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3 Days My Tho - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho with Mien Tay Sampan

Visit: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Tra On - Can Tho - Saigon

Cruise Overview:

Mien Tay Sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 22 m and wide of 4, 50 m, made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.
 
For a pleasant and long cruise in comfortable conditions, the sampan is equiped 5 cabins twin with 1 well ventilated compartment which could be used as a diner room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for group of 2 to 16 persons maximum; besides one kitchen, three restrooms with showers, one terrace on the deck, a five- person- crew included the captain, one mechanic, the chiefcook, one sailor and one guide, are at  your service.
 
Passengers on Mien Tay will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of  aquatic life anywhere they  go with  the sampan.

Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be (L, D)

  • 08h00, transfer from hotel in Saigon to the quay. Boarding the Mien Tay boat. Then depart for My Tho via Can Duoc and Cho Gao.
  • 14h30 Arrive Cho Gao. Lunch on board
  • Walking around the Cho Gao market explore the daily life of the local people.
  • Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery. 16h30 Arrive in My Tho. Walking for visit the Thoi Son Island and take a paddle boat though the small canals. Enjoy the tropical fruits.
  • Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river .
  • 18h00 Boat flowing for Cai Be. Dinner and nite on board.

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

  • Breakfast on board. Explore the Cai Be floatting market then depart for Vinh Long
  • Arrive in Vinh Long. Lunch on board ,then take a short sightseeing tour of the Vinh Long by bike or xe loi on the Cu Lao Binh Hoa Phuoc.
  • Return the boat depart for Can Tho via Tra On. Diner and overnight on board.

Day 3 : Can Tho - Saigon

  • Breakfast on board. Then explore the Tra On market then boat continue for Can Tho. Visit 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 the boat for Lunch. Then diseembark and return Saigon by coach. (18h00) Tour end.

Private Boat

 Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
Valid until 31 Dec 2012

2 Pax

3 - 4 Pax

5 - 6 Pax

7 - 8  Pax

9 - 10  Pax

11 - 12  Pax

13 - 16  Pax

Rate per pax

US$ 445

US$ 355

US$ 295

US$ 265

US$ 240

US$ 220

US$ 206

Inclusion:

  • English/ French speaking guide
  • Round trip of private transfer from/to Saigon
  • 2 nights on private Mien Tay Sampan
  • Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L= lunch; D = diner)
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable
  • Government tax & service charge     

Exclusion:

  • Airfares & airport taxes
  • Pre/post trip arrangement
  • Visa and visa arrangement
  • Travel insurance
  • Other personal expenses 
Mien Tay Sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 22 m and wide of 4, 50 m, made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.
 
For a pleasant and long cruise in comfortable conditions, the sampan is equiped 5 cabins twin with 1 well ventilated compartment which could be used as a diner room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for group of 2 to 16 persons maximum; besides one kitchen, three restrooms with showers, one terrace on the deck, a five- person- crew included the captain, one mechanic, the chiefcook, one sailor and one guide, are at  your service.
 
Passengers on Mien Tay will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of  aquatic life anywhere they  go with  the sampan.
 
Decks: 2 : Main, Upper (75m2).
Engines: 1 YANMAR
Propulsion: 150 HP( inboard)
Electricity: 220 Volt
Built: 2002
Reservoir: 5.000 litres of water

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