Discover amazing Cambodia and Vietnam on this fantastic four day holiday tour. You will join a tour of Phnom Penh seeing Wat Phnom Temple, the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, Toulsleng S21 and Cheuong Ek Killing fields. Take an express speed boat on the Mekong River to Chao Doc, Vietnam, seeing Khmer river life along the way. Cruise on the Le Cochinchine boat to Can Tho and explore local floating markets and interesting places as you relax onboard with a sumptuous lunch and a drink. Spend a relaxing night onboard to the tranquil sounds of river life and witness an amazing sunset. Cruise on further heading closer to HCM city seeing spectacular views along the way and stopping at local villages to get to know the friendly local people.
Arrival Phnom Penh
Morning arrival at Phnom Penh Airport. Transfer to your hotel. We start to visit Phnom Penh . Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, the Cambodia's capital city look like a big village – town where French colonial influences can still be seen in old buildings restored. We will first go to see Wat Phnom Temple.Then we will visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. The Palace is a magnificent example of Khmer architecture, it was built in 1866. You will see the Throne Hall and the Napoleon III Pavilion. Silver Pagoda is one of the richest shrines in the world .The floor is made of 5.000 silver tiles. Afternoon, visit of the National Museum, a Khmer red pavilion, which is dedicated to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority are from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), and some from the 4th century. Overnight Phnom Penh hotel 4*.
Phnom Penh – Chau Doc
Morning beakfast at hotel and we will visit the truth in face of the Khmer-rouge genocidal regime by visit to Toulsleng S21 and Cheuong Ek Killing fields And return to Phnom Penh for transfer to pier for for speed boat to Chau Doc by Hang Chau Express boat Arrive Chau Doc around 13:00 am. Pick up and transfer to your proposed hotel. Welcome dinner and overnight Victoria Chau hotel 4* in Chau Doc.
Chau Doc – Can Tho – Tra On
Breakfast at hotel then departure for Can Tho, 12.00-12h30 boarding Le cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink. We take a small boat to explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong . The boat will take you through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards. Return to the boat and then the cruise continue to Tra On. Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Lunch served on board. After lunch we go for pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially some orchards (orange grove) with its farmers. Then return the boat and head out to Caibe. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Mangthi canal and Nicola river. Dinner and overnight on board in Cochinchine cruise. Le Cochinchine Cruise.
Tra on – Cai Be – Saigon
After breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong. LeCochinchine continues its cruise toward Caibe. Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking amongst the lush vegetation to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people and go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. We explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the An Kiet House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house. 11h00 Disembark in Caibe. Pick up and transfer to Saigon. Arrival in Saigon around 4 pm. Droff at your hotel. End of our service.
Price & Bookings
- English/ French speaking guide
- Accommodation in twin sharing : Phnom Penh 4*; Victoria 4* in Chau Doc
- 1 night onboard of Le Cochinchine cruise
- All Transfer & transport by private car
- All entrance fee as indicted in itinerary
- Meals as indicated (B = breakfast; L= Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Speed boat from Phom Penh to Chau Doc
- All taxes & service charge
- Airfares & airport taxes
- Accommodation in Saigon
- Pre/post trip arrangement
- Visa and visa arrangement
- Travel insurance
- Other personal expenses
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