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Sa Dec - Cai Be 2 Days

Trip Name: Mien Tay Boat - Sa Dec - Cai Be 2 Days
Type of trip
: Private, Group
Trip Duration: 2 Days
Starting: Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
Finishing: Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam
Trip Grading: Cruising
Cruise Standard: Superior
Introduction:Mien Tay boat is built with inspirations from the local traditional sampans that have navigated on the Mekong for hundreds of years. The boat is made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on the river.
Mien Tay boats will take you to every little corner of the Mekong Delta with a true sense of pioneering adventure.
Cruise Standard: Superior
 
Flexibility: This sample itinerary can be amended longer or shorter, more or less activities accordingly to meet your expectation. Please feel free to ask for more details.

Hightlights:
This cruising 2 day Mekong tour starts from Ho Chi Minh city, then route for Sa Dec town where Marguerite Duras's famous novel Lover was set and made famous by the film L’Amant, the Marguerite Duras story. The next day, you visit Cai Be, seeing activities on Mekong river in the sunrise, visit the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river.
Day 1: Embark Sa Dec – Cai Be (Lunch, Dinner)
07h30am: pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for Sa Dec (150km).
10h30am: arrive Sa Dec, visit Sa Dec town where Marguerite Duras's famous novel Lover was set and made famous by the film L’Amant, the Marguerite Duras story and explore this town.
Visit the lively Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Marguerite Duras.
Visit a bonsai garden by walking or biking along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, and vegetable farms, fish farms.
13:00: Embark Mien Tay sampan, welcome drink and check in Mien Tay sampan.
Lunch served on board.
After lunch, cruise depart from Sa Dec to Cai Be via My Thuan, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river. Up to river side, stop en route to visit brickyard handricarft villages along the Mekong River.
Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif.
Dinner and overnight on board in Cai Thia – Hoa Khanh.
 
Day 2: Cai Be - Disembark (Breakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast on board while seeing activities on Mekong River in Cai Be in the sunrise.
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.
After breakfast, check out luggages to 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.
Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities and preparing lunch for their families.
Lunch served at River View Restaurant of Mekong Lodge.
After lunch, boat return Cai Be tourist pier then disembark and route for Saigon. Transfer to hotel.

This sample itinerary can be amended longer or shorter, more or less activities accordingly to meet your expectation. Please feel free to ask for more details.
Please send us enquiry for availabilities & the most updated price.


Tour Included:
  • Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • English speaking guide
  • Entry fees.
  • Meals as mentioned in program
  • Boat cruise onboard in a twin or double cabin

Tour Excluded:
  • All kinds of insurances
  • Other services not mentioned in program
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