You will embark the ship in Singapore.
Day 1: Singapore
You will arrive on the Austral and have time to explore your cabin and new surroundings. Later you will join fellow guests for the captains first dinner, drinks and evening entertainment.
Day 2: At Sea
Today you will sail at sea towards your next destination. Enjoy your onboard facilities as you realax and unwind in your new luxurious surroundings.
Day 3: Ho Chi Minh
Today the ship will sail along the Saigon River to Ho Chi Minh City. Founded in the 18th century and formerly known as Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City started as a small commercial port in the Kymer kingdom. A century later it was to become France’s most important colony in the Far East. Today, Ho Chi Minh City is a thriving metropolis which is fast becoming the country’s first city and Vietnam’s economic powerhouse.
Day 4: Ho Chi Minh
Today you will remain in Ho Chi Minh where you can spend the afternoon enjoying many more of the fascinating sights. Today you can also enjoy one of the two optional excursions should you wish. The Mekong Delta in depth or the Grand Saigon Discovery. You will set sail again later in the afternoon.
Day 5: Nha Trang
Arrive in Nha Trang, where you will be charmed by the colonial district and the natural environment. Here you will discover one of the most beautiful sand beaches of Vietnam lined with coconut trees, rocky headlands advancing in the turquoise blue sea, mysterious mountains and a myriad of islands lost in the sea.
Day 6: At sea
Today you will spend the day at sea travelling onwards to your next destination.
Day 7: Da Nang
Today the ship arrives at the mouth of the Han River on the South China Sea, at the port of Da Nang. From here you will journey to the lovely town of Hoi An, a UNESCO World Heritage site. Explore the pedestrian-friendly old town lined with low-ceilinged houses oozing charm and history.
Day 8: At Sea
Today you will spend the day at sea travelling to your next port of call.
Day 9: Ha Long Bay
Arrive in Ha Long Bay early morning. Wake up to the bewitching sight of Ha Long Bay, a majestic and mysterious natural wonder. The bay comprises of over 1,000 islands and islets, forming a spectacular seascape of limestone pillars rising from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin.
Day 10: Haiphong
This morning the ship arrives in Haiphong, located in the delta of the Red river. Haiphong is a pleasant and lively city with picturesque districts and monuments brimming with history. Spend the day exploring the ancient colonial city, the craftsmen district, or the pagoda Of Hang.
Day 11: At Sea
Today you will enjoy some relaxation time onboard as you sail towards Hong Kong, your final port of call.
Day 12: Hong Kong
Today you will disembark the cruise after breakfast.
You will disembark the ship in Hong Kong.
- All meals from dinner on the day of embarkation to breakfast on the day of disembarkation
- Welcome aboard and captain’s cocktail parties, gala dinner
- Mineral water, tea, filter coffee, white, red and rosé wines served with meals
- 24 hour room service (selected menu)
- Evening entertainments and events, and/or organised shows
- Porterage from the quayside to the ship and vice versa
- English speaking guest speaker (when applicable)
- •Flights and airport taxes
- Port and safety charges
- Transfers, day rooms and other services at arrival & departure, before embarkation and after disembarkation
- Optional shore excursions (sold on board)
- Personal Insurances
- Personal expenses
- Other drinks than aforementioned ones