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Travelmarvel

Vietnam, Cambodia & China Discovery

Trip Code: VTMCYG26
26 Days
61 Meals
3 Countries
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Trip Inclusions

  • 15 nights in premium accommodation, seven-night Mekong River cruise and three-night Yangtze River cruise
  • Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director in Vietnam and Cambodia and a Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort in China
  • 61 meals – 25 breakfasts, 17 lunches and 19 dinners and international wine, local beer and spirits with lunch and dinner on board your Mekong River cruise
  • Visit ODA, which supports local underprivileged children and receive a traditional Buddhist blessing by monks in Oudong
  • See a traditional Apsara performance in Siem Reap 
  • Dine at The Chopsticks Saigon in Ho Chi Minh City and indulge in a traditional Peking Duck banquet in Beijing
  • See giant pandas at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding
  • See the bright lights of Shanghai during your floating Farewell Dinner

Map & Itinerary

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary and inclusions subject to change
  • Itinerary days 13-26 are operated by Great Rail Journeys
  • Flights from Ho Chi Minh to Beijing on Day 12 is unescorted
  • Prices include airport transfers, port charges, tipping, flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Beijing and most porterage
  • Cabin pre-selection is not available on cruises in China
  • Flights must arrive in Siem Reap by 12 noon on day 1 for afternoon touring
  • Prices are for land/cruise/rail and flights as specified only
Asia Map 2021 VTMCYG26

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA).

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a stay at The Shinta Mani Shack.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, a Welcome Dinner is accompanied by an Apsara dance.


Begin your holiday at the temple of Ta Prohm. The rest of the day is made up of a series of exciting Insider Experiences.

Stay: Two Nights, Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Shack

Daily :
  • Dinner

This morning is free to explore. Later, head to Angkor Archaeological Park. Visit the 12th-century temple Bayon and finish the day with sunset at Angkor Wat.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
View of temple reflected over the water, Cambodia

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Explore the island of Koh Pen by tuk tuk.


Transfer to Kampong Cham to join your Mekong River cruise.

Stay: Seven Nights, Mekong River, RV Apsara

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Tour Angkor Ban, one of the few traditional villages to survive the Khmer Rouge. Sail towards Oknha Tey where you will board a local tuk tuk to discover village life.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

In Oudong, receive a traditional Buddhist blessing by a monk.


Cruise to Phnom Penh then travel by coach to Oudong. Later, continue to Koh Chen and explore the copper workshops.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Explore the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. This afternoon take a tour to the Royal Palace and see the Silver Pagoda and Emerald Buddha.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Spend today on board.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

After breakfast, step ashore for a tour of Tan Chau by rickshaw.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take a boat to Sa Dec and visit Huynh Thuy Le’s old house. After lunch, travel to Cai Be.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Enjoy a stylish stay at the modern Fusion Suites Saigon.


Discover the Cu Chi Tunnels. This evening and the next, enjoy a stay at the modern Fusion Suites Saigon.

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

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Dine at The Chopsticks Saigon.


Enjoy your last dinner in Vietnam at The Chopsticks Saigon.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Today, fly from Vietnam to Beijing in China and transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Four Nights, Beijing, Novotel Peace Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Tonight, meet your China Great Rail Journeys Tour Escort for dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Visit Tiananmen Square, the Forbidden City and the World Heritage-listed Summer Palace.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy a Peking Duck banquet.


Today you’ll enjoy the exciting opportunity to walk on the Great Wall of China.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Board a high-speed train to Xi’an.


This morning after breakfast, visit the Temple of Heaven. Afterwards, make your way to the city of Xi’an via rail.

Stay: Two Nights, Xi’an, Grand Mercure

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Tonight indulge in a Chinese dumpling banquet.


See the Terracotta Warriors before a guided tour.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Embark on a high-speed train journey to Chengdu.


On arrival in Chengdu, transfer to your hotel.

Stay: Two Nights, Chengdu, Tibet Hotel

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Spend the morning at the Chengdu Research Base of Giant Panda Breeding.


Spend the morning on an Insider Experience. Visit the Buddhist Wenshu Monastery and the famous Jinli Street.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Travel by high-speed train to Chongqing.


Visit Chengdu’s Renmin Park before travelling by train to Chongqing.

Stay: Three Nights, Yangtze River, Century Glory

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Today, explore Shibaozhai. Tonight you’ll enjoy a Captain’s Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Join a shore excursion to Shennv Stream. Enjoy a traditional Chinese buffet dinner on board.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Take a high-speed train to Wuhan.


Disembark and see the Three Gorges Dam Site. Later, depart on a high-speed train to Wuhan.

Stay: Marco Polo Wuhan

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Catch a high-speed train to Shanghai.


This morning, visit the Yellow Crane Tower. Later, catch a high-speed train to Shanghai.

Stay: Two Nights, Shanghai, Pullman Jing’an

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

See the bright lights of Shanghai during your floating Farewell Dinner.


Explore Yu Garden. On the Huangpu River, enjoy a special Farewell Dinner.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Following breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight.

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  • Breakfast

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