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VN074 – Mekong Cruise With Le Cochinchine

    2 days

HCMC- Caibe – Cantho or Cantho – Caibe

OPTION 1: SAIGON – CAIBE – CANTHO – SAIGON

Day 1: HCMC- Caibe – Cantho.
8.30AM: Pick-up at hotel & transfer to Mekong Delta.

11h00: boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink.

Explore the lively Caibe floating market. Cruising amongst the mazes of waterway to visit the handicraft villages  and meet with local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.

Arrive  in Vinh Long island we  then embark on  a walk or bike for sightseeing tour of the Binh Hoa Phuoc Islet.

Le Cochinchine sets sail to Cantho via Cho Lach and Traon.

Disembark Cho Lach village. Embark on  a  pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people’s activities. En route to visit a cottage industry, a local farm  and sample seasonal fruits.

Cruise to continue to Mang Thit . Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs at sunset.

Overight on board at Tra On (Lunch / Dinner)

 

Day 2:  Tra On – Cantho – Saigon (or Chaudoc)

Rising up to the sound of River and Mekong Delta coming to life for another lovely day we enjoy the sunset.

After breakfast, we cruise along the cannels and visit a village on the bank of Co Chien or, an opportunity to appreciate the way of life of the local inhabitants, and their hospitality

Leisurely cruise up the Bassac river while enjoying the beautiful scenery

Arriving Cantho, we explore the Cai Rang market, one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats ladden fruits barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Boat through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards,ship building yards, local markets in full swing.

11h00: Check out and disembark the boat.

Drive back to HCMC. (or transfer to Chaudoc on request)

End of service. (Breakfast)

 

 

OPTION 2: SAIGON – CANTHO – CAIBE – SAIGON

Day 1: HCMC- Cantho.
7AM: Pick-up at hotel & transfer to Mekong Delta.

11h00 Boarding Le Cochinchine at Ninh Kieu Jetty & cruise to Cai Rang Floating Market.

A small boat take you to explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. A small boat will take you through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.

Return the boat. Continue cruising to Caibe via Tra On.

Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery .Lunch on board

After lunch disembark to take pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people’s activities and sample various tropical fruits in Lach village.

Then return the boat to cruise to Caibe. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Co Chien river.

Overnight on boat at Caibe. (Lunch / Dinner).

 

Day 2: Caibe – Saigon

Breakfast on board at Sunrise.

Explore the lively Cai Be floating market in early morning.

Walking  amongst the lush vegetation to visit the handicraft villages  and meet with  local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.

A small boat trip through rivulets of Tan Phong islands. Enjoy a pleasant walk or cycle on the footpaths of the village to discover tropical fruit orchards.

11AM: Disembark in Caibe. Transfer back to HCMC. End of service. (Breakfast).

PRE-TRIP INFORMATION

Depart from:

Return to:     

Activities:

Trip highlights:

Saigon

Saigon

Cruising, Boating, Walking, Sampan rowing

Floating Markets of Mekong. Water life & Breath taking landscapes.

What to take

We suggest a small, lightweight trekking pack for cameras, spare film, and comfortable walking shoes.

Inclusions

Transfers by private vehicle from / back HCMC.

The cruise by Le Cochichine

Meals as stated in the itinerary.

Accommodation on board based on twin share

English / French speaking guide during the cruise

Sight-seeing of Mekong Delta

Exclusions

Drinks

Personal expenses

Services not listed in the itinerary.

Joining instructions

You will be collected from your hotel. Pick up time will be advised upon confirmation of booking.