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2D1N LUXURY MEKONG DELTA CRUISE - BEN TRE

Visit the Mekong Delta in style and experience its labyrint of water ways on a luxury Ben Tre cruise. Overnight in style and enjoy the natural beauty of the area and get a real feel for local life. The perfect Mekong Delta trip to relax during your Vietnam tri... View more
Destinations: Ben Tre
Duration: 2 Days and 1 night
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Day 1 : Ben Tre – An Hoa – Sa Dec (Lunch and dinner)

Picture of Ben Tre – An Hoa – Sa Dec

Itinerary day 1: Ben Tre – An Hoa – Sa Dec

At 8.00am we depart for a 1.5 to 2-hour drive from Saigon to Ben Tre, one of the country's southern provinces, situated in the Delta of the Mekong River.

Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Mango Home Riverside Pier in Ben Tre and head to An Hoa canals.  Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing coconut juice on the deck while meeting your crewmembers and enjoying the scenery and fresh air from the water.

The cruise will take you to Phong Nam village in Giong Trom, the cruise will stop to visit at the coconut processing workshop where you can see how the locals utilize every bit of the coconut, then back to your cruise and the cruise will stop at a brick making shop, where the locals still use centuries-old traditional methods to make the bricks by hand where you will start a Bicycle trip around Phong Nam village around 4km, enjoy a casual cycling trip that will take you to visit a a coconut spirits factory, which is a popular drink among the natives in Vietnam. It is a sweet, fresh or mildly fermented sap taken from tapping the young expanded flowers of the coconut, good for the health.

After your visit take a short walk to Mrs. Huong’s house, who lives with her 3 children and grandson – they live on fishing, shrimp and fruit orchards. Enjoy fresh fruits and tea in her garden and then board a rowing sampan, taking you through a lush narrow canal, displaying the tranquil nature of the region.

Then rowing you back to your Mango boat to enjoy the lunch before continuing to cruise to Sa Dec town. On the way stop at local village and begin cycling, enjoying the peaceful scenery and quiet road pathways.

Get back to your boat, relax and enjoy your cruise then prepare for your cooking demonstration while enjoying your dinner.

Overnight on board on the Upper river.

 

Transportation: Private A/C transportation and cruise

Meals: Lunch and dinner

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: Private luxury cabin on the cruise

Day 2 : Sa Dec - Countryside (Breakfast)

Picture of Sa Dec - Countryside

Itinerary day 2: Sa Dec Countryside

Breakfast will be served onboard and cruising towards the town of Sa Dec and you will start to explore this charming town, where it is the backdrop for the film ‘The Lover’, based on the semi-autobiographical novel by Marguerite Duras. The story is about a teenage French girl who falls in love with a wealthy Chinese man, Huynh Thuy Le.

You will visit his old family home as well as the high school where Marguerite’s mother was a teacher.

Then, you will continue with cycling through the village of Tan Qui Dong. For hundreds of years this village has provided Saigon with its daily flower supply.

Your driver will then transfer you back to your accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City where the tour ends.

 

Transportation: Cruise, cycling and private A/C transportation

Meals: Breakfast

Guide: English speaking tour guide

Accommodation: N/A

What’s included?

  •     Sightseeing as programmed
  •     Luxury cruise
  •     Private transfer from and back to Ho Chi Minh City
  •     All entry fees and other fares like boat trips
  •     Meals as indicated in the program
  •     English speaking guide

What’s excluded? 

  •        Travel insurance
  •        Personal expenses during the trip
  •        All services and items not mentioned specifically in the list above  

What do I need to bring?

  •        Booking voucher from us
  •        Cash for personal expense 

What do I need to know?

The period in between November and April the weather is still changeable from sunny, to chilly and rainy. It is advisable in this period to bring some rain protection and some warmer clothing. During the period of April to November it will good to pack a wide brimmed hat, sunscreen (at least SPF15), a reliable insect repellent, a camera and lots of batteries.

Special food requests?

Please inform us for any special food requests so we can take this into account during the trip. 

Get Up and Go Vietnam is doing all possible to make your journey and travel experience an unforgettable one. Weather conditions, we unfortunately cannot control. Our apologies for that!

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