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Magical Mekong Cruise & Beach

  • Duration
    14 days
  • Tour Type
    Combined Holiday
  • Price From
    £3,890pp
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Combine the best of all worlds with a magical 7-night cruise exploring the cultural treasures of the Mekong River and a relaxing 4-night stay on the glorious beaches of Vietnam.

As the only vessel to cruise this part of the delta, Victoria Mekong offers exclusive itineraries to hand-picked ports along one of the most enchanting stretches of the Mekong. This magical section of the river delivers wonders at every turn, from the lush, green landscapes of Vietnam up to Cambodia’s enchanting capital, Phnom Penh.

Then let us whisk you away to the sugar white sands of Phu Quoc Island. Resting in the Gulf of Thailand and swathed in dense tropical forests, Phu Quoc boasts over 30 miles of palm-fringed white sand beaches and is the perfect spot to unwind and reflect on your magical cruise adventure.

What's Included

  • International flights and current taxes
  • Domestic transportation
  • 4 star accommodation
  • Cruise with all shore excursions, onboard entertainment, all meals including free-flow beer and wine
  • Touring with guides and entrance fees
  • Visa fees for UK passport holders
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
    Depart UK to Siem Reap
    Day 1-2: Depart UK 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 – Kampong Chham – Angkor Ban B L D
    Day 3: Siem Reap – Kampong Chham – 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 4
    Angkor Ban – Koh Dach – Koh Chen B L D
    Day 4: Angkor Ban – Koh Dach – Koh Chen

    Enjoy a morning excursion to explore the village of Angkor Ban with its wooden stilt houses and local vibe. After having lunch on the ship, travel by 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 5
    Koh Chen – Oudong – Phnom Penh B L D
    Day 5: Koh Chen – Oudong – Phnom Penh

    Take a walking tour of the village of Koh Chen where the highlight is meeting a local copper and silversmith. Afterward 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 6
    Phnom Penh B L D
    Day 6: 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 7
    Cruise into Vietnam B L D
    Day 7: Cruise into Vietnam

    As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia-Vietnam border, select from the many onboard activities including a ship’s 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 8
    Phu Tan and Tiger Island B L D
    Day 8: 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 9
    Long Xuyen and Dinh Yen B L D
    Day 9: 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.

  • Days 10-13
    Phu Quoc B
    Day 10-13: Phu Quoc

    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. Transfer by coach to Ho Chi Minh Airport approx 3 hours, for your onward flight to Phu Quoc. The next four days are yours to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

  • Day 14
    Depart Phu Quoc B
    Day 14: Depart Phu Quoc

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

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Magical Mekong Cruise & Beach map

Places Visited: Siem Reap - Angkor Ban - Silk Island - Oudong - Phnom Penh - Phu Tan - Tiger Island - Long Xuyen - Dinh Yen - Can Tho - Phu Quoc

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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
Return Date
Price
Offer
Booking Options

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.

Sample Hotels

We draw from a wide range of hotels on our holidays, each one is chosen to suit the tour you are travelling on meaning your accommodation can range from a smart business hotel in one city to a family run guesthouse in a smaller town. Here are some examples of the type of hotel you can expect to find on this tour.

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City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
26°c
9mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
26mm
Siem Reap
26°c
4mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
3mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
12mm
Siem Reap
28°c
6mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
12mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
58mm
Siem Reap
30°c
27mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
29°c
43mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
101mm
Siem Reap
31°c
84mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
29°c
167mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
112mm
Siem Reap
30°c
188mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
182mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
177mm
Siem Reap
30°c
205mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
225mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
196mm
Siem Reap
29°c
233mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
171mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
172mm
Siem Reap
29°c
245mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
278mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
249mm
Siem Reap
28°c
269mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
250mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
319mm
Siem Reap
28°c
176mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
168mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
135mm
Siem Reap
28°c
62mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
26°c
52mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
80mm
Siem Reap
26°c
12mm