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+44 1756 706500

Riches of the Mekong

A superb holiday combining a 7-night cruise along the Mekong through the heart of Vietnam and Cambodia with hotel stays in lively Siem Reap and Ho Chi Minh City. Includes return flights from the UK and overseas transfers, guided shore excursions and complimentary drinks with lunch and dinner on board

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14 nights from £2755pp

River Cruise Holiday
  • Angkor Wat
  • Stilt houses, Siem Reap
  • Tonle Sap Lake
  • Kampong Chhnang
  • Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh
  • Sa Dec market
  • Ho Chi Minh City

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Riches of the Mekong Special Offer

This fantastic Mekong holiday begins with a three-night hotel stay in Siem Reap, gateway to the UNESCO World Heritage listed Angkor Archaelogical Park. Admire the impressive Bayon Temple, renowned for its stone faces, and the iconic Angkor Wat.

Board your luxurious ship moored at Kampong Cham, gateway to the Twin Mountains known as Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei. Enjoy a walking tour of Angkor Ban with its traditional wooden houses, before heading to Oknhatey Village which is renowned for its silk weaving. Receive a special Buddhist blessing at a monastery in historic Oudong, enjoy an oxcart ride from Kampong Tralach through rice paddies, and see the iconic sights of Phnom Penh, Cambodia's fascinating capital, from the magnificent Royal Palace to the spectacular Silver Pagoda.

Explore picturesque Tan Chau, a town barely touched by tourism, visit Mr Huynh Thuy Le's house in Sa Dec, and discover Cai Be's beautiful floating market, before arriving in Ho Chi Minh City, formerly Saigon for a 2-night post-cruise hotel stay. See the key sights including Notre Dame Cathedral and Ben Thanh Market, and enjoy a visit to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels.

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Riches of the Mekong River Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Siem Reap (Cambodia)

Overnight flight from the UK to Siem Reap.

Day 2-4 - Siem Reap

Arrive in Siem Reap and check-in to your hotel for a 3-night hotel stay. Spend the next couple of days exploring the UNESCO World Heritage listed Angkor Archaeological Park. Highlights include Angkor Thom, the Terrace of the Elephants and the Bayon Temple, renowned for its stone faces. You will also visit the pink sandstone temple of Banteay Srei and the iconic Angkor Wat, built by King Suryavarman II. In addition, you will enjoy a special Aspara Dancing Show one evening. (B,D)

Day 5 - Siem Reap - Kampong Cham

Welcome aboard your luxurious vessel, moored in Kampong Cham. Board a coach and discover the Twin Mountains known as Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei. Later, enjoy a Welcome Dinner. (B,L, D)

Day 6 - Angkor Ban - Oknhatey Village

This morning, enjoy a guided walking tour to the village of Angkor Ban. Villagers still live in wooden abodes and keep their traditions alive. Later, the ship cruises to Oknhatey or 'Silk Island' which is renowned for its silk weaving. Visit a local elementary school and observe silk weaving. Angkor Ban may be inaccessible between August and September. Wat Hanchey will be visited instead. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Oudong - Kampong Tralach - Phnom Penh

This morning, transfer to Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia, where you can receive a special Buddhist blessing at a monastery. Continue to Kampong Tralach where you can enjoy an oxcart ride through rice paddies. Later, your ship departs for Phnom Penh, Cambodia's fascinating capital. An afternoon tuk tuk tour is a superb introduction to the city. Khmer folk performance on board this evening. (B,L,D)

Day 8 - Phnom Penh

This morning's excursion visits the infamous Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng S21 detention centre. There is also the option to visit the Central Market. After lunch, join a guided tour of the city's sights, including the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda. (B,L,D)

Day 9 - Phnom Penh - Tan Chau (Vietnam)

Spend a day cruising the Mekong River and crossing the border into Vietnam. Your vessel moors at the small town of Tan Chau, Vietnam. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Tan Chau - Sa Dec

This morning, visit the beautiful town of Tan Chau, barely touched by tourism. Enjoy a traditional trishaw ride around the town, stopping at silk-making and rattan workshops, followed by a boat trip through the narrow channels of the Mekong, stopping at "Evergreen Island". Alternatively, take a boat trip to "Evergreen island" and return to tan Chau, visiting a rattan mat workshop. Return to the ship. Cruise to Sa Dec. (B,L,D)

Day 11 - Sa Dec - Xeo Quyt - Cai Be

Once ashore, you will tour Sa Dec, noteworthy as the town where the French writer Marguerite Dumas spent many years in her youth. Visit a local market and the house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, Dura's Chinese paramour, which is now a small museum. Afterwards board a motor coach for the 1-hour ride to Xeo Quyt, used as a base during the French and U.S. wars and now an important ecological site, with its jungle overgrowth. Visit candy and rice paper making workshops or visit Kiet Old House. In the evening, enjoy a Farewell Dinner onboard. (B,L,D)

Day 12 - Ho Chi Minh City

Your cruise comes to an end as the ship docks at My Tho Port, followed by a transfer to Ho Chi Minh City for your 2-night hotel stay. See the former Presidential Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Ben Thanh Market, one of the most iconic structures in the city. (B,L)

Day 13 - Cu Chi Tunnels

Today, enjoy a visit to the famous Cu Chi Tunnels, built during the Vietnam War. Spend the afternoon at leisure exploring the city. (B)

Day 14 - Ho Chi Minh City - UK

Transfer to the airport for your return overnight flight to the UK.

Day 15 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

The sequence and duration of visits may vary due to tides, river conditions, and national holidays. Please note during low water season transfer from Siem Reap by coach to embark the ship at Prek Kdam. Itinerary operates in reverse - sequence and timings may vary

Price Includes

  • 7-night cruise in an outside stateroom on AmaDara
  • 3-night pre-cruise hotel stay in Siem Reap
  • 2-night post-cruise hotel stay in Ho Chi Minh City
  • Return flights from London or Manchester (other airports are available at a supplement) and overseas transfers
  • Complimentary local beer, house-brand spirits and soft drinks on board
  • Unlimited wine with lunch and dinner on board
  • Guided shore excursions
  • Bottled water in every stateroom replenished daily
  • Welcome Dinner and Farewell Cocktail Party and Dinner

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas - required for Vietnam and Cambodia
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 9th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3574
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    • Jan 23rd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3574
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      Brochure Price from: £4124 Brochure Price from: £4642 Brochure Price from: £4864 Brochure Price from: £5234 Brochure Price from: £6271
      Blue Water Price from: £3574 Blue Water Price from: £4092 Blue Water Price from: £4314 Blue Water Price from: £4684 Blue Water Price from: £5721
  • February
    • Feb 6th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3574
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      Brochure Price from: £4124 Brochure Price from: £4642 Brochure Price from: £4864 Brochure Price from: £5234 Brochure Price from: £6271
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    • Feb 20th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3574
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      Brochure Price from: £4124 Brochure Price from: £4642 Brochure Price from: £4864 Brochure Price from: £5234 Brochure Price from: £6271
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  • March
    • Mar 5th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3499
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    • Mar 19th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3351
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  • April
    • Apr 2nd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3203
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    • Apr 16th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3055
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  • August
    • Aug 6th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £2755
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    • Aug 20th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £2829
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  • September
    • Sep 3rd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £2977
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    • Sep 17th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3125
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      Brochure Price from: £3975 Brochure Price from: £4493 Brochure Price from: £4715 Brochure Price from: £5085 Brochure Price from: £6122
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  • October
    • Oct 1st - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3124
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      Brochure Price from: £3974 Brochure Price from: £4492 Brochure Price from: £4714 Brochure Price from: £5084 Brochure Price from: £6121
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    • Oct 15th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3124
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3974 Brochure Price from: £4492 Brochure Price from: £4714 Brochure Price from: £5084 Brochure Price from: £6121
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    • Oct 29th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3124
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3974 Brochure Price from: £4492 Brochure Price from: £4714 Brochure Price from: £5084 Brochure Price from: £6121
      Blue Water Price from: £3124 Blue Water Price from: £3642 Blue Water Price from: £3864 Blue Water Price from: £4234 Blue Water Price from: £5271
  • November
    • Nov 12th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3524
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3974 Brochure Price from: £4492 Brochure Price from: £4714 Brochure Price from: £5084 Brochure Price from: £6121
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    • Nov 26th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3524
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3974 Brochure Price from: £4492 Brochure Price from: £4714 Brochure Price from: £5084 Brochure Price from: £6121
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  • December
    • Dec 10th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3674
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £4124 Brochure Price from: £4642 Brochure Price from: £4864 Brochure Price from: £5234 Brochure Price from: £6271
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    • Dec 24th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3748
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      Brochure Price from: £4198 Brochure Price from: £4716 Brochure Price from: £4938 Brochure Price from: £5308 Brochure Price from: £6345
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 7th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3598
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £4048 Brochure Price from: £4566 Brochure Price from: £4788 Brochure Price from: £5158 Brochure Price from: £6195
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    • Jan 21st - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3598
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £4048 Brochure Price from: £4566 Brochure Price from: £4788 Brochure Price from: £5158 Brochure Price from: £6195
      Blue Water Price from: £3598 Blue Water Price from: £4116 Blue Water Price from: £4338 Blue Water Price from: £4708 Blue Water Price from: £5745
  • February
    • Feb 4th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3598
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £4048 Brochure Price from: £4566 Brochure Price from: £4788 Brochure Price from: £5158 Brochure Price from: £6195
      Blue Water Price from: £3598 Blue Water Price from: £4116 Blue Water Price from: £4338 Blue Water Price from: £4708 Blue Water Price from: £5745
    • Feb 18th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3598
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £4048 Brochure Price from: £4566 Brochure Price from: £4788 Brochure Price from: £5158 Brochure Price from: £6195
      Blue Water Price from: £3598 Blue Water Price from: £4116 Blue Water Price from: £4338 Blue Water Price from: £4708 Blue Water Price from: £5745
  • March
    • Mar 4th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3274
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £4124 Brochure Price from: £4642 Brochure Price from: £4864 Brochure Price from: £5234 Brochure Price from: £6271
      Blue Water Price from: £3274 Blue Water Price from: £3792 Blue Water Price from: £4014 Blue Water Price from: £4384 Blue Water Price from: £5421
    • Mar 18th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £3125
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3975 Brochure Price from: £4493 Brochure Price from: £4715 Brochure Price from: £5085 Brochure Price from: £6122
      Blue Water Price from: £3125 Blue Water Price from: £3643 Blue Water Price from: £3865 Blue Water Price from: £4235 Blue Water Price from: £5272
  • April
    • Apr 1st - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £2977
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3827 Brochure Price from: £4345 Brochure Price from: £4567 Brochure Price from: £4937 Brochure Price from: £5974
      Blue Water Price from: £2977 Blue Water Price from: £3495 Blue Water Price from: £3717 Blue Water Price from: £4087 Blue Water Price from: £5124
    • Apr 15th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: AmaDara From: £2829
      Cat C Twin Balcony Cat B Twin Balcony Cat A Twin Balcony Suite Twin Balcony Luxury Suite Twin Balcony
      Brochure Price from: £3679 Brochure Price from: £4197 Brochure Price from: £4419 Brochure Price from: £4789 Brochure Price from: £5826
      Blue Water Price from: £2829 Blue Water Price from: £3347 Blue Water Price from: £3569 Blue Water Price from: £3939 Blue Water Price from: £4976

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