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Angkor Wat, Siem Reap

Charms of the Mekong and Siem Reap

11-day cruise from £3,050 pp incl. flights

Special offer: Save 30% on Vietnam and Cambodia



  • 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

  • 1 Night Ho Chi Minh City
  • 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


Recommended for:
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

Day 1
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 2
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 3
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. You will visit the local market, Cao Dai Temple and the house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, Duras’ Chinese paramour, which her prize-winning novel, “The Lover,” is said to be based on

Meals: B L D

Day 4
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 5
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 6
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-colored Central Market.

Later in the morning, set sail for Koh Chen. Once there, take a walk through Koh Chen and visit home workshops specializing in silver- and copper-smithing

Meals: B L D

Day 7
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 8
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 9
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.

Stay in Siem Reap

Meals: B L D

Day 10
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

Day 11
Siem Reap to UK

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



Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.


11-day cruise on board AmaDara (AmaWaterways Cruises) from £3,050 incl. flights

Save 30% on Vietnam and Cambodia

Take advantage of special offers and save 30% on cruise fares.


  • Return flights from the UK to Ho Chi Minh and Siem Reap
  • All overseas transfers
  • 1 night pre cruise and 2 nights post cruise hotel stay

On board the ship:

  • 7 nights luxury accommodation in a twin-balcony stateroom
  • Bottled water replenished daily
  • Personalized service from a highly trained Cruise Manager during both cruise and land programs
  • Daily entertainment including cultural performances
  • All onboard dining in a variety of venues
  • Regionally inspired cuisine made with locally sourced ingredients
  • The Chef’s Table speciality restaurant
  • Welcome Cocktail and Dinner
  • Unlimited wine with lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary local beer, house-brand spirits and soft drinks during cruise
  • Snacks and refreshments served daily in the Main Lounge
  • Immersive tours in every destination
  • Knowledgeable guides
  • Personal headset for easy exploration
  • Gentle, regular, active and late-riser tour options
  • 2 nights hotel accommodation in Siem Reap at the Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf & Spa Resort (or similar), including daily buffet breakfast

30% saving subject to availability. Fares based on August 2018 dates in a B Grade cabin.

Departs weekly from January to April and from August to December

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