Luxury Mekong & Temple Discovery Cruise 2019-2020
(Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap)
11 days with Scenic Rating:
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise
Day 2 Cai Be > Sa Dec
Later, immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore and interact with the sellers in the lively market, then visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Tan Chau
Tonight enjoy a themed evening dinner to say farewell to Vietnam. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 4 Tan Chau > Phnom Penh
Freechoice: Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, the former school which was converted to the Khmer Rouge’s main prison, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, explore by Tuk Tuk Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings and the Central Market before lunch at a local NGO restaurant teaching street kids hospitality skills.
Later this evening revel in our exclusive Phnom Penh by City Lights tour, giving an insight into the capital’s nightlife. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 5 Phnom Penh > Kho Chen
Day 6 Oudong > Kampong Tralach
Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit and continue your cruise to Kampong Cham via Phnom Penh.
Day 7 Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham
Freechoice: Learn about the history behind Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap
Day 9 Siem Reap
Day 10 Siem Reap
Freechoice: Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to the markets, or a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent) before visiting a Pouk Silk Farm and Preah Khan Temple.
Day 11 Siem Reap
All This Included
From the flavour and culture of Vietnam to the colour and history of Cambodia, your senses will be charmed along the length of the Mekong and heightened by the treasures of Siem Reap.
Meander along the Mekong and float by the lively floating markets of Cai Be, learn about Vietnam’s French-infused past, soak up the melting pot of cultures that is Phnom Penh and discover the bright communities embracing rural river life along the Tonle Sap River. Siem Reap is home to the magnificent temples, ancient hydraulic systems and communication routes of Angkor, and still today the scores of temples and relics whisper secrets of the once-imposing Khmer Kingdom. Discover it all on this enchanting journey.
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Spirit
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