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
The 2 days/1 night cruise from Cai Be - Tra On - Can Tho or vice versa.
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 CITY - CAI BE – VINH LONG – TRA ON (B, L, D)
In the morning, after breakfast, our car and driver will pick you up from the hotel at 8:00 AM driving through Mekong Delta to Cai Be town.
Arrival at the pier of Cai Be around 10:30 AM. Transfer by junk which takes us to a sumptuous traditional residence, former imperial residence, where the descendants of the family of Kiet welcome you and invite you to taste tea accompanied by savory samples of tropical fruits. We have the opportunity to walk through the orchard. Continuation towards the artisanal villages where rice and coconut products are produced: rice alcohol, puffed rice cakes, rice paper, coconut milk sweets.
12:00 noon: Embarkation on the boat of Le Cochinchine, welcome by a welcome drink. Lunch on board as the boat heads towards Co Chien. During the cruise, you will have the opportunity to contemplate beautiful authentic landscapes that stand by the river.
In the afternoon, we go on foot or by bike along the paths through the villages. The walk allows us to discover verdant orchards and river activities, and especially to make contact with the local inhabitants.
The boat continues in the direction of Tra On while ascending the river. The aperitif is offered on the upper deck while enjoying a foot massage as the sun gradually sets on the river.
Taking part in a cooking class on the boat, you will have the chance to try to make Pumpkin flower stuffed with That Lat fish and learn how to cut vegetables for decorating dishes.
Dinner and overnight on board to enjoy the beauty of the river at night.
DAY 2: TRA ON – CAN THO - HO CHI MINH CITY (B)
An early awakening allows you to contemplate the dawn on the Mekong River: fresh air, bird song, barges traffic, and bubbling activities of the inhabitants in the banks of the river. Breakfast on board while the boat sails slowly toward Can Tho.
Check-out Le Cochinchine boat, say “goodbye” to our friendly staff, we transfer you by small boat for visit of Cai Rang, one of the most bustling floating markets in the whole Mekong Delta. The Cai Rang floating market is known as a high-light cannot be missed when you explore the Western rivers of Vietnam.
Boat trip along the coves shaded by palm trees. You will be able to admire magnificent orchards, local dwellings, shipbuilding yards and the hustle and bustle of the river industry. Visit an orchard where you will find many kinds of tropical fruits such as mango, dragon fruit, kumquat, jackfruit...
Return and disembarkation of the boat at 11:00 AM. End of the cruise.
Car and driver will pick you up from Can Tho city transfer back to Ho Chi Minh city. Arrive at HCMC late afternoon.
Transfer HCMC-Mekong-HCMC by private car.
2 days/1-night joining the cruise with accommodation on board.
English or French speaking guide.
Meals as mentioned during the cruise (B = breakfast, L = lunch, D = dinner).
Admission fee at visiting points as mentioned in the program.
Biking and sampan boat rides.
Services of crews during the cruise onboard.
1 complimentary foot massage on board. Pre-dinner drink (Aperitif).
International flights to Vietnam
Visa approval in Vietnam.
Personal expenses : souvenirs, drinks, tips.
- The trip cost is based on a group of 2 people sharing a cabin on board.
- Program is subject to change due to unpredictable events such as the vagaries of the weather and tide variations.
- Infants under 6 years old sharing cabin with their parents are free of charge.
- Children between 6 and 11 years old get a 50% discount.
Price: from 248 USD per person, depending on your group size. The booking base on traveling of the group from 2 persons, if you would like solo travel, please contact us for detail.
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We will contact you within 12-24 hours and work closely with you for your itinerary.