Dragon Eyes Cruise 3 days Saigon – Phu Quoc

A special tour is offered for anyone who want to experience both water landscape along Mekong river and beauty of Phu Quoc island within 3 days. Join our trip, you will have chance to watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people, explore Cai Be or Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets, and visit the pearl island. Let’s join us for an enjoyable memory!

Highlights

  • Join walking/ cycling trip to visit and try tropical fruit in the countryside
  • Communicate with local people to get insight into Delta river life every day
  • Spend time to visit local floating markets such as Can Tho and Cai Be Market for exploration of lush garden

What's Included

  • Shuttle bus from Saigon
  • Free flow of coffe and tea
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Guided side trips as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
  • English speaking guide on the cruise vessel and side trips
  • Shuttle to Rach Gia and ferry from Rach Gia to Phu Quoc
  • For the direction Phu Quoc — Saigon, shuttle transfer from Rach Gia to the departure point of cruise vessel

What's Not Included

  • Tips and personal expenses
  • Private transfer from/to Saigon
  • Drinks (except for breakfast and the mineral water in your cabin)

Option SG - PQ

Price for Double or twin cabin, from Saigon to Phu Quoc departure on odd dates(eg. Sept.3,5,7,etc)


2018H        Valid from: 01/01/2018        Valid to: 03/31/2018
Price from: $704
Minimum quantity: 1        Maximum quantity: 4
Price from: $704
Promotion: %
Single supplement: $352
2018L        Valid from: 04/01/2018        Valid to: 09/30/2018
Price from: $557
Minimum quantity: 1        Maximum quantity: 4
Price from: $557
Promotion: %
Single supplement: $280

Option PQ - SG

Price for deluxe double or twin cabin from Phu Quoc to Saigon, departure on odd dates


2018H        Valid from: 01/01/2018        Valid to: 03/31/2018
Price from: $704
Minimum quantity: 1        Maximum quantity: 4
Price from: $704
Promotion: %
Single supplement: $352
2018L        Valid from: 04/01/2018        Valid to: 12/31/2018
Price from: $557
Minimum quantity: 1        Maximum quantity: 4
Price from: $557
Promotion: %
Single supplement: $280

Day 1: Panorama Cruise (L, D) 

In the morning we pick you up at your hotel (district 1 and parts of district 3) in Saigon and take you to Cai Be (approx. two hours drive). You board the wooden cruise boat around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy 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 tour to Xeo Qyut. In the province of Dong Thap lays the forest of Xeo Quit. Here, in the middle of the dense forest area was a former headquarters of the Provincial Party Committee during the Vietnam war. The South Vietnamese troops as well as the American knew about the existence of this camp and attacked it on a regular basis from the air or with ground forces. Through ingenious hiding strategies in the jungle-like forest and with the help of the local population, the Communist leaders succeeded in escaping the attacks, and from here on participate in the assault on Saigon.

Nowadays the area is an open-air museum and park. You can explore the area with small sampans, gliding through the tiny channels, or by foot, exploring the command center, caves and hiding places surrounded by nature. The entire attraction is a much calmer and more relaxed alternative to a trip to the famous Cu Chi tunnels, which are now completely overrun.

After Xeo Qyut you will explore Sa Dec, a small, sleepy town in the Dong Thap province and it was the original setting of the autobiographical novel “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras. This romantic and charming little town still isn’t very touristy and a true hidden gem in the Mekong delta.

There is a very busy, authentic market near the river and a lot of architecture from the colonial period, such as the old market, as well as numerous old mansions and merchant homes. One of these houses belonged to the protagonist in Marguerite Duras’ novel and has been lovingly and traditionally restored. The riverside road Nguyen Hue invites for a stroll with its cafés, market stalls and the old French church in the background.

Day 2: Life on the water and floating markets (B, L, D)

Wake up well rested to the sound of the River and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing. At 6.30h the boat 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 visit the market in Sa Dec. If you like you can go shopping with the chef and take part in a cooking lesson on board. Once the boat resumes its journey, you travel through small channels towards Can Tho (or Cai Be). In the afternoon there is the option of a land excursion either by bicycle or on foot and visit of a small village, a stroll through orchards, or a cooking class.

Day 3: Cai Rang Floating Market and Transfer to Phu Quoc (B,L)

After morning tea and an early start through the glorious morning atmosphere on the river we will visit the famos floating market of Cai Rang. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits and vegetables. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants.

Directly after visiting the floating market our shuttle takes you to the waterfront town of Rach Gia and to the pier for the ferry to the holiday paradise of Phu Quoc (lunch box on the way).

The tour ends here.

We will be happy to help you book a resort on the island and organize your trip back to Saigon.

Day 1: Phu Quoc - Rach Gia - Can Tho - Cai Be (L/D)

06.30-07.00 Pick up at your hotel in Phu Quoc to Bai Vong pier

08.00 Ferry from Phu Quoc to Rach Gia

10.30 Pick-up at the pier. Drive to Can Tho or Tra On

About 14.00 Boarding of the cruise vessel and check-in. Panorama cruise and lunch on board

16.00 Guided walk to a rural village or through the lush greens of orchards and rice paddies

17.30 Return to the boat for refreshment and to enjoy the sunset on the top deck

19.00 Dinner on board, night on board

Day 2: Cai Be - Can Tho (B/L/D)

06.30 Morning cruise and morning tea break served on board

08.00 Excursion on rowing sampan, exploring small canals of Tan Phong islet, coconut candy producing family.

10.00 Bicycle ride on back roads or walk in a small village along the Mekong Canal

12.00 Panorama cruise and lunch on board around 13.00

16.00 Afternoon walk to a rural village or cooking class on board

19.00 Dinner on board, night on board

Day 3: Can Tho - Saigon (B/L)

06.30 Morning cruise and morning tea break served on board

08.00 Excursion on a long sampan to Cai Rang floating market and noodle producing family

11.30 Departure to Saigon

12:30 Lunch in Vinh Long City

Around 16.30 Arrival in Saigon

Tour Code: T30DRE05

Durations: 3-day

Group size: 4

Itinerary: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Can Tho - Rach Gia - Phu Quoc or vice versa

Rate:
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