LE COCHINCHINE III is entirely made of wood in a hull built of Oak (go sao), Long of 33 m and wide of 7m00 , the Vietnamese essence traditionnally used for quality ships and now a rare deed and is powered by an isuzu (450 HP) engines and 1 generator ISUZU 55KVA (220V-50HZ) .
It accommodates 28 passengers in 12 cabins including
8 Twin cabins
2 Double cabins
2 Family cabins ( each with 1 double bed & 2 single bed )
All cabins are equiped with air- condition, private bathroom with hot water
1 living room
A wide upper deck for contemplate sunset with an aperitif
The ship has been launched in june 2008 and construction is scheduled to be finished by september 08.
LE COCHINCHINE III is equipped with heat exchangers for hot water piloted by an automat that ensures constant shower water pressure and temperature. She brings along city water in sufficient.
Route: Saigon – Cai be – Can tho – Saigon
Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be – Tra On ( L, D )
8:00 Am the driver will pick up at your hotel in Saigon, transfer to Caibe
12:00 PM embark Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat, welcome drink and check in cabin, up for cruise to continue to Can Tho via Cho Lach and Tra On.
Up to river tide, disembark and make a pleasant walking or biking on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards with its famer.
Cruise to continue to Tra On. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and the aperitifs, sunset cruise A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches. Dinner and nite on board in Tra On.
Day 2: Tra On – Can Tho – Saigon (B )
The noise of the floating market wake you up early in the morning. After breakfast, the cruise to continue to Can Tho. Enjoy the magnificent sunrise on the river. Leisurely cruise up the BASSAC river while enyoying the beautiful scenery.
Arrive Can Tho, a small boat will take you explore the Cai Rang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. And through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.
10h00 disembark at Ninh kieu pier in Can tho.
The car and driver pickyou up, transfer to hotel in Saigon. Drop off at your hotel. End of tour.
Route: Saigon – Can tho – Caibe -Saigon
Day 1: Saigon - Can Tho - Cho Lach – Cai Be ( L, D )
8:00 Am the driver will pick up at your hotel in Saigon, transfer to Can tho
12: 00 pm boarding Le Cochinchine/Mekong Emotion boat at Ninh Kieu tourist pier, welcome drink and check in cabin, up for cruise to Cai Be via Tra On.
Leisurely cruise down the Mekong while enyoying the beautiful scenery. Lunch on board.
After lunch disembark then a pleasant walk on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities, especially somes orchards (orange grove) with its famer and sample various tropical fruits in LACH village.
Then return the boat to cruise to Cai Be. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Co Chien river.
Dinner and overnight on board in Cho Lach or Cai Be Up to river tide.
Day 2: Cai Be – Saigon ( B )
In the morning, the noise of the floating market wake you up, visit the daily life of the local people who live on both sides of the Mekong river, breakfast on board.
After breakfast, check out luggages to small motor boat to explore the lively Cai Be floating market in the morning.
Walking for visit a handicraft village of the local people then sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Continue boat trip to Mekong Lodge – an eco-resort Mekong Lodge includes more than 40 private pretty bungalows and River View Restaurant, stretched in an area of more than 10.000 m2 lays just beside the Tien River.
Visit Mekong Lodge and walking around this area to see local people who are doing daily activities.
10h00 disembark in Cai Be . The car and driver pickyou up, transfer to hotel in Saigon. Drop off at your hotel. End of tour.
Cost in USD per person based on twin/double sharing, valid until 31 Dec. 2014
No of pax
We also have family cabin on boat, please contact us for the best rate
Children under 2 years old sharing the room & existing bed with parents ( 2 adults ): Free of charge
Children under 6 years old sharing the room & existing bed with parents ( 2 adults ): 20 %
Children 07-11 years old sharing the room with parents ( 2 adults ) 75% of adult.
English / French speaking guide on boat
Round trip of private transfer from Saigon
2 days 1 night cruise in twin/double cabin by Le Cochinchine Cruise (private cabin – sharing boat)
2 days cruise with stops and visits as stated in the itinerary
Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L= lunch; D = diner)
Admission fees and permits where applicable
Biking, Sampan boat ride
Pre/post trip arrangement
English speaking guide escorted from Saigon
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