A Taste of The Mekong Delta

  • destination Vietnam
  • activity Water
  • duration 1 day
  • grade Easy

Explore the scenic Mekong Delta by the unique Cai Be Princess Sampan and have a glimpse on the bests this region has to offer: its ever green arroyos, small craft villages, island orchards and friendly local inhabitors.

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Experience the daily river life;

Explore the hidden green canals;

Lunch in colonial-style villa;

Visit to a 19th century house;

Unique photo opportunities.

At 7:30 AM, you commence from your hotel for a 2.5 hour transfer to Mekong Delta, the “rice basket” of Vietnam.  At Cai Be Jetty, the Cai Be Princess’ crew welcomes you aboard with cold towels and a refreshing drink while the sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta. On the river, all sorts of boats ply the water, from small fishing boats to cargo barges loaded with fruit and vegetables. Observe from the comfort of your sampan life as it plays out on the riverbanks the people, the stunning landscapes while your attentive crew serves you tea and seasonal fruit. At Tan Phong Islet, board a small row boat to better explore the canal’s hidden mangroves. Return to your sampan to visit an ancient house built in the 19th century. You will take some stops along the way to explore local cottage industries including the making of coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of popcorn). Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit trees, giving you a sense of privileged life during Indochinese times.

After lunch, at around 2:30 pm, you will have a short walk along a small canal towards the Ba Bon Bridge where your vehicle awaits for a 2 hour journey back to Ho Chi Minh City.


Transfer by AC vehicle

2-hour cruise aboard Cai Be Princess

Lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant

Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary

Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea

Crew assistance


Travel insurance;

Personal expenses;

Other services not indicated as inclusion.

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