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Vietnam Tours > Cruise >  Mekong Waterway to Angkor

SAIGON TO ANGKOR WATERWAY – 7 DAY TRIP

Upstream

Caibe – Vinhlong– Sadec – LongXuyen– Chaudoc - Phnompenh - Angkor Wat
7days/6nights

 
Weekly departure: on every
Sat


Day 1 SAT:  Saigon - CaiBe – VinhLong – TraOn (L,D)

Pick up from your hotel in Saigon and depart for Mekong Delta
Arrival Mekong Delta we will board our sampan for an exploration of  lush vegetation of Mekong Delta and the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking  for visit the handicraft village of the local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits. Return to our boat.
Our  boat sets sail and  cruise through zizag cannales and river heading out  to Cantho via Cho LACH while we enjoy lunch on board.
Arrival Cho LACH village we will go for  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 (orange grove) with its famer. Interaction with friendly people and meet with a host of smiling children. Our cruise continue to Traon. 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 night e on board Le Cochinchine in TRAON.

Day 2 SUN:   Tra On - Cantho (B,L,D)
The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day we breakfast and  set sails to Can Tho through tributary and canals. 
Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on Bassac river. A small boat will take you to CaiRang floating market. One of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats bargaining and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek   local houses and green orchards comes into your view. Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise on board Le Cochinchine.
Dinner and overnight on board.
 
Day 3 MON:   LongXuyen – ChoMoi – HoaHao (B,L,D) 
Rising up early for another nice day we  contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board. Visit Longxuyen floating market by small boats 
intermingled through the water as vendors buy and sell their fruit. Visit  a crocodile farm and promenade on OngHo island, see daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong (Bassac river), and small arroyos on the island. Noon approaching we return to Le Cochinchine boat and  carry on our journey  to HoaHao village. Lunch on board. Disembark and head  to Chaudoc.  Tonight we stay overnight at Victoria Chaudoc hotel in Chaudoc.

Day 4 TUE: Chau Doc - boat to Phnompenh (B,L,D)
This morning we will have a boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh departing at 8am. 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 4 hours. Arrival transfer our hotel in  Phnompenh, the capital of Kingdom of Cambodia. A visit to Phnom Penh is a very interesting experience indeed. It is a city with an interesting pulse and it gives you a very true taste of Asia. We  will visit the Wats Phnom, National museum, silver Pagoda and Royal Palace. Overnight at Sunway  hotel****  in Phnom Penh.
 
Day 5  WED: Phnompenh  boat to Siemriep (B,L,D)
This morning there will be a transfer to Phompenh port for the boat ride to Siemriep. The boat winding our way on Tonlesap river, taking in such spectacular view of rural life on water. Arrival Siemriep, transfer to the hotel .Visit Prasat Kravan with its unique brick sculptures and Ta Prohm.  One of the area's most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, looking very much the ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them. Visit as well Takeo, Chau Say Tevoda and Thommanon.
Dinner and overnight at Prince d’Angkor hotel.  

Day 6 THU: Angkor Wat(B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning, visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five towers symbolize Meru's five peaks - the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond.
Lunch at local restaurant. Aftenroon visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century). See the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), until sunset. Dinner local restaurant and accommodation at hotel.
Tonight we will enjoy diner with traditional Khmer folk performance of Apsara.Overnight at Prince d’Angkor hotel.    in Siemriep

Day 7 FRI:   Departure (B)
At leisure  to visit  the market or "Les Artisans d'Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles" of Siem Reap (if time permits). Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for departure flight to the next destination.
 
 
·         Cruise inclusive of :
All boat cruise Lecochinchine  with meals, Boat ride from Chaudoc to Phnompenh-Phnompenh -Siemreap.   All accommodation on the  Le Cochinchine boat and at the hotels ( Victoria Chaudoc Hotel; Sunway hotel, Prince d’Angkor hotel), Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Diner,   Admission fees and permits where applicable , Land transportation ; Airport transfers, Service of crew  and English speaking guide on board
·         Cruise exclusive of :
Pre/post trip arrangement , Beverages, Travel insurance , Visa fee (Visa fee on arrival at Cambodia border: 25USD, 1 photo 3x4cm).Other personal expenses
 

 Trip cost: US$1531 per person

 

Down Stream

Angkor Wat -Phnompenh -Chaudoc – LongXuyen– Cantho - HCM city
7days/6nights

Weekly departure: on every Thu

Day 1 THU :  Angkor Wat (D)       
Today we will Visit Prasat Kravan with its unique brick sculptures and Ta Prohm.  One of the area's most beautiful temples, Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Its appeal lies in the fact that, unlike the other monuments of Angkor, it was abandoned and swallowed by the jungle, looking very much the ways most of the Angkor temples appeared when European explorers first stumbled upon them. Visit as well Takeo, Chau Say Tevoda and Thommanon.
Dinner and overnight at Prince d’Angkor hotel.  

Day  2 FRI : Angkor Wat (B,L,D)                 
Breakfast at hotel.
In the morning, visit the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor: Angkor Wat. The temple complex covers 81 hectares and is comparable in size to the Imperial Palace in Beijing. Its distinctive five towers are emblazoned on the Cambodian flag and the 12th century masterpiece is considered by art historians to be the prime example of classical Khmer art and architecture. Angkor Wat's five towers symbolize Meru's five peaks - the enclosed wall represents the mountains at the edge of the world and the surrounding moat, the ocean beyond.
Lunch at local restaurant. Aftenroon visit the ancient capital of Angkor Thom (12th century). See the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace, the Terrace of the Leper King and Bayon Temple (unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara), until sunset. Dinner local restaurant and accommodation at hotel. Tonight we will enjoy diner with traditional Khmer folk performance of Apsara.Overnight at Prince d’Angkor hotel.    in Siemriep

Day  3 SAT: Siem Reap - Phnompenh (B,L,D)  
Breakast at the hotel. We then visit Banteay Srei temple (10th c), regarded as the jewel in the crown of Classical Khmer Art. Continue to Ta Prohm, one of the area’s most beautiful temples. Ta Prohm has been relatively untouched since it was discovered and retains much of its mystery. Lunch at hotel. In the afternoon, transfer to airport for the flight to Phnompenh. Arrival transfer to the hotel. At leisure to walk in the city and and explore the local market. Dinner at local restaurant and overnight at hotel.

Day  4 SUN:  Phnompenh - Chaudoc  (B,L,D)
Breakfast at hotel followed by the city tour.
 A visit to Phnom Penh is a very interesting experience indeed. It is a city with an interesting pulse and it gives you a very true taste of Asia. We  will visit the Wats Phnom, National museum, silver Pagoda and Royal Palace. Afternoon we will take the boat to Chaudoc, the boat ride leaves at 13pm and arrives Chaudoc at 5pm. Diner and overnight at Victoria Chaudoc hotel.

Day 5 MON: Longxuyen - Cantho - Mangthit - Traon (B,L,D)
After breakfast we head out to Longxuyen and embark on  Le Cochinchine cruises for a cruise along the river while enjoying the scenic water way.
Visit the unique farms where fish are bred in wooden cages suspended under floating houses on the river. Explore the long Xuyen 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. A small boat will take you through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards. Le Cochinchine set sails again torward Cantho.  Lunch on board. Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enyoying the beautiful scenery . 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. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Co Chien river.
 Dinner and overnight on board Lecochinche.

Day  6 TUE: Cantho - HoChiMinh city (B,L)
Rising early to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, we breakfast and start our trip with a boat cruise on sparking streams along the endless waterway of Mighty Mekong River to Caibe floating markets. There will be hundreds of boats loaded with fruits, vegetables and fish jostling for trade. Sellers advertisers their wares by crying out across the waters. We visit the lush orchards and are treated to a delicious tropical fruits. Continue on to HCM city in the afternoon. Overnight at Grand hotel.

Day  7 WED: Departure (B)
Breakfast at the hotel
At leisure to enjoy the pool or walk along DonKhoi str.. till your own departure 

Legend: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch and D= Diner

·         Cruise inclusive of :
All boat cruise Lecochinchine  with meals, Boat ride from Chaudoc to Phnompenh-Phnompenh -Siemreap.   All accommodation on the  Le Cochinchine boat and at the hotels ( Victoria Chaudoc Hotel; Sunway hotel, Prince d’Angkor hotel), Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Diner,   Admission fees and permits where applicable , Land transportation ; Airport transfers, Service of crew  and English speaking guide on board

·         Cruise exclusive of :

Pre/post trip arrangement , Beverages, Travel insurance , Visa fee (Visa fee on arrival at Cambodia border: 25USD, 1 photo 3x4cm).Other personal expenses
 

  Trip cost: US$1531 per person

 

 

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