- Avalon Waterways
12 Night Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia & the Mekong River
Siem Reap to Ho Chi Mihn City
September 23, 2019
Avalon Waterways Siem Reap
You need to visit Angkor, possibly the most important city on the planet in 1000 AD. The history and spirituality here are beyond your imagination. Life on the Mekong Delta ranges from floating markets to modern-day Ho Chi Minh City. Fascinating!
What we are Including
- 2 nights accommodation in Siem Reap
- 8-night river cruise
- 2 nights accommodation in Ho Chi Mihn City
- $150 US per person travel credit
*Ask us about arranging your flights!
Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Siem Reap:Welcome to Cambodia
Day 2 Siem Reap:Visit Angkor Wat, Angkor Thom, and Bayon Temple; Apsara dance performance
Day 3 Siem Reap:Visit Ta Prohm, Banteay Srei, and a noodle-making village
Day 4 Siem Reap–Phnom Penh (Embarkation):Fly to Phnom Penh; onboard welcome reception
Day 5 Wat Hanchey–Angkor Ban:Visit Wat Hanchey and partake in a traditional water blessing by local monks; walking tour in Angkor Ban with school visit
Day 6 Kampong Tralach–Konpong Louang–Phnom Penh:Ox cart ride through the countryside and visit a local farmer’s home in Kampong Tralach; visit the silversmith village of Konpong Louang; visit the Tuol Sleng Museum and one of the Killing Fields in Phnom Penh
Day 7 Phnom Penh:Sightseeing by private cyclo, including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum; show by children from local orphanage
Day 8 Border Crossing–Chau Doc:Visit a local market and the religious sites at Sam Mountain in Chau Doc
Day 9 Long Khanh A–Cu Lao Gieng:Walking tour of Long Khanh A with cotton-weaving demonstration; visit a Catholic church, a local home to see how Vietnamese conical hats are made, and a sampan-making workshop in Cu Lao Gieng
Day 10 Ben Tre:Visit a local garden and a local workshop to see how rice wine and traditional candy are made
Day 11 Ho Chi Minh City (Disembarkation):Walking tour; visit the famous Rex Hotel for a drink, War Remnants Museum, and Ben Thanh Market; cooking class
Day 12 Ho Chi Minh City:Cu Chi Tunnels excursion
Day 13 Ho Chi Minh City:End of vacation
Unhindered and Uninhibited River CruisingAvalon Waterways knows their clientele and they know how their guests enjoy the different perspectives river cruising offers. The unique opportunity that river cruising presents to those that love exploring the world on their own terms is why Avalon has always said “see the world your way” and is why Avalon Waterways has remained one of the world’s premier river cruise lines. River cruising is one of the best ways to visit and explore the waterways that have consistently been some of the most important trade routes of any country and have been instrumental in the success and development of the incredible cities that you’ll be visiting during your journey.
Take the time to discover more about Avalon Waterways and what makes them one of the premier river cruise operators in the world. We guarantee you won’t regret it.
What can you expect with your Avalon Waterways adventure?
Here’s just a small sampling of what an Avalon river cruise might provide on your journey:
- Open-Air Balconies in suites that offer unprecedented views with wall-to-wall and floor-to-ceiling windows that open to the world
- Suites that are 30% larger than the average stateroom
- Undefinable yet ever present luxury
- Exquisite dining that features local ingredients prepared by world class master chefs
- A variety of dining options that includes special events tailored to your itinerary, a la carte meals and multiple venues aboard the ship
- Incredible itineraries to exciting and exotic locales that will leave you virtually speechless yearning to return for more