Song Xanh Sampan Cruise three-day tour, which departs from Cai Be to Chau Doc, sails through the Mekong Delta region and presents travelers the highlights of the tour such as cruising among local floating market, visiting local handmade brick factory, Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House and Tiger Island, exploring the city of temples- Chau Doc, walking along the streets and taking beautiful photos.
10.00 Embark on boat. The Song Xanh Sampan starts cruising from Phu An Jetty. You begin a bicycle tour around the area to explore the surrounding and native people life. The tour stops at Le Longanier Restaurant which is decorated with colonial style furniture and is surrounded by beautiful green garden. It brings the nostalgic feeling to anyone who visits this place. Enjoy your lunch in this villa.
You return to the boat to continue the journey on Mekong Delta. You will have time to visit local cottage industries which make products to earn money for their living.
Before reaching to Sa Dec, the boat stops for you to take a look at a handmade brick factory where you can learn about the brick making process.
In Sa Dec, you take a walk around to observe an outdoor market. When coming to Sa Dec, you cannot miss exploring the highlight of this small, romantic town in Dong Thap province where the original setting of the famous novel “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras was made. The house is Huynh Thuy Le Ancient House in which the lover of the authoress lived. It is a Sino- French design with beautiful wooden furniture and floor tiles made in France. Dinner is served in this old house.
You come back to the boat and relax. Overnight on board.
You wake up, have breakfast and get ready for the second day of the tour. The Song Xanh Sampan continues sailing to Long Xuyen through a canal. You can see the landscapes and some monkey bridges pass by.
Lunch is served on board. After that, we pay a visit to Tiger Island which is also called it the Ong Ho Island. It is located in My Hoa Commune, Long Xuyen City. The island had been raised by the silt of Hau River. On Ong Ho island, there is a wooden house in the middle of the garden abundant in fruit trees. The origin of name Tiger is because in the past there are many tigers and panthers residing on area of rushes and reeds. This place is the place where the second president of Vietnam- Ton Duc Thang was born in 1888.
Go back to the sampan for relaxation and enjoy dinner while the boat continues cruising to Chau Doc.
10.00 The sampan will find place to anchor. Overnight on board.
Wake up and enjoy your breakfast while the cruise is heading to Chau Doc. It is the closest large town to the Vietnamese- Cambodian border crossing on Mekong river. The city is famous for owning lots of temples and pagodas which represents for people religions.
Another well-known destination in Chau Doc is Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. This is an ideal location for anyone who loves nature, want to immerse into the nature world of birds. It is home for many colonies of water birds, bats and various rare endangered animals.
10.00 The boat disembarks at Victoria Chau Doc private port. End of tour Cai Be- Chau Doc.
*Note: Actual itinerary may vary depending upon river tide, arrival time or other conditions.