The People of the Mekong: Vietnam, Cambodia and Angkor Wat
Dive deep into the ancient cultures of the Mekong, learning about daily village life, grand temples, UNESCO World Heritage Sites and traditional artistry from the people who live here.
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Program No. 18681RJ
17 days
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At a Glance

Experience the spirit of Southeast Asia as you immerse yourself in the cultures, heritage and natural beauty of Vietnam and Cambodia. In these timeless lands, learn about Cambodia’s mysterious temples and the Vietnamese perspective on the Vietnam War, and experience the simple beauty of daily life in the villages, weaving workshops and kitchens of these two nations.
Activity Level
Varies by date
Varies by date. Each group will have the same fieldtrips and excursions but the pace of the program will vary by date. On either program you can expect to stand for up to 90 minutes on field trips. Sidewalks and roads are often broken or uneven; some stairs without railings. Must be able to embark/disembark small boats. On Your Feet: Oct. 20 - Nov. 5, 2017 and Feb. 23 - Mar.11, 2018
Small Group
Small Group
Love to learn and explore in a small-group setting? These adventures offer small, personal experiences with groups of 10 to 24 participants.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • Spend one night on a Vietnamese junk among the stunning limestone karsts of Halong Bay.
  • View the temple restoration in Siem Reap at Angkor Wat, Ta Prohm (the Jungle Temple) and Banteay Srei (the Citadel of Women).
  • Encounter the history of the Khmer Rouge regime at the Choeung Ek Killing Fields Memorial and the S-21 Security Prison.
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