Pick up from your hotel in Saigon City.
Our 1 Day private cruise excursion starts from Vinh Long departing from pier in front of Cuu Long hotel at around 10.00 am.
Upon embarkation, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels.
The cruise starts crossing the wide Co Chien River, one the largest arm of the Mekong River. We will enter Dong Phu canal, passing along An Binh and Binh Hoa Phuc islands famous for their fruits orchards plantations. Our first stop will be made at Tam Ho bonsais garden.
We will proceed the cruise on a very narrow canal to have a closer observation of the beautiful landscapes and luxuriant vegetation. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring about large networks of meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos, and remaining unknown to many people.
We will reach Cai Be, cruising through the colorful floating market among local boats carrying all kind of fruits and vegetables.
You sampan will proceed to Phu An hamlet passing by ancient Cai Be church overlooking the river. A stop on the way at local home factories will allow you to discover how rice paste is made as well as rice and coco candies.
A delicious lunch will await you at Le Longanier, a superb Indochinese villa located in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit orchards.
(*) Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. (For other menus, please contact us.)
After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the excursion will end at around 4pm at Ba Bon bridge.
During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.
Transfer back to Saigon City. End of service.
**** During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.