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APT Best Of Vietnam & Cambodia

From £7,595 pp

Explore the wonders of the Mekong as you are swept through the legendary landscapes of these enchanting lands. An intoxicating blend of breathtaking natural landscapes, vibrant cities and incredible flavour’s, Vietnam has been an attractive destination for traveller’s for decades, and very few visit just once.

From Hanoi to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), so captivated are they with the country’s incredible beauty and energetic cities that they return time and again. A country that boasts wondrous grace, stunning beauty and a sobering recent history, Cambodia is a land of contrast.

Its highlights are plentiful not least of which is the iconic Ankor Wat, considered the world’s largest religious monument. The Capital of Cambodia Phnom Penh, is the political and cultural hub of the country, with the gleaming gold Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda superb examples of fascinating Khmer architecture.

What’s Included:

  • Home-to-airport transfers by private car*
  • Unique cultural experiences in up to 15 towns, villages & cities
  • Luxury ship and Hotel stays
  • 20 Breakfasts, 13 Lunches and 18 Dinners
  • APT Cruise Director and expert local guides
  • Return scheduled flights from the UK
  • Signature Experiences plus Freedom of Choice Sightseeing and Dining
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your cruise*
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tipping
Day 1 - Depart London

Make your way to London Heathrow for your flight to Vietnam.

Day 2 - Hanoi

Today you’ll arrive in Hanoi and be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel then enjoy the rest of the day to explore this fascinating city at your leisure.

Tonight, meet your APT tour director over a welcome briefing and dinner.

Day 2 - Hanoi

Dinner

Day 3 - Hanoi

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ Perhaps tour the 500-year-old village of Bat Trang.

Or, relax and enjoy a foot massage back at your hotel. Embark on a walking tour to observe Hanoi’s French colonial architecture, and explore the interior of the Hanoi Opera House, take in a water puppet show, or a leisurely bicycle ride.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ How your evening evolves is also up to you – choose from a range of different but equally superb and delicious restaurants for dinner.

This morning, a tour of Hanoi will take you to the city’s most famous historical and cultural sites. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square and The Temple of Literature. You’ll also take in the sights during a cyclo ride.

Spend the afternoon on your selected Freedom of Choice activity.

Day 3 - Hanoi

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 4 - Hanoi, Ha Long Bay

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Embark on your luxurious three-day cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.

Travel by coach to Ha Long. Feel the wind in your hair as you set sail among thousands of spectacular limestone islets this afternoon, gliding slowly over the azure waters.

Enjoy lunch on board as you traverse through the stunning scenery towards Bai Tu Long Bay, and afterwards tour the alluring Trinh Nu Cave with its compelling folklore legends and thousands of beautiful stalactites.

Relax on board during dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, The Au Co

Day 4 - Hanoi, Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Perhaps enjoy Tai Chi on the sun deck during a morning spent cruising the bay.

After breakfast, your ship will sail towards Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island.

Take a guided bike tour to Viet Hai Village, nestled among the jungle-clad mountains of Cat Ba National Park, and visit an ancient Vietnamese house.

In the afternoon, drift along deep, clear waters by kayak, soaking in the tranquil atmosphere and keeping an eye out for shoals of fish.

Upon retiring to The Au Co for the evening, relax and enjoy dinner.

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Hoi An

This morning after breakfast, take to the waters around the Cua Van Floating Culture Centre by kayak or traditional rowing boat.

Renowned for its natural beauty, this calm bay allows you to see traditional floating fishing villages and enjoy local life.

Return onboard for a farewell Vietnamese Tea Ceremony and transfer to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Da Nang and, on arrival, take a scenic coach ride to the town of Hoi An on the country’s east coast.

Arrive at your five-star hotel situated on the banks of the Thu Bon River, where you will enjoy three relaxing nights amid Art Nouveau-inspired surrounds.

Stay: Three Nights, Hotel Royal Hoi An

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Hoi An

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 7 - Hoi An

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ Perhaps take a walking tour of Hoi An; enjoy an eco-tour of the surrounding countryside; enjoy a bicycle tour of the rural landscape; head to the city’s finest tailors to be fitted for a complimentary shirt or blouse; or enjoy a spa treatment.

It’s time to explore this delightful seaside town as you set out on your selected sightseeing activity.

Afterwards, a free afternoon gives you the chance to explore more of the charming city of Hoi An.

Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant tonight.

Day 7 - Hoi An

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8 - Hoi An

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Venture into Hoi An’s beautiful and colourful market to learn about local ingredients that you’ll use during an exclusive cooking class with the Red Bridge Cooking School.

You can experience the true personality of a city at its markets and Hoi An is no exception.

After your Signature Experience, you’ll take a leisurely boat cruise along the graceful Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School and explore the herb garden there before learning how to prepare delicious Vietnamese dishes. Sample the results of your efforts at lunch.

Day 8 - Hoi An

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 9 - Hoi An, Hue

Travel past the Marble Mountains, a cluster of five marble and limestone hills located south of Da Nang. Cross the Hai Van Pass, one of the country’s most scenic hillside roads, on your way to Hue.

Enjoy lunch in a garden restaurant before visiting Hue’s Imperial Citadel and the tallest pagoda in Vietnam, the historic Thien Mu Pagoda. For dinner, enjoy an Emperor Feast unique to this region featuring royal Vietnamese cuisine.

Stay: Hue, Azerai La Résidence

Day 9 - Hoi An, Hue

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Hue, Ho Chi Minh City

Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure before dinner.

Stay: Two Nights, Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt Saigon

Day 10 - Hue, Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 - Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels or Long Tan

After breakfast this morning, you are able to choose from two Signature Experiences. Tonight, another exciting Signature Experience is to be enjoyed.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Perhaps visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the war.

These tunnels served as Viet Cong hiding spots, supply and communication routes, hospitals and weapon caches, and make for a fascinating visit.

Alternatively, journey to Ba Ria and learn about the Battle of Long Tan. Afterwards, attend a memorial service at the Long Tan Cross, a memorial erected by the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, which is set in a rubber plantation and marks the site of the Battle of Long Tan.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Head to Vietnam House where a tantalising and exclusive dinner – a menu created personally by APT Ambassador Luke Nguyen – awaits. 

Day 11 - Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels or Long Tan

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12- Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Embark ship

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ Perhaps rise early and join the locals for a morning Tai Chi class. Then enjoy a leisurely walking discovery of Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the Reunification Palace and the Central Post Office.

Or jump on the back of a motorbike for an exciting city ride.

Alternatively, tour the Ky Long Art Villa where you’ll learn about Vietnamese lacquer art and see artist workshops. You may like to try out your culinary skills with a fun cooking class at GRAIN by Luke Nguyen cooking studio, or take a final shopping spree. Choose your sightseeing this morning, then be transferred to your river ship.

Tonight, enjoy an exclusive Luke Nguyen welcome dinner.

Stay: Seven Nights, Mekong River, RV AmaMekong

Day 12- Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Embark ship

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13 - Cai Be, Sa Dec

In Cai Be, visit the French Gothic cathedral and port area.

Then, it’s off to visit a rice paper manufacturer. Continue to Sa Dec where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Tour his former home and learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover.

After, visit a Cao Dai temple.

Day 13 - Cai Be, Sa Dec

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14 - Tan Chau, Evergreen Island, Border Crossing

Transfer to a small boat for a cruise around Tan Chau and past a fishing farm.

Disembark for a rickshaw tour and visit a local silk and rattan weaving workshop.

Then explore Evergreen island to see authentic rural Mekong life.

Day 14 - Tan Chau, Evergreen Island, Border Crossing

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15 - Phnom Penh

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ Perhaps experience Cambodia’s sobering history with a visit to the Killing Fields.

After, see the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

Or, explore Phnom Penh through one of the other Freedom of Choice activities available.

 

Day 15 - Phnom Penh

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16 - Oudong, Koh Chen, Oknah Tey

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Oudong, be treated to a Buddhist Blessing Ceremony with local monks at a monastery.

Explore Oudong, Cambodia’s former royal capital.

Return via Koh Chen village and perhaps visit local copperware workshops. Back on board, cruise to Oknha Tey, known for its silk weaving traditions.

Day 16 - Oudong, Koh Chen, Oknah Tey

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 17 - Angkor Ban

Enjoy a walking discovery of ancient Angkor Ban today, one of the few villages in Cambodia that was not destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s.

Here, people still live in traditional wooden homes and keep ancient cultural traditions alive.

Day 17 - Angkor Ban

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 19 - Kampong Cham, Disembark ship, Siem Reap

Disembark at Kampong Cham and transfer to your hotel.

Then, head to World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park to visit Angkor Thom and the 12th-century temple, Bayon.

Dine in Siem Reap this evening.

Stay: Three Night Stay, Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel Angkor

Day 19 - Kampong Cham, Disembark ship, Siem Reap

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 20 - Siem Reap, Angkor

Today, embark on a guided tour of the iconic Angkor Wat and admire the ancient structures in the soft morning light.

Later this afternoon, explore the intriguing temple of Ta Prohm, with its stunning ruins, then visit ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’ (ODA), a Siem Reap organisation that provides education opportunities for disadvantaged local children.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Rise early and travel back to the Angkor Archaeological Park to enjoy a sunrise at Angkor Wat. 

Day 20 - Siem Reap, Angkor

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 21 - Siem Reap

FREEDOM OF CHOICE ™ Your many activity options include a traditional Buddhist blessing, a tuk tuk ride to the Senteurs d’Angkor workshop, a quad bike adventure, a leisurely horse and cart ride, a bicycle tour across the countryside, a Khmer cooking class, a shopping trip or a relaxing spa treatment Embark on your selected activity today.

Tonight, take in an Apsara dance performance, before a memorable farewell dinner.

Day 21 - Siem Reap

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 22 - Siem Reap

Breakfast

Day 23 - Arrive London

Arrive back in London

Day 1 - Depart London

Make your way to London Heathrow for your flight to Vietnam.

Day 2 - Arrive Ho Chi Minh City

Today you’ll arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Be met and transferred to your luxurious hotel then enjoy the rest of the day at leisure.

Ho Chi Minh City pulses with a vibrant energy that is intoxicating for visitors. Get swept up in the hustle and bustle as you discover its gorgeous French colonial architecture and wide leafy boulevards.

Perhaps explore the warren of back alleys, lined with food stalls and vendors offering an array of local dishes.

This evening, enjoy a delicious dinner at your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt Saigon

Day 2 - Arrive Ho Chi Minh City

Dinner

Day 3 - Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels or Long Tan

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Perhaps visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the war.

These tunnels served as Viet Cong hiding spots, supply and communication routes, hospitals and weapon caches, and make for a fascinating visit.

Alternatively, journey to Ba Ria and learn about the Battle of Long Tan.

Afterwards, attend a memorial service at the Long Tan Cross, a memorial erected by the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, which is set in a rubber plantation and marks the site of the Battle of Long Tan.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE This evening, enjoy your second Signature Experience. Head to Vietnam House where a tantalising and exclusive dinner – a menu created personally by APT Ambassador Luke Nguyen – awaits.

After breakfast this morning, you are able to choose from two Signature Experiences.

Tonight, another exciting Signature Experience is to be enjoyed.

Day 3 - Ho Chi Minh City, Cu Chi Tunnels or Long Tan

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 4 - Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hoi An

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing Perhaps jump on the back of a motorbike and tour the vibrant streets of Saigon, or rise early for some city discovery and morning tai chi in the park.

Other options include a walking tour of the capital, retail therapy at a bustling Vietnamese market, a tour of artist workshops or an authentic Vietnamese cooking class.

Spend your final morning in Ho Chi Minh City enjoying your selected sightseeing activity.

After, board your included flight to Da Nang and, on arrival, take a scenic coach ride to the town of Hoi An on the country’s east coast.

Arrive at your five-star hotel situated on the banks of the Thu Bon River, where you will enjoy three relaxing nights amid Art Nouveau-inspired surrounds.

Stay: Three Nights, Hotel Royal Hoi An

Day 4 - Ho Chi Minh City, Da Nang, Hoi An

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 5 - Hoi An

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing Perhaps take a walking tour of Hoi An; enjoy an eco-tour of the surrounding countryside; enjoy a bicycle tour of the rural landscape; head to the city’s finest tailors to be fitted for a complimentary shirt or blouse; or enjoy a spa treatment.

It’s time to explore this delightful seaside town as you set out on your selected sightseeing activity.

Afterwards, a free afternoon gives you the chance to explore more of the charming city of Hoi An.

Enjoy dinner at a local restaurant tonight.

Day 5 - Hoi An

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 6 - Hoi An

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Venture into Hoi An’s beautiful and colourful market to learn about local ingredients that you’ll use during an exclusive cooking class with the Red Bridge Cooking School.

You can experience the true personality of a city at its markets and Hoi An is no exception.

After your Signature Experience, you’ll take a leisurely boat cruise along the graceful Hoi An River to the Red Bridge Cooking School and explore the herb garden there before learning how to prepare delicious Vietnamese dishes.

Sample the results of your efforts at lunch.

Day 6 - Hoi An

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 7 - Hoi An, Hue

Travel past the Marble Mountains, a cluster of five marble and limestone hills located south of Da Nang. Cross the Hai Van Pass, one of the country’s most scenic hillside roads, on your way to Hue.

Enjoy lunch in a garden restaurant before visiting Hue’s Imperial Citadel and the tallest pagoda in Vietnam, the historic Thien Mu Pagoda.

For dinner, enjoy an Emperor Feast unique to this region featuring royal Vietnamese cuisine.

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 8 - Hue & Hanoi

This morning, transfer to the airport for your included flight from Hue to Hanoi.

Enjoy a day at leisure.

Stay: Two Nights, Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi

Day 8 -  Hue & Hanoi

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9 - Hanoi

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing Perhaps tour the 500-year-old village of Bat Trang.

Or, relax and enjoy a foot massage back at your hotel.

Embark on a walking tour to observe Hanoi’s French colonial architecture, and explore the interior of the Hanoi Opera House, take in a water puppet show, or a leisurely bicycle ride.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Dining Perhaps tour the 500-year-old village of Bat Trang.

Or, relax and enjoy a foot massage back at your hotel. Embark on a walking tour to observe Hanoi’s French colonial architecture, and explore the interior of the Hanoi Opera House, take in a water puppet show, or a leisurely bicycle ride.

This morning, a tour of Hanoi will take you to the city’s most famous historical and cultural sites. Visit Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum, Ba Dinh Square and The Temple of Literature. You’ll also take in the sights during a cyclo ride.

Spend the afternoon on your selected Freedom of Choice activity.

Day 9 - Hanoi

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 10 - Hanoi, Ha Long Bay

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Embark on your luxurious three-day cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.

Travel by coach to Ha Long. Feel the wind in your hair as you set sail among thousands of spectacular limestone islets this afternoon, gliding slowly over the azure waters.

Enjoy lunch on board as you traverse through the stunning scenery towards Bai Tu Long Bay, and afterwards tour the alluring Trinh Nu Cave with its compelling folklore legends and thousands of beautiful stalactites.

Relax on board during dinner this evening.

Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, The Au Co

Day 10 - Hanoi, Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap

Perhaps enjoy Tai Chi on the sun deck during a morning spent cruising the bay.

After breakfast, your ship will sail towards Lan Ha Bay and Cat Ba Island. Take a guided bike tour to Viet Hai Village, nestled among the jungle-clad mountains of Cat Ba National Park, and visit an ancient Vietnamese house.

In the afternoon, drift along deep, clear waters by kayak, soaking in the tranquil atmosphere and keeping an eye out for shoals of fish.

Upon retiring to The Au Co for the evening, relax and enjoy dinner.

Day 11 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap

This morning after breakfast, take to the waters around the Cua Van Floating Culture Centre by kayak or traditional rowing boat.

Renowned for its natural beauty, this calm bay allows you to see traditional floating fishing villages and enjoy local life.

Return onboard for a farewell Vietnamese Tea Ceremony and transfer to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Siem Reap.

Stay: Three Nights, Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel Angkor

Day 12 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13 - Siem Reap

Today, head to World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park to visit the enduring capital of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom, and the 12th-century temple of Bayon.

Later this afternoon, explore the intriguing temple of Ta Prohm, with its stunning ruins, then visit ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’ (ODA), a Siem Reap organisation that provides education opportunities for disadvantaged local children.

Tonight, take in an exciting Apsara performance before you enjoy dinner.

Day 13 - Siem Reap

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 14 - Siem Reap, Angkor

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Rise early and travel back to the Angkor Archaeological Park to enjoy a sunrise at Angkor Wat.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing Your many activity options include a traditional Buddhist blessing, a tuk tuk ride to the Senteurs d’Angkor workshop, a quad bike adventure, a leisurely horse and cart ride, a bicycle tour across the countryside, a Khmer cooking class, a shopping trip or a relaxing spa treatment.

Today, embark on a guided tour of the iconic Angkor Wat and admire the ancient structures in the soft morning light. Enjoy breakfast back at your hotel.

Later on, set out on your chosen Freedom of Choice activity.

Day 14 - Siem Reap, Angkor

Breakfast& Dinner

Day 15 - Kampong Cham, Emark Ship, Koh Pen

Journey through remote Cambodian villages to Kampong Cham, where you’ll board the RV AmaMekong, your home for the next seven nights.

Following lunch on board, take a tuk tuk to explore the island of Koh Pen with its wooden stilt houses and local farming culture.

Tonight, join fellow guests in the dining area for an exclusive Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Seven Nights, Mekong River, RV AmaMekong

Day 15 - Kampong Cham, Emark Ship, Koh Pen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16 - Angkor Ban, Oknha Tey

Join a walking discovery of Angkor Ban, one of the few villages in Cambodia that was not destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s.

Later, your ship glides along the lush banks of the Mekong to Oknha Tey, a small island renowned for its skilful silk weaving traditions.

Day 16 - Angkor Ban, Oknha Tey

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 17 - Phnom Penh, Oudong, Koh Chen

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Partake in a traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony at a monastery in Oudong.

Disembark in Phnom Penh and discover Oudong, an important place of pilgrimage in Cambodia where you’ll be treated to a special Signature Experience.

Return to your ship via the village Koh Chen and perhaps visit some home workshops that manufacture copperware. The afternoon is yours to explore Phnom Penh. You might like to wander the streets and familiarise yourself with the buzzing city.

Tonight, enjoy a special Khmer folk performance before dinner.

Day 17 - Phnom Penh, Oudong, Koh Chen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 18 - Phnom Penh

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ – Sightseeing Perhaps take a sobering excursion to the Killing Fields, before visiting the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, located on the site of the Khmer Rouge’s notorious Security Prison 21.

Alternatively, see Phnom Penh on a tuk tuk ride with a stop at the Central Market. There’s also a visit to the National Museum or a leisurely bike ride through the city.

After lunch on board, either explore the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, go shopping or indulge in high tea. Step ashore in Phnom Penh for today’s Freedom of Choice activities.

The evening is yours to relax.

Day 18 - Phnom Penh

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 19 - Phnom Penh, Border Crossing

Relax on board as you cruise towards the Vietnamese border.

You might like to attend a fruit-carving demonstration while border crossing formalities are carried out.

Continue cruising towards Tan Chau.

Day 19 - Phnom Penh, Border Crossing

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 20 - Tan Chau, Evergreen Island

Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau.

You’ll cruise past a floating fishing farm, then disembark for a rickshaw tour. While here, pay a visit to a local silk and rattan weaving workshop.

Later, visit an evergreen island and see the fields, local farming community and authentic rural Mekong life.

Day 20 - Tan Chau, Evergreen Island

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 21 - Sa Dec, Cai Be

This morning, visit the quaint town of Sa Dec where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le.

Tour his former home and learn the story behind Marguerite Durasâ best-selling novel, The Lover.

Afterwards, visit a traditional Cao Dai temple. Continue on to Cai Be and visit the French Gothic cathedral and port area.

Then, at a rice paper manufacturer, learn how this Vietnamese staple is made.

Day 21 - Sa Dec, Cai Be

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 22 - My Tho, Disembark Ship, Depart Ho Chi Minh City

Disembark the ship at My Tho and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City for your return flight to the UK.

Breakfast

Day 23 - Arrive London

Arrive back in London.

APT AmaMekong Swimming Pool - Artist Impression

RV AmaMekong, this brand new ship on the Mekong River provides a spacious retreat to truly enjoy the lush landscapes of Vietnam and Cambodia.  AmaMekong features a large amount of space per guest, this luxurious vessel boasts some of the largest suites on the Mekong.  With just 44 suites on board its intimate size means your voyage is highly personalised.  With a sophisticated and modern styling with a nod to colonial times.

True to APT’s commitment to fully inclusive cruising, international house wine, local beer, local spirits and soft drinks are included at all times during your cruise.  While each meal presents the chance to dine on exotic Asian fare, Western favourites are always available. Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner During your Mekong River cruise, you’ll indulge in a three-course Vietnamese Welcome Dinner designed by Luke.

Our professional APT Tour and Cruise Directors are friendly English-speaking locals who possess amazing knowledge. With a reputation as the best in the business, they are always on hand to ensure your experience is unforgettable.

Head to the pool for a chance to cool off and unwind, or enjoy a light lunch at the accompanying cafe.  The sun Deck beckons above, inviting you to lounge and find complete relaxation with a book or drink in hand.  Or take advantage of the Spa & Wellness Centre with a range of hair and beauty treatments.  The Lounge & Bar is an ideal place for afternoon tea or nightcap or just to take in the views for air conditioned comfort.

 

APT AmaMekong - Suite - Artist Impression

Onboard Features & Facilities

  •  44 spacious Suites, all with balconies
  • Spacious ensuite with a hairdryer, bathrobes, slippers and toiletries in all Suites
  • Outside Balcony, and individual climate control in all suites.
  • Butler service to all suites
  • Restaurant with panoramic views
  • Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner
  • Spacious Lounge with stunning views from floor to ceiling windows
  • Eco friendly boat
  • Alfresco Cafe & Swimming Pool
  • Complimentary Wines, beers, local spirits, soft drinks and bottled water
  • Spa & Wellness centre
  • Two garments laundered daily per person
  • Insightful Presentations
  • Fruit-Carving Demonstration & Cooking Class
  • Traditional & Interactive Evening of Apsara dance performance

Accommodation & Amenities

The top deck features an enclosed air-conditioned dining room, lounge and bar, as well as an open-air Sun Deck complete with a pool and Cafe. The 44 suites, including two Angkor Suites and 10 Bayon Suites, feature air-conditioning and a private balcony where you can enjoy unobstructed views.

  • Silver Butler Service – Guests in Bayon Balcony Suites will enjoy our Silver Butler Service, which includes: the laundering and pressing of two garments per day; shoe shining; booking of appointments; one spa treatment per person per cruise; and a fruit platter daily.
  • Gold Butler Service – Guests in Angkor Suites will enjoy our Gold Butler Service, which includes: laundering and pressing of four garments per day; daily fruit platter and pre-dinner canapés; shoe shining; tea & coffee service; booking of appointments; packing and unpacking service; bottle of champagne, pre dinner canapes, tea & coffee service, and one spa treatment per person per cruise.

Angkor Suite

677 ft² – Lower and Middle Deck

  • 677ft Suite
  • Large Balcony with Sitting Area
  • Air conditioning
  • En suite bathrooms with shower and spa bath
  • Hairdryers and toiletries
  • Gowns and slippers
  • Safe
  • Living area, with sofa, chairs and TV center
  • Butler service

Bayon Suite

460 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Suite size: 460 sq.ft.
  • Butler service
  • Private Balcony with seating
  • Air conditioning
  • En suite bathrooms (shower)
  • Hairdryers and toiletries
  • Gowns and slippers
  • Safe

Deluxe Twin Balcony Suite A, B, C & D

300 ft² – Middle & Lower Deck

  • Suite size: 300 sq.ft.
  • Private twin balcony
  • Air conditioning
  • En suite bathrooms (shower)
  • Hairdryers and toiletries
  • Gowns and slippers
  • Safe
APT AmaMekong - Deck Plan
DepartShipEmbarkFrom  
Jan 4AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£8045Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8045  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8590  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8740  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9290  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9840  
Jan 14AmaMekongHanoi£7795Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7795  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8090  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8490  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9040  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9590  
Jan 18AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£8045Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8045  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8590  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8740  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9290  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9840  
Jan 28AmaMekongHanoi£7795Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7795  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8090  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8490  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9040  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9590  
Feb 1AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£8045Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8045  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8590  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8740  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9290  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9840  
Feb 11AmaMekongHanoi£7795Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7795  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8090  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8490  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9040  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9590  
Feb 15AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£8045Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8045  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8590  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8740  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9290  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9840  
Feb 25AmaMekongHanoi£7795Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7795  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8090  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8490  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9040  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9590  
Mar 1AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£8045Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8045  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8590  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8740  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9290  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9840  
Mar 11AmaMekongHanoi£7795Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7795  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8090  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8490  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9040  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9590  
Mar 15AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£8045Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8045  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8340  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8590  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8740  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9290  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9840  
Mar 25AmaMekongHanoi£7745Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7745  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8040  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8290  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8440  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£8990  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9540  
Mar 29AmaMekongHo Chi Minh City£7995Fly out prem & back business classCabin Upgrades
Cat DLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£7995  
Cat CLower Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8290  
Cat BMiddle Deck226 ft², Twin Balcony£8540  
Cat AMiddle Deck300 ft², Twin Balcony£8690  
Bayon SuiteUpper Deck460 ft², Twin Balcony£9240  
Angkor SuiteUpper Deck677 ft², Private Terrace£9790  


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