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Toum Tiou II Cruise

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Vietnam - Cambodia: Ho Chi Minh City - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
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  • Toum Tiou II Cruise

Toum Tiou II Cruise - A superb boutique style vessel. Different from other Mekong River boats in same standard, Toum Tiou II delivers authentic experiences between Siem Reap and Saigon and get tourists close into local daily life. The vessel's understated elegance is reflected in the harmonious blend of colonial style and traditional design, which lends the Toum Tiou II a sophisticated yet charming ambiance. All of 14 spacious cabins feature charming wood panelling, private bathroom facilities, air condition and panoramic picture windows. The most celebrated feature of the Toum Tiou II is the expansive, covered observation deck – with rattan and wicker armchairs and sun lounges which is perfect for watching the local life along the river banks. Classic Khmer specialities and other regional dishes feature along with a range of international meals. International wines, spirits and beers are available any time.The undercover dining area is open throughout the day and many choose to sit here as we cruise with a cold drink and good book. If you prefer to travel in a less conspicuous fashion, with a smaller group of international guests and be well looked after by an attentive staff – Toum Tiou is an excellent choice for your Mekong cruises. 

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  • Main Deck Cabin

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    2398 USD 1798 USD

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    Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

    2538 USD 1904 USD

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    • Main Deck Cabin

      Main Deck Cabin

      • 13 m2
      • Double/Twin

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      G Adventure Promotion up to 25% OFF

      Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

      2398 USD 1798 USD

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    • Upper Deck Cabin

      Upper Deck Cabin

      • 13 m2
      • Double/Twin

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      G Adventure Promotion up to 25% OFF

      Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

      2538 USD 1904 USD

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      • Main Deck Cabin

        Main Deck Cabin

        • 13 m2
        • Double/Twin

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        G Adventure Promotion up to 25% OFF

        Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

        2498 USD 1874 USD

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      • Upper Deck Cabin

        Upper Deck Cabin

        • 13 m2
        • Double/Twin

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        G Adventure Promotion up to 25% OFF

        Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

        2678 USD 2008 USD

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        • Main Deck Cabin

          Main Deck Cabin

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          Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

          2998 USD 2248 USD

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          Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

          3178 USD 2384 USD

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          • Main Deck

            Main Deck

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            Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

            4798 USD 3118 USD

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            Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

            5098 USD 3314 USD

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            Price Includes
             
            • 3 nights aboard the Toum Tiou II
            • Meals: 03 breakfasts, 02 lunches, 02 dinners
            • Chhnok Tru floating village visit
            • Kampong Chhnang visit
            • Vihara and pagoda visit (Kampong Tralach)
            • Koh Chen island visit include cottage industries
            • Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh)
            • Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) guided tour
            • Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) guided tour
            • Options to cycle to excursions along the way
            • Farewell cocktail and Captain's Dinner
            • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations

            Price Excludes
             
            • Transfers at departure/arrival port
            • International flights, port dues (if levied), laundry, all visa costs.
            • Allow USD 40 - 55 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included.
            • 10% applicable only for inbounds claiming VAT from government

            Cancellation by Customer
             
            • More than 91 days prior to departure: 10% of Price
            • Between 90 and 61 days prior to departure: 30% of price
            • Between 60 and 21 days prior to departure: 50% of price
            • 20 days to departure date or no show: 100% of price

            Children Policy
             
            • Age requirement: 12+
            • All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

            Full Itinerary


            Embark at approximately 14:30 at the Phnom Krom pier.

            Once on board, enjoy a welcome beverage and get to know the crew during an informational meeting before dinner on board. Set sail for Chnok Tru.

            When water levels are too low (from mid December to mid August) it may not be possible to embark at the port in Siem Reap. Alternatively, the group will transfer from Siem Reap to Koh Chen by bus and embark at Koh Chen at approximately 18:30.

            Meals: Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Embark at approximately 14:30 at the Phnom Krom pier. Once on board, settle in as the crew set sail for Chnok Tru.
            Arrive in Chnok Tru, one of the largest floating villages on the Tonlé Sap Lake region. Hop in a local boat to see the village with houses, school, church... all are built on high, thin stilts.

            When water level is too low (from mid December to mid August) it may not be able to visit the floating village at Chnok Tru. Alternatively, the group will visit a floating village at Kampong Chhnang and anchor near Koh Chen.

            Continue to the town of Kampong Chhnang, a large fishing port on the Tonlé Sap. A lot of locals make a living from fish farming, a popular occupation in this area. Kampong Chhnang is also famous for its pottery ware, the style of which has not changed much for centuries and is distributed to the rest of the country. Wander through the local market, and head out to explore a family run brick factory to watch the process. Continue to visit the locals and observe the process of hand making pottery.

            Before heading back to the Toum Tiou II, explore a sugar palm farm where the Thnot tree (sugar palm) that abounds in the area is used to create a mellow tasting, caramel colored sugar sold in large cakes and palm wine.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Activities: Visit one of the biggest floating villages on the Tonle Sap Lake, Chnok Tru, before continuing on to Kampong Chhnang. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery, and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to visit the local industries.

            After the day's excursions, enjoy dinner on board and relax as the riverboat drops anchor for the night.
            06:30 Arrive in Kampong Tralach and visit local Buddhist monastery (vihara) and Kampong Tralach Leu Pagoda. Tour through Kampong Tralach Krom village along a small road perpendicular to the river, crossing beautiful stretches of emerald rice paddies. The vihara dates back to early last century and is home to some outstanding mural paintings. Standing isolated in the middle of the rice fields, it is a modest pagoda that receives very few international visitors, enjoy this truly unique experience.

            08:30 Hop aboard and float on to Koh Chen.

            09:30 - 11:00 Visit the small town of Koh Chen. Wander through the streets and visit family run silver and copper workshops. Watch the craftsmen at work and learn about the process. If possible, meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to share his story.

            11:00 Continue cruising to the capital city of Phnom Penh.

            In Phnom Penh, take a cyclo tour (45m-1h). Settle in a traditional cyclo and depart from Wat Phnom. Tour busy streets to soak up the real vibe of the city. Pass the post office and Van's restaurant, both stunning colonial buildings, and make your way to the Royal Palace and National Museum. Go along the riverside road and take in the atmospheric cafes that line the street.

            Then, spend the evening exploring the city on your own. Opt to finish up at the FCC for a happy hour cocktail overlooking the river or for dinner in town.

            Stay overnight onboard Toum Tiou II.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Arrive early at Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery. Return to the vessel and continue on to Koh Chen, an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Take a cyclo tour around streets of Phnom Penh for 1 hour.
            Learn more about the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge visiting the Security Prison 21 (S-21) and hear the stories behind the sombre photos lining the museum walls. Next, is the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek; the grounds now stand as a powerful memorial filled with victims’ skulls and mass graves. Tour this sombre, yet serene, sites with local guide.

            This trip also runs in reverse from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. See Toum Tiou II Cruise 4 Days - Phnom Penh to Siem Reap.

            Meals: Breakfast
            Accommodation: N/A
            Activities: Visit the sobering S21 Museum and the Killing Fields with a local guide. In the afternoon, you can spend free time to discover more of this dynamic city.
            Arrive at the port before 18:00 for embarkation on the Toum Tiou II. Welcome aboard! It's time to meet the crew and get some information about the cruise. Set sail toward Koh Chen.

            Meals: NA
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Arrive in time for embarkation on the riverboat.
            10:30 Arrive in the small town of Koh Chen. Wander through the streets and visit family run silver and copper workshops. Watch the craftsmen and learn about the process. If possible, meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to share his story.
            Hop aboard for lunch and while cruising to the next stop.

            15:00 Arrive in Kampong Tralach and visit local Buddhist monastery (vihara) and Kampong Tralach Leu Pagoda. Tour through Kampong Tralach Krom village along a small road perpendicular to the river, crossing beautiful stretches of emerald rice paddies. The vihara dates back to early last century and is home to some outstanding mural paintings. Standing isolated in the middle of the rice fields, it is a modest pagoda that receives very few international visitors, enjoy this truly unique experience.

            18:00 Hop aboard again and float on to the next stop.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Wander through the town of Koh Chen on an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery.
            Arrive in the town of Kampong Chhnang, a large fishing port on the Tonlé Sap. A lot of locals make a living from fish farming, a popular occupation in this area. Kampong Chhnang is also famous for its pottery ware, the style of which has not changed much for centuries and is distributed to the rest of the country. Wander through the local market, and head out to explore a family run brick factory to watch the process. Continue to visit the locals and observe the process of hand making pottery.

            Next, explore a sugar palm farm where the Thnot tree (sugar palm) that abounds in the area is used to create a mellow tasting, caramel colored sugar sold in large cakes and palm wine.

            Head back to the Toum Tiou II, continue cruising to Chnok Tru.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Sail on to Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap RIver. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to visit the local industries. Enjoy lunch back on the ship en route to Chnok Tru. Hop in a local boat to visit one of the largest floating villages on the river. Enjoy an evening cocktail and the Captain's farewell dinner.
            Depart for Siem Reap in early morning. Tour ends upon arrival at approximately 11:00. (Please book your onward travel from 16:00.)

            * When water levels are too low (from mid December to mid August) it may not be possible to sail to the port in Siem Reap. Alternatively, the group will transfer from Koh Chen to Siem Reap by bus.

            This trip also runs in reverse from Siem Reap to Phnom Penh. See Toum Tiou II Cruise 4 Days - Siem Reap to Phnom Penh.

            Meals: Breakfast
            Accommodation: N/A
            Activities: Depart for Siem Reap in early morning. Tour ends upon arrival.
            Arrive at the pier before 6:00 pm to embark on the Toum Tiou II. Welcome aboard! Meet the crew and get some information about the cruise.

            Sit and enjoy a performance of traditional Khmer dance.

            Meals: Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Arrive by 6:00 pm to embark on the boat. Enjoy an Apsara show on board.
            Cross the border into Vietnam. Opt to cycle, or stay on board, to Chau Doc from the checkpoint.

            During border crossing all passengers must stay on board as formalities are done on the riverboat. The boat will usually stay at the border for 2-3 hrs whilst all formalities are completed. Depending on time spent at the border, the itinerary for the afternoon may vary. Although this process is usually quite simple, delays can occur.

            Visit the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and explore first by power boat, followed by small local rowing boats. Take in the serene scenery and spot a wide array of birds.

            Transfer to Sam Mountain by private vehicle and settle in to watch the sunset and enjoy views of the surrounding landscape.

            * Please note that visas for Vietnam and Cambodia are the responsibility of the individual traveller. The visa requirements for your trip vary depending on where you are from and where you are going. For the most up to date information please check your Governments Foreign Ministry website or with you travel agent as rules do change. It is important that you check for yourself. For most travellers there will probably be an Embassy or Consulate in the country that you live in.

            If you require a visa for Vietnam, they need to be arranged ahead of time (BEFORE your trip) as the processing time varies and they are not available upon arrival. Please note that an E-visa can not be processed if entering Vietnam at a land border, as we do on this trip. Some nationalities don't require a Visa for Vietnam for shorter stays - please contact your Foreign Ministry for up to date entry/exit requirements.

            Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Cross the border into Vietnam. Opt to cycle, or stay on board, to Chau Doc from the checkpoint. Visit the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and soak in the sunset from the top of Sam Mountain.
            09:30 - 12:00 Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda and stroll around the Sa Dec river bank and through the local market. It provides a glimpse of traditional life on the Mekong, complete with tree lined streets and fading colonial villas.

            14:30-18:30 Board local boats and explore Vinh Long. Learn about rice popping and opt to cycle small paths through the communities here. Continue on to Cai Be by local boat and rejoin the riverboat on to the next stop in My Tho. Drop anchor tonight near Thoi Son Island.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and take the time to stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Continue on to Vinh Long. Learn about rice popping and opt to cycle small paths through the communities here. Continue to Cai Be by local boats and meet up with the vessel. Drop anchor tonight near Thoi Son Island.
            Explore the buddhist temple of Vĩnh Tràng. Known for its enormous buddha statues and peaceful surroundings. The monks here maintain an an ornate, gilded wood sanctuary, and tend to the impressive gardens.

            Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste fresh tropical fruits and honey and enjoy traditional folk songs.

            Opt for a local lunch on the island. Continue on to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) via the Cho Gao canal. Opt to cycle there instead. Enjoy a farewell cocktail on board before the Captain's dinner.

            Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda in the morning, catching a glimpse of My Tho town on the way. Cruise to Thoi Son Island by local boats for some local industry visits. Enjoy learning more about coconut product manufacturing and honey farming, with samples of honey and local fruit. Meet traditional musicians here. Opt for a local lunch on the island. Continue on to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) via the Cho Gao canal. Opt to cycle there instead. Enjoy a farewell cocktail on board before the Captain's dinner.
            Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends upon arrival.

            This trip also runs in reverse from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh. See Toum Tiou II Cruise 5 Days – Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh.

            Meals: Breakfast
            Accommodation: N/A
            Activities: Depart My Tho in the morning. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends upon arrival.
            15:00 Arrive in time for embarkation. Settle into your floating retreat, enjoy an endlessly captivating panorama and get to know the crew as the journey begins. Sail towards My Tho town.

            Meals: Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Arrive in time for embarkation. Settle into your floating retreat, enjoy an endlessly captivating panorama and get to know the crew as the journey begins. Sail towards My Tho town.
            8:00 Explore the Vinh Trang PagodaBuddhist temple of Vinh Trang. Known for its enormous buddha statues and peaceful surroundings. The monks here maintain an an ornate, gilded wood sanctuary, and tend to the impressive gardens.
            Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and honey and listen to traditional folk songs.

            14:00 - 16:30 Local boats will pull up alongside the Toum Tiou II to pick up the group and whisk everyone off to cruise around lively colorful local market of Cai Be. Navigating the narrow Island canals is a unique experience, as the bustling market surrounds the boats. Opt to cycle the small paths through local communities on the island and visit a rice popping cottage industry.

            Continue by local boat to Vinh Long to meet the vessel. Embark for the evening sail to Sa Dec.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda with a short tour of My Tho town en route. Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and honey and meet traditional musicians. Continue on to Cai Be and enjoy a visit to the floating market. Opt to cycle the small paths through local communities on the island and visit a Rice Popping cottage industry. Continue by local boat to Vinh Long to meet the vessel. Embark for the evening sail to Sa Dec.
            06:30 - 08:00 Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda and stroll around the Sa Dec river bank and through the local market. It provides a glimpse of traditional life on the Mekong, complete with tree lined streets and fading colonial villas. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board. Arrive at Chau Doc and visit Sam Mountain by private vehicle and settle in to watch the sunset and enjoy views of the surrounding landscape. Gaze out over the rice paddies or relax in a hammock. Visit some temples and pagodas along the way. Opt for dinner in town.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as you cruise the Mekong. Arrive at Chau Doc and visit Sam Mountain for sunset. Gaze out over the rice paddies or relax in a hammock. Visit some temples and pagodas along the way. Opt for dinner in town.
            Cross the border into Cambodia, ready for a little more ink in your passport. During the border crossing all passengers must stay on board and the formalities are done on the riverboat. The ship will usually stay at the border for a 2-3 hours whilst all the formalities are completed. Depending on the time spent at the border, the itinerary for the afternoon may vary, although this process is usually quite simple delays can happen.

            Continue on to Phnom Penh. Enjoy an evening in the capital city starting with a cyclo tour (45 minutes to 1 hour) to see the city from a new perspective. Settle in a traditional cyclo and depart from Wat Phnom. Tour busy streets to soak up the real vibe of the city. Pass the post office and Van's restaurant, both stunning colonial buildings, and make your way to the Royal Palace and National Museum. Go along the riverside road and take in the atmospheric cafes that line the street.

            Opt to finish up at the Foreign Correspondents Club for Happy Hour overlooking the river or dinner in town.

            * Please note that visas for Vietnam and Cambodia are the responsibility of the individual traveller. The visa requirements for your trip vary depending on where you are from and where you are going. For the most up to date information please check your Governments Foreign Ministry website or with you travel agent as rules do change. It is important that you check for yourself. For most travellers there will probably be an Embassy or Consulate in the country that you live in.

            ** Visas for Cambodia can be obtained in advance from your local Embassy. Or you can also obtain your visa at the Cambodian border for approximately $30. You will will need two passport sized photos.

            Please have extra USD on hand in case the customs officials charge more at the border crossing.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II River Cruise
            Activities: Cross the border into Cambodia and continue on to Phnom Penh. Enjoy an evening in the capital city starting with a cyclo tour to see the city from a new perspective.
            Learn more about the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge visiting the Security Prison 21 (S-21) and hear the stories behind the sombre photos lining the museum walls. Next, is the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek; the grounds now stand as a powerful memorial filled with victims’ skulls and mass graves. Tour this sombre, yet serene, sites with local guide.

            After lunch, return to the boat where the tour ends on arrival at approximately 14:00. Depart on arrival to your final destination. We can help with any onward travel arrangements you require.

            This trip also runs in reverse from Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City. See Toum Tiou II Cruise 5 Days – Phnom Penh to Ho Chi Minh City.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: N/A
            Activities: Visit the sobering S21 Museum and the Killing Fields with a local guide. After lunch, return to the boat where the tour ends on arrival at final destination.

            Embark around 2:30pm at the Phnom Krom pier. Once on board, settle in as the crew set sail for Chnok Tru.

            Once on board, enjoy a welcome beverage and get to know the crew during an informational meeting before dinner on board.

            NOTE: When water levels are too low (possible from mid December to mid August) it may not be possible to embark at the port in Siem Reap. Alternatively, the group will transfer from Siem Reap to Koh Chen by bus and embark at Koh Chen at approximately 6:30pm.

            Meals: Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Visit one of the biggest floating villages on the Tonle Sap River, Chnok Tru, before continuing on to Kampong Chhnang. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery, and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to the visit the local industries.
            After the day's excursions, enjoy dinner on board and relax as the riverboat drops anchor for the night.

            When water levels are too low (possible from mid December to mid August) it may not be possible to visit the floating village at Chnok Tru. Alternatively, the group will visit a floating village at Kampong Chhnang and anchor near Koh Chen.

            Floating Village Visit Chnok Tru: Hop in a local boat to visit one of the largest floating villages on the river.

            Toum Tiou II Riverboat Chnok Tru – Kampong Chhnang: Hop aboard and float on to the next stop.

            Kampong Chhnang Visit Kampong Chhnang Afternoon: Located around 56 miles from Phnom Penh, the town of Kampong Chhnang is a very large fishing port on the Tonlé Sap. A lot of locals make a living from fish farming, a popular occupation in this area. Kampong Chhnang is also famous for its pottery ware, the style of which has not changed much for centuries and is distributed to the rest of the country. Wander through the local market, and head out to explore a family run brick factory to watch the process. Continue to visit the locals and observe the process of hand making pottery.

            Before heading back to the riverboat, explore a sugar palm farm where the Thnot tree (sugar palm) that abounds in the area is used to create a mellow tasting, caramel coloured sugar sold in large cakes and palm wine.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Arrive early at Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery. Return to the vessel and continue on to Koh Chen, an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Take a cyclo tour past sights like Wat Phnom and the Grand Palace. Opt to finish up at the FCC for a happy hour cocktail overlooking the river or for dinner in town.

            Arrive early at Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery. Return to the vessel and continue on to Koh Chen, an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to the capital city of Phnom Penh. Take a cyclo tour past sights like Wat Phnom and the Grand Palace. Opt to finish up at the FCC for a happy hour cocktail overlooking the river or for dinner in town.

            Kampong Tralach Visit 06:30-08:30: Arrive at Kampong Tralach and visit its wonderful Vihara (Buddhist Monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Travel through Kampong Tralach Krom village along a small road perpendicular to the river, crossing beautiful stretches of emerald rice paddies. The Vihara dates back to early last century and is home to some outstanding mural paintings. Standing isolated in the middle of the rice fields, it is a modest pagoda that receives very few international visitors, enjoy this truly unique experience.

            Koh Chen Visit: Visit the small town of Koh Chen. Wander through the streets and visit family run silver and copper workshops. Watch the craftsmen and learn about the process. If possible, meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to share his story.

            Phnom Penh Cyclo Tour: Settle in a traditional cyclo and depart from Wat Phnom. Tour busy streets to soak up the real vibe of the city. Pass the post office and Van's restaurant, both stunning colonial buildings, and make your way to the Royal Palace and National Museum. Go along the riverside road and take in the atmospheric cafes that line the street.

            Free Time: evening: Explore Cambodia's charming capital city.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Spend the day exploring all this city has to offer. Start with guided visits to the S21 Museum and the Killing Fields. Enjoy free time to explore the National Museum, Grand Palace or Russian Market. In the evening, return to the boat for an Apsara show before departure.

            Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) Guided Tour Learn about the dark history and devastation that occurred at Security Prison 21 (S-21); the prison, used by the Khmer Rouge regime, is now Tuol Sleng Museum. Take a guided tour to hear the stories behind the sombre photos lining the museum walls.

            Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) Guided Tour Learn more about the atrocities of the Khmer Rouge visiting the Killing Fields of Choeung Ek; the grounds now stand as a powerful memorial filled with victims’ skulls and mass graves. Tour this sombre, yet serene, site with a guide.

            Free Time - afternoon: Discover more of this dynamic city.

            Apsara Show Sit back and enjoy a performance of traditional Khmer dance.

            Optional Activities

            Royal Palace: Visit the Royal Palace, a complex of buildings where the kings of Cambodia have resided since the 1860s (except for during the reign of the Khmer Rouge). Be sure to tour the Silver Pagoda compound and the central compound.

            Russian Market Visit the Russian Market for a selection of souvenir stalls along with jewellers and fabric sellers.

            National Museum Visit: Wander the galleries of the National Museum to see amazing works of art from Cambodia's "golden age" of Angkor. Visit the museum’s lovely courtyard before you leave.

            Silver Pagoda VisitTour the Royal Palace complex to see the neighboring Silver Pagoda (aka the Temple of the Emerald Buddha). See the many magnificent treasures inside this beautiful vihara (Buddhist monastery), including its floor lined with more 5,000 tiles of silver.

            Wat Phnom Visit: Visit Wat Phnom (Hill Temple) in late afternoon, a historic monument with lots of green space. Keep an eye on your food and belongings; cheeky monkeys like to get a hold of anything they can.

            Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Cross the border into Vietnam. Opt to cycle, or stay on board, to Chau Doc from the checkpoint. Visit the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and soak in the sunset from the top of Sam Mountain.

            During border crossing all passengers must stay on board as formalities are done on the riverboat. The boat will usually stay at the border for 2-3 hrs whilst all formalities are completed. Depending on time spent at the border, the itinerary for the afternoon may vary. Although this process is usually quite simple, delays can occur.

            Border Crossing (Cambodia - Vietnam): Ready for a little more ink in your passport? Grab your bags and get ready to check another country off your bucket list.

            Tra Su Bird Sanctuary Visit - Châu Đốc: Visit the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary and explore first by power boat, followed by small local rowing boats. Take in the serene scenery and spot a wide array of birds.

            Sam Mountain Sunset Visit - Châu Đốc:Travel to Sam Mountain by private vehicle and settle in to watch the sunset and enjoy views of the surrounding landscape.

            Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and take the time to stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Continue on to Vinh Long. Learn about rice popping and opt to cycle small paths through the communities here. Continue to Cai Be by local boats and meet up with the vessel. Drop anchor tonight near Thoi Son Island.

            Sa Dec Visit

            Stroll around the Sa Dec river bank and through the Sa Dec market. This small city of 30,000 inhabitants is fascinating due to its unspoiled authenticity and the fact it remains relatively undisturbed by tourists. It provides a glimpse of traditional life on the Mekong, complete with tree lined streets and fading colonial villas.

            Vinh Long Visit: Board local boats and explore Vinh Long. Learn about rice popping and opt to cycle small paths through the communities here. Continue on to Cai Be by local boat and rejoin the riverboat.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda in the morning, catching a glimpse of My Tho town on the way. Cruise to Thoi Son Island by local boats for some local industry visits. Enjoy learning more about coconut product manufacturing and honey farming, with samples of honey and local fruit. Meet traditional musicians here. Opt for a local lunch on the island. Continue on to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) via the Cho Gao canal. Opt to cycle there instead. Enjoy a farewell cocktail on board before the Captain's dinner.

            Vĩnh Trang Pagoda Visit: Explore the buddhist temple of Vĩnh Tràng. Known for its enormous buddha statues and peaceful surroundings. The monks here maintain an an ornate, gilded wood sanctuary, and tend to the impressive gardens.

            Coconut Manufacturing Visit: Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and honey and meet traditional musicians.

            Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Depart My Tho in the morning. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends upon arrival.

            Meals: Breakfast
            Accommodation: NA
            Embark in the afternoon. Relax, settle in and get to know the crew as the journey begins. Sail towards My Tho.

            Meals: Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda with a short tour of My Tho town en route. Take local boats to Thoi Son Island to see a coconut product manufacturer, taste some local fruit and honey and meet traditional musicians. Continue on to Cai Be and enjoy a visit to the floating market. Opt to cycle the small paths through local communities on the island and visit a Rice Popping cottage industry. Continue by local boat to Vinh Long to meet the vessel. Embark for the evening sail to Sa Dec.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Visit the Kien An Cung Pagoda in Sa Dec and stroll through the market along the river. View the old colonial houses by the delta. Enjoy breakfast and lunch on board as you cruise the Mekong. Arrive at Chau Doc and visit Sam Mountain for sunset. Gaze out over the rice paddies or relax in a hammock. Visit some temples and pagodas along the way. Opt for dinner in town.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Cross the border into Cambodia and continue on to Phnom Penh. Enjoy an evening in the capital city starting with a cyclo tour to see the city from a new perspective. Opt to finish up at the Foreign Correspondents Club for Happy Hour overlooking the river or dinner in town.

            During the border crossing all passengers must stay on board and the formalities are done on the riverboat. The ship will usually stay at the border for a 2-3 hours whilst all the formalities are completed. Depending on the time spent at the border, the itinerary for the afternoon may vary, although this process is usually quite simple delays can happen.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Visit the sobering S21 Museum and the Killing Fields with a local guide. After lunch, use free time to visit sights like the Royal Palace, Silver Pagoda, the National Museum, or the Russian Market.
            Optional Activities

            Royal Palace: Visit the Royal Palace, a complex of buildings where the kings of Cambodia have resided since the 1860s (except for during the reign of the Khmer Rouge). Be sure to tour the Silver Pagoda compound and the central compound.

            Russian Market Visit the Russian Market for a selection of souvenir stalls along with jewellers and fabric sellers.

            National Museum Visit: Wander the galleries of the National Museum to see amazing works of art from Cambodia's "golden age" of Angkor. Visit the museum’s lovely courtyard before you leave.

            Silver Pagoda Visit Tour the Royal Palace complex to see the neighboring Silver Pagoda (aka the Temple of the Emerald Buddha). See the many magnificent treasures inside this beautiful vihara (Buddhist monastery), including its floor lined with more 5,000 tiles of silver.

            Wat Phnom Visit: Visit Wat Phnom (Hill Temple) in late afternoon, a historic monument with lots of green space. Keep an eye on your food and belongings; cheeky monkeys like to get a hold of anything they can.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Wander through the town of Koh Chen on an island in the river. Visit silver and copper workshops and meet a Khmer Rouge survivor eager to tell his story. Continue to Kampong Tralach and visit the local vihara (Buddhist monastery) and Wat Kampong Tralach Leu pagoda. Opt to cycle, or ride in a tuk tuk or buffalo cart, through the village and past rice paddies to reach the monastery.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Sail on to Kampong Chhnang, one of the largest fishing ports on the Tonle Sap RIver. Learn more about the fish farming, pottery and sugar palm production in the area. Wander through the local market then opt to cycle to visit the local industries. Enjoy lunch back on the ship en route to Chnok Tru. Hop in a local boat to visit one of the largest floating villages on the river. Enjoy an evening cocktail and the Captain's farewell dinner.

            When water levels are too low (possible from mid December to mid August) it may not be possible to visit the floating village at Chnok Tru. Alternatively, the group will visit a floating village at Kampong Chhnang and anchor near Koh Chen.

            Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
            Accommodation: Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Depart for Siem Reap early morning. Tour ends upon arrival. Please book onward travel after 4pm.

            Tour ends upon arrival at approximately 11am. Please book onward travel from 4pm.

            When water levels are too low (possible from mid December to mid August) it may not be possible to sail to the port in Siem Reap. Alternatively, the group will transfer from Koh Chen to Siem Reap by bus.

            Meals: Breakfast
            Accommodation: NA
            Services
             
             24-hour Security ​ Boutique Library ​ Doctor on call
            ​ Observatory ​ Reception ​ Rowing boat
            ​ Safety box at reception ​ Tender for sightseeing ​ Theme Cruise
            ​ Baby cot ​ Bar ​ Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
            ​ Fresh flower  Laundry service  Library
             Restaurant    

            Departure Info
             
             Shuttle Bus: Transfer in Siem Reap from/to FCC Angkor Hotel ONLY  Check-in: Mid afternoon
             Check-out: 11:00 AM  Guide: French or English speaking guide on board

            Activities on Board
             
             Cooking classes  Cycling   Fishing
             Swimming  Wooden games  

            Activities on Request​
             
             Birthday / Wedding anniversary/ Honeymoon  Corporate Party   Traditional or modern live music

            These are cruise properties for Toum Tiou II Cruise:
             
            Specifications Toum Tiou II Cruise
            Building matertials Metal Boat
            Operated since In 2008
            Length 125 ft. (38m) Riverboat.
            Width 8 m
            Height NA
            Depth 1.4 m
            Dining Room Yes
            Bar/ Sundeck Yes
            Massage cabin N/A
            Engine Power 450 HP
            Speed 11 knots
            Number of cabins 14 - 6 upper, 8 lower.
            Boat Layout Large screen television in lounge showing movies nightly. Library with classic literature, Wifi in public areas, outdoor dining and lounge areas with comfortable seating.

            Toum Tiou II Cruise Deck Plan​
             
            Toum Tiou II Upper Deck Toum Tiou II Main Deck 
            Toum Tiou II Upper Deck Toum Tiou II Main Deck

            Price Includes
             
            • 3 nights aboard the Toum Tiou II
            • Meals: 03 breakfasts, 02 lunches, 02 dinners
            • Chhnok Tru floating village visit
            • Kampong Chhnang visit
            • Vihara and pagoda visit (Kampong Tralach)
            • Koh Chen island visit include cottage industries
            • Cyclo tour (Phnom Penh)
            • Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) guided tour
            • Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) guided tour
            • Options to cycle to excursions along the way
            • Farewell cocktail and Captain's Dinner
            • All transport to/from included activities and between destinations

            Price Excludes
             
            • Transfers at departure/arrival port
            • International flights, port dues (if levied), laundry, all visa costs.
            • Allow USD 40 - 55 for meals not included. Drinks and tips on board not included.
            • 10% applicable only for inbounds claiming VAT from government

            Cancellation by Customer
             
            • More than 91 days prior to departure: 10% of Price
            • Between 90 and 61 days prior to departure: 30% of price
            • Between 60 and 21 days prior to departure: 50% of price
            • 20 days to departure date or no show: 100% of price

            Children Policy
             
            • Age requirement: 12+
            • All travelers under age 18 must be accompanied by an adult.

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