Vietnam, Cambodia & Mekong Delta Tour

Dive into the wonders that Vietnam has to offer with the vibrant hustle and bustle of city life, where you will check in to your hotel to start your 4-night stay. You will get to spend a day at leisure exploring many of the cities known landmarks, such as the beautiful Tan Dinh Church, which was built in the 1880’s and expresses the diverse vibrant pink architecture. Enjoy a visit through lush orchards in the Mekong Delta with a bike ride along village roads through local hamlets and rice fields, ending with a visit to a local farmer’s house to learn how to make a Vietnamese cake. During the afternoon you will also take the opportunity to cruise along the mighty Mekong River in a private boat to take in the exciting sights before exploring the countryside further on a rowing boat. During your time in Hoc Chi Minh City you will visit the Cu Chi tunnels that served as command centre and living quarters for the Vietnamese during the American War in Vietnam. There will also be a sightseeing tour of Saigon (Ho Chi Minh) with a visit to Notre Damn Cathedral and the well-known street of Dong Khoi to see the Saigon Opera House. Afterwards, you will visit the Reunification Palace, built on the site of the former Norodom Palace, followed by the Remnants Museum, where exhibits on the Vietnam War and even the first Indochina War can be found, for those with a passion for history. You will be able to enjoy a morning at leisure to soak up the remaining cultural aspects Ho Chi Minh city has to offer before you board your 7-night full Board cruise to Singapore. 

 


SAIGON WEATHER

AVERAGE
TEMPERATURE
28°C
  HIGH
TEMPERATURE
33°C
  LOW
TEMPERATURE
23°C
SUNSHINE
HOURS

8HRS

     
 


MEKONG DELTA TOUR 2020

DATE: 17 February 2020
END: 05 March 2020
DURATION: 16 Nights
PRICE: From £2399pp
SHIP: Sapphire Princess
HIGHLIGHTS:    
  • UNESCO - Angkor Wat & Angkor Thom, Temple of Ta Prohm
   

 


PACKAGE INCLUSIONS AND HIGHLIGHTS

• GUIDED TOUR OF:
 ANGKOR THOM
TA PROHM
ANGKOR WAT
• INCLUDES ADMISSION FEES
• TRADITIONAL CAMBODIAN LUNCH
​• MINERAL BOTTLED WATER PROVIDED
• ROUNDTRIP TRANSFERS TO AND FROM YOUR HOTEL

 

 

YOUR TOUR ITINERARY

   
 

‣ Fly UK to Saigon (Overnight)
‣ Arrive Saigon-On arrival into Saigon airport, you will be met by your guide and transferred to your hotel for a four-night stay. The remainder of your day is at leisure to start soaking up the local culture.
‣ Day at leisure
‣ Mekong Delta-After breakfast, transfer to Cai Thia to visit lush orchards in the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a bike ride along village roads, through local hamlets and rice fields, and visit a farmer’s house to learn how to make Vietnamese cake. Continue your journey stopping at places of interest, before boarding a private boat to explore the mighty Mekong River and enjoy lunch while cruising. Later, set out on a rowing boat to further explore the peaceful countryside through smaller canals, and your last stop for the day will bring you to two local workshops where you will learn how to make different products from coconuts as well as the local rice wine. Transfer back to Saigon for the remainder of your day at leisure. (B/L)
‣ Saigon-This morning you will head to the Cu Chi Tunnels, a network of living areas, storage facilities, weapon factories, command centres and kitchens, utilised during the American War in Vietnam. Afterwards, begin a sightseeing tour of Saigon with a visit to the Notre Dame Cathedral and the French-style Central Post Office, before taking a stroll along Dong Khoi Street to see the Saigon Opera House. Afterwards, visit the Reunification Palace and the War Remnants museum. In the afternoon if time permits, drive to Ben Thanh Market to enjoy some time shopping for souvenirs. (B/L)
‣ Saigon – Singapore-Enjoy your half day free at leisure before transferring to the airport for your flight to Singapore for your 1 night hotel stay
‣ Embark Sapphire Princess for your 7 night Full Board cruise
‣ At Sea
‣ Ko Samui, Thailand

 






‣ Bangkok (Laem Chabang), Thailand
‣ At Sea
‣ Ho Chi Minh City (Phu My), Vietnam
‣ At Sea
‣ Singapore-Disembark Sapphire Princess for your flight to Siem Reap for a 3 night 5* hotel stay, Rest of day at leisure
‣ Discover the architectural treasures of Cambodia in one day from Siem Reap. Enjoy stops at Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom, a city founded by King Jayavarman VII. Visit some of the astounding masterpieces such as Bayon Temple, Terrace of Elephants and Ta Prohm.
Sit back and relax as you're picked up from your hotel in Siem Reap. Then travel north to Angkor. En route, stop at Angkor Thom, the city that was founded by Angkor's greatest king, Jayavarman VII, and the last capital of the Khmer Empire.
As you walk in, pass by the gorgeous 65-foot (20 m) tall gates, and take in the beautiful views of the surroundings, remains of 10th-century stone monuments. Next, wander around the gorgeous Bayon Temple, a Buddhist shrine that retains elements of Hindu cosmology. See the Terrace of the Elephants and see the bas-reliefs of the Terrace of the Leper King.
Later, visit Ta Prohm, a quiet monastery with a maze of courtyards and galleries, located in the jungle with overgrown trees and vines. Continue your tour to Angkor Wat, UNESCO-listed and a national symbol of Cambodia. Upon arrival, marvel at its architectural grandeur and snap photos of the majestic Khmer shrines, intricate Apsara carvings and gorgeous sculptures around the temple.
After a day of exploration, hop back in your coach and relax on the journey back to your hotel.
‣ Day at Leisure
‣ Fly Siem Reap to UK
‣ Arrive UK