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Luxury All-Inclusive Mekong River Cruise with Vietnam & Cambodia Discovery

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Holiday Overview

Departure Date: 27 November 2024 - 21 Nights
Alternative Departure Dates Available
  • Ship Mekong Navigator
  • Duration 21 NIGHTS
  • Departure Date Range Sep 2024 - Mar 2025
  • Holiday type River Cruising
  • Holiday code ASA2229

Price Reductions: Save up to $2,400 per couple - ends 24.05.24*

Includes Luxury Hạ Long Bay Junk Cruise

Delve into southeast Asia’s contrasts and multi-faceted wonders with a magical Mekong River cruise paired with immersive tours and hotel stays in Cambodia and Vietnam.

Your memorable holiday begins in Hanoi, where you’ll enjoy three nights before a remarkable overnight Hạ Long Bay Junk Cruise. Next, you’ll continue to discover Vietnam’s beauty with stays in Huế and Hội An.

Two nights in Ho Chi Minh City then follow with a tour of the complex Cù Chi Tunnels before your all-inclusive Mekong River cruise. Perhaps the world’s most fascinating river cruise, this lavish journey will welcome you to a world of ancient temples, pagodas, and monasteries before you’ll disembark in Siem Reap, where you’ll delight in a two-night stay and tour Angkor Wat.

Your Imagine Holiday Includes

Cruises

1 night full-board luxury cruise on board the Indochine Junk Boat visiting Lan Ha Bay, Hạ Long Bay

Explore the Ao Ech area

Tai Chi class on board

Cooking demonstration

7 night all-inclusive luxury river cruise on board Mekong Navigator

Welcome champagne reception

Quality wine selection at lunch and dinner

Exceptional onboard cultural activities

Overnight in Port in Phnom Penh

Fully Escorted Tours

Hanoi city tour featuring Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum

Duong Lam Ancient Village and Thay Pagoda

Huế city tour

Hội An city tour with Bánh xèo cooking demonstration and tasting

Củ Chi Tunnels

Angkor Archaeological Park

Hotel Stays*

3 night four-star stay in Hanoi at the Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture

2 night five-star hotel stay in Huế at the Pilgrimage Village Boutique Resort & Spa

3 night four-star stay in Hội An at Central Boutique Hotel

2 night five-star stay in Ho Chi Minh City at the Grand Hotel Saigon

2 night four-star stay in Siem Reap at the Tara Angkor Hotel

All hotel stays include breakfast

All Flights, Taxes and Transfers

Overnight flight

The arrival date is subject to change based on flight times specified during the booking process.
Named hotels are based on availability and are subject to change without notice. Alternative hotels will always be of equal or higher star rating.
*Prices shown include discount and savings based on two passengers sharing on the 18th September departure date, booking directly with Imagine Holidays.

Your Voyage

Your Itinerary

Day 1
Hanoi: Hotel Stay

This charming city is one of the most ancient capitals in the world. The old quarter still bustles with life while well-preserved colonial buildings and ancient pagodas sit alongside modern city centre developments.

Overnight: Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture

Day 2
Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour

First, you’ll visit Ho Chi Minh Mausoleum, before visiting the Ethnology Museum. Come afternoon, you’ll visit Van Mieu, the Temple of Literature. Finally, you’ll continue to the Old Quarter and admire the surroundings of the Sword Lake.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture

Day 3
Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour

Today, you’ll visit quaint Duong Lam. Here, you’ll stop by the Mia pagoda where you’ll find fascinating golden statues and intricate stone carvings. Thầy Temple then awaits. Known as the ‘Temple of Heavenly Blessings’, Vietnam’s oldest Buddhist temple.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture

Day 4
Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship

This morning, you’ll embark on your cruise in Lan Ha Bay, within the revered UNESCO Hạ Long Bay. This world-famous bay is home to one of the most beautiful landscapes in Vietnam.

Meals Included: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

Overnight: Indochine Junk Boat

Day 5
Huế: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Arriving in Huế, you’ll check into your hotel before enjoying an afternoon at leisure. You could seek out the magnificent Perfume River, a tranquil and picturesque river on a clear day and an intriguing, atmospheric sight in sullen weather.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Pilgrimage Village Boutique Resort & Spa

Day 6
Huế: Hotel Stay & Tour

This morning, you’ll start your guided tour with a visit to the Imperial Citadel and its gardens. Come afternoon, discover Tu Duc Mausoleum, a model of traditional Vietnamese art before exploring Từ Hiếu Pagoda.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Pilgrimage Village Boutique Resort & Spa

Days 7 - 9
Hội An: Hotel Stay & Tour

Enjoy three nights in beautiful Hoi An, visiting iconic sights like the Japanese Bridge and Tan Ky Trading House. Revel in a full-day tour and deep-dive into Vietnam’s food culture, indulging in tantalising local delicacies.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Hoi An Central Boutique Hotel & Spa

Day 10
Ho Chi Minh City: Hotel Stay

Your adventure continues with a two-night hotel stay in Ho Chi Minh City. Wander down Le Duan Boulevard towards Reunification Palace; stroll through colourful Chợ Lớn or visit Nghia An Hoi Quan Pagoda, known for its detailed interiors.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Grand Hotel Saigon

Day 11
Ho Chi Minh City: Hotel Stay & Tour

Discover hidden trapdoors, secret kitchens, and compact living areas all beneath the jungle floor. At the end of your tour, you’ll have the chance to taste a culinary specialty, eaten daily during the war.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Grand Hotel Saigon

Day 12
Mỹ Tho: Embark Ship

Today, you’ll journey to Mỹ Tho to join the Lotus’ elegant Mekong Navigator for your opulent cruise along the almighty Mekong. As your upstream journey commences, you’ll experience five-star cordial hospitality and settle into your luxurious surroundings.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 13
Cái Bè - Sa Đéc

Sail to Cái Bè and journey through its tapestry of waterways by traditional sampan boat. Visit historic Sa Đéc, then explore the former home of Mr. Huỳnh Thuỷ Lê, the inspiration for Marguerite Duras’ novel, L’Amant.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 14
Mỹ An Hưng A - Long Khánh Island

Visit a verdant village in Mỹ An Hưng, where a local family will invite you in for honey tea and fruit. In Hồng Ngự, watch the local scarf weaving process before exploring this captivating island town by foot.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 15
Border Crossing

With the morning at leisure, relax on the sun deck or visit La Vie spa. Observe a fascinating transformation in the riverfront’s architecture and landscapes as you as approach the border between Vietnam and Cambodia.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 16
Phnom Penh: Overnight in Port

Enjoy an overnight in port in Phnom Penh, visiting the Choeung Ek Killing Fields where you’ll learn of Cambodia’s heart-wrenching history. Your afternoon will then be spent as you wish with an opportunity to explore the central markets.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 17
Phnom Penh

Today you’ll visit the dazzling Royal Palace following a pleasant Tuk Tuk ride. Stroll the palace’s grounds to see the famous Silver Pagoda, home of Cambodia’s Emerald Buddha. Your tour continues at the National Museum with its beautiful Khmer craft and ceramics.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 18
Wat Roka Kaong

Today you’ll sail into Opopel Village in rural Cambodia for an encounter with local Khmer culture and traditional village life. Wat Rokakong, a nearby Buddhist temple, captivates with its ornate architecture and serene ambiance.

Meals Included: All-Inclusive Board Basis

Overnight: Mekong Navigator

Day 19
Siem Reap: Disembark Ship & Hotel Stay

Arriving in Siem Reap, disembark, and check in to Borei Angkor Resort & Spa. Cambodia’s former capital abounds in ancient Khmer temples, from the mighty Angkor Wat to treasures once lost to the jungle like Ta Prohm.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Tara Angkor Hotel

Day 20
Siem Reap: Hotel Stay & Tour

In Angkor Thom, admire the giant smiling faces of the Bayon Temple. Travel to Baphuon, an 11th century temple mountain, and admire the Terrace of Elephants. In the afternoon, visit Angkor Wat and marvel at its corncob spires.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Overnight: Tara Angkor Hotel

Days 21 - 22
Siem Reap: Fly Home

Your holiday complete, today you’ll head to the airport for your flight home.

Meals Included: Breakfast

Your Tour Highlights

Indochine Junk Boat Cruise
There is no better way to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Hạ Long Bay than with a luxurious overnight Indochine Junk Boat Cruise, one of the newest and largest cruises in this area. On board, you’ll savour beautiful Vietnamese landscapes brimming with giant rock islets overlooking the waters.
Củ Chi Tunnels
Renowned as one of the most spectacular tunnels in the world, you’ll delight in a fascinating tour of the Cù Chi Tunnels. Legendary for its tunnels system of over 200km long, complete with several stories, consisting of innumerable trap doors, living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, a command centre, and kitchens.
Angkor Archaeological Park
Angkor Wat, the world's largest temple, captivates with its corncob towers and intricate stone details that change colour with the day's light. Explore Angkor Thom's fortified city and Bayon Temple with stone faces, and experience the atmospheric Ta Prohm swallowed by the jungle, making this a truly awe-inspiring visit.
Indochine Junk Boat Cruise
There is no better way to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Hạ Long Bay than with a luxurious overnight Indochine Junk Boat Cruise, one of the newest and largest cruises in this area. On board, you’ll savour beautiful Vietnamese landscapes brimming with giant rock islets overlooking the waters.
Củ Chi Tunnels
Renowned as one of the most spectacular tunnels in the world, you’ll delight in a fascinating tour of the Cù Chi Tunnels. Legendary for its tunnels system of over 200km long, complete with several stories, consisting of innumerable trap doors, living areas, storage facilities, weapons factories, field hospitals, a command centre, and kitchens.
Angkor Archaeological Park
Angkor Wat, the world's largest temple, captivates with its corncob towers and intricate stone details that change colour with the day's light. Explore Angkor Thom's fortified city and Bayon Temple with stone faces, and experience the atmospheric Ta Prohm swallowed by the jungle, making this a truly awe-inspiring visit.

Mekong Navigator

Discover the magical Mekong River and unearth the beauty, history, and secrets of both Vietnam and Cambodia with a luxury cruise onboard the Mekong Navigator, a vessel inspired by the French colonial architecture of old Saigon. Awarded with Traveller Made affiliation, Lotus Cruises’ mission is simple: to provide a high quality, unique, and all-inclusive bespoke customer experience that will make your voyage across the Mekong truly one to remember.

Step into a bygone era of charming and nostalgic sophistication enhanced by luxurious modern amenities on board Lotus’ luxurious Mekong Navigator. This elegant boutique river ship boasts 34 tastefully appointed suites, an expansive sun deck, atmospheric dining room, a bar, library, internet lounge and fitness centre with a spa. Luxuriate on board as this phenomenal vessel immerses you in the glamour and romance of a golden era, combined with gracious service for which this region is so widely known.

Life on Board Mekong Navigator

Rivalling even the most luxurious hotels, the Mekong Navigator truly leads the way in providing a truly outstanding customer experience. From an opulent dining room where guests can enjoy a variety of authentic South Asian and Western dishes, free Wi-Fi throughout, high-end amenities, to cultural insights and entertainment. There truly is something for everyone.

dining

The Mekong Navigator sports a beautifully adorned dining room with a spacious lounge area and bar, where guests are taken on a gastronomic journey of regional signature dishes (or familiar Western alternatives) before unwinding with their favourite drink after a long day of exploring this exquisite part of the world.

  • Le Marché restaurant

Bars and Lounges

  • Le Salon

Facilities

The Mekong Navigator offers an abundance of onboard amenities and facilities to ensure that guests can enjoy the unrivalled hospitality for which this region is known. From workouts in the premium gym, to watching incredible sunsets on board the nostalgic sundeck, the Mekong Navigator is award-winning for a reason.

  • Sun deck
  • Gym
  • Gift shop
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi
  • Observation deck
  • Butler service
  • Computer centre
  • Wheelhouse
  • Spa
  • Office

entertainment

Experience the vibrant culture and fascinating history of South Asia on board the Mekong Navigator. From memorable cultural excursions to authentic and educational insights into Vietnam and Cambodia on deck, you’ll never get bored discovering this stunning part of the world.

  • Cultural insights
  • Wide selection of books
  • Stunning waterfront views

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Suites

The Mekong Navigator offers all the charm and sophistication of a bygone era, enhanced by luxurious modern amenities in her extravagant suites. Presenting an outstanding selection of spacious and indulgent rooms with meticulous attention to every modern detail and comfort for you to retire to after an adventure-filled day.

Superior Suite Prices from $6,099pp

Mekong navigator Superior Suite
Mekong navigator Superior Suite

Indulge yourself in the Superior Suite after a long day exploring the wonders of Vietnam. Adorned with classic décor, such as a personal writing desk and fabulously furnished floors, these spacious and nostalgic rooms offer an array of essential modern amenities to ensure your comfort.

  • Rainfall shower
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Personal pillow selection
  • Safe
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Twin sized beds
  • Queen sized bed
  • Climate control
  • Fully stocked mini-bar
Cruise Code: ASA2229
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Alternative Departure Dates
18 September 2024
18 Sep 2024
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $5,199pp
05 February 2025
05 Feb 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Sold Out
21 March 2025
21 Mar 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Siem Reap, Siem Reap: Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Tour & Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Emb...
Sold Out

Vista Suite Prices from $6,599pp

Located on the main deck and stunningly furnished, the spacious Vista Suites feature high ceilings and panoramic views, and are furnished with two twin-size beds or one queen-size bed, as requested. Relax, and enjoy a rainfall shower with premium bath amenities, or sit by the large window and soak in the stunning views of the waterfront.

  • Rainfall shower
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Personal pillow selection
  • Safe
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Twin sized beds
  • Queen sized bed
  • Climate control
  • Fully stocked mini-bar
Cruise Code: ASA2229
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
18 September 2024
18 Sep 2024
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $5,499pp
05 February 2025
05 Feb 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $8,999pp
21 March 2025
21 Mar 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Siem Reap, Siem Reap: Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Tour & Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Emb...
Sold Out

Signature Suite Prices from $7,099pp

Mekong Navigator Signature Suite
Mekong Navigator Signature Suite
Mekong Navigator Signature Suite

Offering guests a luxurious haven with panoramic views, furnished with two twin-size beds or one queen-sized bed as requested, the Signature Suite features an array of generous amenities to ensure maximum comfort as you sail gracefully down the tranquil Mekong River.

  • Rainfall shower
  • Premium bath amenities
  • Personal pillow selection
  • Safe
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Hair dryer
  • Twin sized beds
  • Queen sized bed
  • Climate control
  • Fully stocked mini-bar
Cruise Code: ASA2229
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
18 September 2024
18 Sep 2024
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $6,199pp
05 February 2025
05 Feb 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $9,799pp
21 March 2025
21 Mar 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Siem Reap, Siem Reap: Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Tour & Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Emb...
Fr From $9,299pp

Grand Suite Prices from $10,099pp

The pinnacle of luxury, the Grand Suites are located in prime position on the upper deck and offer panoramic views of the stunning landscape through floor-to-ceiling glass doors, opening to a private veranda with a generous seating area and hot tub. Every detail has been immaculately observed to ensure tranquillity, relaxation and indulgence are on the menu, from the rainfall shower to a pillow selection, a fully stocked complimentary mini-bar to a one-hour complimentary spa treatment.

  • Floor-to-ceiling glass windows
  • Private veranda with hot tub
  • Fully stocked complimentary mini-bar
  • Free daily laundry service
  • Personal butler service
  • Private in-room dining options
  • Bath and shower
  • Safe
  • Flat-screen TV
  • Climate control
  • Hair dryer
  • King size bed
  • One-hour complimentary spa treatment
Cruise Code: ASA2229
To Book Call
Alternative Departure Dates
18 September 2024
18 Sep 2024
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $8,199pp
05 February 2025
05 Feb 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Hanoi: Hotel Stay, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Hanoi: Hotel Stay & Tour, Lan Ha Bay: Embark Ship,...
Fr From $11,599pp
21 March 2025
21 Mar 2025
21 nights
Itinerary Includes: Fly Overnight to Siem Reap, Siem Reap: Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Tour & Hotel Stay, Siem Reap: Emb...
Fr From $10,299pp

Your Hotel Stays

Hanoi

Included Hotel

Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture (Or Similar)

Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture in Hanoi is a lavish establishment where luxury meets artistic flair. Inspired by haute couture fashion, the hotel offers opulent accommodations, personalised service, and meticulous attention to detail. Its unique blend of elegance and creativity ensures a distinctive stay for guests who appreciate the finer things. With a prime location in Hanoi, Le Jardin Hotel Haute Couture provides a sumptuous retreat for travellers looking to experience the city’s charm while indulging in a world of refined sophistication.

Huế

Included Hotel

Pilgrimage Village Boutique Resort & Spa (Or Similar)

Pilgrimage Village in Huế is a serene retreat nestled in lush surroundings. This boutique resort offers tranquil bungalows and villas, reflecting traditional Vietnamese design. Guests enjoy a harmonious blend of nature and luxury, with amenities like a spa, pools, and fine dining. The resort’s peaceful ambiance invites relaxation, while its proximity to Huế’s historic sites allows exploration of the city’s cultural heritage. Pilgrimage Village provides an enchanting escape, where guests can immerse themselves in a tranquil oasis while discovering the captivating history and beauty of Huế.

Hội An

Included Hotel

Hội An Central Boutique Hotel & Spa (Or Similar)

Hội An Central Boutique Hotel & Spa is a charming haven in the heart of Hội An. With its central location, this boutique hotel offers easy access to the town’s historic sites and vibrant culture. The hotel’s stylish rooms and attentive service create a comfortable retreat for guests. The spa provides rejuvenating treatments, while the rooftop pool offers relaxation with scenic views. Visitors can explore Hội An’s enchanting streets and return to the hotel’s welcoming atmosphere, making Hội An Central Boutique Hotel and Spa an ideal choice for an authentic and memorable stay.

Ho Chi Minh City

Included Hotel

Grand Hotel Saigon (Or Similar)

A colonial-style, luxury hotel in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City, The Grand Hotel Saigon overlooks charming historical streets and the Saigon River. Here you’ll enjoy a cozy yet elegant stay, enhanced by a welcoming, warm atmosphere and incredible Vietnamese hospitality. With décor that will take you back to the 1920s, you’re assured an engaging and memorable stay.

Siem Reap

Included Hotel

Tara Angkor Hotel (Or Similar)

Situated perfectly between the city and the magnificent surrounding temples, the Tara Angkor Hotel welcomes you to world-class facilities and plush rooms for you to unwind in. After long days of exploration, you’ll find serenity at the Tara Spa, where you can be treated to Thai massages, aromatherapy, and more – the choice is yours. Come evening, you can then dine at the Tong Tara Restaurant, where passionate chefs prepare an elegant menu of Western and Asian cuisine. You’ll then rest your head in your sumptuous room, designed after Angkor’s artistic legacy, which boasts city views and plush beds with crisp white bedding to sink into.

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