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Timeless Wonders of Vietnam

Cambodia & the Mekong

Summary

Combine the hustle and bustle of Vietnam’s second city with Cambodia’s creeper-clad temples and the laid-back villages of the Mekong Delta. After soaking up the buzz of Ho Chi Minh City, you’ll board your luxurious ship and set sail along the Mekong. Get a glimpse of local life as we visit traditional villages and stroll through markets, then learn about Cambodia’s heritage in French-influenced Phnom Penh. The iconic temples at Angkor are up next, including Angkor Wat, Bayon and Ta Prohm.

Your holiday includes:

13 excursions and visits

  • Dynamic Ho Chi Minh City
  • Dinner cruise on Saigon Princess
  • Vestiges of war - Cú Chi Tunnels
  • Village life on the Mekong
  • Sampans and colonial romance
  • Daily life on the great delta
  • Cambodia’s capital - Phnom Penh
  • The Killing Fields - tragedy and reconciliation in Cambodia
  • Cambodia’s vibrant cultural life
  • City tour & Artisan visit by remork
  • Angkor Wat Temple
  • South Gate Angkor Thom, Bayon and Ta Prohm
  • Apsara show and dinner

Plus:

  • 5 nights in hotels, 7 nights cruise on the S.S. Mekong Jewel and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with a leading airline from London Heathrow or Gatwick. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • All meals on board, impeccably prepared using the freshest and finest local ingredients

Plus

  • Spacious suites featuring roomy bathrooms, robes and slippers
  • Unlimited drinks on board, including fine wine, beer, spirits, soft drinks, speciality coffee, tea and mineral water (excludes premium wine and premium spirits)
  • Gala dinner
  • Award-winning service, with the highest staff to guest ratio in the industry
  • All gratuities on board and ashore
  • All entertainment plus signature lectures
  • Shore excursions in the company of English-speaking local expert guides
  • Portable audio headset system on excursions
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access on board
  • Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Uniworld cruise manager

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Map of Vietnam and Cambodia


  • VIP Outbound2

    Day 1 UK - In flight

    Titan’s VIP door-to-door travel service collects you from home for your overnight flight to Ho Chi Minh City.

    In flight


  • Ho Chi Minh

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City, meet your Uniworld representative on arrival and transfer to your hotel for the next two nights. Tonight, consider popping out to explore the lively Ben Thanh Night Market or one of the city’s quintessential evening cafés.

    Park Hyatt Saigon (5-star)


  • Dai Nam temple

    Ho Chi Minh City

    Experience how ancient history melds with the boisterous present in Vietnam’s largest city, where skyscrapers tower over ancient temples and motorbikes putter along picturesque alleys. This evening, join us on board the Saigon Princess for dinner and a dance performance with beautiful views of Ho Chi Minh City at night.

    Park Hyatt Saigon (5-star)


  • My Tho

    Day 4 - Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho

    Today’s featured excursion provides a fascinating glimpse of the Viet Cong’s vast network of incredibly narrow tunnels dating back to the Vietnam War. Following lunch, you’ll be taken to embark your ship.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Cai Rang

    Day 5 - Tien Loi (Ben Tre) - Vinh Long

    Today, you’ll witness the hustle and bustle of delta river life as the local traders take their produce to market. You’ll board a traditional sampan and explore the narrow canals and backwaters of this famed region. The untouched island of Tien Loi awaits, on a unique excursion to see how local farmers make rooster cages, decorate bonsais in their yards and more. Upon arrival in Vinh Long, your sampans will bring you to a traditional rice factory.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Tapa Lake

    Day 6 - Sa Dec - Gieng Island - Hong Ngu - cruising the Mekong River

    Continue your journey via sampan, where you’ll observe the daily routines of the villagers in Sa Dec. Visit a colourful temple, the home of Mr Huynh Thuy Le and then venture to Gieng Island, where you’ll experience how a local family makes incense sticks and the conical hat.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Phnom Pen

    Day 7 - Hong Ngu (Long Khanh A) - cruising the Mekong River - Phnom Penh

    Visit the local island village of Hong Ngu, a major producer of the traditional Khmer scarves located not far from the Vietnam-Cambodia border. Since they’re woven in many homes around the village, you’ll have the opportunity to see the process first-hand. You’ll also stop at a local temple dedicated to a unique religion founded in this area of Vietnam, Hoa Hoa. Your last and most interesting visit of the day is a visit to the local home of a retired VC General.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Phnom Pen

    Day 8 - Phnom Penh

    Today, you’ll discover the thriving and exotic capital of the Kingdom of Cambodia, Phnom Penh. It stands at the juncture of three captivating rivers and is divided into three districts, the picturesque French colonial area, a handsome residential district and a rapidly changing Old Town. Here, you’ll find an alluring riverside esplanade amid numerous bewitching Buddhist temples, palaces and artefacts.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Mekong Delta

    Day 9 - Phnom Penh - cruising the Mekong River

    Today’s featured excursion may be the most profound and memorable experience of your entire journey. You’ll learn about the infamous Killing Fields of the Khmer Rouge and visit a former school-turned-prison that is now a genocide museum.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Mekong River

    Day 10 - Angkor Ban - Wat Hanchey

    If yesterday was an exploration of Cambodia’s dark past, today is a celebration of the country’s bright future. You’ll meet young children at a local school and friendly villagers in their homes, and have a rare opportunity to receive an unforgettable water blessing from local Buddhist monks.

    S.S. Mekong Jewel (5-star)

  • Prumrot Vat

    Kampong Cham - Siem Reap

    You’ll disembark in the morning and transfer to Siem Reap, the gateway to the legendary archaeological site of Angkor. Cap your trip with three nights at a hotel minutes away from the famed temple complex of Angkor Wat.

    Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort (5-star)


  • Angkor Wat

    Siem Reap

    Today is a bucket list kind of day as you explore the ancient temples of Angkor Wat, a gigantic religious complex that is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

    Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort (5-star)


  • Siem Reap

    Siem Reap

    Today you’ll enter the spectacular remnants of Angkor Thom, the royal city. Built during the heyday of the Khmer dynasty in the 12th century, this extraordinary complex of Hindu and Buddhist monuments was once lost to the world for many years, hidden under dense jungle vines. Please note: Order of sightseeing may change on days 12-13. Temple visits are subject to change due to factors beyond our control.

    Sofitel Angkor Phokeethra Golf and Spa Resort (5-star)


  • Hanoi

    Day 14 Siem Reap - In flight

    Transfer to the airport for your return overnight flight to the UK.

    In flight


  • VIP Inbound

    Day 15 UK

    Upon arrival, your Titan vehicle will be waiting for the journey home.

    Arrive Home


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Visa is not included, please call for details Please note: 2020 departures have slightly amended excursions - please call for details. The deposit due for this holiday is £250pp

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Timeless Wonders of Vietnam

Cambodia & the Mekong