Treat yourself to an exceptionally memorable river cruise on the vast Mekong Delta of Southern Vietnam. Tour routes and activities’ details are for reference only. Final confirmation will be sent upon booking. Our boats leave from Can Tho to Cai Be on odd dates (e.g. Sept 3) and from Cai Be to Can Tho on even dates (e.g. Sept. 4). Daily departures. If you are staying in District 1 or District 3 of Saigon, we will pick you up as well as take you back to your hotel after the Mekong Delta cruise tour ends. Join us with Mekong Eyes, you’re promised to experience an exclusively wonderful holiday trip.
Day 1 - Panorama River Cruise
In the morning we take you to Can Tho or Cai Be. You board your comfortable wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong river. The cruise boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
Transport: Bus, Cruises/ Junk
Day 2 - Cai Rang Floating Market
Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30am the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets.
On even dates, you will explore the small channels of the Mekong delta around Cai Be with a small sampan or by foot. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skillfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.
Meal: Lunch, Breakfast
Transport: Boat, Cruises/ Junk, Shuttle Bus
04 savoury meals, Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins, Mineral water placed in your cabin, Side trips on sampans as mentioned, Pick up and drop off
Other meals than mentioned, Laundry, Telephone calls and personal expenses, Tip and Travel Insurance
Original passport is required showing for check-in at hotel.
Minor program changes are sometimes necessary, depending on road and weather conditions
This trips will be operated by Mekong Eyes Cruises
Surcharge fee will be applied for single cabin: 78$