vietnam tours packages

Mekong Eyes Cruises
(2 days & 1 night, departure from Saigon)

THE MEKONG EYES combines regional boat-building traditions with modern comforts to become the perfect holiday vessel to cruise the Mekong in style.

At 39m long and 8.5m wide, the Mekong Eyes river cruiser was built out of an old, traditional rice barge with the finest quality wood, and artfully decorated by skilled craftsmen of the Mekong Delta.

It contains 15 lavishly furnished twin and double rooms and can accommodate up to 30 passengers. Each room has a private bathroom with shower and hot water, wardrobe, air-conditioning and fan. The rooms are well insulated against climate and sound, and all offer a phantastic panoramic view of the river.
There is a large dining room in lower deck, and a stylish upper-deck inside sitting lounge, an open sitting area and sun deck on the top.

Program 1: CAN THO- CAI BE

Day 1: PANORAMA CRUISE (L/ D) (180km/ 4h by road)
Departure for Mekong delta, an immense and fertile plain that constitutes a basket rice of Vietnam.
We arrive in Can Tho at 12h30, boarding MEKONG EYES boat.
We will show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. Enjoy a refreshing welcome drink. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising downstream on the Hau river.  Watch the daily life of the Mekong people through the panoramic windows.
The boat heads to Tra On floating market, then up the Nikolai canal to Cai Nhum, a little town on the banks of the river Mang Thit. Disembark for a leisurely stroll through the village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on the deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape. The boat will anchor for the night, about 2 hours away from Cai Be. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Day 2: LIFE ON THE WATER IN CAI BE FLOATING MARKET (B, L) (120km/ 2,5h by road)
Wake up to the sound of the River and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 06.30 we set off for a sunrise cruise through Cho Lach canal, teeming with sand and rice barges. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards.
After breakfast, we will have a sampan boat tour of Cai Be floating market, one of the region’s busiest markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handicrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories. Brunch on board. The boat trip ends at around 11.00 - 11.30 on the pier in Cai Be. Return drive to Saigon. End of service.

Price net per person in US$
Valid till 30th September  2017

Group
size

Group of
2

Group of
3- 6

Group of 7 up

SGL Cabin Suppl

Kids rebate-12 Years old

 Mekong Eyes

277

263

247

96

75% of adult

 

Note: Supplement will be added to the price of the trip during Christmas and New Year period (from the 24 of December 2016 to the 05th of January 2017), and also during the Tet Holiday from the 27th of January to 05th February 2017

Program 2: CAI BE- CAN THO
(2 days & 1 night, departure from Saigon)

Day 1: PANORAMA CRUISE (L/ D) (120km/ 2,5h by road)
We’ll pick you up at 8:00 in Ho Chi Minh City and take you to Cai Be. Board the Mekong Eyes at 12.30. Enjoy a welcome drink and get comfortable in your cabin with a great view through the panoramic windows. As lunch is served the Mekong Eyes starts cruising towards Cho Lach on the Tien Giang river. Watch the flow of daily life on the Mekong, the sand and rice barges, the locals building boats on the wooden yards and drying tropical fruits. The boat heads to Cai Nhum, a little town on the banks of the river Mang Thit. Disembark for a pleasant walk through the village life and the surrounding fruit orchards and rice fields.
Back on board, enjoy a drink at the bar or take a rest on the deck as the sun sets over the vast water landscape of the Delta. We continue to Tra On where the boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Day 2: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET (B,L) (180km/ 4h by road)
Wake up well rested for another wonderful day of sightseeing. At 06.30 we set off for a sunrise cruise and an early breakfast. After breakfast we will board sampan boats to visit Cai Rang floating market, one of the most lively floating markets of the Delta, with wonderful photo opportunities. Witness the fascinating scenes, the hustle and bustle of vendors and small boats laden with fruits. We will pull up to the merchants for talking and bargaining. Boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards. Brunch on board.
The boat trip ends at around 11.00 - 11.30 at Ninh Kieu pier in Can Tho.
Return to Saigon. Have lunch at local restaurant en route. End of service.

 

Price net per person in US$
All prices are valid till 30th September 2016

Group
size

Group of
1

Group of
2

Group of 3

Group of
4

SGL Cabin Suppl

Kids rebate-12 Years old

 Douce Mekong

699

448

433

418

160

50%

 

The price is included:

The price is excluded:

- Transportation  air-conditioned vehicle with driver, bus collectif
- Accommodation based on twin sharing cabin including breakfast.
- English speaking guide on board
-
2 lunchs, 1 dinner
- Entrance fees and excursions according to program

- Tips and any personal expenses
- Other services not mentioned in the program.