SAIGON - SA DEC - VINH LONG - CAI BE - MY THO - SAI GON
4 DAYS | 3 NIGHTS
From sizzling Saigon, take a cruise along the Mekong River and explore the scenic rice fields, waterways and colorful markets of the Mekong Delta. Visit of Sa Dec, the old-fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and Cai Be, one of the biggest floating markets in the delta. The best way to experience Mekong Delta's endless waterways is none other than an overnight cruise.
Upon arrival at Tan Son Nhat International Airport, you will be met our guide and transferred to hotel for check-in. Free at leisure till welcome dinner at a local restaurant.
Overnight in Saigon.
We leave the bustle of the city behind for a journey of exploring scenic rice fields, waterways and colorful markets of the Mekong Delta. Upon Sadec arrival around 11h30. We embark on board L’AMANT on time to enjoy a delectable lunch and get acquainted with the crew.
In the early afternoon, visit Sa Dec, the old‐fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and where the French Writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood. Stop to visit the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the “house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’novel L’AMANT, before heading to a Chinese temple and stopping at the tomb of L’AMANT. Finally, pass‐by the school where Margerite’s mother has taught as well as the house where she used to live with her children.
On the way back, stroll through the lively market streets of this fascinating town. Return on board L’AMANT and depart to Vinh Long while watching the sunset from sundeck. Early evening, the boat will anchor in Cai Be. Dinner on board followed by the projection of the film “L’Amant” or “Indochine”. Overnight on board of L’AMANT.
The boat heads towards My Tho while breakfast is being served. Upon arrival, it’s time to check‐out before getting on a local boat for a cruise along islets and tropical orchards. Cruise through the canal of Xep and reach a small island where a horse‐drawn cart will wait for you. Enjoy a tour through the island and discover small villages. Stop en route to taste tropical fruits and visit a bee farm then continue on a rowing boat through the narrow, tree‐lined canals of the River. Visit handicraft villages, a coconut candy factory before returning on shore.
The visit ends at around 11h00, we drive back to Saigon and the rest of the day is free at leisure.
Overnight in Saigon.
After breakfast, you are free at leisure until the time to transfer to the airport for your flight out.
Ground transfers by private air-conditioned vehicles
Accommodation based on twin/double sharing room with daily breakfast
1 nights on L’AMANT LUXURY CRUISE
All meals mentioned in the itinerary
English speaking guide throughout the itinerary
All entrance fees, boat trip, rowing boat as indicated in itinerary
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