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14 Nights on board RV La Marguerite

Travel to some of the most remote and scenic parts of Vietnam and Cambodia on this

comprehensive and fascinating journey. From the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, the largest

religious monument in the world, and the energetic streets of Ho Chi Minh City, to the

time-honoured traditions of far-flung places only accessible by water; you'll explore this

world of wonders on pure style, at a price that represents outstanding value.

Included in the price:

• Return London flights

• 7 nights relaxing aboard the

RV La Marguerite

• Pre & post cruise hotel stays

• All transfers

• Unique cultural experiences in 10 towns,

villages and cities accompanied by expert

local guides

• 27 meals - Enjoy 11 Breakfasts (B),

7 Lunches (L) and 9 Dinners (D)

• Complimentary local beer, local spirits

and soft drink served at your discretion

and complimentary wine served

with lunch and dinner on board RV

La Marguerite

• Port charges and gratuities

Trip Highlights:

• Stay 2 nights at the Grand Hotel Saigon

• Services of a Travelmarvel Tour Director

• Explore the incredible Cu Chi Tunnels

• See the infamous Killing Fields

• Receive a Buddhist blessing in Oudong

• Marvel at Angkor Archaeological Park

• View the sunset over Angkor Wat

• Relax at Siem Reap's stylish and unique

Shinta Mani Resort for 2 nights

• Meet local disadvantaged children

supported by Siem Reap's Opportunities

of Development through Art (ODA).


Day 1, Depart London: Fly overnight from London to

Ho Chi Minh

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

City (Saigon), V ietnam'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 - the perfect start to your Vietnam &

Cambodia journey. (D)

Day 3, Cu Chi Tunnels, Ho Chi Minh City: This morning

take a step back in time and revisit the military history of

the area. 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 spots during combat. They also

served as communication and supply routes, hospitals,

weapon caches and living quarters for numerous

guerrilla fighters. (B)

Day 4, Ho Chi Minh City, Embark Cruise: Depart Saigon

and journey to My Tho Port to board your river ship for a

relaxing journey aboard the luxurious RV La Marguerite.

Tonight, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board. (BLD)

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. (BLD)

Day 6, Tan Chau, Border Crossing: 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. (BLD)

Day 7, Phnom Penh: This morning embark on a moving

excursion to the infamous Killing Fields, before visiting the

Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, located on the site of the

Khmer Rouge's notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21). Here,

you'll learn of the atrocities inflicted upon Cambodians

during Pol Pot's regime in the mid-to-late 1970s. Later this

afternoon, take in Phnom Penh's river promenade as your

ship nears the capital. After lunch on board, disembark

and enjoy a guided tour of the spectacular Royal Palace.

Afterwards, head to the Silver Pagoda. (BLD)

Day 8, Phnom Penh, Koh Chen Village: Enjoy time at

leisure this morning in Phnom Penh. Relax aboard your

luxury ship or discover the city's other attractions, including

the famed Russian market. Later today, cruise to the

remote Koh Chen, a small village specialising in silver and

copperware. (BLD)

Day 9, Oudong, Kampong Tralach: After breakfast,

disembark in Prek K'dam and travel by coach on a morning

tour of Oudong, the former royal capital of Cambodia.

Like a Local -visit the monastery for a Buddha blessing

experience. Afterwards, continue to Kampong Tralach for a

visit to Wat Kampong Tralach Pleu. Like a Local - enjoy an

ox-cart ride. (BLD)

Day 10, Kampong Chhnang: Enjoy a boat excursion into

the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang, and then tonight,

enjoy a superb dinner. (BLD)

Day 11, Siem Reap, Angkor: Disembark your ship this

morning. Later, visit ancient Angkor Thom and Bayon.

Special Stay - Shinta Mani Resort. (B)

Day 12, Angkor, Siem Reap: Like a Local - in Siem

Reap, you will meet local underprivileged children who

are supported by the organization Opportunities of

Development through Art (ODA). Enjoy a magnificent

sunset over Angkor Wat before a Farewell Dinner. (BD)

Day 13, Depart Siem Reap: Transfer to the airport for

your flight home. (B)

Day 14. Arrive London




Date Prices From

1 Apr 2017 £2569

*Tours subject to change and availability.


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