South-east Asian adventure: One holiday, three ways

A river cruise, a beach break and an in-depth tour

We asked three companies for their best offer on a holiday to South-east Asia departing in June. All prices are per person, based on two travelling together, with return flights from Heathrow.

Cruise: £2,939, Avalon Waterways

The 15-day "Fascinating Vietnam, Cambodia and the Mekong" trip includes Qatar Airways flights to Siem Reap via Doha, departing 28 June, returning from Ho Chi Minh City. Includes a seven-night full-board Mekong river cruise on Avalon Myanmar, five nights' B&B in hotels, transfers and onboard gratuities (0800 668 1801; avaloncruises.co.uk).

Beach: £789, Travelbag

Departing 6 June, this Vietnam beach break includes China Southern flights to Ho Chi Minh City via Guangzhou, and domestic flights to Hue with Vietjet. Plus 14 nights' B&B at the five-star Ana Mandara Hue Resort, which has a pool overlooking Hue's beach (0845 543 6615, travelbag.co.uk).

Tour: £2,645, Insider Journeys

The 16-day "Cambodia and Vietnam Explorer" small group tour includes flights to Phnom Penh on 29 June, returning from Hanoi, both Malaysia Airlines via Kuala Lumpur. Plus B&B, some extra meals, tour guides and a Halong Bay boat trip. Stops include Angkor Wat and the Mekong Delta (01865 268 940; insiderjourneys.co.uk).

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