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Cai Be Princess Sampan

Mekong Delta, Vietnam

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Cai Be Princess Sampan is one of very few private superior cruises in Mekong River. This is a great choice for those who desire to explore life and culture in Mekong River by a local sampan with traditional style and ultimate privacy.

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Cai Be Princess Sampan is one of Mekong River superior cruises operated since 2014 with the length of 13 m and the width of 2.8 m. Cai Be Princess is defined as a chartered cruise which can accommodate 30 – 45 passengers to cruise on Mekong River from 1 – 3 days. This is a very good choice for small groups or individual travelers.

Going sightseeing on Mekong River Delta with Cai Be Princess Sampan, you will experience many thrilling excursions arranged for you to explore daily life and culture of inhabitants here. Specifically, you can visit lively floating markets, fruit orchards, ancient houses, and so on. Through these activities, you can understand more about the typical life of inhabitants in Mekong River.

 

In terms of cabins, Cai Be Princess Sampan has no cabin. With dimensions of 13m long x 2.8m wide and a apacity of 30 pax, the cruise is ideal for small groups or individual travellers - Daily Private chartered cruises. For itinerary of 1 up to 3 days, pax with have a chance to experience homestay with overnight at local houses.

 

Services

Cai Be Princess Sampan will serve you below general and basic services:

 

  • 24-hour security
  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception
  • IDD at reception
  • Doctor on call

 

  • Baby cot
  • Fresh flower
  • Bar & restaurant
  • Cabin service
  • Rowing boat
  • Newspapers & magazines

 

Activities

With regard to activities, you can take part in many exciting programs and thrilling excursions both inlands and on water. For detailed information, please see itineraries.

 

Travel Vinh Long to Cai Be (1 day)

 

You will be picked up at a hotel in Saigon and transferred to the pier. After check-in on board, you will be welcomed with fresh rolled cotton towels. Your 1-day excursion will start from Vinh Long and depart from the pier in front of Cuu Long hotel at 10.00 am. Crossing Co Chien River, which is considered as one of the largest arm of Mekong River, then Cai Be Princess Sampan will also pass along An Binh and Binh Hoa Phuc islands, which are well-known for its orchard plantations. Later, the sampan will have a short stop at Tam Ho bonsais garden.

Your cruise will continue on a narrow canal where you can enjoy the beautiful landscapes and luxuriant vegetation. Afterwards, Cai Be Princess Sampan will cruise through colorful floating markets. In these markets, you can see many local boats selling their home-made products such as tropical fruits and diverse vegetables. The sampan will pass through ancient Cai Be church towards Phu An hamlet. A short stop en route at local factories will allow you to witness how local goods like rice paste and coco candies are made.

A gourmet lunch awaits you at a beautiful and wonderful Indochinese villa named Le Longanier, which is situated in a lush tropical garden by the river and surrounded by fruit orchards. After a sightseeing tour along beautiful canal, the cruise will end at 4.00 pm at Ba Bon Bridge. You will be transferred back to Saigon. 

 

PRICE:

Prices quoted in US$ net per person

Deluxe

Private Boat

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 15 pax

Nov - May

145

95

70

60

Jun - Oct

135

88

65

58

 

 

Note:

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Road Transportation

1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess Junk on private chartered basis

Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise

Lunch (as per menu described)

Visits mentioned

Crew assistance

VAT and service charge  

Supplements mentioned

Drinks during meals

Travel Insurance

Tipping / Crew during cruise

Personal expenses 

 

- Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. If you have special requests, please contact us.
- During the cruise fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.

 

Travel Cai Be to Dong Hoa Hiep 1 day

 

You will be picked up at your hotel in Saigon to travel to the pier. After embarking, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. Cai Be Princess Sampan will bring you to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most beautiful and busiest markets of Mekong Delta. In the market, you can explore daily life and culture of locals and see many local sampans laden tropical fruits and vegetables for sold. Later, the sampan will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep Island, which is situated between Vinh Long and Cai Be. During 40-minute cruise, you can enjoy the beauty of Mekong River’s sceneries and explore more about the typical rural life of Vietnamese people living in the countryside. At an ancient mandarin house dating from 19th century, you will be served a cup of tea.

After visiting the ancient house, you will return onboard and be ready to visit the biggest rice stock market. Other stops will allow you to visit traditional bricks, tiles factory, and how palm leaves used for houses. Continuing the cruise, Cai Be Sampan will sail further to Phu An hamlet where you can visit other local factories produce rice paste, rice cookies, coco candies, and drying fruits. A gourmet lunch awaits you at an Indochinese villa named Le Longanier.

In the afternoon, after a short walk along a beautiful canal, your cruise will end at 3.30 pm at Ba Bon Bridge. Here, your own private vehicle is waiting to transfer you back to Saigon.

 

PRICE:

Prices quoted in US$ net per person

Deluxe

Private Boat

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 15 pax

Nov - May

120

80

60

45

Jun - Oct

115

75

55

40

 

 

Note:

Inclusions

Exclusions

Road Transportation

1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis

Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise

Lunch (as per menu described)

Visits mentioned

Crew assistance

VAT and service charge

Supplements mentioned

Drinks during meals

Travel Insurance

Tipping / Crew during cruise

Personal expenses

 

- Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits. Other menus, please contact us.
- During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.

 

Travel Cai Be to Vinh Long

 

You will be picked up at your hotel in Saigon to travel to the pier. After embarking, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. Cai Be Princess Sampan will bring you to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most beautiful and busiest markets of Mekong Delta. In the market, you can explore daily life and culture of locals and see many local sampans laden tropical fruits and vegetables for sold. Afterwards, as the sampan will cruise further, it will take you to visit local factories producing rice popcorn, paste making, coco candies, longan drying process. A delicious lunch awaits you at Le Longanier, an Indochinese villa which is surrounded by luxuriant gardens.

In the afternoon, when visiting an ancient mandarin house dating from 19th century, you can enjoy a cup of tea served by its owners. Cai Be Princess will proceed to Vinh Long, cross through beautiful sceneries along Dong Phu canal, Binh Hoa Phuoc and An Binh Islands, and stop on the way at An Binh ancient church or Tam Ho bonsais garden. After passing Co Chien River, the excursion will finish at Vinh Long pier. You will be transferred to Saigon.

 

PRICE:

Prices quoted in US$ net per person

Deluxe

Private Boat

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 15 pax

Nov - May

145

95

70

60

Jun - Oct

135

88

65

58

 

 

Note:

Inclusions

Exclusions

Road Transportation

1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis

Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise

Lunch (as per menu described)

Visits mentioned

Crew assistance

VAT and service charge

Supplements mentioned

Drinks during meals

Travel Insurance

Tipping / Crew during cruise

Personal expenses

 

- Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits.
- During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.

 

Travel Cai Be to Phu An

 

You will be picked up at your hotel in Saigon to travel to the pier. After embarking, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. Cai Be Princess Sampan will bring you to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most beautiful and busiest markets of Mekong Delta. In the market, you can explore daily life and culture of locals and see many local sampans laden tropical fruits and vegetables for sold. As visiting an ancient mandarin house dating from 19th century, you can enjoy a cup of tea served by its owners. Afterwards, the sampan will take you to visit local factories producing rice popcorn, paste making, coco candies, longan drying process. A delicious lunch awaits you at Le Longanier, an Indochinese villa which is surrounded by luxuriant gardens.

In the afternoon, Cai Be princess will cruise deeper into smaller canals and arroyos. There may be some stops which allow you to visit fruit markets and plantations on the banks. This is also a great opportunity to talk with locals and explore more about their life. On riverbanks, you can see some very large rice fields as sailing among numerous suspended fishing nets. The cruise will end at Phu Nhuan Bridge. Be back to Saigon.

 

PRICE:

Prices quoted in US$ net per person

Deluxe

Private Boat

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 15 pax

Nov - May

145

95

70

60

Jun - Oct

135

88

65

58

 

 

Note:

Inclusions

Exclusions

Road Transportation

1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis

Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise

Lunch (as per menu described)

Visits mentioned

Crew assistance

VAT and service charge

Supplements mentioned Drinks during meals

Travel Insurance

Tipping/Crew during cruise

Personal expenses

 

- Set menu lunch: Vegetable Soup, Le Longanier Fried Spring rolls, Fried Mekong Elephant Ear Fish, Fried Mixed Vegetables with Pork, Caramelized Pork in Clay Pot, Seasonal Fresh Fruits
- During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge

 

Travel Saigon to Sa Dec

 

You will be picked up at your hotel in Saigon to travel to the pier. After embarking, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. Cai Be Princess Sampan will bring you to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most beautiful and busiest markets of Mekong Delta. In the market, you can explore daily life and culture of locals and see many local sampans laden tropical fruits and vegetables for sold. Later, the sampan will proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep Island, which is situated between Vinh Long and Cai Be. A stop can be made en route to visit some orchards.

The voyage will continue as the cruise cross Co Chien River and My Thuan Bridge. You will have a visit at Dinh Tan Hoa ancient house which was built by French some over hundred years ago. Then, the sampan will cruise upstream on Tien Giang River. You will have chance to visit one of some traditional bricks and tiles factories located along the river. The cruise will arrive in Sa Dec around 1.00 pm. After cruising along narrow canals and see many interesting activities on riverbanks, you will disembark at a local market place. You will be transferred back to Saigon.

 

PRICE:

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person

Deluxe

Private Boat

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 15 pax

Nov - May

165

115

85

75

Jun - Oct

155

105

80

70

 

 

Note:

Inclusions

Exclusions

Road Transportation

1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis

Fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits, hot green tea, mineral water during cruise

Lunch (as per menu described)

Visits mentioned

Crew assistance

VAT and service charge

Supplements mentioned

Drinks during meals

Travel Insurance

Tipping/Crew during cruise

Personal expenses

 

- Lunch: For FIT’s and groups up to 25 pers., lunch will be served on board or at a local ancient house in Sa Dec
- During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.

 

Cai Be Princess – Homestay 2 days 1 night

 

Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be – Phu An – Dong Hoa Hiep – An Binh

(Including lunch and dinner)

You will be picked up at your hotel in Saigon to travel to the pier. After embarking, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. Cai Be Princess Sampan will bring you to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most beautiful and busiest markets of Mekong Delta. In the market, you can explore daily life and culture of locals and see many local sampans laden tropical fruits and vegetables for sold. Then, the sampan will precede to Phu An hamlet. En route, there is a short stop for you to visit local factories which produce coconut candies, rice paste, and other regional specialties. A delicious lunch will be prepared at Le Longanier, an Indochinese villa.

After lunch, Cai Be Princess will cruise deeper to Dong Hoa Hiep and An Binh Island. These peaceful islands are great places to explore the rural life, culture, and daily activities,  of the delta residents such as making roofs by palm tree leaves, bricks and tiles artisanal factory, net fishing, an ancient Mandarin house dating from late 19th century. As sailing along Dong Phu canal, you can visit a fruit orchard and bonsais plantation near Binh Hoa Phuc islet.

In the late afternoon, disembark the sampan, you will check in a traditional house built on pillars by the river. Dinner will be served in the house, then you can enjoy your night freely.

 

Day 2: An Binh – Vinh Long – Sa Dec – Saigon

(Including breakfast and lunch)

After breakfast, come back to Cai Be Sampan and continue your excursions on Mekong River. The sampan will cross Co Chien River and My Thuan Bridge and stop at Dinh Tan Hoa, an ancient house which was build hundreds years ago. Then, Cai Be Sampan will proceed upstream on Tieng Giang River. Dark smokes in the sky will lead us to visit one of the biggest bricks and tiles factories. The trip will continue in Sa Dec where you can see a famous product of Mekong Delta used for furniture and baskets – water jacinth.

Upon arrival in Sa Dec, lunch will be served on boat while as the sampan continues cruising or stop for a visit at local ancient house in Sa Dec. you will get off the sampan at a local market. Take a stroll around charming and peaceful town of Sa Dec, you can see old but beautiful houses dating from the last century, Chinese temples, etc. Your cruise will end at around 4.pm. Transfer back to Saigon.

 

PRICE:

Prices quoted in US$ nett per person

Deluxe

Private Boat

2 - 3 pax

4 - 6 pax

7 - 9 pax

10 - 15 pax

Nov - May

318

198

160

158

Jun - Oct

312

192

155

140

 

 

Note:

Inclusions

Exclusions

Road Transportation

2 Days cruise on private charter basic

2 lunches (days 1+2), 1 dinners (day 1), breakfast (day 2)

1 night accommodation at local houses by the river

1 hour bicycle ride (day 1), fresh cotton towels, fresh fruits with hot green tea and mineral water during cruise,

Visits mentioned

Crew assistance,

VAT + service charges

Supplements mentioned

Drinks during meals

Travel Insurance

Tipping / Crew during cruise

Personal expenses

 

- During the cruise, fresh cotton towels, hot green tea, mineral water and exotic seasonal fruits will be served on board free of charge.

 

Cai Be Princess – Homestay 3 days 2 nights

 

Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be – Phu An – Dong Hoa Hiep

(Including lunch and dinner)

You will be picked up at your hotel in Saigon to travel to the pier. After embarking, you will be welcomed with fresh cotton towels. Cai Be Princess Sampan will bring you to visit Cai Be floating market – one of the most beautiful and busiest markets of Mekong Delta. In the market, you can explore daily life and culture of locals and see many local sampans laden tropical fruits and vegetables for sold. Then, the sampan will proceed to Phu An hamlet. En route, there is a short stop for you to visit local factories which produce coconut candies, rice paste, and other regional specialties. A delicious lunch will be prepared at Le Longanier, an Indochinese villa.

After lunch, Cai Be Sampan will cruise deeper into smaller rivers and canals. Set foot on riverbanks, you can visit fruit markets and plantations such as coconuts, bananas, water melon, and some large rice fields. Enjoy the simple beauty of local houses, which are made from wood and palm tree leaves, you can contact with locals as well. Then, the sampan will cruise through small bridges made by woods and bamboos, cross through countless suspended fishing nets, and proceed to Dong Hoa Hiep Island. Dinner will be served at an ancient mandarin house. Free time to explore the old house and surroundings.

 

Day 2: Dong Hoa Hiep – An Binh – Vinh Long

(Including breakfast, lunch, and dinner)

After breakfast, you will return to Cai Be Princess sampan to continue your voyage from Dong Hoa Hiep to An Binh and Vinh Long. Here, you can see daily activities of the typical rural life in the South of Vietnam such as roof making with palm tree leaves, bricks and tiles artisanal factories, and net fishing. Lunch awaits you at an orchard plantation near Binh Hoa Phuc Islet.

After lunch, let’s enjoy the beautiful landscapes on riverbanks while the sampan cruises along Dong Phu canal and An Binh islet. The sampan will take you to stop at a local house for overnight. Dinner and overnight at the house.

 

Day 3: An Binh – Vinh Long – Sa Dec

(Include breakfast and lunch)

After breakfast, come back to Cai Be Princess Sampan for your last day cruise on Mekong River. The sampan will pass through Co Chien River and My Thuan Bridge, then stop at a beautiful orchard plantation. The sampan will cruise upstream on beautiful canals. A short stop will allow you to visit one of the largest bricks and tiles factory. On the arrival in Sa Dec, you will disembark at a local market. Lunch awaits you at an ancient house.

After lunch, you can visit Sa Dec town, walk along its narrow streets and enjoy the beauty of ancient houses dating from the last century and some old Chinese temples. Your trip will finish at around 4.00 pm. You will be transferred back to Saigon.

 

PRICE:

Tour package

2 - 4 pax

5 - 8 pax

9 pax up

Single Suppliment

Deluxe

$308.00

$242.00

$179.00

$70.00

 

Note:

Inclusions

Exclusions 

Land transfer: Saigon – Cai Be, Sa Dec – Saigon

Tour programs as in the itinerary

Accommodation: twin sharing basis

Meals as mentioned

Green tea, fruits, towels

Entrance fees

English - speaking guide onboard

Travel insurance

Airfares & airport taxes.

Personal expenses (drinks, laundry, telephone…)

Tips & gratuities

Vietnam Visa

Other not mentioned

 

 

Check-in/Check-out

The check-in and check-out time is generally at noon.

In terms of cancellation and children policy, please take a look at below tables for your reference. Please be reminded that the policy can be changed. This is reference information:

 

Children and extra beds

 

One child under 6 years old sharing a cabin with two adults

Free of charge

One child from 6 to 12 years sharing a cabin with two adults

75%

One child from 12 years sharing a cabin with two adults

100%

 

Cancellation

As other cruises in Mekong River, Cai Be Princess Sampan highly recommends that you should inform your cancellation as soon as possible. The sooner you inform, the less you will be charged.

 

15 days before departure

10% of total rates

From 7 to 14 days before departure

50% of total rates

From 3 to 6 days before departure

75% of total rates

Under 3 days before departure

100% of total rates

 

Cards accepted

Passengers can transfer payment by bank transfer, PayPal, or credit card (Visa, Master Card …)

 

How safe is your boat?

To ensure the safety and security of passengers onboard:

-           All onboard crew is trained and certified as per international marine standards

-           Fire alarm system in all cabins, public areas and back areas

-           Firefighting system in all ship areas

-           Expert marine superintendent

-           24 hours watch on duty

 

What should to bring?

-           Passport with valid visa

-           Some cash in VND/ USD for personal expenses

-           Wide brim hat

-           Sunblock or insect repellent

-           Sports shoes & swimming suite

-           Warm clothes (in winter)

-           Learning tools, cakes, and candy (if tourists accompany with children)

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