Destination: Phnompenh - Chau doc - Can tho - Cai be -Saigon
Duration: 4 days 3 nights
Tour code: MCC3
Itinerary in Details:
Day 1: Arrival Phnom Penh (D)
Arrive at Phnompenh, welcome at airport, transfer to hotel in city center, check in, relax. With professional guide and private car, we start to visit Phnom Penh . Situated at the confluence of the Mekong and Tonle Sap Rivers, the Cambodia's capital city look like a big village- town where French colonial influences can still be seen in old buildings restored. We will first go to see Wat Phnom Temple.Then we will visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda . The Palace is a magnificent example of Khmer architecture, it was built in 1866. You will see the Throne Hall and the Napoleon III Pavilion. Silver Pagoda is one of the richest shrines in the world .The floor is made of 5.000 silver tiles. Dinner at local restaurant. Overnight at hotel in Phnompenh.
Day 2 : Phnom Penh – Chau Doc ( B, L )
Breakfast at hotel, we visit of the National Museum, a Khmer red pavilion, which is dedicated to Khmer art and sculpture. The majority are from the Angkor period (9th to 15th century), and some from the 4th century. Lunch at local restaurant before tranfer to the pier to take the Hang chau speed boat to Chau doc. The speed boat leaves at 12:00PM and arrive in Chau doc ( Vietnam ) around 4:30 PM. Pick up at Chau doc pier, transfer to hotel, check in,relax.
Day 3: Chau doc – Can tho ( B, L )
Breakfast at hotel. Take the motorized boat trip to visit the floating fish farm and the floating village, visit the local Cham minority village and her traditional weaving village. Depart for Long Xuyen, visit the bird Sanctuary in Thot Not and the incense stick making village. Check in upon arrival in Can Tho. Free for exploring the city on your own in the afternoon. Overnight at hotel in Can tho.
Day 4: Can tho – Saigon ( B,L )
After breakfast. Visitors first take the boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river. The boat trip later takes you to the Cai Rang floating markets, which are the most original ones and bustling places of the region. Visitors will have the most probably tried the Vietnamese vermicelli soup. So, they will now go and see how it is made. Visitors then roam into the village to get in touch with the local people. Here, they have a chance to experience how to pass a " Monkey bridge " which is built by only one bamboo. Depart for Saigon city . Drop off at your hotel in Saigon. ( hotel not include ). End of tour.
Cost in USD per person based on twin/double sharing , valid until 30 Dec.2010
No of pax
Intercontinental 5 *
Chau pho 3 *
Victoria Chau doc
Victoria Chau doc 4 *
Kim Tho 3*
Golf Can tho 4 *
Victoria Can Tho 4 *
Trip included :
All transportation and transfers by private air – conditioned car
Private english speaking guide during guided time
Accommodation in double/twin room at hotels with daily breakfast
Meals as indicated in the itinerary at local restaurants with local foods (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch; D= Dinner)