Duration: 3 Days/2 Nights
Price from: $235
An amazing cruise 2 days/1 night oboard Song Xanh sampan leads you to explore the mind-blowing landscapes that Mekong Delta has to offer. Escape on the small boat faraways from the fellow tourists, you sail on Mekong River, one of the longest rivers on the planet.
Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho
Day 2: Can Tho - Saigon
Day 1: SAIGON – CAI BE - SA DEC - CAN THO (-/L/D)
08:00AM Meet our driver at the lobby of your hotel in Saigon.
Depart for Caibe, Vinh Long province, approximately 2 hours drive south from Saigon.
Begin cruising from Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am. From the sampan, observe life as it plays out on shore - people going about their daily activities against picturesque landscapes - while your attentive crew serves tea and seasonal fruit. Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop at various points along the river for a look into some of the cottage industries of the region including a brick factory where everything is made by hand, pass monkey bridges and tiny villages to visit a Cao Dai temple.
Arrive in Sa Dec and stroll to the outdoor market. Visit one of the highlights of the charming town, the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, a real-life character in the celebrated novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras.
Lunch is served on board while cruising towards Can Tho along a narrow canal teeming with life. Explore the countryside surroundings by local rowboat.
Your last stopover before sunset is at an ancient house (a “Nha Co” in Vietnamese), dating back to the 19th century. The owner will welcome you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic countryside setting.
After dinner return on board while the Song Xanh continues its cruise towards the Hau River. Overnight on board.
Day 2: CAN THO – SAIGON (B/-/-)
Wake up early at 6:00 am for a visit to the famous Cai Rang Floating Market which operates daily starting from 5:00 am. Breakfast is served on board while the Song Xanh navigates towards the market among local barges loaded down with fruits and vegetables from the Delta, making for some stunning photos.
Continue cruising towards Victoria Can Tho and disembark at the hotel’s private jetty.
Meet our driver there and drive back to Saigon. Drop off at your hotel in Saigon. End of services.
Prices: from US$ 198/ person.
Please contact our Tour Managers to book your cruise on Song Xanh sampan today .
You have chance to see the scenic landscapes along the Mekong River whilst cruising to the authentic villages, lush orchards, extensive rice fields. You will meet local people to share your pictures you take about Mekong River. Last, but for least, you will get beautiful moments on Song Xanh sampan which is lasting forever in your mind.
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Our clients Micheal & group came back very happy from their trip to Vietnam: all was perfect and they enjoyed the tour very much: thanks for your good organisation,- Valerie ,CA, USA
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