Scenic Victoria Boat Cruise Mekong 4 days
The Mekong River runs through Cambodia, Laos, Myanmmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Yunnan (China) and is the longest river in the southeastern Asia region. Deep in history and rich in culture, it’s one of the last travel frontiers with stunning natural beauty and incredible cultural diversity.
Some of its attractions include ancient monuments, royal capitals and UNESCO-designated World Heritage sites such as Angkor Wat in Cambodia and Luang Prabang in Laos, signifying an illustrious past dating back thousands of years. Explore the Great Mekong River aboard the charming and authentic Mekong River Cruise, Bassac Cruise, a rafting experience or ferry. The cruises and tours below offer a variety of options on traveling on or along the Mekong River.
This trip is designed to discover the very best of Mekong in comfort and style, 4 days on the complex maze of the Mekong Delta giving you an insight into life on the mighty Mekong River and its tributaries. You will be taken along the vast network of canals and tributaries to see how people go about their daily lives. Gliding on the busy waterways we have the opportunity to interact with the local people at the floating markets, eat tropical fruits in lush orchards, look into the art of Bonsai, have tea on a typical boathouse and taste a delightful local cuisine. We stay in the most beautiful hotels and resorts in the Mekong Region.
- Daily private departure
- Transfer and transportation in a private vehicle
- English Speaking Guide
- Victoria hotels in twin share with daily breakfast
- Sightseeing tickets
- Boat cruise in Vinh Long
- Victoria Lady Junk Boat cruise in Can Tho
- Victoria Express boat to join Chau Doc
- Meals as stated in the programme
- Services charge and government taxes
- Visa and visa fees
- All flights
- Pre and post accommodation in Saigon
- Tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance,
- Personal expenses
- Meals and beverage
Day 1: Saigon- Vinh Long - Can Tho (L)
Meet our guide in the lobby of our hotel in HCMC. We drive through the Mekong Delta to the town of Vinh Long for a cruise and a visit to the local markets and orchard gardens. From here, we will get back to Vinh Long where we will board our vehicle for the drive to the heart of Mekong Delta: Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2. Can Tho (B)
After breakfast, we enjoy a cruise on Lady Hau Cruise to enjoy the morning floating market Cai Rang. Here each boat usually sells one particular item, whether it be pumpkins, pineapples, sugar cane etc, and in order that the customer knows where to shop, they hang that item from the highest part of the boat. Afternoon you can enjoy free time in the most comfortable property in the Mekong Delta: Victoria Hotel Can Tho. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 3. Can Tho- Chau Doc (B)
Leave Can Tho, we drive to Chau Doc. The amazing journey takes us 4 hours to get there. Chau Doc town is situated right on the Bassac River, close to the Cambodian border. In the afternoon, we visit a bonsai garden and head up Sam Mountain for a great sunset and a birdseye view over the paddy fields towards Cambodia. Overnight in Victoria Hotel Chau Doc.
Day 4. Chau Doc- Ho Chi Minh City (B)
You can wake up later today. Take your time to enjoy a buffet breakfast or some reading before heading back to HCMC.
Notes: You can cross the Vietnam border to Phnom Penh, Cambodia by the waterway with Cambodia visa beforehand and additional 75 US$ using Victoria Express Boat.
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