Taiwan

THIS ADVENTURE INCLUDES:

  • Overnight accommodation is inclusive of hotel tax, hotel service charges and includes daily breakfast
  • Private transfers and transportation on tour 
  • Sightseeing with Local English speaking guides (one guide in each city)
  • Entrance fees and boat rides 
  • Meals as specified (meals only, no drinks/ water)
  • Cold towels and water on sightseeing days
  • Mobile audio headset on touring (Vox device)
  • Souvenir cards printing at all above restaurants to each passenger
  • Airport Assistance Service
  • Separate luggage truck
  • Vietnam visa
  • Cambodia Visa
  • Other meals where not mentioned in the program
  • Drinks/water at included lunches and dinners
  • Flights & airport taxes 
  • Hotel early check in/ Late check-out 
  • Overweight luggage 
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Other services not listed in inclusive column 

Day 1: Saigon Arrival at 09:15AM via TG950 (Own ticket) / City Tour 
Upon arrival Saigon, walk outside the terminal, meet your local guide with your name on the IPT signboard and transfer to the hotel for a two-night stay.

> Lunch at your own leisure. 

2:30PM – join a guided tour of Ho Chi Minh City which was built by the French in 1850. We begin our day with a visit to the Central Post office and along the way we will also view the Saigon Opera House, constructed by the French in the 1898. We visit Independence Palace also known as Reunification Palace, designed by the architect Ngo Viet Thu. The palace was the home and former workplace of the president of South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. We also visit the War Remnants Museum which primarily contains exhibits relating to the Vietnam War.

Tonight, meet your fellow travellers for Welcome dinner in a local restaurant. After, transfer back to hotel. 

*Hotel check in is 14:00, early check in is not included and subject to availability.    

Meals: Welcome Dinner
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon/Park Room (City View) 
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/vietnam/park-hyatt-saigon/saiph

DAY 2: Cu Chi Tunnels (2-hour drive)
08:30AM – meet your guide at the hotel lobby and we depart a 2-hour drive northwest of Saigon to the famous Cu Chi tunnels. The tunnel complex was initially started in 1948 to protect the Viet Cong guerrillas from the French air and ground sweeps. The tunnels also served as communication routes, storage facilities for food and weapon caches as well as hospitals and living quarters for guerrilla fighters throughout the American war. A visit to the underground villages will provide a better understanding of the tunnels’ history, the hardship of life in the tunnels and the Vietnamese resilience during combat. Return to Saigon and we learn how to make a traditional Vietnamese dish in a cooking class followed by lunch in a local restaurant.

> The rest of the day is free at leisure. 

Meals: Welcome Dinner
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Saigon/Park Room (City View) 
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/vietnam/park-hyatt-saigon/saiph

DAY 3: Mekong Princess Embarkation 
11:30AM – This morning there will be some free time after breakfast before we transfer to the RV Mekong Princess. Enjoy lunch on board with breathtaking views as we set sail for our journey along the Mekong. Join your fellow travellers this evening for the Welcome Reception and Dinner on board. 

Meals: Breakfast
On board: RV Mekong Princess. 

DAY 4-9: Mekong River
Mekong river 

On board: RV Mekong Princess. 

DAY 10: Disembarkation/ Kampong Cham – Siem Reap by Road (5 hours)
Disembarkation in Kampong Cham, from Kampong Cham we drive to Siem Reap to the hotel for check-in. 

> Lunch at Champey Restaruant. 

This afternoon, board a tuk tuk for a tour through the city and after stopping to have photos taken for your Angkor complex entrance pass, you arrive at the gate of renowned Angkor Wat for a visit. Then, enter through the south gate of Angkor Thom for a guided tour of Bayon temple, known for its mesmerizing faces and one of the rare Buddhist temples in Angkor.  

> Dinner at your own leisure. 

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch 
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Siem Reap Hotel/ Park Room 
https://www.hyatt.com/en-US/hotel/cambodia/park-hyatt-siem-reap/repph

DAY 11: Half Day Angkor Temples & Preak Dak
Continue your Guided Sightseeing of the Angkor Temples at Ta Prohm. Tree roots cover the ruin walls, allowing you to experience the temple with the same wonder as early explorers. Then visit Banteay Srei, a unique temple built on a small scale from red sandstone, which can be carved like wood. En route stop at a local village famous for making Khmer noodles by hand. 

The tour begins by visiting Preak Dak which is a small rural village 17km out of Siem Reap City, a famous and popular place for Khmer Noodle (called Num banh chok) and also a highlight village for visitors to explore and understand more about the rural lifestyle of villagers. Seeing how the local people making the Khmer traditional Noodle with the ancient heavy stone mills tool normally take about 1 hour.

> Lunch at your own leisure. 
> Dinner at Sokkhak River Restaurant.   

Meals: Breakfast, Dinner 
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Siem Reap Hotel/ Park Room

DAY 12: Half Day Kampong Pluk Village
Boat trip to Kampong Pluk village, you start with a boat ride along the surrounding flooded mangrove forests and enjoy the biosphere. Furthermore, you can have a visit of the schools, restaurants, and the shops, all moored in the middle of this massive lake. Then, return to Siem Reap to have lunch at local restaurant.

Lunch at The Square 24.

Free at your leisure to explore Siem Reap and more of the Angkor Archaeological Complex.

Private dinner with Apsara show at Khmer Royal dinning.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner 
Accommodation: Park Hyatt Siem Reap Hotel/ Park Room

DAY 13: Siem Reap Departs – Flight home (Own ticket)
Meet with your tour guide in the hotel lobby for group transfer to the Siem Reap International Airport for your flight home.

Meals: Breakfast

This ship is an all suite ship and includes:

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