Mekong Cruise Cambodia

MCC7: Phnompenh - Saigon by Le Cochinchine 4 days

Destination: Phnompenh – Chau doc – Can tho – Caibe - Saigon
Starts in: Phnompenh
Ends in: Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 4D-3N
Tour code: MCC7

Phnompenh - Saigon by Le Cochinchine 4 days

Phnompenh - Saigon by Le Cochinchine 4 days
  Boat description:

    Le Cochinchine Mekong Cruise                  Le Cochinchine restaurant                           Le Cochinchine relax
         Le Cochinchine Twin cabin                      Le Cochinchine triple cabin                       Le Cochinchine sundeck


Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh (D)          
Arrive at Phnompenh, welcome at airport, transfer to hotel in city center, check in, relax.  With  professional guide and private car,  we start to visit Phnom Penh.: visit the Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda. Located within the Royal Palace, the Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5000 silver tiles. The treasures found inside include a solid gold Buddha encrusted and weighing 90kilograms and a small 17th century emerald and baccarat crystal Buddha. Visit Central Market (or Russian market), end your afternoon with the visit of the Wat Phnom Temple, Phnom Penh's namesake, from where you can enjoy views over the tree-lined avenues of Phnom Penh during sunset.
Day 2: Phnom Penh – Killing field– Chau Doc ( B )
Breakfast at the hotel. Then take a half-day city tour at the Killing Field and Toul Sleng Museum of the genocide Tuol Sleng Museum (Museum of Genocide): former Tuol Svay Prey High School, in 1975 it became the Khmer Rouge's main torture and interrogation center. It was known as Security Prison 21 - or just S-21.
11:30 AM , transfer to the pier to take the Hang chau speed boat to Chau doc. The speed boat leaves at 12:00PM and arrive in Chau doc (Vietnam) around 5:00 PM. Pick up at Chau doc pier, transfer to  hotel, check in, relax. Overnight at hotel in Chau doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Can Tho  - Trang On on Lecochinchine boat ( B, L, D )
 Breakfast at hotel then depart for Can Tho, 120km from Chau doc. It takes you around 3 hour drive.
12:00 – 12:30 PM, boarding Le Cochinchine  boat at Ninh Kieu tourist pier, welcome drink and check in cabin, up for cruise to Cai Be via Tra On.
Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enyoying the beautiful scenery. Lunch on board.
After lunch disembark then a pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards (orange grove) with its famer and sample various tropical fruits in LACH village.
Then return the boat to cruise to Cai Be. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Co Chien river.
Dinner and overnight on board in Cho Lach or Cai Be Up to river tide.
Day 4: Cai Be – Saigon  (B)
In the morning, the noise of the floating market wake you up, visit the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river, breakfast on board.
After breakfast, check out luggages to small motor boat to explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the morning.
Walking for visit a handicraft village of the local people then sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Continue boat trip to Mekong Lodge – an eco-resort Mekong Lodge includes more than 40 private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10.000 m2 lays just beside the Tien River.
Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities.
10; 30 disembark in Cai Be then get back the car for Saigon. It takes you around 3 hour drive to Saigon. Droff at your hotel (hotel not included). End of our service.
Cost in USD per person based on doubl/twin sharing, valid until 30 Dec. 2014
No of pax 2 3 4-5 6-7 8 -10 Single Suppl.
Superior 566 512 475 454 430 140
First class 632 579 540 520 500 207

Accommodation Options
Location Superior First Class
Phnompenh King grand boutique 3* White Maison 4*
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 & 1 night at hotel in Phnompenh with breakfast as stated above
  • 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 Phnompenh – Chau doc
  • Mineral Water and towel
  • Government taxes & Service charges
Tour excludes:
  • Vietnam & Cambodia visa
  • 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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