Luxury Mekong Cruise: Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap

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Cruise the Mekong in style, from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap. Along the way, enjoy the amenities of your luxury river cruise ship and discover the natural beauty and colourful cultures of the local people living in the Mekong River Delta. As you sail northwards, stop at key sights, such as Cai Be, Siem Reap and Tonle Sap lake.

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10 days from RM6,470/pax

Signature tour

  • My Tho 1 day
  • Cai Be 1 day
  • Tan Chau 1 day
  • Phnom Penh 2 days
  • Oudong 1 day
  • Kampong Chhnang 1 day
  • Siem Reap 3 days

Highlights

  • Enjoy a unique perspective of life in the Mekong Delta
  • Discover Phnom Penh's history
  • Marvel at an authentic floating village
  • Explore the majestic Angkor Wat Temples
  • Make the most of the facilities aboard your luxury river cruise ship

Day to day

Day 1

Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Cai Be

Meet at 9am for your morning road transfer to My Tho for embarkation on the R/V Mekong Prestige Cruise. Settle into your cabin and start sailing this afternoon.

Lunch, dinner

Day 2

Cai Be - Sa Dec - Tan Chau

Arrive at Cai Be this morning. After breakfast, take a morning junk trip around Cai Be along a floating market and head ashore to see the French Gothic Cathedral. In the afternoon, cruise past Vinh Long Province to reach Sa Dec for an afternoon walk. At night, the ship will navigate through the Delta.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 3

Tan Chau - Phnom Penh

Arrival in the morning at Tan Chau, a remote small town on the Mekong. Transfer on small boats to visit a fishing farm and a mat making and silk weaving workshop. A ride on a rickshaw takes you around the town then back to the pier for lunch. Cross into Cambodia with border formalities, then in the evening, cruise up the broad Mekong River to Phnom Penh.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 4

Phnom Penh

Arrival in the morning at Phnom Penh. Proceed to visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum with its Khmer crafts. After lunch, explore the former High School (S21), converted into a detention centre under the Red Khmer's rule. Lastly, stop at the detention camp of Choeung Ek, better known as the Killing Fields.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 5

Phnom Penh - Koh Chong - Phnom Penh

In the morning, sail to Koh Chong. Take a leisurely walk in this silk weaving village, then cruise past the Mekong's timeless villages and river life.

Afternoon at leisure to explore Phnom Penh.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 6

Phnom Penh - Oudong - Kampong Tralach

Journey upriver heading for Oudong, the former capital city of Cambodia between 1618 and 1866 and explore the numerous stupas. Then depart to Kampong Tralach with private road transfer to visit the charming Vihara of the Wat Kampong Leu Pagoda with its stunning wall paintings.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 7

Kampong Tralach - Kampong Chhnang - Tonle Lake

Morning sailing on the Tonle Sap River and arrive at Kampong Chhnang. Then, take a local boat to visit an authentic floating village. The life of the entire population is connected with the river and all people travel in boats through the canal system which criss-crosses this little town.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 8

Tonle Lake - Siem Reap - Angkor Temples - Siem Reap

Cross the Tonle Sap lake early in the morning. The great lake dominates Cambodia and is over 150km in length, with profuse birdlife.

Disembarkation after breakfast and transfer to Siem Reap hotel and lunch in local restaurant.

After lunch, start with a tour to Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, Terrace of Elephants, Terrace of the Leper King and Phimeanakas. End your Angkor Temples tour with a visit to Baphuon and its pyramid shape, representing the mythical Mount Meru.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 9

Siem Reap - Angkor temples - Siem Reap

Enjoy a full day tour to the Temples. Start with the Temple of Banteay Srei, the Women Citadel and Banteay Samre. In the afternoon, take in the Ta Prohm Temple, Lake Srah Srang and the Angkor Wat Temple, considered to be at the most supreme level of craftsmanship. In the evening, enjoy dinner and watch a traditional Apsara dance show.

Breakfast, lunch, dinner

Day 10

Depart Siem Reap

After breakfast, visit a silk weaving workshop followed by a stroll through Angkor's handicraft market. After lunch, transfer to the airport for your departure flights.

Breakfast, lunch

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Tell us your travel requirements and we will tailor a package to suit your needs. We generally offer holidays that are a minimum of one week. If you are looking for shorter, more local holidays, take a look at our other website Sedunia Holidays too.

Deluxe option
twin sharing basis
land only

# of travellersPrice
2 to goRM6,470 per person
RV Mekong Prestige - State Room

Hotel: RV Mekong Prestige - State Room in
Rating: 5 star

Hotel Apsara Angkor

Hotel: Hotel Apsara Angkor in Siem Reap
Rating: 4 star

First class option
twin sharing basis
land only

# of travellersPrice
2 to goRM8,430 per person
RV Mekong Prestige - Junior Suite

Hotel: RV Mekong Prestige - Junior Suite in
Rating: 5 star

Hotel Apsara Angkor

Hotel: Hotel Apsara Angkor in Siem Reap
Rating: 4 star

Luxury option
twin sharing basis
land only

# of travellersPrice
2 to goRM9,550 per person
RV Mekong Prestige - Terrace Suite

Hotel: RV Mekong Prestige - Terrace Suite in
Rating: 5 star

Hotel Apsara Angkor

Hotel: Hotel Apsara Angkor in Siem Reap
Rating: 4 star

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Our prices indicate how much this particular itinerary will cost at a certain level of accommodation. If you budget is higher, we can tailor your holiday to make it more memorable.

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