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Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights

See the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia on this 14-night cruise and land tour with hotel stays in Ho Chi Minh City and Siem Reap. Includes travel package from the UK, Freedom of Choice Touring and signature experiences.

Fly Cruise
14 nights from £4245pp

Cruise and Land Tour Holiday
Phnom Penh
Angkor Wat
Phnom Penh Silver Pagoda
Siem Reap Stilt Houses
Ho Chi Minh City

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Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights Special Offer

Enjoy a two-night stay in Ho Chi Minh City where you can explore the Cu Chi Tunnels, before joining your luxurious ship for a 7-night Mekong River cruise.

Discover the floating markets and French Gothic Cathedral of Cai Be, enjoy a tour of Huynh Thuy Le's old house in Sa Dec and visit a remote evergreen island to see rural Mekong life.

Discover the magnificent Silver Pagoda in Phnom Penh and take a tour of Oudong, before enjoying a three-night hotel stay in Siem Reap where you can explore the iconic temple of Angkor Wat, a World Heritage Site and relic of the Khmer empire.

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Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights Itinerary

Day 1 - UK

Make your way to London Heathrow for your flight to Vietnam.

Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)

Upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City, you will be met and transferred to your hotel where you will have time to relax and unwind. Later this evening, enjoy a delicious Welcome Dinner.

Day 3 - Ho Chi Minh City

Today is yours to shape how you desire. Choose from two Signature Experiences, and enjoy another unforgettable Signature Experience in the evening. Perhaps visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an incredible tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the war. These tunnels served as Viet Cong hiding spots, supply and communication routes, hospitals and weapon caches, and make for a fascinating visit. Alternatively, journey to Ba Ria and learn about the Battle of Long Tan. Afterwards, attend a memorial service at the Long Tan Cross, a memorial erected by the 6th Battalion, Royal Australian Regiment, which is set in a rubber plantation and marks the site of the Battle of Long Tan. This evening, enjoy your second Signature Experience. Experience dinner at Vietnam House, founded by Australia-born Vietnamese celebrity chef Luke Nguyen.

Day 4 - Ho Chi Minh City - Ha Long Bay

Today you can choose to enjoy a leisurely walking discovery of Ho Chi Minh City, visiting the Reunification Palace and the Central Post Office. Or you might like to jump on the back of a motorbike for an exciting city ride. Alternatively, you may like to go on a shopping spree. Spend your final morning in Ho Chi Minh City enjoying your selected sightseeing activity. Afterwards, transfer to My Tho to embark your ship, the Mekong Serenity.

Day 5 - Ca Be - Sa Dec

In Cai Be this morning, visit the French Gothic cathedral and port area. Then, at a rice paper manufacture, learn how this Vietnamese staple is made. Continue to the quaint town of Sa Dec where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Tour his former home and learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover. Afterwards, visit a traditional Cao Dai temple.

Day 6 - Tan Chau - Evergreen Island

Step ashore in Tan Chau today for a rickshaw tour. On board your rickshaw, you’ll glide past shops, rice wine rooms and friendly locals who are always eager to say hello. Stop to pay a visit to a local silk and rattan weaving workshop. Later, step back in time during a visit to an evergreen island aboard a small boat, where you’ll experience authentic rural Mekong life. The remainder of today is left free for you to relax back on board your river ship.

Day 7 - Phnom Penh

Perhaps take a sobering excursion to the Killing Fields, before visiting the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, located on the site of the Khmer Rouge’s notorious Security Prison 21. Alternatively, see Phnom Penh on a tuk tuk ride with a stop at the Central Market, visit a number of Cambodian microbreweries and enjoy the local craft beers or enjoy a visit to the National Museum. Options also include the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. Disembark in Phnom Penh after breakfast and enjoy today’s chosen activity. The evening is yours to relax.

Day 8 - Oudong - Koh Chen - Oknha Tey

Partake in a traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony at a monastery in Oudong. Disembark in Phnom Penh and discover Oudong, an important place of pilgrimage in Cambodia where you’ll be treated to a special Signature Experience. Return to your ship via the village Koh Chen, where you will perhaps visit some home workshops that manufacture copperware. Later, your ship glides along the lush banks of the Mekong to Oknha Tey, a small island renowned for its skilful silk weaving traditions. Enjoy dinner onboard tonight.

Day 9 - Angkor Ban

Join a walking discovery of Angkor Ban, one of the few villages in Cambodia that was not destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Experience rustic agricultural life as you wander past the wooden stilted houses in this quiet, rural place.

Day 10 - Kampong Cham - Koh Pen

Those who wish to climb Wat Hanchey this morning will be rewarded with stunning hilltop panoramas and some of the best views of the Mekong River. Following lunch on board, take a tuk tuk to explore the island of Koh Pen with its wooden stilt houses and local farming culture. This evening, a Farewell Dinner awaits onboard.

Day 11 - Kampong Cham - Siem Reap

Tonight, choose where to dine. Disembark at Kampong Cham and transfer to Siem Reap. Afterwards, head to World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park to visit the enduring capital of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom, and the 12th-century temple of Bayon.

Day 12 - Siem Reap

Enjoy a sunrise experience at Angkor Wat. Rise early this morning and travel back to Angkor Archaeological Park for a Signature Experience. After experiencing the majesty of World Heritage-listed Angkor Wat, enjoy a guided exploration of what is regarded as Angkor’s best-preserved temple, said to be the world’s largest single religious monument. Relax back at your hotel after breakfast. Then this afternoon, explore the temple of Ta Prohm, a World Heritage-listed site which is famous for its intertwined trees. Later, visit ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’ (ODA), a Siem Reap organisation that provides education opportunities for disadvantaged children. The evening is at your leisure.

Day 13 - Siem Reap

Perhaps set out a tuk tuk ride to the Senteurs d’Angkor workshop, where you can shop for local handmade crafts. If you’re looking for something a little more adventurous, you might like to join a quadbike excursion through the Cambodian countryside. Alternatively, unwind with a soothing spa treatment. Embark on your selected sightseeing activity. Tonight, enjoy a traditional Apsara dance performance before enjoying a Farewell Dinner.

Day 14 - Siem Reap

Transfer to the airport this morning for your return flight to the UK.

Day 15 - UK

Arrive back in London today.

This itinerary is subject to change. The sequence and duration of visits may vary due to tides, river conditions, and national holidays. Itinerary operates in reverse on selected dates.

Price Includes

  • 7-night cruise
  • Stay in the heart of the city at the Park Hyatt, Ho Chi Minh City
  • Enjoy the beautiful garden surrounds at Siem Reap’s Hotel Sofitel Angkor
  • Home-to-airport transfers by private car within 75 miles of your chosen airport
  • Return international flights from the UK, flights and transfers in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • All sightseeing, tours and entrance fees as outlined in itinerary
  • Enjoy 31 meals - 12 full breakfasts, 8 lunches and 11 dinners
  • International wines, local beers, local spirits and soft drinks throughout your cruise
  • Enjoy Freedom of Choice Touring options in Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City, Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
  • Enjoy Freedom of Choice Dining in Siem Reap
  • Services of a professional Tour Director
  • Port charges and air taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel insurance
  • Visas - required for Vietnam and Cambodia

Special Features

  • During low water season, you will disembark in Prek K'dam and transfer by coach to Siem Reap. Access is restricted on Tonle Sap due to low water levels. Disruptions to cruising and itinerary from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap may occur.
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2024 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 22nd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Jul 29th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6690
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6690
  • August
    • Aug 5th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Aug 12th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Aug 19th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6345
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6345
    • Aug 26th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
  • September
    • Sep 2nd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Sep 9th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6395
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6395
    • Sep 16th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £7090
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £7090
    • Sep 23rd - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6395
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6395
    • Sep 30th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
  • October
    • Oct 7th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6445
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6445
    • Oct 14th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6645
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6645
    • Oct 21st - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Oct 28th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £6645
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £6645
  • November
    • Nov 11th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8790
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8790
    • Nov 18th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8590
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8590
  • December
    • Dec 2nd - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £7695
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £7695
    • Dec 9th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £7190
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £7190

2025 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 13th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Jan 20th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8295
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8295
    • Jan 27th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
  • February
    • Feb 3rd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
    • Feb 10th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8195
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8195
    • Feb 17th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8395
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8395
    • Feb 24th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity
  • March
    • Mar 3rd - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8395
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8395
    • Mar 10th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8490
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8490
    • Mar 17th - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8690
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8690
    • Mar 24th - Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £7845
      Cat C Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £7845
    • Mar 31st - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City - Sailing on: Mekong Serenity From: £8045
      Cat D Panoramic Balcony and Outside Balcony
      Brochure Price: £8045

Price Information

  • Please note prices are updated regularly from a third party price feed and may fluctuate from those shown. Please contact us for latest prices
  • Prices shown usually include all available discounts
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