What you’ll get

  • Duration : 4 days 3 nights

  • Departure : Ho Chi Minh City

  • Suitable : Family, Friends, Honey moon couple

  • Type : Cruise tour

  • Product Code : T30MEE31

Overview

With Mekong Eyes Explorer cruise, you can travel from Saigon to Phnom Penh covering the distance by boat to explore the fantastic scenery of the Mekong Delta. Along the way you pass fascinating Mekong Delta landscapes with an abundance of rice paddies and fruit orchards, life along the shores, playing children, Buddhist pagodas and colorful Cao Dai temples.

Highlights

    • Sit back on a luxury cruise and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people
    • Experience 5-star services on Mekong Eyes Explorer luxury cruise: sunset cocktail party on the top deck, modern bar
    • See the busy and colorful local market, enjoy a coffee on the nice riverside promenade or visit a nearby flower village with orchards

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Superior cabin

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Superior cabin

Size : 11,5 m2 Max Adults: 2

Bed size: Double/Twin

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Suite cabin

Suite cabin

Size : 19,5 m2 Max Adults: 2

Bed size: Double

Located on the upper deck and equipped with a private balcony


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  • Meals
    3 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 3 Dinners
  • Transportation
    Shuttle bus
  • Accommodation
    Cruise Cabin
  • Price Includes
    • English speaking guide
    • Free flow of tea and coffee
    • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Guided excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
    • Road transfer from/to Saigon by shuttle bus
    • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
    • Mineral water placed in your cabin on your cruise boat
    • Speed boat from Chau Doc to Phnom Penh with Mekong Eyes guide
    • Transfer from from the jetty to the hotel in Chau Doc / Phnom Penh
    Price Excludes
    • Visa fee for Cambodia and Vietnam (you can get a visa at the border crossing where the speed boat stops for immigration; for this you need to bring 35 USD and a passport photograph)
    • Private transfer from Saigon available
    • Drinks (except mentioned in inclusions)
    • Tips and other personal expenses
  • Cancellation by Customer

    For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:

    • More than 45 days prior to trip departure: No charge (Full refund will be made but transaction fee will be paid by you).
    • 30-45 days before arrival: 10% of total tour price.
    • 15-29 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
    • 7-14 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
    • Within 7 days before arrival: 100% tour price.

    Note:

    • The above fees are subject to an added bank transaction fee.
    • There will be no refund given for any unused or missed ground arrangements, sightseeing, meals or hotel accommodations.
    • For no show cases, there will be no refund.
    • All cancellations must be in person or in writing.
  • Cancellation by Weather

    In case of an unexpected situation/ bad weather causes an effect on your trip after commencement, we serve the right to change the itinerary of your booked tour for the safety of all clients in the group. If there are more than one solution, we will ask for your permission and agreement to do the next step. In such kind of cancellation, the refund of any payment on the un-used portion of transportation service, hotel service, car rental or tours will be given.

  • Children Policy
    • Under 4 years: Free of Charge.
    • From 4 to under 8 years old: 50% of adult's fare and sharing bed with parents.
    • From 4 to under 8 years old: 75% of adult's fare and using his own bed (on request)
    • Over 8 years old: 100% of adult's fare and using his own bed.

Itineraries

Day 1 (Thursday): Can Tho – Cai Be (L, D)

In the morning we pick you up at your hotel in Saigon (District 1 and parts of District 3) and take you to your port of embarkation in Can Tho. The transfer takes between 2 to 3.5 hours depending on the embarkation port. After a refreshing welcome drink, we show you our on-board facilities and your cozy cabin.
As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people. In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong River. The cruise boat anchors for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner.

Meals: L, D

Accommodation: Mekong Eyes Explorer cruise

Day 2 (Friday): Cai Be – Sa Dec – Cao Lanh (B, L, D)

Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6:30h the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.
After breakfast, we enjoy a rowing boat excursion through the hidden small canals of Tan Phong Islet on a sampan. We also visit some of the local candy or rice cake making production or boat through the green water landscape to see local villages, verdant orchards or rice paddies.
In the afternoon we arrive in the laid back town of Sa Dec for a city tour. There you can see the busy and colorful local market, enjoy a coffee on the nice riverside promenade or visit a nearby flower village with orchards. The charming town still has a lot of colonial architecture, in particular the old market, the church and many old villas and traders’ houses. We visit one of them, a beautifully renovated traditional house of a Chinese trader’s family. This sumptuous building belonged to the main character of the novel „The Lover” and indeed to the lover of Marguerite Duras.
In the late afternoon we return to the Mekong Explorer vessel and enjoy a sunset cruise with more fantastic photo opportunities from aboard.

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: MeKong Eyes Explorer cruise

Day 3 (Saturday): Cao Lanh – Tan Chau (B, L, D)

The boat arrives Cao Lanh in the morning. After breakfast on the top deck, you can enjoy the the visit to Tan Thuan Dong Islet, which is famous for its orchards full of mangoes, longans, and ambarellas. It is totally off-the-beaten track and rarely visited by tourists.
As the boat maneuvering through the scenic Cho Vam Canal, you are invited to a sunset cocktail party on the top deck, which also allows you to fully enjoy one of the most magnificent moments that Mekong river has to offer.

Meals: B, L, D

Accommodation: MeKong Eyes Explorer cruise

Day 4 (Sunday): Tan Chau across the border to Phnom Penh in Cambodia (B)

After breakfast the tour with Mekong Eyes Explorer ends. For the transfer to Phnom Penh you embark our speedboat for an exciting ride to Cambodia. You pass the first Cambodian style pagodas and a slowly changing landscape from the plains of the delta to a river landscape. A Mekong Eyes guide accompanies our passengers all the way to Phnom Penh to facilitate the immigration procedures into Cambodia and ensure your safe transfer from the jetty in Phnom Penh to your local hotel. Arrival in Phnom Penh around lunchtime.
The trip ends here. Please contact us if we can help you organize your tour to Angkor or any further trips. Of course we will also be happy to arrange your transfer to Ha Tien for connecting to Phu Quoc or an excursion to Chau Doc and its fascinating surroundings with Sam Mountain and the magic forest of Tra Su or back to Saigon.

Meals: B

Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes

    Although it is our intention to operate the itinerary as detailed proposal, we will do our utmost to stick to the set itinerary, however we cannot be held responsible for any last minute changes that might occur. It may be necessary to make some changes as a result of climatic conditions, alterations to cruise schedules or other operational factors.


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Customer Reviews

Excellent

9.3

Based on 5 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
    9.4
  • Organization
    9.2
  • Value for money
    9.2
  • Safety
    9.4
9.0

Upgrade55


18 Mar 2018
Wonderful
8.5

barbaraL5327LX


28 Dec 2017
Small but nice...
9.5

JNisted


25 Dec 2017
Dragon Eyes 4 Day Tour: Highly Recommend
10.0

Margaret B


27 Oct 2017
Mekong Eye Cruise - a must.
9.5

ToveM16


23 Dec 2016
An exciting trip - which was well worth both the money and time