This luxurious cruise connects Angkor Wat, one of the world’s most iconic historical sites in Cambodia with vibrant and energetic Saigon in South Vietnam (or vice versa).
The Mekong is central to life in Cambodia & Vietnam and so a cruise is the perfect way to appreciate everyday life, wildlife and beautiful scenery. It also allows you to travel in comfort and at a pace that is in keeping with your surrounds and conducive to a relaxing holiday. For 7 nights you’ll be aboard your choice of luxurious cruises, stopping to enjoy the delights of delta and river life along the way. Book ended to this you explore the majestic Angkor Temples and history rich Saigon.
Day 1: Depart on your overnight flight to Siem Reap
Day 2: On arrival met and private transfer to your hotel for 2 nights in Siem Reap (Angkor)
Day 3: Private guided Angkor Temples Highlights day tour, incl. Angkor Wat
Day 4: Board your choice of boat for 7 night Mekong cruise. Evening welcome dinner
Day 5: Cruise along Tonle River through Cambodia's early history visiting Wat Hanchey & Wat Nokor
Day 6: Visit Kampong Chhnang including motor boat excursion to lakeside wetlands at river mouth
Day 7: Arrive Phnom Penh. Day tour with Killing Fields. Cambodian dance performance tonight
Day 8: Cruise down main Mekong channel to the Vietnam border
Day 9: Cruise into Vietnam. Day includes visit to Cham tribal village and trishaw ride round Chau Doc
Day 10: Sampan excursion to Cai Be’s colourful floating market & Sa Dec a traditional Mekong town.
Day 11: Cruise to My Tho. Transfer to Saigon to your choice of hotel for 2 nights.
Day 12: Saigon City tour, visiting the many highlights of this exciting city
Day 13: Depart Saigon on your overnight flight home
Day 14: Arrive home