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Mekong Prestige 7-night Legendary Mekong Cruise Up Stream

Mekong Prestige 7-night Legendary Mekong Cruise Up Stream

Embark on a luxury voyage aboard the RV Mekong Prestige for Vietnam and Cambodia’s most memorable cultural experiences. Cruise along the lower mighty Mekong River through the heart of the Indochinese peninsula and explore fascinating water-borne worlds, from sleepy villages to colourful floating markets, the stunning landscapes of the delta to the beautiful sunset on the Mekong River.

Duration
07 nights
Price from
$1900
when
Year-round
destination
Vietnam, Cambodia
type
Join-in

itinerary

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  • Day 1 Saigon - My Tho - Mekong Prestige Embarkation

    Meet at the Sofitel Plaza hotel in Saigon at 9 am for the transfer arrangement to My Tho, located 70 kilometers away. The transfer includes a stop at the Cholon Market and visit to a lacquer factory. Arrival in My Tho and welcome on board the RV MEKONG PRESTIGE II. Lunch on board. Departure in the afternoon. Welcome Dinner on board & traditional Music Show.

    Meal: Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 2 Cai Be - Sa Dec

    Arrival at Cai Be in the morning. After breakfast we take a morning junk trip around Cai Be to visit a floating market and go ashore to see the French Gothic Cathedral. Take a stroll along the river bank and visit a local manufacturer producing rice paper, and coconut sweets. Return to the ship for lunch. Cruise past Vinh Long Province to arrive at Sa Dec for an afternoon walk. We see the house of Marguerite’s Chinese Lover. The house is a small museum of « The Lover » in Sadec. Visit to a Caodaist Temple and stroll through the colourful local market.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 3 Tan Chau - Border Crossing

    Arrival at Tan Chau in the morning, a remote town on the main Mekong River. After breakfast, transfer on small boats to visit the village. A rickshaw ride round this fascinating town takes you back to the pier for lunch. Depart for the Cambodian border. Evening cruise up the broad Mekong River to Phnom Penh.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 4 Phnom Penh

    Arrival in Phnom Penh in the morning. The capital city of Cambodia still retains its old French colonial architecture in riverside streets. Visit the Royal Palace and the Silver Pagoda. The National Museum is another highlight, with outstanding displays of Khmer crafts. Lunch on board. Afternoon excursion to the former High School « S21 », now the Tuol Sleng Museum, converted to a detention center under the Red Khmer’s rule between 1975 and 1979.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 5 Phnom Penh - Silk Island

    Early morning sailing from Phnom Penh to Chong Koh or Oknathey (both located in Silk Island). Visit this silk weaving village for a morning walk at leisure and a visit to the local workshop. The excursion includes a visit to a Pagoda and a meeting in a primary school. We cruise past the Mekong’s timeless villages and River life with extensive fishing activities. Return to Phnom Penh and visit to Wat Phnom Hill after which the city was named. Time at leisure in the city.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 6 Angkor Ban

    Morning navigation on the Upper Mekong. Arrival at Angkor Ban in the morning. Overlooking the River Mekong, Angkor Ban offers a peaceful and majestic image of the river bathed in morning light in this still pristine area. Angkor Ban is one of the very few villages that has not been burned or destroyed during the Khmer Rouge period. It is a dive in intimate Cambodia, to the rhythm of its inhabitants. Visit of the village on stilts, discovery of traditional houses some of which are more than a century old. Back on board for further navigation to the north.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 7 Wat Hanchey - Kampong Cham

    Stop at Wat Hanchey in the morning and after breakfast, visit the pre-Angkorian temple located on top of a hill overlooking the Mekong. Dating back to the 8th century, its ancient brick structures characterize the architecture of the Chenla Empire, which preceded the glory of Angkor. Back on board for lunch.

    Continued navigation and arrival at Kampong Cham during lunch. In the afternoon, departure by bus to discover the temple of Wat Nokor. This twelfth century Buddhist temple built on the ruins of an ancient temple, is unique in Cambodia.

    Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

  • Day 8 Kampong Cham Disembarkation - Transfer to Siem Reap

    Early morning, disembarkation and transfer (5h) to Siem Reap. Stop at the Kampong Kdei Bridge dating from the Angkorian period, built during the reign of Jayavarman VII and arrived in Siem Reap at lunch time.

    Meal: Breakfast

CRUISE PRICES & DETAILS

Please find below our cruise rates (rack, before any promotional discount), departures and additional information. You may also like to check actual availability by sending us directly a request at info@amasiatravel.com

Prices

2022 & 2023

  • Departure 2022: on Oct 06, Oct 13, Oct 20, Oct 27, Dec 15, Dec 22, Dec 29, 2022
  • Departure 2023: Jan 05, Mar 30, Apr 06, Apr 13; 2023

Stateroom Cabin – Main Deck

$1900

Stateroom Cabin – Upper Deck

$2060

Junior Suite – Main Deck

$2500

Terrace Suite – Upper Deck

$2800

  • Departure 2022: on Nov 03, Nov 10, Nov 17, Nov 24, Dec 01, Dec 08, Dec 15, 2022
  • Departure 2023: Jan 12, Jan 19, Jan 26, Feb 02, Feb 09, Feb 16, Feb 23, Mar 02, Mar 09, Mar 16, Mar 23, 2023

Stateroom Cabin – Main Deck

$2300

Stateroom Cabin – Upper Deck

$2490

Junior Suite – Main Deck

$2930

Terrace Suite – Upper Deck

$3280

  • Prices are quoted in USD per person based on double-sharing occupancy.
  • Prices apply for individual traveller booking only.
  • Prices are subject to change with or without prior notice. Amasia Travel reserve the right to change the quoted rates.

What's Included

  • Upstream transfers from the Sofitel Plaza hotel in Saigon to the ship in My Tho on day 1 and from the ship to Siem Reap Sokha Angkor Resort hotel on day 8
  • Downstream transfers from Siem Reap Sokha Angkor Resort Hotel on day 1 to the ship and from My Tho to Sofitel Plaza Hotel in Saigon on day 8.
  • Full board in the selected category of the R/V Mekong Prestige II
  • All meals from Lunch on Day 1 until Breakfast on Day 8
  • Drinks on board: Mineral Water, non-alcoholic beverages, local beers and local wine during meals
  • On board tips/gratuities
  • All excursions and entrance fees with English speaking guide as per included excursions in the itinerary
  • The services of an English-speaking Cruise Director
  • Port taxes

What's Not Included

  • Overseas flights
  • Beverages other than those mentioned above
  • Tipping/gratuities for land services
  • Visa arrangements
  • Insurance

Departures

Below are departures of the 7-night Legendary Mekong Cruise from Saigon to Siem Reap and vice versa in 2022, 2023, 2024

2022

Saigon – Siem Reap: Oct 06, Oct 20, Nov 03, Nov 17, Dec 01, Dec 15, Dec 29
Siem Reap – Saigon: Oct 13, Oct 27, Nov 10, Nov 24, Dec 08, Dec 22

2023

Saigon – Siem Reap: Jan 12, Jan 26, Feb 09, Feb 23, Mar 09, Mar 23, Apr 06
Siem Reap – Saigon: Jan 05, Jan 19, Feb 02, Feb 16, Mar 02, Mar 16, Mar 30, Apr 13

Boat Information

RV Mekong Prestige II sets sail on the lower Mekong River in 2014 between Vietnam and Cambodia. The ship features 32 spacious standard staterooms and suites with private balconies offering amazing views of the mighty Mekong River. All cabins are air-conditioned and equipped with twin beds that can be pushed together, a seating area with two armchairs, a wardrobe, a desk, a safe and an en-suite bathroom with a set of luxurious toiletries.

RV Mekong Prestige Factsheet

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