Mekong River Experience – Siem Reap To Ho Chi Minh City

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Run by: G Adventures

Reference number: AOVZSE

From: £1071.75

Experience the beauty of both Cambodia and Vietnam during this eight-day river cruising journey. Take in Wat Phnom, the Grand Palace, the S21 Museum, and the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and prepare to see things you’ll never forget (but bring your camera anyway). Get a true taste of river cruising while visiting 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. Opt for bikes, tuk tuks, or local boats to get around and see rice paddies, monasteries, and local businesses.

Day 1 Siem Reap/Chnok Tru (1D)

Arrive at the meeting point in Siem Reap by 1:30pm for the included transfer to the pier. Embark around 2:30pm at the Phnom Krom pier. Once on board, settle in as the crew set sail for Chnok Tru.

Day 2 Chnok Tru/Kampong Chhnang (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit one of the biggest floating villages on the Tonle Sap River, Chnok Tru, before continuing on to Kampong Chhnang. 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.

Day 3 Kampong Chhnang/Phnom Penh (1B, 1L)

Arrive early at 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. Return to the vessel and continue on to Koh Chen, an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Take a cyclo tour past sights like Wat Phnom and the Grand Palace. Opt to finish up at the FCC for a happy hour cocktail overlooking the river or for dinner in town.

Day 4 Phnom Penh (1B, 1D)

Spend the day exploring all this city has to offer. Start with guided visits to the S21 Museum and the Killing Fields. Enjoy free time to explore the National Museum, Grand Palace or Russian Market. In the evening, return to the boat for an Apsara show before departure.

Day 5 Phnom Penh/Sadek (1B, 1D)

Cross the border into Vietnam and cruise to Chau Doc. Visit the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and soak in the sunset from the top of Sam Mountain.

Day 6 Sadek/Mỹ Tho (1B, 1L, 1D)

Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and take the time to stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Continue on to Vinh Long. Learn about rice popping and opt to wander small paths through the communities here. Continue to Cai Be by local boats and meet up with the vessel. Drop anchor tonight near Thoi Son Island.

Day 7 Mỹ Tho (1B, 1D)

Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda in the morning, catching a glimpse of My Tho town on the way. Cruise to Thoi Son Island by local boats for some local industry visits. Enjoy learning more about coconut product manufacturing and honey farming, with samples of honey and local fruit. Meet traditional musicians here. Opt for a local lunch on the island. Enjoy a farewell cocktail on board before the Captain’s dinner.

Day 8 Ho Chi Minh City (1B)

Depart My Tho in the morning. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends upon arrival.

Departures

Departure Date Return Date Availability Price
22/09/2018 29/09/2018 9 £1429.00
06/10/2018 13/10/2018 3 £1429.00
20/10/2018 27/10/2018 16 £1071.75
03/11/2018 10/11/2018 3 £1071.75
17/11/2018 24/11/2018 15 £1071.75
01/12/2018 08/12/2018 20 £1169.25
15/12/2018 22/12/2018 23 £1169.25
29/12/2018 05/01/2019 13 £1559.00
12/01/2019 19/01/2019 18 £1559.00
26/01/2019 02/02/2019 10 £1559.00
09/02/2019 16/02/2019 12 £1559.00
23/02/2019 02/03/2019 26 £1559.00
09/03/2019 16/03/2019 15 £1559.00
23/03/2019 30/03/2019 14 £1429.00
06/04/2019 13/04/2019 26 £1429.00
20/04/2019 27/04/2019 22 £1429.00
30/06/2019 07/07/2019 28 £1429.00
14/07/2019 21/07/2019 26 £1429.00
28/07/2019 04/08/2019 28 £1429.00
11/08/2019 18/08/2019 28 £1429.00
25/08/2019 01/09/2019 28 £1299.00
08/09/2019 15/09/2019 28 £1299.00
22/09/2019 29/09/2019 28 £1299.00
06/10/2019 13/10/2019 28 £1429.00
20/10/2019 27/10/2019 26 £1429.00
03/11/2019 10/11/2019 26 £1559.00
17/11/2019 24/11/2019 28 £1559.00
01/12/2019 08/12/2019 28 £1559.00
15/12/2019 22/12/2019 28 £1559.00
29/12/2019 05/01/2020 28 £1559.00
12/01/2020 19/01/2020 26 £1559.00
26/01/2020 02/02/2020 28 £1559.00
09/02/2020 16/02/2020 28 £1559.00
23/02/2020 01/03/2020 28 £1559.00
08/03/2020 15/03/2020 28 £1559.00
22/03/2020 29/03/2020 28 £1429.00
05/04/2020 12/04/2020 28 £1429.00
19/04/2020 26/04/2020 28 £1429.00
30/06/2020 07/07/2020 28 £1429.00
14/07/2020 21/07/2020 28 £1429.00
28/07/2020 04/08/2020 28 £1429.00
11/08/2020 18/08/2020 28 £1429.00
25/08/2020 01/09/2020 28 £1299.00
08/09/2020 15/09/2020 28 £1299.00
22/09/2020 29/09/2020 28 £1299.00
06/10/2020 13/10/2020 28 £1429.00
20/10/2020 27/10/2020 28 £1429.00
03/11/2020 10/11/2020 28 £1559.00
17/11/2020 24/11/2020 28 £1559.00
01/12/2020 08/12/2020 28 £1559.00
15/12/2020 22/12/2020 28 £1559.00
29/12/2020 05/01/2021 28 £1559.00
12/01/2021 19/01/2021 28 £1299.00
26/01/2021 02/02/2021 28 £1299.00
09/02/2021 16/02/2021 28 £1299.00
23/02/2021 02/03/2021 28 £1299.00
09/03/2021 16/03/2021 28 £1299.00
23/03/2021 30/03/2021 28 £1299.00
06/04/2021 13/04/2021 28 £1299.00
20/04/2021 27/04/2021 28 £1299.00
30/06/2021 07/07/2021 28 £1299.00
14/07/2021 21/07/2021 28 £1299.00
28/07/2021 04/08/2021 28 £1299.00
11/08/2021 18/08/2021 28 £1299.00
25/08/2021 01/09/2021 28 £1299.00
08/09/2021 15/09/2021 28 £1299.00
22/09/2021 29/09/2021 28 £1299.00
06/10/2021 13/10/2021 28 £1299.00
20/10/2021 27/10/2021 28 £1299.00
03/11/2021 10/11/2021 28 £1299.00
17/11/2021 24/11/2021 28 £1299.00
01/12/2021 08/12/2021 28 £1299.00
15/12/2021 22/12/2021 28 £1299.00
29/12/2021 05/01/2022 28 £1299.00
12/01/2022 19/01/2022 28 £1299.00
26/01/2022 02/02/2022 28 £1299.00
09/02/2022 16/02/2022 28 £1299.00
23/02/2022 02/03/2022 28 £1299.00
09/03/2022 16/03/2022 28 £1299.00
23/03/2022 30/03/2022 28 £1299.00
06/04/2022 13/04/2022 28 £1299.00
20/04/2022 27/04/2022 28 £1299.00

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