Escorted Tour to Vietnam & Cambodia with Anzac Memorials – Departing 01 April 2025

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Historic Vietnam & Cambodia
Exclusive Escorted Cruise & Land Tour – Auckland Return
Tour Northern Vietnam, cruise the Mekong Delta, & visit ANZAC Memorials

Escorted from NZ by Mark Nicholls of Mekong Princess
Fly, Cruise & Land Tour Auckland – Auckland

19 nights/20 days
01 – 21 April 2025 

Hanoi * Ha Long Bay * Hoi An * Siem Reap * Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
* 7-night Mekong Delta & River cruise

Exclusive opportunity for a fully escorted cruise and tour to magical, mystical Vietnam and  Cambodia.

Mark Nicholls, who is an independent tour escort for Mekong Princess and has a huge passion and knowledge for Vietnam and Cambodia, he has spent a lot of time there, and will uncover a slice of uniquely Southeast Asian life as guests explore the remnants of ancient civilizations, enthralling indigenous cultures and out-of-this-world landscapes, as well as a poignant visit to Nui Dat Task Force Base, headquarters for the ANZAC forces.

An absolute highlight of the tour will be the 7 night cruise downstream from Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh city on the Mekong Princess, she carries just 28 passengers and 28 crew, and guests can experience an intimate and authentic experience of the destination aboard a luxurious vessel, with all the details taken care of. A one night cruise on stunning Halong Bay will give guests the opportunity to see first hand, an area so beautiful, it has been named a UNESCO World Heritage site.

Tour Includes:
 Fully escorted guided tour from NZ
 Return economy flights: Auckland to Hanoi // Ho Chi Minh to Auckland with Singapore Airlines
 2 nights Hanoi with sightseeing
 2 day/ 1 night Halong Bay Deluxe cruise
 2 nights in the historic city of Hoi An with touring and sightseeing
 Economy class regional Asia flights
 3 nights Siem Reap with sightseeing
 7 night Mekong Princess river cruise downstream Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
 3 nights Ho Chi Minh City with sightseeing
 Most meals where detailed in full itinerary

Sightseeing Highlights:
 Hanoi Water Puppet performance
 Sunrise Tour to Bayon & Ta Prohm Temples
 Kampong Pluk Floating Village, Tonle Sap
 Visit the famous Angkor Wat and Banteay Srei Temples
 Ho Chi Minh City Tour visiting the Notre Dame Cathedral and the historic War Remnants Museum
 Exclusive Visit! Nui Dat Task Force base, once the headquarters for the ANZAC forces
 Exclusive Visit! Visit the Long Tan Battle Cross Memorial to ANZAC soldiers

ITINERARY SUMMARY—19 nights/20 days—April 2025
9 night, Northern Vietnam & Cambodia Land Tour (Pre-Cruise)
Day 1: 01 April Auckland – Singapore – Hanoi
Day 2: 02 April Hanoi Arrival
Day 3: 03 April Hanoi City Tour
Day 4: 04 April Hanoi – Halong Bay (3 hour drive)
Day 5: 05 April Halong Bay – Hanoi – Da Nang – Hoi An
Day 6: 06 April Hoi An Sightseeing
Day 7: 07 April Hoi An – Da Nang – Siem Reap
Day 8: 08 April Bayon/Ta Prohm Temples – Kampong Pluk, Tonle Sap
Day 9: 09 April Angkor Wat Tour
Day 10: 10 April Siem Reap – Kampong Cham
7 night, Mekong Princess Cruise, Siem Reap to Ho Chi Minh City
Day 10: 10 April Kampong Cham, Siem Reap / Embark
Day 11: 11 April Angkor Ban – Phnom Penh
Day 12: 12 April Phnom Penh – Cambodia
Day 13: 13 April Border Crossing / Hong Ngu – Gieng Island
Day 14: 14 April Hoa An Village – Can Tho
Day 15: 15 April Can Tho – Ben Tre
Day 16: 16 April Ben Tre – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 17: 17 April Ho Chi Minh City – Saigon Port / Disembark
3 night, Ho Chi Minh City – City Stay (Post-Cruise)
Day 17: 18 April Disembarkation – Ho Chi Minh City Stay
Day 18: 19 April Long Tan Battle Site Tour
Day 19: 20 April Cu Chi Tunnels – Rex Hotel
Day 20: 21 April Ho Chi Minh City Departure

Mark Nicholls – Mekong Princess – Independent Tour Escort
Mark is an experienced and personable Tour guide who is contracted to Mekong
Princess. He will escort this exclusive tour departure from/to Auckland return.
As a young man, and an intrepid young kiwi, Mark travelled to Asia in his teens,
and this began a life-long fascination and travel love affair for this part of the
world. Mark served in the military in Malaya, and has worked and lived in Asia
for over 30 years. Mark understands the cultures and complexities of the region,
and takes great pleasure in introducing the vibrancy, sights and sounds, histories
and cultures to fellow travellers. He looks forward to welcoming you on this
special cruise & land tour.




Images courtesy of Cruise World and Mekong Princess