Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- Seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the RV Apsara featuring all suite categories with balconies
- Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director and local guides
- 21 meals – 7 breakfasts, 7 lunches and 7 dinners
- International wine, local beer and spirits included with lunch and dinner on-board your Mekong River Cruise
- Water, juice and soft drink included at all times during your Mekong River cruise
- Airport transfers, port charges and tipping
Travel & Accommodation
Tan Chau Rickshaw Ride
Explore the sleepy town of Tan Chau by rickshaw, stopping at some impressive local sites.
The Royal Palace of Phnom Penh
Discover this incredible series of buildings, which serves as the royal residence to the King of Cambodia.
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
- Flights must arrive in Ho Chi Minh City by 8am
- Flights to depart Siem Reap after 4pm
- Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
- Prices are for land and cruise only. Flights not included
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Arrive Ho Chi Minh City, Embark Ship
Your journey begins today amid the vibrant bustle of Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival in the city, be met at the airport and transferred to My Tho Port where you will board your boutique river ship, the RV Apsara. Tonight, enjoy a special Welcome Dinner on board and get to know your crew and fellow travellers.
Stay: Seven Nights, Mekong River, RV ApsaraDaily :
Cai Be, Sa Dec
Visit Cai Be and its surrounds by tender boats as you view local life on the river and along its banks. After, go ashore to see the French Gothic cathedral. You’ll then visit a manufacturer of rice paper to learn how it’s made. Afterwards, take a boat ride to the charming town of Sa Dec for a guided tour. Voyage by small boat to the old house of Huynh Thuy Le, once the lover of French writer Marguerite Duras.Daily :
Tan Chau, Border Crossing
Go ashore for a rickshaw tour of Tan Chau, a sleepy town almost untouched by tourism. One of the largest silk-weaving centres in Vietnam, you can observe how silk is woven in the local workshops. After, take a small-boat ride to discover rural life on Evergreen Island. Later on, navigate narrow channels by local boats and pass by floating fish farms and stilt houses that defy gravity and lean haphazardly upon each other. The rest of today is then spent on board. This afternoon, perhaps attend a fruit-carving demonstration or learn the art of creating Vietnamese spring rolls while border formalities are carried out. Cross into Cambodia and cruise overnight towards the capital, Phnom Penh.Daily :
Today begins your exploration of the city of Phnom Penh. After breakfast, learn of the atrocities inflicted upon Cambodians during Pol Pot’s Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Explore the Killing Fields, where you’ll find the Memorial Stupa, a glass monument erected in memory of the thousands of Cambodians who lost their lives. You’ll also visit Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. After lunch on board, disembark and visit the spectacular Royal Palace, delighting in its dazzling white and gold architecture. Then head to the glorious Silver Pagoda, set on the southern side of the palace complex.Daily :
Oudong, Koh Chen
Visit a Buddhist monastery in Oudong where you will have the opportunity to partake in a Buddhist blessing ceremony.
Travel by coach to Oudong, the former capital of Cambodia, for your unique Insider Experience. Afterwards, you will visit Koh Chen and explore the open-air copperware workshops. Return to the ship and enjoy a free afternoon in fascinating Phnom Penh, or perhaps enhance your time by choosing one of Travelmarvel’s select experiences. Options include a tuk tuk ride to uncover the sights and sounds of Phnom Penh, or a trip to gain a greater appreciation of the local beers at the Kingdom Brewery.Daily :
After breakfast, you’ll awake in the town of Oknha Tey. Disembark and board a local tuk tuk for a village tour. Discover village life from the local homes to the rice fields and the faces of the friendly locals. Disembark your local transport and continue on foot for a more in depth exploration of the village. Enjoy lunch on board as the ship sets sail for Angkor Ban. In the afternoon, as you sail along the mighty Mekong, enjoy some time at leisure.Daily :
Angkor Ban, Kampong Cham
This afternoon you will enjoy an authentic tuk tuk tour of the agricultural island of Koh Pen.
This morning, enjoy an guided tour of Angkor Ban, a village awash in stories of Cambodia’s cultural history, and one of the few traditional villages that survived the Khmer Rouge regime. After lunch, enjoy your Insider Experience.Daily :
Disembark Ship at Kampong Cham, Depart Siem Reap
Disembark in Kampong Cham after breakfast in the Mekong Restaurant and transfer to the airport in Siem Reap for your flight home.Daily :
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