunrise over the World Heritage-listed magnificence that is Angkor Wat and a full breakfast in support of an NGO backed bakery school.

Sapa extension 4

2

Vietnam

1

Hanoi 2

Halong Bay Cruise

Hue

Laos

1

Thailand

3 Hoi An

Siem Reap 3

Kampong Kdei Kampong Cham

Cambodia

Kampong Tralach

Phnom Penh

Mekong

River cruise

2

Ho Chi Minh City My Tho Sa Dec Cai Be

Tan Chau

Included Flight

Hoi An waterfront, Vietnam

7

Cruise start/finish

4

Optional extension

1

Overnight

Land

Scenic Enrich experience In both the old quarter of Hanoi and backstreets of Ho Chi Minh City, travel and eat like a local by riding tandem on the back of a vintage Vespa. Discover all the local haunts of the best local street food and hideaways. It’s a night’s experience you will dine out on forever. Imperial Citadel, Hue, Vietnam


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Your journey day by day Day

Destination

Highlights

1

Hanoi

Welcome reception

2

Hanoi

Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – Water puppets

3

Hanoi > Halong Bay Cruise

Au Co Cruise

4

Halong Bay Cruise

Cat Ba Island, Scenic Sundowners

5

Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi Scenic Freechoice Dining

6

Hanoi > Hoi An

Scenic Freechoice Dining

7

Hoi An

Visit a local home Scenic Sundowners

8

Hoi An

Scenic Freechoice

9

Hoi An > Hue

Scenic Enrich – Duc Son Pagoda Scenic Enrich – Royal Court Dinner

10

Hue > Ho Chi Minh City

Citadel, Vietnamese cuisine

11

Ho Chi Minh City

Cu Chi Tunnels Scenic Freechoice Dining

12

Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise

On board welcome reception

13

Cai Be > Sa Dec

Scenic Freechoice, Sa Dec markets

14

Tan Chau

Scenic Freechoice

15

Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – Raffles Experience and High Tea

16

Phnom Penh > Kho Chen

Royal Palace

17

Oudong > Kampong Tralach

Scenic Enrich – Monk blessing Scenic Sundowners

18 19 20

Water puppets, Hanoi, Vietnam

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – Phare Circus

Siem Reap

Angkor Temples Exploration

21

Siem Reap

Scenic Enrich – Sunrise Angkor Wat Scenic Enrich – Temple dinner

22

Siem Reap

Farewell


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some kayaking, explore a limestone cave and discover Cat Ba Island. Welcome to vibrant Vietnam. Sundowners Enjoy the day at leisure Exclusive to Scenic guests, and settle into a two night enjoy a wine tasting on board Special Stay at the iconic against the backdrop of the Sofitel Legend Metropole. karst islands at sunset. Tonight meet your Scenic Meals: B.L.D Tour Director at your welcome briefing Day 05 and dinner.

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

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Freechoice: Discover the temple of Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to the markets, or a tethered balloon ride (weather dependent) to experience the spectacular aerial view above Angkor Wat before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple. Enrich Be wowed by an exclusive Scenic magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins. A truly memorable end to your adventure in Indochina.

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

Day 22

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

Cabin Upgrades 

Scenic Spirit

Cat.

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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

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$850 $1,300 $1,350 $1,550 $1,800 $2,600 $3,700

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 86-87. 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.

Departure Dates 2019

Tour code: VIMC From

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27*

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* Operates on downstream cruise with slight variations. Visit scenicusa.com for itinerary details. Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500

Evergreen Island, Tan Chau, Vietnam

All prices are per person, double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79.


Sagaing, Myanmar N 21° 54’ E 95° 57’


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 travelers, artists and poets alike. 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 travelers. Embark on a voyage of discovery and allow yourself to be enthralled by the country’s many charms.


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Just like the immortal words of Rudyard Kipling’s poem, find your own story to write home about in this mystical land as you travel up Myanmar’s highway, the Irrawaddy River, to Mandalay. Begin by exploring the ancient history of Bagan, once the capital of the thriving Burmese empire in the 11-13th centuries. Downstream, explore the British colonial history in Salay and Magwe before commencing your upstream journey to Mandalay. Enjoy sitting back and watching the ever changing scenery pass by. Stop in Pakkoku and learn some traditional crafts, be immersed in the spiritual lives of the local nuns in Sagaing and sail through the waters inhabited by the Irrawaddy dolphin to the pottery village of Kyauk Myaung. Finally end your journey in Mandalay, the legendary town so well known in literature. 11 Day Cruise

Yangon > Mandalay

Day 01

Yangon > Bagan > Irrawaddy Cruise Meet your Scenic Tour Director this morning at the Pan Pacific hotel at 8:00am from where you transfer to the airport and fly to Bagan. On arrival, enjoy a local lunch, then visit the most iconic sight of this intriguing region, the Ananda Temple. Afterwards transfer to the luxurious Scenic Aura and relax at the welcome reception as you set sail. Meals: B.L.D Day 02

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On your morning walking tour of Salay admire the colonial buildings, the Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery now converted into 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 whilst enjoying traditional local Burmese tea and snacks in a restored colonial villa dating from 1906.

Continue cruising downstream to Magwe. Meals: B.L.D Day 03

Magwe > Yenanchaung 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. This afternoon begin your cruise upstream on the Irrawaddy. Meals: B.L.D Day 04

Yenanchaung > Bagan Today, take advantage of nearly a full day of cruising on board Scenic Aura, the most luxurious ship on the river as you sail to Bagan. Relax on the sundeck with a cocktail in hand viewing the many temples and pagodas that line the river as you approach Bagan. Meals: B.L.D

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 Optional Hot Air Balloon Flight

Sundowners A special occasion awaits as you watch sunset over the temples with a drink in hand. Enrich Then be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical themed dinner, with included drinks and a cultural show in front of candle lit Bagan temple ruins. Meals: B.L.D Day 06

Bagan > Pakkoku Between October 1 and March 31, take the 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, before heading to a Toddy Farm where a traditional lunch awaits, or cross the river to Tant Kyi Tuang to take in the expansive elevated views of Bagan. Alternatively, explore the markets at Nyaung U before either exploring the Temple Circuit, or enjoying a visit to Old Bagan.

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Freechoice: Rise early to attend and partake in morning alms for the local monks or watch sunrise from atop one of the temples inside the park. After breakfast 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. Depart Bagan and sail to Pakkoku to visit a cheroot cigar workshop and longyi and blanket factory. Meals: B.L.D


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11 Day Itinerary Yangon > Mandalay Day 07

Sailing 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 during your full day sailing upstream along the Irrawaddy. Meals: B.L.D Day 08

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Kyauk Myaung After a morning cruising through the waters where the Irrawaddy dolphin is known to live, we arrive at the pottery village of Kyuak Myaung. Wander through the village to witness the artisans honing their craft and the unusual way of firing pottery. Meals: B.L.D Day 10

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Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories behind a huge

unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the uncracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. Sail to Mandalay to visit Amarapura. 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. Back on board enjoy the special farewell by Scenic Aura’s crew.

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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. 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. After lunch transfer to the airport where your journey concludes. Meals: B.L

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02* 12

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02* 12

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* Operates in reverse with slight variations. Visit scenicusa.com for itinerary details. Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices are per person, double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79.

Scenic Enrich experience At a local nunnery in Sagaing, be humbled by an immersive experience giving alms to the nuns before partaking in the blessing ceremony for their midday meal. A truly rewarding experience.

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

$900 $1,250 $1,500 $2,400 $3,300 $4,100

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 86-87. 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.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 844 920 8963


Inle Lake N 20° 35’ E 96° 54’


Mystical Irrawaddy 14 Day Cruise & Tour

Yangon > Mandalay

This luxury journey unveils a rich legacy where British colonial reminders nestle alongside golden pagodas and the traditional culture of the friendliest people on earth. After exploring Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, travel to Bagan 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. Discover 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. Kyauk Myaung Mingun

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Welcome reception

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On your morning walking tour of Salay admire the colonial buildings, the Youqson Kyaung, a beautiful teak monastery now converted into a museum and look inside the largest lacquer Buddha in Myanmar. Enrich Soak up the ambiance of the river and the colonial feel Optional Hot Air Meals: D of the town whilst enjoying Balloon Flight traditional local Burmese Day 02 tea and snacks in a restored Between October 1 and Yangon colonial villa dating from March 31, take the chance 1906.Continue cruising Freechoice: Embark to ride in a hot air balloon downstream to Magwe. a local train for a ride over the temples of Bagan. Meals: B.L.D around Yangon’s suburbs. (Must be purchased Alternatively, be guided prior to your cruise to Day 05 on a tour of Yangon’s guarantee availability). Magwe > Yenanchaung thriving art scene, or ride Freechoice: Venture to In Magwe, explore the a ferry across the Yangon Mount Popa, home to town by traditional trishaw River to Dhala village. Myanmar’s nats or nature and take in the views from Later this afternoon spirits, before heading Mya Tha Lun Pagoda, a visit Chaukhtatgyi Paya, to a Toddy Farm where a mesmerising architectural Yangon’s reclining Buddha. traditional lunch awaits vision set on Naguttama Enrich or cross the river to Tant Hill. This afternoon begin As the sun is setting, wander Kyi Tuang to take in the your cruise upstream around Shwedagon Pagoda expansive elevated views of on the Irrawaddy. and learn about the ritual Bagan. Alternatively, explore Meals: B.L.D of oil lamp lighting before the markets at Nyaung U partaking in this tradition. before either exploring the Day 06 This evening enjoy the Temple Circuit, or enjoying Yenanchaung > Bagan included amenities of your a visit to Old Bagan. Today, take advantage of Pacific Club access. nearly a full day of cruising Sundowners Meals: B.L on the most luxurious A special occasion awaits as ship on the river. Relax you watch sunset over the Day 03 on the sundeck with a temples with a drink in hand. Yangon > Bagan > cocktail in hand viewing Enrich Irrawaddy Cruise the many temples and Then be wowed by a Scenic pagodas that line the river exclusive magical themed Transfer to the airport and fly dinner, with included drinks to Bagan, one of South East as you approach Bagan. Meals: B.L.D and a cultural show in front of Asia’s most significant and candle lit Bagan temple ruins. richest archaeological sites. Meals: B.L.D On arrival, enjoy a local lunch before visiting the most iconic sight of this intriguing region, the Ananda Temple. Afterwards transfer to the luxurious Scenic Aura and relax at the welcome cocktail reception as you set sail.

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Sailing 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 during your full day sailing upstream along the Irrawaddy. Meals: B.L.D

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Sagaing, regarded as the country’s spiritual capital, is dotted with hundreds of painted pagodas and monasteries. Enrich In the ancient city of Sagaing, interact with novice monks, nuns and orphans during a special visit to a monastic supported school. Continue to a nunnery where you will partake in the ritual and provide a donation to the resident nuns before their midday meal. Meals: B.L.D


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Kyauk Myaung After a morning cruising through the waters where the Irrawaddy dolphin is known to live, we arrive at the pottery village of Kyauk Myaung. Wander through the village to witness the artisans honing their craft and the unusual way of firing pottery.

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. Back on board enjoy a special farewell by Scenic Aura’s crew. Meals: B.L.D

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Cruise to Mingun to discover the stories behind a huge unfinished brick pagoda. Nearby, admire the uncracked Mingun Bell and the all-white Hsinbyume Pagoda. Sail to Mandalay to visit Amarapura.

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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.

Departure Dates 2019

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. As the sun sets, head to the top of Mandalay Hill to enjoy magnificent views before your farewell dinner and a night at Mandalay Hill Resort.

$7,795

*Operates in reverse with slight variations. Visit scenicusa.com for itinerary details. Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices are per person, double occupancy and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79.

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$900 $1,250 $1,500 $2,400 $3,300 $4,100

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see pages 86-87. 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.

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 844 920 8963


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Mystical Myanmar A Young monks, Inle Lake, Myanmar B Kuthodaw Pagoda, Mandalay, Myanmar C Angkor temple gala dinner, Cambodia D Floating Market, Vietnam

18 Day Cruise & Tour Yangon > Yangon Tour code: MYMM Prices from $8,595

Journey along the Mekong 18 Day Cruise & Tour Ho Chi Minh City > Luang Prabang Tour code: VIML Prices from $7,395

Indochina Explorer & Luxury Mekong 21 Day Cruise & Tour Hanoi > Ho Chi Minh City Tour code: VIEX Prices from $9,695

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Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong 27 Day Cruise & Tour Hanoi > Luang Prabang Tour code: VMCL Prices from $10,995

Treasures of the Mekong & Mystical Myanmar 27/31 Day Cruise & Tour Siem Reap > Yangon Tour code: VIMY Prices from $15,595


Great Wall of China, Beijing N 40° 25’ E 116° 34’


THE ENDLESS WONDERS OF ASIA Extend your Asian experience with Scenic to China and Japan.

— Combine a land journey of these oriental wonders with a cruise along the Mekong or Irrawaddy rivers and enjoy the varied experiences China and Japan have to offer.


Red, Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey 26/31 Day Cruise & Tour

Hanoi > Shanghai

In Vietnam, explore Hanoi and the Red River region through to Halong Bay, cruise along the mighty Mekong River on board the luxurious Scenic Spirit, then discover China’s Yangtze River, all in one amazing journey. You’ll travel through three of China’s most prominent cities – Beijing, Shanghai and Xi’an – and discover many of the must-see wonders, from the Great Wall of China to Xi’an’s famous Terracotta Warriors. History, culture, cuisine – it’s all on the table, including an incredible cruise along the majestic Yangtze River.

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Kampong Kdei Siem Reap 3 Cambodia Kampong Angkor Ban Cham Koh Dach Mekong Phnom Penh

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Scenic Enrich experience In Xi’an be treated to a special private viewing of a collection of ancient artefacts from Shaanxi Province with the museum’s curator after closing whilst enjoying an evening drink. Continue your refreshments overlooking the Big Wild Goose Pagoda at sunset.

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Halong Bay Cruise > Hanoi

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Hanoi

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Angkor Temples Scenic Enrich – Sunrise Angkor Wat Scenic Enrich – Temple dinner Khmer bridge, Welcome on board

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Siem Reap

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Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise Wat Hanchey

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Angkor Ban > Silk Island

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Phnom Penh

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Sa Dec > Cai Be Mekong Cruise > Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City

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Au Co, Halong Bay, Vietnam

Highlights

Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – Monk blessing Scenic Freechoice Scenic Enrich – Raffles Experience and High Tea Royal Palace, Border crossing Scenic Freechoice Sa Dec markets, Scenic Freechoice Scenic Freechoice Dining Cu Chi Tunnels, War Museum

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Ho Chi Minh City > Beijing Welcome reception

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Beijing

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Beijing

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Beijing > Yichang > Yangtze River Cruise

Summer Palace, Embark Cruise

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Yangtze River Cruise

Three Gorges Dam Project

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Yangtze River Cruise

Wu Gorge and Qutang Gorge

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Yangtze River Cruise

Fuling, Gala Dinner

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Chongqing > Xi’an

See a Panda at Chongqing Zoo

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Xi’an

Scenic Enrich – Terracotta Warrior and private museum visit

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Xi’an

Xi’an City Wall

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Xi’an > Shanghai

Muslim Quarter, Maglev Train City sightseeing tour

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Shanghai

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Journey to Halong Bay and board the elegant Au Co for a genuine two night cruise through this spectacular World Heritage-listed icon. Meals: B.L.D

Day 03 Halong Bay Cruise:s Begin the day with a Tai Chi lesson. Cruising deeper into the National Park, try some kayaking, explore a cave and discover Cat Ba Island. Sundowners Exclusive to Scenic guests, enjoy a wine tasting on board against the backdrop of the karst islands at sunset. Meals: B.L.D

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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 bunker tour at the hotel. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Hanoi’s old quarter, or dine at La Terrace at Sofitel or Ly Club. Meals: B.L.D

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Freechoice: Visit the History Museum and Hoa Lo Prison, or take a cooking class. Alternatively, visit Ho Chi Minh Quarter and Mausoleum, and visit the Temple of Literature. Later, on your cyclo ride, discover the back streets of 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.

Enrich Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school. Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or admire the skills at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to the markets or a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent), before visiting Meals: B.D a Pouk Silk Farm and Day 06 Preah Khan Temple. Hanoi > Siem Reap Enrich After a morning at leisure, fly Be wowed by a Scenic exclusive magical themed to Siem Reap for your three night Special Stay at the Park gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included drinks Hyatt Siem Reap, located and a show featuring Apsara in the heart of Siem Reap. dancers in front of candle Meals: B.L lit temple ruins. Guests on the 26 Day Meals: B.D Mekong and Yangtze Rivers Odyssey (Tour Code VSCH) Day 09 join today in Siem Reap.

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Visit the atmospheric, jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. Later in the cool of the afternoon visit the colossal Angkor Wat. Enrich Take your premium reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare. Meals: B.L

Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise

Discover rural Cambodia on your drive to Kampong Cham where the luxurious Scenic Spirit awaits. Meals: B.L.D

Day 10

Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village. Later, set sail to Kampong Tralach. Meals: B.L.D

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Upon arrival in Angkor Ban, explore its historic rural wooden houses, which survived the Khmer Rouge and visit the local pagoda to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks. Enrich Learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda and partake in a ceremony to receive a blessing from a monk, whilst donating towards the daily meal of the resident nuns and monks. Later sail downstream to Koh Dach, an island dedicated to the art of silk weaving before continuing your cruise to Phnom Penh. Sundowners Enjoy a cocktail reception on the sundeck against the backdrop of Phnom Penh’s lights as the ship sails towards the capital at sunset. Upon arrival revel in our exclusive Phnom Penh by City Lights tour for an insight to the nightlife of the capital. Meals: B.L.D

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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

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major sights by Tuk Tuk. 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. Meals: B.L.D

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of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. Freechoice: Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a traditional house. Alternatively savour afternoon tea at a French colonial house or stay on board and learn how to make cocktails.

Phnom Penh > Tan Chau

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 with your themed evening dinner.

Mekong Cruise > Ho Chi Minh City

Meals: B.L.D

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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. Meals: B.L.D

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Fly to Beijing, China via Hong Kong for your next adventure. Settle into the luxurious Fairmont Beijing, within walking distance of the Silk Markets, for a three night Special Stay. Your wonderful journey starts with a welcome feast of Peking Duck. Meals: B.D

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Drive to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy an orientation tour around the Intercontinental Saigon, your hotel for the next two nights. Freechoice Dining: Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour or enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house or a restaurant specialising in Saigon street food. Alternatively, dine at your hotel’s restaurants – Yu Chu, Basilico or Market 39. Meals: B.L.D Day 17

Ho Chi Minh City Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of war-time passageways. After lunch visit the Reunification Palace and War Museum. Tonight enjoy a farewell Vietnam dinner. Meals: B.L.D

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Visit China’s most iconic attraction, the Great Wall at Mutianyu. Freechoice: Look forward to an unforgettable evening at either the famed Peking Opera or the spectacular Kung Fu Show. Meals: B.L

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Wander through Tiananmen Square and enter the Forbidden City. Later, enjoy lunch with a local family in a traditional home before a rickshaw ride through the ancient alleyways. Freechoice Dining: Choose between contemporary Asian dining or modern Western epicurean cuisine. Meals: B.L.D

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Beijing > Yichang > Yangtze River Cruise Explore the beauty of the Summer Palace and cruise Kunming Lake before flying to Yichang to join your cruise ship,

the Yangzi Explorer. Enjoy dinner on board with included wine and beer. Meals: B.L.D

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Yangtze River Cruise Visit the Three Gorges Dam project site. Later, sail through Xiling Gorge while sampling afternoon tea delights. Tonight enjoy the Captain’s reception. Meals: B.L.D

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Yangtze River Cruise Explore the dramatic gorges of Shennong Stream by longboat (sampan). Later, traverse Wu Gorge, known for its sheer rock walls, and Qutang Gorge, the most dramatic of the three gorges. Meals: B.L.D

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Yangtze River Cruise Take an excursion to Fuling and 816 Underground project. Tonight, enjoy the Taste of China gala dinner and dress in your finest Chinese outfit. Meals: B.L.D

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Chongqing > Xi’an Disembark and visit Chongqing Zoo where you’ll get to see the rare and treasured giant panda before flying to Xi’an. Later, check into The Westin Xian for a three night stay. Meals: B.D


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Enrich Gaze at Emperor Qin Shi Huang’s amazing Terracotta Warriors in the company of a museum curator, an amazing opportunity to learn first-hand about the restoration process. Enjoy a stroll around the Big Wild Goose Pagoda and Thanksgiving Temple. Enrich Be treated to a special private after hours viewing of ancient artefacts at a local museum. Enjoy a refreshing drink and learn about the history of Shaanxi Province from the museum’s curator. Continue your refreshments overlooking the Big Wild Goose Pagoda at sunset. Meals: B.L

Visit a local painter’s home in nearby Hu Xi’an County, famous for its rural peasant paintings, and learn about his art before you enjoy lunch with his family. Back in Xi’an, explore the ancient city wall on foot, by push bike or electric buggy. Tonight enjoy the wonderful Tang Dynasty Cultural Show with dinner. Meals: B.L.D

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This morning explore the Muslim Quarter, an integral part of daily life in Xi’an at the eastern end of the Silk Road. Later fly to Shanghai and experience the speed of the Maglev train from the airport before transferred to the luxurious Fairmont

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Shanghai Discover Shanghai’s stark historical contrasts. Stroll along the famous Bund before comparing its heritage buildings to Yu Gardens. Across the Huangpu River, explore the Pudong area and discover modern China. Admire the view from Shanghai Tower, the tallest building in Pudong. Tonight, enjoy the agility and skill of the renowned Shanghai Acrobats.

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area. Alternatively, visit Zhujiajiao, a town with a rich canal life and a wealth of traditional buildings and bridges. Later, spend your free time exploring Nanjing Road’s shopping opportunities before enjoying your farewell dinner. Meals: B.D

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Shanghai It’s time to bid farewell and transfer to Shanghai Airport. Meals: B

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Freechoice: Wander through the Shanghai Museum and People’s Square before exploring the French Tour code: VICH Concession Region and From Xintiandi entertainment

Departure Dates 2019

The Bund, Shanghai, China

Extend your holiday further and combine with our 12 Day Japan Highlights tour (Tour code JPCT). Contact us for details

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

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$850 $1,300 $1,350 $1,550 $1,800 $2,600 $3,700

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Deposit per person (required within 48 hours of booking): $500 All prices are per person, twin share and include taxes and charges. Cruise price based on Category CA Deluxe Suite. Single Supplement price on application. For full terms and conditions please refer to pages 78-79.

Scenic Spirit

For details of our suite categories and deck plans, see page 87. 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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CRUISING

Three Gorges, Yangtze River, China

The world’s third longest river, the Yangtze provides you with the ideal platform to view the region’s rich array of wonders. Sail with our partner Sanctuary Retreats on the recently refurbished boutique Yangzi Explorer through the Three Gorges, a natural spectacle of sculpted cliffs and lushly forested banks. Enjoy fascinating excursions, with visits to the Three Gorges Dam, Shennong Stream and Fengdu Ghost Temple. However, not all the fascination is to be found in the scenery. On board, you’ll get the opportunity to discover many distinctive local arts, from Tai Chi to Chinese cooking classes, and even calligraphy, Mahjong and silk embroidery workshops. With your choice of fine cuisine, and evenings of traditional music and local dance, you’ll be able to immerse yourself in all that Chinese culture has to offer.

Sanctuary Yangzi Explorer offers a range of facilities and creature comforts: Most spacious cabins on any ship cruising the Yangtze River All private balcony cabins with outdoor seating area Only 124 guests, far less than other ships A more intimate cruise with a 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio 24-hour access to the on board doctor Complimentary Wi-Fi in the Explorer Bar Unlimited complimentary house wine, local beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner All-inclusive meals program Nightly entertainment including Captain’s reception and Taste of China Gala Dinner Lectures about climate, culture and history on the Yangtze River Gym, library, theatre and beauty salon Contact us for pricing for Cabin Upgrades on the Yangtze Explorer

To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 844 920 8963


Sapa, Vietnam N 22° 14’ E 103° 57’


WONDROUS EXPERIENCES Extend your stay and broaden your experience in the more remote destinations of Vietnam. — Be rewarded

with unique encounters off the beaten track.

The natural, historical and cultural experiences we offer range from visiting former French hill stations and meeting minority tribes, to gaining insights into the region’s war history.


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Hanoi > Sapa > Hanoi Lao Cai

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Xin Chao and welcome to Vietnam. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Pan Pacific Hanoi Hotel. Day 02

Hanoi > Ninh Binh > Lao Cai

After checking out of your hotel, begin your full day tour to Ninh Binh visiting 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

Lao Cai > Sapa

Upon arrival early morning at Lao Cai station, you will be transferred to Sapa. Enjoy breakfast at Silk Path Grand Hotel, 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 your leisure to explore Sapa town.

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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.

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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 and briefing. Meals: B

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Hanoi

This itinerary can be operated before your Scenic cruise and tour as a 5 day extension. 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.

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; dramatic landscapes, picturesque villages and rice terraces. 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.

Meals: B

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5 Day Pre Tour Departures

Tour code: VISA Pan Pacific Hanoi / Silk Path Grand Hotel

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$1,100

$2,195

October 1 -31, 2019

$1,125

$2,250

November 1, 2019 - May 31, 2020

$1,130

$2,260

Inclusions: 3 nights hotel accommodation, 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 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 Vietnam

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Day 03

Ho Chi Minh City

Vung Tau > Nui Dat > Ho Chi Minh City

Welcome to Vietnam. On arrival you will be met and transferred to the Intercontinental Saigon. The rest of the day is at leisure.

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Drive through Ba Ria to visit the site of the old Australian military Task Force base from the Vietnam (American) War. Visit Horseshoe and Day 02 the Long Phuoc Tunnels, Nui Ho Chi Minh City > Dat (SAS Hill) and Luscombe Field air strip. Your last Vung Tau Depart your hotel for a three stop is the Long Tan Cross hour drive to Vung Tau. After site where you will have an enjoying a Vietnamese lunch opportunity to pay your reat a local restaurant, visit the spects and maybe take a moJesus Christ Statue built on ment to reflect on the Battle of Long Tan which took place Small Mount. You have the option of walking up the 847 in a nearby rubber plantation. After lunch return to Ho stairs to view the 105 foot Chi Minh City and check into tall statue up close. Next the Intercontinental Saigon. discover Vung Tau’s nicest Relax before meeting your colonial era mansion, Bach Dinh, built as a retreat for the Tour Director and fellow French Governor of Indochina travel companions on your tour for your welcome and at the beginning of the 20th briefing. century. Complete your oriVung Tau entation around Vung Tau at Meals: B Located 75 miles east of Ho Chi Minh City in Bà Ria-Vung Tàu Back Beach before checking This itinerary can be added after your Scenic cruise and Province, the beach resort town of Vung Tau was formally into the Imperial Hotel for tour by removing the first known as Cap Saint-Jacques under French occupation. the night. night in Ho Chi Minh City Meals: B.L.D (Day 1) and becoming a 2 day itinerary with your transfer on Day 2 finishing at Ho Chi Minh City airport.

Departure Dates 2019/2020#

Tour code: VIVT 3 Day Pre Tour Departures

Intercontinental Saigon / Imperial Hotel 2019/2020#

Double

Single

$550

$1,040

$425

$795

2 Day Post Tour Departures

Imperial Hotel

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 based on low season, per person. # Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.


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Luxury South East Asia River Cruises

Scenic

STOPOVERS

A cosmopolitan mix of contrasts, Singapore is home to people of Chinese, Malay and Indian descent, offering visitors unique sightseeing and culinary opportunities. Easily accessible by Mass Rapid Transit (MRT) or taxi, the shopping district of Orchard Road

Pan Pacific Singapore

Parkroyal on Pickering

Overlooking the iconic Marina Bay, Pan Pacific Singapore is elegantly furnished in modern design. Enjoy epicurean delights from the hotel’s restaurants, or rejuvenate in the swimming pool and spa. Explore nearby Gardens by the Bay, the Esplanade, or take a stroll along the Singapore River.

Parkroyal on Pickering’s location close to Raffles Place, bustling Chinatown and the waterfront entertainment along the Singapore River allows you to explore the city’s hidden treasures. Warm earth-toned guest rooms provide a sanctuary away from home. Relax and unwind at St. Gregory Spa, or watch chefs in action at one of three open kitchens at Lime restaurant.

Fairmont Singapore

Swissôtel The Stamford

The Fairmont Singapore hotel is ideally situated at the crossroads of Singapore’s cultural, entertainment and shopping districts. Enjoy this captivating city by staying in unrivaled elegance and luxury. Indulge in gastronomic delights at one of the 15 restaurants and bars, sip artisan cocktails by the pool or pamper yourself at Willow Stream Spa.

Set in the heart of Singapore, with the MRT at its doorstep, Swissôtel The Stamford provides an ideal base to explore. One of the tallest hotels in South East Asia, offering contemporary guestrooms with cutting-edge technology, ergonomic seats and spacious desks. Luxuriate at the spa, try the fitness facilities, or dine on innovative cuisine at one of 15 restaurants and bars.

For more information, pricing and availability on our Singapore Stopovers contact us for details


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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, a comprehensive list of Scenic Freechoice activities and dining, as well as detailed deck plans of our luxury ships. If you wish to know anything else, feel free to contact us on 1 844 920 8963 or via scenicusa.com and we’ll be happy to help. We’re confident that 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 goes even further. With our portfolio of land touring, river cruising and ocean cruising product we realize that while guests’ journeys may be similar, they should be rewarded differently. So you will not only be recognized for traveling with us, but also for your spend. Guests will receive a minimum of 100 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day completed, for tours of seven paid days or more. And in selected circumstances, guests who spend more will be rewarded with incremental Scenic Status Points – so the more you spend, the greater the rewards and the recognition.

Scenic Land Journeys

Our world wide portfolio of land journeys will be rewarded equally. For journeys of seven days or more guests will receive 100 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day.

Scenic River Cruising

Guests traveling on a Europe, France, Portugal, Russia or South East Asia river cruise of seven days or more, owned and operated by Scenic, will be rewarded with a minimum of 140 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day, plus incremental Scenic Status Points depending on the deck traveled and suite category booked.§

Scenic Ocean Cruising

Scenic Eclipse is our 6-star ocean cruising experience, so guests will be rewarded with a generous minimum of 150 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day, plus incremental Scenic Status Points depending on the deck traveled and suite category booked.§

Scenic Deposit Protection Plan Add a Scenic Deposit Protection Plan for added peace of mind. See pages 78-79 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. §Cruises that are not fully owned and operated by Scenic or fully chartered by Scenic will earn 100 Scenic Status Points for each paid tour day, irrespective of the cabin category travelled. +Receive a $200 Thank You voucher ($300 for Emerald members) when completing one trip or a $400 Thank You voucher ($600 for Emerald members) when completing two or more trips of 7 paid tour days or more in the same itinerary. You’ll also receive one Welcome voucher when completing one trip or two Welcome vouchers when completing two or more trips of 7 paid tour days or more in the same itinerary. ^To receive this benefit please advise your booking agent that you’re taking up this Scenic Club offer and it must be organized 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. ‡Helicopter and submarine excursions at additional cost. †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. **Limits and restrictions may apply according to the destinations. ~Subject to availability when sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship. Menus may not vary for the duration of your cruise. From 2019 this benefit will apply to river cruises of 8 nights or longer. #When sailing on a Scenic Space-Ship, Scenic Tsar and Scenic owned South East Asia river cruisers.


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Membership benefits

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: • A $200 Thank You voucher to be redeemed on your next cruise or tour+ • Refer a friend and they will receive a $100 savings voucher; You will receive a $200 referral credit+ • Choice of 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

Earn 5,000 Scenic Status Points and be upgraded to Scenic Club Platinum. In addition to all the benefits of Gold, your Platinum 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

Earn 10,000 Scenic Status Points and be upgraded to Scenic Club Diamond. In addition to all the benefits of Platinum, your Diamond benefits include: • A Scenic Club premium hardcase wheeled suitcase or a $100 pre-paid Visa card prior to each departure* which replaces the Scenic Club premium backpack • Scenic Club merchandise selection prior to every trip* • An extended distance allowance for the chauffeurdriven limousine service* • Exclusive Scenic Club Diamond offers

Earn 25,000 Scenic Status Points and be upgraded to our highest membership level, Scenic Club Emerald. In addition to all the benefits of Diamond, your Emerald benefits include:

Scenic Eclipse • Complimentary one hour treatment per suite in the exclusive Spa Sanctuary • Complimentary laundry service** • Priority bookings for specialty restaurants, shore excursions, discovery excursions, helicopter and submarine bookings‡ • Priority embarkation and disembarkation at the beginning and end of your cruise

• A special Emerald designer lapel pin • A Scenic Club premium hardcase wheeled suitcase or a $100 pre-paid Visa card prior to each departure plus a Scenic Club premium backpack and merchandise selection* • A $300 Thank You voucher to be redeemed on your next cruise or tour+ • Refer a friend and they will receive a $150 savings voucher; You will receive a $200 referral credit+ • Upgraded hotel categories for pre or post tour accommodation when available • Emerald member only offers • A dedicated Scenic Emerald email address • Exclusive Scenic Club Emerald events River Cruising • Multiple access to Table La Rive, Table d’Or, Portobellos or L’ Amour subject to availability~ • On board credit for use in the wellness center# • Unlimited laundry and pressing on cruises# • A Welcome Home gift after every Scenic trip of 20 days or more†

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Scenic Eclipse • Complimentary one hour treatment per suite in the exclusive Spa Sanctuary • Complimentary laundry service**

Connect with us and your fellow travelers. Share your stories and photos via Facebook @ScenicCruisesUS, Twitter @Scenic_US, Instagram @scenicusa and subscribe to YouTube ScenicUS. We regularly post information and updates about our vast choice of destinations and experiences, so it’s also a great way to keep in touch with the latest news at Scenic.

For more information visit scenicusa.com/scenic-club

• Priority bookings for specialty restaurants, shore excursions, discovery excursions, helicopter and submarine bookings‡ • Return airport or hotel transfers and first priority embarkation and disembarkation at the beginning and end of your cruise

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1. Contract 1.1 These terms and conditions (“Conditions”) form the basis of the contract between You and Scenic Tours (USA) Inc (“Scenic”, “We”, “Us” or “Our”) (“Contract”). It is important that You read the Contract carefully to ensure that You understand Your rights and obligations. Your Contract may also include additional terms and conditions applicable to a special offer or promotion, and/ or, depending on your Tour, Destination Specific Terms. 1.2 If Your Tour includes a Cruise, You will also be subject to the Cruise Conditions. 1.3 You confirm Your understanding and acceptance of the Conditions and the Contract by paying Your Booking Deposit or otherwise paying any part of the price of Your Tour. If you do not understand and accept the Conditions and the terms of the Contract, you should not make any payment to Us and in this case, we will cancel Your Booking in accordance with clause 3.3. 1.4 If You make a Booking on behalf of any other person, You represent to Us that You have their authority to make the Booking on their behalf and to legally bind them to the terms of the Contract, including the Conditions. Each reference to “You”, “Your”, “Guest” or “Passenger” means the person who makes the Booking and each other person covered by the Booking. 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. 1.7 If Your Tour includes a Cruise, Your transportation on any river cruise vessel during Your Tour, will also be subject to the terms and conditions of the Operator of the vessel (“Operator Conditions”). Although the Operator may be related to Us, it is a separate legal entity and business and You will enter a separate contract (based on the Operator Conditions) with each Operator. The Operator Conditions are published on Our Website and are also available on request by contacting one of our team at the Customer Service Contact Address. It is important that You read the Operator Conditions carefully to ensure that You understand Your rights and obligations under them. You confirm Your understanding and acceptance of the Operator Conditions by paying Your Booking Deposit or otherwise paying any part of the price of Your Tour to Us. 1.8 All travel involves risks. We strongly recommend You take out comprehensive travel insurance with a reputable insurance company to cover You against risks associated with Your Tour including cover for loss of luggage, medical expenses and costs and expenses incurred due to cancellations, delays or other disruptions. 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. (b) “Booking Deposit” means a booking deposit in an amount which We have notified You before You make Your Booking; (c) “Cruise” means a cruise constituting or forming part of Your Tour; (d) “Cruise Conditions” means the Operator’s conditions of carriage for a river cruise vessel, which are available on our Website and otherwise on request to Us. (e) “Cruise Director” means any person designated by Us as the cruise director for any Cruise. (f) “Customer Service Contact Address” means the details for contacting Us set out in clause 13.1 of the Conditions. (g) “Deposit Protection Plan” means Our deposit protection plan as set out on Our Website. (h) “Destination Specific Terms” means terms and conditions specific to a particular Tour, as published in the Tour Brochure or on Our Website for the relevant Tour, or, where applicable, set out in clause 14 of these Conditions. (i) “Force Majeure Event” means any act of God, war, terrorism, fire, flood or any other extreme weather conditions, loss of power, epidemics or pandemics, industrial disputes, slow-downs or other strike activities, riots or civil disturbances, acts of government, semi government or other authorities, inability to obtain any necessary license or consent and delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers), material shortages or other disruption to the Tour beyond Our control. (j) “Guest Contact Details” means Your contact details which You have provided to Us at the time of making Your Booking, as amended by any written notice You may provide to Us from time to time in accordance with clause 13.4 of these Conditions. (k) “Itinerary” means the Itinerary for Your Tour issued by Us, subject to any amendments made by Us from time to time in accordance with the Contract. (l) “Operator” means the owner or operator of a river cruise vessel, who is a separate legal entity and business, whether or not related to Us. (m) “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. (n) “Service Provider” means any independent contractor engaged by Us to provide a Tour or any part of a Tour, and includes an Operator. (o) “Tour” means a tour or journey package offered or provided by Us. (p) “Tour Brochure” means the brochure for Your Tour published by Us in hard copy or electronically and includes any amendments notified on Our Website from time to time. (q) “Tour Departure Date” means the scheduled departure date for the Tour set out in Your Itinerary. (r) “Tour Director” means any person designated by Us as the tour director for Your Tour. (s) “Tour Price” means the total amount payable by You for the Tour. It includes the Booking Deposit. (t) “Validity Period” means in respect of a Tour Brochure, the validity period stated in that brochure. (u) “Website” means Scenic’s website at www.scenicusa.com. (v) “Your Tour” means the Tour You have booked with Us, as outlined in Your Itinerary 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 Departure Date, the Tour 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 Price and provide You with Your Itinerary at the time of making Your Booking. 3.3 You must pay Your Booking Deposit within 3 days after making Your Booking. If We do not receive Your Booking Deposit within 3 days after You make Your Booking, We will automatically cancel Your Booking without further notice to You. 3.4 If You have made Your Booking through a travel agent, Your travel agent should forward Your Booking Deposit or Tour 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 Price and You must pay both the deposit and full costs for such additional services separately to the Booking Deposit and Tour 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 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 or in accordance with the Deposit Protection Plan, Booking Deposits are not refundable and are not transferable to other Tours or Bookings. 3.8 If You make Your Booking within 90 days of Your Tour Departure Date, You must pay Your Booking Deposit before We can process Your Booking and confirm Your Tour Price. Your Booking is not confirmed until You have paid the Tour Price. We will notify You of the Tour Price promptly after We have calculated it. If You do not confirm Your acceptance of the Tour Price in writing within 7 days of receipt of notification from Us, You will be deemed to have rejected the Tour Price. If You notify Us that You have rejected the Tour Price or if You are deemed to have rejected the Tour Price, We will cancel Your Booking and refund Your

Terms & Conditions Booking Deposit. If You accept the Tour Price, You must pay the outstanding Tour Price within 24 hours of Us notifying You of the Tour 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 Price and all other amounts payable under the Contract no later than 100 days before the Tour Departure Date. If Your Tour includes a Cruise You must pay the balance of the Tour Price to Us no later than 120 days before the Tour Departure Date. 3.10 If You wish to change any incidental component of Your Booking, such as any pre or post-tour 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 for each change in accordance with clause 4.7(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 4.8. 3.12 A name change for a Guest or a change to the Tour Departure Date is considered a cancellation of the original Booking. 4. Prices, inclusions and fees 4.1 All Tour Prices are quoted in US Dollars. 4.2 If You pay Us by credit card, a surcharge will be added with the surcharge amount being advised at the time of payment. There is no surcharge for payments made by cash, check or direct transfer to Our nominated bank account. 4.3 Your Tour Price includes all coach, rail and cruise travel set out in the Itinerary; the services of a Cruise Director (if applicable) and/or Tour Director; airport transfers outside Australia; meals as specified in Your Itinerary; economy class group flights and air taxes as set out in your Itinerary; accommodation; sightseeing and admissions, where stated in Your Itinerary; port charges; all gratuities and tipping on land tours; and any other specific inclusions identified in Your Itinerary. 4.4 Unless expressly listed in Your Itinerary as an inclusion, Your Tour Price does not include airfares; airline taxes; 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. 4.5 Unless stated as an inclusion in Your itinerary, overnight accommodation required to meet Your Tour and/or any flight connections are not included in the Tour Price and will be at Your expense. 4.6 We reserve the right not to honor 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 canceling 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. 4.7 The following Fees are payable in addition to the Tour Price: (a) If You book 21 days or less before the Tour 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 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 and is a genuine and reasonable estimate of Our expenses. 4.8 If You cancel Your Tour for any reason prior to Your Tour Departure Date (including by changing Your Tour Departure Date or the name of a Guest), You will be liable for the following cancellation fee: Days of notice prior to Cancellation charge (per person) Tour/journey commencement 90 days and over Loss of deposit 89 to 60 days 35% of Tour Price 59 to 31 days 50% of Tour Price 30 days and less 100% of Tour Price You may also be liable to pay cancellation fees to airlines and other third parties. 4.9 We may vary Your Tour Price at any time before You have paid the Tour Price in full to the extent necessary to meet any increase in the Tour costs for reasons outside Our control, including airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other Tour related costs or tariffs. We will not vary the Tour Price after We have received the total Tour 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. 4.10 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 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 or cruise passenger bookings to operate the Tour and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers cannot be achieved, We may cancel or delay a scheduled Tour or Tour Departure Date. 5.2 We will endeavor to make any decision to cancel or delay a Tour or Cruise, and to notify You of that decision, at least 60 days prior to the scheduled Tour Departure Date. 5.3 If We cancel a Tour, for whatever reason, before departure: (a) We will use reasonable endeavors to offer You the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the proposed alternative tour or cruise is: (i) cheaper than Your original Tour Price, We will refund the difference to You; or (ii) more expensive than Your original Tour Price, You must pay the difference to Us; (b) if You accept the proposed alternative tour 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 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, 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 tours 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 endeavors to provide the Tour 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 or Your Itinerary, before or after the commencement of the Tour. Where, due to circumstances outside the Operator’s control, We are unable to provide the Tour in accordance with Your Itinerary, We will use reasonable endeavors 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 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 may include: (a) substitution of vessels for part or the whole of a Tour; (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 We or the Operator substitute any vessel, motor coach or accommodation under this clause 5, We or they will use reasonable endeavors 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 Departure Date, by phone, email or post using the Guest Contact Details or via Your Travel Agent; or (b) if during Your Tour, personally by Your Cruise Director or Tour 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 canceling or changing those other arrangements or arising from a failure to meet a connection. 6. Your Tour obligations 6.1 For the comfort and safety of You and Your fellow passengers and other people, You must follow the Tour Director’s and Cruise Director’s instructions at all times. 6.2 If We, the Cruise Director, the Tour 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 Director or the Cruise Director, We may terminate the Contract and withdraw You from the Tour with immediate effect. If it is reasonably practicable to do so, the Tour Director or Cruise Director will provide a warning to You and allow You an opportunity to rectify Your behavior before We withdraw You from the Tour. 6.3 If You are withdrawn from the Tour 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. 6.5 You must ensure that You obtain prior to the Tour Departure Date all required entry visas for all countries to be visited during the Tour, as failure to obtain correct documentation may affect Your participation in certain shore excursions and entry to certain countries during the Tour. 6.6 If You do not have the correct visa or other documentation necessary to enter a country or participate in any aspect of a Tour (“Documentation”): (a) We will not refund to You all or any portion of the Tour 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. 6.7 If You are unhappy with something that does or does not happen on Your Tour, You must first use all reasonable endeavors 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 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 traveling, 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 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 and Your Itinerary in the circumstances described in clause 5.6; (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 must make Your own inquiries regarding Your Tour, including being aware of any relevant government travel safety warnings. 8. Liability 8.1 You acknowledge and agree that We accept no responsibility and will not 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 risks or other aspects of the Tour disclosed to You in the Contract; (b) any change to Your Itinerary or delays in departure or arrival times of aircraft, vessels or otherwise during the conduct of the Tour; (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, 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. 8.2 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 Price You have paid to Us. 8.3 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. 8.4 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. 8.5 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. 8.6 We may immediately terminate the Contract, if the Force Majeure Event delays performance of the Tour for a period of 7 days or more, calculated from the date We notify You of the Force Majeure Event. 8.7 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. 8.8 Subject to clause 8.1, You acknowledge and agree that where Your Tour, any part of Your Tour, 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. 9. Privacy and Data Protection 9.1 In order for Us to process Your Booking and provide the Tour 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 organizations. 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 Australia. 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 Governing Law/Jurisdiction; Dispute Resolution; Waiver of Jury Trial. All


Scenic° disputes arising under or in any way related to this Contract, including the enforceability and interpretation of this Contract (each, a “Dispute”), shall be governed by the laws of the State of Nevada, without giving effect to its conflicts of laws rules or principles. Any Dispute shall be submitted for binding arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association in an arbitration conducted in Las Vegas, Nevada USA. The Dispute will be resolved by a single arbitrator selected by the American Arbitration Association. There will be judicial review of the arbitrator’s decision if either side can show plain error in the application of the law or be able to show an abuse of discretion with respect to factual findings. The parties waive the right to rely upon any state or federal law or statute which creates an exception to enforcement of the requirement that all Disputes be resolved pursuant to arbitration as set forth in this paragraph. If the right to seek arbitration is for any reason waived by both parties, or if judicial review of any arbitration decision is sought, any action or legal proceeding to enforce any provision hereof, or based on any right arising out of, this Contract shall be brought exclusively in the state and federal courts having jurisdiction in and for Clark County, Nevada, and all of the parties hereby consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts and of the appropriate appellate courts in any such action or legal proceeding and waive any objection to venue or jurisdiction in connection therewith. In connection with any action or legal proceeding arising out of this Contract, the parties hereby specifically and knowingly waive any rights that either party might have to demand a jury trial. This paragraph shall survive any termination of the Contract. 10.3 Class Action Waiver. This contract provides for the exclusive resolution of disputes through individual legal action on guest’s own behalf instead of through any class action. Even if the applicable law provides otherwise, guest agrees that any arbitration or lawsuit against Scenic whatsoever shall be litigated by guest individually and not as a member of any class action or as part of a class action, and guest expressly agrees to waive any law entitling guest to participate in a class action. If guest’s claim is subject to arbitration under paragraph 16 below, the arbitrator shall have no authority to arbitrate claims on a class action basis. Guest agrees that this section shall not be severable under any circumstances from the arbitration clause set forth in paragraph 16 below, and if for any reason this class action waiver is unenforceable as to any particular claim, then and only then such claim shall not be subject to arbitration. 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. 10.7 Recovery Fund for Consumers (a) CALIFORNIA. This transaction is covered by the California Travel Consumer Restitution Fund (TCRF) if the Seller of Travel was registered and participating in the TCRF at the time of sale and the passenger is located in California at the time of payment. Eligible passengers may file a claim with TCRF if the passenger is owed a refund of more than $50 for transportation or travel services which the seller of travel failed to forward to a proper provider or such money was not refunded to you when required. The maximum amount which may be paid by the TCRF to any one passenger is the total amount paid on behalf of the passenger to the Seller of Travel, not to exceed $15,000. A claim must be submitted to the TCRF within 12 months after the scheduled completion date of the travel. A claim must include sufficient documentation to prove your claim and a $35 processing fee. Claimants must agree to waive their right to other civil remedies against a registered participating Seller of Travel for matters arising out of a sale for which you file a TCRF claim. You may request a claim form by writing to: Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation; P.O. Box 6001; Larkspur, CA 949776001; or by visiting TCRC’s website at: www.tcrcinfo.org. (b) WASHINGTON. If transportation or other services are canceled by the Seller of Travel, all sums paid to the Seller of Travel for services not performed in accordance with the contract between the Seller of Travel and the purchaser will be refunded within thirty (30) days of receiving the funds from the vendor with whom the services were arranged, or if the funds were not sent to the vendor, the funds shall be returned within fourteen (14) days after cancellation by the Seller of Travel to the purchaser unless the purchaser requests the Seller of Travel to apply the money to another travel product and/or date. (c) NEVADA. RECOVERY FUND FOR CONSUMERS DAMAGED BY SELLERS OF TRAVEL. You may be eligible for payment from the Recovery Fund if you have paid money to a Seller of Travel registered in Nevada for the purchase of travel services or a vacation certificate and you have suffered certain financial damages as a result of the transaction. To obtain information relating to your rights under the Recovery Fund and the filing of a claim for recovery from the Recovery Fund, you may contact the Consumer Affairs Division of the Department of Business and Industry at the following locations: (d) SOUTHERN NEVADA: 1850 East Sahara Avenue, Suite 101, Las Vegas, Nevada 89104, Phone: (702) 486-7355, Fax: (702) 486-7371, e-mail: ncad@ fyiconsumer.org (e) NORTHERN NEVADA: 4600 Kietzke Lane, Building B, Suite 113, Reno, Nevada 89502, Phone: (775) 688-1800, Fax: (775) 688-1803, e-mail: ncad@ fyiconsumer.org 10.8 State Registrations (a) CALIFORNIA. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of California as a Seller of Travel, CST2113082-40 and is a participant in the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund which provides restitution in certain circumstances to guests who are residents of California. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. California law requires certain sellers of travel to have a trust account or bond. This business has a trust account in the amount of $25,000. (b) FLORIDA. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel, Registration No. ST38992.its powers or functions. 10.9 The Tour Brochure is valid for Tour Departure Dates during the Validity Period unless otherwise indicated in Your Itinerary, and supersedes all previous brochures. 11. Important notices about Your Tour 11.1 Tour 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 endeavors 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 Director or Cruise Director will have the right to refuse Your participation if the Tour Director or Cruise Director believes Your health and safety or the health and safety of any other person 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 may be at risk; or

(iii) You cannot or will not abide by any reasonable directions of the Tour Director or Cruise Director. 11.2 Cruises If Your Tour includes a Cruise, the following provisions apply: (a) Deckplan: The deck plan, cabin sizes, images, inclusions and layout in the Tour Brochure are indicative only and may vary. Pictured representations of cabins or rooms in Tour Brochures are not drawn to scale. (b) Cruise Cabins: Your Tour Price is based on the Cabin category indicated in the Tour Brochure. Upgrades are subject to availability and will be at an additional cost. (c) Shore Excursions: Shore excursions provided by independent third-party Service Providers are at Your own expense and can be purchased prior to Your Tour Departure Date. We recommend booking shore excursions at least 120 days prior to Your Tour Departure Date. (d) Photography: Our tours 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 Brochure or Itinerary will be available on each Tour. No refund or other compensation will be available for any resulting missed scene or photographic “opportunity”. (e) Smoking: Smoking is limited to designated smoking areas during Your Tour. (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 endeavors to ensure there are opportunities for You to smoke during the Tour, We cannot guarantee such opportunities will be available. (f) Noise, vibration and odor: While the Operators take reasonable steps to minimize noise, vibration and odors on the cruise vessels, You acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odors may be experienced on vessels, and that We accept no responsibility, and will not be liable to You in relation to any such noise, vibration or odor. (g) Docking Position: During port stops, vessels may dock side by side, obstructing views and requiring You to pass through other vessels to embark and disembark. You agree and acknowledge that You will have no claim in respect of any such matters. (h) Medical Services: (i) River cruise ships do not carry a doctor on board (except in Russia), 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 and the Operators are not, liable regarding the provision of any medical care You may require or choose to accept during your Tour. (i) Currency and credit cards (i) All purchases on board a charge to Your shipboard account. The on-board currency on river cruises is the US dollars. (ii) Shipboard accounts may be paid by US dollars or credit card. (j) Internet Service: Internet facilities are available on board your ship at no additional charge. (i) 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 unfavorable terrain and other factors outside Our control. (iii) We do not guarantee the availability or quality of Internet connections or services. (k) All-inclusive beverages: If Your Tour includes an all-inclusive beverage package, the following provisions apply: (i) all standard beverages are included in the Tour 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 suite minibars. (ii) Selected items such as high-end spirits, including malt whiskey, French champagne and selected wines are not included in the package and may be available at an additional charge. (iii) Responsible service of alcohol is adhered to by all staff on board of all vessels and We reserve the right to refuse service. (iv) The all-inclusive beverages package does not apply to any third-party suppliers, including in the circumstances contemplated in clause 5.7. 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 an appropriate fare for Your Tour. (iii) Some discounted airfares have conditions which make them unsuitable to be used in conjunction with Our tours. Full details and conditions may be obtained from Our reservations consultant or Your travel agent. If You have any questions or concerns please contact Our reservations consultant or Your travel agent. (iv) Airfares booked as part of Your Tour will be through an appropriate route although may not be a direct flight; some included flights are unescorted. If You request a customized route or direct flight You will be responsible for all additional costs. (v) Depending 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 Departure Dates set out in the Tour Brochure. Any requests outside of the tour 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 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 hotel accommodation and airfares will be provided airport transfers to/from their hotel in the Tour 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 Departure Date by: (a) entering Your flight details at the trip personalizer on the Website; or (b) contacting Us at the Customer Service Contact Address. (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 departure point, at Your own expense. (vi) Unless expressly stated in Your Itinerary, 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 inquire for further details. (c) Carriers: The carriers (including airlines, rail and sea carriers used in association with the tours) are not responsible for statements or features in Tour 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 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.

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(iv) You will be responsible for any excess baggage charges. 12.2 Sightseeing, Excursions and Special Activities on Tour (a) Sightseeing: Sightseeing in many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking tours as motorcoach access is not possible. Consequently, a reasonable level of fitness is required as the sightseeing tour may involve steps and extensive walking over uneven surfaces. (b) Mountain Excursions: Some tours include mountain excursions involving high altitudes. Please consult with Your doctor to ensure that You have an adequate level of fitness and are in good health before participating in these excursions. (c) Scenic Freechoice: All Scenic Freechoice activities and Scenic Freechoice Dining can be booked while on Tour with Your Cruise Director or Tour Director (unless otherwise stated) and are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum or maximum number of participants to operate. (d) Scenic Enrich: It may not always be possible to offer every Scenic Enrich activity in the Tour Brochure on Your Tour. 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 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 and We recommend You refer to www.cdc.gov for full details and also consult Your doctor. (c) Medical Conditions: We strongly recommend a visit to Your doctor prior to Your tour. (d) Solo Passengers and Single Accommodation (i) Prices quoted in Tour 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 (Single Supplement Rate), and You must pay the Single Supplement Rate for the Tour, at the time of Booking. (ii) If You are willing to share a room with another single traveler of the same gender, You must pay the Single Supplement Rate and we will use reasonable endeavors to match You with another single traveler of the same gender, but we cannot guarantee availability. If we are able to match You with another traveler and You remain matched throughout the entire Tour, You will be refunded Your single supplement rate within 2 weeks of tour completion. We accept no responsibility for the suitability of the allocated rooming partner. (iii) If at any time during the Tour, You consider Your rooming partner unsuitable, You must notify Us and We will use reasonable endeavors to arrange single accommodation for You for the remainder of the Tour, 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. 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, You will be required to continue to share with Your nominated rooming partner for the remainder of the Tour. (e) Young Passengers: (i) Passengers under the age of 21 years (as at the Tour 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 tours and Cruises) and are accepted or rejected at Our sole discretion. 12.4 Maps, Pictures and Images (a) Maps: Maps or tour depictions contained in Tour 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. (b) Images: All images in Tour Brochures represent typical scenes and descriptive detail for each tour, however it is possible that the particular subject matter may not be seen or experienced on Your Tour. 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, 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 excluding Russian cruises and Russian cruises and tours. The cost is non-refundable and must be paid at the time of Booking Your Tour. 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 inquiries regarding a Booking or to otherwise give Us any notice in accordance with the Contract, You should contact our customer service center as follows: Email: info@scenicusa.com Telephone: 1 (857) 201-3375 Postal: Scenic Tours (USA), One Financial Center, 4th FL, Boston, MA 02111 This is the Customer Service Contact Address. 13.2 Our customer service center is open 9.00am to 8.00pm Monday to Friday and 10.00am to 7.00pm Saturday (excluding public holidays) (Eastern time). Other emergency contact details are included in Your travel documents. 13.3 If You need to contact Us during Your Tour, 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 center. 13.4 We will use the Guest Contact Details if We need to contact You before the Tour Departure Date. 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. 14. Destination Specific Terms 14.1 Scenic Sundowner: Depending on sailing date, the event may not be held during sunset. 14.2 Royal Panorama Suite on board credit: Guests receive $100 USD per person to their shipboard account which can be used in the Wellness Center. This is not applicable to other services while on board and is not redeemable for cash. 14.3 Visas: A visa is required to visit Vietnam and Myanmar and must be obtained prior to departure. For other destinations a visa can be purchased upon arrival.


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A Sofitel Legend Metropole, Hanoi, Vietnam B Sanctum Inle Resort, Inle Lake, Myanmar C Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa, Sapa, Vietnam D Luang Say Residence, Luang Prabang, Laos

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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.

Sapa, Vietnam

Inle Lake, Myanmar

Luang Prabang, Laos

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

Silk Path Grand Resort & Spa Sapa Combining modern amenities and old world elegance, this luxurious hotel is set in a secluded location, nestled on its own picturesque hill, offering panoramic views of the Hoang Lien Son Mountain Range.

Sanctum Inle Resort Decorated in a minimalist design, with all the modern comforts, a pool overlooking Inle Lake and home to the Sanctuary Spa, the hotel offers an ideal space to relax, unwind and contemplate your travels.

Siem Reap, Cambodia

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

Yangon, Myanmar

Pan Pacific Yangon Unwind in luxurious surrounds and facilities while enjoying stunning views of Shwedagon Pagoda. With floor-to-ceiling windows and premium amenities, a luxurious stay awaits in your Club Room.


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A Luang Say Residence, Luang Prabang, Laos B Mandalay Hill Resort, Mandalay, Myanmar C Park Hyatt Siem Reap, Cambodia D Sofitel Legend Metropole, Hanoi, Vietnam

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 $170

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Intercontinental Saigon This 5-star luxury Ho Chi Minh City hotel is located in the city center, less than one minute walk from famous landmarks such as Notre Dame Cathedral and the Saigon Post Office. From $125

Luang Prabang, Laos

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. From $165

Siem Reap, Cambodia

Park Hyatt Siem Reap Experience authentic Cambodian hospitality at this luxurious 5-star hotel located in walking distance to the markets. The stylish guestrooms blend refined interiors and a garden setting. From $120

Mandalay, Myanmar

Mandalay Hill Resort 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 $130

Yangon, Myanmar

Pan Pacific Yangon Centrally located and above its own shopping mall, this newly built hotel offers modern amenities and boasts magnificent views of the city skyline and Shwedagon Pagoda. From $125

Yangon, Myanmar

Melia Yangon Located opposite Inya Lake, the Melia Yangon is a contemporary hotel with a cutting edge feel. From $125

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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 Scenic 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 Scenic Spirit.

Siem Reap Temple and Mines Explore the 12th century Banteay Srei Temples and visit the Landmine Museum. Artisans D’Angkor Handicrafts

Presidential Palace, Hanoi

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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 River Life (Chau Doc) Cruise down canals to discover Indian and Islamic style architecture, 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.

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Providing skills and training for disadvantaged rural people, Artisans D’Angkor showcases Cambodia’s handicrafts, including lacquerware, silk fabrics 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. Market Shopping Tour

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Take a tuk tuk ride to Siem Reap’s colourful markets, offering everything from fresh produce, to handicrafts and mementos from your stay.

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

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.

Phnom Penh

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.

Local Industries in Cai Be

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

Cai Be Colonial Tea and Cultural Demonstration Visit a French Colonial house for refreshments whilst 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.

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

Tethered Balloon and Silk Farm To find out more visit scenicusa.com, contact your Travel Professional or call 1 8xx 5xx xxxx


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Yangon

A Yangon Life 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.

Kuang Si Waterfalls

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

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.

Cycle Tour On the island of Don Daeng, cycle through the villages to see the lifestyle of rice farmers and fishermen. Massage Relax for an hour with a traditional Lao or Thai massage. Pindaya Caves

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

A Yangon life

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 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 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.

Shwezigon Pagoda

Bagan Mount Popa Mount Popa is a famous pilgrimage site, which is home to numerous Nat temples, set atop the mountain. An essential destination for anyone travelling through Myanmar. Temple Circuit 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. Finish at the museum to explore the history of the area in your own time. Tant Kyi Taung Adventure NEW Take an adventurous journey across the Irrawaddy River to this hilltop pagoda. Be rewarded with stunning views and a chance to mingle with local pilgrims. Morning Alms with Monks and Nuns NEW Rise early to witness the morning alms collection for local monks. Sunrise over Temples NEW Climb atop a temples to watch the morning sunrise over the plains of Bagan.


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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. Basilico at Intercontinental Saigon NEW This trattoria style restaurant offers traditional antipasti, pizza, pasta and desserts served up in Roman sized portions.

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

Vespa Foodie tour of Saigon by Night

Ho Chi Minh City

Vespa Foodie tour of Saigon by Night A foodie night out on the back of a vintage Vespa. Sample some of Saigon’s best authentic street food. Includes free flow drinks and all you can eat.

Vietnamese Pho La Terrace at Sofitel Legend Metropole

Ly Club Home cooked authentic Vietnamese Hanoi and Asian fusion cuisine, set in a French Vespa Foodie tour of Hanoi colonial building. After Dark NEW Ride pillion on the back of a vintage Di Mai Restaurant NEW Vespa as you explore Hanoi’s Combining modern design and authentic local street food scene after traditional Vietnamese style, this dark. Sample local delicacies across restaurant specializes in Saigon street several food venues before finishing food and regional cuisine. at a Jazz Club. Yu Chu at Intercontinental Saigon NEW La Terrace at Sofitel Legend Metropole Watch chefs prepare hand-pulled Inspired by Parisian cafés, enjoy a noodles, fresh dim sum and hot wok taste of France right in the heart of dishes in the open kitchen. Hanoi’s bustling street life. Market 39 at Intercontinental Saigon NEW Seven open, interactive kitchens showcase traditional and creative international cuisine.

Hoi An

Morning Glory Signature Restaurant NEW Dine on Vietnamese street food style dishes made from fresh ingredients at this modern restaurant, opposite the night markets. Little Faifo Restaurant Take a culinary journey through the story of Hoi An’s past, present and future at this unique Vietnamese restaurant once home to artists. Brother’s Café Located in the heart of the ancient town, this charming restaurant in a riverside setting serves Asian and Western cuisine.

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