Cai Be to Vinh Long Tour by Cai Be Princess Sampan
Duration: 1 Day 0 Night
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Routes: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long
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.
It is a great choice for travellers who prefer Sampans with traditional design style and ultimate privacy.!
Pick up from your hotel in Saigon City. Our 1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Cai Be, departing from Cai Be local pier at around 10.00 am.
Upon embarkation, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels.
The tour will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables… Cruising further, your sampan will bring you to see some local home factories to discover traditional rice paste making, rice pop corn, coco candies, and longans drying process.
A delicious lunch will await you at a superb Indochinese villa, Le Longanier, located in a luxuriant garden by the river…
(*) Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits.
(For other menus, please contact us.)
After lunch, your sampan will proceed the cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep. On the way, you will be able observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people.
Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the 19th century where the family will welcome you with a cup a tea. We will proceed to Vinh Long, passing beautiful landscapes along Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh islands famous for their fruit orchards. Stops on the way can be made at An Binh ancient Church or at Tam Ho bonsais garden.
After crossing the Co Chien River, the excursion will end at Vinh Long pier around 4pm, where your own private transportation vehicle will await you for your transfer back to Saigon or proceed to your next destination.
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