Starting October 2013, CO SAIGON will cruise daily on Saigon River following mainly two itineraries between Hochiminh City, Cu Chi and Can Gio, on joint tour basis, and with a maximum capacity of 20 passengers + 5 crew members including an English speaking tour guide.
CO SAIGON will be available for private chartered cruises for groups of 20 pax maxi, and ideal for corporate and business meetings, cocktails, family parties or anniversaries, on itineraries in and from Hochiminh City to Can Gio biosphere reserve or to some spots in Mekong delta.
Later this year, exciting dinner cruises will also be planned daily, with different cuisines and wines themes.
The upstream cruise onboard CO SAIGON will start at 08.30 am
from Vuon Kieng pier (in front of Renaissance Hotel) and end at Cu Chi - Ben Dinh pier by noon. Upon embarkation, your crew will welcome you. After your installation on board, a breakfast will be served (coffee or tea, milk, juice, bakery, bread, butter, jam, and seasonal exotic fruits). During the cruise, from the comfort of your seat in the air-conditioned salon or from the large U shape bench situated open air on the back deck, you will be able to assist to the exciting life scenes on the Saigon River and its banks... Some movies will be proposed to you (related to Vietnam and former Indochina), as well as books and music. Our tour guide will also give you an introduction to Saigon, Southern Vietnam and their tormented history. The crew will be at your entire disposal to satisfy your every need. Exotic fruits, one bottle of mineral water and fresh scented towels will be served to you free of charge. A wide list of refreshments will be available from the bar throughout the cruise (mineral water, juices, soft drinks, beers, aperitifs, wines, Champagne and spirits), charged according to the drinks list.
Around noon, we will arrive in Cu Chi and landing at Ben Dinh pier. A lunch of Vietnamese specialties will be awaiting you in the beautiful setting of a local floating restaurant. You will then be at a short walking distance to the famous Cu Chi tunnels and to their related places of interests. The visits in Cu Chi will end by 3.30pm and our vehicle will be ready to drive you back to HCMC.
Services will end at around 5pm
in HCMC at Vuon Kieng pier (in front of Renaissance Hotel). While disembarking, you will receive a complimentary farewell souvenir gift. End of Services.
• The cruise will be operated on a one-way basis, combined to a vehicle road transfer (boat + road and/or road + boat), and will be confirmed upstream or downstream according to availability with boat limit capacity (20 passengers / way) on first-come-first basis at the time of the reservation.
• Schedules are given for information purposes and may vary depending on the tides, river currents and weather conditions. (***) Vehicle transfers are included with the cruise as a package (HCMC/Cu Chi or vice versa). For groups up to 40 pax, one way by boat + one way by road will be arranged.