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Vietnam by Sea

October 23-November 6, 2021 Postponed

Ha Long Bay in Vietnam
Imperial City gate in Hue, Vietnam
Buddhist Monks at Angkor Wat temple in Siem Reap, Cambodia
View of Hong Kong from Victoria Peak

Haiphong to Siem Reap aboard Le Lapérouse

This program is postponed and rescheduled to operate October 23-November 6, 2021. An updated brochure and program details will be uploaded once available. 

Please read below for original tour details (November 3-17, 2020).

Voyage through the South China Sea along the coastline of Vietnam to Cambodia and explore the verdant landscapes and centuries-old sandstone temples of these ancient lands.

Start your journey with two days in Vietnam’s capital city of Hanoi and experience the blend of cultures as French and Asian heritage combine in this vibrant city. Embark on the newly launched Le Lapérouse in Haiphong traveling seven nights to Saigon stopping in various port cities along the way. Fly to Siem Reap and spend three days adventuring from this home base into the jungle-fringed ruins of Cambodia’s once magnificent temples.

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Trip Highlights

  • Cruise through the beautiful emerald waters of Ha Long Bay with its towering limestone pillars.
  • Explore Hué the home of the Imperial City containing such sites as the Purple Forbidden City and Tu Duc Tomb.
  • Tour the French Colonial architecture of Saigon and the extensive Cu Chi Tunnels built by the Viet Cong.
  • Admire the wonder of the Temple of Angkor Wat, icon of Khmer architecture and famed UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Faculty Speaker

  • To be confirmed

Trip Details

  • Duration: 15 Days
  • Activity Level: Moderately active
  • Cost: $6,895 per person, based on double occupancy
  • Single Supplement: To be confirmed
  • Deposit: $800 per person, payable to Gohagan & Company
  • Co-sponsors: Various institutions
  • Optional Extensions:
    • An optional three-day pre-tour extension to Hong Kong, and a three-day post-tour extension to Bangkok are available.