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21 Day Avalon Waterways River Cruise from Bangkok to Hanoi 2022
The Heart of Cambodia & Vietnam with Bangkok (Southbound)Starting from $7,869
River Cruise DescriptionThis inspiring Southeast Asia river cruise vacation begins in vibrant Bangkok, Thailand. A boat ride on the klongs, Bangkok's famous canals, is the perfect way to start your sightseeing. Continue at the Grand Palace featuring the Temple of the Emerald Buddha followed by the Temple of the Reclining Buddha-the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in the city. Fly to Siem Reap, Cambodia, where you'll see the magnificent Temples of Angkor. The famous temples here, such as Angkor Wat and the Bayon temple, featuring some 200 mysterious faces carved in its many towers, are a display of intricacy and architectural grandeur unmatched in the world. Next, board your ship and begin your cruise along the mighty Mekong River. Visit the capital city of Phnom Penh, with the magnificent Royal Palace featuring its striking Silver Pagoda and the National Museum. Take in the stunning views at the 8th-century temple of Wat Hanchey before walking through the rural village of Angkor Ban to visit with welcoming schoolchildren. Continue your cruise into Vietnam and stop in the villages for interactions with locals, such as a visit to the home of a skilled family who make handcrafted sampans for a living. Go on an excursion to the Cu Chi Tunnels, the unbelievable network of tunnels used extensively during the war. In exciting Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy a walking tour of the famous landmarks and try your hand in the kitchen with a Vietnamese cooking class. Disembark your cruise ship and fly to Hanoi, where you'll explore the famous Old Quarter with peddlers trading goods among its 36 ancient streets. From here, travel to Ha Long Bay in the Gulf of Tonkin, where you'll be amazed at the more than 3,000 limestone islands of varying shapes. Enjoy a 2-night cruise along the bay with visits to the Cua Van Floating Village, fascinating caves, and a chance to swim at Ti Top Island. The beautiful scenery, ornate temples, and interactions with locals make this Southeast Asia river cruise vacation one you won't soon forget!
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|Aug 5, 2022||Avalon Saigon||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|Aug 19, 2022||Avalon Saigon||Waitlist||Call Us!|
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|Oct 14, 2022||Avalon Saigon||$8,079||Call Us!|
|Oct 28, 2022||Avalon Saigon||$8,079||Call Us!|
|Nov 11, 2022||Avalon Saigon||Waitlist||Call Us!|
|Nov 25, 2022||Avalon Saigon||$8,479||Call Us!|
|Dec 9, 2022||Avalon Saigon||$7,869||Call Us!|
Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:
- Plus independent exploration options and use of Avalon's exclusive AvalonGO APP.
River Cruise Itinerary
Day 1 BANGKOK, THAILANDWelcome to Thailand!
Day 2 BANGKOKThis morning, your Guided Sightseeing begins with a boat ride on the klongs, Bangkok’s famous canals. Stop at the stunning Grand Palace featuring the Temple of the Emerald Buddha. Also, Visit the Temple of the Reclining Buddha, the oldest and largest Buddhist temple in Bangkok. It houses more than 1,000 Buddha images, including the 49-foot-high and 151-foot-long massive Reclining Buddha. The remainder of the day is at your leisure.
Day 3 BANGKOKEnjoy a full day at your leisure.
Day 4 BANGKOK–SIEM REAP, CAMBODIAToday, fly to Siem Reap, your base during your visit to Angkor, considered by many to be the most spectacular architectural ruins on Earth!
Day 5 SIEM REAP
Day 6 SIEM REAP
Day 7 PHNOM PENH (EMBARKATION)Your Intimate Suite Ship® Awaits! Fly to Phnom Penh and transfer to the port where your ship’s crew will be waiting to welcome you onboard. Get acquainted with the ship and relax before your welcome reception this evening.
Day 8 WAT HANCHEY–ANGKOR BAN
Day 9 KAMPONG TRALACH–KONPONG LOUANG
Day 10 PHNOM PENH
Day 11 BORDER CROSSING–CHAU DOC, VIETNAMGood Morning, Vietnam!
Day 12 LONG KHANH A–CU LAO GIENG
Day 13 VINH LONG
Day 14 HO CHI MINH CITY (DISEMBARKATION)
Day 15 HO CHI MINH CITY. EXCURSION TO CU CHI TUNNELS
Day 16 HO CHI MINH CITY–HANOIToday, transfer to the airport and fly to Hanoi. Upon arrival, transfer to your hotel for the night.
Day 17 HANOI
Day 18 HANOI–HA LONG BAY
Day 19 HA LONG BAY
Day 20 HA LONG BAY–HANOI
Day 21 HANOIYour vacation ends with breakfast this morning.
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