Day 1 | Sep. 19.
Depart for Saigon, Vietnam.
Day 2 | Sep. 20
Cross the international date line.
Day 3 | Sep. 21. Saigon
Upon arrival, transfer to the InterContinental Asiana Hotel. Join a Welcome Reception and Dinner.
Day 4 | Sep. 22. Saigon
Excursion: Highlights of Saigon. See the Notre Dame Cathedral, City Hall and other key landmarks. Visit the War Remnants Museum and Ben Thanh Market.
Excursion: Cu Chi Tunnels. Explore the amazing Cu Chi Tunnels, a vast complex of underground rooms.
Day 5 | Sep. 23. Saigon.
Excursion: A City at War and Chinese Saigon. Visit the War Remnants Museum and the Reunification Palace. In the Cholon district, see a prominent temple in the heart of Saigon’s Chinese community.
Day 6 | Sep. 24. My Tho/Cai Be
Travel to My Tho and embark the Mekong Navigator.
Excursion: Cai Be. Admire the town’s Gothic Cathedral, and visit Kiet House, once owned by one of the area’s most powerful families. Visit a local business to see the production of rice paper, popcorn, rice wine and candy.
Day 7 | Sep. 25. Sa Dec
Excursion: Sa Dec. Visit a brick factory and rice-processing facility to learn about these important local occupations. Continue to the house of Hyun Thuy Le, who inspired French writer Marguerite Duras’ novel “L’ Amant.”
Day 8 | Sep. 26. Chau Doc
Excursion: Chau Doc. See the floating markets in Chau Doc’s harbor and visit a fish farm, then explore the town’s outdoor market.
Day 9 | Sep. 27. Phnom Penh
Today, awaken in Cambodia.
Excursion: The Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Museum. Learn of Cambodia’s troubled past with a visit to the Killing Fields and Genocide Museum as well as the Choueng Ek Memorial.
Excursion: Phnom Penh. Board a cyclo for a tour of Phnom Penh, including the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, and National Museum.
Day 10 | Sep. 28. Kampong Chnang
Excursion: Kampong Chnang. Take a sampan ride on the Tonle Sap River to Kampong Chnang. See fishing villages, fish farms and markets for a glimpse of local life along the Mekong.
Day 11 | Sep. 29. Chong Koh/Angkor Ban
Excursion: Chong Koh. Visit this village, known for its silk weaving.
Excursion: Angkor Ban. Experience this friendly farming town with visits to local homes, the school and the Buddhist monastery.
Day 12 | Sep. 30. Kampong Cham
Excursion: Kampong Cham. Explore the town, then visit the Monastery of Phnom Pros and Phnom Sre.
Excursion: Wat Hanchey. Marvel at this hilltop pagoda, which was once an important religious center.
Day 13 | Oct. 1. Siem Reap/Angkor Wat
Disembark the ship and transfer to the Victoria Angkor Resort and Spa.
Excursion: Angkor Wat. Visit the iconic Angkor Wat temple complex.
Day 14 | Oct. 2. Angkor Thom
Excursion: Angkor Thom. Explore Angkor Thom, ancient center of the Khmer civilization.
Day 15 | Oct. 3. Ta Prohm
Excursion: Ta Prohm. Infiltrated by jungle, the temples at Ta Prohm have been left in their natural state. Explore the complex with an expert guide.
Day 16 | Oct. 4.
Transfer to the Siem Reap airport for the return to your gateway city.