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Timeless Wonders of Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong

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Unlimited drinks & included gratuities*

Sail with Uniworld, as seen on Channel 5's Cruising with Jane McDonald

Included shore excursions & free wi-fi*

5★ all-inclusive boutique river cruising*


Cruise Overview

  • Duration 12 nights
  • Departs 05 Nov 2021
  • Sails from My Tho, Vietnam
  • Ship Mekong Jewel
  • Flights and transfersYes
  • Cruise code ‍1609952‍

Your Itinerary

Two night hotel stay in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Fri 05 Nov 2021

Upon arrival, transfer to the Park Hyatt Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam for your two night stay, including breakfast.

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam Sat 06 Nov 2021

Experience how ancient history melds with the boisterous present in Vietnam’s largest city, where skyscrapers tower over ancient temples and motorbikes putter along picturesque alleys.

This evening, join us onboard the Saigon Princess for dinner and a dance performance with beautiful views of Ho Chi Minh City at night. (B,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Dynamic Ho Chi Minh City
★ Featured Excursion - Dinner cruise on Saigon Princess

My Tho, Vietnam

My Tho, Vietnam Sun 07 Nov 2021

My Tho, Vietnam

Today’s featured excursion provides a fascinating glimpse of the Viet Cong’s vast network of incredibly narrow tunnels dating back to the Vietnam War.

Following lunch, you’ll be taken to the Mekong Jewel. (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Vestiges of War – Cu Chi Tunnels

Vinh Long

Tien Loi (Ben Tre), Vinh Long, Sa Dec Mon 08 Nov 2021

Vinh Long

Today, you’ll witness the hustle and bustle of delta river life as the local traders take their produce to market. After breakfast, you’ll board a traditional sampan and explore the narrow canals and backwaters of this famed region. The untouched island of Tien Loi awaits on a unique excursion created exclusively for Uniworld guests, where you can see how local farmers make rooster cages, decorate bonsais in their yards and more.

Upon arrival to Vinh Long, your sampans will bring you to a traditional rice factory. Back onboard, savor an authentic Vietnamese meal this evening. (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Village life on the Mekong Board a traditional sampan and explore the narrow canals and backwaters of this famed region. The untouched island of Tien Loi awaits on a unique excursion where you can see how local farmers make rooster cages, decorate bonsais in their yards and more (B,L,D)

Sa Dec, Vietnam

Sa Dec, Gieng Island, Hong Ngu, Cruising the Mekong River Tue 09 Nov 2021

Sa Dec, Vietnam

Following breakfast, continue your journey via sampan, where you’ll observe the daily routines of the villagers in Sa Dec. Visit a colorful temple, the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le and then venture to Gieng Island, where you’ll experience how a local family makes incense sticks and the conical hat. (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Sampans and colonial romance Following breakfast, you'll venture to Gieng Island, where you’ll experience how a local family makes incense sticks and the conical hat. Later, your journey continues via sampan, where you’ll observe the daily routines of the villagers in Sa Ðéc 

Hong Ngu, Vietnam

Hong Ngu (Long Khanh A), Cruising the Mekong River, Phnom Penh Wed 10 Nov 2021

Hong Ngu, Vietnam

Visit the local island village of Hong Ngu, a major producer of the traditional Khmer scarves located not far from the Vietnam-Cambodia border. Since they’re woven in many homes around the village, you’ll have the opportunity to see the process first-hand. You’ll also stop at a local temple dedicated to a unique religion founded in this area of Vietnam, Hoa Hoa. Your last and most interesting visit of the day? A visit to the local home of a retired VC General.  (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Daily life on the great delta You leave Cambodia behind and cross into Vietnam today, delving into a region where traditional and modern lifestyle elements mingle

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cambodia Thu 11 Nov 2021

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Today, you’ll discover the thriving and exotic capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. It stands at the juncture of three captivating rivers and is divided into three districts, the picturesque French colonial area, a handsome residential district and a rapidly changing Old Town. Here, you’ll find an alluring riverside esplanade amid numerous bewitching Buddhist temples, palaces and artifacts. (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Cambodia’s capital – Phnom Penh Enjoy an insightful panoramic tour with time to explore on your own 

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cruising the Mekong River, Angkor Ban Fri 12 Nov 2021

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Today’s featured excursion may be the most profound and memorable experience of your entire journey. You’ll learn about the infamous Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge and visit a former school-turned-prison that is now a genocide museum.(B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - The Killing Fields Today, learn about the infamous Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge and visit a former school-turned-prison that is now a genocide museum

Angkor Ban

Angkor Ban, Wat Hanchey, Kampong Cham Sat 13 Nov 2021

Angkor Ban

If yesterday was an exploration of Cambodia’s dark past, today is a celebration of the country’s bright future. You’ll meet young children at a local school and friendly villagers in their homes, and have a rare opportunity to receive an unforgettable water blessing from local Buddhist monks. (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Cambodia’s vibrant cultural life Today meet young children at a local school and friendly villagers in their homes, and have a rare opportunity to receive a special water blessing from Buddhist monks

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Phnom Penh, Cruising the Mekong River, Angkor Ban Sat 13 Nov 2021

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Today’s featured excursion may be the most profound and memorable experience of your entire journey. You’ll learn about the infamous Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge and visit a former school-turned-prison that is now a genocide museum.(B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - The Killing Fields Today, learn about the infamous Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge and visit a former school-turned-prison that is now a genocide museum

Mekong River Cruise

Kampong Cham - Siem Reap, Cambodia Sun 14 Nov 2021

Mekong River Cruise

You’ll disembark in the morning and transfer via executive motorcoach to Siem Reap, the gateway to Angkor, the legendary archaeological site.

Spend three nights at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort, minutes away from the famed temple complex of Angkor Wat. (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - City tour & Artisan visit by remork

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Siem Reap, Cambodia Mon 15 Nov 2021

Angkor Wat, Cambodia

Today, explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, a gigantic religious complex that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site and regarded as the pinnacle of the dazzling, inventive culture that flourished in medieval Cambodia (B,D)

★ Featured Excursion - Angkor Wat Temple

Mekong River Cruise

Siem Reap, Cambodia Tue 16 Nov 2021

Mekong River Cruise

This extraordinary complex of Hindu and Buddhist monuments was once lost to the world for many years, hidden under dense jungle vines (B,L,D)

★ Featured Excursion - South Gate Angkor Thom, Bayon & Ta Prohm

★ Featured Excursion - Apsara dance show & dinner

Transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to London Wed 17 Nov 2021

(regional and premium class flights may be available on request) (B)

Mekong River Cruise

Siem Reap Wed 17 Nov 2021

Mekong River Cruise

Cruising along the Mekong River past hidden villages, mystical jungles and towering mountains affords a southeast Asian experience like no other

What's included *

  • Elegantly appointed riverview staterooms and suites with luxurious amenities from Hermes and L’Occitane en Provence
  • In-suite butler service on all ships in Europe (not available in Russia & Portugal)
  • Stays at luxurious and centrally located five-star hotels where applicable
  • All gratuities on board and ashore including local guides and bus drivers (gratuities included vary in Russia and Asia)
  • All transportation throughout the trip
  • All meals onboard, prepared using the finest and freshest ingredients
  • Unlimited beverages on board including local wines, sparkling wines and champagne, craft beer and premium spirits (inclusions vary for Russia and Asia)
  • A variety of on board dining experiences with open seating and a casual-elegant dress code
  • Local entertainment & insightful lectures on board
  • Ship-wide Wi-Fi access (excludes Russia & Asia)
  • Fully escorted excursions with English-speaking local guides
  • Services of a dedicated Uniworld Cruise/Tour Manager
  • Health & Sanitation Protocols: - All guests must complete a health screening prior to embarkation. - Gloves, face masks and small bottles of hand sanitizer will be readily available for each guest. - All coffee table books, magazines and brochures have been removed from public use. Guests will be able to access these reading materials via a complimentary PressReader app on their mobile devices. For full details, please visit the Uniworld cruise line page. Health & Sanitation Protocol features may vary in Russia & Asia.
  • ABTA & ATOL Protection
  • Plus, book a Balcony cabin or above by 8pm 26th July 2021 and receive a case of World Wines

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Suite (339 sq ft - 31.5 sq m). Suites on the Sun Deck and Orchid Deck feature private open-air balconies. Suites on the Lotus Deck feature French balconies. Note that amenities may differ from those of a Uniworld company-owned ship.

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Grand Suite (551 sq ft - 51 sq m). Note that amenities may differ from those of a Uniworld company-owned ship.

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The Ship - Mekong Jewel

  • Occupancy68
  • Tonnage1,150 tons
  • Length262 ft (79.86 m)
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Debuting on January 3, 2020, this will be the newest and most luxurious ship on the Mekong river. Uniworld’s all-suite ship will include two dining venues: one main restaurant and an al fresco eatery on the upper deck. The Mekong Jewel will be 10 meters longer than the Mekong Navigator, but with the same capacity offering guests more space and amenities. The ship is being constructed with sustainable and eco-friendly materials, such as special paint used for the hull of the ship that creates less drag caused by bio-fueling, specially designed ship propellers that increase performance and efficiency, energy-efficient LED light fixtures, automatic air conditioning controls to optimize cooling resources, and water cooled air-conditioning system that will save energy. The 13-day itinerary will take guests from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap, with visits to Phnom Penh, Angkor Wat and more.

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  • Our ABTA membership & ATOL license protects all our package or tailormade holidays booked through ROL Cruise so you can book with confidence knowing you are fully protected
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  • Winners of more than 50 Cruise Awards over the last 5 years
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  • Customer satisfaction at 98% and a Feefo score of 4.8/5.
  • Expert staff with over 1,000 years of combined travel expertise offering 5★ service
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  • Voted The UK & Ireland's No.1 Ocean Cruise Specialist in TTG's 2020 Top 50 Travel Agencies Awards
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Frequently Asked Questions about Uniworld River Cruises

Does Uniworld have a flexible cancellation policy?

Yes, Uniworld does have a flexible cancellation policy. Uniworld are currently allowing guests to change or suspend their cruise up to 60 days prior to departure on their European and exotic sailings departing in 2021.

Guests can rebook to any future cruise through to 2022.

Alternatively, guests can choose to receive a Future Cruise Credit equal to the number of funds received by Uniworld at the time of cancellation. The Future Cruise Credit can be used towards any 2021 or 2022 Uniworld sailing.

Please note Airfares booked through Uniworld are subject to airline cancellation fees. Further Cruise Line Terms & conditions apply. Standard cancellation rules apply for 2022 departures. 


Do I need a COVID-19 vaccine to travel aboard a Uniworld ship?

If travelling with Uniworld, you will need to provide proof of one of the following:
1. Vaccination certificate showcasing you’re fully vaccinated with the final dose administered at least 14 days prior to travel
2. A verified and negative PCR test taken within 72 hours of embarkation
3. A verified and negative rapid antigen test taken within 72 hours of embarkation
 


Is there a dress code on board?

The dress code on board is smart casual. Uniworld River Cruises recommend wearing comfortable clothing and packing for a range of weather conditions.


Do Uniworld cater for special diets?

Uniworld River Cruises cater for most dietary needs (e.g. low fat, low calorie, gluten free, sugar free, vegetarian) as long they are alerted in advance. Please call us prior to sailing so we can inform Uniworld River Cruises.


Is there Wi-Fi on board?

Select ships offer complimentary Wi-Fi access.


Can I book shore excursions once on board?

Additional shore excursions can be booked with your Cruise Manager once on board.


Can I smoke on board?

Smoking is permitted on board each ship but restricted to the sun decks only. This policy applies to all forms of smoking materials including vapor e-cigarettes.


How do gratuities work?

Gratuities are included in the price of your cruise.


Last Updated: 05/05/2021

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We advise customers to keep up to date with the cruise lines COVID policies for insurance, life on board, shore excursions, vaccinations and testing prior to boarding.

Case of World Wines is based one per booking for UK mainland addresses only when booked by 8pm 26th July. 

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