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A Memorable Mekong Journey with Jahan Cruise

7/Days  Flexible & Private Tour
 Ho Chi MinhMy ThoCai BeSa DecTan ChauPhnom Penh
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This 7-day adventure of Vietnam and Cambodia offers you the most fascinating and breathtaking settings of the two countries. You will experience the unique charm of dramatic history, diverse stunning culture, special tradition and incredible natural beauty in the heart of Indochina. Commencing in Cambodia, you will see the troubled past history in historic Phnom Penh, experience the real daily working life and taste abundant delicacies in Tan Chau & Cai Be’s floating market.


  Explore the historic city of Phnom Penh to see a part of complex Cambodia’s history

  Discover the local workshops of the two countries as pottery, rice paste, coconut candies, etc

  Understand more about the war time through Cu Chi Tunnels, the famous complex system of underground tunnels

  Visit the famous Caibe’s floating market to understand their daily working life

  Taste well-known specialties during the excursion

  Wander to the landmarks of the biggest city of Vietnam, Ho Chi Minh City

  Along with its peaceful beauty, the Mekong Delta is known for its friendly locals. The crewmembers of the Jahan are no exception

  Discover the bygone elegance of travel aboard the majestic Jahan Cruise

Tour Summary

By Day Transfer Destinations Activities Meals
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh Welcome to Saigon, Free to relax D
Day 2 Ho Chi Minh Explore Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the Reunification Palace and War... B, L
Day 3 Ho Chi Minh, My Tho, Cai Be Travel to My Tho, cruise along the Mekong, enjoy the sunset, hit Cai... B, L, D
Day 4 Cai Be, Sa Dec, Tan Chau Explore floating market, stunning landscapes along the Mekong, cruise... B, L, D
Day 5 Tan Chau, Phnom Penh Discover around Tan Chau, reach a fish sanctuary, slowly move around... B, L, D
Day 6 Phnom Penh Have breakfast, disembark the cruise, transfer to hotel and explore... B
Day 7 Phnom Penh Have breakfast, check out B
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  • Activities:

    Welcome to Saigon, Free to relax

Welcome to Vietnam - Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City

On arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport in Ho Chi Minh City (formerly Saigon), you will be greeted by our guide and transferred to the hotel in the downtown. After doing the check in, you will be free on your own to walk around the city center to get acquainted with the liveliness of this young city.

Overnight in Ho Chi Minh City.

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  • Activities:

    Explore Cu Chi Tunnels, visit the Reunification Palace and War Remnants Museum

We will pick you up at your hotel at 8.00 AM, Start Cu Chi Tunnels Tour from Ho Chi Minh City, explore Cu Chi Tunnels - the famous historic place in Cu Chi district, Ho Chi Minh City. Cu Chi tunnels, more than 200km of underground tunnels have many branches connecting to underground hideouts, shelters, and entrances to other tunnels where thousands of fighters and villagers could hide. They were used by Viet Cong during the Vietnam War and were their great importance system in resistance to American forces, and helped achieve ultimate military success. Coming here you can discover how people communicate and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters for numerous guerrilla fighters during the war. Have lunch at the restaurant, then we drive back to Ho Chi Minh arriving at approximately 14.00 pm.

City tour of Ho Chi Minh City with the War Remnants Museum - a real and huge collection of the war evidences, the Reunification Palace - a historic place which witnessed the victorious moments of Vietnam forces, the Old Post Office and the Notre Dame Cathedral - the religious symbol of the Christian in Ho Chi Minh City.

Unique Experience in Legendary Cu Chi tunnel

If you are around Ho Chi Minh City and wondering how to spend a day in this fascinating city, why don't get a closer look at Vietnam’s wartime by visiting the Cu Chi tunnels ? Hiding the the secrets of underground Vietnam, the legendary Cu Chi Tunnels trip will amaze you by the 250km underground network utilized as weapon store, military bunkers and base . Don't miss the chance to crawl inside the tunnels and fire several different weapons in the shooting range.


Immerse in the vibrant atmosphere of the Ho Chi Minh City Tour

Welcome to Ho Chi Minh City - one of the most modern cities in Vietnam. Don't hesitate to immerse yourself in the vibrant atmosphere of Ho Chi Minh City on a full-day city tour. You will gain fascinating insight into rich culture and history with our knowledgeable guide when going to Reunification Palace, War Remnants Museum, Post Office, Notre-Dame Cathedral. Moreover, haggling for lovely gifts at Ben Thanh market and feasting your senses on a local lunch of traditional Vietnamese cuisine will remark your trip in Saigon.

  • Meals:

    Breakfast, Lunch

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  • Activities:

    Travel to My Tho, cruise along the Mekong, enjoy the sunset, hit Cai Be

At 11:30 AM: Guide of RV Jahan Cruise will pick you up at Renaissance Riverside Hotel in Saigon, We gather before noontime at our welcome lounge in Saigon. Lean back with a drink as our staff welcomes you and collects your details for the boarding.

We bid farewell to the hustle and bustle of Saigon and travel 70 kilometers south overland to My Tho to embark your luxury floating home for your coming journey along the Might Mekong.

Upon boarding our crew warmly welcomes you and you check in to your prepared staterooms. The ship set sail and your fasctinating journey of exploring the Mekong can begin. Lunch buffet is served in the restaurant while the vessel steadily glides upstream to reach the overnight spot. Make yourself familiar with all the ship facilities. Now it is time to  become one with one of the largest streams in Asia.

The afternoon allows you pastime at your private balcony or join our tea time at the open air bar as the twilight  bathes the  land of Mekong Delta into a golden haze. 
During the time you savor your dinner the ship reaches Cai Be. Cai Be is a charming small town, famous for its Catholic French church and manufacturing of traditional crafts and food products. The floating market of Cai Be is getting smaller every year, since trading on the water is shifting more and more into modern central markets.

We drop anchor mid-stream and overnight near Cai Be.

Amazing floating market in Mighty Mekong Delta

About 02 driving hours away from the bustle and hustle of Ho Chi Minh City, you will arrive at the peaceful Mekong Delta. If we have time in the early morning, why don't we visit the floating market?Cai Rang floating market is the location where locals go to buy and sell a variety of fruits vegetables from boats of all sizes and which is the most original ones and bustling places of the region. Sellers tie their goods to a tall pole so that buyers can see from a distance what they are selling. Seat on local trading boat, witness boasting activities in market, find out local life in stilt house along river will be a joyful memory in your Vietnam Holiday.

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    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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    Explore floating market, stunning landscapes along the Mekong, cruise to Tan Chau

Everyday, we offer to our guests an invigorating Tai Chi class on the sun deck. Set in your day like many local people do around Asia just as the sun begins its gentle glow.

A sumptuous buffet breakfast is the perfect start in your first exploration day in the Mekong Delta. The morning tour takes you Cai Be. We can still see some boat to boat trading of local goods such as fruits and agricultural products. Our guide explains the particularities of this long lasting dealing cutlture. Each boat has a special marker to let buyers know what goods they are selling.

Cai Be is a rustic town crossed by and many water canals. We go on-shore to visit a workshop where we learn about and observe how rice paste, rice paper, rice cookies or rice wine is manufactured. Cai Be and its surrounding areas are covered by palmtrees and hence the region is also famous for the production of coconut candies. With our local boat we continue to cruise through the lush and green canel network and can observe farmers working in the fields.

Back on board lunch is served and you have some time for yourself afterwards to either enjoy a true Vietnamese coffee at the bar or simply watch the life on the riverbanks floating by.

In the afternoon, we reach the area of Sa Dec. We embark a traditional sampan and tour towards Binh Thanh Island. This island is one of the larger ones in the vast stream of the Mekong. Some communities have settled here and make their living by growing water hyazinths. We visit exclusively one of those untouched areas. By wandering through the village we get a deep understanding of the native life. But moreover we can follow the whole process of ratt making. You can even try yourself the weaving  which is still done manually. We will meet also an old local people who shares with us their story on this island and they are happy for any chit-chat with you.

Back on board you may like to pamper yourself with a spa treatment or take a dip in our pool on the sun deck. Our expert guides offer a presentation on the “Life on the Mekong Delta” as the ship continues sailing to Tan Chau - the boarder town to Cambodia. We moor mid-stream near Tan Chau.

Dinner is served and afterwards you can join our evening cinema session (offered every night) featuring selected classic movies.

Enchanted by the regional experiences and sympathetic locals in Mekong Delta

The cultural heart of Southern Vietnam, Mekong Delta is picturesquely set among floating delta and remains a magnet for cultural discovery and local interaction. After driving about 02 hours from Ho Chi Minh city to join a Mekong Delta tour, you will have chance to visit regional workshops which teach us how to make traditional specialties: coconut candy, pop corn, rice paper, brooms, sticky rice cake… Moreover, the local hospitality will warm your heart, with people who always smile, wave with your group, and try to help you as much as possible.

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    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Activities:

    Discover around Tan Chau, reach a fish sanctuary, slowly move around the streets to see all the workshops, houses and domiciles, get to the border for Phnom Penh, enjoy the boat, reach to Phnom Penh

Welcome to the fish sanctuary of Vietnam. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the dining hall or in the quiet sanctuary of your balcony.

Brace yourself for an excursion around Tan Chau, a pleasant, slow-paced town near the Cambodian border with a sizeable Chinese, Kinh and Khmer community. Once arrived on-shore we hop on “xeloi” to explore Tan Chau. A xeloi is a local vehicle which is still used as taxi in this region. We slowly move around the streets to see all the workshops, houses and domiciles. Get to feel the laid-back vibes of this place. We stop at the colorful local market near one of the ancient temples. This is the best time you can interact with the vendors of this friendly town to make your own bargain experience. We board our local boats and cruise along floating houses to finally reach a floating fish farm. This region is the source of fish production to be sold all over the world and we can see closely how fish farmings works.

Back on board our “home” we sail towards the Vietnamese-Cambodian border. Get ready for a fascinating and leisurely cruise through the deep Cambodia countryside towards Phnom Penh. The whole afternoon is at your own arrangements. This is the cruise part when even the last passenger will turn into cruise mode and hopefully experience the therapeutical influence this mighty river radiates. It is time for massages, time for sun bed relaxations, time for private balcony kick-backs - forsooth the time to merge with the river.

A culinary class if offered during the afternoon to sharpen your knowledge and skills on the local cuisine. Some may like to do a flying visit at the bridge - the captain always has a story to share about “his” river. “The Highway Blues” beckons as we float into a state of mild bliss and before you totally drift away join our afternoon high tea for some treats.

Dinner is served before we arrive in the capital of Cambodia around 8 o’clock. The boat docks at the pier of Phnom Penh. You are free to go for your first exploration by yourself. Stroll along the river promenade and watch the locals chit-chating, selling odds and ends or have a drink in one of the numerous bars (kindly inform our crew once you are leaving the ship on your own). 

  • Meals:

    Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

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  • Activities:

    Have breakfast, disembark the cruise, transfer to hotel and explore the city of Phnom Penh

Welome to Phnom Penh - the once called Paris of the East. Despite its rapid development, it has retained a lot of its rustic charm and elegance. It is an amazing town to bespeak centuries of incredible history and culture which can still be felt at many street corners.

After breakfast, we will check out RV Jahan Cruise at 08:00 AM, our guide will pick you up at Phnom Penh Pier and join in a transfer to hustle and bustle of Phnom Penh City. 

On arrival Phnom Penh, tourists will enjoy a cycle tour to explore the city. The first destination of today is sparkling and colorful Khmer-style Royal Palace. Built in 1866 by the Predecessors of King Norodom, the Royal Palace is the combination of Khmer traditional architecture and Napoleon architectural style. Royal Palace is an architectural complex of enchanting buildings: Throne Hall, Pochani Pavilion, Moonlight Pavilion, etc.

Not far from Royal Palace is the Silver Pagoda which possesses national treasures such as gold and jeweled Buddha statues. Among them, a life-sized gold Maitreya Buddha decorated with 9584 diamonds is the most precious. The next destination is not less attractive than Royal Palace.

The, we will go on exploring National Museum - a fine architectural structure, which is now exhibiting one of the world’s largest collections of Khmer art including sculpture, ceramics, carved works, and bronzes of different periods. You will have a tasty meal for lunch at a charity-run restaurant before conquering Wat PhnomThe highest peak in Phnom Penh for enjoying the great view to the whole city at sunset. Tourists will stay overnight at hotel in Phnom Penh

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    Have breakfast, check out

After breakfast at the hotel, if there is free time, you will have last minutes for going shopping some souvenirs or sightseeing before being transferred back to the airport for your onward flight. End of services!

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6 Breakfasts 4 Lunches 4 Dinners
Hotel (3 nights), Cruise (3 nights)
Included Services
  •   03 nights Mekong River Cruise, 03 nights hotel accommodation
  •   Daily western-style breakfast
  •   Daily (group) shore-excursions as mentioned in the program
  •   Entrance fees, performances, boat trips & excursions
  •   Transportation as mentioned in the program, transfers to/from the meeting point/ship of RV Jahan Cruise
  •   Tour guide services (English speaking)
  •   Taxes, fuel, river pilots, local anchorage fees, daily Tai Chi classes and onboard entertainment, sauna or steam bath (The Jahan only)
  •   Welcome drink, breakfast – lunch - dinner (on full sailing days or as indicated in program)
  •   Water & tissues on coach
  •   Free flow of beverages - mineral water, soft drinks, juices, tea, coffee - at all times on RV Jahan Cruise
  •   Free flow of local beer and house wine by glass during lunch and dinner, drinking water in cabin and during excursions, insurance (passenger liability), internet throughout the boat (subject to cellular network signal) on RV Jahan Cruise


  •   Port tax, crew and guide gratuities
  •   International Flights
  •   Visa Fees (issued on arrival) for Cambodia
  •   Any visa fees
  •   Private transfers and any other transfer not stated in the program, personal expenses and purchases, all further beverages, premium spirits and other services not mentioned under inclusions or in the program
  •   Fuel surcharges if any (please refer to general terms and conditions, medical services, spa treatments (please see special cabin inclusions), telephone.
  •   Personal travel insurance
  •   Any services not mentioned in itinerary

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