19033
Vietnam/Cambodia

Angkor Wat & the Mekong River: The Wonders of Cambodia & Vietnam

On a riverboat voyage along the legendary Mekong River, meet the people and discover the places that make Cambodia and Vietnam two of the most fascinating countries in Southeast Asia.
Rating (5)
Program No. 19033RJ
Length
15 days
Starts at
3,799
Special Offer
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Flights start at
FREE

At a Glance

Watch in wonder as the natural beauty, historic temples, and unique cultures of Southeast Asia come alive before your very eyes. Cast off on a riverboat journey along the mystic Mekong River as you discover gems in storied Vietnam and striking Cambodia. Sample scrumptious Pho and other regional specialties, explore floating villages and spiritual landmarks, and spend three full days in Siem Reap, home to the remarkable Angkor Wat temple complex, all while examining how ever-changing modern culture is melding with centuries-old traditions and values along the way.

Extend Your Adventure

This program offers an optional program extension.

Extension: Northern Vietnam Discovery

Enjoy three additional nights in Northern Vietnam, immersing yourself in tranquil villages, traditional art, sacred temples and Halong Bay, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Activity Level
Keep the Pace
Keep the Pace: For people who can walk as much as 2 miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail. Involves walking over uneven sidewalks and stairs without railings. Climbing ramps and stairs to board and get off boat. Hot and humid conditions. <br><br> On Your Feet: For people who can walk as much as 1 ½ miles a day, getting on and off of buses, and sitting and standing for at least 3-4 hours per day. Involves walking over uneven sidewalks and stairs without railings. Climbing ramps and stairs to board and get off boat. Hot and humid conditions.
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 ...

  • Sail along the Cho Gao Canal and observe local people as they tend the land, fish and travel to and from market.
  • Learn about the depredations of the Khmer Rouge at the "Killing Fields" and the S-21 Interrogation Center.
  • Uncover the story of the Khmer Empire while exploring the Angkor Temple Complex.

General Notes

Please note that some dates operate in reverse. Looking to extend your stay? Continue your adventure on "Extension: Northern Vietnam Discovery" (#14574). Looking for a lower activity level on a bigger ship. Review "Cambodia and Vietnam: Compare & Contrast Life Along the Mekong" (#23625).
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