Mekong Eyes Cruise Mekong Tour Vietnam - Cambodia 7 Days 6 Nights

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Mekong Eyes Cruise Mekong Tour Vietnam - Cambodia 7 Days 6 Nights
8.8 out of 10
Destinations:Vietnamn- Cambodia
Duration: 7 Days
Price From: 1174 USD
Room Types Max Halong Lowest Rate No. Rooms .
Deluxe Single Cabin
1
person
USD 1680
USD 1976
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 10 Jul 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Deluxe Double Cabin
2
person
USD 2348
USD 2762
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 10 Jul 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Deluxe Single Cabin
1
person
USD 1885
USD 2218
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 01 Oct 2015 to 31 Mar 2016)
Deluxe Double Cabin
2
person
USD 2616
USD 3078
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 01 Oct 2015 to 31 Mar 2016)
Price Included
  • Road transfer from Saigon to Mekong Pier
  • Accommodation: 01 night on Mekong Eye Cruise and 01 night Hotel in Chau Doc, 02 Nights Hotel in Phnom Penh & 02 Night Hotel in Siem Reap
  • Guided walk and side trip on sampan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide on the cruise boat and side trips
  • Shuttle bus from Can Tho / Cai Be to Chau Doc
  • Public speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
  • Transfer from the hotel in Chau Doc to the jetty for the public speed boat.
  • All land transportation with A/C in Private with return airport transfers.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin on your cruise boat and in hotel room
  • Flight Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
Price Excluded
  • Visa fee for Cambodia (you can get a visa for Cambodia at the border crossing where the speed boat stops for immigration; for this you need to bring 30 USD and a passport photograph)
  • Drinks (except for breakfast and the mineral water in your cabin/hotel room)
  • Tips


Trip Highlights:

A guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields.
Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
Visit the ancient Khmer civilization site of Hariharalaya which flourished in the late 9th and earlier 10th centuries.
Discover the intricately carved Khmer ruins at Angkor Wat - one of the world’s most impressive ruins.

Day 1:Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be
In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to Cai Be. You board your wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong River. The boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Eyes Cruise

Day 2:Life on the water and floating markets - transfer to Chau Doc Hotel
Wake up well rested to the sound of the Mekong river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang Floating Market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.
Disembark the boat at around 11.00 — 11.30h on the pier and enjoy lunch in the Ancient Anh Kiet House or brunch on board. Sit back in the shuttle (bus or car) and watch the water landscape from a land perspective until you reach Chau Doc where we bring you to your hotel. Depending on your budget you can choose the famous colonial-style Victoria hotel (superior room) or a family managed local 2-star hotel.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Accommodation: Chau Doc Hotel

Day 3:Across the border towards Cambodia
We transfer you to the pier where you embark the speed boat for an exciting ride to Phnom Penh, your starting point for discovering Cambodia and the famous temples of Angkor Wat.
Upon arrival, meet and transfer to hotel for check-in or dropping off your luggage (Early check-in is NOT included & subject to hotel’s availability). set out on a city tour to visit the Royal Palace built in 1866 by King Norodom; Silver Pagoda is so named because of its floor, which is made up of 5,000 silver tiles and located within the Royal Palace compound, National Museum, and visit Toul Sleng Museum, a reminder of the Khmer Rouge regime.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Phnom Penh Hotel

Day 4:Phnom Penh City Tour
Start your to the Wat Phnom, is the most significant of all the temples in Phnom Penh. This effect is a sanctuary founded by Daun Penh (Grandma Penh), a wealthy window who in 1372. The 27 meters high man-made hill became as Wat Phnom Daun Penh. Then continue to visit the National Museum. This is one of Phnom Penh's true architectural gems. It house more than 14,000 items; the World’s largest collection of Khmer Art, including sculptures, ceramics, bronzes, and ethnographic objects dating from prehistoric times to periods before, during and after the Khmer Empire. The next is Royal Palace, built by King Norodom in 1866 on the site of the old town, and the Silver Pagoda, located within the grounds of the Royal Palace. The Royal Palace of Cambodia is a complex of buildings although it is generally understood to be the royal abode of the King of Cambodia. We go for lunch at Friends Restaurant
Afternoon, visit to Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum (S21 prison). This prison was a high school, and used as a prison by Pol Pot's security forces and became the largest center for detention and torture during the rule of the Khmer Rouge. Then continue tothe notorious Killing Fields "Choeung Ek" 15km southwest of Phnom Penh. This one is the site of brutal executions of more than 17,000 individuals, most of who first suffered through interrogations, torture and deprivation in Toul Sleng Prison during Pol Pot regime (From 1975–1979)

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Accommodation: Phnom Penh Hotel

Day 5:Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
Transfer to Phnom Penh airport for a short flight to Siem Reap (45 minutes on board). Upon arrival Siem Reap, meet with our tour guide and transfer directly to visit the World Heritage Site; first stop visit the South Gate of Angkor Thom which is famous for its series of colossal human faces carved in stone, the impressive Bayon Temple, the Royal Enclosure, Phimeanakas, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King & Ta Prom. Enjoy romantic sunset from Bakheng Hill

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Accommodation: Siem Reap Hotel

Day 6:Siem Reap – Angkor Wat - Banteay Srei
Continue your visit to the architectural masterpiece of Angkor Wat. We stroll around this massive monument, exploring the many galleries with columns, libraries, pavilions, courtyards and ponds full of water reflecting the towering temple. In the afternoon, we drive to visit the famous Banteay Srei (Citadel of Women), 35 km from town. On the way back stop at Pradark Village, where you will see the villagers making palm sugar, handicraft for selling to tourist. It’s a nice chance for you to see the local people living at the country side with their struggling for daily life. Last stop you will view sunset at Pre Rup temple before return to hotel and overnight

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Accommodation: Siem Reap Hotel

Day 7:Departure
Free & easy by yourself for shopping or walk around before transfer to airport for departure. End of services!
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation:

Mekong Eyes Cruise
Mekong Eyes Cruise
Mekong Eyes
Mekong Eyes
Dining Room
Dining Room
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Twin Cabin
Twin Cabin
Bicycle Tour
Bicycle Tour
Floating Market
Floating Market
Floating House
Floating House
Mekong Delta
Mekong Delta
Cabin
Cabin
Cruise's overview
Cruise's overview