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My Tho - Cai Be - Sa Dec 3 Days

Trip Name: Mien Tay Boat - My Tho - Cai Be - Sa Dec 3 Days
Type of trip
: Private, Group
Trip Duration: 3 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.
 
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 3 day cruising tour starts from Ho Chi Minh city, heading to My Tho, walking through island, trying native tropical fruits and meeting local people, take sampan ride through palm-shaded creeks. Next days, you visit Cai Be floating market, nice and quiet Sa Dec overlooking Mekong river and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields.
Day 1: Embark My Tho - Cai Be (Lunch, Dinner)
-08h00am: pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for My Tho (70km).
-10h00am: boarding on Mien Tay sampan in My Tho, welcome drink and check in Mien Tay sampan.
-The guests can walk throught the island, trying native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people. Then take a brief sampan ride through palm-shaded creeks.
-Back to Mien Tay sampan. Lunch served on board.
-Then cruise for Cai Be via Ngu Hiep.
-Arrive Ngu Hiep island. Disembark and leisure biking or walking tour on this island seeing daily life and local people’s activities. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river.
-Dinner and overnight on board between Ngu Hiep island and Cai Be.
 
Day 2: Cai Be – Sa Dec (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)
-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, breakfast on board, then boat depart for Cai Be.
-After breakfast, 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.
-Return Mien Tay sampan.
-Lunch served on board.\
-After lunch, cruise departs from Cai Be to Sa Dec via My Thuan, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river. Up to river side, stop en route to visit brickyard handicraft villages along the Mekong River.
-Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif .
-Dinner and overnight on board in Sa Dec.
 
Day 3: Sa Dec - Disembark (Breakfast, Lunch)
-Breakfast on board while seeing activities on Mekong River in Sa Dec in the sunrise.
-08h00 disembark and check out luggage, let them on vehicle and start excursion to 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.
-10h30 return HCMC by car. Drive to a restaurant in My Tho. Lunch at restaurant.
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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