Exclusive Private Mekong Delta On Song Xanh Sampan 2 days
This two-day exclusive package river barge trip offers a glimpse into the agrarian life of the vibrant southern Delta region, winding its way through the tributaries of the Mekong Delta.
Taste local cuisine in a superb Indochina villa located by the river. From our private chartered barge, you take a peek at the daily rituals of river life and participate in the bustling commercial activities.
- All private transportation and transfers
- Onboard English or French speaking guide for cruise program only.
- Private charter “Song Xanh” sampan program with daily breakfast
- Full board meals as indicated in the itinerary
- Fresh fruits with hot green tea and mineral water during cruise
- Bicycle ride & Xuong rowing
- Admission fees and permits where applicable
- Pre and post accommodation in Saigon
- Tips and gratuities
- Travel insurance,
- Personal expenses
Day 1. HCMC - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho
The day starts as we pick you up at your hotel for a drive to the town of Cái Bè. The cruise starts at around 10 am with a visit to some local home factories before proceeding to Cái Bè colorful floating market. Your sampan will head towards Vinh Long and Sa Ðéc, then cruise along a small beautiful canal through water jacinth plantations. Sa Ðéc town appears before your eyes like a miniature Venice with numerous narrow canals. You then disembark at the local marketplace for a guided tour of this charming town, walking along its narrow streets filled with beautiful French old houses and Chinese temples over a century old. Your lunch awaits you there in an ancient house dating back to 1890. Back on board your sampan, you will enjoy cruising down to Can Tho to visit Cao Ðài temple and a splendid ancient house built in the early 19th century. There you will experience an unforgettable candlelight dinner and spend the night on the Song Xanh Sampan on the Mekong river.
Day 2. Cai Rang Floating market - Can Tho - H
After breakfast, you will approach Cai Rang floating market where your cruise journey will end at around 10 am at Ninh Kieu pier. Rejoin car for transfer back to HCMC with a stop at the town of My Tho for a short break.
During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, exotic, hot green tea and two bottles of mineral water will be served daily free of charge.