Wednesday, 24 May 2017

Mekong River, Vietnam and Cambodia aboard Cruiseco Adventurer


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Cruiseco, the leading provider of worldwide cruising options in Australia and New Zealand, is pleased to offer guests a truly unique sailing experience along the Mekong River, aboard Cruiseco Adventurer.  The specifically designed itineraries departing from Saigon, Siem Reap and Hanoi offer guests 11 or 15 night cruises on selected travel dates throughout the year, providing travellers with an insight into the culture, rituals and traditions of two ancient nations.

Laura Clarke, Manager Special Projects & Group Sales, Cruiseco said:

"Our cruises capture the essence of Vietnam and Cambodia, allowing guests to discover iconic temples, bustling cities and striking architecture.  The wondrous waters of the Mekong River showcase the heart of each destination as guests sail through local villages, stopping in the ports of call to enjoy sightseeing tours, guided by locals with a wealth of knowledge."

This authentic holiday experience provides guests with a choice of sailing either up or down the Mekong River between Saigon and Hanoi, Vietnam and Siem Reap, Cambodia.  Highlights of the voyage include: Cai Be – Sa Dec, with its floating markets and French Gothic Cathedral; Oudong — Kampong Tralach, home to a Buddhist monastery and meditation centre; and Siem Reap, where guests can tour the largest temple, Angkor Wat and the last capital city of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom.



Cruiseco Adventurer, which expertly navigates the Mekong River, is designed to accommodate 60 guests and allows guests to sail in intimate luxury enjoying a beautiful panorama from the glass French doors or balconies of their cabin.  On board, guests will able to dine on freshly prepared meals in the restaurant, take in the sights from the sundeck or take a dip in the onboard pool.

"Our Vietnam and Cambodia river cruises provide guests with an unforgettable holiday experience.  As part of the specialised itineraries, guests can choose to add extensions to enhance their exploration of two magical countries," added Clarke.

Cruiseco Adventurer has a number of itineraries available this year and in 2018 including;

·         Saigon to Siem Reap, 11 nights: Prices start from AU$4,099* per person, based on twin share; and AU$6,299* per person based on sole occupancy.
·         Siem Reap to Saigon, 11 nights: Prices start from AU$4,099* per person, based on twin share; and AU$6,299* per person based on sole occupancy.
·         Hanoi to Siem Reap, 15 nights: Prices start from AU$5,399* per person, based on twin share; and AU$8,199* per person based on sole occupancy.
·         Siem Reap to Hanoi, 15 nights: Prices start from AU$5,399* per person, based on twin share; and AU$8,199* per person based on sole occupancy.

Cruiseco Adventurer fares include: return economy airfares from Australia; luxury cruise aboard Cruiseco Adventurer, including on-board gratuities, soft drinks, local beers, wine, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner as specified in the itinerary; luxury five-star accommodation in Caravelle Hotel in Saigon, Raffles Hotel D'Angkor in Siem Reap and for those on the 15 night voyage, Melia Hotel in Hanoi; extensive sightseeing with expert local guides; and all transfers.

To find out more or to make a booking, visit www.cruising.com.au or call (02) 9492 8520.

*Prices are subject to availability and change.  Terms and conditions apply.