Le Cochinchine cruise Le Cochinchine cruise - Double cabin Le Cochinchine Bathroom
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TECHNIQUE of LE COCHINCHINE III :
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 – Caibe – Sadec - Can tho - Saigon The itinerary can be done in diverse way : Saigon – Can tho – Sadec – Caibe
Day 1: Cai Be – My Thuan – Sa Dec (L, D )
8:00 AM the driver will pick up at your hotel in Saigon, transfer to Caibe
12: 00 AM boarding Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink. Continue our cruise toward Sa Dec via My Thuan, a nice and quiet town overlooking Mekong river.
Visit the lively Sa Dec food market and primary school headed by Magueritte Duras.
Walks along the village path and get yourself acquaintance with rural activities as farmers farm their fields: rice fields, and vegetable farms, fish farms.
Back to our boat for a cruise down stream. Relax on boat while sipping an aperitif .
Dinner and overnight on board in Sa Dec.
Day 2: Sa Dec – Vinh Long- Tra On (B, L,D)
Breakfast on board on the Mekong.
Cruise to Tra On via Mang Thit – Vinh Long. Up to river tide, stop en route to visit brickyard handricraft villages a long the Mekong River.
Lunch served on board.
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 (orange grove) with its famer in Quoi An – Mang Thit – Vinh Long.
Boarding back, complimentary drink as a welcome back on board. Open bar and rest on the deck enjoying the sunset. The crew will serve dinner while the Le Cochinchine is cruising to Tra On.
Dinner and night on board in Tra On.
Day 3: Tra On – Can Tho – Disembark (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.
10:00 AM disembark in Can tho.
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
3 days 2 nights cruise in twin/double cabin by Le Cochinchine Cruise (private cabin – sharing boat)
3 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
Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and Our Lunar New Year
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