Cross border Phnom Penh – Chau Doc to Mekong Delta

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This is the way to travel from Phnom Penh Cambodia to Mekong Delta then to Saigon. It is for everyday from Phnom Penh. Pick up time is at 11:30 A.M from your hotel in Phnom Penh. .No Vietnam E-visa is accepted. Vietnam Visa on Arrival (VOA) is also not valid.

DAY ONE: Phnom Penh (Cambodia) – Chau Doc
11:40 we pick up you at your hotel in center of capital Phnom Penh and transfer to the boat pier in Sisowat Quay for boarding the Hang Chau boat to Chau Doc. The boat will come to Cambodia border Kaam Samnor where you complete the exiting customs. Then we get on board again to enter Vietnam via Vinh Xuong. Complete a customs clearance in Vinh Xuong border. The speedboat then will get you to our Chau Doc City. Arrive at Chau Doc around 17:15. Pick up and transfer to your chosen hotel. Overnight in Chau Doc.

DAY TWO: Chau Doc – Can Tho (Breakfast only)
Breakfast at your hotel. At 6:30 A.M., we take a motor boat trip to see the floating fish farm and the floating village. Visit the local Cham minority village in their traditional weaving village. Continue to Can Tho. Check in on arrival.
Optional upgrade to homestay accommodation on request (dinner included in this case).

DAY THREE: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh city (Breakfast only)
After breakfast, ask the guide about the time to start the day. We take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then proceed to the Cai Rang (optional to Phong Dien floating market), which are the liveliest in the region. You will probably have tried Vietnamese vermicelli soup so now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the local people. Learn how to cross a “Monkey Bridge” which is built from a single bamboo. Return to Can Tho for lunch at a local restaurant. Depart for Ho Chi Minh City. Arrive in Ho Chi Minh City at around 17:30

Itinerary: this is group itinerary so we try to make it as writing, however, sometimes we have to change it without prior notice


Budget type: US$ 89.00/person


Email me about the downstream package , tell me when to start, where to pick up in Phnom Penh (we use a local transport to transfer you from hotel to the port for free)

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  • Shuttle bus, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
  • Shared boat trip in the Mekong delta.
  • English guide when touring
  • All entrance fees
  • Breakfasts
  • Accommodation based on Twin/Double room share basis as listed or similar
  • Express boat ticket from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc (ticket): US$ 30/person (subject to change)


  • Vietnamese entry visa. Note: no visa on arrival accepted
  • Other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Single room, early check in, late check out
  • Drink
  • Personal expenses.
  • Homestay in Can Tho if upgrading


In Chau Doc: Hai Chau Hotel or similar
In Can Tho: Lac Huynh Hotel or similar

Single room charge:
budget type in Chau Doc: + US$ 9
budget type in Can Tho: + US$ 9

Homestay in Can Tho
Surcharge: US$ 20/person, dinner in Can Tho included


ChauDocTravel.Com will issue an official travel voucher when having all information and payment from you:

  • Full payment in advance
  • Hotel in Phnom Penh
  • Full name of all people to join


Time to pick up is at 11:30 A.M at hotel in Phnom Penh or 12:00 at Sisowath International Port Phnom Penh
The boat staff will send local transport to your hotel in the center of Phnom Penh to transfer to the port. The transfers/pick up are INCLUDED in my rate.


In Phnom Penh: Number 103, Sisowath, SK Phnom, Kh Daun Penh, Phnom Penh, Cambodia
Tel: +85-512932346

In Chau Doc: 3 Le Loi Street, Chau Doc town, An Giang Province, Vietnam


Immigration point in Vietnam: Vinh Xuong in An Giang Province
Immigration point in Cambodia: Kaam Samnor in Prey Veng-Kandal Province


No Vietnam visa on arrival is accepted when travelling from Phnom Penh to Chau Doc via waterways.
Also, Vinh Xuong border pass is not a valid port for Vietnam E-visa
So, please get a Vietnamese paper visa in advance in your country, in Cambodia or any other Vietnam Embassies.
For visa exemption, see the list here

  • Duration of stay is applied for each specific object. For more information, please visit the website
  • For one who enters Vietnam as unilateral visa-exempted: the entry date must be at least 30 days from the previous exit as unilateral visa-exempted person. Otherwise that one is required to have valid visa to enter Vietnam.