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 8 Days with Jahan Cruise --------------Day 1: Saigon - My Tho (D)"The Sea of Mangroves"Bid farewell to the hustle and bustle of Saigon you will go to My Tho for embarkation. My Tho is 70kmSouth of Saigon and located on the upper Mekong river in Vietnam. Enjoy a cocktail reception at theFunnel Bar and Lounge followed by a Welcome Dinner on the Sun Deck. Drop anchor just outside ofMy Tho for the night.Overnight on the Jahan CruiseDay 2: Cai Be - Chau Doc (B/L/D)"Vietnamese inventiveness"Starts with the Jahan Cruise among local sampans coming from all provinces of the delta full of fruitsand vegetables. Proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During a 40minute cruise, discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Deltarural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people.Further stops will allow you to see traditional brick and tile factories and how locals use palm leavesfor houses. After touring the canals, head to the Ba Duc ancient house to have know the descendantsof the former imperial residents. Then you will observe the Cai Be’s color ful floating market fromCaibe Princess boat.Back on the sampans, cruise 20 minutes further to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be’s beautifulcathedral. Then, group 1 can stay on boat to go straight to the restaurant while group 2 explores theedges of the canals on bicycle. Lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb Indochinese villa locatedin a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards. After lunch the cruise will continuewith the visit some interesting home factories to see how rice paste, rice cookies and coconut candies,are made, along with the longan fruit drying process.Board The Jahan for a relaxing evening cruise towards Chau Doc. Moor midstream overnight.Overnight on the Jahan CruiseDay 3: Chau Doc - border crossing (B/L/D)
"Taste of aqua cultural life"Welcome to the circus of fish. The early birds will be treated to Thai Chi lessons on the Sun Deck.Brace yourself for a short excursion by trycicle in about 30 minutes. After that you will have a shortwalk to visit the local market then go by coach to visit Lady Temple. She is the most famous Lady whobrings strong spirit to the local in their daily life. Go back to the quay, you will start a boat excursionto the exciting floating villages and catfish farms witnessing masses of basa fish being fed, hand inhand with a shore excursion to the village of the local Muslim Cham community.By mid-afternoon, The Jahan casts off for the border towards Phnom Penh.Overnight on the Jahan CruiseDay 4: Phnom Penh (B/L/D)"Pearl of the East"Off we go early in the morning to witness a truly indescribable scene while approaching Phnom Penh’sriver promenade. After breakfast, embark on a city tour in this dynamic, historical capital of Cambodiawhich has retained its French colonial charm. Sightseeing in the morning will include the dazzlingwhite and gold architecture of the Royal Palace, outstanding displays of Khmer crafts at the NationalMuseum and the temple on a hill - Wat Phnom. After lunch in a local restaurant, examine the painful,heart wrenching reminders of Cambodia’s ugly past under the Khmer Rouge regime with an excursionto the Genocide museum to learn more about the Cambodian civil war. Introduction and onsite lectureby a local history professor.Thereafter, to ease the nerves a variety of cocktails will be at your disposal, followed by Cambodia’straditional Apsara dance performance. Experience the brilliance and richness of the culture, thesoothing sounds of traditional music, the calming scent of incense sticks and a delicious Khmer foodbuffet on the Jahan Cruise.Overnight on the Jahan CruiseDay 5: Phnom Penh - Kampong Cham (B/L/D)"Monks and hilltops"Depart before the break of dawn from Phnom Penh with a stop at the little known Chong Koh silkweaving village for a leisure walk. We cruise past the Mekong’s tranquil villages and mind blowingriver life with scores of fishermen on duty.Visit Wat Nokor, a wat built within the ruins of an ancient temple that holds a timeless story. Then,travel to the Cheung Kok Ecotourism Village, a small village developed with support from AssistanceMédiation Internationale (AMICA). Travelers can visit the village and take part in activities toexperience village life. Profits from tourism go towards re-investment into long-term projects.Overnight on the Jahan Cruise
Day 6: Kampong Cham - Wat Hanchey (B/L/D)"Cambodias province and the wetlands"Wake up in the wee hours of the morning, truly energized to embark on a journey upriver to the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey. Located at the top of a hill overlooking the river, it offers some ofthe best views in Cambodia. Dating from the 8th century, these ancient structures do justice to thearchitecture of the Chenla Empire which predated the glories of the mighty Angkor. Enjoy spectacularviews of the surrounding well organized rice paddy plains, as well as a travelers blessing performed bythe local monks.Overnight on the Jahan CruiseDay 7: Kampong Cham - Kampong Chhnang - Tonle Sap (B/L/D)"Waterworld"Before the sun rises, The Jahan sets sail to Kampong Chhnang via Prek K’dam along the meanderingTonle Sap River, which narrows through leafy swaths of the South East Asian jungle. Take a walkthrough Kampong Louang, one of the last silversmith villages, to see the entire community involved inmaking various silver items to sell. Get back aboard The Jahan to eat lunch while cruising towardsKampong Chhnang.After lunch, take a motorboat excursion from Kampong Chhnang to see the wetlands, floating housesand fish farms in the region. Make a stop at a Heritage Line sponsored floating school to interact withthe children and teach them some English! This is the day to truly experience rural Khmer life. In theevening, a mouth watering Farewell Dinner will be served on the Jahan Cruises Sun Deck.Overnight on the Jahan CruiseDay 8: Tonle Sap - Siem Reap (B)"Angkor Awaits"This great lake dominates Cambodia and is over 150 km in length. The birdlife is profuse and from themiddle of the lake one cannot even see the shores. Witness stillness and tranquility on the way toSiem Reap. The water level varies a great deal according to the time of the year and the amount ofrainfall recorded. Thus, changes may occur for the different seasons.High Water Program (approx. between July and December)Cross the Tonle Sap Lake at dawn and 11:00 disembark at Siem Reap Port for onward coach transferto the hotel by 12:00 pmLow Water Program (approx. between December and June)The Jahan Cruises early morning to Prek K’dam where you will disembark The Jahan after breakfast.Board a coach at 9:00am which will take you to see a pre-Angorian temple on your way to Siem Reap.A packed lunch and refreshments will be available along the way. Arrive in Siem Reap early afternoon.Schedule Year 2012 Feb Mar Apr Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Month (HS) (HS) (SS) (LS) (LS) (LS) (SS) (HS) (HS)SG - REP 4/18 3/17/31 14 7/21 4/18 1/15/29 13/27 10/24 8/22REP - SG 11/25 10/24 7 14/28 11/25 8/22 6/20 3/17 1/15/29
Year 2013 Jan Feb Mar Apr Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov DecMonth (HS) (HS) (HS) (SS) (LS) (LS) (LS) (LS) (SS) (HS) (HS) SG - 5/19 2/16 2/16/30 13 29 13/27 10/24 7/21 5/19 2/16/30 14/28 REPREP - 12/26 9/23 9/23 6/20 6/20 3/17/31 14/28 12/26 9/23 7/21 SGRateCabin types Superior Deluxe Signature SuiteApr 2012 4498 5286 5935 6194Shoulder Season (SS)Jul - 5 Oct 2012 3935 4625 5193 5419Low Season (LS)6 - 19 Oct 2012 4722 5550 6232 6503Shoulder Season (SS)20 Oct - Dec 2012 5903 6937 7790 8129High Season (HS)Jan 2013 - Mar 2013 6021 7076 7945 8292High Season (HS)April 2013 4816 5660 6356 6633Shoulder Season (SS)Note*: Shoulder season: April High Season: Oct - Mar Low Season: Jun - Sep Rate Excludes the Phnom Penh Port tax of US$65/person US$150/cabin is added for Christmas and New Year Eve Rates include accommodation, full board, all excursions, entrance fee and transportation, drinking water all day and coffee/tea for breakfast.Other policies: Children (from 5-12): 80% off on regular Cruise price/cabin without extra bed Single use: 25% off on regular cruise price Extra bed: 70% off on regular Cruise price/cabin.