Le Cochinchine offers overnight boat cruises along Mekong River in Vietnam & Cambodia and getting insight into Mekong Delta life.
Day 1: CANTHO - TRAON(L,D)
11h30-12h30 boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink Explore the lively Cai Rang floating market. Cruising amongst the mazes of waterway to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people. Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits. Lunch on board while Le Cochinchine sets sail through Cho Lach to Mangthit. Embark on a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. En route to visit a cottage industry , a local farm and sample seasonal fruits. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River taking in the beautiful scenery and the magnificent sunset on sunset on the river while sipping aperitifs. A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches . Dinner and night on board in Traon.
Day 2: VINHLONG– MYTHUAN -SADEC (B,L,D)
After breakfast on board over splendid sunrise on the Mekong. LeCochinchine continues its cruise toward Vinhlong and Mythuan. Walking amongst the lush vegetation to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people and go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. We explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence House, where surviving members of the family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house. Departure from Cai Be to Caithia while lunch is served on board. Walk for a visit of the gardens and orchards on the bank of the peninsula. Visit pagoda, food market,and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras. Le Cochinchine set sails again. Diner and overnight on board
Day 3: CAIBE DEPARTURE (B)
Rising up early for another nice day we contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board. Explore the lively Cai Be floating market.Walks along the village path and acquaintance with rural activities of local people ie rice and vegetable farms, shrimp fishing net. Enjoy the landscape and meeting hosting smiling children. Noon time approaching, disembark and the cruise concludes.
Please Contact Us For Detail Rates
Our services include as follows:
3 days cruise with stops and visits as stated with English /French-speaking escort.
2 nights accommodation on board.
Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B=Breakfast, L = Lunch, D=Dinner)
Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
Biking, sampan boat ride,
Services of crews during the cruise.
Our services do not include as follows:
Visa approval and fees for Vietnam or Cambodia.
Ground transfer from hotel in Ho Chi Minh City to pier in Mekong or v.v.
Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips, souvenirs, laundry, etc.,
Child age 2-12 years old discount 50% when sharing cabin with parents. Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.
The above tour prices exclude current VAT.
No operation for annual boat maintenance from 01 - 30 June’08
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