Song Xanh Sampan


"Song Xanh" - a flotilla of 4 unique, authentic and charming sampans - was designed for travelers looking for "private" cruise experiences in the Mekong Delta. Song Xanh Sampans are designed as authentic traditional Mekong Delta boats using natural materials such as rattan, bamboo and exotic wood. The sheer variety in color and products promises spectacular photos and memories of a lifetime.

The fleet of 2 and 3-cabin Song Xanh Sampans ply the waters of the Mekong Delta on overnight itineraries. Sail in groups of up to 6 people, visiting destinations including Can Tho, Chau Doc, and Rach Gia (gateway to Phu Quoc). Enjoy excellent meals onboard along with excursions to floating markets and other Delta attractions by rowboat and walking.

* 2 cabin (2-4 pax): 1 bedroom, 1 living room transformed into 1 more bedroom at night, 1 shared bathroom with WC, lavabo and shower, 1 sundeck at the back where chairs, tables, and meals or drinks can be served.
* 3 cabin (4-6 pax): 2 bedroom, 1 living room transformed into 1 more bedroom at night, 1 shared bathroom with WC, lavabo and shower, 1 sundeck at the back where chairs, tables, and meals or drinks can be served.


Experience the Mekong Delta at the river level on a traditional sampan for a unique insight into the Mekong people’s life. Discreet and attentive, Song Xanh's crew takes care of your every need as you travel along the river. Book your private sampan and discover Mekong River Delta with Vietnam Travel today!

Song Xanh Sampan

Song Xanh Sampan

About This Cruise

UPSTREAM (CAI BE - RACH GIA):
Travel the width of Vietnam’s lush Mekong Delta on a private 2-night cruise from Cai Be to Rach Gia. Immerse yourself in the Delta’s endless rice fields, tropical fruit gardens, and rustic country living by bicycle, walking tour, and cruise aboard the comfortable Song Xanh sampan. Visit riverine islands, local workshops, and the charming town of Sadec with its Khmer and Chinese influences. Memorable meals include lunch in a colonial-inspired plantation house and a candlelit dinner in a historic century-old home.

Highlights include:
- Travel through the Delta by river to Rach Gia, the gateway to Phu Quoc
- Explore areas rarely visited by tourists
- Discover historic Sa Dec
- Unique photo opportunities.

DOWNSTREAM (RACH GIA - CAI BE):
Gateway to the emerald isle of Phu Quoc and southern Cambodia, cruise from Rach Gia to Cai Be. Travel the Mekong Delta on a private 2-night cruise, immersing yourself in the endless rice fields, tropical fruit gardens, and rustic country living by bicycle, walking tour, and river cruise. Visit riverine islands, local workshops, and the charming town of Sadec with its Khmer and Chinese influences. Memorable meals include lunch in a colonial-inspired plantation house and a candlelit dinner in a historic century-old home.

Highlights include:
- Explore areas rarely visited by tourists
- Discover historic Sa Dec
- Unique photo opportunities

Duration:
Private 2-Night Cruise

Cruises type
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Song Xanh Sampans

Destinations:
Cai Be, Sa Dec, Long Xuyen & Rach Gia or vice versa.

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Detailed Itinerary

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  1. Day 1: Cai Be - Sa Dec.

    - Be picked up at your hotel at 8:00 am and transfer to Cai Be by road.

    - Your trip starts from Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am.

    - Hop on a bicycle to better explore this wonderfully rural area, ending up at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river.

    - After lunch, board the Song Xanh Sampan for a leisurely cruise on the busy waterways of the Mekong Delta, with stops along the way to visit local cottage industries that utilize products from the Delta like rice and coconuts.

    - Before arriving in Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional brick factory where everything is made by hand.

    - Arriving in Sa Dec, step ashore and take a stroll to a lively outdoor market.

    - Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the acclaimed novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras. A candlelit dinner awaits at this dramatic house.

    - Enjoy your first night onboard your sampan as it moors on the Mekong River.

  2. Day 2: Sa Dec - Long Xuyen - Rach Gia.

    - Breakfast is served on board as you cruise towards Long Xuyen along narrow canals past several rustic monkey bridges and pristine countryside scenes.

    - After enjoying lunch on board, arrive in Long Xuyen to visit Tiger Island, the birthplace of Vietnam's second president.

    - Return to the sampan for dinner and resume your cruise towards Rach Gia.

    - Enjoy your second night on board.

  3. Day 3: Rach Gia.

     

    - Arrive in Rach Gia at around 7:00 am, the capital of Kien Giang Province, located on the coast of the Gulf of Thailand.

    - Breakfast is served on board before disembarkation. For travelers traveling early to Phu Quoc, the cruise can serve breakfast as early as 6:00 am.

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  • Full Side River View
  • 30m2
  • Smoking
  • Shower
  • Private Balcony
  • 1 Queen Size Bed

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  • Double Cabin
$ 288
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  • Partial River View
  • 30m2
  • Non-Smoking
  • Bathtub
  • Non Balcony
  • 1 King Size Bed

Single Cabin

  • Single Cabin
  • Double Cabin
$ 300
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    Price Includes

    • One-way transfer from Saigon to Cai Be.
    • Private 3-day cruise with overnight aboard Song Xanh Sampan.
    • 2 breakfasts, 1 lunch and 1 dinner on board.
    • 1 lunch at Le Longanier Restaurant.
    • 1 candlelit dinner including a bottle of wine for 2 persons
    at an ancient house.
    • Sightseeing fees included in above itinerary.
    • Bicycles and local rowboat rides.
    • Cold towels, seasonal fruit and hot tea.
    • English-speaking tour guide.
    • Crew assistance.

    Price Excludes

    • Individual travel insurance.
    • Beverages and meals not included in the program.
    • Personal expenses during the trip.
    • Tips for the crew and guide.
    • Any expense not clearly indicated in above program.


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