Taking aim at luxury Asia Pacific travel, Pacific Delight World
Tours has launched a 16-day, all-inclusive Vietnam, Cambodia and
Bangkok Gold Vistas package and has partnered with Victoria Cruises
for a 19-day Majestic China & Yangtze River Gold
The China & Yangtze experience incorporates a cruise between
Yichang and Chonqing, plus land stays in Beijing, Shanghai, Xian,
Guilin and Hong Kong. The 19-day cruise includes roundtrip air from
Los Angeles, intra-China air/land transportation, professional tour
directors, and five-star hotels for 13 nights.
Accommodations include three nights at the Grand Hyatt Beijing at
Oriental Plaza, three nights at the St. Regis Hotel Shanghai, two
nights at the Sofitel on Renmin Square in Xian, two nights at the
Sheraton Guilin Hotel and three nights in harbor view
accommodations at the InterContinential Hong Kong Hotel.
The package also includes sightseeing in Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou,
Xian, Guilin and Hong Kong, and a four-night Yangtze River
excursion with Victoria Cruises in a junior suite (with balcony),
sailing upstream between Yichang and Chonqing.
Cruise highlights include a tour of the Three Georges Dam site and
sails through Qutang, Wu and Xiling Gorges, along with 16
breakfasts, 13 lunches and 14 dinners, roundtrip transfers and
baggage handling between airport and hotel
Air-inclusive prices range from $6,593-$6,903, double, with
departures from Los Angeles on April 21, May 5 and 19, June 16,
July 14, Aug. 11, Sept. 8, 15 and 22 and Oct. 6, 13, 20 and 27.
Meanwhile, Pacific Delight is pulling out all the stops on its
Vietnam, Cambodia and Bangkok Gold Vistas package offering
fully-escorted groups of 10 to 16 in-depth exploration of cultural,
entertainment and local sights, and luxury accommodations.
In addition to the sights, special meals and cultural entertainment
run the gamut on this “Gold” program: performances at Hanoi’s Water
Puppet Theater showcasing an art form dating back to the 11th
century, and a classical Thai dance performance with dinner at the
renowned Sala Rim Nam restaurant, lunches of fresh seafood aboard a
Chinese junk and at Lang Co, a palm-shaded beach on the South China
Sea, and a dinner cruise on Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River.
Air is aboard Cathay Pacific from Los Angeles, San Francisco and
New York, between April 2006 and March 2007, with packages priced
$5,548 to $6,358 per person, double.