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Luxury Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery

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Luxury Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery

From £5,345 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 12 towns, villages & cities
  • Luxury ship and Hotel stays
  • 16 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches and 15 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
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Day 1 - Depart London

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

Day 2 - Arrive Hanoi

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Stay two nights at Hanoi’s elegant Mövenpick Hotel, followed by a Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu. KOTO stands for ’Know One, Teach One’, and gives disadvantaged youths the opportunity to train at its culinary school.

On arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to Hanoi’s elegant Mövenpick Hotel. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu.

Stay: Two Nights, Hanoi, Mövenpick Hotel

Day 2 - Arrive Hanoi

Dinner

Day 3 - Hanoi

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Take an afternoon rickshaw ride through Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

See Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Day 3 - Hanoi

Breakfast

Day 4 - Hanoi & Ha Long Bay

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Board your Bhaya Cruises junk for an incredible two-night cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.

After breakfast, travel to Ha Long. Board the Bhaya Cruises junk for a two-night cruise. Set off cruising and explore the Dark & Bright Lagoon by bamboo boat.

Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, Bhaya Cruises junk

Day 4 - Hanoi & Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Enjoy a full day to immerse yourself in the region. Admire the views from Surprise Cave, relax on the beach or go swimming and see the limestone pillars from sea-level.

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi & Siem Reap

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Savour a stay at the Shinta Mani Resort.

Visit the pristine Ti Top Island then dock back at Ha Long. Travel to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Siem Reap.

Stay: Three Nights, Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi & Siem Reap

Breakfast

Day 7 - Ankor & Siem Reap

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), which provides support and education for underprivileged children. This evening, enjoy a traditional Apsara dance.

Enjoy one of Travelmarvel’s select experiences followed by a visit Ta Prohm.

Day 7 - Ankor & Siem Reap

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 8 - Ankor & Siem Reap

On a guided tour, visit Angkor Archaeological Park and the temple Bayon. End the day watching a sunset at Angkor Wat.

Day 8 -  Ankor & Siem Reap

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 9 -Siem Reap, Prek K’dam, Embark Ship

Transfer to Prek K’dam where you will board the RV La Marguerite. Enjoy a delicious dinner.

Stay: Seven Night, RV La Marguerite

Day 9 -Siem Reap, Prek K’dam, Embark Ship

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Kampong Chhang Kampong Tralach & Oudong

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Enjoy an ox-cart ride, visit the Imperial City and travel by coach to Oudong for a Buddhist blessing.

Explore the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang and cruise to Kampong Tralach.

Day 10 - Kampong Chhang  Kampong Tralach & Oudong

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 - Koh Chen & Phnom Penh

Explore Koh Chen today, then cruise to Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s capital.

Day 11 - Koh Chen & Phnom Penh

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12 - Phnom Penh

Join an excursion to the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Following lunch, take a guided tour of Phnom Penh and see the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.

Day 12 - Phnom Penh

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13 - Tan Chau, Boarder Crossing

Spend today relaxing as your ship cruises to the Vietnamese border. This afternoon, perhaps attend a fruit-carving demonstration. Later, arrive in the town of Tan Chau.

Day 13 - Tan Chau, Boarder Crossing

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14 - Tan Chau & Sa Dec

Go ashore for a rickshaw tour and visit local artisan workshops.

Day 14 - Tan Chau & Sa Dec

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15 - Sa Dec & Cai Be

Take a boat ride to Sa Dec for a tour and see Huynh Thuy Le’s old house. After lunch, a local boat will take you to Cai Be to explore its floating markets. Go ashore to see Cai Be’s French Gothic Cathedral and visit a local rice paper manufacturer. This evening, enjoy a final dinner on board.

Day 15 - Sa Dec & Cai Be

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 16 - Disembark Ship, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Cu Chi Tunnels

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Stay at the modern Fusion Suites Saigon.

Disembark at My Tho Port today and travel by coach to the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Stay: Two Nights: Ho Chi Minh City, Fusion Suites Saigon

Day 16 - Disembark Ship, Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Cu Chi Tunnels

Breakfast & Lunch

Day 17 - Ho Chi Minh City

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Savour a farewell dinner at KOTO Kumho in Ho Chi Minh City.

Today, explore Ho Chi Minh City at your leisure.

Day 17 - Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 18 - Depart Ho Chi Minh City

Today you will be transferred to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Day 18 - Depart Ho Chi Minh City

Breakfast

Day 19 - Arrive London

Welcome Home

Day 1 - Depart London

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

Day 2 - Arrive Hanoi

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu. KOTO stands for ’know one, teach one’, and gives disadvantaged youths the opportunity to train at its culinary school.

On arrival in Hanoi, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel before enjoying your Insider Experience.

Stay: Two Nights: Hanoi, Mövenpick Hotel

Day 2 - Arrive Hanoi

Dinner

Day 3 - Hanoi

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Take an afternoon rickshaw ride through Hanoi’s Old Quarter.

See Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum.

Day 3 - Hanoi

Breakfast

Day 4 - Hanoi & Ha Long Bay

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Savour a cruise on Ha Long Bay.

Travel to Ha Long to board your classic Bhaya Cruises junk for an incredible two-night cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay. Pass Ti Top Island and explore Dark and Bright Lagoon by bamboo boat.

Stay: Two Nights: Bhaya Cruises junk

Day 4 - Hanoi & Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Enjoy a full day to immerse yourself in this captivating region of Vietnam. Stop at various islands, including the beautiful Surprise Cave, to explore the beaches and swim.

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap
INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour a stay at the Shinta Mani Resort.

Visit the pristine Ti Top Island then dock back at Ha Long. Travel to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Siem Reap.
Stay:Three Nights, Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay, Hanoi, Siem Reap

Breakfast & Dinner

Day 7 - Angkor, Siem Reap

On a guided tour, visit Angkor Archaeological Park and the temple Bayon. End the day watching a sunset at Angkor Wat..

Day 7 - Angkor, Siem Reap

Breakfast

Day 8 - Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Embark Cruise

Drive to My Tho Port and board your river ship for a relaxing journey aboard the luxurious RV La Marguerite. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board.

Stay: Seven Nights: RV La Marguerite

Day 8 - Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Embark Cruise

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 9 Cai Be & Sa Dec

A local boat will take you to the river-land town of Cai Be today. Visit floating markets, then cruise to Sa Dec, where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Tour Huynh Thuy Le’s old house.

Later, visit a local brick factory and a Cao Dai Temple.

Day 9 Cai Be & Sa Dec

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 10 - Tan Chan, Boarder Crossing

Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau and step ashore for a rickshaw tour.

Spend the rest of today on board your luxurious river ship. Perhaps take in a fruit-carving demonstration while you cross the border into Cambodia.

Continue cruising overnight to Phnom Penh.

Day 10 - Tan Chan, Boarder Crossing

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 11 - Phnom Penh

This morning embark on a moving excursion to the infamous Killing Fields, before visiting the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, located on the site of the Khmer Rouge’s notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21).

Here, you’ll learn of the atrocities inflicted upon Cambodians during Pol Pot’s regime in the mid-to-late 1970s. Later this afternoon, take in Phnom Penh’s river promenade as your ship nears the capital.

After lunch on board, disembark and enjoy a guided tour of the spectacular Royal Palace. Afterwards, head to the Silver Pagoda.

Day 11 - Phnom Penh

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 12 - Phnom Penh & Koh Chen

Enjoy time at leisure this morning in Phnom Penh. Relax aboard your luxury ship or discover the city’s other attractions, including the famed Russian market.

Later today, cruise to the remote Koh Chen, a small village specialising in silver and copperware.

Day 12 - Phnom Penh & Koh Chen

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 13 - Oudong & Kampong Tralach

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Visit the monastery in Oudong for a Buddhist blessing & enjoy an Ox-cart ride.

Disembark in Prek K’dam and travel by coach to Oudong. Afterwards, continue to Kampong Tralach to visit Wat Kampong Tralach Pleu.

Day 13 - Oudong & Kampong Tralach

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 14 - Kampong Chhang

Enjoy a boat excursion into the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang, then cast off towards Prek K’dam.

Tonight, enjoy a superb dinner.

Day 14 - Kampong Chhang

Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Day 15 - Prek K'Dam, Disembark Cruise & Siem Reap

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Relax in Siem Reap’s stylish and unique Shinta Mani Resort.

Disembark your ship in Prek K’dam and transfer to Siem Reap. Later, visit the temple Bayon.

Stay: Two Nights: Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort

Day 15 - Prek K'Dam, Disembark Cruise & Siem Reap

Breakfast

Day 16 - Angkor, Siem Reap

INSIDER EXPERIENCE
Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA) today.

Enjoy sunset over Angkor Wat before a Farewell Dinner.

Day 16 - Angkor, Siem Reap

Breakfast

Day 17 - Siem Reap

Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

Breakfast

Day 19 - Arrive London

Arrive Home

Sail beside stunning scenery aboard the luxurious RV La Marguerite. Visit remote villages that line the banks of the Mekong River. Your luxurious ship offers superior service and accommodation, combining colonial era with a contemporary edge.

With a guest to staff ratio of 2:1, the service you’ll receive on board is exceptional. Each crew member has extensive training and is always delighted to help.

Each Deluxe Suite is designed with your absolute convenience and comfort in mind. Featuring French Colonial-inspired decor and state-of-the-art appointments, every suite offers the feel of a luxury retreat.

Unwind with Tai Chi classes on the Sun deck and learn about Cambodian and Vietnamese culture and history with lectures from local guides. There’s a fruit-carving demonstration by the executive chef who will also reveal the secret to making delicious Vietnamese Spring Rolls. Enjoy musical performances on select evenings including a night of Khmer song and dance.

Enjoy a superb dining experience each day in the air-conditioned Mekong Restaurant. Dine on exotic Asian fare prepared by your onboard chefs each day from the freshest ingredients. Western favourites are also available. Local beer, spirits and soft drink are included at all times at no additional cost. International wine is also included during lunch and dinner on board.

Unwind in the ships peaceful air-conditioned lounges or on the Sun Deck, both offering magnificent views. Be entertained with a wide selection of games, Wi-Fi in select areas, DVDs and music. Pamper yourself in the ships spa or work out in the fitness centre. The Sun Deck offers further relaxation with a swimming pool and reclining lounges.

Onboard Features & Facilities

  • 46 outside staterooms and suites with private balconies
  • Sun deck with sun-shades, deck chairs & loungers and plunge pool
  • Classically styled restaurant with open seating
  • Breakfast , Lunch and Dinner with house wine and beer included
  • Complimentary Tea & Coffee available all day as are non alcoholic drinks
  • Spacious airconditioned lounge and bar
  • Spa & Fitness Suite

Accommodation & Amenities

This lovely river cruise vessel, features just 46 spacious staterooms 226-443 sq.ft serviced by a wonderful crew of 43 staff.

All suites feature a true Asian ambience featuring colonial inspired decor and state of the art appointments. Each suite is positioned on the outside of the ship and features twin or queen sized beds , ensuite, air conditioning, a desk/ dressing table, mini bar and a safe as well as bathrobes and slippers.

The Mekong restaurant serves a variety of sumptuous local and international gourmet dishes prepared by the ships masterful on board chef’s. International wines are served with both Lunch & dinner, while beer, local spirits and soft drinks are available all day in the Saigon Lounge & Bar.

Indochina Balcony Suite

443 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Suite size: 443 sq. ft.
  • Larger balcony / Terrace area
  • Deluxe King Size Bed
  • Luxurious en-suite bathroom from the main bedroom with shower & WC, hair dryer and bathrobes
  • Living area with sofa bed
  • Hotel style beds with fine cotton bed linen, twin or double arrangement.
  • Armchairs, & coffee table, writing desk and safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Sadec Balcony Suite

284 ft² – Upper Deck

  • Suite size: 284 sq. ft.
  • Larger balcony area
  • Queen size beds
  • private balcony
  • Luxurious en-suite bathroom with shower & WC, hair dryer and bathrobes
  • Hotel style beds with fine cotton bed linen, twin or double arrangement.
  • Armchairs, & coffee table, writing desk and safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Deluxe Balcony

226 ft² – Main & Upper Deck

  • Cabin size: 226 sq. ft.
  • Outside balcony
  • Luxurious en-suite bathroom with shower & WC, hair dryer and bathrobes
  • Hotel style beds with fine cotton bed linen, twin or double arrangement.
  • Armchairs, & coffee table, writing desk and safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

Standard Suite

226 ft² – Lower Deck

  • Cabin size: 226 sq. ft.
  • Porthole Windows
  • Luxurious en-suite bathroom with shower & WC, hair dryer and bathrobes
  • Hotel style beds with fine cotton bed linen, twin or double arrangement.
  • Armchairs, & coffee table, writing desk and safe
  • Individually controlled air-conditioning

2019 Departures

22nd & 28th July 2019.

5th,11th 19th August 2019. Prices from Cat C £6395 pp – Sadec Suite £7590 pp

2nd, 8th, 16th, 22nd 30th September 2019. Prices from Cat C £6395 pp – Sadec Suite £7590 pp

6th, 14th, 20th 28th October 2019 . Prices from Cat C £6545 pp – Sadec Suite £7740 pp

3rd, 11th, 17th 25th November 2019. Prices from Cat C £6545 pp – Sadec Suite £7740 pp

1st December 2019. Prices from Cat C £6495 pp – Sadec Suite £7740 pp

2020 Departures

6th, 12th 20th, 26th January 2020. Prices from Cat C £6495 pp – Sadec Suite £7790 pp

3rd,9th, 17th, 23rd February 2020. Prices from Cat C £6495 pp – Sadec Suite £7690 pp

2nd, 8th 16th,22nd 30th March 2020. Prices from Cat C £6495 pp – Sadec Suite £7690 pp

FLY FREE IN ECONOMY:
All prices are per person (pp) twin share and include savings where applicable. Solo supplements apply, and are available upon request. Prices correct as at 24 October 2018, but may fluctuate due to changes in surcharges, fees and taxes. Offer valid on new bookings until 28 February 2019 unless sold out prior. All offers are strictly subject to availability at the time of booking. Not combinable with any other offer unless specified, and can be withdrawn at any time. Strictly limited number of offers available on selected departure dates until sold out. Offer includes free Economy flights and taxes from London Heathrow. Limited number of offers available, once sold out, alternative offer may apply. All internal flights will be in Economy Class.


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