Classic Mekong - Downstream
FRC-836148/382980 Mekong
8 Nights from
£1,997
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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.
Itinerary
1
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.

2
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.

3
Day 3
Angkor Ban, Cambodia

Sailing down river we stop at the very curious Monkey Temple, Wat Hanchey and Angkor Ban.

4
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.

5
Day 5
Tonle River, Cambodia

Explorations up Tonle River to a silver making village Preak Kdam, Kampong Trolach, and Chong Koh either by ship or by coach depending on water levels. This river is very pretty and there is a vibrant local life to be viewed along the river banks and in lesser craft.

6
Day 6
Tan Chau, Vietnam

Sail for the border and formalities and then continue to Tan Chau for the evening.

Please note border crossing will take place on Day 5 during low water (for visa purposes).

7
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.

8
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.

Sail on board RV Mekong Pandaw
Accommodation

Cabins

Finished in teak and brass, all cabins have a Panoramic French window, leading to personal deck space. Equipped with new bathrooms, a natural stone shower and branded quality fittings, guests are also provided with Kimonos and slippers and Spa-branded amenities.Imported quality linens with duvet and two kinds of pillows, premium mattresses and a convertible bed configuration are all standard onboard and guests will be welcomed in with a flower arrangement and welcome gift.

All cabins have a mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, a Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24h laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe and Central AC with individual control.

 

Additional Information

Ship Features

  • Gift shop
  • Lecture and meeting room
  • Art gallery
  • Library
  • Wi-Fi is available on board 
  • Spa 
  • Fitness centre
Deck Plans

Deck Plans

Dining
  • Breakfast is a buffet with the option for hot and cold meals
  • Lunch is a semi-buffet meal with a selection of hot meal options available from a menu
  • Dinner is a four course a la carte menu using local ingredients 
  • An on board bakery provides freshly baked bread daily
  • Complimentary tea, coffee, beers and soft drinks are served with every meal
  • Welcome drinks upon arrival and a farewell reception
Enrichment

On Excursions, guests can expect:

 

  • Admissions
  • Shoe cleaning after excursions
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Cold towel service after excursions
  • Refreshing drink following excursions
  • Maximum 24 guests per guide on all excursions
  • Full-size motor coach on all excursions (maximum of 24 passengers per coach)
  • Deluxe sampans with cold towel service, fresh fruit, and tea/coffee
  • Comfortable “Pandaw Explorer” excursion boat
  • 1st aid trained assistant guide to follow all tours and excursions
Accommodation Types

Cabins

Finished in teak and brass, all cabins have a Panoramic French window, leading to personal deck space. Equipped with new bathrooms, a natural stone shower and branded quality fittings, guests are also provided with Kimonos and slippers and Spa-branded amenities.

Imported quality linens with duvet and two kinds of pillows, premium mattresses and a convertible bed configuration are all standard onboard and guests will be welcomed in with a flower arrangement and welcome gift.

All cabins have a mirror, Multi-configuration plugs, Generous closet space and under-bed storage, a Hair dryer, Daily nightly turndown service, 24h laundry service, Complimentary evening canapés, Unlimited mineral water, Electric mini safe and Central AC with individual control.

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