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Vietnam Tours > Cruise >  Pandaw cruise Cambodia, Ginger cruise Vietnam

Pandaw Cruise in Angkor Wat, Ginger boat in Halong bay
18day trip ( overnight on Pandaw cruise & Ginger boat)
Trip code: IDV18

 

Itinerary in brief:
 

DAY 01: Arrival Bangkok connecting flight to Siemreap
DAY 02: Angkor Wat visit(B)
DAY 03: Angkor Wat visit (B)
DAY 04: Embark Pandaw cruise (L,D)
DAY 05: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 06: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 07: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 08: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 09: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 10: Pandaw cruise  (B,L,D)
DAY 11: Pandaw cruise. Transfer to Saigon. Cuchi tunnels . Overnight Pak Hyatt(B)
DAY 12: Saigon city tour, Flight to Danang. Visit Cham museum. Overnight the Nam Hai(B)
DAY 13: Hoian cookery class.Afternoon leisure. Overnight the Nam Hai(B,L)
DAY 14: Flight to Hanoi. Evening water puppet. Overnight Sofitel Metropole(B)
DAY 15: Hanoi - Halong Ginger cruise(B,L,D)
DAY 16:  Halong Ginger cruise - Hanoi(B)
DAY 17: Hanoi city tour(B)
DAY 18: Departure (B)


Itinerary in details


DAY 01: ARRIVAL BANGKOK . CONNECT FLIGH TO SIEMREAP
After landing at Bangkok International airport, catch your connecting flight to Luang Prabang.
Greet upon your arrival at Luang Prabang airport and transfer to your hotel.

DAY 02: ANGKOR WAT VISIT (B)
After breakfast, we will embark on an elephant ride to tour of Angkor Thom. This will include the South Gate, Bayon, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King. From here you will then make your way to visit Ta Prohm before an afternoon visit to Preah Khan, Neak Pean, East Mebon and Pre Rup temples.
Diner and overnight at hotel in Siemreap

DAY 03:
ANGKOR WAT VISIT  (B)
Today we will  visit  Prasat Kravan, Bantaey Srei and Bantaey Kdei. This afternoon will find us at the Roulous Group of Temples - Preah Ko, Bakong Lole Temples until sunset. Tonight we will enjoy diner with traditional Khmer folk performance of Apsara.

 
DAY 04: EMBARK PANDW CRUISE - SIEMREAP /TONLESAP(B,L,D)
OPTION ONE LOW WATER (approx June-Dec)
1030 Depart by speed boat from the Siem Reap port to cross the great Tonle Lake
1300 Embark on ship waiting at the Tonle river mouth
1430 Arrive Kampong Chhanaan for after noon exploration on foot of this traditional Khmer river town on the edge of the Tonle lake
1600 Depart Kampong Chhanaan sailing up the delightful and exciting Tonle River. Moor overnight at jungle village.

 
OPTION TWO HIGH WATER (approx Dec-April)
1300 embark Siem Reap for lunch or anytime in the afternoon
1500 motor boat excursion to floating villages of Tonle Sap
o/n moor over night in lake outside Siem Reap

 
DAY 05: PANDAW CRUISE - TONLE RIVER /UPPER MEKONG(B,L,D)
OPTION ONE LOW WATER
700 cast off for morning cruise on Tonle River past Phnom Penh
am walk in Chong Koh village
pm walk in Peam Chikang village
o/n mid-stream south of Kampong Cham

 
OPTION TWO HIGH WATER
0500 cast off to cross the the Tonle Lake and River by ship
1200 Kampong Chhanaan for exploration on foot of this traditional Khmer river town on the edge of the Tonle lake
1400 explore the Tonle River and cruise past Phnom Penh to enter the Upper Mekong bound for Kampong Cham

 
DAY 06: PANDAW CRUISE - KAMPONG CHAM (B,L,D)
0900 bus to the 12th century Angkorian temple of Wat Nokor and the twin holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei, or Man and Woman Hill.
1230 return to ship for lunch
1500 speed boat trip upriver to the hilltop pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey.
Overnight  cast off and sail downstream mooring in river overnight

DAY 07: PANDAW CRUISE - PHNOMPENH(B,L,D)
1000 arrive Phnom Penh city centre port for morning sight seeing
1300 lunch on board
1430 sight seeing.
Overnigh Phnom Penh

 
DAY 08: PANDAW CRUISE - CRUISING THE MEKONG (B,L,D)
0500 cast off for day of cruising in the main Mekong channel
1000 morning walk in countryside
pm border formalities

 
DAY 09: PANDAW CRUISE -CHAUDOC(B,L,D)
0800 depart border then leave Mekong to cross by canal to Basac River
1100 explore Chau Doc by bus visiting the Nui Sam mountain
1300 cast off and traverse by back-water delta canals to the Mekong river

 
Day 10: PANDAW - CAIBE - MYTHO
(B,L,D)
0900 boat trip around Cai Be
1100 return to ship - cruising through the Mekong Delta
1430 sight seeing in and around My Tho by bus and boat

DAY 11: PANDAW CRUISE . SAIGON PARK HYATT(B)
0900 disembark from ship at My Tho for transfer by bus to Saigon
1100 arrive Saigon for drop off at Renaissance Hotel, transfer to Park Hayatt Hotel
This afternoon, we drive to visit Cuchi tunnels. Overnight Saigon Park Hyatt

DAY 12: SAIGON CITY TOUR. FLIGHT TO DANANG. OVERNIGHT THE NAM HAI(B)
This morning, we enjoy a city tour to visit Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Catherald, Ben Thanh Market.
This afternoon, transfer to airport for your flight to Danang, visit Cham museum in Danang where display fine artifacts of Cham people. Continue to the charming little township of Hoian with old houses, temples.
Overnight at hotel in Hoian

DAY 13: HOIAN COOKERY COURSE.
OVERNIGHT THE NAM HAI(B,L)
This morning, transfer to Miss Vy’s School of Cooking where visitors from all over the globe have learned Miss Vy’s traditional family recipes. This cooking course includes shopping for ingredients at the Hoi An Central Market before returning to the school by cyclo to learn how it’s done. Once the meals are prepared you can enjoy the dishes you have spent the time mastering.
This afternoon is for your free leisure.
Overnight in Hoian.

DAY 14: FLY TO HANOI. OVERNIGHT SOFITEL METROPOLE, (B)
Transfer to airport for your fligh to Hanoi. Greet upon your arrival and tramsfer to our hotel for a freshen up. Tonight we enjoy water puppet show followed by Vietnamese diner. Overnight in Hanoi

DAY 15: HANOI - HALONG GINGER CRUISE(B,L,D)
Pick up from your hotel.
Welcome on board of Halong Ginger and set sail through bay while lunch is served. Passage into the magical bay, where thousands of sculpted limestone islands rise from the waves like dragons’ teeth. Opportunity to visit beautiful limestone grotto, go swimming or sunbathing. Enjoy cocktails while watching sunset and later unwind at Ginger restaurant. If weather permits, a short night cruise could bring you a nice discovery of the sea life by night.
 
DAY 16:  HALONG GINGER CRUISE - HANOI(B)
Greet the day with a morning Tai Chi exercise with an opportunity to view the sunrise over the bay. After breakfast, a short trek to a nearby summit. Return on board for a final glimpse of the Halong Bay while cruising back to the dock. Drive back to Hanoi.

DAY 17: HANOI CITY TOUR(B)
This tour takes you around Hanoi's most interesting sights, including the Old Quarter, also known as the 36 streets and the Ho Chi Minh Complex. Also on the tour - the Hoan Kiem Lake and Ngoc Son Temple, the Temple of Literature and Ethnology Museum.
08.00 - Pick up at hotel and visit the Ho Chi Minh Complex which includes his Mausoleum and former residences, as well as the Presidential Palace, the One Pillar Pagoda and the Museum. 
10.15 - Continue onto Vietnams first University, The Temple Of Literature, built in 1070.
11.30 - Have lunch at one of Hanoi’s many fine restaurants.
13.30 - Visit either the Museum of Ethnology or the History Museum.
15.30 - Visit the Ngoc Son Temple and Hoan Kiem Lake.
16.45 - One hour cyclo tour through the Old Quarter.
17.45   Return to your hotel or watch a performance of the famous Water Puppet Theatre

DAY 18: DEPARTURE (B)
Free leisure until our transfer to airport for your flight to next destination.
End of service.


 

Accommodation:
Siemreap: Sofitel Royal Angkor Hotel****
Pandaw Cruise *****
Hochiminh: Saigon Park Hyatt *****
Hoian: The Nam Hai Resort *****
Hanoi: Sofitel Metropole, classic room *****
Halong: Ginger cruise ****

 

Trip includes:

  • Accommodation on double/twin basis with daily breakfast
  • Boat cruise with meals
  • All transportation and transfers 
  • Meals as indicated ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=dinner)
  • Airfare with airport tax: Saigon- Danang  - Hanoi
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable
  • Tours with entrance fees and English speaking  guide,

Trip excludes:

  • International airfares & airport taxes : Bangkok- Siemreap
  • Pre/post trip arrangement (can be arranged upon request)
  • Travel insurance
  • Visa and visa arrangement
  • Other personal expenses
     


Tour price in USD and per person, based on 2 people traveling together

 


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