Available on all odd dates (e.g. Sept. 3,5,9 etc.) on Mekong Eyes Classic, every Thursday on Mekong Eyes Explorer and daily on our Gecko Eyes and Dragon Eyes Cruisers.
We pick you up at your hotel in Saigon (district 1 and parts of district 3) and will take you back there after your cruise. The drive to / from Cai Be takes about 2 hours, to / from Can Tho about 4 hours.
Option 2: Cruise from Can Tho to Cai Be with a sampan excursion
Our classic route. After the transfer from Saigon to Can Tho we receive you with a refreshing welcome drink and show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. While you enjoy lunch, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
In the afternoon we show you typical Mekong Delta sceneries on a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong River. The cruise boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. You stay overnight on board on your compfortable river cruiser.
On day 2 the cruise vessel sets off at 6.30h for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits or building wooden ships on the yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
After breakfast, we explore the canals of the Mekong Delta around Cai Be with a small sampan or by foot. After the excursion it is time to start the journey back to Saigon. From Cai Be we travel by road transfer back to Saigon. In Vinh Long you say good bye to the Mekong Delta with a lunch break offering typical Mekong Delta dishes.
This tour is available on all odd dates (e.g. Sept. 3,5,9 etc.) on Mekong Eyes Classic, every Thursday on Mekong Eyes Explorer and daily on our Gecko Eyes and Dragon Eyes Cruisers.
Route and excursions may be subjects to changes without prior notice.
Our tours include
- Road transfer from / to Saigon
- Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
- 4 savoury meals
- Mineral water placed in your cabin
- Free flow of coffee and tea
- Side trips on sampans as mentioned in the itineraries.
Drinks are not included in the price (except the mineral water in your cabin and coffee / tea).