SAIGON / MEKONG DELTA / PHNOM PENH
The Mekong Delta is located between Vietnam and Cambodia. With our tours you can travel from Saigon to Phnom Penh or Angkor Wat (or from Cambodia to Vietnam), covering the route by cruise boat and overland to explore the fantastic scenery of the Mekong Delta. We offer different tours of different lengths — all of them contain an overnight trip with one of our beautiful river cruiser. In Chau Doc you board a speed boat to Phnom Penh.
Mekong Delta Cruise sailing through the lush waterways and narrow canals in depth exploration to visit My Tho, Cai Be, Vinh Long, Sa Dec, Chau Doc and finally crossing the waterways to Cambodia’s bustling capital, Phnom Penh
Pick up from Ho Chi Minh city to drive to My Tho, upon arrival, board the L’Amant cruise and get your cabin checked in. After enjoy lunch on board, after, embark on a river-boat to explore the hidden treasures of the Xep canal and islands with tropical fruit gardens. An exciting ride on a carriage drawn by small horses awaits you for a stroll through the fascinating farming villages. Enjoy the tasty fruits and tea with natural honey.
Then continue your journey on a sampan boat through small canals. Welcome dinner and overnight on board the cruise on Mekong Delta
After breakfast, enjoy a ride in a local sampan boat to explore the Cai Be’s floating market that is captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta. Visit an ancient colonial house and a rice popcorn factory. Return to the cruise for lunch, afterward, we take a small boat for a journey towards An Binh islands, continue the tour by bicycle to visit Tien Chau ancient pagoda, some tropical fruit orchard gardens and witness the everyday life of the Mekong Delta. Anchor near Sa Dec for dinner and an overnight on board
Enjoy your day for a tour to Sa Dec, a town famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, stop at the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the “house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’novel, return on board for lunch, after, sail to Chau Doc. During the afternoon you can enjoy a cooking demonstration and Mekong fruit tasting or just relax on the sun deck. Dinner and overnight on board.
Enjoy the morning to take a small boat exploring the fascinating floating market in Chau Doc, head to a floating fishing farm where thousands of fishes are breed to export and visit a mosque in a Cham village. In the afternoon, visit Sam Mountain, a popular pilgrimage site where you will find a large number of Chinese, Cham and Khmer temples. Farewell dinner and overnight on board the cruise
After breakfast, disembark and depart to the Cambodian border by speed boat, go through the customs formalities and continue your cruise to Phnom Penh arriving by early afternoon.