VN66 Mekong Delta with Song Xanh Sampan ( 2 days / 1 night )
Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Sadec – Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Sa Dec – Can Tho
Take a morning drive to Cai Be (with or without a transfer guide). The Song Xanh Sampan, with along with a guide from Song Xanh’s, will introduce you to some local cottage industries where you can observe how rice cake, coconut candies and other specialties are traditionally made. We will then visit the Cai Be area and cruise among local barges full of fruits and vegetables before continuing to Sa Dec with stops en route to visit a local village and fruit plantations. Disembark in Sa Dec Town for a walk and to discover the charming town with numerous beautiful old French houses, Chinese temples and a market. Visit a historic house, dating from 1890, which was home to Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, a character from “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras. Lunch will be provided onboard. Continue your cruise down to Can Tho along a beautiful narrow canal. During the cruise, you will pass under several wooden “monkey bridges” and have opportunities to visit a village and a Cao Dai Temple. A candlelit dinner will be arranged at a splendid historic house. We will moor for the evening and enjoy a wonderful night on the Mekong River.
Overnight onboard the Song Xanh Sampan. [Lunch, Dinner]
Day 2 Cai Rang Floating Market – Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City
Enjoy your breakfast onboard while the Song Xanh cruises to Can Tho City. On arrival, explore the colourful and bustling floating market at Cai Rang before disembarking at Can Tho Pier. Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City (with or without a transfer guide).