Mekong Funan Cruise
3 Days » Long Xuyen - Sadec - Cai Be
- Explore various famous floating markets, the characteristic of the life of the western region, as Long Xuyen and Cai Be
- Discover the highlights of the charming Sa Dec Town
- Get a closer insight into the locals' life in fish farms, crocodile farm, handicraft village and brickyard handricarft villages
- Great time to visit tropical fruit orchards and sample abundant specialties
- Admire the lively wild life and realistic landscapes along the Mekong River
|Day 1||Long Xuyen - Sa Dec||Arrive Long Xuyen, visit a crocodile farm, visit Long Xuyen floating villages & Ong Ho island, embark on Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat, cruise to Sa Dec||Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 2||Sa Dec - My Thuan - Cai Be||Visit Sa Dec town, cruise to Cai Thia, stop to visit brickyard handicarft villages||Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner|
|Day 3||Cai Be - Disembark||Explore Cai Be floating market, visit a handicraft village, take a boat to Mekong Lodge & River View Restaurant, back to Saigon||Breakfast|
Long Xuyen - Sa Dec
Activities: Arrive Long Xuyen, visit a crocodile farm, visit Long Xuyen floating villages & Ong Ho island, embark on Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat, cruise to Sa Dec
Meal: Lunch, Dinner
11h00 – 11:30am: Arrive Long Xuyen, visit a crocodile farm in Mekong, then our small boat pick up and boat trip to see Long Xuyen floating villages & 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 .
12:30pm – 01:00pm: Boarding on Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat in Long Xuyen, welcome drink and check in cabin.
Lunch on board. Then cruise to Sa Dec. Enjoy the beautiful scenery, picturesque boats ballet and ferry crossings over Mekong River branches, wild life on the banks, and the magnificent sunset on the river.
Dinner and overnight on board in Sa Dec.
Sa Dec - My Thuan - Cai Be
Activities: Visit Sa Dec town, cruise to Cai Thia, stop to visit brickyard handicarft villages
Meal: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
After breakfast on board with splendid sunrise on the Mekong, boat trip to Sa Dec town - a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river.
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, 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.
Return to the boat & back on board.
Lunch served on board.
Cruise to Cai Thia via My Thuan. You can see My Thuan Bridge – a construction builded up with the cooperation of Australian Government.
Up to river tide, stop en route to visit brickyard handricarft villages a long the Mekong River.
Dinner and night on board in Cai Thia or Cai Be, up to river tide.
Cai Be - Disembark
Activities: Explore Cai Be floating market, visit a handicraft village, take a boat to Mekong Lodge & River View Restaurant, back to Saigon
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.
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 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.
10h00am: Disembark 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.