Saigon to Phnom Penh to Siem Reap along Mekong River

Duration: 14 days

Price: 0 Vnđ ( USD)


Toum Tiou II cruise offers 8 days tour on legendary Mekong River from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh and Siem Reap. with this package of 14 days, you have time to discover HCMC before cruising and amazing Angkor temple after cruising…

Short itinerary

Day 1: Arrival HCMC –airport pick up – check in hotel (meal: No)

Day 2: HCMC – Cu chi tunnel private tour (Meal: B, L)

Day 3: HCMC free and easy day (Meal: B)

Day 4:  Saigon to My Tho – on Toum Tiou II Cruise (meal: D)

Note: Toum Tiou II not depart everyday, so please check departure date with us for your plan !

Day 5 – My Tho – Cai Be– Vinh Long (meal: B, L, D)

Day 6 – Sa Dec to Chau Doc (meal: B, L, D)

Day 7 – Vinh Xuong Border to Phnom Penh Cambodia (meal: B, L, D)

Day 8 – Phnom Penh (meal: B, L, D)

Day 9 – Phnom Penh – Koh Chen – Kampong Tralach (meal: B, L, D)

Day 10 – Kampong Chhnnang to Chnok Tru (meal: B, L, D)

Day 11 – Chnok Tru to Siem Reap– check in hotel in Siem Reap (meal: B,)

Day 12: Angkor temple tour (Meal: B, L)

Day 13: Siem Reap Free and Easy (Meal: B)

Day 14: Siem Reap Departure (meal: B)

FULL ITINERARY:

Day 1: Arrival HCMC –airport pick up – check in hotel (meal: No)

You will be picked up from the airport (Tan Son Nhat airport) by private car and transfer to the hotel in Center of Ho Chi Minh City. Free time to visit city by yourself.

Day 2: HCMC – Cu chi tunnel private tour (Meal: B, L)

Cu Chi Tunnel08:30 Our tour guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and then start drive to Cu Chi which located 60km from HCM city, Cu Chi is now considered a heroic district for its role in the anti-American war in Vietnam. It is legendary for Original tunnels system of over 220km and is a popular spot for both Vietnamese and foreign visitors.

The peacefully rural rice paddy scenery contains ducks and water buffalos swimming in the rivers alongside the road. Visitors will find it hard to imagine the destructions, damage and defoliation all over the area, caused by bombing and mines, When Cu Chi was” A Free Target Zone “. The remnants visitors will see show Cu Chi still has her evidence to prove the fierce battleground that took place there and visitors will see the remnants.

12:00 Have lunch in a local restaurant

13:00 Back to Ho Chi Minh City

14:00 Arrive in your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.

Day 3: HCMC free and easy day (Meal: B)

Leisure time for your to relax in HCMC.

Day 4:  Saigon to My Tho – on Toum Tiou II Cruise (meal: D)

Note: Toum Tiou II not depart everyday, so please check departure date with us for your plan !

15:30 pm  Pick up from the hotel . You need to be in the harbor (Nha Rong port) in HCMC to get on the Toum Tiou II.

The Toum Tiou is all revved up, spruced up, and ready for you.The Toum Tiou departs for My Tho. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink and a briefing on the cruise.

Day 5 – My Tho – Cai Be– Vinh Long (meal: B, L, D)

Floating MarketThe Toum Tiou departs at the break of dawn. Begin the day with a sumptuous breakfast whilst the Toum Tiou navigates – delicately – the marvelous canal of Cho Gao. We arrive at My Tho. Toum Tiou drops anchor close to the Thoi Son Island on the banks of a northern arm of the Mekong. My Tho which means fragrant herb and draws thousands of tourists who are eager to embrace the untouched beauty of the Delta. It is a prosperous city of about 100,000 inhabitants, famous for its myriad fruit orchards, gardens and vast rice fields. The climate is warm and pleasant throughout the year. The surrounding countryside is home to one of the most luxuriant gardens of Vietnam, encircled by coconut palms and banana and mango trees. 

Local boats are sent to the Toum Tiou to pick you up for transfer to the mainland.

We embark on a short panoramic tour of My Tho town, stopping halfway for a visit to the colourful market. We return to the pier and we cruise by local boat to Dragon Island where were quaff the everyday life of the local denizens. 

Passengers re-embark Toum Tiou. The cruise ship leave My Tho for Cai Be. A special lunch spread is served. Toum Tiou drops anchor at Cai Be. Local boats are sent to the Toum Tiou to pick you up for a delightful cruise around Cai Be Floating Market.

We continue cruising and we stop at Vinh Long – a brick and pottery factory and the Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet Nursery of Fruit Trees. We visit a typical local dwelling and a show room of traditional farming tools.

Vinh Long – Vietnamese for Majestic Dragon- sits merrily in the middle of the delta, protected by the two arms of the Mekong. The soil of Vinh Long is enriched by silt deposits, making it ideal for growing mandarins and other citrus fruits. 

Life here centers on water. Houses are hoisted precariously on stilts that are planted onto the banks of the river. Hawkers peddle knick knacks from boats. Hundreds of small boats travel the river daily. The unbridled warmth of the locals makes this a destination par excellence. We return to the Toum Tiou. We depart for Sa Dec. We arrive at Sa Dec. Toum Tiou drops anchor. A delectable dinner awaits us..   

Day 6 – Sa Dec to Chau Doc (meal: B, L, D)

Chau DocThe day begins with a sumptuous breakfast. A short tour of Sa Dec and then we transfer to Trung Vuong primary school. We then continue our cruise to the Kien An Cung Pagoda.

We stroll around the bustling Sa Dec Market. The small city of Sa Dec of 30,000 inhabitants is fascinating in its unspoiled beauty and authenticity. We retun to the Toum Tiou and we leave for Chau Doc. Lunch is served on board. We arrive at Chau Doc. Local boats ferry us to visit rafts and the Cham village, a minority ethnic group of both Vietnam and Cambodia.

If times permits, we will be able to drink in the spectacular sunset on the Sam Mountain which peaks at 237 meters. Its well-known Buddhist sanctuaries offer an unobstructed view over the mosaic of glistening rice paddies below. To the left is Cambodia, the flow of the Mekong on the horizon breaks into an infinity of silver ribbons. Midway, we visit the Lady Chua Xu temple and Tay An Pagoda. We return to the Tuom Tiou. Dinner is served onboard. The cruise ships moors overnight.

Day 7 – Vinh Xuong Border to Phnom Penh Cambodia (meal: B, L, D)

Toum Tiou leaves at the break of dawn for Vinh Xuong (Vietnamese border). Breakfast is served. We arrive at the Vinh Xuong check-point. We depart for Phnom Penh. Lunch is served. We arrive in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. Guests are free to explore this erstwhile Paris of the East.

Day 8 – Phnom Penh (meal: B, L, D)

Phnom PenhBreakfast is served. We visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Russian Market. We return to the Toum Tiou. Lunch is served on board. It is now free and easy leisure time. We suggest that you visit the notorious Toul Sleng torture centre. We return to Toum Tiou. Be entertained by the graceful dancers of the traditional APSARA” show whilst you enjoy dinner.

Day 9 – Phnom Penh – Koh Chen – Kampong Tralach (meal: B, L, D)

Breakfast is served. We cruise to Koh Chen, a cosy village of craftsmen who specialise in making silver souvenir items. We return to the cruise ship. The Toum Tiou leaves Koh Chen for Kompong Tralach. Lunch is served on board. We visit the spectacular Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda at Kampong Tralach. We return to Toum Tiou. Dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.

Day 10 – Kampong Chhnnang to Chnok Tru (meal: B, L, D)

The Toum Tiou sails for Kampong Chhnang. We arrive at Kampong Chhnang. Located some 56 miles from Phnom Penh, the town of Kampong Chhnang is one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonlé Sap. Kampong Chhnang is famous for fish farming and pottery ware. And not to be overlooked are the products of the Thnot tree – a mellow tasting, caramel-colored sugar sold in large cakes and palm wine – that grows abundantly in the area.

Day 11 – Chnok Tru to Siem Reap – check in hotel in Siem Reap (meal: B,)

The Toum Tiou departs early in the morning. Time to Pack your bags and chill as the ship cruises past the Tonle Spa. We arrive at Phnom Krom pier (~5 miles from Siem Reap).

Pick up from the harbor to hotel in Siem Reap for check in.

Day 12: Angkor  Thom temple Angkor Wat Temple tour (Meal: B, L)

Angkor WatPrivate tour: After breakfast, proceed to Angkor Thom Area (Angkor Thom Temple South Gate, Bayon Temple, Baphuon Temple, Phimean Akas Temple, Elephants Terrace & Leper King Terrace, Royal Palace, Woman and Man Pond) Proceed to visit Ta-Prom Temple, After lunch, continue your journey to Angkor Wat Temple – one of the seven greatest architectural wonders of the world, built in between the 9th – 13th century, Before you end the tour, make a visit to Bakheng Hill for its beautiful sunset.

Day 13: Siem Reap Free and Easy (Meal: B)

Free time in Siem Reap

Day 14: Siem Reap Departure (meal: B)

Pick up from the hotel to transfer to the airport, please advise your international flight then we will arrange car for that.

Note: Flight ticket to get out of Siem Reap is not included.



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Price info

Price includes:

  • Full board accommodation on Toum Tiou II, including meals mentioned in the program, coffee, tea & drinking water
  • 3 night hotel in HCMC
  • 3 night hotel in Siem Reap
  • Cu chi tunnel private tour in HCMC : guide, car, entrance fee
  • Temples private tour in Siem Reap: guide, car, entrance fee
  • Private airport and Harbor pick up, transfer in HCMC and Siem reap
  • French or English speaking guide on board
  • Visits mentioned in the program and Entrance fees
  • Transportation from departure port to arrival port
  • Port Fees

Price does not include:

  • Flight into Vietnam and flight out of Siem Reap
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Tours & meals other than those mentioned in the program
  • Bar fees,  Personal expenses and  Visas if needed
  • Gratuities for the crew/guides

 

PRICE:

Main cabin on board 7061 $/ 2 pax (double/ twin occupy room) 6021 $/ 1 pax (in single occupy room)
Upper deck on board added 230 USD/room/7 night on board added 230 USD/room/ 7 night on board

 

Note: Toum Tiou II not depart everyday, so please check departure date with us for your plan !

Child Policy:

Infants below the age of 4 years may sleep in their parent's cabin at no extra charge but CFM cannot guarantee the availability of a cot and parents are to provide their own baby food. Children of 4 years and over must occupy their own berth.

  • Children under 4 years: no charge
  • Children aged 5 – 12 years: 30 %

Recommended tips:

  • For the crew: $8 per day per passenger
  • For the guides: $4 per day per passenger 


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