Discover Amazing Mekong Delta & River Upstream From HCMC To Phnompenh - Viet International Travel and Trade Co., Ltd

5 days 4 nights

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Ho Chi Minh City

Overview

"Victoria Mekong Cruise Saigon to Phnom Penh" (Contact us for price)

The Mekong River Delta is the rice basket of Vietnam, providing sustenance for millions. Life in the area revolves around water, from the famous floating markets to the vast agricultural industries. An amazing variety of fruits, flowers and livestock grow in the region.
“The ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. It’s a water world that moves to the rhythms of the mighty Mekong, where boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.” – The Lonely Planet.
Enjoy the fresh air and a laid-back vibe as you explore this charming destination. It is a great place to escape from the hustle and bustle of life to enjoy the greenery and idyllic landscapes and explore unique craft villages which have been preserved and transmitted for generations.

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Discover Amazing Mekong Delta & River Upstream From HCMC To Phnompenh

ITINERARY

Day

01

Saigon - Cai Be - Embark in Can Tho - Tiger Island

Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant in Cai Be.
"Đờn ca tài tử" performance (traditional Mekong instrumental music) onboard the ship.
Sundowners and gala dinner on board.
Depart Saigon via coach and drive towards Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. Stop at the rustic, riverside town of Cai Be where lunch is served at the elegant Le Longanier Restaurant set amidst lush fruit trees by the river. Continue to Can Tho, arriving mid-afternoon and board the Victoria Mekong Cruise Ship.
As the ship cruises towards Long Xuyen, watch the sunset over the Hau River, sundowner in hand. As day turns into night, enjoy a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as "Don Ca Tai Tu", followed by a Vietnamese dinner buffet to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise.
Overnight near Long Xuyen.

Day

02

Tiger Island - Long Xuyen - Vam Nao (B/L/D)

Morning shore excursions:
Visit Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Museum in Long Xuyen.
Afternoon offshore excursions:
Visit Tiger Island, stopping to see people weaving fishing nets, making incense or carving wood. Travel by sampans or by local "xe loi".
After breakfast tender ashore to visit the colourful Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Traditions Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. After lunch on the ship head ashore and explore Tiger Island by "xe loi" or by sampan, visiting a woodcarver and cottage industries such as net weaving and incense shops. Visit a pagoda locally known as “Mr. Tiger’s Temple”, and hear the story that won the island its name. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch while cruising towards the provincial capital of Long Xuyen in the Mekong Delta. Return on board in time for dinner and the evening’s entertainment as the ship continues cruising to Vam Nao where we overnight.

Day

03

Vam Nao - Tan Chau (B/L/D)

Morning shore excursions:
Visit a famous Silk Farm village to observe the whole process of producing silk in the traditional way, using only natural products (silk thread, dyes made of tree bark, leaves and fruit).
Afternoon shore excursions with the following options:
Visit fish farms and a Taoist Temple.
Visit Tra Su Forest (optional).
Lion Dance performance on the ship.
Enjoy breakfast as the ship makes its way to the border town of Tan Chau. Travel by local rickshaw to a silk village to witness all the labour-intensive steps to producing this fine textile, including the use of natural dyes made from tree bark, leaves and fruit.
After lunch on board, visit more Mekong Delta attractions, including floating fish farms and a Taoist Temple where you will get your fortune told. There is also an option to travel by speedboat to Chau Doc to see the submerged forest of Tra Su, known for its abundant birdlife and picturesque mangroves.
Return to the ship in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance, followed by dinner and the evening’s entertainment. Overnight near Tan Chau.

Day

04

Tan Chau - Phnom Penh (B/L/D)

Cruise to Phnom Penh, including the border crossing. Enjoy on-board entertainment including cocktail competition.
On-board Apsara dance performance on arrival in Phnom Penh.
Farewell cocktail party and gala dinner.
As the ship begins cruising towards the Vietnam-Cambodia border, enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the restaurant.
After, select from the many onboard activities including a ship’s tour, cocktail competition and cultural lecture. We arrive late afternoon in the charming capital of Phnom Penh, once known as the “Pearl of the Orient” for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk. Before the farewell gala dinner, take in a performance of Khmer Apsara dancing by a troupe of local dancers with the opportunity to meet them afterwards. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day

05

Phnom Penh - Disembarkation (B)

Disembarkation.
Enjoy a final breakfast on board before disembarking at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh’s downtown riverside promenade.

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Tour Policy

Tour Inclusion:

  • Private door-to-door pick-up & drop-off services
  • All private transportation
  • Experienced English speaking guide
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary 
  • All sightseeing tickets
  • Tissues and water on coach
  • Services charges and government tax
  • Exclusive and personalized single agent/single customer service
  • No extra charge after services confirmation
  • 24/7 hotline support guaranteed
  • All domestic flights (if any)
  • Private boat trip as per tour (if any)
  • Vietnam Visa On Arrival pre-approved letter (if any)

Tour Exclusion:

  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
  • Beverage
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee (US$ 25 & 1 passport photo for each person)
  • Other services not mentioned above
  • International flights & departure taxes (if any)
  • Peak season or public holidays surcharge (if any)
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year (if any)

 

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