Treasures of the Mekong

Resort:Treasures of the Mekong
Operator: Scenic
Destination: Asia
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Breathe in the essence of Southeast Asia during this enchanting 15 day journey down the Mekong, taking in the best of Vietnam and Cambodia.


Day 1: UK > Siem Reap

Fly from a choice of UK airports on selected airlines, including Emirates via Dubai, from London Heathrow, Birmingham, Glasgow, Manchester or Newcastle. And Signapore Airlines via Singapore from London Heathrow or Manchester.

Meals included:

Day 2: Siem Reap

Arrive at your hotel in Siem Reap, your stylish home for a three night Special Stay. Tonight meet your Scenic Tour Director and fellow travelling companions at your welcome briefing and dinner.

Meals included: Dinner

Day 3: Siem Reap

Begin the day with a visit to the colossal Angkor Wat, before exploring at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. See the Elephant Terrace before enjoying your refreshing Khmer lunch. Later visit the atmospheric Ta Prohm Temple as seen in the film Tomb Raider.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch

Day 4: Siem Reap

Marvel at sunrise over the magnificent Angkor Wat before moving to a special location for a champagne breakfast with food prepared by a local NGO supported bakery school.

Meals included: Breakfast,Dinner

Day 5: Siem Reap > Mekong Cruise

Drive to Kampong Cham where Scenic Spirit awaits, with stops at the Khmer bridge at Kampong Kdei, Kampong Thom and a stone cutters village.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 6: Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

Awake as you approach Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Walk to the top and soak in some of the best elevated views of the cruise before sailing downstream to Kampong Cham.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 7: Kampong Tralach > Oudong > Kho Chen

Cruise up the Tonle Sap River to Kampong Tralach, experience an ox cart ride from the ship through a local village and fields to Wat Kampong Tralach. Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery to observe the lifestyle of the resident monks and nuns.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 8: Phnom Penh

Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, or tour the local food market before joining a hands on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, by Tuk Tuk explore Phnom Penhs colonial buildings, the Central Market as well as its modern architecture.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 9: Phnom Penh > Tan Chau

Visit the National Museum and Royal Palace before setting sail for the Cambodian and Vietnamese border. Relax during your afternoon of cruising as you cross the border into Vietnam. Celebrate arriving in Vietnam with your themed evening dinner.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 10: Tan Chau

Visit Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi to the local Cao Dai Temple. Alternatively explore Chau Doc city or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 11: Sa Dec > Cai Be

Immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore the lively market. Stop for a green tea at the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras novel LAmant.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 12: Mekong Cruise > Ho Chi Minh City

Drive to Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy an orientation tour around the attractions near your Special Stay hotel for the next two nights. Spend the remainder of the afternoon at leisure.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 13: Ho Chi Minh City

Travel along the Saigon River to the Cu Chi Tunnels and learn about the underground labyrinth of war-time passageways. After lunch discover all about Vietnams more modern history through a visit to the Reunification Palace and War Museum.

Meals included: Breakfast,Lunch,Dinner

Day 14: Ho Chi Minh City

Depart with many cherished memories.

Meals included: Breakfast

Day 15: Ho Chi Minh City > UK

Transfer to the airport for your flight home with a selection of airlines, including Emirates or Singapore Airlines.

Meals included:

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