Mekong Eyes Classic Cruise

Location: Cai Be, Can Tho
The Mekong Eyes Classic combines regional boat-building traditions with modern comforts to become the perfect holiday vessel to cruise the Mekong Delta in style. At 39 m long and 8.5 m wide, the Mekong Eyes river cruiser was built out of an old, traditional rice barge with the finest quality wood, and artfully decorated by skilled craftsmen of the Mekong Delta.

Overview

Why the name Mekong Eyes? — One of the traditional ceremonies performed on a newly constructed Mekong boat is the “eye opening”. The eyes are painted on the bow for good luck, a wide-awake crew and fast and safe journeys.The river cruise boat can comfortably accommodate up to 28 passengers on a large area of approx. 250 m2, it’s like a floating

There are 14 lavishly furnished twin and double rooms, each with a private bathroom with shower and hot water, wardrobe and air-conditioning. All rooms offer a fantastic panoramic view over the Mekong River.
There is a large dining room in the lower deck, where you can enjoy culinary specialities of Vietnam or a sundowner in the cosy bar.
A stylish upper-deck inside panorma lounge invites you to sit back and take in the impressions of the fantastic scenery and the busy every day life on the river.
On the top deck you will find an open sitting area and sun deck with breathtaking views. While you are basking on the sun deck our friendly staff will pamper you with cool drinks and freshly cooked delicacies.
Our crew will do their utmost to provide you with all the services and comfort you need during your Mekong Delta cruise. The captain and his deck hand as well as the engineer are in charge of the technical details and the routing. An experienced chef and sevice staff will take you on a culinary journey through Vietnam. A local guide will explain the life and culture of the Mekong Delta to you and answer any questions you might have. Our staff also get regular safety trainings.

Tours and Services
On the Mekong Eyes vessel you can book the following Mekong tours in a twin or a double cabin.
    2-Day Mekong Delta Cruise between Cai Be and Can Tho
    3-Day Mekong Delta Cruise between Cai Be and Can Tho
    3 or 4 Day Tour from Saigon to Phnom Penh
    3-Day Tour from Saigon to Phu Quoc
    2-Day Tour from Saigon to Phu Quoc

All Mekong Delta cruises can also be booked in the opposite direction.
Additional services (on request only):

Bicycle tours

This is a great way to discover the fascinating Mekong Delta life off the beaten track. You can stop on the way to explore the small paths along the canals or the river islands. Our sampan will pick you up at the end of the tour to bring you back to the Mekong Eyes. This is a perfect combination: a relaxing river cruise as well as active exploring of the Mekong Delta by bike.

Sampan rides
During your Mekong Delta river cruise, you can do side trips with our sampan to explore the small Mekong side canals — a unique perspective on life on the water and the scenery.

Cooking classes on board the cruise vessel

To learn the secrets of real Vietnamese cuisine, we give you the possibility to take cooking classes from our chef. You will also have the option to buy the fresh ingredients for your own meal direclty at the local floating markets.

Tai Chi, Yoga and Massage services
Tai Chi is available at 6 a.m
Yoga and Massage services are available from 10.00  to 22h00

Cabins

14 Deluxe cabins private bathrooms ( 8 Twins and 6 Doubles)
Cabin type Max adults
Twin Cabin

Twin Cabin

  • Size: 12 sqm
  • Twins
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Double Cabin

Double Cabin

  • Size: 12 sqm
  • Double
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Tour Itinerary

    • Road transfer from / to Saigon
    • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
    • All meals on Board
    • Mineral water placed in your cabin
    • Free flow of coffee and tea
    • Side trips on sampans as mentioned in the itineraries.
    • Personal Expenses
    • Drinks
    • Others not mentioned in the Itinerary
    Children Policy
    • 1-5 years old          : free of charge
    • 6-11 years old        : 50% Adult prices
    • From 12 years old : Adult prices


     

Cruise brief

    • Class: River cruiser
    • Max length: 39m (125 ft.)
    • Max beam: 8.5m (27 ft.)
    • Draft: 1.8m
    • Load: 400 tons
    • Number of rooms: 14 (8 twins and 6 doubles)
    • Capacity : 28 Passengers
    • 1 dining room, 1 lounge/bar
    • Outside sitting area and 1 sun deck.
    • Engine: Cummins 450hp.
    • 2 Electric generators: Yanmar 100kVA.
    • 24 hour electricity supply.

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