Day 1 Ho Chi Minh - My Thuan - Sa Dec (L, D)
We depart Saigon about 7 AM in the morning. Around 11.00-11h30 we board LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink.
LeCochinchine continues sets sails to Cai Thia while lunch is served on boat.
Embark on a lovely cycling excursion on the bank of the peninsula browsing several verdant villages. Visit of the gardens and orchards, local houses and ample opportunity meet with people and get insight into Delta life . Visit Caodai temple on the way to My Thuan.
Continue our cruise toward Sa Dec, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river
Visit the lively Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras.
Walks along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, and vegetable farms, fish farms.
Back to our boat for a cruise down stream. Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif.
Dinner and overnight on board
Day 2 Cai Thia - Vinh Long - Tra On (B, L, D)
Breakfast on board on the Mekong.
After breakfast we visit Binh Hoa Phuoc Island and go for walk through the islets, sampling native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meet the local people.
Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, the mazes of waterway, local pop-rice and sweets production.
Visit of old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
LeCochinchine continues its cruise to Co Chien. Lunch served on board
Embark on a pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. Visit a cottage industry, a local farm and sample seasonal fruits.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Open bar and rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Le Cochinchine is cruising Mang Thit river.
Dinner and night on board.
Day 3 Tra On - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh (B)
Breakfast on board
The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day our boat set sails to Can Tho through tributary and canals.
Transfer to Cai Rang: one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk along the canals and the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, rural and water activities in full swing. Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
11 h00 Disembark in Can Tho. The cruise concludes. We will be picked up and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City
ROUTING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTION
Ho Chi Minh - Can Tho - Sa Dec - Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh - Can Tho - Tra On (L, D)
We depart Saigon around 7 in the morning. Around 12.00-12h30 we board LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink
Transfer on a local boat to explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.
Le Cochinchine continues its cruise to Tra On. Lunch served on board.
Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Visits of the fruit farm and walks amongst pleasant villages on the footpaths of the countryside. Opportunity to meet with local people.
Boarding back at with an aperitif while enjoying the magnificent sunset on the Mang Thit canal and Nicola River.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 2 Vinh Long - My Thuan - Sa Dec (B, L, D)
After breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong.
Walks /cycle amongst the lush vegetation to visit the fruit farm, the handicraft villages and meet with local people.
Le Cochinchine set sails again to Sa Dec while lunch is served on board. Visit busy Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras. Walks along the village path and acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, vegetable farms, fish farms.
Boarding back at with an aperitif while cruising down to Cai Thia.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 3 Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh (B)
We have breakfast on boat in the morning.
Cycling on the bank of the peninsula for a visit of the gardens and orchards.
Le Cochinchine continues its cruise toward Cai Be.
Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, local pop-rice and sweets production. Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
11 h00-11h30 Disembark in Cai Be. The cruise concludes. We will be picked up and transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.
Price & Included Features
Trip Price Included
• Land transportation from/to HCM city
• 3 days cruise with stops and visits as stated with English /French-speaking escort.
• 2 nights accommodation on board.
• Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
• Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
• Biking, sampan boat ride,
• Services of crews during the cruise.
• Group insurance
Trip Price Excluded
• Visa approval and fees for Vietnam or Cambodia.
• Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.,
Meals are included as specified in the itinerary. Meal codes are: B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner.
• Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% when sharing cabin with parents.
• Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.
• The above tour prices exclude current VAT.
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