Through the Delta to the sea (Upstream)

Cai Be - Sa Dec - Rach Gia

HIGHLIGHTS INCLUDE:

• Travel through the Delta by river to Rach Gia, gateway to Phu Quoc

• Discover historic Sa Dec

• Explore areas rarely visited by tourists

• Unique photo opportunities

DURATION:
Private 2-Night Cruise
CRUISES TYPE:
Song Xanh sampans
DESTINATION:
Cai Be - Sa Dec - Rach Gia
PRICE:
VND 10,200,000 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 - Rach Gia 

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 Rach Gia, the capital of Kien Giang Province. Settle down for your second night on the river.

Day 3

Rach Gia

Breakfast is served on board before disembarkation. For travelers traveling early to Phu Quoc, we can serve breakfast as early as 6:00 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, 1 lunch and 1 dinner on board
• 1 lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant
• 1 candlelit dinner including a bottle of wine for 2 persons at a local house
• 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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