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This vessel is spacious, luxurious and oozes quality. Lan Diep’s strong metallic hull is gently embedded in an exquisite wood colonial-styled finishing. Like its sister vessels, the Lan Diep was builted with comfort and security in mind. Spacious cabins are equipped with security boxes, hot-showers, central A/C and large storage space.
The Lan Diep is all revved up, spruced up, and ready for you.The Lan Diep departs for My Tho. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink and a briefing on the cruise.
The Lan Diep departs at the break of dawn. Begin the day with a sumptuous breakfast whilst the Lan Diep navigates – delicately – the marvelous canal of Cho Gao. We arrive at My Tho.
Toum Tiou drops anchor close to the Thoi Son Island on the banks of a northern arm of the Mekong. My Tho which means fragrant herb and draws thousands of tourists who are eager to embrace the untouched beauty of the Delta. It is a prosperous city of about 100,000 inhabitants, famous for its myriad fruit orchards, gardens and vast rice fields. The climate is warm and pleasant throughout the year. The surrounding countryside is home to one of the most luxuriant gardens of Vietnam, encircled by coconut palms and banana and mango trees.
Local boats are sent to the Lan Diep to pick you up for transfer to the mainland.
We embark on a short panoramic tour of My Tho town, stopping halfway for a visit to the colourful market. We return to the pier and we cruise by local boat to Dragon Island where were quaff the everyday life of the local denizens.
Passengers re-embark Lan Diep. The cruise ship leave My Tho for Cai Be. A special lunch spread is served. Lan Diep drops anchor at Cai Be. Local boats are sent to the Lan Diep to pick you up for a delightful cruise around Cai Be Floating Market.
We continue cruising and we stop at Vinh Long – a brick and pottery factory and the Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet Nursery of Fruit Trees. We visit a typical local dwelling and a show room of traditional farming tools.
Vinh Long – Vietnamese for Majestic Dragon- sits merrily in the middle of the delta, protected by the two arms of the Mekong. The soil of Vinh Long is enriched by silt deposits, making it ideal for growing mandarins and other citrus fruits.
Life here centers on water. Houses are hoisted precariously on stilts that are planted onto the banks of the river. Hawkers peddle knick knacks from boats. Hundreds of small boats travel the river daily. The unbridled warmth of the locals makes this a destination par excellence. We return to the Lan Diep. We depart for Sa Dec. We arrive at Sa Dec. Lan Diep drops anchor. A delectable dinner awaits us..
The day begins with a sumptuous breakfast. A short tour of Sa Dec and then we transfer to Trung Vuong primary school. We then continue our cruise to the Kien An Cung Pagoda.
We stroll around the bustling Sa Dec Market. The small city of Sa Dec of 30,000 inhabitants is fascinating in its unspoiled beauty and authenticity. We retun to the Lan Diep and we leave for Chau Doc. Lunch is served on board. We arrive at Chau Doc. Local boats ferry us to visit rafts and the Cham village, a minority ethnic group of both Vietnam and Cambodia.
If times permits, we will be able to drink in the spectacular sunset on the Sam Mountain which peaks at 237 meters. Its well-known Buddhist sanctuaries offer an unobstructed view over the mosaic of glistening rice paddies below. To the left is Cambodia, the flow of the Mekong on the horizon breaks into an infinity of silver ribbons. Midway, we visit the Lady Chua Xu temple and Tay An Pagoda. We return to the Lan Diep. Dinner is served onboard. The cruise ships moors overnight.
Lan Diep leaves at the break of dawn for Vinh Xuong (Vietnamese border). Breakfast is served. We arrive at the Vinh Xuong check-point. We depart for Phnom Penh. Lunch is served. We arrive in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia. Guests are free to explore this erstwhile Paris of the East.
Breakfast is served. We visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Russian Market. We return to the Lan Diep. Lunch is served on board. It is now free and easy leisure time. We suggest that you visit the notorious Toul Sleng torture centre. We return to Lan Diep.
Be entertained by the graceful dancers of the traditional APSARA” show whilst you enjoy dinner.
Breakfast is served. We cruise to Koh Chen, a cosy village of craftsmen who specialise in making silver souvenir items. We return to the cruise ship. The Lan Diep leaves Koh Chen for Kompong Tralach.
Lunch is served on board. We visit the spectacular Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda at Kampong Tralach. We return to Lan Diep. Dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.
The Lan Diep sails for Kampong Chhnang. We arrive at Kampong Chhnang. Located some 56 miles from Phnom Penh, the town of Kampong Chhnang is one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonlé Sap.
Kampong Chhnang is famous for fish farming and pottery ware. And not to be overlooked are the products of the Thnot tree – a mellow tasting, caramel-colored sugar sold in large cakes and palm wine – that grows abundantly in the area.
The Lan Diep departs early in the morning. Time to Pack your bags and chill as the ship cruises past the Tonle Spa. We arrive at Phnom Krom pier (~5 miles from Siem Reap).
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