This 3 days 2 nights cruise will take you more deep visiting to the colorful Mekong Delta
Day 1: Panorama River Cruise
In the morning, your guide will take you to Mekong Delta. You board your comfortable wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink your guide will show you on-board facilities and your cozy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. You can sit back to relax and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. You’ll have chance to meet the friendly locals and taste the local product and fruits.
Then, you’ll get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong River. The cruise boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 2: Life on the water and floating markets
Today, you’ll wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30 the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. You’ll 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, you will board a sampan boat to Cai Be or Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. You’ll marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skillfully handcrafted regional products. Then, you will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. You will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.
Later in the morning you can boat through the green water landscape on a little rowing sampan to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards. Alternatively you can discover the nearby town by foot or explore the small side canals of the Mekong River on a bicycle. The cruise boat then resumes its journey as lunch is served. In the afternoon there will be another side trip to one of the exotic villages along the way. Your overnight accommodation will be on board.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Day 3: An exotic world of its own
After breakfast and an early start through the glorious morning atmosphere on the Mekong River, you will visit another floating market. Be sure not to miss the great photo opportunities for authentic snapshots of the Mekong people and their life.
After that, you’ll take another sampan side trip right into the lush rural landscape, the fertile fields, and the exuberant green. Then it’s time for you to pack up and return to the pier from which you started.
The Mekong Delta cruise boat tour ends at around 11.00 — 11.30 on the pier. You’ll be met with your guide and driven back to Ho Chi Minh City where you’ll spend the night.