Witness the beauty of Cambodia’s World Heritage-listed Angkor Wat with a drink in hand as the sun rises over the temple.
Discover Bagan's famous golden-topped temples, stopping to appreciate the region's oldest monument, Shwezigon Pagoda
Take in the lake's stunning floating gardens and see the ingenious one-legged rowing technique used by local fishermen.
These once-in-a-lifetime moments allow you to experience an unforgettable world of exclusive moments, incredible cultures and charming surprises
Vietnamese cuisine related experiences with celebrity chef and APT Ambassador, Luke Nguyen
Personalise your holiday with a choice of included sightseeing options sure to leave you with lifelong memories
Choose from a variety of included dining options sure to tantalise the tastebuds of every guest
Touching down in the centre of bustling Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll be met by an APT representative and transferred to your luxurious hotel in the exciting business and entertainment districts on Dong Khoi Street. Once you’ve settled in and freshened up, you can enjoy the rest of the day to explore the neighbourhood at your own pace. Once a bustling French colonial city previously known as Saigon, today Ho Chi Minh City offers a myriad of attractions that display both its rich culture and fascinating history. Tonight, meet your fellow guests and your APT Tour Director during a Welcome Dinner at your hotel.
Stay: Two Nights, Ho Chi Minh City, Park Hyatt SaigonDaily :
Perhaps journey to Ba Ria and learn about the Battle of Long Tan, then attend a memorial service at Long Tan Cross. Alternatively, you may choose to visit the fascinating Cu Chi Tunnels.
This evening, head to Vietnam House, Luke Nguyen‘s new contemporary Vietnamese restaurant set in the heart of Saigon in a beautifully restored art deco building. Be treated to a menu personally designed by Luke for APT guests.
Today, choose from one of two Signature Experiences. Back in Ho Chi Minh City this evening, enjoy a Signature Experience dinner.Daily :
Perhaps take part in a cooking class; enjoy a walking tour through the city; visit an artist’s home to learn about traditional lacquer art and wares; browse an array of local treasures as you embark on an enthralling shopping tour; or set out on a guided motorbike tour.
Enjoy a Freedom of Choice activity this morning. Later, transfer to My Tho to embark your luxurious river ship for your eight-day cruise. This evening, enjoy an exclusive Luke Nguyen Welcome Dinner on board.
Stay: Seven Nights: Cruise the Mekong River aboard APT’s RV AmaLotusDaily :
A small boat will take you to Cai Be this morning. Step ashore to visit the French Gothic cathedral as well as the colourful port area. Visit a rice paper manufacturer then enjoy lunch back on board as your ship cruises towards the town of Sa Dec. On arrival here, enjoy a boat ride then visit a colourful Cao Dai Temple.Daily :
Board a small boat and journey along the tiny tributaries that snake around Tan Chau. Arrive at Tan Chau and step ashore for a rickshaw tour. Later, visit an evergreen island and discover rural Mekong life. This afternoon, perhaps attend a fruit-carving demonstration while border formalities are carried out and you cross into Cambodia.Daily :
Enjoy a tour of the Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, or take a moving excursion to the Killing Fields and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum. Your other options are a visit to the National Museum or a guided city tour in a tuk tuk.
Take in Phnom Penh’s river promenade as your ship nears the city. Here, enjoy a Freedom of Choice activity.Daily :
After a free morning in Phnom Penh, cruise to remote Koh Chen, a small village specialising in copperware. Here, visit a selection of home-workshops.Daily :
Travel by coach to Oudong. Visit a local monastery for an authentic Buddhist blessing experience. Afterwards, continue to Kampong Tralach for a visit to Wat Kampong Tralach Pleu pagoda before an ox cart ride takes you through rice fields and a small village to rejoin your ship.Daily :
Today brings you an authentic glimpse into the local way of life as you jump aboard a small boat and head into the wetlands near Kampong Chhnang.Daily :
In Siem Reap tonight, you can select from a number of local restaurants for dinner.
Disembark your ship for the final time in Prek K’dam and be transferred to Siem Reap. Once there, head to the World Heritage-listed Angkor Archaeological Park to visit the capital of the Khmer Empire, Angkor Thom, and admire the Bayon temple.
Stay: Three Nights: Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel AngkorDaily :
Rise early and travel back to Angkor Archaeological Park as you enjoy the sunrise at Angkor Wat with a drink in hand.
This afternoon, visit Ta Prohm and ‘Opportunities of Development thru Art’ (ODA).Daily :
From a relaxing bicycle ride to a thrilling quad bike adventure, choose from an extensive range of activities in Siem Reap.
After a Freedom of Choice activity this morning, the rest of the day has been left for you to explore the city as you please.Daily :
Fly to Yangon today. On arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to the Irrawaddy River where you’ll board your river ship. Later, head back to the city to view Shwedagon Pagoda, glittering in gold at sunset. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board.
Stay: 14 Nights: aboard APT’s brand-new boutique river ship, the RV SamathaDaily :
Perhaps visit the National Museum and discover some of the city’s best kept secrets, or join a city walking tour.
Select your Freedom of Choice activity in Yangon this morning. This afternoon, admire the views of endless rice fields and traditional stilt houses perched high over the water as your ship leisurely cruises along the river.Daily :
Enjoy the morning on board your ship as you cruise to Danuphyu, where General Maha Bandula led a famous Burmese defensive against British troops in the First Anglo-Burmese War. Here, visit a cheroot (cigar) workshop.Daily :
Cruise onwards today to the quiet riverside township of Myanaung. Here, a guided walking tour will take you past a range of well-preserved colonial houses and on to the bustling local market.Daily :
Take in views of the Akauk Mountains and their river-facing cliff carvings as you cruise to Pyay for a walking tour. See a selection of pagodas, including the imposing Shwesandaw Pagoda, one of the country’s most revered religious sites. Later, travel to the ancient ruins at the old Pyu kingdom capital, Sri Ksetra, meaning ‘City of Splendour’.Daily :
Cruise into Thayetmyo, and enjoy a tour of the historic colonial-era post office before taking a swing at Myanmar’s very first golf course.Daily :
Stop in the town of Minhla to visit the historic Minhla Fort. Later, cruise to Magwe and head up to the Mya Tha Lun Pagoda.Daily :
Cruise to the village of Salay to visit Yoke Sone Kyaung, the region’s oldest surviving wooden monastery. Continue to Shinbin Maha Laba Man Paya, home to the country’s largest lacquer Buddha image.Daily :
Later this evening, enjoy free flowing drinks and a stunning sunset over Bagan, one of the world’s truly awe-inspiring archaeological sites.
Climb Tantkyi Hill to visit the Tantkyitaung pagoda.Daily :
Today, be given the opportunity to explore Bagan’s revered pagodas and temples on a tour, choose to ascend up the winding staircase encircling Mt Popa, or visit local workshops including a lacquerware shop.
After exploring the temples and pagodas of the Bagan Archaeological Zone, choose from a range of Freedom of Choice activities. Later, visit a lacquerware workshop.Daily :
Dock at the village of Yandabo and learn how the local people make terracotta pots from the Irrawaddy River clay.Daily :
On a tour of Inwa by horse-drawn cart, see Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery and the Bagaya Monastery, built in 1593.Daily :
In Sagaing, explore Soon U Ponya Shin and Kaunghmudaw pagodas. Later, cruise to Mingun and see the second-largest ringing bell in the world.Daily :
Later, cruise along the U-Bein Bridge at sunset as you enjoy a refreshing drink.
Your discovery of Mandalay includes the Mahamuni Buddha Temple, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery and more.Daily :
Farewell your ship and crew after disembarking. Fly to Heho and continue by coach to Inle Lake, spending the afternoon at Red Mountain Winery.
Stay: Three Nights: Inle Lake, Sanctum Resort or similarDaily :
Spend the morning touring a number of pagodas then observe life at a floating village. Taste local cuisine at lunch before watching locals make silk and cheroots.Daily :
Explore the southern section of Inle Lake by boat. Visit the village of Indein, then admire floating gardens and the extraordinary one-legged rowing technique used by local fishermen. In the afternoon, see how the local wooden fishing boats are made and visit a blacksmith workshop, before meeting with Padaung Tribes.Daily :
Fly to Yangon where your tour ends.Daily :
Make yourself at home, staying in luxury and tranquility within close proximity to Inle Lake
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