Luxury Mekong & Temple Discovery Cruise

From Ho Chi Minh City to Sieam Reap, meander along the Mekong, receive a monk's blessing and discover the bright communities along the Tonle River.

11 Days
Ho Chi Minh City to Siem Reap
From (CAD)
$ 5,435
$ 4,935
Dates & Pricing

2020/2021 Ho Chi Minh City > Siem Reap

Mekong magnificence

From the flavour and culture of Vietnam to the colour and history of Cambodia, your senses will be charmed along the length of the Mekong and heightened by the treasures of Siem Reap.
Meander along the Mekong and float by the lively floating markets of Cai Be, learn about Vietnam’s French-infused past, soak up the melting pot of cultures that is Phnom Penh and discover the bright communities embracing rural river life along the Tonle River. Siem Reap is home to the magnificent temples, ancient hydraulic systems and communication routes of Angkor, and still today the scores of temples and relics whisper secrets of the once-imposing Khmer Kingdom. Discover it all on this enchanting journey.

11 Day Itinerary

  1. Day 1 - Ho Chi Minh City > Mekong Cruise

    Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City. You will be welcomed and taken to your meeting point, the Intercontinental Saigon. Please arrive at the hotel by midday. After lunch, travel by coach to My Tho to board the luxurious Scenic Spirit. Toast the start of your cruise with a cocktail reception.

    Meals Included: Lunch, Dinner

  2. Day 2 - Cai Be > Sa Dec

    Board a sampan to visit Cai Be before stopping at local cottage industries and a French colonial or traditional Vietnamese house. Alternatively savour morning tea at a French colonial house or choose to stay on board for your special Scenic Freechoice activity.

    Later, immerse yourself in the historic town of Sa Dec and explore and interact with the sellers in the lively market, then visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  3. Day 3 - Tan Chau

    Visit the farmers on Evergreen Island and enjoy a ride in a Xe Loi. Alternatively, walk through Chau Doc market and visit a family-operated fish farm or visit Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

    Tonight enjoy a themed evening dinner to say farewell to Vietnam.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  4. Day 4 - Tan Chau > Phnom Penh

    Arrive early this morning into the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh.

    Journey to the Killing Fields and tour Tuol Sleng, the former school which was converted to the Khmer Rouge’s main prison, or take a guided tour of the local food market before joining a hands-on Khmer cooking demonstration. Alternatively, explore by tuk tuk Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings and the Central Market.

    Later this evening revel in our Phnom Penh by City Lights tour, giving you an insight to the nightlife of the capital before stopping at a distillery for an exclusive tour and tasting behind closed doors.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  5. Day 5 - Phnom Penh > Kho Chen

    This morning marvel at the Royal Palace, with the famous Silver Pagoda within, on your included visit to this must-see attraction. Later sail up the Tonle River to the silversmith village of Kho Chen.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  6. Day 6 - Oudong > Kampong Tralach:

    Cruise to Kampong Tralach and take an ox cart ride through a local village.

    Learn how to pray in a Buddhist pagoda and partake in a ceremony to receive a blessing from a monk.

    Board your coach to the ancient capital of Oudong to visit the impressive pagoda and monastery. Drive a short distance to Prek K’dam to re-board Scenic Spirit and continue your cruise to Kampong Cham.

    Enjoy a cocktail reception on the Sun Deck against the backdrop of Phnom Penh.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  7. Day 7 - Wat Hanchey > Kampong Cham

    Walk to the top of Wat Hanchey, an ancient hilltop pagoda and monastery to meet the resident novice monks. Sail to Kampong Cham.

    Learn about the history behind Phnom Pros (Man Hill) and Wat Nokor. Alternatively explore the ecotourism village of Cheung Kok or visit a rubber plantation factory and betel nut village.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  8. Day 8 - Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap

    Discover the countryside on your drive to your hotel in Siem Reap, your stylish three night Special Stay located in the heart of the town.

    Take your Premium reserved seat at the colourful Cambodian Circus, Phare.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  9. Day 9 - Siem Reap

    Discover Banteay Srei and visit the Landmine Museum or admire the skills on display at Artisans D’Angkor. Alternatively, cruise on Tonle Sap (seasonal), take a tuk tuk ride to all the markets or take a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat.

    Later visit Angkor Wat.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

  10. Day 10 - Siem Reap

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

    Visit Ta Prohm Temple, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple

    Be wowed by a magical themed gala dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candle lit temple ruins.

    Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

  11. Day 11 - Siem Reap

    Depart Cambodia treasuring many wonderful memories.

    Please note: Pre-release itinerary subject to change.

    Meals Included: Breakfast

Tour inclusions

All-inclusive highlights
  • 5-star Scenic ship with luxurious one-bedroom balcony suites
  • 5 exclusive Scenic Enrich experiences
  • Your choice of 17 Scenic Freechoice activities
  • 1 Scenic Sundowners event
  • 1 memorable Scenic Special Stay
  • Up to four on board dining options, from casual to fine dining
  • 27 meals – 10 breakfasts (B), 9 lunches (L) and 8 dinners (D)
  • Complimentary beverages all day throughout your cruise
  • Butler service for all guests throughout your cruise
  • Scenic Cruise Director and Tour Director with expert local guides
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout your cruise
  • All tipping and gratuities

Pricing & Availability