Aboard Mekong Eyes Cruise and Highlights of Cambodia 8 days

Ho Chi Minh City - Can Tho - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Cao Lanh - Tan Chau - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap - Indochina

Overview

Welcome aboard the Mekong Eyes Cruise and travel deep into the South of the Mekong delta to less well-known (but interesting) destinations. A visit here is less about the sights you see than it is about the people you meet and the experiences you have along the way. Then continue to Cambodia and experience the country’s highlights. It’s your chance to visit the temple of Angkor Wat and the former capital of Angkor Thom, enjoy a traditional dinner show and so many more. With all the activities of our tour, you barely won’t miss any spot either waste a single moment of your trip.

8 days / 7 nights
Group tour, Small group
Departure:
Theme: Interaction with local, Nature/Soft Adventure
Suitable: Family with children, Travel with friends

Highlights

  • Explore deep into the South of the Mekong delta to lesser known but interesting destinations
  • Visit vibrant and colorful markets, lush orchards, admire gorgeous landscapes and meet warm-hearted local people
  • Visit ancient temples of Angkor, great city Angkor Thom and enjoy a traditional dinner show

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Can Tho – Cai Be (Thursday)

07:00 – 07:30 Pick-up at the hotel in Saigon (District 1 and parts of District 3) (only included for guests using the shuttle service).

Around 11:30, arrive at the pier. Welcome on board Mekong Eyes Cruise and check-in. Cruise program starts. Enjoy lunch on board. In the afternoon, guided walk to a rural village or through the lush greens of orchards and rice paddies. Late afternoon, return to the boat for refreshments. Enjoy sunset on the top deck. Dinner on board, night on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Eyes Cruise
Activities: Transfer from Ho Chi Minh to the pier. Welcome on board Mekong Eyes Cruise. Start the cruise journey along Mekong Delta.
  • Mekong Eyes Cruise
Day 2: Cai Be – Sa Dec – Cao Lanh

The boat continue cruising. Enjoy breakfast on board. After breakfast, excursion on rowing sampan, exploring small canals of Tan Phong Island, visit coconut candy producing family. Bicycle ride on back roads or walk in a small village along the canals. Mid day, back on board, cruise towards Sa Dec and lunch on board. On arrival, visit of ancient traders’ villa and pagoda in Sa Dec. Then, return to the boat for refreshment and to enjoy the sunset on deck. Dinner on board, night on board near Cao Lanh.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Eyes Cruise
Activities: Continue cruising deep into Mekong Delta. Explore the Tan Phong Island, visit local village, family run workshop, ride bicycle around the island. Cruise toward Sa Dec town, visit of ancient traders’ villa and pagoda.
  • Tan Phong
Day 3: Cao Lanh – Tan Chau

After breakfast on board, excursion to Tan Thuan Dong islet; walk in or bicycle trip around islet. Have lunch on board while cruising towards En islet. Late afternoon, sunset cocktail party. Dinner on board, night on board near Tan Chau.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Eyes Cruise
Activities: Excursion to Tan Thuan Dong islet; walk in or bicycle trip around islet. Cruise toward Tan Chau.
Day 4: Tan Chau – Phnom Penh

After break fast on board, check out of cabin. Continue denaturing to Phnom Penh by speedboat. Arrival at Sisowath Quay International Port in Phnom Penh. In the afternoon, join city tour in Phnom Penh, visit significant landmarks of the city: Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh

Activities: After break fast on board, check out of cabin. Continue to Phnom Penh by speedboat. City tour in the afternoon, visit significant landmarks of Phnom Penh: Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, Wat Phnom and the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

  • Phnom Penh
  • Royal Palace Cambodia
Day 5: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

Have breakfast at hotel. Free until transfer to the airport for flight to Siem Reap. Pick up at the airport and drive to hotel. Rest of the day, free time to explore the town on your own, enjoy street food, drink in Pub Street, relax with foot massage or do shopping.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
Activities: Fly to Siem Reap. Transfer to hotel in town and free time for rest of the day.
  • Pub Street Siem Reap
Day 6: Siem Reap

Morning, visit to jungle temple Ta Prohm, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers. The temple of Ta Prohm was once used as a location to film the famous Hollywood film Tomb Raider. Begin tour to the antique capital of Angkor Thom, start from the South Gate with its huge statues depicting the churning of the ocean of milk, the Bayon Temple, unique for its 54 towers decorated with over 200 smiling faces of Avolokitesvara, the Phimeanakas, the Royal Enclosure, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.

Afternoon, explore Angkor Wat the most famous of all the temples on the plain of Angkor. 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. Last but not least, view a wonderful sunset from Angkor Wat or somewhere possible.

In the evening, enjoy dinner with Khmer Traditional Dance Show.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
Activities: Explore some of the most significant temples of Angkor Complex: Ta Prohm, Angkor Thom, Angkor Wat. In the evening, enjoy dinner with Apsara Dance performance.
  • Angkor Wat
Day 7: Siem Reap – Kampong Phluk – Siem Reap

After breakfast at hotel, we drive to visit Kampong Phluk Floating Village, located at 16 km at north-south of Siem Reap. Visiting a floating village of Kampong Phluk is certainly a unique experience that exposes you to the hardships and tribulations facing the locals on a day to day basis. On arrival, take a traditional wooden boat going along the lake to visit the floating villages. After exploring the villages, transfer back to hotel in Siem Reap.

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
Activities: Visit the floating villages of Kampng Phluk in the area of Tonle Sap Lake. Experience wildlife and local life of people and transfer back to Siem Reap
  • Kampong Phluk
Day 8: Siem Reap departure

Breakfast at hotel. Free at leisure until being transferred (without guide) to the airport for your on-ward flight.

End of tour.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA
Activities: Transfer to the airport for onward flight
  • Street Scene In Siem Reap

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

Price & Inclusion

Economy 2*
Price for 2 Adults
US $2270
Discount
US $0

Total
US $2270
Superior 3*
Price for 2 Adults
US $2294
Discount
US $0

Total
US $2294
First Class 4*
Price for 2 Adults
US $2586
Discount
US $0

Total
US $2586

Meals

7 Breakfast, 5 Lunch, 4 Dinner

Transportation

Airplane, Car, Cruise

Price Includes

  • Accommodation in Twin/ Double sharing in Phnom Penh and Siem Reap
  • Accommodation on Mekong Eyes Cruise in cosy double or twin bedded cabins & Mineral water placed in your cabin
  • Guided walk and side trips as mentioned in the itinerary
  • All in-tour stationed local English speaking guide
  • All transport within Vietnam and Cambodia
  • Domestic flight ticket PHN – REP ( 20kg luggage included )
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Entry fees, tax and service charge

Cancellation by Customer

  • 30% of total package price should be deposited once the booking is confirmed
  • Cancellation received less than 72 hours prior arrival date or No show: full charge the deposit amount
  • Cancellation received from 4 days to 14 days prior arrival date: 50% of total package tour charged
  • Cancellation received from 15 days to 20 days prior arrival date: 10% of total package tour charged

Children Policy

  • Cruise Policy: Maximum 01 child under 5 years old sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults is F.O.C. One child from 5 to 12 years sharing a cabin with two adults receives a 50 % discount.
  • For more information, please ask our consultants