Pandaw Cruise – Phnom Penh to Saigon
Depart Cambodia’s bustling capital Phnom Penh on a 4 night Pandaw Cruise to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) with Pandaw Cruises. Set sail with Pandaw Cruises along the mighty Mekong River through the tranquility of rural Cambodia and into Vietnam and into the vibrant French colonial port of Saigon.
Planning your holiday is easy,and speak to your friendly Consultant for availability, latest offers, pre and post cruise touring options and flights.
Day 1: Phnom Penh
Board the Pandaw ship by lunchtime. This afternoon and evening are at leisure to discover the city on your own.
Day 2: Tonle River
Explorations up Tonle River to a silver making village, Kampong Trolach, and Chong Koh either by ship or by coach depending on water levels. This river is very pretty and there is a vibrant local life to be viewed along the river banks and in lesser craft.
Day 3: Vietnam Boarded
Sail for the border and formalities and then continue to Tan Chau for the evening.
Day 4: Chau Doc
Morning either visit a Moslem Cham tribal village and a cat fish farm in Chau Doc with our guide or do your own thing and take one of our mountain bikes and explore the local market and the Catholic Church. Afternoon excursion to Sa Dec via Vinh Long to see the local market and the ancient house of Mr, Huyn Thuy Le, the ‘lover’ of Marguerite Duras, a famous French novelist whose book was imortalised in the film L’Indochine. We continue along canals and backwaters to Cai Be for the floating market and overnight.
Day 5: My Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Early morning sail from Cai Be for My Tho, where passengers disembark in the early morning for a coach transfer to Saigon. Arrive in Saigon late morning at around 10.30am.
|Meals:||All meals & locally made soft drinks, local beer and local spirits, jugged coffee and selection of teas and tisanes, mineral water.|
|Transfers:||Transfers from ship in My Tho to Saigon|
|Accommodation:||4 nights on-board the Pandaw Cruise|
|Guide:||English Speaking Guide|
|Gratuities:||Gratuities to crew on board the Pandaw Cruise|
|Entrance Fees & Touring:||Entrance fees & activities as per itinerary|