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Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package

Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package

  • Duration: 20 days
  • Tour Price: from US$
  • Destinations: Saigon - Chau Doc - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap - Luang Prabang - Kuang Si - Pak Ou - Huay Xay - Golden Triangle or vv

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  • Luxury Indochina Classic Cruise Package Highlights:
  • Enjoy luxurious cruise along Mekong River through out Vietnam, Cambodia and Laos and
  • Have Unique experiences of scenery and various cultures of untouched/remote villages and
  • Visit bustling, colorful riverside market full of local curiosities, tropical fruits and
  • Explore the historic Cu Chi Tunnels site and
  • Enjoy a traditional Vietnamese lunch & dinners and
  • Visit World's Wonder of Angkor Wat

NOTE: The following itinerary will depend on fixed scheduled of all cruises. And every river cruise on the upper Mekong is a pioneering experience and is subject to constantly changing river conditions, including flood waters and shallows. Therefore, please understand that we must reserve the right to alter the itinerary of this tour due to the logistical complexities involved.

Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Photos Arriving in Saigon, you will be welcomed by your guide and transferred to your hotel. The rest of the day is at your leisure to explore Saigon bustiling city.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

End day 1 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package

Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Itinerary

In the morning, we head to Cu Chi tunnels, the “Iron Triangle”, our Viet Cong basement in the American war. In the afternoon, we get back to Saigon for a quick view of the busiest city of Vietnam by visiting the Independence Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral and Post office, last stop at Ben Thanh market.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Accommodation: Hotel in Saigon

End day 2 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Itinerary "The Sea of Mangroves"
Bid farewell to the hustle and bustle of Saigon you will go to My Tho for embarkation. My Tho is 70km South of Saigon and located on the upper Mekong river in Vietnam. Enjoy a cocktail reception at the Funnel Bar and Lounge followed by a Welcome Dinner on the Sun Deck. Drop anchor just outside of My Tho for the night.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Jayvarman Cruise

End day 3 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package

Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Image
Everyday, our journey starts with an invigorating Tai Chi lesson on the sun deck just as the sun begins its gentle glow. Coffee and tea awaits the early bird.
The day-tour starts with a visit to Cai Be’s boisterous and colorful floating market on a traditional sampan (a flat bottomed traditional Vietnamese wooden boat). During the ride, discover breathtaking landscapes along the river and quaff the rustic life on the Mekong Delta. The cruise will halt intermittently to allow us to observe how rice paste, rice paper, rice cookies, rice pop, rice wine and coconut candies are made, enjoy local life along the canals on the way back to the Ship for lunch.
In the afternoon, we cruise to Sa Dec. Upon arrival, we embark a traditional sampan to tour Binh Thanh Island to visit an untouchable village. Here, every villager is involved in the process of making rattan mat and this give us the chance to interact with the old local people. We then board the Ship for a tranquil evening cruise towards Tan Chau.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. The Ship will moor midstream overnight near Tan Chau.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Jayvarman Cruise

End day 4 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour ItineraryWelcome to the fish sanctuary of Vietnam. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the Dining Hall of your balcony. Brace yourself for a short excursion in Tan Chau, a pleasant town near the Cambodian border with sizeable Chinese, Kinh and Khmer community.
Firstly, the journey takes you to the “evergreen” islands where you will be thrilled to learn the life of the locals.
The inhabitants of these islands live on houses poised on high stilts – a centuries-old tradition in this part of the Mekong Delta.
We stop to visit a fish farm located in the Tan Chau canal – this farm consists of floating houses and the villagers make their living by cultivating fish. You continue by boat to Tan Chau pier, disembark here and stroll around this colorful local market with lots of regional products. You return to the cruise Ship after your market visit.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight we anchor midstream near Phnom Penh.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation:Jayavarman Cruise

End day 5 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Image Phnom Penh was once the Paris of the East. Despite its rapid development, it has retained a lot of its rustic charm and elegance. Sightseeing in the morning will include the Killing Field outside town. Be prepared to be heart wrenched by this stark reminder of the genocide that transpired during Cambodia’s Khmer Rouge regime.
Before lunch at a local restaurant, we will visit the Genocide Museum, see the dazzling white and gold edifice of the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda, and witness exceptionally beautiful Khmer craft at the National Museum.
We go back to the Ship by “cyclo” – traditional vehicle after our museum visit. Take a rest on your cabin balcony or the lounge and get prepared for an exciting evening event. The evening starts with a variety of cocktails served on the sun deck. In late afternoon, we will be captivated by a comprehensive lecture on Cambodia’s modern history. BBQ dinner is served right after the lecture. Take a seat and enjoy the Apsara dance performance. Experience the brilliance and richness of this culture, the soothing sounds of traditional music, the calming scent of incense sticks and a barbeque on the sun deck. It is indeed a truly marvelous experience, dining in the open with the moon and the starts as our companions.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight in Phnom Penh
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Jayavarman Cruise

End day 6 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Image We will depart before the break of dawn from Phnom Penh with a stop at the little known Silk island community. We will then return to the Ship and pass by the Mekong’s tranquil villages, exhilarating river life and sun-hardened fishermen on their shift boats.
We will tour the rural Angkor Ban village where time stand still. We are transported back a hundred years into an era unaffected by modernity. The houses here are truly rustic, made by hand and without any concrete. But most of all, we feel overwhelmed by the unbridled warmth of the villagers.
Travelers can take part in the daily activities of the villagers to experience village life first hand. Then, we are back to the Ship to cruise towards Kampong Cham.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Jayavarman Cruise

End day 7 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Image “Monks and Hilltops”
We will wake up in the early morning, truly energized to embark on a land journey to the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey. Travelers either take a motor-taxi or climb 303 steps to the top. Located at the top of a hill overlooking the river, it offers one of the most breath-taking views in Cambodia. Built in the 8th century, this ancient structure, together with a bigger and newer addition underscores the superb architecture of the Chenla Empire which predates the mighty Angkor temple complex. We even get to engage in light banter with some of the monks in the area. We will return to the Ship to witness a blessing ceremony performed by orange-clad local monks. Lunch on boat
We will then cruise towards Kampong Cham to visit Wat Nokor, a wat built within the ruins of an ancient temple which holds a timeless story. Visit OBT project of Heritage Line and organization for Basic Training.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Jayavarman Cruise

End day 8 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Details “Water World”
Before the sun peeks over the horizon, the cruiser sets sail towards Kampong Chhnang on the Tonle River – an amazingly narrow river – which glides through leafy swaths of the Southeast Asian jungle. We are greeted by cacophonous children who waive enthusiastically early in the morning when they bring their livestock for a bath in the meandering Tonle River.
Then we approach Kampong Chhnang, Cambodia’s “Water world” where everything is on stilts balanced on water rich soil– it’s an awesome sight whilst practicing Tai Chi on the deck.
Here we take a minivan to see the Khmer-styled pottery at the Aundaung Russey village. Then, it is back to the river for an adventurous motorboat excursion to the wetlands, floating houses and fish farms in the region. The village has no electricity and has around 600 inhabitants….
We then return to the Ship for lunch while cruising the narrow and meandering Tonle Sap River.
Your floating sanctuary will then cruise gently, in the afternoon, along the narrow and meandering Tonl Sap Lake. In the evening, a sumptuous spread will be served. And for the big entertainment – bring along your dance shoes and learn to jiggle the Cambodian way with our staff doubling up as dance instructors. (If you can’t dance, do not fret. Neither can our staff)
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Jayavarman Cruise

End day 9 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour Details "Angkor Awaits" This great lake dominates Cambodia and is over 150 km in length. The birdlife is profuse and from the middle of the lake one cannot even see the shores. Witness stillness and tranquility on the way to Siem Reap. The water level varies a great deal according to the time of the year and the amount of rainfall recorded. Thus, changes may occur for the different seasons.
Today, we will arrange transfer from the pointed hotel after cruise package to your selected hotel in Siem Reap. Free for personal activities afterward.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Siem Reap

End day 10 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Mekong Classic Cruise Tour DetailsToday, we will spend full day to visit the Angkor - The Temple is a World Heritage Site since 1992, famous for its beauty and splendor. Angkor Wat features the longest continuous bas-relief in the world, which runs along the outer gallery walls and narrates stories from Hindu mythology.
We will visit Banteay Srei temple, which is an must site with many tourists. The special charm of this temple lies in its compact size, remarkable state of preservation, and the excellence of it decorative carvings. We keep visiting Banteay Samre, fabulous Ta Prohm embraced by the roots of enormous fig trees and gigantic creepers.
After that, visit Bakheng Temple and enjoy a romantic sun set view form Bakheng hill.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Siem Reap

End day 11 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


The day is at your leisure for last minute sight-seeing or shopping until your transfer to the Airport for your flight to Luang Prabang.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Hotel in Luang Prabang


Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Itinerary In the afternoon, you will embark at one of the German-Laotian owned river ships Mekong Sun and/ or Explorer. These are comfortable new cabin cruiser on the upper Mekong. (Check in is at 2:00 PM.) Settle into your accommodating cabin and unpack for a four-day cruise. Your program begins with a walk and visit at the famous Wat Xieng Thong temple, Wat Khili and Wat Sene as well. Enjoy the spacious decks, lounge on board and attend our welcome reception, bazi ceremony, Lao Dances performance and dinner this evening. A selection of Asian and European food will be provided throughout the evening. Overnight aboard the Mekong Explorer..
Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 13 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package

Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Image
During a full day visit you will get to know some of the highlights of this beautiful city, the National Museum in the morning include. After Lunch trip by minivan for a visit Wat Visoun, Wat Manorom and Sa-Paper-Village at the Nam Khan River outside town. In the late afternoon walk up Phou Si-hill, which offers a spectacular sunset view over the Mekong as well as the Khan river and the surrounding mountains. Enjoy the unique atmosphere provided by the abundance of well-preserved French colonial architecture mingling with traditional Buddhist temples. In the evening enjoy strolling along the Mekong promenade or visiting the colorful night market of the local Hmong minority. For Dinner on your own our Cruisedirector and/ or Lao Staff will recommend you some of the best local and international restaurants in town. Overnight aboard the Mekong Explorer.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 14 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package ItineraryIn the early morning you will able to visit the traditional giving of alms in the streets of Luang Prabang. Today your spectacular cruise begins with the departure from Luang Prabang. You will cruise north and visit a Laotian village, observe the traditional production of Lao-Lao, the local liqueur. After a short walk through the jungle you will explore the famous Pak Ou Caves, with thousands of small Buddha statues inside the caverns. The night is spent on a secluded river bank or sandbank. Overnight aboard the Mekong Explorer.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 15 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Image Today is a day to take it all in – relax on deck, in your comfortable cabin or in the lounge and soak up the untouched scenery. The river traffic thins out as you proceed upstream, and you can enjoy the fantastic landscapes along the river. In the afternoon, you will visit a small village school sponsored by guests of the Mekong Sun/ Explorer. Overnight on the boat.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 16 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Image The diversity of the landscape is astonishing, now shifting to tropical hills in the background. Enjoy the tranquility of northern Laos, a real retreat from the hustle-and-bustle of daily life. Later, that day you will have a short stop in the market town of Pakbeng. As you cruise along the green hills, you will start heading upstream towards Pak Tha.
Overnight aboard the Mekong Sun/ Explorer.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 17 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Image As you cruise along the green hills, you will start heading upstream towards Pak Tha. At Pak Tha, a small village, you will take off on a long-tail boat excursion on the Namtha River to visit a Khmu village. You will also visit a small village school sponsored by guests of the Mekong Sun/ Explorer. The purely natural landscape is only broken by the seldom sights of small villages and local herds of cattle. Enjoy the comfort and service onboard: exclusive, yet casual, you’ll share the boat with no more than 26 fellow guests. Today you proceed to the Thai-Laotian border at Chiang Khong (Thailand) and Ban Huay Xay (Laos). You will then spend a last relaxing dinner and evening in Laos. Overnight aboard the Mekong Explorer.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 18 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package Details Today is spent on an excursion to the Golden Triangle area at Chiang Saen, where you will visit the Golden Buddha of Sop Ruak and the new Hall of Opium. This fascinating museum, sponsored by the royal family of Thailand, gives a deep background on the history and politics of the opium trade and the health effects of opium abuse. This last evening on board will be celebrated with a farewell dinner. Overnight aboard the Mekong Sun/ Explorer.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Explorer Cruise

End day 19 of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package


After breakfast you will say goodbye to your Laotian crew. Check-out and disembark.*
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A

  • Important Notes:
  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • We can change or customize trip if above itinerary does not match your expectations.
  • If you have any specific food requirements (vegetarian, vegan, food allergies), please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide or our partners so that they can server you better.

Quotation: This is a private tour and the price varies and depends on many aspects as cruise ships, the group size, the selected hotels, date of departure and spcial requests. Please book the tour or contact us at info@indochinatreks.com for a free quote of your customized trip. Our local knowledged travel consultants will promptly answer your all questions with customized advices to best fit your need.

Inclusion/Exclusion of Luxury Classic Indochina Cruise Package

  • Inclusion
  • Me Kong Cruises by Jayavarman and Mekong Explorer
  • Services charges and government tax.
  • All domestic and internal flights as per itinerary
  • All inclusive domestic flights as per itinerary.
  • Seasonal fruits, tissues and water on coach.
  • Vietnam visa on arrival - pre-approved letter.
  • Experienced English or French speaking guide.
  • Private pick-up & drop-off services and transfer
  • No additional charge/surcharge after confirmation
  • All entrance fees and sightseeing tickets as per itinerary.
  • Personalized customer service with 24/7 hotline support
  • Meals as stated in the itinerary (B: Breakfast ; L: Lunch ; D: Dinner)
  • Luxury accommodation at selected hotels (twin/double sharing) daily breakfast
  • Exclusion
  • Travel insurance
  • Drinks and beverage
  • Vietnam visa stamp fee
  • Other services not mentioned above.
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • International flights (arrival/departure flight)
  • Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any
  • Compulsory Gala dinner on X-Mas or New Year if any

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