Endless Mekong waterway
7 Days / 6 Nights
DAY 1 HO CHI MINH CITY TO CAN THO
This morning travel south into the heart of the Mekong Delta. En route, pass farmers tending their fields and drying their produce on the sides of the road. On arrival at Can Tho check into your beautiful French colonial style hotel situated on the banks of the Mekong River. In the afternoon relax around the Victoria Can Tho's swimming pool, on the tennis court, at the terrace bar or take the complimentary shuttle boat into Can Tho town.
Overnight at Victoria Cantho hotel .
DAY 2 CAN THO (B)
This morning meet your guide and board your boat for a visit to the fascinating floating market at Cai Rang. See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. Continue on to a fruit orchard where you can sample some of the tropical fruits grown in this region and try some local tea. The afternoon is at leisure.
Overnight at Victoria Cantho hotel .
DAY 3 CAN THO TO CHAU DOC Overnight at Victoria ChauDoc hotel. (B)
This morning join your guide once again and drive deeper into the Mekong Delta with a visit to a local village, which specialises in making bamboo baskets. You will have a unique opportunity to discover a side of Delta life few tourists experience. Continue on to a nearby Stork Sanctuary where you can see thousands of storks nesting in a beautiful natural environment. Arrive in the riverside town of Chau Doc around lunchtime, enjoying typical rural scenery en route. In the afternoon visit a floating fishing village, a Cham Ethnic minority village and the Mubarak Mosque. Finish the afternoon with a visit to Sam Mountain to enjoy the breathtaking views over the rice paddies to the Cambodian border.
DAY 4 CHAU DOC TO PHNOM PENH (B)
At 8.00am this morning board the Victoria Sprite boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh. The boat travels along the Mekong River departing from the private jetty outside the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel. 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 and arrangements end on arrival at the Phnom Penh pier outside Restaurant #6 on Samdech Sothereos Blvd. Transfer to Sunway hotel. We will have a whole after sightseeing in Phnom Penh, regarded by many as the most beautiful of all the French-built cities in Indochina. Included in the tour are The Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda, The Tuol Sleng Museum, The National Museum and the Killing Fields.
Overnight Sunway hotel, deluxe room
DAY 5 PHNOM PENH TO SIEMRIEP(B, D)
This morning there will be a transfer to Phompenh port for the boat ride to Siemriep. The boat winding our way on Tonlesap river, taking such spectacular view of rural life on water. Arrival Siemriep, transfer to Angkor village resort.Then we will tour the Angkor Wat Temple before making our way to the summit Phnom Bakheng Temple to watch the sunset. Tonight we will enjoy diner with traditional Khmer folk performance of Apsara.
Diner and overnight at Angkor Village Resort, deluxe room
DAY 6 SIEMRIEP (B, D)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel We will embark on an elephant ride to tour of Angkor Wat and Angkor Thom. This will include the South Gate, Bayon, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. From here we will continue Bantaey Srei and Bantaey Kdei. Diner and overnight at Angkor Village Resort,deluxe room
DAY 7 DEPARTURE (B)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel
we then drive to Tonle Sap Lake for a lovely boat cruise to observe life on the water. We will visit also the Land Mine Museum, and a stone carving workshop. The remainder of the day will be free until your transfer to the airport for your flight out of Cambodia.
Legend: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch and D= Diner
Siemriep: Angkor Village Resort****
PhnomPenh: Sunway hotel ****
Chau Doc : Victoria ChauDoc hotel **** , deluxe riverview
Can Tho: Victoria Cantho hotel ****, deluxe river view
Saigon: Majestic hotel ****, deluxe river view
- 6 nights deluxe twin/single hotel accommodation with breakfast
- Meals as indicated
- All tours and transport as specified.
- All tours and sightseeing with local guide and entrance fees.
- Boat transfer to Phnom Penh (with driver only).
- Boat transfer to Siemriep(with driver only).
- Pre/post trip arrangement (can be arranged upon request )
- Travel insurance
- Other personal expenses
Package price: in US$ per person from 2 persons onward
US$ $985 per person.
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