Destination: Ho chi minh - MY tho - Ben tre - Can tho - Chau doc -Phnompenh
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Tour code: MT13
Speed boat Vietnam - Cambodia or vice versa
Itinerary in Details
Day 1: Ho chi minh – My tho – Ben Tre – Can tho ( L )
8:00 AM You will be picked up at your hotel, transfer to My Tho, 84km from Ho chi minh city. This trip provides a look at a wide variety of the life and scenery on Vietnam River from the peaceful Mekong Delta region. The huge ships, which come from many different countries moving slowly, quietly along the river is what you will see at the Saigon River. Do not miss this sight! On the way you will see daily activities of local people along the river sellers and buyers bargaining, exchanging fish, the products that they got from their working on the sea. From My Tho, you will ride on a local motor boat around Dragon Island, Unicorn Island, Phoenix Island, Turtle Island and stop at the famous Unicorn Island. While at the Unicorn Island, you will take a short trek and go for a rowing boat trip. You will also enjoy lunch, tropical fruit and free time bike ride in the rural village.
From there, you will continue your motor boat trip to Ben Tre province to visit a handmade coconut candy workshop. Then transfer to a small motor boat and travel along the lush, green canals that are so beautiful for photography. We continue drive to Can Tho. Overnight at the hotel in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can tho – Chau doc ( B, L)
Cruising along the small and picturesque tributaries by machine boat, we will see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats). Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily life in Mekong River and you will roam through the , village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop. We now travel by land to Chau Doc, on the way we will pass Crocodile Farm. On arrival at Chau Doc, visit the Sam mountain to enjoy the a breath-taking view and enjoy the sunset on the top of Sam Mountain. Over night at hotel in Chau Doc..
Day 3: Chau doc – Phnompenh by speed boat ( B, L )
This morning we will have a boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh departing around 7:30 AM.
The boat takes us along the Mekong River. It continues on to the Vietnamese (Vinh Xuong) - Cambodian (Kaom Samnar) border and then to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. The journey takes approximately 4,5 hours.
Arrival Phompenh, you are picked up and transferred to hotel in Phnompenh, the capital of Kingdom of Cambodia, check in, relax.
This afternoon we visit Phnompenh, a city with an interesting pulse and it gives you a very true taste of Asia. We will visit the Wat Phnom, National museum, silver Pagoda and Royal Palace. Overnight at hotel in Phnompenh
Day 4 : Phnom Penh departure (B)
Today you are free until transfer to transfer to airport for your departure flight. End of tour. Thank you for travelling with Asia View Travel.
Cost in USD per person based on twin/ double sharing, valid until 30 Oct. 2012
Kim tho 3 *
Nam bo Boutique 4*
Victoria Can Tho 4*
Halong Chau doc 3*
Victoria Chau Doc 4*
Victoria Chau Doc 4 *
Cardamom 3 *
Sunway 4 *
Sofitel 5 * *
Tours & transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles
All accommodation with daily breakfast at selected hotels
Private English speaking guide
Meals as indicated in the itinerary at local restaurant with local foods (B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D = Dinner)
Boat cruise as stated
Entrance fees and permits for all sights visited
Speed boat ticket Chau doc - Phnompenh
Mineral Water and towel
Government taxes & Service charges
Vietnam visa arrangement (upon request visa on arrival at 15 USD, not including stamping fee at 25 USD)
Cambodia Visa ( available at the border at 25 USD/visa )
Meals not indicated in the itinerary
Personal travel insurance (Compulsory).
Personal expenses such as Telephone and Laundry bills, wine and beer during meals…