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AmaDara

AmaDara features Luxury Suites and spacious standard staterooms, all of which have private Twin Balconies (French Balcony plus a full size step-out balcony). The ship’s elegant public areas include two stylish restaurants serving delicious cuisine, an inviting lounge, a fitness room, hair salon, massage rooms, and a refreshing Sun Deck swimming pool.

    • 302

    • Length
    • 2015

    • Built Year
    • 52

    • Crew
    • 124

    • Pax Capacity
    • 14

    • Suites
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    Review: Vietnam, Cambodia And The Riches Of The Mekong River With AmaWaterways

    By: Derek Miller, Travel Consultant Vietnam is country with a rich history. At the beginning of my cruise on the Mekong river with AmaWaterways, I went to the Independence Palace, which serves as one of the many museums that Saigon has to offer. It’s known as Saigon by its people who live there but Ho Chi Minh…

Sailings

Sail Date Operator Ship Departs Returns Length Price
Aug 16, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,399
Aug 30, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,599
Sep 13, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,799
Sep 27, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,999
Oct 11, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Oct 25, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Nov 08, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Nov 22, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Dec 06, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Dec 20, 2021AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Jan 03, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Jan 17, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Jan 31, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Feb 14, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Feb 28, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Mar 14, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,999
Mar 28, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,799
Apr 11, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,599
Aug 08, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,399
Aug 22, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,399
Sep 05, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,599
Sep 19, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,799
Oct 03, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,999
Oct 17, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Oct 31, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Nov 14, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Nov 28, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Dec 12, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Dec 26, 2022AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,099
Jan 09, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Jan 23, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Feb 06, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Feb 20, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Mar 06, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$3,199
Mar 20, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,999
Apr 03, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,799
Apr 17, 2023AmaWaterwaysAmaDaraMy ThoKampong Cham8$2,599

Ship Information


  • Maiden Voyage: 2015
  • Length: 302
  • Passenger Capacity: 124
  • Normal Crew Size: 52
  • Staterooms: 62
  • Suites: 14

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.

Age Restrictions

All guests under the age of 18 are to be in a cabin with an adult, and must remain supervised at all times, and their safety is the responsibility of the accompanying adult(s). Children under the age of 11 may share a cabin with 2 adults provided that the child must be able to share the bed with the adults – no additional bed will be provided. Please be aware that cabins with French Balconies/Full Balconies may be unsafe for small children if left unsupervised. Children under the age of 4 are not allowed, and children 4-7 years old are not recommended. For Africa, due to safety precautions, there is a minimum age limit of 12 years old, unless otherwise agreed upon by AmaWaterways. AmaWaterways does not provide child-specific programs or child-minding facilities. 

Tipping

Vietnam & Cambodia: Pre and Post Cruise: National Guide US $2 per person per day. Local Guides, US $1 per person per half-day tour, US $2 per person per full day tour. Bus Drivers, US $.50 per person for half-day tour, US $2 per person for full day tour. 
Cruise: Cruise Director, US $2 per person per day. Ship's Crew, US $10 per person per day. Cruise Guide in Cambodia, US $2-3 per person per day (covers all shore excursions in Cambodia). Cruise Guide in Vietnam, US $2-3 per person per day(covers all shore excursions in Vietnam.) 

Cabins

Category C
Square Footage: 251

Category C

Inside your exquisitely decorated stateroom, you'll find all the amenities of a fine hotel with in-room temperature control, cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area. Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed. Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub. Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer, flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel, and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. Includes French & Outside Balcony. Includes French & Outside Balcony. Located on the Tonle (Main Deck).




Category B
Square Footage: 251

Category B

Inside your exquisitely decorated stateroom, you'll find all the amenities of a fine hotel with in-room temperature control, cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area. Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed. Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub. Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer, flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel, and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. Includes French & Outside Balcony. Located on Tonle (Main Deck), Saigon (Upper Deck), and Sadec (Terrace Deck).




Category A
Square Footage: 251

Category A

Inside your exquisitely decorated stateroom, you'll find all the amenities of a fine hotel with in-room temperature control, cozy sitting area; Suites and Luxury Suites feature a larger sitting area. Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed. Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub. Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer, flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel, and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. Includes French & Outside Balcony. Located on Saigon (Upper Deck).




Category Suite
Square Footage: 366

Category Suite

Inside your exquisitely decorated stateroom, you'll find all the amenities of a fine hotel with in-room temperature control, a larger sitting area. Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed. Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub. Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer, flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel, and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. Includes French & Outside Balcony. Located on the Sadec (Terrace Deck).




Category Luxury Suite
Square Footage: 502

Category Luxury Suite

Inside your exquisitely decorated stateroom, you'll find all the amenities of a fine hotel with in-room temperature control, a larger sitting area. Deluxe hotel-style bedding; Luxury Suites feature a king-sized bed. Spacious bathrooms with showers; Suites feature both a shower and separate tub. Writing desk, mini-bar, safe, bathrobe and slippers, in-house telephone and hairdryer, flat-panel screen featuring an in-house movie channel, and complimentary bottled water replenished daily. Located on the Sadec (Terrace Deck).




Life on Board

Recreation

Chef’s Table Restaurant

The Chef’s Table serves as an intimate dining alternative to the main restaurant. It features a view of the chef as he prepares a true tasting menu with three appetizers, a champagne sorbet intermezzo, three main courses and three decadent desserts, serving up a variety of regional specialties and traditional dishes with more choices and flavors than ever before. Located on the Saigon (Upper Deck).

Recreation

Mekong Restaurant

The Mekong Restaurant provides a selection of elegant dishes prepared by local chefs, including regional Vietnamese and Cambodian cuisine, or classic Western. Breakfast is served buffet style each morning. For lunch, selections include salads, soups, hot entrees and desserts. Dinner is a multi-course meal with a selection of entrees. Located on the Tonle (Main Deck).

Recreation

Entertainment

Onboard special highlights include folklore dances and music performances, culture discussion forums, theme dinners and piano entertainment.

Recreation

Gift Shop

Looking for a souvenir to bring back for that friend who couldn't make the trip? No problem, the Gift Shop is the perfect place! Located on the Saigon (Upper Deck).

Recreation

Saigon Lounge & Bar

The Saigon Lounge & Bar is a plush, great place to relax and unwind from a long day of touring. Located on the Saigon (Upper Deck).

Recreation

Fitness Room

Hit the treadmill or lift some weights while cruising if you're looking for a way to stay fit while on vacation. Located on the Sadec (Sun Deck).

Recreation

Pool

Soak up some rays or take a dip in the refreshing pool on your way to the next exotic stop. Located on the Sadec (Sun Deck).

Recreation

Salon

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. Located on the Sadec (Terrace Deck).

Recreation

Spa

If you want to relax and get pampered, relax and enjoy a massage or a deep tissue treatment in the Spa. Located on the Saigon (Upper Deck) and Sadec (Sun Deck).

Hygiene and Safety Protocols

Whether you are a loyal past guest or are considering river cruising with us for the first time, we thank you for entrusting AmaWaterways with your future river cruise plans. Here are some of the measures we are taking to protect our guests on board and ashore:

Pre-Cruise

  • Prior to boarding, an online health and contact screening questionnaire will be required.

Embarkation

  • At embarkation, guests’ temperatures will be taken with no-contact infrared thermometers. If, for any reason, further testing is required, shoreside medical treatment centers are within close proximity.
  • Your luggage handles will be sanitized before delivery to your stateroom.

On Board

  • Protocols continue to change; however, at this time, guests are required to wear face coverings when moving through public spaces.
  • We will have ample hand sanitizers available throughout the ship and their frequent use is required by all guests and crew.
  • Our crew has implemented enhanced cleaning and disinfecting measures throughout the ship.
  • We use state-of-the-art fan coil air conditioning units; there is no recirculating of air on board our ships.
  • There will be limitations to the number of guests allowed to sail with us.
  • Safety and social distancing will be enhanced throughout our dining room.
  • You will still get plenty of fresh air and exercise as our bicycles, fitness mats and equipment will be thoroughly sanitized after each use. Use of the Fitness Room is by appointment with cleaning time between use. Throughout Europe and Asia, we provide a variety of onboard wellness activities led by professionally trained Wellness Hosts. Whenever weather permits, these small-group classes will be held on our spacious open-air Sun Decks.
  • Non-essential visitors are not permitted on board.

Exploring Ashore

  • Your personal portable Quietvox commentary systems will allow you to hear guides while social distancing.
  • Shore excursions will be conducted in small groups. Guests must use hand sanitizers when getting on and off our coaches that are thoroughly cleaned each morning.
  • In the event that ships are docked side by side, guests will be required to pass over Sun Decks.

AmaDara Customer Reviews

Ratings based off 11 reviews about AmaDara - currently showing 5 reviews with comments only
JW
John
Reviewed on Jan 21, 2020

Very nice experience. All handled in a professional and courteous manner.

GB
Grant

Ama Waterways is without question a top tier operator. At first I was concerned that I would lose the small tour feel that I like. I should not have worried. The whole experience is designed to provide intimate settings, friendly atmosphere and NO Lines or waiting. Incredible staff. Personalized tour service with the advantages of a group. The mix of other guests was delightful. Our best vacation ever.

GR
Glenn

This was our second trip with AmaWaterways and it was consistent in quality with our first. Our tour manager and our local guides were outstanding. Itinerary included a variety of interesting experiences and there was a nice balance of planned excursions and free time. Land accommodations on the pre- and post-cruise extension were excellent.

MB
Marie

Excellent varied activities. Sensitive to indicudiuals who were unable to do the strenuous outings. Excellent staff in all the countries. The tour director was on top of everything and very interested in all the guests.

AW
Alexander

AMAWaterays is absolutely first rate. Travelled with them before and will again. Trip to Vietnam/Cambodia went off without a hitch. All personnel were extraordinarily friendly and efficient.



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