See the Asia’s lifeblood, Mekong River, in this epic adventure of 12-day Vietnam and Cambodia tour package. Experience historical sites, art performances, famous attractions, and rustic villages of these two countries along the river. Enjoy the best moments ever with the most luxurious cruise ship.

Duration: 12 Days/ 11 Nights
Departure Dates: Listed in Price & Inclusion
Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)/  Siem Reap
Tour Route: Saigon – Nha Be – My Tho – Vinh Long – Cai Be – Phnom Penh – Kon Chen – Kamlon Tralach – Kampong Chhnang – Tonle Sap Lake – Siem Reap
Tour Type: Explore and Experience
Tour CategorySmall Group Tours

Brief Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Day 2: Saigon City Tour – Boarding RV Lan Diep
Day 3: Saigon City Tour – Nha Be
Day 4: Nha Be – My Tho – Vinh Long – Cai Be – Sa Dec
Day 5: Sa Dec
Day 6: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
Day 7: Phnom Penh City Tour
Day 8: Kon Chen – Kamlon Tralach – Kampong Chhnang
Day 9: Kampong Chhnang – Tonle Sap Lake
Day 10: Siem Reap – Disembark RV Lan Diep
Day 11: Angkor Wat Tour
Day 12: Siem Reap Departure

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Day 1: Saigon Arrival (D)

On your arrival to Tan San Nhat airport, our tour guide and driver will pick you up then transfer you to your hotel. The rest of the day is your leisure to explore the city

president Ho Chi Minh statue

Day 2: Saigon City Tour – Boarding RV Lan Diep (B, L, D)

In the morning, you will be transferred from your hotel in Saigon and taken to board the cruise ship for your embarkation and check-in. Enjoy lunch of authentic Vietnamese food on board.

saigon in the sunset

In the afternoon, cruise along the Saigon River to see the vibrant and energetic city of South Vietnam. Enjoy a fine cocktail and dinner among the gorgeous lights from the skyscrapers. Overnight at RV Lan Diep.

Day 3: Saigon City Tour – Nha Be (B, L)

After breakfast, visit Cho Lon, Chinatown and the Thien Hau Pagoda to get a closer look at the daily life of local people. Return to the ship for lunch

In the afternoon, reach Saigon National History Museum which is known as the famous French architecture in the colonial period. Then move to a lacquer-ware factory to see and learn how to make this elaborate crafts. Overnight at the cruise ship in Nha Be

Day 4: Nha Be – My Tho – Vinh Long – Cai Be – Sa Dec (B, L, D)

In the morning, the ship will pass through Mekong Delta to reach the town of My Tho and My Tho island and see local craftsmen at work. Stroll around the village nearby to visit rice fields and orchards before stopping at a local house for lunch and interacting with the friendly hosts.

rv lan diep

After a short break, the ship cruise to Vinh Long and Cai Be to explore the famous floating market. This unique market is filled by sampans and boats sell everything from foods, fruits, drinks to souvenirs, and other local products. The ship will stop at Sa Dec for an overnight

Day 5: Sa Dec (B, L)

After breakfast, visit Sa Dec and tour the small town where some colonial mansions are still in existence and afterward discovering the local market.

mekong delta flower garden

In the afternoon, travel to Kien An Chung pagoda and Tu Phuoc Huong pagoda whose architectures are the rich mix of Chinese and Vietnamese ones. Visit the colorful garden in Sa Dec before returning to the ship.

Day 6: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (B, L, D)

Spend this day cruising and crossing the Cambodian border then continue our journey to Phnom Penh. After lunch, join in a “TUK-TUK” trip around the city, and then moor for the night in the port of Phnom Penh.

phnom penh city tour by tuk tuk

Day 7: Phnom Penh City Tour (B, L, D)

Today, visit the Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace, and the National Museum. Enjoy lunch in a local restaurant and then explore Choeung Ek, Killing Fields, and Tuol Sleng the historical relics of Khmer Rouge during the darkest history of Cambodia.

murals in the wall inside royal palace

After that, head to the Central Market to purchase some Cambodian souvenirs or interact with some local vendors. In the evening, enjoy the traditional Apsara dance show. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

phnom penh central market

Day 8: Kon Chen – Kamlon Tralach – Kampong Chhnang (B, L, D)

In the morning, visit Koh Chen, a small village where the inhabitants are experts in silverwork and copper work, and a local school and attend a class with students and teachers.

local craftsmen in koh chen

After lunch, arrive in Kampong Tralach and visit the ancient Wat Kampong Leu Vihara which is isolated in the rice fields with an authentic charm and beautiful paintings as well as scenic frescoes. Return to the ship by ox-drawn carriage

Kampong Tralach

Day 9: Kampong Chhnang – Tonle Sap Lake (B, L, D)

In the morning, visit Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap Lake with various groves of palm trees which are used to produce the special palm sugar. Later, explore a traditional pottery village to witness how ceramics are made and try to do it.

fishermen in tonle sap lake

In the afternoon, visit a floating village on small local boats to experience the floating life of the locals on stilt houses. Wonderful cocktails and gala dinner will be waiting for you tonight

Day 10: Siem Reap – Disembark RV Lan Diep (B, L)

Spend the whole morning cruising on Tonle Sap lake and relaxing onboard. Later, arrive in Siem Reap port in the afternoon for disembarkation. You will be transferred to a hotel in Siem Reap.

floating house in tonle sap lake

Day 11: Angkor Wat Tour (B, L, D)

After breakfast, explore the Southern Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, Baphuon, and Phimeanakas temples, plus Terraces of the Elephant and Leper King. Lunch at a famous local restaurant.

southgate of angkor thom

In the afternoon, visit Ta Prohm then explore the Angkor Wat temple, the 7th Wonder of the Ancient World. Then climb up to Bakheng Hill to watch the sunset over Angkor Wat and the surrounding area. Enjoy buffet dinner with a performance of Cambodia Traditional dances. Overnight in Siem Reap

bakbeng hill siem reap cambodia

Day 12: Siem Reap Departure (B)

Today our driver will transfer to the airport for your flights home. Tour ends.

What’s Included?
  • Escorted by an experienced tour director
  • Expert services of local guides throughout your trip
  • Airport transfers in Saigon and Siem Reap to the cruise ship
  • Fully inclusive foods and drinks while on board the ship (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Complimentary WiFi on board
  • Entertainment on board the cruise ship
  • All touring & transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Locally based professional drivers. English speaking tour guides (Other languages upon request)