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Description:eritage Line is a consummate collector of classic river vessels. We design our ships to emulate the glories of a by-gone era in the areas we sail. Each is unique in it’s décor and setting. Each detail is painstakingly crafted to remake history. Authenticity, tradition, art and exploration are the heart of our business.Our first purpose-built ship on the Mekong, the Jayavarman was inspired by a French-Colonial cruise liner. It charms guests with it’s romantic, pastel coloured cabins and quaint wooden bar. It has intricate woodcarvings, Khmer bas-reliefs and Vietnamese lacquer paintings resembling a floating art gallery.The Jahan is Heritage Line’s most romantic cruise liner. It evokes the opulent vessels of British India and no expense has been spared in the interior and exterior decorations, which showcase the talents of local woodworkers, weavers and artists in Vietnam and Cambodia.
  • Option 1: Pearl of the Orient

    Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Cai Be (L/D)

    Bid farewell to the hustle and bustle of Saigon as we travel 70 kilometers south by land to My Tho to embark your boutique Ship. We will be served refreshing drinks and light lunch as the Ship steadily glides along the Mekong. We will bathe in the fading sunset on the balcony followed by a briefing at the lounge. Later, a welcome dinner awaits us.

    When approaching Cai Be, the Ship drops anchor midstream. Light lunch, afternoon tea and dinner are included. Overnight in Cai Be.

    Day 2: Cai Be - Sa Dec - Tan Chau ( B/L/D)

    Every day, our journey starts with an invigorating Tai Chi lesson on the Sundeck just as the sun begins its gentle glow. Coffee and tea awaits the early bird.

    The day-tour starts with a visit to Cai Be’s boisterous and colorful floating market on a traditional sampan (a flat bottomed traditional Vietnamese wooden boat). During the ride, discover breathtaking landscapes along the river and quaff the rustic life on the Mekong Delta. The cruise will halt intermittently to allow us to observe how rice paste, rice paper, rice cookies, rice pop, rice wine and coconut candies are made, enjoy local life along the canals on the way back to the Ship for lunch.

    In the afternoon, we cruise to Sa Dec. Upon arrival, we embark a traditional sampan to tour Binh Thanh Island to visit an untouchable village. Here, every villager is involved in the process of making rattan mat and this give us the chance to interact with the old local people. We then board the Ship for a tranquil evening cruise towards Tan Chau.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. The Ship will moor midstream overnight near Tan Chau.

    Day 3: Tan Chau - Border Crossing - Phnom Penh (B/L/D)

    Welcome to the fish sanctuary of Vietnam. Begin your day with a hearty breakfast at the Dining Hall of your balcony. Brace yourself for a short excursion in Tan Chau, a pleasant town near the Cambodian border with sizeable Chinese, Kinh and Khmer community.

    Firstly, the journey takes you to the “evergreen” islands where you will be thrilled to learn the life of the locals.

    The inhabitants of these islands live on houses poised on high stilts – a centuries-old tradition in this part of the Mekong Delta.

    We stop to visit a fish farm located in the Tan Chau canal – this farm consists of floating houses and the villagers make their living by cultivating fish. You continue by boat to Tan Chau pier, disembark here and stroll around this colorful local market with lots of regional products. You return to the cruise Ship after your market visit.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight we anchor midstream near Phnom Penh.

    Day 4: Phnom Penh (B)

    Your journey with the floating sanctuary has come to an end, but will not be forgotten. Disembark after breakfast and head into the city of Phnom Penh to further discover its culture and history.

    Breakfast is included.

    Option 2: Serenity Cruise

    Day 1: Siem Reap - Kampong Cham - Kampong Chhnang (L/D)

    The Tonle Sap (The Great Lake) is the flowing heart of Cambodia, giving love and life to this nation. The Tonle Sap has more fish than any other lakes in the world and is a home to an incredible variety of birds, including rare – and endangered – feathered life.

    At noon, we gather at the meeting point followed by a transfer to the boutique Ship. The ever-smiling crew welcomes us with unbridled warmth. A refreshing welcome drink awaits us followed by a buffet lunch on the Ship.

    Then, it is a relaxing afternoon as the Ship glides along the water. Dinner is served at Dining Hall. Enjoy a spectacular experience on the Sundeck as we bathe in the glow of the moon and the radiance of the stars.

    Lunch and dinner are included. The Ship will anchor midstream on the Tonle Sap river.

    Day 2: Kampong Chhnang - Kampong Tralach - Kampong CHam (B/L/D)

    Every day, our journey will start with an invigorating Tai Chi lesson at the Sundeck just as the sun begins its slow rise. Coffee and tea awaits the early bird. Before dawn, the Ship sets sail across the Tonle River, we see spectacular marshlands floating along the river banks of the Kampong Chhnang province.

    The afternoon cruise continues with a languid meander along the Tonle Sap River. Here, the river is so narrow that we can be greeted by kids waving enthusiastically at us from the banks.

    Follow a short bus trip to the see the Khmer-styled pottery. We then embark to see the wetlands, floating houses and fish farms in the region before reaching Kampong Cham in the evening. Further down the river we take part in an ox cart rally in the afternoon before being introduced to the Heritage Line pro bono “literacy project”.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight in Kampong Cham.

    Day 3: Kampong Cham - Wat Hanchey (B/L/D)

    We will wake up in the early morning after an overnight cruising, truly energized to embark on a land journey to the pre-Angkorian temple of Wat Hanchey. Travelers can either take a motor-taxi or climb 303 steps to the top. Located at the top of a hill overlooking the river, the temple offers one of the most breath-taking views in Cambodia. Built in the 8th century, this ancient structure, together with a bigger and newer addition underscores the superb architecture of the Chenla Empire which predates the mighty Angkor temple complex. We even get to engage in light banter with some of the monks in the area. We will return to the Ship to witness a blessing ceremony performed by orange-clad local monks.

    We will then cruise towards Kampong Cham to visit Wat Nokor, a Wat built within the ruins of an ancient temple which holds a timeless story.

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner are included. Overnight midstream near Phnom Penh.

    Day 4: Phnom Penh (B)

    Your journey with the floating sanctuary has come to an end, but will not be forgotten. Disembark after breakfast and head into the city of Phnom Penh to further discover its culture and history.

    Tour Inclusions:

    • Selected accommodation with breakfast in twin share room
    • Meals as listed in the itinerary
    • Private air-condition transportation
    • Boat cruises while on tour
    • Experience and friendly English-speaking local guide
    • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
    • Service charge and VAT taxes

     

    Tour Exclusions:

    • Visa stamping fee at the Embassy
    • Travel Insurance in all kinds
    • Other foreign language guide
    • Peak tourist season or special event rates
    • Child or adult in triple sharing room
    • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
    • Solo traveller must single supplement
  • The Lost Civilization

    Day 1: Sai Gon – Cai Be – My Thuan – Sa Dec (L/D)

    08h15 A.M: Pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (District 1 or 3) and depart to Mekong Delta.

    10h30 – 11h00 A.M: Arrival at Mekong Delta. We take a morning local boat trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island and go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.

    We explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the traditional House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house.

    Embark on our cruise and enjoy welcome drink on boat. Lunch is served on boat.

    The Cochinchine boat sets sails toward Sa Dec and moor midstream for the night.

    Diner and overnight on board.

    Day 2: Sa Dec – Long Xuyen (B/L/D)

    Rising up early for another nice day we contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board.

    Visit the Sa Dec local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.

    Walk/Cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sa Dec flower village and local industries. Explore bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river.

    Back to boat and enjoy welcome back drink while lunch is served.

    The Le Cochinchine set sails through the canals of Lap Vo with a magnificent landscape that come along the river banks: rural walks, farming, nursering farm, fishing, and boating, smiling school children all in full swing. Visit sugar craft factory if time allows us.

    Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat.

    Diner and while Le Cochinchine cruises towards Long Xuyen.

    Day 3: Long Xuyen – Cho Moi – Hoa Hao (B/L/D)

    Breakfast on board over the sunrise.

    Explore the long Xuyen market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods.

    Visit Ong Ho Island to enjoy the scenery and walk/cycle around villages on the island where farmers, children, and villagers pass tendering their daily load.  See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. You will have a unique opportunity to discover a side of Delta life that few travelers experience.

    Enjoy lunch on boat while our cruise carries on our journey through Cho Moi, Hoa Hao and Chau Doc.

    Our boat cruises through the floating fish-farm village producing tons and tons of fish beneath hundreds of floating houses, enjoy landscape of the village, and discover local people life.

    Enjoy the aperitif on the sun desk and taking in view of the river.

    Diner and overnight on boat.

    Day4: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (B/L/D)

    This morning, we have a boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh departing at 7h30 A.M. The boat takes us along the Mekong River. It continues on to the Vietnamese (Vinh Xuong) - Cambodian (Kaom Samnar) border and then to Phnom Penh, capital of Cambodia. The journey takes approximately 4 hours.

    Arrival at our hotel in Phnom Penh, the capital of Kingdom of Cambodia. A visit to Phnom Penh is a very interesting experience indeed. It is a city with an interesting pulse and it gives you a very true taste of Asia. We will visit the Wats Phnom, National museum, silver Pagoda and Royal Palace.

    Overnight at Sunway hotel or equivalent hotel in Phnom Penh.

    Day 5: Phnom Penh – Siem Reap (B/L/D)

    This morning there will be a transfer to Phompenh airport to Siemriep. Arrival Siemriep, transfer to the hotel.

    We will visit the Floating Village on Tonle Sap Lake and take boat trip to see the daily life on the village. The natural wonder of Tonle Sap offers an insight into the old tradition of riparian life and the natural splendor of the countryside.

    Afternoon, continue visit to WatThmey or Killing Field, contains a unique glass-walled stupa containing the bones of victims of the Khmer Rouge. After that, visit to Wat Memorial Monument. Later this afternoon, early evening, you will be taken by TukTuk, a small open-sided taxi common in Cambodia, to cruise around the suburb of Siem Reap town.

    Dinner and overnight at Prince d’Angkor hotel or equivalent hotel in Siem Reap.

    Day 6: Angkor Wat Temple (B/L/D)

    Breakfast at hotel.

    Visit Angkor Thom, the South Gate of Angkor Thom, Bayon Temple, built from the late 12th century to the early 13th century by King Jayavarman VII and consists of 54 towers, the Royal Enclosure, the Phimeanakas, the Elephants Terrace and the Terrace of the Leper King, then visit Ta Prohm, surrounded by jungle.

    Visit Angkor Wat, the largest temples in world and covers an area of 200 hectares and surrounded by moat and an exterior wall measuring 1300 meters x 1500 meters. Tonight we will enjoy diner with traditional Khmer folk performance of Apsara at the local restaurant.

    Overnight at Prince d’Angkor hotel or equivalent hotel in Siem Reap.

    Day 7: Siem Reap – Departure (B)

    Breakfast at hotel.

    At leisure to visit the market or "Les Artisans d'Angkor - Chantiers Ecoles" of Siem Reap (if time permits). Transfer to Siem Reap International Airport for your departure flight. End of services.

    Tour Inclusions:

    • Selected accommodation with breakfast in twin share room
    • Meals as listed in the itinerary
    • Air -condition transportation
    • Boat cruises while on tour
    • Experience and friendly English-speaking local guide
    • Sightseeing and permit fees during guided times
    • Service charge and VAT taxes

    Tour Exclusions:

    • Visa stamping fee at the Embassy
    • Travel Insurance in all kinds
    • Other foreign language guide
    • Peak tourist season or special event rates
    • Child or adult in triple sharing room
    • Tip, drinks and other personal expenses
    • Solo traveller must single supplement
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