Mekong Funan Cruise
3 Days » Cai Be - Sadec - Long Xuyen
- Enjoy an authentic Vietnamese culture in Cai be & Long Xuyen floating market and floating villages
- Pay a visit to a lot of interesting highlights as old house, Cu Lao Ong Ho museum, fish farms, etc
- See how to make the traditional products in brickyard handricarft villages
- Explore Sa Dec town with its bonsai garden & food market
- Admire striking scenery along the Mekong River
|Day 1||Embark Cai Be – Sa Dec||Arrive in Cai Be, explore Cai Be floating market, visit a handicraft village, visit Mekong Lodge and River View Restaurant, depart Cai Be for Sa Dec, stop to visit brickyard handricarft villages||Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 2||Sa Dec – Long Xuyen||Visit Sa Dec town with its food market & bonsai garden, get to Long Xuyen||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 3||Long Xuyen - Disembark||Explore Long Xuyen floating markets & floating villages, take a boat to Ong Ho island & explore it||Breakfast|
Embark Cai Be – Sa Dec
Activities: Arrive in Cai Be, explore Cai Be floating market, visit a handicraft village, visit Mekong Lodge and River View Restaurant, depart Cai Be for Sa Dec, stop to visit brickyard handricarft villages
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
10h00am: Arrive Cai Be, small motor boat trip 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 more than 40 private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10.000 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.
Embark Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat, welcome drink and check in cabin.
Lunch served on board.
After lunch, cruise depart from Cai Be to Sa Dec via My Thuan, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river. Up to river tide, stop en route to visit brickyard handricarft villages a long the Mekong River.
Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif .
Dinner and overnight on board in Sa Dec.
Sa Dec – Long Xuyen
Activities: Visit Sa Dec town with its food market & bonsai garden, get to Long Xuyen
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Breakfast on board while seeing activities on Mekong River in Sa Dec in the sunrise.
After breakfast, 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 Magueritte 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.
Cruise continue to Long Xuyen. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs and sunset cruise.
Dinner and nite on board in Long Xuyen.
Long Xuyen - Disembark
Activities: Explore Long Xuyen floating markets & floating villages, take a boat to Ong Ho island & explore it
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 our small boat pick up and boat trip to explore Long Xuyen floating markets & floating villages for colors, smells and tastes, and they gather together countryside people for sharing goods and news from families living often in remote places: an authentic Vietnamese culture experience.
Continue boat trip to Ong Ho island (Cu Lao Ong Ho - Museum of the 2nd President of the Vietnam), bike ride on the footpaths of the countryside of Ong Ho island to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's activities and the small arroyos on the island. Visit the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river.
10:00am: Check out, disembark and boat transfer returned to Long Xuyen dock, then get back the car for Saigon or another destination. END TOUR.
- English or French speaking guide on board, boat cruising featured in the program in details, all meals as mentionned (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and overnight on board, all entrance fees, walking or biking tour up to health’s situation of clients.