Our 1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Cai Be, departing from our own pier in Phu An hamlet at around 10.00 am. Upon embarkation on Cai Be Princess boat, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels. The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local sampans coming from all provinces of the delta full of fruits and vegetables. Your sampan will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be.
During a 40 minutes cruise, you will be able to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19th century where the family will welcome you with a cup a tea. Back on board, we will lead to you to observe the activity of the biggest rice stock market. Further, others stops will allow you to see a traditional bricks and tiles factory and how locals are using palm leaves for houses. Cruising 20 minutes further to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be beautiful church, we will have a visit at some interesting home factories to see how rice paste is made, but also rice cookies, coco candies, as well as longan fruits drying process. Lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards.
(*) Set menu lunch:
Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. Other menus, please contact us.
After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the excursion will end at approx. 3.30pm at Ba Bon Bridge where your own private transportation vehicle will await you.
1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis, Complimentary fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise, 1 Lunch at Le Longanier (as per menu described), Visits mentioned, Crew assistance (3), VAT and service charge, 1 FOC/16 Paying (maxi 1/boat).
Road Transfers to / from Cai Be, Services not mentioned, Drinks during lunch
Mekong Delta travel infomation
The Mekong delta is the southern most region of Vietnam. It was formed by the sediment deposited by the Mekong river, the process which continue today; silt deposited extend the shoreline at the mouth of the river as much as 79 meter per year. The river is so larger that it has two daily tides . At the low tide season boat event could not move in the canal (Mekong Delta).
The Mekong Delta Travel Guide contains a lot of useful and exciting information about the unique and diverse area of the Mekong delta. You will find detailed travel tips, which will help you to experience an unforgettable journey through Vietnam.
There is so much to see and do: You can discover the floating markets in Cai Rang or the sleepycolonial town Sa Dec, which is still a real insider tip and so far rarely visited by tourists. Typical sights in the Mekong delta are also many floating houses such as in Chau Doc. Under these houses the inhabitants cultivate fish and shrimps in nets and wire baskets.
In our Mekong Delta Travel Guide you will not only find information about the tourist spots such as Can Tho and My Tho, but also about particularly beautiful spots in the delta, which are still a hidden gem and not known by many tourists.