Transfer to the Shinta Mani hotel for your three night stay
Enjoy a visit to Angkor Thom. After the tour, visit the sacred Temple of Ta Prohm. This evening, witness the incredible Phare Cambodian Circus, a spectacle of acrobatics, theatre and music. Phare is an NGO founded by Cambodian refugees to assist disadvantaged young people by teaching them performing arts (B,L)
EmeraldPLUS: Phare Cambodian Circus performance
Rise early and embark on a fascinating journey to Angkor Wat. Enjoy the sunrise and take the opportunity to capture quintessential pictures of this UNESCO Heritage Site. Enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure. This evening, enjoy a gala evening dinner together with a performance (B,D)
After breakfast, transfer to the port and embark Emerald Waterways’ luxurious Star-Ship Emerald Harmony for your seven night Mekong river cruise, set sail to Kampong Tralach.
This evening, get to know your fellow travellers during a Welcome Dinner (B,L,D)
Enjoy a visit to the Oudong Temples. Important remnants on the temple sight include the burial sites of Khmer kings as well as religious artefacts dating back more than a hundred years. In one of the Oudong temples, receive a traditional Buddhist Blessing from the temple resident monks as part of your EmeraldPLUS. The afternoon is at your leisure (B,L,D)
EmeraldPLUS: Visit the Oudong temples and receive a traditional Buddhist Monk blessing
Wake up in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh. This morning, learn more about the Khmer Rouge and the darkest days of Cambodian history. A short drive will take you to the Killing Fields at Choeung Ek where you will have the opportunity to walk through the fields, visit the small museum and learn about this sad chapter in history.
This afternoon, you will have the opportunity to visit the majestic Royal Palace. In the evening, experience a tuk-tuk ride through Phnom Penh ending on a rooftop terrace, where you will enjoy a beverage and take in the great views of the city as part of EmeraldPLUS (B,L,D)
EmeraldPLUS: Phnom Penh Tuk-Tuk drive by night
As part of EmeraldPLUS, visit a unique family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory. Here, you will learn more about the long-complicated silk making process and have a chance to touch the real Lanh My A silk. Continue the visit, embark one of the sampans to Evergreen Island for a walk through a local village to get a glimpse into the lives of the local farming community. Later, cruise to the border between Vietnam and Cambodia (B,L,D)
EmeraldPLUS: Visit to family-owned Lanh My A silk producing factory
Sail to My An Hung village. In the afternoon, as part of EmeraldPLUS, you will have a chance to visit this lovely and unspoiled place (B,L,D)
EmeraldPLUS: Visit to My An Hung village
Today, visit the Chinese congregational house in Kiến An Cung. Afterwards, visit the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel, L’Amant, and take a walk through the central market in town.
After lunch on board, arrive in Cai Be via sampan and visit a coconut candy workshop followed by performances of traditional music and fruit tasting. (B,L,D)
Sit back, relax and take in a full day of sailing the magnificent Mekong River. Watch as life on the Mekong awakens for another day as the ship departs early this morning to begin crossing the Cho Gao canal before meeting the Mekong Delta, known as the “rice bowl” of Vietnam.
Tonight, dock in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City with views of the city lights. (B,L,D)
Disembark and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City for your two night hotel stay.
Drive away from Ho Chi Minh City through rice paddies, villages and other scenes typical to southern Vietnam. Head to the Củ Chi tunnels for a visit with a local guide. Hear how the residents constructed an intricate, underground network of tunnels during the French and American Wars. This afternoon, explore Ho Chi Minh City at your leisure (B,L)
Enjoy a guided tour of Ho Chi Minh City, starting with a visit to the city’s most iconic building: Reunification Hall, formerly called the Presidential Palace. Then, stroll through the Ho Chi Minh City’s colonial quarter, walking past scenes of everyday life on the way. Admire the beautiful architecture of the Opera House, City Hall, the old Saigon Post Office, listen to the stories about the glory days of French Indochina and how that era continues to influence aspects of modern Vietnamese culture. (B,D)
(regional and premium class flights may be available on request) (B)
The 2022 Majestic Mekong River Cruise Launch
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Yes, Emerald Waterways does have a flexible cancellation policy. With Emerald, guests can defer their travel plans and transfer to an alternative Emerald departure date or itinerary up to 60 days prior to departure up until 31 December 2021. This policy is applicable across all Emerald’s European and Southeast Asia river cruises.
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Booking conditions of Emerald Waterways and Reader Offers Limited Agency Terms of Business apply. Fares are per person based on two adults sharing and may increase or be withdrawn at any time. Offer applies to new bookings only. Ports may require a tender. Regional flights will incur supplementary costs, may require an additional overnight stay. Free drinks with lunch & dinner are subject to the cruise lines T&Cs. Free all-inclusive drinks is subject to T&Cs and can be withdrawn at any time. Saving is based on two adults sharing. Shore excursions are subject to change and may not be suitable for guests with mobility restrictions. Hotels are subject to change and should the named hotel not be available an alternative will be supplied, further T&Cs apply. Images are for illustrative purposes only. Use of the Wellness area may incur an additional charge. Cruise Miles T&Cs apply. Meals are included as stated B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner. E&OE.
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