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MEKONG DELTA – MANGO CRUISE 2D1N (private)

Get Up And Go Vietnam offers a higher standard to make a more memorable, authentic and truly unique and local experience… The Mekong Delta, due to its labyrint of water ways, is Vietnam’s “Heartland” from the early modest beginnings of the country. The pict... View more
Travel Styles: Honeymoon Tours , Classic Tours
Destinations: BEN TRE – AN HOA – SA DEC
Duration: 2 Days & 1 Night
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Day 1 : Ben Tre – An Hoa – Vinh Long (Lunch and dinner)

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Itinerary day 1: Ben Tre – An Hoa – My Tho – Ngu Hiep

Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at Hung Vuong Pier and head to An Hoa canals. Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail on the deck while meeting your crew members 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 onfishing, 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.

Day 2 : Vinh Long - Sa Dec (Breakfast)

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Itinerary day 2: Vinh Long - Sa Dec

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. 

After that we meet up with your driver to return to Saigon or your onwards trip. Tour ends.

This cruise runs in both directions so the itinerary might be reversed on your trip date!

What’s included?

  • Boat trips, sightseeing as programmed and entrance fees
  • Meals as indicated
  • Overnight on luxury sampan
  • English/ French speaking guide

What’s excluded?

  • Return transportation from and to Ho Chi Minh City or other destination
  • 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 Invoice 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.

Dietary or special food request

In order to take care of your special food requests we would like you to inform us by email in advance.

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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