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Southeast Asia and Hong Kong

Meet the locals, immerse yourself in the culture of Indochina and explore floating markets and sacred temples on this superb cruise from Thailand to Cambodia, Vietnam and China. Includes return flights from the UK and shore excursions

Mid size Ship Holiday
  • Bangkok
  • Sihanoukville
  • Angkor Wat
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hong Kong

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Southeast Asia and Hong Kong Special Offer

This journey through four Southeast Asian countries allows you to explore regions that seem untouched by the passage of time and glittering cities where deeply held Eastern traditions meet modern Western customs.

Enjoy an overnight stay in the Thai capital of Bangkok before sailing to Cambodia and the coastal town of Sihanoukville, gateway to the magnificent 12th-century Buddhist temple of Angkor Wat. Cruise the Gulf of Thailand to the cultural melting pot of Ho Chi Minh City, where highlights include a visit to a lacquer workshop. Admire the traditional rice paddies of Da Nang which contrast with the colonial architecture and ornate temples of the city centre.

Embark on a scenic cruise on a traditional Vietnamese junk through the towering limestone islands of Ha Long Bay for an unforgettable journey through this labyrinthine archipelago. Call at the island city of Haikou, just off the coast of China, to visit the historic quarter before sailing to the dazzling city of Hong Kong for an overnight stop.

RV313 Operated by Viking Ocean Cruises


Southeast Asia and Hong Kong Itinerary

Days 1-2 - UK - Bangkok (Thailand)

Fly from the UK and embark Viking Orion in Bangkok.

Day 3 - Bangkok

Enjoy a panoramic tour of Bangkok, one of Southeast Asia’s most colourful and cosmopolitan cities, and admire the traditional longboats that sail on the city's canals and waterways. Tour highlights include the magnificent Wat Arun Temple, the famous flower market and the Ratchadamnoen Road. Optional excursions include a visit to UNESCO-listed Ayutthaya, a tasting at the Rayong Tropical Fruit Farm and a tuk tuk ride through the Old Town.

Days 4-5 - Sihanoukville (Cambodia)

The coastal town of Sihanoukville is surrounded by stunning sandy beaches. Discover the colourful murals and Buddha sculptures of Wat Krom, stroll along Independence Beach, and explore a local market and fishing village. Alternatively, enjoy a boat ride through the mangroves of Ream National Park, a cooking class at Don Bosco Hotel School or a tour showcasing the sights of Phnom Penh.

Day 6 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a day at sea cruising the Gulf of Thailand.

Days 7-9 - Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

There is plenty of time to enjoy the highlights of Ho Chi Minh City, with a two-night stop. View the Reunification Palace and meet artisans at a lacquer workshop. Perhaps take the optional tour of the famous Mekong Delta, known to many as 'Vietnam’s rice bowl', which supplies fruit, vegetables and seafood to the many floating markets including the city's largest, Ben Thanh Market. Why not visit the legendary Cu Chi tunnels, a labyrinth of underground passageways used by the Viet Cong during the Vietnam War, on an optional excursion.

Day 10 - At sea

Enjoy the ship's facilities on a relaxing day at sea.

Day 11 - Da Nang

Da Nang was a US base during the Vietnam War and today is a lively cultural centre. Discover the typical Vietnamese countryside of rice paddies and water buffalo, admire the city’s colonial architecture and visit the famous China Beach. Alternatively, head into the jungle to discover the ruins of My Son, learn about the imperial history of Vietnam with visits to two Nguyen Dynasty landmarks, or enjoy a cruise along the Thu Bon River.

Days 12-13 - Cruising Ha Long Bay

Sail into the breathtaking landscape of Ha Long Bay on an authentic Vietnamese junk. This remarkable seascape landscape comprises of 2,000 towering karst islands, said to have been created by dragons descending to the sea.

Day 14 - Haikou (China)

Discover the lively city of Haikou on Hainan Island with its historic Old Town, unique blend of European and Asian architecture and the 148-acre Baishamen Park. There are optional excursions available to the mangrove Tree Protection Zone and the Hainan Provincial Museum.

Day 15 - Hong Kong

Cruise into Hong Kong this morning and admire the iconic skyline of towering skyscrapers against a backdrop of soaring mountains. Enjoy a panoramic city tour with highlights including breathtaking views from Victoria Peak, the warren of stalls at the open-air Stanley Market and a sampan cruise through Aberdeen Harbour’s traditional floating village.

Day 16 - Hong Kong - UK

Disembark Viking Orion and transfer to the airport for the return flight home.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 14 night full board cruise
  • Return flights from the UK
  • Overseas transfers
  • Complimentary shore excursion in every port with a wide choice of optional extra excursions available
  • House wine, beer and soft drinks with lunch and dinner
  • Choice of dining options from casual to private dining and al fresco dining
  • 24-hour room service
  • Tea and coffee available 24 hours
  • Wi-fi throughout the ship
  • Gratuities
  • All port charges and government taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional optional shore excursions

Cruise Extensions

  • Bangkok Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night pre-cruise stay in Bangkok from £389pp. Please contact us for details
  • Hong Kong Extension Extend your cruise with a 2-night post-cruise stay in Hong Kong from £449pp. Please contact us for details
  • Angkor Wat Extension Extend your cruise with a 1-night stay in Bangkok and 3-night stay in Siem Reap, with included visit to Angkor Wat, from £1539pp. Please contact us for details
  • Luang Prabang Extension: Extend your cruise with a 1-night stay in Bangkok and 3-night stay in Luang Prabang from £1539pp. Please contact us for details
Map for Southeast Asia and Hong Kong