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Indochina Tours


Upstream Mekong River to Angkor Wat

Duration:       6 days - 5 nights
Departure:     Daily                                                               
Start From:   
Ho Chi Minh or Reverse                
Destinations:  Ho Chi Minh, CaiBe, VinhLong, CanTho, ChauDoc, Phnom Penh,
                      Siem Reap, Angkor 
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PA TOURS designs a superb trip for families and individuals; this is a marvelous blend of the Vietnamese Mekong World and the magnificence of the Cambodia’s Khmer civilization. Beginning in Saigon, explore the markets. Drive to Cai Be and Vinh Long; enjoy the trip from Can Tho along the Mekong to Phnom Penh. Your journey will finish in Siem Reap, where you will explore the temples of the Angkor Civilization.
Immersed in these local communities and experience the best of these two cultures!


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BRIEF ITINERARY:

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta - Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (L)
Day 2: Can Tho – Chau Doc (B)
Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh by speed boat / Half day city tour (B)
Day 4: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap by speed boat - Angkor Wat (B)
Day 5: Siem Reap – Full day Angkor Visit (B)
Day 6: Morning Angkor Visit – Afternoon depart Siem Reap (B)

 

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DETAIL ITINERARY:


Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho
8.00am: Your guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel. Depart Saigon and drive southward to the Cai Be.
Enjoy the sightseeing in Mekong which is translated in Vietnamese as “Nine Dragon River’ This is special experiences to see the real life of the local living along this river Delta. The visit includes the Candy factory, orchard garden, traditional music and have your own lunch with family in the garden. Crossing river to island by motorized boat, some part by oars boats and also by cycling to get the real sense of countryside. We will disembark the boat at Vinh Long pier and take the drive to Can Tho city where we will stay overnight.
Accommodation: Hotel in Can Tho
Meals: Lunch.

Day 2: Can Tho – Chau Doc
After breakfast check out the hotel and head north-west to Chau Doc, situated on the Cambodian border. Transfer to Victoria Chau Doc Hotel on arrival. In the afternoon take a boat to visit the unique farms where fish are bred in wooden cages suspended under floating houses on the river. Continue by boat to visit a village of stilt houses belonging to the Cham minority where colorful traditional textiles are woven on old wooden looms. Return to dry land in time to drive up Sam Mountain to watch the sunset over the Cambodian border.
Accommodation: Hotel in Chau Doc
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh by speed boat / Half day city tour
After breakfast board the speed boat to Phnom Penh. Visa formalities take about 45 minutes at the border and Cambodian visas can be issued at the border. Continue by river to Phnom Penh. Meet our guide and transfer to hotel. This city was once considered one of the most beautiful in the Orient, and despite its recent turbulent history it still retains a colonial charm. Relax and have your own late lunch at the fine local restaurant. Then take a city tour to visit the National Museum, Vat Phnom Temple, and the Center Market.
Accommodation: Hotel in Phnom Penh
Meals: Breakfast

Day 4: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap by speed boat / Afternoon Angkor Visit
After breakfast, we will be immediately transferred to the Boat Harbor to take an express motor craft from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap, across the Tonle Sap Lake and upstream the Tonle Sap River. Before arriving in Siem Reap, we will pass by a floating village where the people move their houses. They have everything needed to make a good living by fishing and they have grocery shops as well as a school. Welcomed and transferred to Siem Reap for check-in hotel and have your own lunch. In the afternoon, we will visit the ancient city of Angkor Thom: the Bayon temple, the Baphuan, the Elephant Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
Meals: Breakfast

Day 5: Siem Reap – Full day Angkor Visit
After breakfast, you will spend the morning on an extensive tour of the magnificent
12th century Angkor Wat. You will have your own lunch at local restaurant.
In the afternoon, you will visit Sras Srang, Banteay Kdei, the fabulous Ta Prohm Temple, embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers and the small twin temples of Chau Say Tevoda and Thommanon.
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap
Meals: Breakfast

Day 6: Morning Angkor Visit – Afternoon depart Siem Reap
After breakfast, you will depart for a visit to Banteay Srei, Kbal Spean (River of 1,000 Lingas) and Banteay Samre. Have your own lunch, and then we take the drive to the airport for the departure flight
Meals: Breakfast

Include:
Accommodation with daily breakfast based on double/twin room
Meals as mentioned in the itinerary (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Transportation by private A/C vehicle
Boat trip Mekong delta and excursions
Speed boat tickets: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh, Phnom Penh – Siem Reap
English speaking Tour Guide
All entrance fees and permits where applicable, including Angkor Temple pass
2 bottles of mineral water/person/day

Exclude:
Meals that not mentioned in the program
Vietnam and Cambodia Visas
Travel insurance
International flight and International departure tax
Tipping, drinks and other personal expenses
 

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Private Asia Tours Co., Ltd specializes in private and personalized travel services and tours in Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos.

Planning your personalized travel on Private Asia Tours is easy and enjoyable. You can always change, modify, or adjust your package details to suit your travel plan, flight schedule and budget before actually making the final purchase. The custom-design service of Private Asia Tours is absolutely free!

 

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Hanoi, Halong Bay, MaiChau, Sapa, NinhBinh, PhongNha, DMZ, Hue, Danang, Hoian, NhaTrang, DaLat, PhanThiet-MuiNe, Saigon, Mekong Delta , PhuQuoc, CuChi Tunnels, CaoDai Temple

 

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