up from your hotel in Saigon City.
1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Vinh Long
departing from pier in front of Cuu Long hotel at around
Upon embarkation, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton
The cruise starts crossing the wide Co Chien River, one
the largest arm of the Mekong River. We will enter Dong
Phu canal, passing along An Binh and Binh Hoa Phuc
islands famous for their fruits orchards plantations.
Our first stop will be made at Tam Ho bonsais garden.
We will proceed the cruise on a very narrow canal to
have a closer observation of the beautiful landscapes
and luxuriant vegetation. These evergreen islands among
the Mekong River bring about large networks of
meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos,
and remaining unknown to many people.
We will reach Cai Be, cruising through the colorful
floating market among local boats carrying all kind of
fruits and vegetables.
You sampan will proceed to Phu An hamlet passing by
ancient Cai Be church overlooking the river. A stop on
the way at local home factories will allow you to
discover how rice paste is made as well as rice and coco
A delicious lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a
superb Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical
garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards.
Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried
Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried
Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay
Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. (For other menus, please
After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the
excursion will end at around 4pm at Ba Bon bridge.
During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea,
mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served
on board free of charge.
back to Saigon City. End of service.
**** During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green
tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be
served on board free of charge.
|Prices quoted in US$ nett per person|
|2 - 3 pax
||4 - 6 pax
||7 - 9 pax
||10 - 15 pax|
|Nov - May
|Jun - Oct
Inclusion of the trip
Private transportation from Saigon City
Tour guide escort from Saigon City
1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis
Fresh cotton towels
Fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise
Lunch (as per menu described), visits mentioned, crew assistance, VAT and service charge
Exclusion of the trip
Description of our Services:
Sampans "Cai Be Princess" (I, II, III, IV, V)
Capacity 30 pax / Dimensions: 13m long x 2.8m wide /
ideal for small groups or individual travellers - Daily
Private chartered cruises (no join-in) from 1 up to 3
days (with overnight at local houses).
Sampans "Mekong Princess" (I & II)
Capacity 45 pax / Dimensions: 15m long x 3m wide / ideal
for groups, equipped with toilets on board - Daily
Private chartered Cruises (special itineraries possible
In this respect, Mekong Horizon has developped a range
of products, activities and projects that:
negative economic, environmental and social impacts.
economic benefits for local people, enhances the
community and improves working conditions.
local people in the decision-making process.
to the conservation of the environment and cultural
an enjoyable tourism experience and opportunity for
tourists to meet locals.
tourists with a greater understanding of local
cultural, social and environmental issues.
access for physically challenged tourists.
respect between tourists and hosts, while building
Today, the company operates an own-built flottila of 11
boats with designs and styles reflecting true authentic
ancient "sampans", using materials such as
rattan, bamboo and exotic wood.