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Le Cochinchine Cruise Tour 2 Days/1 Night

$230 - $265
Saigon - Cai Be - Can Tho - Tra On

The Mekong River running through the Indo-China Peninsula is the representative mega-river in Southeast Asia. The basin originate in Tibetan mountains of China, and includes other five countries, Myanmer, Laos, Thailand, Cambodia, and Vietnam. Le Cochinchine Cruise will take you to discover more about the daily lives of the people in Mekong Delta and also enjoy the beautiful sceneries of this Delta.

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

Pick up and transfer to Cai Be - Vinh Long.
11.30 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 Culao BINH HOA PHUOC. Le Cochinchine sets sail to Cantho via Cho LACH and TRAON.

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 nite on board in TRA ON.
 

Day 2: Tra On- Cantho - Saigon (B)

Rising up to the sound of River and Mekong Delta coming to life for another lovely day we enjoy the sunset. After 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 beautiful scenery 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. Transfer back to Saigon, end of the tour.

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person
Cabin 
Joining boat
Single supplement
2 persons
3 - 7 persons
8 - 12 persons up
Double/ Twin
265
245
230
105
 

Includes

  • Double Cabin on Cruise
  • Meals as mentioned in the tour program
  • Car or bus transfer
  • Entrance fees
  • English speaking tour guide on Cruise

Excludes

  • Personal expenses, drinks, single cabin.

General Information  

Conceived as the traditional rice-barges that fill the Mekong waterways, Le Cochinchine is an elegant and delightful river boat that promises a peaceful and highly comfortable journey along the many canals of the Mekong Delta. All dressed-up in shiny wood, it perfectly fits in the amazing surrounding landscapes one takes pleasure in contemplating while lazing on the upper deck. Thanks to a utterly caring crew, travelers will enjoy a high quality personalised service. On board Le Cochinchine, time seems to have stopped to transport travelers to a magical world.


Cruising with Le Cochinchine  7 cabins  

Le Cochinchine cruises up-close the wonders of the Mekong Delta. Journeys give travelers an authentic insight into the life of this amazing area and it inhabitants, regulated by the river flow. Cruises on board Le Cochinchine are a genuine exploration filled with discoveries and encounters in a delightful and highly comfortable setting aboard a flamboyant river barge.


Location  

Places Mekong Delta (Cai Be, Sa Dec, Cho Lach, Tra On, Can
Tho, Long Xuyen, Chau Doc, etc.)

Base station Cái Bè, Tiền Giang Province

Distance from/to Ho Chi Minh City 120 km

Distance from /to HCM International Airport 130 km

Transportation Shuttle bus from/to Ho Chi Minh; private transfers on request (not included in the cruising package)


Technical Characteristics  

Date of conception 2007

Length 27,3 m Width 5,5 m Number of cabins 7
Capacity 15 passengers Engine YANMAR 240 CV Speed during the cruise 10 km/h
Electricity on board 220  volt,  standard  continental  plugs,  adapters  on request
 

Facilities  

Lower deck 4 cabins
Kitchen

Upper deck 3 cabins Restaurant Bar
Terraces at the stern and at the bow

Solarium Lounge chairs with mattresses and pillows

Annexes Bicycles
Motorised row boat


Accommodation  


 Double cabins (double beds and twin beds), single cabins, possible connected cabins

 Individual Air con
 Fan
 Lockers
En-suite bathroom with:     
Shower, bowl sink 
WC

Bath linen and toiletries


Services on board  

Crew 5 people including 1 cruise manager / guide, 1 captain,
1 chef

Languages spoken on board English, French

Food Delicate array of Asian dishes, international influences

Beverages Selection of famous French, Italian and Australian wines, alcoholic and non-alcoholic cocktails, fruit juices, soft drinks,  teas   and   coffees (drinks   not   included   in packages)

Passengers services Foot Massage (complimentary)


Activities  

  • Cycling
  • Walking
  • Visiting place
  •  Motorised row boat excursions


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