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Vietnam & Cambodia<br>Luxury River Cruise <br>11 nights

Vietnam & Cambodia
Luxury River Cruise
11 nights

Ship: Cruiseco Adventurer
Cruise Line: Cruiseco
Departures: 
Duration: 11 Nights
Ports: Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Sa Dec, My Tho, Saigon, Kampong Chhnang, Kampong Tralach, Tan Chau
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Authentic Asia
Vietnam & Cambodia
An 
adventure on the Mekong onboard luxury river cruiser - Cruiseco Adventurer.

Surely no where boasts a more captivating array of culture, rituals and ruins than Vietnam and Cambodia.

 More information and applicable departure dates below.

 

Your Cruiseco Adventurer 11 night tour includes:

  • Return airfare from Australia*
  • 7 night luxury cruise with soft drinks, local beer, spirits, and on board gratuities
  • Deluxe accommodation: 2 nights at Raffles Hotel d'Angkor, Siem Reap and 2 nights at Caravelle Hotel, Saigon
  • Breakfast daily, lunch and dinner as specified in the itinerary
  • Extensive sightseeing with expect local guides, all transfers and taxes.

If you would like an e-brochure please click here.

 

Itinerary

Itinerary - Saigon to Siem Reap

NOTE: Cruise is also offered in reverse: Siem Reap to Saigon. 

VIEW FULL ITINERARY SAIGON TO SIEM REAP (UPSTREAM) 

VIEW FULL ITINERARY SIEM REAP TO SAIGON (DOWNSTREAM)

DAY 1 Australia — Singapore — Saigon 

Fly with Singapore Airlines to Saigon via Singapore, on arrival transfer to the Caravelle Hotel, Saigon. 

DAY 2  Saigon (B,L) 

Today includes a sightseeing tour of Saigon’s highlights; you will also enjoy lunch at a local restaurant before an afternoon & evening at leisure.

DAY 3  Saigon — My Tho — Cai Be (B,L,D)

 Embark the luxurious Cruiseco Adventurer and set sail for Cai Be.  This evening after dinner & drinks you will enjoy local folk performances about life on the Mekong Delta.

DAY 4 Cai Be — Sa Dec (B,L,D) 

This morning take a local boat to Cai Be to visit the floating markets and local attractions.  After lunch onboard Cruiseco Adventurer your afternoon highlight will include a visit to the village of Sa Dec (home of Marguerite Duras’ famous autobiography The Lover) 

DAY 5 Tan Chau, Border Crossing (B,L,D) 

Today’s highlight is Tan Chau. Enjoy sightseeing by water aboard local boats, navigating narrow channels & then tour the town by rickshaw. Enjoy cocktails & dinner back onboard this evening with your fellow travellers.

DAY 6 Phnom Penh (B,L,D) (Ship docks overnight)

Visit the Capital of Cambodia Phnom Penh where you will visit all of the main attractions. This afternoon the option is available to learn more of Cambodia’s past with a visit the Khmer Rouge’s Toul Sleng (S21 Detention Centre) and the Killing Fields.  This evening enjoy Khmer folk dancing and songs.

DAY 7 Phnom Penh, Chong Koh Village (B,L,D) 

A free morning in Phnom Pehn to wander the markets or for more sightseeing before midday when the ship sails for Chong Koh, here you will visit traditional handicraft workshops and learn about their skills.

DAY 8 Oudong - Kampong Tralach (B,L,D) 

In Oudong you will visit a Buddhist monastery and meditation centre. Before travelling to Kapong Tralach Pleu where you will take an ox-cart ride to the Tonle River, travelling through the countryside, past rice fields and amused locals.

Note: The Tonle Sap Lake’s water level varies; an alternative itinerary may be followed if it’s too low.

DAY 9 High water: Kampong Chhnang, Tonle Lake (B,L,D)

 Kampong Chhnang is a rural port town with busy markets.
Mooring mid-stream, take a boat excursion into the lake side wetlands. This evening enjoying farewell cocktails with the crew.

Ship moors near Siem Reap

DAY 10 High water: Disembarkation Siem Reap (B) 

Disembark in Siem Reap and transfer by coach to Raffles Grand Hotel. This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest temple. Enjoy the sunset over Angkor Wat before heading back to your hotel.

DAY 9 Low water: Kampong Chhang (B,L,D) 

Kampong Chhnang is a rural port town with busy markets. Mooring mid-stream, take a boat excusion into the lakeside wetlands. This evening enjoying farewell cocktails with the crew.

Ship moors in Prek Kdam. 

DAY 10 Low water: Disembarkation Prek Kdam — Siem Reap (B) 

Disembark in Prek Kdam and transfer by coach to Raffles Grand Hotel (approx. 6 hrs). This afternoon, enjoy a tour of Angkor Wat, the world’s largest temple. Enjoy the sunset over Angkor Wat before heading back to your hotel.

DAY 11 Siem Reap (B, L) 

After breakfast, visit the magnificent Angkor Thom, the Khmer’s last capital, Terrace of the Leper King, and the Bayon Temple. Enjoy lunch at Café D’Angkor Restaurant before visiting Thommanon, Chau Say, Tevoda, Ta Keo and Ta Prohm.

DAY 12 Siem Reap — Singapore — Australia (B) 

After breakfast, transfer to Siem Reap Airport for your flight home to Australia. 

More information is available in our brochure CLICK HERE!

EXTENSIONS IN CAMBODIA/ VIETNAM/ LAOS
If you wish to extend your stay in either Vietnam or Cambodia pre or post cruise, there are a number of exciting extension options available.


* Ports of call may vary based on itinerary and departure dates selected

11 NIGHT FLY, CRUISE & STAY 

Limited number of discounted cabin available on every sailing until sold out.

Date

Fly, Cruise & Stay            

MAIN DECK

JUST RELEASED!        CRUISE & STAY           MAIN DECK

26-Nov-17

$3,890pp

$3,040pp

28-Jan-18

$4,099pp

$3,249pp

11-Feb-18

$4,099pp

$3,249pp

25-Feb-18

$4,599pp

$3,749pp

 

UPGRADE TO UPPER DECK FOR ONLY $200PP

*Prices valid for new bookings only. Prices are per person in AUD, based on twin share accommodation. Single occupancy prices are available at a supplement as stated.Prices include return Economy class international airfare from Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide or Perth including air taxes. Ask at time of booking. Prices include 7 night cruise aboard Cruiseco Adventurer with port charges and on board gratuities, accommodation and flights as stated in the itinerary. All offers are capacity controlled and can be withdrawn at any time without notice. Flights and land arrangements for departures within 60 days to departure are subject to availability. Ask your travel agent for more information. Travel insurance is mandatory and is at an additional cost. Does not include any additional accommodation or transfers made necessary due to flight schedules however this is available at additional cost. Prices are subject to change due to fluctuations in charges, taxes and currency. Subject to availability at time of booking. Cancellation fees and conditions apply. For full terms and conditions see the Cruiseco Authentic Asia Vietnam Cambodia 2015-2017 & Cruiseco Authentic Asia Vietnam Cambodia 2017-2018 brochure. 

 

 

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* All prices quoted are PER PERSON in Australian Dollars and include taxes, fees and port expenses (if applicable).
* All prices quoted are for the cruise departing on . Prices for alternative departure dates may vary.

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Ports

Siem Reap

Siem Reap has colonial and Chinese-style architecture in the Old French Quarter, and around the Old Market. In town, there are Apsara dance performances, craft shops, silk farms, rice-paddy countryside, fishing villages and a bird sanctuary near the Tonle Sap Lake.

Country: Cambodia
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Places of Interest: Angkor Wat, Cambodia Landmine Museum, Angkor National Museum

Phnom Penh

Phnom Penh is a crossroads of Asia’s past and present, a city of extremes of poverty and excess, of charm and chaos, but one that never fails to captivate.

  • Country: Cambodia
  • Currency: Reil (KHR)
  • Places of Interest:  The Royal Palace, The Silver Pagoda,  National Museum, Khmer Rouge’s Toul Seng

Sa Dec

Sa Dec is a city in the Mekong Delta of southern Vietnam. It is a river port and agricultural and industrial trading center. During the Vietnam War in 1966 and 1967, it was the site of an American PBR (Patrol Boat, River) base.

  • Country:  Vietnam
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Places of Interest:  the home of Marguerite Duras’ lover Huynh Thy Le, the Fuijian Temple, markets, colonial architecture.

My Tho

My Tho, the quiet capital city of Tien Giang province, is the traditional gateway to the delta, owing to its proximity to HCMC. Visitors on a whirlwind Vietnam tour often take a day trip here to catch a glimpse of the famous river. In order to visit floating markets, however, you’ll need to continue on to Can Tho. The town itself is an important market town, and its quaint but busy waterfront is easily explored on foot.

Country: Vietnam
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Currency: Dong (VND)

Places of Interest: Boat trip on the Mekong River, My Tho Market.

Saigon

The official name for Vietnam's largest city is Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC). However, Saigon is still  popular and used in this region, especially by southern Vietnamese adn expat.  With a myriad of different things to see and do in this dynamic developing city, visitors can spend a whole month exploring Saigon and nearby area, enjoying its people, culture, custom and food.

Country: Vietnam
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Currency: Dong (VND)

Places of Interest: Reunification Palace (Dinh Thống Nhất), Notre-Dame Cathedral (Nhà thờ Đức Bà).

Kampong Chhnang

Kampong Chhnang is a rural port town with busy markets. It is one of the most beautiful of the Cambodian provinces.

  • Country: Cambodia
  • Currency: Reil (KHR)
  • Places of Interest: markets, floating villages, lakeside wetlands. 

Kampong Tralach

Kampong Tralach is the site of the former capital of Cambodia at Lovek. The province has a rich history. The primary mode of transport here is an ox-cart ride, a ride through the countryside will show you rice paddies, amused locals and stunning pagodas.

  • Country: Cambodia
  • Currency: Reil (KHR)
  • Places of Interest:  Vihara - Buddhist monastery, Kampong Tralach village, rice paddies 

Tan Chau

Tan Chau is a Mekong Delta region of Vietnam. It is famous for Tân Châu silk and visitors will love navigating the narrow river channels that lead in to the town.

  • Country:  Vietnam
  • Currency: Dong (VND)
  • Places of Interest:  Tan Chau Silk factories, Ratten mats and slipper factories, Evergreen Island 

 

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Cruiseco

Cruiseco

Cruiseco, a consortium of over 200 cruise-specialist travel agents, has over 15 years of professional knowledge, experience and commitment to the cruising industry worldwide. On the back of this continued success, Cruiseco has launched two custom built riverboats to service the increasing number of cruisers keen to discover "Authentic Asia".

 

Cruiseco Adventurer, launched in 2012, was built in the style of a colonial riverboat but with modern luxurious touches. Hand finished by traditional craftsmen and able to travel where other craft can’t. The Cruiseco Adventurer carries no more than 60 passengers amid a relaxed ambience,  premium accommodation, local entertainment, enticing cuisine featuring delicious local produce, attentively served by a delightful local crew who are dedicated to providing first class service. 

Cruiseco Adventurer cruises the Mekong River, departing almost weekly to showcase the captivating array of culture, rituals and ruins. These unique Mekong cruise adventures will take you into the heart of Indochina to discover the ‘true’ Mekong and a special insight into this intriguing part of Asia.

 

The newest ship, Cruiseco Explorer (launched October 2014), is custom built for Burmese waters and offers the ultimate luxury. The itineraries afford guests the ideal balance of spell-binding sightseeing and rejuvenating relaxation. Cruiseco Explorer navigates the Irrawaddy, Upper Irrawaddy and Chindwin waters of Burma on an unforgettable 14 night cruise. The riverboat is restricted to just 56 guests and exudes a relaxed sophistication with a sundeck, bar, restaurant and lounge

 

all available onboard for guests. A small spa is available for facials, massage and treatments.  Entertainment, however, is not limited to the ship's facilities, with evenings on board including skilful demonstrations by local performers and movie nights. 

 

Ship info

Cruiseco Adventurer

 

Ship Amenities:

  • Hotel style passenger ship with 3 decks: Main, Upper, Sundeck
  • Main deck with guest cabins in front; Crew area in the back
  • Upper deck with guest cabin and bridge house in front; Reception, restaurant, galley bridge house
  • Sundeck with lounge, library, bar, health club, gym, spa and whirl pool, 360 degrees view.

 

Cabins:

  • 30 cabins (100% twin balcony)
  • 12 Main Deck Staterooms
  • 14 Upper Deck Staterooms
  • 02 Suite (upper deck)
  • 02 Deluxe Suite (main deck)

 

Cabin Amenities:

  • All stateroom 21.50 sq m, timber floor
  • A/C individual operated
  • Twin bed can be converted to double bed
  • Reading lights
  • Writing desk, chairs and coffee table
  • Flat TV with DVD Player
  • Wardrobe, Safe  
  • Twin Balcony with chair and round table
  • Bathroom timber floor with standing shower cabin
  • Toiletry Japanese brand INAX made in Vietnam
  • Hair Dryer, Bath Rob

 

 

Ship Details:
 
Length    68 m
Breadth max    13.04 m
Breadth mould   12.64 m
Depth   1.6 m 
Draft   1 m 
Main Endines   02 x 650HP
Marine Gensets   02 x 180Kw 
Max Speed   11 Knots
Passengers   60 persons 
Crew   28 persons
Classifications    VIRES I
Flag   Vietnamese
Home Port   Saigon

 

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