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Cambodia & Vietnam River Cruises

We are able to offer 3 different Mekong river cruises that allow travellers to cruise between Vietnam and Cambodia or just internally in Cambodia. Our boat river cruises through Cambodia and Vietnam are the perfect way to explore and experience the real way of life in Asia as so many people’s livelihoods depend on the mighty Mekong river.

3 Day Mekong Cruise: Siem Reap to Phnom Penh and visa versa
6 Day Mekong Cruise: Phnom Penh to Saigon and visa versa
8 Day Mekong Cruise: Phnom Penh to Saigon and visa versa
+ We can also include and extension up to the Kampi Dolphin pools near Kratie.

All of these boat cruises can also be done in reverse, such as starting in Phnom Penh and finishing in Siem Reap in accordance to the 3 day Mekong cruise, or from Saigon and finishing in Siem Reap on our 6 and 8 day Mekong boat trips.

Below we have listed the 8 day river cruise from Siem Reap to Saigon as an example.

Please Note: The itinerary listed is for high water and small changes will occur during low water levels. You will be made aware of these changes, when you enquire an stipulate the dates that you are looking to travel.

vietnam and cambodia cruises itinerary Daily Itinerary

  • Day 1

    Siem Reap – Tonle Sap Lake

  • Day 2

    Tonle Sap Lake – Chnok Tru – Kampong Chnnang

  • Day 3

    Kampong Chnnang – Kon Chen – Oudong – Phnom Penh

  • Day 4

    Phnom Penh

  • Day 5

    Phnom Penh – Kaam Samnar – Sa Dec

  • Day 6

    Sa Dec – Vinh Long

  • Day 7

    Vinh Long – My Tho

  • Day 8

    My Tho – Saigon

vietnam and cambodia cruises highlightsHighlights

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    Tonle Sap Lake (Largest Freshwater lake in Asia)

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    Floating Cillage of Chnok Tru

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    Kampong Chnnang fishing village

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    Wat Kampong Tralach Leu Pagoda

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    Koh Chen to witness silver and copper artisans

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    Oudong (Cambodia’s old Capital)

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    Cambodia’s Capital Phnom Penh

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    Sa Dec

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    Floating market and tributaries of My Tho

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    Ho Chi Minh City

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  • Single Cabin:

    USD $599 per person

  • Twin/Double Cabin:

    USD $499 per person

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Cambodia & Vietnam River Cruise itineraryDetailed Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Siem Reap to Tonle Sap Lake

This morning you will be transferred by speedboat or private minibus to Siem Reap Phnom Krom pier to board the cruise. You will then sail to and cross Tonle Sap Lake towards the Chnok Tru floating village. An evening welcome drink and crew introduction will be had whilst the anchor is dropped before dinner.
Overnight on Board (Meals: _/L/D)

Day 2: Tonle Sap Lake to Chnok Tru to Kampong Chnnang

Today you will sail to Chnok Tru floating village to visit a floating school, church, pagoda, service stations, floating stores and a floating police station. From here you will head to Kampong Chnnang village known for its fine clay pottery. After lunch on board, a relaxing afternoon will be had, as you admire the views whilst crossing Tonle Sap Lake to Kampong Chnnang.
Overnight on Board (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 3: Kampong Tralach to Kon Chen to Oudong to Phnom Penh

This morning, after breakfast, the boat will cruise towards Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda to visit the beautiful Kampong Tralach Vihara. Next will be a stopover at Koh Chen (Chinese Island) whose inhabitants specialise in silver and copper smithing. As you continue on your journey you will see Oudong and its royal stupas from the distance before having dinner on board as you continue to cruise to Phnom Penh.
Overnight on Board (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 4: Phnom Penh

On arrival in the capital in the morning you disembark and venture in to the city for an exploratory city tour. You will visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Russian Market. The rest of the day is fo you to enjoy as you wish. We are able to arrange and excursion to the Killing Fields and S21, so that you can understand and reflect  on Cambodia’s horrific past. Later you will return to the boat for a fantastic dinner accompanied with a delightful, traditional dance show.
Overnight on Board (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 5: Phnom Penh to Kaam Samnar Vietnam Border and on to Sa Dec

Today you will leave at the break of dawn for Kaam Samnar (Vietnamese border). After breakfast the anchor is dropped at the check-point. You can then relax on board as the cruise team deal with all your passport formalities. Then while you enjoy lunch on board, the boat will leave for Sa Dec, where dinner will be served and you will moor up for the night.
Overnight on Board (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 6: Sa Dec to Vinh Long

After enjoying a relaxing morning in Sa Dec, lunch will be served as you cruise to Vinh Long and onwards to the Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet fruit tree nursery. Following this a journey to Cai Be is taken for a short panoramic cruise. You then head to My Tho where the boat will moor for the night.
Overnight on Board (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 7: Vinh Long to My Tho

After breakfast, a local boat will take you on a short boat transfer to the mainland. From there you will enjoy a morning panoramic tour of My Tho. On returning to your Mekong cruise boat you then continue towards Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon), where you will moor for the night and then enjoying an extravagant farewell dinner on board to celebrate a wonderful Mekong river adventure.
Overnight on Board (Meals: B/L/D)

Day 8: My Tho to Saigon

Today your journey on the cruise comes to an end. After a leisurely breakfast on board you will arrive at Saigon Port where you will depart for Saigon, also known as the Paris of the East. Once here we can arrange an extended sightseeing trip of Vietnam for you. So please let us know if this is something that you are interested in.
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    Airport pick up and drop off

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    Overnights as mentioned

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    Excursions as mentioned

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    Transportation in private A/C vehicle

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    English speaking guide

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    Meals as mentioned (Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner – excludes drinks)

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    All taxes

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    All flights unless included in itinerary & Visa fees

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    International airport tax (Included in Airline Ticket)

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    Meals, unless mentioned differently

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    Beverages and personal expenses

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    Other excursions and entrance fees

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    Travel insurance (cover against all cancellation costs, medical expenses, including repatriation and evacuation in the event of accident of illness)

Please note: You must have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining on it as well as bringing with you 4 passport size photos with you for your visa, as well as having a couple spare.

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