Mekong Delta 2D1N on Cruise Sa Dec & Can Tho

Our tour will take you to the less touched region of the Mekong Delta. Join this trip, travellers can visit the river port town of Sa Dec, an area also famed for being the subject of the novel 'The Lover', written by French author Marguerite Duras. En-route the boat will stop for guests to dropo by a local flower garden and the floating houses that allow families to live over the water.

Along the Co Chien River at one of its branches with the Mekong, visitors will reach Cai Rang floating village, the largest floating market in Mekong Detla.

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh city - Sa Dec - Can Tho

Highlights:

  • - Visit the river port town of Sa Dec, where is famed for being the subject of the novel 'The Lover', written by French author Marguerite Duras.
  • - Drop by a local flower garden and the floating houses, spend time to talk with local people.
  • - Experience the busy life of locals in Cai Rang floating market.

OPT 1: Sa Dec - Can Tho

Day 1: Saigon - Sa Dec - Can Tho (L, D)

  • We will pick you up at your hotel at around 7:30am.
  • 11:30am: boarding of the cruise vessel in Sa Dec.
  • As lunch is served on the top deck, the boat starts cruising. Sit back on the sun deck or in our air-conditioned lounge and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
  • After lunch we arrive in charming Sa Dec for a city tour. There you can see the busy and colorful local market, enjoy a coffee on the nice riverside promenade and visit a nearby flower village with orchards. The charming town still has a lot of colonial architecture, in particular the old market, the church and many old villas and trader’s houses. We visit one of them, a beautifully renovated traditional house of a Chinese trader’s family. This sumptuous building belonged to the main character of the novel "The Lover" and indeed to the lover of Marguerite Duras.
  • After that, return to the boat for refreshment and cruise towards Can Tho through small canals.
  • Dinner is served on board and we moor for the night. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.

Day 2: Cai Rang Floating Market - Saigon (B, L)

  • Wake up well rested to the sound of the Mekong river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the boat sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
  • After the tasty breakfast, we board a sampan boat to Cai Rang floating market. Excursion to Cai Rang floating market then change to a long sampan for a closer look at the market.
  • After brunch on board, we will take you back to your hotel in Saigon at around 16:30.

OPT 2: Can Tho - Sa Dec

Day 1: Saigon - Can Tho - Sa Dec (L, D)

  • We will pick you up at your hotel at around 7:30am.
  • 11:30am: boarding of the cruise vessel in Can Tho.
  • As lunch is served on the top deck, the boat starts cruising. Sit back on the sun deck or in our air-conditioned lounge and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
  • Lunch is served on board and cruise towards Sa Dec through small canals. There you can see the busy and colorful local market, enjoy a coffee on the nice riverside promenade and visit a nearby flower village with orchards. The charming town still has a lot of colonial architecture, in particular the old market, the church and many old villas and trader’s houses. We visit one of them, a beautifully renovated traditional house of a Chinese trader’s family. This sumptuous building belonged to the main character of the novel "The Lover" and indeed to the lover of Marguerite Duras.
  • Dinner is served on board and we moor for the night. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.

Day 2: Cao Dai Pagoda - Saigon (B, L)

  • Wake up well rested to the sound of the Mekong river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the boat sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
  • After the tasty breakfast, we will visit the flower village. You will have a option to walk or ride a bike to the nearby Cao Dai Pagoda.
  • After brunch on board, we will take you back to your hotel in Saigon at around 15:30.

Price inclusion:

  • Transport: pick-up and drop-off in Saigon
  • Local English speaking guide onboard (other languages available on request)
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin
  • Side trips on sampans as mentioned in the itineraries
  • All entrance fees

Price exclusion:

  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Other services not mentioned
  • International and domestic flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance
  • Creating unique touring experiences

Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Sa Dec

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Price inclusion:

  • Transport: pick-up and drop-off in Saigon
  • Local English speaking guide onboard (other languages available on request)
  • Meals as mentioned (B= Breakfast, L= Lunch, D= Dinner)
  • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin
  • Side trips on sampans as mentioned in the itineraries
  • All entrance fees

Price exclusion:

  • Other meals not mentioned
  • Other services not mentioned
  • International and domestic flights
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature
  • Tips, Travel insurance
  • Creating unique touring experiences

Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Sa Dec

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