Saigon - Siem Reap 8D/7N
Luxury Cruises  
Cruise Ship: RV Mekong Pandaw
Destination: Saigon - Cai Be - Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Tonle river - Kampong Cham - Siem Reap
Duration: 8 days 7 nights      Group Tour
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Total pax in cabin can't greater than 10 pax.

Transfer from the InterContinental Asiana Saigon Hotel to the port of My Tho by coach to embark cruise.

Please note: Your guide will collect your passports at the meeting point so we can arrange the immigration formalities.

Registration Details
Registration is at 10.30am 
Purple Jade Bar (Level One) 
39 Le Duan, Ben Nghe
Ho Chi Minh City,
Tel: (+84) 8 3520 9999

In the morning passengers will visit Cai Be and its colourful floating market. In the afternoon take an exciting Sampan boat excursion to Sa Dec via Vinh Long, along canals and backwaters and see the local market and the ancient house of Mr, Huyn Thuy Le, the 'lover' of Marguerite Duras, a famous French novelist.
Visit a Cham tribal village and a cat fish farm in Chau Doc. Return to the ship by boat for lunch and cast off for the Cambodian border for the usual formalities.
Passengers will visit Phnom Penh and will be provided with their own private cyclo*. The Cyclo Centre Phnom Penh which provides the cyclos is a charity that provides basic welfare and medical services to cyclo drivers. In the afternoon, optional excursion (by coach) to the Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge's grim Tuol Sleng or S21 detention centre. This tour is included in the cost of your cruise but must be requested at the time of booking in the comments box.
Excursion up the Tonle River to Kampong Chhnang either by ship or by coach depending on water levels. Beyond Kampong Chhnang travel by the Pandaw Explorer to discover the vast wetlands around the mouth of the river. Here many fishtraps may be seen.
We stop at the little-known Chong Koh silk-weaving village for a morning walk at leisure. In the afternoon we stop at Peam Chi Kang village to visit the wat or monastery and school. In the wat the splendid village racing boats are stored.
Passengers visit the hilltop temple of Wat Hanchey in the morning. In the afternoon, travel by bus to visit the Twin Holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srey (Man and Woman Hill). Continuation to the ecotourism village of Choeungkok supported by the Frech-Cambodian NGO Amica.
Early morning coach transfer to the Victoria Angkor Resort & Spa in Siem Reap. Refreshments will be provided and we will stop at Kampong Thom along the way. Arrive at Siem Reap mid afternoon.

* Transfer by coach from Kampong Cham to Siem Reap takes approx 5 hours.

TOUR INCLUDES: Entrance fees, guide services (English language), gratuities to crew, main meals, locally made soft drinks, local beer and local spirits, jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes, mineral water. Transfers between the meeting point and the ship at the start and end of a voyage.

TOUR EXCLUDES: International flights, port dues (if levied), laundry, all visa costs, fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions), imported beverages such as wines, premium spirits and liqueurs, fancy soft drinks like Perrier, espressos and cappuccinos at bar and tips to tour guides, local guides, bus drivers, boat operators and cyclo drivers.


A 20% deposit of your total booking value with Pandaw is required upon confirmation and is non refundable.
Final balance must be paid 61 days before departure or the booking will be cancelled and the deposit forfeited.

Certain special offers may require higher non-refunable deposits. These will be advised to you at the time of booking.

Cruise Cancellation and Refund
Cancellations for all or any part of the trip will not be effective until received in writing in the offices of Pandaw. Should you have to cancel, the following terms will apply:

From time of booking until 61 day prior to departure non-refundable deposit
From 60 days and less till departure, no show, late arrival or early return 100% cancellation fee
Note: We strongly recommend for your protection that you purchase a trip cancellation insurance.

Children Policy

  • Children under 4 travel FREE if sleeping in a cot in the same cabin. Children from over 4 years up to 18 years old get:
  • 1 adult and 1 child – 1 cabin – child receives 50% reduction from adult price.
  • 2 adults and 1 child – 2 cabins – 1 cabin with no single supplement and 50% reduction for the child.
  • 2 adults and 2 children – 2 cabins – 50% reduction for both children.
  • Larger family groups – prices on request.
  • Please note our cruises are not suitable for young or small children as the ships have railings but no netting.
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