Le Cochinchine offers overnight boat cruises along Mekong River in Vietnam &
Cambodia and getting insight into Mekong Delta life.
See the Le Cochinchine boats.
Route 1: Cai Be - Can Tho
Depart: Tue, Thu, Sat
Day 1: Cai Be - Tra On (L, D)
11h00 boarding Le Cochinchine boat. Enjoy welcome drink
Explore the lively Cai Be floating market. Cruising amongst the mazes of
waterway to visit the handicraft villages and meet with local people.
Sightseeing the old house and sample various tropical fruits.
Arrive in Vinh Long we then embark on a walk or bike for sightseeing tour of the
Culao Binh Hoa Phuoc. Le Cochinchine sets sail to Can Tho via Cho Lach and Tra
Disembark Cho Lach village. Embark on a pleasant walking or biking on the
footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local
people's activities. En-route to visit a cottage industry, a local farm and
sample seasonal fruits.
Cruise to continue to Mang Thit. Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the river.
Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enjoying the beautiful scenery and
the aperitifs, sunset cruise.
A wonderful day with picturesque ferry crossings over Mekong River branches.
Dinner and night on board in Tra On.
Day 2: Tra On - Can Tho (B)
Rising up to the sound of River and Mekong Delta coming to life for another
lovely day we enjoy the sunset.
After breakfast, we cruise along the cannels and visit a village on the bank of
Co Chien or, an opportunity to appreciate the way of life of the local
inhabitants, and their hospitality. Leisurely cruise up the Bassac River while
enjoying the beautiful scenery.
Arriving in Can Tho, we explore the Cai Rang market, one of the most bustling
floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats laden fruits
barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. Boat
through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship
building yards, local markets in full swing.
11h00 Check out and disembark the boat. The cruise concludes.