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Saigon to Cai Be to My Tho by Mien Tay Sampan 2 Days

Program 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be - Saigon

Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be (L, D)

08.00: pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for My Tho (70km).
10.00: boarding on Mien Tay sampan in My Tho, welcome drink and check in Mien Tay sampan.
The guests can walk throught the island, trying native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people. Then take a brief sampan ride throught palm-shaded creeks.
Back to Mien Tay sampan. Lunch served on board.
Then cruise for Cai Be via Ngu Hiep.
Arrive Ngu Hiep island. Disembark and leisure biking or walking tour on this island seeing daily life and local people’s activities. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river.
Dinner and overnight on board between Ngu Hiep island and Cai Be.
 

Day 2: Cai Be - Saigon (B, L)

In the morning, the noise of the floating market wake you up, visit the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river, breakfast on board, then boat depart for Cai Be.
After breakfast, check out luggages to small motor boat to explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the morning.
Walking for visit a handicraft village of the local people then sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Continue boat trip to Mekong Lodge - an eco-resort Mekong Lodge includes 29private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10000 m2 lays just beside the Tien River.
Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities and preparing lunch for their families.
Lunch served at River View Restaurant of Mekong Lodge.
After lunch, boat return Cai Be tourist pier then disembark and route for Saigon. Transfer to hotel. (17.00)
 

Program 2: Saigon - Cai Be - My Tho - Saigon

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - My Tho (L, D)

07.0: Pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for Cai Be (120km).
10.00: arrive Cai Be, small motor boat trip to explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the morning. Walking for visit a handicraft village of the local people then sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits. Continue boat trip to Mekong Lodge - an eco-resort Mekong Lodge includes 29 private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10.000 m2 lays just beside the Tien River. Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities and preparing lunch for their families. Embark Mien Tay sampan, welcome drink and check in Mien Tay sampan. Lunch served on board.
After lunch, cruise depart from Cai Be to My Tho via Ngu Hiep island.
14.30: arrive Ngu Hiep island. Disembark and leisure biking or walking tour on this island seeing daily life and local people’s activities. Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river. Dinner and overnight on board between Ngu Hiep island and My Tho.
 

Day 2: My Tho - Saigon (B, L)

In the morning, the noise of the boats wake you up, watch the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river, breakfast on board. Continue cruising to My Tho. After breakfast, check out luggages to small motor boat to explore one of the islands in My Tho. The guests can walk throught the island, trying native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people. Then take a brief sampan ride throught palm-shaded creeks. Disembark in My Tho and return to the vehicle. Drive to a restaurant in My Tho. Lunch at restaurant.
After lunch, visit Vinh Trang Pagoda - the pagoda is a beautiful and well-maintained sanctuary. The charitable monks here provide a home to orphans, disabled and other needy children. The pagoda is about 1km from the city center. The Vinh Trang pagoda is the largest in Tien Giang province. Built in the 19th century, the pagoda is a harmonious mix of colonial French, Chinese, Vietnamese and Khmer architectural styles. There are many precious statues made of wood inside the pagoda.
Leave My Tho and route for Saigon. Transfer to hotel. (16.30).

Private Boat

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person

2 Pax

3 - 4 Pax

5 - 6 Pax

7 - 8 Pax

9 - 10 Pax

11 - 12 Pax

13 - 16 Pax

Rate per pax

285

212

204

192

174

165

150


Trip Included

  • Private boat
  • Route transfers with driver only
  • English or French speaking guide on board
  • Boat cruising featured in the program in details
  • All meals as mentionned (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and overnight on board
  • All entrance fees
  • Walking or biking tour up to health’s situation of clients.

Trip Excluded

  • Beverages/drinks, tourist insurances, tips, personal expenses and any service not mentioned in the Inclusion
Mien Tay sampan is designed according to the traditional sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 22 m and wide of 4,50 m , made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.

For a pleasant and long cruise in comfortable conditions, the sampan is equipped 5 cabins twin with 1 well ventilated compartment which could be used as a diner room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for group of 2 to 16 persons maximum; besides one kitchen, three restrooms with showers, one terrace on the deck, a five- person- crew included the captain, one mechanic, the chief cook, one sailor and one guide, are at your service .

Passengers on Mien Tay will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of aquatic life anywhere they go with the sampan.
 
Decks 2: Main, Upper (75m2).
Engines: 1 YANMAR
Propulsion: 150 HP( inboard)
Electricity: 220 Volt
Built: 2002
Reservoir: 5.000 liters of water

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