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Private Authentic Sampan

Private Authentic Mekong

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Authentic Mekong sampan is designed according to the traditonal sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 23.0 m and wide of 4 m , made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.
For a pleasant and long cruise in comfortable conditions, the sampan is equiped with a well ventilated compartment which could be used as a diner room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for group of 2 to 16 persons maximum; besides one kitchen, couchettes with showers, one terrace on the deck, a five- person- crew included the captain, one mechanic, the chief cook, one sailor and one guide, are at your service .
Passengers on Authentic Mekong will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of aquatic life anywhere they go with the sampan. (see more: Mekong Delta boat trip)

Cruising with Authentic Mekong
Authentic Mekong allows a wide range of routes throughout the Delta, as it can sail on waterways usually inaccessible to most cruising boats. It perfectly lends itself to tailor-made journeys, in accordance with travelers' wishes or for special occasions. On board Authentic Mekong passengers get a genuine insight into the Delta. Cruises result from a spacious setting of a river barge inspired in tradition and an authentic way of exploring the Mekong Delta. Authentic Mekong brings you upclose this unique natural environment and gives you a glimpse at the lives of local people. An enchanting voyage in strict privacy immersed in the life of an exceptional river.

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  • 3 Days
  • Cabin & Facilities
  • Food & Dining
  • Entertaiment & Activities

Routing : Sai Gon -Cai Be - Sa Dec - Lapvo - Long Xuyen

Trip code: PAS1

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Sai Gon -Cai Be - Sa Dec - Lapvo - Long Xuyen


Detailed Itinerary:

DAY 01:    SAIGON -CAIBE – SADEC  (L,D)
Embark Authentic Mekong sampan and welcome drink  around11h30 morning. We take a morning junk  trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island to explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the traditional House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house. Then, go ashore to visit the French Gothic Cathedral and colorful port area, with its colonial buildings, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.Authentic Mekong sampan boat (Mekong Delta boat trip) set sails torward Sadec while luch is served.We embark on Caithia for a pleasure wark /bike on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people's daily activities in Mythuan island. Authentic Mekong sampan moor midstream for the night in Sadec. Diner and overnight on board.

DAY 02:  SADEC- LAPVO - LONGUXUYEN  (B,L,D)           
Rising up early for another nice day we  contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on board. We take small boat to visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river, then go to the heart of Saded town to visit the Sadec local market , following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras. Walks/Cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sadec flower village and local industries. Back to boat and enjoy welcome back drink while lunch is served. Authentic Mekong sampan set sails  through the canals of Lapvo with a magnificent landscape that come along the river banks: rural walks, farming, nursering farm, fishing, boating, smiling school children all in full swing. Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat. Diner and while Authentic Mekong sampan  cruises towards Longxuyen

DAY 03:  LONG XUYEN DEPATURE (B)
Breakfast on board. Explore the long Xuyen market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Visit Culao OngHo – a small island by the Mekong river enjoy the scenery and walk /cycle to visit villages the island, passing by farmers, children, villagers tendering their daily load.  See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. You will have a unique opportunity to discover a side of Delta life that few travellers experience. Back to board and have welcome back drink. Check out and disembark for your departure

*Note:
The cruise program can be reversed starting from Long Xuyen to Cai Be
Infants under 5 years old are free of charge.
Children between 6 and 11 years old sharing cabin with their parents get a 50% discount.

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