Mekong Pandaw from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap 5 Days

Duration: 5 days 4 night

Destination: Phnom Penh - Silk Island - Tonle River - Kampong Chhnang - Tonle Sap Floating villages - Siem Reap

From US $2,365 $2,306 Tour Enquiry
5 Days on the Pandaw Cruise Ship to discover the life of the local people in Cambodia from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap. Combine the ancient temples of Angkor in Siem Reap with Cambodia’s bustling capital city Phnom Penh with this expeditions on the Tonle and Mekong Rivers.

PRICE AND BOOKING

Price per person in a double or twin cabin

Tours & PackagesUSD/Person ( Double/Twins Share) 
2022
USD/Person ( Double/Twins Share)$2306
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2023
USD/Person ( Double/Twins Share)$2306
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Itinerary

Departure Schedules
2022 Jan Feb Mar Apr May June July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
PNH- SR                   04,18 01,15,29 13,27
2023                        
PNH-SR 10,24 07,21 07,21             10,24 07,21 16,30


Day 1: Phnom Penh

Passengers can embark the ship between 12.30 and 13.30. Rest of day at leisure. Overnight in Phnom Penh city port with its lively bars, restaurants and night life.

Day 2: Silk Island

We start the day by cruising upstream from Phnom Penh along the Mekong River before returning in the afternoon to visit Koh Nghe Tei (Silk Island) to study the entire silk-making process from worms to weavers. You will have the chance to visit local silk purveyors and purchase the locally made products before we enjoy a demonstration of the ancient martial art of L’bokator. L'bokator, which roughly translates as 'pounding a lion' includes weapons techniques and is one of the oldest existing fighting systems in Cambodia. Oral tradition indicates that L’bokator, or an earlier form thereof, was the close quarter combat system used by the armies before Angkor 1,700 years ago.

Day 3: Tonle Sap River - Oudong
After a short morning cruise along the Tonle Sap River we will disembark at Prek Kdam and travel by coach to the Ancient Capital of Cambodia, Oudong. We visit the Vipassana Dhura Meditation Centre for a morning of relaxation & meditation before taking a drive around the old capital. We re-join our boat in Kompong Trollach for lunch. After lunch, we board our local limousines (Ox-Carts) for a meander along the Tonle Sap River visiting the local villages, markets and temples. Tonight, we will host our Cocktail Hour around a fire pit in one of the local Khmer Villages where we will join the villagers dancing and learning about the local culture.

Day 4: Kampong Chhnang - Tonle Sap Floating Villages & Markets

Experience one of the highlights of our trip as we navigate the very narrow canals of the Tonle Sap River where we get up close & personal with the local riverside villagers. After lunch, we arrive in our final stop of Kampong Chhnang and board our Tender Boat “Pandaw Explorer” to visit the famous Tonle Sap Floating Villages & Markets, observing locals fishing and tending their floating vegetable gardens. We then cruise back to Kampong Chhnang City and disembark our Tender for a walk along the newly constructed River Walkway.

Day 5: Kampong Chhnang - Siem Reap
We disembark our Pandaw Boat and travel by coach from Kampong Chhnang through the countryside before arriving in the historical town of Siem Reap, home to the famous Angkor Wat.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Guide services (English language)
  • Gratuities to crew
  • Main meals onboard
  • Local mineral water
  • Jugged coffee, teas & tisanes.
  • Transfers between the meeting point and the ship at the start and end of a voyage.

Exclusions

International flights
Port dues (if levied)
Laundry, all visa costs,
Fuel surcharges (see terms and conditions)
All beverages except local mineral water
Jugged coffee, teas & tisanes and tips to tour guides
Local guides
Bus drivers, boat operators and cyclo drivers.

Tour brief

  • Day 1: Phnom Penh
  • Day 2: Silk Island
  • Day 3: Tonle Sap River - Oudong
  • Day 4: Kampong Chhnang - Tonle Sap Floating Villages & Markets
  • Day 5: Kampong Chhnang - Siem Reap

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