Cai Be Princess Cruise 3 Days


Tour description: The cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. We will then proceed to Phu An hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta can offer....

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Phu An – Dong Hoa Hiep - An Binh - Vinh Long - Sa Dec - Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Begin / Tour End: Ho Chi Minh City / Ho Chi Minh City

Tour Code: DMC - 42

Tour Duration: 3 Days

Dates: Upon your request

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Tours Category : Mekong Delta Tours

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Cai Be – Phu An – Dong Hoa Hiep.

(Overnight at an ancient house / basic accommodation).

At 7:30 Am we will depart Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) for Cai Be, we will be in Cai Be at around 11 AM. The excursion starts from Cai Be town pier. Upon embarkation on your river junk, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. The cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. We will then proceed to Phu An hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta can offer.

On the way, stop will be made at some local home factories to observe how rice paste, coconut candies and other regional specialties are made.

A delicious lunch will await you at "Le Longanier" restaurant, a superb Indochinese villa located by the river, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations.

After lunch, your boat will cruise deeper into the country side along smaller rivers and canals. Visits on the river banks will allow you to discover some fruit markets and plantations such as bananas, water melon, coconuts, longans, and some very large paddy fields...

Occasion will be given to establish friendly contacts with the local population. Along the river, local houses are still traditionally made of wood and palm tree leaves.We will cruise under several small bridges traditionally made by wood and bamboos, passing by numerous suspended fishing nets, an ancestral way of fishing in the Mekong Delta.

Your river junk will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep islet reaching an ancient mandarin house where you will disembark for the night. Free time to discover the old house and surroundings. Dinner and overnight.

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Day 2: Dong Hoa Hiep – An Binh – Vinh Long.

(Overnight at local house by the river - basic accommodation)

After breakfast, back on board Cai Be Princess to proceed the excursion from Dong Hoa Hiep to An Binh and Vinh Long, a peaceful escape where you will be able to discover the rural life style and daily activities of the delta inhabitants such as roofs making with palm tree leaves, a bricks and tiles artisanal factory, net fishing..

Lunch will await you at a fruit orchard plantation near Binh Hoa Phuc islet. After lunch, discover beautiful landscapes on the river banks, cruising along Dong Phu canal, and An Binh islet. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring about large networks of meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos, and remaining unknown to many people.

After cruising for about 30 minutes on a small arroyo, we will reach your home for the night (Mai Quoc Nam or Muoi Dai), some traditional charming construction built by the river.

Disembarkation and check in. Rest of the day at leisure in a peaceful and romantic atmosphere. Dinner and overnight.

 

Day 3: An Binh – Vinh Long – Sa Dec – Ho Chi Minh.

After breakfast, back on board your private sampan for your last day cruise in the delta. Crossing the large Co Chien River we will pass under the spectacular My Thuan Bridge. A visit will be made at a beautiful fruits orchard plantation.

We will proceed the cruise up-stream on a beautiful canal. On the banks, some dark smokes in the sky will lead us to one of the biggest bricks and tiles factory where we will you have an interesting visit. On both sides of the river, locals are recolting water jacinth, another famous Mekong delta product used for furniture and baskets.

Sa Dec is appearing like a little “Venice” with numerous narrow canals, with a lot of activity on the banks. You will disembark at the local market place, one of the biggest of the delta.

Lunch will be served at an ancient house (Nha Co).

Visit of Sa Dec charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets and beautiful old houses dating from the last century, among some old Chinese temples, ancient Dinh, including the primary school of Marguerite Duras famous writer. (See Marguerite Duras novel turned into a famous movie, “The Lover”).

The excursion will end at around 4pm. Our own private transportation vehicle will await you for us transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) or proceed to our next destination.

 

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Tour Price Included:

  • Private transfer from/to Ho Chi Minh City.
  • 3 Days cruise on private charter basis.
  • 3 lunches (days 1+2+3), 2 dinners (day 1+2).
  • 2 nights accommodation at local houses by the river .
  • Breakfast (day 1+2).
  • 1 hour bicycle ride (day 1) .
  • Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits with hot green tea and mineral water during cruise.
  • Visits mentioned.
  • Crew assistance, VAT + service charges.

 

Tour Price Excluded :

  • Road Transportation .
  • Supplements mentioned .
  • Drinks during meals .
  • Travel Insurance .
  • Tipping / Crew during cruise .
  • Personal expenses.

Cai Be Princess Cruise 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.

Enjoy the Mekong river on private cruises on board authentic sampans, explore the Mekong unseen paths cruising throughout the delta and its numerous zigzag canal systems.In early 2004, Mekong Horizon Co., Ltd. has been a pioneer in offering new cruise paths together with high quality cruise standards.

Cai Be Princess Cruise

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The Mekong Horizon Co., Ltd’s head quarters based in Phu An – Cai Lay (next to Cai Be, Tien Giang Province). The Company operates cruises and related tours services in the Mekong Delta using its own built sampans, all stylishly designed and inspired by ancient authentic traditional Indochinese river boats.

Since June 2006, the Company has been operating its own-built restaurant named “Le Longanier”, a beautiful two storey villa with authentic Indochinese architecture and style.

Maximum 45 people / Dimensions: 15m long x 3m wide / ideal for groups, equipped with toilets on board. – Daily Private chartered Cruises (special itineraries possible on request). The Mekong Horizon has developed a range of products, activities and projects that have great result on local development that: – Minimizes negative economic, environmental and social impacts. – Generates economic benefits for local people, enhances the community and improves working conditions. – Involves local people in the decision-making process. – Contributes to the conservation of the environment and cultural heritage.

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