SAIGON – CAI BE – CAN THO – CHAU DOC – PHNOM PENH
DAY 1: SAIGON – CAI BE – MANG THIT – TRA ON (L, D)
8h15 A.M: Pick you up from your hotel in Saigon and transfer to our pier at Cai Be (Address: Cooperative Travel 2/9 – Mrs. Lan’s wharf (about 4km from Highway 1).
10h30-11h00 A.M: Welcome you at our Cai Be pier. Take 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 colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
11h30-12h00: Join on board Le Cochinchine and enjoy a welcome drink. Lunch is served on board as the barge sails down Co Chien River then process onto Mang Thit River.
Embark on a pleasant walk or cycle on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's daily activities.
Leisurely cruise on the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Savour foot massage on board with a pre-dinner drink over the sunset.
Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 2: TRA ON – CAN THO (B)
A lovely new day begins on Mekong River. Waking up early allows you to admire the sunrise on the Mekong with bubbling activities of local people. Breakfast on board while the boat sails to Can Tho through tributaries, canals and arroyos.
Check-out Le Cochinchine boat, say “goodbye” to our friendly staff, we transfer you by small boat for visit of Cai Rang, one of the most bustling floating markets in the whole Mekong Delta. The Cai Rang floating market is known as a high-light cannot be missed when you explore the Western rivers of Vietnam.
The local boat slides on tiny waterways between palm-shaded banks, you have the chance to see green orchards, local houses, ship building yards, and rural activities in full swing. The sampan takes you to an ancient house to visit the orchard and enjoy tropical fruit.
Return to the boat and get off around 11h00 A.M in Can Tho (Address: An Binh Hotel, 53A1, Lo Vong Cung, An Binh Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho).
Transfer to Chau Doc by car. Your leisure time and overnight at hotel in Chau Doc.
DAY 3: CHAU DOC – PHNOM PENH (B)
Breakfast at the hotel.
6h45 A.M: Pick you up from the hotel in Chau Doc and transfer you for a boat ride from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh departing at 7h30 A.M at Con Tien floating restaurant, Tran Hung Dao Street, Chau Doc town, An Giang Province, Vietnam.
Arrival in Phnom Penh at 12h30 P.M at Sisowath International Pier, No 103 Sisowath Quay, Phnompenh, Cambodia. End of our services.
PHNOM PENH – CHAU DOC – CAN THO – CAI BE - SAIGON
DAY 1: PHNOM PENH – CHAU DOC
Pick you up at your hotel in Phnom Penh and transfer you to speedboat wharf. We take speed boat from Phnompenh to Chau Doc. The boat ride leaves at 12h30 P.M at Sisowath International Pier, No 103 Sisowath Quay, Phnompenh, Cambodia and arrives at Con Tien floating restaurant, Tran Hung Dao Street, Chau Doc town, An Giang Province, Vietnam at 5h30 P.M.
Pick up and transfer you from the wharf to hotel in Chau Doc.
Your leisure time and overnight at hotel in Chau Doc.
DAY 2: CHAU DOC – CAN THO – TRA ON – CHO LACH (B, L, D)
Breakfast at the hotel.
8h00 A.M: Pick up and transfer you from Chau Doc to Can Tho.
10h30-11h00 A.M: Welcome you at our Can Tho pier (Address: An Binh Hotel, Lo Vong Cung, An Binh Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho).
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.
11h30-12h00: Boarding on Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink.
Lunch served on board. The river barge continues towards Tra On.
Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Visit the fruit farm and walk or cycle amongst pleasant villages on the footpaths of countryside to meet local people and discovery their daily life.
Boarding back at dusk, enjoy a pre-dinner drink together with a magnificent sunset on Mang Thit River. Enjoy the foot massage on board.
Dinner and overnight on board at Cho Lach.
DAY 3: CHO LACH – CAI BE – SAIGON (B)
Breakfast on board. Le Cochinchine boat 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, colonial houses and fruit gardens. Sample local sweet and fruits during the trip.
The local boat sails through tiny canals and arroyos before bringing you back to the shore.
Get off at Cai Be harbour around 11h00 A.M (Address: Cooperative Travel 2/9 – Mrs. Lan’s wharf (about 4km from Highway 1). Transfer and drop you off at your hotel in Saigon. End of nice trip with Le Cochinchine.
Cruise Price Inclusion: Cruise with all accommodation on Cochinchine boat. Meals as indicated (B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D=Diner). Admission fees and permits where applicable. Service of crew and English speaking guide on board. Complimentary foot massage on board. Transfer as mentioned in the program, speedboat ticket. 1 night at hotel in Chau Doc.
Cruise Price Exclusion: Pre/post trip arrangement with visa (Visa fee on arrival at Cambodia border: 34USD, 2 photos 3x4cm). Travel insurance. Beverages. Bank service fee. Other personal expenses.
* Programs are subject to change due to unpredictable events such as the vagaries of the weather and tide variations.