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Day 1: Depart London. Make your way to London

Heathrow for your flight to Vietnam.

Day 2: Arrive Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh

City (Saigon), Vietnam's largest city, located on the

banks of the Saigon River. On arrival at the airport here

today, you'll be met by a Travelmarvel representative

and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, get to know your

fellow travellers and Travelmarvel Tour Director during a

Welcome Dinner at a local restaurant - the perfect start

to your Vietnam & Cambodia journey.

Two Nights Stay: Grand Hotel Saigon. D

Day 3: Cu Chi tunnels, saigon. Today you'll visit the

Cu Chi Tunnels, built by Vietnamese resistance fighters

during the Vietnam War. Part of a larger network, the

tunnels were used by Viet Cong guerrillas as hiding


14 Day Travelmarvel River Cruise & Tour - Saigon to Siem Reap

Centered around a captivating Mekong River Cruise, Travelmarvel's fully-escorted Asian

adventure provides a personalised discovery of a truly fascinating region. From the ancient

temples of Angkor and the energetic streets of Saigon, to the time-honoured traditions of farflung places only accessible by water,

you'll explore this world of wonders in pure style, at a

price that represents outstanding value.

spots during combat. With this afternoon then yours to

spend at leisure, perhaps explore the city's alleyways its

colourful markets and ancient pagodas. B

Day 4: Ho Chi Minh City, Embark Cruise. Your journey

begins today in Saigon. Upon arrival, be met at the

airport, then drive to My Tho Port and board your river

ship for a relaxing journey aboard the luxurious RV La

Marguerite. Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board.


Seven Nights Cruise: RV La Marguerite. B L D

Day 5: Cai Be, sa Dec. A local boat will take you to the

river-land town of Cai Be today. Visit floating markets,

then cruise to Sa Dec, where French writer Marguerite

Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy

Le. Tour Huynh Thuy Le's old house. Later, visit a local

brick factory and a Cao Dai Temple. B L D

Day 6: tan Chau, Border Crossing. After breakfast,

transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny

tributaries that snake around Tan Chau and step

ashore for a rickshaw tour. Spend the rest of today

on board your luxurious river ship. Perhaps take in a

fruit-carving demonstration while you cross the border

into Cambodia. Continue cruising overnight to Phnom

Penh. B L D

Included in the price:

• Return scheduled flights from London

• Airport transfers, port charges and tipping

• services of a travelmarvel tour Director

• Unique cultural experiences in 10towns,

villages and cities, all accompanied by

expert local guides

• A seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard

the luxurious RV La Marguerite

• total of four nights accommodation in

saigon and siem Reap

• 27 meals - 11 breakfasts (B),

7 lunches (L) and 9 dinners (D)

• Complimentary daily bottled water

• soft drinks, local beer are included

throughout cruise

international wines are served with lunch and

dinner during your Mekong cruise

Trip Highlights

• Marvel at Angkor Archaeological Park

• View a majestic sunrise over Angkor Wat

• Enjoy an ox-cart ride in Kampong tralach

• see the infamous Killing Fields

• Explore the incredible Cu Chi tunnels

• Relax at siem Reap's stylish and unique

shinta Mani Resort. travelmarvel is proud

to support the shinta Mani Foundation,

providing free hospitality training to less

fortunate members of the siem Reap


• Visit the 'Opportunities of Development

thru Art' (ODA) centre near siem Reap

• Be close to the action and stay at the

centrally located Grand Hotel saigon.


RV La Marguerite









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