MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM
VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA
(7 Days / 6 Nights)
Day 1 : Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Tra On
Day 2 : Tra On - Can Tho
Day 3 : Long Xuyen - Cho Moi - Hoa Hao
Day 4 : Chau Doc - boat to Phnom Penh
Day 5 : Phnom Penh boat to Siem Reap
Day 6 : Angkor Wat
Day 7 : Departure
Day 1: MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: SAI GON - CAI BE -
VINH LONG - TRA ON (-/L/D)
In the morning we will be pick up from our hotel in Saigon and depart for Mekong Delta. Upon
arrival Mekong Delta we will board our sampan for an exploration of lush vegetation of Mekong
Delta and the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking for visit the handicraft village of the local
people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits. Our boat sets sail and cruise
through zigzag cannels and river heading out to Can Tho via Cho LACH while we enjoy lunch on
We will disembark Cho LACH village and go for a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of
the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially
some orchards (orange grove) with its farmer. Interaction with friendly people and meet with a
host of smiling children. Our cruise continue to Tra On. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river.
Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs,
sunset cruise . A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches
.Dinner and night on board Le Cochinchine in Tra On.
Today Lunch & Dinner included
Day 2: MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: TRA ON - CAN THO
- ENJOY FLOATING MARKET TOURS (B/L/D)
The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day we will
have breakfast and set sails to Can Tho through tributary and canals. We will enjoy the
magnificent sunrise on Bassac river. A small boat will take us to Cai Rang floating market. One of
the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats bargaining and
jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And
through the palm-shaded creek local houses and green orchards comes into our view. Leisurely
cruise down the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset
cruise on board Le Cochin chine. Dinner and overnight on board.
Today Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner included
Day 3: MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: LONG XUYEN -
CHO MOI - HOA HAO (B/L/-)
Rising up early for another nice day we will contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board.
We will visit Long Xuyen floating market by small boats intermingled through the water as
vendors buy and sell their fruit. Visit a crocodile farm and promenade on Ong Ho island, see daily
life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong (Bassac river), and small arroyos on
the island. In the afternoon approaching we will return to Le Cochin chine boat and carry on our
journey to Hoa Hao village. Lunch on board. Disembark and head to Chau Doc.
Tonight we will stay overnight at overnight at hotel in close to Cambodia border.
Day 4: MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: CHAU DOC - BOAT
TO PHNOM PENH HAFL DAY TRIP (B/-/-)
This morning we will have a boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh departing at 8am. The boat
takes us along the Mekong River. It continues on to the Vietnamese (Vinh Xuong) - Cambodian
(Kaom Samnar) border and then to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. The journey takes
approximately 4 hours. Arrival transfer our hotel in Phnom Penh, the capital of Kingdom of
Cambodia. A visit to Phnom Penh is a very interesting experience indeed. It is a city with an
interesting pulse and it gives you a very true taste of Asia. We will visit the Wats Phnom, National
museum, Silver Pagoda and Royal Palace.
Overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh.
Day 5: MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: PHNOM PENH
BOAT TO SIEM REAP - TOURING TO TEMPLES (B/-/-)
This morning there will be a transfer to Phnom Penh port for the boat ride to Siem Reap. The boat
winding our way on Tonle sap river, taking in such spectacular view of rural life on water. Arrival
Siem Riep, transfer to the hotel .Visit Prasat Kravan with its unique brick sculptures and Ta
Prohm. One of the area's most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since
it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other
monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, looking very much the
ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them.
Visit as well Takeo, Chau Say Tevoda and Thommanon.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Day 6: MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: ANGKOR WATT
SIGHTSEEING TOUR (B/-/-)
In the morning, we will visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor
Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in
Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century
masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and
architecture. Angkor Wat's five towers symbolize Meru's five peaks - the enclosed wall represents
the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond. We will
have lunch at local restaurant. Afternoon visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century).
See the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Royal
Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and Bayon
Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), until
sunset. Dinner local restaurant and accommodation at hotel. Tonight we will enjoy diner with
traditional Khmer folk performance of Apsara.
Overnight at hotel in Siem Reap
Day 7: MOKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA: DEPARTURE (B/-/-
We have free time at leisure to visit the market or "Les Artisans d'Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles" of
Siem Reap (if time permits). We will transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for departure
Today Breakfast included.
* Including Services:
+ All boat cruise Le Cochin chine with Meals
+ Boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh -Siem Reap.
+ All accommodation on the Le Cochin chine boat and at the hotels.
+ Meals as indicated ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch & D = dinner)
+ Admission fees and permits where applicable
+ Private A/C Land transportation
+ Airport transfers
+ Service of crew and English speaking guide on board.
* Excluding Services:
+ Pre/post trip arrangement
+ Beverages, Travel insurance
+ Visa fee (Visa fee on arrival at Cambodia border: 25USD, 1 photo 3x4cm).
+ Other personal expenses
PACKAGE TOUR ARE QUOTED IN US DOLLAR PER PERSON
MEKONG UPSTREAM CRUISE FROM VIETNAM TO CAMBODIA
GROUP 1pax 2 pax 3 -4p 5-7p 8-11p 12-15. SGL
VALID FROM 01 JUNE – 30 SEPTEBER, 2011
BUDGET 439 282 257 220 207 199 41
SUPERIOR 500 312 287 251 237 229 72
FIRST CLASS 546 335 310 273 260 252 95
DELUXE 1,004 565 540 503 490 481 324
VALID FROM 01 OCTOBER – 30 APRIL, 2012 (Except 24 Dec – 05 Jan’12)
BUDGET 439 282 257 220 207 199 41
SUPERIOR 526 325 301 264 251 242 84
FIRST CLASS 597 360 336 299 287 278 120
DELUXE 1,251 687 663 626 613 604 447
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