13-DAY ITINERARY *Included features, inside visits and guided sightseeing shown in UPPERCASE
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DAY 1

DAY 1: MONDAY 28 AUGUST 2017

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City, still known as Saigon to many. Hotel rooms are available for mid-afternoon check-in.

ARRIVE IN HO CHI MINH CITY, VIETNAM
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DAY 2

DAY 2: TUESDAY 29 AUGUST 2017

This morning, enjoy a WALKING TOUR of the city's famous and historic landmarks as you stroll through the heart of the city along Dong Khoi Street (formerly Rue Catinat) past Ho Chi Minh Square...

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HO CHI MINH CITY
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DAY 3

DAY 3: WEDNESDAY 30 AUGUST 2017

This morning, leave the city and drive through vast expanses of rice paddies to visit the CU CHI TUNNELS, an extraordinary network of tunnels more than 193 kilometres (120 miles) in length that...

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HO CHI MINH CITY. EXCURSION TO CU CHI TUNNELS
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DAY 4

DAY 4: THURSDAY 31 AUGUST 2017

This morning, transfer to the port on the Saigon River and board your river cruise vessel to start your CRUISE up the Mekong River through Vietnam and Cambodia. Get acquainted with the ship and relax before your welcome reception this evening. (B,L,D)

HO CHI MINH CITY (EMBARKATION)
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DAY 5

DAY 5: FRIDAY 1 SEPTEMBER 2017

This morning, board a sampan for a scenic cruise through Cai Be Harbour. Visit a LOCAL WORKSHOP to see how rice paper, rice wine, and traditional candies are made. Then, take a WALKING TOUR through..

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CRUISING: CAI BE-CU LAO GIENG
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DAY 6

DAY 6: SATURDAY 2 SEPTEMBER 2017

After breakfast, walk through the LOCAL MARKET and absorb the atmosphere as locals are busy buying and selling fish, meat, and produce. Then join a sampan excursion down the backwaters of the...

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CRUISING: CHAU DOC-CAMBODIAN BORDER CROSSING
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DAY 7

DAY 7: SUNDAY 3 SEPTEMBER 2017

The capital city of Phnom Penh retains its French charm to this day. This morning, your sightseeing tour by PRIVATE CYCLO includes visits to the ROYAL PALACE with the spectacular SILVER PAGODA...

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CRUISING: PHNOM PENH
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DAY 8

DAY 8: MONDAY 4 SEPTEMBER 2017

Sightseeing this morning provides a glimpse of the atrocities inflicted on the Cambodian people by the Khmer Rouge regime. Visit the TUOL SLENG GENOCIDE MUSEUM, a former high school that housed...

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CRUISING: PHNOM PENH-PREK BANG KONG
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DAY 9

DAY 9: TUESDAY 5 SEPTEMBER 2017

This morning, visit WAT HANCHEY, a temple dating back to the 8th century and the Chenla Empire. Located on a hilltop, enjoy stunning views of the surrounding area and partake in a TRADITIONAL....

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CRUISING: WAT HANCHEY-ANGKOR BAN
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DAY 10

DAY 10: WEDNESDAY 6 SEPTEMBER 2017

Today, start your sightseeing at the SILVERSMITH VILLAGE of Konpong Louang. Here you will see talented craftsmen use age-old techniques to turn pure silver into works of art. Continue on to Kampong...

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CRUISING: KONPONG LOUANG-KAMPONG TRALACH
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DAY 11

DAY 11: THURSDAY 7 SEPTEMBER 2017

This morning, arrive in Siem Reap and start your sightseeing of the TEMPLES OF ANGKOR, considered by many to be the most spectacular architectural ruins on Earth! Constructed between the 9th and...

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CRUISING: SIEM REAP (DISEMBARKATION)
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DAY 12

DAY 12: FRIDAY 8 SEPTEMBER 2017

Today, continue your sightseeing of the Angkor temples by TUK-TUK. Start at ANGKOR THOM, where you will explore BAYON TEMPLE. One of the few Buddhist temples in Angkor, it features some 200...

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SIEM REAP
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DAY 13

DAY 13: SATURDAY 9 SEPTEMBER 2017

Your holiday ends with breakfast this morning. (B)

SIEM REAP