Asia River Cruises

River cruising has become so extraordinarily popular in Europe that many of the river cruise companies are expanding beyond the Yangtze in China into Southeast Asia.

Vietnam, Cambodia & the Riches of the Mekong: 16 Days – Spend 2 nights in Hanoi, overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay, then travel to Siem Reap for 3 nights before embarking on your 7-night Mekong River cruise, ending your journey with a 2-night stay n Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1:
HANOI-Hotel check-in after an overnight flight from the US
Day 2:
HANOI- City tour; rickshaw ride and water puppet show
Day 3:
HA LONG BAY-Transfer to the bay to board a traditional wooden junk for an overnight cruise
Day 4:
HA LONG BAY: SIEM REAP-Transfer to Hanoi Airport for a flight to Siem Reap
Day 5:
SIEM REAP-Angkor Archaeological Park – Angkor Thom and Angkor Wat
Day 6:
SIEM REAP-Excursion to Banteay Srei and Ta Prohm Temple
Day 7: 
SIEM REAP: TONLE SAP LAKE- Cruise Embarkation; welcome dinner
Day 8:
KAMPONG CHHANG- Local boat excursion to lakeside wetland.
KAMPONG TRALACH- Oxcart ride; visit to Wat Kampong Tralach Pleu
OUDONG- Visit to Buddhist monastery
Day 9: 
CHONG KOH-Walk at leisure to silk weaving village
PHNOM PENH- Orientation walking tour
Day 10:
PHNOM PENH- Royal Palace & National Museum Killing Fields excursion
Day 11:
Border Crossing. Cruising from Cambodia to Vietnam
Day 12: 
TAN CHAU- Canal cruise; visit fish farm; trishaw ride, mat-making workshop
Day 13: 
SA DEC- Boat ride to Sa Dec Village, local mark, museum and temple
XEO QUYT- Xeo Quyt excursion
CAI BE- Local junk trip to a floating market; rice paper & candy-making
Day 14:
HO CHI MINH CITY (Saigon)- Disembarkation & city tour
Day 15:
HO CHI MINH CITY- Free time at leisure
Day 16:
HO CHI MINH CITY – US. Airport transfer for flight home or extend your trip with a visit to Bangkok