Travel & Accommodation
Map & Itinerary
- 13 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
- 22 breakfasts, 13 lunches and 16 dinners, plus select complimentary beverages included with lunch and dinner on board your Mekong River cruise
- Encounter the friendly local hill tribes in Sapa’s villages
- Explore Hanoi’s Old Quarter on a rickshaw ride
- Receive a traditional Buddhist blessing by monks in Oudong
Map & Itinerary
- Itinerary and inclusions are subject to change
- Disruptions to cruising and itinerary may occur
- Prices include transfers, port charges, tipping and flights within Vietnam
- Flights must arrive in Hanoi by 4pm
- Days 1-4 of touring are escorted by a local guide
- Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only. International flights not included
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Stay at the stylish Mövenpick Hotel Hanoi, located right in the heart of the city.
Upon your arrival in Hanoi, transfer to your hotel.
Stay: Mövenpick Hotel HanoiDaily :
Rise early for the drive to Sapa, a mountain town located among green hills and valleys. Here, visit a market and admire locally-made handicrafts.
Stay: Two Nights, BB Hotel, SapaDaily :
Meet the brightly dressed locals with a walk through the hillside villages.
Enjoy a full day in Sapa. Get to know the area and the locals on your Insider Experience.Daily :
Savour dinner tonight at KOTO on Van Mieu. KOTO stands for ‘Know One, Teach One’, the philosophy behind this social enterprise which seeks to empower local youth through hospitality training.
Drive back to Hanoi and enjoy time at leisure before your Insider Experience this evening.
Stay: Two Nights, Mövenpick Hotel HanoiDaily :
Enjoy an afternoon rickshaw ride through Hanoi’s Old Quarter.
A guided tour takes you to Hanoi’s iconic sights and allows you to get a taste of the true flavours of the city.Daily :
Hanoi, Ha Long Bay
Cruise the stunning waters of World Heritage-listed Ha Long Bay on a two-night cruise aboard a Bhaya Cruises junk.
Today you will embark your ship at Ha Long Bay for your Insider Experience.
Stay: Two Nights, Ha Long Bay, Bhaya Cruises’ Classic JunkDaily :
Ha Long Bay
This morning, explore Ba Ham Lake by kayak. Later today, visit the Cua Van Floating Culture Centre, located in a unique fishing village. A dinner back on board is yours to savour this evening.Daily :
Ha Long Bay, Hoi An
Explore Sung Sot Cave this morning before docking back at Ha Long. Travel to Hanoi airport for your included flight to Da Nang, then transfer to your Hoi An hotel.
Stay: Three Nights, Almanity Hoi An Wellness ResortDaily :
Discover the art of cooking Vietnamese cuisine at the Morning Glory Cooking School.
Make the most of your day today in Hoi An with your Insider Experience.Daily :
Spend the day at leisure. Perhaps enjoy an Eco Tour or the Golden Bridge.Daily :
Hoi An, Hue
Relax in the rural setting of the boutique Pilgrimage Village.
Continue to Hue and visit the Imperial City, renowned for its impressive architecture and landscaping.
Stay: Hue, Pilgrimage VillageDaily :
Hue, Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy a dinner at The Chopsticks Saigon this evening.
Fly to Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to your hotel. Tonight, enjoy an Insider Experience.
Stay: Two Nights, Ho Chi Minh City, Fusion Suites SaigonDaily :
Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City
Visit the Cu Chi Tunnels, an elaborate tunnel network built by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the war. Return to Ho Chi Minh City where you may enjoy a select dining experience.Daily :
Ho Chi Minh City, Embark Ship
Transfer to My Tho Port to board your river ship in time for a tasty dinner. The RV Apsara will be your home for the next seven nights.
Stay: Seven Nights, Mekong River, RV ApsaraDaily :
Cai Be, Sa Dec
Today, visit Cai Be and a rice paper manufacturer. After lunch, take a boat ride to Sa Dec for a walking tour of this quaint city.Daily :
Tan Chau, Border Crossing
Go ashore to Tan Chau for a rickshaw tour and visit a small island. Later, relax as you cruise to the Cambodian border.Daily :
Take a sobering excursion to the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum to learn about local history. Later, tour Phnom Penh, including the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda.Daily :
Oudong, Koh Chen
Visit the monastery in Oudong for a traditional Buddhist blessing ceremony.
Disembark and travel by coach to Oudong for your Insider Experience. Then continue to Koh Chen to see the open-air copperware workshops.Daily :
Disembark for a village tour of Oknha Tey, known for its traditional silk weaving. Set sail for Angkor Ban this afternoon.Daily :
Angkor Ban, Kampong Cham
This afternoon, discover the agricultural island of Koh Pen by tuk tuk.
Enjoy an immersive tour of Angkor Ban today, one of the few traditional villages that has remained preserved after the Khmer Rouge regime. After lunch, your Insider Experience awaits.Daily :
Disembark Ship at Kampong Cham, Siem Reap, Angkor
Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), an organisation providing support to local disadvantaged youth.
Stay at the stylish Shinta Mani Shack.
Disembark in Kampong Cham and transfer your hotel. Later, enjoy an Insider Experience. Visit Ta Prohm, a temple immersed in the jungle and shrouded in a mysterious atmosphere.
Stay: Two Nights, Siem Reap, Shinta Mani ShackDaily :
Siem Reap, Angkor
Watch an Apsara dance and experience local Khmer culture.
Explore Angkor Archaeological Park and visit the temple Bayon before sunset at Angkor Wat. Tonight, enjoy local flavours during your Farewell Dinner.Daily :
Depart Siem Reap
Your trip ends today after breakfast.Daily :
This was our first organised tour - and it met and exceeded all of our expectations. The planning throughout the trip was meticulous, the service delivery in Vietnam and Cambodia was exceptional.