2022-23 Asia River Cruises Brochure

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VIETNAM, CAMBODIA & MEKONG RIVER CRUISING 2022/2023

Small ship river cruising and touring in Southeast Asia


Welcome Experience quintessential Southeast Asia in contemporary luxury with Emerald Cruises. Sail the majestic Mekong River on board our custom-built boutique Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony, fusing Asian style with all the amenities of a world-class hotel.

Special offers No matter when you book your Southeast Asia adventure with Emerald Cruises, you’ll enjoy exceptional EmeraldVALUE savings. All our offers are based on the latest availability of each cruise. For full details of our latest cabin availability, the latest offers and to book, please visit emeraldcruises.com or call 844.920.9106. It pays to book early with our Earlybird and Super Earlybird savings. In addition to securing your preferred cabin on your preferred travel date you could save with these great offers. Terms and conditions: For new bookings on 2022-2023 Mekong river cruises aboard Emerald Harmony. Air offers are only applicable to bookings made 61 or more days before departure, otherwise an air credit will apply. A non-refundable initial deposit of $500 per person is required at the time of booking, with full payment required 90 days prior to departure. If air is included in your booking, a secondary non-refundable deposit of $500 per person is due 6 months prior to departure for economy flights; $800 for premium economy. Maximum value of air ticket is $1200 per person inclusive of all taxes & fees. Economy Air only on Emerald Waterways’ choice of airlines and routes. Travelers who purchase their own air receive $750 per person savings on 13+ day itineraries; $500 per person on 8-day itineraries. For full terms & conditions see pages 52-55.

EARLYBIRD OFFER

Save $1,500 per couple

SUPER EARLYBIRD OFFER

Save an additional 10%*

The Earlybird Offer is limited in number, cabin category and departure date, once sold out the full fare applies.

To receive the Super Earlybird Offer you must book and pay in full 12 months prior to departure. When booking within 12 months of departure, if the Super Earlybird is still available, full payment is due at time of booking. *The 10% Super Earlybird saving is applied to the cruise element only ie excludes flights, gratuities, port charges, hotel & land costs. The Super Earlybird Offer is limited in number, cabin category and departure date, once sold out the full fare applies.


Explore in 2022 and 2023 Vibrant and exciting, Southeast Asia is a colorful and exotic land just waiting to be explored. For each wonderful itinerary we’ve combined seven nights cruising on board our stylish Emerald Harmony Star-Ship, taking you through the spiritual landscapes of Vietnam and Cambodia in style and comfort, with land touring days staying in handpicked deluxe hotels, selected for their central location and wealth of amenities. We look forward to welcoming you on board soon.

Contents

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Welcome to Southeast Asia

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Our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship

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Emerald Harmony

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Sumptuous suites

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The flavors of Asia

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Your unique Emerald Harmony experience

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Exceptional EmeraldVALUE

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EmeraldDISCOVERY

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Mekong River

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13-Day Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong EWVS

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17-Day Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia EWHA

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21-Day Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia EWHH

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Included hotels

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Extend your stay

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DiscoverMORE optional excursions

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Emerald Harmony cabin plans

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Emerald Harmony deck plans

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Booking conditions

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Award-winning river cruising


Welcome to Southeast Asia CHINA

A treasure trove of natural spectacles, ritualistic cultures and warm locals, navigate Southeast Asia’s Indochinese peninsula with Emerald Cruises, as we introduce you to Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos, lifting the veil on over three millennia of proud history.

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Hanoi Halong Bay

Luang Prabang

SOUTH CHINA SEA

THAILAND LAOS

Siem Reap

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Oudong Phnom Penh

Prek’kdam Mekong River

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Tan Chau Ho Chi Minh City Long Khanh An Long My An Hung Sa Dec Ben Tre

Buddhist monk, Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Halong Bay A mystical setting, where limestone karsts rise from the tranquil waters of the Gulf of Tonkin, Halong Bay takes its name from the Vietnamese for ‘descending dragon’. Surrounded in legend, this ethereal body of water is believed to have an even more fascinating story behind it, having been the battleground where dragons, summoned from the heavens, successfully fought off invaders attempting entry via the sea. Sail the serene network of emerald lakes in luxury as we drop anchor in picturesque Trinh Nu and visit Sung Sot (or surprise) Cave, a majestic grotto adorned with stalactites and stalagmites illuminated in multicolor. Meet the locals of the tiny fishing village of Cua Van and kayak out to Ho Ba Ham Lake to enjoy a moment of serenity as you paddle through dark caves and observe the stunning wildlife.

Included on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia and Treasures and Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia

Hoi An Known for its beautifully preserved Unesco World Heritage-listed Old Town, Hoi An enjoys a wonderful mix of architectural styles, inspired by native and foreign design. Be that the emblematic 18th-century Japanese Covered Bridge, believed to have been built by the Japanese as a means of connecting the city to the Chinese Quarter, the abundance of photogenic buildings dating back to French colonialism and, of course, the old merchant’s houses.

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Enjoy plenty of time to explore this eclectic city on foot, take a tour to stunning Ang Bang Beach by cyclo and, visit the Reaching Out Project, an NGO created to help improve the quality of life of the city’s locals.

Included on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia

Siem Reap The gateway to the iconic Angkor Wat temples, Siem Reap is a vibrant city in the ever-changing image of modern Cambodia. The city is an exciting mix of delicious cuisine, unforgettable nightlife and temples at every turn. Where floating villages exemplify the importance of the water and traditional handicrafts showcase skills that have been being perfected for centuries. Witness the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Angkor Wat during sunrise, as you walk through its grounds, marveling at the elaborate carvings at the most peaceful time of day. Tour the overgrown jungle-like temple of Ta Prohm and take your seat for the mesmerizing spectacle of high-flying acrobatics and music at the Phare, Cambodian Circus.

Included on: Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia, Treasures and Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia and Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong

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WELCOME TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

Hoi An, Vietnam

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WELCOME TO SOUTHEAST ASIA

Cambodia

Vietnam

Great optimism and hard work are the foundations for the unparalleled spirit of the Cambodian people. Out of great adversity, this fascinating country moves with the contemporary world, while paying the utmost respect to those who lived before them. Spectacular temple ruins memorialise former empires on a scale unrivaled by most and its cosmopolitan cities blend the old with the new in epic fashion.

Bustling cities and golden sandy beaches beckon visitors to the eastern shores of Southeast Asia, but as Vietnam continues to evolve with the modern world, the local culture and ancient traditions remain a constant. In the cities, Buddhist pagodas live harmoniously beside contemporary skyscrapers, frequented not only by tourists eager to admire the craftsmanship, but by locals partaking in daily prayer.

At the junction of the Mekong and the Tonlé Sap rivers, Cambodia’s busy capital city, Phnom Penh, will sweep you up as exotic scents and a strong sense of pride in their culture leave you in awe. Its Riverfront Park is a hub of activity, where restaurants and bars coexist with historic monuments such as the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, and early risers flock to witness the sunrise. On the city’s outskirts, the Killing Fields are a jarring reminder of one of modern history’s darkest times, now a serene complex of manicured lawns from which to learn and pay your respects.

Board a sampan to Evergreen Island and visit a local farming community who still adopt techniques dating back centuries. And visit a Lanh My A silk producing factory in Tan Chau to discover the artistry that goes into silk weaving, before seeing such wares on show at one of the many bustling markets.

The country's second largest city, Siem Reap, is more than just the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, it’s now a metropolis of world-class restaurants and shopping, designed to suit the keen adventurer, historian and foodie alike.

In Ho Chi Minh City, a thriving metropolis perched on the banks of the Saigon River, rich history is visible through its beautiful French Colonial architecture, from Notre Dame Cathedral to its 19th-century Post Office. Likewise, in Hanoi, centuries-old architecture gives it a Parisian edge and, subsequently the nickname the ‘Paris of the East’, where its Old Quarter offers a dazzling labyrinth of hues and flavors, long inspiring writers, poets and painters.

Ho Chi Minh City

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Our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship

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Lotus Lounge

Suites & Staterooms

Fitness & Wellness Areas

Specially designed for our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship, dark wooden tones and muted colors relax you as you sail. Enjoy snacks and a variety of speciality teas and coffee in our Lotus Lounge, as the endless horizons unfold in front of you.

Choice is a beautiful thing, which is why we offer a selection of four suite or stateroom grades on board our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship. Each stylish retreat boasting its own collection of features and inclusions.

Treat yourself to a soothing massage or facial in our beautiful on board spa, where our experts are on-hand to make you feel great through a range of Asian-influenced therapy techniques. Treat yourself to a wash and blow dry in the hairdressers, and keep active in our well-equipped gym.

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Reflections Restaurant

Horizon Bar & Lounge

Sun & Pool Decks

From delicious breakfasts and Asian influenced lunches to decadent five-course à la carte dining, the open-plan setting of Reflections Restaurant is perfect for relaxed dining and socialising with fellow guests.

Enjoy a regional or international beer, glass of wine, cocktail or mocktail in the Asianinspired surrounds of the Horizon Bar & Lounge. Dark wooden interior and indigenous plants create an authentic environment. And, of course, delicious teas and coffees are always available.

Take a refreshing dip in the pool on warm days, before enjoying a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks from the bar. Sit back and relax in one of the comfortable chairs in these open-air spaces, or take shelter from the sun, as the river breeze invigorates you.

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Emerald Harmony Asia’s most stylish river ship will exceed all your river cruising expectations as we introduce you to the majesty of the Mekong. Upon arrival, you’ll be warmly welcomed into our striking atrium, where light reflecting glass and dark wood accentuate specially selected pieces of authentic Asian artwork, inviting outside influences on board. Reaching 239ft (73m) in length, 42 cabins accommodate just 84 guests for an excellent staff-to-guest ratio. And, unlike other similar sized ships, Emerald Harmony has been designed to sail through the center of Ho Chi Minh City, allowing us to dock in the heart of the city and welcome its many sights and sounds to your doorstep.

Wellness Area Make time to relax in between exciting days onshore with a selection of regionally inspired treatments in our on board spa. Our experts are on-hand to make you feel great as you indulge in a traditional Khmer massage, designed to clear energy channels, a Vietnamese massage using essential oils, to relax your mind, or a therapeutic Asian Meridien treatment designed to alleviate aches and pains. You can even visit our on board hairdresser, in time for a special evening.

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Treatment room

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Sun Deck

Sun Deck Elevated above the Pool Deck, the Sun Deck is the place to head to for spectacular views and special evenings. A walking track surrounds a putting green and a giant noughts and crosses game, while deck chairs and tables provide a comfortable base for relaxing as you pass riverside communities or sail into ports. Enjoy the climate from this calm, open space and toast with new-found friends during our incredibly vibrant Lion Dance performance, showcased in the open air.

Pool Area

Fitness Area

Fitness Area

Pool Deck

Located on the Riviera Deck, stretch your legs and work off any energy in our on board gym. Equipped with a running machine and cross trainer for cardio enthusiasts, you’ll also have access to weights and benches, encouraging you to keep up with your fitness regime. Dark wooden accents mirror the theme throughout the ship and warm lighting provides the perfect relaxing setting for stretches and yoga on the provided mats.

This truly remarkable space has been designed with your total relaxation in mind. Our wooden decked area is host to a selection of seating areas, from sun loungers, great for soaking up the sunshine, to comfortable sofas to settle on with a drink from the corner bar. The showstopper, however, is the pool itself. A great size, with swim-up views of the passing landscape, there really is no better location to enjoy your special moments from.

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Well-appointed suites A fusion of Asian style and contemporary design, every one of our suites and staterooms are chic, modern sanctuaries with all the amenities you’d expect from a world-class hotel. Enjoy a restful sleep in your queen or twin-size bed and unwind in your en-suite with a selection of sumptuous toiletries and plush bathrobes. Take time to relax after an exciting day exploring and watch a film on your HD flat-screen television, or keep up with loved ones using the free Wi-Fi available.

Owner's One-bedroom Suite

Owner’s One-bedroom Suite Reaching a colossal 452ft² (42m²), there are just two of these spectacular suites on board Emerald Harmony, boasting a separate bedroom and lounge area. Located at the front of the ship, your private 323ft² (30m²) terrace with hot-tub, offers incredible views of the Mekong River.

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You’ll also be entitled to four laundered items per day, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats in your suite.

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Panorama Balcony Suite

Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite Our 273ft² (25.4m²) suites, provide an indoor balcony with drop-down window, luxurious bathrobes and slippers and a mini-fridge, perfect for storing any food picked up during excursions passing opulent palaces and lavish temples as you explore a land frozen in time.

Grand Balcony Suite

Emerald Stateroom

Grand Balcony Suite

Emerald Stateroom

At 398ft² (37m²), these beautifully appointed suites host a private balcony with bi-folding doors and a drop-down window, as well as a separate bedroom and lounge area. Enjoy two laundered items per day, as well as pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats.

On the Riviera Deck, each stateroom boasts port-hole river view windows, complimentary bath robes, slippers and a mini-fridge, as well as an alarm clock, safe and telephone.

For more information and a full list of inclusions for each suite and stateroom, see pages 48-51.

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Flavors of Asia We believe every meal should be a sensory experience, celebrating regional cuisine and vibrant flavors. Most of our produce is sourced locally to ensure every dish is as fresh and authentic as possible and, of course, complimentary international wine, beer and soft drinks are available with lunch and dinner. Discover the strong Chinese and French influences in Vietnamese and Cambodian cooking and be delighted by Cambodia’s heady mix of Indian and Thai-inspired dishes, promising dining experiences as vibrant as the surrounding architecture.

Reflections Restaurant A vibrant celebration of color is presented to you by our expert chefs who locally source regional ingredients for an authentic dining experience every day. Savor a wonderful variety of Asian-inspired dishes, including delicious lunches and an á la carte evening menu, celebrating the region’s gastronomical feats. And, of course, we will always provide a selection of home favorites for you to enjoy, including ‘build your own’ burgers at our lunchtime Burger Lab.

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Horizon Bar & Lounge

Horizon Bar & Lounge Pull up a seat in the Horizon Bar & Lounge, where rich, warm orange tones evoke memories of French colonialism and our talented bartenders welcome you warmly. We’ve sourced the best local and international wines, beers and spirits, including the popular cinnamon whisky, and our cocktails and mocktails, infused with local flavors like lemongrass and tamarind, awaken the taste of Asia. Not forgetting, we have a delightful selection of complimentary teas and coffees available to you throughout the day.

Lotus Lounge

Lotus Lounge Located at the front of the Vista Deck, the Lotus Lounge’s dark wooden tones and muted colors relax you as you sail towards your next destination. Help yourself to a selection of speciality teas from our tea and coffee station, as well as nibbles and snacks, available here throughout the day. Watch as the endless horizons unfold while you sip your favorite drink and try something delicious.

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Your unique Emerald Harmony experience You can expect an exceptional journey with a difference. From the design of our Emerald Harmony Star-Ship to our dedicated locally based team and behind-the-scenes operations, learn about our commitment to a cleaner, greener and safer Mekong River.

Our Dedicated Team Emerald Harmony is designed, built, owned and operated directly by our regional Emerald Cruises team. Our locally based offices within the region provide ongoing support and training to our crew, so you can rest assured you will receive first-class service throughout your time on board. Personally handpicked, every member of our English-speaking crew is the finest in the industry. The intimate small guest numbers paired with a 1:2 guest-to-staff ratio means there will always be someone on hand to ensure your every need is met. Our dedicated team

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Advanced Air Treatments Emerald Harmony is equipped with enhanced HVAC systems throughout the Star-Ship and in every suite. These systems ensure there is no recirculation of inside air on board. You can rest assured knowing that only fresh air from outside is channelled directly into your suite, before being released directly back outside.

Water Treatment

Advanced air treatments throughout Emerald Harmony

Emerald Harmony goes through three levels of water purification. Water is processed via reverse osmosis, UV steriliser units and multiple levels of carbon filtration, before being stored in the main fresh water tanks to service the entire Star-Ship. All water is regulated to the optimal temperature, preventing any water borne pathogens.

Plastic Free

Complimentary refillable bottles on board

We have transformed the way we use materials on board and onshore. From complimentary refillable Emerald Cruises bottles and filtered water stations across the Star-Ship, to refillable toiletries in your suite and no plastic straws. We’ve eliminated all single-use plastic on board and work closely with, and fund, local projects that collect and recycle plastic waste, helping to maintain the natural beauty and improve the living conditions in the region.

Our Commitment to Your Safety Built and designed with your safety in mind, Emerald Harmony is the only ship of its class that meets European safety standards, going above and beyond local requirements. State-of-the-art on board features provide complete peace-of-mind during your travel experience. Additionally, our Star-Ship is built to European emission standards, recognising the natural ecosystems along the Mekong River to promote a cleaner, greener footprint.

Sail directly into the heart of Ho Chi Minh City Emerald Harmony’s expertly designed bow thruster allows her to manoeuvre safely through the busy Chao Gao canal. As a result, you’ll enjoy unique access into the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, something that other ships of this class and size are unable to do. Safely set foot onshore for a day of exploration, not only avoiding a 90 minute coach trip transfer but also gaining a truly unique, close-up view of life on the river otherwise unseen.

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Exceptional EmeraldVALUE Synonymous with exceptional quality and superb value, our expert journey planners carefully design every aspect of your adventure to ensure you have the best experience possible.

Discover hidden gems off the beaten track

We pride ourselves on including the essentials for a seamless cruising and touring experience, providing the perfect balance of time on board and onshore as you explore the exotic lands of Southeast Asia. You can relax knowing most meals are included, as well as world-class hotel stays and the services of our expert tour directors, on-hand whenever you need them. You will enjoy visits to popular tourist attractions and lesser-known gems found off the beaten track, all of which are included in the price, not forgetting, all transport, hotel porterage, taxes and even gratuities have been taken care of.

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EmeraldEXPLORER We’re extremely proud of our continued commitment to providing the best river and yacht cruises. We’re delighted that so many of our guests choose to book again with us, that’s why we created our EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty club, to reward you for your loyalty. For more details on our EmeraldEXPLORER inclusions visit emeraldcruises.com/explorer

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Airport transfers to and from Emerald Harmony and your hotels.

Deluxe hotels with all service charges, taxes and porterage included.

Stylish accommodation on board Asia's most innovative Star-Ship, built to European safety, fire, hygiene and emission standards.

Innovatively designed to allow sailing into the heart of Ho Chi Minh City.

All on board meals in the Reflections Restaurant, and a selection of meals during touring days.

Complimentary international and local wine, beer and soft drinks to accompany lunch and dinner while on board Emerald Harmony.

From luscious lattes to creamy cappuccinos, our state-of-the-art coffee machines and specialist tea stations are yours to enjoy throughout your cruise.

Complimentary water provided on board and during excursions.

Enjoy an included excursion almost every day of your cruise and tour.

Extra-special excursions and experiences courtesy of our EmeraldPLUS program.

First-class service from an English-speaking crew.

Knowledgeable local guides hosting small groups in every destination.

Complimentary Wi-Fi on board.

Complimentary self service laundry facilities on board.

Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points for every Emerald Cruises river cruise and tour, entitling you to exclusive benefits.

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We offer a dynamic program of activities and excursions, catering to small groups, allowing you to tailor your river cruise to suit your preferences. The Emerald Cruises team work closely with Cruise Lines International Association (CLIA) and government health agencies to implement a full range of measures for the health and safety of our valued guests and crew.

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PLUS all gratuities are included

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EmeraldDISCOVERY Each of our river cruise itineraries offers a collection of included excursions and specially selected EmeraldPLUS experiences, designed to immerse you further in some of the longest-standing cultures in the world. Taking place in small groups of up to 28 guests, you’ll be welcomed into the heart of local life to ensure you see the very best of what Vietnam, Cambodia and the majestic Mekong River have to offer all at no additional cost.

EmeraldPLUS We’ll take you into the heart of local culture in small groups, encouraging you to understand authentic customs and traditions, during exclusive social events with locals and tours of significant landmarks, as well as on board performances and workshops. Dine at Hanoi’s KOTO not-for-profit restaurant, pay a visit to the locals of My An Hung, a beautiful village which produces fruit and vegetables, and is particularly known for its red-hot chilli peppers. Witness daily life as it unfolds before you in this peaceful Vietnamese countryside community. Navigate Phnom Penh by Tuk Tuk, receive a blessing from a Buddhist Monk and take your seat at Cambodia’s famous circus, Phare.

Look out for our EmeraldPLUS icon in each itinerary. For more information on our EmeraldPLUS excursions, visit emeraldcruises.com/plus Traditional Buddhist Monk Blessing

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Ho Chi Minh City

Included Excursions Every one of our incredible itineraries features an array of excursions, conducted in small groups and handpicked by our journey planners to offer insightful and diverse experiences at every point along the way. At no extra cost, they are something you can expect almost every day. Spend the day exploring Hanoi on a guided city tour and attend a performance by the famous water puppets. Embark on a Halong Bay cruise, explore the historic underground network of the Cu Chi Tunnels and join an orientation tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Experience the sombre atmosphere of Phnom Penh’s Killing Fields, as well as the Royal Palace and the Central Market, and witness Siem Reap’s Angkor Thom and a sunrise visit to Angkor Wat.

Look out for our included excursions icon in each itinerary. For more information on our included excursions, visit emeraldcruises.com/excursions

DiscoverMORE We offer a selection of special DiscoverMORE optional excursions designed to enable you to see and do even more. These immersive experiences present opportunities to acquaint yourself with an area’s natural beauty, history and culture. Available at an additional cost, take a flight over Halong Bay, attend a Vietnamese cooking class in Hoi An and indulge in an exciting street food tour of Saigon. Visit a Ramsar Bird Sanctuary, uncover the secrets of Khmer cuisine with a hands on cooking class, or tour a family-owned silk-producing factory. Cruise around town like a local via Vespa or discover the Tonlé Sap, home to one of the world’s most vibrant ecosystems.

ook out for our DiscoverMORE L icon in each itinerary. For more information on our DiscoverMORE activities, visit emeraldcruises.com/more

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Mekong River The mighty Mekong At over 2,700 miles long, the mighty Mekong River is most definitely king. The longest of Southeast Asia’s waterways, it flows from the Tibetan Plateau to the Mekong Delta, navigating its way through China, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Home to the highest concentration of wildlife other than the Amazon, this incredibly important body of water is relied upon by more than 70 million people who have developed ingenious ways to live in harmony with this beautiful landscape. Our superb itineraries allow you to get up close and discover a new and fascinating way of life, reaching remote and less-visited areas. Sample exotic cuisine and learn of a culture based on intensive agriculture and a warm community spirit.

Daliance along the delta Journey with us through the wonderful maze that is the Mekong Delta, where life is simple and traditional, yet fascinating and captivating. Nicknamed the Rice Bowl of Vietnam, the environmental conditions are perfect for growing fruit, vegetables and rice, creating the livelihood of millions who call the banks home. Visit local villages, stop off at historic residences, and immerse yourself in local life during perusals of bustling markets. Travel by remork (Tuk Tuk) to learn about local arts, like that of scarf weaving, visit family-owned factories and observe truly spectacular places of worship. Spend time in Phnom Penh, giving you the opportunity to experience the elaborate Royal Palace complex. Visit a local monastery and receive a traditional Buddhist Monk Blessing.

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“The whole trip met and, in many ways, exceeded our expectations. A beautiful, immaculate ship, big enough to be well equipped and spacious and not too crowded and impersonal. Our suite was contemporary, the food was consistently delicious with plenty of choice, and above all the staff on board were an absolute delight - efficient, helpful, warm, and friendly. The Tuk-Tuk ride in Phnom Penh was brilliant and the tour guides were fascinating and excellent at their jobs. ” Lesjan

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Beginning life in the Himalayas, countless tributaries break off and wind between Ho Chi Minh City and Cambodia to form this fascinating region.

Cambodia’s capital, situated at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers.

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Sa Dec: The Chinese Congregational House, the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le, who inspired Margaret Duras’ novel L’Amant, and a walk through the central market. Tan Chau: Evergreen Island, a familyowned Lanh My A silk producing factory and a Xe Loi ride. Cai Be & Ben Tre: Learn how coconut candy and other local sweets are made during a workshop.

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Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River Your journey begins in Siem Reap, where early mornings and ancient architecture promise to be the perfect combination. Angkor Wat is sure to fascinate, as is Angkor Thom and Ta Prohm. Then your journey along the majestic Mekong introduces Phnom Penh, invites you to a family-owned silk-producing factory and to attend a scarfweaving workshop in Long Khanh Island. Continue onwards before leaving Emerald Harmony at Ho Chi Minh City for a two-night stay.

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Sunrise at Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia,

13-Day Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong

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Departing: August 2022 - December 2023 Prek’kdam

Day 1 Arrive Siem Reap Day 2 Siem Reap Day 3 Siem Reap Day 4 Siem Reap – Prek’kdam Embarkation Day 5 Oudong – Phnom Penh Day 6 Phnom Penh – Vietnam /Cambodia Border Crossing Day 7 Tan Chau – Long Khanh Island

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Day 8 An Long – My An Hung Day 9 Sa Dec – Cai Be Day 10 My Tho – Ho Chi Minh City Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City – Disembarkation Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City Day 13 Depart Ho Chi Minh City

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JOURNEY BETWEEN SIEM REAP AND HO CHI MINH CITY

EmeraldDISCOVERY Highlights unique to your itinerary EmeraldPLUS Phare Cambodian Circus performance. Traditional Buddhist Monk Blessing. Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour. Visit to a family-owned Lanh My A silk-producing factory.

And of course, our exceptional EmeraldVALUE inclusions come as standard ■ 7 nights on board the luxurious Emerald Harmony. ■ Deluxe hotels with all service charges, taxes and porterage included. ■ 30 meals: 12 breakfasts, 9 lunches and 9 dinners.

Lion dance performance on board.

■ Complimentary International and local wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner while on board Emerald Harmony.

Visit to My An Hung village.

■ Complimentary tea & coffee on board.

A cultural Performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization.

■ Complimentary water provided on board and during excursions.

Included Excursions 1 1 excursions, including visits to several UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites.

■ A variety of on board evening entertainment. ■ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. ■ First-class service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides. ■ Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points. ■ All port charges and overseas transfers.

All gratuities included

Phnom Penh by night remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour.

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Tonlé Sap, Cambodia

Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City Departing: August 2022 - December 2023 Day 1 Arrive Siem Reap Sous Sdei and welcome to Cambodia. You will be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel for your included three-night stay in Siem Reap. In the evening, you’ll meet your Cambodian tour director to learn more about the days ahead, before enjoying a welcome dinner.

Day 3 Siem Reap

Day 5 Oudong – Phnom Penh

Rise early and witness the sunrise over Angkor Wat. Afterwards, walk through this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site known for its elaborate decorations and intricate carvings throughout. Return to the hotel and either enjoy the day at leisure, continue touring or choose a DiscoverMORE touring option. This evening, enjoy a gala dinner together, accompanied by an Apsara performance.

Start your day with a visit to the Oudong Monastery and Temples. Located north of Phnom Penh, Oudong was the former royal capital of Cambodia up until it moved to Phnom Penh in 1866. Important remnants on the temple sight include the burial sites of Khmer kings as well as religious artifacts dating back more than a hundred years. Receive a traditional Buddhist blessing from the temple’s resident monks as part of EmeraldPLUS and spend the afternoon as you please, exploring with DiscoverMORE options or simply relaxing on board Emerald Harmony. After dinner, enjoy a Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour.

Included Excursion

Meals: Dinner.

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Day 2 Siem Reap Today, start with a visit to Angkor Thom, the last capital of the Khmer Empire. It was a fortified city, home to priests, officials of the palace and military, as well as buildings for administering the kingdom. The city was established in the late twelfth century by King Jayavarman VII and covers an area of 9 square kilometres. After the tour, visit the sacred temple of Ta Prohm, overgrown by jungle trees. This evening, witness the incredible Phare Cambodian Circus, a spectacle of acrobatics, theater and music. Phare is an NGO founded by Cambodian refugees to assist disadvantaged young people by teaching them performing arts. The Cambodian Circus, Phare A visit to Angkor Thom A visit to Ta Prohm Temple A Vespa tour of Siem Reap Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Angkor Wat, a UNESCO World Heritage-listed site known for its elaborate decorations and intricate carvings throughout. Enjoy the sunrise and take the opportunity to capture the moment taking pictures of this spectacular setting.

A visit to Banteay Srei A visit to Tonlé Sap A culinary tour of Cambodia Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

Day 4 Siem Reap – Prek’kdam – Embarkation Today, leave Siem Reap and venture to the town of Prek K’dam to embark your Emerald Cruises award-winning Star-Ship. En route, stop in Kampong Kdei and see the impressive Angkor Bridge, before having lunch at a local restaurant. On arrival in Prek K’dam, you’ll be welcomed by your captain and crew. Later, set sail while you enjoy your first dinner on board with your fellow travelers.

As part of our EmeraldPLUS program, at the Oudong Temples receive a traditional Buddhist Blessing from the temple resident Monks. Explore important remenants including the burial sites of Khmer Kings and religious artifacts dating back more than a hundred years. In one of the Oudong Temples there is a large Buddha statue which was damaged during skirmishes with the Khmer Rouge, who had the hill as one of their last strongholds.

Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour. A visit to Oudong Temples A silk farm tour at Koh Oknha Tei Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Killing Fields, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Meet the locals

Day 6 Phnom Penh – Vietnam /Cambodia Border Crossing

Day 7 Tan Chau – Long Khanh Island

Wake up in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. The city known as the “Pearl of Asia”, was almost entirely evacuated by the Khmer Rouge in 1975. This morning, you will learn more about the Khmer Rouge and the darkest days of the country’s history. A short drive will take you to the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek. Here you will have the opportunity to walk through the fields, visit the small museum and learn about this sad historic chapter. Then you will visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (also known as S-21). This is a former school that was converted to the main prison and torture headquarters of the Khmer Rouge.

In Tan Chau, EmeraldPLUS invites you to visit a unique family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory. Learn more about the long and complicated silk-making process and have a chance to touch the real Lanh My A silk, created with dyes made from the mac nua fruit, originating from Tan Chau silk village around 100 years ago. Board a sampan to Evergreen Island and walk through a local village for a glimpse into the lives of the local farming community. This afternoon, visit Long Khanh Island, known for its scarf weaving and Hoa Hao Buddhist pagoda. After anchoring for the night near An long, you’ll be delighted by a traditional Lion Dance performance on board.

Back on board Emerald Harmony, enjoy a Cambodian Street Fair lunch, before visiting the majestic Royal Palace with its Frenchinspired gardens, followed by a shopping stop at the central market located in the heart of the city. This evening, enjoy a cultural performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization, before setting sail to the border. Celebrate crossing the border with a Cambodian-style family dinner. A cultural performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization A visit to the Killing Fields & Toul Sleng Genocide Museum A visit to the Royal Palace and central market

Day 8 A n Long - My An Hung Relax on board this morning or join our DiscoverMORE tour of Tràm Chim National Park, home to Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary. This afternoon, enjoy a visit to My An Hung village as part of our EmeraldPLUS program. Recognized as a cultural and historical destination, this small village in rural Vietnam specialises in red-hot chilli and peppers. Enjoy some local folk singing during the visit, wander through coconut farms, meet the locals and learn about life in the village. Tonight, enjoy a Vietnamese family-style dinner.

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Visit a unique family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory. The silk product is created with dyes made from the mac nua fruit, a kind of wood tree, which originally came from the Tan Chau silk village about 100 years ago. Here, you will learn more about the long, complicated silk making process and have a chance to touch the real Lanh My A silk.

Leaving the Emerald Harmony aboard your small taxi-boat, you will sail pass bustling waterside villages before stopping at the remote village of My An Hung to explore further. Take in the village temple and walk around the village observing locals go about their day.

Tràm Chim National Park with Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

A Lion Dance performance on board A visit to Evergreen Island A visit to a local scarf-weaving workshop and Hoa Hao Buddhist Pagoda on Long Khanh Island Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Saigon Central Post Office, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 9 Sa Dec – Cai Be Visit Sa Dec on a walking tour, with stops at the Chinese Congregational House in Kien An Cung, the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant, and enjoy a walk through the central market to peruse its varied produce. Return to Emerald Harmony by sampan and, after lunch on board, you’ll arrive in Cai Be. Travelling via sampan, visit a coconut candy workshop and learn how coconut candy and other local sweets are made, then visit a local French colonial heritage villa.

Included Excursion

Tanks in front of Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City Disembarkation Bid farewell to your luxury Star-Ship in the morning and drive away from Ho Chi Minh City, watching the city skyline fade into the distance as the road winds through rice paddies, villages and other scenes typical to southern Vietnam. Spend a couple of hours walking around Cu Chi’s rugged grounds with a local guide. Hear how the residents constructed an intricate, underground network of tunnels during the French and American Wars. Hear incredible tales about the unusual foods the residents ate to survive and much more. Once above ground, see other ingenious items used by the residents to defend themselves, such as bamboo traps and camouflaged pits. Upon your return to Ho Chi Minh City, check into your hotel for your included two-night stay, and enjoy a free afternoon. Cu Chi Tunnels tour

Visit the Chinese Congregational House in Kien An Cung, followed by a visit to the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel, L’Amant.

An evening Saigon street food tour Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City Enjoy a guided tour of Ho Chi Minh City, starting with a visit to the city’s most iconic building, the Reunification, or Independence Palace. Formerly the South Vietnamese Presidential Palace, images of the building were seen around the world on 30 April 1975 when tanks stormed the gates as Saigon fell to the North Vietnamese. Then, stroll through Ho Chi Minh City’s colonial quarter, walking past scenes of everyday life on the way. Admire the beautiful architecture of the Opera House, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall and the old Saigon Post Office and listen to the stories about the glory days of French Indochina and how that era continues to influence aspects of modern Vietnamese culture. Tonight, enjoy your farewell dinner with your fellow travelers. An orientation tour of Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

Day 13 D epart Ho Chi Minh City After breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your onward or homebound flight. Meals: Breakfast.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10 My Tho – Ho Chi Minh City

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions on pages 52-55.

Sit back, relax and take in a full day of sailing the magnificent Mekong River and canals. Watch as life in the Mekong Delta, known as the “rice bowl” of Vietnam awakens for another day as the ship departs early this morning to begin transiting the Cho Gao canal. This is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the ever-changing vista’s from the pool, to enjoy a treatment in the Wellness Area (additional expense), or to read a book and chat with new friends. Cruise past mangroves, narrow canals, fish farms, busy cargo barges and local fishing boats alike. Tonight, dock in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City with views of the city lights. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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2022 & 2023 DEPARTURE DATES, PRICES AND OFFERS 13-Day Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Journey Code: EWVS Departure Date 2022 Departures Jan: 05*, 13, 19*, 27 Feb: 02*, 10, 16* Feb : 24 Mar: 02*, 10, 16* Mar: 30* Apr: 07, 13*, 21, 27* May: 05, 11*, 19 Aug: 03*, 11, 17*, 25 Aug: 31* Sep: 08, 14*, 22 Sep 28* Oct: 06, 12*, 20, 26* Dec: 01, 07*, 15, 21*, 29 Nov: 03, 09*, 17, 23* 2023 Departures Jan: 4*, 12 Jan: 18*, 26 Feb: 1*, 9, 15*, 23 Mar: 1*, 9, 15*, 23 Mar: 29 Apr: 6, 12*, 20, 26* May: 4, 10*, 18

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* Operates in Reverse

EARLYBIRD OFFER

SAVE $1,500 per couple^ See pages 3 for details

SUPER EARLYBIRD OFFER

SAVE AN ADDITIONAL 10%^ See pages 3 for details

*These departures operate in reverse itinerary from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap. Terms and conditions: All prices are per person, based on double occupancy. ^Earlybird and Super Earlybird savings are limited in number, cabin category and departure date, once sold out the full fare shown above applies. The 10% Super Earlybird saving is applied to the cruise element only i.e. excludes flights, gratuities, port charges, hotel & land costs. To qualify for the Super Earlybird saving the booking and full balance must be made at least twelve months before departure. DiscoverMORE optional excursions are at an additional cost (see page 46-47). To help you select your cabin, detailed cabin and deck plans can be found on pages 48-51.

For more details of extending your stay visit emeraldcruises.com/extend

Choose from our pre/post tours: § §

-day Luang Prabang tour from $1,025 per person 4 5-day Sapa tour from $875 per person

For more details see page 44.

Or enjoy a city stopover on your way home. Choose from the following: § §

Dubai Bangkok

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Hong Kong Singapore

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Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River Begin your adventure in Hanoi, where centuries-old architecture is a wonderful nod to the past and the Old Quarter strikes a fine contrast with its many temples. Cruise the emerald waters of Halong Bay in a traditional junk boat, learn of Ho Chi Minh City’s fascinating war history and embark on a once-in-a-lifetime river cruise along the Mekong. Enjoy a Tuk-Tuk tour in Phnom Penh and finish your adventure in the Cambodian city of Siem Reap, where you’ll witness Angkor Wat and attend a circus performance.

One Pillar Pagoda, Hanoi, Vietnam

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Arrive Hanoi Hanoi Hanoi – Halong Bay Halong Bay Halong Bay – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City Ho Chi Minh City – Embarkation Ben Tre – Sa Dec Sa Dec – My An Hung

Day 10 An Long – Long Khanh Island Day 11 Tan Chau – Vietnam /Cambodia Border Crossing Day 12 Phnom Penh Day 13 Phnom Penh – Oudong – Prek K’Dam Day 14 Prek’kdam Disembarkation – Siem Reap Day 15 Siem Reap Day 16 Siem Reap Day 17 Depart Siem Reap

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EmeraldDISCOVERY Highlights unique to your itinerary EmeraldPLUS Lunch at KOTO Restaurant. Visit to My An Hung village. Lion dance performance on board. Visit to a family-owned Lanh My A silk-producing factory.

And of course, our exceptional EmeraldVALUE inclusions come as standard ■ 7 nights on board the luxurious Emerald Harmony. ■ Deluxe hotels with all service charges, taxes and porterage included. ■ 41 meals: 16 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 12 dinners.

Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour.

■ Complimentary International and local wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner while on board Emerald Harmony.

Traditional Buddhist Monk Blessing.

■ Complimentary tea & coffee on board.

Phare Cambodian Circus performance.

■ Complimentary water provided on board and during excursions.

A cultural Performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization.

Included Excursions 16 excursions, including visits to several UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites.

■ A variety of on board evening entertainment. ■ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board. ■ First-class service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides. ■ Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points. ■ All port charges and overseas transfers.

All gratuities included

EmeraldPLUS Lion dance performance on board

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Ngoc Son Temple, Hanoi, Vietnam

Hanoi's Water Puppets

Hanoi to Siem Reap Departing: August 2022 - December 2023

Later, attend a traditional performance from the famous water puppets, a unique North Vietnamese art form depicting scenes from rural life and episodes of historical significance.

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Day 1 Arrive Hanoi Xin Chao and welcome to Hanoi! On arrival, you will be met by your Emerald Cruises representative and transferred to the Anatole Hotel, situated in downtown Hanoi, for your two-night stay. Relax at the hotel, explore the city or wander Hanoi’s romantic West Lake, before meeting your tour director for your welcome briefing this evening. Meals: Dinner.

Day 2 Hanoi Today you will enjoy a full-day city tour of Hanoi. The tour includes the main sights of the city including the outside view of ‘Uncle Ho’s’ mausoleum, considered the father of modern Vietnam. Continue to the small but iconic One Pillar Pagoda and to the Temple of Literature. The Temple of Literature was Vietnam’s first university and it was established to educate Vietnam's royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. As part of EmeraldPLUS, you will enjoy lunch at KOTO (Know One Teach One), a unique restaurant set up to train and educate disadvantaged children. After lunch, continue with a visit to Hanoi’s Old Quarter also known as the ‘36 streets’. Take a walking tour through charming Hang Be Market and around Hoan Kiem Lake, and stop at Ngoc Son temple. This bustling area of narrow streets and alleys is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It is a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities.

Day 4 Halong Bay Today, continue sailing further into the region’s more untouched areas towards Lan Ha Bay. From a smaller boat, enjoy swimming on quiet beaches and kayaking in Ho Ba Ham Lake. Then visit Cua Van fishing village by rowing boat. Return to your traditional junk boat after a full day of exploration. Tonight, try squid fishing.

Included Excursion

Enjoy lunch at KOTO, a unique restaurant set up to train and educate disadvantaged street children in Hanoi. KOTO’s aim is to end the cycle of poverty by empowering and helping local young people to forge a better future for themselves, their families and their communities.

A full-day city tour of Hanoi A traditional water puppets show

On a private boat, cruise to Halong Bay’s most untouched areas. Enjoy swimming on quiet beaches, visiting water tunnels, fishing villages or kayaking. Lunch is served on board the boat by your private chef.

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 3 Hanoi - Halong Bay

Day 5 Halong Bay – Hanoi – Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, leave Hanoi and travel to Halong Bay where you will board your traditional-style junk boat. Cruise through the bays and islets enjoying the breathtaking scenery of this magnificent region. Learn more about the main livelihood of the locals in the area or relax on board. Towards the end of the day the boat anchors for the night in the Trinh Nu area among the karst formations and dinner will be served on board. A Halong Bay cruise A one-way scenic flight over Halong Bay

Enjoy the sunrise and breakfast before beginning your cruise back through the magnificent rock formations, visiting Sung Sot Cave and arriving back at port. Bid farewell as you transfer to Hanoi airport, with a stop en-route for a light lunch at a local restaurant. Fly to Ho Chi Minh City for your included two-night stay and, once you arrive, you’ll have the afternoon to enjoy your surroundings at your leisure. Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory, Tan Chau

Day 6 Ho Chi Minh City

Day 8 Ben Tre – Sa Dec

Drive away from Ho Chi Minh City, watching the city skyline fade into the distance as the road winds through rice paddies, villages and other scenes typical to southern Vietnam. Spend a couple of hours walking around Cu Chi’s rugged grounds with a local guide. Hear how the residents constructed an intricate, underground network of tunnels during the French and American Wars. Hear incredible tales about the unusual foods the residents ate to survive and much more. Once above ground, see other ingenious items used by the residents to defend themselves, such as bamboo traps and camouflaged pits. Upon your return to Ho Chi Minh City, your afternoon is free to relax.

This morning you will be taken to the village of Ðat Dua, where you will learn how coconut candy and other local sweets are made, along with a fruit workshop. Then travel to the Tan Long Pagoda before returning to Emerald Harmony to sail onwards to Sa Dec, a hidden gem on the Mekong Delta.

A tour of the Cu Chi Tunnels An evening Saigon street food tour Meals: Breakfast.

Day 7 Ho Chi Minh City – Embarkation After checkout, enjoy a tour of the city, visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House and Town Hall. Then visit the Reunification Palace before transferring to the port, where you will board your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony. On arrival, you will be welcomed on board by your captain and crew before setting sail towards My Tho, the gateway to the Mekong Delta, with its floating markets and homes. This evening, enjoy your first dinner on board with your fellow travelers. Your cruise director will conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. An orientation tour of Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

A visit to a workshop in Ðat Dua and visit to Tan Long Pagoda Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 9 Sa Dec – My An Hung Visit Sa Dec on a walking tour, with stops at the Chinese Congregational House in Kien An Cung, the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant, and enjoy a walk through the central market to peruse its varied produce. Return to Emerald Harmony by sampan and sail to My An Hung Island. Recognized as a cultural and historical destination, this small village in rural Vietnam specialises in red-hot chilli and peppers. While you’re here, you’ll enjoy some local folk singing.

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Visit My An Hung village as part of your EmeraldPLUS program. Recognized as a cultural and historical destination, this small village in rural Vietnam produces a wide variety of fruits and vegetables, specialising in red-hot chilli and peppers.

A visit to the Chinese Congregational House and the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 10 An Long – Long Khanh Island The morning is yours to enjoy as you wish, either on board or, if you’d prefer, you can take part in a DiscoverMORE optional excursion to the Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary. In the afternoon, embark on a journey to Long Khanh Island and visit a local family to learn about scarf-weaving and the Hoa Hao Buddhist Pagoda. Return to Emerald Harmony where, later this evening, you’ll be delighted by a traditional Lion Dance performance on board. A Lion Dance performance on board A visit to a local scarf-weaving workshop and Hoa Hao Buddhist Pagoda on Long Khanh Island A visit to Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary in Tram Chim National Park Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 11 Tan Chau – Vietnam /Cambodia Border Crossing In Tan Chau as part of EmeraldPLUS, visit a unique family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory. The silk product is created with dyes made from the mac nua fruit, a kind of wood tree, which originally came from Tan Chau silk village about 100 years ago. Here, you will learn more about the long, complicated silk-making process and have a chance to touch the real Lanh My A silk. After a Xe Loi ride, embark one of our sampans to Evergreen Island. Walk through a local village for a glimpse into the lives of the local farming community, before re-boarding your luxury star-ship and cruising to the border between Vietnam and Cambodia. Tonight, celebrate crossing the border with a Cambodian-style family dinner. A visit to family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory A visit to Evergreen Island Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Traditional Apsara greeting, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Day 12 Phnom Penh Wake up in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. The city known as the “Pearl of Asia”, was almost entirely evacuated by the Khmer Rouge in 1975. This morning, you will learn more about the Khmer Rouge and the darkest days of the country’s history. A short drive will take you to the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek. Here you will have the opportunity to walk through the fields, visit the small museum and learn about this sad historic chapter. Then you will visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (also known as S-21). This is a former school that was converted to the main prison and torture headquarters of the Khmer Rouge. In the afternoon, you will visit the must-see majestic Royal Palace and gardens and the Central Market located in the heart of the city. In the evening, you will have the opportunity to experience a remork (Tuk-Tuk) ride through Phnom Penh to enjoy the city lights.

Angkor Thom, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Day 13 Phnom Penh – Oudong – Prek K’dam Located north of Phnom Penh, Oudong was the former royal capital of Cambodia up until it moved to Phnom Penh in 1866. EmeraldPLUS will invite you to the main temple of the Oudong Monastery, where you will receive a traditional Buddhist blessing from the temple’s resident monks. The afternoon is yours to continue exploring or to simply relax on board your Star-Ship. This evening, enjoy a cultural performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization. A traditional Buddhist monk blessing cultural performance by the Cambodian A Student and Children’s organization A visit to Oudong Monastary A silk farm tour at Koh Oknha Tei Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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Day 14 Prek’kdam Disembarkation – Siem Reap Bid farewell to your Emerald Harmony Star-Ship in the morning and continue by road to Siem Reap for your included three-night hotel stay. This evening, witness the Cambodian Circus, Phare, a spectacle of acrobatics, theater, dance and music.

Experience Phnom Penh at night during a remork (Tuk Tuk) drive through this buzzing, vibrant city.

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A visit to the Killing Fields & Toul Sleng Genocide Museum

Day 15 Siem Reap Today, start with a visit to Angkor Thom, then visit the sacred Temple of Ta Prohm, still overgrown by jungle trees, it has been the backdrop for many Hollywood movies. A visit to Angkor Thom A visit to Ta Prohm Temple A Vespa tour of Siem Reap Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 16 Siem Reap Rise early and witness the sunrise over Angkor Wat. Afterwards, walk through this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site, known for its elaborate decorations and intricate carvings throughout. This afternoon is free for you to explore more, to go shopping or to relax at your hotel. And, in the evening, you’ll enjoy your farewell dinner accompanied by an Apsara dance performance. A sunrise visit to Angkor Wat A visit to Banteay Srei A visit to Tonlé Sap A culinary tour of Cambodia Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

Day 17 Depart Siem Reap After breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your onward or homebound flight. Meals: Breakfast

A visit to the Royal Palace and Central Market Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

This evening, witness the Cambodian Circus, Phare, a spectacle of acrobatics, theater, dance and music.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions on pages 52-55.

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Banteay Srei Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Ta Prohm Temple, Siem Reap, Cambodia

2022 & 2023 DEPARTURE DATES, PRICES AND OFFERS 17-Day Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia Journey Code: EWHA Departure Date 2022 Departures Jan: 15*, 23 Feb: 12* Feb: 20 Mar: 20 Apr: 09*, 17 May: 07*, 15 Aug: 13*, 21 Sep: 10*, 18 Oct: 08*,16 Dec: 11, 31* Nov: 13 2023 Departures Jan: 8 Jan: 28* Feb: 5, 25* Mar: 5 Mar: 25* Apr: 2, 22* Apr: 30

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* Operates in Reverse

EARLYBIRD OFFER

SAVE $1,500 per couple^ See pages 3 for details

SUPER EARLYBIRD OFFER

SAVE AN ADDITIONAL 10%^ See pages 3 for details

*These departures operate in reverse itinerary; land touring remains as brochured. Terms and conditions: All prices are per person, based on double occupancy. ^Earlybird and Super Earlybird savings are limited in number, cabin category and departure date, once sold out the full fare shown above applies. The 10% Super Earlybird saving is applied to the cruise element only i.e. excludes flights, gratuities, port charges, hotel & land costs. To qualify for the Super Earlybird saving the booking and full balance must be made at least twelve months before departure. DiscoverMORE optional excursions are at an additional cost (see page 46-47). To help you select your cabin, detailed cabin and deck plans can be found on pages 48-51.

For more details of extending your stay visit emeraldcruises.com/extend

Choose from our pre/post tours: § §

-day Luang Prabang tour from $1,025 per person 4 5-day Sapa tour from $875 per person

For more details see page 44.

Or enjoy a city stopover on your way home. Choose from the following: § §

Dubai Bangkok

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Hong Kong Singapore

For more details see page 45.

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Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River Explore Hanoi’s labyrinth of streets, filled with food stalls and markets, and journey to Halong Bay to embark a traditional junk boat as you sail its ethereal waters. Acquaint yourself with Hoi An’s diverse beauty and community spirit, walk in the footsteps of Hue’s Nguyen Dynasty and discover Ho Chi Minh City’s Cu Chi Tunnels. All before meeting Emerald Harmony and sailing the Mekong, stopping off in Ben Tre, Sa Dec and Phnom Penh. Conclude your trip with three nights in Siem Reap, attending the Phare Cambodian Circus and visiting the historic Angkor Wat. Thien Mu Pagoda in Hue's Imperial City, Vietnam

21-Day Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia

VIETNAM Hanoi

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Departing: August 2022 - December 2023 Day 1 Arrive Hanoi Day 2 Hanoi Day 3 Hanoi – Halong Bay Day 4 Halong Bay Day 5 Halong Bay – Hanoi – Hoi An Day 6 Hoi An Day 7 Hoi An Day 8 Hoi An –Hue Day 9 Hue – Ho Chi Minh City Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City – Embarkation Day 12 Ben Tre – Sa Dec

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Day 13 Sa Dec – My An Hung Day 14 An Long – Long Khanh Island Day 15 Tan Chau – Vietnam/ Cambodia Border Crossing Day 16 Phnom Penh Day 17 Phnom Penh – Oudong – Prek K’Dam Day 18 Prek’kdam Disembarkation – Siem Reap Day 19 Siem Reap Day 20 Siem Reap Day 21 Depart Siem Reap

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EmeraldDISCOVERY Highlights unique to your itinerary EmeraldPLUS Lunch at KOTO Restaurant. Visit to the Reaching Out Project. Cyclo ride through Dai Noi. oat trip on the Perfume River to visit the iconic B seven-story Thien Mu Pagoda.

A traditional Vietnamese royal dinner at a local restaurant. Visit to My An Hung village. Lion Dance performance on board. to a family-owned Lanh My A silk-producing Visit factory. Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour.

And of course, our exceptional EmeraldVALUE inclusions come as standard ■ 7 nights on board the luxurious Emerald Harmony. ■ Deluxe hotels with all service charges, taxes and porterage included. ■ 47 meals: 20 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners. ■ Complimentary international and local wine, beer & soft drinks to accompany lunch & dinner while on board Emerald Harmony. ■ Complimentary tea & coffee on board. ■ Complimentary water provided on board and during excursions. ■ A variety of on board evening entertainment. ■ Complimentary Wi-Fi on board.

Traditional Buddhist Monk Blessing.

■ First-class service from an English-speaking crew and knowledgeable local guides.

Phare Cambodian Circus performance.

■ Earn EmeraldEXPLORER loyalty points.

A cultural Performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization.

■ All port charges and overseas transfers.

All gratuities included

Included Excursions 18 excursions, including visits to several UNESCO World Heritage-listed sites.

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21-DAY GRAND TOUR OF VIETNAM & CAMBODIA

Temple of Literature, Hanoi, Vietnam

Halong Bay, Vietnam

Hanoi to Siem Reap Departing: August 2022 - December 2023

Later, enjoy a traditional water puppet show, a unique North Vietnamese art form depicting scenes from rural life and episodes of historical significance. Lunch at KOTO Restaurant

Day 1 Arrive Hanoi Xin Chao and welcome to Hanoi! On arrival, you will be met by your Emerald Cruises representative and transferred to the Anatole Hotel, situated in downtown Hanoi, for your two-night stay. Relax at the hotel, explore the city, or wander Hanoi’s romantic West Lake. This evening, meet your tour director for your welcome briefing. Meals: Dinner.

Day 2 Hanoi Today you will enjoy a full-day city tour of Hanoi, including its main sights. Enjoy the view from outside ‘Uncle Ho’s’ mausoleum, considered the father of modern Vietnam, and continue to the small but iconic One Pillar Pagoda and to the Temple of Literature. The Temple of Literature was Vietnam’s first university and it was established to educate Vietnam's royalty, mandarins and members of the elite. The university functioned for an incredible 700 years and its gardens and well-preserved architecture offer a fascinating glimpse into the country’s past. As part of EmeraldPLUS, you will enjoy lunch at KOTO (Know One Teach One), a unique restaurant set up to train and educate disadvantaged children. After lunch, you’ll visit Hanoi’s Old Quarter also known as the ‘36 streets’. Take a walking tour through charming Hang Be Market and around Hoan Kiem Lake, and stop at Ngoc Son temple. This bustling area of narrow streets and alleys is home to literally thousands of small businesses and shopkeepers. It is a great place to explore with plenty of photo opportunities.

A full day city tour of Hanoi A traditional water puppet show Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 3 Hanoi – Halong Bay This morning after breakfast, leave Hanoi and travel to Halong Bay where you will board your traditional-style junk boat. Cruise through the bays and islets enjoying the stunning scenery of this magnificent region. Enjoy the tours offered on board, learn more about the main livelihood of the locals in the area or simply choose to relax. Towards the end of the day, the boat anchors for the night in the Trinh Nu area among the karst formations, and dinner will be served on board. A Halong Bay cruise A one-way scenic flight over Halong Bay Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 4 Halong Bay Today, continue sailing further into the region’s more untouched areas towards Lan Ha Bay. From a smaller boat, enjoy swimming on quiet beaches and kayaking in Ho Ba Ham Lake. Then visit Cua Van fishing village by rowing boat. Return to your traditional junk boat after a full day of exploration. Tonight, try squid fishing. A private boat tour to local beaches and activities on Halong Bay Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 5 Halong Bay – Hanoi – Hoi An Enjoy the sunrise and breakfast before beginning your cruise back through the magnificent rock formations, visiting Sung Sot Cave before arriving back at port. Bid farewell as you transfer to Hanoi airport, with a stop en-route for a light lunch at a local restaurant. At the airport in Hanoi, board your flight to Danang (Hoi An). Upon arrival, you will be transferred to your hotel for your included three-night stay, where you can relax for the rest of the evening. Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Day 6 Hoi An Today, start with our EmeraldPLUS visit to the Reaching Out Project. Reaching Out is an NGO (non-governmental organization) established in 2000, which provides opportunities for people with disabilities to learn skills and gain meaningful employment. Visit the workshop and get a glimpse of how this NGO helps them to integrate fully with their communities and lead independent and fulfilling lives. In the afternoon, enjoy a half day tour of Hoi An and see the old merchant’s houses, the Japanese Covered Bridge and the Assembly Hall of the Chinese Congregation.

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Visit the Reaching Out Project, established in 2000 to provide learning and development opportunities, helping people gain meaningful employment. We visit their workshop and gain an insight into how this project helps the local community.

A walking tour of Hoi An Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

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Imperial Palace and Royal Tombs, Vietnam

Reunification Palace, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Day 7 Hoi An

Day 9 Hue – Ho Chi Minh City

Enjoy a day of leisure to explore Hoi An and its surroundings. Perhaps take the time to explore the Old Town, or take a cyclo to An Bang Beach. The choice is yours.

Today, transfer to Hue airport for your flight to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly known as Saigon. You will have the afternoon to explore the city before enjoying dinner at a local restaurant.

A Vietnamese cooking class

Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

Day 10 Ho Chi Minh City

A visit to My Son Meals: Breakfast.

Day 8 Hoi An – Hue Leave Hoi An for Hue, the former imperial capital of Vietnam. You will drive through Danang before crossing the Pass of Ocean Clouds and dropping down to the wonderfully photogenic fishing village of Lang Co. In Hue, you will visit the Imperial Citadel where the Nguyen Dynasty ruled between 1802 and 1945. As part of your EmeraldPLUS, take a cyclo (bicycle style rickshaw) from Dai Noi ‘Old City’ to Tinh Tam Lake where the Emperors used to come to relax. Then later, join a boat trip to visit Thien Mu Pagoda. This evening, experience a royal dinner with traditional costumes.

EmeraldPLUS

Today’s EmeraldPLUS program takes you on a cyclo ride (bicycle-style rickshaw) from Dai Noi “Old City” to the peaceful Tinh Tam Lake, where the emperors used to go to relax.

Drive away from Ho Chi Minh City, watching the city skyline fade into the distance as the road winds through rice paddies, villages and other scenes typical to southern Vietnam. Spend a couple of hours walking around Cu Chi’s rugged grounds with a local guide. Upon your return to Ho Chi Minh City, the afternoon is yours to enjoy at leisure.

Included Excursion

Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City – Embarkation After checkout, enjoy a tour of the city, visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral, Opera House and Town Hall. Then, visit the Reunification Palace before transferring to the port, where you will board your Emerald Cruises Star-Ship, Emerald Harmony. You’ll be welcomed on board by your captain and crew before setting sail towards My Tho in the Mekong Delta. This evening, enjoy your first dinner on board with your fellow travelers. Your Cruise Director will conduct a port talk to review the activities and itinerary for the days ahead. An orientation tour of Ho Chi Minh City Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 12 Ben Tre – Sa Dec This morning you will be taken to the village of Ðat Dua, where you will learn how coconut candy and other local sweets are made, along with a fruit workshop. Then travel to the Tan Long Pagoda before returning to Emerald Harmony to sail onwards to Sa Dec, a hidden gem on the Mekong Delta.

Explore Cu Chi’s rugged grounds with a knowledgeable local guide. Hear how the residents constructed an intricate, underground network of tunnels during the French and American Wars, and listen to incredible tales about the unusual foods the residents ate to survive. Also, see other ingenious items used by the residents to defend themselves such as bamboo traps and camouflaged pits.

A visit to a workshop in Ðat Dua and a visit to Tan Long Pagoda Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

An evening Saigon street food tour Meals: Breakfast.

A boat tour on the Perfume River to Thien Mu Pagoda A traditional Vietnamese royal dinner at a local restaurant. A visit to the Imperial Citadel Meals: Breakfast and dinner.

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21-DAY GRAND TOUR OF VIETNAM & CAMBODIA

Royal Palace, Phnom Penh, Cambodia

The Cambodian Circus, Phare, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Day 13 Sa Dec – My An Hung Visit Sa Dec on a walking tour, with stops at the Chinese Congregational House in Kien An Cung, the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant, and enjoy a walk through the central market to peruse its varied produce. Return to Emerald Harmony by sampan and sail to My An Hung Island. Recognized as a cultural and historical destination, this small village in rural Vietnam specialises in red-hot chilli and peppers. Enjoy some local folk singing during the visit. A visit to My An Hung village A visit to the Chinese Congregational House and the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le

Day 15 Tan Chau - Vietnam/ Cambodia Border Crossing In Tan Chau, as part of EmeraldPLUS, visit a unique family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory. The silk product is created with dyes made from the mac nua fruit, a kind of wood tree, which originally came from Tan Chau silk village about 100 years ago. Here, you will learn more about the long-complicated silk making process and have a chance to touch the real Lanh My A silk. After a Xe Loi ride, embark one of our sampans to Evergreen Island for a walk through a local village to get a glimpse into the lives of the local farming community. Back on board your luxury Star-Ship, cruise to the border between Vietnam and Cambodia. Tonight, celebrate crossing the border with a Cambodian-style family dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 14 An Long - Long Khanh Island

A visit to family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory

The morning is yours to enjoy your free time on board or, if you prefer, partake in a DiscoverMORE optional excursion to the Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary. In the afternoon, embark on a journey to Long Khanh Island, visit a local family to learn about scarf-weaving and visit the Hoa Hao Buddhist Pagoda. Return to Emerald Harmony where, later this evening, you’ll be delighted by a traditional Lion Dance performance on board.

A visit to Evergreen Island

A Lion Dance performance on board A visit to a local scarf-weaving workshop and Hoa Hao Buddhist Pagoda on Long Khanh Island A visit to Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary in Tram Chim National Park Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 16 Phnom Penh Wake up in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. The city, known as the “Pearl of Asia”, was almost entirely evacuated by the Khmer Rouge in 1975. This morning, you will learn more about the Khmer Rouge and the darkest days of the country’s history. A short drive will take you to the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek. Here you will have the opportunity to walk through the fields, visit the small museum and learn about this sad historic chapter. Afterwards visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (also known as S-21). This is a former school that was converted to the main prison and torture headquarters of the Khmer Rouge. In the afternoon, you will visit the majestic Royal Palace with its gardens and the Central Market located in the heart of the city. In the evening, you will have a chance to experience an evening remork (or Tuk-Tuk) ride through Phnom Penh to enjoy the city lights.

Phnom Penh by night on a remork (Tuk-Tuk) tour A visit to the Killing Fields & Toul Sleng Genocide Museum A visit to the Royal Palace and Central Market Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 17 Phnom Penh - Oudong – Prek K’dam Located north of Phnom Penh, Oudong was the former royal capital of Cambodia up until it moved to Phnom Penh in 1866. Important remnants on the temple site include the burial sites of Khmer kings as well as religious artifacts dating back more than a hundred years. In the main temple of the Oudong Monastery, receive a traditional Buddhist blessing from the temple’s resident monks as part of your EmeraldPLUS excursion. The afternoon is yours to continue exploring or to simply relax on board your Star-Ship. This evening, enjoy a cultural performance by the Cambodian Student and Children's Organization. A traditional Buddhist Monk blessing A cultural Performance by the Cambodian Student and Children’s Organization A visit to Oudong Monastery A silk farm tour at Koh Oknha Tei Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Day 18 Prek’kdam Disembarkation – Siem Reap Disembark Emerald Harmony in the morning and continue by road to Siem Reap for your included three-night stay. This evening, attend the Cambodian Circus, Phare and enjoy an evening of acrobatics, music and dance. The Cambodian Circus, Phare Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

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Day 20 Siem Reap

Day 21 Depart Siem Reap

Today, start with a visit to Angkor Thom. As the last capital of the Khmer Empire, it was a fortified city, home to priests, officials of the palace and military, as well as buildings for administering the kingdom. Afterwards, visit the sacred Temple of Ta Prohm, still overgrown by jungle trees, it has been the backdrop for many Hollywood movies.

Rise early and witness the sunrise over Angkor Wat. Afterwards walk through this UNESCO World Heritage-listed site known for its elaborate decorations and intricate carvings throughout. Later this evening, enjoy your farewell dinner with an by Apsara dance performance.

After breakfast this morning, you will be transferred to the airport to catch your onward or homebound flight.

A visit to Angkor Thom

A sunrise visit to Angkor Wat A visit to Banteay Srei

A visit to Ta Prohm Temple

A visit to Tonlé Sap

A Vespa tour of Siem Reap

Meals: Breakfast.

This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above. Please refer to our terms and conditions on pages 52-55.

A culinary tour of Cambodia

Meals: Breakfast and lunch.

Meals: Breakfast and dinner

2022 & 2023 DEPARTURE DATES, PRICES AND OFFERS 21-Day Grand Tour of Vietnam Journey Code: EWHH Departure Date 2022 Departures Jan: 05, 05* Feb: 02, 02* Mar: 02, 02* Mar: 30, 30* Apr: 27*, 27 Aug: 03, 03* Aug: 31, 31* Sep: 28* Oct: 26* Nov: 23 Dec: 21*, 21 Oct: 26 Nov: 23* 2023 Departures Jan: 18*, 18 Feb: 15, 15* Mar: 15*, 15 Apr: 12*, 12 May: 10, 10*

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B Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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Pool Deck AP Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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SA Owner's One-Bedroom Suite

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$8,895 $8,995 $8,495 $8,195

Special Offers - Limited Availability

* Operates in Reverse

EARLYBIRD OFFER

SAVE $1,500 per couple^ See pages 3 for details

SUPER EARLYBIRD OFFER

SAVE AN ADDITIONAL 10%^ See pages 3 for details

*These departures operate in reverse itinerary from Siem Reap to Hanoi. Terms and conditions: : All prices are per person, based on double occupancy. ^Earlybird and Super Earlybird savings are limited in number, cabin category and departure date, once sold out the full fare shown above applies. The 10% Super Earlybird saving is applied to the cruise element only i.e. excludes flights, gratuities, port charges, hotel & land costs. To qualify for the Super Earlybird saving the booking and full balance must be made at least twelve months before departure. DiscoverMORE optional excursions are at an additional cost (see page 46-47). To help you select your cabin, detailed cabin and deck plans can be found on pages 48-51.

For more details of extending your stay visit emeraldcruises.com/extend

Choose from our pre/post tours: § §

-day Luang Prabang tour from $1,025 per person 4 5-day Sapa tour from $875 per person

For more details see page 44.

Or enjoy a city stopover on your way home. Choose from the following: § §

Dubai Bangkok

§ §

Hong Kong Singapore

For more details see page 45.

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Included Hotels Our handpicked collection of included hotels bring you closer to each destination you visit, having been carefully chosen for their outstanding quality, perfect location and impeccable service.

Shinta Mani, Siem Reap, Cambodia

Siem Reap – Shinta Mani

Ho Chi Minh City – Grand Hotel Saigon

This upscale boutique-style resort is centrally located within the city’s leafy French Quarter. Its Khmer-inspired design complements its close proximity to Angkor Wat and it’s just a short walk from the Old Market and the famous Pub Street.

Located in the heart of Saigon, this sensational colonial-style 1930s hotel is within walking distance from the Saigon River. Stunning, spacious rooms look out over Ho Chi Minh City or the hotel’s picturesque pool, and the rooftop café serves hot drinks, cakes, cocktails and wine with panoramic views of the city. The perfect base from which to explore.

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Grand Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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Hoi An Silk Marina Resort

Hoi An – Silk Marina Resort A short walk from Hoi An’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed Old Town, this stunning 4-star hotel is home to a spa and wellness center. Enjoy delicious food in the Marine Restaurant, boasting beautiful views of the river, and visit the stunning white sands of nearby Ang Bang Beach.

Anatole Hotel, Hanoi

Indochine Palace, Hue, Vietnam

Hanoi – Anatole Hotel

Hue – Indochine Palace

Your comfortable Deluxe City View room is the perfect base from which to explore Hanoi. Located within the Old Quarter neighbourhood, the Anatole Hotel Hanoi blends modern conveniences with classic charm, and don’t forget to take advantage of the rooftop infinity pool, offering views of the Old Quarter rooftops, Hoan Kiem Lake and St. Joseph's Cathedral.

Wonderfully located just a short walk from the Perfume River and Hue Royal Palace, this palatial setting is surrounded by lush exotic gardens, setting a new standard for excellence in Hue. Luxuriously appointed rooms with modern facilities complement the opulent colonial design influences, and several lounge bars and a spa offer much in the way of relaxation and indulgence during your stay.

Hotels are subject to change.

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Extend your stay Take in even more of Asia with one of our great city stopovers. On selected dates, those wishing to extend their adventure can do so with either a 4-Day Luang Prabang tour or a 5-Day Sapa tour.

View of the Mekong River from Mt Phousi, Luang Prabang

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Rice fields, Sapa, Vietnam

4-day Luang Prabang tour from $1,025 per person

5-day Sapa tour from $875 per person

Explore the ancient capital’s glistening temples and discover why it has been awarded UNESCO World Heritage-listed status. Peruse museums and hidden laneways, experience a traditional Baci ceremony and catch the sunset from Mt. Phousi. Observe Monks collecting alms, take in Kuang Si Falls and immerse yourself in life on the river.

Gaze in awe at the breath-taking scenery and cultural diversity of this spectacular part of Vietnam. Visit the Hmong and Red Zao people of the traditional hill tribes and learn all about their fascinating lives. Pay a visit to bustling Sapa market and the nearby villages of Sa Seng and Sau Chua, surrounded by beautiful mountains where ancient ways of life remain.

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Bangkok, Thailand

Stopovers Make the most of your trip to Southeast Asia and extend your holiday with an inbound stopover in Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai or Hong Kong. The ideal opportunity for you to recharge your batteries during a long-haul flight and discover somewhere new for two or three nights. You’ll stay in world-class hotels, recognized for their excellent location, close to the main attractions. With everything you could need on your doorstep, you’ll truly be able to immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the city you choose. Singapore n

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Available on: 23-Day Grand Tour of Vietnam & Cambodia, 19-Day Treasures & Temples of Vietnam & Cambodia, 15-Day Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong

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DiscoverMORE If you’re looking to explore further afield, our extra-special DiscoverMORE excursions have been created specially to grant you rare insights that venture beyond the ordinary travel encounters. Available at an additional cost, these optional tours compliment our extensive daily included tours as well as our EmeraldPLUS and EmeraldACTIVE programs. We’d advise you to book before you travel to ensure you secure your place on your chosen activities, just look out for the DiscoverMORE icon across our itineraries.

Explore Banteay Srei Temple

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Silk Farm tour

Khmer Cooking Class

Cambodia

Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary

Ho Chi Minh Street Food tour

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Kampong Tralach

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Silk Farm Tour at Koh Oknha Tei

From $24 per person

Visit a silk farm in Koh Oknha Tei and learn about the silk creation process, from the growing and harvesting of food for the silkworms, to breeding, their life cycle, and finally the spinning and dying process. Best of all, you may find a lovely handmade souvenir you had the opportunity to see being created. Includes: Local guide • Transfers

Siem Reap Khmer Cooking Class

From $59 per person

Uncover the secrets of Khmer cuisine and join a chef for a cooking class. Buy ingredients at a local market and cook them up in a traditional village kitchen before tasting the finished product. This authentic culinary experience gives you the opportunity to embrace the regional produce and immerse yourself in the local culture. Includes: Local guide • Tasting • Transfers

Tour of Banteay Srei Temple

From $15 per person

Banteay Srei or “Citadel of the Women” remains the best preserved temple in Cambodia. Built between the 11th and 13th century, allegedly solely by women it is made of pink sandstone, that’s seen nowhere else in Angkor. Here, you will find some of the finest bas-relief art, examples of Khmer art that depicts the Hindu god Shiva. Includes: Local guide • Transfers

Tour to Tonlé Sap

From $18 per person

Tonlé Sap is a UNESCO Biosphere site and the largest lake in Southeast Asia. It is of extreme importance to the Cambodians who live there and earn their living from fishing. You will have the unique opportunity to visit some of the local floating villages located on the lake and experience the lifestyle of these inhabitants. Includes: Local guide • Transfers Please note: This is a seasonal tour that is only offered from July to March.

Vespa Tour of Siem Reap Countryside

From $99 per person

Riding tandem on the back of an iconic, elegant Vespa makes for a tour like no other. This incredible experience will take you through the Cambodian countryside in style, where the splendor of these striking surroundings, and the friendly locals will let you discover Siem Reap’s authenticity away from the tourist hotspots. Includes: Local guide • Vespa ride Please note: Only recommended for guests with no mobility issues.

Tam Nong Ramsar Bird Sanctuary in Tràm Chim National Park

From $49 per person

Visit Vietnam’s magical 1500-hectare Tam Nong Bird Sanctuary. Located in the Tràm Chim National Park, this sanctuary is estimated to house a quarter of the bird species found in Vietnam. You will be guided on a tranquil paddle boat along narrow channels through the gnarled, green sunken forest watching the most unique fauna. Includes: Local guide • Bird watching Please note: Not recommended for guests with limited mobility.

Hanoi Halong Bay Seaplane Flight

From $520 per person

The ethereal beauty of Halong Bay is certainly worthy of its UNESCO World Heritage-listed title. This natural wonder where limestone pillars and islands are dotted in the serene emerald waters is yours to discover, as you view the breathtaking bay and its surrounding landscapes from the air, with a 45 minute seaplane flight. Includes: 45 minute plane ride • Transfers Please note: Must be pre-booked. Not recommended for guests with limited mobility.

Hoi An My Son Historic Kingdom Tour

From $49 per person

Enjoy a walk around the temples of the 500-year-old village of Phuoc Kieu and visit a workshop where bronze goods are crafted using traditional techniques. Continue to the UNESCO World Heritage-listed temple complex at My Son, soak up the atmosphere and learn about the Cham culture, its rulers, and their impressive reign. Includes: Local guide • Transfers

Vietnamese Cooking Class

From $69 per person

Indulge in the wonderful flavors of Vietnamese cuisine with a hands-on cooking class. Join a local chef at the Hoi An market, and immerse yourself in the local culture, browsing for fresh ingredients. Next, enjoy live cooking demonstrations and learn traditional Vietnamese cooking methods, plus enjoy a local lunch. Includes: Cooking demonstration • Lunch

Ho Chi Minh City Evening Ho Chi Minh Street Food Tour

From $66 per person

Join your guide on a journey of incredible food discovery during a memorable evening out in Ho Chi Minh City. A walking tour through the cities fascinating streets will provide you with the opportunity to sample a variety of delicious local foods from different restaurants and food stands featuring some of Saigon’s best dishes. Includes: Local guide • Food tasting

Vespa tour of Siem Reap

Tonlé Sap

My Son Historic Kingdom

Vietnamese Cooking Class

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Please note - All details and ‘from’ prices are correct at the time of going to print. DiscoverMORE excursions are subject to availability and may not take place if minimum attendees are not met. Emerald Cruises reserve the right to change or cancel DiscoverMORE excursions at any time.

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Emerald Harmony cabin plans

Owner's One-bedroom Suite CAT SA

CAT S

At 452ft² (42m²), this truly spectacular suite boasts a separate bedroom and lounge area, a luxurious en-suite bathroom and a queen-size or twin-style bed plus enjoy a private terrace, with an additional space of 323ft2 (30m2) complete with a hot-tub.

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452ft (42m ) plus 323ft (30m ) terrace Private terrace with hot-tub Separate bedroom and lounge area Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, complimentary bathrobes and slippers to use while on board Walk-in wardrobe Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks Complimentary Nespresso™ machine Complimentary Wi-Fi Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds Pillow menu Telephone Alarm clock Hairdryer Safe for your valuables Individual climate control Flat screen TV and infotainment system Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite Four items of laundry a day 2

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Beautifully appointed with a private balcony, these luxurious suites reach 398ft² (37m²) and host a separate bedroom and lounge. Guests staying in these suites can enjoy the opulent surrounds of the en-suite bathroom, as well as breakfast, canapés and after-dinner treats.

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398ft2 (37m2) Indoor private balcony with open-air system and separate door to close from living room Separate bedroom and lounge area Bathroom with shower, indulgent toiletries, hair dryer, complimentary bathrobes and slippers to use while on board Walk-in wardrobe Complimentary in-suite mini-bar, restocked daily with wine, beer and soft drinks Complimentary Nespresso™ machine Complimentary Wi-Fi Queen-size or twin hotel-style beds Pillow menu Telephone Alarm clock Hairdryer Safe for your valuables Individual climate control Flat screen TV and infotainment system Continental breakfast, pre-dinner canapés and after-dinner sweet treats served in your suite Two items of laundry a day Floor-to-ceiling window with open-air system

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Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite CAT AP

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A private indoor balcony design and drop-down window is perfect for enjoying the ever-changing views. Reaching 273ft² (25.4m²), relax and unwind in your opulent en-suite bathroom, complete with toiletries, and sleep soundly in your queen-size or twin hotel-style bed.

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Providing excellent value for money, they are bigger than the average standard staterooms. Enjoy your time on board in your home-away-from-home, with everything you could possibly need. Emerald Staterooms have porthole windows, a flatscreen TV and a mini-fridge.

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STAR-SHIP DECK PLANS

Mekong deck plans Emerald Harmony Built: 2019

Length: 239ft (73m)

Guests: 84

Cabins: 42

Crew Members: 40

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Reflections Restaurant

Pool Deck

Cabin Categories Pool Deck CAT SA CAT S

452ft2 (42m2)

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Emerald Panorama Balcony Suite

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452ft2 (42m2) CAT SA

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Important Information: The cabin, deck plans, sizes and photographs are an indication only and are subject to variation. ^ Due to safety, the Sun Deck will be closed when traveling under low bridges. Cabin 202 has a smaller bathroom than other Category B bathrooms. Cabins 301 & 302 have a partially obstructed view from the balcony. The balcony window size is not impacted however the Star-Ship structure covers a section of the window.

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Booking conditions THIS DOCUMENT IS A LEGALLY BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN YOU AND SCENIC TOURS (USA), INC. ("Scenic"'). THIS CONTRACT CONTAINS ALL TERMS OF OUR AGREEMENT AND SUPERSEDES ANY AND ALL OTHER ORAL OR WRITTEN AGREEMENTS, TERMS, COMMUNICATIONS OR REPRESENTATIONS OF ANY KIND. EMERALD WATERWAYS IS A BRAND OWNED AND OPERATED BY SCENIC TOURS (USA), INC. ANY REFERENCE HEREIN TO 'EMERALD' REFERS TO SCENIC TOURS (USA), INC. BY BOOKING A TOUR, CRUISE OR OTHER VACATION PACKAGE WITH EMERALD AND PAYING THE BOOKING DEPOSIT, YOU ARE AGREEING TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, WHICH CREATES A BINDING CONTRACT BETWEEN EMERALD AND YOU, THE CUSTOMER. PLEASE READ THIS CONTRACT CAREFULLY, AS IT CONTAINS IMPORTANT TERMS AND CONDITIONS INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, PENALTIES FOR CANCELLATION AND SPECIFIC LIMITATIONS ON OUR LIABILITY. 1. General. Emerald operates tours within the United States and serves as a booking agent for tours operated by third-party service providers (“Providers”) in other countries. Emerald reserves the right to provide the tour or any portion thereof either directly through its own operations and personnel or through third party service providers. You hereby acknowledge and agree that where any tour or part of the tour, accommodations, flights or any other goods or services are provided by a third party (collectively, “Third Party Services”) and not directly by Emerald Waterways, Emerald is not liable for any dispute or claim with respect to or arising from any Third Party Services including, without limitation, any losses, damages, breach of contract, negligence or other claims or damages arising from the acts or omissions of the Providers thereof and, therefore, you are required to pursue any such claims solely against the relevant Provider. 2. Important Travel Information. You acknowledge and agree that there are general risks associated with traveling, which are beyond Emerald's control and, as such, Emerald is not liable for any loss, cost or damage you may incur as a result thereof. Such general risks include, but are not limited to, tour variations or interruptions caused by road, river or weather conditions; national or local holidays affecting the closure of public buildings and attractions; strikes, civil disturbances and advices by governments, and other Force Majeure Events (as defined below); hazards associated with traveling in undeveloped areas; travel by boat, train, automobile, aircraft and other means of transportation; high water levels; low water levels; flooding; lock closures; unscheduled vessel or vehicle maintenance or for any other circumstances beyond Emerald's control; 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; and any changes to government visa or travel requirements. Furthermore, it is your sole responsibility to make your own inquiries regarding your trip, including any relevant government travel safety warnings. 3. Travel Insurance. You are urged to arrange comprehensive travel insurance to cover any unforeseen circumstances that may occur during the tour. Emerald is not liable in any regard for your failure to adequately insure yourself, and you agree to indemnify and hold Emerald harmless for any expenses or delays incurred as a result of your failure to adequately insure yourself. For your convenience, Emerald offers its clients the opportunity to purchase travel protection through TripMate, Inc. We act as a broker. Once purchased, the Travel Protection Plan premium is non-refundable. 4. Tour Price. The 'Tour Price' is the total amount listed on your itinerary. All Tour Prices are quoted in U.S. Dollars. Emerald reserves the right to vary Tour Prices at any time, in its absolute discretion, to account for any increase in costs, including but not limited to airfares, fuel, government taxes and charges, exchange rate fluctuations or other tour related costs or tariffs. If Emerald has received the full amount of the Tour Price from you, there will be no increases to your Tour price, regardless of any increases in the tour costs inside or outside of our control. If you have not paid the full amount of the Tour Price, and we must vary your Tour Price due to an increase in tour costs

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outside of Emerald's control, any increase Emerald applies to the Tour Price will be only to the extent required to meet such additional costs. Emerald reserves the right not to honor any published prices that Emerald determines were erroneous due to printing, electronic or clerical error. 5. Items Included in Your Tour Price. Subject to the conditions and limitations set forth herein, the following items are included in the Tour Price provided that they are expressly listed on your itinerary: Intercity Travel. By motorcoach (bus) or by cruise (boat). Air Travel. Although designated air travel may or may not be included, you are responsible for timely arrival at the gateway for your tour. Failure to arrive at the gateway in a timely fashion may result in cancellation of your tour and loss of the Tour Price. Internal flights may be included if listed on your itinerary. Tour Director. All tours are conducted in English by a professional cruise or tour director. Accommodations. Tour Prices are per person, based on two persons sharing a room with a private bath or shower. Single accommodations are available on some, but not all, tours for a single supplement rate, payable at the time of booking. If at any time during the tour you consider your rooming partner to be unsuitable, Emerald will attempt to arrange single accommodation for you for the remainder of the tour, subject to availability. Details of price and availability of single accommodation can be obtained at the time of booking. Floorplans and deckplans are indicative only and are not drawn to scale. Pictures of hotel rooms or cabins may not represent the actual accommodation provided during the tour. Special room requests (smoking/non-smoking, adjacent, connecting or lower- floor rooms, as examples) must be made at time of booking. Special hotel room requests are not guaranteed and are based on a first come first served basis and are subject to availability at time of check-in. Emerald reserves the right to substitute hotel accommodations of a similar standard in place of any advertised hotel. Emerald is not responsible for the size or quality of the hotel rooms provided. Tour Prices are based upon the cabin categories listed on the itinerary. Upgrades are subject to availability and require payment of additional fees. Emerald cannot guarantee the availability of pre- and post-tour accommodations. Airport Transfers. Airport transfers are available only on the first and last day of your tour and at times designated by Emerald. Transfers outside these times will be at your expense and must be secured by your own arrangements. Passengers who have purchased hotel accommodation and airfare from Emerald prior to tour or after tour will be provided with airport transfers to or from their hotel. If your airline booking is not made by Emerald, you must ensure your flight details are provided to Emerald. No refund will be given for any unused transfers. Transfers cannot be routed to other pick-up points or destinations. In the event of a missed transfer, you will be responsible for making substitute travel arrangements, at your own expense. All transfers must be booked and Emerald must be advised of all flights no less than 60 days prior to travel. Airport and ship transfers may be group transfers scheduled to coincide with multiple flight arrival times. Meals. Only those meals identified on the itinerary are included. You must advise Emerald in writing of any and all special dietary needs at the time of booking. Emerald will make reasonable efforts to accommodate your dietary requests, but cannot guarantee that any requests can be met. Beverages. If your itinerary includes booking on an Emerald 'Star-Ship,' all standard beverages are included in the tour price during lunch and dinner while you are on board. This includes beer, wine and soft drinks. It also includes daily replenishment of specific designated cabin minibars. Selected items, such as spirits, and French champagne, are not included and will be subject to an additional charge. Otherwise, beverages will only be included when listed on the itinerary. Sightseeing. The entrance fees for sightseeing,

excursions and other places of interest that are listed on your itinerary are included. 'Discover More' - Optional tours. Additional activities undertaken by you such as sightseeing tours purchased by you in addition or instead of those activities outlined in this brochure are not included in your Tour Price and incur an additional cost. Additional activities are subject to availability, seasonal and operational factors. Some activities require a minimum and maximum number of participants to operate. Gratuities/Tips. Gratuities and tips are included on tours and river cruises operated by Emerald and that are listed on your itinerary. All other gratuities and tips are the customer's responsibility. Sales Taxes. Sales taxes assessed by US authorities as identified on your itinerary are included in the Tour Price. Unused Services. No refunds are available with respect of any unused services or amenities made available to you. 6. Items Not Included in Your Tour Price. The only items included in your Tour Price are those identified above and expressly identified on your itinerary. Therefore, the following items, without limitation, are not included in the Tour Price: (a) airfare not specifically included in your itinerary; (b) airline and other taxes or government charges other than the state sales taxes listed above; (c) gratuities and shore excursions on ocean cruises unless otherwise stated in the itinerary; (d) fees associated with any optional activities including entrance fees: (e) fees associated with any accommodation upgrades (if available); (f) meals not specifically included in your itinerary; (g) beverages (other than included beverages on Emerald Star-Ships.); (h) fees for laundry; (i) passport or visa fees; (j) vaccinations or other medical se1Vices or requirements; and (k) any items of a personal nature. Please note that changes to flight schedules may require additional overnight accommodation at your own expense. Any modified travel arrangements required due to illness or personal reasons are at your own expense. 7. Booking/Payment. Booking Deposit. You must pay the deposit listed on the itinerary (the “Deposit”) within 3 days of booking your travel. Your Booking will be automatically canceled if your Deposit is not received by Emerald on or before the due date. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable, except as otherwise expressly stated herein. Final Payment. The balance of the Tour Price must be paid no later than 90 days prior to the tour departure date. Failure to pay the balance within 90 days of the tour departure date will result in cancellation of your trip and loss of the Deposit. Bookings Within 90 Days. If you place a booking with Emerald within 90 days or less of your chosen departure date, full payment of the Tour Price is required before we can request and confirm your booking. If the tour is not able to be fully confirmed, then we will refund all funds paid to us, and Emerald will have no further obligations or liability to you in respect of your booking. Late Booking Fee. A late booking fee of $50.00 per booking is payable on all bookings made within 21 days of tour departure. Variation Fee. An administration fee of $50.00 is payable for each variation to your booking (except variation to the tour departure date, which will attract cancellation fees, as set out below). Emerald may choose to accept or reject your request for variation in its sole discretion. Payments to Travel Agents. In the event you booked your tour through a travel agent, your travel agent may forward your deposit or final payment to Emerald on your behalf. Emerald is not responsible for any payments made to travel agents and, therefore, a payment to your travel agent will not be deemed a payment to Emerald unless and until such payment is received by Emerald and the funds fully clear.


8. Cancellation by Traveler. Cancellation Notice. Cancellation notices must be issued to Emerald in writing during its regular office hours. Any changes to your tour departure date or name or passenger changes will be deemed a cancellation and the applicable cancellation fees will apply. Cancellation Fees. ln the event of cancellation, you will be liable to pay Emerald cancellation fees calculated in accordance with the following table. Please note that in the event of cancellation you may also be obligated to pay cancellation fees to third parties including, without limitation, airlines. CANCELLATIONS FOR EMERALD WATERWAYS SHIPS: NO. OF DAYS’ NOTICE PRIOR TO TOUR COMMENCEMENT - CANCELLATION CHARGE (per person) 90 days and greater

Loss of Tour Deposit

89-60 days

35% of Tour Price

59-30 days

50% of Tour Price

Less than 30 days

100% of Tour Price

9. Air Travel. Airfare From price is based on low season; a high season surcharge will apply to some dates. Applicable airline and airfare will be advised at time of airfare booking. All airfare prices are an indication only and subject to confirmation. Air Reservations/Ticketing. Payment in full is required for all airfares at the time of booking. Airline Seating & Special Requests. Seats are limited in our contracted class of service and may not be available on every flight. Emerald does not hold block space on any airline and therefore does not provide any assurance of seat availability for every single tour departure date. Seat assignments and meal preferences may be requested at time of booking but remain subject to availability on a first-come, first-served basis. Emerald does not assure any such requests will be granted. Not all airlines offer pre-assigned seats and some may impose additional charges for pre-assigned seats. Any additional charge imposed by any airline will be at your sole expense. Seating is solely under the control of the airline, as are the itinerary changes resulting from flight delays and schedule changes. Flight cancellations, delays and schedule changes are the sole responsibility of the airline and Emerald accepts no responsibility or liability for such delays or rescheduling. Airline Fuel Surcharges, Taxes, Fees and Restrictions. All airfares quoted at the time of your booking, will be based on round trip purchase and will include air­related taxes, fees and fuel surcharges imposed by the airlines. Any additional fees charged by the airlines such as checked baggage fees, seat selections and/or any other services are your sole responsibility. Cancellations. The cancellation fees listed above do not include any cancellation fees that may be imposed by the airlines. In cases when paper tickets are issued, no refund will be made for canceled air tickets until tickets are returned to Emerald. Non-refundable tickets cannot be refunded under any condition. Please ensure that any returned airline tickets are sent by certified or registered mail. Lost ticket replacement can take up to one year and processing fees may be assessed. 10. Tour Variation, Cancellation or Delay. Itinerary Variations. While Emerald will make reasonable efforts to operate the tour in accordance with your itinerary, changes or substitutions may be necessary for reasons outside Emerald's control or other Force Majeure Events (as defined in paragraph 12 below). At certain peak periods duplicate departures may operate, and sometimes in reverse order; and hotels may vary from those stated on the itinerary pages. On tours that include cruises, the ship may be changed due to operational reasons. For departures in early and late season operated in cool weather conditions, itinerary variations may

occur and certain activities may not be available due to seasonality or weather conditions. Availability of certain activities may also be limited due to itinerary variations. If you believe your overall tour satisfaction may be diminished by such limitations, please check with your Travel Agent before making your reservation. Emerald reserves the right to substitute) another vessel or motorcoach with another available in its fleet having that has the closest comparable features for all or part of the itinerary and also provide alternative accommodation, where necessary. Emerald is not liable to you for any variations in the tour itinerary caused by Force Majeure Events. Minimum Required Bookings. Your booking is conditional on Emerald receiving a minimum number of bookings to operate the tour and ensure an enjoyable group atmosphere. Where sufficient numbers, as determined by Emerald in its sole discretion, are not achieved, Emerald may cancel or suspend a scheduled departure of the tour. Emerald will use commercially reasonable efforts to provide notice of canceled or suspended tours at least 60 days prior to the scheduled departure date. Emerald will endeavor to notify you of any changes to your tour itinerary in the following manner: (a) if prior to your tour departure, we will notify you by telephone, email or mail; and (b) if during your tour, personally by your Cruise Director or Tour Director. Tour Cancellation or Delay Greater than Seven Days. In the event Emerald cancels a tour or cruise or the tour or cruise is delayed by more than seven days prior to departure for any reason other than cancellations or delays resulting in whole or in part from a Force Majeure Event (which shall instead be governed by paragraph 12 below), Emerald will use commercially reasonable efforts to offer the closest available tour or cruise departure. If the replacement tour price is less than the scheduled tour, you will receive a refund in the amount of the difference or if the replacement tour is more than the scheduled tour you will be required to pay the difference. If you accept the alternative tour or cruise offered, you will be bound by these Terms and Conditions with respect to the alternative tour or cruise. If you do not accept the alternative tour or cruise departure within a period of 7 days from the date of the offer, then this Contract will be terminated and Emerald will refund all monies that you paid directly to Emerald and Emerald will have no further liability to you. Emerald will not be liable for any third-party costs you incur as a result of cancellation, including without limitation, for airfares or other arrangements booked independently through or paid to a travel agent or other third party. 11. General Notices, Conditions and Safety Matters. Noise, Vibration and Odor. While Emerald takes reasonable steps to minimize noise, vibration and odors on the cruise ships, you acknowledge and accept that some noise, vibration and intermittent odors may be experienced on vessels and that Emerald will not be liable to you in relation to any such noise, vibration or odors. Young Passengers. Children under 12 years old are ineligible to participate in our tours, except for applicable Christmas tours and cruises, and then only if accepted by Emerald in its sole discretion. Due to the availability of alcohol on many of our vacation packages, children and other persons under 21 years of age must be accompanied by a person over the age of 21 (an 'Adult') and must share their accommodation with that Adult. Bus Safety. You acknowledge and agree that if you travel on a bus or motorcoach as a part of a tour, you are required to comply with any and all recommended safety requirements including, without limitation, remaining seated at all times while in the bus or motorcoach and wearing a safety belt while seated in the motorcoach. Neither Emerald nor its affiliates or Providers shall have any liability to you or any third party for any injuries, illness or death resulting from your failure to adhere to applicable safety recommendations. Physically Challenged Guests. Emerald strives to provide a safe, enjoyable and memorable travel experience for all passengers. Sightseeing in many historic towns and cities can only be undertaken by walking tours of up to 5 km (3.2 miles), often on uneven surfaces. Some tours include mountain excursions involving high altitudes. Consequently, a reasonably adequate (and sometimes high) level of fitness is required for many of our tours. Please consult with your doctor to ensure that you have

an adequate level of fitness and are in good health before participating in these included excursions. Emerald will not provide any refunds if you are not able to participate in any portion of the tour. Most transportation services are not equipped with elevators or wheelchair ramps, and cabin doors and rest rooms may not be wide enough to provide access for standard wheelchairs. Emerald will make reasonable attempts to accommodate the special needs of its physically challenged guests to the extent it is able to do so. Emerald is not responsible for any denial of service by vessel operators, air carriers, hotels, restaurants or other Providers. We regret that we cannot provide individual assistance to our customers for walking, dining, getting on and off vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, or for other personal needs. A qualified and physically able companion must accompany travelers who need assistance and must assume full responsibility for their wellbeing. Please note that motorized scooters are not suitable on international tours, and may not be permitted in certain countries. Safety. Passengers must follow Tour/Cruise Director and crew instructions at all times to ensure on-tour safety. You acknowledge that failure to do so will result in restricted access to areas on tour or, if necessary for your own safety and that of other passengers, ejection from the tour. lf either Emerald or its staff or Providers believe that you are or may negatively affect your health or safety or the health, safety or enjoyment of other passengers, Emerald may terminate your continued participation in the tour immediately and, in such event, Emerald will not be liable to you for any loss, cost or damage resulting from your ejection from the tour. If you are ejected from the tour, you must make your own travel arrangements at your own expense. You hereby acknowledge and agree that neither Emerald, nor any of its affiliates or Providers, are responsible for any damages, costs or expenses that may arise from the decision to exclude an individual from participating on all or any portion of an Emerald tour, or from any activities or accommodations on an Emerald tour. Passport/Visas. You must have a passport valid for six months past the expected end date of your tour. It is also your responsibility to obtain valid entry visas for all countries where so required, prior to departure. Failure to obtain correct documentation may affect your participation in all or any portion of the tour. Emerald will not provide any refunds if you are not able to participate in the tour, or any part thereof. You will be responsible for any costs you incur as a result of your failure to obtain the required documentation including, without limitation, any costs associated with rejoining the tour or returning home. Vaccinations. Immunization requirements vary from country to country. Please consult your personal physician, a local public health board or the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta (404-322-4559 or www.cdc.gov/travel). Required inoculations, if any, must be recorded by traveler's health practitioner on a valid vaccination certificate which the traveler must carry for proof of inoculation where required. Smoking. You acknowledge that vessels, motorcoaches and other vehicles, restaurants, hotels and other accommodations do not permit smoking. Although Emerald may attempt to provide opportunities for smoking during the tour, Emerald does not guarantee such opportunities will be available. Sun Deck. Operation hours may be limited due to the passage of low bridges or other restrictions by local authorities. 12. Force Majeure. For the purposes of these terms and conditions, a 'Force Majeure Event' means any act of God; war; terrorism; fire; flood or any other extreme weather condition; 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; delays caused by sub-contractors, suppliers or other third parties (including telecommunications carriers); material shortages; or other any other disruption, delay, damage or loss resulting from any action, omission or event outside the reasonable control of Emerald. You hereby acknowledge and agree that Emerald is not liable for any delay or any failure by Emerald to perform its obligations under these Terms and Conditions resulting from or as a consequence of a Force Majeure Event. lf a delay or failure occurs or

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is anticipated due to Force Majeure Event, Emerald's obligations are suspended for the duration of the Force Majeure Event. If the Force Majeure Event delays performance for a period of 7 days or more, calculated from the date Emerald notifies you of the Force Majeure Event, then Emerald may terminate this agreement and, in such event, you will be issued a future travel credit equal to the amount You paid to Emerald hereunder, less any non-refundable thirdparty costs. Please note that you are limited to the future travel credit and will not be entitled to a cash refund. 13. Waivers; Limitations of Liability; Disclaimers; Indemnification Waiver of Responsibility. Without intending to limit the generality of the other limitations and disclaimers set forth herein, You hereby acknowledge and agree that Emerald accepts 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: (1) any tour risks or other aspects of the tour of which you were notified in these Terms and Conditions; (2) any change to your itinerary or delays in departure or arrival times of aircraft or otherwise during the conduct of the tour; (3) any loss or damage to your baggage; (4) any personal injury or death resulting from acts or omissions, including 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 (5) any loss of enjoyment by you due to circumstances outlined in these Terms and Conditions or otherwise beyond Emerald's control. You further acknowledge and agree that, in issuing tickets and coupons for transportation of the customer by any means and making arrangements for hotel or other accommodation, Emerald is not acting as principal but only as agent for the companies, corporations or persons providing or offering the means of transportation and accommodation and, therefore, accepts no responsibility for their acts or omissions. Limitation of Indirect and Consequential Damages. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, NEITHER EMERALD NOR ITS PROVIDERS OR SUPPLIERS SHALL BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY FOR ANY SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT AND/OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, RESULTING FROM THEIR PERFORMANCE OR FAILURE TO PERFORM PURSUANT TO THE TERMS OF THIS CONTRACT OR ANY OTHER DOCUMENTATION ENTERED INTO IN CONNECTION HEREWITH, OR RESULTING FROM THE FURNISHING, PERFORMANCE OR USE OF ANY OF EMERALD' S PRODUCTS OR SERVICES, EVEN IF YOU HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. Exclusive Remedy; Limitation of Direct Damages. YOU HEREBY ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT YOUR SOLE REMEDY IN THE EVENT OF A BREACH BY EMERALD OF ANY OF ITS OBLIGATIONS HEREUNDER SHALL BE LIMITED TO ONE OF THE FOLLOWING REMEDIES, AS APPLICABLE: (A) IN THE CASE OF GOODS, IN EMERALD'S SOLE DISCRETION, REPAIR OR REPLACEMENT OF SUCH DAMAGED OR FAULTY GOODS WITH THE SAME OR EQUIVALENT GOODS OR THE REIMBURSEMENT OF THE AMOUNT YOU PAID FOR SUCH GOODS, OR (B) IN THE CASE OF SERVICES, IN EMERALD'S SOLE DISCRETION, SUPPLYING THE SERVICES AGAIN OR REIMBURSING THE COST YOU PAID FOR THE SUPPLY OF SUCH SERVICES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY, HOWEVER, IN NO EVENT WILL THE TOTAL AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF EMERALD AND ITS PROVIDERS AND SUPPLIERS FOR ANY CLAIMS, LOSSES OR DAMAGES WHATSOEVER ARISING OUT OF THIS CONTRACT EXCEED THE TOTAL FEES PAID BY YOU AND ACTUALLY RECEIVED BY EMERALD WITH RESPECT TO THE TOUR OR CRUISE WITH RESPECT TO WHICH THE CLAIM AROSE. THE LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY AND EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN DAMAGES SET FORTH HEREIN SHALL APPLY REGARDLESS OF THE SUCCESS OR EFFECTIVENESS OF OTHER REMEDIES. Disclaimer of Warranties. TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, AND EXCEPT AS OTHERWISE EXPRESSLY SET FORTH HEREIN, EMERALD MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, AND HEREBY DISCLAIMS ANY OTHER REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING BY LAW OR OTHERWISE, WITH REGARD TO ANY OF ITS PRODUCTS AND SERVICES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY

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IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FORA PARTICULAR PURPOSE, ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY ARISING FROM THE COURSE OF PERFORMANCE, COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE, OR ANY IMPLIED WARRANTIES PERTAINING TO TITLE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, EMERALD DOES NOT WARRANT THAT YOUR TOUR WILL BE WITHOUT DELAY, INTERRUPTION OR CHANGE. 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 EMERALD 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 15 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 15 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. Indemnification. In consideration of the services and arrangements provided by Emerald, you, for yourself and for your heirs, personal representatives or assigns, do hereby release, waive, discharge, hold harmless and agree to indemnify Emerald and its owners, officers, directors, agents, contractors, subcontractors and employees from any and all claims, actions, or losses for bodily injury, property damage, wrongful death, loss of services, lost profits, consequential, exemplary, indirect or punitive damages or otherwise which may arise out of or occur during your travel in connection with your vacation package and any activities conducted in conjunction therewith. Acknowledgment of Waiver of Rights. Regardless of the situation or circumstances giving rise to a claim, you are hereby waiving rights and remedies that you may otherwise have under applicable law if you did not enter into and agree to be bound by these Terms and Conditions including, without limitation, limitation of remedies, waiver of warranties and limitations on your right to seek damages against Emerald and certain third parties. In consideration of participating in my vacation package, my signature on my journey application indicates that I have, on the date shown, read and understood this document and I acknowledge that it affects my legal rights and agree to be bound by its terms. My signature also signifies my intention to relieve and indemnify Emerald, its owners, officers, directors, employees, agents, contractors and subcontractors from any liability for personal injury, property damage or wrongful death which I might suffer during my participation in the scheduled vacation package. Survival. This Paragraph 13 shall survive any termination of the Contract. 14. State Seller of Travel Registrations; Recovery Programs If You purchased the Cruise through Carrier’s US affiliate, then You may be entitled to rights under certain traveler protection programs. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. (an affiliate of Carrier) is an Active Member of United States Tour Operators Association (“USTOA”) and participates in the USTOA’s Travelers Assistance Program. You may make a claim to this program if you are owed a refund. The Plan covers losses for transportation or travel services that were not refunded when required. A guest may make a claim against the Plan within 90 days after a Carrier bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business or failure to fund on account of cancellation or nonperformance. USTOA’s total liability for all consumer claims from customers of Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is limited to $1,000,000. In some cases $1,000,000 may not be sufficient to cover all losses. Complete details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program and claim forms may be obtained by writing to USTOA at 275 Madison Avenue, Suite 2014, New York, New York 10016, or by email to information@ustoa.com or by visiting their website at www.USTOA.com. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered in California as a seller of travel. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of California as a Seller of Travel, CST2113082-40.

Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute approval by the State of California. Scenic Tours (USA), Inc. is registered with the State of Florida as a Seller of Travel, Registration No. ST38992. 15. Governing Law/Jurisdiction; Dispute Resolution; Waiver of Jury Trial. All 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. lf 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 15 shall survive any termination of the Contract. 16. Entire Agreement. This Contract constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and supersedes any prior understanding or discussions, whether oral or in writing. 17. Notices. Any questions or notices pertaining to your Booking or these Terms and Conditions shall be addressed to: Scenic Tours (USA), Inc., One Financial Center, Suite 400, Boston, MA 02111. 18. Waiver. Emerald may only waive a right or remedy created under these Terms and Conditions in writing. Emerald's delay in exercising a right or remedy does not constitute a waiver of that right or remedy, nor does any waiver by Emerald (either wholly or in part) operate as a subsequent waiver of the same or any other right. 19. Amendment. Emerald may make changes to these Terms and Conditions from time to time. When these changes are made, Emerald will make a new copy of the Terms and Conditions available at www. emeraldwaterways.com. Please review to that Web address from time to time to determine if there have been any changes. 20. Survival. Any term which is, by its nature, intended to survive termination of these Terms and Conditions survives termination. 21. Interpretation. Unless the context indicates otherwise: (1) headings are for convenience only and do not affect interpretation; (2) the singular includes the plural and vice versa; (3) a reference to a party includes its successors and permitted assigns; (4) where a word or phrase is defined, other grammatical forms have the corresponding meaning; (5) the word 'include' in any form is not a word of limitation; (6) no rules of construction apply to the disadvantage of Emerald on the basis that this Contract was prepared by Emerald (7) a reference to a natural person includes their personal representatives; and (8) unless specifically indicated otherwise, the word 'or' is used in the inclusive sense of 'and/or' and not the exclusive sense of 'either/or.' 22. Third Party Rights. You acknowledge and agree that Emerald's affiliates may be third party beneficiaries to these Terms and Conditions and shall be entitled to directly enforce, and rely upon, any provision herein which confers a benefit on (or rights in favor of) them. Other than as expressly authorized by Emerald, no other person or company shall be third party beneficiaries to these Terms and Conditions.


23. Brochure Validity. The Tour Brochure is valid for departure dates from [March 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021], unless otherwise indicated on individual itineraries, and the Tour Brochure supersedes all previous Tour Brochures. 24. Independent Legal Advice. This is a legal document. If you do not understand any of the terms and conditions set forth in these Terms and Conditions or the legal implications of agreeing to any such terms or conditions, we recommend that you seek independent legal advice from an attorney or other qualified professional. OTHER USEFUL INFORMATION Clothing. We recommend smart casual and comfortable clothing. Please bring comfortable walking shoes for sightseeing, which includes walking over rough and uneven ground. Dinner attire is casual-open-neck shirts, slacks and dresses. Coats and ties may be worn but are not required. The Captain's Welcome and Farewell Dinners are dressy but not formal. For winter months we recommend a warm coat, gloves, water-resistant footwear and an umbrella. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as you will need these daily while sightseeing, which includes climbing through ruins and crossing rough ground. Closed-in shoes are recommended to keep out the dust and sand. Laundry. Laundry services are available on river cruise ships at an additional charge. There is no dry cleaning on river cruise ships. Internet Services. Internet Services are available on board Emerald 'Star-ships' and your cruise at no additional charge. Internet availability and quality may vary from country to country and can also be affected by technical issues, weather or unfavorable terrains and other factors outside our control. We do not guarantee the availability and quality of internet connections. Dining. Dining rooms are single dining sessions, open unreserved seating. The restaurant manager is responsible for the seating arrangements. Currency and Credit Cards. Most countries visited in Europe will use the Euro although some still have their own local currency. Many locations accept major credit cards. ATM machines are located onshore at some stops. Prior to departure passengers should confirm that their ATM card and PIN will work overseas. All purchases on board are charged to the passenger's shipboard account. The on board currency on river cruise ships is the Euro. Shipboard accounts may be paid by Euro or by Credit Card. The onboard currency on Russian river cruise ships is the Ruble. Shipboard accounts can only be paid by credit card. RIVER CRUISING Any ticket for European Cruising including without limitation France and Russia is also subject to specific limitations of liability and time limits for making claims against the vessel owner as contained in the laws of Switzerland (incorporating the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (and the protocols of 1976 and 1990) ('the Athens Convention'), the Central Commission for the Navigation of the Rhine Convention ('the CLNI'), the Strasbourg Convention on the Limitation of Liability of Owners of Inland Navigation Vessels, 1988 ('the 1988 Convention') and the International Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 ('the 1976 Convention'), as set out in clause 6 of the Cruising Ticket Contract).

passenger's own expense. Due to the large number of passengers on board, Emerald cannot provide a personal escort for medical visits. We strongly recommend travel insurance. Neither Emerald nor its Providers are liable for providing medical care or follow-up medical care or supervision that you may require or choose to accept during the tour. Electricity. On board electricity is 220V. A power plug adapter will be required to use small appliances such as electric shavers, clocks, mobile phone chargers, etc. Emerald does not provide the required adapters. Hairdryers and Safes are available on board the Emerald 'Star-Ships'. Group Sizes. The number of participants will be limited to 40 guests on each coach for land tours over nine days in duration. Single Travelers. Early incentive offers are not combinable with reduced single supplements of E and D cabins. Single travelers offer is half the offer of twin share price. EARLY BOOKING INCENTIVES. Early booking incentive fares are sailings subject to availability at time of booking. You must book during the specified date and at least 90 days prior to departure to receive Early Booking savings discounts/credits. This offer is not combinable with any other offer. Please note cruises and/or tours may not operate in all months. Specific tour departures are as outlined on the tour itinerary page. All bookings are subject to Emerald's full terms and conditions. Air Credit Offers. These offers are based on airfares booked by Emerald. A non-refundable deposit of $1,500 per person is due prior to ticketing. Emerald reserves the right to ticket the airfare upon receipt of deposit. Offer cannot be combined with any other offer and may be withdrawn at any time. Offer is subject to availability of appropriate airline class and once sold out surcharges will apply. ***Taxes are defined as all airline and government taxes and surcharges. Taxes are subject to change and will be confirmed at the time of issuing air ticket. Flight Reservations Dependent 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 will apply. The flight quote including air taxes and surcharges will be confirmed once all air sectors are booked and confirmed. Business Class Upgrade Guests have the opportunity to upgrade their International flights to Business Class from as little as $999 each way (subject to availability and pricing changes). Paid Business class travel is guaranteed on transoceanic flights only; travel in economy class may be required within North America, Europe or Asia. Business Class upgrades are subject to availability and may not be available on all sailings. All prices herein are stated in U.S. Dollars.

Cruise Director. An experienced English-speaking Cruise Director accompanies every departure on Emerald 'Star-Ships.' They are there to ensure your comfort, answer questions and make your holiday relaxed and memorable. Cruise Directors are employed by Emerald. On Board Language. The language on board Emerald 'Star-Ships' is English. All staff, crew and tour guides speak English and all announcements and lectures will be made in English Medical Services. River Cruise Ships (with the exception of Russia) do not carry a doctor on board; however due to close proximity to land medical services can be called rapidly. Medical costs are at the

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