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Authentic Mekong Sampan Tour to Cai Be, Long Xuyen 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-MCT07
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.
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Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city - Cai Be - Sa Dec (L, D)

08:00am Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and transfer to Cai Be. Embark Authentic Mekong Cruise and welcome drink around11h30 morning. 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 French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. Authentic Mekong Sampan set sails torward Sa Dec while luch is served. We embark on Cai Thia for a pleasure wark /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 moor midstream for the night in Sa Dec. Diner and overnight on board.

Day 2: Sa Dec - Lap Vo - Long Xuyen (B, L, D)

Rising up early for another nice day we contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board. We take small boat to visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river, then go 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 Sa Dec 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 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. Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat. Diner and while Authentic Mekong Sampan cruises towards Long Xuyen

Day 3: Long Xuyen - Ho Chi Minh city/ Chau Doc (B)

Breakfast on board. 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 by the Mekong river 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 board and have welcome back drink. Check out and disembark for your departure.
Option 1: Our driver will pick up and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city. Drop you off at the hotel. End of services.
Option 2: Our driver will pick up and drive to Chau Doc. Drop you off at the hotel. End of services.
Cruise Prices
Tour cost in US$ per person
Pax 2 - 3 4 - 7 8 - 10 11 - 16
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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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