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Mekong Cruise Upstream 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Phnom Penh

  • 5 Days 4 Nights
  • 01 Apr 2023
  • Accommodation
  • Meals


Transfer from Ho Chi Minh City, cruise along scenic waterways through this postcard-pretty region known as Vietnam’s “Rice Bowl” for its seemingly endless fields of rice. Interact with local culture at a floating market, museum, floating fish farm, and more.


Day 1 - VMK CRUISING: 4 HOURS – Can Tho – Long Xuyen

09:00 Registration at EMM Hotel Saigon prior to departure

10:00 Departure by road to Cai Be

12:00 En-route stop for lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant in Cai Be Departure by road to Can Tho Harbour

16:00 Board VMK – Welcome drink – Check in – Get installed

17:00 VMK sets sail to Towards Long Xuyen – “Don ca cai tu” performance on board – Safety briefing.

Don Ca Tai Tu was listed on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO. Cocktail followed by gala dinner

21:00 Anchor between Long Xuyen & Tiger Island. Overnight on-board Victoria Mekong.

Day 2 - VMK CRUISING: 2:45 HOURS – Long Xuyen – Tiger Island – Vam Nao


From 06:30 Breakfast on board

10:00 Board tenders. Tender transfer to jetty in Long Xuyen. Walk from jetty to An Giang Museum. Visit An Giang Museum. Walk back to jetty. Tender to Floating market & back to ship

12:00 Lunch on board

Afternoon: Tiger Island

14:30 Board tenders to jetty near Temple. Motocart to Temple. Visit Temple. Walk to handicraft village (Incense / Wood carver). Motorcart to net weavers. Visit net weavers. Walk back to tenders.

16: 25 Re-board VMK

18:00 Daily briefing – Happy hour followed by dinner while the ship sails to Vam Nao

Day 3 - VMK CRUISING: 2:30 HOURS – Vam Nao – Tan Chau

From 06:30 Breakfast on board while the ship sails to a mooring in Tan Chau

08:15 Board tenders for transfer to shore. Xe loi (xi clo) to Silk Village. Silk Village visit. Xe loi back to jetty

12:00 Lunch on board

14:45 Tender to fish farms. Fish farms to Taoist Temple. Visit Taoist Temple. Walk back from Temple to tender

15:55 Tender back to ship

18:00 Daily briefing – Happy hour followed by dinner – Lion Dance performance on board. Overnight on Victoria Mekong anchored in Tan Chau

Day 4 - VMK CRUISING: 10 HOURS – Tan Chau – Phnom Penh

From 06:30 Breakfast on board

07:00 Sail to Phnom Penh with 2 border crossings – Activities on board during sailing

12:00 Lunch on board. Activities on board while sailing

17:00 Arrival in Phnom Penh

18:00 Cocktail with Apsara dance performance on board

19:00 Farewell dinner. Passengers can get off the ship to visit Phnom Penh by themselves. Overnight on VMK docked at Sisowath Quay in Phnom Penh (close to city center).

Day 5 - NO CRUISING – Phnom Penh – End of Cruise

From 6:30 Breakfast on board

09:00 Check out and disembark

10:00 End of our services

Tour Price: Price in AUD Dollar Per Person.

Group Size Tour Price Children Price Single Supplement
02 Pax 2,800 1,900 1,900

Validity: From 01 December to 01 April 2023 and not effective on public holidays.

Children policy:

Children rate applies to children aged between 6 and 12 years. Maximum one child below 12 is allowed to share bedding with one parent at 60% of net rate per person (double occupancy sharing). Children under 6 years old are not advised on board for safety reasons.


The rate for children applies to one child sharing cabin with two adults.
Full rate applies to the first child sharing one cabin with an adult.
Passengers under 18 years old are only allowed on board accompanied by a passenger who are over 18 years old. Victoria Mekong Cruises is not responsible for the safety of children on board. Parents are fully responsible for their children and must always supervise them.

Price Includes

Accommodation on ship

Welcome drink

Breakfast, lunch, dinner on full sailing days or as in program

Free flow of soft beverages all day (mineral water, soft drinks, tea, coffee), local beers

Free flow of house wine by the glass during lunch and dinner

Daily signature cocktail from 18:00 to 19:00

Complimentary refillable bottles (one per passenger) with water stations on all decks

Transfers to/from meeting point/ship if included in program

Group offshore excursions included in program

All entrance fees during offshore excursions

Transportation during offshore excursions

Tour guides services (English speaking) during cruise

Onboard entertainment

Internet throughout the boat (subject to cellular network signal)

Additional complimentary room benefits subject to room category

Insurance (passenger liability)

Taxes, Fuel, River Pilots, local anchorage fees

Ship crew gratuities

Transfer by road one way between Ho Chi Minh City (pick up/drop off at EMM Hotel Saigon) and Can Tho Harbor

Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant, including 01 soft drink or beer per person

Price Excludes

Airfares (international and domestic)

Visas to Vietnam (clients can directly apply E-visa ONLINE with USD $25 fee) How to apply.
Or contact VNH team to help (with service fee).

Port tax per passenger levied by Vietnam and Cambodia Port Authorities, subject to any change by the Port authorities

Tour guide gratuities

Private transfers and any other transfers not in program

Optional excursions

Personal expenses and purchases

All further beverages, premium wines and spirits

Ancillary services not mentioned in program such as Massage services

Fuel surcharges if any

Medical services

Telephone expenses

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