1 Day Discover Cai Be and Vinh Long with Cai Be Princess Sampan

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Cai Be Princess Sampan 1 Day Tour to Cai Be and Vinh Long

This tour will take you to visit the Mekong River from Saigon to Cai Be and Vinh or from Saigon to Vinh Long and Cai Be.

Visit: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long
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Pick up from your hotel in Saigon City.

Our 1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Cai Be, departing from Cai Be local pier at around 10.00 am.

Upon embarkation, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels.

The tour will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables... Cruising further, your sampan will bring you to see some local home factories to discover traditional rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, and longans drying process.

A delicious lunch will await you at a superb Indochinese villa, Le Longanier, located in a luxuriant garden by the river…

(*) Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits.
(For other menus, please contact us.)

After lunch, your sampan will proceed the cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep. On the way, you will be able observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people.

Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19th century where the family will welcome you with a cup a tea.

We will proceed to Vinh Long, passing beautiful landscapes along Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh islands famous for their fruit orchards.

Stops on the way can be made at An Binh ancient Church or at Tam Ho bonsais garden.

After crossing the Co Chien River, the excursion will end at Vinh Long pier around 4pm, where your own private transportation vehicle will await you for your transfer back to Saigon or proceed to your next destination.

Transfer back to Saigon City. End of service.

**** During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.
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Pick you up at hotel in Saigon.
Upon embarkation, clients are welcomed with fresh rolled cotton towels.

Pick up from your hotel in Saigon City.

Our 1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Vinh Long departing from pier in front of Cuu Long hotel at around 10.00 am.
Upon embarkation, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels.

The cruise starts crossing the wide Co Chien River, one the largest arm of the Mekong River. We will enter Dong Phu canal, passing along An Binh and Binh Hoa Phuc islands famous for their fruits orchards plantations. Our first stop will be made at Tam Ho bonsais garden.

We will proceed the cruise on a very narrow canal to have a closer observation of the beautiful landscapes and luxuriant vegetation. 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 reach Cai Be, cruising through the colorful floating market among local boats carrying all kind of fruits and vegetables.

You sampan will proceed to Phu An hamlet passing by ancient Cai Be church overlooking the river. A stop on the way at local home factories will allow you to discover how rice paste is made as well as rice and coco candies.

A delicious lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards.

(*) Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. (For other menus, please contact us.)

After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the excursion will end at around 4pm at Ba Bon bridge.

During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.

Transfer back to Saigon City. End of service.

**** During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.
Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
Deluxe Private Boat
2 - 3 pax 4 - 6 pax 7 - 9 pax 10 - 15 pax
Nov - May 145 95 70 60
Jun - Oct 135 88 65 58

Inclusion:

  • Road Transportation
  • 1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis
  • Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise
  • Lunch (as per menu described)
  • Visits mentioned
  • Crew assistance
  • VAT and service charge

Exclusion:

  • Supplements mentioned
  • Drinks during meals
  • Travel Insurance
  • Tipping / Crew during cruise
  • Personal expenses

Descriptions

Cai Be Princess SampanSampans "Cai Be Princess" (I, II, III, IV, V):
Capacity 30 pax / Dimensions: 13m long x 2.8m wide / ideal for small groups or individual travellers - Daily Private chartered cruises (no join-in) from 1 up to 3 days (with overnight at local houses).

Sampans "Mekong Princess" (I & II)
Capacity 45 pax / Dimensions: 15m long x 3m wide / ideal for groups, equipped with toilets on board - Daily Private chartered Cruises (special itineraries possible on request).
 

Cruise Features:

In this respect, Mekong Horizon has developped a range of products, activities and projects that:
  • Minimises negative economic, environmental and social impacts.
  • Generates economic benefits for local people, enhances the community and improves working conditions. Involves local people in the decision-making process.
  • Contributes to the conservation of the environment and cultural heritage.
  • Provides an enjoyable tourism experience and opportunity for tourists to meet locals.
  • Provides tourists with a greater understanding of local cultural, social and environmental issues. Provides access for physically challenged tourists.
  • Promotes respect between tourists and hosts, while building locals’ confidence.

Today, the company operates an own-built flottila of 11 boats with designs and styles reflecting true authentic ancient "sampans", using materials such as rattan, bamboo and exotic wood.

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