Vietnam, Cambodia
Luxury River Cruise
15 nights

Ship: Cruiseco Adventurer
Cruise Line: Cruiseco
Duration: 17 Days/15 Nights
Ports: Siem Reap, Kampong Chhnang, Cai Be, Halong Bay, Hanoi, Phnom Penh, Tan Chau, Sa Dec
Airport gateway (Arrival) : Hanoi
Airport gateway (Departure) :

Authentic Asia

Vietnam & Cambodia 

An adventure on the Mekong on board luxury river cruiser - Cruiseco Adventurer.

17 days/15 nights tour includes:

  • Airfare from London* to Hanoi, returning from Siem Reap 
  • 2 nights at 5-Star Melia Hotel Hanoi; 2 night luxury cruise on Halong Bay
  • 2 nights at 5-Star Caravelle Hotel in Saigon 
  • 7 night cruise on board Cruiseco Adventurer in a balcony cabin including selected drinks & all meals
  • 2 nights at 5-Star Raffles Hotel D'Angkor in Siem Reap
  • Breakfast daily, lunch and dinner as specified in the itinerary
  • Extensive sightseeing with expect local guides, all transfers and taxes.




Itinerary - Hanoi to Siem Reap

NOTE: Cruise is also offered in reverse: Siem Reap to Hanoi

London — Hanoi 
Fly from London to Hanoi.
Meet your local English speaking guide for transfer to the Melia Hotel Hanoi. Enjoy an afternoon guided tour around the city. The rest of the evening is at leisure.
Hanoi to Halong Bay 
with overnight Halong Bay Cruise (B,L,D)
After an early breakfast, transfer by road from your hotel in Hanoi to Halong Bay (approximately 4 hours). Board the Paradise cruise and settle into your rooms. Enjoy lunch on board before cruising the limestone islands in the afternoon.
Hanoi to Halong Bay 
with overnight Halong Bay Cruise (B,L,D)
Today, transfer to your day-trip boat and cruise to the bay’s most untouched areas. Enjoy swimming on quiet beaches, visiting water tunnels, fishing villages or kayaking. Lunch is served on board by your private chef. Return to the mother boat for the night.
Halong Bay to Hanoi (B) 
This morning, continue cruising through the bay before arriving back at Halong port. Journey by road back to the Melia Hotel Hanoi. The rest of the day is at your leisure.
Hanoi — Saigon (B) 
A full day at leisure until departure transfer to Hanoi Airport.
On arrival in Saigon, transfer by vehicle with your guide to the Caravelle Hotel, Saigon.
Saigon (B,L) 
Enjoy a morning sightseeing tour with your local guide, visiting the Reunification Palace (once known as the Presidential Palace), the picturesque colonial City Hall, General Post Office, Former US Embassy, Ben Thanh Market and Notre Dame Cathedral. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and then return to your hotel. The afternoon is at your leisure.
Saigon — My Tho — Cai Be (B,L,D) 
Today, transfer by coach to My Tho port for embarkation aboard Cruiseco Adventurer. Welcome drinks and lunch will be served onboard in the lounge, whilst cruising towardsCai Be. Agourmet dinner will be served onboard, and later in the evening enjoy folk performances about life on the Mekong Delta. The ship will moor overnight midstream near Cai Be.
Cai Be — Sa Dec (B,L,D) 
After breakfast, take a local boat to Cai Be, visit the floating markets, the French Gothic Cathedral, a coconut-candy factory, rice paper and pop rice factories. Return to the ship for lunch whilst we sail towards Sa Dec. This afternoon visit Sa Dec, the hometown of Marguerite Duras’ lover, visit the old house of Huynh Thy Le, and the Fuijian Temple.We will pass by the home of Marguerite Duras from across the river banks. Reboard the Cruiseco Adventurer mid-afternoon to set sail for Tan Chau.
This evening enjoy cocktails and dinner onboard.
DAY 10
Tan Chau, Border Crossing (B,L,D) 
Today’s highlight is Tan Chau. Enjoy sightseeing by local boats, navigating narrow channels to visit an evergreen island. After -wards, go ashore to tour the town by rickshaw, visit factories where rattan mats and slippers aremade. Then we return to the ship for lunch as we set sail for the border. In the after noon, enjoy a fruit carving demonstration by the chef, before cock tails in the evening followed by dinner with your fellow travellers.
DAY 11
Phnom Penh (B,L,D)
Tour Phnom Penh by bus to visit the Royal Palace, the spectacular Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum with its outstanding Khmer crafts. In the afternoon you will have the option to either visit the Khmer Rouge’s grim Toul Sleng (S21 Detention Centre) and the Killing Fields; or you could spend the afternoon at your leisure. In the evening enjoy Khmer folk dancing and songs.
DAY 12
Phnom Penh, Chong Koh Village (B,L,D) 
The morning is at your leisure. At midday, the ship sails towards Chong Koh. Take a leisurely stroll through this silk-weaving village, visiting home-workshops making traditional silk and cotton handicrafts. Return to the ship to sail back along the Mekong to Prek K’Dam. Enjoy a hearty lunch whilst sailing. Cocktails, dinner and onboard pianist await in the evening.
DAY 13
Oudong — Kampong Tralach (B,L,D) 
Following breakfast you will travel by coach to Oudong to visit a Buddhist monastery and meditation centre. After Oudong, travel 45 minutes by bus to Kampong Tralach, to visit Wat Kapong Tralach Pleu. Here take an ox-cart ride to the Tonle River, travelling through the countryside, past rice fields and amused locals. Return to the ship in the evening and continue cruising to Kampong Chhnang. Later, join your tour guide for a lecture onboard.
Cambodia: The Past and Present.
Note: the Tonle Sap Lake’s water level varies; an alternative itinerary may be followed if it’s too low:
DAY 14 High water: Kampong Chhnang, Tonle Lake (B,L,D) 
Kampong Chhnang is a rural port town with busy markets.
Mooring mid-stream, take a boat excursion into the lake side wetlands. A stunning variety of birds can be seen along with the local life in the floating village. Return to the boat and cast off towards Tonle Lake while enjoying farewell cocktails.
The ship moors near Siem Reap.
DAY 15
High water: Siem Reap (B) 
Enjoy breakfast onboard and then farewell the crew and guides.
Disembark in Siem Reap and transfer by coach to Raffles Grand Hotel. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest temple. Enjoy the sunset over Angkor Wat before heading back to your hotel.
DAY 14
Low water: Kampong Chhnang (B,L,D) 
Kampong Chhnang is a rural port town with busy markets.
Mooring mid-stream, take a boat excursion into the lakeside wetlands. A stunning variety of birds can be seen along with the local life in the floating village. Return to the boat for lunch. After lunch, the ship casts off for Prek Kdam, the cruise’s final stop. Enjoy a farewell cocktail party this evening.
The ship moors overnight in Prek Kdam.
DAY 15
Low water: Disembarkation PrekKdam–SiemReap (B,L) 
Enjoy breakfast onboard and then farewell the crew and guides and transfer by bus to Siem Reap, stopping at Spean Praptos Bridge. The drive is about 6.5 hours through beautiful Cambodian countryside, with a picnic lunch. You will delight in kilometres of rural scenes with green paddy fields, typical bamboo houses, cattle, and local markets with interesting wares. Upon arrival in Siem Reap, stay at Raffles Grand Hotel D’Angkor for the next two nights. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Angkor Thom, the Khmer’s last capital, Terrace of the Leper King, and the Bayon Temple.
DAY 16
Siem Reap (B,L)
After breakfast, visit the splendid Angkor Wat, the world’s largest temple complex. Return to the hotel for lunch this after - noon and then you may continue exploring with an optional tour to Thommanon, Chau Say, Tevoda, Ta Keo and Ta Prohm, or enjoy the rest of the day at leisure by the pool or in town.
DAY 17
Siem Reap — London (B) 
After breakfast, transfer to Siem Reap Airport for your flight home to London.



* Ports of call may vary based on itinerary and departure dates selected


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Siem Reap

Siem Reap has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market. In town, there are Apsara dance performances, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake.

Country: Cambodia
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Places of Interest: Angkor Wat, Cambodia Landmine Museum, Angkor National Museum

Kampong Chhnang

Kampong Chhnang is a rural port town with busy markets. It is one of the most beautiful of the Cambodian provinces.

  • Country: Cambodia
  • Currency: Reil (KHR)
  • Places of Interest: markets, floating villages, lakeside wetlands. 

Cai Be

Cái Bè is a river-land mixed town in Vietnam. It is a district (huyện) of Tien Giang Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Along the river are docks that handle passengers and goods, and also the floating market.

Country: Vietnam
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Places of Interest:

Halong Bay

Halong Bay

Imagine 2000 or more islands rising from the emerald waters of the Gulf of Tonkin and you have a vision of breathtaking beauty. Halong translates as ‘where the dragon descends into the sea’, and legend claims the islands of Halong Bay were created by a great dragon from the mountains.

  • Country:  Vietnam
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Places of Interest:  Hospital Cave,  An Thoi islands, Cat Ba National Park, limestone islands



Hanoi the capital of Vietnam, and is a fascinating blend of East and West, combining traditional Vietnamese motifs with French flair. It is largely unscathed from the decades of war, and is now a rapidly developing city in Southeast Asia.

  • Country:  Vietnam
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Places of Interest:  many museums, including Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, temples, parks, wartime sites

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is a crossroads of Asia’s past and present, a city of extremes of poverty and excess, of charm and chaos, but one that never fails to captivate.

  • Country: Cambodia
  • Currency: Reil (KHR)
  • Places of Interest:  The Royal Palace, The Silver Pagoda,  National Museum, Khmer Rouge’s Toul Seng

Tan Chau

Tan Chau is a Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. It is famous for Tân Châu silk and visitors will love navigating the narrow river channels that lead in to the town.

  • Country:  Vietnam
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Places of Interest:  Tan Chau Silk factories, Ratten mats and slipper factories, Evergreen Island 

Sa Dec

Sa Dec is a city in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. It is a river port and agricultural and industrial trading center. During the Vietnam War in 1966 and 1967, it was the site of an American PBR (Patrol Boat, River) base.

  • Country:  Vietnam
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Places of Interest:  the home of Marguerite Duras’ lover Huynh Thy Le, the Fuijian Temple, markets, colonial architecture.



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Cruiseco, a consortium of over 200 cruise-specialist travel agents, has over 15 years of professional knowledge, experience and commitment to the cruising industry worldwide. On the back of this continued success, Cruiseco has launched two custom built riverboats to service the increasing number of cruisers keen to discover "Authentic Asia".


Cruiseco Adventurer, launched in 2012, was built in the style of a colonial riverboat but with modern luxurious touches. Hand finished by traditional craftsmen and able to travel where other craft can’t. The Cruiseco Adventurer carries no more than 60 passengers amid a relaxed ambience,  premium accommodation, local entertainment, enticing cuisine featuring delicious local produce, attentively served by a delightful local crew who are dedicated to providing first class service. 

Cruiseco Adventurer cruises the Mekong River, departing almost weekly to showcase the captivating array of culture, rituals and ruins. These unique Mekong cruise adventures will take you into the heart of Indochina to discover the ‘true’ Mekong and a special insight into this intriguing part of Asia.


The newest ship, Cruiseco Explorer (launched October 2014), is custom built for Burmese waters and offers the ultimate luxury. The itineraries afford guests the ideal balance of spell-binding sightseeing and rejuvenating relaxation. Cruiseco Explorer navigates the Irrawaddy, Upper Irrawaddy and Chindwin waters of Burma on an unforgettable 14 night cruise. The riverboat is restricted to just 56 guests and exudes a relaxed sophistication with a sundeck, bar, restaurant and lounge


all available onboard for guests. A small spa is available for facials, massage and treatments.  Entertainment, however, is not limited to the ship's facilities, with evenings on board including skilful demonstrations by local performers and movie nights. 


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Cruiseco Adventurer


Ship Amenities:

  • Hotel style passenger ship with 3 decks: Main, Upper, Sundeck
  • Main deck with guest cabins in front; Crew area in the back
  • Upper deck with guest cabin and bridge house in front; Reception, restaurant, galley bridge house
  • Sundeck with lounge, library, bar, health club, gym, spa and whirl pool, 360 degrees view.



  • 30 cabins (100% twin balcony)
  • 12 Main Deck Staterooms
  • 14 Upper Deck Staterooms
  • 02 Suite (upper deck)
  • 02 Deluxe Suite (main deck)


Cabin Amenities:

  • All stateroom 21.50 sq m, timber floor
  • A/C individual operated
  • Twin bed can be converted to double bed
  • Reading lights
  • Writing desk, chairs and coffee table
  • Flat TV with DVD Player
  • Wardrobe, Safe  
  • Twin Balcony with chair and round table
  • Bathroom timber floor with standing shower cabin
  • Toiletry Japanese brand INAX made in Vietnam
  • Hair Dryer, Bath Rob



Ship Details:
Length    68 m
Breadth max    13.04 m
Breadth mould   12.64 m
Depth   1.6 m 
Draft   1 m 
Main Endines   02 x 650HP
Marine Gensets   02 x 180Kw 
Max Speed   11 Knots
Passengers   60 persons 
Crew   28 persons
Classifications    VIRES I
Flag   Vietnamese
Home Port   Saigon


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