La Marguerite Cruise From Saigon to Phnom Penh 4 Days


Tour description: Register for cruise from 10:30 to 12:00 at Sofitel Plaza Saigon Hotel. At 12:00, take motor coach transfer to Saigon Port. At 12:15, embark onto the luxurious vessel where iced mineral water and cold towels will be served.

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh - Soai Rap - Sa Dec - Tan Chau - Phnom Penh

Tour Begin / Tour End: Ho Chi Minh City / Phnom Penh

Tour Code: HDH - 37

Tour Duration: 4 Days

Dates: Upon your request

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Tours Category : Mekong Delta Tours

Highlights :
  • Admire the amazing canal network of Mekong Delta
  • Enjoy the senses of the bustling floating markets
  • Experience the culture and taste the typical foods with special cuisines
 
Good for :
  • This tour is great for any individuals, couples as well as small groups who want to explore Mekong Delta and the waterway Saigon – Phnom Penh
 
Brief Itinerary:
Day 1: Saigon – Soai Rap Day 2: Soai Rap – Sa Dec Tan Chau – Phnompenh Day 4: Phnom Penh – Departure
Detailed Itinerary:
Day 1:Saigon – Soai Rap
Register for cruise from 10:30 to 12:00 at Sofitel Plaza Saigon Hotel. At 12:00, take motor coach transfer to Saigon Port. At 12:15, embark onto the luxurious vessel where iced mineral water and cold towels will be served. At 13:00, proceed to the Mekong Restaurant for a tasty buffet lunch. Lunch ends at 15:00. The captain will commence port formalities from 12:30 to 15:00. Thereafter, the purser will distribute your cabins keys at 15:00. At 15:15, the captain raises the anchor, sound the horns and sails leisurely towards Soai Rap, 10 kilometers from the river mouth. At 18:00, adjourn to the Saigon Lounge for briefing. At 19:30, proceed to the Mekong Restaurant and enjoy the first dinner onboard. Dinner ends at 21:00. The boat sails towards Cai Be around 1:00. What you will see: Pockets of river villages, children playing in the river, mothers preparing for early dinners along the Mekong
Day 2: Soai Rap – Sa Dec
At 7:30, a hearty breakfast will be served as the journey continues towards Cai Be, scheduled to arrive around 10:00. At 10:30, get ready for the first excursion. Explore the hidden treasures through the canals on riverboats and partake in late morning bantering with floating markets vendors before going ashore to visit traditional candies making factory and rice paper mills. Return to boat for lunch at 12:30. Lunch from 13:00 to 15:00. At 13:00, depart for Sadec, hometown of Marguerite Duras’ lover. At 16:00, follow the guide to this quaint city. Visit the old house of Huynh Thuy Le’s now known as The Lovers Museum, local markets along the paved riverbanks, the ancient Pagoda and the Chinese deities at the Fujian Temple. Pass by the school where Marguerite's mother's taught and view the home of Marguerite from across the riverbank. The excursion ends at 18:00. At 18:30 to 19:30, cultural dancers take center stage at Saigon Lounge. At 19:30, proceed to the restaurant for themed dinner. Dinner ends at 21:00.
What you will see: Cai Be Floating market, rice paper village, coconut candies home factory, boat ride in the canals, ancient house, local market, Marguerite's home and school, Pagoda, Fujian Temple
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Day 3: Tan Chau – Phnom Penh
At 2:00, the boat arrives in Tan Chau, a remote small town on the main Mekong River. Rise and dressed for a wonderful breakfast served from 7:00 to 8:30. At 8:30, transfers to small boats, visit a floating fish farm and navigate along the tiny tribunals where slit houses are haphazardly leaning on one another. Go ashore and make a city tours on Xe Loi where stops will be made at traditional silk making factory and rattan mats and slippers making factory. At 11:30, return to the boat and prepare for lunch. At 12:00, cast off for the Vietnamese/Cambodian borders for port and immigration formalities. The border in Vietnam is Song Tien and the border in Cambodia is Ka Orm Samnor. Lunch is served from 12:30 to 14:00. At 14:00, commence border‐crossing procedures. At 17:45, start the second part of the journey into Cambodia and heads towards Phnom Penh. Dinner is served from 19:30 to 21:00. Enjoy the first night in Cambodia.
Day 4: Phnom Penh
Dock midstream near Phnom Penh Port around 2:00. At 7:00, the boat will continue to sail towards Phnom Penh Port around 7:30. Breakfast will be served from 7:00 to 8:30. Disembark at Phnom Penh Port (near the Post Office) after immigration is completed. Disembarkation expected to be around 10:30.bid farewell to fellow travelers and crew members. Tour ends. Far East Tour awaits to serve you next time.

Inclusions

  • Tour programs as in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation and English-speaking tour guides’ services
  • Taxes, fuel, pilot, port dues, passenger levies, full board during the itinerary
  • Welcome and Farewell Dinners, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including local beers, local brand spirits and local wines served during meals; coffee, selection of teas, selection of herbal infusions, local mineral water, local canned soft drinks served free through the day.
  • Transfers between the ship and the to meeting points at the start and end of the voyage

Exclusions

  • Airfares & airport taxes.
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone…)
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Vietnam  and Cambodia Visa (Visa fee on arrival at Cambodia border: 25USD, 1 photo 3x4cm)
  • Other not mentioned
     

La Marguerite Cruise infomation 

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A holistic and creative cruise is perfect for connoisseurs, family vacation, friendship bond building, RV La Marguerite Cruise also stimulates the mind and enriches your physical well being. RV La Marguerite’s unique concept sets it apart from the rest. This 8 days – 7 nights cruise offers you a distinctive way of experiencing the Mekong through the passion of Marguerite Duras. The guided tours to historic and cultural sites, local attractions, museums and galleries are developed to enrich your personal experience, making you alive with passion and inspiration.

La Marguerite Cruise From Saigon to Phnom Penh

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La Marguerite Cruise From Saigon to Phnom Penh

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La Marguerite Cruise From Saigon to Phnom Penh

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La Marguerite Cruise From Saigon to Phnom Penh

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La Marguerite Cruise From Saigon to Phnom Penh

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Twin Cabin

The contemporary interiors incorporate colonial French details and ornaments, local artifacts and Mekong Delta styled furniture to replicate a true colonial feel set in premier and luxurious comforts.

Mekong Restaurant: With attention-grabbing and legendary dishes stealing the limelight, it’s easy to forget that the restaurant is a fine-dining establishment that also offers international cuisine from French, traditional and Vietnamese-Cambodia fusion where service is of the utmost importance. The restaurant is also a showcase for Marguerite Duras’ passion for exploring multi sensory dining, and the effects of smell, taste and texture and sound on the palate, senses, memory and emotions. A gourmet wine list to pair with your culinary journey.

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