Mekong Eyes Cruise – The symbol of Luck.
Mekong Eyes was built based on traditional rice barges with the finest quality wood, and artfully decorated by skilled craftsmen of the Mekong Delta. It possesses 15 Cabins, which can accommodate up to 30 guests. All cabins are fully equipped with standard facilities and amenities in order to provide the most comfort stay for travelers. Each cabin is designed with big windows to insulate against windy climate and noisy sound. Thanks to an utterly caring crew, travelers will enjoy a high quality service for the whole journey.
09.00 Pick-up at the hotel in Sai Gon (district 1 and parts of district 3) *only included for those who are using the shuttle service
11.30 Boarding of the cruise vessel and check-in. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cozy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong Delta people.
In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.
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 on your comfortable river cruiser.
Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the cruise vessel 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, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Rang floating market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. After the excursion to the market it is time to start the journey back to Saigon. From Can Tho we travel by road back to Saigon. In My Tho you say good by to the Mekong Delta with a lunch break offering typical Mekong Delta dishes at Mekong Rest Stop.
Please kindly note Lunch in Mekong Rest Stop (only included for those pax using the shuttle service).