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Essence of Vietnam, Cambodia & Luxury Mekong 2 Cruise

  • Departure DateFri 14th Jan 2022
  • Scenic River Cruises Scenic Spirit
  • 21 Night Cruise From Hanoi
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Itinerary

  • Hanoi
  • Ha Long Bay
  • Hanoi
  • Hoi An
  • Hue/Danang (Chan May)
  • Hoi An
  • Hue/Danang (Chan May)
  • Ho Chi Minh City
  • Cai Be
  • Tan Chau
  • Phnom Penh
  • Oudong
  • Angkor Ban, Cambodia
  • Wat Hanchey
  • Siem Reap

Highlights

    • Ho Chi Minh City: Explore Ho Chi Minh City, home of the Cu Chi Tunnels, an intricate network of underground passageways used by Viet Cong guerrillas during the Vietnam War.

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

Excellent!

Faizal Khan has been wonderful to deal with. He is very knowledgeable and has excellent customer services skills. He made the booking process very smooth and managed to get us a competitive deal.

M Lewis / June 2021

excellent !

I received excellent customer service from both Ryan Duggan and Beth Higson , they went the extra mile to ensure our trip was exactly as we had wished it. Many thanks

Mr Steve McQuade / June 2021

Fantastic service

My consultant was Amy Darbyshire and I feel like I won the jackpot. Nothing was too much trouble. Lots of ideas, options, price cues etc The service was incredible. If Amy promised to call or email information it happened. I am incredibly grateful to all the help she gave me and I’ve now booked my dream holiday thanks to her.

Toni / June 2021

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Day 1 - Hanoi

Arrive: Fri 14 January 2022

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus ??ng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.

Day 2 - Hanoi

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus ??ng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.

Day 3 - Hanoi

Depart: Sun 16 January 2022

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus ??ng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.

Day 4 - Ha Long Bay

Arrive: Mon 17 January 2022

H? Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park.

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

H? Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park.

Day 5 - Ha Long Bay

Depart: Tue 18 January 2022

H? Long Bay, in northeast Vietnam, is known for its emerald waters and thousands of towering limestone islands topped by rainforests. Junk boat tours and sea kayak expeditions take visitors past islands named for their shapes, including Stone Dog and Teapot islets. The region is popular for scuba diving, rock climbing and hiking, particularly in mountainous Cát Bà National Park.

Day 6 - Hanoi

Arrive: Wed 19 January 2022 / Depart: Wed 19 January 2022

Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, is known for its centuries-old architecture and a rich culture with Southeast Asian, Chinese and French influences. At its heart is the chaotic Old Quarter, where the narrow streets are roughly arranged by trade. There are many little temples, including Bach Ma, honoring a legendary horse, plus ??ng Xuân Market, selling household goods and street food.

Day 7 - Hoi An

Arrive: Thu 20 January 2022

H?i An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.

Day 8 - Hoi An

Depart: Fri 21 January 2022

H?i An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.

Day 9 - Hue/Danang (Chan May)

Arrive: Sat 22 January 2022 / Depart: Sat 22 January 2022

Hu? is a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802 to 1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century ??i N?i Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City (T? c?m thành), once the emperor’s home; and a replica of the Royal Theater.

Day 9 - Hoi An

Arrive: Sat 22 January 2022 / Depart: Sat 22 January 2022

H?i An is a city on Vietnam’s central coast known for its well-preserved Ancient Town, cut through with canals. The former port city’s melting-pot history is reflected in its architecture, a mix of eras and styles from wooden Chinese shophouses and temples to colorful French colonial buildings, ornate Vietnamese tube houses and the iconic Japanese Covered Bridge with its pagoda.

Day 10 - Hue/Danang (Chan May)

Arrive: Sun 23 January 2022 / Depart: Sun 23 January 2022

Hu? is a city in central Vietnam that was the seat of Nguyen Dynasty emperors and the national capital from 1802 to 1945. A major attraction is its vast, 19th-century ??i N?i Citadel, surrounded by a moat and thick stone walls. It encompasses the Imperial City, with palaces and shrines; the Forbidden Purple City (T? c?m thành), once the emperor’s home; and a replica of the Royal Theater.

Day 11 - Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive: Mon 24 January 2022

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known by its previous name, Saigon, is the largest and most populous city in Vietnam. According to the 2019 census, Ho Chi Minh City has a population of over 8.9 million within the city proper and over 21 million within its metropolitan area.

Day 12 - Ho Chi Minh City

Depart: Tue 25 January 2022

Ho Chi Minh City, commonly known by its previous name, Saigon, is the largest and most populous city in Vietnam. According to the 2019 census, Ho Chi Minh City has a population of over 8.9 million within the city proper and over 21 million within its metropolitan area.

Day 13 - Cai Be

Arrive: Wed 26 January 2022 / Depart: Wed 26 January 2022

Cái Bè is a river-land mixed town in Vietnam. It is a rural district of Ti?n Giang Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. Along the river, there are docks that handle passengers and goods, and the floating market.

Day 14 - Tan Chau

Arrive: Thu 27 January 2022

Tân Châu is a town of An Giang Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2009 the town had a population of 184,129. The town covers an area of 175.68 km². It is famous for Tân Châu silk with the famous product Lãnh M? A, whose black colour comes from the Diospyros mollis's fruit.

Day 15 - Tan Chau

Depart: Fri 28 January 2022

Tân Châu is a town of An Giang Province in the Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. As of 2009 the town had a population of 184,129. The town covers an area of 175.68 km². It is famous for Tân Châu silk with the famous product Lãnh M? A, whose black colour comes from the Diospyros mollis's fruit.

Day 15 - Phnom Penh

Arrive: Fri 28 January 2022

Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco Central Market.

Day 16 - Phnom Penh

Depart: Sat 29 January 2022

Phnom Penh, Cambodia’s busy capital, sits at the junction of the Mekong and Tonlé Sap rivers. It was a hub for both the Khmer Empire and French colonialists. On its walkable riverfront, lined with parks, restaurants and bars, are the ornate Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and the National Museum, displaying artifacts from around the country. At the city’s heart is the massive, art deco Central Market.

Day 16 - Oudong

Arrive: Sat 29 January 2022 / Depart: Sat 29 January 2022

Oudong is a town in Cambodia, at the base of Phnom Udong Mountain, northwest of Phnom Penh. It was the site of the royal capital from the 17th to the 19th centuries. The mountain’s 2 mounds are connected by a ridge and dotted with stupas and shrines dedicated to former kings. Chedi Mouk Pruhm is the burial site of King Monivong. The ruins of Arthross Temple house a large golden Buddha.

Day 17 - Angkor Ban, Cambodia

Arrive: Sun 30 January 2022 / Depart: Sun 30 January 2022

Angkor Ban is a khum of Sampov Loun District in Battambang Province in north-western Cambodia.

Day 18 - Wat Hanchey

Arrive: Mon 31 January 2022 / Depart: Mon 31 January 2022

Wat Hanchey

Day 19 - Mekong Cruise

Day 20 - Siem Reap

Arrive: Wed 02 February 2022

Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.

Day 21 - Siem Reap

Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.

Day 22 - Siem Reap

Depart: Fri 04 February 2022

Siem Reap, a resort town in northwestern Cambodia, is the gateway to the ruins of Angkor, the seat of the Khmer kingdom from the 9th–15th centuries. Angkor’s vast complex of intricate stone buildings includes preserved Angkor Wat, the main temple, which is pictured on Cambodia’s flag. Giant, mysterious faces are carved into the Bayon Temple at Angkor Thom.

Scenic Spirit From Scenic River Cruises

Scenic’s Mekong River cruises take place aboard Scenic Spirit, a 279-foot vessel that was launched in 2016 and can accommodate 68 passengers in 34 one-bedroom balcony suites. The Scenic Spirit, offers an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio and is equipped with a sleek swimming pool, a steam sauna, and an open-air cinema. The brand new, custom-built 5-Star ships are the most spacious, luxurious and indulgent vessels on the Mekong and Irrawaddy rivers. With an almost 1:1 staff-to-guest ratio, the largest suites available on the waters on South East Asia, and an opulent collection of decadent amenities at your disposal, guests on board will enjoy the ultimate river cruise experience. Scenic Spirit represents a connection between tradition and innovation. The resort-style pool, relaxing steam sauna and open-air cinema are the sort of facilities you would expect to find in a world-class hotel, while our quiet library, beauty salon and tranquil wellness center offer an abundance of places to escape for a little privacy – or even an indulgent treatment. The journeys to South East Asia combine the best of all-inclusive river cruising. While on board our 5-star fleet almost everything you can think of is included, from unlimited complimentary drinks and diverse dining to near-daily sightseeing excursions, butler service and even a minibar that’s replenished daily. If you choose to extend your journey, you’ll stay in exceptional hotels where breakfast is included every day. With so much to see, you’ll continue to explore with your Freechoice and Enrich programs, while also enjoying the freedom to discover your destination independently.

Ship Cabins

Deluxe Suite

These spacious Suites at 32m²/344ft² are located on the Jewel, Sapphire and Diamond Decks. Each have a private full-length balcony, walk in wardrobe and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin with a separate toilet and shower.

Deluxe Suite

These spacious Suites at 32m²/344ft² are located on the Jewel, Sapphire and Diamond Decks. Each have a private full-length balcony, walk in wardrobe and elegant en-suite bathrooms featuring a large vanity basin with a separate toilet and shower.

Grand Deluxe Suite

These eight suites on the Diamond Deck are the ultimate in luxury at 40m²/430ft² with more space, impeccable service and thoughtful touches. Enjoy an outdoor balcony, separate lounge and dining area, extra-large walk in wardrobe and a luxurious oversized bathroom.

Royal Panorama Suite

At 80m²/861ft², this is the largest suite on the Mekong river. Being up forward on the Diamond Deck, enjoy fantastic views of the passing scenery from your private terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi and day bed. Both Suites have a separate lounge and dining area, walk-in dressing room and a luxurious oversized bathroom offering a separate bathtub, toilet and shower.

Platinum Trusted Service Award 2021

Average Customer Rating: 4.9/5Independent Service Rating based on verified reviews.Read all reviews
Feefo Platinum Trusted Service Award

Excellent!

Faizal Khan has been wonderful to deal with. He is very knowledgeable and has excellent customer services skills. He made the booking process very smooth and managed to get us a competitive deal.

M Lewis / June 2021

excellent !

I received excellent customer service from both Ryan Duggan and Beth Higson , they went the extra mile to ensure our trip was exactly as we had wished it. Many thanks

Mr Steve McQuade / June 2021

Fantastic service

My consultant was Amy Darbyshire and I feel like I won the jackpot. Nothing was too much trouble. Lots of ideas, options, price cues etc The service was incredible. If Amy promised to call or email information it happened. I am incredibly grateful to all the help she gave me and I’ve now booked my dream holiday thanks to her.

Toni / June 2021

Read All Reviews

Speak to a Cruise Concierge

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