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zUp the Mekong: Saigon to Angkor Wat

12 days

Never more than 16 guests. Guaranteed.

Small Group Discoveries for our World Travelers

+ Sample the authentic flavors of Saigon as we take you off the tourist path to mingle with city residents in the small al fresco eateries of the lively downtown area.
+ Slow down to experience the daily rhythms of the Mekong as you explore by tuk-tuk and sampan.
+ Ascend to Nui Sam Lodge for sunset cocktails and dinner overlooking the lush paddies and landscapes
of the Delta.
+ Our specially arranged Monk’s Blessing with jasmine and incense is an authentic ceremony experienced by few.
+ Includes 1 UNESCO World Heritage Site. c

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Day
1

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City

Check in to the luxurious Park Hyatt. This evening, enjoy an elegant al fresco dinner along the Saigon River. Meals D

Day
2

Discover Saigon

Saigon’s Cathedral and the Post Office designed by Gustav Eiffel are testament to the city’s French heritage. See the Reunification Palace and dine off the tourist path at the small al fresco eateries beloved by locals. Meals B+D

Day
3

Out and aboutin Saigon

Witness quotidian scenes of life as you travel by speedboat up the Saigon River to explore the infamous Cu Chi Tunnels. At the Saigon Opera House, enjoy an innovative concert of traditional music and dance presented with contemporary flair. Dine tonight at Hoa Tuc, famed for its fine Vietnamese cuisine and genuine French Colonial ambience. Meals B+D

Day
4

Aboard the Cai Bei Princess

Explore the Delta aboard a traditional riverboat. Meet artisans in their homes and enjoy a garden lunch. Overnight at the Victoria Can Tho Resort. Meals B+L

Day
5

Onward to Chau Doc

Delight in the bustle of the floating market at Cai Rang and continue to the Victoria Hotel in Chau Doc. This evening, enjoy a sunset cocktail and dinner overlooking the Delta. Meals B+D

Day
6

The Mekong Countryside

Feel the rhythms of the countryside as you explore by tuk-tuk. Later, a sampan safari reveals the unique flora and fauna of the Delta’s mangrove forests. Meet with monks to learn about Buddhist traditions. Meals B+L

Day
7

By speedboat to Phnom Penh

Journey up the Mekong to Phnom Penh and transfer to the Raffles Hotel Le Royal. The Silver Pagoda will astonish you with its lavish interior and gem-encrusted statue of Buddha. Meals B+L

Day
8

Silk Island and Tuol Sleng

After meeting Khmer weavers, a visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum offers a look into tragic chapters of history. Meals B+L

Day
9

Fly to Siem Reap

Fly to Siem Reap and transfer to the luxury Park Hyatt. Begin your exploration of Angkor at Bayon Temple and Ta Prohm. Meals B

Day
10

Glory of Angkor Wat

Extensive guided exploration includes Angkor Wat. Late in the day, our guide will lead you to a prime vantage point for the sunset. Meals B+L

Day
11

Across Tonle Sap Lake

Travel across the lake to visit the timeless fishing village of Kompong Kleng. Back in Siem Reap, a monk’s Blessing with lotus, jasmine and incense is an authentic ceremony experienced by few visitors. Meals B+D

Day
12

Goodbye Cambodia

Your program ends today. Meals B

Private Tour Add-Ons

Hanoi

Hanoi’s Colonial-era charms, rich cultural traditions and vibrant 21st-century spirit come to life with our extensive sightseeing... Enhanced by a cyclo tour through Old Hanoi and a Water Puppet performance.

Chiang Mai

Revered as the artistic, spiritual and cultural heart of their country, the captivating northern city of Chiang Mai is one of Thailand’s must-visit places. We include a choice of outstanding hotels, daily breakfast and a private city tour.

Phuket

Thailand’s most famous resort island is the perfect place to unwind and experience the region’s incredible landscapes. We include private airport transfers, a choice of fine resorts, daily breakfast, and an excursion to Phi Phi Island with lunch in a charming beachside restaurant.

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Family + Friends

Travel is one of  life's most rewarding experiences, perhaps even more so when it's shared with those you love! Combine our limited-time pay-in-full discount with our Family & Friends offers and save even more:
  • Save $50 more per person when 3 guests go
  • Save $100 more per person with 4 people
  • Save $150 more per person with 5 people
  • Save $200 more per person with 6 or more people!

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