Mekong Explorer

Price: US$522 /person
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights

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Itinerary: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Ben Tre - My Tho - Cai Be
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Itinerary: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Ben Tre - My Tho - Cai Be
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Itinerary: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Ben Tre - My Tho - Cai Be
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Itinerary: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Ben Tre - My Tho - Cai Be
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Saigon city tour – Cu Chi tunnels

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Itinerary

Cai Be - Vinh Long - Ben Tre - My Tho - Cai Be

DAY 1: SAIGON – CAI BE – VINH LONG (L, D)

11h00 A.M: Welcome you at Café du Mékong.

Boarding on Authentic Mekong Sampan boat for a welcome drink and check-in.

Cycling or hiking all along the Mekong from Cai Thia to My Thuan which helps you to explore the daily life of the locals and contemplate the beautiful scenery of the countryside. A stop on the way to visit the garden, the old brickyard or the old house of the village.

Return to our boat for lunch.

The boat continues towards the Co Chien River where you will take a short tour in the brickyards which are considered "the red capital of the province of Vinh Long".

After a bike or walk, you will return to the boat to enjoy a therapeutic massage on the upper deck by taking a cocktail in the beautiful Mekong scenery.

Dinner and overnight on board.

DAY 2: CHO LACH – BEN TRE – MY THO – CAI BE (B, L, D)

The sunrise on the Mekong will give you unforgettable impressions if you may get up early in the morning to contemplate it.

During breakfast, our boat will cruise to the Cho Lach canal where you may see flower gardens and bonsai bordered by the canal.

Disembarkation for a visit by bike or on foot through the flower gardens and bonsai. You will have the opportunity to learn how to plant flowers and bonsai.

Back to the boat. The boat sails in the direction of Ben Tre.

Under the shade of the rows of coconut trees, a local boat welcomes you for the discovery of Ben Tre by visiting: the bee farm, the local market, a trolley ride in the village, a craft workshop, and listening to the traditional music of South Vietnam...

Return on board. On your way to Cai Be, you will take part in a cooking class which will give you the opportunity to make the typical dish of the Mekong Delta: "The pumpkin flower stuffed with fish from the Mekong".

Dinner and overnight on board in Cai Be.

DAY 3:  CAI BE DEPARTURE (B, L)

After breakfast, you leave for the visit of Cai Be.

Taking a rowing boat (3 people on a boat) for the discovery of the nature of Cai Be through orchards of longan, mango, star apple trees…

Continuation to the Cai Be market which is not very big but very specific because it presents a typical pattern of commerce of the aquatic region.

Visit the ancient house of a mandarin - Mr. Kiet in the colonial era give you leave to understand the typical architecture of the garden house of South Western Vietnam at that time.

11h00 A.M: Landing at Café du Mékong where you will have lunch before leaving for Saigon. End of our services.

Whats Included

Cruise Price Inclusion: 3-day cruise with stops and visits as stated with English or French speaking guide. Meals as mentioned during the cruise (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner). Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program. Biking and cruise boat rides. Services of crews during the cruise on board. 1 complimentary foot massage. Sunset cocktails. Round trip transportation by shuttle bus from HCM City to Mekong.

Cruise Price Exclusion: Visas Travel insurance Personal expenses: souvenirs, drinks, tips Payment fee: bank transfer fee if payment by bank transfer, 3% if payment by credit card.