Mekong Discovery

8 Day River Cruise from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh with Avalon

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

     
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River Cruise Starts In
Starts In
Ho Chi Minh City
River Cruise Ends In
Ends In
Phnom Penh
Trip Budget
Budget
Premium
River Cruise
Trip Style
River Cruise
Scenic
Trip Style
Scenic
Countries Explored:
Vietnam, Cambodia
Trip Operated By:
Avalon
Avalon
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Trip Code:
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Itinerary

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1 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)
2 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)
3 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)
4 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)
7 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)
8 Phnom Penh (Disembarkation)
Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

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From View to Table
From View to Table
Savour regional cuisine and familiar favourites using the freshest local ingredients throughout your river cruise. Read more

Deck Plans

Category A
Panorama Suite
Tonle Deck (Level 2)

Cabin Types

Category A & B Panorama Suite
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  • 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

Prices & Dates

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Thursday 11 Jul 2019 Thursday 18 Jul 2019 4,446 per person 214 per person 4,232 per person Enquire
Thursday 25 Jul 2019 Thursday 01 Aug 2019 4,446 per person 214 per person 4,232 per person Enquire
Thursday 01 Aug 2019 Thursday 08 Aug 2019 4,446 per person 214 per person 4,232 per person Enquire
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Thursday 22 Aug 2019 Thursday 29 Aug 2019 4,446 per person 214 per person 4,232 per person Enquire
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 Thursday 05 Sep 2019 5,266 per person 255 per person 5,011 per person Enquire
Thursday 05 Sep 2019 Thursday 12 Sep 2019 5,266 per person 255 per person 5,011 per person Enquire
Thursday 12 Sep 2019 Thursday 19 Sep 2019 5,266 per person 255 per person 5,011 per person Enquire
Thursday 19 Sep 2019 Thursday 26 Sep 2019 5,576 per person 271 per person 5,305 per person Enquire
Thursday 26 Sep 2019 Thursday 03 Oct 2019 5,576 per person 271 per person 5,305 per person Enquire
Thursday 03 Oct 2019 Thursday 10 Oct 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 10 Oct 2019 Thursday 17 Oct 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 17 Oct 2019 Thursday 24 Oct 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 24 Oct 2019 Thursday 31 Oct 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 31 Oct 2019 Thursday 07 Nov 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 07 Nov 2019 Thursday 14 Nov 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 14 Nov 2019 Thursday 21 Nov 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 21 Nov 2019 Thursday 28 Nov 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 28 Nov 2019 Thursday 05 Dec 2019 5,846 per person 284 per person 5,562 per person Enquire
Thursday 05 Dec 2019 Thursday 12 Dec 2019 5,576 per person 271 per person 5,305 per person Enquire
Thursday 12 Dec 2019 Thursday 19 Dec 2019 5,266 per person 255 per person 5,011 per person Enquire
Thursday 19 Dec 2019 Thursday 26 Dec 2019 5,266 per person 255 per person 5,011 per person Enquire
Thursday 26 Dec 2019 Thursday 02 Jan 2020 5,576 per person 271 per person 5,305 per person Enquire
Thursday 11 Jul 2019 Thursday 18 Jul 2019 6,446 per person 314 solo traveller 6,132 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 25 Jul 2019 Thursday 01 Aug 2019 6,446 per person 314 solo traveller 6,132 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 01 Aug 2019 Thursday 08 Aug 2019 6,446 per person 314 solo traveller 6,132 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 08 Aug 2019 Thursday 15 Aug 2019 6,446 per person 314 solo traveller 6,132 solo traveller Sold Out
Thursday 15 Aug 2019 Thursday 22 Aug 2019 6,446 per person 314 solo traveller 6,132 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 22 Aug 2019 Thursday 29 Aug 2019 6,446 per person 314 solo traveller 6,132 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 29 Aug 2019 Thursday 05 Sep 2019 8,038 per person 394 solo traveller 7,644 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 05 Sep 2019 Thursday 12 Sep 2019 8,038 per person 394 solo traveller 7,644 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 12 Sep 2019 Thursday 19 Sep 2019 8,038 per person 394 solo traveller 7,644 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 19 Sep 2019 Thursday 26 Sep 2019 8,625 per person 423 solo traveller 8,202 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 26 Sep 2019 Thursday 03 Oct 2019 8,625 per person 423 solo traveller 8,202 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 03 Oct 2019 Thursday 10 Oct 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 10 Oct 2019 Thursday 17 Oct 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 17 Oct 2019 Thursday 24 Oct 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 24 Oct 2019 Thursday 31 Oct 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 31 Oct 2019 Thursday 07 Nov 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 07 Nov 2019 Thursday 14 Nov 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 14 Nov 2019 Thursday 21 Nov 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 21 Nov 2019 Thursday 28 Nov 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 28 Nov 2019 Thursday 05 Dec 2019 9,153 per person 450 solo traveller 8,703 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 05 Dec 2019 Thursday 12 Dec 2019 8,625 per person 423 solo traveller 8,202 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 12 Dec 2019 Thursday 19 Dec 2019 8,038 per person 394 solo traveller 7,644 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 19 Dec 2019 Thursday 26 Dec 2019 8,038 per person 394 solo traveller 7,644 solo traveller Enquire
Thursday 26 Dec 2019 Thursday 02 Jan 2020 8,625 per person 423 solo traveller 8,202 solo traveller Enquire
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Cabin Upgrades

Optional cabin upgrades. Upgrades priced per person.

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Avalon Suite B $ 0
Avalon Suite A $ 530

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