Conceived as the traditional rice-barges that fill the Mekong waterways, Le Cochinchine is an elegant and delightful river boat 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. Thanks to a utterly caring crew, travelers will enjoy a high quality personalised service. On board Le Cochinchine, time seems to have stopped to transport travelers to a magical world.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Caibe – Tra On (L, D)
At 8h00 in the morning, the driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and transfer you to Cai Be.
11h30 -12h.00 boarding LE COCHINCHINE boat. Enjoy welcome drink
Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be: the floating market, the mazes of waterway, local pop-rice and sweets production.
Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.
LeCochinchine continues its cruise to Cochien. Lunch served on board
Embark on a pleasant walk or cycle on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people’s activities. Visit a cottage industry, a local farm and sample seasonal fruits
Leisurely cruise on the Mekong River while taking in the beautiful scenery.
Enjoy an aperitif over the sunset.
Dinner and night on board.
Day 2: Tra On – Cantho – Ho Chi Minh(B)
Breakfast on board
The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day our boat set sails to Cantho through tributary and canals.
Transfer to Cairang: one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk along the canals and the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, rural and water activities in full swing.
Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.
11h00 Disembark in Cantho. The cruise concludes.
The driver will take us back to Ho Chi Minh. The trip ends at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City.End of services!
Roundtrip transfer to/from in Ho Chi Minh
1 night on board (based on twin/double cabin but shared sampan)
Meals as mentioned clearly as the itinerary
Tours and activities as stated above
English speaking guide on the cruise
Daily bottle of mineral water
Tips and personal expenses