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Mighty Mekong Cruise

  • Duration
    10 days
  • Tour Type
    Cruise
  • Price From
    £3,590pp
Embark on an unforgettable voyage downstream from Siem Reap to Saigon uncovering hidden treasures in unexplored destinations in supreme style aboard one of the newest ships on the river. 
 
Experience captivating cultures on exclusive shore excursions. Discover the enchanting Long Xuyen Floating Market, untouched riverine islands and the moving history of Phnom Penh. Indulge in breathtaking riverscapes from the luxurious Sundeck or your private balcony, dine in style and enjoy a host of cultural performances on board.

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
This is one of the most stylish ways to discover one of Asia's most vibrant waterways. 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.

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 TO SIEM REAP
    Day 1-2: FLY TO SIEM REAP

    Fly overnight to Siem Reap. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

  • Day 3
    VICTORIA MEKONG B L D
    Day 3: VICTORIA MEKONG

    This morning, travel by coach from Siem Reap to Kampong Chham where you’ll enjoy lunch. Embark the Victoria Mekong, meet your crew for the next seven nights and enjoy your first sunset on the Mekong River.

  • Day 4
    ANGKOR BAN AND SILK ISLAND B L D
    Day 4: ANGKOR BAN AND SILK ISLAND

    Enjoy a morning excursion to explore the village of Angkor Ban with its wooden stilt houses. 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
    OUDONG AND PHNOM PENH B L D
    Day 5: OUDONG AND 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
    INTO VIETNAM B L D
    Day 7: INTO VIETNAM

    As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia Vietnam 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.

  • Day 10
    DEPART CAN THO B L
    Day 10: DEPART CAN THO

    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. Continue to Ho Chi Minh City, arriving mid-afternoon and transfer to your flight to the UK arriving the same or next day.

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Mighty Mekong Cruise map

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

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Tour Dates & Prices

  • All Departures
  • Dedicated Solo Departures
Depart UK
Return Date
Price
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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.

Best time to go

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
26°c
9mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
26mm
Saigon
26°c
14mm
Siem Reap
26°c
4mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
3mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
12mm
Saigon
28°c
4mm
Siem Reap
28°c
6mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
12mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
58mm
Saigon
29°c
10mm
Siem Reap
30°c
27mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
29°c
43mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
101mm
Saigon
30°c
50mm
Siem Reap
31°c
84mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
29°c
167mm
Phnom Penh
30°c
112mm
Saigon
30°c
218mm
Siem Reap
30°c
188mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
182mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
177mm
Saigon
28°c
312mm
Siem Reap
30°c
205mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
225mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
196mm
Saigon
28°c
294mm
Siem Reap
29°c
233mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
28°c
171mm
Phnom Penh
29°c
172mm
Saigon
28°c
270mm
Siem Reap
29°c
245mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
278mm
Phnom Penh
28°c
249mm
Saigon
28°c
327mm
Siem Reap
28°c
269mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
250mm
Phnom Penh
27°c
319mm
Saigon
28°c
267mm
Siem Reap
28°c
176mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
27°c
168mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
135mm
Saigon
27°c
116mm
Siem Reap
28°c
62mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
Can Tho
26°c
52mm
Phnom Penh
26°c
80mm
Saigon
26°c
48mm
Siem Reap
26°c
12mm