Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound (8 Days)

Cruise Line: Avalon Waterways
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam to Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam

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. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Vinh Long, Vietnam
Cu Lao Gien, Vietnam

Sweets, Sampans, and Spires. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Chau Doc, Vietnam
Long Khánh Island, Vietnam

Colorful Markets, Charming Locals, and Cotton Weavers. Return to the ship to set sail for the Cambodian border. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Bonjour! French Charm Lives in Cambodia's Capital City. 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! (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Shining a Light on a Dark History. After lunch, depart Phnom Penh and enjoy some time at leisure on the ship. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Wat Hanchey, Cambodia
Ângkôr Ban, Cambodia

Water Blessings and Back To School Adventures. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Kompong Luong, Cambodia
Kampong Tralach, Cambodia

Calm in the Cambodian Countryside. This afternoon, enjoy scenic cruising on the Tonle Sap River. (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Your vacation ends with breakfast this morning. (Breakfast)

Mekong Discovery – Cruise Only Northbound map

What's Included


  • Services of a professional Cruise Director | Onboard lectures | Complimentary Wi-Fi access | Activities & Nightly piano music | Sightseeing with Local Guides | Headsets for all guided shore excursions | Superb dining with all meals on board daily featuring full breakfast, lunch, and dinner, including a welcome reception, Captain’s reception, and farewell dinner | Quality wines from Europe’s most famous wine regions with every dinner | One sitting with open seating arrangements

Not Included

  • Airfare | Gratuities | Any items of a personal nature | Anything not specifically noted as included

About Us

When designing its new ships, Avalon Waterways started with the traveler instead of the ship. This is a river cruise company that invites innovation, imagination and a relentless desire to create a smart use of space be its guide. The result? More space. Bigger views. More comfort … All thanks to one-of-a-kind Panorama SuitesSM on the industry’s only Suite Ships®. The Suite Ships of Avalon are revolutionizing the river cruise industry. For instance, on these signature vessels, Avalon brings an unprecedented level of thoughtfulness and attention to detail to every aspect of the Panorama Suites, providing travelers an oasis to escape to, not escape from. Even better? Avalon doesn’t offer travelers just a few Panorama Suites on each ship. Instead, 80 percent of the guest rooms on Suite Ships are Panorama Suite (they’re 30 percent larger than the average river cruise room). In designing its ships, Avalon has refused to see space as a barrier. That fact couldn’t be truer when looking at the company’s inspired indoor/outdoor space. For instance, Avalon’s Open-Air Balconies®, a completely new concept, make full use of the intended balcony experience – in any weather condition, in any season – without compromising room space. How? Giant wall-to-wall, floor-to-ceiling windows with a 7-foot opening. Avalon has considered every detail of the cruise experience. But perhaps it’s what the company hasn’t done that makes it so unique. It hasn’t filled ships to capacity with people. In fact, because the river cruise line made its rooms so spacious, there’s more room for less people. Simply put, Avalon Waterways is built differently

Insider Tip

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Terms & Conditions

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

Cruise-only fares are per person, based on double occupancy in US dollars, unless otherwise noted. Pricing and itinerary are subject to change without notice. Restrictions may apply.

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