Voyage through Vietnam and Cambodia, where lush landscape and centuries-old culture are harmoniously linked, on this exceptional itinerary featuring Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi, an intriguing blend of French and Asian heritage, a cruise from Haiphong to Saigon, and Siem Reap to experience the magnificent temples of Angkor. Enjoy five-star cruising aboard the exclusively chartered, newly launched Le Lapérouse, which features the world’s first luxury underwater observatory. Cruise the serene and storied shores of Vietnam, exploring its most captivating treasures, from tranquil ancient pagodas to bustling sampan-filled harbors, and tour the jungle-fringed ruins of Cambodia, steeped in mystery yet also revealing testaments to religious, imperial, and artistic traditions. Featuring four UNESCO World Heritage sites — beautiful Ha Long Bay, the Forbidden Purple City in Hué, ancient Hôi An, and the famed Temple of Angkor Wat — this unique program is a spectacular blend of Southeast Asia’s ancient world and dynamic modernity.
Featuring guest speakers Kim Phuc and Jim Laurie. Hear a firsthand account from Phuc, who was the subject of the photograph “Napalm Girl”, an enduring image from the Vietnam War. Learn more about the fall of Saigon from Laurie, winner of two Emmy Awards and a Peabody Award for his coverage of this time in Vietnam. Read more>