CRUISETOUR

Discovery Cruise (4 Days)

Cruise Line: Aqua Expeditions
Ship: Aqua Mekong  |  1 Review
Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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DAY 1
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Welcome our 3-night passengers over custom sundowners like the Salted Watermelon Crush with Thai basil. Together we celebrate the onward journey towards the heart of this mighty river with a Khmer Apsara performance, an indigenous tradition memorialized on the temple walls at Angkor Wat.

DAY 2
Kaam Samnor, Cambodia
Tân Châu, Vietnam
My An Hung, Vietnam

Say 'Good Morning, Vietnam' while we cross the border and sail towards Tân Châu, a vibrant border town where we take the local rickshaw called xe loi for a trip around town or pedal 18 kilometers on the peaceful island of Long Khánh. In the afternoon, we visit a typical Mekong Delta village called Mỹ An Hưng where we will walk through verdant plantations. We will be invited to a local's home to taste local fruits while hearing traditional folk songs performed by villagers, followed by a unique Unicorn Dance. Biking option is also available for those who wish to explore on wheels.

DAY 3
Sa Déc, Vietnam
Cái Bè, Vietnam

Begin the day at Bình Thành mat weaving village or opt to visit Sa Đéc where we will peruse the vibrant market and see the famous house of Marguerite Duras' legendary lover, Mr. Huỳnh Thủy Lê. We continue downstream for Cái Bè, zigzagging in our sampan past lone fishermen on their long tail boats. Later, our skiffs moor at a wooden pier. Here in Cái Bè, walk or bike ride among high-roofed open courtyard houses, some dating back more than 100 years, and currently inhabited by gracious locals who will invite us to glimpse their property.

DAY 4
My Tho, Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

Disembarkation. En route to Ho Chi Minh City, we stop at Vinh Trang Pagoda, one of the largest Mahayana Buddhist temples in the region. You will notice the mixed architectural style and see three large buddha statues plus an impressive collection of bonsai trees.

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What's Included

Included

  • All meals while onboard

    All excursions

    All beverages(alcoholic and non-

    alcoholic with exception of premium brands)

    Transfers to/from vessel when arriving on recommended flights

Not Included

  • Air tickets to and from port(s)

    Guide and crew gratuities

    Bar and Boutique purchases

    Boutique purchases

About Us

Celebrating a decade of success in 2017, Aqua Expeditions has achieved global recognition as a leader in luxury small ship river cruising. Discover Peru’s legendary Amazon River aboard the architect-designed, custom-built 16-suite Aria Amazon offering professionally guided nature-based adventures combined with gourmet cuisine and sophisticated 5-star hotel accommodations that incorporate the latest technology. Similarly, Aqua Expeditions’ newest luxury vessel, the 20-suite Aqua Mekong sails the historic Mekong River between timeless Cambodia and contemporary Vietnam.

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