SAIGON – CAI BE – CAN THO – RACH GIA/ SAIGON – PHU QUOC
DAY 1: SAIGON – CAI BE – MY THUAN – SA DEC – CAI BE (L, D)
8h15 A.M: Pick you up from your hotel in Saigon and transfer to our pier at Cai Be (Address: Cuu Long Wharf, about 4km from Highway 1, near Cai Be Bridge).
10h30-11h00 A.M: Welcome you at our Cai Be pier. Boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink.
Le Cochinchine continues 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.
Continue our cruise toward Sa Dec, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river.
Walk along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, and vegetable farms, fish farms. Visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river.
Walk or cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sa Dec flower village, local industries and Cao Dai Temple, the local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.
Back to our board for a cruise downstream. Relax on boat while enjoying a foot massage and sipping an aperitif.
Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 2: CAI BE – MANG THIT – TRA ON (B, L, D)
Breakfast on board on the Mekong.
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, the old house.
Le Cochinchine continues its cruise to Co Chien. Lunch served on board.
In the afternoon, embark on a pleasant walk or cycling on the foot-paths of the countryside to discover the tropical fruit orchards, the endless rice fields and the local people's activities.
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.
Overnight on board.
DAY 3: TRA ON – CAN THO – PHU QUOC (B)
Breakfast on board. The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day. Our boat sets sails to Can Tho through tributaries, canals and arroyos.
Transfer to Cai Rang by local boat, one of the most bustling and important floating markets in the whole Mekong Delta.
Option 1: Continuation of our cruise by taking a local boat slides on tiny waterways between palm-shaded banks to visit 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. After that, return to the small 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). Return to Saigon and transfer you to Tan Son Nhat airport for flight HCM – Phu Quoc. End of our services.
Option 2: 9h00 A.M: after visit of Cai Rang floating market, we disembark and move to Rach Gia by car. It takes about 3 hours for transferring. Arrival at Rach Gia, we take a speedboat Rach Gia – Phu Quoc departing at 13h00. End of our service.
PHU QUOC – CAN THO – CAI BE – SAIGON
DAY 1: PHU QUOC – CAN THO – TRA ON – CHO LACH (L, D)
In the morning, you catch a flight from Phu Quoc to Can Tho.
Pick you up at Can Tho airport and transfer you to our Can Tho pier (Address: An Binh Hotel, Lo Vong Cung, An Binh Ward, Ninh Kieu District, Can Tho).
12h15-12h30 P.M: Boarding on Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink.
Le Cochinchine continues to Tra On. Lunch served on board. Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Walk or cycle on the footpaths of the countryside amongst pleasant villages to discover the local life style on the Mekong Delta. You have opportunity to meet the local people, see many orchards & endless rice fields.
Back to our boat & enjoy an aperitif and a foot massage at the magnificent sunset on the Mang Thit canal and Nicola River.
Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 2: CHO LACH – CAI BE – SA DEC (B, L, D)
Breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong.
Walk/ cycle amongst the lush vegetation to visit the fruit farm and meet the local people on the small island in Cai Be.
Le Cochinchine set sails again to Sa Dec while lunch is served on board.
Visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river.
Walks or cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sa Dec flower village, local industries and Cao Dai Temple, the local market and following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.
Boarding back at with an aperitif while cruising down to Cai Thia.
Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 3: CAI BE – SAIGON (B)
After the breakfast on board, transfer to discover the Cai Be.
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, the old house. Sample local sweets and fruits during the trip.
The local boat sails through tiny canals and arroyos before bringing you back to the shore. Get off around 11h00 A.M in Cai Be harbour (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.
Cruise Price Exclusion: Visa approval in Vietnam. Flight to Phu Quoc. Travel insurance. Beverages. Bank service fee. Other personal expenses.
- 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.