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Mekong Cruise by Mien tay sampan Saigon - Phnompenh 4 days -
Destination: Ho chi minh - Mytho - Caibe - Long xuyen - Chau doc - Phnompenh
Duration: 4 days / 3 nights
Tour code: MCV22

Boat description:


Mien Tay sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 20 m and wide of 4 m , made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.

For a pleasant and long cruise in comfortable conditions, the sampan is equiped 5 cabins twin with 1 well ventilated compartment which could be used as a diner room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for group of 2 to 16 persons maximum; besides one kitchen, three restrooms with showers, one terrace on the deck, a five- person- crew included the captain, one mechanic, the chiefcook, one sailor and one guide, are at  your service .

Passengers on Mien Tay will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of  aquatic life anywhere they  go with  the sampan.


Decks                    2 : Main, Upper (75m2).

Engines                 1 YANMAR

Propulsion             150 HP( inboard) 

Electricity              220 Volt

Built                     2002
Reservoir              5.000 litres of water


Day 1 : Saigon -My Tho-Cai Be(L,D)

-08h00: pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for My Tho (70km).

-10h00: boarding the on MIEN TAY boat in My Tho.. , welcome drink and check in MIEN TAY boat…
-The tourist can biking or walking for visit the Thoi Son Island and take a paddle boat though the small canals ,enjoy the tropical fruits. Lunch on board.

-Then cruise for Cai Be … Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the TIEN river. Dinner and nite on board in Cai Be…


Day 2 :   Cai Be- Vinh Long – Tra On (B,L,D)

After breakfast . Explore the lively Cai Be floating market in early morning.Walking  for visit the handicraft village of the local people . Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits. Boat flowing to LONG XUYEN via SADEC , walking for visit Sadec town,where Margueritte Duras's famous novel Lover was set and made famous by the film L’Amant, the Marguerite Duras story .and explore this town. Visit a bonsai garden.and the local market. Lunch on board. Cruise continue to Longxuyen.Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs and sunset cruise.Dinner  and Nite on board in LONGXUYEN. 


 Day 3: Can Tho - HCMC (B,L)

-Breakfast on board. Then explore the Tra On market then boat continue for Cantho. Visit Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. A small boat will take you through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.

-Return the the boat for lunch. Then disembark  and drive   to Chau Doc. Overnight at  hotel in Chau Doc.


Day 4 : Chau Doc - Phnom Penh (B)

After breakfast, we transfer to boat pier for deparutre to Phnom Penh by speed boat . The boat leave 7.00 am, arrive in Phnom Penh  around12.00.  End of tour


Cost in USD per person based on  private cruise, valid from 1 Sep. 2011 – 31 Dec. 2011 Dec. 2011


No of pax





9- 10

in USD







Cost in USD per person based on  private cruise, valid from 1 Jan. 2012 to 30 Oct. 2012


No of pax





9- 10

in USD








Cruise includes:

3 days cruise on private boat  Mien Tay Sampan

2 nights on board and 1 night at 3* hotel in Chau doc

Speed boat ticket Chau doc - Phnompenh

English / French speaking guide on board

All tour & Transfers in private air-conditioned vehicles

Meals as indicated in the itinerary  with local foods (B= breakfast; L=Lunch; D = Dinner)

Mineral water & Cold Towel

Admission fees and permits where applicable

Government taxes and Service Charge


Cruise excludes:

Pre/post trip arrangement

Visa  in Vietnam Vietnam visa arrangement (upon request visa on arrival at 15 USD, not including stamping fee at 25 USD)

 Visa in Cambodia ( available at the border at 20 USD/visa )

Travel insurance

Other personal expenses such as Telephone, Laudry bills, soft drink during meals

Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year

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MCV20: Mekong cruise by Private Mientay sampan 3 days -
MCV21: Mientay sampan 3 days: Saigon- Mytho-Caibe-Sadec-Longxuyen -
MCV23: Mekong cruise by Mientay sampan Saigon - Phu quoc 3 days -

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