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Travelmarvel

Discover Vietnam and Cambodia

Trip Code: VTM17
17 Days
39 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Inclusions

  • Seven nights in premium accommodation
  • Seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the All Balcony Suite ship, the RV Apsara
  • Two-night Ha Long Bay cruise on Bhaya Cruises’ Classic Junk
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and local guides
  • 16 breakfasts, 11 lunches and 12 dinners, plus select complimentary beverages included with lunch and dinner on board your Mekong River cruise
  • Enjoy a Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu in Hanoi
  • Relax at the stylish Shinta Mani Shack in Siem Reap
  • Receive a traditional Buddhist blessing by monks in Oudong

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
  • Prices include transfers, port charges, tipping and flight within Vietnam & Cambodia
  • Flights must arrive in Hanoi by 4pm
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only. International flights not included
TM VTM17 Map 2021-22

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a special Welcome Dinner at KOTO on Van Mieu.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Delight in a stay at the Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi in the heart of the Old Quarter.


On arrival in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, you’ll be met at the airport and transferred to the Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi in the heart of the Old Quarter. An Insider Experience welcomes you into Hanoi.

Stay: Two Nights, Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi

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. Afterwards, an Insider Experience awaits. 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. Set off cruising and explore the mysterious Trinh Nu Cave.

Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, Bhaya Cruises’ Classic Junk

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Enjoy a two-night cruise in the waters of Ha Long Bay.

This morning, enjoy kayaking at Ba Ham Lake before lunch, followed by a sightseeing trip to Cua Van Floating Culture Centre. Later, savour dinner on board.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Unwind during an indulgent stay at the Shinta Mani Shack.


Explore Sung Sot Cave, the 10,000 square metre cave threaded by a 500-metre paved passageway, before docking back at Ha Long. Travel to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Siem Reap. 

Stay: Three Nights, Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Shack

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Watch an Apsara dance and experience local Khmer culture.


Today you will discover Ta Prohm temple. Enjoy local flavours during this evening’s dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

With a morning at leisure, perhaps enjoy a select experience. Afterwards, on a guided tour, visit Angkor Archaeological Park and the 12th-century temple Bayon. Cap off the day with sunset at Angkor Wat. For dinner perhaps enjoy a select dining experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Explore Koh Pen Island by tuk tuk.


Transfer to Kampong Cham to join your Mekong River Cruise. Later, an Insider Experience awaits.

Stay: Seven Nights: Mekong River, RV Apsara

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
External of RV Apsara

Enjoy an immersive walking tour of Angkor Ban. Return to your ship and continue sailing towards Oknha Tey. Disembark and discover the town, well known locally for its delicate silk weaving.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit a Buddhist monastery where you will have the opportunity to partake in a Buddhist blessing ceremony.


Cruise to Phnom Penh then travel by coach to Oudong for a special Insider Experience. Afterwards, see Koh Chen and explore the open-air copperware workshops.

Daily :
  • 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
Tuk Tuk in Phnom Penh at night

Relax on board as your ship cruises to the Vietnamese border. Later, arrive in 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. Go ashore to visit the local cathedral and a rice paper manufacturer. Enjoy your last dinner on board.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

A stay at the stylish Fusion Suites Saigon is bound to delight.


Disembark at My Tho Port and travel by coach to the Cu Chi Tunnels to explore. Continue on to Ho Chi Minh City your home for the next two nights.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Savour a Farewell Dinner at The Chopsticks, Saigon.


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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Vietnam street market lady seller, Ho Chi Minh, Saigon

Your tour ends after breakfast with a 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.