RV La Marguerite Cruise - MK03

Phnom Penh - Saigon with La Marguerite 05 Days 04 Nights

Tripcode: LMG3
Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh - Soai Rap - Sa Dec - Tan Chau - Phnom Penh
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Highlights :
  • Admire the amazing canal network of Mekong Delta and the waterway Phnom Penh – Saigon
  • Enjoy the senses of the bustling floating markets
  • Experience the culture and taste the typical foods with special cuisines
Good for :
  • This tour is great for any individuals, couples as well as small groups who want to explore Mekong Delta and the waterway Phnom Penh – Saigon
Brief Itinerary:

Day 1: Phnom Penh
Day 2: Phnom Penh – Tan Chau
Day 3:  Tan Chau ‐ Sa Dec
Day 4: Sadec – Cua Tieu
Day 5:  Cua Tieu – Saigon

Detailed Itinerary:

Day 1: Phnom Penh (L, D)
Embarkation at 11:30 for port clearance, lunch at noon and check into cabin at 14:00. At 14:30, take motor coach/bus to visit the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng (S21) detention center. Excursion ends around 17:30. Shopping is optional. Dinner is served from 19:30 to 21:00. After dinner, a special Cambodia performance awaits at the Saigon Lounge. The performance will starts at 21:15 and ends at 22:00.

Day 2: Phnom Penh – Tan Chau (B, L, D)
Summary of Excursion: At 7:00, enjoy a hearty breakfast as the ship departs for border. En route, stop at Preak Dach Village, a jungle village to visit fruit orchards from 10:30 to 12:00. Continue towards the border as lunch buffet is being served from 12:30 to 14:00. Between 14:00 and 17:30, border formalities are being carried out. The border in Cambodia is Ka Orm Samnor and Vietnam is Song Tien. At 17:45, depart for Tan Chau. Enjoy themed dinner from 19:30 to 21:00.

Day 3: Tan Chau ‐ Sa Dec (B, L, D)
Summary of Excursion: Rise and dressed for a wonderful breakfast served from 7:00 to 8:30. At 9:00, transfers to small boats visit a floating fish farm and navigates along the tiny tribunals where slit houses are haphazardly leaning on one another. Go ashore and make a city tours on Xe Loi. Stop and visit silk making factory, rattan mats and slippers making factory. At 11:30, return to the boat and prepare for lunch. At 12:30, cast off for Sa Dec. Lunch is served from 12:30 to 14:00. At 16:00 to 16:45, a cultural forum on Vietnam. Dinner at 18:30 to 19:30 followed by a culturally enriching ethnic dance performance. At 21:00, arrive in Sa Dec and moored midstream overnight.

Day 4: Sa Dec – Cua Tieu (B, L, D)
Summary of Excursion: Breakfast served from 7:00 to 8:30. At 9:00, follow guides to the hometown of Marguerite Duras’ lover, quaint little city. Visit the old house of Huynh Thuy Le’s "The Lovers Museum", partake in the bantering of local markets along the paved river banks, pagoda and the Fujian Temple, build and donated to the city by Le’s family. You will pass by the homes of Marguerite Duras from across the riverbanks and also visit the school where Margeurite's mom taught. Back to the boat at 12:00. Lunch served from 12:30 to 14:00. At 12:15, depart for Cai Be and at 15:30, the boat sails towards Cua Tieu. Explore the hidden treasures through the canals on riverboats and partake in afternoon bantering with floating markets vendors before going ashore to visit traditional candies making factory and rice paper mills. Return to the boat for briefing at around 16:30 before adjourning to the restaurant for a grand farewell dinner and drinks from 19:30 to 21:00.

Day 5: Saigon (B)
At 2:00, the boat sails towards Saigon. Breakfast served from 7:00 to 8:30. Bid farewells to crew and disembark with guides. Tour ends. Far East Tour awaits to serve you next time.
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