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Welcome to Mango Cruises, providing memorable private cruising experiences in Vietnam’s picturesque Mekong Delta. We combine high quality private sampans, in-depth local knowledge/experience, and dedicated staff & crew to give you a cruise you will never forget, along river routes that remain untouched by commercial tourism
We are thrilled to announce that Mango Cruises has been published in the latest edition of the Lonely Planet travel guide! We are also very thankful to be recognized as a “Top Choice” and we are very grateful for their online write-up, here
The Lonely Planet travel guide is perhaps the most important item a wayward traveller needs as they leave home, and their recognition of Mango Cruises touring less-visited areas is likely the best two-word description of our services.
Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Ham Luong Pier in Ben Tre town and head to An Hoa canals. Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing coconut juice on the deck while meeting your crew members and enjoying the scenery and fresh air from the water.
The cruise will take you to Phong Nam village in Giong Trom, the cruise will stop to visit at the coconut processing workshop where you can see how the locals utilize every bit of the coconut.
Then back to your cruise and the cruise will stop at a brick making shop, where the locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand. At here, you will start a Bicycle trip around Phong Nam village around 4km, enjoy a casual cycling trip that will take you to visit a local rice noodle factory which produces Hu Tieu noodles, one of the most popular dishes in the region.
After your visit take a short walk to Mrs. Huong’s house, who lives with her 3 children and grandson – they live on fishing, shrimp and fruit orchards. Enjoy fresh fruits and tea in her garden and then board a rowing sampan, taking you through a lush narrow canal, displaying the tranquil nature of the region.
Return to your boat to enjoy the lunch before continuing to cruise to Cai Be. On the way stop at local village and begin cycling, enjoying the peaceful scenery and quiet road pathways.
In the evening relax and enjoy your cruise then prepare for your cooking demonstration while enjoying your dinner.
Overnight on board on the Upper River near Cai Be.
Breakfast will be served onboard while cruising towards the town of Cai Be. Upon arrival you will be transferred to a smaller boat to explore the lively floating Market and its bustling township.
Enjoy the houses on stilts along the River bank and local businesses.
Get back to your boat and prepare for to check out. Time to say good bye to the cruise staff and you will be meeting your driver on land for your return to Saigon or your onward trip.
End of tour.
Prices are in USD, per person.
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