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VIETNAM / CAMBODIA

The People of the Mekong: Vietnam, Cambodia and Angkor Wat

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Program #18681RJ
17 Days | 16 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Meals: 36 total, 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 12 dinner

The following meal choices available when requested in advance: Vegetarian.

If you have dietary restrictions due to medical requirements, please call (800) 454-5768, to see if we can accommodate your needs.

Lodging
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Vietnamese Junks: Halong Bay, 2 nights
Type: Barge

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Mercure Hanoi La Gare Hotel: Hanoi, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located opposite Hanoi Central Railway Station, Mercure Hanoi La Gare is an inviting oasis in the heart of the bustling city centre. Situated close to the Old Quarter, commercial precinct and ICE Exhibition Center, this Hanoi hotel features modern designand facilities, plus 102 spacious rooms, a French brasserie, internal courtyard and gym. Ideal for business and leisure guests, Mercure Hanoi La Gare offers easy access to Hanoi attractions including the Temple of Literature and Hoan Kiem Lake.

Contact info:
94 Ly Thuong Kiet, Hoan Kiem Dist,
Hanoi, Vietnam
phone: +84439447766
web: www.mercure.com/gb/hotel-7049-mercure-hanoi-la-gare/index.shtml

Facility amenities: Restaurant : 1 Bar : 1 WiFi Internet access (paying) Room(s) : 102 Non-smoking rooms : 51 Reduced mobility rooms : 1 Number of free children in parent's room : 2 Fitness centre

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Bathroom: usual bath configuration

Elevator: Yes

Grand Hotel Saigon: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), 2 nights
Type: Full Service Hotel

Description: One of the oldest hotels in Ho Chi Minh City since 1930 and completely restored in 1997, nestled in Saigon's scenic riverside area, within walking distance to major commercial and entertainment addresses, with a French colonial style, Grand Hotel Saigon provides a perfect base for conducting business or for having completely relaxed vacation. Every guest will enjoy a well-appointed room or luxurious suite with plenty of room to live, to work or just to relax. The warm inviting atmosphere, congenial staff and host of fine services help to make every stay the most enjoyable one.

Contact info:
8 Dong Khoi Street, District 1
Saigon, Vietnam
phone: +84838230163
web: grandhotel.vn/index.php

Facility amenities: The hotel is approximately 25 minutes from Tan Son Nhat International Airport by car. It takes just a short walk to Saigon River and downtown. In the hotel, Belle-Vue Restaurant has a panoramic view of the city and the river, a perfect spot to relax with friends. The coffee lounge serves an extensive list of beverages and cakes. Chez-Nous Restaurant serves an extensive buffet and à-la-carte Asian, Chinese and Western cuisines. Other amenities include a swimming pool, massage, jacuzzi, sauna, steambath, 24-hour room service, business center, transfer from and to the airport, foreign exchange, limousine service, laundry, and gift shop.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Victoria Chau Doc Hotel: Chau Doc, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The hotel sits on the banks of the Mekong River, near the center of town and next to the riverfront park.

Contact info:
32 Le Loi
Chau Doc Town, An Giang Province, Vietnam
phone: + 84 76 865 010
web: www.victoriahotels-asia.com/eng/hotels-in-vietnam/chau-doc-hotel

Room amenities: Irons, hair dryer, refrigerator and safety-deposit box.

Facility amenities: Pool, lounge, restaurant.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Sunway Hotel: Phnom Penh, 2 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: Located next to Mount Phnom and across the street from the new U.S. Embassy, the hotel is within walking distance of all of Phnom Penh’s attractions and shops.

Contact info:
#1, Street 92, Sangkat Wat Phnom
P.O. Box 633
Phnom Penh, 12202 Cambodia
phone: +855 23 430 333
web: http://phnompenh.sunwayhotels.com/

Room amenities: Hair dryer, air-conditioning and safety-deposit box.

Facility amenities: Lounge, restaurant and sundeck.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Tara Angkor Hotel: Siem Reap, 3 nights
Type: Four-Star Hotel

Description: The Tara Angkor is equipped with modern amenities and elegantly furnished to make your stay luxurious and enjoyable. With exceptionally warm hospitality and traditional Cambodian sincerity and kindness your stay will be something not to be forgotten.

Contact info:
Vithei Charles de Gaulle
Siem Reap, Cambodia
phone: (+855) 63 966 661
web: www.taraangkorhotel.com/facility.php

Facility amenities: The Tara Angkor Hotel's stylish 4 star property has cemented its status as one of the jewels in Siem Reap’s accommodation sector. Our facilities include 213 magnificent rooms and suites, two restaurants, a lobby bar, and a swimming pool with jacuzzi, fitness center and sauna.

Smoking policy: Yes
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Elevator: Yes

Additional nights after: TBD
Please contact Road Scholar Travel Services for more details.



The prices listed for commercial services and facilities that are not included in the program cost, such as airport shuttles or extra nights lodging, are subject to change without notice. Since Road Scholar cannot guarantee the accuracy of these prices, we strongly suggest contacting the companies directly for the most up-to-date information.

Our Value Promise To You

You won't find a better value.

Included
at no additional cost on this date ...
14 nights of accommodations
36 meals: 14 breakfasts, 10 lunches, 12 dinners
7 Expert-led lectures
14 Field trips
1 Hands-on experiences
1 Performances
1 Flights during the program
Visas: 1(out of 2 required)

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4.7
Ratings are determined by participant evaluations.

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