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Indochine - Indochine II Cruise

Category: Mekong Delta Cruises

Duration: 3, 6 & 8 days

Depart From: Ho Chi Minh City Return To: Siem Reap

Price from 605 $US

Indochine Cruise

The Indochine river vessel offers a cruise – luxurious, stylish and cosy - on the Mekong. This 24-room boat measures 51 x 11 meters and boasts of detailed wood finishing. Onboard passengers can enjoy movies, fine dining, conferences, and numerous cultural activities in Indochine’s air conditioned bar / lounge. The ship also has a spacious restaurant at the back of the upper deck where guests are able to relish delightful Continental and Asian cuisine. Spacious cabins are equipped with security boxes, hot-showers, central A/C and large storage space.

Cabin & Stay

24 cabins - 10 upper deck/14 lower deck

Approximately 180 square feet/ with exquisitely fitted out with Cambodian tropical hardwoods, palm wood and straw woven into a decorative finish for a delightful authentic look/TT1 was fully refurbished in 2013 and boasts of silk shaped lotus light fittings to complete the look of authenticity.

Large panoramic window giving you a clear view of the river

Bathrooms with branded fittings in an exotic natural wood surrounding

In room slippers and robe de chambre

Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water

Large screen television in lounge showing movies nightly. DVD player and selection of internationally acclaimed movies are available. Also available are classic Asian and International board games and books.

Electric mini safe

In-room airconditioning

Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows

Premium mattresses

All beds can be converted to twin or double bed arrangements

Welcome flower arrangement

Make-up mirrors in cabin and bathroom

Multi-configuration plugs

Large closet space and under-bed storage

Hair dryer

Turndown service

Laundry service in Phnom Penh

All days snacks at the bar

Postcard mailing upon request

 

Indochine II Cruise

The Indochine II river vessel offers a cruise – luxurious, stylish and cosy - on the Mekong. This 31-room colonial styled ship measures 65 x 13 meter and is all clothed in traditional wear. Onboard passengers can enjoy swimming pool, private balconies, movies, fine dining, conferences, and numerous cultural activities in Indochine II’s air conditioned bar / lounge. The ship also has a spacious restaurant at the back of the upper deck where guests are able to relish delightful Continental and Asian cuisine. Spacious cabins are equipped with security boxes, hot-showers, central A/C and large storage space.

Cabin & Stay

31 cabins - 23 upper deck/8 main deck

Approximately 23 square meters with private balcony, exquisitely fitted out with Cambodian tropical hardwoods, palm wood and straw woven into a decorative finish for a delightful authentic look.

Large panoramic window giving you a clear view of the river

Bathrooms with branded fittings in an exotic natural wood surrounding

In room slippers and robe de chambre

Complimentary tea, coffee and drinking water

Large screen television in lounge showing movies nightly. DVD player and selection of internationally acclaimed movies are available. Also available are classic Asian and International board games and books.

Electric mini safe

In-room airconditioning

Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows

Premium mattresses

All beds can be converted to twin or double bed arrangements

Welcome flower arrangement

Make-up mirrors in cabin and bathroom

Multi-configuration plugs

Large closet space and under-bed storage

Hair dryer

Turndown service

Laundry service in Phnom Penh

All days snacks at the bar

Postcard mailing upon request

Option 1: Phnom Penh - Siem Riep

 

Day 1 - Phnom Penh to Koh Chen / Oudong

The Indochine is all revved up, spruced up, and ready for you at the Phnom Penh Port.

Enjoy a magnificent lunch as the ship cruises to Kôh Chen (Chinese Island). We arrive at Kôh Chen, a small village of whose inhabitants specialize in silver and copper smiting. They produce ornamental items, including delicately engraved tropical fruit which are used in traditional ceremonies or at weddings. You will be able to catch a glimpse of the distant hills of Cambodia's ancient capital – Oudong - and its royal stupas when you are a few kilometers away from the ferry.

Passengers return to the Indochine. We depart Kôh Chen for Kampong Tralach. Indochine Cruise drops anchor close to village.

 

 

Day 2 - Kampong Tralach to Kampong Chhnnang

Enjoy a hearty breakfast as we depart for Kampong Tralach to visit its wonderful Vihara. To reach this magnificent edifice, we cross Kampong Tralach Krom village along a small road perpendicular to the river, walk along some gorgeous stretches of emerald rice paddy as we leave the river behind. Passengers return to the Indochine. A delicious lunch awaits you as you cruise to Kampong Chnang. We arrive at Kampong Chnang. Located some 56 miles from Phnom Penh, the town of Kampong Chnang is one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonlé Sap. Kampong Chhang 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. We return to Indochine cruise. We cruise gently towards the Tonle Sap Lake. Indochine cruise drops anchor overnight at the entrance of the Grand Lake Tonle Sap. A mouth-watering dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.

 

 

Day 3 - Chnok Tru to Siem Reap

Breakfast is served as we cruise to Siem Reap, home to the magnificent Angkor Wat.

High water (July – December) to visit Chnok Tru

We arrive at Chnok Tru via local boats. We visit local attractions such as a school, an ice factory, churches, pagodas, a pigsty, repair shops and a police station – all floating on water.

Passengers return to the Indochine.

Pack your bags and savour a delectable lunch as the ship cruises past the Tonle Sap. Spa. We arrive at Phnom Krom pier (~5 miles from Siem Reap)

Low water (Jan to June) to visit the floating village

We arrive at Chnok Tru via local boats. We visit local attractions such as a school, an ice factory, churches, pagodas, a pigsty, repair shops and a police station – all floating on water. the Toum Tiou II. Lunch is served on board.

Pack your bags and savour a delectable lunch as the ship cruises past the Tonle Sap. Spa. We arrive at Phnom Krom pier (~5 miles from Siem Reap)

** Towards the end of March, it is impossible to visit Floating village.

Arrival to Phnom Krom, pier of Siem Reap, transfer to city. Arrival to FCC Hotel, the final destination point of our trip.

At the end of the low water period, (around late March to June) the water level may not allow anymore speedboats to cross the lake. In this case, passengers will be transferred by our convenience from/to Siem Reap by land or river way. (~5-6 hour).

 

 

Option 2: Siem Riep - Phnom Penh

 

Day 1 - Siem Reap to Chnok Tru

We gather in front of the FCC hotel in Siem Reap

High water (July – December): We transfer to Phnom Krom, the Siem Reap pier. Transfer by local boats to the Indochine. A delicious lunch is served on board as we cruise past the Tonle Sap Lake.

We arrive at the floating village of Chnok Trou, where the Indochine moors for the night.

Low water (Jan to June): Enjoy a sumptuous Khmer lunch at a local restaurant Passengers cross the Tonle Spa Lake via speedboat.

We arrive at the Chnok Trou floating village. We board the Indochine. The ship anchors for the night.

Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink and a briefing about the cruise. Meet our energetic crew who you will soon call friends. Indochine boards overnight.

** From March to June, visits to the Floating village will depend on the water level.**

**Speedboats may not be allowed to cross the lake during the low water level period (March to June 2017). Hence, passengers will be transported via riverboats or by van to/from Siem Reap. (5-6 hours).**

 

Day 2 - Kampong Chhnnang to Kampong Tralach

After a hearty breakfast to kick-start the day, we travel by local boats to the floating village. We visit local attractions such as a school, an ice factory, churches, pagodas, a pigsty, repair shops and a police station – all floating on water

We return to the Indochine II. We enjoy a sumptuous lunch while cruising to Kampong Chnang.

We arrive at Kampong Chnang. Located some 56 miles from Phnom Penh, the town of Kampong Chnang is one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonlé Sap. Kampong Chhang 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.

We return to Indochine II. We cruise gently towards to Kampong Tralach. The boat drops anchor close to the village. A mouth-watering dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.

 

Day 3 - Kampong Tralach – Koh Chen / Oudong – Phnom Penh

Enjoy a hearty breakfast as we depart for Kampong Tralach to visit its wonderful Vihara. To reach this magnificent edifice, we cross Kampong Tralach Krom village along a small road perpendicular to the river, walk along some gorgeous stretches of emerald rice paddy as we leave the river behind. We return to the Toum Tiou II. We lunch while cruising to Koh Chen. We arrive at Kôh Chen, a small village of whose inhabitants specialize in silver and copper smiting. They produce ornamental items, including delicately engraved tropical fruit which are used in traditional ceremonies or at weddings. You will be able to catch a glimpse of the distant hills of Cambodia's ancient capital – Oudong – and its royal stupas when you are a few kilometers away from the ferry.

We return to the Indochine II. We arrive in Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia.

Option 1: Sai Gon - Phnom Penh

 

Day 1 - Saigon – My Tho

The Indochine is all revved up, spruced up, and ready for you at Saigon Port.

Savour a refreshing welcome drink and enjoy a sumptuous dinner as local musicians play traditional Khmer tunes on board. The ship moors overnight.

Day 2 - My Tho – Cai Be

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board before local boats are sent to the Indochine II to pick you up for transfer to the mainland.

We depart for Vinh Trang pagoda by car, followed by a short panoramic tour of My Tho town. My Tho - which means fragrant herb in Vietnamese - 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.

We then return to the piers as local boats take us on a leisurely cruise to Thoi Son island. Here, we are able to quaff the rustic life of the local inhabitants, enjoy local fruits and to be one with the people.

We re-embark to Indochine before cruising to Cai Be. The vessel moors overnight.

 

Day 3 - Cai Be – Vinh Long – Sa Dec

After a leisurely breakfast, local boats are sent to the Indochine 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 Indochine before departing for Sa Dec. We are served a lovely lunch during our cruise.

Upon arrival, we are given 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 authenticity.

 

Day 4 - Chau Doc

We depart early for Chau Doc. Breakfast is served during navigation. We arrive at Chau Doc slightly after lunch time. We arrive at Chau Doc. Local boats ferry us to visit fist rafts and the Cham village, a minority ethnic group.

Chau Doc is a remote border town and cultural melting pot of Chinese, Cham and Khmer communities. The city is situated at the intersection of a tributary linking the Bassac and the Mekong River. What Chau Doc lacks in size, it makes up in colours. Lots of it. Vivid and vibrant. Even its store fronts are painted in warm pastel shades. We are taken on a short panoramic tour of the city. This is the perfect opportunity to feel throbbing vibration of the local markets.

We return to Indochine slightly after sunset before being served dinner on board. The vessel moors overnight. Return to the boat after sunset.

 

Day 5 - Chau Doc – Border – Phnom Penh

Indochine cruise leaves early for Vinh Xuong (Vietnamese border) and breakfast during navigation. Here, the boat docks for a while for cross- border formalities. Indochine then cruises for Cambodia. Lunch is served on-board. It is time for leisure on-board as the vessels cruises the whole afternoon. As night approaches, it is time to bid farewell. Enjoy a farewell cocktail with the Master of the ship and Cruise Manager. Enjoy a specially designed captain’s farewell dinner as you prepare for your last night on board.Indochine cruise moors overnight.

 

Day 6 - Phnom Penh

After a hearty breakfast, you will visit Kampong Tralach. We visit the spectacular Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda at Kampong Tralach before returning to Indochine. The vessels cruises towards Phnom Penh, the bustling capital city of Cambodia. It’s time to pack and prepare to disembark. We arrive in Phnom Penh and we bid adieu to the wonderful Indochine team.

 

Option 2: Phnom Penh - Sai Gon

 

Day 1 - Phnom Penh - Kampong Tralach

The Indochine is all revved up, spruced up, and ready for you at the Phnom Penh Port.

Enjoy a sumptuous lunch as the ship cruises to Kampong Tralach to visit its wonderful Vihara.

To reach this magnificent edifice, we cross Kampong Tralach Krom village along a small road perpendicular to the river, walk along some gorgeous stretches of emerald rice paddy as we leave the river behind.

We return to Indochine. We cruise gently towards Koh Chen (Chinese island). A mouth-watering dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.

 

Day 2 - Koh Chen/Oudong – Phnom Penh – Border

We arrive at Kôh Chen, a small village whose inhabitants specialize in silver and copper smiting. They produce ornamental items, including delicately engraved tropical fruit which are used in traditional ceremonies or at weddings. You will be able to catch a glimpse of the distant hills of Cambodia's ancient capital – Oudong – and its royal stupas when you are a few kilometers away from the ferry.

We return to the Indochine. We cruise towards Phnom Penh, the capital city of Cambodia, while lunch is served onboard.

Upon arrival in Phnom Penh, you are free to explore this vibrant city. Dinner is served on board and the Indochine moors overnight.

 

Day 3 - Border – Chau Doc

Breakfast is served on board as the Indochine II crosses the border to Chau Doc.

Chau Doc is a remote border town and cultural melting pot of Chinese, Cham and Khmer communities. The city is situated at the intersection of a tributary linking the Bassac and the Mekong River. What Chau Doc lacks in size, it makes up in colours. Lots of it. Vivid and vibrant. Even its store fronts are painted in warm pastel shades. We are taken on a short panoramic tour of the city. This is the perfect opportunity to feel the throbbing vibration of the local markets.

The Indochine II then cruises towards Sa Dec. Indochine II moors overnight.

 

Day 4 - Sa Dec – Vinh Long

A hearty breakfast is served on board before arrival at Sa Dec. Local boats are sent to the Toum Tiou to pick you up for a delightful cruise around Sa Dec.

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.

Passengers re-embark the Indochine which then cruises for My Tho. A delectable dinner is served during navigation. We arrive at My Tho. The Indochine moors for the night near Thoi Son Island.

 

Day 5 - Cai Be – My Tho

Local boats are sent to the Indochine for a short transfer to the mainland and a short panoramic tour of My Tho. My Tho - which means fragrant herb in Vietnamese - 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.

We return to the Indochine and we then cruise towards Saigon. A sumptuous farewell dinner is served and the Indochine moors overnight.

 

Day 6 - My Tho - Saigon

The Indochine departs for Saigon. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board before arriving at Saigon Port.

Option 1: Sai Gon - Siem Riep

 

Day 1 - Saigon to My Tho

The Indochine is all revved up, spruced up, and ready for you.The Toum Tiou departs for My Tho. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink and a briefing on the cruise.

 

Day 2 - My Tho - Cai Be – Vinh Long

The Indochine departs at the break of dawn. Begin the day with a sumptuous breakfast whilst the Indochine navigates – delicately - the marvelous canal of Cho Gao. We arrive at My Tho. Indochine 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 Indochine 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 Indochine. The cruise ship leave My Tho for Cai Be. A special lunch spread is served. Toum Tiou drops anchor at Cai Be. Local boats are sent to the Indochine 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 Indochine. We depart for Sa Dec. We arrive at Sa Dec. Indochine cruise drops anchor. A delectable dinner awaits us..

 

Day 3 - Sa Dec to Chau Doc

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 Indochine 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 Indochine. Dinner is served onboard. The cruise ships moors overnight.

 

Day 4 - Vinh Xuong Border to Phnom Penh Cambodia

Indochine 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.

 

Day 5 - Phnom Penh

Breakfast is served. We visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Russian Market. We return to the Indochine. 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 Indochine. Be entertained by the graceful dancers of the traditional APSARA” show whilst you enjoy dinner.

 

Day 6 - Phnom Penh - Koh Chen – Kampong Tralach

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 Indochine 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 Indochine cruise. Dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.

 

Day 7 - Kampong Chhnnang to Chnok Tru

The Indochine 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.

 

Day 8 - Chnok Tru to Siem Reap

The Indochine 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).

 

 

Option 2: Siem Riep - Sai Gon

 

Day 1 - Siem Reap

We gather at the FCC. We transfer to Phnom Krom, the Siem Reap pier. Transfer by local boats to the Indochine II.

 

Day 2 - Chnok Tru to Kampong Chhnnang

We are served breakfast on board before we visit Chnok Tru where we will tour a floating village

Here, an entire village – churches, houses and schools – sits merrily on stilts in water. We return to Indochine II before setting sail for Kampong Chhnang.

After breakfast, we head off to Kampong Chhnang. Kampong Chhnang is renown for its fine clay pottery. In fact, its name in Khmer means Port of Pottery. Kampong Chhnang is a tranquil province lined with sugar-palm trees and paddy fields which disappear into the horizon in delightful puffs of gold and green.

We return to Indochine II. We cruise to the spectacular Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda at Kampong Tralach. We return to Indochine II. Dinner is served and the cruise ship moors overnight.

 

Day 3 - Kampong Tralach – Koh Chen – Phnom Penh

Breakfast is served. We cruise to the spectacular Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda at Kampong Tralach. Lunch is served on board. During the long cruise, be entertained by the graceful dancers of the traditional APSARA” show. We return to the cruise ship. The Indochine II leaves for Phnom Penh, the bustling capital of Cambodia. Guests are free to explore this erstwhile Pearl of the East for the balance of the day.

 

Day 4 - Phnom Penh Cambodia

Breakfast is served. We visit the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda and Russian Market. We return to the Indochine II. 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 Indochine.

 

Day 5 - Kaam Samnar Border to Sa Dec

Indochine II leaves at the break of dawn for the Kaam Samnar border (Vietnamese border). Breakfast is served. We arrive at the check-point. After formalities, we depart for Sa Dec.

Dinner is server on board. The vessel moors overnight.

 

Day 6 - Sa Dec to Vinh Long

After breakfast, local boats are sent to the Indochine to pick you up for a delightful cruise around Sa Dec. We return to Indochine.

After lunch, we cruise to 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. Indochine cruises towards Cai Be for a short panoramic. We, then, sail to My Tho where we moor overnight.

 

Day 7 - Cai Be to My Tho

After breakfast, local boats are sent to the Indochine for a short transfer to the mainland and a short panoramic tour of My Tho. My Tho - which means fragrant herb in Vietnamese - 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.

We return to the Indochine and we then cruise towards Saigon. A sumptuous farewell dinner is served and the Indochine moors overnight.

 

Day 8 - My Tho To Saigon

After breakfast, the Indochine departs for Saigon. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast on board before arriving at Saigon Port.

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