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The Lost Civilisation

Mekong River Cruise

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Discover the essence of south east Asia with a cruise along the mighty Mekong River. Begin in the Cambodian town of Siem Reap with its world heritage temples, before cruising past remote communities, lush farmland and floating villages to the bustling Vietnamese city of Saigon.   

Cruise Highlights

  • Stay onboard the luxury Jayavarman 
  • Beautiful river scenery
  • Ensuite cabin with private balcony
  • Fascinating local markets and villages
  • Sightseeing in Phnom Penh
  • Buddhist blessing 
  • On board activities

Day 1 - Siem Reap
Transfer by coach to your luxury river boat for the beginning of your seven night cruise. The Jayavarman has just 27 cabins and combines French-colonial elegance with Asian charm. Guests can enjoy a range of facilities including a plunge pool on the sundeck and a panoramic lounge. This evening, enjoy a welcome dinner in the ship's IndoChina Restaurant.

Day 2 - Wat Hanchey 
Travel by road to Wat Hanchey which built in the 8th century, predates the Angkor temples. There is the opportunity to climb the steps for magnificent views, before returning to the ship for a monks blessing ceremony. Enjoy views of traditional river life as you cruise down the Mekong River.   

Day 3 - Kampong Chhnang and Tralach
Embark at the bustling rural port of Kampong Chhnang for a small boat adventure of the wetlands including a visit a floating village. Back on the Jayavarman, cruise along the meandering Tonle River with a stop at Kampong Tralach to experience local transportation in an ox-cart. Continue to Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital where the ship moors for the night.

Day 4 - Phnom Penh
A day exploring Phnom Penh with a visit to the opulent Royal Palace and the impressive Silver Pagoda. After lunch, join an excursion to the infamous Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum where millions suffered at the hands of the Khmer Rouge. After dinner there is free time to explore the city by night.

Day 5 - Mekong River
Enjoy a relaxing day on board as you head towards the Vietnamese border. Perhaps take in a fruit-carving demonstration by the ship's chefs, or simply enjoy the ever changing river scenery. Arrive in the Vietnamese town of Tan Chau, where the ship moors overnight.

Day 6 - Tan Chau
Venture Ashore for a wonderful cyclo tour of Tan Chau to visit the colourful market and ancient temple. In a small boat explore the tributaries and floating villages before returning to the ship for lunch. Later visit My An Hung Village and walk through a family's farm to their house for tea. Back on board there is time to relax and socialise with your fellow passengers as you sail for Sa Dec.   

Day 7 - Cai Be
This morning take a boat ride to Binh Thanh Island where you can interact with the local villagers who produce a variety of rattan goods. After lunch, visit the town of Cai Be, known for its floating market where you will see boats laden with fresh fruit and vegetables. Tonight enjoy a farewell dinner as you head towards your final destination.  

Day 8 - Mekong Delta 
Today disembark the RV La Marguerite at the Mekong river-port city of My Tho and travel by coach to Saigon. Speak to your consultant about adding a few nights in this thriving city to discover its many attractions.

Normal price from £1645 

8 day cruise from £1398

with flights from £2048

SPECIAL OFFERS

15% discount - SAVE up to £247 per person 
Travel between May - Sep 2017
Book by 31 May 2017

50% discount on second cabin - SAVE up to £1645
Travelling with family or friends? Book two cabins and receive 50% discount on the second cabin
Travel between Jun - Aug 2017
Book by 31 May 2017 

Conditions apply, please call for details

Departs every Saturday except May - Jun. Price includes sightseeing as stated, all meals, selected drinks (from June 2017 onwards) and port charges, but excludes gratuities. Itinerary may vary due to water levels.

We can also book The Jahan, sister ship to the Jayavarman. Please enquire for dates and prices.
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River Cruise

Explore the famous rivers of south east Asia. Enjoy private cabins, superb dining, incredible scenery and plenty of on and off shore experiences

Your river cruise includes:

  • 7 night luxury cruise
  • Sightseeing & entrance fees
  • Maximum 27 cabins
  • Meals and selected drinks
  • All cabins have a private balcony
  • Includes port charges
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  • Expert staff who have travelled in Asia
  • Friendly advice and professional service
  • Make the most of your time and budget
  • Local agents on hand at all times

Designed for you

  • Your entire holiday is designed around your requirements
  • Pick and choose the places you want to visit
  • Wide range of twin and multi- centre holiday options
  • One consultant to make all your arrangements

Best Value

  • Tailor made service at package tour price
  • Breakfast included in most locations
  • Free nights and upgrades at many top resorts
  • Book now with a low deposit and pay later in full

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  • Part of Freedom Destinations, a leading UK travel company
  • Established for over 15 years
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