Luxury Mekong 2021-2022 (Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap)
8 days with Scenic Rating:
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise
Day 2 Cai Be > Sa Dec
Back on board make use of the ship’s luxury and take the time to sip on included cocktails by the pool or enjoy some solitude on your private balcony. Later, immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and interact with the sellers in the lively market. Also visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 3 Tan Chau
The afternoon is at leisure to take advantage of the facilities of the most luxurious ship on the Mekong. Enjoy a themed 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 that was converted to the main prison of the Khmer Rouge, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, explore Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings by tuk tuk and visit the Central Market before stopping for lunch at a local NGO restaurant teaching street kids hospitality skills.
This afternoon time is yours for shopping or exploring on your own.
Day 5 Phnom Penh > Oudong
Day 6 Koh Dach > Angkor Ban
Day 7 Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham
Return downstream to Kampong Cham, the quaint but largest city in the north and home to most of Cambodia’s Muslim population.
Freechoice: Learn the history of the area with a visit to Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and then Wat Nokor, an 11th-century temple that has a modern pagoda built within. Alternatively, explore the traditional village of Koh Pen or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
Day 8 Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap
This itinerary is a guide only and may be amended for operational reasons such as high and low water. As such, the cruise may operate altered from that stated above.
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.
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 River.
Cruising: Cabin onboard Scenic Spirit
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