ST OP 16 : Mekong Delta & Angkor Wat

( 9days- 8nights ) Daily departure from Hochiminh city

This trip offers great combination of the two exotic lands and cultures. The trip starts in the dynamic city of Saigon. We will travel to Mekong Delta to experience great boat trip on the mighty river. We will walk on village roads, visit to local houses and take ferry to cross the Mekong River. The highlight of Mekong Delta is the busy and colorful market of Cai Rang. From Mekong Delta we travel to Phnom Penh by boat and start our journey to the majestic beauty of Angkor Wat


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Highlights
  • Cuchi tunels and Saigon
  • Boat trip on the mighty Mekong
  • Cai Rang floating market
  • Boat trip to Phnom Penh
  • Royal Palace
  • Angkor Wat Cambodia

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Day 1: Arrival in Saigon ( D )

Arrival in Saigon. Meet our guide at the airport and transfer to hotel in Saigon. Welcome dinner and tour briefing in the evening. Overnight in Saigon

Summary
Hotel transfer: 20 mins
Meal: Welcome Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 2: City tour & Cu Chi Tunnel ( B, L )

After breakfast in hotel we take a city tour to see the different faces of this bustling city on a full day tour with extensive visits to the Re-Unification Palace, the Central Post Office, the Notre Dame Cathedral, the Jade Emperor Temple and the Ben Thanh market. Lunch in local restaurant. After lunch we drive to the famous Cu Chi underground tunnel system to experience how the Viet Cong lived and fought during the American War. Back to Saigon in the afternoon.

Summary
Sightseeing: Half day city tour & half day tour to Cu Chi tunnel
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

Day 3: Saigon – Vinh Long – Can Tho ( B, L )

After breakfast we depart for Cai Be . Upon arrival in Cai Be we board a boat for a journey through the town’s floating market. See how river life goes on, trading between merchant ships and local farmers. Cruise through secluded canals and over the Mighty Mekong to island where we stop to enjoy seasonal fruits before our boat takes us to Vinh Long where we get back on the bus for our trip to Can Tho to overnight.

Summary
Cruise & Culture exploration: Full day
Transportation: AC vehicle, boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho

Day 4: Can Tho – Chau Doc ( B, L )

An early start for a boat trip to Cai Rang floating markets, one of the most lively and colorful markets in Southeast Asia. After the market we cruise back to town. Breakfast in hotel and visit to centre market of Can Tho. We will try a xe loi, the local colonial-era cab pulled by motorbike, to see the town. Lunch in local restaurant before heading to Chau Doc. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Summary
Cruise to Cai Rang: 1hr
Transportation: AC vehicle, boat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc

Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh ( B, D)

Breakfast in hotel and aboard a speed boat at 8 am. The boat approaches Vinh Xuong border gate where passengers complete entry procedures. Continue to Cambodia cruising on Tone Le Sap River. We would reach Phnom Penh International Port (Sisowath Street) around12.30.

Meet and great by our guide and transfer to hotel in Phnom Penh. After check-in we have lunch in local restaurant and take a short city tour of Phnom Penh visiting to the National Museum where we would see the world’s most wondrous collection of Khmer sculture. Continue to Wat Phnom where the Khmers prefer to pray for luck. Back to hotel for overnight.

Summary
Cruise to Phnom Penh: 4-5 hrs
Transportation: AC vehicle, speed boat
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh

Day 6:Phnompenh - Fly to Siem Riep ( B, L )

Transfer to Phnom Penh airport for departure to Siem Reap
Upon arrival in Siem Reap airport, transfer direct to ecological site and visit to South Gate of Angkor Thom, the famous Bayon, Baphoun, the Terrace of Temple, Elephants and Terrace of the Leper King.
It is time to visit the world wonder of Angkor Wat and sunset from Phnom Bakheng Hill.
Dinner not included and accommodation at hotel

Summary
Sightseeing: Half day
Transportation: AC vehicle, Airplane
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 7: Exploration of Angkor ( B, L )

Breakfast at the hotel
Continue to the enchanting temple of the Banteay Srei, nearly everyone's favorite site. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and theexcellence of it decorative carvings.

In the afternoon, visit Banteay Samre, one of the most complete complexes at Angkor due to the "anastylosis" restoration method being used.
We start to visit the beginning of Angkor period of Rolous group: Preah Kor, Bakong and Lo Lei temple. Dinner not included and accommodation at hotel

Summary
Sightseeing: Full day
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 8: Exploration of Angkor wat( B, L )

Breakfast at the hotel
We continue to visit the fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers, Pre Rup, East Mebon, Neak Poan.
Visit Krovan, Royal Bath of Srah Srang and Banteay Kdei temples.
Dinner not included and accommodation at hotel

Summary
Sightseeing: Full day
Transportation: AC vehicle
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Riep

Day 9: Departure ( B)

Breakfast at the hotel
We board on boat in Tonle Sap Lake. Here, enjoy a brief cruise past floating villages complete with schools, restaurants, and hospitals.
Free leisure for your own time for rolling at local market for shopping until transfer to Siem Reap International airport departure flight

Summary
Boat trip: 2 hrs
Transportation: AC vehicle, Boat
Meal: Breakfast

Rate in USD per person - Validity Until 31 Dec 2008

( Except Christmas & New Year)

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Class

 2 - 3pax

 4-5

7-8

9-10

Single Supplement
2 stars          
3 stars 749 629 509 469 310
4 stars          
5-4 stars          
 

Accommodation offering in this trip: ( click to see hotel )

Cities
2 stars
3 stars
4 stars
5 stars
Saigon
ChauDoc
Cantho
Phnompenh
Siemreap

Tour Cost includes:

- Full transportation by private car or bus as tour program indicated.
- Full meals as indicated in the itinerary.
- International flight : Hochiminh -Siemreap

- 2 domestic flights : Hanoi - Danang , Hue - Hochiminh

- English- speaking guide
- Entrance fees.

- Private Boat trip in Halong Bay, Perfume River, Nhatrang, Tiengiang river in Mytho and Tonlesap in Cambodia.

- Twin-share accommodation with daily breakfast; ( AC room)

Tour Cost excludes:

  • Airport taxes
  • Personal insurance
  • Expenditure of a personal nature, tips, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, emergency transfers & etc.
  • Visas to Vietnam and Cambodia (20$ for Visa on arrival

Trip Summary :

Where:

Trip starts in Hanoi and ends in Siemreap -Cambodia

When:

All year round;

Grade:

Moderate to Strenous;

Accommodation:

Tourist-class hotels (Standard and clean hotel),

Transport:

Private car or bus, boat, public ferry,

Meals:

As indicated;
(B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)

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