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Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound

Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound - Avalon Waterways
Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound - Avalon Waterways
Excellent
7 reviews
Starts
Ho Chi Minh City
+6 Destinations
Mekong
Ends
Phnom Penh
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Highlights

  • Get off the beaten path on the Mekong River
  • Inspect and haggle over local produce at markets
  • Take a cyclo ride through capital city Phnom Penh
  • See talented craftsman at work throughout the cruise
Age range
8 to 99 year olds
Max Group Size
160
Travel style
River Cruise, Christmas & New Year
Operator
Avalon Waterways
Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Phnom Penh ! With the river cruise tour Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound, you have a 8 day tour package taking you from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh and through Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and 7 other destinations in Asia. Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound includes accommodation as well as an expert guide, meals, transport and more.

Itinerary

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  1. Introduction
  1. Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY (EMBARKATION)
  2. Day 2: VINH LONG–CU LAO GIENG
  3. Day 3: CHAU DOC–LONG KHANH A–BORDER CROSSING, CAMBODIA
  4. Day 4: PHNOM PENH
  5. Day 5: PHNOM PENH
  6. Day 6: WAT HANCHEY–ANGKOR BAN
  7. Day 7: KONPONG LOUANG–KAMPONG TRALACH
  8. Day 8: PHNOM PENH (DISEMBARKATION)

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  • Accommodation

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Guide

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Meals

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Transport

    Rated Excellent by past passengers
  • Additional Services

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  • Flights

  • Insurance

  • Optional

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  • Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound reviewer 1
    Written on August 22, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    Excellent, not a day at the beach tour. A fully immersive experience to the cultures along the southern Mekong. Ankgor was amazing. Consider adding extra leg to northern coast.

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  • Written on August 15, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    This was the best river cruise we have done. So we'll organised even when it started raining we always got some rain ponchos or ambrelka. If it was very hot we received some fans and after every trip our shoes got cleaned. What a great service. A group of... Read more

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  • JM
    Written on March 30, 2019
    5.0 - Excellent

    A wonderful fascinating trip. Fellow travellers great. Cruise director excellent. Horrified by the plastic rubbish in Cambodia. Would reccommend it.

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  • VG
    Written on December 1, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Amazing experience with flawless service. Our guides in Vietnam and Cambodia were so informative and open with their knowledge and history. The staff on the Saigon ship made the experience so lovely and truly took care of us.

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  • Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound reviewer 5
    Written on October 25, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very awesome all the way

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  • FM
    Written on August 24, 2018
    5.0 - Excellent

    Very well organised. Relaxing. The local tour guides were exceptional. Would highly recommend tour. Staff on board the cruise, could not do enough for you. Enjoyable and fun.

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  • RM
    Written on July 26, 2016
    5.0 - Excellent

    The Mekong River cruise on the Siem Reap was incredible! The ship was nicely appointed and the staff were friendly and extremely attentive. We enjoyed eating tasty authentic Vietnamese and Cambodian dishes. Our excursions and guide were top-notch. We'll... Read more

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About the countries

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Currencies

Dong
Vietnam
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Cambodia

Plugs & Adapters

Vietnam and CambodiaVietnam and CambodiaVietnam

Visa

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Vaccinations

These are only indications, so please visit your doctor before you travel to be 100% sure.
Typhoid
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Hepatitis A
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Cholera
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 2 weeks before travel.
Tuberculosis
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 3 months before travel.
Hepatitis B
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 2 months before travel.
Rabies
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 1 month before travel.
Yellow fever
Certificate of vaccination required if arriving from an area with a risk of yellow fever transmission for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 10 days before travel.
Japanese B encephalitis
Recommended for Vietnam and Cambodia. Ideally 1 month before travel.

Policies

Location
Ho Chi Minh City is the starting point and Phnom Penh is the endpoint.
Hold my space
TourRadar can request Avalon Waterways to hold spaces for you for up to 48 hours without any credit card details.
Payment(s)
For any tour departing before 28 November 2019 a full payment is necessary. For tours departing after 28 November 2019, a minimum payment of $250 is required to confirm your booking with Avalon Waterways. The final payment will be automatically charged to your credit card on the designated due date. The final payment of the remaining balance is required at least 95 days days prior to the departure date of your tour. TourRadar never charges you a booking fee and will charge you in the stated currency.
Cancellation policy
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Payment methods
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Destinations

Covering a total distance of approx 498 km.
  • Ho Chi Minh City (Vietnam)
  • 95 km
  • Vinh Long (Vietnam)
  • 54 km
  • Cu Lao Gieng (Vietnam)
  • 53 km
  • Chau Doc (Vietnam)
  • 169 km
  • Hanchey (Cambodia)
  • 38 km
  • Angkor Ban (Cambodia)
  • 47 km
  • Kampong Tralach (Cambodia)
  • 41 km
  • Phnom Penh (Cambodia)

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