Destination: Ho chi minh - Mytho - Caibe - Sadec - Longxuyen - rachgia - Phu quoc
Duration: 3 days / 2 nights
Tour code: MCV23
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
Reservoir 5.000 litres of water
Day 1 : Can Duoc - My Tho - Cai Be. (L,D)
08h00 ,Pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for Can Duoc.(35km) Then embarking our boat .Depart for Cho Gao .Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery .Lunch on board, Arrive in Chogao.walking around the local market .In My Tho. Visit the Thoi Son island ,walk throught the island,trying native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people.Then take a brief sampan ride throught palm-shaded creeks .Then embarking in Mientay boat(13h00).Lunch on board. Then boat depart for Cai Be, the magnificent sunset on the river .Dinner and overnight on board.
Day .2: Cai Be-Sa Dec (3hrs)-Long Xuyen (6 hrs).(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 overnight on board in long xuyen.
Day.3 : Long Xuyen- Rach gia - Phu Quoc (B)
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. Return the boat. Disembark at 11h00 . Then drive to RACH GIA(60km).13h00 Take the speedboat for Phu Quoc island. End of tour.
Costin USD per person based on private cruise, valid from 1 Sep. 2011 – 31 Dec. 2011 Dec. 2011
No of pax
Costin USD per person based on private cruise, valid from 1 Jan. 2012 to 30 Oct. 2012
No of pax
3 days cruise on private boat Mien Tay Sampan
Speed boat ticket Rach Gia – Phu Quoc
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
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)
Other personal expenses such as Telephone, Laudry bills, soft drink during meals
Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year