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					 3 - DAY MEKONG DELTA CRUISING TRIP WITH "SONG XANH" SAMPAN
                        (3 Days / 2 Nights)

Destination : CAI BE - PHU AN - DONG HOA HIEP - VINH LONG - SA DEC - LONG XUYEN - CHO MOI -
                                                CHAU DOC
                                       Duration : 3 Days / 2 Nights
                                                Highlights :
 Sa Dec town will appear like a little “Venice” with numerous narrow canals. You will disembark for a very
 interesting visit at a beautiful ancient house or “Nha Co” dating from the early 19th century, home of Ong
 Huyh Thuy Le, former “lover” of famous French novelist Marguerite Duras…. Back on board your sampan,
                  you will be served a delicious dinner. First night on the Mekong river...
                                           Price: 240-330 US$

 DAY 1: MEKONG DELTA CRUISING TRIP WITH "SONG XANH" SAMPAN: CAI
               BE - PHU AN - DONG HOA HIEP - VINH LONG - SA DEC
   The excursion starts from Cai Be town pier at around 10.00 am. Upon embarkation on
       your sampan-hotel, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. After your
installation, the cruise will begin with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising
      among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Visits will be made at an ancient
   mandarin house dating from 1890 where you will we welcomed by the owner. Further,
     another stop at some local home factories will allow you to observe how rice paste,
 coconut candies and other specialties are traditionally made. We will proceed to Phu An
 hamlet, an untouched beautiful area reflecting some of the best sights the Mekong Delta
 can offer. A delicious lunch will await you at "Le Longanier", a superb Indochinese villa
        located by the river, in a lush tropical garden surrounded by fruit plantations.
After lunch, your sampan will proceed to Sa Dec cruising the Tien Giang river, one of the
  two large arms of the Mekong. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River bring
    about large networks of meandering rivers, criss-crossed with countless arroyos, and
     remaining unknown to many people. We will then cruise on a small beautiful canal
through water jacinth plantations… You will take a small rowing boat for a cruise along a
   narrow canal passing by a local tiny village and fruit plantations. Further on the banks,
   some dark smokes in the sky will lead us to one of the largest artisanal bricks and tiles
    factory where you will have an interesting visit. Sa Dec town will appear like a little
“Venice” with numerous narrow canals. You will disembark for a very interesting visit at
  a beautiful ancient house or “Nha Co” dating from the early 19th century, home of Ong
 Huyh Thuy Le, former “lover” of famous French novelist Marguerite Duras…. Back on
    board your sampan, you will be served a delicious dinner. First night on the Mekong
                                              river.
  DAY 2:MEKONG DELTA CRUISING TRIP WITH "SONG XANH" SAMPAN: SA
                            DEC - LONG XUYEN – CHO MOI
 The breakfast will be served on board at 07am. You will disembark for a guided visit of
this charming and peaceful town, walking along its narrow streets where beautiful French
                                         old houses,
 Chinese temples and Vietnamese Dinh are dating from the last century… You will visit
                  the local market, one of the most attractive in Vietnam.
Back on board, your sampan will slowly leave Sa Dec and proceed the cruise upstream to
 Long Xuyen, a peaceful provincial town located on the Mekong banks. We will pass by
 several luxuriant islands, crossing countless sampan boats carrying sand, rice, fruits and
  vegetables, fishes, showing an intense activity on the river. Approaching Long Xuyen,
   your lunch will be served on board. Later, you will have a quick tour of Long Xuyen
typical center before cruising further to “Cu Lao Ong Ho” (The Tiger Island) for a visit at
 Ton Duc Thang museum, second president of Vietnam… We will proceed upstream on
   the Mekong river to Chau Doc. Some stops on the banks will be possible for cycling
tours to discover deeper the inhabitants life style. In the evening, we will organize for you
an exciting experience at an ancient house located by the river in the suburbs of Cho Moi,
  where your dinner will be arranged. You will be able to share experiences with family
 members and learn about traditional Southern Vietnam lifestyle, one of the highlights of
 your journey on the Mekong which should not be forgotten! Back on board your private
                         sampan for your second night on the river.

DAY 3: MEKONG DELTA CRUISING TRIP WITH "SONG XANH" SAMPAN: CHO
                                      MOI - CHAU DOC
 Early morning, your breakfast will be served on board while we will be cruising to Chau
Doc. We will cruise on a little arm of the Mekong where several traditional activities can
 be observed on the banks (artisanal boat factories, bamboo baskets making, palm leaves
  cutting, net fishing), as well as old Vietnamese temples dating from late 19th century.
  We will reach Chau Doc late in the morning. Located on the upper Mekong Delta, the
 town is 280 km south-west of Saigon on to the Cambodian border. With such proximity
the local population is an eclectic mix of Cham, Khmer, Chinese and Vietnamese sharing
  different cultures and historical richness. At around 11am, you will disembark at Chau
                             Doc main city pier. End of services.

                                         NOTE:
   During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, exotic seasonal fruits, hot green tea and two
              bottles of mineral water will be served daily free of charge.
  SURCHARGE « TET » PERIOD (2 DAYS BEFORE AND AFTER LUNAR NEW
                                         YEAR)
                                     +20 USD/PERS.

                                   Special Conditions
         * 50% for childrens traveling with parents aged between 6 and 11 years
                           * FOC for childrens under 6 years
                                        Including
  - 3 Days & 2 NightS cruise on private charter basis on board “Song Xanh” sampan- 2
            lunches, 2 dinners incl.1 small btle. of wine for 2 at an ancient house
 - 2 Breakfast on board(coffee, tea, juice, fresh yogurt, omelet or fried eggs, fresh fruits,
                                      bread, butter and jam)
- 2 bottles of min. water/pers./day, Vietnamese tea, Fresh fruits, Refreshing cotton towels
                           - Visits mentioned as per cruise program
                                - Service Charge and Gvt. Taxes
                                         - Crew assistance
                             - 1 English or French speaking guide
                          - Bicycles and “Xuong” rowing boat rides
                                             Excluding
                                - Individual Traveling Insurance
                             - Personal Expenses during the cruise
                  - Drinks during meals & cruise (soft drinks, beer, wine)
                                   - Tipping / Crew and Guide
                                      - Road Transportation



                                           Tour price:


                                                             Charter Cruise
                                     High season                                      Low season
Cabin of Jasmin                                                                  (01 June- 31 Sep 2011)
                               (01 Nov - 30 May 2012)
                          1              3-4              5-6            1               3-4              5-6
  Private Cruise         406             369              344          369               331              306
 Child from 6-11                                           50% of total cost
  Child under 6                                                 FOC

 Surcharge "TET' period (3 days before, 3 days after & TET DAY) + 20 USD/ pers./ cruise
                    + 50 USD/ MENU / PAX / LONGANIER RESTAURANT

             To get more informations about the trip, please take a look to this link:

  http://vietlongtravel.com/viet-nam-tours/mekong-cruising-tours/3-day-mekong-delta-
                         cruising-trip-with-song-xanh-sampan.html
                             Or contact to us: Nguyen Thi Thai Ha
                                         Sales Manager
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