Siem Reap - Angkor Temples - KAMPONG CHHNANG - KAMPONG TRALACH - KOH CHEN - PHNOM PENH - CHAU DOC - SA DEC - VINH LONG - CAI BE - MY THO - HO CHI MINH CITY - Hanoi - Halong Bay
Cast off on a once-in-a-lifetime adventure on the legendary river that begins in the mountains of Tibet and meanders through no less than six countries. The Mekong traces the authentic, profound, and mesmerizing history of Vietnam and Cambodia along its riverbanks. You’ll finish your extraordinary vacation in Indochina with a discovery of Hanoï, the Vietnamese capital, and on an unforgettable cruise on the legendary Halong Bay among the fantastically formed islands, crags, and cliffs.
*Price based on double occupancy
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Your cruise in the cabin category of your choice - double-occupancy accommodations in a first-class hotel - all meals - drinks at all meals (1 soft drink or 1 beer* or 1 mineral water + 1 tea or coffee per person for each meal) - unlimited tea, coffee and mineral water during the cruise on board - visits and excursions mentioned in the program - the services of an English-speaking local tour guides and onboard CroisiEurope tour director - the Croisieurope agent in Siem Reap - travel assistance and repatriation insurance - tips (excluding tips for crew members on board the ship).
Tips: To make your vacation worry-free, the equivalent of €35 per passenger will be given to service providers for your destination country as tips. We feel this amount is appropriate in consideration of local customs and practice.
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Domestic flights and their taxes (40€/person - subject to change) - visits and excursions mentioned in the program - services of local English-speaking tour guides - double-occupancy accommodations in the listed, or similar, hotels - all meals - drinks at all meals (1 soft drink or 1 beer* or 1 mineral water + 1 tea or coffee per person for each meal) - 24-hour cruise across Halong Bay on a boat (not exclusive to CroisiEurope passengers).
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International flights and their taxes - transfers - Cambodian and Vietnamese visas - cancellation and baggage insurance - tips for crew members on board the ship (for informational purposes, daily tips per passenger amount to US$5) - drinks other than those mentioned.
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Tips for guides and drivers (approximately $20 per passenger) - drinks other than those mentioned.
Non-EU nationals are requested to consult their embassy or consulate.
On the flight between Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi (or the opposite direction), the free baggage allowance is 20kg per person. Beyond this weight, a supplement will be requested by the airline at the check-in counter.
Vaccines are not mandatory for this trip. However, it is advisable to be up to date with all vaccinations (tetanus, polio, hepatitis A and B, diphtheria, and typhoid fever). Your doctor will prescribe an antimalarial drug if necessary. Mosquito repellent is strongly recommended.
The dry season lasts from December to April, but the air remains humid (temperature: 77° to 95°F). The rainy season, from May to November, can present very strong but brief storms that generally take place at the end of the afternoon.
METHODS OF PAYMENT - CURRENCY EXCHANGE
During these days, some sites can be closed without warning.
You can consult www.worldtimezone.com to see the time difference between your home and your destination.
Ref. 1R9 - POST-CRUISE PROGRAM AVAILABLE starting with 2 participants
The 7-day post-cruise program lets you discover the essential sites in two Vietnamese provinces formerly known as Annam and Tonkin. Visit the capital, Hanoi, as well as thousand-year-old pagodas, lakes and historical monuments. Set out on an unforgettable cruise on the legendary Halong Bay among the fantastically formed islands, crags, and cliffs.