Upon arrival transfer to the Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi Hotel for your two night stay
Parisian elegance infuses Hanoi’s boulevards, which are lined with handsome colonial buildings, as you'll see on today's fascinating tour of the city.
Featured Excursion: Hanoi City Tour
Transfer to the airport for your flight to Siem Reap, Cambodia
Upon arrival transfer to the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort for your three night stay
Today is a bucket list kind of day as you explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, a gigantic religious complex that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Featured Excursions: Angkor Wat Temple City tour & Artisan visit by remork
Today’s lunch will be on your own. NOTE: Order of sightseeing may change on Days 4 and 5. Temple visits are subject to change due to factors beyond control.
Today you will enter the spectacular remnants of Angkor Thom, the royal city. Built during the heyday of the Khmer dynasty in the 12th century, this extraordinary complex of Hindu and Buddhist monuments was once lost to the world for many years, hidden under dense jungle vines.
Featured Excursions: South Gate Angkor Thom, Bayon and Ta Prohm Apsara show and dinner
NOTE: Order of sightseeing may change on Days 4 and 5. Temple visits are subject to change due to factors beyond control.
Today, you’ll have free time to explore Siem Reap, a place name that means, literally, “Defeat of Siam”—which tells you something of its history. It is the gateway to Angkor, the legendary archaeological site.
Later check out of your hotel and transfer via executive motorcoach to Kampong Cham where you'll embark on the beautiful Mekong Jewel, your elegant home for the next seven nights and set sail on the beautiful Mekong.
Today is a celebration of Cambodia’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.
Featured Excursion: Cambodia’s vibrant cultural life
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.
Featured Excursion: Cambodia’s capital—Phnom Penh
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.
Featured Excursion: The Killing Fields—tragedy and reconciliation in Cambodia
You leave Cambodia behind and cross into Vietnam today, delving into a region where traditional and modern lifestyle elements mingle: Agriculture may still reign supreme, but TV satellite dishes dot rooftops of houses built on stilts.
You'll 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.
And perhaps the most interesting visit of the day? A visit to the local home of a retired VC General.
Featured Excursion: Daily life on the great delta
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 Dec and visit a colourful temple, the home of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le.
Featured Excursion: Sampans and colonial romance
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.
Featured Excursion: Village life on the Mekong
Disembark in My tho and transfer to Ho Chi Minh CIty. Two night stay in Ho Chi Minh City at the Park Hyatt Saigon.
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.
Featured Excursion: Dynamic Ho Chi Minh City
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.
Featured Excursion: Vestiges of war—Cú Chi Tunnels
(regional and premium class flights may be available on request)
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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.
Grand Suite (551 sq ft - 51 sq m). Note that amenities may differ from those of a Uniworld company-owned ship.
If travelling aboard one of Uniworld's sailings departing prior to 31st December 2022 all guests will be required to be fully vaccinated. Proof of vaccination will be required at the time of embarkation until further notice. Guests under 12 will be exempt but will need to provide a negative PCR or antigen test result taken within 72 hours of travel.
The dress code on board is smart casual. Uniworld River Cruises recommend wearing comfortable clothing and packing for a range of weather conditions.
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.
Select ships offer complimentary Wi-Fi access.
Additional shore excursions can be booked with your Cruise Manager once 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.
Gratuities are included in the price of your Scenic river cruise.
Betty's Gift Bag is based on one per booking, for UK mainland addresses only, when booking an Oceanview cabin or above by 8pm 15th August 2022.