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Authentic Mekong Sampan

Authentic Mekong sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 23.0 m and wide of 4 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 equiped with a 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, couchettes 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 Authentic Mekong 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.

Cruising with Authentic Mekong

Authentic Mekong allows a wide range of routes throughout the Delta, as it can sail on waterways usually inaccessible to most cruising boats. It perfectly lends itself to tailor-made journeys, in accordance with travelers’ wishes or for special occasions. On board Authentic Mekong passengers get a genuine insight into the Delta. Cruises result from a spacious setting of a river barge inspired in tradition and an authentic way of exploring the Mekong Delta. Authentic Mekong brings you upclose this unique natural environment and gives you a glimpse at the lives of local people. An enchanting voyage in strict privacy immersed in the life of an exceptional river.

Technical characteristics

  • Date of conception: Oct 2010
  • Length: 23.00 m
  • Width: 4 m
  • Bedding: 2 sampans of 16 couchettes, 32passengers in total
  • Capacity: 16 passengers each boat
  • Engine: ISUZU 120 CV
  • Speed during the cruise: 15 km/h
  • Electricity on board: 220 volt, standard continental plugs

Facilities

  • Lower deck: Couchettes, Kitchen
  • Upper deck: Restaurant, Bar, Terraces at the stern and at the bow
  • Adjoined to the boat: Bicycles, Motorised row boat

Services on board

  • Crew: 5people including 1 cruise guide, 1 captain, 1 chef
  • Languages spoken on board: English, French
  • Food: Local food
  • Beverages: Local wine, French wine and Australian wines, alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, fruit juices, soft drinks, teas and coffees (drinks not included in packages)
  • Passengers services: Foot Massage
  • Activities: Cycling, Walking.

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Authentic Mekong sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 23.0 m and wide of 4 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 […]

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Authentic Mekong sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 23.0 m and wide of 4 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 […]



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