Song Xanh Sampan » Deep in the Delta – Private 3 days Cai Be – Sadec – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc
DAY 1: CAI BE – SA DEC
The excursion starts at Cai Be with a bicycle ride around this remote area, ending up at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river. After lunch, start your leisurely cruise on the busy waterways, with stops along the way for glimpses of local cottage industries that provide a living for the river people. Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional pottery factory where everything is made by hand. Dinner is served on board. Enjoy your first night on board Song Xanh on the Mekong River.
DAY 2: SA DEC – LONG XUYEN – PHU TAN
After breakfast served on board step ashore and take a stroll to the outdoor market.Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the novel and film The Lover by Marguerite Duras. Back on board cruise up towards Long Xuyen along a narrow canal, passing several monkey bridges. Lunch is served on board. Upon arrival in Long Xuyen, visit Tiger Island. Dinner is served at a local house. The owner welcomes you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic environment. After dinner, return on board and resume your cruise towards Chau Doc. Your boat sails until around 10:00 pm before anchoring for the night. Overnight on board.
Day 3: PHU TAN – CHAU DOC
Breakfast is served on board while your sampan cruises towards Chau Doc. Close to the border with Cambodia, Chau Doc is the gateway to Phnom Penh. Known throughout Vietnam for its pagodas and temples it is also famous for Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, a superb eucalyptus mangrove. Disembark at Victoria Chau Doc private pier.
*During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, exotic seasonal fruits, hot green tea and two bottles of mineral water will be served daily complimentary.
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- 3 days 2 night cruise on private charter basis on board ‘Song Xanh” Sampan
- Meals as indicated in itinerary ( the candle light dinner includes 1 small bottle of wine for two at an ancient house)
- 02 bottle of water/persons/day, Vietnamese tea, Fresh fruits, Refreshing cotton towels
- Visit mentioned as per cruise program
- Local English or French speaking guide
- Bicycles and rowing boat
- Travel insurance
- Personal Expenses
- Tip and gratuities
- Road transportation from/to Ho Chi Minh City
Rate per person in USD:
|Deep in the Delta Private 3 days Cai Be – Sadec – Long Xuyen – Chau Doc|
|Period||2 pax||3 -4 pax||5 -6 pax|
|Nov 15 – May 16
Nov 16 – May 17
|June 16 – Oct 16
June 17 – Sep 17
*Peak season surcharge on Tet Holiday (from 27 to 31 Jan): +25USD/boat & +6USD/person for Le Longanier Restaurant/menu