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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 Ninh Kieu Quay and head to Tra On. Enjoy your welcome drink and peaceful scenery while crew members board your luggage. Comfort yourself on our sofa in the front sitting room and enjoy the breeze.
Lunch will be served on board while cruising to Mang Thit river, this smaller branch of river allow you to observe more of the riverine culture and local activities along the way.
Stop a walk through the village to explore more of the local life style, enjoy the green garden and start to chat with the friendly locals. You also will stop for a visit at the brick factory. Here you will see how bricks are made using traditional methods, which are centuries old.
Heading to Vung Liem in the late afternoon and relax while you watching the sunset. Freshen up and time to get ready for cooking demonstration on board that comes with your dinner.
Anchor in Vung Liem for an overnight.
In the morning, breakfast will be served on board before starting to explore the town of Vung Liem by bicycle. Visit the Cao Dai Temple in one of the most popular local religions, which is a combination of Taoism, Buddhism and Confusium. Continue to visit the local wet market of Vung Liem.
Get back to your boat and cruising to Mo Cay while you enjoy your lunch on board. After your meal, relax and get ready for a walk through the local village in Mo Cay, a district of Ben Tre province where you can visit the coconut processing factory, the main job that locals live on for many decades as this place well known for its coconut’s products.
Finish your walk and get back to the boat then continue your cruise to Giong Trom river passing by Ben Tre the provincial capital. Start the walk through My Long village visit Mr. Sau Tuong, a former Vietcong soldier who survived two years fighting the Khmer Rouge in Phnom Penh.
Now he and his wife live on making rice paper, which is the most famous specialty of this region. Have a chat with him and enjoy the crispy rice paper made by his wife, and observe the process of how it is made.
Get back to your boat, freshen up and enjoy for dinner onboard.
Overnight on An Hoa river near Chet Say Bridge.
Breakfast will be served on board in early morning and you start your cruise on An Hoa river heading to My Tho. Stop at Phong Nam village for a Xe loi ride to visit some local business, stop at a rice noodles factory which produces Hu Tieu noodles, one of most popular breakfast dishes in the region. Then continue to take the rowing sampan trip through Ba Sau canals which are covered green by the water coconut plants, enjoy the beautiful tropical scenery.
Get back to your boat and cruise to My tho where your driver will take you back to Saigon or continue your onward trip.
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