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AVLSZW - Mekong River Encompassed Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap

Experience Cambodia and Vietnam from a truly different perspective the waters of the mighty Mekong River. Sail for eight days aboard a classic riverboat from Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap. Discover Phnom Penh, roam the famous floating markets of Cai Bei, and explore the stilt village of Chnok Tru. There's an incredible (and incredibly beautiful) view of Southeast Asia that's waiting for you.

Inclusions

G Adventures for Good: New Hope Vocational Training Restaurant, Siem Reap
Arrival transfer
7 nts aboard the Toum Tiou II Riverboat
Cu Chi Tunnels visit (Ho Chi Minh City)
Vinh Trang Pagoda visit
Thoi Son Island cottage industries tour
Kien An Cung Pagoda visit (Sa Dec)
Sam Mountain sunset visit
Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh)
Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) guided tour
Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) guided tour
Koh Chen island visit
Vihara and pagoda visit (Kampong Tralach)
Kampong Chhnang visit
Chnok Tru floating village visit
Options to cycle to excursions along the way
Farewell cocktail and Captain's Dinner
Sunrise tour of Angkor Wat
All transport to/from included activities and between destinations
Tour Provider G Adventures
Number of Days
10
Price From
AUD $2,309
Start Location
Ho Chi Minh City, Viet Nam
End Location
Siem Reap, Viet Nam
Age Range
Avg. 30+
Group Size
1 to 16
Tour Style
Comfort
Tour Themes
Small Marine/Cruise
Physical Rating
Easy to Moderate
Tour departure dates
StartEndAvailabilityPrice
26 Oct 201804 Nov 20184AUD $2,839
09 Nov 201818 Nov 20181AUD $2,839
23 Nov 201802 Dec 2018Fully BookedAUD $2,309 
07 Dec 201816 Dec 201816AUD $2,309
21 Dec 201830 Dec 20181AUD $3,079
04 Jan 201913 Jan 201915AUD $2,309
18 Jan 201927 Jan 201912AUD $3,079
01 Feb 201910 Feb 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,309 
15 Feb 201924 Feb 20191AUD $3,079
01 Mar 201910 Mar 20191AUD $3,079
15 Mar 201924 Mar 20197AUD $3,079
29 Mar 201907 Apr 201915AUD $2,839
12 Apr 201921 Apr 201919AUD $2,839
06 Jul 201915 Jul 201917AUD $2,839
20 Jul 201929 Jul 201928AUD $2,839
03 Aug 201912 Aug 201926AUD $2,839
17 Aug 201926 Aug 201928AUD $2,599
31 Aug 201909 Sep 201928AUD $2,599
14 Sep 201923 Sep 201926AUD $2,599
28 Sep 201907 Oct 201928AUD $2,599
12 Oct 201921 Oct 2019Fully BookedAUD $2,309 
26 Oct 201904 Nov 201927AUD $2,839
09 Nov 201918 Nov 201926AUD $3,079
23 Nov 201902 Dec 201928AUD $3,079
07 Dec 201916 Dec 201928AUD $3,079
21 Dec 201930 Dec 201928AUD $3,079
04 Jan 202013 Jan 202028AUD $3,079
18 Jan 202027 Jan 202028AUD $3,079
01 Feb 202010 Feb 202028AUD $3,079
15 Feb 202024 Feb 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,309 
29 Feb 202009 Mar 202028AUD $3,079
14 Mar 202023 Mar 202028AUD $3,079
28 Mar 202006 Apr 202028AUD $2,839
11 Apr 202020 Apr 202026AUD $2,839
06 Jul 202015 Jul 2020Fully BookedAUD $2,309 
20 Jul 202029 Jul 202028AUD $2,839
03 Aug 202012 Aug 202028AUD $2,839
17 Aug 202026 Aug 202028AUD $2,599
31 Aug 202009 Sep 202028AUD $2,599
14 Sep 202023 Sep 202028AUD $2,599
28 Sep 202007 Oct 202028AUD $2,599
12 Oct 202021 Oct 202028AUD $2,839
26 Oct 202004 Nov 202028AUD $2,839
09 Nov 202018 Nov 202028AUD $3,079
23 Nov 202002 Dec 202028AUD $3,079
07 Dec 202016 Dec 202028AUD $3,079
21 Dec 202030 Dec 202028AUD $3,079
04 Jan 202113 Jan 202128AUD $2,599
18 Jan 202127 Jan 202128AUD $2,599
01 Feb 202110 Feb 202128AUD $2,599
15 Feb 202124 Feb 202128AUD $2,599
01 Mar 202110 Mar 202128AUD $2,599
15 Mar 202124 Mar 202128AUD $2,599
29 Mar 202107 Apr 202128AUD $2,599
12 Apr 202121 Apr 202128AUD $2,599
06 Jul 202115 Jul 202128AUD $2,599
20 Jul 202129 Jul 202128AUD $2,599
03 Aug 202112 Aug 202128AUD $2,599
17 Aug 202126 Aug 202128AUD $2,599
31 Aug 202109 Sep 202128AUD $2,599
14 Sep 202123 Sep 202128AUD $2,599
28 Sep 202107 Oct 202128AUD $2,599
12 Oct 202121 Oct 202128AUD $2,599
26 Oct 202104 Nov 202128AUD $2,599
09 Nov 202118 Nov 202128AUD $2,599
23 Nov 202102 Dec 202128AUD $2,599
07 Dec 202116 Dec 202128AUD $2,599
21 Dec 202130 Dec 202128AUD $2,599
04 Jan 202213 Jan 202228AUD $2,599
18 Jan 202227 Jan 202228AUD $2,599
01 Feb 202210 Feb 202228AUD $2,599
15 Feb 202224 Feb 202228AUD $2,599
01 Mar 202210 Mar 202228AUD $2,599
15 Mar 202224 Mar 202228AUD $2,599
29 Mar 202207 Apr 202228AUD $2,599
12 Apr 202221 Apr 202228AUD $2,599
ItineraryExpand
Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City
Arrive at any time. Arrival transfer included.
Day 2 - Ho Chi Minh City/M? Tho
Enjoy a visit to the Cu Chi Tunnels before embarking in the evening. Enjoy a welcome drink and briefing on board.
Day 3 - M? Tho/Sadek
Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda with a short tour of My Tho town en route. Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and honey and meet traditional musicians. Continue on to Cai Be and enjoy a visit to the floating market. Opt to cycle the small paths through local communities on the island and visit a rice popping cottage industry. Continue by local boat to Vinh Long to meet the vessel. Embark on the evening sail to Sa Dec.
Day 4 - Sadek/X Vinh Xuong
Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as you cruise the Mekong. Arrive at Chau Doc and visit Sam Mountain for sunset. Gaze out over the rice paddies or relax in a hammock. Visit some temples and pagodas along the way. Opt for dinner in town.
Day 5 - X Vinh Xuong/Phnom Penh
Cross the border into Cambodia and continue on to Phnom Penh. Enjoy an evening in the capital city starting with a cyclo tour to see the city from a new perspective. Opt to finish up at the Foreign Correspondents Club for Happy Hour overlooking the river or dinner in town.
Day 6 - Phnom Penh
Visit the sobering S21 Museum and the Killing Fields with a local guide. Enjoy an included lunch at Friends, a social enterprise. Opt to visit sights like the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, or the Russian Market with free time.
Day 7 - Phnom Penh/K mp ng Tr lach
Wander through the town of Koh Chen on an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery.
Day 8 - K mp ng Tr lach/Chnok Tru
Sail on to Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap River. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to visit the local industries. Enjoy lunch on the boat en route to Chnok Tru. Hop in a local boat to visit one of the largest floating villages on the river. Enjoy an evening cocktail and the Captain's farewell dinner.
Day 9 - Chnok Tru/Siem Reap
Enjoy a slow morning crossing Tonle Sap Lake. Arrive at the pier near Siem Reap and bid farewell to the boat. Visit the G Adventures-supported New Hope project for dinner and learn more about the important work being done here. Wander the city and explore the markets with some free time.
Day 10 - Siem Reap
Rise early to catch the sunrise at the Angkor Wat temple complex. Explore for a couple of hours before returning to the hotel for breakfast and checkout. Head back to the complex and continue exploring. Return to the hotel at midday where the tour ends. All onward travel must be booked after 3pm.