Le Cochinchine Cruise from Can Tho – Cai Be
Duration: 2 Days 1 Nights
Departure Date: On Request
Depart from: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon)
Routes: Saigon - Can Tho - Tra On - Cai Be - Saigon
Le Cochinchine is a modern and tastefully designed river barge. Built in traditional style Le Cochinchine measures around 30 meters long from bow to stern and has two 420 HP engines, one in back up, making Le Cochinchine a very powerful and safe river vessel. Le Cochinchine Double Cabin
Le Cochinchine offers an elegant, relaxing and fulfilling ways to explore endless water way of Mekong River. The cruise brings us into contact with people in different corner of the Delta. With Le Cochinchine, you will have ample opportunity to see Vietnam in its authenticity and sample local culture and food, in a one unpacking, unforgettable vacation where your “floating hotel” get you insight into Mekong Delta and quaint villages.
Aboard Le Cochinchine you will enjoy the continuous and ever-changing scenery as you encounter a lively world of legendary waterways and picturesque landscapes, floating markets, lush bonsais garden, rice fields, villages, pagodas and temples, fruit-filled orchards, boat laden bazaar and a host of smiling children.
Day 1: Saigon – Can Tho – Tra On (L, D)
Pick up at your hotel in Saigon City and drive to Cai Be
12.00 – 12.30 boarding Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink. Transfer on a local boat to explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards. Le Cochinchine continues its cruise to Tra On. Lunch served on board Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enjoying the beautiful scenery Visits of the fruit farm and walks amongst pleasant villages on the footpaths of the countryside. Opportunity to meet with local people. Boarding back at with an aperitif while enjoying the magnificent sunset on the Mang Thit canal and Nicola river.
Dinner and overnight on board.
Day 2: Tra On – Cai Be – Saigon (B)
Breakfast on boat in the morning.
Visit the fruit farm and walks amongst the lush vegetation through verdant villages and meet with local people LeCochinchine continues its cruise toward Cai Be. Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, local pop-rice and sweets production. Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers. Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
11.00 Disembark in Cai Be. Driving you back to Saigon.
Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
3 – 7 persons
8 – 12 persons up
The trip is inclusive of
- Return city transfer
- One welcome cocktail
- English /French-speaking guide on board
- Accommodation on board.
- Meal as mentioned during the cruise ( B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
- Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
- Biking gear/ Bicycle available on board for sightseeing
- Taxes and Services charge.
The trip is exclusive of
- Visa approval and fees for Vietnam or Cambodia.
- Travel insurance
- Expenditure of personal nature such as drinks, tips,
- Souvenirs, laundry, etc.
- Child age 2-12 years old: 50% of adult when sharing cabin with parents.
- Infants (under 2 years old) are free of charge.
- Surcharge 20% on December 24, December 31, Ave of Lunar New Year