5 Days Mekong River Vietnam - Cambodia on L'Amant cruise

5 Days Mekong River Vietnam - Cambodia on L'Amant cruise

Tour price: 700 USD
Length: 5 Days
City: from Ho Chi Minh city (Sai Gon)
Tour code: VI-MK03
Highlight: Mekong delta is a cross-criss river area in the South Vietnam, and it is accreted by Mekong river system of 9 rivers flow into the East Sea. The fertile of the the delta make it become the biggest rice basket in Vietnam and second biggest in Asia and entire the world.

Inclusions

Cruise Price includes:

 
-       Transfer from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh by speed boat. Transfer from Saigon to My Tho by coach.
 
-       English or French speaking guide (other languages on request with supplement)
 
-       Accommodation in single/ double cabin with full board meals as mentioned on the program (breakfast/ lunch/ dinner).
 
-       All visits and excursions mentioned.
 
-       Passenger, Crew and Boat Insurances
 
-       Port dues & Government tax VAT at 10%.
 
Cruise Price excludes:
 
-       Entry visa to Vietnam and Cambodia
 
-       International flights and airport taxes.
 
-       Travel Insurances.
 
-       Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.
 

Price& Available

Prices validity: Until  30th Apr 2017

5 days / 4 nights
Price  per cabin

Main deck

Upper deck

 

Charter

Single/1pax

Double/2pax

Single/1pax

Double/2pax

Low season

850usd

1200usd

950usd

1450usd

 

12000usd

High season

1000usd

1550usd

1200usd

1750usd

 

16000usd

 

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY/ MY THO / BEN TRE / CAI BE (L/D)

Pick up at guest’s hotel. Then, drive through to My Tho - the gateway to the Mekong Delta. On arrival, embark on board L’AMANT and enjoy a delectable lunch while getting acquainted with the crew.

In the afternoon, board a river-boat to explore the hidden treasures of the Xep canal and islands, full of tropical fruit gardens. An exciting ride on a carriage drawn by small horses awaits you for a stroll through fascinating farming villages. Enjoy the tasty fruits and tea with natural honey.

Then continue your journey on a sampan boat through the canals before getting back on board of L’AMANT.

Welcome dinner and overnight on board.

Day 2: CAI BE / VINH LONG / SA DEC (B/L/D)

After breakfast, embarking on a local sampan boat and sail through the Cai Be’s floating market and taking the rowing boat through the numerous arroyos and be captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta. Visit an ancient colonial house and a rice popcorn factory and taste the local specialties.

Return on board of L’AMANT for lunch.

In the early afternoon, embark on a small boat for a journey towards An Binh islands. On arrival, continue the tour by bicycle to visit Tien Chau ancient pagoda and discover the everyday life in the Mekong Delta. Continue to visit a traditional house and enjoy some mouth-watering tropical fruits. Then tour on a small boat along the canals and stop at a fruit garden.

Anchorage near Sa Dec.

Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3: SA DEC / NEAR DE CHAU DOC (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit Sa Dec, the old-fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and where the French Writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood. Stop to visit the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the “house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’novel L’AMANT, before heading to a Chinese temple and stopping at the tomb of L’AMANT. Finally, pass-by the school where Margerite’s mother has taught as well as the house where she used to live with her children. On the way back, stroll through the lively market streets of this fascinating town.

Return on board for lunch while sailing to Chau Doc. During the afternoon you can enjoy a cooking demonstration and Mekong fruit tasting or just relax on the sun deck. Anchorage on the way to Chau Doc

Dinner and overnight on board.                                

Day 4: CHAU DOC (B/L/D)           

In the morning, take a small boat to explore the fascinating floating market of Chau Doc, the border city with Cambodia. Here, early in the morning, tens of sampans gather to trade fruits and vegetables in a surprising ambiance. Head to a floating fishing farm where thousands of fishes are breed for export and visit a mosque in a Cham village.

In the afternoon, visit Sam Mountain, a popular pilgrimage site where you will find a large number of Chinese, Cham and Khmer temples.

Farewell dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5: CHAU DOC / PHNOM PENH (B)

After breakfast, disembark and depart to the Cambodian border by a speed boat, go through the customs formalities and continue your cruise to Phnom Penh arriving by early afternoon.

End of our services. 

Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY/ MY THO / BEN TRE / CAI BE (L/D)

Pick up at guest’s hotel. Then, drive through to My Tho - the gateway to the Mekong Delta. On arrival, embark on board L’AMANT and enjoy a delectable lunch while getting acquainted with the crew.

In the afternoon, board a river-boat to explore the hidden treasures of the Xep canal and islands, full of tropical fruit gardens. An exciting ride on a carriage drawn by small horses awaits you for a stroll through fascinating farming villages. Enjoy the tasty fruits and tea with natural honey.

Then continue your journey on a sampan boat through the canals before getting back on board of L’AMANT.

Welcome dinner and overnight on board.

Day 2: CAI BE / VINH LONG / SA DEC (B/L/D)

After breakfast, embarking on a local sampan boat and sail through the Cai Be’s floating market and taking the rowing boat through the numerous arroyos and be captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta. Visit an ancient colonial house and a rice popcorn factory and taste the local specialties.

Return on board of L’AMANT for lunch.

In the early afternoon, embark on a small boat for a journey towards An Binh islands. On arrival, continue the tour by bicycle to visit Tien Chau ancient pagoda and discover the everyday life in the Mekong Delta. Continue to visit a traditional house and enjoy some mouth-watering tropical fruits. Then tour on a small boat along the canals and stop at a fruit garden.

Anchorage near Sa Dec.

Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 3: SA DEC / NEAR DE CHAU DOC (B/L/D)

After breakfast, visit Sa Dec, the old-fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and where the French Writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood. Stop to visit the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the “house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’novel L’AMANT, before heading to a Chinese temple and stopping at the tomb of L’AMANT. Finally, pass-by the school where Margerite’s mother has taught as well as the house where she used to live with her children. On the way back, stroll through the lively market streets of this fascinating town.

Return on board for lunch while sailing to Chau Doc. During the afternoon you can enjoy a cooking demonstration and Mekong fruit tasting or just relax on the sun deck. Anchorage on the way to Chau Doc

Dinner and overnight on board.                                

Day 4: CHAU DOC (B/L/D)           

In the morning, take a small boat to explore the fascinating floating market of Chau Doc, the border city with Cambodia. Here, early in the morning, tens of sampans gather to trade fruits and vegetables in a surprising ambiance. Head to a floating fishing farm where thousands of fishes are breed for export and visit a mosque in a Cham village.

In the afternoon, visit Sam Mountain, a popular pilgrimage site where you will find a large number of Chinese, Cham and Khmer temples.

Farewell dinner and overnight on board.

Day 5: CHAU DOC / PHNOM PENH (B)

After breakfast, disembark and depart to the Cambodian border by a speed boat, go through the customs formalities and continue your cruise to Phnom Penh arriving by early afternoon.

End of our services.