Vietnam

2-day Mighty Mekong River Cruise _ Le Cochinchine Cruise Upstream

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 2 Days

tour highlights

  • Visit the home of Mr. Huyen Thuy Le, a character from the novel ‘The Lover’ by Marguerite Duras
  • Visit Cao Dai Temple
    • Explore one of the most bustling markets in Mekong Delta, Cai Be
  • Cruise through the waterways and experience the timeless scenery of life on the delta

  • Enjoy pleasant walking or biking as discovering tropical fruit orchards and the activities of the locals

tour details

Balancing comfort and sightseeing, this overnight cruise offers an excellent oopportunity to witness the local daily life and lush landscapes at close range within 2 days. This cruise is a delightful way to explore the unspoiled charm of the vast Mekong Delta on a classic appearance of traditional rice barges artfully decorated by skilled craftsmen.

12:00 hrs: Board "LE COCHINCHINE" boat at Ninh Kieu jetty in Can Tho and start cruising towards Cai Be via Tra On.

Cruise leisurely down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery.

Lunch will be served on board. After lunch, disembark for a pleasant walk or cycle through the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. Sample various tropical fruits in Lach village. Then return to the boat and cruise to Cai Be. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Co Chien River.

Accommodation aboard Le Cochinchine

Meals included:
Lunch on board
Dinner on board
Enjoy breakfast on board over the splendid sunrise on the Mekong. Check-out and take a small motor boat to explore the lively Cai Be floating market in early morning. Walk amongst the lush vegetation to visit a handicraft village and meet with local people. Visit an old house and sample various tropical fruits. Take a small boat trip through rivulets of Tan Phong islands. Enjoy a pleasant walk or cycling tour around the village to discover tropical fruit orchards.

Continue your boat trip to Mekong Lodge - an eco-resort stretched over an area of more than 10.000 sqm and located on the Tien River. Visit the Mekong Lodge and take a leisurely walk around the area to observe the locals going after their daily activities.

Disembark in Cai Be at around 10:00 hrs and return to Ho Chi Minh City. Upon arrival, drop off at your hotel or further transfer to Ho Chi Minh City / Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure at surcharge (accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City is not included).

Meals included:
Breakfast on board

includes

  • Accommodation in shared twin room with air-condition (AC) and private bathroom
  • Meals as stated in the programme B= breakfast, L= lunch, D= dinner
  • Transfers to/from Ho Chi Minh City with English or French-speaking guides in private air-conditioned vehicles
  • Side excursions during the cruise are conducted by an on-board resident English-speaking guide
  • All entrance and boat fees as mentioned in the programme
  • Drinking water and cold towels available on the vehicles
  • Bicycle
  • Small boat ride

excludes

  • Optional tours
  • Kayaking
  • Beauty and Spa services
  • Surcharges for our tour guide onboard
  • Surcharges for other language guides
  • Surcharges for Lunar New Year (TET) holiday
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Personal expenditure, such as drinks, souvenirs, laundry, camera fees, communications, postage, gratuities etc.
  • Meals and services other than mentioned in the programme
  • Drinks with meals
  • Compulsory gala dinners during festive seasons and peak season surcharges which will be advised at the time of booking
  • Visa application and visa stamp fees at Vietnamese embassies overseas and/ or upon arrival (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme
  • Visa application and visa stamp fees at Vietnamese embassies overseas and/ or upon arrival (Please note that a visa is compulsory for most nationalities.)
  • Early check-in and late check-out at hotels, if not mentioned in the programme

Tour code: SGNDSLC1

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