Saigon - Phnom Penh Cruise by Toum Tiou boat, Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Vinh Long - Cai Be - Sadec - Chau Doc - Koh Dek Chou - Phnom Penh
Saigon & Phnom Penh Cruise by Toum Tiou
Ho Chi Minh
Phnom Penh
9days/8nights
 Package  1 pax  2-3 pax  4-6 pax  Over 7
Standard $1980 $1850 $1550 $1350

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Day 1 Arrival Ho Chi Minh City
Arrivals to former Saigon late afternoon/evening. Pick up from airport to hotel and time for relax after a long traveling on plane. Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh city..

Day 2 Ho Chi Minh City (B/D)
Meet your local guide during the buffet breakfast at your hotel. Then depart on your morning motor coach tour of this fabulous and vibrant city! Your first stop will be at the History Museum, followed by a unique Water Puppet Show. From there continue past some of the city’s major attractions including the 19th century Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral. The tour will end with sightseeing of the Presidential Palace. In the afternoon, visit the unique War Remnants Museum followed by a welcome dinner featuring Vietnamese specialties..Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 3 HCM- Cu Chi Tunnels (B/L)
The morning is reserved for an excursion to the fascinating Cu Chi tunnels. To protect themselves from bombing raids, the local villagers and Viet Cong built a series of tunnels covering an area of over 212 km where they survived allied attacks for years. The tunnels, ranging in depth from 3 to 12 meters underground, included boarding rooms, schools, kitchens, meeting halls and military production facilities – a whole city underground. Return to the city for a lunch break (on own). In the afternoon, a delightful 45 minute cyclo tour through the heart of the city’s bustling China Town will precede another wonderful dinner at one of Saigon’s many popular local restaurants. Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 4 Saigon - My Tho (B/L/D)

7:45 a.m. - Re-board the boat at the International Port, located behind the Ho Chi Minh Museum
8:00 a.m. - Formalities and departure for a day's travel along the Cho Gao and Nha Be canals. Arrival in My Tho at the end of the day. Leave the boat for a stroll down town and to the bustling market. Reboard the Toum Tiou and head for Thoi Son Island. Night on board.

Day 5 My Tho - Vinh Long - Cai Be (B/L/D)
Trip over to Thoi Son Island, before disembarking at My Tho to visit Vinh Trang pagoda and the Dong Tam snake farm. On the boat for Cai Be, overnight opposite Cai Be.

Day 6 Vinh Long - Cai Be- Sadec(B/L/D)
Tour by small boats of the floating market and Binh Hoa Phuoc Islands with their many orchards and gardens, stopping at Mr Cai Cuing's house, Mr Tam Ho's plantation and a pottery-making factory... Get back on the Toum Tiou and head towards Sa Dec. Arrival at Sa Dec in late afternoon, tour the town, the school where Marguerite Duras's mother once taught, Kien An Cung Pagoda, then follow the docks up to the Sa Dec market, passing a charming colonial house mentioned in Marguerite Duras' novel "The Lover".
Night on board.

Day 7 Sadec - Chau Doc (B/L/D)
Head towards Chau Doc, disembarking at the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel private pier and enjoy lunch at the hotel. Take small boats to visit a floating house and the nearby Cham village. Go back downtown and tour the market and Chua Xu pagoda. Climb Sam Mountain. Back onboard the Toum Tiou for the night.

Day 8 Chau Doc- Koh Dek Chou (B/L/D)

Head towards the border. Cross the borders in the afternoon. Night on board.

Day 9 Koh Dek Chou - Phnom Penh (B/L/D)
On the way to Phnom Penh, stop at Koh Dek Chou Island for a two-hour stroll through the sprawling village that stretches the full length of the island.
1:30 p.m. - Disembark at the Phnom Penh Port after the final meal on board.

Inclusions:
5 night deluxe cruise aboard the Toum Tiou in outside facing cabins in category of your choice
All meals on board starting with lunch and ending with breakfast
Welcome drink and information meeting
All on board commentary provided by on board cruise guides and Cruise Manager All shore excursions and sightseeing including transportation
3 nights deluxe 5* star hotels (Legend, Renaissance, Sofitel or similar)
3 full buffet breakfast
2 special dinners at local restaurants
2 full days of sightseeing including all transportation and entrance fees
English speaking guides throughout.
 
Exclusions:
Airfares & airport taxes
Pre/post trip arrangement
Travel insurance
Other personal expenses