Tour Code: VDE-MQ5
    Journey Map
If you have one or two days and wish to get away from the bustle of the city centre, boating along Mekong River is a pleasant way by which you can get in touch with nice people, get closer to Vietnamese local lives in Mekong Delta.
With special designation, from the top bamboo tole-made-ceiling to the wooden floor, Mekong Queen complies with the high standards of government approval on vessel and has the highest workmanship. Life couldn’t be much enjoyable than sitting on board, looking over the floating market and shooting along the river.
A one day excursion will begin after boarding a luxury wooden boat, the Mekong Queen, with a visit of the colorful Cai Be floating market
   Colorful Cai Be floating market where you can experience all of local
    trading activities

   Opportunities to visit local factories and learn how pop rice, pop corn,
    rice paper and coconut candies are made

   Nice cruise through Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh to Vinh

   Fantastic destination of Sa Dec where you can visit temples and an ancient
    house shot in a very famous movie The Lovers.

Detailed Itinerary:
At 8am, a guide from Indochina Travel Service will pick you up at hotel and then get on car heading to Mekong Delta. Welcome onboard the Mekong Queen and begin your deluxe journey with a visit of the colorful Cai Be floating market, one of the most well-known and the biggest wholesaler markets in the Southern Vietnam. You then continue boarding to a local factory to visit and learn how pop rice, pop corn, rice paper and coconut candies are made. You also have an opportunity to taste these products served with a cup of hot green tea. One hour and a half cruising through Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh to Vinh Long, the capital town of Cuu Long (nine Dragon) Province. Spending your time, laying your back on the boat and shooting the beautiful and peaceful sceneries along the river, life is much easier experiencing the local village lives in the Mekong Delta. You will have a chance to taste the home-made snake wine while listening to Vietnamese traditional music (subject to availability), called Tai Tu and performed by the locals. Stop to visit the local floating houses where thousands of fishes are raised in the wooden boxes underneath in the natural water of the river and Tan Hoa Temple which was built hundreds of years ago by the locals.
Continue cruising on the river for another one hour to Sadec, you will have a big chance to discover the beautiful landscapes and the typical life of the Mekong Delta along the way. On arrival, landing at the central market located right on the bank of the river. After saying goodbye to the crew, take a very short walk to experience yourself at an ancient house shot in a very famous movie called “ The Lovers “, based on a true love story of Mr. Huynh Thuy Le, a rich Vietnamese-Chinese gentleman and Ms. Marguerite Duras.
End of tour around 15:30 or almost 16:00 pm and get on car for a drive to your hotel. End of services by Indochina Travel Service.
Private A/C transportation from and to hotel in Saigon
Private Mekong Queen Boat, Lunch
Fresh and cold towels, fresh seasonal fruit, Mineral water, hot green tea and coffee
English speaking guide, Service charge and all entrance fees
Travel Insurance
Drinks, Other services not mentioned in the inclusion
Tips & Personal expenses
Price per person in USD 2 PAX 3 - 5 Pax Single Supplement
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*The above prices are based on the group from 4 - 6pax and valid until Sep, 2008. All prices might be changed subject to your group size and travel period. Some tours have Deluxe Option available. Please contact us for further information.

   Tour is organized for the minimum of 2 people

   We will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel and set a schedule at your convenience

   This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of your travel date

Related information:

   Mekong Vietnam 

   Hotels in Saigon Vietnam

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   Vietnam Mekong travel photos