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MEKONG RIVER CRUISE

HO CHI MINH CITY TO SIEM REAP**

7 Nights on board Toum Tiou II Riverboat

Included in the price:

• Return flights from London

• 1 night pre-cruise 4-star bed &

breakfast hotel stay in Ho Chi

Minh City and transfers#

• 7 nights aboard the

Toum Tiou II Riverboat

• Vinh Trang Pagoda visit

• Thoi Son Island cottage

industries tour

• Kien An Cung Pagoda visit

(Sa Dec)

• Sam Mountain sunset visit

• Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh)

• Choeung Ek (Killing Fields)

guided tour

• Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison)

guided tour

• Koh Chen island visit include

cottage industries

• Vihara and pagoda visit

(Kampong Tralach)

• Kampong Chhnang visit

• Chhnok Tru floating village visit

• Options to cycle to excursions

along the way

• Farewell cocktail and Captain's

Dinner

• 7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L),

4 dinners (D)^

10 NIGHTS PRICES FROM

£1699*

PER PERSON

G ADVENTURES

Beyond-the-highway access. A relaxed pace. Profound connections. Amazing views that change every day.

That's the G Adventures difference.

WHY G-ADVENTURES

G Adventures have been providing

small group adventure travel for

over 20 years! G Adventures are an

adventure travel pioneer offering the

planet's most awe-inspiring selection of

affordable small-group tours, safaris and

expeditions. These award-winning trips

embrace authentic accommodation,

exotic cuisine and local transport to put

travellers on a first-name basis with the

planet's people, cultures, landscapes

and wildlife.

YOUR ITINERARY:

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City/Mỹ Tho - Embark in

the afternoon. Relax, settle in and get to know

the crew as the journey begins. Sail towards My

Tho. (D)

Day 2, Mỹ Tho/Sadek - Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda

with a short tour of My Tho town en route. Take

local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut

product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and

honey and meet traditional musicians. Continue

on to Cai Be and enjoy a visit to the floating

market. Opt to cycle the small paths through

local communities on the island and visit a Rice

Popping cottage industry. Continue by local boat

to Vinh Long to meet the vessel. Embark for the

evening sail to Sa Dec. (BLD)

Day 3, Sadek/Xã Vĩnh Xương - Visit the Kien

An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and stroll through

the market along the river. View the old colonial

houses by the delta. Enjoy breakfast and lunch

on board as you cruise the Mekong. Arrive at

Chau Doc and visit Sam Mountain for sunset.

Gaze out over the rice paddies or relax in a

hammock. Visit some temples and pagodas

along the way. Opt for dinner in town. (BL)

Day 4, Xã Vĩnh Xương/Phnom Penh - Cross

the border into Cambodia and continue on to

Phnom Penh. Enjoy an evening in the capital

city starting with a cyclo tour to see the city

from a new perspective. Opt to finish up at the

Foreign Correspondents Club for Happy Hour

overlooking the river or dinner in town. (BL)

Day 5, Phnom Penh - Visit the sobering S21

Museum and the Killing Fields with a local

guide. Enjoy an included lunch at Friends, a

social enterprise. Opt to visit sights like the Royal

Palace, Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, or

the Russian Market with free time. (BL)

Day 6, Phnom Penh/Kâmpóng Trâlach -

Wander through the town of Koh Chen on

an island in the river. Visit silver and copper

workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor

eager to tell his story. Continue to Kampong

Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist

monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu

pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or

buffalo cart, through the village and past rice

paddies to reach the monastery. (BLD)

Day 7, Kâmpóng Trâlach/Chnok Tru - Sail

on to Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest

fishing ports on the Tonle Sap River. Learn

more about the fish farming, pottery and sugar

palm production in the area. Wander through

the local market then opt to cycle to visit the

local industries. Enjoy lunch back on the ship en

route to Chnok Tru. Hop in a local boat to visit

one of the largest floating villages on the river.

Enjoy an evening cocktail and the Captain's

farewell dinner. (BLD)

Day 8, Chnok Tru/Siem Reap - Depart for Siem

Reap early morning. Tour ends upon arrival. (B)

Included experiences:

• Return scheduled flights from the UK

• All meals, plus complimentary

house wine, local beer and soft

drink served with lunch and dinner

on board

• Complimentary sightseeing &

onboard entertainment

• Unique EmeraldPlus Experiences^

• Overseas transfers, all port charges

& tipping

• Complimentary Wi-Fi on-board

the ship

• Knowledgeable local guides in

every port

• Complimentary bikes for

independent exploration

• New EmeraldActive experiences

Trip Highlights

• Guided tour of Amsterdam

• Guided tour of Cologne

• Sail through the famous

Rhine Gorge

• Guided tour of Kehl & Strasbourg

• Guided tour of Breisach

Accommodation

• 7 nights cruising on board Emerald

Star, Emerald Dawn, Emerald Sky,

Emerald Sun or Emerald Destiny**

Dining

• Includes 20 on board meals:

7 breakfasts (B), 6 lunches (L),

7 dinners (D) including a Welcome

Buffet Dinner

• Soft drinks, beer and local wine

during lunch and dinner on your

cruise. Tea and Coffee available

throughout the voyage.

• Complimentary bottled water,

restocked daily in your stateroom.

8 DAY PRICES FROM

£1295PER PERSON EMERALD WATERWAYS

March - October 2017

Prices from £1295pp*

*Price based on E Grade stateroom departing 29th

March or 28th October 2017, alternative dates and

cabin grades available at a supplement. Itinerary may

vary. Prices include fights, transfers, port charges,

gratuities and sundries. Disruptions to cruising and

itinerary may occur. Supplements for solo travellers

available on application. ^Excursions vary by itinerary,

may incur a fee. **Ship varies depending on departure

date. #Savings are an up to amount based on selected

dates. On board spending money is per cabin is nonrefundable,

can only be used on board the ship.

Day 1 Arrival Amsterdam (D) - Welcome

to Amsterdam, a fascinating 700 year

old city of picturesque canals, world

class museums, theatres and cafés. On

arrival, you will be transferred to the dock.

This evening enjoy a cocktail reception

followed by a welcome dinner.

Day 2 Amsterdam - Cruising (B,L,D) -

Take a glass top canal boat and explore

Amsterdam's maze of canals and a guided

walk of the city, then free time, before

lunch on board and your first day sailing

through the Dutch countryside passing

windmills and sailing through locks towards

the Rhine River. Tonight the Captain will

host a gala dinner.

Day 3 Cologne (B,L,D) - Cruise along

the Rhine River to Cologne, founded by

the Romans, the city is one of Germany's

oldest and is famous for its magnificent

World-Heritage listed Gothic Cathedral.

After lunch, join your local guide for an

included tour of the Old Town, with its

beautiful squares and historic monuments,

with free time for exploring. Cologne

is one of Germany's largest and most

modern cities largely due to a rebuilding

plan post WWII, and it has many different

museums and galleries including a Roman

artefact museum.

Day 4 Koblenz (B,L,D) - Cruise to the

2000 year old town of Koblenz, which is

situated at the confluence of the Rhine

and Moselle rivers. Visit the Ehrenbreitstein

Fortress on the opposite side of the river,

part of the Prussian defences against the

French in the 19th century, and later used

as a headquarters for the American military

during WWII. Enjoy free time to wander

through the town and take in the views.

Then, sail through the spectacular Rhine

Gorge, passing countless castles and

vineyards as well as the infamous Lorelei

statue and Pfalzgrafenstein Castle, which was

built on an island in the middle of the river as

a medieval toll station.

Day 5 Mannheim (B,L,D) - Take an excursion

to the medieval town of Heidelberg

including a visit to the impressive castle

which overlooks the town. Enjoy free time

there before returning to the ship for lunch

and an afternoon sailing.

Day 6 Kehl (B,L,D) - Once docked in Kehl

you will be transferred across the river to

Strasbourg, the capital city of the Alsace

Region in France. Your guided walking tour

will include the Grande Ile, the historical

city center and UNESCO World Heritage

Site known for its medieval black and white

timber framed buildings, old tanning houses,

baroque sandstones buildings, canals

and river locks. Your afternoon is free to

continuing exploring Strasbourg.

Day 7 Breisach (B,L,D) - Start with a

trip to the Vogtsbauernhof Museum, an

open air exhibition of sixteenth century

life, featuring a number of reconstructed

Black Forest farms. Return to the ship for a

farewell reception and dinner.

Day 8 Basel - Disembarkation (B) -

Welcome to Switzerland and the Rhine-

side town of Basel. After, your breakfast

you will disembark your ship and transfer to

airport for your homebound flight.

Emerald Waterways' award-winning Star-Ships are built to bring the highlights of ocean cruising to the intimacy of

the river, with never-seen-before features like a pool that transforms into an evening cinema. These fully-inclusive

itineraries range from 8 to 15 days and include flights, accommodation, excursions, dining and drinks with lunch and

dinner, as well as all tips. It's no surprise they were voted 'Best for Value' in 2015's Cruise Critic Editors' Picks awards.

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WATERWAYS

Save up to £1,400 per couple plus enjoy €250 on-board spend

When you book your 2017 Emerald Waterways voyage before 31st August 2016

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Various departures from Sept 2016 to

December 2016

Prices from £1699pp*

*Based on September 2016 departures. ~Price

includes flights from London, based on overnight

flights. Alternatives may be available at a supplement.

#Transfers included in Ho Chi Minh City only. Transfers

in Siem Reap at own arrangement. **Itinerary

available in reverse on selected dates. ^Allow USD55-

75 for meals not included. Beverages and gratuities on

board are not included. Please ask staff for full details.

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