Private Mien Tay Sampan Cruise Mekong River, Ho Chi Minh city - Can Duoc - Cho Gao - My Tho - Cai Be
Private Mien Tay Sampan Cruise on Mekong River
Ho Chi Minh
Ho Chi Minh
From 2 to 3 days
Founded in 2002, Mientay Cruise boasts a fleet of 2 similar oak wood vessels: each is 22-meters long and 4.5 meters wide, with accommodation for up to 16 guests in a common dormitory for some comfortable cruises, and a sundeck too. Each boat carries bicycles with for the guests, enabling utmost flexibility for particular discovery wishes and an exciting experience of the Mekong Delta, off the beaten tracks.

In a classy wooden setting, the common dormitory consists in 5 twin cabins with couchettes that can be used as a diner room as well. It has 3 restrooms with showers:
• Shared bathroom with hot water
• Mosquito net
• Complimentary drinking water

Mientay Boats have 1 restaurant serving breakfast, lunch and dinner, in a mix of Western and Vietnamese fine cooking, and a wide upper sundeck to contemplate sunset while sipping an aperitif.

Passengers on Mien Tay will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of aquatic life anywhere they go with the sampan.

                     Private Mien Tay Sampan Cruise Mekong River 2days/1night

 Price per person in USD
2 pax
3-4 pax
5-6 pax
From 7 pax
 With private transfer
$242
$212
$197
$181

Customize this tour

Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be (Lunch, Dinner)
08.00AM: pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for My Tho (70km).
10.00AM: boarding on Mien Tay sampan in My Tho, welcome drink and check in Mien Tay sampan.
The guests can walk through the island, trying native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people. Then take a brief sampan ride through palm-shaded creeks.
Back to Mien Tay sampan. Lunch served on board.
Then cruise for Cai Be via Ngu Hiep.
Arrive Ngu Hiep island. Disembark and leisure biking or walking tour on this island seeing daily life and local people’s activities. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river.
Dinner and overnight on board between Ngu Hiep island and Cai Be.
 
Day 2: Cai Be - Saigon (Breakfast, Lunch)
In the morning, the noise of the floating market wake you up, visit the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river, breakfast on board, then boat depart for Cai Be.
After breakfast, check out luggage to small motor boat to explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the morning.
Walking for visit a handicraft village of the local people then sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Continue boat trip to Mekong Lodge - an eco-resort Mekong Lodge includes 29private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10000 m2 lays just beside the Tien River.
Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities and preparing lunch for their families.
Lunch served at River View Restaurant of Mekong Lodge.
After lunch, boat return Cai Be tourist pier then disembark and route for Saigon. Transfer to hotel. (17h00)
                                                         
                Private Mien Tay Sampan Cruise Mekong River 3days/2nights

 Price per person in USD
2 pax
3-4 pax
5-6 pax
From 7 pax
 With private transfer
$411
$332
$276
$245

Day 1: My Tho – Ngu Hiep - Cai Be (Lunch, Dinner)

12 00 AM, Boarding and check-in, with welcome drink, then a walk to visit Thoi Son Island. Mekong Delta’s countryside is a network of small tracks linking small villages and remote farms and houses together, which go through lush vegetation and cross small bridges. Nearly everywhere is an opportunity to stop for an enthusiastic welcome by local people and kids, a picture of the nature at its wildest or a delightful tasting of fruits or local products.

Take a paddle boat though the small canals and enjoy tropical fruits. Back on board for lunch.

The cruise continues to Ngu Hiep. Disembark for a walk or bike ride on the footpaths of the countryside of Ngu Hiep islet to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's activities.

Back on board for enjoying beautiful scenery, picturesque boats ballet and ferry crossings over Mekong River branches, wild life on the banks, and magnificent sunset on the river.

Dinner and overnight on board

Day 2: Cai Be - Vinh Long – Tra On (Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner)

Breakfast on board before exploring the lively Cai Be floating market. Mekong Delta’s floating markets are a feast for colors, smells and tastes, and they gather together countryside people for sharing goods and news from families living often in remote places: an authentic Vietnamese culture experience.

Cruise further to visit handicraft villages and meet local people, discover typical houses and sample various tropical fruits.

Back on board for lunch. The cruise continues to Tra On. Upon river tide, disembark for a walk or bike ride on the footpaths of the countryside to discover fruit orchards and local people's activities.

Back on board for the Cruise continues to Tra On. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River and enjoy beautiful scenery and relaxing time while sipping a drink until sunset time has come.

Dinner and overnight on board

Day 3: Can Tho – Disembark (Breakfast)

Breakfast on board in Can Tho. Embark on a small boat to visit Cai Rang market, one of the most bustling floating markets in the Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners sell their goods. Then wander amidst palm-shaded creeks to see local houses and green orchards. Back on board for check-out.

Return to HCMC or another destination

End of the cruise.

Inclusions:
English or French speaking guide
Route transfers with driver only
Accommodation on private Mien Tay Sampan boat
Meals as indicated
Walking or biking tour up to health’s situation of clients.
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Service charges

Exclusions:
Airfares & airport taxes
Pre/post trip arrangement
Visa and visa arrangement
Travel insurance