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Exploring the Mekong and Angkor Wat

14 days from £3,430pp

What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • Cruise through the lush Mekong Delta region and visit the floating markets.

  • Watch the sunrise stream through the giant creeper fig trees at Ta Prohm.

  • Soak up the atmosphere of Saigon.

  • Learn about Cambodia's modern and ancient history in Phnom Penh.

Price includes

Scheduled international and domestic flights
In-destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
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  • Saigon
  • Mekong Delta
  • Chau Doc
  • Phnom Penh
  • Siem Reap

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Saigon.

Day 2 Saigon


Arriving into Saigon you will be met and taken to your hotel, with the rest of the day to relax.

Day 3 Saigon


Discover this city where east meets west; stroll along the wide boulevards lined with pretty colonial buildings before venturing into the bustling Chinatown area of Cholon. Drive out of Saigon this afternoon and visit the famous tunnels of Cu Chi. Originally built during the wars with the French, the series of intricate passages were later used to devastating effect by the Viet Cong against the Americans.

Day 4 Saigon


Today you leave the city and embark on an overnight cruise through the lush and charming Mekong Delta region, learning about life of the 'Nine Dragon River' en route.

Day 5 Mekong Delta

Saigon , Mekong Delta

You rise today and have breakfast floating towards the famous floating markets of Cai Rang. Disembark around midday and transfer to your hotel in Can Tho, the largest town in the Delta. After settling in, you will be taken on a bike tour of the pretty backwater streets.

Day 6 Chau Doc

Mekong Delta , Chau Doc

Today you will head on towards the border town of Chau Doc, an attractive spot on the banks of the Mekong.

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Day 7 Phnom Penh

Chau Doc , Phnom Penh

Leave Vietnam today and transfer by speedboat along the Mekong river into Cambodia, where you arrive at the bustling waterfront of Phnom Penh, the capital.

Day 8 Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh

The full day city tour takes in both Phnom Penh's ancient past with a visit to the Grand Palace as well as its more recent, turbulent history with visits to the Killing Fields and the infamous S-21 prison. Audley recommends the Friends restaurant in the centre of the city for a great place to stop and have lunch.

Day 9 Siem Reap

Phnom Penh , Siem Reap

Depart Phnom Penh and fly north to the city of Siem Reap, the home of the ancient temples of Angkor. This afternoon you will head out to see the sun set over the largest; visiting Angkor Wat is an incredible experience.

Day 10 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

An early start today is the only way to ensure that you see the magnificent colours of the Khmer sunrise whilst being surrounded by the crumbling, jungle clad ruins of Ta Prohm. You will have the place to yourself at dawn and the mist rising from this ancient ruin really adds to the eeriness of Ta Prohm. You return to the site later in the day to explore the remaining temples on the main complex.

Day 11 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Venture out of the main complex and explore the ancient sites of Banteay Srei and Banteay Samre, rarely visited and often overlooked.

Day 12 Siem Reap

Siem Reap

Today you travel away from Siem Reap to the massive Tonle Sap, the largest lake in Southeast Asia. As well as being the lifeline of the country, the lake is also home to thousands of inhabitants in the numerous floating villages. A number of rare species of birds also call Tonle Sap home.

Day 13 International return flight

Siem Reap , International return flight

You have the majority of the day at leisure to explore as you wish or just relax at your hotel before your flight.

Day 14 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

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Mekong Delta
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