Day 1:MY THO / CAI BE ( L/D)
Meeting at My Tho Tourist Pier at11h30.Check-in on board of L’Amant. There will be a short introduction of the crew and the ship, followed by lunch on board. The cruise begins toward Cai Be.
Early afternoon board on a sampan boat for a short cruise through the boats that come daily to sell their products: fruits, vegetables, fishes... Then sail through the numerous arroyos and be captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta. Visit an ancient colonial house and a rice popcorn factory and taste the local specialties.
Return back on board and time is at leisure to enjoy the sundeck or a soothing foot massage (with supplement). Dinner on board and will be followed by the projection of the film "L’Amant” or "Indochine”.
Overnight on board.
Day 2 :CAI BE – VINH LONG – SA DEC(B) In the footsteps of Marguerite Duras.
After breakfast, the boat heads toward Sa Dec.
Upon arrival, check-out time before boarding on a local boat to reach Sa Dec city, the old-fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and where the famous French Writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood.
Stroll through the lively market streets of this fascinating town, toward the tomb of L’Amant (the Lover) and his parents. Visit a Chinese temple and pass-by the school where Margerite’s mother has taught, an opportunity to interact with the students, as well as the house where she used to live with her children.
Stop to visit the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the "house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’ novel "L’Amant”.
Then return to the docks through the market.The visit ends at around 11h00. Note: The school is closed during Tet (Vietnamese New Year festival) and other public holidays.
Note:During the cruise on board of L’Amant, all excursions will beorganized in groups.
Day 1: SA DEC / VINH LONG / CAI BE (L/D)
Meeting in Sa Dec at 11h30. Embark on board L’AMANT on time to enjoy a delectable lunch and get acquainted with the crew.
In the early afternoon, visit Sa Dec, the old-fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and where the French Writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood. Stop to visit the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the "house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’novelL’AMANT, before heading to a Chinese temple and stopping at the tomb of L’AMANT. Finally, pass-by the school where Margerite’s mother has taught as well as the house where she used to live with her children. On the way back, stroll through the lively market streets of this fascinating town. Return on board L’AMANT and depart to Vinh Long while watching the sunset from sundeck.
Early evening, the boat will anchor in Cai Be. Dinner on board followed by the projection of the film "L’Amant” or "Indochine”. Overnight on board of L’AMANT.
Note: The school is closed during Tet (Vietnamese New Year festival) and other public holidays.
Day 2: CAI BE / MY THO (B)
The boat heads towards My Tho while breakfast is being served. Upon arrival, time to check-out before getting on a local boat for a cruise along islets and tropical orchards. Cruise through the canal of Xep and reach a small island where a horse-drawn cart will wait for you. Enjoy a tour through theisland and discover small villages. Stop en route to taste tropical fruits and visit a bee farm then continue on a rowboat through the narrow, tree-lined canals of the River. Visit handicraft villages, a coconut candy factory before returning on shore.
The visit ends at around 11h00. End of our services.
Rate per CABIN(FIT/Group)in USD
TRANSPORT SERVICE: ( Private car)
4- 7 seats
TP.HCM– My Tho /CáiBè – TP.HCM
125 USD / party
150 USD / party
210 USD / party
Cruise Price includes:
- Accommodation in single/double cabin with full board meals as mentioned on the program (breakfast/lunch/dinner).
- English or French speaking guide (other languages on request with supplement)
- All visits and excursions mentioned.
- Third party Liability Insurance (P&I)
- Port dues
Cruise Price excludes:
- Transfer to/from the port of embarkation
- Personal Travel Insurances.
- Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.
- Government Tax (VAT at 10%)
- Last minutes discount: All bookings made and confirmed within 35 days prior the departure date will enjoy a 10% discount offthe rates.