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Travelmarvel

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Trip Code: VTM17
17 Days
38 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
  • Pricing & Availability
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Trip Inclusions

  • Eight day Mekong River cruise on the RV La Marguerite
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day
  • Internal flights in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • 38 delicious meals - 16 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 12 dinners
  • International wine, local beer and spirits included with lunch and dinner on-board your Mekong River cruise
  • Soft drink included at all times during your Mekong River cruise
  • Two nights on-board a Bhaya Cruises Classic junk in Ha Long Bay

Travel & Accommodation

Looking at a room of La Marguerite
RV La Marguerite

Boasting colonial era style with a contemporary edge, expect elegant suites and attentive service on board your ship

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Horizon view of Angkor Wat at sunset
The Wonders of Angkor Wat

Discover World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park, finishing your day with a spectacular sunset over Angkor Wat

A rarely unoccupied rickshaw in the streets of Hanoi
A Hanoi Highlight

Take a rickshaw ride through Hanoi's Old Quarter, and enjoy the bustling atmosphere

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
  • An increased deposit may be required for upgrades and variations
  • Flights must arrive in Hanoi by 4pm
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • During high water season from August - mid December, guests may embark RV La Marguerite at Siem Reap and journey along Tonle Sap to Kampong Chhnang
  • Price are for land/cruise only. Flights not included
Vietnam & Cambodia 2017-18 Map VTM17
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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

Enhance Your Journey

Travelmarvel provides further opportunity to pursue your special interests and enhance your holiday with a range of optional experiences

Insider Experience

Stay at the Mövenpick Hotel.

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

Daily :
  • Dinner
Insider Experience

Take a rickshaw ride through the Old Quarter.


Take in Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour, including the Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and historic Ba Dinh Square.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
Insider Experience

Travel to the World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay.


Transfer to a traditional wooden junk for your journey on the beautiful bay. Enjoy a Welcome Drink as you set off to sail among thousands of spectacular limestone islets. Have lunch on board passing Chicken Rock and Ti Top Island. Visit Dark and Bright Lagoon by bamboo boat. Back on board this evening, enjoy dinner and a range of entertainment options before retiring to your cabin for the night.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Enjoy the luxury of a full day sailing in this captivating region of Vietnam. You will relish the opportunity to stop at islands to explore, relax on the beach and go swimming in the picturesque waters. Explore Surprise Cave, one of the biggest caves in Ha Long Bay with beautiful stalactites and stalagmites.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Insider Experience

Unwind during your indulgent stay at the Shinta Mani Resort.


Enjoy breakfast, absorbing the majestic scenery followed by a visit to Ti Top Island. Dock back at Ha Long and transfer to Hanoi for your included flight to Siem Reap. Upon arrival transfer to your hotel and enjoy the remainder of the day.

Stay: Three Nights: Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort

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  • Breakfast
Enhance Your Journey

This morning, perhaps take a horse cart ride, quad bike adventure or select one of Travelmarvel’s select experiences.

Insider Experience

Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), which provides support and education for underprivileged children.


This morning, perhaps enjoy a select experience, such as a cooking class (at own expense). Visit Ta Prohm, a temple famous for its intertwined trees. Tonight, enjoy dinner and an Apsara dance performance.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Transfer to Prek K’dam and board the RV La Marguerite. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Insider Experience

Enjoy an ox-cart ride.

Insider Experience

Travel by coach to Oudong for a Buddhist blessing.


Enjoy a small boat excursion of the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang. Rejoin your ship and continue to Kampong Tralach. Later visit the Imperial City.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • 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. Then go ashore to visit Cai Be’s French Gothic Cathedral and a rice paper manufacturer. Enjoy your last dinner on board.

Daily :
  • 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.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Enhance Your Journey

Perhaps take an exciting Jeep military tour; a shopping tour; explore the city on a guided tour; or take a Vietnamese cooking class.

Insider Experience

Savour a Farewell Dinner at KOTO Kumho.


Explore the city at leisure. Perhaps enjoy a select experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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.