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Mekong Cruise Vietnam

MCV3: Mekong Cruise Saigon – Phnompenh by Le Cochinchine 3 days

Destination: Saigon – Cai be – Can tho – Chau doc - Phnompenh
Starts in: Ho Chi Minh City
Ends in: Phnompenh
Duration: 3D-2N
Tour code: MCV3

Mekong Cruise Saigon – Phnompenh by Le Cochinchine 3 days

 Boat description:

                   Le Cochinchine cruise                      Le Cochinchine cruise - Double cabin                  Le Cochinchine Bathroom

    Le Cochinchine cruise - Family cabin              Le Cochinchine boat - Twin cabin                           Le Cochinchine Corridor

             Le Cochinchine Restaurant                       Le Cochinchine cruise- Breakfast                 Le Cochinchine cruise - sundeck

 TECHNIQUE of LE COCHINCHINE III :
 
LE COCHINCHINE III is entirely made of wood in a hull built of Oak (go sao), Long of 33 m and wide of 7m00 , the Vietnamese essence traditionnally used for quality ships and now a rare deed and is powered by an isuzu (450 HP) engines and 1 generator ISUZU 55KVA (220V-50HZ) .

It accommodates 28 passengers in 12 cabins including
8 Twin cabins
2 Double cabins
2 Family cabins ( each with 1 double bed & 2 single bed )
All cabins are equiped with air- condition, private bathroom with hot water
1 living room
2 restaurants
2 bar
A wide upper deck for contemplate sunset with an aperitif

The ship has been launched in june 2008 and construction is scheduled to be finished by september 08.
LE COCHINCHINE III is equipped with heat exchangers for hot water piloted by an automat that ensures constant shower water pressure and temperature. She brings along city water in sufficient.

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be – Tra On  (L, D)
8:00 Am the driver will pick up at your hotel in Saigon, transfer to Caibe
12:00 PM  embark Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat, welcome drink and check in cabin, up for  cruise to continue to Can Tho via Cho Lach and Tra On.

Up to river tide, disembark and make a  pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards with its famer.
Cruise to continue to Tra On. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise
A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches. Dinner and nite on board in Tra On.


Day 2: Tra On – Can Tho – Chau Doc (B )
The noise of the floating market wake you up early in the morning. After breakfast, the cruise to continue to Can Tho. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on the river. Leisurely cruise up the BASSAC river while enyoying the beautiful scenery.
Arrive Can Tho, a small boat will take you explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.

10:00 disembark at Ninh kieu pier in Can tho.
We now travel by land to Chau Doc, on the way we will pass Thot Not to visit  Crocodile Farm. On arrival at Chau Doc, visit the Sam mountain to enjoy the a breath-taking view and enjoy the sunset on the top of SamMountain. Over night at hotel in Chau Doc.
 
Day 3: Chau doc – Phnompenh by speed boat ( B )
This morning we will have a boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh departing around 7:30 AM. 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  5 hours. Arrive in Phnompenh pier around 12:30 PM. Tour ends.


Cost in USD per person based on double/twin sharing, valid from 1st Jan  to 31st Mar. 2016
 

No of pax 2 3 4-5 6-7 8-10 Single Suppl.
Superior 397 351 318 295 282 105
First class 453 407 374 351 338 165
 
Cost in USD per person based on double/twin sharing, valid from 1st Apr to  30th Sep. 2016
 
No of pax 2 3 4-5 6-7 8-10 Single Suppl.
Superior 397 351 318 295 282 105
First class 431 385 352 347 316 145
 
Accommodation Options

Location Superior First Class
Chau doc Halong Chau doc 3* Victoria Chau Doc 4*
Mekong Boat Le Cochinchine
 
Tour includes:
  • 2 days 1 night cruise by Le Cochinchine boat ( private cabin – sharing boat )
  • Tours & transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • 1 night at hotel in Chau doc with breakfast as stated above
  • Private English speaking guide during guided time.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary  with local foods (B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D = Dinner)
  • Entrance fees and permits for all sights visited
  • Speed boat ticket Chau doc - Phnompenh
  • Mineral Water and towel
  • Government taxes & Service charges
Tour excludes:
  • Vietnam visa
  • Cambodia Visa ( available at the border at 30 USD /person )
  • Meals not indicated in the itinerary
  • Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and Our Lunar New Year
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenses such as Telephone, Laundry bills, soft drink during meals
  • Tips and gratuities
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