Phnompenh - Saigon cruise on Le cochinchine 3 days-
Destination: Phnompenh - Chau doc - Can tho - Cai be -Saigon
Duration: 3 days 2 nights
Tour code: MCC5
TECHNIQUE of LE COCHINCHINE III :
LE COCHINCHINE III is entirely made of wood in a hull built of Oak (go sao), Long of 33 m and wide of 7m00 , the Vietnamese essence traditionnally used for quality ships and now a rare deed and is powered by an isuzu (450 HP) engines and 1 generator ISUZU 55KVA (220V-50HZ) .
It accommodates 28 passengers in 12 cabins including
8 Twin cabins
2 Double cabins
2 Family cabins ( each with 1 double bed & 2 single bed )
All cabins are equiped with air- condition, private bathroom with hot water
1 living room
A wide upper deck for contemplate sunset with an aperitif
The ship has been launched in june 2008 and construction is scheduled to be finished by september 08.
LE COCHINCHINE III is equipped with heat exchangers for hot water piloted by an automat that ensures constant shower water pressure and temperature. She brings along city water in sufficient.
Itinerary in Details:
Day 1 : Phnom Penh – Chau Doc
Our car and guide will pick up you at your Hotel in Phnompenh at 11:30 AM , transfer 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 5:00 PM. Pick up at Chau doc pier, transfer to hotel, check in, relax. Overnight at hotel in Chau doc.
Day 2 : Chau Doc – Can Tho - Trang On on Lecochinchine boat ( B,L,D )
Breakfast at hotel then departure for Can Tho,.
12 00 AM, Boarding and check-in with welcome drink. Lunch on board. The cruise continues to Mang Thit via Tra On.
Disembark for a walk or bike ride on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's activities in Lach village. Mekong Delta’s countryside is a network of small tracks linking small villages and remote farms and houses together, which go through lush vegetation and cross small bridges. Nearly everywhere is an opportunity to stop for an enthusiastic welcome by local people and kids, a picture of the nature at its wildest or a delightful tasting of fruits or local products.
Back on board for the cruise goes further to Cai Be. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, picturesque boats ballet and ferry crossings over Mekong River branches, wild life on the banks, and the magnificent sunset on the river.
Dinner and overnight on board
Day 3: Cai Be – Saigon (B)
After breakfast on board with splendid sunrise on the Mekong, explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the early morning. Then visit a handicraft village, discover typical houses and sample various tropical fruits, and walk through villages and fruit orchards.
10h30 disembark in Cai Be .
Pick up and transfer to Saigon. Arrival in Saigon around 4 pm. Droff at your hotel ( hotel not include ). End of our service.
Cost in USD per person based on twin/double sharing , valid from 1 Jan. 2012 – to 30 Oct. 2012
No of pax
Chau Pho 3 *
Victoria Chau doc 4 *
2 days 1 night cruise on Le Cochinchine boat as stated above ( private cabin – sharing boat )
1 night at hotel, 1 night on boat
English speaking guide during guided time
Transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
Speed boat ticket Phnompenh – Chau doc
Meals as indicated in the itinerary with local foods (B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D = Dinner)
Mineral water & Cold Towel
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Government taxes and Service Charge
Pre/post trip arrangement
Visa in Vietnam
Visa in Cambodia
Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year
Other personal expenses such as Telephone, Laundry bill, soft drink during meals