Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Sa Dec (L, D)
Meeting point is at 09:30 at the lobby of the Caravelle Hotel. Coach transfer to Cai Be in the very heart of the Mekong Delta. On arrival, embark on board L'AMANT and enjoy a delectable lunch and get acquainted with the crew, while the vessel starts its way to Vinh Long. In the early afternoon, embark on a small boat for a journey towards An Binh islands. On arrival, continue the tour by bicycle to visit Tien Chau ancient pagoda, some tropical fruit orchard gardens and discover the everyday life in the Mekong Delta. Continue to visit a traditional house and enjoy some mouth-watering tropical fruits. Anchorage near Sa Dec. Dinner and overnight on board of L'AMANT.
Day 2: Sa Dec - Cai Be (B, L, D)
After breakfast, visit Sa Dec, the old-fashioned town where the French Writer, Marguerite Duras spent her childhood. Famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, stop at the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the "house of the Chinese" described in Marguerite Duras'novel, L'Amant. Pass-by the school where Margerite's mother has taught. Then, enjoy strolling through the lively market streets of this fascinating town. Return on board L'AMANT. In the early afternoon, arrive in Cai Be and embark on a local sampan boat for a journey through the numerous arroyos and be captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta. Visit an ancient colonial house and a traditional plant for puffed rice. In the late afternoon, have fun in a cooking demonstration on board - an interesting way to learn about the local ingredients and how to cook some Vietnamese traditional.
Day 3: Cai Be - Saigon (B)
Early morning (07:00), embark on a local sampan boat and sail through small arroyos to explore the vibrant Cai Be's floating market. Return on board L'AMANT for breakfast.
Disembark at around 09:30 and head back to Ho Chi Minh City by coach. Arrive at Caravelle Hotel at around 12:00.
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