Destinations: Siem Reap–Kampong Loung–Kampong Chhnang–Kampong Tralach–Phnom Penh–Koh Dek Chau–Chau Doc–Sa Dec–Vinh Long–Cai Be–My Tho–Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
The Toum Tiou II offers an unmatched cruising experience of the Mekong with spectacular views of the Mekong’s fauna and flora and diverse day-to-day life of the people and cultures of Cambodia and Vietnam. Toum Tiou offers great comfort, and the 14 cozy cabins are fitted to the highest specifications with noble wood finishes in an elegant colonial style.
Day 1: Siem Reap-Kampong Phluk
Day 2: Kompong Phluk- Kompong Luong-Kampong Chhnang
Day 3: Kampong Chhnang- Kampong Tralach-Phnom Penh
Day 4: Phnom Penh Highlights
Day 5: Phnom Penh- Koh Dek Chau-Chau Doc
Day 6: Chau Doc- Sa Dec- Vinh Long
Day 7: Vinh Long- Cai Be- My Tho
Day 8: My Tho- Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Welcome to Siem Reap, home of the mysterious Angkor temples! Your journey will begin in the late afternoon, where you will be transferred to the pier for your cruise. Settle into your cabin and prepare for a breathtaking 8 day adventure to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) in Vietnam.After your check-in and security briefing, we will depart for Kompong Pluk, a charming village near Siem Reap. Your cruise will drop its anchor here for night.Enjoy a welcome drink and dinner in the evening.
After enjoying a nice breakfast, enjoy the breathtaking views as we cruise toward Kompong Luong. Upon arrival, you will take a local boat to discover the amazing floating village.After lunch, we will continue our cruise to Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap River. Kampong Chhnang is also known for its market and pottery-making villages nearby which produce enough pottery to supply the entire country.Once you have finished your tour of Kampong Chhnang, you will return to the ship for dinner and the rest of the day is yours to relax.
You will begin your day with breakfast on board before continuing on to Kampong Tralach to see its stunning pagoda and outstanding century-old mural paintings. You will also be able to enjoy a nice view of the rice paddies. Enjoy a relaxing lunch on board as we make our way to Phnom Penh.After arriving in Phnom Penh, you will be given free time to explore the city before returning to the ship for dinner.
After breakfast you will explore Phnom Penh, beginning with a visit to the Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum, which now serves as a testament to the crimes of the Khmer Rouge from 1975-1979.You will then return to the city for a lovely lunch before an extensive half-day sightseeing tour including stops at the Royal Palace and the National Museum.In the evening, we will return to your cruise for a traditional Apsara dance show while you enjoy your dinner on board.
Enjoy a breathtaking view during breakfast as your cruise sets sail to Koh Dek Chau Island. Upon your arrival, take a stroll through the lovely village and discover the ways of daily life in Cambodia.After lunchtime, we will make our way to Kaam Samnor. Your cruise will drop its anchor here overnight on the river between the border of Cambodia and Vietnam.Enjoy some free time before dinner.
In the early morning, you will enjoy a lovely breakfast as we arrive in Chau Doc, a remote border town full of many different cultures. The city is known for its vivid and vibrant colors with floating fish farms, colonial buildings, and many markets. Upon arrival, local boats will ferry you to visit the Cham village, a minority in Vietnam and Cambodia.After enjoying your lunch on board, we will make our way to Sa Dec, where you will take a short panoramic tour of this peaceful city full of tree-lined streets, fading colonial villas and a myriad of orchards and flower markets. Next, you will take a bus to visit Vuong primary school before continuing on to visit the beautiful Kien An Cung Pagoda. Take a stroll around Sa Dec Market along the River bank, and then visit a nursery of flower and bonsai trees before returning to the boat for the evening.Upon returning to your ship, you will enjoy a nice dinner as your cruise continues towards Vinh Long.
In the early morning, you will complete the rest of the journey to Vinh Long as you enjoy a lovely breakfast. Located in the middle of the delta between two arms of the mighty Mekong River, life in this city centers on water, consisting of houses that are hoisted up on stilts that are planted into banks of the river. Upon your arrival, you will take a local boat to visit a brick and pottery factory and the Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet Nursery of Fruit Trees. Relax on deck and admire the scenery as we cruise through the marvelous canal of Cho Gao on our way to My Tho.Upon arrival, your cruise will drop its anchor near Thoi Son Island, where you will be transferred to the mainland by a local boat where you will then travel to Vinh Trang Pagoda by car. Enjoy a panoramic view of My Tho on the drive as you head to Dong Tam Snake Farm and My Tho Market to discover the local gardens and rice fields.After lunch, you return to the pier and take a local boat to Thoi Son Island where you can explore the daily activities of the people as you enjoy some fresh local fruit.We will then continue to make our way to Saigon as you enjoy your farewell dinner.
After breakfast, we will make our way towards Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) where we will leave you to continue your onward journey.