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Mekong Discovery Private Tour

  • Duration

    19 days
  • Tour Type

    Private Tour
  • Tour Style

    Classic
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Embark on a journey through the natural wonders, charming cities and cultural treasures of Vietnam and Cambodia! Including a three-night deluxe cruise on the Mekong, the perfect way to catch a glimpse of authentic daily life. You’ll visit the temples of Angkor in Cambodia, as well as vibrant Saigon, charming Hoi An, historic Hanoi and the spectacular Halong Bay in Vietnam.

Tour Highlights

Our Mekong Discovery Private Tour tour will see you exploring the most iconic sites, delving into deep-rooted culture and dining on delicious cuisine.

Tour Itinerary

  • Day 1

    FLY TO SIEM REAP

    DAYS 1 FLY TO SIEM REAP

    You will be met at Siem Reap in the arrivals hall by your Local Guide from Wendy Wu Tours. The rest of the day is yours to start soaking up the local culture.

  • Day 2

    SUNSET OVER ANGKOR

    DAY 2 SUNSET OVER ANGKOR

    Journey into the old city of Angkor Thom. At its heart is the enigmatic Bayon, a breathtaking temple of innumerable sculptural decorations. Admire the Elephant Terrace and Terrace of the Leper King before continuing to the atmospheric Ta Prohm. The rest of the day is dedicated to Angkor Wat, the most magnificent and best preserved of all of Angkor’s treasures. As the sun sets, float peacefully on the moat that surrounds Angkor Thom, soaking up the atmosphere. (B,L)

  • Day 3

    TONLE SAP LAKE

    DAY 3 TONLE SAP LAKE

    High Water Season (Aug to Feb) Enjoy a morning cruise on Tonle Sap Lake, visiting the floating village of Kampong Phluk and observing the way of life of these lake communities. Low Water Season (Mar to Jul) Visit Chong Kneas floating village. Return to Siem Reap for an afternoon at leisure. (B,L)

  • Day 4

    FLY TO PHNOM PENH

    DAY 4 FLY TO PHNOM PENH

    Fly to Phnom Penh and explore by cyclo, with stops at the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum. Finally, visit Wat Phnom before enjoying the rest of the day at leisure. (B,L)

  • Day 5

    PHNOM PENH'S HISTORY

    DAY 5 PHNOM PENH'S HISTORY

    Reflect on the history of the city with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Museum and Killing Fields, locations that provide chilling reminders of the Khmer Rouge regime. Later, experience how traditional arts are preserved with a Cambodian Living Arts tour, before enjoying a local beer by the river. (B,L)

  • Day 6

    EMBARK THE VICTORIA MEKONG

    DAY 6 EMBARK THE VICTORIA MEKONG

    Enjoy a morning at leisure before you transfer to the Sisowath Quay. Here, board the Victoria Mekong whilst being serenaded with traditional music. Relax with a sundowner on deck and enjoy an Apsara dance performance before sitting down to a sumptuous gala dinner. (B,L,D)

  • Day 7

    VAM NAO

    DAY 7 VAM NAO

    Cross over into Vietnam, taking in the passing scenery. There will be onboard activities available such as cocktail making, and once you have docked at Vam Nao, there will be shore excursions available, with a sampan ride to visit traditional cottage industries. (B,L,D)

  • Day 8

    TAN LOC

    DAY 8 TAN LOC

    Continue downstream, visiting a floating market and local museum. After lunch, arrive at Tan Loc island, and choose to explore an Ancient House and gardens by electric bike, or ride to a plum wine farm by truck. Sail on to Can Tho for a farewell dinner accompanied by a traditional music performance. (B,L,D)

  • Day 9

    DISEMBARK THE VICTORIA MEKONG

    DAY 9 DISEMBARK THE VICTORIA MEKONG

    Leave the ship behind this morning, and travel onto Saigon via Cai Be. This evening, enjoy dinner in the dark at Noir, a restaurant supporting Saigon's visually impaired. (B,L,D)

  • Day 10

    SAIGON OLD AND NEW

    DAY 10 SAIGON OLD AND NEW

    Get to grips with the horrors of guerrilla warfare at the astonishing Cu Chi Tunnels, used by the Viet Cong during the war. Return to Saigon to explore the iconic sights, such as the Notre Dame Cathedral, Reunification Palace and Central Post Office. (B,L)

  • Day 11

    JOURNEY TO HOI AN

    DAY 11 JOURNEY TO HOI AN

    Fly from Saigon to Danang and transfer to the enchanting town of Hoi An. Head out to explore, with visits including Chua Ong Pagoda and the spectacular Japanese Covered Bridge. Grab some refreshments at the Reaching Out Tea House, a wonderful social project in the heart of town. (B,L)

  • Day 12

    TRA QUE VILLAGE

    DAY 12 TRA QUE VILLAGE

    Head out into the countryside to Tra Que, a small farming community that supplies many hotels and restaurants in the area with vegetables and herbs. Here you can enjoy the lush green countryside and stroll through the gardens to see the farmers at work. Later spend the afternoon at leisure back in Hoi An. (B,L)

  • Day 13

    IMPERIAL HUE

    DAY 13 IMPERIAL HUE

    Taking the scenic Hai Van Pass, travel to the imperial city of Hue. Long considered a seat of culture and learning, Hue is dominated by its immense Imperial Citadel, home of emperors from 1802 to 1945. Cruise on the Perfume River to the picturesque Thien Mu Pagoda. This evening indulge yourself with a royal dining experience at Tha Om Garden house. (B,L,D)

  • Day 14

    FLY TO HANOI

    DAY 14 FLY TO HANOI

    After breakfast, fly to Hanoi to explore the Old Quarter by cyclo. Also stop by the Temple of Literature and make sure to try a traditional egg coffee on the way! (B,L)

  • Day 15

    EXPLORE HANOI

    DAY 15 EXPLORE HANOI

    Discover the rest of Hanoi's sights today, with the Ho Chi Minh quarter and Mausoleum, Humble House on Stilts, One Pillar Pagoda and more. In the evening, attend The Quintessence of Tonkin, a beautiful open-air performance on a lake. (B,L)

  • Day 16

    HALONG BAY

    DAY 16 HALONG BAY

    Stay overnight on a traditionally designed boat on Halong Bay, cruising amongst the karst peaks on the tranquil green waters. A UNESCO World Heritage Site and a vision of awe-inspiring beauty, it isn't hard to see why it is one of Vietnam's most popular destinations. A fresh seafood meal is included during your voyage. (B,L,D)

  • Day 17

    HALONG BAY - HANOI

    DAY 17 HALONG BAY - HANOI

    Spend the morning sailing through Halong Bay. After an early lunch (or brunch meal) disembark your cruise and return to Hanoi.

  • Days 18-19

    FLY HANOI TO AUSTRALIA

    DAYS 18-19 FLY HANOI TO AUSTRALIA

    You will be transferred 1 hour from the hotel to the airport, according to the departure time of your international flight. Any time before your flight is at leisure. Arrive home to Australia the same or the following day.

City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 27°c
  • 26mm
  • Can Tho
  • 26°c
  • 9mm
  • Saigon
  • 26°c
  • 14mm
  • Hoi An
  • 22°c
  • 92mm
  • Hue
  • 21°c
  • 145mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 16°c
  • 27mm
  • Hanoi
  • 16°c
  • 19mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 28°c
  • 12mm
  • Can Tho
  • 27°c
  • 3mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 4mm
  • Hoi An
  • 23°c
  • 32mm
  • Hue
  • 22°c
  • 45mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 17°c
  • 31mm
  • Hanoi
  • 17°c
  • 26mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 30°c
  • 58mm
  • Can Tho
  • 28°c
  • 12mm
  • Saigon
  • 29°c
  • 10mm
  • Hoi An
  • 24°c
  • 30mm
  • Hue
  • 24°c
  • 59mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 20°c
  • 43mm
  • Hanoi
  • 20°c
  • 44mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 30°c
  • 101mm
  • Can Tho
  • 29°c
  • 43mm
  • Saigon
  • 30°c
  • 50mm
  • Hoi An
  • 26°c
  • 34mm
  • Hue
  • 27°c
  • 68mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 24°c
  • 91mm
  • Hanoi
  • 24°c
  • 90mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 30°c
  • 112mm
  • Can Tho
  • 29°c
  • 167mm
  • Saigon
  • 30°c
  • 218mm
  • Hoi An
  • 28°c
  • 56mm
  • Hue
  • 29°c
  • 122mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 168mm
  • Hanoi
  • 28°c
  • 188mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 29°c
  • 177mm
  • Can Tho
  • 28°c
  • 182mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 312mm
  • Hoi An
  • 29°c
  • 99mm
  • Hue
  • 30°c
  • 87mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 244mm
  • Hanoi
  • 29°c
  • 240mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 29°c
  • 196mm
  • Can Tho
  • 27°c
  • 225mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 294mm
  • Hoi An
  • 30°c
  • 90mm
  • Hue
  • 30°c
  • 66mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 29°c
  • 267mm
  • Hanoi
  • 30°c
  • 288mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 29°c
  • 172mm
  • Can Tho
  • 28°c
  • 171mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 270mm
  • Hoi An
  • 29°c
  • 104mm
  • Hue
  • 30°c
  • 194mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 312mm
  • Hanoi
  • 29°c
  • 318mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 28°c
  • 249mm
  • Can Tho
  • 27°c
  • 278mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 327mm
  • Hoi An
  • 28°c
  • 297mm
  • Hue
  • 28°c
  • 509mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 28°c
  • 206mm
  • Hanoi
  • 28°c
  • 265mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 27°c
  • 319mm
  • Can Tho
  • 27°c
  • 250mm
  • Saigon
  • 28°c
  • 267mm
  • Hoi An
  • 26°c
  • 526mm
  • Hue
  • 26°c
  • 898mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 25°c
  • 119mm
  • Hanoi
  • 25°c
  • 131mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 26°c
  • 135mm
  • Can Tho
  • 27°c
  • 168mm
  • Saigon
  • 27°c
  • 116mm
  • Hoi An
  • 24°c
  • 363mm
  • Hue
  • 24°c
  • 682mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 21°c
  • 55mm
  • Hanoi
  • 22°c
  • 43mm
City Average Temperate Monthly Rainfall
  • Phnom Penh
  • 26°c
  • 80mm
  • Can Tho
  • 26°c
  • 52mm
  • Saigon
  • 26°c
  • 48mm
  • Hoi An
  • 23°c
  • 206mm
  • Hue
  • 21°c
  • 350mm
  • Halong Bay
  • 18°c
  • 24mm
  • Hanoi
  • 19°c
  • 23mm
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