Lan Diep: built in Vietnam on Toum Tiou model. The Lan Diep was launch
at the end of 2007. Longer and wider than the Toum Tiou, 50m long and
10m wide this river boat will have 22 cabins (only 10 on the Toum Tiou)
spacious and air-conditioned, with a luxurious finish.
cover, in a colonial style, this river boat is fit out with a metallic
hull. The Lan Diep will cruise between Saigon and Siem Reap, via Phnom
This traditional locally built boat started out as
a freighter with a metal hull and a capacity of 150 tons, with two
large but low-ceiling decks in order to maximize storage space. Like all
ships of this type, it went up and down the Tonle Sap and Mekong,
stopping at Siem Reap, Kompong Cham, Kratie and Stung Treng.
stayed as close as we could to the original line of the ship, because we
wanted to retain its slightly curved and elegant lines.
Toum Tiou measures 38 meters long and 7 meters wide in the middle. It
has 10 rooms in all (3.3m x 2.5m), 4 on the main deck and 6 on the upper
deck, each air-conditioned and with a bathroom (2.5m x 1.4m) including
toilet, shower and sink. The water on board is taken from the river,
passed through a powerful filtration system and chlorinated in the final
step of the treatment.
In order to make the best possible use
of the common areas from the standpoint of both size and variety we have
installed a library-reading room on the lower deck. There is also a
covered space at the front of the middle deck, a restaurant to the rear
anda half-covered sundeck on top.
If you would to book on The La Diep please send the exactly date to us, we will arrange for you because The Lan Diep in Charter!
Number of cabins: 22
Engine Power: 2x750HP
Speed: 12 knots