Overview

Price from: 840 USD

Cruise along the mighty Mekong River from Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Can Tho, Vietnam, heading ashore on guided visits to cottage industries working with products from the Delta like rice, fruit, and river clay. Gain insight into local culture by exploring a vibrant floating market, museum, heritage home, and more.
Itinerary
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Day 1
Phnom Penh

Apsara dance performance on board the ship

Sundowners on sun deck and gala dinner on board

The charming capital of Phnom Penh was once known as the “Pearl of the Orient” for its French colonial buildings, tree-lined boulevards and scenic riverwalk. Against the backdrop of a traditional musical performance, board the Victoria Mekong cruise ship at Sisowath Quay, Phnom Penh’s downtown riverside promenade. As the sun sets on the Tonle Sap River, linger over a sundowner on the sun deck while taking in a performance of Khmer Apsara dancing by a troupe of disadvantaged children with the opportunity to meet them afterward. As day turns into night, sit down to a gala dinner to officially welcome you aboard your Victoria Mekong Cruise. Tonight, the ship overnights at Sisowath Quay.
Day 2
Phnom Penh – Tan Chau - Vam Nao

Morning shore excursions with the following options:

Visit Cao Dai Temple in Tan Chau by electric bicycle (free and easy)

Cruise from Phnom Penh to Vam Nao, including border crossing. Enjoy on-board entertainment including cocktail competition.

Afternoon shore excursions with the following options:

Visit fish farms and other attractions around Tan Chau

Visit Tra Su Forest (optional)

Movie night

As the ship begins cruising towards the Cambodia-Vietnam border, enjoy breakfast in the restaurant. After, select from the many on-board activities including a ship’s tour, cocktail competition and cultural lecture. After lunch, the ship sails into Vietnamese waters. At the border town of Tan Chau in the Mekong Delta, visit a scenic island and some of the area’s floating fish farms. There is also an option to travel by speedboat to Chau Doc and visit the submerged forest of Tra Su, known for its abundant birdlife and picturesque mangroves. Return on board in time for a traditional Vietnamese lion dance. After dinner, enjoy the evening’s entertainment as the ship continues cruising to Vam Nao where we overnight.
Day 3
Vam Nao – Long Xuyen – Tan Loc Island / Tan Loc – Can Tho

Morning offshore excursions:

Visit of Long Xuyen Floating Market and the Traditions Museum in Long Xuyen

Afternoon offshore excursions to Tan Loc Island with following options:

Visit an Ancient House where tea will be served

Visit a Plum farm distilling plum wine. Tasting session. Walk across a typical small village along the river.

Wake up to another leisurely breakfast as the ship cruises towards the provincial capital of Long Xuyen in the Mekong Delta. Tender ashore to visit the colorful Long Xuyen Floating Market and the An Giang Museum, with fascinating exhibits on Vietnamese, Chinese, Khmer and Cham cultures in the region. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch as we cruise towards Tan Loc Island where a selection of shore excursions awaits, including tea served in a historic century-old house featuring Chinese, French and Vietnamese architectural elements, visiting an orchard for a taste of exotic fruits from the Mekong Delta, and traveling to a local farm where plum wine is made. Return to the ship and cruise towards Can Tho, the beating heart of the Mekong Delta. Enjoy a final farewell dinner accompanied by a traditional Southern Vietnamese folk music performance known as đờn ca tài tử . Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 4
Can Tho (Disembarkation)

Cruise to Floating Market by sampan

After an early snack, board the Mekong Princess and experience Can Tho’s famed floating market, the largest in the Mekong Delta with dozens of boats laden with fruit and vegetables from the region. Return to the ship where breakfast is served while cruising to Can Tho Port and check out.

Included

All meals included in selected program

Free flow of soft beverages and local beers all day

Free flow of house wine by the glass during lunch and dinner

Complementary refillable bottle in room

Transfers to/from meeting point/ship if included in program

Escorted excursions included in program

Onboard entertainment

Taxes, Fuel, River Pilots, local anchorage fees

Excluded

Port tax (65USD)

Government taxes & service charge

Tour guide gratuities

Any visa fees

Private transfers and any other transfer not in program

Optional excursions

Medical services

Ancillary services such as Spa treatments

Telephone expenses

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