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Magical Mekong & Asian Explorer

Princess Cruises | Sapphire Princess |  17/18 Nights | December 2019 - March 2020 departures

  • cruise and stay Ho Chi Minh
    Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City Hall.
  • cruise and stay Ho Chi Minh
    Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City market.
  • cruise and stay
    Day 3 - enjoy a tour of Cu Chi Tunnels.
  • cruise and stay skyline
    Day 5 - Singapore skyline.
  • cruise and stay beach
    Stunning beach sunset.

What's included

  • Return flights from London
  • Transfers
  • 3-night stay at 4* hotel in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City tour
  • Mekong Discovery Tour
  • Flight from Ho Chi Minh City to Singapore
  • 2-night stay at 4* hotel in Singapore
  • 10 or 11 night cruise on Sapphire Princess

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Cruise Overview

The cultural heart of Vietnam, vibrant and frantic Ho Chi Minh City is full of energy and opportunity for discovery. Wander winding alleyways to ancient pagodas and incense shrouded temples in a city of dazzling skyscrapers and revived colonial buildings, world-class dining and delightful local street markets all adding to the old-world charm.

Ho Chi Minh is your gateway to the Mekong Delta, a vast network of rivers, swamps and islands where you can visit floating markets, Khmer pagodas and riverside villages surrounded by sprawling rice paddies. Later you’ll head to Singapore for two nights, before embarking on an Asian exploration cruise with visits to islands scattered in the Andaman Sea, plus the ‘Islands of the Gods’ – Bali.

Cu Chi Tunnels & City Tour

This fascinating tour visits the highlights of Ho Chi Minh City. During the morning you’ll visit Cu Chi Tunnels, an amazing complex of underground tunnels used during the Vietnam War as a base from which the Viet Cong could operate. Your guide will tell you all the stories of this maze-like hideaway. After a traditional Vietnamese lunch, you’ll embark on a gentle walking tour of Ho Chi Minh itself, a must for anyone with a love of history, culture and architecture.

Full Day Mekong Discovery Tour

Escape the city to enjoy a trip along the Mekong Delta. Cruise the Mekong River by traditional boat, visiting local villages to learn more about the lifestyles, cultures and customs of those who call the Delta home. You’ll also get a taste for coconut candies, visit a bee farm by rowing boat and sample the local cuisine on this 8-hour tour.

Cruise Itinerary

Day Itinerary
1 Fly overnight from London to Ho Chi Minh City.
2 Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer on arrival to your 4* hotel for a three-night stay.
3 Enjoy a tour of Cu Chi Tunnels & Ho Chi Minh City Tour.
4 Enjoy a Mekong Discovery Tour.
5 Transfer to the airport for your flight to Singapore. On arrival, transfer to your 4* hotel for a two-night stay.
6 Day at leisure.
7 Transfer to the port and embark Sapphire Princess. Depart Singapore.
8 Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
9 Penang, Malaysia
10 Phuket, Thailand
14 Bali, Indonesia
17 Arrive in Singapore and disembark Diamond Princess. Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London.
18 Arrive in London.

Intermittent sea days

Package Fares

Our Exclusive Cruise & Stay Packages are based on twin occupancy. Fares for singles, children and 3rd & 4th berths are available on request. 

Date Inside Outside Balcony Mini Suite
01/12/2019 £2,049 £2,299 £2,699 £2,999
11/12/2019 £2,669 £3,059 £3,599 £3,999
22/12/2019 £2,799 £3,199 £3,699 £3,899
01/01/2020 £2,249 £2,569 £3,049 £3,299
27/01/2020 £2,199 £2,499 £2,999 £3,199
07/02/2020 £1,999 £2,299 £2,759 £2,999
24/02/2020 £2,099 £2,399 £2,899 £3,199
06/03/2020 £1,999 £2,299 £2,799 £2,999
16/03/2020 £2,049 £2,369 £2,899 £3,099

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Terms & Conditions: Exclusive Holiday Directions packages are solely organised by Holiday Direction Ltd a fully bonded member of the Global Travel Group (ATOL 3973). Prices shown are per person in £ sterling based on two adults sharing and are subject to availability. Fares and other information are correct at the time of going to issue. The holiday is subject to Holiday Direction booking conditions. Visa and vaccinations may be required. Hotel accommodation is on a room only basis. Travel insurance is at an additional cost. Elements of this package holiday are non-escorted, personal transfers may need to be arranged, please contact our sales team for further information. E&OE.


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