8 DAYS LOST CIVILIZATION MEKONG RIVER WITH RV THE JAYAVARMAN CRUISE

8 DAYS LOST CIVILIZATION MEKONG RIVER WITH RV THE JAYAVARMAN CRUISE

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Tour code: 8703-2515
Tour length: 8 days
Price: $3,200.00
Packages tour: Cruises
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DAY 1:  HO CHI MINH - MY THO - CAI BE (B,L,D)

Bid farewell to the hustle and bustle of Saigon as we travel 70 kilometers south by land to My Tho to embark your boutique Ship. We will be served refreshing drinks and light lunch as the Ship steadily glides along the Mekong. We will bathe in the fading sunset on the balcony followed by a briefing at the lounge. Later, a welcome dinner awaits us.

When approaching Cai Be, the Ship drops anchor midstream. Light lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are included. Overnight in Cai Be.

DAY 2: CAI BE – SA DEC – TAN CHAU (B,L,D)

Tai Chi lesson on the sun deck.

Visit Cai Be’s boisterous and colorful floating market on a traditional sampan (a flat bottomed traditional Vietnamese wooden boat).

The cruise will halt intermittently to allow us to observe how rice paste, rice paper, rice cookies, rice pop, rice wine and coconut candies are made, enjoy local life along the canals on the way back to the Ship for lunch.

In the afternoon, we cruise to Sa Dec. Upon arrival, we embark a traditional sampan to tour Binh Thanh Island to visit an untouchable village.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. The Ship will moor midstream overnight near Tan Chau.

DAY 3: TAN CHAU – BORDER CROSSING – PHNOM PENH (B,L,D)

Brace yourself for a short excursion in Tan Chau, a pleasant town near the Cambodian border with sizeable Chinese, Kinh and Khmer community.

Firstly, the journey takes you to the “evergreen” islands where you will be thrilled to learn the life of the locals.

We stop to visit a fish farm located in the Tan Chau canal.

You continue by boat to Tan Chau pier, disembark here and stroll around this colorful local market with lots of regional products.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight we anchor midstream near Phnom Penh.

DAY 4: PHNOM PENH (B,L,D)

Sightseeing in the morning will include the Killing Field outside town.

Visit the Genocide Museum, see the dazzling white and gold edifice of the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, and witness exceptionally beautiful Khmer craft at the National Museum. We go back to the Ship by “cyclo” – traditional vehicle after our museum visit.

The evening starts with a comprehensive lecture on Cambodia’s modern history.

BBQ dinner is served right after the lecture.

Apsara dance performance.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

DAY 5: PHNOM PENH – ANGKOR BAN – KAMPONG CHAM (B,L,D)

We will depart before the break of dawn from Phnom Penh with a stop at the little known Silk island community. We will then return to the Ship and pass by the Mekong’s tranquil villages, exhilarating river life and sun-hardened fishermen on their shift boats.

We will tour the rural Angkor Ban village where time stand still. We are transported back a hundred years into an era unaffected by modernity. The houses here are truly rustic, made by hand and without any concrete. But most of all, we feel overwhelmed by the unbridled warmth of the villagers.

Travelers can take part in the daily activities of the villagers to experience village life first hand. Then, we are back to the Ship to cruise towards Kampong Cham.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight in Kampong Cham.

DAY 6: KAMPONG CHAM – WAT HANCHEY (B,L,D)

We will wake up in the early morning, truly energized to embark on a land journey to the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey. Travelers either take a motor-taxi or climb 303 steps to the top.

We even get to engage in light banter with some of the monks in the area. We will return to the Ship to witness a blessing ceremony performed by orange-clad local monks. Lunch on board.

We will then cruise towards Kampong Cham to visit Wat Nokor, a Wat built within the ruins of an ancient temple which holds a timeless story. Visit OBT project of Heritage Line and organization for Basic Training.

Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight in Kampong Cham.

DAY 7: KAMPONG CHAM – KAMPONG CHHNANG (B,L,D)

We approach Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia’s “Water World” where everything is on stilts balanced on water rich soil– it’s an awesome sight whilst practicing Tai Chi on the deck.

Here we take a minivan to see the Khmer-styled pottery at the Aundaung Russey village. Then, it is back to the river for an adventurous motorboat excursion to the wetlands, floating houses and fish farms in the region. The village has no electricity and has around 600 inhabitants.

We then return to the Ship for lunch while cruising the narrow and meandering Tonle Sap River.

In the evening, a sumptuous spread will be served. And for the big entertainment - bring along your dance shoes and learn to jiggle the Cambodian way with our staff doubling up as dance instructors

DAY 8: TONLE SAP – SEAM REAP (B,L,D)

The Tonle Sap (The Great Lake) is the flowing heart of Cambodia, giving love and life to this nation.

Enjoy the stillness of the water and the quiet tranquility on the way to Siem Reap. The water level varies a great deal according to the time of the year and the amount of rainfall recorded. Thus, minor changes to the itinerary may occur during different seasons.

We will cross the Tonle Lake at dawn and at 09:00am, we will disembark at the Siem Reap Port for onward coach transfer to the drop off point in town. 

Price: Contact us
What does the tour include?

 a. General Inclusions
 All cruises include group shore-excursions, entrance fees, transportation, tour guide services (English speaking), taxes, fuel, river pilots, port dues, transfers in Saigon and Siem Reap from/to the meeting point to/from embarkation/disembarkation point or vice versa. Meals are included full board. Drinking water, coffee/tea (from jug) is included all day. Fruit juices are included in addition during breakfast.
 
b. Exclusions

 Peak season surcharge at 190usd per person for all cruises falling on New Year’s Eve and/or Christmas:
Lost Civilization cruise 8D/7N: Dec 24, 2016; Dec 31, 2016
 Port tax per passenger of 65 USD (levied by Port authorities and port taxes appear on our invoice). Crew gratuities (8 USD – 10 USD per passenger per day are recommended). Cambodian Visa (available on Upstream cruise only/37 USD)

    1. What should I do if I want to book a tour but cannot pay immediately?
    2. How do I know that my booking is confirmed?
    3. What if I have special requirements for the tour?
    4. The manner and method of payment?
    5. Do you accept credit card and what kind?
    6. What can I get more information if I can’t go to meet you in person?
    7. What currency system is your company using?
    8. How about the quality of the tour which we buy from bookingyourtravel.com
    9. What should I do if I want to cancel/change my itinerary?
    10. Can I make a reservation for my friends or my family members?
    11. Does my safety is secured when I pay online? Is it safer than traditional way?
    12. What should I do if my email containing bills get lost?
    13. Can I pay the value of the invoice in several times?

Anwsering Questions

1. What should I do if I want to book a tour but cannot pay immediately?

When watching tour on the websites, if you want to book a tour but cannot pay immediately, you can definitely book that tour in advance. We would record the tour on our system. Then we will contact you via email to discuss payment issues. And you need to pay in advance 30% of the invoice value to ensure that you will use our service.

2. How do I know that my booking is confirmed?

After you have booked our tour, there will be an automatic email sent to your email which you used to book your tour. It is a confirmation of our company to notify that the booking process have been successfully stored. Within 2 working days, our representative will make a conversation with you via email or telephone call. The itinerary along with detailed information about your tour will be specified during this process.

3. What if I have special requirements for the tour?

In our online booking form, there would be a blank box which is offered to the visitor, who has special needs. It so called Special Requirements. By filling this blank, you will be ensured that our company would try our best to make you the most comfortable days without worrying anything.

4. The manner and method of payment?

Manner:
You can pay at the time of booking confirmation.

Or for any reason that you cannot pay immediately, you can pay after successful booking confirmation. But you have to pay before the start of the tour at least 3 working days. (For the tour that starts no later than 3 days from the date of booking, you must pay immediately after successful confirmation of booking. Because we have to pay the costs necessary for you during the tour in advance (for example, hotel reservation cost, or entrance fees, and so on).

Method:
You can pay in cash at our office after successful confirmation of the booking on websites system, which is located at 18A Ngo Tat To street, Dong Da District, Hanoi, Vietnam.

If you are not in Vietnam, Vietnam or cannot come to our office, you can pay online via PayPal as soon as successful confirmation of booking. You only have to pay in advance 30 % of the total invoice value. This is used to pay for the necessary expenses (for example, hotel reservation and booking services need ...).

5. Do you accept credit card and what kind?


6. What can I get more information if I can’t go to meet you in person?

If there is any enquiry, please contact us via email or telephone call.

Email: booking@vacationindochina.com
7. What currency system is your company using?

    Online Payment via PayPal: We accept to use all currencies which PayPal accept.
    Payment at office: We accept all currencies.


Note: We will change to USD with the equivalent value at the exchange rate of the Vietnamese market at the time of payment.

8. How about the quality of the tour which we buy from booking@vacationindochina.com

Operated over 5 years, our company has been secured one of the leading travel agencies in quality. With such a long time working in tourism, we have drawn a lot of experience gradually. The company is staffed entirely by experts in the tourism field. The qualified workers have been trained carefully, which aim to deliver the best service to any tourist. Whether you are a hard-to-please customer or an easygoing one, you will soon enjoy the guaranteed services and facilities in our tour. With such the experience like that, we make sure that all organized tours are designed for each particular customer with the best quality that we can offer.

9. What should I do if I want to cancel/change my itinerary?

Change The Time of A Tour: Normally, we will not charge this change if you notify us 3 days before the starting day of the tour. Except hotel partner refuses to change (very rare), you have to pay additional costs to book hotels at the new time.

Change A Tour: We will calculate the different levels of the prices between the old tour and the new one, and the cost of the booked service in advance can be refunded or not (hotel booking fees). After that, we will you with the complete detail.

Cancel A Tour: Deciding to cancel the tour, you will pay a cost to tour cancelling services. This cost will depend on many factors, which may change from time to time (for example, how long does the notice time in comparison with starting day of the tour...)

IF YOU ENCOUNTER ANY PROBLEM, PLEASE CONTECT US IMMEDIATELY FOR SPECIFIC INSTRUCTION.
Email: booking@vacationindochina.com
10. Can I make a reservation for my friends or my family members?

Yes, you can. If you are a person who pays for and participates in the tour, you won’t need to worry about this. In case you want to make a reservation for your friends or family members, you should follow our instruction. In other words, this means you pay for it but you don’t come along with the tour. In that case, we offer you a blank space which is “Customer information”. That is the name of a person who pays for the tour. Right below that space, there is “How can we contact you in Vietnam”. Please fill in the blank with any person that you intend to book a tour for.
After completing the payment procedure online, you will receive an email in which a form is attached. Then, you fill in the form with the personal information of your friends or family members. After that, we can acknowledge all the necessary information.

11. Does my safety is secured when I pay online? Is it safer than traditional way?

Definitely yes. Although you book a tour through our website, you will be transferred to a website of PayPal when you want to carry out a financial transaction. This is one of the most famous company which majors in financial transaction around the world. Our company is not responsible for the information on your credit card in the payment process because you will go through this process with PayPal. 

12. What should I do if my email containing bills get lost?

When you lost your email containing bills, please contact us for new bills provided after we test the system.

Email:booking@vacationindochina.com
13. Can I pay the value of the invoice in several times?

When successful confirmation of booking, if you choose to pay online, you just need to pay us in advance 30 % of the invoice value. This will let us know that you will use our service. And it is used to make hotel reservations and other services, which need to be set in advance for your tour.

 

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