LE COCHINCHINE CRUISE ON MEKONG RIVER - 2 DAYS
Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Tra On - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh or vice versa
Tour Duration: 2 Days 1 Night
Tour Level: Easy
Group size: Private transfer and share cruise
Departure: Every Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Tra On
Day 2 Tra On - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh
Routing opposite direction
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh - Can Tho - Tra On
Day 2 Tra On - Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh
Day 1 :HO CHI MINH - CAI BE - TRA ON (L, D)
This morning we depart Saigon for Cai Be. At 11h30 we board Le Cochinchine cruise. Enjoy welcome drink
Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Cruising amongst the mazes of waterway to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Lunch on board while Le Cochinchine sets sail through Cho Lach to Mang Thit. Embark on a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. En route to visit a cottage industry , a local farm and sample seasonal fruits. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River taking in the beautiful scenery and the magnificent sunset on sunset on the river while sipping aperitifs. A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches . Dinner and night on board in Tra On.
Day 2 :TRA ON - CAN THO - HO CHI MINH (B)
Breakfast on board while enjoy the magnificent sunrise on Hau Giang river.
The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day we breakfast and set sails to Can Tho through tributary and canals. A small boat will take you to Cai Rang floating market. One of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats bargaining and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Go for walk or cycling along the canals and the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, rural and water activities in full swing. 11h00 Check out and disembark the boat. The cruise concludes. We will be picked up by our driver and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
ROUTING OPPOSITE DIRECTION
Departure: Every Wednesday, Friday, Sunday
Day 1: HO CHI MINH - CAN THO - TRA ON (L, D)
We depart Ho Chi Minh about 7 AM in the morning. At around 12.00-12h30 we will board Le Cochinchine cruise. Enjoy welcome drink.
We take a small boat to explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. The boat will take you through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards. Return to the boat and then the cruise continue to Tra On.
Leisurely cruise down the Mekong. while enjoying the beautiful scenery. Lunch served on board. After lunch we go for pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially some orchards (orange grove) with it's farmers.Then return the boat and head out to Caibe. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Mangthi canal and Nicola river. Dinner and overnight on board in Cochien River.
Day 2 :TRA ON - CAI BE - HO CHI MINH (B)
After breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong. Le Cochinchine continues its cruise toward Caibe. Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Walking amongst the lush vegetation to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people and go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. We explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the An Kiet House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house. 11h00 Disembark in Cai Be. The cruise concludes. We will be picked up by our driver and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.
. Transportation from/to HCM city (Shuttle bus)
. 2days cruise with stops and visits as stated with English /French-speaking escort.
· 1 nights accommodation on board.
· Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B=Breakfast, L = Lunch, D=Dinner)
· Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
· Biking, sampan boat ride,
· Services of crews during the cruise.
· Visa approval and fees for Vietnam or Cambodia.
· Travel insurance
· Ground transfer from hotel in Ho Chi Minh City to pier in Mekong or v.v.
· Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.,
Trip price: Please enquire for availabilities & our special price