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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Superb value APT Travelmarvel holiday combining an overnight stay on a junk in Ha Long Bay, 7-nights on the magnificent Mekong and hotel stays in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh city and Siem Reap. Includes excursions and flights from the UK

Fly Cruise
17 nights from £3095pp

Cruise and Land Tour Holiday
  • Ha Long Bay, Vietnam
  • Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
  • Angkor Wat, Cambodia
  • Statue in Ho Chi Minh City

Call us on 01756 706500 (+44 1756 706500) to discuss this holiday

FREE flights - save £1700 per couple! Applies to Jan - Sep 2017 departures. Full payment required at time of booking. Book by 28 Feb 2017

Second passenger flies free - save up to £1050 per couple! Applies to Oct 2017 - Apr 2018 departures. Book by 28 Feb 2017

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia Cruise and Land Tour Special Offer

This fascinating APT Travelmarvel cruise and land tour begins with a 2-night stay in Hanoi. Discover the magnificent Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and enjoy a rickshaw ride through the bustling streets of the Old Quarter.

Explore the breathtaking Ha Long Bay, with its emerald waters and hidden caves on a deluxe Junk boat, before travelling to Siem Reap for a 2-night stay, where you can visit the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Angkor Wat and Angkor Archaeological Park.

Embark your ship, La Marguerite, and begin your 7-night Mekong River cruise. Discover the colourful floating markets of Cai Be, the magnificent Silver Pagoda of Phnom Penh and enjoy breathtaking scenery, from charming rural villages to vibrant paddy fields.

This superb cruise and land tour ends with a 3-night stay in vibrant Ho Chi Minh city, formerly Saigon. Visit the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels built during the Vietnam War or take an optional tour during your stay in this beautiful city.

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Discover Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Hanoi (Vietnam)

Fly from the UK to Hanoi.

Day 2 - Hanoi

On arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel, the Movenpick, for a two-night stay. Like a Local - enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu. KOTO stands for ‘know one, teach one’, and gives disadvantaged youth the opportunity to train at its culinary school. (D)

Day 3 - Hanoi

Enjoy a guided tour of Hanoi with highlights including Ba Dinh Square and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Like a Local - enjoy an afternoon rickshaw tour though Hanoi's bustling Old Quarter. Stay at the Movenpick, Hanoi. (B)

Day 4 - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

After breakfast, travel to Ha Long. Special Stay – board your premium Bhaya Cruises premium junk for an incredible two-night cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay. Set off cruising and explore Titop Island, where you’ll relish the opportunity to go swimming in the beautiful waters. Continue your journey and explore the fascinating Cua Van Floating Fishing Village, then enjoy dinner back on board. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Stop at various islands today and go swimming in the crystal clear waters. (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay - Siem Reap (Cambodia)

Enjoy breakfast admiring the scenery at Surprise Cave before returning to Ha Long. Head to Hanoi airport for your flight to Siem Reap. Check in to the Shinta Mani resort for your three-night stay. (B)

Day 7 - Siem Reap - Angkor

Visit Ta Prohm before heading to the Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA). (B,D)

Day 8 - Siem Reap - Angkor

Visit the Angkor Archaeological Park on a gudied tour, before heading to the 13th-century Bayon temple and watching the sun set over Angkor Wat. (B)

Day 9 - Siem Reap

Board your ship, the RV La Marguerite. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Kampong Tralach - Oudong

Head to Kampong Tralach. Like a Local - enjoy an ox-cart ride through the village before visiting the Imperial City. Like a Local - travel to Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia where you can participate in a Buddhist blessing. Explore the wetlands near Kampong Tralach before heading to Kampong Tralach. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Koh Chen - Phnom Penh

Explore the small village of Koh Chen, which specialises in silver and copperware. Later, cruise to Phnom Penh, the capital of Cambodia. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Phnom Penh

Visit the infamous Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Later, head to the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. (B,L,D)

Day 13 - Tan Chau (Vietnam)

Cruise to the Vietnamese border. Later, arrive in Tan Chau. (B,L,D)

Day 14 - Tan Chau - Sa Dec

Journey along the Mekong's tributaries before stepping ashore for a rickshaw tour of Tan Chau. (B,L,D)

Day 15 - Sa Dec - Cai Be

Enjoy a boat ride to Sa Dec for a tour. Following lunch, board a local boat to the town of Cai Be where you can see its floating markets. Later, go ashore and see the French Gothic cathedral and visit a local rice paper manufacturer. This evening there is a Farewell Dinner on board. (B,L,D)

Day 16 - Ho Chi Minh City

Disembark in My Tho and travel to Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the iconic Cu Chi Tunnels along the way. Check into the Grand Hotel Saigon for your two-night stay. From July 2017, guests will stay at the Fusion Suites. (B,L)

Day 17 - Ho Chi Minh City

Spend time at leisure before enjoying a Farewell Dinner this evening. (B,D)

Day 18 - Ho Chi Minh City - UK

Transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Day 19 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

Price Includes

  • Return scheduled flights from London
  • 7-night Mekong River Cruise on a full board basis
  • Airport transfers, port charges and tipping
  • 2-night stay at the Pullman Hotel, Hanoi
  • 2-night stay on Ha Long Bay
  • 3-night stay at the Shinta Mani Resort, Siem Reap
  • 2-night stay at the Grand Hotel Saigon, Ho Chi Minh city (until July 2017) or the Fusion Suites (from July 2017)
  • Soft drinks, local beer and spirits at all times and international wines with lunch and dinner on board La Marguerite
  • Guided shore excursions
  • Overseas transfers
  • Port taxes
  • Gratuities on board
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

Special Features

  • Reverse itinerary starts in Hanoi and then operates from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap.
  • UK citizens require visas for both Vietnam and Cambodia. A Vietnamese visa must be obtained in advance of travel and often a multi-entry visa is required. We recommend you check visa requirements well ahead of travel and contact the relevant embassies concerned.

2017 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Hanoi - Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh City

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Mar 06, 20£4445£3595
Apr 03£4145£3295
Jul 10£4295£3445
Jul 24£4445£3445
Aug 07£4545£3545
Aug 21£4395£3545
Sep 04£4595£3745
Sep 18£4695£3845
Oct 02, 16£4795£4370
Oct 30£4895£4470
Nov 13£4795£4420

Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Mar 14£4245£3395
Mar 28£3945£3095
Jul 04£4095£3245
Jul 18£4245£3245
Aug 01£4095£3245
Aug 15£4195£3345
Aug 29£4395£3545
Sep 12£4495£3645
Sep 26£4595£3745
Oct 10£4595£4170
Oct 24; Nov 07, 21£4595£4220

2018 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

Hanoi - Siem Reap - Ho Chi Minh City

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Jan 08£5095£4570
Jan 22; Feb 05, 19£4795£4420
Mar 05, 19£4595£4220
Apr 02£4395£3970

Hanoi - Ho Chi Minh City - Siem Reap

Departure Date Brochure Price Blue Water Price
Jan 02£4895£4370
Jan 16, 30; Feb 13£4595£4220
Feb 27; Mar 13£4395£4020
Mar 27£4195£3770

Price Information

  • Please note: The reverse itinerary is only 17 nights and varies slightly. Guests stay only two nights in Siem Reap. Please contact us for details
  • Prices shown are based on two people sharing a Cat C cabin.
  • Cabin Upgrade Supplements:
  • Cat B: from £295pp
  • Cat A: from £445pp
  • Sadec Balcony: from £595pp
  • Indochina Balcony: from £945pp
  • Single supplements available
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