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Chau Doc - Saigon by RV The Jahan 3 Days/2 Nights

Price: From US$ 560
Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights

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Day 1: Chau Doc - Sa Dec (L, D)

Welcome to the circus of fish. Embark the ship at 07:30 and we will brace ourselves for a short excursion in Chau Doc, a pleasant town near the Cambodian border with sizeable Chinese, Kinh and Khmer communities. We will also visit the colorful local market near an ancient temple. This is followed by a trip to the quay, where we will be feted to a boat excursion to the floating market and rustic catfish farms. We will certainly enjoy watching schools of basa fish being fed by hand. Then, it is back to the ship for a lunch. In the late afternoon, we will set off for Sa Dec.

 

Day 2: Sa Dec - Cai Be - My Tho (B, L, D)

We arrive in Sa Dec late at night and the following morning, we embark a traditional sampan* to tour Binh Thanh Island and its man-made canals. Here, every villager is involved in the process of growing and processing water hyacinths into natural fibre floor mats and rattan baskets. After lunch onboard, the ship arrives in Cai Be. The tour starts with a visit to Cai Be’s boisterous and colorful floating market where traders gather in a cacophonous congregation. During the languid ride, we discover breathtaking landscapes along the river and quaff the rustic life on the Mekong Delta. The evergreen islands along the Mekong River remains unknown to many people. The cruise will halt intermittenly to allow us to observe how rice paste, rice cookies and coconut candies are made, along with the Long An fruit drying process. After touring the canals, we head to an ancient house surrounded by fruit orchards before heading to the ship for dinner. We then board the Ship for a tranquil evening cruise towards My Tho. A wonderful farewell party awaits us on the cruise.
 
*sampan - a flat bottomed traditional Vietnamese wooden boat.

 

Day 3: My Tho - Saigon (B)

Our cruise on the magnificent cruise liner comes to an end as the ship winds its way to My Tho, approximately 70km south of Saigon on the upper Mekong river in Vietnam. We bid farewell to the cruise as our journey comes to a close. But the memories - and the friendships made on board - linger on for a lot longer. We disembark at around 09:00 and we join the transfer to madding crowd of Saigon.

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person 

Cabin

01 Jan - 31 Mar

01 Jan - 31 Mar

01 Jun - 04 Oct

05 Oct - 19 Oct

20 Oct - 31 Dec

Double

Single

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Double

Single

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Single

Superior

560

840

Deluxe

660

980

Signature

 

740

1110

Suite

770

1160

 
Note:
  • Peak season surcharge - 250 USD for the New Years Eve cruise and Christmas cruise per cabin.
  • Extra bed supplement - 70% off on regular cruise price (price per cabin). Extra beds are available in Deluxe rooms only.
  • Single occupancy - 25% off on regular cruise price.
Inclusions of the trip
  • Entrance fees
  • Transportation
  • Tour guide services (English speaking)
  • Taxes, fuel, pilots, port dues
  • Full board
  • Welcome and farewell dinner, mineral water, coffee and tea during breakfast
  • Transfers in Siem Reap from or to the meeting point
Exclusions of the trip
  • Phnom Penh port taxes per passenger of 65 USD levied by the Cambodian Port Authority Gratuities
  • Visa
  • Fuel surcharges if available
Price: From US$1920
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Duration:  3 Days/2 Nights

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