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Vietnam & Cambodia Highlights

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Date: 25 August 2017 - 08 September 2017
Duration: 14 nights
Destination: Asia
Line: APT River Cruises
Ship: RV AmaLotus
Type: From the UK fly Add to your wish list

Itinerary

Day 1

Depart London

Make your way to London Heathrow for your flight to Vietnam.

Day 2

Arrive Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)

On arrival at the airport, you'll be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the day at leisure before a briefing and Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Two Nights: Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt Saigon

Day 3

Ho Chi Minh City, Long Tan OR Cu Chi Tunnels

On the first, journey to Ba Ria and learn about the Battle of Long Tan. Afterwards, attend a moving memorial service at the Long Tan Cross. Alternatively, visit the Cu Chi Tunnels. This evening, enjoy an exclusive Luke Nguyen-inspired degustation dinner, complete with matching wines at Xu Restaurant.

After breakfast, choose from two differing Signature Experiences.

Day 4

Ho Chi Minh City, My Tho, Embark Ship
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Perhaps enjoy a walking tour of Ho Chi Minh City. Alternatively, tour the Ky Long Art Villa; try out your culinary skills with a cooking class at Luke Nguyen's cooking studio; or take a shopping tour. Later, transfer to My Tho Port to board your luxury river ship, where a delicious Welcome Dinner awaits.

Stay: Seven Nights: the RV AmaLotus

Day 5

Cai Be, Sa Dec

A local boat will take you to the town of Cai Be. Step ashore to explore before visiting a local rice paper manufacturer. Enjoy lunch on board as you cruise to the quaint town of Sa Dec. On arrival, tour Huynh Thuy Le‘s old house and learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover. Afterwards, visit a traditional Cao Dai temple.

Day 6

Tan Chau, Border Crossing

Travel on a small boat around Tan Chau, stepping ashore for a rickshaw tour. Later, visit a local evergreen island and witness authentic rural Mekong life. The rest of today is spent on board. After entering Cambodia, cruise overnight towards Phnom Penh.

Day 7

Phnom Penh
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Perhaps enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda; visit the infamous Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum; explore the National Museum of Cambodia; or take a guided city tour in a tuk tuk.

Day 8

Phnom Penh, Koh Chen Village

Enjoy time at leisure in Phnom Penh before cruising to remote Koh Chen.

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