Pearls of Southeast Asia

Dates:  October 18-28, 2017

Supplier:  Thomas P. Gohagan & Company

Activity Level:  Moderately Active

Price:  From $7,195 including air from LAX

Deposit:  $800

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Product Description

 

With featured guest speaker Jim Laurie, former ABC and NBC New Correspondent

This exclusive nine-night cruise from the spectacular harbor of Hong Kong, “Crossroads of the East,” to vibrant Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) aboard the Five-Star, small ship m.s. L’Austral showcases the Orient’s most intriguing destinations, the fascinating treasures of Vietnam—from the serene landscape of rice paddies to traditional pagodas and bustling sampan-filled harbors—and four UNESCO World Heritage sites. Tour Hanoi, Vietnam’s dynamic capital and a romantic blend of old Asian and French heritage. Cruise along the majestic shores of Ha Long Bay. Visit the Forbidden Purple City in the former imperial capital city of Hué. Admire the Japanese-style covered bridge and the intricately carved Assembly Hall in beautiful Hôi An. Discover the mystique of ancient cultures and colorful traditions juxtaposed with modernity. Round-trip economy-class air from Los Angeles is included.* Complimentary alcoholic and nonalcoholic beverages are served throughout the cruise. A Hong Kong Pre-Cruise Option and an Angkor Wat and Siem Reap Post-Program are also offered.

*Air included from Los Angeles has limited availability and is not guaranteed.

Day 1:  In Transit | Cross the International Date Line

Day 2: Hong Kong | Embark M.S. L’Austral

Day 3:  Cruising the Gulf of Tonkin

Day 4:  Haiphong, Vietnam, for Hanoi

Day 5:  Ha Long Bay

Day 6:  Cruising the South China Sea

Day 7:  Chan May for Hue and the Hai Van Pass| Da Nang

Day 8:  Da Nang for Hoi An

Day 9:  Day at Sea

Day 10:  Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City)

Day 11:  Saigon | Disembark ship | In Transit