Highlights of Vietnam & Cambodia

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Cruise Overview

  • Duration 12 nights
  • Departs 07 Mar 2020
  • Sails from Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
  • Ship RV AmaLotus
  • Flights and transfersNo
  • Cruise code ‍1400022‍
  • Voyage code ‍VEMR15F‍

Your Itinerary

Mekong River Cruise

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Sat 07 Mar 2020

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Upon arrival, transfer to the Park Hyatt Saigon Hotel for your two night stay, including breakfast (B, D)

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Ho Chi Minh City, Long Tan OR Cu Chi Tunnels Sun 08 Mar 2020

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★Signature Experience: Perhaps head to Ba Ria to learn about the Battle of Long Tan, then attend a memorial service at the Long Tan Cross. Alternatively, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels

★Signature Experience: Head to Vietnam House where a special dinner created by APT Ambassador Luke Nguyen awaits (B,L,D)

My Tho, Vietnam

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - Embark the ship Mon 09 Mar 2020

My Tho, Vietnam

★Freedom of Choice: Enjoy a walking tour or embark on an exciting motorbike city tour of Ho Chi Minh City.

Alternatively, tour the Ky Long Art Villa; try out your culinary skills with a cookery class; OR take a shopping tour.

Later, transfer to My Tho Port and embark the luxurious RV AmaLotus for your seven night 5★ all-inclusive river cruise, where a Welcome Dinner awaits (B,L,D)

 

Cai Be, Vietnam

Cái Bè – Sa Đéc, Vietnam Tue 10 Mar 2020

Cai Be, Vietnam

Step ashore in Cái Bè to explore before visiting a local rice paper manufacturer.

Later, cruise to Sa Đéc and tour Huynh Thuy Le’s old house to learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover.

Later, visit a traditional Cao Dai temple (B,L,D)

 

Tan Chau, Vietnam

Tan Chau, Evergreen Island, Vietnam Wed 11 Mar 2020

Tan Chau, Vietnam

Enjoy a rickshaw tour in Tan Chau.

Later, visit a local evergreen island and witness authentic rural Mekong life.

After entering Cambodia, cruise overnight towards Phnom Penh (B,L,D)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia Thu 12 Mar 2020

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

★Freedom of Choice: Today in Phnom Penh, perhaps enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda; visit the infamous Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum; explore the National Museum of Cambodia; OR take a guided city tour in a tuk tuk (B,L,D)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Oudong - Koh Chen - Oknha Tey, Cambodia Fri 13 Mar 2020

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Today, journey to historic Oudong, which was Cambodia’s fascinating royal capital from 1618 until 1866. During your time here, you’ll pay a visit to a monastery for a Buddhist blessing experience with local monks. On the way back to Phnom Penh, take a leisurely stroll through the village of Koh Chen and perhaps visit some home workshops that manufacture copperware. Alternatively, you have the option to ride an ox cart in Kampong Tralach on the way back to your ship. Later, your ship glides along the lush banks of the Mekong to Oknha Tey, which renowned for its silk manufacturing traditions, preserved over centuries. Here, gain an insight into the traditional silk weaving process. After, return to your river ship to relax before enjoying delicious onboard dining tonight.  (B,L,D)

Enjoy time at leisure in Phnom Penh before cruising to remote Koh Chen.

Upon arrival visit some of the home workshops specialising in silverware and copper ware (B,L,D)

Oudong, Cambodia

Angkor Ban, Cambodia Sat 14 Mar 2020

Oudong, Cambodia

Join a walking discovery of Angkor Ban, one of the few villages in Cambodia not destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Her people still live in the traditional wooden homes and keep ancient cultural traditions alive. In the afternoon continue cruising towards Siem Reap and relax on board (B,L,D)

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Kampong Cham - Koh Pen, Cambodia Sun 15 Mar 2020

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In the morning you can enjoy a hilltop walk to the Pagoda of Wat Hanchey.  From here, enjoy views over the Mekong, making it well worth the climb. You’ll find many temples, pagodas and stupas, some dating back to the 8th century. Later enjoy a tuk tuk ride to explore the island of Koh Pen with its wooden stilt houses and local farming culture. 

Return to your ship for a Farewell Dinner (B,L,D)

Prek K’dam

Kampong Cham – Siem Reap, Cambodia - Disembark Mon 16 Mar 2020

Prek K’dam

After breakfast, Disembark your ship in Kampong Cham before transferring by coach to Siem Reap.

After settling into your luxury hotel, head to Angkor Archaeological Park. Visit Angkor Thom and see the 12th century temple, Bayon.

Three night stay at Hotel Sofitel Angkor (B,D)

★Freedom of Choice: Tonight in Siem Reap, choose where to dine from a selection of included restaurants

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Siem Reap, Cambodia Tue 17 Mar 2020

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★Signature Experience: Rise early this morning and travel to the Angkor Archaeological Park as you enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat.

This afternoon, explore the temple of Ta Prohm before visiting Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), a Siem Reap organisation that provides education opportunities for disadvantaged children (B)

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Siem Reap, Cambodia Wed 18 Mar 2020

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★Freedom of Choice: Choose how you spend today – Perhaps visit the temple of Wat Preah Prom Rath and participate in a Buddhist blessing; enjoy an exciting tuk tuk ride, participate in a fun Apsara dance class; take off on a thrilling quad bike adventure; enjoy a leisurely bicycle tour across the Cambodian countryside; take a horse and cart ride; partake in a traditional Khmer cookery class; go on a shopping adventure; or perhaps indulge in a relaxing spa treatment.

Tonight, enjoy a traditional Apsara dance performance and a Farewell Dinner (B,D)

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Siem Reap, Cambodia - Check out of your hotel Thu 19 Mar 2020

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After breakfast, check out of your hotel and meet your transfer (B)

What's included *

  • Expert services of a Cruise Director
  • Friendly, English-speaking local guides on all excursions
  • All delicious on board meals, freshly prepared by an expert chef to reflect regional flavours
  • Comprehensive range of guided tours and sightseeing excursions
  • Unique and exclusive Signature Experiences offering once-in-a-lifetime experiences (on select sailings)
  • Insider Experiences offering unique special stays, local insights and memorable meals (on select sailings)
  • Freedom of Choice touring allowing you to tailor your holiday around your own interests (on select sailings)
  • All port charges, taxes and tipping
  • Plus, book an Ocean View or above by 8.30pm 23rd September 2019 and receive a Champagne & Flutes Gift Set

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Cabins & Prices

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The Ship - RV AmaLotus

Newly refurbished for 2016, the RV AmaLotus is one of the most luxurious river ships cruising on the Mekong River. Experience Vietnam & Cambodia River Cruising in luxury on an all-inclusive cruise.

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Champagne and flutes gift set is for Ocean View cabins or above, based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only, when booked by 8.30pm 23rd September 2019. 

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