A sacred realm, where temples and remnants of ancient empires have withstood a tumultuous past. Whether it’s seeing Angkor Wat at sunset, or the temple of Ta Prohm half engulfed by the surrounding jungle, Cambodia is sure to evoke a sense of wonder.
From Buddhist blessings in Oudong, to silk-weaving centre in Tan Chau, floating villages and local markets, experience an authentic Vietnam and Cambodia along the Mekong River.
Our local experts will provide you with a unique insight into their own home towns by sharing their passion for their country. They will also show you authentic and exclusive spots not noted in guidebooks.
Each morning brings a new location to wake up to. Should you be an early riser, tea and coffee is always available, as well as some pastries to whet your appetite before breakfast. Or have an indulgent sleep-in and sit down to a delicious buffet breakfast when you’re ready. The choice is entirely yours.
It’s time to step ashore and explore. A morning's excursion might take you to Sa Dec where you’ll see Huynh Thuy Le’s old house and learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover. Or on another occasion, the early hours of the day may be spent at a Buddhist monastery for a special blessing.
After a lazy lunch back on your river ship, your afternoon might include a visit to the French Gothic cathedral in Cai Be, or a visit to a local coconut candy factory. One afternoon, you'll even explore the agricultural island of Koh Chen by tuk tuk, and visit a town known for its delicate practice of silk weaving.
Dinner tonight is a four-course dining affair, with both Asian and Western options available. International wines, local beer and spirits are also on the menu. And of course, your onboard entertainment will be in the Lounge each night so you can relax with a drink and enjoy your evening.