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Private Cai Be Princess - Victoria Cruise

Category: Mekong Delta Cruises

Duration: 1 day

Depart From: Cai Be Return To: Vinh Long

Price from 58 $US

Private day cruise

 

Option 1: Cai Be - Vinh Long

Meet us at Cai Be Jetty at 10 am where the crew will be ready to welcome you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Cai Be Princess Sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta.

Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out on the riverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit. Visit an ancient house built in the 19th century. We’ll make stops along the way to explore local cottage industries including the making of coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn). Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of privileged life during Indochinese times.

After lunch, re-board the Cai Be Princess and continue your cruise towards Vinh Long, via the Dong Phu Canal, before arriving at Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh, small islands renowned for their fruit orchards. Stop on the way to visit historic An Binh Church. After crossing the Co Chien River, your sampan docks at Vinh Long Pier at around 4:30 pm, where your personal vehicle awaits for the drive to Can Tho.

 

Option 2: Vinh Long - Cai Be

Meet us at the pier in front of Cuu Long Hotel in Vinh Long where your crew will be ready to welcome you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Cai Be Princess Sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta.

Crossing the Co Chien River, one of the original nine branches of the mighty Mekong in the Delta, enter the Dong Phu Canal Cruise past the islands of An Binh and Binh Hoa Phuoc, famous for their fruit orchards. Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out on the riverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit.

Continue cruising along narrow canals past rural, unspoiled landscapes and lush greenery while observing the activity along the banks. Visit an ancient house built in the 19th century When you arrive at the bustling trading town of Cai Be, you’l notice much more boat traffic, from motorized canoes to barges laden with fruit, vegetables, consumer goods and other products. Continue towards Phu An Hamlet and stop in on local workshops to observe the traditional process of making coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense o privileged life during Indochinese times. After lunch (at around 2:30 pm), take a short walk along a small canal back to Ba Bon Bridge where your personal vehicle awaits to drive you to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

SERVICES INCLUDE

• 3-hour cruise aboard Cai Be Princess

• Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant

• Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary

• Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea

• Crew assistance

 

SERVICES EXCLUDE

• Road transportation

• Individual travel insurance

• Beverages and meals not included in the program

• Personal expenses during the trip

• Tips for the crew and guide

• Any expense not clearly indicated in above program

Private day cruise

 

Option 1: Cai Be - Hoa Khanh - Phu An

Meet us at the Cai Be Jetty at 10:00 am. The crew welcomes you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Cai Be Princess Sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta.

Proceed to Hoa Khanh, a remote unspoiled area offering scenic views. Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out on the iverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit. In Hoa Khanh, take a bicycle for a better view of the surrounding countryside, ending up at Ba Kiet Ancient House, built in the 19th century. Alternatively, opt for a gentle stroll instead or simply relax on board. We’ll make stops along the way to explore local cottage industries including the making of coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn).

We make our way to Le Longanier Restaurant where lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of privileged life during Indochinese times. After lunch, at around 2:30 pm, take a short walk along a small canal back to Ba Bon Bridge where your personal vehicle awaits to drive you to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Option 2: Cai Be - Dong Hoa Hiep - Phu An

Meet us at the Cai Be Jetty at 10:00 am. The crew welcomes you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Cai Be Princess Sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busywaterways of the Mekong Delta.On the river, all sorts of boats ply the water, from small fishing boats to cargo barges loaded with fruit and vegetables.Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out onthe riverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit. At Tan Phong Islet, board a small row boat to better explore the canal’s hidden mangroves. Return to your sampan to visit an ancient house built in the 19th century. We’ll make stops along the way to explore local cottage industries including the making of coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn) Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of privileged life during Indochinese times. After lunch, at around 2:30 pm, take a short walk along a small canal towards the Ba Bon Bridge where your personal vehicle awaits to drive you approximately 2 hours to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

Option 3: Cai Be - Tan Phong - Phu An

Meet us at Cai Be jetty at 10:00 am. Your crew is set to welcome you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the Cai Be Princess sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise towards Tan Phong Islet. From the boat’s unique vantage point, observe life as it is lived along the river - endless boats both big and small, people working the fields, and brilliant landscapes in every shade of green. Once at Tan Phong Islet, take a short cycling trip through the villages and fruit gardens, looking out in particular for the red, spiky rambutan with its deliciously sweet

flesh, the specialty of the islet. Make stops along the way to visit local cottage industries where families make everything from rice paper and  rice flour cakes to roof panels from water coconut fronds and homewares from water hyacinths. From the islet, travel via rowing sampan through the

peaceful, narrow canals, back to the Cai Be Princess where you’ll continue on to the village of Phu An. Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this elegant colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of how the privileged class lived in Indochina times. After lunch at approximately 2:30 pm, take a short walk along the canal towards Ba Bon Bridge where your personal vehicle awaits to drive you back to Ho Chi Minh City.

 

SERVICES INCLUDE

• A 2-hour cruise on board Cai Be Princess

• Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant, excluding beverages

• Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary

• Crew assistance

• Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea

 

SERVICES EXCLUDE

• Road transportation

• Individual travel insurance

• Personal expenses during the trip

• Beverages not specified in above program

• Tips for crew and tour guide

• Any expense not clearly indicated in above program

Prices are in US$, per person

A TASTE OF THE MEKONG  “CAI BE - DONG HOA HIEP - PHU   AN”

 

Period Between 2-4 guests From the 5th guest FOC policy
Price / person Price / person
Jan 2017 – May 2017 65
25
Every 10th guest is entitled to 0.5 FOC
June 2017 – Sep 2017 58
25
Every 10th guest is entitled to 01 FOC

 

MEKONG IMPRESSIONS UPSTREAM  -  “CAI BE – VINH LONG” - “VINH LONG - CAI   BE”

MEKONG ESCAPADE  - “CAI BE - PHU AN - PHU  NHUAN”

EXPERIENCE THE SIMPLE LIFE ON TAN PHONG ISLET – “CAI BE - TAN PHONG - PHU  AN” 

 

Period Between 2-4 guests From the 5th guest FOC policy
Price / person Price / person
Jan 2017 – May 2017 69
25
Every 10th guest is entitled to 0.5 FOC
June 2017 – Sep 2017 62
25
Every 10th guest is entitled to 01 FOC

 

Notes:

Prices are in US$, per person, inclusive of service charges and taxes

Prices are included lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant

The price of first 4 guests are applied for every  boat.

The boat capacity is 25 guests.

Prices are only applicable for related itineraries and services only. Please contact us for any special requests

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