Luxury Mekong River

from 

AU$5,999

per person
 
Duration: 11 Nights
Destination: Ho Chi Minh, Mekong River & Siem Reap
Region: Asia
Deal Code: PAUUBNQ

 

 

Description

Relax onboard 5* Luxury Ship combining charm and colonial-style comfort, as you cross the narrow Chao Gao Canal, engage in local life in My Tho and Koh Chen and pass through the city of Phnom Penh with its Royal Palace and bustling markets before finally disembarking on the doorstep of the Angkor temple complex: home of the world-famous Angkor Wat. In addition, the RV Indochine II is equipped with state-of-the-art climate control, ventilation and water treatment technology that ensures minimal disruption to the Mekong’s environment. 


BONUS:  Fly free*


Your Mekong River cruise package includes:

  • Economy class flights from Sydney to Saigon, returning from Siem Reap
  • Private car transfer from Airport to Hotel
  • 1 night accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City including breakfast
  • 8 night Mekong River cruise onboard RV Indochine II
  • 2 nights accommodation in Siem Reap including breakfast
  • Angkor Wat private full day tour
  • Private car transfer from Hotel to Airport
  • Port charges, fees & airline taxes

Prices are per person twin share.

Single traveller pricing available. Please speak to one of our travel consultants for more details

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Mekong River cruise inclusions

  • 8 nights accommodation onboard RV Indochine II
  • Full board meals (see itin for details)
  • Beverages: Coffee, tea & drinking water.  1x soft drink or 1 local beer with every lunch & dinner
  • Half day Ho Chi Minh City Tour
  • Cu Chi Tunner tour
  • All shore excursions, touring and transfers in air-conditioned vehicles
  • Comprehensive sightseeing and entrance fees at monument

Mekong River cruise highlights:

    • Relax onboard 5* Luxury Ship
    • Ship docks in the heart of Ho Chi Minh City
    • Sail the picturesque & lively Gao Canal from Ho Chi Minh, directly into the Delta
    • Ho Chi Minh City and Cu Chi tunnel tour
    • Visit local villages and school on your journey
    • Enjoy swimming on board while you floating along the river

Itinerary

Date

Itinerary

18 July 22

Ho Chi Minh City Tour – boarding RV Indochine II

AM: Make your own way to our pick-up point at Central Palace Hotel. You will join the cruise group and head for a buffet lunch.

PM: In the afternoon we will take a tour of Ho Chi Minh City. We then board our ship and enjoy a welcome cocktail and dinner.  

19 Jul 22

Cu Chi Tunnel Tour – Cho Gao

AM: We will depart for the Cu Chi Tunnels, an underground tunnels network constructed by Vietnamese fighters during the struggle for independence.

Home to around 10,000 people for several years, it took about 25 years to build the underground city. The tunnel system was an excellent way for the Vietcong to move around the countryside undetected by the Americans. enjoying a scenic drive through the picturesque villages. On arrival we will watch a short introductory video before exploring the Cu Chi Tunnels, the most famous battlegrounds in the world. We will explore the complex tunnel system and view may craters left from B52 bombing raids. After that we can try firing real bullets at the shooting range or go souvenir shopping before your return transfer back to your hotel in Ho Chi Minh.

PM: Lunch on board then start cruising. Overnight we moor at Nha Be.

20 Jul 22

Cho Gao – My Tho – Vinh Long – Cai Be – Sa Dec

AM: Today we pass through the Mekong Delta and visit the town of My Tho and the My Tho Islands to see local craftsman at work.

PM: After we cruise to Vinh Long, Cai Be and Sac Dec. Overnight stop at our mooring point.

 21 Jul 22

Sa Dec

AM: Early this morning we visit Sa Dec and tour the small town where some colonial mansions are still in existence and afterwards we can discover the local market.

22 Jul 22

Chau Doc – Phnom Penh

AM: We spend the day cruising and cross the Cambodian Border as we continue our journey to Phnom Penh.

PM: After dinner we have a "TUK TUK" trip, and then moor for the night in the port of Phnom Penh.

23 Jul 22

Phnom Penh City Tour

AM: On our city tour we visit the Silver Pagoda, the Royal Palace and the National Museum.

PM: We have lunch in a local restaurant and then the option to visit a former detention centre used by the Khmer Rouge during the civil war. After we have time in the "Central Market". In the evening we have an Apsara dance show. Overnight in the port of Phnom Penh

24 Jul 22

Koh Chen – Kampong Tralach – Kampong Chhnang

AM: Today we visit Koh Chen, a small village where the inhabitants are experts in silverwork and copper work and visit a local school.

PM: After lunch we arrive in Kampong Tralach and visit the beautiful Vihara of the Wat Kampong Tralach Leu Pagoda. We cross through the village by oxcart to reach the pagoda. We return and continue our cruise to Kampong Chhnang which is our overnight stop.

25 Jul 22

Kampong Chhnang – Lake Tonle

AM: Today we visit Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap. We visit a traditional grove of palm trees and taste some palm sugar before a visit to a traditional pottery.

PM: We then visit a floating village on small local boats. In the afternoon we cruise to lake Tonle Sap. Cocktail and gala dinner tonight.

26 Jul 22

Siem Reap – Disembark

We spend the morning cruising*. Disembark the RV Indochine II at noon. Our driver will transfer you to our drop off point in Siem Reap at noon.

 

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* Conditions apply. Offer is limited, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotion is correct and valid at the time of publication. Booking and full supplier terms and conditions apply. Valid for new bookings only and not combinable with any other offer (unless stated).

Prices listed are per person in Australian Dollars, based on twin occupancy, including all discounts unless otherwise stated. The offer is subject to availability at time of booking and shown on the best category available at the time.  Fares are capacity controlled and are subject to change at any time without notice. Prices/Offers are correct as at 21 December 2020 and can be withdrawn without notice.  Visas are not included.  *Fly Free offer is based on economy class flights from Sydney and subject to the carriers’ flight schedules and conditions, please call us for prices from other cities. Airfares are non refundable if cancelled and do not have a monetary value. Payments made by credit card will incur a surcharge.