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Travelmarvel

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Trip Code: VTMR16
16 Days
37 Meals
2 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • Eight day Mekong River cruise
  • Internal flights in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director
  • 38 meals - 16 breakfasts, 10 lunches and 12 dinners
  • Airport transfers on the first and last day
  • International wine, local beer and spirits included with lunch and dinner on-board your Mekong River Cruise

Travel & Accommodation

Street view of the luxury hotel, Movenpick in Hanoi
Movenpick Hotel Stay

Enjoy a two-night stay at the stylish and perfectly positioned Movenpick Hotel

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

Smiling child from orphanage in Siem Reap
Meet the children of ODA

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

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
  • Prices include port charges, gratuities and sundries
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary arrangements may occur
  • During high water season from August - mid December, guests will journey along Tonle Sap from Kampong Chhnang and disembark RV La Marguerite at Siem Reap
  • Prices are for land, cruise and flights as specified only
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Insider Experience

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Insider Experience

Tonight enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu. KOTO stands for ‘know one, teach one’, and gives disadvantaged youth the opportunity to train at its culinary school.

Insider Experience

You will spend the next two nights located in the heart of Hanoi’s CBD and a short stroll from its Old Quarter at the Mövenpick Hotel.


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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Insider Experience

Take an afternoon rickshaw ride through the bustling streets of Hanoi’s Old Quarter.


Take in the iconic sights of Hanoi on a guided sightseeing tour, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum and historic Ba Dinh Square. Later this evening, explore the city and enjoy dinner at your leisure.

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Insider Experience

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


After breakfast, travel to the World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay. Set off cruising and 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: Bhaya Cruises Junk

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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.

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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 Ho Chi Minh City. Tonight, enjoy dinner at a local restaurant.

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

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This morning take a step back in time and revisit the military history of the area. Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, built by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the Vietnam War. Part of a larger network, the tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding spots during combat. They also served as communication and supply routes, hospitals, weapons caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters.

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Drive to My Tho Port and board your river ship for a relaxing journey aboard the luxurious RV La Marguerite. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board.

Stay: Seven Nights: RV La Marguerite

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A local boat will take you to the river-land town of Cai Be today. Visit floating markets, then cruise to Sa Dec, where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Tour Huynh Thuy Le’s old house. Later, visit a local brick factory and a Cao Dai Temple.

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Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau, step ashore for a rickshaw tour and visit a local island, lush with greenery. Spend the rest of today on board your luxurious river ship. Perhaps take in a fruit-carving demonstration while you cross the border into Cambodia. Continue cruising overnight to Phnom Penh.

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This morning embark on a moving excursion to the infamous Killing Fields, before visiting the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, located on the site of the Khmer Rouge’s notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21). Here, you’ll learn of the atrocities inflicted upon Cambodians during Pol Pot’s regime in the mid-to-late 1970s. Later this afternoon, take in Phnom Penh’s river promenade as your ship nears the capital. After lunch on board, disembark and tour the Royal Palace. Afterwards, head to the Silver Pagoda.

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Enjoy time at leisure in Phnom Penh. Later today, cruise to Koh Chen, a village specialising in the manufacture of copperware.

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Insider Experience

Visit the monastery and receive a Buddhist blessing.

Insider Experience

Enjoy the opportunity to take an ox-cart ride.


Disembark in Prek K’dam and travel by coach to Oudong.

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Enjoy a boat excursion into the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang, then cast off towards Prek K’dam. Tonight, enjoy a superb dinner.

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Insider Experience

Take time to enjoy spending the next two nights at Shinta Mani Resort, centrally located in the leafy French Quarter.


Disembark your ship in Prek K’dam and transfer to Siem Reap. Later, visit the temple Bayon.

Stay: Two Nights: Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort

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Insider Experience

In Siem Reap, meet underprivileged children who are supported by the organisation Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA).


Enjoy sunset over Angkor Wat before a Farewell Dinner.

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Transfer to the airport for your flight home.

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