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Private Mien Tay Sampan Cruise Mekong River 3 Days/2 Nights

Mien Tay Sampan Cruise Mekong
Mien Tay sampan is designed according to the traditional sampans which have navigated on the Mekong flows. Long of 22 m and wide of 4,50 m , made of ‘’Sao’’ wood, a variety of oak, very resistant to water, well appreciated by people who spend all their life working and living on water.

Passengers on Mien Tay will be amazed and integrated in their discovery of landscapes, of local daily life, of smiling and open hearted people of the Delta and of aquatic life anywhere they go with the sampan.
  • Decks 2 : Main, Upper (75m2).
  • Engines 1 YANMAR
  • Propulsion 150 HP( inboard)
  • Electricity 220 Volt
  • Built 2002
  • Reservoir 5.000 liters of waterMien Tay Sampan Cruise Mekong

Cabins Amenities

For a pleasant and long cruise in comfortable conditions, the sampan is equipped 5 cabins twin with 1 well ventilated compartment which could be used as a diner room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for group of 2 to 16 persons maximum; besides one kitchen, three restrooms with showers, one terrace on the deck, a five- person- crew included the captain, one mechanic, the chief cook, one sailor and one guide, are at your service .

Cruise Itinerary


Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be (L, D)

  • 08h00, transfer from hotel in Saigon to the quay. Boarding the MIENTAY boat. Then depart for My Tho via Can Duoc and Cho Gao.
  • 14h30 Arrive Cho gao. Lunch on board
  • Walking around the Cho Gao market explore the daily life of the local people.
  • Leisurely cruise down the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery. 16h30 Arrive in My Tho. Walking for visit the Thoison Island and take a paddle boat though the small canals. Enjoy the tropical fruits.
  • Enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river .
  • 18h00 Boat flowing for Caibe. Dinner and nite on board.

Day 2: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Tra On (B, L, D)

  • Breakfast on board . Explore the Cai Be floatting market then depart for Vinh Long
  • Arrive in Vinh Long .Lunch on board ,then take a short sightseeing tour of the Vinh Long by bike or xe loi on the Cu Lao BINH HOA PHUOC.
  • Return the boat depart for Can Tho via Traon. Diner and overnight on board.

Day 3 : Can Tho - Saigon

  • Breakfast on board.Then explore the Tra On market then boat continue for Cantho.Visit CaiRang market one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong Delta with hundreds of small boats barging and jostling for space as owners attempt to sell their goods. A small boat will take you through the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards.
  • Return the the boat for Lunch. Then diseembark and return HCMC by coach. (18h00) Tour end.
Price per person in US$
2 Pax
4 pax
5 - 8 pax
9 pax up
Single Suppliment


Trip Included:

  • Land transfer from Saigon
  • English speaking guide
  • Boat Cruise as mentioned
  • Meals as indicated ( B= breakfast; L= lunch; D = diner)
  • Admission fees and permits where applicable
  • Government tax & service charge

Trip Excluded:

  • Airfares & airport taxes
  • Hotel in Saigon
  • Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone…)
  • Tips & gratuities
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Other not mentioned

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