Itinerary in brief:
DAY 01: Arrival Saigon
DAY 02: Saigon city tour (B)
DAY 03: Saigon - Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 04: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 05: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 06: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 07: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 08: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 09: Pandaw cruise (B,L,D)
DAY 10: Pandaw cruise - Siemreap (B)
DAY 11: Angkor Visit (B)
DAY 12: Siemreap - Bangkok – Krabi (B)
DAY 13: Pimalai beach resort (B)
DAY 14: Pimalai beach resort (B)
DAY 15: Departure (B)
Itinerary in details
DAY 01: ARRIVAL SAIGON
Warmly welcome at the airport, transfer to your hotel in town.
Overnight in Saigon.
DAY 02: SAIGON CITY TOUR (B)
Ho Chi Minh City is a center of commerce, finance, culture and
tourism in Vietnam. A full day city tour of dynamic Ho Chi Minh
City, still called Saigon by many locals, includes the Notre
Dame Cathedral, Old Sai Gon Post Office, the Chinatown, the
former Presidential Palace, the oldest pagoda of Giac Lam, the
War Museum, Ben Thanh Market, a lacquer-ware factory, the
interesting History Museum.
DAY 03: HO CHI MINH CITY (SAIGON) - MYTHO (B,L,D)
1030 Registration at Renaissance Hotel Saigon
1100 transfer by coach
1300 embark on RV Mekong Pandaw at My Tho
1500 sight seeing My Tho
1730 cast off and enter main Mekong channel
2300 moor Cai Be for night
DAY 04: CAIBE (B,L,D)
0900 boat trip around Cai Bei to see floating market and walk
ashore to visit old churches and colourful port area with its
French colonial buildings and delightful flower gardens
1100 return to ship for all day cruising through the Mekong
2300 arrive Chau Doc
DAY 05: CHAUDOC (B,L,D)
0900 bus trip around Chau Doc We explore this French style
colonial town with its many old colonial buildings. We travel by
coach to Mount Nui Sam with its Buddhist shrines and have an
excellent view over the surrounding rice plains to the distant
hills. At the foot of the mountain we visit the Indian-style Tay
An Pagoda with its exquisite statues.
1100 cast off for the Border and after (lengthy) formalities
cruise all day and night up the broad main Mekong channel that
forms part of the international shipping route to Phnom Penh.
DAY 06: BORDER - PHNOMPENH - KAMPHONG CHAM
0700 sailing all night we pass Phnom Penh and stop briefly to
change pilots only
1030 moor for morning walk in Chong Koh a typical Khmer village
visiting the village wat, or temple
1500 stop for afternoon walk in Peam Chikang
KAMPHONG CHAM (B,L,D)
0900 bus to the 12th century Angkorian temple of Wat Nokor and
the twin holy mountains of Phnom Pros and Phnom Srei, or Man and
1400 speed boat trip upriver to the hilltop pre-Angkorian temple
of Wat Hanchey.
1700 depart from Kampong Cham downstream to moor at village
DAY 08: Kampong Cham + Phnom Penh (B/L/D)
1000 arrive Phnom Penh city centre port for morning sight seeing
1300 lunch on board
1430 sight seeing
1730 return to ship and moor Phnom Penh overnight
0500 depart from Phnom Penh sailing up the Tonle River
1400 arrive Kampong Chhanan for an after noon exploration on
Day 10: SIEMREAP (B)
0700 disembark on the edge of the Tonle Lake to transfer by
speed boat to Siem Reap – a truly thrilling experience as one
planes across the 145km of flat water with its teeming wild life
1030 arrive Siem Reap port for transfer by bus to hotels.
DAY 11: ANGKOR VISIT(B)
Buffet breakfast at the hotel
Today we will visit Prasat Kravan, Bantaey Srei and Bantaey
Kdei. This afternoon will find us at the Roulous Group of
Temples - Preah Ko, Bakong Lole Temples until sunset. Tonight we
will enjoy diner with traditional Khmer folk performance of
DAY 12: SIEMREAP - BANGKOK -KRABI PIMAILAI RESORT (B)
Transfer to airport for your flight to Bangkok. Upon landing,
connect with your flight to Krabi.
Greet at Krabi Airport and transfer to Pimalai Resort.
DAY 13: PIMALAI RESORT & SPA (B)
Pimalai nestled in a lush tropical forest, is the Andaman
destination to set your sights on. The beach resort combines all
the right ingredients - subtle five star comforts, natural
beauty, far from the crowds, with no noise except the sound of
the waves sliding in and out and slowly breaking onto the sand.
Today you have free leisure time to enjoy the beach and Resort
RESORT & SPA (B)
Free leisure time.
DAY 15: DEPARTURE
Free leisure time before our transfer to airport for your flight
to next destination.
Ends of service.