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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap

Charms of the Mekong and Siem Reap

14-day cruise



  • Enjoy the comfort of an all-inclusive cruise with luxurious suites
  • Includes all drinks and tours with expert led guides
  • Disccover the untouched way of life on the sleepy backwaters of the Mekong
  • End your holiday on a high as you explore the temples of Siem Reap

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Ho Chi Minh City
  • 1 Night Ho Chi Minh
  • 1 Night My Tho Port
  • 1 Night Cái Bè
  • 1 Night Tân Châu
  • 2 Nights Phnom Penh
  • 1 Night Kampong Chhnang
  • 1 Night Koh Chen
  • 2 Nights Siem Reap


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River cruise

The lively city of Ho Chi Minh City provides the perfect start to your incredible journey through Vietnam and Cambodia. Cruise along the mighty Mekong, visiting rural villages, historic pagodas, local markets and a Buddhist monastery where you’ll be treated to a special blessing by Monks. Get a glimpse into another era; one where people still happily honour the timeless traditions passed down through the centuries from their ancestors.

Day by day itinerary

Days 1-2
UK to Ho Chi Minh City

Fly overnight to Ho Chi Minh City, where you will be met and transferred to your hotel for an overnight stay.

Day 3
Hi Chi Minh City

Enjoy a range of tours today as you explore this vibrant city.

Stay: Sofitel Saigon Plaza

Meals: B

Day 4
Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho Port

Take your included shared transfer to the port and board the AmaDara. Meet your fellow travellers at a Welcome Dinner as the ship cruises to Cai Be.

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Cai Be - Sa Dec

Take a local boat to Cai Be. You will have an opportunity to visit candy and rice paper making workshops or alternatively visit the historic Kiet Old House. Later in the day, journey to Sa Dec, a sprawling town on the Mekong Delta, where French writer Marguerite Duras spent part of her childhood. Visit the the local market, Cao Dai Temple and the house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le.

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Tan Chau - Border Crossing

Enjoy a visit to Tan Chau, a small Mekong River town unspoiled by tourism. You will have the opportunity to take a traditional “xe-loi” (trishaw) ride around the town, with stops at a silk-making, slipper and rattan mat workshops. Alternatively, you can take a boat ride through the narrow channels of the Mekong River to several scenic locations, including a small village known as “Evergreen Island.” Return to Tan Chau, where you will visit a rattan mat workshop. Later in the day, cruise from Vietnam to the Cambodian border en route to Phnom Penh.

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

This morning’s excursion takes you to Cambodia’s infamous Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge’s grim Tuol Sleng S21 detention centre (Genocide Museum) just outside the city. After lunch on board, you’ll explore the highlights of the city, followed by a visit to the Royal Palace, the spectacular Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, which has an outstanding collection of Khmer crafts. After returning to the ship, enjoy Khmer folk dancing performed by local children in the Saigon Lounge.

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Phnom Penh to Oknhatey Village

Experience Phnom Penh via an authentic tuk tuk ride and be enchanted by the city's French Colonial architecture and tree-lined boulevards set amidst monumental Angkorian architecture. Alternatively, you may wish to shop for unique treasures at the bustling yellow-coloured Central Market. Later in the morning, set sail for Koh Chen. Once there, take a walk through Koh Chen and visit home workshops specialising in silver and copper-smithing. 

Meals: B L D

Day 9
Kampong Chhnang

Situated on a picturesque hillside not far from Phnom Penh, lies Oudong, Cambodia’s former royal capital from the early 17th century until 1866. Today, Oudong is a place of pilgrimage for Cambodians. While here, be treated to a memorable Buddhist Blessing Ceremony at a monastery. In Kampong Tralach, you’ll have another truly memorable excursion – an oxcart ride through a local village. 

Meals: B L D

Day 10
Kampong Tralach to Oudong and Koh Chen

A local motorboat takes you into the lakeside wetlands that form the mouth of Tonle Sap River. Enjoy the stunning variety of bird life here as well as tranquil floating villages and local markets in the water front. Cap the day off with a Farewell Dinner on board. 

Meals: B L D

Day 11
Prek Kdam to Siem Reap

Disembark at Prek Kdam, a small village on the Tonle River, and transfer by coach to Siem Reap, gateway to the Angkor Archaeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and the former capital of the Khmer empire. You’ll visit nearby Ta Prohm, known as the “Kingdom of the Trees,” for the way in which the temple stones have become intertwined with thick forest vegetation.

Meals: B L D

Day 12
Siem Reap

Begin your morning exploration of the temple complex at Angkor Wat, the most iconic of all Angkorian temples. Afterwards, visit nearby Ta Prohm, known as the “Kingdom of the Trees,” for the way in which the temple stones have become intertwined with thick forest vegetation. You’ll also see the fascinating jewel in the crown of Angkorian art, Banteay Srei, which means “Citadel of Women,” as it has been said that the carving is too fine to have been done by the hand of man. Later in the day, visit the English-language school sponsored by AmaWaterways in the village of Ta Toum. During the evening, be treated to a special “Apsara Dancing Show” at your hotel, featuring local Cambodian/Khmer folk dancers.

Meals: B L D

Days 13-14
Siem Reap to UK

Check out of the hotel and transfer to the airport for your overnight flight to the UK, arriving on day 12.

Meals: B


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