Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho by Private Song Xanh Sampan Cruise 3 Days

Duration: 3 days 2 night

Destination: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Sa Dec - Can Tho - Saigon

From US $385 Tour Enquiry
Explore the beautiful countryside and serene riverscapes between Cai Be and Can Tho, the largest city in the Mekong Delta, on a private 3-day / 2-night cruise aboard the comfortable Song Xanh sampan. See the Delta up close, travelling by sampan, row boat, and bicycle. Visit local cottage industries, historic homes, and the famed Cai Rang Floating Market. Memorable meals include lunch in a colonial-era inspired plantation house and a candlelit dinner in a century-old home.

PRICE AND BOOKING

Price per person in a double or twin cabin

Tours & Packages2 Paxs3-4 Paxs5-6 Paxs 
Song Xanh
2 Paxs$396
3-4 Paxs$391
5-6 Paxs$385
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Itinerary

Day 1 : Cai Be - Sa Dec
Be picked up at your hotel at 8:00 am and transfer to Cai Be by road.
Meet us at Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am and start with a bicycle ride around this rural area, ending up at Le Longanier Restaurant.
Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river.

 After lunch, board the Song Xanh Sampan for a leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta, with stops along the way to visit local cottage industries that utilize products from the Delta like rice and coconuts.
Before arriving in Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional brick factory where everything is made by hand.
Dinner is served on board. Enjoy your first night on board your sampan as it moors on the Mekong River.

Day 2 : Sa Dec - Can Tho
After breakfast on board, step ashore and take a stroll to a lively outdoor market.
Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the acclaimed novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras.
Back on board, cruise towards Can Tho along narrow canals, passing several monkey bridges.
Lunch is served on board, before another shore excursion to a Cao Dai temple. Board a small rowing sampan to further explore the small armlets of the river.
Your last stop before sunset is at an ancient house dating back to the 19th century where a dramatic candlelit dinner will be served.
After dinner, return to the Song Xanh as it continues its cruise towards Can Tho. Overnight on board.

Day 3 : Can Tho
We set off early at about 6:30 am to visit the famous Cai Rang Floating Market.
Breakfast is served on board while the Song Xanh navigates towards the market among local barges laden with fruit and vegetables. Be sure to have your camera ready for photos from this unique vantage point!
Later on, cruise towards Victoria Can Tho and disembark at the hotel’s private jetty.

 

Inclusion

  • Private transfer from Saigon to Cai Be
  • Private cruises overnighting aboard Song Xanh Sampan
  • Meals on boat
  • 1 candlelit dinner including a bottle of wine for 2 persons at an ancient house
  • Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • “xuong” rowboat rides
  • Crew assistance

Exclusion

  • Individual travel insurance
  • Personal expenses
  • Beverages not specified in above program
  • Tips for crew and tour guide
  • Any expenses not clearly indicated in above program

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