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Mekong Delta Eyes cruise Saigon to Phnom Penh 3 day tours

  From Saigon to Phnom Penh with Eyes and Dragon Cruise


Phnom Penh to Saigon with Vice Versa
    
Mekong eyes boat tours goes from Can Tho to Phnom Penh via Cai Be (on odd dates, e. g. Sept 1, 3, 5, 7 etc.) or from Cai Be to Phnom Penh via Can Tho (on even dates, e. g. Sept. 2, 4, 6, 8 etc.). If you are staying in Saigon, we will pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to the pier.

Tour is available with the wooden cruise vessels Mekong Eyes (15 cabins) and the exclusive Dragon Eyes (2 cabins).

Day 1: Panorama Cruise

In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon and take you to Can Tho or Cai Be. You board your wooden river cruiser around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.

In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.

Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Day 2: Life on the water and floating markets

Wake up well rested to the sound of the River and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 6.30h the vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.

After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Be or Cai Rang floating market, the region´┐Żs busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.

Disembark the boat at around 11.00 - 11.30h on the pier and enjoy lunch in town. Sit back in the car and watch the water landscape from a land perspective until you reach Chau Doc where we bring you to your hotel. Depending on your budget you can choose the famous colonial-style Victoria hotel or a family managed local 3-star hotel.

Day 3: Towards Cambodia

Ride a taxi to the pier where you embark on the speed boat for an exciting ride to Phnom Penh, your starting point for discovering Cambodia and the famed temples of Angkor.

The trip ends at this place, see you again. Please contact us if you prefer the way back to Saigon or expand your continue trip in Cambodia.

Tour cost

PRICE IN US DOLLARS PER PERSON

CLASS/GROUP SIZE

 

CABIN TYPES

Double/twin room

Single supplement  

Deluxe with Victoria 4 star hotel

390

190

Superior with regular hotel

320

140

  •  25% surcharges applies for Christmas, New Year and Tet Holidays

Tour cost includes

  • Road transfer from Saigon
  • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
  • Guided walk and side trip on sampan as mentioned in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide on the cruise boat and side trips
  • Private transportation (car with driver) from Can Tho / Cai Be to Chau Doc
  • Hotel in Chau Doc
  • Public speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh         
  • Transfer from the hotel in Chau Doc to the jetty for the public speed boat.
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin on your cruise boat and in hotel room

Tour cost Excludes

  • Visa fee for Cambodia (you can get a visa for Cambodia at the border crossing where the speed boat stops for immigration; for this you need to bring 20 USD and a passport photograph)
  • Drinks (except for breakfast and the mineral water in your cabin/hotel room)
  • Dinner in Chau Doc on the second evening
  • Tips