Cai Be – Vinh Long – Sa Dec – Long Xuyen – Rach Gia by Private Song Xanh Sampan Cruise - 3 Days
Tour code : VN12 |
Duration : 3 days 2 nights |
Destinations : Saigon - Cai Be – Vinh Long – Sa Dec – Long Xuyen – Rach Gia
* Technical Infos: - Song Xanh II and Song Xanh III:  18 metres long x 4 metres large, 1 bed room + 1 salon at the front that can be transformed into 1 more bed room at night with same space and facilities, 1 bathroom including wc, hands washer, shower) + 1 sun deck at the back with table and chairs / Capacity 4 adults or less with childrens/ 3 Crew members including Captain + 1 English or French speaking guide.   - Song Xanh IV:  22 metres long x 4,5 metres large, 2 bed rooms ...
Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be – Phu An – Dong Hoa Hiep – Vinh Long – Sa Dec
Day 2: Sa Dec – “Tiger Island” – Long Xuyen
Day 3: Long Xuyen – Rach Gia

Cruise detail

Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be – Phu An – Dong Hoa Hiep – Vinh Long – Sa Dec (L,D)
(Overnight on board “Song Xanh” sampan)


The excursion starts from Cai Be town pier at 10am. Upon embarkation on your sampan-hotel, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. After your installation, the cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables.
 
Visits will be made at an ancient mandarin house dating from 1890 where you will we welcomed by the owner. Further, another stop at some local home factories will allow you to observe how rice paste, coconut candies and other specialties are traditionally made.

We will proceed to Phu An hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta can offer.

A delicious lunch will await you at "Le Longanier", a superb Indochinese villa located by the river, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations.
After lunch, your sampan will proceed to Sa Dec cruising the Tien Giang river, one of the two large arms of the Mekong.

These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring about large networks of meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos, and remaining unknown to many people.
We will then cruise on a small beautiful canal through water jacinth plantations… You will take a small rowing boat for a cruise along a narrow canal passing by a local tiny village and fruit plantations.

Further on the banks, some dark smokes in the sky will lead us to one of the largest artisanal bricks and tiles factory where you will have an interesting visit.

Sa Dec town will appear like a little “Venice” with numerous narrow canals.
You will disembark for a guided visit of this charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses, Chinese temples and Vietnamese Dinh are dating from the last century…

Your dinner will await you at an ancient house dating from 1890, home of Mr. Huyen Thuy Le, the “Lover” of Marguerite Duras famous writer.we will cater a delicious dinner for you, an unforgettable experience in a unique atmosphere.

First night on the Mekong river…

Day 2: Sa Dec – “Tiger Island” – Long Xuyen (B,L,D)
(Overnight on board)


The breakfast will be served on board at 07am.

The day will begin with a guided visit of Sa Dec charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses and Chinese temples dating from the last century are numerous…
 
You will also visit the local market and the Trung Vuong primary school where well known writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood…(see her famous novel “The Lover”).

Back on board your private sampan for your second day cruise in the delta.

While your sampan will proceed upstream on the Mekong river to Long Xuyen, a delicious lunch will be served on board…
 
Long Xuyen is a peaceful typical provincial town lying on the Mekong’s banks, dotted with an attractive floating market… In the afternoon, excursion to “Ong Ho” island to visit the museum of Ton Duc Thang, second president of Vietnam…

At the end of the day, we will organize for you an exciting evening  with your dinner arranged at a local ancient house. You will be able to share experiences with family members and learn about traditional southern lifestyle, a highlight of your journey to be kept for long time in your memory…

Back on board your private sampan for the your second night on the river.

The cruise will slowly continue during the night to Rach Gia.

Day 3: Long Xuyen – Rach Gia (B)
Arrival at Rach Gia, a port town located at the southern end of Vietnam in the Gulf of Thailand. Its main industries are fishing and agriculture.
The breakfast will be served on board at 07am (for those having a connecting flight to Phu Quoc island at 08am, breakfast will be served at 06am)
End of services.
In Rach Gia, there are several places of interest including Ha Tien about 100km north-west which has some unusual limestone formations.
Many of the rock formations have caves that have been turned into temples…

**** During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, exotic seasonal fruits, hot green tea and two bottles of mineral water will be served daily free of charge

PRICE AND BOOKING

Price in USD per person, valid until 30 April 2018
Tour packageNov 2013 - May 2014Jun 2014 - Oct 2014
2 Paxs$ 402.00$ 372.00
3-4 Paxs$ 354.00$ 324.00
5-6 paxs$ 319.00$ 289.00

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