Mekong & Beyond Small Group Journey
FEATURING AN 8 DAY CRUISE ON THE MEKONG RIVER
LENGTH: 16 DAYS
TRIP GRADING: EASY
MAXIMUM GROUP SIZE: 16 TRAVELLERS
START SIEM REAP (CAMBODIA)
FINISH HANOI (VIETNAM)
• Return economy class flights to Siem Reap, returning from Hanoi~
• 7 nights hotel accommodation
• 8 nights cruise accommodation
• Breakfast daily, 1 brunch, 7 lunches, 9 dinners
• 2 internal flights within Asia
• Transport in air-conditioned vehicles (except tuk-tuk touring)
• Small group touring
• Entrance fees
• Tour Leader (when group size reaches 10 or more)
• Local English-speaking guides
• Return transfers
06 Sep 18
Other departure dates available on request at an additional cost.
Sydney from $5,199* per person twin share
Brisbane from $5,369* per person twin share
Adelaide from $5,335* per person twin share
Perth from $5,295* per person twin share Other departures available in 2018
• Explore the bustling streets and local markets in Hanoi, and gain inside knowledge on the best local dishes to try.
• Join the disadvantaged youth receiving training at Streets Cafe for a memorable market walk, learning about local produce as well as this excellent initiative.
• Escape the crowds by entering Angkor Wat’s seldom-used East Gate before dawn. Explore by torchlight before watching the sun rise majestically over Angkor Wat’s spires.
17 Feb 18,
unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.
DAYS 1-2: SIEM REAP & TEMPLES OF ANGKOR (CAMBODIA)
Hotel: Tara Angkor Hotel (or similar)
On arrival in Siem Reap, transfer to your hotel. Rise early and spend the day exploring the magnificent temples of Angkor including Angkor Wat, Bayon temple before returning to town for lunch and exploring Banteay Srei and Ta Prohm.
DAYS 3-9: MEKONG RIVER CRUISE (CAMBODIA TO VIETNAM)
Cruise: Jayavarman (or similar)
Embark on an enchanting journey traversing the waterways of Cambodia to Vietnam aboard the Jayavarman. Visit remote temples and village in Cambodia and the thriving capital of Phnom Penh, where you will tour the Royal Palace and visit the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Museum. Cruise across the board in Vietnam, gateway to the Mekong Delta, with its floating markets and villages, before disembarking and in My Tho and driving to bustling Saigon.
DAYS 10-12: SAIGON & HOI AN (VIETNAM)
Hotels: Grand Hotel and Hoi An Historic Hotel
Discover Saigon’s history and charm on a walking tour taking Notre Dame Cathedral, Dong Khoi Street and the Municipal Theatre before visiting the famous Cu Chi tunnels. Fly to Hoi Han and explore its charm-filled streets of the old town including a market tour, before enjoying some free time to explore the town independently.
DAYS 13-16: HANOI & HALONG BAY
Hotels: The Ann Hanoi (or similar)
Cruise: Overnight boat on Halong Bay
Fly from Danang to Hanoi and enjoy it’s highlights including the Ho Chi Minh Quarter, Presidential Palace and backstreets of the Old Quarter. Drive from Hanoi to Halong Bay to board your private junk boat to being your exploration of the magnificent bay. Rise early to enjoy the scenery of Halong Bay before driving back to Hanoi. Enjoy free time on your last day until your departure transfer.
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