Authentic Mekong sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 23.0 m and wide of 4 m, made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.
We, at Phoenix Voyages, your South East Asia travel partner for more than 10 years, are very pleased to bring you new experiences, new ways of discovering the South of Vietnam, combining maritime traditions with modern comfort.
Le Cochinchine is a modern and tastefully designed river barge. Built in traditional style Le Cochinchine measures around 30 meters long from bow to stern and has two 420 HP engines, one in back up, making Le Cochinchine a very powerful and safe river vessel.
Why Mekong Eyes? - One of the traditional ceremonies performed on a newly constructed Mekong boat is the “eye opening”. The eyes are painted on the bow for good luck, a wide-awake crew and fast and safe journeys.
If you have only one day or two days and you need a Mekong river life outlook. Cai Be - Vinh Long is a good choice. If the most populated places are rather much visited, as soon as you get away from the crowds, you are getting in touch with the nice people of the delta and their always welcoming attitude.
Mekong Sun Cruise The river vessel Mekong Sun is the most comfortable ship capable of mastering the wild sections of the upper Mekong. Between Vientiane, Luang Prabang and the Golden Triangle, the Mekong Sun is the only cabin cruiser available.
Mystic Sampans Mekong Mysitc Sampans is offering day cruises from our restaurant on the Cần Thơ river, the Sao Hôm, in the old market hall, which is the most comfortable base for tours to the floating markets and around Cần Thơ.
Private Mien Tay Sampan Cruise Mien Tay sampan is designed according to the traditional sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 22 m and wide of 4, 50 m, made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.