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Authentic Mekong Sampan Tour to Long Xuyen, Sa Dec, Cai Be 3 Days

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Ho Chi Minh city - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Lap Vo - Long Xuyen - Ho Chi Minh city/ Chau Doc

Tour code: VBT-MCT06
Enjoy 3 day tour to Long Xuyen, Sa Dec, Cai Be by Authentic Sampan to discover beauty nature and local life in Mekong river.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City/Chau Doc - Long Xuyen - Lap Vo - Sa Dec (L, D)

Option1: 07:30am Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and depart for Long Xuyen.
Option 2: 08:00am Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Chau Doc and depart for Long Xuyen.
Embark on our Authentic Mekong Sampan at the pier in Long Xuyen and enjoy a welcome drink at 11: 30. Explore the Long Xuyen market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Visit Cu Lao Ong Ho a small Island in Long Xuyen and enjoy the scenery and walk /cycle to visit villages the island, passing by farmers, children, villagers tendering their daily load. See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. You will have a unique opportunity to discover a side of Delta life that few travellers experience. Back to boat and enjoy welcome back drink while lunch is served. Authentic Mekong Sampan set sails through the canals of Lap Vo with a magnificent landscape that come along the river banks: rural walks, farming, nursering farm, fishing, boating, smiling school children all in full swing. Embark to explore blossoming bonsai and flowers garden and Cao Dai temple. Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat. Diner and while Authentic Mekong Sampan cruises towards Sa Dec. Authentic Mekong Sampan drops anchor for the night. Diner et overnight on boat.

Day 2: Sa Dec - Binh Hoa Phuoc - Cai Be (B, L, D)

Rising up early for another nice day we contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board. A small boat take us to visit the Sa Dec local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras. Visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river. Authentic Mekong Sampan leisure cruise down to Binh Hoa Phuoc island luch is served on route. Afternoon we take a boat ride to visit Binh Hoa Phuoc with opportunity to marvel at beautiful islands with enderless waterway and arroyos. We enjoy the lush vegetation while cycling across the island and meet with people and get insight into local life. Return on boat with a rest on the deck enjoying the sunset on sundeck. The crew serves dinner while the Authentic Mekong Sampan is cruising. Authentic Mekong Sampan sets anchor in for the night. Overnight on boat.

Day 3: Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Breakfast on the boat. We take a morning junk trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island and go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colourful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. We 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. Back to our boat and enjoy welcome back drink. Check out and disembark. Then our driver will pick up and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city. Drop you off at your hotel. End of services.
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Cabin Grade Double cabin Single cabin
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Trip Included

  • Private boat
  • 3-day cruise with stops and visits as stated* accompanied by English and or/ French speaking guide
  • 2-night 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 Cruise boat rides
  • Services of crews during the cruise on board
  • Road transportation
  • 1 Complimentary foot massage
  • Sunset cocktails.

Trip Excluded

  • Land transportation from/to Saigon
  • Personal expenses: souvenirs, drinks, tips
  • Service not mentioned.

Notes

  • Infants under 5 years old are free of charge.
  • Children between 6 and 11 years old sharing cabin with their parents get a 50% discount.
Cruise Information

Technical characteristics

  • Date of conception: Oct 2010
  • Length: 23.00 m
  • Width: 4 m
  • Bedding: 2 sampans of 16 couchettes, 32passengers in total
  • Capacity: 16 passengers each boat
  • Engine: ISUZU 120 CV
  • Speed during the cruise: 15 km/h
  • Electricity on board: 220 volt, standard continental plugs


Facilities

  • Lower deck: Couchettes, Kitchen
  • Upper deck: Restaurant, Bar, Terraces at the stern and at the bow
  • Adjoined to the boat: Bicycles, Motorised row boat


Services on board

  • Crew: 5people including 1 cruise guide, 1 captain, 1 chef
  • Languages spoken on board: English, French
  • Food: Local food
  • Beverages: Local wine, French wine and Australian wines, alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, fruit juices, soft drinks, teas and coffees (drinks not included in packages)
  • Passengers services: Foot Massage
  • Activities: Cycling, Walking
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Ho Chi Minh city - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Lap Vo - Long Xuyen - Ho Chi Minh city/ Chau Doc
With this 3 day tour, Authentic Mekong Sampan will takes you to visit top famous atractions of Mekong Delta Vietnam as: Cai Be, Sa Dec, Long Xuyen, Chau Doc.
Prices: $305 - $448, Code: VBT-MCT07
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