Tours
Mekong Experience by Song Xanh Sampan

Trip code: VLV-63
Trip duration: 3days/2night
Trip Operates: Year Round / On Demand
Trip price: Available upon Request
Trip route: Saigon/Saigon
Starts/Ends trip:
Trip type: Nature , landscape & beach relax

Brief Itinerary


Day 1: Saigon-Caibe-Vinh Long -Sadec
Day 2: Sadec-Long Xuyen -Cho Moi
Day 3 : Cho Moi –Chau Doc-Saigon

DAY 1 SAI GON-CAI BE - VINH LONG - SA DEC (L/D)
08:00 Priavalte car will pick up at hotel thentransfer to Cai be
The excursion starts from Cai Be town pier at around 10.00 am. Upon embarkation on your sampan-hotel, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels.After your installation, the cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Visits will be made at an ancient mandarin house dating from 1890 where you will we welcomed by the owner. Further, another stop at some local home factories will allow you to observe how rice paste, coconut candies and other specialties are traditionally made. We will proceed to Phu An hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta can offer. A delicious lunch will await you at "Le Longanier", a superb Indochinese villa located by the river, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations. After lunch, your sampan will proceed to Sa Dec cruising the Tien Giang river, one of the two large arms of the Mekong.These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring about large networks of meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos, and remaining unknown to many people.We will then cruise on a small beautiful canal through water jacinth plantations… You will take a small rowing boat for a cruise along a narrow canal passing by a local tiny village and fruit plantations. Further on the banks, some dark smokes in the sky will lead us to one of the largest artisanal bricks and tiles factory where you will have an interesting visit.Sa Dec town will appear like a little “Venice” with numerous narrow canals. You will disembark for a very interesting visit at a beautiful ancient house or “Nha Co” dating from the early 19th century, home of Ong Huyh Thuy Le, former “lover” of famous French novelist Marguerite Duras…. Back on board your sampan, you will be served a delicious dinner. First night on the Mekong river

DAY 2:SA DEC - LONG XUYEN – CHO MOI.(B/L/D)
The breakfast will be served on board at 07am.You will disembark for a guided visit of this charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses, Chinese temples and Vietnamese Dinh are dating from the last century… You will visit the local market, one of the most attractive in Vietnam. Back on board, your sampan will slowly leave Sa Dec and proceed the cruise upstream to Long Xuyen, a peaceful provincial town located on the Mekong banks. We will pass by several luxuriant islands, crossing countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fishes, showing an intense activity on the river. Approaching Long Xuyen, your lunch will be served on board. Later, you will have a quick tour of Long Xuyen typical center before cruising further to “Cu Lao Ong Ho” (The Tiger Island) for a visit at Ton Duc Thang museum, second president of Vietnam…We will proceed upstream on the Mekong river to Chau Doc. Some stops on the banks will be possible for cycling tours to discover deeper the inhabitants life style. In the evening, we will organize for you an exciting experience at an ancient house located by the river in the suburbs of Cho Moi, where your dinner will be arranged. You will be able to share experiences with family members and learn about traditional Southern Vietnam lifestyle, one of the highlights of your journey on the Mekong which should not be forgotten!Back on board your private sampan for your second night on the river

DAY 3:CHO MOI - CHAU DOC.(B)
Early morning, your breakfast will be served on board while we will be cruising to Chau Doc.
We will cruise on a little arm of the Mekong where several traditional activities can be observed on the banks (artisanal boat factories, bamboo baskets making, palm leaves cutting, net fishing), as well as old Vietnamese temples dating from late 19th century. We will reach Chau Doc late in the morning. Located on the upper Mekong Delta, the town is 280 km south-west of Saigon on to the Cambodian border. With such proximity the local population is an eclectic mix of Cham, Khmer, Chinese and Vietnamese sharing different cultures and historical richness. At around 11am, you will disembark at Chau Doc main city pier. Our car waiting at Chau Doc then transfer back to Saigon Stop over at My Tho for lunch. End services
 

 

Price Include:

Our Mekong Experience by Song Xanh Cruise Tour includes:
Services of local drivers and private air-conditioned vehicles during all tours and transfers
Accommodation of each passenger on board
English speaking on board only
lunches (at “Le Longanier” indochine villa + on board)
2 breakfasts (on board)
2 dinners (at local ancient houses)
2 bottles of min. water/pers./day, Vietnamese tea, Fresh fruits, refreshing cotton towels
Visits mentioned as per cruise program
Crew assistance
Bicycle and “Xuong” rowing boat rides

Price Excludes:

Our Mekong Experience by Song Xanh Cruise excludes:
International flights & departure tax
Pre & post trip accommodations in Vietnam
Surcharge in peak season (25usd/pp)
Bar services
Visa support letter : 20usd/pp
Visa fees at the airport: 25usd/pp+02 pictures 4*6.
Travel insurance
Personal expenses such as shopping; telephone, laundry and bar bills etc.
Tips and gratuities

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