MEKONG IMPRESSIONS (UPSTREAM)
Cai Be - Vinh Long - Phu An
• Cruise from Cai Be to Vinh Long (heading towards Can Tho)
• Visit An Binh Church and orchards
• Lunch in a colonial-style villa
• Unique photo opportunities
• Explore narrow canals
Valid to 30/9/2022
Be picked up at your hotel at 8:00 am and transfer to Cai Be by road.
Meet us at Cai Be Jetty at 10 am where the crew will be ready welcome you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Cai Be Princess Sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta.
Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out on the riverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit. Visit an ancient house built in the 19th century. We’ll make stops along the way to explore local cottage industries including the making of coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn).
Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of privileged life during Indochinese times.
After lunch, re-board the Cai Be Princess and continue your cruise towards Vinh Long, via the Dong Phu Canal, before
arriving at Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh, small islands renowned for their fruit orchards. Stop on the way to visit historic An Binh Church. After crossing the Co Chien River, your sampan docks at Vinh Long Pier at around 4:30 pm, where your personal vehicle awaits for the drive to Can Tho.
*Notes: Actual itinerary may vary depending upon river tide, arrival time or other conditions.
• One-way transfer between Saigon and Cai Be and between Vinh Long and Can Tho
• 3-hour cruise aboard Cai Be Princess
• Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant
• Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary
• Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea
• Crew assistance
• 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
• Fuel surcharge if any
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