$4,645

per person, twin share

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10 Nights | Luxury Mekong & Temple Discovery

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Highlights

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.

What's Included

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

 

Departure Date
27 July 2021

Offer Ends:

30/09/2019

unless sold out prior. Availability is limited.

Room/Cabin Information:

Category CA deluxe suite

Itinerary:
Cruise:

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

Day 2 - Cai Be > Sa Dec
Freechoice
 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 interact with the sellers in the lively market, then visit the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le who inspired Marguerite Duras’ novel L’Amant.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 3 - Tan Chau
Freechoice
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

Day 4 - Tan Chau > Phnom Penh
Arrive early this morning into the capital city of Cambodia, Phnom Penh.

Freechoice
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 Phnom Penh’s colonial buildings by tuk tuk and visit the Central Market.

Enrich
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

Day 5 - Phnom Penh > Kho Chen
This morning marvel at the Royal Palace, featuring the famous Silver Pagoda, 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

Day 6 - Oudong > Kampong Tralach
Cruise to Kampong Tralach and take an ox cart ride through a local village.

Enrich
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.

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

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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.

Freechoice
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

Day 8 - Mekong Cruise > Siem Reap
Discover the rural side of Cambodia on your drive to the Park Hyatt Siem Reap, your stylish three night Special Stay located in the heart of Siem Reap.

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

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 9 - Siem Reap

Freechoice
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 the markets or take a tethered balloon ride above Angkor Wat (weather dependent).

Later in the afternoon visit the colossal Angkor Wat.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch

Day 10 - Siem Reap

Enrich
Marvel 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 the atmospheric, jungle covered Ta Prohm Temple, before stopping at Angkor Thom and the multi-faced Bayon Temple. The remainder of the afternoon is at leisure.

Enrich
Be wowed by a mystical themed Gala Dinner at an Angkor temple, with included free flow drinks and a show featuring Apsara dancers in front of candlelit temple ruins.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 11 - Siem Reap
Depart Cambodia treasuring many wonderful memories.

Meals Included: Breakfast

 

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Terms & Conditions

 *Conditions apply. Prices correct as at 14 August 2019 but may fluctuate if surcharges, fees, taxes or currency change. Offers subject to availability. Valid for new bookings only until 30 September 2019.  Agents may charge service fees, rates vary. Payments by credit card will incur a surcharge. Offer applicable for new bookings only. All savings are included in the advertised price.   Airfares not included. From price includes Scenic up to $750 per person Dollar Discount, up to $200 per person EarlyBird Discount and Helloworld Exclusive bonus offer up to $200 per person where booking is deposited by 30 September 2019. Early Booking Discount is available on all departures after June 2020. Price based on Luxury Mekong & Temple Discovery Cruise VIMR270721.1, in category CA Deluxe Suite.  #Free Cabin upgrade offer is only applicable for the following cabin upgrades BA>BB, BB>B, B>A, A>RD when paying for the lower cabin category.  First non-refundable $1,000 per person deposit due within 7 days of booking, a second non-refundable deposit of $2,000 per person is due by 28 September 2019 or 11 months prior to departure, whichever comes first.  Scenic reserve the right to ticket any flights upon receipt of the second deposit and any subsequent changes will incur change and/or cancellation fees.  Offers may be withdrawn without notice and are not combinable with any other offers unless stated. Please check all prices, availability and other information before booking. Airline Conditions of Carriage, Scenic and Helloworld Travel booking terms and conditions apply, see in store for details.

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