Tour name: Le Cochinchine
Mekong Delta Cruise
Tour Code: MKL1
Duration: 2 Days/ 1 Nights
Tour starts from:
Tour ends in: Hanoi
Travel tips on Le Cochinechine Mekong Cruise
Mekong river - The longest river in Indochina is divided into nine tributaries
within Vietnamese territory and has given birth to the vast Mekong Delta. The
Mekong Delta is often referred as the ‘rice bowl’ and the ‘garden of heaven’,
because of its rich soil which is the breeding ground for dozens of vegetables,
fruit and flowers. A visit to this region allows you to experience the ‘life on
the water’ of the local people. Because of periodical floods the local people
adapted their lives to the water. Visits to their floating houses, floating
schools, floating markets you will be overwhelmed by their wet rice
civilization. Our team will provide you with all the information you are
interested in as we sail downstream the canals of the Mekong River. We then join
the busy floating market, visit luxuriant orchards, enjoy tropical fruits right
in the gardens, try delicious dishes, and spend the night on board in this fascinating setting.
fact, the Mekong Delta is one of the most beautiful landscapes among the
Vietnam’s highlights. A deep discovery of the region will bring you an
unforgettable and valuable experience of our country. Our special cruise not
only gets you deep into The Mekong Delta but also experience local life in all
its facets. Immerse your self in the rich culture of the Mekong Delta and enjoy
your overnights on board are spectacular memories to take home.
The suggested itinerary that you will find on this page is just a common
example of what your trips could be like. Our programs are flexible and can be
changed upon your request, 2 or 3 nights can be arranged.
Day 1 :
Ho Chi Minh city - Cai Be - Can Tho (L/D)
8 : 20 AM Pick up at your hotel in
Minh city. Depart for Cai Be by A/c private car.
11.30 AM boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink
Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Cruising amongst the mazes of
waterway to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people.
Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Arrive in Vinh Long island we then embark on a walk or bike for sightseeing
tour of the Cu lao BINH HOA PHUOC
Le Cochinchine sets sail to Cantho via Cho LACH and TRA ON.
Disembark Cho LACH village. Embark on a pleasant walking or biking on the
footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local
people's activities. Enroute to visit a cottage industry , a local farm and
sample seasonal fruits.
Cruise to continue to Mang Thit . Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the
river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery
and the aperitifs, sunset cruise .
A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches
. Dinner and overnight on board in TRA ON.
Day 2 :
Tra On - Can Tho - Vinh Long (B/L/_)
Rising up to the sound of River and Mekong Delta coming to life for another
lovely day we enjoy the sunset.
breakfast, we cruise along the cannels and visit a village on the bank of Co Chien or, an opportunity to appreciate the way of life of the local inhabitants,
and their hospitality
Leisurely cruise up the bassac river (Hau Giang river) while enjoying the
Arriving Cantho, we explore the CaiRang market, one of the most bustling
floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats ladden fruits
barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Boat
through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards,ship
building yards, local markets in full swing.
11h00 Check out and disembark the boat. Meet the car . Transfer to the local
restaurant for lunch. Return to Ho chi Minh with stop over at the bonsai garden
in Mytho. Finish the trip at your hotel around 17 : 00 PM. End of services.
Price in Details
A/c private car/van for pick up,
transfer & sightseeing as per program.
Full board packages as indicated
in the program as B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner.
1 night on board in Twin or
English/French speaking guide
What to bring
Camera + Film
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