3 Days Mekong Cruise Tour – Mekong River Cruise: Saigon – Cai Be – Sa Dec – Long Xuyen

Authentic Mekong of Mekong Cruise Tour allows a wide range of routes throughout the Delta, as it can sail on waterways usually inaccessible to most cruising boats. It perfectly lends itself to tailor-made journeys, in accordance with travelers’ wishes or for special occasions. On board Authentic Mekong passengers get a genuine insight into the Delta. Cruises result from a spacious setting of a river barge inspired in tradition and an authentic way of exploring the Mekong Delta. Authentic Mekong brings you up close this unique natural environment and gives you a glimpse at the lives of local people. An enchanting voyage in strict privacy immersed in the life of an exceptional river.

3 Days Mekong Cruise Tour – Mekong River Cruise: Saigon – Cai Be – Sa Dec – Long Xuyen


CRUISE: Authentic Mekong sampan


DAY 1:  CAI BE – SA DEC (L, D)

8:15-8:30 A.MMekong Eco Tour pick up at your hotel in HCM City and transfer you to Mekong.

Embark Authentic Mekong sampan and welcome drink around 10:30 A.M.

We take a morning junk trip to Dong Hoa Hiep Island to explore evergreen islands and visit the former Imperial residence the traditional House, where surviving members of the Kiet family will welcome us with tea, and we can wander in the fruit orchards around the house.

Then, go ashore to visit the local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.

Authentic Mekong sampan boat sets sails toward Sa Dec while luch is served.

We embark on Cai Thia for a pleasure walk/ ride a bike on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and local people’s daily activities in My Thuan island.

Authentic Mekong sampan moors midstream for the night in Sa Dec.

Diner and overnight on boat.


Rising up early for another nice day. We contemplate sunrise while having breakfast on boat.

Then, we take small boat to visit bricks and tiles kilns and the manufacture of earthenware pots on a bank of river.

Continue to the heart of Sa Dec town to visit the Sa Dec local market, following the tracks of French novelist Marguerite Duras.

Walks/Cycle amongst the ever blossoming Sadec flower village and local industries.

Back to boat and enjoy welcome back drink while lunch is served.

Authentic Mekong sampan set sails through the canals of Lapvo with a magnificent landscape that come along the river banks: rural walks, farming, nursering farm, fishing, boating, smiling school children all in full swing.

Enjoy traditional herbal foot massage on boat.

Diner while Authentic Mekong sampan cruises towards Longxuyen


Breakfast on board.

Visit the OngHo Island – a small island by the Mekong River enjoy the scenery and walk/cycle to visit villages the island, passing by farmers, children, villagers tendering their life. See local farmers trading their produce on the water as they have done for centuries. You will have the opportunity to discover a side of Delta life.

Disembark for your departure around 11h00. End of nice cruise.