Mekong Explorer 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.
- Learn daily life of local poeple on water by visiting rice fields, villages, fruit orchards...
3-day private cruise on Authentic Mekong boat takes us to the beautiful land of Mekong Delta to experience the fun on the water, discovery the life of local people in Mekong, ancient houses, flower gardens, tropical orchard, and local craft manufacturing workshop.
DAY 1: SAIGON – CAI BE – VINH LONG (L, D)
8h15 A.M: Pick-up at your hotel in Saigon and transfer you to our pier in Cai Be.
10h30-11h00 A.M: reach the banks of the Mekong Delta in Cai Be. You embark on Le Cochinchine with a welcome drink.
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, we go to visit delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
Our boat sets sails toward Vinh Long while lunch is served.
We have a walk on foot or by bicycle to explore the peaceful countryside and orchards laden with fruit.
Return on boat with a rest on the deck enjoying the sunset on sundeck, experience a traditional herbal foot massage before enjoying an exotic pre-dinner drink.
Cruise down the Tien River, while dinner is served on board.
Overnight on board in Vinh Long.
DAY 2: BINH HOA PHUOC ISLAND - CHO LACH – BEN TRE – MY THO (B, L, D)
Rising up early for another nice day we contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board.
We take a morning junk trip along the banks of the Binh Hoa Phuoc peninsula to explore evergreen islands.
Embark on a lovely cycling excursion on the peninsula browsing several verdant villages. Visit of the bonsais gardens and orchards, local houses and ample opportunity meet with people and get insight into Delta life.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board.
Arrive in Ben Tre and My Tho, walking around the local market. Visit the Thoi Son Island, walk through the island, sampling native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people. Then take a brief cruise ride through the palm-shaded creeks.
Overnight on boat.
DAY 3: BEN TRE - NGU HIEP – CAI BE – SAIGON (B, L)
Breakfast on board while our boat sets sail torward Ngu Hiep Island.
Embark on lovely morning cycling or walk amongst the verdant villages and meet with people. A unique opportunity to meet with inhabitants, get a glimpse at their daily activities, and become more familiar with the life in the Delta.
Leisurely laze on the upper deck as the boat cruises down Tien River, delighting in the scenery.
Slide on small waterways, you head back to Cai Be harbor. The cruise concludes around 11h00 A.M. Lunch at Café du Mekong.
Pick up and return to Saigon. Drop off at your hotel. The trip concludes.
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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