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8 DAYS ho chi minh city Cai Be Chau Doc Phnom Penh kampong cham Tonle Sap siem reap

Tonle Sap siem reap

CAMBODIA Kompong Cham

Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Chau Doc

Depart Ho Chi Minh City by vehicle, heading south west to My Tho to board your home for the next week. Start your cruise up the Mekong River enjoying a fabulous dinner whilst watching the sunset. The next morning, rise early to a Tai Chi lesson on the sundeck before visiting Cai Be’s colourful floating market on board a Sampam boat. In the afternoon cruise to Sa Dec to explore Binh Thanh Islands then cruise onto Chau Doc. The following day, take an excursion into Chau Doc town to visit a local market and a Muslim community village. In the afternoon, cruise across the border into Cambodia and onto Phnom Penh.

UNIQUE EXPERIENCES • Explore the Mekong Delta’s verdant waterways • Haggle with the locals in bustling floating markets • Cruise between countries instead of driving or flying • Get ‘off the beaten track’ in these two exotic destinations • Savour fine Vietnamese and Khmer cuisine • Observe life on one of the world’s greatest waterways


Day 4-6 Chau Doc

Ho Chi Minh City

Cai Be

SUMMARY This cruise takes you on an exploration of the Mekong Delta, from Vietnam to the Kingdom of Cambodia. The Jayavaraman, launched November 2009, is a four deck opulent boat accommodating up to 65 guests, with each cabin featuring private balconies.


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Phnom Penh- Kampong Cham

Wake up in historical Phnom Penh and enjoy a city tour of this dynamic and fascinating capital city. After sampling some local cuisine make a sobering visit to the Genocide museum and the Killing Fields. In the evening enjoy a traditional dance performance back on board the ship. The following day, depart bustling Phnom Penh and head further upsteam, stopping at Chong Koh silk weaving village followed by a tour of rural Angkor Ban village.

Day 6-8

Kampong Cham - Wat HancheyKampong Chhnang- Tonle Sap - Siem Reap

Embark on a land journey to the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey, climbing to the very top for panoramic views. Photos taken, enjoy a surprise sojourn in inflatable boats to the nearby beach to swim in the Mekong river. Continue cruising towards Kampong Cham to visit Wat Nokor before enjoying the evening on the ship. The following day, sail towards Kampong Chhnang, taking a scenic motorboat excursion to the wetlands. Your final day takes in the stillness of the water and the quiet tranquility to prepare yourself for the temples that await you in Siem Reap.

Siem Reap Extension Explore the fabled Temples of Angkor, with ample time to explore majestic Angkor Wat and the jungle enveloped temple of Ta Prohm. Aside from exploring the ancient temple complexes, you may wish to visit floating villages on the Tonle Sap or enjoy a fun Ox cart ride through the beautiful countryside.

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