DEEP IN THE DELTA (UPSTREAM)

Cai Be - Sa Dec - Chau Doc

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:
  • Explore how life is lived along the river
  • Visit the house from the acclaimed novel “The Lover”
  • Visit local cottage industries
  • Discover historic Sa Dec

Valid to 30/9/2022

DURATION:
Private 2-Night Cruise
CRUISES TYPE:
Song Xanh sampans
DESTINATION:
Cai Be, Sa Dec, Chau Doc
PRICE:
VND 10,100,000 net/ person (minimum 2 persons)

ITINERARY

Day 1

Cai Be - Sa Dec

Meet us at your hotel at 8:00 am and transfer to Cai Be by road. Your trip starts from Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am. Joining a bicycle trip to better explore this wonderfully rural area, ending up at Le Longanier Restaurant. After lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant, the crew welcomes you on board the Song Xanh sampan with chilled towels and a refreshing drink as the boat begins its leisurely cruise on the river.

Head ashore at local cottage industries that utilize products from the Delta like rice and coconuts to make tasty snacks including puffed rice and chewy coconut candy.

Visit a traditional brick factory where everything is made by hand.

Visit the historic house of “The Lover”, a real-life character in the acclaimed novel and film by Marguerite Duras. 

Enjoy your night on board your sampan as it moors on the Mekong River.

Day 2

Sa Dec - Long Xuyen - Phu Tan

Breakfast is served on board as you cruise towards Long Xuyen along narrow canals past several rustic monkey bridges and pristine countryside scenes.

Arrive in Long Xuyen to visit Tiger Island, birthplace of Vietnam’s second president.

Back on the sampan, dinner is served as the boat makes its way to Chau Doc, close to the border with Cambodia. Settle down for your second night on the river.

Day 3

Phu Tan - Chau Doc

Breakfast is served on board while your sampan cruises towards Chau Doc. Known throughout Vietnam for its pagodas and temples, Chau Doc is also famous for the Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, a superb eucalyptus mangrove.

Disembark at Victoria Chau Doc private pier at approximately 10:00 am.

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

Tour includes

  • Private 3-day cruise with overnight aboard Song Xanh Sampan
  • 2 breakfasts and 1 candlelit dinner including a bottle of wine for 2 personson board
  • 1 lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant
  • Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary
  • Bicycles and local row boat rides
  • Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Crew assistance
  • One-way transfer from Saigon to Cai Be

Tour excludes

Individual travel insurance
Beverages and meals not included in the program
Personal expenses during the trip
Tips for the crew and guide
Any expense not clearly indicated in above program

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