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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:

RV Amalotus lounge_and_Bar

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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Downsream Siem Reap to Saigon  8 days by the RV Amalotus Cruise:

Day 1: Embarkation – Siem Reap – Prek K’dam (lunch,dinner).

Register between 11:00 - 12:00 at Le Meridien Angkor. Transfer by coach to the jetty and take a 30-minute motorboat to La Marguerite ship, passing floating fishing villages from Siem Reap through Tonle Sap Lake.

Embark the ship 13:00. Welcome drink served in Saigon Lounge. Attend a short briefing followed by a lunch served in Mekong restaurant at 13:30. Captain raises the anchor and cruises towards Kampong Chhnang. The great lake dominates Cambodia and is over 150 km in length. Along the way, enjoy a scenic view of the wild lives while passing through inspirational floating villages.

Join the Cruise Manager at Saigon Lounge for safety demonstration and briefing at 18:00. Enjoy Captain’s Cocktails afterwards and adjourn to the first gourmet dinner onboard with fellow travelers. The boat moors overnight at Kampong Chhnang.

Day 2: Kampong Chhnang – Kampong Tralach – Oudong (breakfast,lunch,dinner).


Angkor Wat and Monks  Aspara Dancers  Chong Kneas floating village


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. Enjoy a stunning variety of birdlife, and of considerable interest are local life and floating village, see numerous great fish traps, some over a half-mile long. Return to the boat and attend lecture on “Cambodia - The Past & Present” in Saigon Lounge while the shipcasts off towards Kampong Tralach. An afternoon tour includes an oxcart ride from the riverbank through the countryside to the beautiful Kampong Tralach Pleu. Then board a motor coach to Oudong, the former capital city of Cambodia, where you will tour the Buddhist Monastery. After the visit, take another 15-minute coach back to the ship and embark at Prek K’dam. Cocktail hour starts from 18:00 to 19:00. Join Cruise Manager on daily briefing beforeenjoying your dinner at 19:00. Catch the movie night with “The Killing Fields” shown in the Saigon Lounge after dinner. Ship sails towards Chong Koh Village and moors midstream overnight.

Day 3: Chong Koh – Phnom Penh (breakfast,lunch,dinner).

This morning we visit Chong Koh – a silk weaving village located in the middle of the Mekong River. After breakfast, take leisurely morning stroll through this 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.Ship sets sail to Phnom Penh – the capital of Cambodia afterwards. An afternoon walking tour provides an orientation to this spectacular city and free time for shopping or exploring the city yourself. Return to the vessel for cocktail hour starts from 18:00 to 19:00 in the Saigon Lounge. Dinner at 19:00. After dinner, enjoy the nightlife in Phnom Penh. Ship docks overnight at Phnom Penh port.

Day 4: Phnom Penh (breakfast,lunch,dinner).

Today is a busy day with many interesting sightseeing and activities. In the morning, sight-see 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 Toul Sleng (S21 detention center) and the Killing Fields. (For a free and easy afternoon, please inform Cruise Director). Cocktail hour starts from 18:00 to 19:00. Dinner is served from 19:00 to 21:00. After dinner, join the Khmer folklore dances at the Saigon Lounge. Before midnight, opt to chill in one the bars located across the road from the pier. Ship docks overnight at Phnom Penh port.

Day 5: Phnom Penh – Border Crossing – Tan Chau (breakfast,lunch,dinner).

Enjoy a hearty breakfast as the ship departs for border. Cast off for a day cruising the main Mekong channel, an international shipping route. Join the “Towels and napkins folding demonstration” from the Housekeeping and Restaurant Staff in the Saigon Lounge. In the afternoon, join the cooking class with fruits carving and Vietnamese fresh spring rolls demonstration by our Executive Chef at Saigon Lounge, while the border formalities are carried out. Arrive at Tan Chau in the evening - the first Vietnamese town on the Mekong River. Join the crew-members after dinner for a nice surprise in the Lounge. The boat moors safely at the riverbanks.

Day 6: Tan Chau – Sadec (breakfast,lunch,dinner).

Today’s highlight is a visit of Tan Chau - a small town untouched by tourism. In the morning, 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. In the afternoon, cruise downstream to Sa Dec. Join the lecture on-board theme “Vietnam - The Past & Present”. The ship arrives in Sadec around 18:30 and moors midstream overnight. Cocktails and briefing at Saigon Lounge at 18:00. After dinner, watch in-house movie “The Lover” in the cabin or enjoy the beautiful music from the on-board pianist.

Day 7: Sadec – Xeo Quyt – Cai Be (breakfast,lunch,dinner).


life on water


In the morning, board a local boat for Sadec passing floating markets as your boat maneuvers through the river’s channels. Once ashore, you will tour Sadec, noteworthy as the town where the French writer Marguerite Duras spent many years during her childhood. Visit a local market and the house of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, Duras’ Chinese paramour, which is now a small museum. Afterwards, take a 1-hour bus ride from Sadec to Xeo Quyt, used as a base during the French and U.S war and now an important ecological site, with its jungle overgrowth. Meet and re-board the ship in Cai Be. After lunch onboard, a local boat will take you to Cai Be’s floating market. Go ashore to visit the rice paper and coconut candy workshops. After that, visit a typical old house in the Mekong Delta; take a short walk through the big garden. Return to the boat and prepare for Farewell cocktail at 18:00. Enjoy a gourmet Farewell Dinner at 19:00. Ship moors midstream in Cai Be.

Day 8: Disembarkation – My Tho – Saigon (breakfast).

Your cruise comes to an end as the ship arrives at My Tho Port. Breakfast from 6:30 to 8:00, followed by a motor coach transfer to Saigon at 8:30. As the capital of the French colony of Cochichina, Saigon was known as “Paris of Orient”. Today, Vietnam’s largest city is an industrial, cultural and educational hub, but still retains vestiges of its colonial past.

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

 

Inclusions:

• 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.

Exclusions:

• 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.

 

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

Other policies:

  • Children (from 5-12): 25% of on regular Cruise price/double cabin without extra bed

  • Single use: 30% off on regular cruise price

  • Extra bed: 75% off on regular Cruise price/cabin.

 

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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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