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Escape To Phnompenh

    3 days

SAI GON – CUCHI TUNNEL - BEN TRE – CANTHO- CHAUDOC – PHNOMPENH

Traveling west of VietNam and  Phnom Penh,

Day 1: Sai gon – Cuchi tunnel – Ben tre – CANTHO

Leaving Saigon we drive through pleasant countryside before arriving at Cu Chi. Before entering the tunnels we watch a short introductory video showing how the tunnels were constructed. We then spend the next hour exploring the maze of tunnels. Also on display are various mantraps and the remains of an American tank as well as numerous bomb craters made by 500 pound bombs dropped by B52 bombers.  We then drive back to Bentre province. On arrival, take a boat on Bentre River – one of tributaries of Mekong River, sightseeing lively activities along river. Stop at local brick kilns to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style. Continue going through palm tree- lined canals and visit one of coconut-processing workshops located along canal. It is a chance to interact with local people to know more about rural life and enjoy some candies, coconut juice. Take a short walk to family workshop where they make traditional mats and enjoy some fruits and tea.

Take a motor cart or cycle riding on shady road, pass by green fields and vegetable plantation and find out about tropical culture from peasants. Lunch at “Coconut riverside “Restaurant with specialties such as: Elephant- ear Fish, spring rolls …….After lunch, Take rowing boats along water palm creek back to pier . Drive to Can tho.

Overnight in Can tho. (Lunch)

Day 2 : CANTHO – CHAUDOC

We leave the hotel, board a motor boat along the Mighty Mekong River to Cai Rang floating market, the largest of its kind, where a colorful display of boats carrying juicy fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanging. Then we driving to Tra Su Cajuput Forest .- the wonderful diverse wildlife. It is the lovely landscape as the scenery drifts along both river banks, enjoy the fresh air as well as listen to the magical music as performed by the birds of the forest and other jungle insects and animals. Then Go to visit Floating villagein Chau Doc ..  Drive to Chaudoc town for overnight . Overnight in Chau Doc (  Breakfast , Lunch )

Day 3  : Chaudoc – PHNOMPENH

Morning transfer to the ferry for boat cruise upstream Mekong River to Phnompenh. On arrival

PRICE : 290 USD / person

hotel list

  Chau Doc Can Tho
Standard *** Chau Pho/ Victoria Nui Sam Ninh Kieu 2 / Hau Giang  Hotel or similar

Inclusion

  • Accommodation on a twin shared basis
  • Air-conditioned private car
  • Boat ticket from ChauPho – PhnomPenh
  • Boat trip as indicated in the itinerary
  • English speaking guide
  • Admission fees to sites stated in the itinerary
  • Meals: As indicated in above itinerary (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Government and service charges

exclusion

  • Visas and Immigration fees on arrival
  • International air tickets to/from Vietnam
  • Travel and/or Medical Insurance
  • Lunch or dinner unless stated in the itinerary
  • Single suppl. room accommodation (quoted separately)
  • Child or adult in triple share accommodation
  • Foreign language guides other than English
  • Peak Season or Special Events Surcharges
  • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses

Cancellation policy

  • No Show  = 100 % charge
  • 1-7days  = 50 % of the tour price
  • 8-14days  = 30 % of the tour price
  • 15-30 days             = 10 % of the tour price
  • 31 days up             = no charge