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8 DAYS
8
 DAYS
Mekong Discovery (Northbound)

Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh
Sep, 2020 to Dec, 2021

Mekong Discovery (Northbound)

Sep, 2020 to Dec, 2021 | Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh

starting from:
$5,929 NOW $3,129 CAD
w/ FREE Roundtrip AIR*, Taxes & Fees Included
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INCLUDES


  • FREE Roundtrip AIR* (select Canadian gateways)
  • With
  • FREE Pre-paid Gratuities
    (value of $22 CAD/person/day)
  • FREE Drinks
    Wine, Beer & Soft Drinks w/ Onboard Lunch & Dinner
  • FREE Shipboard Credit
    (up to US$**)
  • FREE WiFi
  • FREE Guided Tours
  • FREE Bicycles for checkout
  • ALL Government Taxes & Fees Included
  • PLUS Travel Insurance
    Trip Cancellation & Trip Interruption
    NO AGE LIMIT | NO MEDICAL QUESTIONNAIRE | PRE-EXISTING CONDITION WAIVED
    See: Summary of Coverage / Insurance Policy/ Resolution Policy
Cruise Connections Specials (CAD)
w/ FREE Roundtrip AIR*, Taxes & Fees Included
Date
FROM / PER PERSON
Deluxe
FROM /
PER PERSON
Panorama
FROM /
PER PERSON
Savings
PER COUPLE

Sep 10, 2020
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$6,579
$3,779
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Oct 01, 2020
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,129
$4,329
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Nov 05, 2020
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,649
$4,849
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Nov 26, 2020
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,129
$4,329
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Dec 03, 2020
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$6,869
$4,069
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Dec 17, 2020
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$6,579
$3,779
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Jan 07, 2021
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,289
$4,489
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Feb 04, 2021
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,289
$4,489
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Mar 04, 2021
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,289
$4,489
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Apr 08, 2021
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,029
$4,229
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Jul 08, 2021
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$5,929
$3,129
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Aug 05, 2021
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$5,929
$3,129
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Sep 02, 2021
aboard Siem Reap
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$6,739
$3,939
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Oct 07, 2021
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,289
$4,489
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Nov 04, 2021
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$7,289
$4,489
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

Dec 16, 2021
aboard Saigon
MARKET FARE
MARKET
EXCLUSIVE FARE
EXCLUSIVE
TORONTO
VANCOUVER
$-
$-
$
$6,739
$3,939
$
UP TO
$5,600
 

*Roundtrip Air is based on economy Air from Toronto and Vancouver. Call for other gateways. Air offer and pricing may vary across gateways, saildates and itineraries.

Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh

Avalon has designed included activities with a choice of experiences. We invite you to select the tours, activities, and events that interest you most, so you can experience your cruise your way. There are 3 types of included shore excursion on every Europe cruise:

Classic
Your local expert is ready to guide you through the history and heritage of local destinations. You’ll marvel at the legends, lore, and spectacular architecture of iconic and historic sites.
Discovery
We’ve found inspiring and interactive activities to speak to your interests - from cooking classes, to painting workshops - to immerse yourself in each culture you explore.
Active
Embark on energetic excursions to keep you in motion and on the go - from a guided jogging tour of Amsterdam, to biking, paddling, and hiking your way through scenic locales.
  • Plus independent exploration options and use of our exclusive AvalonGO APP.

Day-By-Day Itinerary

(B) = Breakfast   (L) = Lunch   (D) = Dinner


Day 1

(D)

HO CHI MINH CITY (EMBARKATION)

Your Suite Ship® is Ready for Boarding

Transfer to the port on the Saigon River for embarkation. Get acquainted with the ship and relax before your welcome reception this evening.

AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO VINH LONG


Day 2

(B, L, D)

VINH LONG–CU LAO GIENG

Sweets, Sampans, and Sun Hats

Discovery
Board a sampan this morning to Visit a local workshop in Vinh Long where you will see how rice paper, rice wine, and traditional candies are made.


Discovery
This afternoon, enjoy scenes of daily life on Cu Lao Gieng Island via sampan and local motor cart. Your Guided Excursion starts at a local workshop, where a skilled family hand-crafts sampan boats. Then, visit the home of a local family that makes Vietnamese conical hats, or “Non la,” from materials available to them such as palm leaves and bamboo. These iconic hats are primarily used as protection from the sun and rain but you may also see them used as a basket to carry home goods from the market. Lastly, stop at one of Vietnam’s oldest Catholic churches.

AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO CHAU DOC


Day 3

(B, L, D)

CHAU DOC–LONG KHANH A–BORDER CROSSING, CAMBODIA

Colorful markets, Charming Locals, and Cotton Weavers

Discovery
In Chau Doc take a Guided Walk through the local market and absorb the atmosphere as locals are busy buying and selling fish, meat, and produce. Then embark on a River Excursion down the backwaters of the Mekong. Along the way, see traditional floating homes, speedboat merchants, religious sites, a market selling dried goods, and more.


Discovery
After lunch, a sampan brings you to the village of Long Khanh A for a Cotton-Weaving Demonstration of a well-preserved artisan’s tradition.

Return to the ship to set sail for the Cambodian border.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO PHNOM PENH


Day 4

(B, L, D)

PHNOM PENH

The Royal Treatment

Classic
Take a City Tour by private cyclo to visit the Royal Palace with the spectacular Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum featuring an outstanding display of Khmer artifacts.

The remainder of the day is yours to enjoy the city at your leisure. Consider a Guided Optional Tour of a local brewery with free-flowing local beer!

Just before dinner, children from a local orphanage will perform a show featuring local song and dance.

 

Day 5

(B, L, D)

PHNOM PENH

A Dark History or Market Dynamics

Classic
This morning, a Guided Visit of the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum and one of the Killing Fields offers a glimpse into the atrocities inflicted on the Cambodian people by the Khmer Rouge regime, OR:


Discovery
Visit the lively Central Market by tuk-tuk to see its unique Art Deco design.

After lunch, depart Phnom Penh and enjoy some time at leisure on the ship.

AFTERNOON/EVENING CRUISE TO WAT HANCHEY

 

Day 6

(B, L, D)

WAT HANCHEY–ANGKOR BAN

Water Blessings and Back To School Adventures

Discovery
Visit Wat Hanchey, a hilltop temple dating back to the 8th century. Climb or be driven to the top where you will enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area and partake in a traditional water blessing given by local monks.


Discovery
After lunch, enjoy a Walking Tour through the rural village of Angkor Ban. Here, you will visit a traditional Khmer house and interact with children at a local school.

EVENING/OVERNIGHT CRUISE TO KONPONG LOUANG

 

Day 7

(B, L, D)

KONPONG LOUANG–KAMPONG TRALACH

Calm in the Cambodian Countryside

Discovery
Start your Guided Sightseeing at the silversmith village in Konpong Louang. Here, see talented craftsmen use age-old techniques to turn pure silver into works of art. In Kampong Tralach board an ox cart for a ride through the beautiful Cambodian countryside. Along the way, stop to meet a local farmer and learn about his daily life.

This afternoon, enjoy scenic cruising on the Tonle River.

EVENING CRUISE TO PHNOM PENH

 

Day 8

(B)

PHNOM PENH (DISEMBARKATION)

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning.

 


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