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Saigon - Siem Reap 8 days on Luxury RV Amalotus Cruiser

RV Amalotus Cruise

RV Amalotus Cruise

Grade: star star star star star  Built in: 2011
No.Cabins: 62 cabins
Good For: Those who travel to have experience about Mekong Delta in Luxurious cruises, wish to visit Floating village and market, lifestyle of Mekong people.

View a few highlights in a long list of many on 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...

RV Amalotus Cruise Mekong Restaurant:

RV Amalotus 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.

 RV Amalotus Cruise Saigon Lounge and relaxing chill out music:

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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.

RV Amalotus Cruise Massage and Beauty Salon:

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the way you cruise through Vietnam and Cambodia’s most beautiful and tranquil scenery along the Great Mekong River, why not take the opportunity to pamper yourself? We have an expert hair stylist, masseuse and beauty therapist at your disposal for the duration of the cruise. Pamper your body and rejuvenate your soul while you’re on board with RV Amalotus Cruise.

RV Amalotus Cruise enjoy the sun on Sun deck & Swimming pool:

RV amalotus cruise swimming 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.

RV Amalotus Cruise Gourmet cuisine:

For a delicious taste of local cuisine, all meals are included on your Mekong River cruise. While each meal presents the chance to dine on exotic Asian fare, Western favourites are always available, should you desire a taste of home.

Breakfast – Each leisurely breakfast presents a lavish buffet, offering you a choice of English, Continental or Asian-inspired cuisine.

Lunch – Select from an extensive buffet or à la carte dining menu, or perhaps order a local dish at the chef’s station, and watch fresh gourmet treats being prepared.

Dinner – A four-course à la carte feast explores the delicious fusion of Vietnamese and Cambodian cuisine, while an equally impressive Western option is always on offer.

Included Drinks Throughout Your Mekong Cruise
During your cruise aboard the RV AmaLotus, soft drink, local beer and spirits are included at all times, while local wine is included during lunch and dinner.  

Exquisite Dining Service
Ensuring seamless attentive service throughout your Mekong cruise aboard the RV Amalotus, a Corporate Chef and Restaurant Manager will see that every aspect of your onboard dining is cared for.

RV Amalotus Cruise Life on Board:

Intriguing & Insightful Lectures
During your Mekong River cruise, local guides and historians will come aboard to deliver fascinating lectures that you’re able to attend as you choose. Learn about the golden age of Cambodia during the Angkor period, which will enrich your appreciation of the fabled temples of the ancient Khmer empire. Local customs, beliefs and traditions are also unearthed, adding valuable commentary to the places you’ll visit.

Magical Musical Performances On Board
On selected evenings, the Saigon Lounge & Bar converts into an atmospheric theatre that hosts a diverse program of musical entertainment that offers an amazing glimpse into the cultures of the region. Throughout the entire cruise, a pianist will be quietly playing soothing local music as well as some old favourites.

Peaceful Movie Nights in Your Suite & the Saigon Lounge
Each night presents the opportunity to relax and watch a film on your flat-screen television in the comfort of your suite. In addition to a huge catalogue of the latest box-office movies available to borrow on DVD, you’re able to enjoy movies and documentaries that are based on the very regions you visit.

Traditional & Interactive Evening of Khmer Dance
During an entertaining evening of song and dance, you’ll enjoy a traditional Khmer folk performance and listen to a range of charming music that’s local to the Mekong region. The folk dancers wear clothes of the people they are portraying, such as Chams, hill tribes, farmers, and peasants. This evening is all about you getting involved – you can even join in the dance if you wish.

Cooking Class & Fruit-carving Demonstration
Decorative food is a very important part of Vietnamese food culture, as presentation is all-important. Onboard, enjoy a detailed fruit-carving demonstration by the ship’s executive chef, and delight in the secrets of making the region’s most famous delicacy – Vietnamese Spring Rolls.

Note: the entertainment could be changed basing on shedule or level water.

Technical Data
Operation: September 2011
Length: 92.05m (302 ft)
Width: 13.5m (44 ft)
Passengers: 124
Stateroom: 62
Crew: 56 (International)
Registry: Vietnam
Style: Boutique

RV Amalotus Cruise Ship Facts:

• Operation:September 2011

• Length: 92.05m (302 ft)

• Width: 13.5m (44 ft)

• Passengers: 124

• Stateroom: 62

• Crew: 56 (International)

• Registry: Vietnam

• Style: Boutique

 

RV Amalotus Cruise Deck Plan:


 

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Upstream cruise Saigon to Siem Reap or vice versa 8 days by RV Amalotus Cruise

Day 1: Embarkation - My Tho - Cai Be (lunch,dinner).

Register between 11:00 to 12:00 at Sofitel Saigon Plaza Hotel. Transfer overland by motor coach to My Tho port for embarkation aboard the Indochina Sails’ ship for the journey from the Mekong Delta to Holy Angkor. Embark ship at 13:30. Welcome drinks served in Saigon Lounge. Short briefing is conducted before adjourning for lunch in Mekong restaurant. The cabins are ready for check-in after lunch. After port clearance formalities, captain raises the anchor and cruises towards Cai Be. Join the Cruise Director at Saigon Lounge for safety demonstration and briefing at 18:00, followed by Captain’s Cocktails. Enjoy the first gourmet dinner onboard with fellow travelers. Enjoy folk performances of the Mekong Delta from 21:00 to 21:45 in Saigon Lounge The ship moors overnight midstream at Cai Be.

Day 2: Cai Be – Vinh Long (breakfast/lunch,dinner).


Mekong Boat


After breakfast take a morning junk trip around Cai Be. See floating market, go ashore to visit French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, filled with colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local rice paper manufacturers. Return to the boat at noon. After enjoying 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 bustling market. Return to the ship at 17:00. Cocktail and briefing with Cruise Director at 18:00. After dinner, ship sails to Sadec and arrives Sadec around 23:00. The ship moors overnight midstream at Sadec.

Day 3: Sa Dec – Tan Chau (breakfast/lunch,dinner).

This morning, follow guides to the hometown of Marguerite Duras’ lover, Sadec, a quaint little city. Visit the old house of Huynh Thuy Le, partake in the bantering of local markets along the paved river banks, pagoda and the Fujian Temple, build and donated to the city by the late Le family. Pass by the home of Marguerite Duras from across the riverbanks. Re-board ship at 11:00 for lunch. After that, ship sets sail to Tan Chau. In the afternoon, Vietnamese tour guides will give a lecture about Vietnam – the Past and the Present in the Saigon Lounge at 16:00. Cocktails and briefing at 18:00 followed by dinner at 19:00. Ship arrives at Tan Chau around 18:30. After dinner, join the crew show in the Saigon Lounge. More music, more dancing afterwards. Tonight the ship moors midstream at Tan Chau.

Day 4: Tan Chau - Border Crossing  (breakfast/lunch,dinner).

Today’s highlight is a visit of Tan Chau - a small town untouched by tourism. In the morning, the excursion starts with sightseeing by local boats, navigating narrow channels to visit an evergreen island. Chance to visit floating fish farm and travels along the tiny tributaries where slit houses are haphazardly leaning on each other. Afterwards, go ashore and tour the town on rickshaw (XeLoi). Visit rattan mats and slippers making factories. Return to the ship and enjoy lunch while the ship departs for border. In the afternoon, enjoy Fruits Carving and Vietnamese Fresh Spring Rolls demonstration by Executive Chef at Saigon Lounge. Border formalities are carried out concurrently. Cocktail hour from 18:00 – 19:00, dinner at 19:00. After dinner catch movie “The Killing Fields” in the Saigon Lounge. In the evening, sail overnight up the broad Mekong River, an international shipping route and moor mid-stream just outside of Phnom Penh.

Day 5: Phnom Penh (breakfast/lunch,dinner).

A busy day with many interesting sightseeing and activities, in the morning, sightsee Phnom Penh by bus. Visit Royal Palace, the spectacular Silver Pagoda and the National Museum where outstanding Khmer crafts are exhibited. Afternoon excursion facilitates understanding of a crucial part of the Cambodia’s history: the Khmer Rouge’s grim ToulSleng (S21 detention center) and the Killing Fields. (For a free and easy afternoon, please inform Cruise Manager). Cocktail hours are served from 18:00 to 19:00. Dinner is served from 19:30 to 21:00. After dinner, join the Khmer folk dances and songs at the Saigon Lounge. Before midnight, opt to chill in one the bars located across the road from the pier.

Day 6: Chong Koh – Oudong – Kampong Tralach (breakfast/lunch,dinner).


life onboard


Early in the morning the ship sails towards little known village Chong Koh. After breakfast, take leisurely morning stroll through Chong Koh silk weaving village. Visit a school, some home workshops manufacturing traditional silk and cotton handicrafts and buy some local products. Return to the ship at 10:00.Enjoy a hearty lunch onboard at 12:30 as the ship sails to PrekK’dam.Interesting afternoon tour starts with a bus ride to visit Oudong – the second capital city of Cambodia. Visit a Buddhist Center here and join a blessing. After that, take another bus ride to Kampong Tralach, see Kampong TralachPleu temple and take a 20-minute ox-cart ride back to the ship. Re-board ship in Kampong Tralach. Ship sails to Kampong Chhnang afterwards. Cocktail hour from 18:00 to 19:00, dinner is served at 19:00. After dinner, join together in the Saigon Lounge with Cruise Director for a “Nasty Quiz” night. Ship arrives at Kampong Chhnangaround 23:00 and moors midstream overnight.

Day 7: Kampong Chhnang – Prek K’dam (breakfast/lunch,dinner).

Kampong Chhnang is a busy rural port town with bustling markets. Mooring mid-stream, take a truly wonderful motorboat excursion into the lakeside wetlands that form the mouth of the river. Here a stunning variety of birdlife may be seen, and of considerable interest are local life and floating village. Return to the boat and cast off towards Tonle Lake. The great lake dominates Cambodia and is over 150 km in length. Here bird life is profuse, and from the middle of the lake one cannot even see the shores. There is a great stillness and tranquility as the boat sails past floating fishing villages. Enjoy the great afternoon views to the boat cruise over the lake. Time for packing and prepare for Farewell Cocktail this evening. The ship moors overnight near Siem Reap.

Day 8: Disembarkation – Prek K’dam (breakfast/lunch,dinner).

Enjoy breakfast onboard. Bid farewell to the crew and guides. Disembark around 8:30 and take motorized boats to local jetty approximately 5 to 6 km away from the middle of the lake. Transfer by motor coach to Le Meridien Angkor Hotel. Arrive at hotel at 10:00.

What is included:

• All excursion including entrace 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.

What is not included:

• 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.

Quotation: US$/Double cabin (rate varies depends on departure dates. Please contact us for details).

Deck

Lower Deck

Main Deck

Upper Deck

Sun Deck

No of Cabins

6

22

22

10

2

Cabin Types

Mekong Stateroom

Tonle Stateroom

Saigon Stateroom

Jr Suite

President Suite

Size

21 m²

21 m²

21 m²

27 m²

58 m²

Low Season

Sep 2011

Price

3598

4196

4796

5396

6596

Shoulder Season

01 Oct 2011 and 04 April 2012

Price

4198

4796

5396

5996

7196

High Season

01 Nov 2011 - 30 March 2012

Price

4998

5596

6196

6796

7996

         

We are offering 10% off (up to US$7996/cabin) compared with the above rates published by Amalotus Cruise! This policy is applied for first clients only!

Schedule:

Year

2012

2013

Month

Mar

Apr

May June July Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec Jan Feb Mar Apr

SG - SR

5/19

2/16

  25 9/23 6/20 3/17 1/15/29 12//26 10/24 7/21 4/18 4/18 1/15

SR - SG

12/26

9/23

11   2/16/30 13/27 10/24 8/22 5/19 3/17/31 14/28 11/25 11/25 8/22

Note*:

  • Special discount would be made for early, last minute or group bookings

  • US$300/cabin is added for Christmas Eve and New Year Eve

 

 

 


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Mekong Deck

Cabin size: 21.0 m2
Bed size: Twin beds (85 x 200 cm) or King size bed (180 x 200 cm)

Twin beds form into double bed placings. 
Located on Lower Deck - no balcony

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Wardrobe
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Tonle Deck

Cabin size: 21.0 m2
Bed size: Twin beds (85 x 200 cm) or King size bed (180 x 200 cm)

Located on main deck
Private balcony

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • has Balcony
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Wardrobe
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Saigon Deck

Cabin size: 21.0 m2
Bed size: Twin beds (85 x 200 cm) or King size bed (180 x 200 cm)

Located on Upper deck
Private balcony

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Flower & fruit basket
  • Hair-dryer
  • has Balcony
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Wardrobe
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Sadec Suite

Cabin size: 27.0 m2
Bed size: King size bed (180 x 200 cm)

Located on Sundeck - Private balcony

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Hair-dryer
  • has Balcony
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
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Indochina Suite

Cabin size: 42.0 m2
Bed size: King Size bed (180 x 200 cm)

Located on Sundeck - Private balcony

Cabin Facilities:

  • Bathrobe
  • Beauty mirror
  • Complimentary Drinking Water
  • En-suite Bathroom
  • Hair-dryer
  • has Balcony
  • has Jacuzzi
  • Hot water
  • In-house Telephone
  • Individual controller air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Safety box
  • Safety Equipment and Life Vests
  • Shower
  • Slippers
  • Toilet
  • Wardrobe
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