Cai Be - Sadec - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc by Authentic Sampan - 3 days

. Saigon - Cai be - Sadec - Long Xuyen

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Full Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Cai Thia - Sadec

8:15-8:30 A.M: Pick up at your hotel in HCM City and transfer you to Mekong.
Embark Authentic Mekong sampan and welcome drink around 10:30 A.M.
We take a morning junk trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island to explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the traditional House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house.
Then, go ashore to visit the local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
Authentic Mekong sampan boat sets sails toward Sa Dec while luch is served.
We embark on Cai Thia for a pleasure walk/ ride a bike on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's daily activities in My Thuan island.
Authentic Mekong sampan moors midstream for the night in Sa Dec.
Diner and overnight on boat.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Authentic Sampan Cruise

Day 2: Sadec - Long Xuyen

Rising up early for another nice day. We contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on boat.
Then, we take small boat to visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river.
Continue to the heart of Sa Dec town to visit the Sa Dec local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.
Walks/Cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sadec flower village and local industries.
Back to boat and enjoy welcome back drink while lunch is served.
Authentic Mekong sampan set sails through the canals of Lapvo with a magnificent landscape that come along the river banks: rural walks, farming, nursering farm, fishing, boating, smiling school children all in full swing.
Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat.
Diner while Authentic Mekong sampan cruises towards Longxuyen.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Authentic Sampan

Day 3: Long Xuyen - Chau Doc

Breakfast on board.
Transfer you by small boat to explore Long Xuyen floating market.
Visit the OngHo Island – a small island by the Mekong River enjoy the scenery and walk/cycle to visit villages the island, passing by farmers, children, villagers tendering their life. See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. You will have the opportunity to discover a side of Delta life.
Disembark for your departure around 11h00. Proceed to Chau Doc and continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds. After visiting Tra Su forest, we get back to Chau Doc. End of services.
Note*: from Chau Doc, you can take the bus back to Saigon or Speedy boat to Phnom Penh. All services can be arranged with surcharge.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: N/A

Tour Price/person 

Authentic Sampan Cruise

No of Participants
2-3 pax (US$/person) 4 pax up (US$/person)
Cai Be - Sadec - Cai Be 3 days (Private boat) US$435 US$410
Extra Services Unit Rate
Private 4 seats car Saigon - Pier 1 US$75
Private 7 or 16 seats van Saigon - Pier 1 US$90

Important information

What's included ?

Price Includes

  • 2 nights on Authentic Sampan
  • Personalized customer service with 24/7 hotline support
  • Meals during the cruise
  • English speaking guide on board
  • All entrace fees, biking, aperitif
  • Sampan boat ride

Price Excludes

  • Road transfer
  • Drinks and beverage
  • Other services not mentioned above.
  • Personal expenses, tips and gratuities

Children Rates

  • Children from 6 to 11 years-old: 50% of price of adult for cruise booking.
  • Child under 6 years-old: Free of charge (sharing with parent, maximum 1 child in one cabin)
Note*: The rate for children applicable for one child sharing a twin or double cabin with two adults

Terms and Conditions

Payment Terms

  • Deposit of 20% is required upon confirmation
  • Balance due must be paid 15 days before date of departure


  • More than 30 days prior to check-in: 10% of total rates
  • From 8 to 29 days prior to check-in: 25% of total rates
  • From 03 to 7 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 03 days prior to check-in/No-Show: 100% of total rates

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