Tour details

Deep In The Delta (Downstream)

Chau Doc - Cai Be

VND 12,300,000 net / person


Private 3-Day Boat

Cruises type:

Song Xanh Sampans


Chau Doc - Cai Be


Highlights Include

  • Authentic scenes of the Mekong Delta
  • Boat past monkey bridges and narrow canals
  • Visit the Kien An Cung, ancient Chinese architecture
  • Discover local handicrafts

Valid from 1 October 2023 until 30 Sep 2024

Day 1


Your crew welcomes you at the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel jetty at 10:00 am with cold towels and a refreshing drink as your Song Xanh private sampan sets off for its leisurely boat on the waterways around Chau Doc towards Long Xuyen, traveling along a narrow canal past monkey bridges and peaceful villages.

Lunch is served on board before arriving in Long Xuyen. Visit Tiger Island (Cu Lao Ong Ho), a small island that was once the home of Vietnam’s second president- Ton Duc Thang. Take a stroll around the park surrounding the museum.

Dinner is served onboard. Enjoy your first night on board the Song Xanh on the Hau River.

Day 2


Breakfast is served on board at 7:00 am while your sampan cruises downstream. Arrive in Sa Dec in time for a stroll around this charming town. 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. The small town is well worth exploring as it played an important role in the development of the Mekong Delta. Large Chinese and Khmer communities were established here, while the French also left their mark on the local architecture. As a result, many religions are represented side by side: a Cao Dai temple, a Cathclic church, a Chinese temple and Vietnamese pagodas.

Lunch and dinner are served on board. Enjoy your second night aboard the Song Xanh on the Mekong River.

Day 3


We begin cruising at 6:00 am towards Cai Be. Observe life as it plays out on shore – people going about their daily activities against picturesque landscapes – while your crew serves breakfast onboard. Stop at various points along the way for a look into some of the cottage industries of the region: a brick factory and local food production like coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn), small home-based businesses that provide a living for the river people.

Your boat ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit plantations, a glimpse into the Indochina of yesteryear.

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

tour includes

  • Private 3-day boat with overnight aboard Song Xanh Sampan
  • 2 breakfasts, 2 lunches and 2 dinners served on board including a bottle of wine for 02 persons
  • 1 lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant
  • Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary
  • Bicycles or local row boat rides
  • Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Crew assistance
  • One-way transfer from Cai Be to Saigon

tour Excludes

  • Individual travel insurance
  • Beverages not specified in above 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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