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Sadec - Cai Be - My Tho

3 days
Le Cochinchine
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Good For: Cruise on Mekong river good for all tourists who really learn deeply floating Market and local life along Mekong Delta River in Vietnam. 
Welcome on board Le Cochinchine, the midrange ship provides modern and well-furnished accommodation.  The junk features spacious sundeck for panoramic views of Mekong Delta, myriad activities ashore such as biking through countryside roads, visiting floating market, handicraft village, fruit orchards so guests can truly feel the allure of the region. Plus the personalized care by the staff, the ship show you how a truly Vietnam vacation is supposed to be!

The boats

We have three boats named Le Cochinchine No.1, no.2 & no.3 respectively. Le Cochinchine 2 makes a good representation for all. It is a modern and tastefully designed river boat. Built in traditional style, Le Cochinchine 2 measures around 30 meters long from bow to stern and has two 420 HP engines, making it a very powerful and safe river vessel.

The cabins

Le Cochinchine offers a unique and fulfilling way to explore endless waterway of Mekong River. All our cabins are equipped with clean private toilet, hot water and air-conditioner. Le Cochinchine boats also have spacious sun desks for guests to relax and savor panoramic views of Mekong Delta.

Onboard experience 

Especially, Le Cochinchine brings its guests into close contact with local people from every corner of the delta. With Le Cochinchine, you will have ample opportunity to see Mekong Delta in its authenticity, bike around quaint villages and sample local food, all in an unforgettable vacation. Your "floating Le Cochinchine hotel" will get you insight of this exotic land.

Onboard information

For your safety and comfort, we are operating a strict non-smoking policy indoors. Smoking is allowed in outside areas only, eg the Sundeck Safety instruction signs are available in all cabins and public areas. Life jackets are kept in your wardrobe and also in main public areas. In case of emergency, each passenger is requested to proceed at once to the muster stations indicated with signs and await instructions.
Le Cochinchine Cruise is equipped with 220 volt electricity, with European and American standard sockets. Other types of electrical adaptors are available upon request.
Bottled water is provided in all cabins daily. The ship also brings along enough city water for daily use during the entire trip.

Passenger Cabins and fact sheet

• Length: 33m
• Width: 7m 
• Home port: Saigon
• Build in Vietnam: 2006

Cabin Types

·         05 private cabins with toilet and air-conditioning inside (5 family cabin, with twin beds, 3pax per cabin, max. 15pax).
·         12 private cabins with toilet and air-conditioning inside (8 twin, 2 double, 2 family cabin, max. 24pax +  more 4pax in the case 4pax accepted to stay in each family cabin).
14 private cabins with toilet and air-conditioning inside (8 twin, 4 double, 2 family cabin, max. 28pax based on twin share + more 4pax in the case 4pax accepted to stay in each family cabin).

Facilities in room

In a classy wooden setting, each room is equipped with modern amenities as:
•           Private bathroom with hot water, hair-dryer
•           Air-conditioning
•           Mosquito net
•           Complimentary drinking water


The Le Cochinchine Restaurant brings you delicious meals with all local delicacies: deep-fried elephant-ear fish, crispy spring rolls, fish grilled in banana leaf, squid, crab or scallop with cream sauce, sweet-sour soup with sesbania flower, etc. All will please your taste. 
Day 1: Embark Sa Dec – Cai Be (Meals: L,D)

11h00am: arrive Sa Dec, visit Sa Dec town where Marguerite Duras's famous novel Lover was set and made famous by the film L’Amant, the Marguerite Duras story and explore this town. 
Visit the lively Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras. 
Visit a bonsai garden by walking or biking along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, and vegetable farms, fish farms.
13:00: embark Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat, welcome drink and check in cabin.
Lunch served on board.
After lunch, cruise depart from Sa Dec to Cai Be via My Thuan, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river. Up to river tide, stop en route to visit brickyard handricarft villages along the Mekong River.
Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif. 
Dinner and overnight on board in Cai Thia – Hoa Khanh. 

Day 2: Cai Be – My Tho (Meals: B,L,D)
Breakfast on board while seeing activities on Mekong River in Cai Be in the sunrise.
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.
After breakfast, explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the morning.
Walking for visit a handicraft village of the local people then sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Continue boat trip to Mekong Lodge – an eco-resort Mekong Lodge includes more than 40 private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10000 m2 lays just beside the Tien River.
Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities and preparing lunch for their families.
Return Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat.
Lunch served on board.
After lunch, cruise depart from Cai Be to My Tho via Ngu Hiep island.
02h30pm: arrive Ngu Hiep island. Disembark and leisure biking or walking tour on this island seeing daily life and local people’s activities. Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river.
Dinner and overnight on board between Ngu Hiep island and My Tho.
Day 3: My Tho – Disembark (Meals: B,L)
In the morning, the noise of the boats wake you up, watch the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river, breakfast on board. 
Continue cruising to My Tho.
After breakfast, check out luggages to small motor boat to explore one of the islands in My Tho. 
The guests can 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.
10:00am: boat transfer returned to My Tho tourist pier, disembark then get back the car for Saigon or another destination. 

Package Prices ($) (From 01/01 To 31/12)

Tour package2 - 3pax4 -7pax8 - 28pax 
Price$408$371$359Book a pack

What's included

  • English or French speaking guide on board
  • Boat cruising featured in the program in details
  • All meals as mentioned (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and overnight on board, 
  • All entrance fees,
  • Walking or biking tour up to health’s situation of clients. 

What's excluded

  • Route transfers
  • beverages/drinks
  • tourist insurances
  • tips
  • personal expenses
  • Any service not mentioned in the Inclusion.
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