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An experience we will never forget
March 24, 2012

The short package offers a day tour to discover bustle & metropolis Saigon city and famous Cu Chi tunnels, two days for cruise in Mekong Delta and speedboat to Phnom Penh crossing the border.


Detailed program


Day 1: Sai Gon Arrival
You are met guide and driver at the airport and then transferring to Sai Gon centre to check in hotel. The rest of day you are free & easy. Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon

Day 2: Sai Gon Half Day – Cu Chi Tunnels (B, L)
Breakfast at hotel. Then  we drive to Cu Chi Tunnels (70km from Sai Gon) was created around 1948 to assist Viet Minh in their combat with the French. Building continued over the next 25years until it was an underground city with living areas, kitchens, storage, weapons factories, field hospitals, command centers. In places, it could house up to 10,000 people who virtually lived underground for years…. getting married, raising children. During the American War the entire area of Cu Chi was designated a free fire zone and was heavily bombarded. From 1988, two sections of tunnels have been opened up for visitors. Back to Sai Gon and have lunch at the local restaurant. In the afternoon, you will visit the Notre Dame Cathedral and the General Post Office. Travel along Dong Khoi street, see the Opera House and the Peoples’ Committee building built in 1897 by French architect Ferret Eugene, the 800 seat Opera House was used as the home of the Lower House Assembly of South Vietnam after 1956, continue to visit The Reunification Palace (Ex-Presidential Palace) which was the former residence of the President of South Vietnam until end of April 1975. Overnight at the hotel in Sai Gon


Day 3: Sai Gon – Le Cochinchine cruise (B,L,D)
You are picked up at the hotel at 08:30 am to transfer to Cai Be (100km). Upon arrival, boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking for visit the handicraft village of the local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits
-  10h00 Up for cruise to continue to Cantho via Cho LACH and TRAON
- 12h00 Disembark Cho LACH village. Make a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards (orange grove) with its famer
- Cruise to continue to Traon. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise
- A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches. Dinner and nite on board in TRAON.

Day 4: Le Cochinchine cruise – Can Tho – Chau Doc (B, L)
- The noise of the floating market wake you up early in the morning After breakfast. The cruise to continue to Can Tho. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on the river. Leisurely cruise up the BASSAC river while you enjoy  the beautiful scenery
- Arrive Cantho, a small boat will take you explore the CaiRang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards
- 10h00 Disembark to drive Chau Doc (120km from Can Tho) via Long Xuyen, en route having lunch at the local restaurant. On arrival, check in hotel. Then take a boat trip to a floating fish farm is the highlight of Chau Doc, a Cham minority village, where traditional weaving remains the major trade and a local Muslim Mosque. You will climb the Sam Mountain to enjoy the breath-taking view and the sunset from its top. Overnight at the hotel in Chau Doc


Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh by speedboat (B)
Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to Chau Doc pier and take express boat to Phnom Penh, speedboat often departs at 07:00am and arrive around at 12:00pm. End of services
 


Price and Included

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  2. From To   24/11/2018


Supplement
Single supplement (170 USD)

Hotels list of this tour Stars Cities
Saphire (Tan My Dinh 2) Ho Chi Minh City
Ha Long Chau Doc hotel. Mekong Delta

Included

- Transport by the air-conditioned private car
- The private English speaking guide
- Hotel in Sai Gon & Chau Doc as listed (based on 2 persons/room including breakfast)
- 01 night on board (Le Cochinchine cruise)
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Speedboat tickets: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (join-in, Hang Chau)
- Entrance fees
- Mineral water


Excluded

- International & domestic air-fares
- Visa to Vietnam
- Visa to Cambodia
- Personal travel insurance

- Bank charge fees for payment
- Tips and personal expenses such as: laundry, telephone, drinks…
- Other services not mentioned in the “Inclusion”

PHNOMPENH

Phnompenh is a beautiful little town located on the bank Mekong River. Once considered a “Pearl of Asia”, one of the loveliest cities built by the French in the continent, Phnompenh is now the cultural, political and economic hub of Cambodia. Despite its growth and urbanisation, Phnompenh remains a laid back town where time stands still. There are a number of attractions for you to explore, including the Royal Palace, Wat Phnom, Central Market and Independence Monument.

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