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The Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong

2 Nights Hotel Ho Chi Minh City, 7 Nights Cruise My Tho to Kampong Cham, 3 Nights Hotel Siem Reap, 2 Nights Hotel Hanoi (or reverse)
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2016 & 2017 Departure Dates & Pricing

Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi - 15 days

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Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City - 15 days

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Ship - River Orchid , Mekong Navigator

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Detailed Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh City to Hanoi

Skip to Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh itineraryerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Arrive at Ho Chi Minh City’s Tan Son Nhat International Airport where you will transferred to the tranquil Park Hyatt Saigon hotel.

Day 2: Ho Chi Minh City

FEATURED EXCURSION: Ho Chi Minh City tour

Start the day off with a tour of the city’s incredible French Colonial architecture, followed by a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. A Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine at a beautifully decorated local restaurant, complete with live traditional entertainment, caps off your day.

Day 3: Ho Chi Minh City - transfer to My Tho (Embarkation Day)

FEATURED EXCURSION: Cu Chi Tunnels

Enter the astonishing system of underground passages that stretches to the Cambodian border, then head to My Tho to embark on your memorable Mekong River journey. Enjoy a Welcome Reception and a Vietnamese-themed dinner onboard. 

Day 4: Cai Be - Sa Dec

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Sampan cruise, An Kiet House, rice-paper and candy-making shop, Sa Dec canal cruise, brick and rice factories, and Huynh Thuy Le house

Board a sampan for a tour of the historic An Kiet House, then visit a small family-run factory in Cai Be that makes candies, rice paper, and popped rice. Later, visit a factory in Sa Dec where bricks and tiles are made with Mekong Delta clay and fired with rice husks. Cruise through bustling floating markets to the one-time home of Huynh Thuy Le, made famous by Marguerite Duras’s novel The Lover

Day 5: Chau Doc, Chau Phong Island, cruising the Mekong River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Chau Doc harbor cruise and visit to Cham tribal village with fish farm

Join the locals in lively Chau Doc harbor as your sampan cruises among the traditional floating markets. Visit a Cham tribal village and a local fish farm, then relax onboard as the ship heads for the Cambodian border. 

Day 6: Phnom Penh, Cambodia

FEATURED EXCURSION: Phnom Penh city tour

The ship will dock in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, where you’ll enjoy a tour via remork (motorcycle rickshaw). Visit the Royal Palace’s Throne Hall and Silver Pagoda, which contains thousands of artifacts, including jewel-encrusted Buddhas, and features a floor tiled with pure silver. Then it’s on to the National Museum to see Angkor artifacts. Following lunch onboard, explore the city at your leisure.

Day 7: Phnom Penh

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choeung Ek Memorial Stupa and grounds, and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Cambodia’s grievous experience under the Khmer Rouge regime is revealed at the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. You will visit this memorial and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.  

Day 8: Cruising the Tonlé Sap River, Kampong Chhnang, cruising the Mekong River

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Tonlé Sap River cruise and Kampong Chhnang exploration cruise

Cruise along the scenic Tonlé Sap River to Kampong Chhnang, a busy floating village. After your tour, relax on the ship’s sun deck and enjoy the stunning sunset. 

Day 9: Kampong Cham, Wat Hanchey

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey Monastery, and Wat Hanchey

Today in Kampong Cham, visit the Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey temples, where monkeys frolic among massive Buddhas. Later, investigate historic sites dedicated to the Buddha. Eighth-century Wat Hanchey has wonderful views of the Mekong; stroll among the ancient and modern buildings and receive a traditional water blessing from the local monks. In the evening, indulge in a special Cambodian-themed dinner. 

Day 10: Kampong Cham (Disembarkation Day), transfer to Siem Reap, Cambodia

FEATURED EXCURSION: Siem Reap city tour via remork

Disembark and transfer to the Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa. Enjoy lunch at a restaurant before checking in, then hop on a remork for a tour of the city. 

Day 11: Siem Reap

FEATURED EXCURSION: Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom

Begin your day at Angkor Wat, the most recognizable landmark in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple boasts the longest continuous bas-relief sculpture in existence. Today’s expedition encompasses the south gate of Angkor Thom, once the capital of the Khmer empire, and the pyramid temple of Bayon with its iconic (and enormous) carved heads. Conclude with a walk around Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants, and the moss-encrusted Terrace of the Leper King. Enjoy a traditional Apsara dance performance during dinner. 

Note: Order of sightseeing may change on days 11 and 12. Temple visits are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.

Day 12: Siem Reap

FEATURED EXCURSION: Banteay Srey and Ta Prohm

Today you’ll visit Banteay Srey—considered to be the pinnacle of artistic achievement at Angkor—and Banteay Samré. You'll also see the temple of Ta Prohm, which has been overtaken by the jungle; tentacle-like tree roots spill over millennium-old roofs, enveloping the entire structure.

Day 13: Siem Reap - fly to Hanoi, Vietnam

Enjoy free time in Siem Reap before your flight to Hanoi, then check into the elegant and serene InterContinental Hanoi Westlake hotel.

Day 14: Hanoi

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Hanoi city tour, Thanh Long water puppet show, “Hanoi Hilton,” and colonial Hanoi electric cart tour

Visit the famous One Pillar Pagoda during your tour of the city, and see the “Hanoi Hilton.” After lunch, step into an electric cart for an exciting tour of the colonial district and attend a water puppet show. This evening, you'll be treated to a Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine at one of Hanoi’s most charming establishments. 

Day 15: Depart Hanoi

Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or continue your tour with a Ha Long Bay optional extension.

Departures & Pricing

Detailed itinerary: Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City

Skip to Ho Chi Minh to Hanoi itineraryi

Day 1: Hanoi, Vietnam

Arrive at the airport and transfer to the tranquil Intercontinental Westlake Hotel.

Day 2: Hanoi

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Hanoi city tour, Thanh Long water puppet show, “Hanoi Hilton,” and colonial Hanoi electric cart tour

Visit the famous One Pillar Pagoda during your tour of the city, and see the “Hanoi Hilton.” After lunch, step into an electric cart for an exciting tour of the colonial district and attend a water puppet show. This evening, you'll be treated to a Welcome Dinner with live music and complimentary wine at one of Hanoi’s most charming establishments—an authentic northern Vietnamese dining experience. 

Day 3: Hanoi - fly top Siem Reap, Cambodia

Enjoy free time in Hanoi before your flight to Siem Reap, then check into the elegant and serene Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa.

Day 4: Siem Reap

FEATURED EXCURSION: Angkor Wat, Siem Reap city tour via remork

Begin your day at Angkor Wat, the most recognizable landmark in Cambodia and the largest religious monument in the world. The temple boasts the longest continuous bas-relief sculpture in existence. Explore the temple at your leisure, then tour the city center of Siem Reap by remork (motocycle rickshaw), passing charming open-air markets. The tour will introduce you to Siem Reap's many dining and shopping options, which you will have plenty of time to explore later in the day. 

Day 5: Siem Reap

FEATURED EXCURSION: Banteay Srey and Ta Prohm

Today you’ll visit Banteay Srey—considered to be the pinnacle of artistic achievement at Angkor—and Banteay Samré. Later, you’ll also see the temple of Ta Prohm, which has been overtaken by the jungle; tentacle-like tree roots spill over millennium-old roofs, enveloping the entire structure.

Day 6:Siem Reap - transfer to Kampong Cham (Embarkation Day)

FEATURED EXCURSION: Angkor Thom

Today’s expedition encompasses the south gate of Angkor Thom, once the capital of the Khmer empire, and the pyramid temple of Bayon with its iconic (and enormous) carved heads. The afternoon ends with a walk around Baphuon Temple, the Terrace of the Elephants, and the moss-encrusted Terrace of the Leper King. From there, you will travel to Kampong Cham and board the intimate River Orchid. In the evening, indulge in a special Cambodian-themed dinner. 

Day 7: Cruising the Mekong River, Kampong Cham, Wat Hanchey

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey Monastery, and Wat Hanchey

Today in Kampong Cham, visit the Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey temples, where monkeys frolic among massive Buddhas. Later, investigate historic sites dedicated to the Buddha. Eighth-century Wat Hanchey has wonderful views of the Mekong; stroll among the ancient and modern buildings and receive a traditional water blessing from the local monks. 

Day 8: Cruising the Mekong River, Kampong Chhnang

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Tonlé Sap River cruise and Kampong Chhnang exploration cruise

Cruise along the scenic Tonlé Sap River to Kampong Chhnang, a busy floating village. After your tour, relax on the ship’s sun deck and enjoy the stunning sunset. 

Day 9: Phnom Penh

FEATURED EXCURSION: Phnom Penh city tour

The ship will dock in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, where you’ll enjoy a tour via remork (motorcycle rickshaw). Visit the Royal Palace’s Throne Hall and Silver Pagoda, which contains thousands of artifacts, including jewel-encrusted Buddhas, and features a floor tiled with pure silver. Then it’s on to the National Museum to see Angkor artifacts. Following lunch onboard, explore the city at your leisure. 

Day 10: Phnom Penh

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Choeung Ek Memorial Stupa and grounds, and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum

Cambodia’s grievous experience under the Khmer Rouge regime is revealed at the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek. You will visit this memorial and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. This afternoon, following lunch onboard, explore the city at your leisure.

Day 11: Cruising the Mekong River - Chau Doc, Chau Phong Island, Vietnam

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Chau Doc harbor cruise and visit to Cham tribal village with fish farm

Cross the Cambodian border into Vietnam and begin your tour. Join the locals in lively Chau Doc harbor as your sampan cruises among the traditional floating markets, and visit a Cham tribal village and a local fish farm. 

Day 12: Sa Dec, Cai Be

FEATURED EXCURSIONS: Sa Dec canal cruise, brick and rice factories, and Huynh Thuy Le house, Cai Be sampan cruise, An Kiet House, rice-paper and candy-making shop

Take a canal cruise in Sa Dec and visit a factory where bricks and tiles are made with Mekong Delta clay and fired with rice husks. Later, cruise through busy floating markets to the one-time home of Huynh Thuy Le, made famous by Marguerite Duras’s novel The Lover. Board a sampan for a tour of the historic An Kiet House, and visit a small family-run factory in Cai Be that makes candies, rice paper, and popped rice. On your last evening onboard, enjoy a Vietnamese-themed dinner.

Day 13: My Tho (Disembarkation Day) - transfer to Ho Chi Minh City

FEATURED EXCURSION: Ho Chi Minh City tour

After disembarking, settle in to Ho Chi Minh city's tranquil Park Hyatt Saigon hotel, then enjoy a tour of the city’s incredible French Colonial architecture. You'll also visit the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum. A Welcome Dinner with complimentary wine at a beautifully decorated local restaurant, complete with live traditional entertainment, caps off your day. 

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City

FEATURED EXCURSION: Cu Chi Tunnels

Enter the astonishing system of underground passages that stretches to the Cambodian border. Later, enjoy lunch at one of Ho Chi Minh's well-known restaurants and explore the city on your own. This evening, you'll be treated to a Farewell Dinner with complimentary wine at local venue. 

Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City

Transfer to the airport for your flight home, or continue your tour with an optional extension in Bangkok or Luang Prabang.

Departures & Pricing

Advisements:

  • The following visas are necessary for travel to Vietnam & Cambodia: Vietnam – a MULTIPLE ENTRY VISA. This is very important because Guest will enter Vietnam TWICE during the trip. Cambodia – a SINGLE ENTRY VISA. Note: a Cambodian e-visa (obtained online through the Cambodian Embassy) is NOT ACCETABPTLE FOR A BORDER CROSSING ON THE RIVER. The visa must be a standard issue visa.
  • Order of sightseeing may change throughout the itinerary.
  • Substitute visits to other sites may occur during your trip due to water levels and uncontrollable factors.

2016 and 2017 Departures
Start City
Rates are in $ USD and are PER PASSENGER sharing a twin cabin.
From Ho Chi Minh City
Program Start Date
Ship
Cat 3 - Lotus Deck cabin w/french-doors/promenade
Cat 2 - Lotus Deck cabin w/french-doors/promenade
Cat 1 - Jasmine Deck w/french-doors/promenade
Suite - Suite Deck w/ french doors/ promenade
Grand Suite - Orchid Deck w/ private balcony (on Mekong Navigator only)
Oct 12, 2016
River Orchid
$5,749
$6,024
$6,399
$7,848
-
Oct 26, 2016
River Orchid
$5,999
$6,274
$6,649
$8,098
-
Nov 9, 2016
River Orchid
$5,999
$6,274
$6,649
$8,098
-
Nov 23, 2016
River Orchid
$5,999
$6,274
$6,649
$8,098
-
Jan 13, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Jan 27, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Feb 24, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Mar 24, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,459
$6,259
$6,659
$7,959
$9,159
Sep 8, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,359
$6,159
$6,559
$7,859
$9,059
Nov 3, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
Dec 1, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
Dec 15, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
Dec 29, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
From Hanoi
Program Start Date
Ship
Cat 3 - Lotus Deck cabin w/french-doors/promenade
Cat 2 - Lotus Deck cabin w/french-doors/promenade
Cat 1 - Jasmine Deck w/french-doors/promenade
Suite - Suite Deck w/ french doors/ promenade
Grand Suite - Orchid Deck w/ private balcony (on Mekong Navigator only)
Oct 2, 2016
River Orchid
$5,749
$6,024
$6,399

$7,848

-
Oct 16, 2016
River Orchid
$5,999
$6,274
$6,649
$8,098
-
Oct 30, 2016
River Orchid
$5,999
$6,274
$6,649
$8,098
-
Nov 13, 2016
River Orchid
$5,999
$6,274
$6,649
$8,098
-
Jan 3, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
Jan 17, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Jan 31, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Feb 14, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Feb 28, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,759
$6,559
$6,959
$8,259
$9,459
Mar 14, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,559
$6,359
$6,759
$8,059
$9,259
Sep 12, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,359
$6,159
$6,559
$7,859
$9,059
Oct 24, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
Nov 7, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
Dec 5, 2017
Mekong Navigator
$5,659
$6,459
$6,859
$8,159
$9,359
IMPORTANT: Dates, Prices & Itineraries are subject to change.
Cambodian airport departure tax: $30 per person. 
Port charges are additional $140 per person (2016 departures only).
Additional fees may be charged by the airline for checked baggage and/or excess baggage. Additional taxes and surcharges may be collected by foreign government or non government entities. 
Single supplement applies to single accommodation.
Dates above do not include international air travel. When planning your trip, allow one extra day before tour date for travel between USA and Asia.

Prices Include:

  • 7-night Mekong River cruise in a riverview stateroom
  • 7 nights in centrally located deluxe hotels featuring luxurious accommodations, buffet breakfast, and all service charges, taxes, and porterage (hotels are subject to change)
  • Tips for local experts and drivers
  • 14 buffet breakfasts, 9 lunches, and 10 dinners
  • Complimentary house wine, local beers and spirits, and soft drinks throughout the cruise
  • Onshore dinners include complimentary house wine, local beers, or soft drinks
  • 12 days of captivating, fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local experts
  • Services of an experienced Tour Manager throughout your trip
  • State-of the-art portable audio-headest system on all excursions throughout your trip
  • Flowers and fruit plate upon arrival
  • Private check-in with a welcome drink at each hotel
  • Onshore cultural highlights: Apsara dance performance with dinner and Thang Long water puppet show
  • Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • All Transfers on arrival and departure dates subject to transfer guidelines. Ask us for details.

Prices Do Not Include:

▪ Individual arrival and departure (airfare)
▪ Travel Insurance
▪ Port charges (In 2017, port charges are included in the cruise prices)
▪ Cambodian airport departure tax
▪ Gratuities to on board crew
▪ Personal expenses

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