Mekong Explorer 13 days

  • Duration: 13 days
  • Price from: $1,071 USD

The Trip Mekong Explorer you have chance to discover the highlights of Vietnam and have interesting experiences. It is the heroic history of Vietnam nation are printed in the Cu Chi Tunnels or religious culture in Cao Daii holy and scenery in Phu Quoc paradise islands where was called “pearl island of Vietnam”. Phu Quoc is peaceful and quiet with the history, the old roof moss, the beautiful landscapes with island pearl is pure, wid and beauriful beaches. Say goodbye to Phu Quoc island neverland and moving to Mekong delta, you are welcome by friendly atmosphere of this land. Especially, boating to Cai Rang colorful floating market, you will take a cruising among local barges full of fruits, vegetables and the sweet singing of the girls on the Southwest waterfront will be attract and gives you great feeling about the land and the people here.
In addition, the overall impression of Cambodia is the mysterious: the Mystery of Angkor architecture, the old pagodas and especialy is the mystery of the girls’s eyes and their traditional dances…

tan son nhat internatinal airportDay 1 : HCMC Arrival
Arrive in HCMC and check into your hotel.

 

 

 

 

 

Cu Chi tunnelsDay 2:HCMC – Cao Dai – Cu Chi (B,L)

8.30, drive to Cao Dai Temple in Tay Ninh to observe the midday service. Cao Daism is a combination of Buddhism, Taosim, Confucianism and Christinaity. After lunch, we drive to Cu Chi Tunnels – the famous base during US – Vietnam war. Back to hotel. Overnight in Saigon.

 

 

 

 

coconut islet mekong deltaDay 3: HCMC – Bentre – Can Tho (B,L)

Meet your guide at your place, transfer to Ben Tre where we take a boat trip on the Mekong River to Coconut Islet. Enjoy a brief walk on the islet, trying native fruits and viewing local handicraft production. Continue by boat to Tan Thach Commune to visit a family-run enterprise making coconut candy. Take a horse-drawn cart to Quoi Son to visit a bee farm and to enjoy tea & candies. After lunch with sample the local delicacy, Elephant’s Ear Fish. Return by boat to My Tho, where our vehicle is waiting fortransfer to Can Tho for overnight.

 

 

Cai Rang marketDay 4: Can Tho – Phu Quoc (B,L)

Today, you will get up very early to catch amazing scene of Cai Rang Floating Market. During market hours (from 4am to 8am), larger sized boats anchor and create lanes that smaller boats weave in and out of. The waterway becomes a maze of hundreds of boats packed with mango, bananas, papaya, pineapple, and even smuggled goods like cigarettes. Reach the Cai Rang floating market, you will take for nice pictures or contact with local people. After the market, the trip will take you along the river bank and down cannels to see how people live. After that, visit at Can Tho local market, around the garden, do something as famers really do, fishing, rice working, plugging part in activities with the family, talking to local people about traditional lifestyle in Mekong Delta and visitKhmer monastery before transfer to the airport for catching flight to Phu Quoc island.

 

phu quoc ISlandDay 5: Phu Quoc(B)

Free for your own leisure to explore main island.

 

Day 6: Phu Quoc explore coral islands(B)

Free for your own leisure to explore main island.

 

kampot bokorDay 7: Phu Quoc – Ha Tien – Kep (B,D)
Depart Phu Quoc by speedboat to Ha Tien. Transfer to the border at The Prek Chak (Ha Tien) checkpoint is the nearest, most easily accessed border crossing from Kep/Kampot. The road from the border crossing to Kampot, for the most part, in fair condition, taking about 1h15m-2 hours to traverse, though longer in the wet season. Only35 minutes drive from Kampotwe will visit Kep city where kep is a place to relax by the seaside and use as a base to visit nearby Rabbit Island, and explore the national park, nearby caves and rural countryside, many make a day trip of Kep, dropping over for a seafood lunch or dinner. Over night in Kep.

 

 

kep cambodiaDay 8: Kep – Phnom Penh (B,L)
This morning we leave from road the most direct route from Kep to Phnom Penh follows National Route through Kampong Trach district. For the last couple of years stretches of NR3 have been under construction, making alternative routes preferable. But the construction seems to be nearing completion with the vast majority of NR3 now in good condition, though there are comparatively short unfinished sections (a few kms) near Phnom Penh and near Kampot. Check in at the hotel and free time..

 

 

 

National Museum cambodiaDay 9:Phnom Penh(B)

In the morning start tours with visit Royal Palace and Silver Pagoda and National Museum.Lunch in local restaurant. In the afternoon, visit Toul Sleng and Choeng Ek Killing Fields and enjoy sunset at Wat Phnom, symbol of the city.

 

 

 

 

Angkor WatDay 10: Phnom Penh – SiemReap (B)
Fly to Siem reap and spend the afternoon visiting the amazing and awe inspiring temples of Angkor, climbing to the top of one of the imposing remains for a truly memorable sunset.

Day 11 and 12: Siem reap (Angkor temples) (B,L)
Spend the next two days exploring Angkor temples. Each displays individual and unique architecture. Witness the splendor of these magnificent creations around every corner.

 

 

Day 13: Siem reap departure (B)
Morning at leisure and if you are felling energetic rise early to see the monks collecting their alms. Explore this Golden city of monasteries and temples before flying home.
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PACKAGE RATES (per person):  1 Jan – 31 Dec, 2014

Group Size 2 3-4 5-8  S.R.S
Superior 1,467 1,267 1,071
Deluxe 1,638 1,440 1,242
FirstClass 2,059 1,861 1,665
Luxury 2,844 2,645 2,450

‘Singleroom occupancy’ refers to the accommodation element of the programonly, and applies to someone who is travelling with others but requiresan additional room for him/ herself. Single traveller prices areavailable on request.

Included:
• Local English speaking tour guide
• Regional flights (Can Tho – Phu Quoc, PhnomPenh – Siemreap)
• All transportation
• Accommodation based on twin sharing with breakfast included
• Food as mentioned in the itinerary
• All guided sightseeing fees and entrance fees as per itinerary
• Approval document for Vietnam visa on arrival1 month single entry (no deduct if you do the visa yourselves)
• Service charges, taxes

Excluded:
• Meals and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary
• Visa to Cambodia (can be done at airport- fee at current is 20-25$)
• Visa stamping fee at airport in Vietnam (at current 25$)
• Travel insurance
• Personal expenses
• Tips & gratuity

Note:
• Check in is 14.00 and check out is 12.00
• Prepare 2 passport size photos for Stamping visa at airport on arrival
List Of Accommodation Recommended
If you want to stay in different hotels, please contact us and we will send you the revised rates within 24 hours.

City Luxury First Class Deluxe Superior
HCMC Park Hyatt Hotel MajesticHotel Northern Hotel Asian Ruby Hotel
Can Tho VictoriaCan Tho Goft Can Tho Kim Tho Hotel
Phu Quoc La Veranda SaigonPhu Quoc Eden Resort Phu Quoc Charm
Kep VerandaResort
Phnom Penh Raffles Le Royal Intercontinental Sunway Pavilion Hotel
Siemreap Hotel de la Paix AngkorPalace Resort Tara Angkor Pavilion Indochine

If, at the time of booking, any hotels or rooms in the list above are fully booked, we will endeavour to find accommodation of a similar standard elsewhere. If the only available accommodation is of a higher or lower standard, we will revise the price accordingly and consult you immediately.