L'Amant Cruise Mekong Tour - My Tho - Sa Dec 2 days

by L'amant Cruise - Cruise Ship: L'Amant Cruise
L'Amant Cruise Mekong Tour - My Tho - Sa Dec 2 days
9.4 out of 10
Destinations:Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Sa Dec - Mekong Delta
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Price From: 242 USD

L’Amant’s cruising could not have completed its tour without paying an honorable homage to Sa Dec, the town where the famous French author, Marguerite Duras lived during her childhood. Now famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, Sa Dec turned out to be a pleasant village and its structural richness is an array of gold woodworks and delicate murals.

Room Types Max Halong Lowest Rate No. Rooms .
Main Deck Single
1
person
USD 364
USD 456
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 02 Jul 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Main Deck Double
2
person
USD 484
USD 606
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 02 Jul 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Upper Deck Single
1
person
USD 412
USD 516
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 02 Jul 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Upper Deck Double
2
person
USD 532
USD 666
5 Rooms left
(Check-in 02 Jul 2015 to 30 Sep 2015)
Price Included
  • 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 as mentioned.
  • Third Party (P&I) Insurances.
  • Port dues & Government tax VAT at 10%.
Price Excluded
  • Transfers to / from the port of embarkation.
  • Personal Travel Insurances.
  • Drinks, tips and other personal expenses or services not mentioned on the program.

Trip Highlights:

  • Visit an ancient colonial house and a rice popcorn factory and taste the local specialties.
  • Take a local sampan boat to sail through Cai Be’s floating market.
  • Taking the rowing boat, journey through the numerous arroyos and be captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta

Option 1: My Tho - Sa Dec (Depart on Monday / Wednesday / Friday)
   
Day 1: My Tho - Cai Be - Vinh Long
Meeting at My Tho Tourist Pier at 11h30 and embark on board L’AMANT on time to enjoy a delectable lunch and get acquainted with the crew, while the vessel starts its way upstream to Cai Be. In the early afternoon, embark on a local sampan boat to sail through Cai Be’s floating market and taking the rowing boat, journey 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 on board L’AMANT and depart to Vinh Long while watching the sunset from sundeck.
Early evening, the boat will anchor near Vinh Long (after My Thuan Bridge) for overnight. Dinner on board followed by the projection of the film “L’Amant” or “Indochine”. Overnight on board of L’AMANT.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: L'Amant Cruise

Day 2:Vinh Long - Sa Dec
After breakfast, the boat heads towards Sa Dec. Upon arrival, time to check-out before getting on a local boat to reach Sa Dec city, 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’novel L’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.
The visit ends at around 11h00.
Note: The school is closed during Tet (Vietnamese New Year festival) and other public holidays.
End of our services.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA



Option 2: Sa Dec - My Tho (Depart on Tuesday / Thursday / Saturday)

Day 1:Sa Dec - Vinh Long - Cai Be
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’novel L’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.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner
Accommodation: L'Amant Cruise

Day 2:Cai Be - My Tho
The boat heads towards My Tho while breakfast is being served. Upon arrival, it’s 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 the island 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.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation:NA

Important Notes:
PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE

L'Amant Cruise
L'Amant Cruise
Upper Deck Cabin
Upper Deck Cabin
Restaurant & Bar
Restaurant & Bar
Main Deck Cabin
Main Deck Cabin
Sun Deck
Sun Deck
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Bathroom
Private Balcony
Private Balcony
Lunch Buffet
Lunch Buffet
Crew
Crew
Buffet
Buffet
Cooking Class
Cooking Class
Restaurant
Restaurant
L'Amant Back Ground
L'Amant Back Ground
1
1
2
2
Cai Be Floating Market
Cai Be Floating Market
Huynh Thuy Le House
Huynh Thuy Le House
Hunh Thuy Le Ancient House
Hunh Thuy Le Ancient House
Tropical Garden
Tropical Garden