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Luxury

Vietnam and Cambodia Highlights

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Trip Code: VEM13GT
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

Gourmet Traveller Tour

Be joined by Gourmet Traveller staff writer, Maggie Scardifield, a respected authority on food, travel and design

Exclusive Degustation Dinner

Enjoy a Luke Nguyen-inspired degustation dinner with matching wines at Xu Restaurant

Rice Paper Demonstration

Visit a rice paper manufacturer in Cai Be to learn how Vietnamese rice paper is made

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in up to nine destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in three locations
  • Everything as detailed including gratuities and onboard entertainment
  • Seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the RV AmaLotus
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your cruise*
  • Finest dining - a total of 31 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Asia Map VEM13 2017/18

Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City

Reverse Trip

Designed Exclusively for APT guests
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories

Upon arrival in Siem Reap, you’ll be met by an APT representative and transferred to your luxurious hotel. Settle in and enjoy the rest of the day at your leisure to explore.

Stay: Three Nights: Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel Angkor

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

Choose from an extensive range of activities that showcase the cultural heart of Siem Reap.


Meet your tour director and fellow travellers this morning at your welcome briefing and then head to Angkor Archaeological Park to visit the last and most enduring capital of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom, and the 12th-century temple of Bayon. This evening, enjoy dinner and a traditional Apsara dance performance.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Rise early and travel back to Angkor Archaeological Park for a glass of champagne as you enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat.

freedom of choice ™ - Dining

Tonight you can select from a number of local restaurants for dinner.


Explore the vine-engulfed temple of Ta Prohm, a World Heritage-listed site, and pay a visit to ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Transfer to Prek K’dam to embark your river ship. Tonight, celebrate the beginning of your cruise with a Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner.

Stay: Seven Nights: Cruise the Mekong River aboard APT’s RV AmaLotus

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Hop aboard a small boat to explore the lush wetlands near Kampong Chhnang, watching for water birds and traditional fishing traps near the riverbank. Back on your ship, continue sailing to the village of Koh Chen for a walk to visit the fine silverware and copperware workshops.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

From Prek K’dam, take a coach to Oudong where you’ll call on a monastery for a Buddhist blessing experience with monks. In Kampong Tralach later, ride an ox cart through the countryside, passing rice fields and smiling locals on the way back to your ship. Later, arrive in Phnom Penh.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, or take a moving excursion to the infamous Killing Fields. Your other options are a visit to the National Museum or a city tour in a tuk tuk.


After breakfast, disembark in Phnom Penh.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Relax while border crossing formalities are carried out before arriving in Tan Chau.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau. Glide past a floating fishing farm, then take a rickshaw tour. Later, observe rural Mekong life on an evergreen island.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In the city of Sa Dec, enjoy a small boat ride past floating markets, then disembark to visit a Cao Dai temple. You’ll also enjoy a guided tour of Huynh Thuy Le’s old house and visit a rice paper manufacturer.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), attend either a memorial service at Long Tan Cross or visit the Cu Chi Tunnels.


Disembark at My Tho Port and select from two Signature Experiences.

Stay: Two Nights: Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt Saigon

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Tonight, enjoy a Luke Nguyen-inspired degustation dinner with matching wines at Xu Restaurant.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Discover the city on your choice of activities: tour the city on foot, enjoy a motorbike tour, visit the Ky Long Art Villa, join a shopping tour, or take part in a cooking class at GRAIN by Luke Nguyen cooking studio.


Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Transfer to the airport this morning.

Daily :
  • Breakfast

Travel & Accommodation

Two people squatting on the river bank wearing traditional hats looking at the river ship
Welcome aboard the RV AmaLotus

Experience Vietnam and Cambodia in all-inclusive luxury on a seven-night Mekong River cruise

Virtual Tour
Culinary Wonder

Fine dining on your cruise to feature meals at local restaurants and more, you’ll relish flavours you never knew existed

All-Inclusive River Cruise

From lavish suites to chef-prepared meals and shore excursions with local guides, enjoy a truly all-inclusive cruise

The trips combine unique itineraries with the expert knowledge of Gourmet Traveller hosts to create truly memorable travel experiences.