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Grand Indochina & Luxury Mekong

From £9,395 pp

Let the romance of three beautiful countries sweep you off your feet. From Vietnam’s steamy north to Cambodia’s floating villages and on to Laos’ spiritual home of Luang Prabang; this Grand Indochina adventure allows you to embrace Southeast Asia.

Marvel at the sheer magnificence of Halong Bay or the town of Hoi An – forever lost in time. Spoil yourself with incredible cuisine that can be found literally everywhere. Wander the astounding World Heritage-listed temples of Angkor Wat and Wat Phou.

Be enchanted by the water puppets of Hanoi, spend time in the uplifting orphanage of Duc Son Pagoda and explore the Cu Chi tunnels.

What’s included On Board

  • Return flights from a choice of UK airports with Singapore Airlines or Emirates
  • 100% one-bedroom balcony suites
  • Featuring Scenic Sun Lounges
  • Personal service with unrivalled staff-to-guest ratio
  • Butler service for all guests
  • Intimate, boutique river cruising and
  • Small group land journeys
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Four dining options, from casual to fine-dining
  • Authentic local entertainment
  • Gym and Wellness Centre
  • Complimentary laundry facilities
  • Guest elevator on board Scenic Spirit
  • Cruise Directors to guide and assist
  • Expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi
  • Return airport transfers, at your convenience
  • On Shore
    • Scenic  Enrich – An unforgettable and exclusive event
    • Scenic Freechoice – A Choice of flexible excursions and activites
    • Scenic Sundowners – An exclusive hosted event in a stunning location
Day 1 - Your journey Begins

Fly from a choice of UK airports on selected airlines, including Emirates and Singapore Airlines.

Day 2 - Hanoi

Highlights: Welcome reception Welcome to vibrant Vietnam. Enjoy the day at leisure and settle into a two night Special Stay at your hotel in Hanoi.

Tonight meet your Scenic Tour Director at your welcome briefing and dinner.

Day 2 - Hanoi

Dinner

Day 3 - Hanoi

Visit the History Museum and Hoa Lo Prison, or take an authentic cooking class. Alternatively, visit Ho Chi Minh Quarter and Mausoleum, including a visit to the Temple of Literature.

After attending a customary performance of Hanoi’s famous Water Puppets, learn the secrets behind this illusionary show thanks to your special backstage pass.

Day 3 - Hanoi

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 - Hanoi & Halong Bay Cruise

Au Co Cruise Journey to Halong Bay and board the elegant Au Co for an awe-inspiring and genuine two night cruise through the picturesque waters of this spectacular World Heritage-listed icon.

Day 4 - Hanoi & Halong Bay Cruise

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Halong Bay Cruise

Cat Ba Island, Scenic Sundowners Begin the day with a Tai Chi lesson.

Cruising deeper into the National Park, try some kayaking, explore a cave and discover Cat Ba Island.

Sundowners Exclusive to Scenic guests, savour some wine tasting on board against the backdrop of the karst islands at sunset.

Day 5 -  Halong Bay Cruise

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Halong Bay Cruise & Hanoi

Relax during your morning cruising before returning to Hanoi for another Special Stay and a historic bunker tour at the hotel.

Tonight enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Hanoi’s old quarter by night, or La Terrace at Sofitel.

Alternatively, sample the cuisine at the Ly Club.

Day 6 -  Halong Bay Cruise & Hanoi

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Hanoi to Hoi An

Fly to Danang and travel to the ancient town of Hoi An for a three night stay, which includes a daily spa journey as part of your stay.

Dine at the Glory Restaurant or at Ancient Faifo.

Alternatively, visit Brother’s Café along the river.

Day 7 -  Hanoi to Hoi An

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Hoi An

Step back in time as you take a walking tour of Hoi An’s World Heritage-listed Old Quarter including the Japanese Bridge and central market before stopping at the home of a former merchant to learn about life in Hoi An. 

This evening relax at a reception in the Blue Bar with included beer and wine.

Day 8 - Hoi An

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9 - Hoi An

Visit the temple ruins of My Son.

Alternatively, enjoy an interactive cooking class at Red Bridge Restaurant or cycle to a nearby farming village.

Another free afternoon allows you to visit one of the many tailors in town.

Day 9 -  Hoi An

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 10 - Hoi An - Hue

Travel via the breathtaking Hai Van Pass to Hue, the former imperial capital.

Tonight’s Royal Dinner is in a traditional private garden house accompanied by Hue Royal Court music.

Day 10 - Hoi An - Hue

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 - Hue & Ho Chi Minh City

Visit the Mausoleum of Emperor Tu Duc before flying to Ho Chi Minh City.

After arriving at your centrally located hotel for two nights, take a guided walk of the sights nearby.

Day 11 -  Hue & Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12 - Ho Chi Minh City

Travel to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of war-time passageways.

Enjoy a Vespa foodie tour of Saigon by night, enjoy a meal in the surroundings of an old French colonial house or a restaurant specialising in Saigon street food.

Alternatively, dine at your hotel’s restaurants – Yu Chu, Basilico or Market 39.

Day 12 - Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13 - Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Cruise

Discover all about Vietnam’s modern history through a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Museum.

Later, travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit.

Day 13 - Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Cruise

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14 - Cai Be - Sa Dec

Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a French colonial or traditional Vietnamese house. Alternatively, savour morning tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Scenic Freechoice activity.

Later, immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and interact with the sellers in the lively market, then visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant.

Day 14 - Cai Be - Sa Dec

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15 - Tan Chau

Visit the farmers on Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi.

Alternatively, walk through Chau Doc market and visit a family-operated fish farm or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

Tonight, enjoy a themed evening dinner to say farewell to Vietnam.

Day 15 - Tan Chau

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16 - Tan Chau - Phnom Penh

Arrive early this morning into the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh.Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, the former school which was converted to the Khmer Rouge’s main prison, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration.

Alternatively, explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings by tuk tuk and visit the Central Market.

Later this evening revel in our Phnom Penh by City Lights tour, giving you an insight to the nightlife of the capital before stopping at a distillery for an exclusive tour and tasting behind closed doors.

Day 16 - Tan Chau - Phnom Penh

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 17 - Phnom Penh - Kho Chen

This morning marvel at the Royal Palace, featuring the famous Silver Pagoda, on your included visit to this must-see attraction.

Later, sail up the Tonle River to the silversmith village of Kho Chen.

Day 17 - Phnom Penh - Kho Chen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 18 - Oudong - Kampong Tralach

Cruise to Kampong Tralach and take an ox cart ride through a local village.

Learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda and partake in a ceremony to receive a blessing from a monk.

Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery.

Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit and continue your cruise to Kampong Cham.

Enjoy a cocktail reception on the Sun Deck against the backdrop of Phnom Penh.

Day 18 - Oudong - Kampong Tralach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 19 - Wat Hanchey - Kampong Cham

Walk to the top of Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks.

Sail to Kampong Cham.Learn about the history behind Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor.

Alternatively, explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village.

Day 19 - Wat Hanchey - Kampong Cham

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 19 - Siem Reap

Drive to your hotel in Siem Reap, your stylish three night Special Stay.

Take your Premium Reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare.

Day 19 - Siem Reap

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 21 - Siem Reap

Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor

Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to the markets or take a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent).

Later in the afternoon visit the colossal Angkor Wat.

Day 21 - Siem Reap

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 22 - Siem Reap

Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by an NGO supported local bakery school.

Visit the atmospheric, jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure.

Be wowed by a mystical themed Gala Dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candlelit temple ruins.

Day 22 - Siem Reap

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 23 - Siem reap - Champasak

Fly to Pakse and discover this quaint city before travelling to the small town of Champasak, and your boutique hotel for the next two nights.

Day 23 - Siem reap - Champasak

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 24 - Champasak

Visit a coffee plantation, or enjoy a Lao or Thai massage.

After lunch drive to Wat Phou, a World Heritage-listed Khmer temple complex.

Day 24 - Champasak

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 25 - Luang Prabang

Fly to Luang Prabang, the spiritual capital of Laos, for a three night Special Stay.

Day 25 - Luang Prabang

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 26 - Luang Prabang

Partake in morning alms by donating food to the local monks.

Later, visit the former Royal Palace, Wat Xieng Thong and Wat Mai before cruising to the Pak Ou Caves to see the centuries-old sacred Buddha images.

Stop at Ban Xang Hay, a village specialising in traditional rice wine.

Day 26 - Luang Prabang

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 27 - Luang Prabang

Journey to Kuang Si Waterfalls and enjoy the surroundings.

En-route back to town stop at a village, which is home to one of the area’s many ethnic minorities, to learn about their traditions and culture.

Watch the sun set from the top of Mount Phousi or shop in the local night market below before heading to your delicious farewell dinner.

Day 27 - Luang Prabang

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 28 - Luang Prabang to Bangkok

Fly to Bangkok for your return journey home. Alternatively, extend your adventure with an inbound stopover, enquire for details.

Breakfast

Day 29 - Arrive UK
Scenic Spirit Exterior

Scenic’s Mekong River cruises take place aboard Scenic Spirit, a 279-foot vessel that was launched in 2016 and can accommodate 68 passengers in 34 one-bedroom balcony suites. The Scenic Spirit, offers an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio and is equipped with a sleek swimming pool, a steam sauna, and an open-air cinema. Boasting a collection of the most generous suites available on the Mekong River, Scenic Spirit is more akin to a luxury boutique hotel than a conventional river cruise ship. Each perfectly appointed suite benefits from its own balcony, en-suite bathroom and living space, so you can be sure your stay on this mighty waterway will be as comfortable and luxurious as it is culturally stimulating. To bolster the sense of space and luxury afforded by our spacious guest cabins, Scenic Spirit also features a raft of communal areas, including a handful of decadent eateries and an expansive open-air space complete with vitality pool, café and alfresco cinema. Below, you’ll find a selection of images which capture every aspect of Scenic Spirit, allowing you to explore this beautiful, innovative vessel before you even step on board.

Scenic Spirit Pool Deck

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • All balcony suites
  • Butler service for all guests
  • Complimentary beverages all day, every day
  • Sun Deck
  • Wellness area & Vitality Pool
  • Open air cinema
  • Open air lounge
  • Crystal Dining
  • Lounge & Bar
  • Gift Shop
  • Lift
  • Library
  • Gym
  • Beauty Salon
  • Steam Sauna
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Fully inclusive land touring
  • International flights and resort transfers

Accommodation & Amenities

34 elegantly appointed all balcony Suites range in size from 344 – 861 ft². Try one of the 2 Royal Panorama Suites, situated at the front of the ship at 861 sq ft² in size with separate bedroom and living area.  An large outdoor terrace, allowing you to enjoy the views of your surroundings and the ever-changing scenery. All Suites feature added enhancements such as a large sitting area.  All staterooms include amenities such ensuite bathroom with shower, Infotainment, climate-controlled air conditioning; and an in-room safe, fridge and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. Scenic offer levels of service which are differentiated by the level of stateroom or suite booked.  Please see the individual room type description for details.

Royal Panorama Suites

 

861 ft² – Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Private terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi and day bed
  • Marble bathroom with upgraded bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic queen size slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service
Scenic Spirit - Grand Deluxe Suite - Cat RD

Grand Deluxe Suites

430 ft² – Diamond (Upper) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with Luxury bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service

Deluxe Suites

 

344 ft² Diamond (Upper),Sapphire (Middle) and Jewel (lower) Deck

  • Scenic Sun Lounge balcony system
  • Marble bathroom with Luxury bathroom amenities with hairdryer
  • Alarm clock, in-room safe, telephone
  • Luxury Scenic slumber bed and pillow menu
  • Complimentary mini-bar
  • Mac-mini infotainment system & movies on demand
  • Luxury bathrobe and slippers
  • Early morning tea/coffee service
  • Complimentary laundry concierge service once per suite
  • Butler service
  • Shoeshine service
Scenic Spirit - Deluxe Suite - Cat CA, C, BA, BB, B & A,
Scenic Spirit - Deck Plan
DepartShipRouteFrom  
Jul 30Scenic SpiritHanoi£9790Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9790  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10090  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10690  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£10890  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12390  
Aug 27Scenic SpiritHanoi£9395Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9395  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10090  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10690  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£10890  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12390  
Sep 24Scenic SpiritHanoi£9940Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9940  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10240  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10840  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11040  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12540  
Oct 22Scenic SpiritHanoi£9940Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9940  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10635  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside BalconySold  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11390  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside TerraceSold  
Nov 5Scenic SpiritHanoi£10290Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10290  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10590  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£11190  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11240  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside TerraceSold  
Dec 3Scenic SpiritHanoi£9745Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9745  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10440  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£11040  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11240  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12740  
Dec 17Scenic SpiritHanoi£10140Free Business Class Flight*Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10140  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10440  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£11040  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11240  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside TerraceSold  
DepartShipRouteFrom  
Jul 29Scenic SpiritHanoi£9295SAVE £300Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9295  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9990  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10590  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£10790  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12290  
Aug 26Scenic SpiritHanoi£9295SAVE £300Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9295  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9990  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10590  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£10790  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12290  
Sep 23Scenic SpiritHanoi£9445SAVE £300Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9445  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10140  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10740  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£10940  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12440  
Oct 21Scenic SpiritHanoi£9445SAVE £300Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9445  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10140  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10740  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11290  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12440  
Nov 18Scenic SpiritHanoi£9795SAVE £300Cabin Upgrades
Lower DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£9795  
Middle DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£10490  
Upper DeckSuite344 ft², Outside Balcony£11090  
Upper DeckGrand Suite430 ft², Outside Balcony£11140  
Upper DeckRoyal Panorama Suite861 ft², Outside Terrace£12790  

  • Prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin cabin with a limited number of single cabins available on all decks, at the relevant supplement.The price includes full board from dinner on your day of arrival until breakfast on your final day; if you choose to travel with us on any of the full day excursions by coach, a packed lunch will be provided. Anyone choosing to stay on the ship may of course have lunch in the restaurant; morning/afternoon tea and coffee; all visits and excursions as mentioned in the brochure, airport transfers, coach travel as mentioned, travel to and from port of embarkation and the services of a Scenic Travel Tour Manager.

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