Classic Mekong - Downstream
FRC-836148/382980 Mekong
8 Nights from
£2,280
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Pre & Post Cruise Packages Available

We can package your cruise with flights, pre/post hotel stays and transfers. Call for details or enquire now.

*Terms and Conditions apply – see the Campaign Terms for full details.

At A Glance

What's Included

  • Entrance fees,
  • Guide services (English language),
  • Gratuities to crew,
  • Main meals,
  • Local mineral water, jugged coffee, teas & tisanes.
  • Transfers between the meeting point and the ship at the start and end of a voyage.

What's Not Included

  • International flights,
  • Port dues (if levied),
  • Laundry,
  • All visa costs,
  • Fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions),
  • All beverages except local mineral water, jugged coffee, teas & tisanes
  • Tips to tour guides, local guides, busd rivers, boat operators and cyclo drivers.
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Day 1
Siem Reap, Cambodia - Kampong Cham, Cambodia

Morning transfer to your Pandaw moored at Kampong Cham. A packed lunch will be provided on the coach and we will stop at Kampong Thom along the way. Once on board we will set sail upstream to moor overnight at Cchlong.

Your guide or purser will collect your passports at the meeting point so we can arrange the immigration formalities.

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Day 2
Kratie, Cambodia

Sail through the morning to reach Kratie, a charming French colonial river port, and after lunch visit the dolphin grounds travelling further upstream by local bus.

PLEASE NOTE: We may experience low water levels between January and April. If we are unable to reach Kratie to see the river dolphins a revised itinerary will be offered with an exciting variety of excursions.

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Day 3
Koh Okhna Tey, Mekong

Sail past Phnom Penh and up the Tonle River to board our expedition vessel, the Pandaw Explorer, to visit Koh Okhna Tey, or ‘silk island’ to study the entire silk making process from worms to weavers. 

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Day 4
Phnom Penh, Cambodia

Whilst in Phnom Penh you will be provided with their own private cyclo. The Cyclo Centre Phnom Penh which provides the cyclos is a charity that provides basic welfare and medical services to cyclo drivers. You will visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum. In the afternoon, optional excursion (by coach) to the Killing Fields and the Khmer Rouge's grim Tuol Sleng or S21 detention centre.

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Day 5
Tonle River, Cambodia - Tan Chau, Vietnam

Early morning sees you sailing to the Vietnamese border. In the afternoon, explore the canal system around Tan Chau to visit a Taoist temple. Continue on through local villages by Xi Loi stopping off to visit a fish farm and earn merit by releasing fish back into the Mekong.

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Day 6
Con Phuoc Island, Mekong

Explore Con Phuoc Island this morning via tuk-tuk, visiting a 100 year old Catholic Church.

This afternoon, sail downstream to visit Gao Giong and its bird sanctuary. 

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Day 7
Ben Tre, Mekong

Ben Tre is a picturesque town, a short distance from bustling My Tho. The area is rich in birdlife and lush country side.

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Day 8
My Tho, Vietnam - Saigon, Vietnam

Early morning sail from Cai Be for My Tho, where passengers disembark in the early morning for a coach transfer to Saigon. Arrive late morning at around 10.30am.

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