Our 7-night itinerary along the legendary Mekong River, as listed below, starts with a land transfer between Ho Chi Minh City and My Tho, Vietnam sailing upstream to Kampong Cham, Cambodia, and ending with a land transfer into Ho Chi Minh City.

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  • Day1

    HO CHI MINH CITY - MY THO : Embarkation

    This afternoon guests will enjoy a scenic drive from Ho Chi Minh City to the port of My Tho. From here we will begin our journey upstream aboard the luxurious Mekong Navigator. Following a welcome reception and warm greeting form our crew on-board we’ll enjoy a delicious Vietnamese “Mekong Delta” Theme Dinner while sailing to Cai Be,
    (Welcome Reception/Theme Dinner)

  • Day2

    CAI BE - SA DEC

    Following breakfast this morning, we board sampans to navigate the narrow canals of the Mekong. Guest observe daily routines of the villagers en route to the historic town of Sa Dec. We stop en route at a loacal brick factory where guests can view the complete process of brick-making by local men and women utilizing clay from the Mekong River.

    We continue to the town of Sadec, where a short visit will be made to the home of Mr.Hyun Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’novel, L’Amant (The Lover) as well as fascinating walk through the town’s market experiencing the sights and smells of the colorful fresh produce, meat, live fish and seafood being sold. After returning to the ship for launch the guests enjoy an afternoon cruise to Cai Be. We pass the city’s beautiful French gothic cathedral the tour the historic An Kiet House with its beautiful surrounding gardens. Following we board our sampans to visit a traditional rice factory where workers produce rice paper, rice wine, popped rice, and many varieties of traditional candies. We then set sail towards My Tho enjoying Reception and elegant Vietnamese theme dinner as we bid farewell to the magnificent Mekong. (B/L/Farewell Reception/Theme Dinner)
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  • Day3

    CHAU DOC : Border Crossing

    Following clearing formalities and crossing the border, guests witness a fascinating change in the architecture along the riverfront as they are now in Vietnam. After lunch, guests board beautiful sampans for a panoramic cruise of Chau Doc harbor with its traditional Vietnamese floating market.After visiting the main town of Chau Doc

    and the colorful Tay An Pagoda, guests continue their panoramic tour aboard sampans to visit a local family’s fish farm. Here we will learn about various types of fish being caught and farm-raised in this region and the importance of this industry to Vietnam’s economy. (B/L/D)
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  • Day4

    PHNOM PENH : Overnight

    After breakfast on board this morning, guests meet their cyclos driver for an exciting morning city tour of Phnom Penh. You are gently for an exciting morning city tour of Phnom Penh. You are gently transporter by your driver along the riverfront to the Royal Palace complex. Here guest enjoy a leisurely walk through the grounds viewing

    Throne Hall and Moonlight Pavilion, before visiting the famous Silver Pagoda, home of Cambodia’s Emerald Buddha and Maitreya Buddha encrusted with more than 9,000 diamond. Guests return to their cyclos for the short ride to the National Museum ending the morning with a comprehensive tour of the many Angkorian-period artifacts excavated at the Angkor Temple complex at Siem Reap. Guest will enjoy a free afternoon in Phnom Penh with a variety of option excursions which to pick from, or simply enjoy their time independently shopping or at the many wonderful restaurants and pubs nearby Before dinner, children entertain guests on our Sun Deck with a culture performance including Apsara, Cambodia’s National dance as well as local traditional folk dances. (B/C/D/Culture Performance)
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  • Day5

    PHNOM PENH

    This morning, guests learn more about the darkest days of Cambodian history. After a scenic 45-minutes drive from the ship is the Choeung Ek killing fields, where guests will walk through the fields, visit the small museum and Memorial Stupa, and learn more about the atrocities committed during the Khmer Rouge regime.

    Before returning to the ship, guests will also tour Tuol Sleng (also known as S-21), the former school that was converted to the main prison and torture headquarters of Khmer Rouge. Guests enjoy one last free afternoon in Phnom Penh, before we set sail this evening to the border of Cambodia & Vietnam
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  • Day6

    WAT HANCHEY - KAMPONG CHAM

    This morning, guests visit a local, secondary school, which serves eight surrounding districts. Following a tour of the school and an interesting Q&A opportunity with the principal and students, guests walk up the hill to the Wat Hanchey, to receive a traditional Buddhist Water Blessing from the monastery’s resident monks.

    After enjoying a walk around the monastery and the amazing views of the Mekong River valley, guests return to the ship for lunch.Following luch, guests enjoy a drive through the city of Kampong Cham to visit the hills of Phnom Pros (man hill) and Phnom Srei (woman hill), the incredible Stupa, the 10-meter long reclining Buddha, and the 13-meter tall preaching Buddha. Today’s final visit is to the 12th century, Angkorianperiod complex of Wat Nokor Bachey, which features several original statues of Buddha and stone inscriptions. We then return to the ship and begin sailing downstream. (B/L/D)
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  • Day7

    KAMPONG CHAM - SIEM REAP : Disembarkation

    Following breakfast we say good-bye to the Mekong Navigator and her crew, and transfer from Kampong Cham to Siem Reap, Cambodia

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Our 7-night itinerary along the legendary Mekong River, as listed below

Start
  • Day1

    KAMPONG CHAM - SIEM REAP : Disembarkation

    Following breakfast we say good-bye to the Mekong Navigator and her crew, and transfer from Kampong Cham to Siem Reap, Cambodia

  • Day2

    WAT HANCHEY - KAMPONG CHAM

    This morning, guests visit a local, secondary school, which serves eight surrounding districts. Following a tour of the school and an interesting Q&A opportunity with the principal and students, guests walk up the hill to the Wat Hanchey, to receive a traditional Buddhist Water Blessing from the monastery’s resident monks.

    After enjoying a walk around the monastery and the amazing views of the Mekong River valley, guests return to the ship for lunch.Following luch, guests enjoy a drive through the city of Kampong Cham to visit the hills of Phnom Pros (man hill) and Phnom Srei (woman hill), the incredible Stupa, the 10-meter long reclining Buddha, and the 13-meter tall preaching Buddha. Today’s final visit is to the 12th century, Angkorianperiod complex of Wat Nokor Bachey, which features several original statues of Buddha and stone inscriptions. We then return to the ship and begin sailing downstream. (B/L/D)
    Read more
  • Day3

    PHNOM PENH

    This morning, guests learn more about the darkest days of Cambodian history. After a scenic 45-minutes drive from the ship is the Choeung Ek killing fields, where guests will walk through the fields, visit the small museum and Memorial Stupa, and learn more about the atrocities committed during the Khmer Rouge regime.

    Before returning to the ship, guests will also tour Tuol Sleng (also known as S-21), the former school that was converted to the main prison and torture headquarters of Khmer Rouge. Guests enjoy one last free afternoon in Phnom Penh, before we set sail this evening to the border of Cambodia & Vietnam
    Read more
  • Day4

    PHNOM PENH : Overnight

    After breakfast on board this morning, guests meet their cyclos driver for an exciting morning city tour of Phnom Penh. You are gently for an exciting morning city tour of Phnom Penh. You are gently transporter by your driver along the riverfront to the Royal Palace complex. Here guest enjoy a leisurely walk through the grounds viewing

    Throne Hall and Moonlight Pavilion, before visiting the famous Silver Pagoda, home of Cambodia’s Emerald Buddha and Maitreya Buddha encrusted with more than 9,000 diamond. Guests return to their cyclos for the short ride to the National Museum ending the morning with a comprehensive tour of the many Angkorian-period artifacts excavated at the Angkor Temple complex at Siem Reap. Guest will enjoy a free afternoon in Phnom Penh with a variety of option excursions which to pick from, or simply enjoy their time independently shopping or at the many wonderful restaurants and pubs nearby Before dinner, children entertain guests on our Sun Deck with a culture performance including Apsara, Cambodia’s National dance as well as local traditional folk dances. (B/C/D/Culture Performance)
    Read more
  • Day5

    CHAU DOC : Border Crossing

    Following clearing formalities and crossing the border, guests witness a fascinating change in the architecture along the riverfront as they are now in Vietnam. After lunch, guests board beautiful sampans for a panoramic cruise of Chau Doc harbor with its traditional Vietnamese floating market.After visiting the main town of Chau Doc

    and the colorful Tay An Pagoda, guests continue their panoramic tour aboard sampans to visit a local family’s fish farm. Here we will learn about various types of fish being caught and farm-raised in this region and the importance of this industry to Vietnam’s economy. (B/L/D)
    Read more
  • Day6

    CAI BE - SA DEC

    Following breakfast this morning, we board sampans to navigate the narrow canals of the Mekong. Guest observe daily routines of the villagers en route to the historic town of Sa Dec. We stop en route at a loacal brick factory where guests can view the complete process of brick-making by local men and women utilizing clay from the Mekong River.

    We continue to the town of Sadec, where a short visit will be made to the home of Mr.Hyun Thuy Le, who inspired Marguerite Duras’novel, L’Amant (The Lover) as well as fascinating walk through the town’s market experiencing the sights and smells of the colorful fresh produce, meat, live fish and seafood being sold. After returning to the ship for launch the guests enjoy an afternoon cruise to Cai Be. We pass the city’s beautiful French gothic cathedral the tour the historic An Kiet House with its beautiful surrounding gardens. Following we board our sampans to visit a traditional rice factory where workers produce rice paper, rice wine, popped rice, and many varieties of traditional candies. We then set sail towards My Tho enjoying Reception and elegant Vietnamese theme dinner as we bid farewell to the magnificent Mekong. (B/L/Farewell Reception/Theme Dinner)
    Read more
  • Day7

    HO CHI MINH CITY - MY THO : Embarkation

    This afternoon guests will enjoy a scenic drive from Ho Chi Minh City to the port of My Tho. From here we will begin our journey upstream aboard the luxurious Mekong Navigator. Following a welcome reception and warm greeting form our crew on-board we’ll enjoy a delicious Vietnamese “Mekong Delta” Theme Dinner while sailing to Cai Be,
    (Welcome Reception/Theme Dinner)

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