Overview

The 124-passenger RV AmaLotus (2011) features ultra-spacious 624-sq. ft. Suites; ten Jr. Suites at 290 sq. ft. and standard staterooms at 226 sq. ft., with 90 percent of her staterooms boasting outside balconies. With a décor that combines Colonial elegance with regional Khmer accents, staterooms include comfortable sitting areas, individually controlled air-conditioning, a mini-bar, safety deposit box, robes and slippers and luxurious bathtub (Jr. Suites/Suites). Public areas include a main restaurant serving Asian and Western specialties; Saigon Lounge; Gift Shop; Fitness Center, Spa, plus a swimming pool and bar on the Sun Deck. Built : 2011 No. of Cabins : 62 cabin(s) Good for : This cruise is great for any individuals, couples as well as small groups who want to explore Mekong Delta, the waterway Saigon – Phnom Penh and Angkor Temples Some highlights of RV Amalotus Cruise The Amalotus provides an exquisite setting for a Mekong river odyssey. Inviting public areas include a restaurant serving Asian and Western specialties; Saigon Lounge; Panoramic Lounge and Library with complimentary Internet access; Gift Shop... Mekong Restaurant Paired legendary European cuisine, traditional and Vietnamese-Cambodia fusion highlights Marguerite Duras' passion for exploring multi sensory dining. A culinary celebrations of aromatic taste and texture adds pleasure to the palate, senses, memory and emotions. Saigon Lounge and relaxing chill out music Saigon Lounge: Indulge in a splendid afternoons and evenings with a variety of soothing and relaxing chill out music. Panoramic Lounge: set right in front of the vessel and one could see the panoramic views of the Mekong River thus allowing the travelers to revel in the beauty of the countryside. Enjoy the sun on Sun deck & Pool Enjoy the sun by the dipping pool where you'll find refreshing and invigorating concoctions and snacks that are created and served using the freshest ingredients. You can sip to your heart's content with relaxing views of the Mekong Delta. Spa Service The spa onboard RV La Marguerite is a sanctuary - a refuge from the hurried pace of modern life with its pristine and exquisitely colonial and Zen vibe, an ideal environment in which to explore the remarkable restorative powers of quiet repose, personal attention and total indulgence on the mind, on the body, and on the soul.

Facilities

Free Wi-Fi in all rooms

Wi-Fi in public areas

Bicycle rental

Rental car

Taxi service

Hot tub

Tours

Massage(s)

Bar

Coffee shop

Restaurant(s)

Room service

Room service [24-hour]

Concierge

Currency exchange

Inclusion

• All excursion including entrance fees, transportation and English speaking tour guides services. • Taxes, fuel, pilot, port dues, passengers levies, full board during itinerary. • Welcome and Farewell Dinners, daily breakfast, lunch and dinner including local beers, local brand spirits and local wines served during meals; coffee, selection of teas, selection of herbal infusions, local mineral water, local canned soft drinks served through the day. • A meeting point and drop off point shall be decided by Indochina Sails; transfer to/from these meetings, currently set as Le Meridien Angkor Hotel in Siem Reap and Sofitel Plaza Saigon Hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, to/from the ship is Indochina Sails responsibility.

Exclusion

• International flights • All visa costs Imported beverages such as wines, premium beer, premium spirits and liqueurs, imported mineral waters, espressos and cappuccinos at bar. • Gratuities, laundry, shop purchases and other personal expenses.

Package Itinerary

Day 1Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Cai Be

We will start at about 11:00 to 12:00. Then we go to My Tho port by motor coach for embarkation abroard the Indochina Sail's ship for journey from the Mekong Delta to Holy Angkor. Embak shi at 13:30 therefore we should arrive earlier. Welcome drinks served in Saigon Lounge. We have lunch at Mekong restaurant. The cabins are ready for check-in after lunch. After port clearance formalities, captain raises the anchor and cruises towards Cai Be. We will have Cruise Director at Saigon Lounge for safety direction and served Captain's Cocktails after that. Enjoy the first gourmet dinner onboard with fellow travelers and folk performances of the Mekong Delta from 21:00 to 21:45 in Saigon Lounge. The ship moors overnight midstream at Cai Be.

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Day 2Cai Be - Vinh Long

We have a delicious breakfast, then we take a moring junk trip around Cai Be. Visitors will have free time to see floating market, go ashore to visit French Gothic Cathedral and colourful port area, filled with colonial buildings,  beautiful flower gardens and local rice paper manufacturers. Return to the boat at noon and we have lunch while ship sails toward Vinh Long - the second largest city on the Mekong Delta. In the afternoon, take a short boat ride to get ashore for a walking tour of Vinh Long and visit a busy market. Return to the ship at 17:00, you are served cocktail and overview of trip with Cruise Director at 18:00. After that, ship sails to Sadec and arrives Sadec around 23:00. The ship moors overnight midstream at Sadec.

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Has Breakfast

Has Lunch

Has Dinner

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Day 3Sadec - Tan Chau

This morning, we follow guides to the hometown of Marguerite Duras' lover, Sadec, a quaint little city. Then we visit the old house of Huynh Thuy Le's, partake in the bantering of local markets along the paved river banks, pagoda and the Fujian Temple, build and donated to the city by Le's family. You will pass by the home of Marguerite Duras from across the riverbanks. We spend the rest of the day to cruise to Tan Chau, join the lecture onboard on "Vietnam-The Past & Present". We arrive in Tan Chau - the Vietnamese town on near the border with Cambodia on the Mekong River. Our cruise ship moors safely at the riverbank of Tan Chau. We have dinner and then join us in the Crew Show in Saigon Lounge.

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Day 4Tan Chau - Border Crossing

Today we will visit famous sightseeing of Tan Chau - a small town untouched by tourism. In the morning, we will take local boats and navigate narrow channels to come to evergreen island. There is interesting thing you will see such as floating fish farm and then we travel along the narrow tributaries where slit houses are haphazerd learning on one another. After that, we will go ashore and have a tour around the town on rickshaw (Xe Loi). Then, we visit a rattan mats and slippers making factories. We have lunch on the ship and enjoy Cooking Class Performance of our Excutive Shef at Saigon Lounge in the afternoon. We stay overnight on cruise in the main Mekong channel, an international shipping route to Phnom Penh.

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Has Breakfast

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Day 5Phnom Penh

This is a busy day with a lot of interesting sightseeing and activities for you. In the morning, we will have sightseeing by bus in Phnom Penh: Royal Palace, the spectacular Silver Pagoda and the National Museum with famous displays of the Khmer crafts. It promises an exciting day in your trip. In the afternoon, we will visit some historical sites to know more about Cambodia's history: the Khmer Rouge's grim Toul Sleng and the Killing Field. And this is time for visitors shopping and walking around the city by yourself. We have cocktail hours from 18:30 to 19:00. Dinner is served from 19:30 to 21:00. After dinner, it is time for relaxing by joining the Khmer folk dances and songs at the Saigon Lounge. After that, if you want to let your mind free, you will have time in bars and dance with the rhythem of songs.

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Day 6Phnom Penh - Chong Koh - Oudong - Kampong Tralach

In the morning, our vessel will sails towards little known village Chong Koh. We have breakfast, we visit Chong Koh, which is silk weaving village. Then, we visit a school, some home workshops manufacturing traditional silk and cotton handicrafts and buy some local products as souvenirs. Then we return to the ship at 10:00 and have lunch onboard. In th afternoon, we go to visit Oudong - the second capital city of Cambodia by bus and then visit a Buddhist Center for blessing. Next, we take another bus to move to Kampong Tralach, see Kampong TralachPleu temple. Come back to the ship and we go to Kampong Chhnang afterwards. You are served with cocktail from 18:00 to 19:00 and have dinner at 19:00. After dinner, our tour will organize an interesting minigame called "Nasty Quiz", so welcome all of you to join with us. Ship arrives at Kampong Chhnangaround at 23:00 and we overnight there.

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Day 7Kampong Chhnang - Prek K'dam

Kampong Chhnang is a busy rural port with rush markets. In the morning, take a truly wonderful motorboat excursion into the lakeside wetlands that form the mouth of the river. You will have chance to see a stunning variety of birdlife and floating village. Return to the boat and cast off towards Tonle Lake. Thee great lake dominates cambodia and is over 150km in length. Bird life is profuse, and from the middle of the lake one cannot even see the shores. When sailing through floating villages, there is a large amount of stillness and tranquility for you to enjoy great afternoon views on the boat cruise over tha lake. Then you are served Farewell Cocktail this evening and move to near Siem Reap.

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Day 8Prek K'dam

We have breakfast onboard and say thank you to the crew and guides. Set foot on land around 8:30 and take motorized boats to local jetty about 5 to 6km away from the middle of the lake. Go to hotel for rest and we will leave at 10:00

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Cabin Types

Standard Suite Mekong deck

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Starting From $315/Person BOOK NOW

Number of Cabins : 22 cabins Bed Type : Twin or Double beds Area : 21 M2 Locate : Lower Deck Facilities : A cozy sitting area, individually controlled air-conditioning, writing desk, mini-bar, safety deposit box, in-house telephone, bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer and in-house television

Cabin Facilities

Television LCD/plasma screen

internet access – wireless

air conditioning

mini bar

balcony/terrace

soundproofing

alarm clock

telephone

kitchenette

in room safe

toiletries

shower

bathtub

hair dryer

coffee/tea maker

clothes dryer

ironing facilities

complimentary bottled water

Deluxe Balcony Suite- Tonle Deck

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Starting From $316/Person BOOK NOW

Number of Cabins : 22 cabins Bed Type : Twin or Double beds Cabin size:  21 M2 Locate : Main Deck Facilities : A cozy sitting area, individually controlled air-conditioning, writing desk, mini-bar, safety deposit box, in-house telephone, bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer and in-house television

Cabin Facilities

Television LCD/plasma screen

internet access – wireless

air conditioning

mini bar

balcony/terrace

soundproofing

alarm clock

telephone

kitchenette

in room safe

toiletries

shower

bathtub

coffee/tea maker

clothes dryer

complimentary bottled water

Deluxe Twin or Double beds

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Starting From $317/Person BOOK NOW

Number of Cabins : 22 cabins

Bed Type : Twin or Double beds

Area : 19.7 sq.m or 226 sq.ft

Location : Cabin Upper Deck

Facilities : A cozy sitting area, individually controlled air-conditioning, writing desk, mini-bar, safety deposit box, in-house telephone, bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer and in-house television

Cabin Facilities

Television LCD/plasma screen

internet access – wireless

air conditioning

mini bar

balcony/terrace

blackout curtains

soundproofing

alarm clock

telephone

fan

kitchenette

in room safe

toiletries

shower

separate shower and tub

bathtub

hair dryer

coffee/tea maker

clothes dryer

ironing facilities

complimentary bottled water

Indochina Suite

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Starting From $325/Person BOOK NOW

Number of Cabins :2 cabins

Bed Type : King size bed

Area : 41.2 sq.m or 441 sq.f

Location : Sun Deck

Features : The comfortable sitting area, a bathroom with whirlpool tub and separate shower, plus an extra-spacious private balcony

Facilities : A cozy sitting area, individually controlled air-conditioning, writing desk, mini-bar, safety deposit box, in-house telephone, bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer and in-house television

Cabin Facilities

Television LCD/plasma screen

internet access – wireless

air conditioning

mini bar

balcony/terrace

blackout curtains

soundproofing

alarm clock

telephone

fan

satellite/cable TV

kitchenette

in room safe

toiletries

shower

separate shower and tub

bathtub

hair dryer

coffee/tea maker

clothes dryer

ironing facilities

complimentary bottled water

Sadec Suite

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Starting From $335/Person BOOK NOW

Number of Cabins : 10 cabins

Bed Type : King size bed

Area : 26.4 sq.m or 290 sq. ft.

Location : Sun Deck

Features : Balcony, comfortable sitting area, plus a bathroom equipped with both a shower and separate tub

Facilities : A cozy sitting area, individually controlled air-conditioning, writing desk, mini-bar, safety deposit box, in-house telephone, bathroom with shower, bathrobe, slippers, hairdryer and in-house television

Cabin Facilities

Television LCD/plasma screen

internet access – wireless

air conditioning

mini bar

balcony/terrace

blackout curtains

soundproofing

alarm clock

telephone

fan

satellite/cable TV

kitchenette

in room safe

toiletries

shower

separate shower and tub

bathtub

hair dryer

coffee/tea maker

clothes dryer

ironing facilities

complimentary bottled water

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