Saigon - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Cai Be - Saigon
DAY 1: SAIGON – CAI BE – CAI THIA – SA DEC (L, D)
8:15-8:30 A.M: Pick up and transfer from your hotel in HCMC to Mekong.
10:30-11:00 A.M: reach the banks of the Mekong Delta in Cai Be. You embark on Le Cochinchine with a welcome drink.
11:00-11:30 A.M: Disembark for a pleasure bike on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards.
Return on boat. Le Cochinchine set sails toward Sadec, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river while lunch is served on boat.
Visit the brick factories and observe the handicraft manufacturing of bricks and tiles made out of clay from rice plantations.
In Sa Dec town, visit the Cao Dai Temple, the local market and the ancient house Huynh Thuy Le. Embark on a lovely walking excursion on the blossoming flower bonsai garden.
Back on board, Le Cochinchine sails down Mekong River toward My Thuan.
Sit back and relax on the upper deck. As the sun sets, experience a traditional herbal foot massage before enjoying an exotic pre-dinner drink.
Dinner and night on board.
DAY 2: MY THUAN – CAI BE – SAIGON (B)
Rising up early for another nice day we contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board.
Our boat set sails again and cruises along the Mekong while taking in orchards and gardens toward Cai Be.
Explore Cai Be floating market on a local boat then visit local coconut and rice sweet factories. Embark on a pleasant walk in Dong Hoa Hiep village on the footpaths of the countryside to discover the ancient house, tropical fruit orchards and local people's daily activities. Sample local sweets and fruits during the trip.
Get off in Cai Be harbour around 11:00 A.M. Transfer you back to your hotel in HCMC, you will be dropped off around 2:00 P.M. End of nice cruise.
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 by shuttle bus HCMC-Mekong 2 ways.
Cruise Price Exclusion: Visas Travel insurance Land transportation from/to HCM City Personal expenses: souvenirs, drinks, tips Bank transfer fee
- 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.