RV Tonle Pandaw

RV Tonle Pandaw Review and Specifications

Specifications of RV Tonle Pandaw

Year built2002  /  Age : 17
OwnerPandaw River Expeditions
OperatorPandaw Cruises
Speed11 kn / 20 kph / 13 mph
Length (LOA)55 m / 180 ft
Beam (width)10 m / 33 ft
Gross Tonnage680 gt
Passengers56
Crew20
Decks4
Cabins24
Decks with cabins3
Last Refurbishment2013

Current itinerary of RV Tonle Pandaw

RV Tonle Pandaw current cruise is 8 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon. Prices start from USD 1997 (double occupancy rates). The itinerary starts on 10 Feb, 2019 and ends on 18 Feb, 2019.

Date / TimePort
11 Feb     Siem Reap, Angkor Wat, Cambodia(Transfer)   
11 Feb     Kampong Cham, Cambodia   
12 Feb     Kratie, Cambodia   
13 Feb     Tonle Sap Lake, Cambodia   
13 Feb     Prek Kdam Bridge, Cambodia   
14 Feb     Phnom Penh, Cambodia   
15 Feb     Mekong River, Vietnam-Cambodia   
16 Feb     Chau Doc, Mekong Delta, Vietnam   
17 Feb     Sa Dec, Mekong Delta, Vietnam   
17 Feb     Cai Be, Mekong Delta, Vietnam   
18 Feb     My Tho, Mekong Delta, Vietnam   
18 Feb      Arriving in Saigon, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam(Transfer)   

Review of RV Tonle Pandaw

RV Tonle Pandaw ship was initially modelled on RV Pandaw 2 (launched in 2002) and originally named "Pandaw III". The riverboat was built in Yangon (Rangoon) and launched in 2002. It had a year’s service in Burma (2002-2003) before being relocated to Mekong River under tug-tow. Ever since, the ship has done continuous service operating on cruises between Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) and Kampong Cham. In 2013, the ship was fully refitted and its cabins number was reduced to just 24 in order to create onboard gym, spa and library.

The ship has 24 identical cabins (sized 16 m2 / 170 ft2). All staterooms feature twin beds (converting to double), shared (common) balconies and air-conditioning. They also provide generous storage space, safes, desks, as well as hairdryers, slippers and bathrobes in the en-suite bathrooms. An onboard 24-hour laundry service is available, too.

Like on similar Pandaw river cruise ships, Tonle Pandaw passengers are able to spend leisure time on the aft part of the covered upper deck. Meals are served bistro-style indoor and outdoor on the upper deck. Breakfast is buffet style, but preceded by light bites, tea and coffee for early risers. Lunch is served either buffet style or sit-down, while dinners are 4-course affairs. Pandaw's food ingredients are locally sourced and always fresh.

Domestic beers, spirits, soft drinks, coffee and tea are complimentary and served on the upper deck at the bar/library lounge. An open-bridge policy is in place. Wi-Fi is slow because of the remote regions traveled. However, some riverside ports along the cruise itinerary feature Internet shops.

RV Tonle Pandaw

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RV Tonle Pandaw Itineraries

The below listed RV Tonle Pandaw cruise prices on itineraries are only indicative and Per Person (in US dollars, based on double occupancy). These are the cheapest River Cruises fares on the ship’s lowest category cabins available for booking. Cruise fares typically change with departure dates approaching, last minute deals, discounts, promotions, independent travel agency offers.

DateCruise NameDeparture PortPrice from
2019 Jan 27 8 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap$1997
2019 Feb 03 8 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon$1997
2019 Feb 10 8 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap$1997
2019 Feb 17 8 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon$1997
2019 Feb 24 8 days, one-way from Siem Reap to Saigon Siem Reap$1997
2019 Mar 03 8 days, one-way from Saigon to Siem Reap Saigon$1997