Trails of Mekong
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Trails of Mekong

Duration: 10 Days/9 Nights
Prices: $689
Start: Daily from Saigon, Vietnam
End: Siem Reap, Cambodia
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Discover the treasures of South Vietnam and Cambodia on Mekong river: real travel experiences with local people, authentic scenery landscapes, stunning beauty of daily activities.

Day 1: Saigon – arrival (-/-/-)
Meet on arrival at Saigon/Hochiminh International airport, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Leisure time. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 2: Saigon city tour (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel
Discover Hochiminh city (formerly Saigon), the biggest economic center in the country: visit Presidential Palace, War Remnants museum, Opera house, cathedral Notre Dame, Post Office, China town, Thien Hau pagoda, a lacquer factory. Lunch at local restaurant. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 3: Saigon –  Cuchi tunnels – Caodai temple (B/L/-)
Depart for Tay Ninh to discover Caodai temple where the world is in peace with Buddhism, Catholicism, Taoism and Confucianism. Lunch at local restaurant.
Drive to Cu Chi tunnels. At its height, the tunnel system stretched from Saigon to Cambodian border and was three levels deep. There are more than 200km of underground tunnels, consisting of a main axis system with many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters and other tunnels. The remaining tunnels have become a major tourist attraction giving the visitor a unique experience and a feel of what underground life in the war must have been like. On the way back to Saigon, stopover at local homes producing rice papers & rice wine. Overnight in Saigon.

Day 4: Saigon – Caibe – Vinh Long (B/L/D)
Breakfast at hotel
Today we leave the bustling city of Saigon to enjoy the wonderful journey to Mekong delta. Cai Be is located in the heart of the Mekong delta, famous for floating market, lush orchards, extensive rice fields or small canals. Upon arrival, lunch at local restaurant. We continue our discovery in the area before check-in at UT TRINH homestay. Dinner with cooking class. Overnight at UT TRINH.

Day 5: Vinh Long – Chau Doc (B/L/-)
Morning: enjoy a walking tour in the village to observe the daily life of local people.
Then drive to Chau Doc. On arrival, visit Tan An pagoda, Su Lady temple and Ba Chuc battle fields where lots of innocent women and child were killed by Pol Pot troops in 1979.
Check-in at hotel. Leisure time. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Day 6: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (B/L/-)
Early morning breakfast at hotel
Take a speedboat to Phnom Penh.
Meet on arrival at Phnom Penh pier, transfer to the hotel for check-in.
Lunch at local restaurant.
Afternoon: Explore Royal Palace, Silver pagoda, National museum, Wat Phnom. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

Day 7: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B/-/-)
Morning visit Killing field, Toul sleng Museum and Russain Market.
Fly to Siem Reap.
Meet on arrival at Siem Reap airport, transfer to the hotel for check-in. Leisure time. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 8: Siem Reap – Angkor Wat (B/L/-)
Breakfast at hotel,
Visit South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon, Baphoun, Terrace of  Elephant, Terrace of Leper King and Phimean Akas.
Afternoon, discover the World Heritage "Angkor Wat" and Bakheng Hill temple with sunset included from the top of the hill. Back to hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 9: Siem Reap – Tonle Sap lake (B/L/-)
Morning after breakfast, you will enjoy with traditional wooden boat on Tonle Sap Lake for 1hour by visit the daily life of floating villagers. On the way back, we enjoy oxen-cart ride at Aranh Village. Afternoon, visit Puok Village, it’s the village of Marble work, silk weaving and silk sewing and back to visit West Baray, and then back to hotel. Overnight in Siem Reap.

Day 10: Siem Reap – departure (B/-/-)
Breakfast at hotel
Transfer to Siem Reap airport for departure flight. Tour ends.

Including:

  • Double/Twin room at selected hotels
  • Entrance fees and permits
  • Boat trips in Mekong delta, Tonle Sap Lake
  • Speed boat ticket Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
  • Private air-conditioning transfer
  • ENGLISH speaking guides
  • Meals (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch; D: Dinner) as mentioned in program

Excluding

  • Vietnam & Cambodia visa fees
  • International airfares & airport’s taxes to/from Vietnam & Cambodia
  • Airfare Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
  • Tips, drinks,
  • Travel insurances
  • Other personal expenses...

Prices: from US$689 per person. Please contact our team for more assistance

Hotels:

  • Hoang Hai Long Hotel SUP (***) or similar in Saigon/Hochiminh city
  • Ut Trinh Homestay (***) in Vinh Long
  • Chau Pho Hotel DLX (**) in Chau Doc
  • Cardamom Hotel SUP (***) in Phnom Penh
  • Royal Empire Hotel DLX (***) in Siem Reap

 

 



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