Mekong River Experience – Ho Chi Minh City To Siem Reap

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AVVSZW

From: £1071.75

Think Southeast Asia is just beautiful, beautiful landscapes? There’s a lot more to it. (Though, the landscapes are indeed crazy-beautiful.) On this eight-day river cruise, you’ll hop aboard bikes, tuk tuks, or local boats to get around and see rice paddies, monasteries, and local businesses. The magic of the Mekong aside, river cruising gives you a view unlike any other, with visits to the Cai Be floating market, the fishing port of Kampong Chhnang, and stilt villages like Chnok Tru, where you’ll learn about fish farming, pottery, and sugar palm production before wandering through the local markets.

Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City/Mỹ Tho (1D)

Arrive at the meeting point by 2:00pm for an included transfer to the pier. Embark, settle in, and get to know the crew as the journey begins. Sail towards My Tho.

Day 2 Mỹ Tho/Sadek (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda with a short tour of My Tho town en route. Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and honey and meet traditional musicians. Continue on to Cai Be and enjoy a visit to the floating market. Opt to wander the small paths through local communities on the island and visit a rice popping cottage industry. Continue by local boat to Vinh Long to meet the vessel. Embark on the evening sail to Sa Dec.

Day 3 Sadek/XÃ Vĩnh Xương (1B, 1L)

Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as you cruise the Mekong. Arrive at Chau Doc and visit Sam Mountain for sunset. Gaze out over the rice paddies or relax in a hammock. Visit some temples and pagodas along the way. Opt for dinner in town.

Day 4 XÃ Vĩnh Xương/Phnom Penh (1B, 1L)

Cross the border into Cambodia and continue on to Phnom Penh. Enjoy an evening in the capital city starting with a cyclo tour to see the city from a new perspective. Opt to finish up at the Foreign Correspondents Club for Happy Hour overlooking the river or dinner in town.

Day 5 Phnom Penh (1B, 1L)

Visit the sobering S21 Museum and the Killing Fields with a local guide. Enjoy an included lunch at Friends, a social enterprise. Opt to visit sights like the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, or the Russian Market with free time.

Day 6 Phnom Penh/KÂmpÓng TrÂlach (1B, 1L, 1D)

Wander through the town of Koh Chen on an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery.

Day 7 KÂmpÓng TrÂlach/Chnok Tru (1B, 1L, 1D)

Sail on to Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap River. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to visit the local industries. Enjoy lunch on the boat en route to Chnok Tru. Hop in a local boat to visit one of the largest floating villages on the river. Enjoy an evening cocktail and the Captain’s farewell dinner.

Day 8 Chnok Tru/Siem Reap (1B)

Depart for Siem Reap early morning. Tour ends upon arrival. Please book onward travel after 4pm.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
29/09/2018 06/10/2018 13 £1071.75
13/10/2018 20/10/2018 10 £1429.00
27/10/2018 03/11/2018 5 £1429.00
10/11/2018 17/11/2018 1 £1429.00
24/11/2018 01/12/2018 2 £1429.00
08/12/2018 15/12/2018 24 £1169.25
22/12/2018 29/12/2018 5 £1169.25
05/01/2019 12/01/2019 19 £1559.00
19/01/2019 26/01/2019 15 £1559.00
02/02/2019 09/02/2019 0 £1559.00
16/02/2019 23/02/2019 1 £1559.00
02/03/2019 09/03/2019 9 £1559.00
16/03/2019 23/03/2019 7 £1429.00
30/03/2019 06/04/2019 17 £1429.00
13/04/2019 20/04/2019 21 £1429.00
07/07/2019 14/07/2019 17 £1429.00
21/07/2019 28/07/2019 28 £1429.00
04/08/2019 11/08/2019 26 £1429.00
18/08/2019 25/08/2019 28 £1299.00
01/09/2019 08/09/2019 28 £1299.00
15/09/2019 22/09/2019 26 £1299.00
29/09/2019 06/10/2019 28 £1299.00
13/10/2019 20/10/2019 0 £1429.00
27/10/2019 03/11/2019 28 £1429.00
10/11/2019 17/11/2019 28 £1559.00
24/11/2019 01/12/2019 28 £1559.00
08/12/2019 15/12/2019 28 £1559.00
22/12/2019 29/12/2019 28 £1559.00
05/01/2020 12/01/2020 28 £1559.00
19/01/2020 26/01/2020 28 £1559.00
02/02/2020 09/02/2020 28 £1559.00
16/02/2020 23/02/2020 28 £1559.00
01/03/2020 08/03/2020 28 £1559.00
15/03/2020 22/03/2020 28 £1559.00
29/03/2020 05/04/2020 28 £1429.00
12/04/2020 19/04/2020 26 £1429.00
07/07/2020 14/07/2020 28 £1429.00
21/07/2020 28/07/2020 28 £1429.00
04/08/2020 11/08/2020 28 £1429.00
18/08/2020 25/08/2020 28 £1299.00
01/09/2020 08/09/2020 28 £1299.00
15/09/2020 22/09/2020 28 £1299.00
29/09/2020 06/10/2020 28 £1299.00
13/10/2020 20/10/2020 28 £1429.00
27/10/2020 03/11/2020 28 £1429.00
10/11/2020 17/11/2020 28 £1559.00
24/11/2020 01/12/2020 28 £1559.00
08/12/2020 15/12/2020 28 £1559.00
22/12/2020 29/12/2020 28 £1559.00
05/01/2021 12/01/2021 28 £1299.00
19/01/2021 26/01/2021 28 £1299.00
02/02/2021 09/02/2021 28 £1299.00
16/02/2021 23/02/2021 28 £1299.00
02/03/2021 09/03/2021 28 £1299.00
16/03/2021 23/03/2021 28 £1299.00
30/03/2021 06/04/2021 28 £1299.00
13/04/2021 20/04/2021 28 £1299.00
07/07/2021 14/07/2021 28 £1299.00
21/07/2021 28/07/2021 28 £1299.00
04/08/2021 11/08/2021 28 £1299.00
18/08/2021 25/08/2021 28 £1299.00
01/09/2021 08/09/2021 28 £1299.00
15/09/2021 22/09/2021 28 £1299.00
29/09/2021 06/10/2021 28 £1299.00
13/10/2021 20/10/2021 28 £1299.00
27/10/2021 03/11/2021 28 £1299.00
10/11/2021 17/11/2021 28 £1299.00
24/11/2021 01/12/2021 28 £1299.00
08/12/2021 15/12/2021 28 £1299.00
22/12/2021 29/12/2021 28 £1299.00
05/01/2022 12/01/2022 28 £1299.00
19/01/2022 26/01/2022 28 £1299.00
02/02/2022 09/02/2022 28 £1299.00
16/02/2022 23/02/2022 28 £1299.00
02/03/2022 09/03/2022 28 £1299.00
16/03/2022 23/03/2022 28 £1299.00
30/03/2022 06/04/2022 28 £1299.00
13/04/2022 20/04/2022 28 £1299.00

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