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
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: Cai Be – My Thuan – Sa Dec (L, D ) 8:00 AM the driver will pick up at your hotel in Saigon, transfer to Caibe 12: 00 AM boarding Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink. Continue our cruise toward Sa Dec via My Thuan, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river. Visit the lively Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras. Huynh Thuy Le Old House, Kien An Cung, Cao Dai Temple Walks along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, & orchards. Back to our boat for a cruise down stream. Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif. Dinner and overnight on board in Sa Dec.
Day 2: Sa Dec – Vinh Long - Tra On (B, L,D) Breakfast on board on the Mekong.
Cruise to Tra On via Mang Thit – Vinh Long. Up to river tide, stop en route to visit brickyard handricraft villages a long the Mekong River.
Lunch served on board.
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 in Quoi An – Mang Thit – Vinh Long.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Open bar and rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Le Cochinchine is cruising to Tra On.
Dinner and night on board in Tra On.
Day 3: 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 AM disembark 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 4: 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 doubl/twin sharing, valid from 1st Jan to 31st Mar. 2016
No of pax
Cost in USD per person based on doubl/twin sharing, valid from 1stApr to 31stSep. 2016
No of pax
Halong Chau doc 3*
Victoria Chau Doc 4*
3 days 2 nights 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
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
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