October 12, 2015
Cruise on Mekong Delta River
Written By Admin
Day 1 Saigon
You are picked up at the hotel in Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) at InterContinental Asiana Saigon Hotel to the port of My Tho by coach to embark cruise. Overnight on cruise.
INTERCONTINENTAL ASIANA SAIGON HOTEL
Registration is at 10.30am
Purple Jade Bar (Level One)
39 Le Duan, Ben Nghe
Ho Chi Minh City,
Tel: (+84) 8 3520 9999
Day 2 Cai Be floating market
This morning, you will have chance to visit colourful Cai Be Floating Market on our cruise route. After lunch time, you take an exciting Sampan boat excursion to Sa Dec via Vinh Long, along canals and backwaters and see the local market and the ancient house of Mr, Huyn Thuy Le, the ‘lover’ of Marguerite Duras, a famous French novelist. Overnight on Pandaw Cruise.
Day 3 Chau Doc
Today, you will visit a Cham tribal village, a cat fish farm, and enjoy a trishaw ride round Chau Doc. Return to the ship by boat for lunch and cast off for the Cambodian border for the usual formalities. Overnight on Pandaw Cruise.
Day 4 Phnom Penh
This morning, you start visiting Phnom Penh and will be provided with their own private cyclo*. The Cyclo Centre Phnom Penh which provides the cyclos is a charity that provides basic welfare and medical services to cyclo drivers (www.cyclo.org.uk).
In the afternoon, optional excursion (by coach) to the Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge’s grim Tuol Sleng or S21 detention centre. This tour is included in the cost of your cruise but must be requested at the time of booking in the comments box. Come back cruise for overnight.
Day 5 Tonle River
Excursion up the Tonle River to Kampong Chhnang either by ship or by coach depending on water levels. Beyond Kampong Chhnang travel by the Pandaw Explorer to discover the vast wetlands around the mouth of the river. Here many fishtraps may be seen. Overnight on Pandaw cruise.
Day 6 Kampong Cham
This morning, you stop at the little-known Chong Koh silk-weaving village for a morning walk at leisure. In the afternoon we stop at Peam Chi Kang village to visit the wat or monastery and school. In the wat the splendid village racing boats are stored. Overnight on Pandaw Cruise.
Day 7 Kampong Cham
After breakfast, you will visit the hilltop temple of Wat Hanchey in the morning. In the afternoon, travel by bus to visit the Twin Holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey (Man and Woman Hill). Continuation to the ecotourism village of Choeungkok supported by the Frech-Cambodian NGO Amica. Overnight on Pandaw Cruise.
Day 8 Siem Reap
Early morning coach transfer to the Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa in Siem Reap. Refreshments will be provided and we will stop at Kampong Thom along the way. Arrive at Siem Reap mid afternoon. End of our cruise trip.
* Transfer by coach from Kampong Cham to Siem Reap takes approx 5 hours
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