Vietnam and Cambodia—Fifteen days, fourteen nights, and a lifetime of memories await. Most tours included!
Get ready for the vacation of a lifetime! Your exploration of Vietnam and Cambodia begins in Vietnam’s capital, Hanoi, known for its graceful colonial architecture, bustling streets, and ancient temples. Travel to Ha Long Bay and spend the night on a traditional wooden junk boat amidst stunning limestone cliffs. Explore Cambodia’s famous Angkor Archeological Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site laden with magnificent temples, then embark on your Mekong River adventure. Cruise onboard the intimate 124-passenger AMA Lotus with stops along the Mekong River. Experience life on the river as you explore small rural villages and booming cities. Visit temples and floating markets and experience the lives and lifestyle of the local people. These are only a few of the highlights on this unforgettable Mekong River odyssey! Next, tour Ho Chi Minh City with your new Olivia friends before heading home with a mind and heart filled with the beautiful sights and sounds of these fascinating countries.
From included tours that take you to the “best of the best” that Vietnam and Cambodia have to offer, to a relaxed, onboard atmosphere where you are surrounded by women, this trip will be one you’ll remember forever. Visit temples, shrines, and parks; ride in a rickshaw; spend the night on a wooden junk boat; marvel at natural limestone cliffs and gorgeous bays; try local foods, and experience the verdant countryside and bustling city centers. Onboard, you’ll relax and recharge, enjoy learning about the places we are visiting, and have a wonderful time getting to know new friends.
You’ll spend 2 nights in a comfortable hotel in Hanoi, enjoy an overnight cruise in Ha Long Bay, then travel to Siem Reap for 3 nights (hotel accommodations) before embarking on your 7-night Mekong River cruise, ending your journey with a 1-night hotel stay in Ho Chi Minh City.
Your river cruise ship is the lovely, new 124-passenger AMA Lotus, which debuted in 2011. It features ultra-spacious 624-sq. ft. Suites; ten Jr. Suites at 290 sq. ft. and standard staterooms at 226 sq. ft., with 90 percent of her staterooms boasting outside balconies. With a décor that combines Colonial elegance with regional Khmer accents, staterooms include comfortable sitting areas, individually controlled air-conditioning, a mini-bar, safety deposit box, and robes and slippers. Suites/Jr. Suites have luxurious bathtubs.
Public areas include a main restaurant serving Asian and Western specialties; Saigon Lounge; Gift Shop; Fitness Center, Spa, plus a swimming pool and bar on the Sun Deck. The ship also features a fully English-speaking staff.