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Travelmarvel

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Trip Code: VTM17
17 Days
38 Meals
2 Countries
  • Travel & Accommodation
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Pricing & Availability
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • Seven-night Mekong River cruise on the RV La Marguerite
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and local guides
  • Airport transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Internal flights in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • International wine, local beer and spirits included with lunch and dinner on-board your Mekong River cruise
  • Bottled water, juice and soft drink included at all times during your Mekong River cruise
  • 38 delicious meals - 16 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 12 dinners

Travel & Accommodation

Front of a white lavish hotel from the stree, Vietnam
Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi

This well-appointed hotel is located in the heart of Hanoi's central business disstrict and near the Old Quarter

Poolview King room at the Shinta Mani resort
Shinta Mani Resort

One of Siem Reap's finest resorts, enjoy the central location within the leafy French Quarter

Aerial view of Ha Long Bay bathed in sunlight
Cruise Ha Long Bay

Take an extended two-night cruise on-board a Bhaya Cruises Classic junk in Ha Long Bay

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Flights must arrive in Hanoi by 4pm
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • During high water season from August to mid-December, guests may embark RV La Marguerite at Siem Reap and journey along Tonle Sap before arriving at Kampong Chhnang
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only
Asia Map VTM17 2018-19
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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Insider Experience

Stay at the Mövenpick Hotel in the heart of the Old Quarter.

Insider Experience

Enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu.


On arrival in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights: Hanoi, Mövenpick Hotel

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  • Dinner
Insider Experience

Take a rickshaw ride through the bustling Old Quarter.


Take in Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and historic Ba Dinh Square. Afterwards, enjoy and Insider Experience. For dinner, perhaps choose from one of our select dining experiences.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Insider Experience

Board your Bhaya Cruises junk for an incredible two-night cruise on World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.


After breakfast, travel to Ha Long for a cruise on Ha Long Bay. Set off cruising and explore the Dark and Bright Lagoon by bamboo boat.

Stay: Two Nights: Ha Long Bay, Bhaya Cruises junk

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a full day to immerse yourself in the region. Admire the views from Surprise Cave, relax on the beach or go swimming and see the limestone pillars from sea-level. Later, enjoy dinner on board.

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  • Lunch
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Insider Experience

Unwind during an indulgent stay at the Shinta Mani Resort.


Visit the pristine Ti Top Island then dock back at Ha Long. Travel to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Siem Reap. For dinner perhaps enjoy a select dining experience.

Stay: Three Nights: Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort

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  • Breakfast
Insider Experience

Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), which supports underprivileged children.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy dinner and an Apsara dance performance.


With this morning at leisure, perhaps enjoy a select experience, such as a cooking class. Discover Ta Prohm temple before enjoying an Insider Experience.

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  • Dinner

On a guided tour, visit Angkor Archaeological Park and explore its ancient wonders. Later, discover the 12th-century temple Bayon. Cap off the day with a sunset at stunning Angkor Wat.

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  • Breakfast

Transfer to Prek K’dam and board the RV La Marguerite. This evening, enjoy your first dinner on board.

Stay: Seven Nights: Mekong River Cruise, RV La Marguerite

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy a small boat excursion to the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang. Rejoin your ship and continue to Kampong Tralach. Enjoy an ox-cart ride. Later visit the Imperial City. Travel to Oudong for a Buddhist blessing.

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  • Dinner

Explore Koh Chen, a small village specialising in silver and copperware. Later, cruise to Phnom Penh. Enjoy dinner on the ship, followed by a Khmer folk performance on board.

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Join an excursion to the infamous Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Following lunch, take a guided tour of Phnom Penh and see the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.

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Relax on board as your ship cruises to the Vietnamese border. Perhaps attend a fruit-carving demonstration. Later, arrive in the Vietnamese town of Tan Chau.

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  • Breakfast
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Travel along the tributaries around Tan Chau, then go ashore for a rickshaw tour, visit a small island and local artisan workshops.

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  • Breakfast
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  • Dinner

Take a boat ride to Sa Dec for a tour. After lunch, a local boat takes you to the river-land town of Cai Be to explore its floating markets. Go ashore to visit Cai Be’s cathedral and a rice paper manufacturer. Enjoy your last dinner on board.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Insider Experience

Stay at the modern Fusion Suites Saigon.


Disembark at My Tho Port and travel by coach to the Cu Chi Tunnels to explore.

Stay: Two Nights: Ho Chi Minh City, Fusion Suites Saigon

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Insider Experience

Savour a Farewell Dinner at KOTO Kumho.


Explore the city at leisure. Perhaps enjoy a select experience such as an exciting Jeep military tour or enjoy a Vietnamese cooking class.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport.

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The La Marguerite was a smaller and more intimate ship. Less guests to deal with when disembarking etc. The included hotels were excellent, well located and good value.

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