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Mekong River Cruise 12 day tour

Mekong River Cruise 12 day tour

Day 1: Arrive Siem Reap

Met on arrival and privately transferred to the Shinta Mani Shack for a 2 night stay in a Poolview room with breakfast daily.

Day 2 Angkor Wat

This is a one day private classic tour of Angkor Wat and other important temples and ruins surrounding Siem Reap. The day begins at the South Gate of Angkor Thom, where you will begin your exploration of the centrepiece of this ancient city, the Bayon. The Bayon holds 54 towers decorated with more than 200 enigmatically smiling stone faces. The morning tour also visits the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Terrace of Elephants and Terrace of Leper Kings, as well as Ta Prohm Temple, famously featured in the movie, Tomb Raider. Afterwards, enjoy a relaxed lunch in Siem Reap before heading to the famous Angkor Wat – the best preserved of all the Angkor temples. There is ample time for a thorough exploration of this huge architectural wonder before climbing to the top of ancient Pre-Rup temple to watch the sunset over the jungle.

Days 3-9 Aboard the Jayavarman or ‘The Lost Civilization’ Cruise.

Note: the water level varies a great deal according to the time of year and the amount of rainfall recorded. Thus, the itinerary varies dependent on the season. Generally, the High Water Programme is approximately September to December. The Low Water Programme is approximately January to August. Please ask for the full itinerary.
Enjoy this 7-night cruise through the Mekong where legend has it that the God King of ancient Cambodia, King Jayavarman VII linked hands with the waters of the Mekong to build the magnificent Angkor civilization. Located on the main deck, the 14 Superior Staterooms (4 twin, 10 double) come with in-room bathrooms. Superior cabin features large floor to ceiling panoramic glass doors which open to the balcony. Measuring a total space of 21sqm (incl. balcony), the superiors are appointed with wooden, white furniture supported by decent Asian ornaments and fine-art paintings on the walls and ceilings. Amenities: Air conditioner, balcony with 2 chairs and table, mini bar, sun hat, binocular, hand fan, sandals, in-room safe, hair dryer, bath robe, in-house phone, desk, chairs, luggage rack.

Day 10 My Tho – Saigon

Disembark at My Tho, then a private transfer to Saigon, visiting the Cu Chi Tunnels on the way. Check in and stay 2 nights at Liberty Central Riverside in a Deluxe room with breakfast daily.

Day 11: Saigon

Full day at leisure in Saigon. We can arrange a half or full day private tour of the city. Prices from £28 per person.

Day 12: Depart Saigon

Depart for the airport for your onward journey.

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