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Angkor to Saigon Cruise & Tour

  • Duration
    15 days
  • Tour Type
    Combined Holiday
  • Price From
    £2,899pp
Marvel at the Angkor temples before embarking on an unforgettable 7-night voyage downstream from Siem Reap to Saigon. Indulge in breathtaking riverscapes from the luxurious Sundeck or your private balcony, dine in style and enjoy a host of cultural performances whilst on board.

Uncover hidden treasures in unexplored destinations in supreme style onboard the Victoria Mekong, one of the newest ships on the river. Discover the enchanting Long Xuyen Floating Market, untouched riverine islands and the moving history of Phnom Penh. Round out your holiday in the exuberant city of Saigon, the hub for commerce and culture.

What's Included

  • International flights and current taxes
  • Domestic transportation
  • 4 star accommodation
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees
  • Visa fee for UK passport holders
  • Cruise with all shore excursions, onboard entertainment, all meals including free-flow beer and wine
What a combination! Travel in style down the lower reaches of the Mekong Delta aboard our very own Victoria Mekong cruise ship. Enjoy some of the most spacious suites on the river, fascinating shore excursions and an enchanting onboard cultural programme travelling along one of the most interesting stretches of the Mekong before unwinding on your own paradise island.

Why choose the Victoria Mekong?

Brand new ship

The luxurious Victoria Mekong is one of the newest ships on the river.

Stylish staterooms

Spacious staterooms and suites all feature panoramic French windows leading to a private balcony.

Exciting shore excursions

Discover floating markets, rural villages, bustling towns and enigmatic temples.

Exquisite wining and dining

Delicious meals included with free-flow of house wines, local beers and soft drinks.

Tour Itinerary

B = Breakfast L = Lunch D = Dinner

  • Days 1-2
    Fly overnight to Siem Reap
    Days 1-2: Fly overnight to Siem Reap

    Fly overnight to Siem Reap where you will be met in the arrival hall and transferred to your hotel. Depending on your time of arrival, the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

  • Day 3
    Siem Reap B D
    Day 3: Siem Reap

    Enter the walled city of Angkor Thom and head to its heart to see the enigmatic Bayon, followed by the atmo spheric Ta Prohm. After a magical morning, return to Siem Reap for lunch (at your own expense). This afternoon is dedicated to the indescribable Angkor Wat, the world's largest religious monument and best-preserved temple in the complex. Later, set-off to local restaurant for an early dinner before an enthralling experience at the Phare Cambodian Circus, showcasing a talented cast accomplished in acrobatics, contortion, aerial ballet, tightrope walking, juggling, mime, drama, and comedy

  • Day 4
    Explore more of Siem Reap B
    Day 4: Explore more of Siem Reap

    Enjoy the morning at leisure to explore at your own pace. In the afternoon, visit the Apopo Visitor Center where you will meet the brave HeroRATs in action, famous for their part in detecting landmines and saving the lives of many local people. Transfer back to your hotel and enjoy the evening at leisure

  • Day 5
    Kampong Chham and Angkor Ban B L D
    Day 5: Kampong Chham and Angkor Ban

    This morning travel by coach from Siem Reap to Kampong Chham and set off for lunch before embarkation. Meet your crew for the next 7 nights and enjoy your first sunset on the Mekong River

  • Day 6
    Angkor Ban, Koh Dach and Koh Chen B L D
    Day 6: Angkor Ban,  Koh Dach and  Koh Chen

    Enjoy a morning excursion to explore the village of Angkor Ban with its wooden stilt houses. After having lunch on the ship, travel by a three-wheeled tuk tuk to Silk Island where you will learn about the process of silk weaving, from worm to loom, with the chance to observe local families weaving the iconic Cambodian krama

  • Day 7
    Koh Chen, Oudong and Phnom Penh B L D
    Day 7: Koh Chen, Oudong and Phnom Penh

    Take a walking tour of the village of Koh Chen where the highlight is meeting a local copper and silversmith. Afterwards, travel by coach to Oudong, the ancient capital of Cambodia. After lunch on board arrive in Phnom Penh and hop on a pedal powered cyclo to the elegant Raffles Hotel Le Royal for a signature cocktail at the famed Elephant Bar

  • Day 8
    Phnom Penh B L D
    Day 8: Phnom Penh

    Explore the majestic Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda complex and walk to the nearby National Museum, a beautiful sandstone building that showcases the world’s largest collection of Khmer art. Pay your respects at Choeung Ek, one of the mass grave sites of the Killing Fields before returning to the ship to enjoy a lively Apsara dance performance before dinner.

  • Day 9
    Cruise into Vietnam B L D
    Day 9: Cruise into Vietnam

    As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia-Vietnam border, select from the many onboard activities including a ship tour, mini golf tournament, or simply enjoy the scenery. Tender sampans take you ashore to visit a local temple, see fish farms and stilt houses, and get your first glimpse of the Vietnamese countryside. Return on board for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance before dinner.

  • Day 10
    Phu Tan and Tiger Island B L D
    Day 10: Phu Tan and Tiger Island

    Tender ashore at Phu Tan to visit a craft village famed for handmaking Ca Rang clay stoves. After lunch on board, head ashore by sampan and explore Tiger Island by 3 wheeled xe loi learning about cottage industries such as plant pot making and incense making. Visit a site locally known as “Mr Tiger's Temple” and hear the story that won the island its name

  • Day 11
    Long Xuyen and Dinh Yen B L D
    Day 11: Long Xuyen and Dinh Yen

    Travel by tender to witness the mesmerizing Long Xuyen floating market and tour the An Giang Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Kinh Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. Enjoy lunch on board as we cruise towards the village of Dinh Yen where we'll observe colourful straw mats being woven on mechanized looms. This evening enjoy a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as Đờn ca tài tử followed by a final farewell dinner

  • Day 12
    Can Tho to Saigon B L
    Day 12: Can Tho to Saigon

    Enjoy breakfast on the terrace of Claypot Restaurant with time to enjoy the view from the pool or from your private balcony before disembarkation. Drive to Cai Be where lunch is served at the elegant Le Longanier Restaurant, set amidst lush fruit trees by the river. Take a coach transfer to Saigon taking approximately 3 hours, arriving mid-afternoon. Formally renamed Ho Chi Minh City, but still locally known by its older name of Saigon, this exuberant city is driving Vietnam forward into the modern world, but is also a treasure trove of fascinating heritage. Enjoy the afternoon at your leisure to start soaking up the sights

  • Day 13
    Saigon B
    Day 13: Saigon

    Start the trip with a walk down to Rue Catinat, the most historic street in Saigon, housing the city's most famous hotels, restaurants, bars, boutiques, and retail establishments. Take a short stroll along Dong Khoi Street to the Opera House. Next, travel to the city's famous Central Post Office and Notre Dame Cathedral. After lunch (at your own expense), continue to the War Remnants Museum. Here, your guide will tell the story of the city's darkest and most tragic hours during the Vietnam War. Continue to Bến Thành Market, a famous shopping destination for many local and foreign tourists from all around the world. Return to your hotel for an evening at leisure.

  • Day 14
    Cu Chi Tunnels B
    Day 14: Cu Chi Tunnels

    Begin your journey to the Cu Chi Tunnels with a drive through the countryside which was once a stronghold of the Viet Cong. Upon arrival, watch a short video about what life was like for soldiers who lived there during the war before exploring the area. The cramped tunnels were central to a few of the war's strategic operations, including the famous 1968 Tet Offensive, and they didn't escape damage. The tunnels served not only as living quarters but as supply routes and hospitals for thousands of guerilla fighters. Return to Saigon for an afternoon at leisure.

  • Day 15
    Depart Saigon B
    Day 15: Depart Saigon

    Transfer to Ho Chi Minh airport for your flight to the UK, arriving the same or next day.

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Angkor to Saigon Cruise & Tour map

Places Visited: Siem Reap – Victoria Mekong Downsteam 7 Night Cruise (Kampong Chham – Angkor Ban – Koh Dach – Koh Chen – Oudong – Phnom Penh – Tan Chau – Vam Nao – Tiger Island – Lon Xuyen – Dinh Yen) – Can Tho – Saigon

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Tour Dates & Prices

  • All Departures
  • Dedicated Solo Departures
Depart UK
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Booking Options

Departures for Solo travellers only are available for this tour on selected dates.
In addition to being for solos only these departures feature smaller group sizes, free airport lounge access and complimentary cocktails on arrival.

Depart UK
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There are no dedicated Solo departures for this year. You can enjoy any of our tours with no Single Supplement on our Happy to Share option or explore the solo departures in other years.

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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
26°c
9mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
26mm
Saigon
26°c
14mm
Siem Reap
26°c
4mm
Tan Chau
16°c
22mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
3mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
12mm
Saigon
28°c
4mm
Siem Reap
28°c
6mm
Tan Chau
19°c
19mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
12mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
58mm
Saigon
29°c
10mm
Siem Reap
30°c
27mm
Tan Chau
21°c
43mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
29°c
43mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
101mm
Saigon
30°c
50mm
Siem Reap
31°c
84mm
Tan Chau
25°c
71mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
29°c
167mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
112mm
Saigon
30°c
218mm
Siem Reap
30°c
188mm
Tan Chau
28°c
139mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
182mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
177mm
Saigon
28°c
312mm
Siem Reap
30°c
205mm
Tan Chau
30°c
190mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
225mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
196mm
Saigon
28°c
294mm
Siem Reap
29°c
233mm
Tan Chau
30°c
241mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
171mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
172mm
Saigon
28°c
270mm
Siem Reap
29°c
245mm
Tan Chau
29°c
221mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
278mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
249mm
Saigon
28°c
327mm
Siem Reap
28°c
269mm
Tan Chau
28°c
158mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
250mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
319mm
Saigon
28°c
267mm
Siem Reap
28°c
176mm
Tan Chau
26°c
86mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
168mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
135mm
Saigon
27°c
116mm
Siem Reap
28°c
62mm
Tan Chau
23°c
42mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
26°c
52mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
80mm
Saigon
26°c
48mm
Siem Reap
26°c
12mm
Tan Chau
18°c
26mm