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Luxury

Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City

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Trip Code: VEM11
  • Trip Highlights
  • Map & Itinerary
  • Travel & Accommodation

Trip Highlights

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Witness the beauty of Cambodia’s World Heritage-listed Angkor Wat as the sun rises over the temple.

Experience a Buddhist Blessing

Participate in a special Buddhist Blessing with monks in the former royal capital of Oudong.

Rickshaw ride through Tan Chau

On a rickshaw tour of Tan Chau glide past shops, rice wine rooms and stop to visit to a local silk weaving workshop.

Your Vacation Includes

  • Experiences in 11 destinations
  • Freedom of Choice inclusions in two locations
  • Luxury dining - a total of 26 meals
  • Seven-night cruise aboard the RV AmaMekong
  • A wide range of onboard beverages
  • Expert cruise and tour directors
  • Transfers, porterage, port charges and gratuities

Map & Itinerary

Asia Map VEM11 2020 21
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™ - Sightseeing

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

We’ll meet you on arrival and transfer you to your luxurious hotel in the heart of the city centre. Enjoy the day at your leisure.

Stay: Three Nights, Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel Angkor

In World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park, visit Angkor Thom and the 12th-century temple of Bayon. Later, see the temple of Ta Prohm, before visiting ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’ (ODA). Tonight, enjoy an Apsara dance show before dinner.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

At Angkor Archaeological Park, enjoy a special sunrise experience at Angkor Wat.

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Perhaps visit the temple of Wat Preah Prom Rath for a Buddhist blessing or enjoy a tuk tuk ride to the Senteurs d’Angkor workshop. If you’re feeling energetic, join a quad bike adventure or take a leisurely bicycle tour through the Cambodian countryside. Other options include a horse and cart ride, a traditional Khmer cooking class, a shopping adventure, or why not indulge in a relaxing spa treatment.


Rise early this morning and travel back to Angkor Archaeological Park for a Signature Experience. Afterwards, join a guided tour of the temple, before breakfast back at your hotel. This afternoon, set out on your included Freedom of Choice activity.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
Angkor Wat in Cambodia during sunset

Journey through remote Cambodian villages to Kampong Cham, where you’ll board the RV AmaMekong, your home for the next seven nights. Following lunch on board, take a tuk tuk to explore the island of Koh Pen with its wooden stilt houses and local farming culture. Tonight, an exclusive Luke Nguyen welcome dinner awaits, showcasing the diverse regional flavours of the celebrity chef’s heritage.

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  • Lunch
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Join a walking discovery of Angkor Ban, one of the few villages in Cambodia that was not destroyed under the Khmer Rouge regime in the 1970s. Later, your ship glides along the lush banks of the Mekong to Oknha Tey, renowned for its silk weaving traditions.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

In Oudong, be treated to a Buddhist Blessing Ceremony at a monastery.


Disembark in Phnom Penh and discover Oudong, a place of pilgrimage for Cambodians. While here, enjoy a Signature Experience. On the way back to your ship, take a leisurely stroll through the village of Koh Chen and perhaps visit some home workshops that make copperware. The afternoon is yours to explore Phnom Penh as you wish. Tonight before dinner, be treated to a special Khmer folk performance.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Sightseeing

Experience some of Cambodia’s sobering history with a moving excursion to the infamous Killing Fields. Afterwards, visit the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, located on the site of the Khmer Rouge’s notorious Security Prison 21 (S-21). Otherwise, discover Phnom Penh on a tuk tuk ride past the railway station and the city’s namesake, Wat Phnom. You will also stop to haggle for a bargain at the Central Market. History buffs can embark on a visit to the National Museum, while the active can hop on a leisurely bike ride through the quiet back roads. After lunch, perhaps explore the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, partake in some retail therapy on a shopping expedition, or take a little high tea indulgence accompanied by panoramic views over Phnom Penh.


Today presents a wealth of included sightseeing choices. After lunch back on board, more choices are presented. The evening is yours to relax back on board.

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  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Independence Monument, Phnom Penh

Enjoy the morning cruising. This afternoon, you might like to take in a fruit-carving demonstration by one of the ship’s chefs while border formalities are carried out as you cross into Vietnam. Upon entering, your ship will continue cruising towards Tan Chau.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
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Transfer to a small boat for a journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around the riverside town of Tan Chau. Cruise past a floating fish farm, then step ashore for a rickshaw tour of Tan Chau. On board your rickshaw, you’ll glide past shops, rice wine rooms and friendly locals who are always eager to say hello. Stop to pay a visit to a local silk and rattan weaving workshop. Later, step back in time during a visit to an evergreen island, where you’ll experience authentic rural Mekong life. The remainder of today is left free for you to relax on board your river ship. Perhaps take a moment to watch local life gently glide by.

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  • Lunch
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In Cai Be today, visit the French Gothic cathedral and port area. Then, at a rice paper manufacturer learn how this Vietnamese staple is made. Continue to Sa Dec where French writer Marguerite Duras met her Vietnamese-Chinese lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Tour his former home and learn the story behind Marguerite Duras’ best-selling novel, The Lover. After, visit a traditional Cao Dai temple.

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Disembark your ship at My Tho and transfer to Ho Chi Minh City for your onward flight.

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Travel & Accommodation

Swimming Pool on AmaMekong - Artist Impression

Your Floating Luxury Retreat

Absorb the lush landscapes of Vietnam & Cambodia from the deck of your luxury river ship as you glide by on the Mekong River.

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Indochine by Luke Nguyen

Delight in an exceptional four course Vietnamese menu designed by renowned Australian chef Luke Nguyen on the AmaLotus.

Luxury Hotels and Resorts

Stay in some of Asia's most iconic hotels, selected for their world-class service, luxury amenities and stylish décor.

In an age where it is easier to criticise than compliment, I would like you to know how very impressed we were with both the trip and more especially your tour guide Mr Ngo Van LUC.