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3 Days Mekong Delta Cruising with Douce Mekong

Visit: Saigon - Cai Be - My Thuan - Sa Dec - Cai Thia - Vinh Long - Tra On - Can Tho

Cruise Overview:

Douce Mekong is a modern and tastefully designed river barge. Built in traditional style with local touch and western comfort Douce Mekong offers an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong River. The cruise brings us into contact with people in different corner of the Delta. With Douce Mekong, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable vacation where your "floating hotel" get you insight into Mekong Delta and quaint villages.
 
Aboard Douce Mekong you will enjoy the continuous and ever-changing scenery as you encounter a lively world of legendary waterways and picturesque landscapes, floating markets, lush bonsais garden, rice fields, villages, pagodas and temples, fruit-filled orchards, boat laden bazaar and a host of smiling children.

Day 1: Cai Be - My Thuan - Sa Dec (L, D)

  • 11.00-11h30 boarding Douce Mekong boat. Enjoy welcome drink.
  • Douce Mekong continues sets sails to Caithia while lunch is served on boat.
  • Embark on a lovely cycling excursion on the bank of the peninsula browsing several verdant villages. Visit of the gardens and orchards, local houses and ample opportunity meet with people and get insight into Delta life. Visit Cao Dai temple on the way to My Thuan.
  • Continue our cruise toward Sa Dec, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river
  • Visit the lively Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras. Walks along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, and vegetable farms, fish farms.
  • Back to our boat for a cruise down stream. Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.


Day 2: Cai Thia - Vinh Long - Tra On (B, L, D)

  • Breakfast on board on the Mekong.
  • Visit Binh Hoa Phuoc island and go for walk walk through the islets, sampling native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meet the local people.
  • Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, the mazes of waterway , local pop-rice and sweets production.
  • Visit of old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
  • Douce Mekong continues its cruise to Co Chien. Lunch served on board
  • Embark on a pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. Visit a cottage industry , a local farm and sample seasonal fruits.
  • Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Open bar and rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Douce Mekong is cruising Mang Thit river.
  • Dinner and night on board.
 

Day 3: Tra On - Can Tho Departure (B)

  • Breakfast on board
  • The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day our boat set sails to Can Tho through tributary and canals.
  • Transfer to Cai Rang: one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk along the canals and the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, rural and water activities in full swing.
  • Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
  • 11 h00 Disembark in Can Tho. The cruise concludes

Day 1: Can Tho - Tra On (L,D)

  • 12.00-12h30 boarding Douce Mekong boat. Enjoy welcome drink.
  • Transfer on a local boat to  explore the CaiRang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.
  • Douce Mekong continues its cruise to Tra On. Lunch served on board.
  • Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery
  • Visits of the fruit farm and walks amongst pleasant villages on the footpaths of the countryside. Opportunity to  meet with  local people.
  • Boarding back at with an aperitif while enjoying the magnificent sunset on the Mang Thit canal and Nicola river.
  • Dinner and overnight on board

Day 2: Vinh Long - My Thuan - Sa Dec (B,L,D)

  • Breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong.
  • Walks /cycle amongst the lush vegetation to visit the fruit farm, the handicraft villages  and meet with  local people.
  • Douce Mekong set sails again to Sa Dec while lunch is served on board.
  • Visit busy Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras.
  • Walks along the village path and acquaintance with rural activities  as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, vegetable farms,  fish farms.   
  • Boarding back at with an aperitif while cruising down to Cai Thia.
  • Dinner and overnight on board.
 

Day 3: Cai Be Departure (B)

  • Breakfast on boat in the morning.
  • Cycling on the bank of the peninsula for a visit of the gardens and orchards.
  • Douce Mekong continues its cruise toward Cai Be.
  • Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, local pop-rice and sweets production. Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
  • Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
  • 11 h00-11h30 Disembark in Cai Be. The cruise concludes

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person

Cabin

Joining boat

Single

2 Pax

3 -  7 Pax

8 - 12 Pax

Double/ Twin

US$ 445

US$ 405

US$ 390

US$ 235 

Inclusion:

  • 3 days cruise with stops and visits as stated with English /French-speaking escort.
  • 2 nights accommodation on board.
  • Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B=Breakfast, L = Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
  • Biking, sampan boat ride,
  • Services of crews during the cruise.
  • Apperitif
  • Group insurance

Exclusion:

  • Visa approval and fees for Vietnam or Cambodia.
  • Ground transfer from hotel in Ho Chi Minh City to pier in Mekong or v.v.
  • Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.
NOTES:
  • Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% when sharing cabin with parents.
  • Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.
  • The above tour prices exclude current VAT
Douce Mekong is a modern and tastefully designed river barge. Built in traditional style with local touch and western comfort Douce Mekong offers an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong River. The cruise brings us into contact with people in different corner of the Delta. With Douce Mekong, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable vacation where your "floating hotel" get you insight into Mekong Delta and quaint villages.
 
Aboard Douce Mekong you will enjoy the continuous and ever-changing scenery as you encounter a lively world of legendary waterways and picturesque landscapes, floating markets, lush bonsais garden, rice fields, villages, pagodas and temples, fruit-filled orchards, boat laden bazaar and a host of smiling children.
 

Services & Facilities

  • Aircon Cabin with scenic view
  • Spacious double, twin & connecting cabin
  • Traditional herbal foot massage (complimentary)
  • Restaurants
  • Bar
  • Sun desk with relaxing beds / folding chair
  • Shoe cleaning service ( complimentary)
  • Bicycles /Mountain bikes (free of charge)
  • Shuttle boat (free of charge)
  • Walks/ cruise boating to villages/markets
  • Doctor on call
  • Safe deposit boxes at reception
  • Visa/Master Card /Amex accepted
  • English & speaking monitor/guide on boat

Check in/ Check Out

  • Check in time:12:00 PM
  • Check out time:12:00 NOON

Foreign Languages Spoken: English, Frenc

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