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Song Xanh Sampan – Cai Be – Chau Doc 3 days

Cai Be, Vietnam
3 Days
8
$406.00

Song Xanh Sampan - Cai Be - Chau Doc 3 days

$406.00
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Song Xanh Sampan – Cai Be – Chau Doc 3 days

Song Xanh Sampan – A unique authentic private Sampan!

Song Xanh Sampans are designed for travelers who are looking for Private Cruise experiences in the Mekong Delta. Five very unique and authentic Sampans are fully equipped with beautiful bamboo and rattan furniture to create a very charming atmosphere. Operated as private charter cruises for individuals, couples and families with children, each sampan will carry a charming rowing boat (“Xuong”), nicely designed for a deep exploration of the delta through numerous small canals and arroyos along the journey.

Song Xanh Sampan – Cai Be – Chau Doc 3 days by Victoria Cruises

Destinations: Ho Chi Minh City Cai Be Vinh Long Sa Dec Can Tho Chau Doc Mekong Delta

Exclusive private in Mekong Delta with Song Xanh Cruise by crusing through luxuriant islands, countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fishes, showing an intense activity on the river, visit local market, local house.

Trip Highlights

  • Cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables.
  • Visit an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta – Phu An Hamlet.
  • Walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses, Chinese temples and Vietnamese Dinh.
  • Cycling to discover deeper the inhabitants life style.

Detail Itinerary

Day 1 Cai Be - Phu An - Dong Hoa Hiep - Vinh Long - Sa Dec

Start at Cai Be Town Pier: 10.00 AM. Welcome on board and fresh towels are served. Journey begins with the visit to Cai Be colorful floating market, cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Visit to Ancient Mandarin House dating from 1890 with personal welcome by the House Owner. Stop at local home factories to observe the traditional procedure of making rice ice paste, coconut candies and other specialties.

Proceed to Phu An Hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta has to offer. Lunch at “Le Longanier”, a superb Indochinese villa located by the River, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations. Cruise on Tien Giang River, one of the two largest arms of the Mekong. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring about large networks of meandering rivers with countless arroyos and remaining unknown to many people.

Cruise on a small beautiful canal through water hyacinth plantations, followed by rowing boat for a cruise along a narrow canal passing by a local tiny village and fruit plantation. Visit further on the banks and visit one of the largest artisanal brick factory. Sa Dec Town appears as little “Venice” in the Mekong Delta with numerous narrow canals, and different kinds of trading activities.

Disembark for a very interesting visit at a beautiful ancient house or “Nha Co” dating from the early 19th century, home of Ong Huynh Thuy Le, former “lover” of famous French novelist Marguerite Duras.

A delicious dinner shall be served on board. Enjoy the first night on Mekong River.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan

On-board breakfast at 7.00 AM .

Disembark for a guided visit of the charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French old houses, Chinese temples and Vietnamese Dinh are dating from the last century.

Visit to the local market, one of the most attractive features in Vietnam.

Back on board to cruise upstream to Long Xuyen, a peaceful provincial town located on the Mekong banks. The cruise passes by several luxuriant islands, countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and vegetables, fishes, showing an intense activity on the river.

Approaching Long Xuyen, lunch is served on board.

Quick tour of Long Xuyen typical center before cruising further to “Cu Lao Ong Ho” (The Tiger Island) for a visit at Ton Duc Thang Museum, second president of Vietnam.

Proceed upstream on the Mekong River to Chau Doc. Optional stops on the banks for cycling tours to discover deeper the inhabitants life style.

Dinner at the Ancient House in the suburbs of Cho Moi.

Back on board in private sampan for your second night on the river.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
Activities: Biking

Early on-board breakfast while cruising to Chau Doc.

Cruise on a little arm of the Mekong where several traditional activities can be observed on the banks (artisanal boat factories, bamboo baskets making, palm leaves cutting, net fishing), as well as old Vietnamese temples dating from late 19th century.

Arrival at Chau Doc late in the morning. Located on the upper Mekong Delta, the town is 280 km south-west of Saigon onto the Cambodian border. With such proximity the local population is an eclectic mix of Cham, Khmer, Chinese and Vietnamese sharing different cultures and historical richness.

Disembark at Chau Doc main city pier 11.00 AM. End of services.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA

PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

Cancellation by Customer

  • 15 days before departure: 10% of total rates
  • From 7 to 14 days before departure: 50% of total rates
  • From 3 to 6 days before departure: 75% of total rates
  • Under 3 days before departure: 100% of total rates

Children Price & Extra Bed

  • Children aged 4 or less: Free of Charge
  • Children from the age of 5 to 12: 50% discount based on adult price
  • Children above 12 years old: Full price

Shuttle Bus

NA

Check-in

At noon

Check-out

At noon

Guide

English speaking guide

General

  • 24-hour Security
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reception
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception

Services

  • Baby cot
  • Bar
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Fresh flower
  • IDD at the reception
  • Restaurant

Activities on Board

  • Fishing

These are cruise properties for Song Xanh Sampan:

Specifications Song Xanh Sampan I Song Xanh Sampan II Song Xanh Sampan III Song Xanh Sampan IV
Building matertials
Operated since 2004 2004 2004 2004
Length 15 18 18 18
Width 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
Height NA NA NA NA
Depth NA NA NA NA
Dining Room Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bar/ Sundeck Yes Yes Yes Yes
Massage cabin NA NA NA NA
Crew 4 4 4 4
Capacity Max 2 2 adults and 2 young children or 4 adutls 2 adults and 2 young children 2 adults and 2 young children

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Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.

Price Includes

  • 3 day / 2 night cruise on private charter basic on “Song Xanh” sampan
  • 2 lunches, 2 dinners incl. 1 bottle of wine for 2 persons at an ancient house
  • Daily breakfast on board
  • Crew assistance
  • 1 English or French speaking guide
  • Bicycles and “Xuong” rowing boat rides
  • Cold towels, exotic seasonal fruits, hot green tea and two bottles of mineral water per person per day.

Price Excludes

  • Transfer: Ho CHi Minh – Cai Be Pier – 1 way (book in next step)
  • Individual Traveling Insurance
  • Personal Expenses during the cruise
  • Drinks during meals & cruise (soft drinks, beer, wine)
  • Tipping / Crew and Guide

Note: Hotels are subject to change due to availability. In that case we will choose equivalent accommodation

Meals: if you have any specific food requirements ( vegetarian, vegan, food allergies) please inform us in advance so that we can provide notice to our restaurant, tour guide, our partners so that they can server you better. If you are a food lover, Travelo Vietnam can be your culinary guide and provide you opportunity to savor tempting local food and world famous – dishes.

We can tailor make a tour that will best match your budget – the guide below serves as a reference point for you to decide how much to spend on this trip.

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As our price is set according to the length of itinerary and the detailed program given, we can make changes in this tour to help you keep your budget.
Below are some possible changes to make your tour fit better in your budget
we can customize this tour with shorter duration
some activities and tours can be in a group and non-private.
We can look into lower budget hotel for you without compromising the quality.
We can change the itinerary that fits your expectation and budget requirement.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

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How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

HIGHER BUDGET THAN THIS?

Budget higher than $(This Price) in per person?

Vietnam and Indochina has the utmost luxury hotels and other tour facilities to cater to your budget. For a budget higher than the one stated, we can make some of the following modification to your program based on your request.
Flights in Business or First Class flight (compared with Economy flight).
More luxury hotels/cruises or more luxury rooms in the same hotel/cruise. Standards of accommodation.
Longer stay at certain city based on your request.
Extra service or extra meals.
If you want to stay longer…
There are so many ways to extend your time in Vietnam and Indochina. Once you arrive, you won’t want to leave!
Make extra trip to Phu Quoc or Con Dao, two of our most beautiful islands. Etc…
Stay longer on your cruise trip to Halong Bay. Etc…
Stay extra days and relax at beachside resort. Etc…
Spend more time visiting northern mountain province.

How our prices work:

The price shown on tour program includes everything mentioned on the tour but excludes flight (domestic and international). Unlike other tour operators that include these flights in the program, we want to give you the option of customizing these flights based on your request. As flight cost will change from season to season, you will save a lot by looking into the flight after finalizing the tour and we can surely help search the best price flight for you.

All of the portion of the tour are private (unless otherwise stated): airport pick up, guided tour, etc. Price is based on 2 people travelling together so if you are a single person, the price may differ. We place a strong focus on both individualized experience and value for money – so please enjoy your tour booking process with us with peace of mind.

FLEXIBILITY:
Don’t see the date for this tour to suit your schedule? No problems, Create Your Own Date. Choose the dates that you want to travel and as long as you happy to open the tour to other people joining we will charge you the standard tour price – no markups!

CONDITIONS:

  1. You must have booked and paid your deposit for travel dates that are at least 1 to 3 months in the future. This just gives us time to promote the trip and find other people to join you.
  2. Create Your Own Date for this tour applies for bookings of two or more people only. If you are a solo traveller we can do our best to get a group for the dates you choose but we cannot guarantee standard pricing until we achieve a minimum of 2 people.
  3. This offer is subject to availability. In peak season we may not have the capability to add tour dates to our already busy schedule..

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