Vietnam

2-day Mighty Mekong River Cruise _ Le Cochinchine Downstream

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Tour type

Tour Level: Relaxed / Easy

Tour Comfort: Superior

Tour Period: 2 Days

tour highlights

  • 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 opportunity 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.

Pick-up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer to Cai Be, a 2.5 hour drive.

12:30 hrs: Board "LE COCHINCHINE" and start your cruise towards Can Tho via Cho Lach and Tra On.

Depending on the river tide, disembark and take a pleasant walk or cycle through the countryside to discover the local farming life and the many fruit orchards the Mekong Delta is famous for.

Then the cruise continues to Tra On. Enjoy the magnificent sunset while leisurely cruising on the Mekong River. A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over the Mekong River branches ends with dinner and overnight on board.
Meals included:
Lunch on board
Dinner on board
Rise by the sound of the river and watch the Mekong Delta coming to life for another lovely day. After breakfast, the cruise continues to Can Tho.

Upon arrival to Can Tho, a small boat will take you to explore the Cai Rang market, one of the most bustling floating markets in the Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats laden with fruits, barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods.

Disembarkation from Le Cochinchine is at 10:00 hrs.

Accommodation in Can Tho is not included. A transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City can be arranged at surcharge.

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
  • 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
  • Accommodation in Can Tho
  • Transfer from Can Tho to the next destination
  • 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: SGNDSLC2

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