Le Cochinchine is a modern and tastefully designed river barge. Built-in traditional style Le Cochinchine is an ideal way to explore the endless waterway of Mekong River.
Le Cochinchine is an elegant and delightful riverboat that promises a peaceful and highly comfortable journey along the many canals of the Mekong Delta. All dressed up in shiny wood, it perfectly fits in the amazing surrounding landscapes one takes pleasure in contemplating while lazing on the upper deck.
Cabins: 8 - 10
Types of cabins: double, twin, triple
Capacity: 16 - 20 passengers
- Discover the floating market, one of the important lifestyle of people in the Mekong.
- Visit ancient houses, delightful flower gardens and enjoy tropical fruit.
- Explore local traditional coconut candy and rice paper, pop-rice manufacturing workshop.
- Walk or cycle on the footpaths of the countryside to explore local people’s daily activities.
- Contemplate beautiful scenery on Mekong River, savor foot massage on board.
DAY 1: HO CHI MINH - CAI BE – VINH LONG (L, D)
In the morning, a private car will pick you up from ho el in Saigon, transfer to Cai Be. Welcome you to Café du Mékong.
Boarding on Authentic Mekong Sampan boat for a welcome drink and check-in.
Cycling or hiking all along the Mekong from Cai Thia to My Thuan which helps you to explore the daily life of the locals and contemplate the beautiful scenery of the countryside. A stop on the way to visit the garden, the old brickyard or the old house of the village. Return to our boat for lunch.
The boat continues towards the Co Chien River where you will take a short tour in the brickyards which are considered "the red capital of the province of Vinh Long".
After a bike or walks, you will return to the boat to enjoy a therapeutic massage on the upper deck by taking a cocktail in the beautiful Mekong scenery. Dinner and overnight on board.
DAY 2: CHO LACH – BEN TRE – MY THO – CAI BE (B, L, D)
The sunrise on the Mekong will give you unforgettable impressions if you may get up early in the morning to contemplate it.
During breakfast, our boat will cruise to the Cho Lach canal where you may see flower gardens and bonsai bordered by the canal.
Disembarkation for a visit by bike or on foot through the flower gardens and bonsai. You will have the opportunity to learn how to plant flowers and bonsai.
Back to the boat. The boat sails in the direction of Ben Tre.
Under the shade of the rows of coconut trees, a local boat welcomes you for the discovery of Ben Tre by visiting: the bee farm, the local market, a trolley ride in the village, a craft workshop, and listening to the traditional music of South Vietnam...
Return on board. On your way to Cai Be, you will take part in a cooking class which will allow you to make the typical dish of the Mekong Delta: "The pumpkin flower stuffed with fish from the Mekong".
Dinner and overnight on board in Cai Be.
DAY 3: CAI BE DEPARTURE (B, L)
After breakfast, you leave for the visit of Cai Be.
Taking a rowing boat (3 people on a boat) for the discovery of the nature of Cai Be through orchards of longan, mango, star apple trees…
Continuation to the Cai Be market which is not very big but very specific because it presents a typical pattern of commerce of the aquatic region.
Visit the ancient house of a mandarin - Mr. Kiet in the colonial era give you leave to understand the typical architecture of the garden house of South Western Vietnam at that time.
Landing at Café du Mékong where you will have lunch before leaving for Saigon. End of our services.
Price: from 349USD/pax. Contact us for best price
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