GENERAL INFORMATION OF MEKONG DELTA BOAT CRUISE

 

DESTINATION OVERVIEW

Cruise in a traditional Indochina styled boat along the silted waterways with this Mekong Delta boat cruise tour organized by Orient Skyline Travel! Visit floating markets and see small scale home-made factories, try your hands in making fresh rice paper, coconut candy! Wander the banks of a secluded small islands, and enjoy delicious lunch at local family restaurant in the middle of a fruitful garden with beautiful bonsai pots!

 

DESTINATIONS INCLUDED

Ho Chi Minh-City – Cai Be

 

JOURNEY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cruising through the zigzag waterways of the lush Mekong Delta on a traditional bamboo riverboat
  • Observing the slow pace of life along the banks of the mighty Mekong River
  • Getting a glimpse of how local coconut candy, rice paper and so on are produced
  • Enjoying a sumptuous lunch on fruitful island of the Mekong

 

TOUR INCLUSIONS

  • Sightseeing fees during guided times
  • English speaking experienced local guide
  • Meals as mentioned in tour itinerary
  • Boat cruises as mentioned on tour
  • Excursions as mentioned
  • Service charges and government tax

THROUGH MEKONG DELTA BOAT CRUISE TOUR, YOU WILL DISCOVER

 

Depart from Ho Chi Minh City at 8 AM and drive to the township of Cai Be to board the Mekong Queen, a traditionally built riverboat made from native bamboo and timberland rattan. In the old days during Vietnam’s French colony period, these boats were essential means of transport in Mekong River and poor road areas. And even nowadays, they still remain a handy means of reaching the Mekong delta’s isolated island communities.

At 10 AM, be welcomed by the crews on board your Mekong Queen at the Cai Be jetty, you will be served with cold towels following with a refreshing drink while your Mekong Queen sets off for its leisurely cruise on the busy waterways where local boat traffic is endless and the transportation activity never ceases. See local life plays out along the riverside with green landscapes while enjoying some more tea and fresh fruit from your attentive crews. As your boat glides through Cai Be floating market where you will see house cum boats from around regions sell their agricultural products. After the market, your boat will stops more on the way to provide glimpses of the region local industries by visiting the families cottage workshops making rice wine, rice paper and coconut candy and various other products that provide a living for the riverside residence. Lunch will be served in a local family restaurant in the middle of a fruitful garden on the island. After that take a short ride across the mighty Mekong River to Vinh Long destination where your private transfer is await for you and drive you back to Ho Chi Minh City in late afternoon.

(Lunch included)

 

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