Victoria Mekong Cruise : Can Tho – Phnom Penh(5D/4N) [ UPSTREAM 2 ]
Victoria Mekong Cruise : Can Tho – Phnom Penh(5D/4N)
Price from: 1,120 USD
DEPARTURE ON WEDNESDAY – Cruise from Can Tho city, Vietnam to Phnom Penh, Cambodia, going on fascinating shore excursions including visits to home-based workshops where products are still painstakingly made by hand, often using techniques passed on through generations. Interact with local culture at a floating market, museum, floating fish farm, and more. Visit a Taoist Temple and get your fortune read using bamboo sticks.
*PRICE PER PERSON, BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
|Can Tho – Phnom Penh (Upstream 2)||
|Deluxe Main Deck||25,984,000||33,779,200|
|Deluxe Upper Deck||28,768,000||37,398,400|
- Low Season: 01 April to 02 June & 15 July to 30 September 2020
- High Season: 11 December 2019 to 31 March 2020 & 01 October 2020 to 31 December 2020
DAY 1 : Can Tho – Tiger Island
Board the Victoria Mekong in Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. As the ship cruises towards Tiger Island, watch the sunset over the Hau River, sundowner in hand. As day turns into night, sit down to a gala dinner to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise, accompanied by a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as “Đờn ca tài tử”. Overnight near Tiger Island.
DAY 2 : Long Xuyen – Tiger Island – Vam Nao
After breakfast tender ashore to visit the colourful Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Traditions Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. After lunch on the ship head ashore and explore Tiger Island by “xe loi” or by sampan, visiting a wood carver and cottage industries such as net weaving and incense shops. Visit a pagoda locally known as “Mr. Tiger’s Temple”, hear the story that won the island its name. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch while cruising towards the provincial capital of Long Xuyen in the Mekong Delta. Return on board in time for dinner and the evening’s entertainment as the ship continues cruising to Vam Nao where we overnight.
DAY 3 : Vam Nao – Tan Chau
Enjoy breakfast as the ship makes its way to the border town of Tan Chau. Travel by local rickshaw to a silk village to witness all the labor-intensive steps to producing this fine textile, including the use of natural dyes made from tree bark, leaves and fruit. After lunch on board, visit more Mekong Delta attractions, including floating fish farms and a Taoist Temple where you will get your fortune told. There is also an option to travel by speedboat to Chau Doc to see the submerged forest of Tra Su, known for its abundant birdlife and picturesque mangroves. Return to the ship in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance, followed by dinner and the evening’s entertainment. Overnight near Tan Chau.
DAY 4: Tan Chau – Phnom Penh
As the ship begins cruising towards the Vietnam-Cambodia border, enjoy a leisurely breakfast in the restaurant. After, select from the many on-board activities including a ship’s tour, cocktail competition and cultural lecture. We arrive late afternoon in the charming capital of Phnom Penh, once known as the “Pearl of the Orient” for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk. Before a farewell gala dinner, take in a performance of Khmer Apsara dancing by a troupe of local dancers with the opportunity to meet them afterward. Overnight in Phnom Penh.
DAY 5 : Phnom Penh
Enjoy a final breakfast before disembarking at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh’s downtown riverside promenade.
(CLOSED FOR MAINTAINANCE : 03/06/2020 – 14/07/2020)
All meals included in selected program
Free flow of soft beverages and local beers all day
Free flow of house wine by the glass during lunch and dinner
Complimentary refillable bottle in room
Transfers to/from meeting point/ship if included in program
Escorted excursions included in program
Taxes, Fuel, River Pilots, local anchorage fees
Port tax (65USD)
Government taxes & service charge
Tour guide gratuities
Any visa fees
Private transfers and any other transfer not in program
Ancillary services such as Spa treatments