Discovery Saigon – Mekong – Condao Island

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Saigon city tour – Cu Chi tunnels

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Saigon city tour – Cu Chi tunnels

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Itinerary

Saigon - Mekong - Condao

Day 01: Saigon arrival

Our driver picks you up at the airport and then transfer to your hotel.

Free time to rest in the hotel and make the first discovery by yourself around.

Participate the culinary tour what helps you to taste and discover the street food of Saigon. You will see life of Saigon local people.

At leisure.

Overnight in hotel in Ho Chi Minh city.

Day 02: Saigon – Caibe – Sadec – Caibe (B, L, D)

Breakfast at hotel.

Transfer to Mekong delta.

10h30-11h00 A.M: Join our Le Cochinchine boat for a welcome drink and check-in your room. Le Cochinchine continues to Caithia.

Landing at the island of Caithia where you will have a lovely cycling or walking excursion through the villages bordered by green orchards, rice fields…

Come back to our boat for lunch while the boat cruises toward Sadec, a charming and quiet town located on the bank of the Tien River.

On arrival, we visit a brickyard at the entrance of the village. Continuation to the lively market of Sadec followed by a visit to the old house of Huynh Thuy Le - the lover of the French novelist Marguerite Duras, as well as Trungvuong primary school founded at the beginning of the 20th century by Marguerite Duras’s mother.

In the heart of the village of Sadec, we discover the Caodai temple, the garden of bonsai and flowers.

Return to our boat and enjoy the foot massage while watching the sunset over the Mekong River and sipping an aperitif.

Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 03: Caibe – Vinhlong (B, L, D)

Get up early in the morning to contemplate the sunrise on the romantic river before breakfast on board.

Transfer by junk to explore the floating market of Caibe which is specific to the aquatic area. Continuation by a visit of sumptuous traditional residence, former imperial residence where the descendants of the Kiet family open their doors to welcome you to discover the sublime interior and walk through the garden strewn with fruit trees. Tea is offered, accompanied by a tasty selection of tropical fruits.

Continuation to the artisanal villages where we have the chance to discover products made from rice and coconut: rice alcohol, puffed rice cake, rice paper, coconut candy.

Return to the boat, lunch on board while the boat is heading for the Cochien River.

In the afternoon, a walk or bike along the paths through the countryside and villages will allow you to discover the orchards, the river activities and get in touch with the local population.

The boat continues in the direction of Traon. The aperitif is offered on the upper deck while the sun sets on a splendid landscape.

Taking part in a cooking class on the boat, you will have the chance to try to make Pumpkin flower stuffed with That Lat fish and learn how to cut vegetables for decorating dishes.

Dinner and overnight on board.

Day 04: Vinhlong – Cantho – Soc Trang (B)

Breakfast on board. The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day. Our boat sets sails to Cantho through tributaries, canals and arroyos.

Transfer by local boat to visit the market of Cairang, one of the most important floating markets of the region, crowded with small and big boats zigzagging on the animated waters.

Following along the coves shaded by fruit trees, palm trees ... you will come to an orchard where you will find many kinds of fruits: mango, star apple, papaya, dragon fruit, and coconut.

11h00 A.M: Disembark at the pier in Cantho. End of nice cruise.

Transfer to Ba Xinh garden where you will be trained how to plant the cacao, rambutant,….

Have lunch in Ba Xinh garden.

In the afternoon, make the bike tour around the local village.

Transfer to Soc Trang (60 km of distance).

Overnight at hotel in Soctrang.

Day 05: Soctrang – Condao Island (B)

Breakfast at hotel.

Transfer to Tran De pier in Soc Trang to take the speedboat trip in the direction of Con Dao Island (the boat trip depart 08:00 AM)

On arrival in Condao, transfer to your hotel.

Free time to discover Condao Island.

Suggestion: Condao museum, Condao prison or Condao National Park,…

Overnight at hotel.

Day 06: Condao Island discovery (B)

Have breakfast at hotel.

Discovery at your leisure.

Overnight at hotel in Condao.

Day 07: Condao – Flight to Ho Chi Minh city

Breakfast at hotel.

Free time until the flight to Ho Chi Minh city.

End of our services.

Accomodation details:

City/Town Hotel Accommodation Room category
Ho Chi Minh City Cinnamon Hotel Saigon**** Deluxe room
Mekong Delta Le Cochinchine Cruise **** Deluxe room
Soctrang City Que Toi Hotel *** Luxury room
Saigon Condao Island Resort Saigon Condao Island Resort Superior

Whats Included

Cruise Price Inclusion: All transfer by private car, local boat, speedboat as program. 3 days cruise on the Mekong Delta with Le Cochinchine boat. All accommodation in program: 1 night at hotel Cinnamon Saigon, 1 night at hotel in Soc Trang, 2 nights at hotel in Condao Island, 2 nights on Le Cochinchine boat. All meals as program. All visiting fees & vehicle used. Services of crews during the cruise on board. Pre-dinner drink & welcome drink on board. 1 complimentary foot massage on board. 1 cooking class on board. English speaking guide or French speaking guide. Saigon street food tasting.

Cruise Price Exclusion: Flight back Condao – Ho Chi Minh City. Other airfares and taxes. Foods and drinks not mentioned in the itinerary. Visas and visa fees. Entrance fees and permits during free time. Personal travel insurance (Compulsory). Personal expenses such as Bar, Telephone and Laundry bills. Tips and gratuities. Payment fee: bank transfer fee if payment by bank transfer, 3% fee if payment by credit card.



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