Mekong Eyes Cruise on Mekong River 3 Days from April 2020 to September 2020

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Day 1 - Saigon to Mekong

Meals: Lunch - Dinner

Overnight: Mekong Eyes Classic Cruise

The Mekong Eyes cruise offers the most luxurious chance to sleep peacefully aboard ship as you journey deep into the mighty delta. This is an opportunity unavailable to most visitors to the Mekong, and the Mekong Eyes is a brand new and simply gorgeous boat that lets you enjoy your Mekong holiday like never before. The boat is outfitted out with the latest in style and comfort, from the natural wood interiors, to the panorama windows in your cabin, and the extensive wine list in the lounge. We promise you an unforgettable cruising experience.
 
HIGHLIGHTS
• Savour the rare chance to sleep aboard a luxurious, modern Mekong boat.
• Spend time gently cruising through one of the Mekong’s huge floating markets
• Walk through orchards, taste the fruits – the jewels of the area
 
Tours start in Cai Be on even dates and in Can Tho on odd dates.
 
This morning, leave bustling Ho Chi Minh for the 2 hour drive to the delta town of Cai Be on even dates or 4 hour drive to Can Tho on odd dates. 
 
You board your comfortable wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
 
In the afternoon you can disembark for 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 your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.
 
 

Day 2 - Mekong floating market

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch - Dinner

Overnight: Mekong Eyes Classic Cruise

Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
 
After breakfast, we will board a sampan ride for a glance of Cai Rang floating market, where people come from miles around to sell all manner of fruits and vegetables. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.
 
Later in the morning your can boat through the green water landscape on a little rowing sampan to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards. Alternatively you can discover the nearby town by foot or explore the small side canals of the Mekong river on a bicycle.
 
The cruise boat then resumes its journey as lunch is served. In the afternoon there will be another side trip to one of the exotic villages along the way.
 

Day 3 - Mekong to Saigon

Meals: Breakfast - Lunch

Overnight: None of accommodation

After breakfast and an early start through the glorious morning atmosphere on the Mekong river we will visit another floating market. Be sure not to miss the great photo opportunities for authentic snapshots of the Mekong people and their life.
 
Take another sampan side trip right into the lush rural landscape, the fertile fields, the exuberant green. Then it’s time to pack up and return to the pier from which we started.
 
Disembark around noon time with lunch at a local restaurant. Our shuttle bus brings you back to Saigon centre at around 17:00.
 

What's included?

Entrance fees and sightseeing fee as per itinerary

Local licensed and experienced English speaking guide (other language speaking guide on request)

Boat/Cruise trip as per itinerary

All arrangements for side trips as per itinerary

Accommodation on cruise 3 days 2 nights with meals on board as per itinerary

Seat-in-coach transfer: Hotel in Saigon - cruise port - hotel in Saigon

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