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

Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia

Explore iconic sights and discover hidden gems on this superb value premium holiday with hotel stays in Hanoi, Hoi An and Ho Chi Minh City and a 7-night cruise along the Mekong. Includes return flights from the UK, internal flights and excursions

Fly Cruise
21 nights from £3881pp

Cruise and Land Tour Holiday
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hoi An
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Sa Dec
  • Vietnamese farmer
  • Silver Pagoda, Phnom Penh
  • National Museum, Phnom Penh
  • Oudong
  • Stilt houses, Siem Reap
  • Angkor Wat

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Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia Special Offer

This excellent-value holiday to Vietnam and Cambodia offers the perfect blend of unmissable highlights and off-the-beaten-track gems.

Enjoy a rickshaw ride through Hanoi's bustling Old Quarter, admire breathtaking scenery as you spend two nights on board a junk on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay and discover the art of cooking Vietnamese cuisine at a cooking school in Hoi An.

Take a step back in time as you explore the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels used during the Vietnam War, before embarking your river ship. Discover the floating markets of Cai Be, enjoy a tour of Huynh Thuy Le's old house in Sa Dec and visit the infamous Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on an excursion from Phnom Penh.

Browse the home workshops in the remote village of Koh Chen and participate in a Buddhist blessing experience at a monastery in Oudong. This holiday comes to an end in Siem Reap, from where you can visit the World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park, home to magnificent temples.

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Wonders of Vietnam and Cambodia Itinerary

Day 1 - UK – Hanoi (Vietnam)

Fly from London Heathrow to Hanoi.

Day 2 - Hanoi

On arrival in Hanoi, Vietnam's capital, you'll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy a special welcome dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu. KOTO gives disadvantaged youth the opportunity to train at its culinary school. Two night stay at the Movenpick Hotel. (D)

Day 3 - Hanoi

See the sights of Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour with highlights including the historic Ba Dinh Square and the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum. Take an afternoon rickshaw ride through Hanoi's bustling major commercial district, its Old Quarter. (B)

Day 4 - Hanoi - Ha Long Bay

After breakfast, head to Ha Long and board your traditional junk for a two-night cruise. Visit the mysterious Tien Ong Cave (Aug 19 to Apr 20 departures) or Trinh Nu Cave (Jul 20 to Apr 21 departures). (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Enjoy a full day cruising Ha Long Bay. Spend the day immersing yourself in the region with a visit to a floating pearl farm (Aug 19 to Apr 20 departures) or take the opportunity to kayak along the Ba Ham Lake before continuing on to the Cua Van Floating Centre for sightseeing (Jul 20 to Apr 21 departures). (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay - Hoi An

This morning, dock at Ha Long. Transfer to Hanoi airport, fly to Da Nang, and arrive at your hotel. This is followed by a transfer to Hoi An. Three-night stay at the Almanity Hoi An Resort & Spa. (B,L,D)

Day 7 - Hoi An

Enjoy a guided tour of Hoi An's market to learn about Vietnamese ingredients, before heading to the cooking school to prepare a selection of signature dishes. Afterwards, sample the results at lunch then spend the rest of the day at leisure. (B,L)

Day 8 - Hoi An

Spend the day at leisure. Your Tour Director will help you decide from the extensive range of options available. (B)

Day 9 - Hoi An - Hue

Admire the beautiful Lang Co Beach and transverse Hai Van Pass. You'll then arrive in Hue and visit the Imperial City. Special Stay - relax in the surrounds of Pilgrimage Village and enjoy a delicious dinner. (B,L,D)

Day 10 - Hue- Ho Chi Minh City

Transfer to the airport and board your flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Explore the city at leisure.Enjoy a two-night stay at the Fusion Suites Saigon. Tonight, enjoy dinner at The Chopsticks Saigon. (B,D)

Day 11 - Cu Chi Tunnels

This morning, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, built during the Vietnam War. They were used as hiding spots by the Viet Cong guerrillas. They were also used as supply and communication routes. (B)

Day 12 - Ho Chi Minh City

Drive to My Tho Port and board your river ship. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board. (B,L,D)

Day 13 - Cai Be - Sa Dec

Board a local boat to the river-land town of Cai Be. Explore its floating markets and go ashore to see the French Gothic Cathedral. You will also visit a local rice paper manufacturer to learn how it is made. Later, cruise to Sa Dec where you can enjoy a tour of Huynh Thuy Le's old house, before visiting a Cao Dai Temple. (B,L,D)

Day 14 - Tan Chau

Transfer to a small boat and explore the small tributaries around Tan Chau and step ashore for a rickshaw tour. Spend the remainder of the day aboard your ship. Continue cruising overnight to Phnom Penh. (B,L,D)

Day 15 - Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

This morning, take an excursion to the infamous Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum on the site of the notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21). After lunch, join a tour of Phnom Penh where you will see the Silver Pagoda and Royal Palace. After dinner, perhaps take a walk around the city. (B,L,D)

Day 16 - Oudong - Phnom Penh or Ko Chen

Aug 19 to Apr 20 departures: Travel to Oudong and visit the spectacular Buddhist monastery where you can take part in a Buddhist blessing ceremony. Afterwards enjoy a traditional ox cart ride. In the afternoon, explore Phnom Penh. Jul 20 to Apr 21 departures: Enjoy a Buddhist blessing in Oudong before exploring Koh Chen on foot. (B,L,D)

Day 17 - Oknha Tey

After breakfast, awake in the town of Oknha Tey, known for it’s traditional silk weaving and is often referred to as the Silk Island. Hop on a local tuk tuk for a village tour. Discover rural life from the local homes to the rice fields and the faces of the friendly locals. You can also continue on foot for a more in-depth exploration of the village. Enjoy lunch onboard as the ship sets sail for Angkor Ban. As you sail along the Mekong, enjoy some time at leisure. Perhaps take a dip in the pool, sit back and read a book on the Sun Deck as Mekong life passes you by.(B,L,D)

Day 18 - Angkor Ban - Koh Pen

Enjoy a walking tour of Angkor Ban, one of the few villages still preserved after the Khmer Rouge, to see the traditional buildings and local life. This afternoon, your cruise docks at Kampong Cham for a Tuk Tuk ride around Koh Pen Island. (B,L,D)

Day 19 - Prek K'dam - Siem Reap - Angkor

Disembark and transfer to Siem Reap. Later, meet underprivileged children at the Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), an organisation which supports them in an educative environment. Later, visit Ta Prohme with its intertwined trees. Two-night stay at the Shanti Mani resort. (B)

Day 20 - Siem Reap - Angkor

Spend a morning at leisure in Siem Reap before visiting the ancient Bayon Temple. This evening, watch the sun set at Angkor Wat before enjoying a Farewell Dinner and Apsara dance performance. (B,D)

Day 21 - Siem Reap - UK

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK. (B)

Day 22 - UK

Arrive back at London Heathrow.

Key: B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner. During low water season, you'll might disembark your Mekong river cruise at Prek K'dam and transfer by coach to Siem Reap. Other disruptions to cruising and itinerary arrangements may occur.

Price Includes

  • Return scheduled flights from London Heathrow
  • Flights from Hanoi to Hue and Hue to Ho Chi Minh City
  • 7-night Mekong River Cruise on a full board basis
  • 2-night stay at the Movenpick Hotel, Hanoi
  • 2-night stay on a Bhaya Cruises premium junk
  • 3-night stay at the Almanity Hoi An Resort and Spa, Hoi An
  • 1-night stay at the Pilgrimage Village, Hue
  • 2-night stay at the Fusion Suites
  • 2-night stay at the Shinta Mani resort
  • International wines, local beer, spirits and soft drinks with lunch and dinner onboard
  • 45 Meals (19 breakfasts, 12 lunches and 14 dinners)
  • Unique Insider Experiences
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Overseas transfers, port charges and tipping

Price Does Not Include

  • Travel Insurance
  • Visas

Special Features

  • Visas are required for entry into Vietnam and Cambodia and in most cases must be purchased in advance of travel. Passengers should check immigration/visa requirements with the relevant embassy or consulate of the countries to be visited.
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2020 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 3rd - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4056
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      Brochure Price from: £5795 Brochure Price from: £6195 Brochure Price from: £6345 Brochure Price from: £6495 Brochure Price from: £6945
      Blue Water Price from: £4056 Blue Water Price from: £4336 Blue Water Price from: £4441 Blue Water Price from: £4546 Blue Water Price from: £4861
    • Jan 17th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4056
      Cat C Porthole Windows Cat B Deluxe Balcony Cabin Cat A Deluxe Balcony Cabin Sadec Suite Balcony Suite Indochina Suite Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5795 Brochure Price from: £6195 Brochure Price from: £6345 Brochure Price from: £6495 Brochure Price from: £6945
      Blue Water Price from: £4056 Blue Water Price from: £4336 Blue Water Price from: £4441 Blue Water Price from: £4546 Blue Water Price from: £4861
    • Jan 31st - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4056
      Cat C Porthole Windows Cat B Deluxe Balcony Cabin Cat A Deluxe Balcony Cabin Sadec Suite Balcony Suite Indochina Suite Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5795 Brochure Price from: £6195 Brochure Price from: £6345 Brochure Price from: £6495 Brochure Price from: £6945
      Blue Water Price from: £4056 Blue Water Price from: £4336 Blue Water Price from: £4441 Blue Water Price from: £4546 Blue Water Price from: £4861
  • February
    • Feb 14th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4056
      Cat C Porthole Windows Cat B Deluxe Balcony Cabin Cat A Deluxe Balcony Cabin Sadec Suite Balcony Suite Indochina Suite Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5795 Brochure Price from: £6195 Brochure Price from: £6345 Brochure Price from: £6495 Brochure Price from: £6945
      Blue Water Price from: £4056 Blue Water Price from: £4336 Blue Water Price from: £4441 Blue Water Price from: £4546 Blue Water Price from: £4861
    • Feb 28th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3881
      Cat C Porthole Windows Cat B Deluxe Balcony Cabin Cat A Deluxe Balcony Cabin Sadec Suite Balcony Suite Indochina Suite Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5545 Brochure Price from: £5945 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6695
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  • March
    • Mar 13th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3881
      Cat C Porthole Windows Cat B Deluxe Balcony Cabin Cat A Deluxe Balcony Cabin Sadec Suite Balcony Suite Indochina Suite Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5545 Brochure Price from: £5945 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6695
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    • Mar 27th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4276
      Cat C Porthole Windows Cat B Deluxe Balcony Cabin Cat A Deluxe Balcony Cabin Sadec Suite Balcony Suite Indochina Suite Balcony Suite
      Brochure Price from: £5345 Brochure Price from: £5745 Brochure Price from: £5895 Brochure Price from: £6045 Brochure Price from: £6495
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  • July
    • Jul 10th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
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    • Jul 24th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4895
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4895 Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5145 Blue Water Price from: £5245 Blue Water Price from: £5695 Blue Water Price from: £6195
  • August
    • Aug 7th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
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    • Aug 21st - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
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  • September
    • Sep 4th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
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    • Sep 18th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4595 Blue Water Price from: £4695 Blue Water Price from: £4845 Blue Water Price from: £4945 Blue Water Price from: £5395 Blue Water Price from: £5895
  • October
    • Oct 2nd - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4595 Blue Water Price from: £4695 Blue Water Price from: £4845 Blue Water Price from: £4945 Blue Water Price from: £5395 Blue Water Price from: £5895
    • Oct 16th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4595
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4595 Blue Water Price from: £4695 Blue Water Price from: £4845 Blue Water Price from: £4945 Blue Water Price from: £5395 Blue Water Price from: £5895
    • Oct 30th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4795
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
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2021 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • January
    • Jan 1st - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4995
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      Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5095 Blue Water Price from: £5245 Blue Water Price from: £5345 Blue Water Price from: £5795 Blue Water Price from: £6295
    • Jan 15th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4995
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5095 Blue Water Price from: £5245 Blue Water Price from: £5345 Blue Water Price from: £5795 Blue Water Price from: £6295
    • Jan 29th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4995
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5095 Blue Water Price from: £5245 Blue Water Price from: £5345 Blue Water Price from: £5795 Blue Water Price from: £6295
  • February
    • Feb 12th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4995
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5095 Blue Water Price from: £5245 Blue Water Price from: £5345 Blue Water Price from: £5795 Blue Water Price from: £6295
    • Feb 26th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4745
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4745 Blue Water Price from: £4845 Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5095 Blue Water Price from: £5545 Blue Water Price from: £6045
  • March
    • Mar 12th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: Apsara From: £4745
      Cat C Twin Balconies Cat B Twin Balconies Cat B+ Twin Balconies Cat A Twin Balconies Sadec Twin Balconies Mekong Twin Balconies
      Blue Water Price from: £4745 Blue Water Price from: £4845 Blue Water Price from: £4995 Blue Water Price from: £5095 Blue Water Price from: £5545 Blue Water Price from: £6045
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