Rivers Crossroads

Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

• Explore how life is lived along the river

• Cruise around a bustling floating market

• Discover local handicrafts

• Enjoy spectacular photo opportunities

• Visit a Cao Dai temple

DURATION:
Private 1-Night Cruise
CRUISES TYPE:
Song Xanh Sampans
DESTINATION:
Cai Be, Sa Dec, Can Tho
PRICE:
From VND 3.300.000 / person

ITINERARY

Day 1

Cai Be - Sa Dec - Can Tho

- Begin cruising from Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am.

- From the sampan, observe life as it plays out onshore - people going about their daily activities against picturesque landscapes - while your attentive crew serves tea and seasonal fruit.

- 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 one of the highlights of the charming town, the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, a real-life character in the celebrated novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras.

- Lunch is served on board while cruising towards Can Tho along a narrow canal teeming with life. Explore the countryside surroundings by local rowboat.

- Your last stopover before sunset is a Cao Dai temple.

- Dinner is served on board while the Song Xanh continues its cruise towards the Hau River. Overnight on board.

Day 2

Can Tho

- 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.

 *Notes: Actual itinerary may vary depending upon river tide, arrival time or other conditions.

 

EXTRA SERVICES DURING CHRISMAS/ TET (LUNAR NEW YEAR):

• Visit local Catholic Church

• Flower & ornamental garden

• Flower market (01 week before Tet)

• Enjoy Banh Tet “tradition sticky rice cake“ at lunch time

• Christmas/Tet decoration on boats

 

Tour Includes

• Private 2-day cruise overnight aboard Song Xanh Sampan
• 1 breakfast and 1 lunch and 1 dinner served on board
• Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary
• English-speaking tour guide
• “Xuong” rowboat rides
• Crew assistance

Tour Excludes

• Road transportation (before and after cruise)

• 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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