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Mekong River Encompassed - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City

$1559.00

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Mekong River Encompassed - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City From $1559.00 (35% Discount)




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Experience Cambodia and Vietnam from a truly different perspective - the waters of the mighty Mekong River. Sail for eight days aboard a classic riverboat from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City. Discover Phnom Penh, roam the famous floating markets, and explore the stilt village of Chnok Tru. There's an incredible (and incredibly beautiful) view of Southeast Asia that's just waiting for you.

Is this tour for me?

Travel Style: Marine
Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas, rivers, and other places only accessible by boat.

Service Level: Upgraded
Quality accommodations and more inclusions than on other G Adventures tours, like meals, private transport, and activities.

Physical Rating: 2 - Light
Light walking and hiking suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.

Trip Type: Small Group
Small group experience; Max 28

Age requirement: 12+
All travellers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

Itinerary

Day 1 - Siem Reap
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.

Day 2 - Siem Reap/Chnok Tru
Visit Angkor Wat at sunrise and continue exploring with a local guide. Enjoy lunch at the G Adventures-supported New Hope project. Embark after lunch and settle in as the crew set sail for Chnok Tru.

Exclusive Inclusions:G Adventures for Good New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant
Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 3 - Chnok Tru/Kampong Chhnang
Visit one of the biggest floating villages on the Tonle Sap River, Chnok Tru, before continuing on to Kampong Chhnang. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery, and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to visit the local industries.


Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 4 - Kampong Chhnang/Phnom Penh
Arrive early at Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery. Return to the vessel and continue on to Koh Chen, an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Take a cyclo tour past sights like Wat Phnom and the Grand Palace. Opt to finish up at the FCC for a happy hour cocktail overlooking the river or for dinner in town.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch

Day 5 - Phnom Penh
Spend the day exploring all this city has to offer. Start with guided visits to the S21 Museum and the Killing Fields. Enjoy free time to explore the National Museum, Grand Palace or Russian Market. In the evening, return to the boat for an Apsara show before departure.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 6 - Phnom Penh/Sadek
Cross the border into Vietnam. Opt to cycle, or stay on board, to Chau Doc from the checkpoint. Visit the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and soak in the sunset from the top of Sam Mountain.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 7 - Sadek/My Tho
Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and take the time to stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Continue on to Vinh Long. Learn about rice popping and opt to cycle small paths through the communities here. Continue to Cai Be by local boats and meet up with the vessel. Drop anchor tonight near Thoi Son Island.

Meals included: Breakfast | Lunch | Dinner

Day 8 - My Tho
Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda in the morning, catching a glimpse of My Tho town on the way. Cruise to Thoi Son Island by local boats for some local industry visits. Enjoy learning more about coconut product manufacturing and honey farming, with samples of honey and local fruit. Meet traditional musicians here. Opt for a local lunch on the island. Continue on to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) via the Cho Gao canal. Opt to cycle there instead. Enjoy a farewell cocktail on board before the Captain's dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast | Dinner

Day 9 - My Tho/Ho Chi Minh City
Continue the final leg of the journey to Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive around 11am and disembark. Later, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 10 - Ho Chi Minh City
Depart at any time.

Meals included: Breakfast

What's Included

  • G Adventures for Good: New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant, Siem Reap
  • Arrival transfer
  • 7 nts aboard the Toum Tiou II Riverboat
  • Sunrise tour of Angkor Wat
  • Chnok Tru floating village visit
  • Kampong Chhnang visit
  • Vihara and pagoda visit (Kampong Tralach)
  • Koh Chen island visit including cottage industries
  • Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh)
  • Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) guided tour
  • Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) guided tour
  • Apsara show
  • Tra Su Bird Sanctuary visit
  • Sam Mountain sunset visit
  • Kien An Cung Pagoda visit (Sa Dec)
  • Vinh Long excursion
  • Vinh Trang Pagoda visit
  • Thoi Son Island cottage industries tour
  • Options to cycle to excursions along the way
  • Farewell cocktail and Captain's dinner
  • Cu Chi Tunnels guided visit
  • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations

Mekong River Encompassed - Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City

$1559.00

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