LIFE ON THE RIVER (UPSTREAM)
Cai Be – Sa Dec – Can Tho
- Explore how life is lived along the river.
- Cruise around a bustling floating market
- Visit a Cao Dai temple
- Enjoy spectacular photo opportunities
CAI BE - SA DEC - CAN THO
Meet us at your hotel at 8:00 am and transfer to Cai Be by road. Begin cruising from Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am. From the sampan, observe life as it plays out on shore - people going about their daily activities against picturesque landscapes - while your attentive crew serves tea and seasonal fruit. Explore the Tan Phong islet by local rowboat. Lunch is served on board.
Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop at various points along the river for a look into some of the cottage industries of the region including a brick factory where everything is made by hand, pass monkey bridges and tiny villages to visit a Cao Dai temple.
Arrive in Sa Dec and stroll to the outdoor market. Visit the Kien An Cung, ancient Chinese architecture has played an important part in the Chinese community in Dong Thap for nearly a hundred years.
Back to the boat, continue cruising towards Can Tho along a narrow canal teeming with life.
After returning onboard, Song Xanh Sampan continues its cruise towards the Hau River. Dinner and overnight on board.
Wake up early at 6:00 am for a visit to the famous Cai Rang Floating Market which operates daily starting from 5:00 am. Breakfast is served on board while the Song Xanh navigates towards the market among local barges loaded down with fruits and vegetables from the Delta, making for some stunning photos.
Continue cruising towards Victoria Can Tho and disembark at the hotel’s private jetty.
*Note: Actual itinerary may vary depending upon river tides, arrival time or other conditions.
- Private 2-day cruise overnighting aboard Song Xanh Sampan
- 1 breakfast, 1 lunch served on board
- 1 dinner including a bottle of wine for 2 persons
- Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary
- English-speaking tour guide
- Crew assistance
- One-way transfer from Saigon to Cai Be
- 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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