Saigon - Chau Doc by Song Xanh Sampan - 3 days

. Saigon - Cai be - Sadec - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc

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Song Xanh Sampan - Mekong River

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Sadec

Be picked up at your hotel at 8h00am and transfer to Cai Be by road. Start with a bicycle ride around this remote area, ending up at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river.
After lunch, start your leisurely cruise on the busy waterways, with stops along the way for glimpses of local cottage industries that provide a living for the river people.
Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional pottery factory where everything is made by hand.
Dinner is served on board. Enjoy your first night on board Song Xanh on the Mekong River.

  • Meals: Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan

Day 2: Sadec - Long Xuyen - Phu Tan

After breakfast served on board step ashore and take a stroll to the outdoor market.Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the novel and film The Lover by Marguerite Duras.
Back on board cruise up towards Long Xuyen along a narrow canal, passing several monkey bridges. Lunch is served on board.
Upon arrival in Long Xuyen, visit Tiger Island. Dinner is served at a local house. The owner welcomes you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic environment.
After dinner, return on board and resume your cruise towards Chau Doc. Your boat sails until around 10:00 pm before anchoring for the night.

  • Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner
  • Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan

Day 3: Phu An - Chau Doc

Breakfast is served on board while your sampan cruises towards Chau Doc. Proceed to Chau Doc and checkout upon arrival. 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 

Song Xanh Sampan

No of Participants
2-3 pax (US$/person) 4 pax up (US$/person)
Low Season (June - Sep) US$525 US$515
High Season (Oct - May) US$515 US$495

Important information

What's included ?

Price Includes

  • 2 night on Song Xanh Sampan
  • Private Saigon - Cai Be transfer
  • Personalized customer service with 24/7 hotline support
  • Meals during the cruise
  • English speaking guide on board
  • All entrance 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

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Cancellation Policy

  • More than 30 days prior to check-in: 20% of total rates
  • From 15 to 29 days prior to check-in: 75% of total rates
  • Less than 15 days prior to check-in/No-Show: 100% of total rates

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