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At 08:00, we will be met at the lobby of our hotel in Saigon. We transfer to Cai Be (transportation is NOT INCLUDED in the cabin price).
The excursion starts from Cai Be town pier at 10:00. Upon embarkation on your sampan-hotel, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels.
After your installation, the cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables.
Visits will be made at an ancient mandarin house dating from 1890 where you will we welcomed by the owner. Further, another stop at some local home factories will allow you to observe how rice paste, coconut candies and other specialties are traditionally made.
We will proceed to Phu An hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta can offer. A delicious lunch will await you at "Le Longanier", a superb Indochinese villa located by the river, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations.
After lunch, your sampan will proceed to Sa Dec cruising the Tien Giang river, one of the two large arms of the Mekong.
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.
We will then cruise on a small beautiful canal through water jacinth plantations… You will take a small rowing boat for a cruise along a narrow canal passing by a local tiny village and fruit plantations.
Further on the banks, some dark smokes in the sky will lead us to one of the largest artisanal bricks and tiles factory where you will have an interesting visit.
Sa Dec town will appear like a little “Venice” with numerous narrow canals.
You will disembark for a guided visit of this charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses, Chinese temples and Vietnamese
Dinh are dating from the last century… You will visit the Trung Vuong primary school where famous novelist Marguerite Duras spent her childhood (turned into the movie “The
Lover”), then you will have your last visit of the day at the beautiful ancient house of Ong Huynh Thuy Le who was the former “lover” of M. Duras… A delicious dinner will be catered for you on Song Xanh Sampan.
First night onboard your sampan, on the Mekong river…
Meals: Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan

End day 1 of Caibe – Chau Doc by Song Xanh Sampan

Breakfast at 7.00 AM on Song Xanh Sampan Cruise
Disembark for a guided visit of the charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses, Chinese temples and Vietnamese Dinh are dating from the last century.
Visit to the local market, one of the most attractive features in Vietnam.
Back on board to cruise upstream to Long Xuyen, a peaceful provincial town located on the Mekong banks. The cruise passes by several luxuriant islands, countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fishes, showing an intense activity on the river.
Approaching Long Xuyen, lunch is served on board.
Quick tour of Long Xuyen typical center before cruising further to “Cu Lao Ong Ho” (The Tiger Island) for a visit at Ton Duc Thang Museum, second president of Vietnam.
Proceed upstream on the Mekong River to Chau Doc. Optional stops on the banks for cycling tours to discover deeper the inhabitants life style.
Dinner at the Ancient House in the suburbs of Cho Moi.
Back on board in private sampan for your second night on the river.
Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation:Song Xanh Sampan

End day 2 of Caibe – Chau Doc by Song Xanh Sampan


Early breakfast on Song Xanh Sampan while cruising to Chau Doc.
Cruise on a little arm of the Mekong where several traditional activities can be observed on the banks (artisanal boat factories, bamboo baskets making, palm leaves cutting, net fishing), as well as old Vietnamese temples dating from late 19th century.
Arrival at Chau Doc late in the morning. Located on the upper Mekong Delta, the town is 280 km south-west of Saigon onto the Cambodian border. With such proximity the local population is an eclectic mix of Cham, Khmer, Chinese and Vietnamese sharing different cultures and historical richness.
Disembark at Chau Doc main city pier 11.00 AM. End of services.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation:N/A

End day 3 of Caibe – Chau Doc by Song Xanh Sampan

Important Notes:

1. PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
2. This 3-day tour starts either from Saigon or Chau Doc.
3. Kindly provide us passport information (Full name, sex, Nationality, passport number, date of birth, validity of visa) at least 01 week before cruise date.

Note*: special discount for big group is applied for all bookings. Please contact us at info@indochinatreks.com for more details.

Private Song Xanh Sampan Cruise

Cai Be - Sadec - Can Tho 3 days
No of Participants
2-3 pax (US$/person) 4 pax up (US$/person)
Nov - May (low season) US$398 US$370
Jun - April (high season) US$425 US$408
Extra Services Unit Rate
Private 4 seats car Saigon - Pier (1 way) 1 US$85
Private 7 or 16 seats van Saigon - Pier (1 way) 1 US$110

Caibe – Chau Doc by Song Xanh Sampan

Inclusion/exclusion

  • Inclusion
  • 2 nights accomodation on Song Xanh Sampan
  • Personalized customer service with 24/7 hotline supportt
  • Meals during the cruise as specified
  • English speaking guide on boardd
  • All entrace fees, biking, aperitif
  • Sampan boat ride
  • Exclusion
  • Road transfer
  • Drinks and beverage
  • Other services not mentioned above.
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities
  • Peak season or Public holidays surcharge if any

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