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Mekong Adventurer

 

11 night fly, stay & luxury river-cruise package from $4,499 per person twin share


AUTHENTIC ASIA
VIETNAM & CAMBODIA

SIEM REAP to SAIGON

 

Departures: 3 February & 3 March 2019  
 

Cruise The Mekong and experience enchanted Cambodia & Vietnam 
 

• Return Economy Class International airfare from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth, including air taxes
• 7 night luxury cruise on the 'CRUISE-CO ADVENTURER' with soft drinks, local beer, spirits, and on board gratuities
• Deluxe accommodation: 2 nights at Raffles Hotel d'Angkor, Siem Reap and 2 nights at Caravelle Hotel, Saigon
• Breakfast daily, lunch and dinner as specified in the itinerary
• Extensive sightseeing with expect local guides, all transfers and taxes.

 

Solo travellers must pay $499 single supplement

Cruiseco Adventurer takes you into a deeper Mekong exploration in greater luxury!
Limited to just 60 guests, the Cruiseco Adventurer has set the benchmark for luxury cruising on the Mekong
 

CRUISE ITINERARY


Note: the Tonle Sap Lake’s water level varies. In case of low water, an alternative itinerary may be operated.


DAY 1 - Siem Reap, Prek K’Dam (B,L,D) 
High water: After breakfast, transfer by coach to the jetty and
take a motor boat to Cruiseco Adventurer. Welcome drinks
and lunch will be served on board. Soak up the scenery as you
cruise towards Kampong Chhnang.
Enjoy the first gourmet dinner on board with fellow travellers.
Moor overnight on Tonle Sap Lake.
Low water: Transfer by coach around the lake to Prek Kdam,
stopping en-route at Kampong Thom. Upon arrival this
afternoon, embark Cruiseco Adventurer. Welcome drinks
and lunch will be served on board. At night, enjoy your first
gourmet dinner with fellow travellers.


Day 2 - Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach (B,L,D) 
Mooring midstream, take a motor boat excursion into the lakeside
wetlands that form the mouth of the river—complete with
a floating village. Return to ship and sail towards Kampong
Tralach. En-route you may attend a lecture on Cambodia: The
Past and the Present in the Saigon Lounge.


DAY 3 - Kampong Tralach, Oudong, Phnom Penh (B,L,D) 
In the morning, take an ox-cart ride to Vihara belonging to Wat
Kapong Tralach Pleu. Buses await for you to board and travel
about forty five minutes to Oudong. Attend a Buddhist blessing
ceremony and visit a Buddhist meditation centre.
Afterwards, take a short bus ride back to the Cruiseco Adventurer
at Prek Kdam. Back on board in the early evening the ship sets
sail towards the capital Phnom Penh. Following dinner, a Khmer
folk show awaits at the Saigon Lounge. Afterwards, you may
like to relax in one of the many bars located just opposite the
dock as the ship stays overnight in Phnom Penh.


DAY 4 - Phnom Penh (B,L,D) 
Tour Phnom Penh by bus to visit the Royal Palace, the
spectacular Silver Pagoda, and the National Museum with its
outstanding Khmer crafts. In the afternoon you will have the
option to either visit the Khmer Rouge’s grim Toul Sleng (S21
Detention Centre) and the Killing Fields; or you may prefer
to spend the afternoon at your leisure in Phomn Penh. In the
evening enjoy Khmer folk dancing and songs in the Saigon
Lounge.


DAY 5 - Phnom Penh, Border Crossing, Tan Chau (B,L,D) 
Today is a day of cruising the main Mekong Channel, an
international shipping route. Enjoy the morning at leisure on
board. During the afternoon there will be a cooking class by
the executive chef. Arrive in Tan Chau, the first Vietnamese
town on the majestic Mekong River. The Cruiseco Adventurer
will moor on the river overnight, enjoy dinner and cocktails on
board.


DAY 6 - Tan Chau, Sa Dec (B,L,D) 
Today’s highlight is Tan Chau—a small town untouched by
tourism. Enjoy sightseeing by local boats, navigating narrow
channels to visit an evergreen island. Afterwards, go ashore
to tour the town by rickshaw, visit factories where rattan mats
and slippers are made. In the afternoon, cruise downstream to
Sa Dec. There will be an onboard lecture Vietnam: Past and
Present. The ship arrives in Sadec during dinner and moors
midstream overnight.


DAY 7 - Sadec, Cai Be (B,L,D) 
Today, visit Sa Dec, the hometown of Marguerite Dura’s lover,
visit the old house of Huynh Thuy Le’s, pagodas, and the
Fujian Temple, and join the bantering of local markets along
the paved river banks. Across these banks, you will pass by the
home of Marguerite Duras. In the afternoon, take a local boat
to Cai Be, visit the French Gothic Cathedral, a coconut candy
factory, rice paper and pop rice factories. 

 

DAY 8 - My Tho, Saigon (B) 
Say farewell to the Cruiseco Adventurer at My Tho port. 


Dates & Prices


Prices per person TWIN share - MAINDECK

> $4,499

 

 

 

                           

 

   

  

 

 

 

 

 


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