MCV14: Private Song Xanh Sampan Cruise Saigon – Rach gia 3 days
Destination: Sai gon - Cai Be - Sa Dec - Long Xuyen - Rach Gia
Starts in: Sai Gon
Ends in: Rach Gia
Tour code: MCV14
Song Xanh Sampan Cruise Saigon – Rach gia
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Technical Information - Song Xanh II and Song Xanh III: 18 metres long x 4 metres large, 1 bed room + 1 salon at the front that can be transformed into 1 more bed room at night with same space and facilities, 1 bathroom including wc, hands washer, shower) + 1 sun deck at the back with table and chairs / Capacity 4 adults or less with childrens/ 3 Crew members including Captain + 1 English or French speaking guide.
- Song Xanh IV: 22 metres long x 4,5 metres large, 2 bed rooms + 1 salon at the front that can be transformed into 1 more bed room at night with same space and facilities, 1 bathroom including wc, hands washer, shower) + 1 sun deck at the back with table and chairs / Capacity 6 adults or less with childrens/ 4 Crew members including Captain + 1 English or French speaking guide.
Equipment: - Salon amenities: 1 rattan sofa and 2 rattan armchairs with cotton pillows, 1 rattan low table, books, 1 rattan standing lamp, water jacynth floor carpet. - Bathroom amenities: tooth brushes and tooth paste, cotton buds, shower cap, shampoo, soap, bath and hands cotton towels. - Bed room amenities: cotton kimonos, rattan slippers, fans, double bed with silk bed covers and pillows , 2 rattan bed drawers/bedroomwith 2 silk bed lamps lotus style, 1 ratan chest drawer/bedroom, 1 rattan sofa with cotton pillows, water jacynth floor carpets (bed sides and front). - Sun deck amenities: teak wood square table with 4 or 6 bamboo/hard cotton chairs. - 1 small roawing boat attached at the back ("Xuong") with bicycles for deeper canals discovery.
Mode of Operation: - All of our cruises are operated on "private charter" basis. - No "join-in". - No fixed departure dates. - Confirmations are given on "first come first" basis according to boat availabilities on requested dates.
Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be – Sa Dec (L, D) Morning pick up from hotel around 7:30 am, depart for Cai Be. Your cruise starts from Phu An Jetty at 10h00am. Begin with a bicycle ride around this remote area, ending up at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river. After lunch, start your leisurely cruise on the busy waterways, with stops along the way for glimpses of local cottage industries that provide a living for the river people. Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional pottery factory where everything is made by hand. Dinner is served at a local house. The owner welcomes you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic environment.. Enjoyyour first night on board Song Xanh on the Mekong River.
Day 2: Sa Dec – Long Xuyen – Rach Gia (B, L, D) After breakfast served on board step ashore and take a stroll to the outdoor market.Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the novel and film The Lover by Marguerite Duras. Back on board cruise down towards Long Xuyen along a canal, passing several monkey bridges. Lunch is served on board. Upon arrival in Long Xuyen, visit Tiger Island. After visit Tiger Island, return on board for dinner and resume your cruise towards Rach Gia. Enjoy your second night on board Song Xanh.
Day 3: Rach Gia (B) Arrive in Rach Gia, the capital city of Kien Giang Province, located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand. Breakfast is served on board before disembarking. For travelers traveling early to Phu Quoc, we serve breakfast as early as 6:00 am. Arrival around 7h00 am.
Cost in USD per person based on private group :
No of pax
Feb. – May 2015
Jun. – Oct. 2015
Cruise includes: • A private 3-day cruise with overnight aboard Song Xanh Sampan • Private transfer from Saigon to Cai be • 2 lunches and 1 dinner on board • 1 candlelit dinner including a bottle of wine for 2 persons at a local house • Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary • English-speaking tour guide • Bicycles and local “xuong” rowboat rides • Crew assistance • Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea
Cruise excludes: • Individual travel insurance • Personal expenses during the trip • Beverages not specified in above program • Tips for the crew and the tour guide • Any expense not indicated in above program
Children Policy * 50% for childrens traveling with parents aged between 6 and 11 years old * FOC for childrens under 6 years old
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