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Mekong & Beyond

Small group tour
16 days - From £3093*PP

Experience Cambodia and Vietnam's rich cultures, fascinating history, welcoming people and natural beauty on this journey blending river cruising with land touring. Explore the mysterious temples of Angkor in Siem Reap, and cruise the vast Tonle Sap Lake and Mekong River, visiting fascinating towns and temples along the way. Experience the riverside charm of Phnom Penh, and cruise across the border to Vietnam. Travel from the country's south to north, taking in the floating markets of the Mekong Delta, bustling Saigon and character-filled Hoi An. Cruise the picturesque waterways of Halong Bay before finishing in the vibrant capital of Vietnam, Hanoi, with its enticing blend of old and new.

Inclusions

  • 7 nights hotel accommodation
  • 8 nights boat accommodation
  • breakfast daily
  • 9 lunches and 10 dinners
  • 2 internal flights within Asia
  • transport in air-conditioned vehicles
  • small group touring
  • entrance fees
  • Western tour leader based on a minimum of 7 travellers
  • local English-speaking guides
  • return transfers.

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DECEMBER 15th
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DECEMBER 30th
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£4190*

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£1420*
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JANUARY 12th
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JANUARY 27th
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£4188*

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£1943*
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FEBRUARY 23rd
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MARCH 10th
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£4211*

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£1943*
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MARCH 23rd
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APRIL 7th
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£4211*

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£1943*
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APRIL 20th
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MAY 5th
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£3093*

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£1367*
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JULY 13th
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JULY 28th
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£3093*

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£1367*
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JULY 27th
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AUGUST 11th
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Per person from:

£3093*

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£1367*
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AUGUST 24th
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SEPTEMBER 8th
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£3093*

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£1367*
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SEPTEMBER 21st
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OCTOBER 6th
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£3093*

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£1367*
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OCTOBER 5th
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OCTOBER 20th
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£3093*

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£1367*
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NOVEMBER 16th
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DECEMBER 1st
(Friday)

Per person from:

£4211*

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£1943*
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NOVEMBER 30th
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DECEMBER 15th
(Friday)

Per person from:

£3897*

Single supplement:
£1596*
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DECEMBER 14th
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DECEMBER 29th
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£3897*

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£1596*
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Small Group Tour Itinerary

2017

DAYS 1-2: SIEM REAP, CAMBODIA
Arrive in Siem Reap and transfer by private car to your hotel.  Rise early the following morning, and walk through the jungle in darkness to witness the sun rising over Angkor Wat, a sight you’ll never forget. Afterwards, enjoy a local breakfast before exploring Bayon temple and Angkor Thom. Venture to Banteay Srei and marvel at the intricate carvings, visit jungle-covered Ta Prohm temple, and stop at a village that specialises in producing palm sugar, before returning to your hotel.

Hotel: Tara Angkor Hotel

DAYS 3-9: TONLE SAP LAKE, PHNOM PENH & MEKONG DELTA
Embark on an enchanting journey traversing the waterways of Cambodia and Vietnam, from Tonle Sap Lake to the lush Mekong Delta aboard an elegant cruise ship. Visit remote temples and villages in Cambodia, before arriving in the thriving capital, Phnom Penh. Tour its fascinating sites including the Royal Palace and visit the haunting Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Museum, to gain a greater understanding of the turbulent civil war years. Cruise across the border on to Chau Doc in Vietnam, gateway to the Mekong Delta. See fascinating floating markets and plantations, before arriving in bustling Saigon for a change of pace.

Hotel: Jayavarman (Cruise Ship)

DAYS 10-12: SAIGON & HOI AN, VIETNAM
Discover Saigon’s history and charm on a walking tour taking in Dong Khoi Street, Notre Dame Cathedral, the Post Office, Municipal Theatre and more. Visit the famous Cu Chi tunnels before flying to the former trading centre of Hoi An and explore its charm-filled streets on a walking tour of the old town. Enjoy a market tour with the disadvantage youth from the Streets Foundation before some free time to explore, perhaps visiting the many tailors and handicraft shops.

Hotel: Grand Hotel
Hotel: Hoi An Historic Hotel

DAYS 13-16: HALONG BAY & HANOI
Fly from Danang to Haiphong. Relax as you watch farmers working their land on the drive to enchanting Halong Bay for an overnight cruise. Enjoy the freshest seafood while you cruise amongst the thousands of limestone islands. Continue on to Hanoi, and take a tour of the atmospheric Old Quarter’s backstreets, sampling local dishes and snacks. The next day visit the ancient Temple of Literature and ‘Hanoi Hilton’ prison before a farewell dinner with your fellow travellers. On your last day, enjoy free time until your departure transfer.

Hotel: Overnight boat
Hotel: The Ann

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_Mekong and Beyond reviews verified by reevooReevoo

Accommodation
9.0
Content of holiday
10.0
Local guide(s)
9.0
Value for money
9.0
Overall rating
9.0
Scores 9.0 out of 10 based on 1 review
9 out of 10

Ben

Wetherby Single traveller
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Good and varied excursions to interesting places.
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Confirmed traveller: 12 February 2016
Published on: 08 March 2016

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