Indochina Treks Travel Co.,Ltd Add: 24 Au Trieu Str, Hoan Kiem Dis, Hanoi Tel: (84) 4 66821230; Fax (84) 4 33769113 Website: www.luxurymekongcruisers.com Email: email@example.com Saigon – Siem Reap by La Marguerite Cruise 8 days (Code: VMK04) ----------------- Itinerary Saigon - Siem Reap Schedule click here Price only from US$1499/person Highlight The cruise aficionados combines places rarely visited on board the biggest and luxurious “La Marguerite”La Marguerite, a French colonial style vessel that recalls the elegance of the Art Nouveau period inParis, raises the bar of river cruising in the Mekong Delta. She offers an unparalleled cruise experiencebetween Saigon and Siem Reap. The dining experiences add sparks to a personalized adventure whilethe carefully researched excursions to cultural destinations allows for passion revival. La Marguerite isthe first river vessel of esteemed Indochina Sails Cruise Company where its reputation is derived fromdirect endorsements from its travelers.Day 1 SUN, Ho Chi Minh City - Embarkation (L, D)Register for cruise from 11:00 to 12:00 at Sofitel Plaza Saigon Hotel. At 12:30, and transfer overlandto My Tho Port. At 13:30, embark onto the luxurious vessel where iced mineral water and cold towelswill be served. At 14:00, proceed to the Mekong Restaurant for a tasty buffet lunch before checkinginto your cabins. The captain will commence port formalities from 14:00 to 16:00. At 15:00, adjournto the Saigon Lounge for briefing. At 19:30, proceed to the Mekong Restaurant and enjoy the firstdinner on the La Marguerite Cruise. Pianist performs on Saigon Lounge from 21:00 to 23:00.Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 2 MON, Cai Be Floating Market (B, L, D)At 7:00 to 9:00, a hearty breakfast will be served. At 10:00 to 11:30, a seminar on The Life onMekong River. Lunch from 12:30 to 14:00. At 14:30, get ready for the first excursion at Cai Be.Explore the hidden treasures through the canals on riverboats and partake in late morning banteringwith floating markets vendors before going ashore to visit traditional candies making factory and ricepaper mills. Return to the La Marguerite Cruise at 17:00. Enjoy Mekong Folk Dances at 18:30 followed
by cocktail & briefing at 19:15. At 19:30 dinner is served and pianist plays from 21:00 to 23:00. Nightcruising to Sadec.Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 3 TUE, Sadec - Tan Chau (B, L, D)Enjoy breakfast from 7:00. At 8:30, follow the guide to this quaint city of Marguerite Duras. Visit theold house of Huynh Thuy Le’s now known as The Lovers Museum, local markets along the paved riverbanks, the ancient Pagoda and the Chinese deities at the Fujian Temple. Pass by the school whereMarguerites mothers taught and view the home of Marguerite from across the river bank. Theexcursion ends at 11:30. At noon, cruise to Tan Chau. From 12:30 lunch is served. You will enjoyanother interesting session on Vietnam History - The Past & Present. At 18:30 to 19:30, daily cocktailhours and briefing. At 19:30, proceed to the restaurant for dinner. Pianist performs from 21:00 to23:00.Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 4 WED, Tan Chau and Border Crossing (B, L, D)Breakfast from 7:00 to 8:30. At 8:30, transfers to small boats, visit a floating fish farm and navigatesalong the tiny tribunals where stilt houses are haphazardly leaning on one another. Go ashore andmake a city tours on Xe Loi where stops will be made at traditional silk making factory and rattanmats and slippers making factory. At 11:30, return to the La Marguerite Cruise and prepare for lunch.At 12:00, cast off for the Vietnamese/Cambodian borders for port and immigration formalities. Lunchis served from 12:30 to 14:00. At 14:00, commence border-crossing procedures. From 15:00 to16:30 enjoy a seminar session on Indochina - The Past & Present. At 17:00, start the second part ofthe journey into Cambodia and heads towards Phnom Penh. Cocktail and briefing is scheduled at18:30. Dinner is served from 19:30 to 21:00. Pianist performs from 21:00 to 23:00. Enjoy the firstnight in Cambodia.Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 5 THU, Phnom Penh (B, L, D)Breakfast will be served from 7:00 to 8:30. Visit Phnom Penh city from 8:30. Travel around by motorcoach/bus and visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and National Museum. At 12:00 return to the boatfor a re-energizing power lunch to prepare for the second part of the excursion today. At 14:30, takemotor coach/bus and visit the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng (S21) detention center. This excursion endsat 17:30. At 18:30 to 19:30, meet guide for cocktail & briefing. Dinner is served from 19:30 to 21:00.After dinner, a special Khmer folk performance awaits at the Saigon Lounge. The performance willstarts at 21:00 and ends at 22:00. Pianist performs from 22:00 to 23:00. Night cruising to KampongCham.
Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 6 FRI, Kampong Cham (B, L, D)Breakfast from 7:00 to 8:30. At 9:00, follow guides and explore Wat Hanchey, a hilltop pagodaoverlooking the Mekong. At 11:45, return to the boat and cast off for Kampong Cham around 12:00.Enjoy lunch at 12:30. Go ashore from 15:30 to 17:30. The upland regions near Kampong Cham arerich in timbers, including Ceylon ironwood, rosewood, bean trees, teak, and rubber trees. Visit 12thcentury Angkorian temple of Wat Nokor and Cheung Kok Eco village. Cocktails and briefing at 18:30,followed by dinner from 19:30. Pianist entertains from 21:00 to 23:00. Night cruise to KampongChhnang.Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 7 SAT, Tonle River - Kampong Chhnang - Tonle Lake (B, L, D)At 7:00 to 8:30, enjoy breakfast. At 8:30 to 11:00, follow guides enjoy a quintessential riverexcursion through the floating houses to get a glimpse of the local lifestyles in the Tonle Sap River.Moor safely along the banks and go ashore and enjoy a leisurely walk through the city and walkaround local market. At 12:30 lunch is served. At 15:00 to 16:30 a lecture on Cambodia - The Past &Present. At 18:30 briefing and farewell Cocktails are hosted. Farewell dinner and drinks from 19:30 to21:00. 21:00 to 23:00 Pianist performs.Overnight on the La Marguerite CruiseDay 8 SUN, Siem Reap - Disembarkation* (B, L, D)Enjoy breakfast onboard from 7:00 to 8:30. At 9:00, reach Siem Reap. Bid farewells to the crew andguides and disembark around 9:00. At 9:30 take motorized boats and arrive at local jettyapproximately 5 to 6 km away from the middle of the lake. Transfer to motor coach/bus to LeMeridien Angkor Hotel at 10:30.Important Notes* For low water level, approximately from December to January/February, passengers will disembark RV La Marguerite and transfer onto a 3 hours speedboat at Kampong Chhnang and transfer to Siem Reap Jetty. For very very low water level, approximately from January/February to May/June, passengers will disembark RV La Marguerite and transfer onto a 5 hours coach ride at Preak Kdam at 07:00 and transfer to Siem Reap city, stopping en route at Kampong Thom mid morning. Expected time of arrival at Le Meridien Angkor is 12:15.See more about La Marguerite CruiseQuotation: US$/Double cabin Deck Lower Deck Main Deck Upper Deck Sun Deck Sun Deck No of Cabins 8 16 14 6 2 Mekong Saigon Cabin Types Tonle Stateroom Sadec Suite Indochina Suite Stateroom Stateroom Size 21 m² 21 m² 21 m² 27 m² 42 m² Low Season 28 Mar 2010 - 25 Sep 2010 or 24 April 2010- 28 May 2011 Price 2998 3318 3638 4028 4678
Shoulder 26 Sep 2010 to 30 Oct 2010 or 13 March 2011 to 23 Apr 2011 Season Price 3388 3698 3998 4498 5098 High Season 31 Oct 2010 - 12 March 2011 Price 4598 5098 5598 6198 7198 We are offering 10% off (up to US$720/cabin) compared with the above rates published by LaMarguerite Cruise! This policy is applied for first clients only!Schedule: Year 2010 2011 Month Jun July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr SG - SR 20 4/18 1/15/29 12/26 10/24 7/21 5/19 2/16/30 13/27 13/27 10 SR - SG 27 11/25 8/22 5/19 3/17/31 14/28 12/26 9/23 6/20 6/20 3/17Note*: Special discount would be made for early, last minute or group bookings US$300/cabin is added for Christmas Eve and New Year EveOther policies: Children (from 5-12): 25% of on regular Cruise price/double cabin without extra bed Single use: 30% off on regular cruise price Extra bed: 75% off on regular Cruise price/cabin.