Co Saigon River Yatch
Co Saigon River Yatch
Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh
1 day
With 80 feet length (24m) and 15 feet beam (4,5m), Co Saigon will be able to carry up to 25 passengers comfortably seated, with the choice between the 40sqm air conditioned indoor salon (equipped with 2 bars, 1 bathroom/wc cabin, sofas and tables) and the 16sqm open air back side U shaped deck. The ultra shallow draft (1,1 feet/ 0,60m) will allow the cruises on small canals, under low bridges and during low tides. Co Saigon will be the first luxury river yacht of its kind in Vietnam to offer exclusive cruises to the hidden paths of Can Gio, listed biosphere reserve by UNESCO, one of the largest wildlife sanctuary in Vietnam, as well as to Cu Chi with direct access by the riverside to the famous underground network of tunnels built by the Viet Cong during the second world war.

Unforgettable dinner-cruises will be operated with a different theme menu and cocktails every evening.

Private charter cruises will be available on request to any spots on Saigon river, as well as for special occasions (cocktails, anniversaries, corporate business meetings, etc.)

The interior offers a beautiful contemporary design combining luxury furnitures and materials such as Oregon pine (parquet floor), Tanzania teak wood (doors, walls) and Italian brass (indoor and outdoor finishes), Italian marble (bar, toilets), ebony wood tables with cast aluminum feets by famous Quasar Khanh designer. Entertainment on board will be assured by Bose sound system, as well as by 2 x 29 inches flat wall TV and VDO player with movies.

The very best of the modern technology will be onboard, motorized by a brand new 185 HP Baudouin diesel engine imported straight from the worldwide famous French factory; Betaset generators by Betamarine (UK); High tech water treatment, pumps system and electric marine toilets by SPX Johnson (Sweden); Lit by 40 interior led lights from Hellamarine (NZ); A 1km scope search light by Seematz (Germany); among other amenities.

Safety will be a top priority with 4 emergency rafts, life jackets, buoys, a fully equipped command room with the most modern equipment (GPS; UHF- VHF radio; Satellite phone)

Boat Specifications
Launch                   : October 2013
Length                    : 23m
Beam                      : 4m50
Draft                        : 0,6m
Gross Tonnage     : 4t5
Engine                    : 1 x W105 185HP Baudouin (new)
Generator               : 1 x Betaset 7 KVA Betamarine
Electricity                : 220v
Passengers           : 25
Cruise Speed        : 16 Knots (approx 30km/h)
Construction Year : 2012

 Price per person in USD
2 pax
3-4 pax
5-6 pax
From 7 pax
Join-in tour
$123
$118
$115
$113

Ho Chi Minh - Cu Chi Tunnels cruise

The upstream cruise onboard CO SAIGON will start at 08.30 am from Vuon Kieng pier (in front of Renaissance Hotel) and end at Cu Chi - Ben Dinh pier by noon. Upon embarkation, your crew will welcome you. After your installation on board, a breakfast will be served (coffee or tea, milk, juice, bakery, bread, butter, jam, and seasonal exotic fruits). During the cruise, from the comfort of your seat in the air-conditioned salon or from the large U shape bench situated open air on the back deck, you will be able to assist to the exciting life scenes on the Saigon River and its banks... Some movies will be proposed to you (related to Vietnam and former Indochina), as well as books and music. Our tour guide will also give you an introduction to Saigon, Southern Vietnam and their tormented history. The crew will be at your entire disposal to satisfy your every need. Exotic fruits, one bottle of mineral water and fresh scented towels will be served to you free of charge. A wide list of refreshments will be available from the bar throughout the cruise (mineral water, juices, soft drinks, beers, aperitifs, wines, Champagne and spirits), charged according to the drinks list.

Around noon, we will arrive in Cu Chi and landing at Ben Dinh pier. A lunch of Vietnamese specialties will be awaiting you in the beautiful setting of a local floating restaurant. You will then be at a short walking distance to the famous Cu Chi tunnels and to their related places of interests. The visits in Cu Chi will end by 3.30pm and our vehicle will be ready to drive you back to HCMC.
Services will end at around 5pm in HCMC at Vuon Kieng pier (in front of Renaissance Hotel). While disembarking, you will receive a complimentary farewell souvenir gift. End of Services.

Remarks:
• The cruise will be operated on a one-way basis, combined to a vehicle road transfer (boat + road and/or road + boat), and will be confirmed upstream or downstream according to availability with boat limit capacity (20 passengers / way) on first-come-first basis at the time of the reservation.

• Schedules are given for information purposes and may vary depending on the tides, river currents and weather conditions. (***) Vehicle transfers are included with the cruise as a package (HCMC/Cu Chi or vice versa). For groups up to 40 pax, one way by boat + one way by road will be arranged.

Ho Chi Minh - Can Gio Mangrove Forest cruise

The downstream cruise onboard CO SAIGON boat will depart at 07.30am (**) from Vuon Kieng pier (in front of Renaissance Hotel).
Upon embarkation, your crew will welcome you. After your installation on board, a breakfast will be served (coffee or tea, milk, juice, bakery, bread, butter, jam, and seasonal fruits).
During the cruise, from the comfort of your seat in the air-conditioned salon or from the large U shape bench situated open air on the back deck, you will be able to assist to the exciting life scenes on the Saigon River and its banks... Some movies will be proposed to you (related to Vietnam and former Indochina), as well as books and music to entertain you. Our tour guide will also give you an introduction to Saigon, Southern Vietnam and its tormented history. The crew will be at your entire disposal to satisfy your every need. Exotic fruits, one bottle of mineral water and fresh scented towels will be served to you free of charge. A wide list of refreshments will be available from the bar throughout the cruise (mineral water, juices, soft drinks, beers, aperitifs, wines, Champagne and spirits), charged according to the drinks list.

Arrival at Vam Sat (Can Gio biosphere reserve). Disembarkation. The visits will begin with a 15 minutes walk through the amazing mangrove forest... You will then climb up on the 28m bows shaped Tang Bong tower, from which you will have an amazing 360 degrees panorama view of the whole Can Gio mangrove forest area with its rivers network. Proceed by the exciting visit of a crocodile's farm in a very natural setting and navigate on their water habitat with a raft made by composite and enclosed with B40 grid, being impossible for crocodile to attack or upturn. You will be able to feed some of them and get a very close approach of the animals. Your hands will tremble and your heart will beat strong when you will feed the animals with your fishing rod! (In full safety and under the assistance and close watch of a local worker)
A lunch of Vietnamese specialties will be awaiting you at the restaurant.
Proceed by Co Saigon boat to the "Bat lagoon", a dense mangrove forest where hundred of flying bats with wingspan of 0.8-1m are residing. You will be able to see thousands of bats in flock living naturally in the mangrove forest, and travel by small rowing sampan threading through the mangrove forest to see with your own eyes flying bats with wingspan of up to 1m living naturally. This bat species can be found in countries such as Australia, Indonesia, Cambodia, and Laos and different from the ones seen in the cities. They sleep on the high mangrove trees in the daytime and flying to find food at night.

Back onboard Co Saigon for a short cruise to Dan Xoay Bridge where your private vehicle will await you for a road transfer back to HCMC. Services will end at around 5pm in HCMC (**) at Vuon Kieng pier (in front of Renaissance Hotel).