Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights APT River Cruise
Centred around a captivating Mekong River cruise, explore a world of iconic landmarks, unique cultures and ethereal beauty on a fully inclusive luxury tour of Vietnam & Cambodia. From the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City and ancient temples of Angkor, to remote villages only accessible by water – you will enjoy an in-depth discovery of a truly fascinating region.
Make your way to London Heathrow for your flight to Vietnam.
Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you’ll be met by an APT representative and transferred to your luxurious hotel. Settle in and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore.
Choose from an extensive range of activities that showcase the cultural heart of Siem Reap. Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this morning at your welcome briefing and then head to Angkor Archaeological Park to visit the last and most enduring capital of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom, and the 12th-century temple of Bayon. This evening, enjoy dinner and a traditional Apsara dance performance.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Sightseeing
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: Rise early and travel back to Angkor Archaeological Park for a glass of champagne as you enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Tonight you can select from a number of local restaurants for dinner. Explore the vine-engulfed temple of Ta Prohm, a World Heritage-listed site, and pay a visit to ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’.
Transfer to Prek K’dam to embark your river ship. Tonight, celebrate the beginning of your cruise with a Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner.
Hop aboard a small boat to explore the lush wetlands near Kampong Chhnang, watching for water birds and traditional fishing traps near the riverbank. Back on your ship, continue sailing to the village of Koh Chen for a walk to visit the fine silverware and copperware workshops.
From Prek K’dam, take a coach to Oudong where you’ll call on a monastery for a Buddhist blessing experience with monks. In Kampong Tralach later, ride an ox cart through the countryside, passing rice fields and smiling locals on the way back to your ship. Later, arrive in Phnom Penh.
Perhaps enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, or take a moving excursion to the infamous Killing Fields. Your other options are a visit to the National Museum or a city tour in a tuk tuk.
After breakfast, disembark in Phnom Penh and embark on your selected Freedom of Choice sightseeing activity.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Sightseeing
Relax while border crossing formalities are carried out before arriving in Tan Chau.
Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau. Glide past a floating fishing farm, then take a rickshaw tour. Later, observe rural Mekong life on an evergreen island.
In the city of Sa Dec, enjoy a small boat ride past floating markets, then disembark to visit a Cao Dai temple. You’ll also enjoy a guided tour of Huynh Thuy Le’s old house and visit a rice paper manufacturer.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE: In Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), attend either a memorial service at Long Tan Cross or visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.
Disembark at My Tho Port and select from two Signature Experiences.
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE EXCLUSIVE! At Xu Restaurant on Ho Chi Minh City, enjoy a degustation dinner with matching wines, inspired by Luke Nguyen.
FREEDOM OF CHOICE: Discover the city on your choice of activities: tour the city on foot, enjoy a motorbike tour, visit the Ky Long Art Villa, join a shopping tour, or take part in a cooking class at GRAIN by Luke Nguyen cooking studio.
After breakfast, transfer to the airport this morning for your overnight flight to the UK.
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- Free Premium Economy flights on selected dates*
- Home-to-airport transfers by private car^
- Complimentary house wine, local beer, local spirits and soft drink served at your discretion on board the RV AmaLotus
- APT Tour Director & expert local guides
- All sightseeing & on board entertainment
- Unique or exclusive Signature Invitations
- Freedom of Choice™ inclusions
- Overseas transfers, all port charges & tipping
- Two nights in Ho Chi Minh City at the Sheraton Saigon Hotel & Towers, located in the heart of the city
- Seven nights aboard the RV AmaLotus
- Three nights at the award-winning Hotel Sofitel Angkor in beautiful Siem Reap
- Enjoy 12 Breakfasts, 8 Lunches and 11 Dinners