Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights

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River Cruise
Enjoy 13 days with a seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the RV AmaLotus, cultural and religious exposure, as well as authentic fine dining. 
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Trip type
River Cruise
Lodging level
Luxury - 5 star
Physical level
Trip pace
Flexible schedule


    • Ta Prohm Temple:Discover the world heritage listed Temple of Ta Prohm
    • Tan Chau Rickshaw:Enjoy a rickshaw ride around Tan Chau
    • Buddhist Blessing:Partake in an authentic Buddhist blessing at the Monastery of Oudong

What's this trip about?

    Enjoy 13 days with a seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the RV AmaLotus, cultural and religious exposure, as well as authentic fine dining. 

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Itinerary focusOff the Beaten Path
Group sizeStandard Group - 25 + people
Age range18 years and up
Flights and transportAll internal transport included (including local flights)
Start CitySiem Reap
End CityHo Chi Minh

Travel Themes

  • Cultural
  • Local Immersion & Homestays
  • Religious


  • Asia
  • Cambodia
  • Vietnam


  • Ho Chi Minh
  • Siem Reap


  • Culture
  • Historic sightseeing
  • River cruise

Trip includes

    • • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to nine destinations • Everything as detailed including gratuities and onboard entertainment • Complimentary beverages served on board your cruise* • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations • Seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the RV AmaLotus • Finest dining - a total of 31 meals

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Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap 

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you’ll be met by an APT representative and transferred to your luxurious hotel. Settle in and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore.

Stay: Three Nights: Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel Angkor 

Day 2: Siem Reap

FREEDOM OF CHOICE - Dining Choose from an extensive range of activities that showcase the cultural heart of Siem Reap. 

Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this morning at your welcome briefing and then head to Angkor Archaeological Park to visi...

Day 3: Siem Reap

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Rise early and travel back to Angkor Archaeological Park for a glass of champagne as you enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat.

Freedom Of Choice - Dining Tonight you can select from a number of local restaurants for dinner.

Day 4: Siem Reap, Prek K’dam, Embark Ship 

Transfer to Prek K’dam to embark your river ship. Tonight, celebrate the beginning of your cruise with a Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Seven Nights: Cruise the Mekong River aboard APT’s RV AmaLotus 

Day 5: Kampong Chhnang, Koh Chen 

Hop aboard a small boat to explore the lush wetlands near Kampong Chhnang, watching for water birds and traditional fishing traps near the riverbank. Back on your ship, continue sailing to the village of Koh Chen for a walk to visit the fine silverware and copperware workshops. 

Day 6: Prek K’dam, Oudong, Kampong Tralach, Phnom Penh

From Prek K’dam, take a coach to Oudong where you’ll call on a monastery for a Buddhist blessing experience with monks. In Kampong Tralach later, ride an ox cart through the countryside, passing rice fields and smiling locals on the way back to your ship. Later, arrive in Phnom Penh.

Day 7: Phnom Penh

FREEDOM OF CHOICE - Sightseeing Perhaps enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, or take a moving excursion to the infamous Killing Fields. Your other options are a visit to the National Museum or a city tour in a tuk tuk.

After breakfast, disembark in Phnom Penh. 

Day 8: Phnom Penh, Border Crossing 

Relax while border crossing formalities are carried out before arriving in Tan Chau. 

Day 9: Tan Chau, Evergreen Island 

Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau. Glide past a floating fishing farm, then take a rickshaw tour. Later, observe rural Mekong life on an evergreen island. 

Day 10: Sa Dec, Cai Be 

In the city of Sa Dec, enjoy a small boat ride past floating markets, then disembark to visit a Cao Dai temple. You’ll also enjoy a guided tour of Huynh Thuy Le’s old house and visit a rice paper manufacturer. 

Day 11: Disembark Cruise, Depart Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Long Tan OR Cu Chi Tunnels 

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE In Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), attend either a memorialservice at Long Tan Cross or visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. 

Disembark at My Tho Port and select from two Signature Experiences.

Stay: Two Nights: Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt Saigon 

Day 12: Ho Chi Minh City

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE Tonight, enjoy a Luke Nguyen-inspired degustation dinner with matching wines at Xu Restaurant.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE - Sightseeing Discover the city on your choice of activities: tour the city on foot, enjoy a motorbike tour, visit the Ky Long Art Villa, join a shopping tour, or take part in a cooking class at GRAIN by Luke Nguyen cooking studio. 

Day 13: Depart Ho Chi Minh City 

Transfer to the airport this morning. 

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Price per day$373
Last Updated: 7/16/2018

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For all holiday packages the following APT cancellation fees apply: Days of Notice:            Fee Per Person 100 days or more       Loss of deposit 99-61 days                  50% of holiday package price 60 days or less         100% of holiday package price All cancellations must be received in writing by APT and are not effective until this notification has been received. If your holiday has commenced, 100% of the full holiday package price is charged. There is no refund for unused services or if portions of the holiday package are missed.  Additional cancellation fees may also be charged in respect of accommodation reserved outside the holiday package dates. These cancellation fees are in addition to any fees that may be levied by APT and your travel agent (if any). You acknowledge that the amounts estimated under the Cancellation Policy are reasonable and represent a genuine pre-estimate of APT’s loss. If you request changes after APT has issued your documents, APT may charge you a fee of AUD$70 per person in addition to any applicable cancellation fees.

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