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Saigon to Can Tho by Mien Tay Sampan 3 Days

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. Then boat depart for Cai Be, 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 in Cai Be.
 

Day 2: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Tra On (B, L, D)

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.
After breakfast, cruising by 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. Lunch on board.
Up to river tide, disembark and make a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards (orange grove) with its famer.
Cruise to continue to Tra On. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise . A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches. Dinner and nite on board in Tra On.
 

Day 3: Can Tho - Saigon (B, L)

The noise of the floating market wake you up early in the morning. After breakfast, the cruise to continue to Can Tho. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Bassac river while enyoying the beautiful scenery.
After breakfast, when arrive Can Tho check out luggages to small motor boat which will take you explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.
Check out, disembark and return to vehicle at Ninh Kieu pier in Can Tho. Having lunch (up to river tide and according to the availibility of Mien Tay Boat, clients will have lunch at restaurant or on board). After lunch, drive back to Saigon and arrive Saigon about 17.00.

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

450

360

295

265

240

220

210


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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