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Vietnam & Cambodia, Featuring Cruising The Mekong
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Vietnam & Cambodia, featuring Cruising the Mekong

9 days & 8 nights, Private Journey

Siem Reap, Mekong Cruise & Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

Begin your journey with a guided discovery of the incredible temples and sanctuaries built by the architects of the Khmer Empire in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Angkor. Then travel south to the banks of the Mekong River where you set sail on an unforgettable cruise to the Mekong Delta in Vietnam. End your travels in the effervescent metropolis of Ho Chi Minh City, which is home to fascinating museums, beautiful pagodas and bustling markets.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Siem Reap

    Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you will be welcomed and accompanied to your hotel. This provincial capital is home to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the temple complex of Angkor.

    Elite: Park Hyatt Siem Reap
    Preferred: Belmond La Residence - 3 Nights
  • Day 2
    Siem Reap

    After breakfast, begin your exploration of the temple complex of Angkor. See the massive South Gate of Angkor Thom, the enigmatic Bayon temple, the terraces of the Elephants and the Leper King and the jungle temple of Ta Prohm, left as it was discovered with massive tree roots and thick vines intertwined with the stones laid hundreds of years ago. This afternoon, explore the 12th-century masterpiece of Angkor Wat, one of the world's most beautiful buildings.

    Elite: Park Hyatt Siem Reap
    Preferred: Belmond La Residence
    (B)
  • Day 3
    Siem Reap

    Being your day with a visit to the mulberry plants at the Silk Farm Puok to learn first-hand of the silk production from silk worm to loom. And continue to explore some of the secondary temples of the area.

    Elite: Park Hyatt Siem Reap
    Preferred: Belmond La Residence
    (B)
  • Day 4
    Mekong River Cruise

    And with your guide, continue your explorations of some of the lesser visited temples. As the custom-built cruiser casts off for the next leg of your adventure, admire the scenery and enjoy a sundowner cocktail.

    Heritage Line Jahan - 3 Nights (B, D)
  • Day 5
    Mekong River Cruise

    Begin your day with an invigorating Tai Chi lesson on the Sundeck just as the sun begins its slow rise. As the ship sets sail across the Tonle River, see the spectacular marshlands floating along the riverbanks. Disembark to visit a local Khmer pottery workshop before re-boarding the ship to explore the wetlands, floating houses and fish farms in the region.

    Heritage Line Jahan (B, L, D)
  • Day 6
    Mekong River Cruise

    Rise early and disembark for the journey to the pre-Angkorian hilltop temple of Wat Hanchey, which offers one of the most breathtaking views in Cambodia. Cruise toward Kampong Cham to visit Wat Nokor, a Wat built within the ruins of an ancient temple.

    Heritage Line Jahan (B, L, D)
  • Day 7
    To Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

    Disembark after breakfast and head into the city of Phnom Phen for a morning of sightseeing, including the architectural wonder of Wat Phnom, the atmospheric French Quarter, the magnificent Royal Palace and the National Museum, which is housed in a beautiful traditional building and boasts the world's finest collection of exquisite Khmer sculpture. In the afternoon, fly to Ho Chi Minh City.

    Elite: Park Hyatt Saigon
    Preferred: Intercontinental Saigon - 2 Nights
    (B, L)
  • Day 8
    Ho Chi Minh City

    Explore the city formerly known as Saigon, including the colorful Cholon neighborhood (Chinatown), the elegant Thien Hau Pagoda, energetic Ben Thanh Market, the fascinating museum of traditional Vietnamese medicine, the somber War Remnants Museum and the former presidential palace.

    Elite: Park Hyatt Saigon
    Preferred: Intercontinental Saigon
    (B)
  • Day 9
    Depart Ho Chi Minh City

    Bid farewell as you are escorted to the airport for your onward flight today.

    (B)
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