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Tailor Made Vietnam & Cambodia: The Mekong & Angkor Wat


10 days from $8,995

Private Journey

Offer

Enjoy a complimentary experience when you book a new Luxury Tailor Made Journey to Southeast Asia between now and Dec 31, 2018, for travel between Jan - Mar 2019. Guests may select from three options in Siem Reap, Ho Chi Minh City, or Bangkok.

Travel with your private party on this Luxury Tailor Made Journey, departing when you choose and with expert local guides leading the way; you can even customize the itinerary to your interests.

Set out on an enriching independent journey to explore the highlights of Vietnam and Cambodia. Cruise the iconic Mekong River aboard 'Aqua Mekong,' visiting remote villages en route; Ride Like a Local by tuk-tuk around Phnom Penh's Grand Palace; discover Ho Chi Minh City's lively Chinatown; and take in the wonder of Angkor Wat.

A&K Advantages

Enjoy four nights aboard the luxurious 'Aqua Mekong'

Experience the legendary hospitality of Southeast Asia through its most luxurious hotels, including the Park Hyatt Saigon, Raffles Hotel Le Royal and Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor

Spend two days at the stunning Angkor complex, which includes the magnificent temple of Angkor Wat

Explore the wide boulevards and colonial architecture of Phnom Penh, Cambodia's French-built capital

Embark on an exciting cyclo ride through Ho Chi Minh City's Chinatown district

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
ARRIVE HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
Day 2
HO CHI MINH CITY | RIDING BY Cyclo
Day 3
MY THO | SETTING SAIL
Day 4
CRUISING THE MEKONG | RIVERFRONT OASES
Day 5
CRUISING THE MEKONG | CHAU DOC FLOATING MARKET
Day 6
CRUISING THE MEKONG | LOCAL VILLAGE LIFE
Day 7
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA | PAST MEETS PRESENT
Day 8
SIEM REAP | DISCOVERING THE ANCIENT CAPITAL
Day 9
SIEM REAP | IN AWE OF ANGKOR WAT
Day 10
DEPART SIEM REAP

Luxury Tailor Made Journeys depart on the dates that work for you and feature expert local guides throughout your journey. The itinerary below can be customized to your interests.

Day 1
ARRIVE HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM

Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to your luxurious hotel.

Park Hyatt Saigon
Day 2
HO CHI MINH CITY | RIDING BY Cyclo

Set out to discover Ho Chi Minh City, pausing to visit pivotal Reunification Hall; Notre Dame Cathedral, built by French colonists; and the Central Post Office, its architecture reflecting Gothic, Renaissance and French influences. After lunch at a local restaurant, explore Chinatown by cyclo (rickshaw). Drive past bustling, centrally located Binh Thanh Market and visit Chinese-style Thien Hau Pagoda.

Park Hyatt Saigon
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
MY THO | SETTING SAIL

After a morning at leisure, transfer to My Tho and board luxurious ‘Aqua Mekong’ to set sail on the fabled Mekong. The twelfth-largest river in the world, the Mekong spans 2,700 miles and flows through six countries, from the Tibetan Plateau through China's Yunnan province, Myanmar, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam. Serving as a major trade route between western China and Southeast Asia, this “mother of water” — also called the River Khong — flows through mountains and dense forests and past floating markets, affording a scenic passage through areas of rich biodiversity.

Aqua Expeditions 'Aqua Mekong'
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 4
CRUISING THE MEKONG | RIVERFRONT OASES

Begin the day at Binh Thanh mat weaving village. Alternately, visit the port city of Sa Dec, seeing its vibrant market and the house of French author Marguerite Duras’ lover, Huynh Thuy Le. Here, she set much of her autobiographical novel, The Lover. After lunch on board, visit the quaint village of My An Hung. Traverse its lush plantations and sample local fruit alongside residents while listening to traditional folk music. You may also set out on an optional bike ride.

Aqua Expeditions 'Aqua Mekong'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
CRUISING THE MEKONG | CHAU DOC FLOATING MARKET

Travel by skiff to Chau Doc floating market. Then, pay a visit to Long Son Pagoda atop Sam Mountain, where you visit with monks. You may also choose to cycle on Long Khanh Island or take a rickshaw ride to Tan Chau Market alongside your vessel’s chef.

Aqua Expeditions 'Aqua Mekong'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
CRUISING THE MEKONG | LOCAL VILLAGE LIFE

On your final day on the legendary river, learn about the art of dyeing and weaving traditional kromas (scarves), gaining insight from locals. You may also explore the riverbank by bike. Then, take a skiff to visit the remote village of Preah Prosop to experience the pace and practices of daily life.

Aqua Expeditions 'Aqua Mekong'
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
PHNOM PENH, CAMBODIA | PAST MEETS PRESENT

Disembark in Phnom Penh. See the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum by tuk-tuk. You may then opt to pay a poignant visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum of Genocide, which serves as a memorial to the victims of the Khmer Rouge. Alternatively, shop for handicrafts at the busy Russian Market. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and transfer to your historic accommodations.

Raffles Hotel Le Royal
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 8
SIEM REAP | DISCOVERING THE ANCIENT CAPITAL

Transfer to the airport and fly to Siem Reap where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Later this afternoon, visit Bayon-style Ta Prohm, one of Angkor's most memorable temples.

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor
Meals: Breakfast
Day 9
SIEM REAP | IN AWE OF ANGKOR WAT

Spend the morning exploring Angkor Wat’s stunning temples, part of a hidden lost city tucked into the jungle. After lunch, proceed to Banteay Srei — dedicated to the Hindu god Shiva — and Banteay Samre, named after an ancient people of Indochina. En route to Banteay Samre, stop at the Cambodia Clean Water Project, an A&K Philanthropy-sponsored initiative that builds pumping wells in rural communities throughout the country.

Belmond La Résidence d'Angkor
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 10
DEPART SIEM REAP

Discover Angkor Thom, the last and most enduring capital city of the Khmer empire. See the richly adorned Bayon Temple; aptly named Terrace of the Elephants, its remains marked with pachyderm carvings; and Leper King Terrace, believed to have been used as a royal cremation site. After lunch, transfer to the airport and board your homebound flight.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Note: Shore excursions on ‘Aqua Mekong’ are operated on a shared basis.

Enhance Your Journey

Elevate your experience with a host of options available for an additional cost.

A&K Philanthropy Visit: Cambodia Clean Water Project

Stop in a rural village and meet with locals who’ve partnered with A&K Philanthropy to install bio-sand filtered wells as part of the Cambodia Clean Water Project. Hear firsthand how clean wells have reduced the incidence of deadly waterborne illness while benefiting agriculture and livestock.

SRAH SRANG BARAY CHAMPAGNE BREAKFAST

Enjoy a Champagne breakfast at Srah Srang Baray, a scenic reservoir frequented by Angkor locals for its sensational sunrise vistas.

HO CHI MINH ART SCENE

Take a deep dive into the Ho Chi Minh art scene with an expertly curated tour spanning three private collections and a cutting-edge gallery fostering the talent of emerging international artists.

CRAFT BEER EXPLORATION

Explore three unique breweries in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City on a walking tour as you sample a wide range of beers crafted by locals and expats. Enjoy dinner at one of the breweries before returning to your hotel by cyclo.

Combine Your Journey

This itinerary can be combined with Tailor Made Laos: Luang Prabang or Tailor Made Thailand: Bangkok to the Beach.


Priced from $8,995

Internal air from $155 (Phnom Penh / Siem Reap)

Prices are per person, double occupancy for the itinerary as published for 2018 travel. Supplements may apply over holidays, festivals and special events. Subject to availability. International air not included.

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Special Offer: Receive a complimentary experience when you book a new Luxury Tailor Made Journey to Southeast Asia between Sep 12 - Dec 31, 2018, for travel between Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2019. View Complimentary Experiences

Terms & Conditions: Receive a complimentary experience in select destinations in Southeast Asia when you reserve a new Luxury Tailor Made Journey valued at $7,500 or more between Sep 12 - Dec 31, 2018, for travel between Jan 1 - Mar 31, 2019. Guest may select from three options: Ho Chi Minh City - Saigon Morning Melodies; Siem Reap - Ethical Artisans; or Bangkok - Bangkok Bites. Journey must be four or more consecutive nights and include sightseeing. Subject to availability.

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