Magical Mekong Cruise & Beach

Operator: Wendy Wu Tours
Destination: Vietnam
Price From: £2499.00


Combine the best of all worlds with a magical river cruise exploring the cultural treasures of the Mekong River and a relaxing stay on the glorious beaches of Vietnam.

As the only vessel to cruise this part of the delta, Victoria Mekong offers exclusive itineraries to hand-picked ports along one of the most enchanting stretches of the Mekong. This magical section of the river delivers wonders at every turn, from the lush, green landscapes of Vietnam up to Cambodias enchanting capital, Phnom Penh.

Then let us whisk you away to the sugar white sands of Phu Quoc Island. Resting in the Gulf of Thailand and swathed in dense tropical forests, Phu Quoc boasts over 30 miles of palm-fringed white sand beaches and is the perfect spot to unwind and reflect on your magical cruise adventure.


Day 1-2: Fly to Siem Reap

Fly overnight to Siem Reap. Depending on your time of arrival the rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

Day 3: Victoria Mekong

This morning, travel by coach from Siem Reap to Kampong Chham, where youll have lunch. Embark the Victoria Mekong, where youll stay for 7 nights.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 4: Angkor Ban & Silk Island

Enjoy a morning excursion to explore the village of Angkor Ban with its wooden stilt houses. After having lunch on the ship, travel by three wheeled tuk tuk to Silk Island where you will learn about the process of silk weaving, from worm to loom, with the chance to observe local families weaving the iconic Cambodian krama.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 5: Oudong & Phnom Penh

Take a walking tour of the village of Koh Chen where the highlight is meeting a local copper and silversmith. Afterward travel by coach to Oudong, the ancient capital of Cambodia. After lunch on board arrive in Phnom Penh and hop on a pedal powered cyclo to the elegant Raffles Hotel Le Royal for a signature cocktail at the famed Elephant Bar.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 6: Phnom Penh

Explore the majestic Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda complex and walk to the nearby National Museum, a beautiful sandstone building that showcases the worlds largest collection of Khmer art. Pay your respects at Choeung Ek, one of the mass grave sites of the Killing Fields before returning to the ship to enjoy a lively Apsara dance performance before dinner.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 7: Into Vietnam

As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia Vietnam select from the many onboard activities including a ships tour, mini golf tournament, or simply enjoy the scenery. Tender sampans take you ashore to visit a local temple, see fish farms and stilt houses, and get your first glimpse of the Vietnamese countryside. Return on board for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance before dinner.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 8: Phu Tan & Tiger Island

Tender ashore at Phu Tan to visit a craft village famed for handmaking Ca Rang clay stoves. After lunch on board, head ashore by sampan and explore Tiger Island by 3 wheeled xe loi learning about cottage industries such as plant pot making and incense making. Visit a site locally known as Mr Tigers Temple and hear the story that won the island its name.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Day 9: Long Xuyen and Dihn Yen

Travel by tender to witness the mesmerizing Long Xuyen floating market and tour the An Giang Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Kinh Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. Enjoy lunch on board as we cruise towards the village of Dinh Yen where well observe colourful straw mats being woven on mechanized looms. This evening enjoy a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as n ca ti t followed by a final farewell dinner.

(Breakfast, lunch and dinner)

Days 10-13: Phu Quoc

This morning after breakfast on board transfer to the airport for your short flight to Phu Quoc and transfer to the resort. The next four days are yours to relax and enjoy the beautiful surroundings.

(Breakfast and lunch)

Day 14: Depart Phu Quoc

Transfer to the airport for your flight to the UK via Ho Chi Minh City, arriving the same or next day.