8 Day Mekong Discovery

Avalon River Cruise starting in Ho Chi Minh City and finishing in Phnom Penh

Book online and enjoy exclusive savings on Avalon's 8 Day Mekong Discovery. On this unique and inspiring Southeast Asia river cruise through Vietnam and Cambodia, you'll be immersed in the cultures and ancient traditions as you sightsee and spend time with locals in the most interesting places along the mighty Mekong River....read more
Overview
Operator: Avalon
Type: River Cruise (Premium)
Duration: 8 Days
From: Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh
Tour Code: WHS0
Reviews: Not Yet Reviewed
Visits: Vietnam, Cambodia
Our Price From:
$ 4,232
Per Person ($AU)
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Ho Chi Minh City (Embarkation)
Your Suite Ship is ready for boarding. Transfer to the port on the Saigon River for embarkation. Get acquainted with the ship and relax before your welcome reception this evening. AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO VINH LONG (B/L/D)
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Vinh Long - Cu Lao Gieng
Sweets, Sampans, and Spires. Discovery - Board a sampan this morning for a local Workshop Visit in Vinh Long to see how rice paper, rice wine, and traditional candies are made. Discovery - This afternoon, enjoy scenes of daily life with a Guided Excursion along the river near Cu Lao Gieng via sampan. Stop at a local home, where a skilled family hand-crafts sampan boats. Then, ride a motor cart to one of Vietnam's oldest churches for a special interaction with a catholic priest. AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO CHAU DOC (B/L/D)
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Chau Doc - Long Khanh A - Border Crossing, Cambodia
Colourful markets, Charming Locals, and Cotton Weavers. Discovery - In Chau Doc take a Guided Walk through the local market and absorb the atmosphere as locals are busy buying and selling fish, meat, and produce. Then embark on a River Excursion down the backwaters of the Mekong. Along the way, see traditional floating homes, speedboat merchants, religious sites, a market selling dried goods, and more. Discovery - After lunch, a sampan brings you to the village of Long Khanh A for a Cotton-Weaving Demonstration of a well-preserved artisan's tradition. Return to the ship to set sail for the Cambodian border. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PHNOM PENH (B/L/D)
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Phnom Penh
Bonjour! French Charm Lives in Cambodia's Capital City. Classic - Take a City Tour by private cyclo to visit the Royal Palace with the spectacular Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum featuring an outstanding display of Khmer artifacts. The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy the city at your leisure. Consider a Guided Optional Tour of a local brewery with free-flowing local beer! Just before dinner, children from a local orphanage will perform a show featuring local song and dance. (B/L/D)
5
Phnom Penh
Shining a Light on a Dark History. Classic - This morning, a Guided Visit of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and one of the Killing Fields offers a glimpse into the atrocities inflicted on the Cambodian people by the Khmer Rouge regime. After lunch, depart Phnom Penh and enjoy some time at leisure on the ship. AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO WAT HANCHEY (B/L/D)
6
Wat Hanchey - Angkor Ban
Water Blessings and Back To School Adventures. Discovery - Visit Wat Hanchey, a hilltop temple dating back to the 8th century. Climb or be driven to the top where you will enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area and partake in a traditional water blessing given by local monks. Discovery - After lunch, enjoy a Walking Tour through the rural village of Angkor Ban. Here, you will visit a traditional Khmer house and interact with children at a local school. EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KONPONG LOUANG (B/L/D)
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Konpong Louang - Kampong Tralach
Calm in the Cambodian Countryside. Discovery - Start your Guided Sightseeing at the silversmith village in Konpong Louang. Here, see talented craftsmen use age-old techniques to turn pure silver into works of art. In Kampong Tralach board an ox cart for a ride through the beautiful Cambodian countryside. Along the way, stop to meet a local farmer and learn about his daily life. This afternoon, enjoy scenic cruising on the Tonle River. EVENING CRUISE TO PHNOM PENH (B/L/D)
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Phnom Penh (Disembarkation)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)
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From View to Table
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Avalon
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River Cruises on Sale: 217
Gratuities: Gratuities Included
Airport Transfers: Available, Not Included
Balconies: French & Private Balcony
Shore Excursions: Included
Drinks: Wine & Beer Included with Meals
Destinations: Asia & Europe
Deck Plans
Category B
Panorama Suite
Category A
Panorama Suite
Ship Profile
Cabin Types
Category A & B Panorama Suite
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Category A & B (Panorama Suite)

  • All Deluxe Suites on both decks (245 sq ft)
  • 14' Wall-to-Wall Panoramic window measuring that opens to create a large Open-Air Balcony®
  • Comfort Collection Beds & nightly turn-down service
  • In-room safe, Alarm clock, In-house telephone
  • Bathrobes & slippers
  • Egyptian super-combed cotton linens
  • Choice of bed configuration
  • Bedside tables with reading lamps
  • Large private bathroom featuring full shower with glass door, hairdryer, and premium bath amenities
  • Spacious closets with shelves for ample storage & easy under-bed luggage storage
  • Writing desk/vanity with mirror & comfortable chair
  • Complimentary bottled water
  • Individual climate control
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No single supplement when travelling on your own across all Avalon Europe & Asia river cruises! Offer has strict limited availability per departure and is only available for cabin categories E, D, B, A & P. Valid for new bookings made before 2 April 2019 or until sold out. T&C's apply.
Welcome Back
Past Avalon Waterways clients booking now for travel in 2019 will have received their Welcome Back Credit (WBC) of $200 discount per person, per trip which will be applied to your booking. For travellers booking from 1st Jan 2019 you'll receive a Welcome Back Credit (WBC) to use on your next trip.
Past Client Loyalty Saving
Have you booked a trip with Global Journeys previously? Thanks! Save an additional $50 per person (up to $100 per booking) off the trip of your choice (over 6 days in length). This saving is open for a period of 4 years from the date of last booking you made with Global Journeys.
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26 Sep 2019
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26 Sep 2019
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03 Oct 2019
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03 Oct 2019
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10 Oct 2019
Avalon Siem Reap

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10 Oct 2019
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17 Oct 2019
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17 Oct 2019
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24 Oct 2019
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24 Oct 2019
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31 Oct 2019
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31 Oct 2019
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07 Nov 2019
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8,703

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07 Nov 2019
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14 Nov 2019
Avalon Saigon

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solo traveller

8,703

solo traveller

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14 Nov 2019
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21 Nov 2019
Avalon Siem Reap

9,153

per person

450

solo traveller

8,703

solo traveller

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21 Nov 2019
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28 Nov 2019
Avalon Saigon

9,153

per person

450

solo traveller

8,703

solo traveller

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28 Nov 2019
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05 Dec 2019
Avalon Siem Reap

9,153

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450

solo traveller

8,703

solo traveller

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05 Dec 2019
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12 Dec 2019
Avalon Saigon

8,625

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423

solo traveller

8,202

solo traveller

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12 Dec 2019
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19 Dec 2019
Avalon Siem Reap

8,038

per person

394

solo traveller

7,644

solo traveller

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19 Dec 2019
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26 Dec 2019
Avalon Saigon

8,038

per person

394

solo traveller

7,644

solo traveller

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26 Dec 2019
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02 Jan 2020
Avalon Siem Reap

8,625

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solo traveller

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Cabin Upgrades
Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.
Avalon Suite B $ 0
Avalon Suite A $ 530

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