On Foot and On River: A Walk-and-Barge Adventure in Vietnam and Cambodia

Dive deep into the history of the Mekong as you learn traditional art forms, explore emerald rice paddies, examine rare artifacts and enjoy expert-led walks through this ancient region.
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Program No. 21776RJ
15 days
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At a Glance

Experience the ancient beauty and modern energy of Vietnam and Cambodia on this invigorating adventure. Sail the Mekong on a comfortable passenger barge for an up-close perspective on life along the river: fishing, farming, bustling markets and more. Go ashore for expert-led walking excursions through villages and emerald rice paddies. Interact with local people and learn about the great ancient empires and colonial powers whose influences can still be felt here.
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 ...

  • Learn the history of Saigon on field trips to important sites like Reunification Hall and interact with students at the National University.
  • Experience the timeless way of life along the Mekong River and on walking excursions in villages and through the rice paddies.
  • Walk among the ruins of the Khmer Empire including Angkor Wat and the “jungle temple” Ta Prohm.

General Notes

Looking to extend your stay? This program has an extension, Program 22492: Extension: Northern Vietnam Discovery.
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