Cai Be Princess Sampan Tour from Cai Be to Vinh Long to Sa Dec
Duration: 1 Day 0 Night
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Routes: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Sa Dec
The “Cai Be Princess” are exclusive river Junks operating in the Mekong Delta. It is a good choice for whom more focus in ultimate privacy and still enjoy the traditional design style whilst the other cruising options fill up.
Let’s join us for boating down the Mekong River to explore lively floating markets with an abundance of colorful fresh fruits and vegetables.
Also take a glimpse into the agricultural, rural life of people at the delta region, visiting local home workshops that produce various products from rice and coconut. Cai Be Princess is a great way to glimpse the Delta scenery and life -in style and comfort.
Pick up at hotel in Saigon. Upon embarkation on Cai Be Princess boat, clients are welcomed with fresh rolled cotton towels.
The tour will start with the visit of some local factories to observe rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, and longans drying process. We will proceed to Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among barges full of fruits and vegetables…
We will then cruise to Dong Phu, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh located between Vinh Long and Cai Be. 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.
A stop can be made on the way to visit some fruits orchard.
We will cross the Co Chien river then cruise under the spectacular My Thuan Bridge. A visit will be made at Dinh Tan Hoa ancient provincial house built by the French some hundred fifty years ago, located on the river banks. We will then proceed the cruise up-stream on the Tien Giang River, one of the two large arms of the Mekong. The water way is getting narrower while the banks are appearing more attractive with beautiful landscapes. Passing by several traditional bricks and tiles factories along the river, we will have an interesting visit at one of them.
Back on board, we will reach Sa Dec at around 1.00pm. After a cruise along narrow canals, observing interesting activities on the banks we will disembark at the local market place near by the river. The excursion will end at around 3.30pm.
Your own private transportation vehicle will await you for your transfer back to Saigon or will proceed further to your next destination.
(*) Lunch: For FIT’s and groups up to 25 pers., lunch will be served on board or at a local ancient house in Sa Dec (Nha Co). Transfer back to Saigon City. End of service.
**** During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.
Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
2 – 3 pax
4 – 6 pax
7 – 9 pax
10 – 15 pax
Nov – May
Jun – Oct
Inclusions of the trip
- Road Transportation
- 1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis
- Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise
- Lunch (as per menu described)
- Visits mentioned
- Crew assistance
- VAT and service charge
Exclusions of the trip
- Supplements mentioned
- Drinks during meals
- Travel Insurance
- Tipping / Crew during cruise
- Personal expenses