2017 SEASON
Oct 2017 - Oct 2017
2018 SEASON
Mar 2018 - Sep 2018

24 Day Wonders of Japan, Vietnam & Cambodia

Travelmarvel Guided Tour & Cruise starting in Tokyo and finishing in Ho Chi Minh City

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Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Travelmarvel's 24 Day Wonders of Japan, Vietnam & Cambodia. Explore Japan, Cambodia and Vietnam on this 24 day tour with Travelmarvel. Discover fascinating marvels of Japan, then continue your adventure to Cambodia and Vietnam and embark on your luxury Mekong River Cruise.

Overview

Operator: Travelmarvel
Type: Coach Tour & River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 24 Days
From: Tokyo to Ho Chi Minh City
Tour Code: VTMJAG24
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Japan, Cambodia, Vietnam
Our Price From:
$ 10,966
Per Person ($AU)
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$ 429
Per Person ($AU)

Day By Day

1

Arrive Tokyo

Your journey begins today when you arrive in Tokyo and transfer to your hotel. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner with your fellow travellers and Tour Manager. Stay Two Nights: Tokyo, Shinagawa Prince Hotel, or similar. (D)
2

Tokyo

Your full-day tour of Tokyo includes a visit to the ancient Asakusa Kannon Temple and fascinating Ameyoko Market as well as taking in the Imperial Palace Plaza. Later enjoy a visit to Nakajima no Ochaya, a tea house in the Hamarikyu Garden that dates back to 1704. Afterwards, spend time at the Edo Tokyo Museum. (B)
3

Tokyo, Hakone

Journey to the resort town of Hakone by train, travelling in a 'Romance Car' (observation car) on the narrow gauge line. Tour Hakone National Park, then cruise Lake Ashi, before continuing to Owakudani's hot springs. Stay: Hakone, Prince Hotel, or similar. (B)
4

Mount Fuji, Matsumoto

Travel to Mount Fuji, arguably Japan's most distinctive landmark. Driving along the foot of the famous mountain, disembark at the Mount Fuji Visitor Centre to learn more about the peak. Later, enjoy a visit to Matsumoto Castle. Stay: Matsumoto, Hotel Buena Vista, or similar. (B)
5

Matsumoto, Takayama

Travel to Takayama, stopping at the nearby Folk Village, an open air museum of farm dwellings. Overlooking the Takayama Valley, some of the buildings date back 500 years. Spend the night in Takayama, full of narrow streets and wooden houses. Stay: Takayama, Oan Hotel, or similar. (B)
6

Takayama, Nagoya, Hiroshima

After a guided tour of Takayama, enjoy a journey on the Hida Train to Nagoya, continuing onwards by bullet train to Hiroshima. Devastated in World War II, Hiroshima is now a symbol of peace for Japan. Stay Two Nights: Sheraton Hiroshima, or similar. (B)
7

Miyajima Island, Hiroshima

Today, travel by tram and boat to Miyajima Island. Enjoy a walking tour, which includes a visit to the beautiful Itsukushima Shrine. See the Tori Gate, which seems to float on the water at high tide. (B)
8

Hiroshima, Kyoto

Visit the World Peace Memorial Park and the A-Bomb Dome Museum. Then, listen to a talk from a Hiroshima survivor. Later, travel by bullet train to Kyoto. Stay Three Nights: Kyoto, Hotel Grand Bach, or similar. (B)
9

Kyoto

Tour Kyoto landmarks including: the Nijo Castle, the Kinkakuji Temple (Golden Pavilion); and Kyoto Imperial Palace. Later, enjoy a traditional tea ceremony in a Japanese farmhouse. (B)
10

Kyoto, Nara

Visit Nara, a short train ride from Kyoto. Take in Nara Park and the site of Todai-ji Temple. Enjoy dinner at a Kyoto restaurant. (B/D)
11

Osaka

Travel by bullet train to the futuristic city of Osaka, for a guided tour. Enjoy a Farewell Dinner at the hotel this evening. Stay: Osaka, Cross Hotel, or similar. (B/D)
12

Depart Osaka, Arrive Siem Reap

Transfer to Osaka airport for your included flight to Cambodia. Stay at the Shinta Mani Resort. Stay Three Nights: Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort. (B)
13

Siem Reap, Angkor

Today, head out to discover the historic landmark of Angkor Archaeological Park. Later, visit the 13th-century temple Bayon. (B/D)
14

Angkor, Siem Reap

Visit the temple of Ta Prohm. This afternoon, visit Opportunities of Development through Art. Finish your day off with a sunset over Angkor Wat. (B)
15

Siem Reap, Embark Cruise at Prek K'dam

Transfer to Prek K'dam to embark your cruise. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board. Stay Seven Nights: Cruise the Mekong aboard the RV La Marguerite. (B/L/D)
16

Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Oudong

Enjoy a small boat excursion near Kampong Chhnang. Then continue to Kampong Tralach. Take an ox-cart ride then travel to Oudong for a Buddhist blessing. (B/L/D)
17

Koh Chen, Phnom Penh

Explore Koh Chen, which specialises in silver and copperware. Continue to Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital. (B/L/D)
18

Phnom Penh

Visit the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum then tour the Royal Palace. (B/L/D)
19

Border Crossing, Tan Chau

Cruise to the Vietnamese border as you relax on board. (B/L/D)
20

Tan Chau, Sa Dec

Transfer to a small boat and travel along the Mekong's tiny tributaries. Tour Tan Chau by rickshaw. (B/L/D)
21

Sa Dec, Cai Be

Take a boat ride to Sa Dec for a tour. You'll then board a local boat to Cai Be. (B/L/D)
22

Disembark Ship, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City

Disembark and travel by coach to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Stay at the Grand Hotel Saigon. Stay Two Nights: Grand Hotel Saigon. (B/L)
23

Ho Chi Minh City

Perhaps enjoy a select experience today. Tonight, enjoy a Farewell Dinner. (B/D)
24

Depart Ho Chi Minh City

After breakfast, transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Day By Day

1

Arrive Tokyo

Arrive in Tokyo and begin your journey. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner. Stay Two Nights: Tokyo, Shinagawa Prince Hotel, or similar (D)
2

Tokyo

Embark on a full-day tour of Tokyo including a visit to the ancient Asakusa Kannon Temple and fascinating Ameyoko Market as well as the Imperial Palace Plaza. Enjoy a visit to Nakajima no Ochaya, a tea house in the Hamarikyu Garden. Afterwards, take a look at the interesting displays in the Edo Tokyo Museum. (B)
3

Tokyo, Hakone

Tour Hakone National Park, then cruise the crystal waters of Lake Ashi, before continuing to the hot springs in Owakudani. Stay: Hakone, Prince Hotel, or similar (B)

Insider Experience: Journey to the resort town of Hakone by train, travelling in a 'Romancecar' (observation car).
4

Mount Fuji, Matsumoto

Enjoy a day of Insider Experiences as you travel to Matsumoto. Stay: Matsumoto, Hotel Buena Vista, or similar (B)

Insider Experience: Later, enjoy a visit to Matsumoto Castle, an impressive fortress completed in 1593. Built on a plain, this five-storey fortification is a celebrated National Treasure of Japan.
5

Matsumoto, Takayama

Travel to Takayama, stopping at the nearby Folk Village, an open air museum of farm dwellings. Spend the night in Takayama, full of narrow streets and wooden houses. Stay: Takayama, Oan Hotel, or similar (B)
6

Takayama, Nagoya, Hiroshima

Travel from Takayama to Hiroshima. Stay Two Nights: Sheraton Hiroshima, or similar (B)

Insider Experience: Continue from Nagoya to Hiroshima by Bullet Train.
7

Miyajima Island, Hiroshima

Enjoy a walking tour of Miyajima, which includes a visit to the beautiful Itsukushima Shrine. (B)

Insider Experience: Today, travel by tram and boat to Miyajima Island.
8

Hiroshima, Kyoto

Enjoy a number of Insider Experiences in Hiroshima before travelling to Kyoto. Stay Three Nights: Kyoto, Hotel Grand Bach, or similar (B)

Insider Experience: This morning visit Hiroshima's World Peace Memorial Park and the A-Bomb Dome Museum.
9

Kyoto

Tour Kyoto's landmarks including Nijo Castle and Kinkakuji Temple before an Insider Experience. (B)

Insider Experience: This afternoon, enjoy a tea ceremony in a Japanese farmhouse.
10

Kyoto, Nara

Today visit Nara, a former Japanese capital city. Take in the historic sites, and enjoy as deer roam freely among the streets. (B/D)

Insider Experience: Dine at a Kyoto restaurant tonight.
11

Osaka

Enjoy a guided city tour of Osaka and Farewell Dinner at the hotel. Stay: Osaka, Cross Hotel, or similar (B/D)

Insider Experience: Travel by Bullet Train to Osaka.
12

Depart Osaka, Arrive Siem Reap

Fly from Osaka to Siem Reap. Stay Three Nights: Siem Reap, Shinta Mani Resort (B)

Insider Experience: Upon arrival in Siem Reap, enjoy a three night stay at the Shinta Mani Resort.
13

Siem Reap, Angkor

Discover the landmark of Angkor Archaeological Park today. Later, visit the 13th-century temple Bayon. (B/D)
14

Angkor, Siem Reap

Visit the temple of Ta Prohm and Opportunities of Development through Art today. Finish with a sunset over Angkor Wat. (B)

Insider Experience: Support under privileged children at Opportunities Development through Art.
15

Siem Reap, Embark Cruise at Prek K'dam

Embark your cruise at Prek K'dam. Enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board. Stay Seven Nights: Cruise the Mekong aboard the RV La Marguerite (B/L/D)
16

Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Oudong

Enjoy a small boat excursion near the bustling shorelines of Kampong Chhnang. Continue to Kampong Tralach and Oudong. (B/L/D)

Insider Experience: Enjoy an ox-cart ride in Kampong Tralach before travelling to Oudong.
17

Koh Chen, Phnom Penh

Explore Koh Chen today, which specialises in the craftsmanship of silver and copperware. Continue to Phnom Penh this evening. (B/L/D)
18

Phnom Penh

Visit the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum then tour the Royal Palace. (B/L/D)
19

Border Crossing, Tan Chau

Cruise across the border today. (B/L/D)
20

Tan Chau, Sa Dec

Transfer to a small boat and travel along the Mekong's tiny tributaries. Tour Tan Chau by rickshaw. (B/L/D)
21

Sa Dec, Cai Be

Tour Sa Dec by boat before boarding a local boat to Cai Be. (B/L/D)
22

Disembark Ship, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City

Disembark your ship today and travel by coach to the Cu Chi Tunnels. Stay Two Nights: Ho Chi Minh City, Fusion Suites Saigon (B/L)
23

Ho Chi Minh City

Perhaps enjoy a select experience today. Tonight, indulge in an exclusive Farewell Dinner. (B/D)
24

Depart Ho Chi Minh City

Transfer to the airport for your onward flight. (B)

Trip Inclusions

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a 'Romance Car' train journey to Hakone
  • Visit iconic Mount Fuji
  • Explore Matsumoto Castle
  • Cruise to idyllic Miyajima Island
  • Listen to a talk from a Hiroshima survivor
  • Experience a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto
  • Enjoy a traditional evening meal in Kyoto
  • Receive a Buddhist blessing at Oudong
  • Enjoy an ox-cart ride at Kampong Tralach
  • Support underprivileged children at ODA

Included Experiences

  • Seven nights on a premium Mekong River Cruise
  • 16 nights in quality accommodation
  • A Great Rail Journeys Tour Manager in Japan and a Travelmarvel Tour Director in Vietnam & Cambodia
  • All internal flights within Asia
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as specified
  • Airport transfers and tipping

Dining

  • 43 meals – 23 breakfasts (B), 8 lunches (L), 12 dinners (D)

Trip Notes

  • Itinerary, inclusions and hotels subject to change
  • Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Price is for land, cruise and internal flights as specified. Flights not specified are not included

Trip Inclusions

Trip Highlights

  • Enjoy a 'Romancecar' train journey to Hakone
  • Visit the snow-capped Mt Fuji
  • Explore Matsumoto Castle
  • Journey to the Japanese Alps aboard the Hida Train
  • Cruise to World Heritage-listed Miyajima Island
  • Visit the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park
  • Listen to a talk from a Hiroshima survivor
  • Experience a traditional tea ceremony in Kyoto
  • Enjoy a traditional evening meal in Kyoto
  • Spend three nights at the Shinta Mani Resort in Siem Reap
  • Support underprivileged children at ODA
  • Enjoy an ox-cart ride at Kampong Tralach
  • Receive a Buddhist blessing at Oudong
  • Enjoy a two-night stay at the Fusion Suites Saigon

Included Experiences

  • 16 nights in quality accommodation
  • Seven nights on a premium Mekong River Cruise
  • A Great Rail Journeys Tour Manager in Japan and a Travelmarvel Tour Director in Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Flight from Osaka to Siem Reap
  • All sightseeing, excursions and entrance fees as specified
  • Airport transfers and tipping

Dining

  • 43 meals - 23 breakfasts, 8 lunches, 12 dinners

Trip Notes

  • Accommodation, itinerary and inclusions subject to change.
  • Prices include transfers, port charges and tipping
  • Prices are for land/cruise and internal flights as specified only. Flights not specified are not included.

Operator Details

Region: Asia
Type: Coach Tour & River Cruise
Airport Transfers: Included (Day of Arrival & Departure)
Tips: All Included
Shore Excursions: Optional Extras
Flights: Earlybird Air Deals Available
Ship Style: Premium
Balconies: Private Balcony
Free Onboard WiFi: No
Drinks: Wine Included with Dinner, Beer & Spirits Included
* Source: Travelmarvel for river cruises in Asia. Some variances may occur on individual cruises and information is provided as a guide only. Refer to Trip Inclusions section for more details.
2017 SEASON
Oct 2017 - Oct 2017
2018 SEASON
Mar 2018 - Sep 2018

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  Deck Plans: La Marguerite
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Mekong Deck (Category C)  (Prices Shown) $ 0
Tonle Deck (Category B) $ 695
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