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Travelmarvel

Natural Wonders of Vietnam & Cambodia

Hanoi to Siem Reap

Trip Code: VTMRS23
23 Days
51 Meals
2 Countries
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  • Map & Itinerary
  • Similar Trips

Trip Inclusions

  • 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

Trip Notes

  • 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
Asia Map VTMRS23 2021-22
Hanoi to Siem Reap

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Insider Experience

Enjoy an included special or unique excursion or event

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Hanoi

Daily :
  • Dinner

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, Sapa

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Hanoi

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
A lady selling various vegetables in Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Junk

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
Lanterns a glow in local market, Hoi An, Vietnam

Spend the day at leisure. Perhaps enjoy an Eco Tour or the Golden Bridge.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERINECE

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 Village

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERINECE

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 Saigon

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast

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 Apsara

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

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Go ashore to Tan Chau for a rickshaw tour and visit a small island. Later, relax as you cruise to the Cambodian border.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark for a village tour of Oknha Tey, known for its traditional silk weaving. Set sail for Angkor Ban this afternoon.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

Visit Opportunities of Development thru Art (ODA), an organisation providing support to local disadvantaged youth.

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 Shack

Daily :
  • Breakfast

INSIDER EXPERIENCE

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Bayon temple of Angkor in Cambodia

Your trip ends today after breakfast.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

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.