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Vietnam Cambodia Cruise Tour 15 Days

Tour schedule : 15 Days/ 14 Nights
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Vietnam Cambodia Cruise Tour 15 Days Highlights:

Discovery the exotic beautty of Vietnam & Cambodia with the Luxury Jahan Cruise. From the superb stunning scenery Halong Bay to the cultural & historical Hanoi and Saigon and the extreamly peacful ancient town Hoian, to enjoy the unique Caibe floating Market, or experience the mighty Mekong River and be inspired by smiles of local People in Delta, Enjoy tastfuly local Vietnamese & Cambodia Cuisine onboard. The UNESCO World Heritage Sites as Ankor Temples that makes you an unforgettable holiday.

Vietnam Cambodia Cruise Tour 15 Days Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (no meal)
Day 2 Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)
Day 3 Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)
Day 4: Hanoi- Danang – Hoi An – the Ancient town (B)  
Day 5: Hoian – Danang – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi tunnel (B)
Day 6: Saigon – My Tho – Embarkation (B/L/D)
Day 7: Cai Be – Chau Doc (B/L/D)
Day 8: Chau Doc – border crossing  (B/L/D)
Day 9: Phnom Penh (B/L/D)
Day 10: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham (B/L/D)
Day 11: Kampong Cham – Wat Hanchey (B/L/D)
Day 12: Kampong Cham – Kampong Chhnang – Tonle Sap (B/L/D)
Day 13: Tonle Sap – Siem Reap (breakfast/lunch)
Day 14: Siem Reap (B/L)
Day 15 Siem Reap (B/)

Accommodation: Hotel, Cruise

We deeply understand that acommodation is one of the most very important for all our tour so we carefully inspect or pick hotels, cruises, homestays to match general international standards of three, four, five star hotels that must be clean, comfortable, nice room, good breakfast, helpful staffs, good lacation…
Here some our suggested hotel list for this trip, specially we can book other hotels, cruise as you requested.

 

Hotel Destinations

No Nights

Suggested Hotels

Saigon

1

Sofitel Plaza *****

Hoian

1

Life Resort ****

Hanoi

2

Sofitel Metropole *****

Halong Bay

1

Jasmine Cruise ****

Siemreap

2

Raffles Grand Hotel d’Angkor ****

Mekong Delta

7

RV Jahan Cruise *****

Tour Meals:

One of most special highlight in Vietnam travel, you can taste local food in each regions that we will arrange all lunch or dinner in Vietnamese food, and If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Cruises Mekong River can be your culinary guide and provide you the opportunity to savor tempting local food and world-famous dishes. Please be note that for the home stay, the meal will be cook by the house owner and they are well-trained for hygiene as well as prepare for good recipes

Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal note: are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.

Breakfast - Each breakfast will be served in your hotel. Maily Buffet breakfast selections include both Vietnamese and Western dishes to meet every diner’s taste.

Lunch – Lunches are normally arranged at the Vietnamese restaurants near the scenic spots. Your tour guides will order food according to your appetite. Most are Vietnamese dishes, and some are modified to fit westerners’ tastes.

Dinner - Same as lunch. If you prefer to not eat Vietnamese food, Cruises Mekong River suggests you have dinner on your own. Your local tour guide can recommend some good western restaurants in the are

Tourguides: All Tourguides or Tour escorted are local people who take you to all destionations that meantions in program!

Languages: English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese speaking tourguides as request

Qualifications : Exellent foreign languages, professional presentaion skills, knowledges, helpfully, friendly,expreriences.

Vietnam Cambodia Cruise Tour 15 Days

Tour Starts/ Ends: Hanoi/ Siem Reap

Day 1: Hanoi arrival (no meal)

Welcomed at Noi Bai International airport by our guide and transferred to your hotel Relax after a long journey before we present you Vietnam daily life with one hour cyclo (also called trishaw) ride or walking around the Hoan Kiem lake, visit Ngoc Son temple and Old quarter streets. Stop at Thang Long theatre for one hour Water Puppets shows. Overnight in Hanoi.

Day 2 Hanoi – Halong Bay (B/L/D)

From Hanoi we depart for Halong Bay. Our journey takes us through the lush green fields of the Red River Delta to the coast and beautiful Halong Bay whose name means “an Ascending Dragon”. We will arrive in time for a delicious, fresh, seafood lunch on our junk which will cruise this secluded bay so we can marvel at some of the 2-3000 limestone peaks that emerge from the emerald water. We have the opportunity to view a spectacular cave crammed with stalactites and stalagmites, and, weather permitting, to swim in the clear waters surrounding our boat. We can also kayak to explore some of the hidden charms in part of the bay before spending the night on board.

Day 3 Halong Bay – Hanoi (B, L)


Temple of Literture sailboat-on-misty-halong-bay Hoian ancient town


Rising early to the sound of the ocean coming to life for another lovely day. We will have breakfast as the sunrise before further exploration of Halong bay by junk and to the lagoons by row boat. We will visit Luon caves, floating villages, sail to explore the bay and have another fresh seafood lunch on board before approaching Halong wharf. Return to Hanoi the late afternoon.. Overnight in hotel in Hanoi.

Day 4: Hanoi- Danang – Hoi An – the Ancient town (B)

After breakfast, we will go to Noi Bai airport for flight to Danang. On arrival at Da Nang Airport, you are welcome by our local guide then visit to Cham Museum (rich collection of Cham sculptures from in 14-15 century back with Indian influences) before transferring to Hoi An town, which was originally one of major trading centers of Southeast Asia in the 16th century. Visit of Hoi An Town with mixed the culture of Vietnam/Chinese/Japanese with Chinese tiled houses, Chinese temples, Japanese covered bridge. Overnight in Hoi An town.  

Day 5: Hoian – Danang – Ho Chi Minh City – Cu Chi tunnel (B)

Leave your hotel early for morning flight to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, heading to Cu Chi tunnels, the “Iron Triangle”, our Viet Cong basement in the American war. Back to Hochiminh city for a quick view of the busiest city of Vietnam by visiting the Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Post office, last stop at China Town. Check in hotel and overnight in Hochiminh city.

Day 6: Saigon – My Tho – Embarkation (B/L/D)

“The Sea of Mangroves”
Bid farewell to the hustle and bustle of Saigon you will go to My Tho for embarkation. My Tho is 70km South of Saigon and located on the upper Mekong river in Vietnam. Enjoy a cocktail reception at the Funnel Bar and Lounge followed by a Welcome Dinner on the Sun Deck. Drop anchor just outside of My Tho for the night. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 7: Cai Be – Chau Doc (B/L/D)

Caibe Market Fishing-boat–Mekong-river-75 Jahan Sundeck”Vietnamese inventiveness”
Starts with  the Jahan Cruise among local sampans coming from all provinces of the delta full of fruits and vegetables. Proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During a 40 minute cruise, discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Further stops will allow you to see traditional brick and tile factories and how locals use palm leaves for houses. After touring the canals, head to the Ba Duc ancient house to have know the descendants of the former imperial residents. Then you will observe the Cai Be’s color ful floating market from Caibe Princess boat.
Back on the sampans, cruise 20 minutes further to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be’s beautiful cathedral. Then, group 1 can stay on boat to go straight to the restaurant while group 2 explores the edges of the canals on bicycle. Lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards. After lunch the cruise will continue with the visit some interesting home factories to see how rice paste, rice cookies and coconut candies, are made, along with the longan fruit drying process.
Board The Jahan for a relaxing evening cruise towards Chau Doc. Moor midstream overnight. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 8: Chau Doc – border crossing  (B/L/D)

“Taste of aqua cultural life”
Welcome to the circus of fish. The early birds will be treated to Thai Chi lessons on the Sun Deck. Brace yourself for a short excursion by trycicle in about 30 minutes. After that you will have a short walk to visit the local market then go by coach to visit Lady Temple. She is the most famous Lady who brings strong spirit to the local in their daily life. Go back to the quay, you will start a boat excursion to the exciting floating villages and catfish farms witnessing masses of basa fish being fed, hand in hand with a shore excursion to the village of the local Muslim Cham community.
By mid-afternoon, The Jahan casts off for the border towards Phnom Penh. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 9: Phnom Penh (B/L/D)

Jahan Observatory Cambodian Buddhist Praying Monk cambodia-angkor
“Pearl of the East”
Off we go early in the morning to witness a truly indescribable scene while approaching Phnom Penh’s river promenade. After breakfast, embark on a city tour in this dynamic, historical capital of Cambodia which has retained its French colonial charm. Sightseeing in the morning will include the dazzling white and gold architecture of the Royal Palace, outstanding displays of Khmer crafts at the National Museum and the temple on a hill – Wat Phnom. After lunch in a local restaurant, examine the painful, heart wrenching reminders of Cambodia’s ugly past under the Khmer Rouge regime with an excursion to the Genocide museum to learn more about the Cambodian civil war. Introduction and onsite lecture by a local history professor.
Thereafter, to ease the nerves a variety of cocktails will be at your disposal, followed by Cambodia’s traditional Apsara dance performance. Experience the brilliance and richness of the culture, the soothing sounds of traditional music, the calming scent of incense sticks and a delicious Khmer food buffet on the Jahan Cruise. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 10: Phnom Penh – Kampong Cham (B/L/D)


Cambodia ankor wat3


“Monks and hilltops”
Depart before the break of dawn from Phnom Penh with a stop at the little known Chong Koh silk weaving village for a leisure walk. We cruise past the Mekong’s tranquil villages and mind blowing river life with scores of fishermen on duty.
Visit Wat Nokor, a wat built within the ruins of an ancient temple that holds a timeless story. Then, travel to the Cheung Kok Ecotourism Village, a small village developed with support from Assistance Médiation Internationale (AMICA). Travelers can visit the village and take part in activities to experience village life. Profits from tourism go towards re-investment into long-term projects. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 11: Kampong Cham – Wat Hanchey (B/L/D)

“Cambodia’s province and the wetlands”
Wake up in the wee hours of the morning, truly energized to embark on a journey upriver to the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey. Located at the top of a hill overlooking the river, it offers some of the best views in Cambodia. Dating from the 8th century, these ancient structures do justice to the architecture of the Chenla Empire which predated the glories of the mighty Angkor. Enjoy spectacular views of the surrounding well organized rice paddy plains, as well as a travelers blessing performed by the local monks. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 12: Kampong Cham – Kampong Chhnang – Tonle Sap (B/L/D)

Aspara Dancers village boy phnom-penh rayal Palace
“Waterworld”
Before the sun rises, The Jahan sets sail to Kampong Chhnang via Prek K’dam along the meandering Tonle Sap River, which narrows through leafy swaths of the South East Asian jungle. Take a walk through Kampong Louang, one of the last silversmith villages, to see the entire community involved in making various silver items to sell. Get back aboard The Jahan to eat lunch while cruising towards Kampong Chhnang.
After lunch, take a motorboat excursion from Kampong Chhnang to see the wetlands, floating houses and fish farms in the region. Make a stop at a Heritage Line sponsored floating school to interact with the children and teach them some English! This is the day to truly experience rural Khmer life. In the evening, a mouth watering Farewell Dinner will be served on the Jahan Cruise’s Sun Deck. Overnight on the Jahan Cruise

Day 13: Tonle Sap – Siem Reap (B/L)

“Angkor Awaits”
This great lake dominates Cambodia and is over 150 km in length. The birdlife is profuse and from the middle of the lake one cannot even see the shores. Witness stillness and tranquility on the way to Siem Reap. The water level varies a great deal according to the time of the year and the amount of rainfall recorded. Thus, changes may occur for the different seasons. Tranfer to the Hotel in Sienreap

Day 14: Siem Reap (B/L)

The tour begins with Angkor Thom, the ancient capital city. After lunch you will be taken to Angkor Wat, the main temple area. The early afternoon is free. In the late afternoon you will meet the directors of the Cambodian Cultural Show and have the opportunity to see their costumes. Overnight in Siemreap

Day 15 Siem Reap (B/)

Free at your leisure until transfer to airport for your departure flights.

Vietnam Cambodia Cruise Tour 15 Days Price & Inclusions:

Tour Price:

Since this is a private tour, the price per person varies and depends on many aspects, such as your group size, the hotel ratings and your departure date or spcial requests. If you want to get a custom price quote for this tour, please fill out the online inquiry form and give us as much information as possible about your trip. Your online travel consultants will be at your service and help you make the most of your travel time and dollars!

Tour Inclusions:

•    Private tour
•    Private transportation as indicated in program
•   7 Nights double room at hotels and 7 nights on RV Jahan Cruise in places as indicated in program
•    Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
•    Air tickets: Economy class – Vietnam Airlines
  – Hanoi – Danang
  – Danang – Saigon
•    All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
•    English speaking tour guide
•    Boat trip at places.

Trip Exclusions:

•    Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
•    International air fares/ airport taxes
•    Visa to Cambodia & Laos & Vietnam.

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