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Mekong Delta Tours & River Cruises


Exclusive Mekong Eyes Cruise

Duration:       2 days - 1 night
Departure:     Daily                                                               
Start From:   
Saigon              
Destinations:  Saigon, Mekong: Cai Be - Can Tho, Saigon   
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Treat yourself to something exceptional - a memorable trip on the waterways of the vast Mekong Delta! The Mekong Eyes is the perfect holiday vessel to cruise the Mekong in style. Once a typical rice barge, it now offers beautifully decorated cabins and a stylish lounge area. While you are basking on the sun deck our friendly staff will pamper you with cool drinks and freshly cooked delicacies.



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BRIEF ITINERARY:


Route 1: Departure on odd days

Day 1: Saigon - Can Tho - Tra On - Mang Thit (L,D)
Day 2: Cho Lach - Cai Be & Floating Market - Saigon (B)

Route 2: Departure on even days

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Mang Thit - Tra On (L/D)
Day 2: Cho Lach - Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho - Saigon (B)

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DETAIL ITINERARY:


Route 1: Departure on every Tuesday, Thursday & Saturday

Day 1: Saigon - Can Tho - Tra On - Mang Thit (L,D)

At 7:00 we’ll pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and take the private transfer to Can Tho. Board the Mekong Eyes at 12.30 at Ninh Kieu Pier. We will show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising downstream on the Hau river.  Watch the daily life of the Mekong people through the panoramic windows.

The boat heads to Tra On floating market, then up the Nikolai canal to Cai Nhum, a little town on the banks of the river Mang Thit. Disembark for a leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals.

Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on the deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night, about 2 hours away from Cai Be. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. Spend the night on board.


Day 2: Cho Lach - Cai Be & Floating Market - Saigon (B)

Wake up to the sound of the River and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 06.30 we set off for a sunrise cruise through Cho Lach canal, teeming with sand and rice barges. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards.

After breakfast, we will have a sampan boat tour of Cai Be floating market, one of the region’s busiest markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handicrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories.

The boat trip ends at around 11.00 - 11.30 on the pier in Cai Be. We’ll take the private car for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City.

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Route 2: Departure on every Monday, Wednesday & Friday

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Mang Thit - Tra On (L/D)

We’ll pick you up at 8:00 at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and take the private transfer to Cai Be. Board the Mekong Eyes at 12.30. Enjoy a welcome drink and get comfortable in your cabin with a great view through the panoramic windows. As lunch is served the Mekong Eyes starts cruising towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river. Watch the flow of daily life on the Mekong, the sand and rice barges, the locals building boats on the wooden yards and drying tropical fruits.

The boat heads to Cai Nhum, a little town on the banks of the river Mang Thit. Disembark for a pleasant walk through the village life and the surrounding fruit orchards and rice fields.

Back on board, enjoy a drink at the bar or take a rest on the deck as the sun sets over the vast water landscape of the Delta. We continue to Tra On where the boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.


Day 2: Cho Lach - Cai Rang Floating Market - Can Tho - Saigon (B)

Wake up well rested for another wonderful day of sightseeing. At 06.30 we set off for a sunrise cruise and an early breakfast.

After breakfast we will board sampan boats to visit Cai Rang floating market, one of the most lively floating markets of the Delta, with wonderful photo opportunities. Witness the fascinating scenes, the hustle and bustle of vendors and small boats laden with fruits. We will pull up to the merchants for talking and bargaining. Boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.

The boat trip ends at around 11.00 - 11.30 at Ninh Kieu pier in Can Tho. We’ll take the private car for the trip back to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

TOUR PRICE:

USD/Person based on double/twin sharing basic applied for each group of:

Group of: 2-3 pax 4-5 pax 6-7 pax 8-12 pax Sgl Suppl.
Cost/Pax  240 USD  220 USD  205 USD  200 USD  85 USD
Chartered Boat for 2D1N Program 2220 USD/Boat/Night + 70 USD/Person/Night for Accommodation & Service charge. Transport is not included.
For longer chartered trip 1896 USD/night + 70 USD/Person/Night for Accommodation & Service charge. Transport is not included.
Children under 5 yrs old FOC (sharing bed with parents. Max. 1 child in a cabin).
Children from 5-12 yrs old 50% price (sharing bed with parents. Max. 1 child in a cabin).

 

Include:
English speaking guide on board
Round trip of private transfer from Saigon
3 savory meals
Mineral water, as much as you like
Side trips on sampans as mentioned in the itineraries
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Government tax & service charge

Exclude:
Airfares & airport taxes
Pre/post trip arrangement (available on request)
Visa and visa arrangement (available on request)

Transport for chartered cruise
Travel insurance
Other personal expenses, tip to guide and crew
 

Customize Your Private Tour
 

Private Asia Tours Co., Ltd specializes in private and personalized travel services and tours in Vietnam, Cambodia & Laos.

Planning your personalized travel on Private Asia Tours is easy and enjoyable. You can always change, modify, or adjust your package details to suit your travel plan, flight schedule and budget before actually making the final purchase. The custom-design service of Private Asia Tours is absolutely free!

 

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Hanoi, Halong Bay, MaiChau, Sapa, NinhBinh, PhongNha, DMZ, Hue, Danang, Hoian, NhaTrang, DaLat, PhanThiet-MuiNe, Saigon, Mekong Delta , PhuQuoc, CuChi Tunnels, CaoDai Temple

 

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