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Heritage Line Jahan Cruise Upstream 4 days: Saigon - Phnom Penh
Mekong River, Vietnam & Cambodia: Ho Chi Minh City - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
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Heritage Line Jahan Cruise Upstream 4 days: Saigon - Phnom Penh

Mekong River, Vietnam & Cambodia: Ho Chi Minh City - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
9.4Excellent - 84 reviews
Launched in 2011
26 Cabins
Metal
Mekong Delta - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap
Heritage Line Mekong

Highlight Services & Facilities

  • Bar
  • Cafe & Lounge
  • Fitness Center
  • Jacuzzi
  • Mini Cinema
  • Observatory
  • Pool
  • Spa & Massage
  • Steam/Sauna
  • Room Services
  • Library
  • Private Balcony
Why choose Heritage Line Jahan Cruise?
  • Bestseller luxury cruise in Mekong River 2022/23

  • Luxurious staterooms with romantic British-Indian inspiration

  • 24-hour professional services and resort-like facilities: East-India Club & Bar, Jacuzzi Pool, Apsara Spa, Fitness Room, etc.

  • Dedicated butler services, free mini bar, and private outdoor jacuzzi for Noble Suites

  • Dive into the bustling local life on the Mekong River and witness the inspiring aquaculture & craftmanship

Cabin & Rates

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Superior Stateroom

Superior Stateroom

2 pax
30.0 m2
Double/Twin
  • All board - meals included
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Deluxe Stateroom

Deluxe Stateroom

2 pax
30.0 m2
Double/Twin
  • All board - meals included
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Signature Stateroom

Signature Stateroom

2 pax
36.0 m2
King size
  • All board - meals included
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Noble Suite

Noble Suite

2 pax
51.0 m2
King size
  • All board - meals included
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Booking Policy
Price Includes
  • Accommodation
  • Daily (group) shore excursions & entrance fees
  • Sightseeing and transfers during the cruise
  • Transfers from/to Heritage Line’s meeting point to/from the ship (please read details in the embarkation guide)
  • English-speaking tour guiding on-and offshore
  • Entertainment/activities during the cruise as mentioned in the program
  • Meals as mentioned in the program
  • Welcome drink, brewed coffee, tea, and mineral water
  • Complimentary beverage package
  • Passenger liability insurance
  • Internet on the ship (subject to cellular network signal)
  • Complimentary usage of ship facilities (exclusive of spa treatments)
  • River pilots
  • Fuel
  • Taxes
Price Excludes
  • Phnom Penh port tax per passenger of 65 USD
  • Crew and guide gratuities
  • Visa fees
  • Private transfers
  • Personal expenses
  • Other beverages than those stated under inclusions
  • Medical services
  • Spa treatments
  • Port and anchorage fees
  • All other services or items not listed under inclusions
Cancellation Policy
  • For cancellations of bookings, the following charges will apply:
  • 90 days or more: 30% of the cruise price
  • 60 to 89 days: 50% of the cruise price
  • 30 to 59 days: 75% of the cruise price
  • Less than 30 days : 100% of the cruise price
Children Policy
  • A child from 5 to 11 years old: 50% of adult rate (sharing bed ), or 75% of adult rate if staying in a cabin with one adult . Children below 5 years are not allowed on board

Cruise Itineraries

4 Days Upstream
4 Days Downstream
5 Days Upstream
5 Days Downstream
8 Days Upstream
8 Days Downstream
Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Tan Phong Island
Day 2: Tan Phong Island - Binh Thanh Island - Tan Chau
Day 3: Tan Chau - Border crossing - Phnom Penh
Day 4: Phnom Penh
Last update 11:12 Friday 01 Mar 2024

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • Time changing between high water and low water program may different each year. It depends on water level of the river so the exact schedule will be confirmed exactly 2 weeks before travel date .
  • Kindly provide us passport information (Full name, sex, Nationality, passport number, date of birth, validity of visa) of passengers at least four weeks prior to cruise date.
  • Passport: Heritage Line is required to keep guests' passport during the cruise due to port authority at different port of calls. Our tour guide will collect clients’ passports at the meeting point. The passport of guests will be kept until their disembarkation.
  • Visas: For the downstream cruise from Cambodia to Vietnam, guests are required to have Vietnam visa before embarkation. Vietnam visa should be valid from or earlier. For the upstream cruise from Vietnam to Cambodia, Heritage Line will help to arrange Cambodia visa onboard upon border arrival. Visa fee of 27 USD/person will be added to client’s invoice onboard.
  • Gratuities: HL suggests that if satisfied with the service a gratuity will be collected at the last day aboard. HL suggests USD5 per passenger per day. Gratuities shall be settled together with the shipboard account at the end of a cruise. Please note that guests are under absolutely no obligation to make any gratuity at all. Guests may tip HL tour guides separately and the amount would be at your discretion.

About Heritage Line Jahan Cruise

Heritage Line The Jahan is a magnificent Mekong cruiser that takes you on an upstream/ downstream route to uncover the majestic culture and history of the lower Mekong River.

Cabin & Suites

The Heritage Line Jahan offers four types of suites: Superior, Deluxe, Signature, and Noble Suite. Each suite comes with different amenities and services.

The Superior Suite provides guests with turn-down gifts, afternoon tea, and the option to enjoy a balcony breakfast. Additionally, there is an espresso machine in the cabin with four coffee capsules provided daily.

In the Deluxe Suite, guests can enjoy all the benefits of the Superior Suite, as well as additional features such as a welcome fruit basket and a welcome flower bouquet.

The Signature Suite offers a heightened level of luxury with amenities such as a newspaper delivered to the room, laundry service, a complimentary mini-bar that is replenished daily, sparkling wine or a similar bottle, dedicated butler service, in-suite dining upon request, and 60-minute foot massage per person.

The Noble Suite provides the same priority benefits as the Signature Suite, but instead of the foot massage, guests can indulge in a 60-minute spa treatment, adding to the enhanced onboard experience.

NOTE: These amenities and services are available on all itineraries, except for the laundry service and complimentary mini-bar, which are exclusive to the 7-night itinerary.

Facilities & Deck Plan

The Heritage Line Jahan Cruise features 3 decks, 26 cabins, and sumptuous onboard facilities for a luxurious experience.

The main deck includes 12 Superior Staterooms (30m2) and 02 Signature Staterooms - Darjeeling & Ceylon (36m2) at the front of the main deck. 

The upper deck contains 08 Deluxe Staterooms (30m2) with 02 Signature Staterooms (named Assam & Nilgiri), which space 36m2 each. It still has the atmosphere of the Raj of India Lobby Lounge.

The terrace deck has the Viceroy Dining Hall, East India Club & Bar, Apsara Spa with the Observatory Lounge, and Terrace Deck.

Heritage Line The Jahan Deck Plan

Heritage Line The Jahan Deck Plan

Experience the epitome of luxury aboard the Heritage Line Jahan Cruise, as you embark on a remarkable journey to Vietnam and Cambodia. Immerse yourself in a world of 5-star service and professionalism, where every detail is meticulously attended to. Our dedicated staff is committed to providing an elite and unforgettable experience, ensuring that your cruise is nothing short of extraordinary.

Viceroy Dining Hall

The cruise dining hall nestled on the terrace deck with a small veranda at the ship's rear, offers a tastefully designed space. As night descends, soft and enchanting British-style chandeliers illuminate the azure walls, creating a captivating and regal atmosphere. With a seating capacity for up to 60 passengers, this exquisite dining venue ensures a memorable culinary experience on board.

The Raj of India Lobby Lounge

The extravagant lobby lounge on Heritage Line The Jahan invites around 10 guests to kick back and enjoy a moment of relaxation. Furnished with comfortable seating, Indian lamps, and a library, it offers a tranquil atmosphere with a touch of Colonial India's charm. WiFi is also available for guests to stay connected with their loved ones.

East India Club & Bar

The East India Club, an open wood-paneled bar on Heritage Line Jahan Cruise, exudes an authentic East-Indian ambiance. With a cozy seating capacity for 8 - 10 guests, it offers a delightful spot to savor the beauty of the setting sun and indulge in the splendors of the moment.

East India Club Funnel Bar Lounge

Open-air East India Club for inspiring riverscape

Observatory Lounge

Guests can enjoy leisurely activities such as playing an antique chess game or unwinding after a spa treatment while indulging in fruit snacks or freshly squeezed juices. Additionally, the Observatory serves as a venue for private functions, including candlelight dinners and welcome gatherings, adding an intimate and exclusive touch to special occasions.

Evening Lounge Cinema

The indoor lounge also doubles as a lounge cinema during movie nights, providing a comfortable and inviting atmosphere for guests to enjoy the film screenings.

Terrace Deck & Swimming Pool

Situated next to the open-air bar and lounge, the pool onboard is a delightful oasis for refreshing and unwinding. Crafted with meticulous Turkish mosaic tiles, it exudes beauty and elegance. Whether you seek a refreshing dip or wish to bask in the warm sun, this pool offers a serene environment. Shaded loungers beckon you to rest and relax, allowing you to peacefully watch the world go by as you enjoy your tranquil surroundings.

Apsara Spa

Indulge in pure relaxation at the spa, a haven dedicated to rejuvenation. With 03 treatment rooms, including one for foot massages, manicures, and pedicures, as well as two rooms for couples or private treatments, guests are provided with a serene and personalized experience.

Fitness & Steam Bath

Reinvigorate yourself at our well-equipped gym, where you can burn away those extra calories. Afterward, indulge in quiet relaxation at the steam bath, soothing both body and mind. The pool accommodates up to 10 guests at a time, providing the perfect opportunity to enjoy a refreshing swim.

Airy Swimming Pool On Sundeck

Airy swimming pool on sundeck

Service & Activities

The Heritage Line Jahan Cruise offers three primary upstream routes. The 4-day itinerary takes you on a journey from Saigon to Phnom Penh, while the 5-day itinerary starts from Phnom Penh and concludes in Siem Reap. For a more extensive exploration, the 8-day itinerary covers the path from Ho Chi Minh to Siem Reap.

Similarly, there are downstream routes available with similar itineraries but different starting and arrival points, allowing guests to experience the cruise in reverse.

  • 4-day-3-night itinerary

Explore Cai Be

Embark on a captivating exploration of Cai Be, where you'll not only receive intriguing explanations about the local trading culture but also witness and experience the fascinating realities of their daily lives firsthand.

Walk through Sa Dec

Immerse yourself in the vibrant community of Binh Thanh Island in Sa Dec as you take a leisurely stroll and gain deeper insights into the native way of life and immerse yourself in the local culture.

Explore Tan Chau by ‘xe loi’

This unique journey will take you through workshops, houses, and shops, allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the laid-back atmosphere of the local community and soak up the relaxed ambiance.

Discover Traditional Vietnamese Food

Discover traditional Vietnamese food at local market

  • 5-day-4-night itinerary

Go through the river in Kampong Tralach

Indulge in the charm of an ox-drawn vehicle ride on day 2, we'll meander through winding roads and immerse ourselves in the serene countryside scenery.

Come to Kampong Chhnang (Tonle River)

We'll transfer to a native boat and then a minibus to reach a remote community renowned for its Khmer-style ceramics and the production of palm sugar made from the Cambodian "skor t'not" palm tree.

Reach Koh Oknha Tey

On day 3, after arriving at Koh Oknha Tey, an island situated in the middle of the Mekong River, famous for its exceptional silk production, immerse yourself in the artistry and beauty of silk as you explore this enchanting destination.

See the Wat Nokor Temple

On day 4, we'll have the opportunity to discover the serene Wat Nokor temple, known for its distinctive black sandstone construction. Spend around an hour exploring its peaceful surroundings and admiring its architectural beauty.

  • 8-day itinerary

If you have more time to spare, the 8-day itinerary offers an excellent choice as it combines the highlights of both the 4-day and 5-day journeys.

This extended adventure takes you along the majestic Mekong River, commencing from Ho Chi Minh City and guiding you to the captivating cities of Phnom Penh and Siem Reap.

Happy Couples On The Ox Cart

Happy couples enjoy the ox cart ride

During your voyage on the Heritage Line Jahan Cruise, you'll have the opportunity to indulge in a range of entertainment activities that are carefully curated to enhance your overall experience.

  • Life abroad entertainment

Discuss with an expert lecture

Engage in an expert lecture presented by a French expatriate professor, offering insightful and captivating discussions on Cambodian modern history. Watch the

Apsara Dance

These mesmerizing dances depict stories deeply rooted in Hindu and Buddhist mythology, captivating spectators with their artistic beauty.

Cooking class

Guests get to learn about the ingredients and preparation techniques while enjoying a memorable culinary experience. As a souvenir, a cooking book featuring local dishes is provided.

Relax in the library

Unwind in the ship's cozy library, boasting a collection of novels, photo books, magazines, and newspapers. Relax in the sofa-lounge corner and immerse yourself in a good read, enjoying a tranquil moment of leisure.

Enjoy movie nights

Sip on a glass of wine and enjoy top documentaries or classic films in a cozy and intimate setting, adding a touch of cinematic charm to your evenings.

Gala dinner

Experience a lavish Gala Dinner during your Mekong voyage. The sun deck is transformed into an extravagant culinary space featuring an open-air barbecue station, where the chefs skillfully grill a selection of the finest meats, sausages, fish, and squids.

Apsara Dance On Heritage Line The Jahan

Traditional Apsara Dance performance

  • Life abroad well-being

Jacuzzi & Sunbathing

Indulge in the pleasures of the secluded Jacuzzi pool located on the top deck of the Jahn cruise ship. Available from morning till evening, the Jacuzzi offers a serene oasis for guests to take a refreshing dip or simply unwind in the warm water. 

Spa & Massage

  • Price: US $38 to $94
  • Time: 30 to 90 minutes

Choose from over 20 aromatic oils and a wide selection of Thai and Laos pampering treatments, as well as herbal and aroma therapies. Our spa packages are designed to ensure a truly unforgettable and blissful self-care journey.

NOTE: To book the massage service, kindly reach out to the Cruise Manager directly to make arrangements.

Exhilarating Spa Treatment

Exhilarating luxurious spa treatment

Food & Drink

Meal times on board are as follows: breakfast is served at 7:00, brunch is available from 10:00 to 11:00, lunch is served from 12:00 to 13:00, and dinner is typically served around 19:30.

The Heritage Line Jahan ship offers a delightful array of culinary experiences. Guests can indulge in a fusion of Vietnamese, Cambodian, Indian, Asian, and international cuisines. The dining options include a variety of experiences:

Alternating F&B Experiences

Guests can enjoy a range of dining options, including buffet-style meals and à la carte menus. Additionally, the ship offers afternoon tea, barbecues, sandbank cocktails, and fruit tastings to enhance the culinary journey.

Private Dining

For a more intimate dining experience, guests have the option of in-room dining services. They can request in-cabin afternoon tea or enjoy a balcony breakfast while taking in the picturesque views of the Mekong River.

Culinary-Themed Cruising

Heritage Line The Jahan offers special culinary-themed cruising experiences. Guests can explore specific culinary themes and enjoy special menus and dining events that cater to those themes.

NOTE: Please remember to inform the crew team in advance about any special dietary requirements. They are dedicated to providing customized services to meet the specific needs of each guest.

Private Dinner From Sparkling Balcony View

Private dinner from the sparkling balcony view

The complimentary beverage package at Heritage Line Jahan Cruise includes a selection of soft drinks, juices, and barista coffee, available at all times.

Additionally, guests can enjoy complimentary local beer and house wine by the glass during lunch and dinner. Please note that these complimentary beverages are specifically available during meal times. At other times, you can see the prices are mentioned below.

Alcoholic Drinks

Onboard, you can savor a range of alcoholic beverages, with cocktails priced at approximately US $7.5 per drink and wine available for around US $8.5 per glass. Indulge in a diverse selection of wines, along with options such as whisky, bourbon, and martinis.

For group gatherings, bottles of wine are also available for purchase, with prices ranging from US $35 to US $85.

Non-Alcoholic Drinks

Heritage Line Jahan Cruise offers coffee for just US $7.5 per cup if you prefer non-alcoholic beverages. 

Transportation

Transport by pick-up and drop-off services

Guests embarking on the Saigon - Phnom Penh - Siem Reap cruise itinerary are warmly welcomed at the waiting lounges located in the Renaissance Riverside Hotel in Saigon and the Koulen Hotel in Siem Reap.

  • Saigon

Please take note that the meeting time in Saigon is at 10:00, and the bus departs at 11:00 to the ship's pier. Upon disembarkation from the ship, which typically occurs around 8:00, a bus transfer will arrive at the lounge in Saigon around 10:30.

  • Siem Reap

The meeting times and bus departures in Siem Reap may vary depending on the water levels. During the low water period, the meeting time is at 07:30, whereas during the high water period, it is at 09:30. Departure to the ship pier usually takes place after approximately 1 hour.

Disembarkation time is approximately 08:00 during the low water period and 08:30 during the high water period. Bus transfers will then arrive at the lounge in Siem Reap accordingly.

Transport by yourselves

  • My Tho Pier 

Situated in Binh Duc Commune, Chau Thanh District, Tien Giang Province, Vietnam, My Tho Pier is located approximately 70 km away from Saigon, with a transfer time of approximately 2 hours. For upstream travel, the embarkation time at the pier is set at 13:15, while for downstream travel, the disembarkation time is scheduled for 08:30.

  • Kampong Cham

Located in Cambodia along the Mekong River, Kampong Cham Port is situated near the Kyzuna Bridge and is approximately 240 km away from Siem Reap. During the low water period, the embarkation time at the pier for downstream travel is 13:30, and the disembarkation time for upstream travel is set at 08:15.

  • Phnom Krom Pier

Situated near Tonle Lake in Siem Reap, Cambodia, Phnom Krom Pier is located approximately 15 km outside Siem Reap, with a transfer time of approximately 0.75 hours. During the high water period, the embarkation time at the pier for downstream travel is scheduled for 11:30, and the disembarkation time for upstream travel is set at 08:15.

Customer Reviews

Overall Rating

Based on 79 customer's reviews

9.4
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Traveler rating
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  • Cruise quality 9.5
  • Food/Drink 9.2
  • Cabin quality 9.5
  • Staff quality 9.7
  • Enter/act 9.3
9.5
Excellent - Melvin Alvarez
Switzerland Switzerland
21/05/2024
The service is amazing

I had an excellent experience with BestPrice, and their consultant provided a level of service that is rarely found in North America. Rosie, in particular, went above and beyond to ensure a smooth and highly enjoyable cruise. Her patience, efficiency, and dedication were truly remarkable. I am extremely grateful for her outstanding assistance.

10.0
Excellent - Ms.Amelia D
Australia Australia
11/04/2024

I must express my utmost appreciation for Mia, who has proven to be the most exceptional and supportive customer service agent/consultant I have ever encountered. Her dedication and willingness to go the extra mile in accommodating and assisting us with our travel arrangements have been truly remarkable.

10.0
Excellent - Brambilla Vittor
Italy Italy
14/03/2024

The ship itself is absolutely stunning, and the staff onboard are incredibly attentive and well-trained, providing exceptional service. Although the suite may be slightly small, it still offers a sufficient space for a comfortable stay. The fact that I didn't want to leave and wished to stay longer… More

10.0
Excellent - Andy
United States United States
30/12/2023
The Jahan, Heritage Cruise

Although we typically don't opt for organized tours, this particular experience was truly exceptional. Heritage Line offers a personalized itinerary that immerses guests in local culture, allowing genuine interactions with the local people. The cruise consistently delivers five-star quality in terms… More

10.0
Excellent - Mr.Devon
Australia Australia
14/12/2023
Unforgettable Cruise Experience!

Our family of four recently completed an incredible 8-day journey down the Mekong River from Siem Reap to Saigon. It was a truly amazing trip that left a lasting impression on us. We thoroughly enjoyed the daily off-shore excursions to the charming local villages situated along the Mekong River. The… More

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Questions & Answers (5)

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19/08/2019
Hi, can you tell me if you have any interconnecting suites on Jahan cruise 5 days on 19th October. There will be just one person in each suite and we would like the best suites available. Thanks, Anne Hi
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19/08/2019
There is available 01 connecting Superior Cabin (not Suite) on Jahan Cruise. But incase you want to stay at Suite Cabin, we can arrange 2 cabin next together on boat which will be fine :)
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31/07/2019
Hello, does the boat have air conditioning in all rooms - bedrooms included?
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31/07/2019
Hi All bed-room in this cruise have the Air-condition May I know how many people in your group, and the departure date, I can check the availability and send you quotation Cheers
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08/06/2019
Is it better to be in a twin bed cabin on the main deck or upper deck?
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09/06/2019
Hi, The cabin on the upper deck have the better view and the cabin on the main deck However, the cabin on the upper have is more expensive So kindly please consider
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24/01/2019
Are transfers included from Airport hotels?
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24/01/2019
Dear Liz Rendalls, This cruise included pick up/ see off at meeting point in Ho Chi Minh & Siem Reap only. So you need to come to meeting point.
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14/01/2019
does the ship bathroom have hair dryers? We are leaving 1/22/19
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14/01/2019
Hi, of course the cabin of Jahan Cruise have the hair dryers and full amenities facilities for you
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