Marine: Mekong River Adventure Siem Reap to Phnom Penh (AOVZPE)
Trip Style: Marine - Small-ship adventures on the world's great seas and rivers The poles of the Earth, the wonders of the Galapagos, the mysteries of the Amazon, out-of-the-way Greek Islands and other great places are best (and sometimes only) accessed by boat. Marine trips get you there aboard small ships, exclusive yachts and catamarans.
Service Level: Upgraded
Physical Demands Rating: 2 - There'll be some light walking and hiking. Suitable for most fitness levels. Nothing too challenging.
Group Size: Max 28
Meals Included: 3 breakfasts, 2 lunches, 2 dinners
Accommodations: Not Availaible
Sail the mighty Mekong, explore the floating markets and villages, discover Phnom Penh and get to know the locals of Kampong Chhnang, visit ancient temples and small villages, enjoy the atmosphere of a floating market.
Experience the beauty of Cambodia during this four-day river cruising journey. Take in Wat Phnom, the Grand Palace, and the S21 Museum and prepare to see things you'll never forget (but bring your camera anyway). Get a true taste of river cruising while visiting the fishing port of Kampong Chhnang, and stilt villages like Chnok Tru, where you'll learn about fish farming, pottery, and sugar palm production. Opt for bikes, tuk tuks, or local boats to get around and see rice paddies, monasteries, and local businesses.
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- Tour Operator
- G Adventures
- Offer valid through 6/30/2018
- 4 Days
- Escorted - Yes
|Day 1||Chnok Tru||Day 1 Siem Reap/Chnok Tru (1D)|
Enjoy a welcome beverage and get to know the crew during an informational meeting before dinner on board. Additional Notes: If there is inclement weather, or 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. Included Activities: Riverboat Welcome Meeting Transport: Toum Tiou II Riverboat
|Day 2||KAMPONG CHHNANG||Day 2 Chnok Tru/Kampong Chhnang (1B, 1L, 1D)|
After the days excursions, enjoy dinner on board and relax as the riverboat drops anchor for the night. Additional Notes: 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. Included Activities: Floating Village Visit Kampong Chhnang Visit Transport: Toum Tiou II Riverboat
|Day 3||Phnom Penh||Day 3 Kampong Chhnang/Phnom Penh (1B, 1L)|
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. Included Activities: Kampong Tralach Visit Phnom Penh Cyclo Tour Koh Chen Visit Transport: Toum Tiou II Riverboat Toum Tiou II Riverboat Toum Tiou II Riverboat
|Day 4||Phnom Penh||Day 4 Phnom Penh (1B)|
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. Depart after sightseeing at approximately 1pm. Included Activities: Choeung Ek (Killing Fields) Guided Tour Tuol Sleng Museum (S-21 Prison) Guided Tour
Local Flights: N/A
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