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Saigon and Phnom Penh River Cruise

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Overview

Travel from the vibrant French colonial port of Saigon, through the vast delta along the main channel into the rich countryside of Cambodia to Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh.

RV Mekong Pandaw, was the first ship to attempt this extraordinary journey in 2003, conquering complex official and navigational obstacles. Pandaw now have four ships plying this amazing waterway.

Day 1 Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City

On arrival in Ho Chi Minh City take a private transfer to the hotel for a two night stay.

Spend the rest of the day lazing by the hotel pool or relaxing at the spa.

Day 2 - Saigon – Ho Chi Minh City

The New World Saigon Hotel, is luxury 5 Star hotel ideally located for the major tourist attractions, situated across from the lush 23 September Park and close to the Ben Thanh Market some of Ho Chi Minh most popular tourist attractions are on its door step.

Day 3 - My Tho

Take a morning transfer from the hotel to embark on the Pandaw cruise. On arrival guests enjoy a welcome drink, a briefing and some lunch before setting sail across the vast Mekong Delta.

Day 4 – Sa Dec

In the morning visit Cai Be floating market on the canals and backwaters before continuing to Sa Dec, via Vinh Long Province. Sa Dec has an interesting local market and the ancient house of Mr, Huyn Thuy Le, Marguerite Duras, the famous French novelist whose book was immortalised in the film L’Indochine. 

Day 5 – Chau Doc

There are optional visits to moslem cham tribal village and a cat-fish farm in Chau Doc or guest may wish to choose to do their own thing and take off on one of our mountain bikes provided on the ship.

The local market is great and the catholic church well worth a visit. Return to the ship for lunch and cast off for the Cambodian border mid-afternoon.

Day 6 - Phnom Penh

Disembark in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, after breakfast and transfer to the Amanjaya Pancam Hotel for a two night stay.

Built on Phnom Penh’s riverside, Amanjaya Pancam is a French Colonial style hotel featuring generous suites, each elegantly decorated with local materials including rosewood and Cambodian raw silk. Every room has a stunning riverscape of the Tonle Sap River and view of the vibrant life of the Cambodian’s capital city.

Day 7 – Phnom Penh

Guests can enjoy a day at leisure to relax or explore the city.  

Day 8 – Departure

After breakfast transfer to the airport for the return flight. 

All entrance fees, guide services, crew gratuities, main meals, soft drinks, local beer & spirits, coffee and selection of teas plus mineral water are included on the cruise.

Travelling times, mode of transport and visits to attractions may be subject to change depending on opening times and local conditions.

 

Facilities

Location: Sail along the Mekong River.
Rooms/Suites: 18 upper deck, 6 main deck staterooms all finished in brass and teak, the main and upper deck rooms are a spacious. All cabins are the same size and all contain Pandaw's signature amenities. Passengers can choose from the Main Deck or Upper Deck.
Restaurants/Bars: The dining rooms on board are designed to open up along the sides to allow cool breezes to waft through. Breakfast is a buffet, while lunch features a buffet, plus soup, salad and a desert table, with the main course served at the table. Dinner is by waiter-service at the table.
Land Activities: Gym and Library
Spa/Beauty Services: Spa
Board Basis: Full Board

Special Offers

View our River Cruise Offer from £1,969

  • Enjoy the bustling citIes of Saigon and Phnom Penh
  • Sail along the fascinating Mekong River
  • Enjoy daily cultural shows and educational talks on-board
  • Relax and unwind on the sun deck

Price includes:

  • Return flights with Emirates
  • 2 nights at New World Hotel, Saigon
  • 3 nights Full Board on the KV Mekong Pandaw Cruise
  • 2 nights at Amanjaya Pancam Hotel, Phnom Penh
  • Private transfers and airport taxes

Prices are per person and based on 2 adults sharing. Valid for departure on the 26 July 2018. Must be booked by 16 February 2018. Hotel stays include B&B, all flight inclusive holidays are protected by ATOL scheme. Please call for more details. Subject to availability.

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