Victoria Mekong Cruise: Phnom Penh- Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City (4D/3N) [DOWNSTREAM 1]
Victoria Mekong Cruise: Phnom Penh- Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City (4D/3N)
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DEPARTURE ON SUNDAY – Cruise along the mighty Mekong River from Phnom Penh, Cambodia, to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, heading ashore on guided visits to cottage industries working with products from the Delta like rice, fruit, and river clay. Gain insight into local culture by exploring a vibrant floating market, museum, heritage home, and more.
* PRICE PER PERSON, BASED ON DOUBLE OCCUPANCY
|Phnom Penh – HCMC (Downstream 1)||
|Deluxe Main Deck|
|Deluxe Upper Deck|
- 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 : Phnom Penh
The charming capital of Phnom Penh was once known as the “Pearl of the Orient” for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk. Against the backdrop of a traditional musical performance, board the Victoria Mekong cruise ship at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh’s downtown riverside promenade. As the sun sets on the Tonle Sap River, linger over a sundowner on the sun deck while taking in a performance of Khmer Apsara dancing by a troupe of local dancers with the opportunity to meet them afterward. As day turns into night, sit down to a gala dinner to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise. Tonight, the ship overnights in Phnom Penh.
DAY 2 : Phnom Penh – Tan Chau
As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia-Vietnam border, enjoy breakfast in the restaurant. After, select from the many on-board activities including a ship’s tour, cocktail competition and cultural lecture. After lunch, the ship sails into Vietnamese waters and anchors in Tan Chau. Tender sampans to visit fish farms and Taoist Temple. Return on board in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance. After dinner, enjoy the evening’s entertainment.
DAY 3 : Tan Chau – Long Xuyen – Tan Loc Island / Tan Loc – Can Tho
Wake up to another leisurely breakfast as the ship cruises towards the provincial capital of Long Xuyen in the Mekong Delta. Tender ashore to visit the colorful Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch as we cruise towards Tan Loc Island where a selection of shore excursions awaits, including tea served in a historic century-old house featuring Chinese, French and Vietnamese architectural elements, visiting an orchard for a taste of exotic fruits from the Mekong Delta, and traveling to a local farm where plum wine is made. Return to the ship and cruise towards Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a final farewell dinner accompanied by a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as “Đờn ca tài tử”. Overnight in Can Tho.
DAY 4 : Can Tho (Disembarkation) – Cai Be – Ho Chi Minh City
After an early snack, board the Mekong Princess and experience Can Tho’s famed floating market, the largest in the Mekong Delta with dozens of boats laden with fruit and vegetables from the region. Return to the ship where breakfast is served while cruising to Can Tho Port and check out. Board a coach for Cai Be where lunch is served at the elegant Le Longanier Restaurant set amidst lush fruit trees by the river. Continue to Ho Chi Minh City by coach, arriving in late afternoon.
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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)
Goverment taxes & service charge
Tour guide gratuities
Any visa fees
Private transfers and any other transfer not in program
Ancillary services such as Spa treatments