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    15-Night Mekong River Cruise & Land CME October 16-31, 2018

    October 16, 2018 • October 31, 2018

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15-Night Mekong River Cruise & Land CME October 16-31, 2018

Land Tour & Onboard the AmaWaterways AmaDara.

6-Night Pre-Cruise Land Tour in Vietnam & Cambodia
7-Night Cruise from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
2-Night Post-Cruise Land Tour in Vietnam

Your journey begins in Vietnam’s bustling capital, Hanoi, followed by an excursion to breathtaking Ha Long Bay for an overnight sojourn. A short flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia, brings you to the gateway of the ancient Khmer empire. Spend three days touring the temples of the Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before embarking your Mekong Cruise on Tonle Sap Lake. Visit rural villages, historic pagodas, floating markets and a Buddhist monastery along the way. Conclude your cruise with a two-night stay in lively Ho Chi Minh City.

Speakers

Dr. Kathryn Giles

MD, MSc, FRCPC

Topic: Neurology

  • Neurology practice in Cambridge, ON for 23 years
  • She has a special interest in ne...

Dr. Vincent Woo

Topic: Endocrinology

Dr. Vincent Woo obtained his medical degree from the University of Manitoba and his specialty ...

Dr. Robyn Houlden

Topic: Endocrinology

Dr. Robyn Houlden is a Professor and Chair of the Division of Endocrinology at Queen’s Univers...

Additional Noteworthy Features

Your journey begins in Vietnam’s bustling capital, Hanoi, followed by an excursion to breathtaking Ha Long Bay for an overnight sojourn. A short flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia, brings you to the gateway of the ancient Khmer empire. Spend three days touring the temples of the Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, before embarking your Mekong Cruise on Tonle Sap Lake. Visit rural villages, historic pagodas, floating markets and a Buddhist monastery along the way. Conclude your cruise with a two-night stay in lively Ho Chi Minh City.

Staterooms

AmaDara features spacious staterooms and suites all of which have private twin balconies. Public areas include two stylish restaurants, an inviting lounge, a fitness room, hair salon, three spas and a refreshing Sun Deck swimming pool.

Dining

The AmaDara features a main restaurant as well as 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.

Onboard Experience & Activities

With AmaWaterways, you’ll find an exceptional vacation experience. In addition you’ll enjoy the finest onboard service of any river cruise line. We believe that a big factor in our award-winning success is superior service and attention. Our guests consistently rate our personalized, professional and friendly service as a highlight of their cruise. How do we know? They tell us. Guests aboard every AmaWaterways ship complete a detailed questionnaire at the end of their cruise, and we diligently read every single one of them. It provides continuous feedback on our passengers’ experience, and enables us to guide our onboard staff. We can praise the staff for a job well done, and make quick adjustments before the start of the next cruise. At AmaWaterways, customer service is our top priority.

Onboard special highlights include folklore dances and music performances, culture discussion forums, theme dinners and piano entertainment. As you sail through Vietnam and Cambodia’s most beautiful and tranquil scenery, why not take the opportunity to pamper yourself? We have 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.


Schedule

This course is designed for Family Physicians, Specialists, and Allied Health Care professionals. The aim is to provide evidence-based material as well as practical and relevant clinical pearls that will be easy to implement into one’s medical practice. Conference attendees will be invited to complete a pre-course Needs assessment to facilitate the faculty with the development of their presentations. Topics being covered Cardiology, Diabetes, Emergency Medicine.

  • Tues, Oct 16 Hà Nội, Vietnam

    Check in to Sofitel Metropole Hotel After 3:00 pm

  • Wed, Oct 17 Hà Nội, Vietnam

    Free day!

     

  • Thurs, Oct 18 Hà Nội, Vietnam

    Free day!

  • Fri, Oct 19 Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Free day!

  • Sat, Oct 20 Siem Reap, Cambodia

    Free day!

  • Sun, Oct 21 Siem Reap, Cambodia

    CME 2:30 pm - 5:30 pm

  • Mon, Oct 22 Siem Reap, Cambodia

    CME 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Tues, Oct 23 Mekong River, Cambodia

    Evening Doctor's Lounge

  • Wed, Oct 24 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    CME 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

  • Thurs, Oct 25 Phnom Penh, Cambodia

    Evening Doctor's Lounge

  • Friday, Oct 26 Mekong River, Cambodia

    CME 8:30 am - 12:30 pm

    CME 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

     

  • Sat, Oct 27 Mekong River, Cambodia

    CME 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

  • Sun, Oct 28 Mekong River, Cambodia

    Disembark, Check in to Sofitel Saigon

  • Mon, Oct 29 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    CME 9:00 am - 12:15 pm

  • Tue, Oct 30 Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Depart for Home

Our Group Will Be Visiting Many Exciting Stops

Hanoi, Vietnam

Welcome to Hanoi, Vietnam’s capital city, known for its graceful colonial architecture, frenetic streets and verdant parks and temples. After checking into your hotel, the remainder of the day i...

Hanoi

A morning sightseeing tour will take you to some of Hanoi’s most famous historical and cultural sites, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square, One-pillar Pagoda and The Temple of Li...

Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

After breakfast, leave Hanoi behind and take a scenic ride to one of Vietnam’s most renowned locations, Ha Long Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Board a contemporary junk with traditional acce...

Ha Long Bay - Hanoi - Siem Reap, Cambodia

This morning, your Ha Long Bay Junk continues its scenic cruising during breakfast onboard. Late morning, disembark the ship and transfer to Hanoi Airport. A short flight will take you to Siem R...

Siem Reap - Angkor

After breakfast, you will have a guided sightseeing tour of the Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Highlights include Angkor Thom, the newly restored Baphuon Temple, Terra...

Siem Reap - Angkor

This morning you will visit the most iconic of al Angkorian temples, Angkor Wat. This intricate and massive temple complex was built by King Suryavarman II in the early 12th century to honour th...

Siem Reap - Prek Kdam

Today you will be transferred by motorcoach to board your river cruise ship at Prek Kdam, a small village on the Tonle River. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner as the ship cruises to Kampong Chhnang.

Kampong Chhnang - Koh Chen

After breakfast, a local boat will take you into the lakeside wetlands that form the mouth of the Tonle Sap River. Enjoy the stunning variety of bird life here, and be on the lookout for the tra...

Oudong - Kampong Tralach - Phnom Penh

This morning you will be transferred to Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia, and tour a monastery where you will receive a special Buddhist blessing. In Kampong Tralach, you will have a truly...

Phnom Penh

This morning you will take an excursion to Cambodia’s infamous Killing Fields and also visit the Khmer Rouge’s grim Tuol Sleng S21 detention center (Genocide Museum) just outside the city. After...

Phnom Penh - Border Crossing - Tan Chau, Vietnam

Spend the day cruising the Mekong River and crossing the border into Vietnam. Your vessel moors midstream at the small town of Tan Chau, Vietnam.

Tan Chau - Sa Dec

This morning, you’ll visit Tan Chau, a small Mekong River town unspoiled by tourism. You will have the opportunity to take one of two tours this morning. Your first option to is take a tradition...

Sa Dec - Xeo Quyt - Cai Be

In the morning, board a local boat for Sa Dec. Once ashore, you will tour the town where French writer Marguerite Duras spent many years in her youth. Visit a colorful local market, and the hous...

Ho Chi Minh City

Your cruise comes to an end as the ship docks at My Tho Port followed by a transfer to nearby Ho Chi Minh City, still affectionately referred to by locals as Saigon. This former capital of Indoc...