Saigon - Phnom Penh by Victoria Cruise

Detailed Itinerary

  • Saigon - Phnom Penh / 5 days
  • Phnom Penh - Saigon Itinerary / 4 days

DAY 1: Can Tho - Tiger Island

Note*: transfer from Saigon can be arranged with surcharge.

Pickup at meeting point in Can Tho. Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant, then transfer to the cruise ship for embarkation. Mid-afternoon, board the Victoria Mekong at the Port in Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. As the ship cruises towards Long Xuyen, watch the sunset over the Hau River, sundowner in hand.
As day turns into night, enjoy a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as don ca tai tu, followed by a Vietnamese dinner buffet to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise. Overnight near Long Xuyen.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Victoria Cruise

DAY 2: Long Xuyen - Vam Nao

After breakfast tender ashore to visit the authentic Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Traditions Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. During lunch the ship sails on before anchoring near Tiger Island.
Head ashore by sampan and explore Tiger Island by “xe loi”, visiting a wood carver and cottage industries such as net weaving and incense makers. Visit a pagoda locally known as “Mr. Tiger’s Temple”, hear the story that won the island its name. Delta. Return on board in time for dinner and the evening’s entertainment as the ship continues cruising to Tan Chau where we overnight.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Victoria Cruise

DAY 3: Tan Chau

Enjoy breakfast before heading by sampan to the shore where you will then board a local rickshaw to a silk village to witness all the labor-intensive steps to producing this fine textile, including the use of natural dyes made from tree bark, leaves and fruit.
After lunch on board, visit more Mekong Delta attractions, including floating fish farms and a Taoist Temple where you can get your fortune told. There is also an option to travel by speedboat to Chau Doc to see the submerged forest of Tra Su, known for its abundant bird life and picturesque mangroves. Return to the ship in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance, followed by dinner and the evening’s entertainment. Overnight near Tan Chau.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Victoria Cruise

DAY 4: Tan Chau - Phnom Penh

As the ship begins cruising towards the Vietnam-Cambodia border, start the day with an early yoga session on the Sky Deck or by the Infinity Pool, followed by a leisurely breakfast in the restaurant. After, select from the many on-board activities including a ship’s tour, cocktail competition, a food carving demonstration, a mini-golf tournament, or simply enjoy the scenery as we sail on towards Phnom Penh and cross the border between Vietnam and Cambodia. We arrive late afternoon in the charming capital of Phnom Penh, once known as the “Pearl of the Orient” for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk. Before the farewell dinner, take in a lively performance of Khmer Apsara dancing with the opportunity to meet the performers afterward. Overnight in Phnom Penh.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Victoria Cruise

DAY 5: Phnom Penh - DISEMBARKATION

Enjoy a final breakfast on board before disembarking at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh’s downtown riverside promenade. End of our Services.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: N/A

DAY 1: Phnom Penh

Pickup at the pointed place.

The charming capital of Phnom Penh was once known as the “Pearl of the Orient” for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk. Against the backdrop of a traditional musical performance, board the Victoria Mekong Cruise Ship at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh’s downtown riverside promenade.
As the sun sets on the Tonle Sap River, linger over a sundowner on the sundeck while taking in a performance of Khmer Apsara dancing with the opportunity to meet the performers afterward. As day turns into night, sit down to a wonderful Khmer buffet dinner to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise. Tonight, the ship overnights at Sisowath Quay.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Victoria Cruise

DAY 2: Phnom Penh - Tan Chau - Vam Nao

As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia-Vietnam border, enjoy a Yoga session by the Infinity Pool or the Sky Deck, followed by breakfast in the restaurant. After, select from the many on-board activities including a ship’s tour, a cocktail competition, a food carving demonstration, a mini-golf tournament, or simply relax by the pool and enjoy the view.
After lunch, the ship sails into Vietnamese waters and anchors near Tan Chau. Tender sampans to visit a colorful Taoist Temple, look at fish farms, houses on stilts and get your first glimpse of the Vietnamese countryside. Return on board in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance. After dinner, enjoy the evening’s entertainment while the ship sails to Vam Nao where we anchor for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Victoria Cruise

DAY 3: Vam Nao - Long Xuyen - Tan Loc

Wake up to another leisurely breakfast as the ship cruises towards the provincial capital of Long Xuyen in the Mekong Delta. Tender ashore to visit the authentic Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region, and learn about he ancient Oc Eo civilization. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch as we cruise towards Tan Loc Island where a selection of shore excursions awaits, to visit a local “rose apple” distillery and meet its charming and eccentric owner.
Later, after a short motocart ride, tea will be served in a historic century-old house featuring Chinese, French and Vietnamese architectural elements. Return to the ship and cruise towards Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as đờn ca tài tử, followed by a final farewell dinner. Overnight in Can Tho.

DAY 4: Can Tho - Disembarkation

For your last day on board the Victoria Mekong, enjoy breakfast on the terrace of our Claypot restaurant. Chill out and enjoy the view from the pool or from your private balcony before disembarkation. End of our Services.

Note*: transfer from Can Tho to Saigon can be arranged with surcharge.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: N/A

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Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE. WE WILL KEEP YOU UPDATED BEFORE DEPARTURE

Cabin & Rates

Roomtypes

Rates (US$/person)

Deluxe River Deck cabins

Victoria Cruise - SERENITY CRUISE

25m2/main deck
Double/twin bed
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Contact us for price

Deluxe Panorama Deck Cabins

Victoria Cruise dELUXE cABIN

25sqm/upper deck
Double/twin bed
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Victoria & Mekong Suites

Victoria Cruise  Signature cABIN

45m2/upper deck
Double
Private Balcony
max 2 persons

Tour Price/person

The tour price of this itinerary would vary depending on date of departure and number of participants. Please book this tour or contact us @ info@indochinatreks.com for free quote and consultancy by local experts.

Important information

What's included ?

Price Includes

Tour Inclusions

  • All meals included in selected program
  • Free flow of soft beverages and local beers all day
  • Free flow of house wine by the glass during lunch and dinner
  • Complimentary refillable bottle in room
  • Transfers to/from meeting point/ship if included in program
  • Escorted excursions included in program
  • Onboard entertainment
  • Taxes, Fuel, River Pilots, local anchorage fee

Price Excludes

  • Vietnam and Cambodia Visa stamping fee
  • Port tax (65USD)
  • Government taxes & service charge
  • Tour guide gratuities
  • Any visa fees
  • Private transfers and any other transfer not in program
  • Optional excursions
  • Medical services
  • Ancillary services such as Spa treatments
  • Telephone expenses

Children Rates

Children rate applies to children aged between 6 and 12 years. Maximum one child below 12 is allowed to share bedding with one parent at 60% of net rate per person (double occupancy sharing). Children under 6 years old are not advised on board for safety reasons.
Note*:
  • The rate for children applies to one child sharing cabin with two adults.
  • Full rate applies to the first child sharing one cabin with an adult.
  • Passengers under 18 years old are only allowed on board accompanied by a passenger who are over 18 years old. Victoria Mekong Cruises is not responsible for the safety of children on board. Parents are fully responsible for their children and must supervise them at all times.

Terms and Conditions

Payment Terms

  • 20% of booking value is required upon confirmation.
  • Balance payment is due 80 days prior to departure

Cancellation Terms

For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply
  • prior 180 days to embarkation date: 10%
  • 180 – 61 days prior embarkation date: 30%
  • 60 – 31 days prior embarkation date: 65%
  • 30 days before embarkation date / no show : 100%

Amendment

For amendment of bookings, the following terms will apply
  • Change of passenger names within 30 days of departure will be subject to a $30 penalty (or its equivalent in VND) amendment charge per passenger
  • No amendment charge for the upgrading of cabins to a higher category in the same itinerary, difference between original and prevailing rate will be charged
  • No amendment charge for additional passengers within the same cabin, charged at original rates
  • For any split-off and new cabins, the new cabin will be considered as new booking at prevailing rates

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