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Along the Mekong river 4 days

Destination:  Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Starting: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), Vietnam
Ending: Siem Reap, Cambodia
Price of the trips: USD 638/01 person (group of 2 persons) – Option 3 star hotel

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho

8:00 AM Pick up at your hotel in HCMC. Depart for My Tho. Take a leisurely boat ride through Bao Dinh natural canal, which is lined with stilt houses and fruit plantations. Proceed to the Tortoise island and have lunch in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadows of the water coconut trees. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. After trekking through the fruit plantations on Thoi Son island, enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motor boat. Proceed to Can Tho via Vinh Long, and visit the snake market. Check in on arrival. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Cantho. (L)
 

Day 2: Can Tho – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc

After breakfast. Visitors first take the boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (the Bassac river). The boat trip later takes you to the Cai Rang floating markets, which are the most original ones and bustling places of the region. Visitors will have the most probably tried the Vietnamese vermicelli soup? So, they will now go and see how it is made. Visitors then roam into the village to get in touch with the local people. Here, they have a chance to experience how to pass a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only one bamboo. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc via Long Xuyen to visit the Thot Not bird Sanctuary. Check in on arriving in Chau Doc. Admire the landscape from the Sam Mountain summit down the Vietnamese - Cambodian border, visit the caved pagoda. Dinner on guests account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Chau Doc. (B, L)
 

Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh

After breakfast, take a rowing boat trip through the floating village to visit a fish farm and see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish from their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority in their traditional weaving village. Transfer to a speed boat for the journey to Phnom Penh (9.30am-2.30pm). Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 2pm. Pick up and transfer to hotel. Leisure time. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Phnom Penh. (B, L)
 

Day 4: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap

After breakfast, take the City Tour to visit the National Museum of Khmer Art, the Silver Pagoda, in the same grounds as the Royal Palace and the renowned Central Market. In the afternoon, learn about the reign of terror during the hated Khmer Rouge regime (1975-79) by visiting the Killing Fields of the Choeung Ek and the Genocide Museum. Before returning to the hotel, visit the famous Wat Phnom. Transfer to Pochentong airport to board flight FT 996 to Siem Reap (6.20-7.15pm). Pick up and transfer to your hotel. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Siem Reap. (B, L)

USD person (group of 2 persons) – Option 3 star hotel
USD person (group of 2 persons) – Option 4 star hotel
Inclusions of the trip
  • Private tour
  • Double accommodation at hotels in places as indicated in program
  • Meals as indicated in program (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner)
  • Private transportation at places as indicated in program
  • Air tickets: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (economy class)
  • All admission cost at places mentioned in itinerary
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Boat trip at places
Exclusions of the trip
  • Other meals and drinks/ personal expenses
  • International air fares/ airport taxes
  • Visas application fees to Vietnam.
  • Insurances
Hotels used on the tour

Option 4 Star

Can Tho: Golf
Chau Doc: Victoria Chau Doc
Phnom Penh: Sunway Hotel

 

Option 3 Star

Can Tho: Saigon Can Tho Hotel
Chau Doc: Chau Pho
Phnom Penh: Cara Hotel

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