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RV TONLE PANDAW

Modelled on Pandaw II and originally called Pandaw III, the Tonle saw a year’s service in Burma in 2002/3 before being sent under tug-tow to the Mekong where she has done continuous service between Saigon and Kampong Cham ever since. With her gorgeous upper deck saloon, observation decks and formal dining room this ship is an old favourite and has a rich ambience. In 2013 she was fully refitted and the number of cabins reduced to just twenty-eight in order to create a professional spa and library on the lower deck. She is not a small ship but despite her size she has a shallow draft and can usually get up river into low water areas when other vessels are stuck well below.

The ship has quality mountain bikes for your independent exploration.

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  • Build 2002 in Yangon, refit 2013
  • Length: 180ft / 54.8m
  • Beam: 33.13ft / 10.10m
  • Draft: 4ft / 1.5m
  • Berths: 56 pax

ACCOMMODATION

  • 18 upper deck, 10 main deck staterooms
  • 170 square feet, finished in teak and brass
  • Panoramic French window, leading to personal deck space
  • New bathrooms with natural stone shower and branded quality fittings
  • Kimonos and slippers
  • Spa-branded amenities
  • Unlimited mineral water
  • Electric mini safe
  • Central AC with individual control
  • Imported quality linens with duvet and two kind of pillows
  • Premium mattresses
  • Convertible bed configuration
  • Welcome flower arrangement and welcome gift
  • Mirror
  • Multi-configuration plugs
  • Generous closet space and under-bed storage
  • Hair dryer
  • Daily nightly turndown service
  • 24h laundry service
  • Complimentary evening canapĂ©s

WINING & DINING

  • Local master chef heading an experienced international culinary team
  • Semi-buffet breakfast, Semi-buffet lunch, and seated theme dinners
  • Daily lean & light menu options
  • Complimentary coffee, water, tea, soft drinks, local beer, local spirits, juices
  • Extensive wine list with premium wines
  • Series of cultural performances, educational talks, cooking classes, and ship tour
  • Welcome drink on arrival
  • Welcome cocktail
  • Farewell reception
  • Theme dinners
  • Spacious, air-conditioned saloon bar with nightly entertainment
  • Sundeck bar
  • 24hrs hospitality bar
  • Onboard bakery with daily freshly baked breads and rolls

ON EXCURSIONS

  • Admissions
  • Shoe cleaning after excursions
  • Bottled drinking water
  • Cold towel service after excursions
  • Welcome Drink following excursions
  • Maximum 24 guests per guide on all excursions
  • Full-size motor coach on all excursions (maximum of 24 passengers per coach)
  • Deluxe sampans with cold towel service, fresh fruit, and tea/coffee
  • 1st aid trained assistant guide to follow all tours and excursions

SAFETY & SECURITY

  • All onboard crew is trained and certified as per international marine standards (VIRES)
  • Fire alarm system in all cabins, public areas and back areas
  • Fire fighting system in all ship areas
  • Expert marine superintendant
  • 24 hrs watch on duty
  • Certified hygiene standards for all areas (Johnson & Diversey)

ONBOARD STAFF

  • Captain
  • First Officer
  • Chief Engineer
  • 1st Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Bosun & nautical crew
  • Ship manager
  • Housekeeping
  • Dining
  • Bar keeper
  • Chefs
  • Spa therapist
  • Local tour guides

PUBLIC SPACES

  • Guest relation desk
  • Largest public space to passenger ratio of any cruise ship in the world
  • Shop, supporting fair trade
  • Lecture and meeting room with oversized flat screen TV, LCD projector and sound system
  • Art gallery featuring local art and artists
  • Library with contemporary and classic literature

DECK PLAN

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