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Prek Kdam/Ho Chi Minh City
7-night Riches of the Mekong Cruise
January 28, 2019
AmaWaterways: AmaDara
Prek Kdam/Ho Chi Minh City
Vacation Offer ID 1295896
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Cruise Inclusions

SPACIOUS STATEROOMS

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in a twin-balcony stateroom
  • Flat-panel screen that features in-house movies
  • Desk and sitting area
  • Bottled water replenished daily

AN ARRAY OF AMENITIES

  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Sun deck with pool
  • Fitness room and three spas
  • Saigon Lounge with panoramic views and bar
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances

AWARD-WINNING DINING

  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table specialty restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • Unlimited wine with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary local beer, house-brand spirits and soft drinks during cruise
  • Snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge

A WORLD OF EXPLORATION

  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Airport transfers with purchase of air from AmaWaterways
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options

Available Add-Ons

Optional roundtrip airfare from your city
Optional shore excursions
7-night Riches of the Mekong Cruise
  • Destination Guide
  • Suggested Shore Excursions
Destination Arrival Departure
Kampong Cham

Kampong Cham 01/28/2019

After a transfer by motorcoach, you will board your river cruise ship at Prek Kdam, a small village on the Tonle Sap River. Meet your fellow travelers at a Welcome Dinner as the ship cruises to Kampong Chhnang. (L, D)
01/28/2019 01/28/2019
Phnompros

Phnompros 01/28/2019

A local motorboat takes you into the lakeside wetlands that form the mouth of Tonle Sap River. Enjoy the stunning variety of bird life here as well as tranquil floating villages. In the afternoon, take a leisurely walk to the small village of Koh Chen, which specializes in silver and copper smithing. Get an up-close view of how local artisans make ornamental items often used in traditional ceremonies at a home workshop. (B,L,D)
01/28/2019 01/28/2019
Angkor Ban

Angkor Ban 01/29/2019

A local motorboat takes you into the lakeside wetlands that form the mouth of Tonle Sap River. Enjoy the stunning variety of bird life here as well as tranquil floating villages. In the afternoon, take a leisurely walk to the small village of Koh Chen, which specializes in silver and copper smithing. Get an up-close view of how local artisans make ornamental items often used in traditional ceremonies at a home workshop. (B,L,D)
01/29/2019 01/29/2019
Koh Oknha Tey

Koh Oknha Tey 01/29/2019

Situated on a picturesque hillside not far from Phnom Penh, lies Oudong, Cambodia's former royal capital. Today, Oudong is a place of pilgrimage for Cambodians. While here, be treated to a memorable Buddhist Blessing Ceremony at a monastery. In Kampong Tralach, you'll have another truly memorable excursion – an oxcart ride through a local village. Later, your ship departs for Phnom Penh, the vibrant colorful capital of Cambodia. Experience Phnom Penh via an authentic tuk tuk ride and be enchanted by the city's French colonial architecture and tree-lined boulevards set amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. During the evening onboard, enjoy a typical Khmer folk performance presented by local children. (B,L,D)
01/29/2019 01/29/2019
Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh 01/29/2019

Situated on a picturesque hillside not far from Phnom Penh, lies Oudong, Cambodia's former royal capital. Today, Oudong is a place of pilgrimage for Cambodians. While here, be treated to a memorable Buddhist Blessing Ceremony at a monastery. In Kampong Tralach, you'll have another truly memorable excursion – an oxcart ride through a local village. Later, your ship departs for Phnom Penh, the vibrant colorful capital of Cambodia. Experience Phnom Penh via an authentic tuk tuk ride and be enchanted by the city's French colonial architecture and tree-lined boulevards set amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. During the evening onboard, enjoy a typical Khmer folk performance presented by local children. (B,L,D)
01/29/2019 01/29/2019
Kampong Tralach-Oudong

Kampong Tralach-Oudong 01/30/2019

You will have a choice of excursions this morning. Visit Cambodia's infamous Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge's grim Tuol Sleng S21 detention center (Genocide Museum) just outside the city. Or if you prefer to stay in Phnom Penh, you can visit the bustling yellow-colored Central Market. After lunch onboard, you'll explore the highlights of the city, followed by the Royal Palace, the spectacular Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum, which has an outstanding collection of Khmer crafts. After returning to the ship, enjoy Khmer folk dancing performed by local children in the Saigon Lounge. (B,L,D)
01/30/2019 01/30/2019
Oudong

Oudong 01/30/2019

Situated on a picturesque hillside not far from Phnom Penh, lies Oudong, Cambodia's former royal capital. Today, Oudong is a place of pilgrimage for Cambodians. While here, be treated to a memorable Buddhist Blessing Ceremony at a monastery. In Kampong Tralach, you'll have another truly memorable excursion – an oxcart ride through a local village. Later, your ship departs for Phnom Penh, the vibrant colorful capital of Cambodia. Experience Phnom Penh via an authentic tuk tuk ride and be enchanted by the city's French colonial architecture and tree-lined boulevards set amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. During the evening onboard, enjoy a typical Khmer folk performance presented by local children. (B,L,D)
01/30/2019 01/30/2019
Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh 01/30/2019

Situated on a picturesque hillside not far from Phnom Penh, lies Oudong, Cambodia's former royal capital. Today, Oudong is a place of pilgrimage for Cambodians. While here, be treated to a memorable Buddhist Blessing Ceremony at a monastery. In Kampong Tralach, you'll have another truly memorable excursion – an oxcart ride through a local village. Later, your ship departs for Phnom Penh, the vibrant colorful capital of Cambodia. Experience Phnom Penh via an authentic tuk tuk ride and be enchanted by the city's French colonial architecture and tree-lined boulevards set amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. During the evening onboard, enjoy a typical Khmer folk performance presented by local children. (B,L,D)
01/30/2019 01/30/2019
Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh 01/31/2019

Spend the day cruising the Mekong River as your ship crosses the border into Vietnam. (B,L,D)
01/31/2019 01/31/2019
Mekong River

Mekong River 02/01/2019

Enjoy a visit to Tân Châu, a small Mekong River town unspoiled by tourism. You will have the opportunity to get an authentic experience and take a traditional "xe loi" (trishaw) ride around the town, with stops at silk-making and rattan mat workshops, followed by a boat ride through the narrow channels of the Mekong River to "Evergreen Island". Alternatively, simply take the boat ride to Evergreen Island and return to Tân Châu, where you will visit a rattan mat workshop. Later in the day, cruise to Sa Đéc. (B,L,D),
02/01/2019 02/01/2019
Tan Chau

Tan Chau 02/02/2019

Spend the day cruising the Mekong River as your ship crosses the border into Vietnam. (B,L,D)
02/02/2019 02/02/2019
Vinh Hoa

Vinh Hoa 02/02/2019

Enjoy a visit to Tân Châu, a small Mekong River town unspoiled by tourism. Take a boat ride through the narrow channels of the Mekong River to several scenic locations, including a small village known as "Evergreen Island". Return to Tân Châu, where you will visit a workshop that makes rattan mats. You may opt to take a traditional "xe loi" (trishaw) ride around the town, with stops at artisans' workshops, such as a silk-making workshop. (B,L,D)
02/02/2019 02/02/2019
Sa Dec

Sa Dec 02/03/2019

Enjoy a visit to Tân Châu, a small Mekong River town unspoiled by tourism. Take a boat ride through the narrow channels of the Mekong River to several scenic locations, including a small village known as "Evergreen Island". Return to Tân Châu, where you will visit a workshop that makes rattan mats. You may opt to take a traditional "xe loi" (trishaw) ride around the town, with stops at artisans' workshops, such as a silk-making workshop. (B,L,D)
02/03/2019 02/03/2019
Xeo Quyt

Xeo Quyt 02/03/2019

Once ashore in Sa Đéc, tour the town where French writer Marguerite Duras spent many years in her youth. Visit a colorful local market, Cao Dai Temple, and the 19th-century house of Mr. Hu?nh Th?y Lę, writer's Chinese paramour. Later, board a motorcoach for Xeo Quyt, once used as a base during the French and U.S. wars and now an important ecological site. You will have an opportunity to visit candy and rice paper making workshops, or alternatively, visit the historic Anh Kiet Old House. Cap the day off with a festive Farewell Dinner onboard. (B,L,D)
02/03/2019 02/03/2019
Cai Be

Cai Be 02/03/2019

Once ashore in Sa Đéc, tour the town where French writer Marguerite Duras spent many years in her youth. Visit a colorful local market, Cao Dai Temple, and the 19th-century house of Mr. Hu?nh Th?y Lę, writer's Chinese paramour. Later, board a motorcoach for Xeo Quyt, once used as a base during the French and U.S. wars and now an important ecological site. You will have an opportunity to visit candy and rice paper making workshops, or alternatively, visit the historic Anh Kiet Old House. Cap the day off with a festive Farewell Dinner onboard. (B,L,D)
02/03/2019 02/03/2019
My Tho

My Tho 02/04/2019

Once ashore in Sa Đéc, tour the town where French writer Marguerite Duras spent many years in her youth. Visit a colorful local market, Cao Dai Temple, and the 19th-century house of Mr. Hu?nh Th?y Lę, writer's Chinese paramour. Later, board a motorcoach for Xeo Quyt, once used as a base during the French and U.S. wars and now an important ecological site. You will have an opportunity to visit candy and rice paper making workshops, or alternatively, visit the historic Anh Kiet Old House. Cap the day off with a festive Farewell Dinner onboard. (B,L,D)
02/04/2019 02/04/2019
Cruise Ends (Debarkation)

Cruise Ends (Debarkation) 02/04/2019

Once ashore in Sa Đéc, tour the town where French writer Marguerite Duras spent many years in her youth. Visit a colorful local market, Cao Dai Temple, and the 19th-century house of Mr. Hu?nh Th?y Lę, writer's Chinese paramour. Later, board a motorcoach for Xeo Quyt, once used as a base during the French and U.S. wars and now an important ecological site. You will have an opportunity to visit candy and rice paper making workshops, or alternatively, visit the historic Anh Kiet Old House. Cap the day off with a festive Farewell Dinner onboard. (B,L,D)
02/04/2019 02/04/2019
Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) 02/04/2019

Your cruise comes to an end as the ship docks at M? Tho Port. (B)

Optional Private Excursions

Avoid the crowds and hustle and bustle associated with a group activity. For a memorable trip ashore, we invite you to consider a private shore excursion. Enjoy the undivided attention of your own driver/guide and the flexibility of experiencing the aspects of the local culture that most interest you. Below are just some samples of the private shore excursions we can arrange for you. Let us personalize your experience!

Cu Chi Tunnels & Sai Gon Highlights Tour – 10 hours - Saigon
Highlights:
  • Visit Cu Chi Tunnels
  • Visit Reunification Palace
  • Stop at the Notre Dame Cathedral, Centre Post Office
  • Visit Jade Emperor Pagoda
  • Shopping at the Central Ben Thanh Market

Tour Duration: 10 hours

Tour can operate: Morning

Wheelchair Accessible: No

Physical Activity Level: Moderate

Inclusions:
  • Pick up/ Drop off at Phu My Port
  • Tours and transfers as specified including entry fees, on a private basis in modern air-conditioned vehicles.
  • Service of English Speaking Local Guides.
  • Ports permit arranged
  • Meals (food only) as stated in the above itinerary
  • One 0.5 little of bottles water and cold towel in vehicle during sightseeing
  • Vietnam Government tax and services charge
 
Not Included:
  • All International and domestic air tickets
  • Accommodation
  • Vietnamese visa arrival
  • Other meals than those specified.
  • Travel Insurance.
  • Tips for tour guides, drivers, waiters at included meals, local assistants
02/04/2019 02/04/2019
AmaWaterways: AmaDara
The 124-passenger AmaDara features Luxury Suites, Suites, and spacious standard staterooms, all of which have private Twin Balconies. The ship's elegant public areas include two stylish restaurants serving delicious cuisine, an inviting lounge, a fitness room, hair salon, massage rooms, and a refreshing Sun Deck swimming pool.
Features and Amenities
  • Twin Balconies: Enjoy panoramic views and plenty of fresh air in the lavish twin-balcony staterooms that feature both a French balcony and an outside balcony.
  • Public Spaces: Enjoy panoramic views and plenty of fresh air in the lavish twin-balcony staterooms that feature both a French balcony and an outside balcony.
  • Fine Dining: Dine on exquisitely prepared cuisine, with a choice of North American favorites and delicious regionally-inspired specialties.
  • Entertainment: Enjoy costumed Apsara dancers, local musicians, and piano performances in the lounge.
  • Massage and Beauty Salon: Pamper yourself as you cruise along the Mekong river, full of history and untouched by time.
Ship Statistics
Year Built
2015
Year Refurbished
Year Entered Present Fleet
2015
Previous Name
Country of Registry
Vietnam
Tonnage (GRT)
2,650
Guests (Lowers)
124
Total Guests
124
Passenger Decks
3
Number of Crew
52
Officers' Nationality
International
Cruise/Hotel Staff Nationality
International
Total Rooms
62
Suites
14
Balconies
48
Ocean/River View
Interior
Accessible
Gratuities:

Gratuities to the Cruise Manager and ship crew are not included in the vacation price, and are to be given at guests' discretion.

Dining and Cuisine:

The AmaDara features a main restaurant as well as an alternate dining option which serve Asian and Western specialties. Meals are prepared by local chefs and consist of Western cuisine as well as Vietnamese and Cambodian cuisine. Breakfast is served buffet style each morning. For lunch, selections include salads, soups, hot entrées, and desserts. Dinner is a multi-course meal with a selection of entrées. Free–flowing wine and beer are included with every lunch and dinner on board. Complimentary house brand spirits and soft drinks are also included throughout your cruise.

Public Areas:

  • Mekong Restaurant
  • Specialty restaurant
  • Spa
  • Hair salon
  • Fitness room
  • Pool
  • Saigon lounge

Onboard Entertainment:

Onboard special highlights include folklore dances and music performances, culture discussion forums, theme dinners, and piano entertainment.

Impeccable Service:

With AmaWaterways you’ll enjoy the finest onboard service of any river cruise line. Passengers consistently rate AmaWaterways' personalized, professional, and friendly service as a highlight of their cruise. At AmaWaterways, customer service is their top priority.

Massage and Beauty Salon:

As you sail through Vietnam and Cambodia’s most beautiful and tranquil scenery, why not take the opportunity to pamper yourself? AmaDara has an expert hair stylist, masseuse, and beauty therapist at your disposal for the duration of the cruise. Pamper your body and rejuvenate your spirit while you’re on board with AmaWaterways.

Every feature in an AmaWaterways stateroom was thoughtfully conceived with guests' comfort in mind. Staterooms and suites give you the space to sit back and relax in between meals and exploration. Artfully crafted to a first-class standard, each room is equipped with innovative designs, plush bedding, multi-jet showerheads, and many other special touches that make you feel like you're getting the royal treatment.

Your stateroom was designed to ensure that you travel in luxury from one stunning destination to the next. Set the climate control to your preference and slip into a terrycloth bathrobe as you unwind. Turn on the Entertainment on Demand system and put on a newly-released movie. Switch your flat-screen monitor into computer mode and hop on the internet to post your adventures on social media. Your spacious stateroom is yours to relax in and enjoy as you see fit.

Information provided within these pages has been updated as of October 2018. While we do our best to ensure that stateroom descriptions and deckplans appearing in this website are complete and accurate, we cannot be responsible for inaccurate representations, which may or may not be under our control. Please reconfirm stateroom accommodations and deck placement prior to booking.

Suite

Luxury Suite with Twin Balcony (Luxury Suite) 5,798
Luxury Suite with Twin Balcony
  • Category: Luxury Suite
  • Sadec Deck (Sun Deck)
  • Square Feet: 502
  • French Balcony and Outside Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed
  • Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub
  • Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer
  • Flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
Suite with Twin Balcony (Suite) 4,498
Suite with Twin Balcony
  • Category: Suite
  • Sadec Deck (Sun Deck)
  • Square Feet: 366
  • French Balcony and Outside Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed
  • Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub
  • Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer
  • Flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily

Balcony

River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (A) 3,998
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: A
  • Saigon Deck (Upper Deck)
  • Square Feet: 251
  • French Balcony and Outside Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed
  • Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub
  • Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer
  • Flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (B) 3,698
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: B
  • Sadec Deck (Sun Deck)
  • Saigon Deck (Upper Deck)
  • Tonle Deck (Main Deck)
  • Square Feet: 251
  • French Balcony and Outside Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed
  • Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub
  • Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer
  • Flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (C) 3,099
River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony
  • Category: C
  • Saigon Deck (Upper Deck)
  • Tonle Deck (Main Deck)
  • Square Feet: 251
  • French Balcony and Outside Balcony
  • In-room temperature control
  • Cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area
  • Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed
  • Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub
  • Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer
  • Flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel
  • Complimentary bottled water replenished daily
Rates are cruise only or cruise/land (where applicable), per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges of $168 are additional for all guests.

Rates are cruise or cruise/land only, per person, based on double occupancy. Port charges are additional. No additional government fees/ taxes or fuel surcharge. No fees for the rate of exchange US$-EUR.

The fares listed reflect the "Save $250 Per Person" promotion

All fares are quoted in US Dollars.

Sadec Deck (Sun Deck)

Stateroom Key

  • Luxury Suite with Twin Balcony (Luxury Suite)
  • Suite with Twin Balcony (Suite)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (B)
Saigon Deck (Upper Deck)

Stateroom Key

  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (A)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (B)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (C)
Tonle Deck (Main Deck)

Stateroom Key

  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (B)
  • River View Stateroom with Twin Balcony (C)
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