Mekong cruise by Le cochinchine 2 days: Can tho - Caibe-
Destination: Ho chi minh - Can tho - Caibe
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Tour code: MCV2
TECHNIQUE of LE COCHINCHINE III :
LE COCHINCHINE III is entirely made of wood in a hull built of Oak (go sao), Long of 33 m and wide of 7m00 , the Vietnamese essence traditionnally used for quality ships and now a rare deed and is powered by an isuzu (450 HP) engines and 1 generator ISUZU 55KVA (220V-50HZ) .
It accommodates 28 passengers in 12 cabins including
8 Twin cabins
2 Double cabins
2 Family cabins ( each with 1 double bed & 2 single bed )
All cabins are equiped with air- condition, private bathroom with hot water
1 living room
A wide upper deck for contemplate sunset with an aperitif
The ship has been launched in june 2008 and construction is scheduled to be finished by september 08.
LE COCHINCHINE III is equipped with heat exchangers for hot water piloted by an automat that ensures constant shower water pressure and temperature. She brings along city water in sufficient.
Day 1:Saigon – Can tho – Mang thit - Caibe ( L,D )
8:00 Am pick up at your hotel in Saigon, transfer to Can tho
12 00 AM, Boarding and check-in with welcome drink. Lunch on board. The cruise continues to Mang Thit via Tra On.
Disembark for a walk or bike ride on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's activities in Lach village. Mekong Delta’s countryside is a network of small tracks linking small villages and remote farms and houses together, which go through lush vegetation and cross small bridges. Nearly everywhere is an opportunity to stop for an enthusiastic welcome by local people and kids, a picture of the nature at its wildest or a delightful tasting of fruits or local products.
Back on board for the cruise goes further to Cai Be. 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
Day 2: Cai Be – Saigon ( B )
After breakfast on board with splendid sunrise on the Mekong, explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the early morning. Then visit a handicraft village, discover typical houses and sample various tropical fruits, and walk through villages and fruit orchards.
The car and driver pick up you, transfer to hotel in Saigon. Drop off at your hotel. End of tour.
Cost in USD per person based on twin/double sharing, valid from 1st Dec. 2012 to 30th Oct. 2013
No of pax
English / French speaking guide on boat
Round trip of private transfer from Saigon
2 days 1 night cruise in twin/ double cabin by Le Cochinchine Cruise
2 days cruise with stops and visits as stated in the itinerary
Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L= lunch; D = diner)
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Biking, Sampan boat ride
Pre/post trip arrangement
Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and Our Lunar New Year