Mekong Delta

Encompassing a large area of fertile land in southwestern Vietnam, which runs from the edge of Ho Chi Minh City to the Gulf of Thailand, The Mekong Delta is a huge fan of innumerable rivers, canals and streams that slowly make their way to the sea through an area of unrivalled greenery.

Originally under Khmer rule, the delta recently became gripped by agriculture; it’s arguably the most fertile part of Southeast Asia, producing the majority of Vietnam’s rice crop. Nowadays the swathes of luminous paddy fields, scenes of languid buffalos, children cycling to school and ladies selling their goods on the dovetail of waterways are a major highlight for many visiting Vietnam. It’s a truly unique and atmospheric scene. At the center of the delta is the city of Can Tho, home to one of the most impressive and vast floating markets. Further up river you’ll find charming Chau Doc; close to the Cambodian border, it’s possible to continue into Cambodia and to Phnom Penh from here. Nowadays there’s also a variety of luxurious small cruises that begin in nearby Ho Chi Minh City before navigating through the delta and onwards to Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

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Highlights of Southern Vietnam and Cambodia

Saigon, Can Tho, Chau Doc, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap

This is a beautiful and diverse journey from southern Vietnam into Cambodia. From the bustling streets of Ho Chi Minh City, you will be taken into the colorful floating markets and tranquil scenery of the Mekong Delta and from there on to Cambodia, where the spectacular temples of Angkor await.

Best for: Couples, Culture, History, Adventure

Grand Tour of Indochina

Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Luang Prabang, Hanoi & Hoi An

This enchanting journey takes in the best of Indochina, in style. Spend four nights cruising along the Mekong for a unique perspective of Vietnam and Cambodia, explore Angkor Wat with our finest guides, unwind in idyllic Luang Prabang and end up on Vietnam's glorious coastline to relax and unwind near the authentic town of Hoi An.

Best for: Couples, Culture, Family, Teenagers

Cambodia in Ultimate Luxury

Siem Reap, Mekong River, Phnom Penh, Kirirom National Park, Koh Rong Archipelago

This glorious journey takes in Cambodia's key sites, staying at the most luxurious properties and traveling between each seamlessly and in effortless style. Beginning in Siem Reap with private tours of the world-famous Angkor temple complex you then head to Phnom Penh on a luxury boat before staying at a luxury wildlife camp and finishing at a...

Best for: Couples, History, Honeymoon, Beach

Grand Tour of Southeast Asia

Hong Kong, Saigon, Phnom Penh, Siem Reap, Hanoi, Halong Bay, Luang Prabang, Chiang Mai, Bangkok

Towering skyscrapers, winding rivers and intriguing temples combine on this non-stop itinerary through the dramatic and changing scenery of Indochina, taking in five exciting countries in three weeks. Experienced guides and one-of-a-kind experiences make this enchanting tour a firm Scott Dunn favorite.

Best for: Off the beaten track, Adventure, Cruise

Vietnam and Cambodia by Boat

Saigon, Mekong River, Siem Reap

Enjoy a slower pace of life, taking in the scenic countryside of Vietnam and Cambodia from the comfort of your floating hotel. Starting in the buzzing former capital of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), head along the world’s 12th longest river, the mighty Mekong for seven nights on your way to the iconic ruins of Angkor, in Cambodia.

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