Voyage Summary

Your time in South-East Asia begins on arrival in Saigon, Vietnam. From here you will transfer to the port and board your beautiful Pandaw river ship in the port of My Tho. After settling in and some light refreshments, your expedition will begin with a crossing of the Mekong Delta.

Your first morning finds you in Ben Tre. Travel by sampans to the fruit orchards and see the local artisans at work. After lunch the ships moors at Cho Lach island for pot making and a traditional culinary lesson. 

On the third day you will arrive at Con Phuoc Island and visit a bird sanctuary and the expore the island visiting a 100 year old Catholic church and woodworking artisans. 

Day four will be spent exploring the Tan Chau canal systerm  before formalities take up much of the afternoon on the Cambodian border.

The next morning you will arrive in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, where you will be given a map and the use of your own cyclo for the day. The morning will be spent exploring at your leisure, with the Royal Palace highly recommended. In the afternoon, you can enjoy an excursion by coach to the Cambodian Killing Fields and the gruesome Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum.

Days 6 you will sail up the Mekong/Tonl river to visit Koh Okhna Tey, or’ silk island’ to study the silk making process and cruise upstream towards Kampong Cham. 

Enjoy a sunrise cruise to Wat Hanchey and enjoy the best Mekong views in Cambodia before cruising downstream to Kamphon Cham to the local OBT Chiro Village where children’s education is high on the agenda. Travel on to Wat Nokor Bachey which is built completely from Black Sandstone.

Day 8 Sail downstreat to moor at Kampong Cham and transfer by coach to the bustling town of Siem Reap where your expedition will come to a close.

January to December
8 Days
RV Mekong Pandaw
2,199 pp

Expedition Highlights:

  • A full day in Phnom Penh – see the National Museum and the Royal Palace
  • Optional excursions to the Killing Fields and Tuol Sleng Genocide Museum
  • Silk Island – study the silk making process
  • Explore the Monkey Temple in Kampong Cham

Day-by-Day Itinerary:

  • Day 01 Saigon
  • Day 01 My Tho
  • Day 02 Ben Tre
  • Day 03 Con Phuc
  • Day 04 Cambodia Border
  • Day 05 Phnom Penh
  • Day 06 Silk Island
  • Day 07 Wat Hanchey, Obt Chiro Village & Wat Nokor Bachey
  • Day 08 Siem Reap

This Expedition Includes:

  • Beautiful stateroom accommodation
  • Asian/European influenced dining
  • Access to the Pandaw Spa
  • Full excursion programme – at least one per day
  • Daily briefings by onboard lecturers
  • Activity programme – fruit carving, napkin origami and more

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£2,199 per person

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