Mekong and Angkor Wat Discovery
Our adventure will begin in Ho Chi Minh City and take us to Phnom Penh, the vibrant capital of Cambodia. From there, we'll continue to Siem Reap, where we'll have the opportunity to explore the awe-inspiring Angkor Wat. This magnificent temple complex stands as a testament to the grandeur of the ancient Khmer civilization. You'll have the chance to marvel at the intricate temples and archaeological wonders that reside within this remarkable UNESCO World Heritage site.
Your Fly, Stay & Cruise Package Includes:
- $1700 flight credit per person
- 1 night accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City with Breakfast
- 8 night onboard the classic elegant RV Indochine Ho Chi Minh city to Siem Reap
- Full board meals mentioned in the itinerary
- Beverages: Coffee, tea and drinking water, 1 soft drink or 1 local beer every lunch and dinner
- Welcome & Farewell Gala Dinner
- A Unique & Varied Dining Experience
- All touring in air-conditioned vehicles
- Locally based professional drivers
- 10 breakfasts; 9 lunches; 8 dinners
- 2 night stay in Siem Reap with Breakfast
- Private Transfers throughout
Pricing is per person twin share and based on travel 12-23 April 2025
Solo traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY
Cruise begins in the afternoon, we will explore the city, visiting popular landmarks like the Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, and Central Post Office. We'll also take you to Cholon, which is influenced by Chinese culture, and you'll get to experience its bustling market and visit the Ba Thien Hau Pagoda, dedicated to the sea goddess Mazu. Later in the day, after you've comfortably settled into your cabins, we'll have a welcome cocktail to introduce you to our crew. Then, we'll enjoy dinner together and spend the night on board.
DAY 2: HO CHI MINH CITY- CU CHI TUNNEL
We’ll leave by coach for the Cu Chi tunnels, an immense network of underground tunnels that were used by Viet Cong soldiers as hiding spots during combat, as well as serving as communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches. Lunch will be served on board. Visit the Museum of Vietnamese History. We’ll then set out to cross the very narrow Chao Gao Canal. Night on board.
DAY 3: CHAO GAO - MY THO - VINH LONG - CAI BE
We continue our cruise to My Tho along the magnificent Chao Gao Canal. Visit of a bee farm and enjoy some honey tea and exotic fruit. Lunch on board. We’ll discover a brick and pottery factory as well as a traditional factory producing puffed riced, ricepaper wrappers used to make nems, and rice alcohol*. Night on board.
DAY 4: SA DEC
Visit the former house of Huynh Thuy Le, the man who Marguerite Duras based her book The Lover on. After our excursion, enjoy some free time in Sa Dec. We’ll return on board our ship and have lunch. Sailing towards Cambodia. Night on board.
DAY 5: CHAU DOC - PHNOM PENH
Located on the border between Cambodia and Vietnam, the prosperous city of Chau Doc has developed around fish and fish farming. We’ll pay a visit to the Ba Chua Xu Temple and the Tay An Pagoda. Lunch on board. Arrival in the evening in Phnom Penh. Dinner on board. We'll remain in port overnight
DAY 6: PHNOM PENH
We’ll enjoy a tour of the fabulous Royal Palace, one of the most impressive examples of Cambodian architecture, and its Silver Pagoda. Onward to visit the National Museum. After lunch in town, you can pay a visit to the Tuol Svay Prey School, a former detention, torture, and execution center run by the Khmer Rouge during the civil war. Afterwards, enjoy some free time at the market. As we get back on board, we will enjoy an Apsara dance show. Dinner and overnight on board, in the port of Phnom Penh. Free evening.
DAY 7: KOH CHEN - KAMPONG TRALACH
Visit of Koh Chen, a small village where craftspeople specialize in silver and copper work. Lunch on board.Visit of the beautiful Vihara at the Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. To access the pagoda, we need to cross the village of Kampong Tralach in ox carts or in "tuk-tuk", moving along a small road that runs perpendicular to the river in the middle of magnificent rice fields. Our ship will remain anchored overnight.
DAY 8: KAMPONG CHHNANG - TONLE SAP LAKE
Visit of Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on Tonle Sap Lake. Here they also have many fish farms. The region is best known for its fine traditional pottery which is a major source of revenue for the entire country. Tasting of some local products. Lunch on board. We'll then continue our cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, the largest freshwater lake in southeast Asia which forms the heart of the hydraulic system of the Mekong. Cocktail and gala dinner tonight. Our ship will remain anchored overnight.
DAY 9: SIEM REAP
Disembarkation cruise and transfer to Siem Reap around 12:00 p.m. Enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.
DAY 10: ANGKOR WAT TOUR
After breakfast, you will visit The Southern Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, Baphuon, and Phimeanakas temples, plus Terraces of the Elephant and leper King.
Enjoy lunch at a famous local restaurant.
In the afternoon Visit Ta Prohm then explore the Angkor Wat temple, the 7th Wonder of the Ancient World. You will climb up to Bakheng Hill to watch the sunset over Angkor Wat and the surrounding area.
DAY 11: SIEM REAP DEPARTURE
You will be transferred to the airport for your departure flight home
Terms & Conditions
Prices listed are per person in Australian/New Zealand Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown *on the lowest category available at the time. Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 21 November 2023 and can be withdrawn without notice. Cabin categories include prepaid government fees and port taxes unless otherwise stated. Hotels may charge resort fees not included in this package, payable direct upon check in. Visas are not included. Air credit is applicable on airline of choice, subject to availability and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.