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+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, La Marguerite. 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. For departures up to Mar 2019, board a bamboo boat and visit Dark & Bright Lagoon before enjoying dinner on board. For departures after Mar 2019, visit the mysterious Tien Ong Cave. (B,L,D)

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Enjoy a full day cruising Ha Long Bay and explore Surprise Cave with its stunning stalactites and stalagmites (departures up to Mar 2019). Spend the day immersing yourself in the region with a visit to a floating pearl farm (departures after Mar 2019). (B,L,D) (B,L,D)

Day 6 - Ha Long Bay - Hoi An

This morning, visit Ti Top Island (departures up to Mar 2019) or a colourful floating village (departures after Mar 2019) before disembarking at Ha Long and transferring to Hanoi for your flight to Da Nang. 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

A Taste of Vietnam - discover the art of cooking Vietnamese cuisine with the Morning Glory Cooking School. 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. Perhaps join an exciting jeep tour or a Vietnamese cooking class. Enjoy a two-night stay at the Fusion Suites Saigon. Tonight, enjoy dinner at KOTO Kumho, a training centre for disadvantaged young people (departures up to Mar 2019) or at The Chopsticks Saigon (departures after Mar 2019). (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, La Marguerite. 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. Perhaps watch a fruit-carving demonstration while you cross the border into Cambodia. 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 - Phnom Penh - Koh Chen Village

Spend time at leisure this morning. Later, cruise to the village of Koh Chen which specialises in producing copperware. Browse through these workshops and maybe pick a souvenir. (B,L,D

Day 17 - Oudong - Kampong Tralach

Disembark in Prek K'dam and travel by coach to Oudong. Later, enjoy an exciting ox-cart ride through rural Cambodia. Continue to Kampong Tralach for a small boat excursion through the wetlands. Later, enjoy a Buddhist blessing in Oudong. (B,L,D)

Day 18 - Kampong Chhnang

Join a boat excursion near the town of Kampong Chhnang, before rejoining the ship and cruising towards Prek K'dam. (B,L,D)

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

Disembark in Prek K'dam 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 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
  • Soft drinks, local beer and spirits at all times and compliemntary wine served with lunch and dinner on board La Marguerite
  • 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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2019 Departures £ price per person based on 2 people sharing

  • July
    • Jul 26th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4383
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      Brochure Price from: £5845 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6395 Brochure Price from: £6545 Brochure Price from: £6995
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  • August
    • Aug 9th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4308
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      Brochure Price from: £5745 Brochure Price from: £6145 Brochure Price from: £6295 Brochure Price from: £6445 Brochure Price from: £6895
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    • Aug 23rd - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4083
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      Brochure Price from: £5445 Brochure Price from: £5845 Brochure Price from: £5995 Brochure Price from: £6145 Brochure Price from: £6595
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  • September
    • Sep 6th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £4083
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      Brochure Price from: £5445 Brochure Price from: £5845 Brochure Price from: £5995 Brochure Price from: £6145 Brochure Price from: £6595
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    • Sep 20th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3986
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      Brochure Price from: £5695 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6395 Brochure Price from: £6845
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  • October
    • Oct 4th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3986
      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: £5695 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6395 Brochure Price from: £6845
      Blue Water Price from: £3986 Blue Water Price from: £4266 Blue Water Price from: £4371 Blue Water Price from: £4476 Blue Water Price from: £4791
    • Oct 18th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3986
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      Brochure Price from: £5695 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6395 Brochure Price from: £6845
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  • November
    • Nov 1st - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3986
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      Brochure Price from: £5695 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6395 Brochure Price from: £6845
      Blue Water Price from: £3986 Blue Water Price from: £4266 Blue Water Price from: £4371 Blue Water Price from: £4476 Blue Water Price from: £4791
    • Nov 15th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3986
      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: £5695 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6395 Brochure Price from: £6845
      Blue Water Price from: £3986 Blue Water Price from: £4266 Blue Water Price from: £4371 Blue Water Price from: £4476 Blue Water Price from: £4791

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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    • Jan 17th - 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
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    • Jan 31st - 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
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  • February
    • Feb 14th - 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
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    • Feb 28th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3881
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  • March
    • Mar 13th - Hanoi to Siem Reap - Sailing on: La Marguerite From: £3881
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      Brochure Price from: £5545 Brochure Price from: £5945 Brochure Price from: £6095 Brochure Price from: £6245 Brochure Price from: £6695
      Blue Water Price from: £3881 Blue Water Price from: £4161 Blue Water Price from: £4266 Blue Water Price from: £4371 Blue Water Price from: £4686
    • 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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