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2014

ASIA

Boutique River Cruises and Tours CHINA | VIETNAM | CAMBODIA


NEW for 2014

Treasures of China & the Yangtze


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Table of Contents CHINA

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA

Experience the essence of China & the Yangtze

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A world of inclusions in China

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Cruising the majestic Yangtze

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Stay at five-star hotels in China

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Indulge in a dim sum of culinary delights

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Explore the world-class gems of China

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Make more memories in China

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Highlights of China & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai | 11 Days

Open your mind and heart to the earthly and ethereal wonders to be discovered throughout China, Vietnam, and Cambodia.

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NEW Treasures of China & the Yangtze Shanghai to Beijing | 12 Days

Vietnam & Cambodia: two worlds, one river

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A world of inclusions in Vietnam & Cambodia

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Sail back through the centuries along the Mekong

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Stay at five-star hotels in Vietnam & Cambodia

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Discover new cuisines in culturally rich settings

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Uncover the treasures of Vietnam & Cambodia

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Add more intrigue to Vietnam & Cambodia

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Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi | 15 Days

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Vietnam & Cambodia Boutique River Cruise Ship

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River Orchid

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China, Tibet & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai | 14 Days

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HELPFUL INFORMATION

Grand China & the Yangtze Beijing to Hong Kong | 18 Days

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Protecting the world in which we live and travel

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China Boutique River Cruise Ships

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The world at your fingertips

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Century Legend & Century Paragon

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Uniworld Travel Protection Plan

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Terms & Conditions

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Asia Map

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2014 Asia Boutique River Cruises and Tours Schedule

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Remarkable regions. Unforgettable experiences.

Immerse yourself in exquisite cultures rich with amazing people. You’ll be inspired every step of the way as you discover the wonders of Asia with Uniworld.

CHINA, VIETNAM, AND CAMBODIA

them: the passions and peculiarities of emperors,

peaks of Tibet, and from the ancient city of Xi’an to the

Their landmarks alone more than justify the journey.

artisans, monks, and warriors. The joys and sorrows,

vast rice paddies along the Yangtze, you’ll experience

The famed Great Wall, whose size and scale you can’t

triumphs and tragedies of the Chinese, Vietnamese,

China with all your senses.

begin to comprehend until you’re standing atop it. The

and Cambodian peoples are written on their lands and

Forbidden City, whose mazelike corridors and hidden

in their monuments, in their tiny villages and in their

UNIWORLD’S AMBASSADORS OF ASIA

courtyards housed some of the most powerful dynasties

great cities. And no one shares the stories of these

Throughout your journey, you’ll be in the capable hands

the world has ever seen. Cambodia’s Angkor temple

great people and places like Uniworld.

of Uniworld’s professional Cruise/Tour Managers, our

complex, where glorious works of art and architecture lie

ambassadors of Asia. You’ll join local experts who lead

half hidden by the ever-encroaching jungle. The Yangtze’s

STIR YOUR IMAGINATION

small groups of guests on excursions. During home-

Three Gorges, whose rock walls and mist-shrouded

Let Uniworld escort you through these wondrous lands,

hosted meals, intimate village tours, and onboard and

peaks seem lifted straight out of a fairytale. And the

painting a picture that will capture your heart and mind

onshore performances, you’ll meet the residents of

Mekong, meaning “Mother of Water,” which is the aquatic

and enrich each step of your journey. Our expertly

each locale, getting a feel for daily life along with an

lifeline of Vietnam and Cambodia. These are the sights

planned and executed itineraries set the scene for

appreciation for the immense historical richness of Asia.

that have lured travelers to the East for centuries.

extraordinary encounters with the sites you’ve come so far to see. Onboard and off, you’ll experience Asia’s

As visually captivating as these memorials, mountains,

captivating highlights and hidden treasures in depth.

sanctuaries, and statues are, so are the stories behind

From the heart of teeming Beijing to the transcendent

Clockwise from left: Guilin, China; Mekong River crossing, Vietnam; Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Suzhou, China UNIWORLD COM

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Experience the essence of China & the Yangtze

A venerated 5,000-year-old history and cultural legacy make China one of the most intriguing destinations in the world. Marvel at the geographic diversity of China, from the mountains of Tibet to the grand gorges of the Yangtze. Witness the great contrast between ancient Chinese culture and its more modern entrepreneurial spirit. Be inspired by ethereal landscapes and historical sites, all while enjoying the modern-day comforts of five-star hotels and luxurious cruise ships. Unlock the legends of China’s ancient capital, Xi’an, and its current capital, Beijing. Soak up the vibrant energy of Shanghai and Hong Kong. Spend time in Suzhou’s heavenly gardens and Guilin’s spectacular mountains. Journey to Lhasa, the heart of Tibet; sail the Yangtze, with its spectacular Three Gorges; and walk along the Great Wall. From the moment you arrive, you’ll be in the hands of Uniworld’s professional, English-speaking Cruise/Tour Managers, who will happily share their vast knowledge of China’s history, art, culture, and natural landscapes with you. Experience the Eastern wonders you’ve always dreamed of—and uncover hidden treasures you couldn’t possibly have imagined. The Forbidden City, Beijing, China

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Uniworld takes great pleasure in lavishing you with exclusive VIP benefits and attention every step of the way.

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A world of inclusions in China

FIVE-STAR LUXURY HOTELS

FIVE-STAR SHIPS WITH EXCLUSIVE VIP BENEFITS

CAPTIVATING “INSIDER’S VIEW” EXCURSIONS

Centrally located five-star hotels offer you regal

Uniworld Signature Suites provide private balconies

Discover China’s legendary landmarks, hidden

accommodations, modern-day comforts, and

and a host of exclusive VIP benefits available only to

treasures, and cultural wonders with professionally

impeccable hospitality.

Uniworld guests.

trained, English-speaking Cruise/Tour Managers and local experts.

CULTURAL ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCES

DELICIOUS, ARTFULLY PREPARED CUISINE

TRANSPORTATION, FLIGHTS, AND TRANSFERS

Embrace authentic cultural entertainment, including

Delight in mealtime delicacies featuring a wide variety

All transportation is provided for your entire journey

the Shanghai Acrobats, a Tang Dynasty performance

of menu options, and enjoy distinctive, special-themed

within China. Plus, you’ll never need to carry or worry

in Xi’an, and a Kung Fu show in Beijing.

meals onboard and onshore.

about your bags with our hands-free luggage service.

Tang Dynasty performance, Xi’an, China UNIWORLD COM

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Cruising the majestic Yangtze

Enjoy the unmatched splendors of the Yangtze River and the ethereal wonders of the Three Gorges onboard the most luxurious ships on the river.

THE YANGTZE AND ITS FAMED THREE GORGES

STATE-OF-THE-ART FIVE-STAR SHIPS

EXCLUSIVE VIP BENEFITS FOR UNIWORLD GUESTS

Flowing across the breadth of China, the mighty Yangtze

Close-up views of the Yangtze’s stunning scenery come

Experience a host of exclusive VIP benefits available

River originates from the glaciers on the Tibetan plateau

standard onboard the five-star-rated Century Legend

only to Uniworld guests. Enjoy complimentary coffee,

and empties into the East China Sea at Shanghai, nearly

and Century Paragon, two beautiful state-of-the-art ships

tea, and snacks in the Executive Reception area 24 hours

3,500 miles away. The people of China have lived on

designed specifically for these waters by an international

a day. Each evening, be treated to a complimentary

its banks and sailed its waters for millennia, and the

firm that specializes in luxurious marine architecture.

cocktail reception before dinner, featuring a varied

Yangtze’s cultural, economic, and historical influence—like the beauty of its famed Three Gorges—is immeasurable.

à la carte menu. During dinner, choose from a variety Take a morning swim in your ship’s lap pool or have a

of complimentary wines, beers, and soft drinks. Uniworld’s

massage before afternoon tea. Watch the latest movie

dedicated concierge service provides a host of other

The highlight of your cruise is a narrow passage through

in the cinema. Partake in a cooking demonstration or a

benefits, such as express check-in and check-out service,

the Three Gorges. The river setting is enchanting, with

tai chi lesson, or savor a cocktail while marveling at the

and is always focused on ensuring that your cruise

rushing waters and nearly vertical limestone cliffs,

spectacular views in the six-story Grand Atrium lobby.

experience is as special as possible; all you need to do is

perpetually enveloped in mist and clouds. Mesmerizing

If you prefer, you can also admire the scenery from

relax and enjoy what is certain to be a memorable trip.

sights include the majestic Twelve Peaks of Wu Gorge,

the balcony of your spacious Uniworld Signature Suite,

the dramatic shoals and verdant cliffs of Xiling Gorge,

which, naturally, meets our exacting standards for your

and the perilous switchbacks of the grandest gorge

comfort and convenience.

For more information on the ships, see pages 36–37.

of all—the Qutang.

Yangtze River, China

Century Paragon Uniworld Signature Suite UNIWORLD COM

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Stay at five-star hotels in China When you travel with Uniworld, you’ll always stay in distinctive, five-star hotels. These elite establishments provide a luxurious home base when you’re off the ship.

SOFITEL WANDA BEIJING

THE RITZ-CARLTON, BEIJING

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, SUZHOU

East meets West in the Sino-French design of

This five-star oasis provides the perfect retreat from

The sophisticated décor and plush guest rooms at this

Sofitel’s new Asian flagship. Conveniently located

the hustle and bustle of Beijing. All the little luxuries

modern, cosmopolitan hotel exemplify the renowned

near Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City, this

of your elegant room ensure you’ll be well-rested for

standards of Shangri-La Hotels.

five-star hotel is the epitome of elegance.

the day’s included excursions.

WALDORF ASTORIA SHANGHAI ON THE BUND

SHANGRI-LA HOTEL, GUILIN

KOWLOON SHANGRI-LA, HONG KONG

At this award-winning hotel, you’ll enjoy exquisite

Opulence and convenience characterize this five-star

Award-winning hospitality welcomes you at this top-

service, sumptuous décor, and jaw-dropping views

hotel located on the enchanting Li River. Relax in an

ranked hotel. Luxuriate in Asian-accented European

of the famed Shanghai skyline.

elegantly appointed room surrounded by beautiful views.

furnishings and enjoy breathtaking views of the city.

Pudong Shangri-La Hotel, East Shanghai UNIWORLD COM

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Indulge in a dim sum of culinary delights

China’s vast size, long history, and diverse population have combined to create some truly extraordinary culinary treats. Uniworld invites you to join us for a virtual dim sum of delicious dining experiences.

DINING ONBOARD

Savor both Chinese specialties and Western favorites.

PEKING DUCK DINNER

Sample Menu

Complimentary wine and soft drinks served during dinner

Every day begins with a buffet breakfast comprising an assortment of fresh breads, fruits, yogurts, and cereals; pastries and eggs await you alongside traditional Chinese dumplings. Lunch offers a variety of hot and cold meats, salads, and a selection of regional specialties. Choose between à la carte dining in the Executive VIP Restaurant

APPETIZER

Sweet and Sour Duck with Dried Apricots Beef with Pickled Vegetables Chinese Yam with Blueberry Jam Sweet Purple Potato and Assorted Vegetables with Almonds and Salted Peanuts

or Chinese-style dining in the main dining room. Guests

Confucius taught that the art of cooking is as much about sharing the experience with family and friends as it is about the food itself.

always enjoy complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks with dinner, and every Uniworld cruise begins or ends with a gala evening hosted by the Captain.

HOT DISHES

Duck Meatballs with Pepper Stewed Bean Curd Casserole with Eight Delicacies Stir-Fried Diced Chicken with Walnuts

DINING ONSHORE

During land stays at the best hotels, sumptuous buffet breakfasts provide you with the energy you’ll need for days full of exciting excursions. You’ll also be treated

Lamb Chop with Pepper Stir-Fried Diced Beef with Garlic Eggplant Casserole Steamed Baby Cabbage and Chinese Kale Special Braised Vegetables

to special-themed meals—often accompanied by live entertainment—such as a dim sum lunch in Shanghai, traditional dumpling and Tang Dynasty dinners in Xi’an, a family-hosted lunch in the hutongs of Beijing, and an

DESSERT

Traditional Beijing-Style Pastries Chinese Tea

authentic Peking duck dinner in Beijing.

Chinese dim sum

Succulent roasted duck UNIWORLD COM

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Explore the world-class gems of China Uniworld offers four expertly planned cruise/tour packages that take you to China’s best manmade treasures and most ethereal natural wonders.

BEIJING

SHANGHAI

XI’AN

China’s current capital, and one of its oldest cities,

The largest and most exhilarating city in China flaunts

Called the cradle of Chinese culture, Xi’an is home to

reveals imperial splendors and contemporary marvels.

an eclectic mix of architectural style and a world-

the historically significant Museum of the Terra-cotta

It’s also your gateway to the UNESCO-designated

class shopping district.

Warriors and Horses.

YANGTZE RIVER

LHASA, TIBET

GUILIN

The Yangtze River forged the ethereal Wu, Xiling,

Lhasa is the spiritual center of Tibetan Buddhists and

Guilin is said to have the “finest mountains and rivers

and Qutang gorges over many centuries. Collectively

the location of their most sacred site, the UNESCO-

under heaven.” Its surreal rock formations and the

known as the Three Gorges, these wonders of the

designated Potala Palace.

colorfully lit stalactites and stalagmites of the Reed

Great Wall and the 180-acre Forbidden City.

natural world offer dramatic and varied scenery.

Flute Cave have delighted visitors for centuries.

Guilin, China UNIWORLD COM

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Before ending your magnificent China cruise/tour adventure, extend your journey with one of our extraordinary land programs.

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Make more memories in China

Hong Kong, China

Hong Kong & Guilin, China

Discover Hong Kong’s vibrant blend of Eastern and Western cultures.

Inspiration awaits in breathtaking Guilin and cosmopolitan Hong Kong.

Dynamic Hong Kong offers its visitors an exhilarating blend of Eastern and Western delights. Pick up a treasure or two at one of the city’s famous gem factory outlets. Explore Hong Kong Island with a drive up

Included in your 4-day stay: 3 nights at the Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong (or similar) Buffet breakfast daily All services and taxes

This post-cruise/tour extension combines the unique landscapes of Guilin, which have inspired Chinese artists and poets for centuries, with the urbane pleasures of vibrant Hong Kong. Relax on a spectacular

Included in your 5-day stay: Flights from Shanghai to Guilin and Guilin to Hong Kong 1 night at the Shangri-La Hotel, Guilin (or similar)

cruise down the ethereal Li River, and then

3 nights at the Kowloon Shangri-La, Hong Kong (or similar)

Half-day Hong Kong city tour

get ready to be enthralled by the hustle

Buffet breakfast daily

All transfers

and bustle of lively Hong Kong.

All services and taxes

to Victoria Peak for a panoramic view of

Flight from Shanghai or Beijing to Hong Kong

the city and harbor. Visit Repulse Bay and the fishermen’s village at Aberdeen. This post-cruise/tour extension is the perfect

Guided tour of Guilin

way to cap off your memorable journey.

Full-day Li River cruise and Yangshuo tour with lunch Half-day Hong Kong city tour All transfers

Prices from $1,149 per person† (single supplement from $549)

Prices from $1,849 per person† (single supplement from $699)

†Price depends on season of travel

†Price depends on season of travel

Hong Kong, China UNIWORLD COM

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YOUR CRUISE/TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Highlights of China & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai | 11 Days

TRAVEL

3-night Yangtze River cruise in a riverview Uniworld Signature Suite with a private balcony onboard the Century Paragon* 7 nights in centrally located luxury hotels, including buffet breakfast and all service charges, taxes, and porterage* All transportation throughout your trip, including flights within China All transfers on arrival and departure days (see transfer guidelines on page 62)

TASTE

10 buffet breakfasts, 9 lunches, 8 dinners Peking duck Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine in Beijing Captain’s Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine onboard the ship Special-themed meals: hutong familyhosted lunch in Beijing, traditional dumpling banquet and Tang Dynasty dinner in Xi’an, and dim sum lunch in Shanghai EXPLORE

9 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local experts Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager throughout your trip State-of-the-art portable audio headset system on select excursions throughout your trip EXPERIENCE

Exclusive VIP benefits onboard Group photo and commemorative gift Exciting evening entertainment, including a Kung Fu show in Beijing, a Tang Dynasty show in Xi’an, and the Shanghai Acrobats *Ship and hotels are subject to change.

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Cruising the Yangtze River, Shibaozhai

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Cruising the Yangtze River, Shennong Stream

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Cruising the Yangtze River, Maoping, Yichang (disembark), fly to Shanghai

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UNESCO SITE

Watch the highlights of China unfold before your eyes during this incredible adventure.

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Who will enjoy this cruise

This program provides insight into all of the major marvels

Those who would like to sample the top sights of the

China has to offer. You’ll visit Beijing’s Forbidden City and

region, from the excitement of Beijing and Shanghai to

Tiananmen Square, then journey a few miles north to see

the ancient splendors of the Terra-cotta Warriors and the

the legendary Great Wall. In Xi’an, the life-size Terra-cotta

Great Wall—all accentuated by the breathtaking natural

Warriors and Horses will shed light on a long-vanished

beauty of the Yangtze.

CRUISE/TOUR START DATES:

Mar 13, 20 Apr 10, 17, 24 May 8, 15, 22, 29 Jun 12, 26 Jul

10, 17, 31

Aug 14, 21 Sep 4, 11, 18, 25 Oct 9, 16, 23, 30

world. Gasp at the stunning scenery as you cruise the Yangtze River, with its famous Three Gorges and its

Temple of Heaven, Beijing, China

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Highlights of China & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai | 11 Days

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Beijing Arrive at the airport, where you will be greeted by a Uniworld representative who will escort you to the Ritz-Carlton, Beijing.

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DAY 2

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Temple of Heaven, Beijing

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Start the day touring the Temple of Heaven, a UNESCO-designated site completed in the 15th century. A masterpiece of architectural and landscape design, it influenced architecture throughout China for centuries. Next, you’ll visit the giant pandas at the Beijing Zoo.

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Tiananmen Square, Forbidden

City, hutongs tour with home-hosted lunch, and Peking duck Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine Your first full day in Beijing takes you to Tiananmen Square, which is both a center of modern civic life in Beijing and the gateway to the Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today, it is surrounded by monuments to Chairman Mao and the Communist revolution that transformed China following WWII. You’ll stroll through the square and enter the Forbidden City, the 180-acre precinct of China’s historic emperors. Begun in the 15th century, the complex grew to encompass palaces and gardens, quarters for the imperial family, and offices for bureaucrats. This vast compound houses many treasures of the Qing and Ming dynasties.

After lunch, you’ll fly to the ancient city of Xi’an, where you’ll settle into the Hilton Xi’an hotel and savor an extraordinary dumpling banquet in the city widely considered the home of the dumpling.

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Xi’an FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Museum of the Terra-cotta

Warriors and Horses, City Wall, and Tang Dynasty dinner show Twenty-four centuries ago, China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang, was entombed with a vast army of soldiers and horses made of clay. The large tomb complex lay undisturbed until the 20th century, when it became one of the most astonishing archaeological finds ever recorded. Only about 8,000 of the lifesize Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses have been excavated; no one knows for sure how many more figures remain concealed. You’ll visit the museum where some of these figures are exhibited and learn how they were created. Then you’ll see the massive defensive wall built around Xi’an by the first Ming emperor in the 15th century. Enjoy lunch with a noodle-making presentation. In the evening, indulge in a lovely traditional dinner—complete with choujiu, a milky rice wine served warm—and a cultural performance that re-creates the music, folk dance, and traditional costumes of the Tang Dynasty.

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Beijing FEATURED EXCURSIONS: The Great Wall and Kung Fu

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Your next stop takes you to the traditional residential neighborhoods of Beijing, the hutongs, which you’ll tour in the most traditional way—via rickshaw. You’ll also be invited in to have lunch with a local family. In the evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner of succulent Peking duck, a signature dish of the city, with wine.

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FEATURED EXCURSION: Big Wild Goose Pagoda

FEATURED EXCURSION: Three Gorges Dam

Visit the seven-story Big Wild Goose Pagoda, sacred to Buddhists since the seventh century; tradition says that throwing coins from the pagoda’s windows brings good luck. You’ll then fly to Chongqing, where you’ll board your luxurious ship.

Before you disembark in Yichang, you’ll visit the world’s largest hydroelectric project, the Three Gorges Dam, which is designed to control flooding on the Yangtze and provide electrical power to a vast swathe of the country. Its scale is a tribute to national ambition, but its location has caused controversy. Then you’ll catch a flight to Shanghai, where you’ll settle into your deluxe room at the Pudong Shangri-La and relax over a buffet dinner at your hotel.

DAY 7

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Cruising the Yangtze River, Shibaozhai FEATURED EXCURSION: Shibao Pagoda

Though the Yangtze is almost 3,500 miles long, the 75 miles known as the Three Gorges is famous for its matchless scenery. Every view is a picture straight out of China’s iconic watercolor illustrations. The ship will stop at Shibao Pagoda, a colorful temple built into the side of a steep hill that is now an island as a result of rising waters from the Three Gorges Dam. Enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception with complimentary wine in the evening.

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Cruise/Tour Start Dates

Century Paragon

Mar 13, 20

$3,849

Apr 10, 17, 24

$4,049

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Cruise/Tour

May 8, 15, 22

$4,249

May 29

$4,049

Jun 12

$3,999

Jun 26

$3,849

Jul 10, 17, 31

$3,849

Aug 14, 21

$3,849

Shanghai

Sep 4

$4,249

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Shanghai city tour, dim sum

Sep 11, 18, 25

$4,299

Oct 9

$4,299

lunch, and Shanghai Acrobats show Stroll along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade, and admire the view of the Pudong district with its spectacular skyscrapers. After savoring a tasty and traditional dim sum lunch at your hotel, you’ll have time to browse through the district’s shops. In the evening, be dazzled by the world-renowned Shanghai Acrobats.

FEATURED EXCURSION: Explore Shennong Stream

You’ll get a close-up view of the breathtaking landscape as you board a small boat and cruise along Shennong Stream, a tributary to the Yangtze. Karst caves pock the high cliffs surrounding you, and monkeys play on the shore beside the sparkling waters. Later in the day, your ship will navigate the enormous Three Gorges Dam locks. In the evening, a Captain’s Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine will be served.

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CATEGORY UPGRADE Add the following per-person price to upgrade to the Presidential Suite:

Presidential Suite

+ $1,899

Please see Deck Plan on page 37.

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Depart Shanghai Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or continue your adventure with one of our memorable optional extensions.

– Single supplement applies for single accommodation. – Triple accommodation is available with a rollaway bed. – International airfare is not included in the prices listed above. Please inquire at time of booking for best available airfare pricing. – Pay-in-Full Savings requires full payment at time of booking. Early Booking Savings requires a deposit at time of booking. Pay-in-Full and Early Booking Savings cannot be combined. – Above prices include all intra-tour air flights. – Prices shown above are per person based on double occupancy in Uniworld Signature Suites. Note: Order of sightseeing may change throughout the itinerary. Substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water levels or other uncontrollable factors.

Big Wild Goose Pagoda, Xi’an, China

OPTIONAL POST-CRUISE/TOUR EXTENSIONS

Hong Kong

Hong Kong and Guilin

Dynamic Hong Kong offers its visitors an exhilarating blend of Eastern and Western delights. This excursion is the perfect way to cap off your journey.

This extension combines the unique landscapes of Guilin, which have inspired artists and poets for centuries, with the urbane pleasures of Hong Kong.

From $1,149 per person

From $1,849 per person

(single supplement from $549)

(single supplement from $699)

Please see page 19 for more details.

Please see page 19 for more details. UNIWORLD.COM

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YOUR CRUISE/TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Treasures of China & the Yangtze Shanghai to Beijing | 12 Days

NEW for 2014

TRAVEL

4-night Yangtze River cruise in a riverview Uniworld Signature Suite with a private balcony onboard the Century Paragon* 7 nights in centrally located luxury hotels, including buffet breakfast and all service charges, taxes, and porterage* All transportation throughout your trip, including flights within China All transfers on arrival and departure days (see transfer guidelines on page 62)

TASTE

11 buffet breakfasts, 7 lunches, 9 dinners Captain’s Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine onboard the ship Peking duck Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine in Beijing Special-themed meals: dim sum lunch in Shanghai, traditional dumpling banquet and Tang Dynasty dinner in Xi’an, and hutong family-hosted lunch in Beijing EXPLORE

10 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local experts Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager throughout your trip State-of-the-art portable audio headset system on select excursions throughout your trip EXPERIENCE

Exclusive VIP benefits onboard Group photo and commemorative gift Exciting evening entertainment, including a Kung Fu show in Beijing, a Tang Dynasty show in Xi’an, and the Shanghai Acrobats *Ship and hotels are subject to change.

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Discover the glories of China’s history and culture, from the ancient Forbidden City to booming Shanghai. This odyssey through China will carry you from the

Heritage Site. Come face-to-face with the Terra-cotta

ultramodern high-rises of Shanghai to the ancient

Warriors while in Xi’an, and let the legendary Shanghai

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of this amazing country along the way. Follow the mighty Yangtze into the heart of China, reveling in the mist-shrouded shrines and fanciful, weather-shaped rock formations of the ravishing Three Gorges. This program provides insight into the marvels of old and new China, with a focus on the great Yangtze River itself, bookended by three exciting cities: Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing. Visit Beijing’s Forbidden City and Tiananmen Square and walk along the legendary Great Wall, one of the wonders of the ancient world and a UNESCO World

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With your English-speaking local experts and Cruise/Tour Managers sharing their knowledge of China’s extraordinary history, landmarks, people, and culture with you, you’ll experience a 360˚ view of the grand treasures of China. Who will enjoy this cruise

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Those who would like to sample the top sights of the region, from the excitement of Shanghai, Xi’an, and Beijing to the ancient splendors of the Great Wall—all accentuated by the breathtaking beauty of the Yangtze.

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Yangtze. You’ll visit this astonishing feat of modern engineering before setting sail along the most scenic section of the Yangtze, the Three Gorges. In the evening, enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception with complimentary wine.

Shanghai Arrive at the airport, where you will be met by a Uniworld representative and transferred to the Waldorf Astoria Shanghai on the Bund hotel.

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FEATURED EXCURSION: Lesser Gorges riverboat cruise

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Shanghai city tour, dim sum

You’ll get a close-up view of some of the nation’s most splendid landscapes as you board a small boat and cruise along a Yangtze tributary to explore the exceptionally beautiful Lesser Gorges. Here, mysterious caves dot the mountainsides and crystalline waterfalls descend down emeraldcolored hills.

lunch, and Shanghai Acrobats show Long a bustling commercial center, Shanghai has become one of the world’s most exciting cities, brimming with spectacular skyscrapers designed by world-famous architects. In the morning, you’ll stroll along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade, and get a sense of its 19th-century roots. Then enjoy a traditional dim sum lunch at your hotel, after which you’ll have time to browse through the district’s intriguing shops. In the evening, a performance by the world-renowned Shanghai Acrobats will dazzle you.

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FEATURED EXCURSION: Shibao Pagoda

Shibao Pagoda, whose red walls and yellow gate are a Yangtze River landmark, was built into the side of a hill in the 18th century. Although the temple is 12 stories tall, only its top three stories tower above the tor. Make a wish and climb the stairs; legend has it that the higher you climb, the more likely it is that your wish will come true. In the evening, a Captain’s Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine will be served.

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Begin the day with a visit to the Shanghai Museum, a stunning contemporary structure that houses treasures of Chinese art, including ancient bronzes from the Shang and Zhou periods, exquisite jades, calligraphic works from many dynasties, and Ming and Qing furniture. Then you’ll fly to Yichang, where you’ll board your luxurious ship.

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FEATURED EXCURSION: Three Gorges Dam

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Forbidden City, hutongs tour with home-hosted lunch, and Peking duck Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine The last full day of your China adventure begins in broad Tiananmen Square, which is both the heart of modern Beijing and a gateway to the wonders of imperial China. Chairman Mao’s mausoleum borders the square, as does the Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site you’ll visit today. Your next stop will take you to the backbone of Old Beijing—the ancient residential lanes known as the hutongs. Hop aboard a rickshaw for a behind-thescenes tour of these historic neighborhoods, where you can still see the region’s traditional courtyard homes. You’ll be invited to join a family in their home for a delicious traditional lunch. In the evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner of succulent Peking duck, a signature dish of the city since imperial times.

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of the wall to appreciate just how formidable a barrier it would have been to the nomadic mounted warriors who confronted it over the centuries. Back in Beijing, spend the evening at the Red Theatre, taking in a spectacular show that combines kung fu prowess with acrobatics and dance.

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CATEGORY UPGRADE Add the following per-person price to upgrade to the Presidential Suite:

Presidential Suite

+ $1,999

Please see Deck Plan on page 37. – Single supplement applies for single accommodation. – Triple accommodation is available with a rollaway bed. – International airfare is not included in the prices listed above. Please inquire at time of booking for best available airfare pricing. – Pay-in-Full Savings requires full payment at time of booking. Early Booking Savings requires a deposit at time of booking. Pay-in-Full and Early Booking Savings cannot be combined. – Above prices include all intra-tour air flights. – Prices shown above are per person based on double occupancy in Uniworld Signature Suites. Note: Order of sightseeing may change throughout the itinerary. Substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water levels or other uncontrollable factors.

Chongqing Zoo, Chongqing, China

OPTIONAL POST-CRUISE/TOUR EXTENSION

Hong Kong Experience the excitement of Hong Kong, known for its diverse shopping, great restaurants, and scenic beauty. Spend time discovering the traditions of this dynamic city, which offers an exhilarating blend of Eastern and Western cultures.

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YOUR CRUISE/TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

China, Tibet & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai | 14 Days

TRAVEL

3-night Yangtze River cruise in a riverview Uniworld Signature Suite with a private balcony onboard the Century Legend* 10 nights in centrally located luxury hotels, including buffet breakfast and all service charges, taxes, and porterage* All transportation throughout your trip, including flights within China All transfers on arrival and departure days (see transfer guidelines on page 62)

TASTE

13 buffet breakfasts, 10 lunches, 11 dinners Peking duck Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine in Beijing Captain’s Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine onboard the ship Special-themed meals: hutong familyhosted lunch in Beijing, traditional dumpling banquet and Tang Dynasty dinner in Xi’an, dinner with folk show in Lhasa, and dim sum lunch in Shanghai EXPLORE

12 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local experts Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager throughout your trip State-of-the-art portable audio headset system on select excursions throughout your trip EXPERIENCE

Exclusive VIP benefits onboard Group photo and commemorative gift Exciting evening entertainment, including a Kung Fu show in Beijing, a Tang Dynasty show in Xi’an, and the Shanghai Acrobats *Ship and hotels are subject to change.

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Three Gorges Dam

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2

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Lhasa

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Gulf of China

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Shanghai

East China Sea

1

Beijing

2

Beijing

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Beijing, fly to Xi’an

5

Xi’an

6

Xi’an, fly to Lhasa

7

Lhasa

8

Lhasa

9

Lhasa, fly to Chongqing (embark), cruising the Yangtze River

10

Cruising the Yangtze River, Shibaozhai

11

Cruising the Yangtze River, Shennong Stream

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CRUISE

FLIGHT

UNESCO SITE

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Lhasa means “holy land,” and Lhasa—the ancient capital

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City, the Temple of Heaven, and the Great Wall. Marvel

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Shanghai, transfer to the airport

long been associated with tranquility and spirituality.

Three Gorges, and then conclude your astonishing trip in

Marvel at Lhasa’s unique architecture—from gilt-roofed

breathtaking Shanghai. The majestic scenery, soul-enriching

CRUISE/TOUR START DATES:

temples and colorfully decorated monasteries to the

spirituality, rich cultural performances, and wonderful people

Apr 11, 25

practical, energy-efficient design of its traditional houses

of China will reward you with unforgettable memories.

May 9, 23

—and discover inner calm as you wander through its peaceful gardens. You’ll visit both the UNESCO World Heritage Jokhang Temple and the Potala Palace, as well as the Sera Monastery.

Potala Palace, Lhasa, Tibet, China

Jun 20

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Travelers who appreciate the yin and yang of life will find a

Aug 15

wonderful balance between the burgeoning urban centers

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of Beijing and Shanghai and the peacefulness of Tibet.

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After lunch, you’ll fly to the ancient city of Xi’an, where you’ll settle into the Hilton Xi’an hotel before heading to a local restaurant to feast on the delicious dumplings that are a specialty of the region.

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Visit the museum that is home to over 8,000 life-size Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses. You’ll then see the ancient city wall built to protect Xi’an from invaders. Enjoy lunch with a noodle-making demonstration. In the evening, indulge in a dinner and cultural performance that re-creates the music, folk dance, and traditional costumes of the Tang Dynasty.

Your first full day in Beijing takes you to Tiananmen Square, which is both a center of contemporary civic life in Beijing and the gateway to the Forbidden City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Next, you’ll take a rickshaw ride through the hutongs, the historic neighborhoods of Old Beijing. A local family will invite you into their home for lunch. Later in the evening, you’ll enjoy a Welcome Dinner of succulent Peking duck, a signature dish of the city, with wine.

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Museum See the holiest site in Tibet: gold-domed Jokhang Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site that contains a seventh-century statue of Buddha. Tour the rich collection of prehistoric artifacts at the Tibet Museum. Visit a Lhasa family’s home, and then savor dinner accompanied by a traditional folk show.

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chapels as pilgrims make offerings at thousandyear-old altars, and admire the religious paintings called thangkas. From here, you’ll head off to see Sera Monastery’s colorful murals and mandalas.

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FEATURED EXCURSION: Three Gorges Dam

Fly to Chongqing, where you’ll head to the dock and board your luxurious ship. DAY 10

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Cruising the Yangtze River, Shibaozhai

Before you disembark in Yichang, you’ll tour the world’s largest hydroelectric project, the Three Gorges Dam, which supplies power to millions of people. Following your visit, you’ll fly to Shanghai. Settle into your lovely room in the Pudong ShangriLa and relax over a buffet dinner at your hotel.

FEATURED EXCURSION: Shibao Pagoda

Mist-shrouded peaks loom above the winding Yangtze for miles as you cruise through the Three Gorges region. Every view is a picture straight out of China’s iconic watercolor illustrations. Your ship will stop at the Shibao Pagoda, a colorful 12-story temple built into the side of a hill that is now an island as a result of the rising waters from the Three Gorges Dam. Enjoy a Captain’s Welcome Reception with complimentary wine in the evening.

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Cruising the Yangtze River, Shennong Stream FEATURED EXCURSION: Explore Shennong Stream

Get a close-up view of some of the nation’s most stunning scenery as you board a small boat and cruise along the Shennong Stream, an extraordinarily beautiful tributary to the Yangtze. Karst caves pock the high cliffs surrounding you and monkeys play on the shore beside the sparkling waters. Later in the day, your ship will navigate the enormous Three Gorges Dam locks. In the evening,

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lunch, and Shanghai Acrobats show Shanghai, located at the mouth of the Yangtze, has been a trading center for 400 years. Today, it’s an economic dynamo with one of the busiest ports in the world. Stroll along the Bund, Shanghai’s famed waterfront promenade, and take in its historic buildings and its spectacular view of the high-rises that typify China’s largest city. Savor a dim sum lunch at your hotel; then take some time to browse through the district’s unique shops. In the evening, prepare to be dazzled by the world-renowned Shanghai Acrobats. DAY 14

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Jokhang Temple, Lhasa, Tibet, China

Depart Shanghai Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or continue your adventure with one of our memorable optional extensions.

OPTIONAL POST-CRUISE/TOUR EXTENSIONS

Hong Kong

Hong Kong and Guilin

Dynamic Hong Kong offers its visitors an exhilarating blend of Eastern and Western delights. This excursion is the perfect way to cap off your journey.

This extension combines the unique landscapes of Guilin, which have inspired artists and poets for centuries, with the urbane pleasures of Hong Kong.

From $1,149 per person

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(single supplement from $549)

(single supplement from $699)

Please see page 19 for more details.

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YOUR CRUISE/TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Grand China & the Yangtze Beijing to Hong Kong | 18 Days

TRAVEL

4-night Yangtze River cruise in a riverview Uniworld Signature Suite with a private balcony onboard the Century Legend* 13 nights in centrally located luxury hotels, including buffet breakfast and all service charges, taxes, and porterage* All transportation throughout your trip, including flights within China All transfers on arrival and departure days (see transfer guidelines on page 62)

TASTE

17 buffet breakfasts, 13 lunches, 12 dinners Peking duck Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine in Beijing Captain’s Welcome Reception and Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine onboard the ship Special-themed meals: hutong familyhosted lunch in Beijing, traditional dumpling banquet and Tang Dynasty dinner in Xi’an, and dim sum lunch in Shanghai EXPLORE

16 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local experts Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager throughout your trip (except in Hong Kong)

State-of-the-art portable audio headset system on select excursions throughout your trip EXPERIENCE

Exclusive VIP benefits onboard Group photo and commemorative gift Exciting evening entertainment, including a Kung Fu show in Beijing, a Tang Dynasty show in Xi’an, and the Shanghai Acrobats *Ship and hotels are subject to change.

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9

Shanghai

10

Shanghai, fly to Yichang (embark)

11

Maoping, cruising the Yangtze River

12

Cruising the Yangtze River, Daning River

13

Cruising the Yangtze River, Shibaozhai

14

Chongqing (disembark), fly to Guilin

15

Guilin, cruising the Li River, Yangshuo

16

Guilin, fly to Hong Kong

17

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18

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LAND

CRUISE

FLIGHT

UNESCO SITE

Gulf of Tonkin

Experience the best of China—from its bustling cities to its natural wonders—all in one grand journey. From thriving contemporary cities (Beijing, Shanghai,

River, with its spectacular gorges, mist-shrouded shrines,

and Hong Kong) to monumental manmade marvels

and fanciful, weather-shaped rock formations. Along the

(the Great Wall and the Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses)

way, enjoy a plethora of cultural pleasures, including a

to glorious landscapes (Suzhou, the Yangtze, and Guilin),

thrilling Kung Fu show in Beijing, a Tang Dynasty folklore

this extraordinary expedition is the perfect introduction

performance and dinner in Xi’an, and an acrobatic

to the grand sweep of ancient and modern China.

extravaganza in Shanghai.

Walk along the Great Wall. Visit Guilin’s Reed Flute Cave,

Who will enjoy this cruise

CRUISE/TOUR START DATES:

where stalactites and stalagmites flaunt dazzling colors.

Those thirsting for a real understanding of both old and

Mar 16

Take a cruise down the bucolic Li River. Wander around

new China will encounter the legacies of the land’s ancient

Apr 6, 13, 20

the exquisite, UNESCO-designated Humble Administrator’s

dynasties while also discovering the dynamic changes

Garden in Suzhou. And sail the magnificent Yangtze

taking place throughout China today.

May 4, 11, 18, 25 Jun 15, 29 Jul

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you can still see traditional quadrangle houses built around courtyards. You’ll share a traditional lunch with a local family. Afterward, relax on a rowboat ride on Shichahai Lake as a musician serenades you.

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Fly to the ancient Tang Dynasty capital of Xi’an, where you’ll be greeted with a special welcome ceremony at the city gate; then breeze through your hotel check-in at the Hilton Xi’an hotel. In the evening, indulge in a wonderful dinner and cultural performance that re-creates the music, folk dance, and historic costumes of the Tang Dynasty.

Forbidden City, foot massage, and Peking duck Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine Begin your exciting discovery of China with a visit to Tiananmen Square and the Forbidden City. You’ll stroll through the square and enter the 180-acre UNESCO World Heritage Site, with its characteristic red walls and yellow tile roofs. After your tour, relax with a traditional foot massage; later, indulge in a Welcome Dinner of succulent Peking duck with wine.

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FEATURED EXCURSIONS: The Great Wall and Kung Fu

One of the most astonishing archaeological finds of the last century, the life-size Terra-cotta Warriors and Horses were made nearly 2,500 years ago to guard the tomb of China’s first emperor, Qin Shi Huang. About 8,000 of these figures have been excavated, and some are displayed at a museum dedicated to the incredible find. Enjoy lunch with a noodle-making presentation. At the end of your day, delight in a traditional Xi’an dumpling banquet, where each dumpling is a delectable work of art.

show at Beijing’s Red Theatre There is no sight in China more iconic than the UNESCO-designated Great Wall. Spend some time exploring and walking along the wall before enjoying lunch at the foot of the wall, amid the lovely pine and cypress forests. Back in Beijing, your eventful day continues with a spectacular show that combines kung fu prowess with acrobatics and dance at Beijing’s famous Red Theatre.

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FEATURED EXCURSION: Hong Kong city tour

Board a small boat for a cruise along a tributary of the Yangtze to explore the exceptionally beautiful Lesser Gorges.

See the best of the island on your guided tour of Hong Kong, including Victoria Peak, the Aberdeen Fishing Village, and Stanley Market.

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China Boutique River Cruise Ships State-of-the-art luxury ships as remarkable as the river itself.

The five-star-rated Century Legend and Century Paragon are two luxurious new state-of-the-art ships designed by European architects and shipbuilders who specialize in sophisticated marine architecture. The many defining features of the ships include: two restaurants, two bars, cinema, indoor lap pool with relaxation area and pool bar, fitness center, spa, game room, reading room, boutique, and so much more.

UNIWORLD SIGNATURE SUITES

Your spacious Uniworld Signature Suite, complete with a private balcony, meets Uniworld’s exacting standards for your comfort and convenience. To ensure the highest levels of luxury and ease during your river cruise, your Uniworld Signature Suite provides every amenity, from complimentary Wi-Fi and satellite TV to a cozy sitting area. Sumptuous linens drape your bed. Bathrooms with tubs offer comfy robes, slippers, and fine bath products. And those who desire even more space can select one of our two Presidential Suites, which boast 1,140 square feet and include other special amenities.

While sailing with Uniworld, you’ll be treated to a host of special VIP benefits designed to ensure that your onboard stay is as memorable as possible.

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UNIWORLD SIGNATURE SUITES OFFER: Private balconies; cozy sitting areas; bathrooms with comfy robes, slippers, and fine bath products; satellite TVs with a variety of viewing options; individually

Fitness Center

Observation Deck

controlled air-conditioning; and mini bars.

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function lounge; spa with massage services; salon; fitness center; lap pool with relaxation area and pool bar; cinema; game room; library; boutique; and elevator.

Main Deck A host of cultural classes and events—including tai chi, folk dance, Chinese calligraphy, and more—are provided throughout your cruise.

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Vietnam & Cambodia: two worlds, one river

As you travel from vibrant Vietnam to mystical, wondrous Cambodia, you’ll discover two countries, two cultures, and two ways of life linked by one river—the magical Mekong. Perfect for those who crave a more expeditionary type of journey, Uniworld’s Vietnam and Cambodia itinerary offers guests the opportunity to experience two countries whose traditional charm and exceptional beauty are just beginning to open up to the outside world. See how old-world markets and ancient monuments are harmoniously intertwined with the incredible boom of modern architecture in Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi and Cambodia’s Phnom Penh. From these lively cities, step back in time to uncover the peaceful rhythms of rural life that still endure along the mystical Mekong—gateway to floating villages. Take in the timeless landscapes, and let your inner adventurer go wild at the ancient Angkor jungle temples, a designated UNESCO World Heritage Site. Best of all, get to know the indomitable spirit and remarkable resilience of the Vietnamese and Cambodian people. The earthly and ethereal wonders you’ll discover on this unforgettable journey are sure to leave you forever changed. Mekong River, Vietnam

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A world of inclusions in Vietnam & Cambodia Whether onboard or onshore, guests will be treated to a host of inclusions, many of which are VIP benefits available exclusively to Uniworld guests.

GRACIOUS HOSPITALITY

VIP BENEFITS ONBOARD AND ON SHORE

CAPTIVATING “INSIDER’S VIEW” EXCURSIONS

Sailing onboard a ship with an intimate capacity

Exclusive VIP benefits—including private check-in at

With no more than 20 guests per excursion group

of only 58 guests, you’ll revel in the gracious and

each hotel, welcome drinks, fruit platters and flowers

and the masterful guidance of your Uniworld Cruise/

attentive service of our professionally-trained crew.

upon arrival, a bathrobe embroidered with your initials,

Tour Manager and local experts, you’ll enjoy a more

and more—will make your trip extra special.

intimate, authentic, and immersive experience.

CULTURAL ENRICHMENT EXPERIENCES

DELICIOUS, ARTFULLY PREPARED CUISINE

TRANSPORTATION, FLIGHTS, AND TRANSFERS

Enjoy Welcome and Farewell Dinners onshore, as well

Discover the delights of new cuisines and traditional

Take comfort knowing that your transportation needs

as a traditional Cambodian Apsara dance performance

favorites with a variety of dining options sure to

are covered throughout your entire journey, including

while in Siem Reap.

please even the most discerning palate.

domestic flights, airport transfers, and private check-in service at all hotels.

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Sail back through the centuries along the Mekong

Two completely different worlds joined by one life-giving river create an amazing journey for those who crave a more adventurous and expeditionary type of travel.

THE MATCHLESS MEKONG, MEANING “MOTHER OF WATER”

SMALL GROUPS OF NO MORE THAN 20

DISCOVER THE RHYTHMS OF THE COUNTRYSIDE

More than 60 million people in Vietnam and Cambodia

You will visit many villages and floating markets by

Cruising along the Mekong takes you back in time to

depend on this river for their livelihoods. Now you can

boarding a traditional sampan directly from your cruise

another century, where the rhythms of the countryside

visit its peaceful villages and delight in the river’s unique

ship. Onboard your sampan, you’ll often be served fresh

remain unchanged. Travelers who wish to go with the

natural beauty onboard Uniworld’s River Orchid.

fruits and beverages while your Cruise/Tour Manager

flow of the river and experience a more rigorous type

and local experts guide you to destinations that lie off

of adventure will find that a journey along the Mekong

Gliding along the water and gazing out at a nearby

the beaten path. With a small group of no more than

through Vietnam and Cambodia is certain to leave

village, you may find yourself wondering what life is like

20 people, you’ll enjoy authentic, immersive experiences

lasting impressions on both your heart and mind for

for the people who live there. Before you know it, the

that are designed to give you a complete understanding

years to come.

ship stops, and you disembark for an up-close look at

of the local culture and the way of life along the river.

the village. As you step on shore, you’ll be greeted by

This means that whether you’re touring an astounding

the locals; a smiling child may take your hand, guiding

temple or learning about the medicinal uses of indigenous

you to her village. You may even be invited into a local

fruits and plants from local villagers, you’ll have genuine

family’s home, where you will see someone weaving silk

experiences every step of the way.

For more information on the ship, see pages 56–57.

scarves and table linens on a loom that has been in the family for over 100 years.

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Uniworld guests enjoy exclusive VIP benefits at each elegant five-star hotel, including private check-in service, welcome drinks upon arrival, and in-room welcome amenities.

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Stay at five-star hotels in Vietnam & Cambodia INTERCONTINENTAL HANOI WESTLAKE

PARK HYATT SAIGON

VICTORIA ANGKOR RESORT & SPA

HANOI, VIETNAM

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA

Superbly situated on the serene waters of Westlake

Experience the essence of the modern Vietnamese

The graceful colonial architecture of this hotel

and adjacent to the famous 800-year-old Golden

lifestyle at this five-star hotel—considered to be the

perfectly embodies the comfort, elegance, and

Lotus Pagoda, this hotel offers a breathtaking retreat.

best in the city—which provides a tranquil urban oasis.

refinement of the French art de vivre tradition.

All rooms at the InterContinental feature contemporary

The rooms at the Park Hyatt blend sophisticated

Rooms at the Victoria Angkor feature private balconies

Vietnamese furnishings, expansive spa-like baths with

design and décor with modern comforts, including

with lush garden and pool views. Plus, you’ll receive

soaking tubs, and private balconies.

baths with walk-in rain showers, and beds with plush

your own complimentary monogrammed robe to

pillows and duvets.

take home.

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Discover new cuisines in culturally rich settings At Uniworld, we—like Confucius—delight in entertaining honored guests from distant quarters; that’s why we plan each included meal to delight and satisfy all your senses. Whether you’re dining onboard, at an onshore

APSARA DANCE SHOW DINNER

Sample Menu

restaurant or hotel, or experiencing a special-themed dinner, you will savor expertly prepared dishes served in surroundings that encourage dining camaraderie and

Complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks served during dinner

cultural exchange. APPETIZER

Asia’s many cuisines are varied and sophisticated, but your options are not confined to Vietnamese and

Green Mango Salad with Smoked Fish Fresh Spring Rolls in Peanut Sauce

Cambodian foods. Plentiful breakfast buffets onboard

“Is it not delightful to have friends coming from distant quarters?” So wrote Confucius 2,500 years ago.

and at your hotels onshore offer an array of dishes from

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around the world that are carefully prepared to please

Cambodian Vegetable Kor Koh Soup with Coconut Cream

every palate. Complimentary wine, beer, and soft drinks are served with dinner onboard and at the various dinner venues in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, and Siem Reap.

MAIN COURSE

Marinated Grilled Beef with Lemongrass Skewers AUTHENTIC DINING EXPERIENCES

You’ll indulge in a variety of dining options in authentic settings, so you can fully experience the culture and cuisine of the region. One such highlight is an Apsara

Baked Fish Amok in Banana Leaves BBQ Chicken with Ya Horn Sauce Stir-Fried Kailan with BBQ Pork Fried Vegetables with Oyster Sauce Siem Reap Steamed Rice

dance show with dinner in Cambodia’s Siem Reap. This traditional Khmer dance form is better described as a “dance-drama” because it conveys a story. The Apsara dance is made up of four main modern genres

DESSERT

Symphony of Khmer Sweets with Fresh Fruit Fresh-Brewed Coffee and Tea

of traditional Khmer dance. While watching the show, you’ll enjoy a typical Cambodian meal.

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Uncover the treasures of Vietnam & Cambodia Discover a multitude of treasures, from Vietnam’s bustling cities of Hanoi and Ho Chi Minh, to the more ethereal and spiritual world of Cambodia’s Angkor Wat, to the melodious Mekong River.

HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

SA DEC, VIETNAM

HANOI, VIETNAM

The former Saigon, once a French colonial capital and

This town showcases Vietnamese daily life and is

Among the major highlights of this charming capital

later capital of South Vietnam, is a modern, bustling

home to the Huynh Thuy Le house, immortalized

city are the One Pillar Pagoda and the Thanh Long

metropolis whose sights reflect its varied past.

by French novelist Marguerite Duras in her novel

water puppet show.

The Lover.

PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA

THE MEKONG RIVER

SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA

Cambodia’s capital and largest city was once known

The languid Mekong flows for 2,600 miles from central

This provincial capital city that blends Chinese and

as the “Pearl of Asia” for its gleaming French colonial

China to the South China Sea, giving life to Cambodia,

French colonial architecture is the gateway to the

architecture, its Royal Palace, and its National Museum.

Vietnam, and four other countries.

UNESCO-designated Angkor temple complex.

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Add more intrigue to Vietnam & Cambodia These perfectly planned optional extensions let you add even more adventure to your “Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong” cruise/tour.

Luang Prabang, Laos

Bangkok, Thailand

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

Spiritually mesmerizing. Soulfully satisfying.

Discover the vibrance of cosmopolitan Bangkok.

Glide across the emerald waters of Ha Long Bay.

The ancient capital city of Luang Prabang will leave you

Tuk-tuks zoom down busy streets. Brilliant sunlight

Ha Long Bay is a unique wonder of the natural

spellbound. After spending four glorious days among

glints off gilded Buddhas. Fragrant spices fill the air

world—a precious open-air geological museum and

its rolling landscapes, tree-lined streets, and swooping

at the city’s markets, and lively music pours from neon-

UNESCO World Heritage Site. An exploration of the

golden-roofed temples, you’ll see why UNESCO

lit nightclubs filled with locals and travelers alike. Your

bay and its islands is the perfect way to launch or

declared the town a World Heritage Site in 1995.

Uniworld journey to Thailand’s capital city provides the

conclude your “Timeless Wonders” trip.

perfect mix of guided and leisure exploration before or

Included in your 5-day stay: 1 night at the Novotel Bangkok Suvarnabhumi Airport (or similar) 3 nights at the Villa Maly (or similar) in Luang Prabang Buffet breakfast daily

All service charges, taxes, and porterage Guided city tour English-speaking expert All transfers, transportation, and intra-Asia flights

after your Vietnam and Cambodia adventure.

Guided city tour

1 night at the InterContinental Hanoi Westlake (or similar)

English-speaking expert

Buffet breakfast daily

All transfers, transportation, and intra-Asia flights

All service charges, taxes, and porterage

Included in your 4-day stay: 3 nights at the InterContinental Bangkok (or similar) Buffet breakfast daily All service charges, taxes, and porterage

Included in your 3-day stay: 1 night on a luxury junk in an outside stateroom with all meals onboard Guided tour of one of the islands English-speaking expert All transfers

Prices from $1,599 per person (single supplement from $559)

Prices from $899 per person (single supplement from $349)

Prices from $549 per person (single supplement from $299)

Note: This extension is for cruise/tours that begin or end in Ho Chi Minh City.

Note: This extension is for cruise/tours that begin or end in Ho Chi Minh City.

Note: This extension is for cruise/tours that begin or end in Hanoi.

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YOUR CRUISE/TOUR PACKAGE INCLUDES:

Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong

Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi | 15 Days

TRAVEL

7-night Mekong River cruise in a riverview stateroom onboard the River Orchid* 7 nights in deluxe hotels featuring sophisticated accommodations, buffet breakfast, and all service charges, taxes, and porterage* All transportation throughout your trip, including flights between Siem Reap and Hanoi All transfers on arrival and departure days (see transfer guidelines on page 62)

TASTE

14 buffet breakfasts, 9 lunches, 10 dinners Complimentary wine and beer with all dinners, and complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, local beer, and local spirits throughout the cruise Welcome and Farewell Dinners with live entertainment Welcome Reception, Vietnamese Themed Dinner, and Cambodian Themed Dinner onboard EXPLORE

12 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local experts Services of an experienced Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager throughout your trip State-of-the-art portable audio headset system on all excursions throughout your trip EXPERIENCE

Private check-in with a welcome drink at each hotel Onshore cultural highlights: Apsara dance with dinner in Siem Reap, water puppet show in Hanoi, and Vietnam War veteran presentation at Cu Chi Tunnels *Ship and hotels are subject to change.

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Ho Chi Minh City

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Ho Chi Minh City, transfer to My Tho (embark)

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Cai Be, Sa Dec

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Chau Doc, Chau Phong Island, cruising the Mekong River

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Phnom Penh

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Phnom Penh

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Cruising the Tonlé Sap River, Kampong Chhnang, cruising the Mekong River

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Kampong Cham, Wat Hanchey

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Kampong Cham (disembark), transfer to Siem Reap

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situated temple complex with incredible views of the

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plains. From the lively and ever-changing cities of Hanoi,

Mekong. Explore Cambodia’s UNESCO-designated Angkor

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Hanoi, transfer to the airport

Ho Chi Minh City, and Phnom Penh, to the floating villages

Wat temple complex. Be treated to a traditional Apsara

of the Mekong, where life is still lived much like it was

dance performance during dinner in Siem Reap. These

CRUISE/TOUR START DATES:

centuries ago, you’ll be treated to an up-close view of two

experiences and more offer you a chance to discover the

Jan 1, 5,* 15, 19,* 29

amazing countries.

sights, the sounds, and the tastes of two countries joined

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by one river.

Mar 2,* 12, 16,* 26

The wedge of Southeast Asia occupied by Vietnam and Cambodia is a place of great contrasts. Ancient, modern. Rural, urban. Forested mountains, arable

Throughout your journey, enjoy a plethora of authentic experiences. Visit colorful Vietnamese floating markets

Who will enjoy this cruise

and homes by way of a traditional sampan. Take a remork

Travelers who crave a more rigorous and expeditionary

(motorcycle rickshaw) ride through Phnom Penh, with its

type of travel experience will enjoy cruising along the

wide boulevards and French-infused architecture. Receive

Mekong River through Vietnam and Cambodia.

a water blessing from local monks while at a beautifully

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Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi | 15 Days

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Start the day off with a tour of the city’s incredible French Colonial architecture, followed by a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. A Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine at a beautifully decorated local restaurant, complete with live traditional entertainment, caps off your day.

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Enter the astonishing system of underground passages that stretch to the Cambodian border, and speak with a Viet Cong veteran. Then head to My Tho to embark on your memorable Mekong River journey. Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Vietnamese Themed Dinner onboard.

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House, rice-paper and candy-making shop, Sa Dec canal cruise, brick and rice factories, and Huynh Thuy Le house Sail aboard a sampan for a tour of the historic An Kiet House. Next, visit a small family-run factory in Cai Be that makes candies, rice paper, and popped rice. Later in Sa Dec, visit a factory where bricks and tiles are made with Mekong Delta clay and fired with rice husks. Then sail through busy floating markets to the one-time home of Huynh Thuy Le, made famous by Marguerite Duras’s novel The Lover.

Chau Doc, Chau Phong Island, cruising the Mekong River FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Chau Doc harbor cruise and

visit to Cham tribal village with fish farm Join the locals in lively Chau Doc harbor as your sampan cruises among the traditional floating markets. Visit a Cham tribal village and a local fish farm. Then relax onboard your ship in the afternoon as it sets sail for the Cambodian border.

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The ship will dock in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, where you’ll enjoy a morning remork (motorcycle rickshaw) tour. Visit the Royal Palace’s Throne Hall and Silver Pagoda, which contains thousands of artifacts, including jewel-encrusted Buddhas, and features a floor tiled with pure silver. Then it’s on to the National Museum to see Angkor artifacts. Following lunch onboard, explore the city at your leisure.

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Cambodia’s grievous experience under the Khmer Rouge regime is revealed at the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. You will visit this memorial and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. This afternoon, following lunch onboard, explore the city at your leisure.

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Kampong Chhnang exploration cruise Your ship will cruise along the scenic Tonlé Sap River to Kampong Chhnang, a busy floating village. After your tour, relax on the ship’s sun deck and enjoy the stunning sunset.

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Monastery, and Wat Hanchey Today in Kampong Cham, visit the Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey temples, where monkeys frolic among massive Buddhas. Later on, you’ll investigate historic sites dedicated to the Buddha. Eighth-century Wat Hanchey has wonderful views of the Mekong; stroll among the ancient and modern buildings, and then receive a traditional water blessing from the local monks. In the evening, indulge in a special Cambodian Themed Dinner. DAY 10

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You’ll begin your day at Angkor Wat, the most recognizable landmark in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple boasts the longest continuous bas-relief sculpture in existence. Today’s expedition encompasses the south gate of Angkor Thom, once the capital of the Khmer empire, and the pyramid temple of Bayon with its iconic (and enormous) carved heads. The afternoon ends with a walk around Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants, and the moss-encrusted Terrace of the Leper King. Enjoy a traditional Apsara dance performance during dinner.

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Enjoy free time in Siem Reap before your flight to Hanoi. Then, check into the elegant and serene InterContinental Hanoi Westlake hotel.

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CATEGORY UPGRADE Add the following per-person price to upgrade to a higher category stateroom:

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Category 2 Category 1 Suite Please see Deck Plan on page 57.

– Port Charges: $98 per person – Cambodian Airport departure tax: $25 per person – Prices shown above include cruise in Category 3, double occupancy. – Single supplement applies for single accommodation. – International airfare is not included in the prices listed above. Please inquire at time of booking for best available airfare pricing. – Pay-in-Full Savings requires full payment at time of booking. Early Booking Savings requires a deposit at time of booking. Pay-in-Full and Early Booking Savings cannot be combined. – Above prices include all intra-tour air flights. * On these dates, cruise/tour operates from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City. Please visit uniworld.com for reverse itinerary. Note: Order of sightseeing may change throughout the itinerary. Substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water levels or other uncontrollable factors.

OPTIONAL PRE- OR POST-CRUISE/TOUR EXTENSIONS

Luang Prabang, Laos

Bangkok, Thailand

Ha Long Bay, Vietnam

The ancient capital will leave you spellbound. Spend your time among its rolling landscapes, tree-lined streets, and goldenroofed temples.

This excursion to Thailand’s inimitable capital city provides the perfect mix of guided and leisure exploration before or after your Mekong River adventure.

Ha Long Bay is a unique wonder of the natural world—a precious open-air geological museum and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

From $1,599 per person

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Vietnam & Cambodia Boutique River Cruise Ship Navigate the Mekong River in comfort and style. The River Orchid is designed to provide guests with an authentic and up-close view of life along the Mekong.

INTIMATE AND AUTHENTIC

The River Orchid is handcrafted in French colonial style to furnish our guests with an authentic cruising experience along the Mekong River. The intimate scale of the ship, which carries no more than 58 guests, assures each guest the best in personalized service. Staterooms are designed with French doors that open to a shared promenade, where you can further enjoy the passing scenery. Staterooms offer all the conveniences needed to ensure a comfortable stay, with plenty of storage space, a vanity, individually controlled air-conditioning, and bottled water. Bathrooms are outfitted with comfy robes, slippers, soothing bath amenities, and a hair dryer.

Relax on the sun deck while enjoying complimentary coffee, tea, soft drinks, draught beer, and select spirits throughout the day. Become more familiar with the history and culture of the region by attending the informative lectures offered by your Cruise/Tour Managers.

All meals onboard provide a variety of culinary options. Each evening, complimentary wine, draught beer and soft drinks are served with dinner. Life onboard your ship is quiet and peaceful, designed to give you the most authentic experience possible.

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River Orchid

River Orchid Inaugurated: 2013 | Length: 168 ft | Width: 33.4 ft | Guests: 58 | Suites: 2 (232 sq ft) | Staterooms: 27 (168 sq ft) | Voltage: 220 volts

Facilities & Amenities Onboard STATEROOM AMENITIES: All riverview staterooms have hotel-style beds draped in fine linens with a menu of pillow options. Staterooms also feature vanities, built-in closets, under-the-bed storage, safes, individually controlled air-conditioning, and bottled water. Bathrooms are stocked with fine bath and body products, hair dryers, bathrobes, and slippers.

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Protecting the world in which we live and travel

Supporting the destinations we visit is of great importance to us. Uniworld is part of a joint initiative by The Travel Corporation family of brands called TreadRight—a notfor-profit organization working to ensure the environment and communities in which we travel remain vibrant for future generations. OUR COMMITMENT TO RESPONSIBLE TOURISM

SUSTAINABLE RIVER CRUISING PROJECT

Uniworld is dedicated to nurturing sustainable tourism in

Uniworld is proud to provide our guests with amazing

As part of The Travel Corporation, Uniworld is working

communities around the world by improving our guests’

trips to some of the world’s most beautiful and inspiring

closely with TreadRight and the Travel Foundation, a

awareness of their individual footprints while on vacation,

places. It’s this pride that inspires our commitment to

United Kingdom-based charity that shares our socio-

and by educating guests on how to shrink their own

responsible tourism practices, which helps to ensure the

environmental values. With their support, Uniworld is

environmental impact while traveling.

very places we love remain beautiful. Our commitment

spearheading the Sustainable River Cruising Pack—

is not only to minimize the environmental impact of

the first of its kind—which focuses on minimizing

our operations around the world, but to support efforts

the environmental impact of Uniworld ships, and

aimed at reversing damage already done. Uniworld

the river cruising industry more broadly. While the

understands that respecting and protecting the places

project focuses on what are arguably the world’s most

in which we live and travel will create a better world for

geographically, culturally, and historically rich rivers—

future generations to enjoy.

the Nile, the Danube, the Rhône, and the Rhine—the end goal is to use the resulting research to provide river

Our parent company, The Travel Corporation, established

cruise operators worldwide with the tools they need to

the TreadRight Foundation, a not-for-profit organization

operate with as little environmental impact as possible.

that uses tourism to protect the environment and benefit those living in the destinations in which we operate.

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The world at your fingertips Your 2014 Asia Brochure was designed to give you a glimpse of what Uniworld has planned in this amazing region. But there is so much more we would like to share, from helping you prepare for your cruise to finding a Travel Professional in your area. Come visit us online and discover the world of benefits we have to offer.

RIVER HERITAGE CLUB REWARDS

STAY CURRENT

FIND US ON UNIWORLD’S SOCIAL NETWORKS

When you travel with Uniworld, you will

Stay current with what’s new in the world of Uniworld

Express your opinions and interact with other like-

automatically become part of our

river cruising, including special offers, special

minded travelers on any number of our social network

River Heritage Club. As a valued

announcements, and much more. If you are new to

communities, including our very own Uniworld

member, you’ll be treated to extra

river cruising, you can watch one of our videos at

Community Center. Our online communities let you:

savings and benefits, including:

uniworld.com/media-center/video-center. Meet fellow travelers before your cruise, and stay

EXCLUSIVE SAVINGS

Enhanced for 2014

FIND A RIVER CRUISE SPECIALIST

connected with them after your cruise

Available on ALL programs and combinable with

If you aren’t already working with a Travel Professional,

Join discussions about specific itineraries

other promotional offers:

you can search for a local certified River Cruise Specialist

Answer each other’s questions and offer travel and

in your area using our online Travel Professional locator

trip planning tips, reading suggestions, and more

at uniworld.com/find-an-agent.

Discuss any topic related to Uniworld, write about

7- to 12-night cruises = $150 per person savings 13 nights and longer = $250 per person savings Complimentary fruit platter in your stateroom upon arrival* Complimentary onboard laundry service (once per week)* Visit uniworld.com/after-your-cruise/river-heritage-club.

your trip, and post your opinions on existing topics BEFORE YOU CRUISE

Upload photos and videos from your Uniworld cruise

To access more in-depth information about your upcoming journey, please review the Cruise Companion section on our website to find the cruise guide for your itinerary. This booklet offers valuable information regarding what to pack, flight and transfer experiences, onboard amenities, day-to-day travel, and so much more. Visit uniworld.com/before-you-go/cruise-companion.

Connect with Uniworld and like-minded travelers at: facebook.com/uniworldrivercruises twitter.com/uniworldcruises pinterest.com/uniworldcruises uniworld.tumblr.com uniworld.com/community

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Uniworld Travel Protection Plan Providing you with cancellation flexibility and peace of mind while you travel

SECTION I

SECTION II

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENT PROTECTION Provided by Uniworld*

TRAVEL INSURANCE BENEFITS Underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company***

Trip Cancellation: Up to Total Trip Cost Reimburses the non-refundable Uniworld cancellation penalties imposed if you must cancel your trip for a covered reason such as illness, injury or death to you, a traveling companion or an immediate family member. Other covered reasons for cancellation include Common Carrier-caused delays due to inclement weather, jury duty, subpoena, or a documented traffic accident en route to departure, and other reasons as cited in the plan description.

Baggage Protection: Up to $2,500 If your baggage or personal property is lost, stolen, or damaged, the plan will cover up to $2,500. If your bags are delayed or misdirected for more than 24 hours, the plan will reimburse you up to $500 for the purchase of necessary personal items.

The Uniworld “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver** With the Uniworld “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver, Uniworld will provide you with 100% of the Uniworld cancellation penalties in the form of a future travel credit certificate, should you cancel your cruise/tour prior to your original scheduled flight departure time for any reason that is not eligible for cash reimbursement under the Trip Cancellation section of the Travel Protection Plan. Cancellation penalties are reimbursed in the form of a Uniworld Travel Certificate allowing you a two (2) year credit to travel with us at a later date. Please note that to be eligible for the “Any Reason Cancellation Waiver,” you must enroll and pay for the plan at the time you make your initial trip deposit. The certificate is valid for two years, is nontransferable, non-refundable and may not be redeemed for cash. Future travel certificates do not include airfare cancellation charges for air arrangements unless those arrangements were provided by Uniworld. Trip Interruption: Up to Total Trip Cost If you have to leave your vacation unexpectedly (for covered reasons such as illness as described above), you will be reimbursed for the unused, non-refundable portion of your travel arrangements, plus the cost of returning home, up to your total trip cost. Trip Delay: Up to $1,000 ($150/per day) If you miss the departure of your cruise/tour due to carriercaused delays or other covered reasons, the plan reimburses you for additional accommodations, meals and “catch-up” transportation expenses.

Medical & Dental Expenses: Up to $50,000 Should you become injured or sick during your vacation, the plan will reimburse you up to $50,000 for necessary medical expenses for up to one (1) year from the date of your accident or illness or emergency dental treatment incurred during your cruise/tour. This coverage is especially important, as Medicare and many private insurance policies generally do not cover you outside of the US, and many HMOs do not cover you outside their provider area. Emergency Evacuation/Repatriation: Up to $50,000 In the event that a covered illness or injury requires air or ground transportation to a specialized facility or to return home, the plan provides up to $50,000 in covered medical services and supplies (coordinated by our 24-hour assistance provider, to help ensure your safe transport). The plan also provides payment for transportation of mortal remains in the event of death that occurs during the cruise/tour.

SECTION III WORLDWIDE EMERGENCY ASSISTANCE SERVICES Provided by On Call International 24-Hour Worldwide Emergency Assistance One toll-free telephone call gives you access to On Call International, a worldwide network of medical and travelrelated professionals who will work together to solve your medical or travel-related problem.

TRAVEL PROTECTION PLAN COSTS Trip Cost

Premium

$0 – $2,500 $229 $2,501 – $4,500 $299 $4,501 or more $399 Note: Prices are subject to change without notice. The premium is per person, non-refundable and must be paid at the time you make your initial trip deposit.

A full Description of Coverage document detailing the terms, conditions and exclusions will be sent to you in your final cruise documents—we have highlighted just a few of the plan benefits. If you have any Travel Protection Plan questions, or would like to request a copy of the Description of Coverage, please call our plan administrator, Berkely, at 800-797-2279. You may also view the plan at uniworld.com. *For NY residents, Section I Travel Arrangement Protection (Trip Cancellation, Trip Interruption & Trip Delay) is underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company, an AEGON Company, Columbus, Ohio: NAIC #10952 Policy/ Certificate Form series TAHC5000. **For NY residents only, the “Any Reason” Cancellation Waiver may be purchased separately from the Uniworld Travel Protection Plan. Contact 877-722-2195 for details. ***Section II Travel Insurance Benefits, Policy Number MZ0911066H0000A are underwritten by Stonebridge Casualty Insurance Company, a Transamerica company, Columbus, Ohio: NAIC #10952 (all states except as otherwise noted) Under Policy / Certificate Form series TAHC5000. In CA, HI, NE, NH, PA, TN and TX Policy/Certificate Form series TAHC5100 and TAHC5200. In IL, IN, KS, LA, OR, OH, VT, WA and WY Policy Form TAHC5100IPS and TAHC5200IPS. Certain coverages are under series TAHC6000 and TAHC7000. Section III Emergency Assistance Services are provided by On Call International. This plan was designed and is administered by Aon Affinity Berkely Travel. Aon Affinity Berkely Travel, a division of Affinity Insurance Services, Inc.; (AR 244489); in CA, MN & OK a division of AIS Affinity Insurance Agency, Inc. (CA 0795465); in CA Aon Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. (CA 0G94493); and in NY a division of AIS Affinity Insurance Agency. 25920753 UNIWORLD.COM

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Terms & Conditions We at Uniworld River Cruises, Inc. ("Uniworld") want to do everything we can to make sure your trip is enjoyable and worry-free. As part of that commitment, we are including the following information about your trip. Please read these pages carefully, as payment of a deposit represents an acceptance of the Uniworld Terms and Conditions.

YOUR TRIP Prices: Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a stateroom or hotel room and are in US Dollars. Cruise and cruise/tour prices are based on costs, charges, tariffs, rates, taxes, levies and exchange rates as of March 20, 2013. Should the total cruise price increase by more than 10%, passengers will have the right to cancel their cruise within seven (7) days of notification of the surcharge without penalty. No surcharges in respect of cost or currency fluctuations will be made once payment for the deposit of your cruise or cruise/tour is received. This does not apply to fuel surcharges and any taxes, charges or levies imposed by any government or their agencies. If you have purchased your transatlantic or transpacific air with Uniworld and/or you have purchased a cruise or cruise/tour package with Uniworld that includes air, your entire package price will be guaranteed at time of initial payment. Reservations and Payments: A deposit of at least $200 per person is required at time of reservation. Payment in full for the airfare booked in conjunction with a Uniworld cruise/tour is required at time of booking. Upon receipt of full air payment your airfare, tax and fuel surcharges are final. You may cancel your air within 24 hours of booking and receive a full refund of the cost of the airfare. Final payment is due at least ninety (90) days prior to departure. Reservations will be canceled if final payment is not received in a timely manner. Items Not Included in the Published Price: These include, but are not limited to, airfares to and from your destination except where specified; airport/ departure taxes; cost of passport and visas; taxes; excess baggage charges; laundry; phone calls; all items of a personal nature; items not included on regular menus; expenses for additional sightseeing not specified in the itinerary; wine or liquor, unless indicated (please refer to Complimentary Beverage Program); meals not detailed in the itinerary; gratuities; and health, accident, baggage, or travel protection plans. Complimentary Beverage Program: • Complimentary red and white house wine, draught beer, and soft drinks will be included at dinner while onboard the Century Legend and the Century Paragon. Soft drinks and tea are included for lunches and dinner. • Complimentary red and white house wine, draught beer, and soft drinks will be included at dinner while onboard the River Orchid. Complimentary select domestic spirits are available onboard throughout the day at the Bar located on the Sun Deck (excluding premium spirits.)

Cancellation Notice Received Cancellation Charges Before Tour Start Date Per Person 90 days or more $200 nonrefundable deposit 89 – 60 days 35% of the fare** 59 – 30 days 50% of the fare** Less than 30 days 100% of the fare** No Show 100% of the fare** **Fare is defined as the cost of any cruise, land, or air element purchased from Uniworld. Port charges are fully refundable if they have been paid prior to cancelling your trip. Cancellation Policy: We hope nothing will come between you and your Uniworld vacation. Should you need to cancel your booking or any portion of it, your cancellation must be received in writing. It will be effective on the date of receipt. Cancellation charges, per person and based upon the date of cancellation, are as shown in the box above. These cancellation fees are in addition to any cancellation fees that might be levied by your travel agent. There is no refund for unused services or for unused portions of the trip. For true worry-free travel, please see the Travel Protection Plan section of this brochure or visit uniworld.com. The Travel Protection Plan premium is nonrefundable once paid to Uniworld. Revision Fee: A fee of $30 per person, per transaction, will be charged for any passenger name change; cruise date change (within the same calendar year only) or itinerary change made to a reservation after the booking is

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confirmed. A passenger name change, cruise date change or itinerary change within ninety (90) days of departure will be treated as a cancellation subject to our Cancellation Policy and a new reservation must be made. Cancellation fees (as shown below) will apply. Any revision to a booking may result in the loss of a confirmed airline reservation or increased airfare, which will be payable by the passenger. Gratuities: It is our goal to ensure that the service you receive is as wonderful as the sights you see. While they are customary, gratuities, including the customary end-of-trip gratuity for the Tour Manager, Cruise Manager, and crew, are not included in the price of your trip. The amount of the gratuity is entirely subject to your satisfaction with your travel experience. Documents: Uniworld will send you a document packet twenty-one (21) to thirty (30) days before departure provided that Uniworld receives your completed Passenger Information Form and your booking is paid in full. Passport/Visa: A valid passport is required to travel on all Uniworld programs. Passports must be valid for at least six (6) months after the scheduled return date of the trip. You should check with your travel agent or the US Consulate Service for information regarding necessary documentation. Non-US citizens must contact the appropriate consular office for entry requirements pertaining to your trip. For entry to China, a single-entry visa is required for all passport holders. For entry to Tibet, a visa is not necessary, but an entry permit is required for all passport holders. Uniworld will provide a Tibet Entry Permit while on the tour for all guests. In order for us to properly arrange for your Tibet Entry Permit in advance, please email a copy of the photo page of your passport as well as a copy of your China visa to asiadepartment@uniworld.com no later than forty-five (45) days prior to departure. Please include your name and Uniworld booking number in your email. A multiple entry visa is required for entry to Vietnam. For entry to Cambodia, our Tour Manager will take care of obtaining Cambodian visas for each Guest while on the tour. Each Guest will need to provide the Tour Manager with their passport and $40 USD cash per person while on the tour for this purpose. The Tour Manager will then submit all passports to the Cambodian Immigration Authorities and obtain the visas. For southbound Mekong cruises, this will be done at the Siem Reap Airport. For northbound Mekong cruises, this will be done onboard the River Orchid prior to entering Cambodia. A single entry visa is required for entry to Laos. Any visa(s) or other documentation required for a particular itinerary is the sole responsibility of the guest. As a courtesy, our website, uniworld.com, in the “Before You Go” section, offers a link to a visa service company where you can obtain additional information. Obtaining and carrying these documents is your sole responsibility. Uniworld will not be responsible for advising and/or obtaining required travel documentation for any passenger, or for any delays, damages and/or losses, including missed portions of your trip, related to improper travel documentation. Due to government imposed security/immigration measures, passport information and emergency contact information are required for all passengers prior to release of documentation.

YOUR FLIGHT Airfare: Uniworld wants to help make your entire vacation smooth sailing, so we offer great values on airfares from most major cities in the US. Please contact your Travel Professional or Uniworld for the most up-to-date prices. As airfares and schedules are subject to availability, we encourage you to book early. Payment in full for the airfare booked in conjunction with a Uniworld cruise/tour is required at the time air is booked. Upon receipt of full air payment your airfare, tax and fuel surcharges are final. You may cancel your air within 24 hours of booking and receive a full refund of the cost of the airfare. We may issue your air ticket at any time after you book and pay for your flights in full. Air Travel Change Fees: If you, as the passenger, change your air travel itinerary before your ticket is issued, you will be charged a $30 per person change fee (see Revision Fees). This charge will apply each time you make a change. If you change your air travel plans after your ticket is issued, you will be charged a $75 per person per change fee, and you will be responsible for any increase in airfare and/or penalties levied by the airline, which may be up to 100% of the air ticket value.

Airline Cancellations: You may cancel your air within 24 hours of booking and receive a full refund of the cost of the airfare. If you, as the passenger, choose to cancel your air arrangements eighty-nine (89) days or less before departure, then please refer to the Cancellation Policy section for the applicable cancellation policy and penalties that will be applied. If you, as the passenger, cancel your air ninety (90) days or more before departure and your air has been ticketed, you will be responsible for any penalties levied by the airline, which may be up to 100% of the air ticket value. Air Bookings and Restrictions: TSA regulations require us to collect the full first, middle and last name as it appears on your passport or governmentissued ID as well as date of birth and gender. This information is required before we can book your air. Uniworld is not responsible for denied boarding or reissue costs due to an incorrect name, date of birth or gender information supplied to Uniworld. Flight itineraries provided prior to ticketing are subject to change without notice. Uniworld is not responsible for any inconvenience or any costs or fees incurred by delays, lost luggage, or disruption of air service. Flight itineraries provided are subject to change by the Air Carrier(s). We recommend you contact the airline within seven (7) days of departure to reconfirm your flights. Uniworld Custom Air Service: To give you even more options and greater flexibility, Uniworld offers customized air reservations. This service is available for $25 per person, plus any applicable increased air costs. (Requests must be received in writing, after the reservation is under deposit.) Once you have made your deposit, you may make your custom air request by submitting the Custom Air Form at uniworld.com. The service fee is nonrefundable upon confirmation of the request. Seat Assignments and Special Services: Requests for seat assignments, special meals and special services must be made directly to the airline. Some airfares used by Uniworld are not eligible for frequent flyer mileage. Please inquire with the airline for full details regarding frequent flyer mileage. Airport/Ship Transfers: If you purchase a Uniworld Air-Inclusive Vacation, you enjoy the special included convenience of scheduled group transfers between the airport and the ship/hotel on the day the cruise or tour begins and between the ship/hotel and the airport on the day the cruise or tour ends. There may be a waiting period between transfers of 2 hours or more unless private car transfers have been purchased. Private car transfers are only available on the cruise/tour start/end dates. Making Your Own Flight Arrangements: Should you elect to make your own flight arrangements, Uniworld will provide complimentary scheduled group transfers to/from the ship/hotel as long as your flights arrive/depart in the cruise/tour starting/ending cities in accordance with the dates shown in this brochure and your flight arrangements comply with the Transfer Guidelines as shown below. If your flight arrangements arrive/ depart outside of these parameters, you must make your own transfer arrangements. Uniworld will not be responsible for late arrivals or missed transfers due to delayed or cancelled flights, for missed cruise/trip days, or for extra costs resulting from the foregoing. To qualify for transfers, it is required that flight information and pre-trip arrangements for all passengers making their own flight arrangements be given to Uniworld no later than forty-five (45) days prior to departure and conform to the Transfer Guidelines in the box below. TRANSFER GUIDELINES Flights must arrive/depart within the following time limits: Arrival Departure China Hong Kong Vietnam Laos Thailand Extensions Extra Nights

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Baggage Fees, Baggage and Personal Belongings: Uniworld allows one (1) suitcase, one (1) carry-on bag, and one (1) personal bag (handbag, computer case, etc.) per person onboard our ships and motorcoaches. Airlines may have additional baggage restrictions and may impose additional fees for checked baggage and/or excess baggage (visit uniworld.com/baggage).


Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign government and non-government entities. Keep an eye on your baggage—it is your responsibility throughout the trip. Uniworld is not responsible for loss, theft, or damage to baggage and/or personal belongings. A protection plan covering lost, stolen or damaged baggage is available through the Uniworld Travel Protection Plan.

ADDITIONAL CONSIDERATIONS Travel Protection Plan: Uniworld makes every effort to ensure that your trip is safe and enjoyable. However, situations beyond our control may occur. Also, keep in mind that your health plan coverage for a stay outside the US may be limited. We recommend you obtain a travel protection plan. To help provide you with peace of mind, Uniworld offers a comprehensive travel protection plan. Itinerary Changes: You can count on the value of Uniworld’s experience and regional knowledge to make sure you enjoy your cruise/tour even when conditions beyond our control occur. The very nature of a river, its sources, and networks of bridges and locks, means that there will be times when weather or other conditions in a region require Uniworld to make adjustments and/or modifications to an itinerary. Although every effort will be made to keep itineraries, vessels, and hotels as they are shown in the brochure, Uniworld reserves the right to substitute itineraries, hotels or vessels. In such cases, we will do everything we can to make sure the locations visited, the excursions taken and the hotels or vessels offered are similar to the ones originally planned. Any changes to itineraries will not result in eligibility for a refund. Itineraries are subject to change without notice and may need to be altered specifically because of water levels, wind factors, or other conditions. Extensions/Land Tours: Uniworld reserves the right to reschedule and/or cancel land extensions or land tours if the minimum number of participants (20 people) is not met or for safety reasons. If you, as the passenger, choose to cancel your pre- or post-cruise extension eighty-nine (89) days or less before departure, then please refer to the Cancellation Policy section for the applicable cancellation policy and penalties that will be applied. Advanced, Canceled, or Delayed Sailing: Uniworld reserves the right to cancel, advance or postpone any scheduled sailing date and may, but is not obligated to, substitute hotels or vessels. Uniworld shall not be liable for any loss to you by reason of any such cancellation, advancement or postponement. In the event of cancellation by Uniworld, your sole right of recourse shall be to obtain a refund of monies paid to Uniworld in connection with such cruise/tour. Health and Mobility: The Company strives to provide a safe, enjoyable, and memorable travel experience for all passengers. The Company welcomes passengers with special needs or disabilities. However, please note the following: • Passengers are required to advise the Company, in advance, of any physical, medical, or other special needs that require accommodation. • All guests must ensure they are medically and physically fit for travel. The Company may impose safety requirements necessary for the safe operation of the tour. The Company may also exclude an individual from participating in a tour or an activity if that individual’s participation poses a direct threat to health or safety. • The Company does not provide personal devices (such as wheelchairs, hearing aids or prescription eye glasses) or services of a personal nature (such as pushing a wheelchair or assistance in eating, toileting or dressing). A companion capable of providing such assistance must accompany any passenger who requires services of a personal nature. • The Company does not employ medical personnel. Any necessary medical attention will be provided by a local facility at the passenger’s expense. The Company is not responsible or liable for any losses or costs incurred as a result of medical services obtained while on tour, or for the quality of the care or services received. Passengers should be aware some tours include rough terrain, extensive walking over cobblestone streets, uneven pavement, steps and locations which may not be easily accessible or accessible by wheelchair. During the tour, the Company may make arrangements with carriers, hotels and other independent suppliers to provide travel services. These parties are independent entities over which the Company has no control. Accommodations on international tours may differ from those in the United

States. The Company cannot guarantee disability access or accommodations for passengers traveling on international tours. The Company may, in its sole discretion, decline the booking of any passenger or remove any passenger who cannot comply or refuses to comply with the Company’s terms and conditions. The Company is not responsible for any costs incurred in the event a passenger is removed from a tour. Passengers agree not to hold the Company or any of its related entities liable for any actions taken under these terms and conditions. Your Mekong River Cruise: We are confident your river cruise/tour on the Mekong through Vietnam & Cambodia will be an enjoyable and rewarding experience. Indeed, a cruise on the Mekong River is the most comfortable way to experience these fascinating countries. You will be traveling through a region that is continually changing. Many things are different from those at home, and what you might take for granted in Western countries may not be available during your cruise/tour. To make the most of your cruise/tour holiday in Southeast Asia, please take along your spirit of adventure and willingness to be flexible and tolerant. You will be richly rewarded, because this river cruise/tour is more than just a vacation; it’s a unique cultural experience you will remember and talk about for the rest of your life. Young Travelers: Guests who are less than 18 years of age must be accompanied by an adult who is 21 years of age or older. While we will accept children 4 years of age and older as Guests, it is our long-term experience that most children do not enjoy or appreciate the river cruise experience. There are no special arrangements, activities, medical facilities, or accommodations (unless noted) for children on Uniworld cruise/tour programs. Adults accompanying children are responsible for their behavior onboard and ashore.

Agreement: The payment of a deposit and/or the issuance of tickets or vouchers shall be deemed your consent to the terms and conditions as presented herein. It is specifically agreed that this agreement is entered into in Los Angeles County, California, and in the event any legal or equitable action is initiated concerning the interpretation, enforcement, or breach of any term, obligation, or duty as contained or related to these Terms and Conditions, the exclusive venue for such action shall be solely in the Superior Court of California, Los Angeles County, Van Nuys District. This agreement shall be construed in accordance with California law without regard to conflicts of law principles. Time of Printing: The Terms and Conditions listed are those in effect at the time of printing and remain in effect until replaced. These Terms and Conditions replace all previous versions.

YOUR PASSENGER TICKET CONTRACT Transportation aboard the ship is provided solely by the Suppliers (ship owners and charterers) pursuant to the terms and conditions of the Passenger Ticket Contract that you will receive prior to embarkation. A copy of the Passenger Ticket Contract will be provided with your final documentation or earlier upon request or can be viewed on our website at uniworld.com. Please note the Passenger Ticket Contract includes a clause specifying the courts of Basel, Switzerland as the exclusive forum for resolving disputes. The Passenger Ticket Contract is governed by the law of Switzerland and is subject to limitations of liability and time limits for making claims under the Athens Convention Relating to the Carriage of Passengers and Their Luggage by Sea, 1974 (“Athens Convention”) and the International Convention on Limitation of Liability for Maritime Claims, 1976 (“1976 Convention”).

Smoking Policy: For the comfort of all our Guests, smoking is only permitted on the sun decks of our ships. Smoking is not permitted on motorcoaches. Diets: Please advise the Uniworld reservation agent of specific dietary considerations and we will do our best to accommodate your request. Pets: Pets are not permitted on Uniworld trips.

LEGAL NOTES Responsibility and Waiver: The responsibility of Uniworld River Cruises, Inc., (“Uniworld”) is strictly limited. Uniworld promotes and sells tour programs consisting of certain travel services on the cruise ships (“Vessels”) or other modes of transport (“Transport”). Uniworld does not own or operate any of the Vessels/Transport. The owners, operators and charterers (“Suppliers”) of the Vessels/Transport are independent of Uniworld. Uniworld makes no representations or warranties concerning the Suppliers or the Vessels/Transport. We assume no liability for any acts or omissions of any Supplier including, without limitation, those involving cancellation of tours/cruises, schedule changes, rerouting, delays, damage to or loss of baggage, property damage, equipment failures, accidents, death or injuries to persons regardless of cause, whether or not services are tendered or transportation provided is arranged through Uniworld. Accordingly, you will not have any right to claim or recover against Uniworld as a consequence of any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any Suppliers or the condition or operation of any Vessel/Transport. Notwithstanding anything herein to the contrary, the liabilities and obligations of the Suppliers to you and your rights against the Suppliers, are subject to any and all terms and conditions of the Suppliers’ contract of carriage and any and all governmental/ jurisdictional laws and regulations bearing upon or otherwise relating to such rights, liabilities and obligations, including, without limitation, choice of law, jurisdiction of disputes, limitations of liability and limitations on the time to file claims. By utilizing the travel services of the Suppliers, you agree that you will look to such Suppliers for any accident, death, injury, property damage, or personal loss to you or to those traveling with you, and that neither Uniworld nor any representative of Uniworld shall have any liability whatsoever. California Seller of Travel Law: Uniworld River Cruises, Inc., is a registered seller of travel in the State of California, CST #2075415-20, and is a participant in the Travel Consumer Restitution Fund. Registration as a seller of travel does not constitute an approval by the State of California. A complete explanation of your rights under the California Seller of Travel Law can be found at uniworld.com. Omissions: Uniworld is not responsible for omissions, printing and/or presentation errors in brochures, on Internet sites, or in any other media where such information may be presented; we reserve the right to make corrections as required.

The USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program: Uniworld River Cruises, Inc., shares the coverage available under the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program with other affiliates of The Travel Corporation who, as an Active Member of the USTOA is required to post $1 Million with USTOA to be used to reimburse, in accordance with the terms and conditions of the USTOA $1 Million Travelers Assistance Program, the advance payments of Uniworld River Cruises, Inc., customers in the unlikely event of Uniworld River Cruises, Inc., bankruptcy, insolvency or cessation of business. Further, you should understand that the $1 Million posted by The Travel Corporation may be sufficient to provide only a partial recovery of the advance payments received by Uniworld River Cruises, Inc. More details of the USTOA Travelers Assistance Program and a list of affiliates 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 USTOA.com.

FINANCIAL PROTECTION US $20 MILLION YOUR PEACE OF MIND GUARANTEE The traveling public has always been concerned about the protection of their advanced bookings. As part of Uniworld’s commitment to providing our customers with peace of mind in all dealings with Uniworld, TravCorp Financial Services Limited has provided a letter of credit to Uniworld of USD $20 Million in respect of all customers traveling with Uniworld.

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2014 Asia Boutique River Cruises and Tours Schedule CHINA Itineraries

Highlights of China & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai 11 Days

Treasures of China & the Yangtze

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Century Paragon

24

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10, 17, 24

8, 15, 22, 29

12, 26

10, 17, 31

14, 21

4, 11, 18, 25

9, 16, 23, 30

Century Paragon

2, 16

7, 21

11, 25

16, 30

20

3, 10, 17

8, 15, 22

28

Century Legend

11, 25

9, 23

20

4, 25

15

5, 12, 19

10, 17

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Century Legend

16

6, 13, 20

4, 11, 18, 25

15, 29

13, 27

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River Orchid

1, 5,* 15, 19,* 29

2,* 12, 16,* 26

2,* 12, 16,* 26

1,* 11, 15,* 25, 29*

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6, 10,* 20, 24*

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Shanghai to Beijing 12 Days

China, Tibet & the Yangtze Beijing to Shanghai 14 Days

Grand China & the Yangtze Beijing to Hong Kong 18 Days

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA Itineraries

Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi 15 Days

Dates, programs, and itineraries are subject to change. Capacity controlled. *On these dates cruise/tour operates from Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City.

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EUROPE and RUSSIA

EGYPT and THE NILE

Boutique River Cruises

Boutique River Cruises and Tours

Travel through Europe and Russia while enjoying extraordinary luxury, comfort, and convenience. Uniworld offers expertly planned itineraries ranging from 8 to 29 days along the great rivers.

Discover the gateway to Egypt’s treasures in first-class style while sailing onboard the luxurious, all-suite River Tosca and staying at five-star luxury hotels in Cairo.

For more information, please contact your preferred Travel Professional. Call Uniworld at 1-800-733-7820 or visit uniworld.com. Scan with your smart phone’s QR code reader to experience Uniworld.

Uniworld is a member of the family-owned The Travel Corporation and is renowned and trusted for its outstanding quality, service, value, reliability, and financial stability. The Travel Corporation provides you with vacations and experiences of a lifetime. TheTravelCorporation.com

RESERVATION HOURS Monday – Friday 6:00 am – 6:00 pm (PST) Saturday 6:30 am – 3:00 pm (PST)

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