Along the Mekong River 3D2N
- Enjoy the mighty Mekong River Delta.
- Experience gorgeous scenery along river bank.
- Visit the famous Cai Be floating market in the morning.
- Taste the exceptional Vietnamese food onboard.
- Sa Dec local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras
- Learn daily life of local poeple on water by visiting rice fields, villages, fruit orchards...
3-day private cruise on the Authentic Mekong sampan allows us to discover green island and flower village, go for a walk on the footpaths of the countryside, enjoy tropical fruit orchards and local people’s daily activities on the island.
DAY 1: CAI BE – SA DEC (L, D)
8:15-8:30 A.M: Pick up at your hotel in HCM City and transfer you to Mekong.
Embark Authentic Mekong sampan and welcome drink around 10:30 A.M.
We take a morning junk trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island to explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the traditional House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house.
Then, go ashore to visit the local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
Authentic Mekong sampan boat sets sails toward Sa Dec while luch is served.
We embark on Cai Thia for a pleasure walk/ ride a bike on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's daily activities in My Thuan island.
Authentic Mekong sampan moors midstream for the night in Sa Dec.
Diner and overnight on boat.
DAY 2: SA DEC - LONG XUYEN (B, L, D)
Rising up early for another nice day. We contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on boat.
Then, we take small boat to visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river.
Continue to the heart of Sa Dec town to visit the Sa Dec local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.
Walks/Cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sadec flower village and local industries.
Back to boat and enjoy welcome back drink while lunch is served.
Authentic Mekong sampan set sails through the canals of Lapvo with a magnificent landscape that come along the river banks: rural walks, farming, nursering farm, fishing, boating, smiling school children all in full swing.
Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat.
Diner while Authentic Mekong sampan cruises towards Long Xuyen.
DAY 3: LONG XUYEN DEPARTURE (B)
Breakfast on board.
Transfer you by small boat to explore Long Xuyen floating market.
Visit the OngHo Island – a small island by the Mekong River enjoy the scenery and walk/cycle to visit villages the island, passing by farmers, children, villagers tendering their life. See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. You will have the opportunity to discover a side of Delta life.
Disembark for your departure around 11h00. End of nice cruise.
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- The trip cost is based on group of 2 people sharing a cabin on board.
- Program is subject to change due to unpredictable events such as the vagaries of the weather and tide variations.
- Infants under 6 years-old sharing cabin with their parents are free of charge.
- Children between 6 and 11 years old get a 50% discount.
Cruise Price Inclusion: 2-day cruise with stops and visits as stated. English or French speaking guide. 1 night en-suite cabin with A/C on board. Meals as mentioned during the cruise (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner). Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program. Biking and sampan boat rides. Services of crews during the cruise on board. 1 complimentary foot massage on board. Pre-dinner drink (Aperitif). Transfer HCMC-Mekong-HCMC by shuttle bus.
Cruise Price Exclusion: Visa approval in Vietnam. Travel insurance. Personal expenses : souvenirs, drinks, tips. Payment fee: bank transfer fee if payment by bank transfer, 3% if payment by credit card.
Available with 2 travelers or plus: US$35 /person
Saigon-Mekong-Saigon (Pick-up & drop-off at your hotel in District 1 and 3, HCMC)
Shuttle bus is included in our service.
Transfer around Mekong or around the city center