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Luxury

Best of Vietnam, Cambodia, Myanmar and Inle Lake

Ho Chi Minh City to Yangon
30 Days Request Quote
Trip Code: VEMRM30
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  • Map & Itinerary
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Trip Highlights

Sunrise at Angkor Wat

Witness the beauty of Cambodia’s World Heritage-listed Angkor Wat with a drink in hand as the sun rises over the temple

U Bein Bridge Sunset Cruise

With a drink in hand, glide beneath the world's longest teak wood bridge in a traditional sampan

Discover Inle Lake

Take in the lake's stunning floating gardens and see the ingenious one-legged rowing technique used by local fishermen

Your Vacation Includes

  • All-inclusive sightseeing in 27 destinations
  • APT's Freedom of Choice Inclusions in five locations
  • Seven-night Mekong River cruise aboard the RV AmaLotus
  • 14-night Irrawaddy River cruise aboard the RV Samatha
  • Complimentary beverages served on board your Mekong and Irrawaddy River cruises
  • Finest dining - a total of 80 meals

Map & Itinerary

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Asia Map VEMRM30 2019-20

Ho Chi Minh City to Yangon

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

FREEDOM OF CHOICE™ - Dining

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 Saigon

Daily :
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGHTSEEING EXPERIENCE

Enjoy an indulgent dinner with matching wines crafted by Luke Nguyen at his new restaurant, Vietnam House.

SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

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.


Today, choose from one of two Signature Experiences. Back in Ho Chi Minh City this evening, enjoy a Signature Experience dinner.

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

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: Mekong River, APT’s RV AmaLotus

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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

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, choose from a range of sightseeing options.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Dining

Choose from a range of dining options for dinner this evening.


Disembark at Prek K’dam and transfer to Siem Reap. Head to Angkor Archaeological Park to visit Angkor Thom and the Bayon temple.

Stay: Three Nights: Siem Reap, Hotel Sofitel Angkor

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy the sunrise at Angkor Wat with drink in hand.


Enjoy the sunrise at Angkor Wat with drink in hand.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
FREEDOM OF CHOICE™- Sightseeing

From a relaxing bicycle ride to a thrilling quad bike adventure, choose from an extensive range of activities in Siem Reap.


Today, choose from an extensive range of sightseeing activities in Siem Reap before spending the rest of the day at leisure.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Yangon today. On arrival, be met at the airport and transferred to the Irrawaddy River where you’ll board your river ship. En route to your ship, see the Shwedagon Pagoda, glittering in gold. This evening, enjoy a Welcome Dinner on board.

Stay: 14 Nights: Irrawaddy River, aboard APT’s RV Samatha

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

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.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Take in views of the Akauk Mountains and their river-facing cliff carvings as you 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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Travel to Pyay for a walking tour where you’ll 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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Cruise into Thayetmyo, a port town that once sat on the border between upper and lower Myanmar. Here, enjoy a fascinating tour of the historic colonial-era post office before playing Myanmar’s first golf course.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

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 :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Enjoy free-flowing drinks and canapés as you watch the sun set over the temple-studded plains of Bagan.


Climb Tantkyi Hill to visit Tantkyitaung Pagoda. Later, enjoy a special Signature Experience in Bagan.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Freedom of choice™- Sightseeing

Be given the opportunity to explore Bagan’s revered pagodas and temples on a tour, choose to ascend the winding staircase encircling Mt Popa, or visit local workshops including a lacquerware shop.


Today, choose from a range of sightseeing options as you explore Bagan.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Dock at the village of Yandabo and learn how the local people make terracotta pots from the Irrawaddy River clay.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE

Cruise along the U-Bein Bridge at sunset with a drink in hand.


On a tour of Inwa by horse-drawn cart, see Maha Aung Mye Bon Zan Monastery and the Bagaya Monastery, built in 1593. Later, enjoy a special sunset Signature Experience.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

In Sagaing, explore Soon U Ponya Shin and Kaunghmudaw pagodas. Later, cruise to Mingun and see the second-largest ringing bell in the world.

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  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Your discovery of Mandalay includes the Mahamuni Buddha Temple, Kuthodaw Pagoda, Shwenandaw Monastery and more.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner

Disembark your ship in Mandalay before flying to Heho where you’ll continue by coach to Inle Lake.

Stay: Three Nights: Inle Lake, Sanctum Resort

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Spend the morning touring pagodas then observe life at a floating village. Taste local cuisine at lunch before watching locals make silk and visiting a silversmith.

Daily :
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch

Explore the southern section of Inle Lake by boat. Visit the village of Indein, then admire floating gardens and the one-legged rowing technique used by local fishermen.

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  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

Fly to Yangon where your tour ends.

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  • 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
Outdoor lounge area under awnings of the RV Samatha
Irrawaddy cruise on RV Samatha

Relax aboard the APT custom designed RV Samatha and enjoy expansive riverside views of Myanmar’s Irrawaddy River

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Luxury Inle Lake Accommodation

Relax at the luxurious Sanctum Inle Lake Resort and discover a contemplative way of life close to the tranquil Inle Lake

We know that great service is more than just taking care of you on holiday… it’s the unprecedented warmth, care and consideration you’ll be afforded from your first call until after your return home