Silversea Luxury Cruises To HO CHI MINH CITY

Silversea Luxury Cruises - Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
HO CHI MINH CITY
HO CHI MINH CITY

A chaotic, enchanting swirl of sensory stimulation - Ho Chi Minh City is a place of incense-infused temples, colonial architecture, warm people and delicious street food. Formerly known as Saigon, the city was affectionately-labelled the Pearl of the Orient by the French. Afternoons here drift by lazily on the gentle chaos of the River Saigon, as taxi boats and motor canoes flit up and down, and parks fill out with locals playing jianzi, kicking shuttlecocks back and forth. View more

The French colonial imprint is evidenced in the Saigon Notre Dame Basilica, which stands out with its grand double bell towers and red brick hue. Just across the road, you'll also find the celebrated Ho Chi Minh Post office, which was erroneously credited as a Gustav Eifel creation. In reality, the architect was another Frenchman, Alfred Foulhoux. The French also caffeinated this city with coffee culture, and a refreshing iced coffee, from the innumerable coffee shops, will perk you up instantly. Taste the street food to get under Ho Chi Minh City's skin, with humble restaurants serving up rich flavours - from the Vietnamese take on the baguette, a banh mi sandwich - to the local staple of pho, a delicious noodle soup. The Tortoise pagoda is a tranquil escape and a serene place of worship for Vietnamese who practice Buddhism and Taoism, while the Vietnamese medical museum has a fascinating collection of remedies and potions - some dating back to Stone Age. Journey out to learn more of the Vietnam War at the Remnants Museum and Cu Chi tunnels. Offering a vivid glimpse of conditions, and the ingenuity and resilience of the soldiers, you'll learn of the guerrilla war campaign raged from within this claustrophobic, 70-mile network of war tunnels.

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Excursions in HO CHI MINH CITY

Cu Chi Tunnels

The Vietnam War, or the American War as it is known in Vietnam, pitched modern American technology against fierce Vietcong resistance waging a guerrilla war. On this half-day tour, experience a local perspective on wartime memories and the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels.


The two-hour drive southwest from Saigon to the Cu Chi Tunnels is a pleasant foray into the surrounding countryside. It is hard to believe you are entering a former war zone of such strategic importance. The busy road passes through tranquil rice paddies where entrepreneurial villagers use the hot roadside as a platform for drying all manner of produce. Hundreds of sheets of paper dot the countryside, drying on woven racks in the relentless sun. A short stop is made at a small village for photos of the countryside view and paddy fields.


At Cu Chi, your guide explains the underground network, shows the displays of tools and weapons used by the guerrillas, and provides insight into the ingenious methods that the Vietnamese soldiers employed to remain undetected. Work on the tunnels began in 1948 during the war against the French, and greatly expanded throughout the 1960s.


Measuring 31 inches (80 cm) wide and five feet (1.5 metres) tall, the maze of tunnels was extensive, extending over 120 miles (193 kilometres). They included storerooms, sleeping quarters, kitchens, medical facilities and classrooms, and at one time, over 16,000 people lived in the tunnels. Most only 2 or 2.5 feet wide by 5 feet high (60-72cm X1.5 metres), the tunnels had thick roofs capable of withstanding the weight of tanks or the impact of bombs weighing up to 200 pounds (91 kilograms). Some have been enlarged to accommodate visitors at the site.


Following your visit to the tunnels, board your coach for your return to the ship.

Experience the Vietnamese Vegan Foods

Explore the benefits and savour the flavours of a whole-food, plant-based diet during this informative, half-day vegan excursion with lunch.


Ho Chi Minh, FITO Museum, Traditional Vietnamese Medicine, Herbal Medicinal Treatments

Depart the pier for the scenic, approximately 30-minute drive to the FITO Museum of Traditional Herbal Medicine. The museum is home to nearly 3,000 items that are relevant to traditional Vietnamese medicine, and date from the Stone Age. During your guided visit, see how the Vietnamese balance eating with herbal medicinal treatments.


Vegan Food Restaurant, Learn about a Whole-Food, Plant-Based Diet

Next, re-board your coach and head to one of the best-known vegan food restaurants in Ho Chi Minh to learn about Vietnamese vegan cuisine. Upon arrival, discover a whole-food, plant-based diet that has been introduced by many doctors, and supported by numerous medical studies, to maintain a healthy body and reverse a number of diseases, including cardiovascular, hypertension, diabetes and cancer. Such is the nutritional diet featured at this restaurant.


Vegan Lunch Prepared with Locally-Sourced Ingredients

Your vegan lunch is prepared with locally-sourced ingredients to provide the most vitamins, minerals, and nutrients required for optimum health and energy. In a tropical climate like Ho Chi Minh, a diet that balances whole grains, organic vegetables, beans, seaweeds, nuts and seeds, seasonal fruits, and spices is the most suitable to your health. At the conclusion of this informative and flavourful experience, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.

Good Evening, Saigon

Experience an evening of traditional Vietnamese food and cultural entertainment as you bid Saigon a 'good evening'.


Majestic Hotel

Begin with a transfer to the legendary Majestic Hotel, which, since 1925, has occupied one of the finest locations in Saigon, boasting stunning views of the Saigon River. After you are graciously welcomed by hostesses in traditional dresses, sip pre-dinner cocktails on the rooftop terrace, with its sweeping view of central Saigon. Both the old world boutique charm of the hotel and the elegance of the columned and arched classical French-colonial design help create a special ambiance for your evening.

The Majestic has gone through several reincarnations over the years, changes that reflect the tumultuous history of Vietnam. During World War II, the Japanese Imperial Army used this French colonial structure as their military barracks. During the Vietnam War, it was frequented by foreign correspondents and espionage agents.


Enjoy a special show featuring traditional music, dances, and costumes from the northern and southern regions of Vietnam. Following the entertainment, proceed to one of the finest Vietnamese restaurants in Saigon to savour a feast of local specialties.


All too soon this special evening of Vietnamese culture and tradition comes to a close and your coach returns you to the ship.

Life in the Mekong Delta

Experience Vietnam, off-the-beaten path, to the heart of the Mekong Delta. Tour the local villages and cruise along the river for a rewarding and a truly unforgettable impression on this full-day excursion.


Mekong Delta

Depart the ship upon arrival for the 2.5-hour journey along a well-paved road to the Mekong Delta area. The mighty Mekong River, originating in Tibet and flowing through several countries before its 120-mile (193-kilometre) course through Vietnam, divides into nine river mouths, aptly called the Nine Dragon Delta by locals. This flourishing region is criss-crossed by numerous natural and man-made canals serving the local traffic.


Cai Be Floating Market

Following the drive through villages and small towns, arrive at a branch of the Cai Be River. Here, board a local long boat for an interesting ride past villages and lush vegetation to the floating market. Cruise between the many boats from which vendors sell their wares. Rising above the busy Cai Be village, you can spot the bell tower of a Catholic church built in the 19th century when the French tried to spread Christianity in the delta region.


Scenic Canal Cruising

Continue cruising along the river and through smaller canals to Tan Phong Island. Observe local sampans full of fruits and flowers being rowed to the market and children on their way to school. The scene offers some great photo opportunities and vivid impressions of life along the canals. Cross the Mekong River and stop for a visit at a local farm. Stroll through a garden of bonsai, flowers and fruit trees and then enjoy a refreshing cup of tea with your host.


Next, the boat brings you to a local restaurant for a tasty meal of spring rolls and freshly caught Mekong fish.

After dining, re-join the van for the journey back to Ho Chi Minh City and the ship.

Saigon Highlights

This excursion provides an introduction to Ho Chi Minh City, formerly named Saigon, a vibrant and exciting city. Explore the highlights and have time to shop.


Departing the port, head toward Central Saigon to see or visit some of its many attractions.


History Museum

Start with a visit to this outstanding museum, considered the best place to get acquainted with Vietnam's history. Housed in a building from the early 1900s, the museum displays artefacts from the Bronze Age to the early communist presence in Vietnam. Other exhibits feature Cham art, ceramics, and traditional costumes.


Leaving the museum, the bus will take you to the Notre Dame Cathedral, distinguished by its imposing twin spires. Along the way, stop for photos at the splendid Reunification Palace and the elegant Saigon City Hall. Then, switching back to the coach, drive to China Town, known locally as Cholon.


Saigon Market

Visit the large market place in central Ho Chi Minh City Ben Thanh located in the Saigon Market. A short twenty minute stroll through Ben Thanh market offers a kaleidoscope of colours and a hive of activities.


Thien Hau Temple

Next, proceed to this beautiful temple built in 1825 and dedicated to the cult of Thien Hau, Goddess of the Sea and Protector of Sailors.


Lacquer Factory

The last visit is to one of Saigon's best known establishments for an introduction to the making of the city's renowned lacquer ware. Browse through the showrooms, where a fascinating array of items tempts even the most jaded shopper.


From here, the tour returns to the port. Time permitting and if you prefer, remain in town and make your own way back to the ship at your leisure.

Saigon Street Food Experience

Discover the natural remedies and street food of Vietnam during this engaging, half-day excursion to Ho Chi Minh City.


Ho Chi Minh City and Saigon Food Street

Depart the pier for the Saigon Food Street (26-28-30 Thu Khoa Huan Street). Following a guided and narrated stroll around Saigon Food Street, walk to the Ben Thanh Market.


Tan Dinh Market, Vendors and Food Stalls

Next, head to the large market place District 3 of Ho Chi Minh City, the Tan Dinh market, which is best-known for its down-home Vietnamese food. A number of vendors and food stalls in the market's food section offer dishes freshly-made to order. Various local dishes can be purchased here, including Vietnamese pancakes (banh xeo), fresh spring rolls (goi cuon), hue cakes (banh beo) and Vietnamese noodle soup (pho).


Ngon Restaurant and Lunch

Leaving the Ben Thanh Market, re-board your coach and drive to the Ngon restaurant, which offers an extensive menu of foods gathered from northern to southern Vietnam. The concept behind the restaurant is to bring together many different street vendors under one roof. In this compact venue, a wide array of classic Vietnamese dishes from throughout the country are prepared with the flair, independence and simplicity of the impressive local street fare. A light Vietnamese lunch is served after exploring the food stalls. At the conclusion of your visit, re-board your coach and commence the approximately 30-minute drive back to the pier.

Saigon War Relics

Explore the museums and sites related to the Vietnam War and fall of Saigon during this compelling, half-day excursion to Ho Chi Minh City.

Museum of Ho Chi Minh City

Depart the pier for the short drive to the centre of Ho Chi Minh City. Once called the 'Pearl of the Orient', Ho Chi Minh City is today a bustling metropolitan hub with a sea of motorbikes. Your tour begins with a visit to a Museum of Ho Chi Minh City which was the 1st Presidential Palace in the South of Vietnam before the Unification Palace. It has been a museum since 1999, beside the two main rooms about American, French War in Vietnam, it has a room showing the timeline about Ho Chi Minh City, and how does it developed until now. You also has a chance to discover a secret air raid shelter that located under this building.

Reunification Hall

Your next stop will be visit to the Reunification Hall which is former Presidential Palace of the South Vietnamese regime. The Saigon regime collapsed on April 30, 1975, when a North Vietnamese Army (NVA) tank crashed down the front gate of the palace. Perhaps the most interesting of all is the bunker area inside the Palace which is former telecommunication center and war room of the South army. It is really worth your visit.

War Museum

Next, re-board your coach and continue on to the War Museum. During your guided visit, explore war relics and detailed exhibits, at times shocking, about the American war in Vietnam. The museum comprises a series of themed rooms in several areas, with period military equipment placed within a walled yard. This museum is currently the most popular museum in Ho Chi Minh City, it has welcomed half of million visitors each day.

At the conclusion of your visit, re-board you coach for 20minutes drive back to the ship

Saigonese Coffee Culture

Discover how coffee is intertwined with the local population, culture and history of Saigon during this fun-filled, half-day coffee excursion.


Ho Chi Minh, Pho Noodle Shop, Vietnamese-Style Breakfast

Depart the pier for the short drive to your first stop, Pho, a local noodle shop. Most Vietnamese usually begin their new day with a breakfast of noodle soup or 'bánh mì', a type of sandwich that consists of a Vietnamese baguette that is split lengthwise and filled with various savoury ingredients, along with a cup of coffee. Coffee here is not just a drink, but a social aspect of life. Morning, noon and/or night, coffee is for people of all ages and classes, and a part of Saigon's history is brewed into every cup of coffee made here.

Following your Vietnamese-style breakfast, re-board your coach and head to Café Chung Cư, also known as the 'Apartment Café'.


Apartment Café, Sitting-Plump Café, Notre Dame Cathedral, Post Office, Reunification Palace

This old apartment was formerly frequented by naval officers during the post-war period after Reunification Day in 1975, and features several little coffee shops within it. The cafe is somehow able to keep a traditional Saigonese feel to it, even though it sits in the centre of an otherwise modern part of town. After visiting the different coffee shops inside the Apartment Café, re-board your coach and drive to Café Bệt, the 'Sitting-Plump Café'. In the central park near the Notre-Dame Cathedral, Central Post Office and Reunification Palace, students, workers and even foreigners can be found with a plastic cup of this cafe's coffee in-hand. This area also offers wonderful views of some of the city's most attractive highlights.


Racquet Café, Saigon Retro Concept Café

Next, re-board your coach and drive to Café Vợt, the 'Racquet Café'. During your visit, observe how they brew their coffee in the traditional way for its unique and special taste, and enjoy their coffee on the sidewalk filled with tiny plastic stools. Your last stop is at the Saigon Retro Concept Café. Located in a small valley, this eclectically-furnished café exudes a laid-back vibe and cool, retro feel. Following a cup of coffee here, re-board your coach and commence the short drive back to the pier.

Silver Shore Privato: Private Car & Guide (Full Day)

Explore Ho Chi Minh at your leisure during your full-day (8-Hour) sightseeing tour via private car. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your driver and English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned car and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato: Private Car & Guide (Half Day)

Explore Ho Chi Minh City at your leisure during your half-day (4-Hour) sightseeing tour via private car. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your driver and English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned car and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato: Private Van & Guide (Full Day)

Explore Ho Chi Minh City at your leisure during your full-day (8-Hour) sightseeing tour via private van. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your driver and English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Silver Shore Privato: Private Van & Guide (Half Day)

Explore Ho Chi Minh at your leisure during your half-day (4-Hour) sightseeing tour via private van. Customise your own itinerary or choose to see an overview of the area's highlights.


Depart the pier with your driver and English-speaking guide in an air-conditioned van and discover the city and surrounding areas at your own pace. Your exclusive tour concludes back at the pier.

Land programmes in HO CHI MINH CITY

6N PRE JOURNEY THROUGH VIETNAM

Vietnam

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Ship: Silver Shadow

Voyage Number: 3834 (Pre-cruise)

Departure Date: 19 November 2018

Program Nights: 6 Nights

Start of Program: Hanoi

End of Program: Singapore

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Highlights:

● Discover the art and culture scene in Hanoi with a local art researcher

● Visit the B-52 memorial at Huu Tiep Lake

● Explore Hao Lo Prison with former US Army soldier Chuck Searcy

● Enjoy a culture and food tour with a gastronomic guide, savoring the delights of Vietnam

● Participate in a hands-on cooking class with Chef Rice who has appeared alongside the likes of Gordon Ramsay

● Fly by helicopter to Mai Chauand witness an unchanged way of life in the countryside

● Take part in a blessing ceremony with a village elder

● Cycle your way through the stunningly beautiful countryside

● Enjoy a yoga class in the open air with tranquil views of the rice paddies

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Day 1 - HA NOI


Arrive at Hanoi airport and meet up with chauffeur, who will shuttle you to your accommodations at the award-winning Sofitel Hotel for post-trip relaxation. Enjoy pool and other hotel offerings, and dinner of your choosing.


Day 2 - HA NOI


Start your day taking a bicycle tour around lake west. Enjoy stops at local sites, including the Golden Lotus Temple, an exquisite 13th Century structure built for Princess Tu Hoa. After lunch the tour will delve deeper into the arts, with visits to the Fine Arts Museum and to select galleries. You'll be joined by a local art researcher who will guide you through Revolutionary Era Vietnamese art and the art of the white Thai people. Dinner will be served at Phu Thanh Chuong, an architectural heritage site, and will be accompanied by a very special Water Puppet performance and making-workshop that dates back to the 10th Century.


Day 3 - HA NOI


Greet the day with a morning tour at Ba Dinh Square; the home of the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. A continued day of activities include a scenic walk around Truc Bach Lake on the Youth Road, a visit to the B-52 Memorial at Huu Tiep Lake, and a stop at the Hanoi Hilton Museum. At Hao Lo Prison you'll be joined by former soldier of the US Army Mr. Chuck Searcy, who will give you an insider's perspective on the experience of being a resident at the prison. For the afternoon join a gastronomic expert on a tour of the best, hard-to-find dining destinations. Delectables will include the Hanoi delicacy Bun Cha, Bánh Cuốn, and the iconic Pho. There will be plenty of walking between tastings, with stops at the 13th Century Ngoc Sơn Temple, Hang Be market, and the Temple of Silver. End this culinary adventure by getting your hands into it with a cooking class with Chef Rice in the old French Quarter.


Day 4 - HA NOI/ MAI CHAU


Experience rural Vietnam by checking out and taking a helicopter ride to Mai Chau, about 160km from Hanoi. Explore the iconic stilt houses made with bamboo and timber, and experienced an unchanged way of life. Bicycle through a rich, verdant countryside to converse and experience the local hill-tribe villages, and learn about social history of Vietnam at the Museum of Thai Ethnic People. Enjoy lunch on in a stilted house located amidst the paddy fields. In the afternoon, venture out to explore the beautiful ethnic villages of Mai Chau, including Na Phon and Na Meo. This cultural immersion experience is finalized with the traditional performance for a good rice harvest, reigned over by a village elder.


Day 5 - MAI CHAU


Start the day with a trek to Pu Luong Nature Reserve with breathtaking scenery of terraced paddy fields, hidden valley and peaceful villages, with a Water Wheels walk and rafting on Cham River. Enjoy lunch at the restaurant at Pu Luong retreat, with views of breathtaking mountains and vibrant rice terraces. Return to Mai Chau then set off on another bicycle tour of the local valleys. Stops along the way include the beautiful ethnic villages of Mai Chau, including Poom Coong, Chieng Sai village, Cha Long and Na Tang villages. At Van village you'll visit a local home that contains more than 1,000 precious antiques, including hunting equipment, musical instruments and jewelry. Dinner will be served at the resort.


Day 6 - MAI CHAU/ HANOI


Enjoy a day of relaxation at your own leisure, with pre-breakfast Hatha yoga in the paddy fields offered, as well as pool access and general unwinding. AfEter lunch an air-conditioned coach will deliver you to Hanoi to check in at the hotel and refresh before a celebratory farewell dinner hosted at the History Museum, which will include a Ca Trù performance. The Ca Trù is an ancient genre of chamber music inscribed on the list of Intangible Cultural Heritage in need of Urgent Safeguarding in 2009, and associated with a geisha - like form of entertainment.


Day 7 - HANOI


At appointed time, you will be picked up and transferred to Noi Bai International Airport for your flight to Singapore to embark on your cruise aboard Silver Shadow.


Program Inclusions:

· Four nights at Sofitel Legend Metropole in Hanoi

· Two nights at Mai Chau Ecolodge in Mai Chau

· Entrance fees to above mentioned sightseeing.

· Meal Plan: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 5 dinners

· Transfers between airport, hotel, and pier in air-conditioned vehicles.

· Gratuities to drivers, guides, hotel staff for baggage, cyclo driver

Flight Details:

Day 4: Hanoi/ Mai Chau via Helicopter - duration approximately 01hr00

Flight durations may vary due to changes in flight schedules.


Luggage Information:


Your entire luggage will accompany you on this program.


Visa Information:


Please check with your travel professional for details regarding visa requirements for Vietnam. It is the responsibility of the guest to obtain all appropriate visas before your cruise.


Accessibility:


The sights visited on this program are not well equipped for mobility-impaired guests. Therefore we do not recommend this tour to those who may rely upon a wheelchair and who might have mobility issues.


Vaccinations:


Consult your physician for information regarding vaccinations or medications which may be appropriate for your state of health.


Please note:

All Land Programs require a minimum number of participants in order to operate as described. If this minimum number is not obtained, Silversea reserves the right to offer the program at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel a specific departure.


This description is a general overview of the highlights of this program. The local Silversea representative will do everything possible to insure that all of the sites described here are visited, though the tour sequence and specific sites mentioned is subject to change. Closure of some sites due to local or national holiday observances, flight schedules, weather or other factors may affect the program, and the local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if necessary.


Lunches and dinners (except in-flight meals) include two glasses of local beer, soft drinks or mineral water.


Gratuities to guides/drivers, meals and alcoholic drinks other than those noted in itinerary, and other personal expenses are not included in the price of this tour. This program is subject to a 100% penalty for any cancellation notices received 90 days or less prior to sailing.


All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable for any reason, within 90 days of sailing and are recommended to guests 18 years or age and older. Our local operator reserves the right to substitute other sites if local situations, including holidays and weather, require. Silversea shall have no obligation or liability of any kind to guests for the business practices, acts or omissions in connection with or arising out of arrangements with independent contractors, including but not limited to airline carriers, ground-tour operators, and hotels since they are neither agents for nor employees of Silversea Cruises. Silversea's liability does not extend beyond the vessel.

Mid-Voyage Land Adventure: Discover Laos

Discover one of Southeast Asia's almost forgotten countries, which recently started to attract ever more savvy and adventurous travellers. Thanks to Laos' breathtakingly beautiful landscape, long history, rich Buddhist culture, and laid back lifestyle the country's isolation is now quickly changing and becoming a popular destination for those in the know. Visit the country's capital, Vientiane and temple-filled Luang Prabang, a World Heritage Site situated 2,296 feet (700 metres) above sea level amid a backdrop of scenic mountains.


02MIDSGN-N Discover Laos

Departure: Ho Chi Minh City on the 23rd February at approx 1pm

Duration: 2.5 Days/2 Nights

Re-join ship: Bangkok on the 25th February at approx. 1pm

Reserve by: 90 Days Prior to the start of your Cruise



This Silver Shore Mid-Land Adventure requires advance booking through Silversea Reservations no later than 90 days prior to the sail date. Requests received after this date may be accommodated on a space-available basis. Tickets are available in limited quantities, and participation cannot be guaranteed for those guests not booking well in advance. A minimum number of participants is required to operate this programme. If this minimum number is not met, Silversea reserves the right to offer the programme at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel the specific departure. Cancellation fee, unless otherwise advised, 90 - 0 days prior to the initial sailing date: 100% of the programme fare per person is due.

Payment in full is due at time of final payment. Bookings made within 120 days of sailing require full payment within seven days of booking or sooner, as specified by Silversea.

All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable within 90 days of sailing. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older. All Land Adventures are owned by independent contractors and Silversea makes no representations and assumes no responsibility for the services provided by these operators. Land Adventures may be modified by the operators at their sole discretion.


VISA INFORMATION:

Laos visa is included and will be issued upon arrival at Vientiane Airport. Guests will need to bring two passport-sized photos (2"X2") with them. Passports must be valid for 6 months following the date of your entry into Laos. Guests must have 2 blank pages for local visa.


LOCAL CURRENCY:

Laos Kip and US dollars are well-accepted by most vendors; local ATMs are available in some locations visited.



Discover Laos, one of Southeast Asia's almost forgotten countries. Officially called Lao People's Democratic Republic, the country has only recently begun to attract the attention of savvy and adventurous travelers due to Laos' breathtakingly beautiful nature, long history, rich Buddhist culture, and laid back lifestyle. The country's isolation is quickly giving way to change and the number of visitors is ever more increasing. On this Mid-Voyage Land Adventure you will have the opportunity for a brief visit to Laos' capital, Vientiane and to Luang Prabang, the country's showpiece and a World Heritage Site, situated 2,296 feet (700 metres) above sea level amid a backdrop of scenic mountains.


DAY ONE - Ho Chi Minh City / Vientiane

Depart the ship in Ho Chi Minh City after lunch and transfer to the airport for your afternoon flight to Vientiane. Upon arrival in Laos' capital city, you are met and taken to the Settha Palace Hotel for check-in. Built in the 1930s, this Vientiane landmark hotel underwent extensive restoration and now serves once again as a testament to classical elegance and gracious service. After settling in, join your fellow tour members for dinner at the hotel.

Overnight accommodation at the Settha Palace Hotel - Vientiane.


DAY TWO - Vientiane / Luang Prabang

Following breakfast and check-out, enjoy an overview of Southeast Asia's 'biggest village'. An interesting mix of Lao, Thai, Chinese, Vietnamese, French and American influences, makes Vientiane a charming and fascinating capital. A morning tour of the city will show you the major highlights, ending at the airport. Most of the sites are in relatively close proximity of each other.


Visit Wat Sisaket, the temple famous for its cloister wall with thousands of miniature Buddha statues. Vientiane's oldest surviving monastery, it was built by King Anouvong in 1818, in the Siamese style. Its grounds are richly planted with a variety of vegetation that is lovingly tended, so it becomes a restful retreat as well. Next, proceed to the most important national monument in Laos, Pha That Luang. This impressive gold-covered stupa is a symbol of both the Buddhist religion and Lao sovereignty. The exterior of the 'Great Stupa' resembles a fortress surrounded by high walls. The main stupa stands 148 feet (44 metres) tall and is covered with gold leaf. Legend has it that Ashokan missionaries from India erected a thâat or reliquary stupa here to enclose a piece of the Buddha's breastbone as early as the 3rd century BC. Excavations have found no trace of this, but did find suggestion of a Khmer monastery that might have been built near here between the 11th and 13th centuries AD. Before heading to the airport, stop for photos at the imposing Patuxai Monument, or 'Victory Gate', touted as Vientiane's own Arc de Triumph. It was built in the 1960s to commemorate those who fought in the struggle for independence from the French.


Arriving at Vientiane airport, check-in for a 40-minute flight to Luang Prabang. Upon arrival, you are met and transferred to the Vitoria Xiengthong Palace Hotel for check-in and lunch. This five-star hotel was the last residence of the Laos Royal Family. Located in the heart of Luang Prabang, surrounded by the golden spires of the town's famous Buddhist temples, this beautiful boutique property has been lovingly restored to its former glory, and once more sits proudly on the banks of the Mekong River. Look out upon the majestic Wat Xiengthong - the town's most famous temple, or simply sit back and soak up the ambience of this UNESCO protected palace, the perfect place to discover the wonder and charm of Luang Prabang - the Jewel of Indochina.


After lunch, a trip to Kuang Si Falls some 18 miles (30 kilometres) out of town follows a road that winds through hills with spectacular views, terraced rice fields and farmlands. Closer to the falls the weather gets a bit cooler due to the higher elevation and its forest location. From the parking area, a short hike on a well maintained forest trail leads up some 279 feet (85 metres) to the view point of the falls. Cascades, typical of travertine waterfalls, are intermingled with basins and pools. Be careful around the falls area as the ground may be wet and slippery. Photographers will enjoy the opportunity for pictures. Then retrace your steps down to the parking area, where souvenir shops line the square.


Your return trip to Luang Prabang takes in a stop at Wat Prabath, a Meditation Temple situated on a hillside from where you can enjoy lovely views and the opportunity to watch the sunset. Often, orange-clad monks can be seen mingling on the grounds of Wat Prabath. Back downtown, you may want to take a stroll through the night market before returning to the hotel. This evening, dinner will be served at one of Luang Prabang's popular restaurants.


Overnight accommodation at Victoria Xiengthong Palace Hotel - Luang Prabang.


DAY THREE - Luang Prabang / Bangkok

Optional: For early risers a special treat awaits. Near the hotel you can watch one of Luang Prabang's most fascinating rituals as hundreds of orange-robed monks begin their walk at dawn to collect alms from faithful residents. It is a great opportunity for some very unusual and memorable photographs.


After breakfast and check-out, discover the major sites of Luang Prabang. The beautiful setting, splendid scenery and blend of foreign influences have earned the town top billing as the country's showpiece. Located at an elevation of 2,296 feet (700 metres) above sea level, Luang Prabang is encircled by impressive mountains and wedged between the Mekong and Khan Rivers. As the former royal capital of the Lan Xang Kingdom, Luang Prabang has long been a centre of culture and preserved heritage.


The main attractions of this World Heritage Site can be seen within a short period of time and include ornate temples of and charming colonial architecture. A stop at Wat Mai lets you admire the most richly decorated of all the temples in Luang Prabang.


Next, visit the nearby Royal Palace Museum. Once the residence of the kings of Luang Prabang, exhibits feature a collection of personal memorabilia of the royal family, including photos, musical instruments and numerous gifts received from dignitaries of foreign countries. Many of the rooms have been preserved since the day of the revolution when the royal family was forced into exile. (Shoes have to be removed at the entrance to the museum.)


From here proceed to Wat Xieng Thong, the Temple of the Golden City and one of the most important temples in Laos. The temple's rear wall is adorned with one of the best known artworks in Laos - the exquisite Tree of Life mosaic.


Conclude your Laos' Discovery with a transfer to the airport and a two-hour flight to Bangkok's Suvarnabhumi Airport, where you are met and assisted with arrival formalities. Then, board your transfer coach that will bring you to the ship at Klong Toey Pier.


Please note: This Mid-Voyage Land Adventure requires an extensive amount of walking and climbing of steps at all sites visited, making the tour unsuitable for guests with limited mobility or those utilising a wheelchair. Visa for Laos is included and will be issued upon arrival at the airports. Guests will need to bring two passport-sized photos (2"X2") with them. This Land Adventure involves touring outdoors and guests may be exposed to warm/hot, humid and/or wet weather and insects; please pack accordingly. Lightweight clothing, a sunhat, sun block, insect repellent and sunglasses are imperative. Bring a jacket or shawl for the cooler region of Luang Prabang. Comfortable walking shoes that are easy to slip on and off are essential. Out of respect, dress modestly, with any skirts or pants well below the knee and shoulders must be covered for visits to Buddhist shrines. Some temples and the Royal Palace Museum require shoes be removed at the entrance. Remember to bring your camera. Monks may be at the sites; their picture may only be taken after obtaining their permission and women may not touch monks. US dollars are well accepted by most vendors; local ATMs are available in some locations visited however you should carry small change. Bargaining is common at markets. Airlines restrict baggage to 44 lb. (20 kg) per person; hand luggage cannot exceed 11 lb. (5 kg) in weight, should smaller aircraft be utilised (at the discretion of the airline). The tour sequence may vary in the event of flight changes; order of sites and/or the itinerary may change.


Programme Includes:

· One-night stay at Settha Palace Hotel (or similar) - Vientiane

· One-night stay at Victoria Xiengthong Palace Hotel (or similar) - Luang Prabang

· Two breakfasts, one lunch and two dinners with drinks included

· Flights in Economy Class: Ho Chi Minh City/Vientiane, Vientiane/Luang Prabang, Luang Prabang /Bangkok

· Laos visa

· All sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary


Not Included:

· Any meals and drinks not specified above, charges incurred by the airlines for excess or overweight luggage, gratuities to drivers and tour guides, laundry, telephone calls, cancellation insurance and other personal items.

· Vietnamese visa upon arrival at Ho Chi Minh port. This fee will be charged automatically to your ship account.


All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable within 90 days of sailing. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older. All Land Adventures are owned by independent contractors and Silversea makes no representations and assumes no responsibility for the services provided by these operators. Land Adventures may be modified by the operators at their sole discretion.

Mid-Voyage Land Adventure: Angkor Wat

Once the capital of the Khmer Empire from 800 AD to approximately 1200, Angkor spreads out over an area of about 40 miles (63 km). The city and its famous temples were abandoned in the early 15th century and remained unknown to the outside world until 1860, when a French botanist stumbled upon them in the jungle overgrowth. Today, travellers flock to Angkor to see this spectacular temple city, rated among the world's premier architectural sites and since 1992 on the UNESCO World Heritage List.


02MIDSGN-M Angkor Wat!

Duration: 2.5 Days / 2 Nights

Depart Ship: Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam, on the 29th January at approx. 0900am

Re-join Ship: Sihanoukville, Cambodia, on the 31st January at approx.. 1300pm

Reserve no later than 90 days prior to sailing



IMPORTANT NOTE

This Silver Shore Mid-Land Adventure requires advance booking through Silversea Reservations no later than 90 days prior to the sail date. Requests received after this date may be accommodated on a space-available basis. Tickets are available in limited quantities, and participation cannot be guaranteed for those guests not booking well in advance. A minimum number of participants is required to operate this programme. If this minimum number is not met, Silversea reserves the right to offer the programme at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel the specific departure. Cancellation fee, unless otherwise advised, 90 - 0 days prior to the initial sailing date: 100% of the programme fare per person is due.

Payment in full is due at time of final payment. Bookings made within 120 days of sailing require full payment within seven days of booking or sooner, as specified by Silversea.

All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable within 90 days of sailing. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older. All Land Adventures are owned by independent contractors and Silversea makes no representations and assumes no responsibility for the services provided by these operators. Land Adventures may be modified by the operators at their sole discretion.


VISA INFORMATION:

Cambodian visa are included and will be issued upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport. Guests will need to bring two passport-sized photos (2"X2") with them. Passports must be valid for 6 months following the date of your entry into both Cambodia & Vietnam. Guests must have 2 blank pages for local visas.

Viet Nam visa is not included and to be issued upon arrival upon arrival in Saigon port by Jan 27th and charged to your onboard account.

LOCAL CURRENCY:

Cambodian riel and US dollars are well-accepted by most vendors; local ATMs are available in some locations visited.


DAY ONE - Saigon / Siem Reap

After a full breakfast, leave the ship and begin the hour's drive to Hochiminh city airport for your flight to Siem Reap, gateway to the Angkor temple city.(Flight K6 825 ETD 1235pm - ETA: 1345pm)


Following Immigration formalities, a transfer coach will take you to the Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel in downtown Siem Reap. Following check-in, have lunch at hotel's restaurant.

Continue you day to drive to Aulaok Village where is one place you can see workshop hand making such as themes carving, weaving by the villager and visit the one of the temple called Preah Ko (Sacred Bull) derives its name from the three statues of sandstone located in the front of and facing the temple's central towers. These statues represent Nandi, the w hite bull who serves as the mount of Shiva

Return drive to the hotel to relax and freshen up for the dinner with Khmer foods at Madame Butterfly restaurant .

Overnight accommodation at the Sokha Angkor Hotel - Siem Reap.


DAY TWO - Siem Reap

Following breakfast at the hotel, begin your exploration of Angkor Wat, the most famous of the Angkor sites and the largest Buddhist monument ever built. It spans an area of 500 acres (202 hectares), and is surrounded by a 660-foot-wide (201-meter-wide) moat. The construction required some 385,000 workers and 40,000 elephants over a 35-year period. The site remained covered by dense jungle growth until the late-19th century, when French archaeologists began a long restoration process. While some sections are still in ruins, others are used for worship and are occupied by Buddhist monks.


Entrance to this majestic and vast complex is via a long causeway across the moat. Then begin your exploration with a guided walking tour through corridors and courtyards. The walls are covered with bas-reliefs featuring battle scenes, dancing deities and visions of punishment in hell and rewards in paradise. The temple's central building is three stories high and accessible via a steep staircase (only recommended for very fit and agile guests).


Then drive to Banteay Srei, to visit the Citadel of Women. This petite temple possesses some of the most intricate carvings in the Angkor area. Although it is small, the details and quality of its architecture make it a must-see attraction.

After intensive walking in the temples, head to a local hotel for a buffet-style lunch.


Continue the afternoon with the visit to Angkor Thom, the former capital of the Khmer Empire. King Jayavarman VII established Angkor Thom in the late-12th century. It spans 3.5 square miles (90.65 square km), and features 25-foot-high (7.6-metres-high) gates at each of the cardinal points.


At the end of your visit, proceed to Ta Phrom. The temple is reached via a footpath through the forest and your first glimpse is of an extraordinary sight. The invading jungle-like growth has been left in place. Serpentine trunks of towering fig trees wind around the temple ruins, across walls and through doorways, creating an incredible atmosphere. Ta Phrom is also featured in scenes of Angelina Jolie's movie, Tomb Raider.


After return to the hotel. Freshen up and enjoy dinner this evening enhanced by a performance of lovely Apsara dancers. Depending on the number of guests at the Sokha Hotel, the dinner/entertainment may be at a local club outside of the hotel and not within the hotel grounds.


Overnight at Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel - Siem Reap.


DAY THREE - Siem Reap/Sihanoukville

Following breakfast at the hotel and check out. Drive to the airport for your to Sihanoukville flight to Siemreap K6 131 ETD 1015 - ETA: 1120.

Upon arrival there, a transfer coach will take you to the pier where you re-embark Silver Spirit


Please note: Passports must be valid for 6 months following the date of your entry into both Cambodia & Vietnam. Guests must have 2 blank pages for local visas. There is an extensive amount of walking and climbing steps required at all sites visited, making the tour unsuitable for guests with limited mobility or utilizing a wheelchair. Cambodian visa is included and will be issued upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport. Guests will need to bring two passport photos with them. Lightweight clothing and comfortable shoes are recommended. Proper dress is required for the visit to the Angkor temples: no sleeveless blouses or tight tops; skirts must cover knees and trousers must be full length. At some buildings, shoes have to be left at the entrance. The tour sequence may vary in the event of flight changes.


Programme Includes:

· Two night-stay at the Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel (or similar) - Siem Reap

· Scheduled flights: Saigon / Siem Reap / Sihanoukville (Economy Class). Business Class upon request at an additional charge and subject to availability

· Two breakfasts, two lunches and two dinners with drinks included

· Apsara dance performance with dinner at the Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel or at a local restaurant/club.

· All sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary

· Angkor Temple Pass

· Cambodian visa.


Not Included:

· Any meals and drinks not specified above, charges incurred by the airlines for excess or overweight luggage, gratuities to drivers and tour guides, laundry, telephone calls, cancellation insurance and other personal items.

· Vietnamese visa which is issued upon arrival at Saigon port on Jan 27th

3Nt. Mid Voyage Land Adventure: Angkor Wat!

Once the capital of the Khmer Empire from 800 AD to approximately 1200, Angkor spreads out over an area of about 40 miles (63 km). The city and its famous temples were abandoned in the early 15th century and remained unknown to the outside world until 1860, when a French botanist stumbled upon them in the jungle overgrowth. Today, travellers flock to Angkor to see this spectacular temple city, rated among the world's premier architectural sites and since 1992 on the UNESCO World Heritage List. Your Mid-Voyage Land Adventure concludes on Day Three with a short visit to Da Nang and Hoi An.



03MIDSGN-A Angkor Wat!

Duration: 4 Days / 3 Nights

Departs from: Ho Chi Minh City on the 20th April,2020

Re-join ship: Chan May on the 23rd April,2020

Reserve: At least 90 days prior to sailing



IMPORTANT NOTE

This Silver Shore Mid-Land Adventure requires advance booking through Silversea Reservations no later than 90 days prior to the sail date. Requests received after this date may be accommodated on a space-available basis. Tickets are available in limited quantities, and participation cannot be guaranteed for those guests not booking well in advance. A minimum number of participants is required to operate this programme. If this minimum number is not met, Silversea reserves the right to offer the programme at a different rate based on private arrangements, or to cancel the specific departure. Cancellation fee, unless otherwise advised, 90 - 0 days prior to the initial sailing date: 100% of the programme fare per person is due.

Payment-in-full is due within 120 days prior to sailing. Booking made within 120 days of sailing require full payment within seven days of booking or sooner, as specified by Silversea. Onboard Spending Credit may not be applied to the purchase of this programme.

All Land Adventure fares are subject to change and are not guaranteed until payment is received in full by Silversea. All Land Adventures are non-transferable and non-refundable within 90 days of sailing. Minors under the age of 18 must be accompanied by someone 18 years of age or older. All Land Adventures are owned by independent contractors and Silversea makes no representations and assumes no responsibility for the services provided by these operators. Land Adventures may be modified by the operators at their sole discretion.


VISA INFORMATION:

Cambodian visa is included and will be issued upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport. Guests will need to bring two passport-sized photos (2"X2") with them. Passports must be valid for 6 months following the date of your entry into both Cambodia & Vietnam. Guests must have 2 blank pages for local visas.


LOCAL CURRENCY:

Cambodian riel and US dollars are well-accepted by most vendors; local ATMs are available in some locations visited.


Guests must bring two passport-sized photos (2"X2") with them. Passports must be valid for 6 months or more after the date of departure from Vietnam and must have two completely blank pages.


Experience the magical Angkor Temple City, acclaimed as being one of the most incredible ancient religious monuments in the World and Asia's most famous archaeological attraction.


DAY ONE - Ho Chi Minh City / Siem Reap

Depart the ship after lunch onboard and transfer to the airport for the one-hour flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival, drive to your hotel and check-in to the five-star Sokha Angkor Hotel. Located in the heart of Siem Reap, the hotel's decor is inspired by the local culture.


Dinner this evening is at local deluxe restaurant

Overnight accommodation is at the Sokha Angkor Hotel - Siem Reap


DAY TWO - Siem Reap


Breakfast at the hotel visit the magnificent temple at Angkor Wat,. a unique and stunning blend of spirituality and symmetry, and an enduring example of man's devotion to his gods. It is the largest and undoubtedly the most breath taking of the monuments of Angkor and it is reputedly the largest religious structure in the world. This is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. (For early riser, sun rise tour at Angkor Wat can be arranged, this is optional) then drive to Aulaok Village, that village there will be the one place you can see workshop hand making such as themes carving, weaving by the villager and in the same time visiting the one of the temple call Preah Ko (Sacred Bull) derives its name from the three statues of sandstone located in the front of and facing the temple's central towers. These statues represent Nandi, the w hite bull who serves as the mount of Shiva. Drive to Tara Angkor Hotel for lunch (inclusive of 2 drinks; soft drinks, local beer or mineral water).


This afternoon your next visit is Angkor Thom complex to see the Terrace of Elephants, the Leper King and the Bayon. Explore the Bayon Temple whose giant stone faces have become one of the most recognizable images connected to classic Khmer art and architecture, After visiting Angkor Thom continue to the Ta Prohm Temple, famou s for its forest atmosphere and enormous fig trees. This temple looks just as it did when the first European explorers arrived. It is also the location of many scenes filmed for the blockbuster movie, Tomb Raider


Dinner this evening is enhanced by a performance of Khmer entertainment. Depending on the number of guests at the Sokkha Hotel, the dinner/entertainment may be at a local club outside of the hotel and not within the hotel grounds.


Overnight accommodation is at the Sokha Angkor Hotel - Siem Reap



DAY THREE - Siemreap / Da Nang


Breakfast at the hotel, at the hotel visiting Angkor National Museum, presenting one of the most immense and prestigious collection of Buddha Statues and relics ever assembled just in one gallery. This museum offer eight chronologically ordered galleries of Angkorian artifacts and multi-media presentations of Angkorian history and culture.


Then, going on to visit Artisans Angkor is a semi-public company whose story started in 1992 with an educational project called "Les Chantiers-Ecoles de Formation Professionnelle" (CEFP) implemented by the Cambodian Ministry of Education. This project aimed at rebuilding the country after the war period by training young people in the building sector, such as plumbing, tiling, painting, tone carving, wood ornamental sculpture, the making of small furniture, the art of lacquer and polychromy etc. Observe the various training methods and view completed projects.


Drive to back to Sokha Hotel check out and have lunch.


Then, transfer to airport for your onward flight K6840 REP-DAD 1550-1740


Upon arrival meet the guide & transfer to Grand Mercure hotel check in. Dinner relax at the hotel in Da Nang.


Overnight accommodation is at the Grand Mercure Hotel.


DAY THREE - Da Nang/ Hoi An/ Chan May


An early breakfast at the hotel will help to start your day. Meet your guide and continue on for a visit to the Cham Museum, a rather primitive yet altogether charming museum boasting an extensive array of Cham artifacts. The museum's more than 300 pieces are displayed outdoors, which proves to be an appropriate space for its collection of temple decorations and sandstone sculptures. The exhibits represent four time periods and are named after the geographic regions where the pieces were found.


Your next destination is Hoi An, a pretty river town that has earned a UNESCO World Heritage Site designation. From your stop at the Hoi An Square, launch a fascinating walking tour along its colorful streets, which have remained largely unchanged for centuries. Highlights of your visit include an exploration of the Hoi An Museum and a stop at a traditional merchant house. Also see the Phuoc Kien Temple, a structure built in honor of Thien Hau, the goddess of the sea.


Perhaps one of the most intriguing and beautiful of Hoi An's sights is the Japanese covered bridge. Built in 1593 over a stream, it is a wonderful amalgamation of Chinese, Vietnamese and Japanese architectural characteristics. Appropriately, it connects Hoi An's Japanese and Chinese districts. At the center of the bridge stands a small temple.


Return to your coach and proceed to a local restaurant for lunch.


On the return journey to the pier in Chan May, pause to take photographs at Marble Mountain, the famous collection of five marble and limestone formations that take the shape of a dragon at rest.



Please note: This Mid-Voyage Land Adventure requires an extensive amount of walking and climbing of steps at all sites visited, making the tour unsuitable for guests with limited mobility or those utilising a wheelchair. A Cambodian visa is included and will be issued upon arrival at Siem Reap Airport. Guests will need to bring two passport-sized photos (2"X2") with them. You will be charged for a Vietnam departure visa, not included, whiles onboard the ship.


This Land Adventure involves touring outdoors and guests may be exposed to warm/hot, humid and/or wet weather and insects; please pack accordingly. Lightweight clothing, comfortable shoes, a sunhat, sun block, insect repellent and sunglasses are imperative. Remember also to bring your camera.


Angkor Temple is still an active place of worship. Dress modestly, with any skirts or pants well below the knee and shoulders must be covered. Scarves and skirts are not available for those who have their legs or shoulders exposed and access to the top floor of the Angkor Temple will not be permitted. Monks will be at the sites; their picture may only be taken after obtaining their permission and women may not touch monks.


US dollars are well accepted by most vendors; local ATMs are available in some locations visited.


Airlines restrict baggage to 44 lb (20 kg) per person; hand luggage cannot exceed 11 lb (5 kg) in weight, should smaller aircraft be utilised (at the discretion of the airline).


The tour sequence may vary in the event of flight changes; order of sites and/or the itinerary may change.



Programme Includes:

· Two-night stay at the Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel (or similar) - Siem Reap

· One-night stay at the Grand Mecure - Da Nang (or similar)

· Scheduled flights: Ho Chi Minh / Siem Reap/ Da Nang. Business Class upon request at an additional charge and subject to availability as most aircraft do not offer business seating

· Three breakfasts, three lunches, Three dinners with drinks included

· Khmer entertainment with dinner at the Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel or at a local restaurant/club.·

· All sightseeing and transfers as per itinerary

· Angkor Temple Pass

· Cambodian visa


Not Included:

· Any meals and drinks not specified above, charges incurred by the airlines for excess or overweight luggage, gratuities to drivers and tour guides, laundry, telephone calls, cancellation insurance and other personal items.

· Vietnamese visa upon arrival at first Vietnamese port. This fee will be charged automatically to your ship account.

Hotels in HO CHI MINH CITY

PRE-CRUISE SIMPLY HOTEL RENAISSANCE

POST CRUISE SIMPLY HOTEL RENAISSANCE

Renaissance is located in downtown Ho Chi Minh City on the riverfront with sweeping views of the river. This prime location places you moments from the historic Ben Thanh Market, Tao Dan Park and much more.

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