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"Pickup service was good. Services on board was great, the village sightseeing was god, and guide spoke good English. If I could wish for two things; taking drink orders at the tables on top deck during nighttime and a stop or two at the floating market, not just driving by. Information and payment was good. Would recommend to friends. Thank you for a good trip, and experience. "
Mr. Henrik Sørensen Hoff & his wife on Mekong Eyes 2 days Cantho - Phu Quoc on March 26-27, 2013

Vinh Long Day Trip: Cai Be - Handicrafts - An Binh Island

Itinerary: Cai Be - Handicrafts - An Binh Island
Duration: 1 Days
Vĩnh Long  is a province located in the center of the Mekong Delta, between Tiền Riverand Hậu River. It has been considered as a gateway as well as a bridge linking the two major economic centers: Hồ Chí Minh City and Mekong Delta Provinces. Vĩnh Long is bounded by Tiền Giang in the North, Đồng Tháp in the northern West, Bến Tre in the East , and Cần Thơ in the South. The province, including Vĩnh Long Town and 6 districts (Long Hồ, Măng Thít, Bình Minh, Tam Bình,Trà Ôn, Vũng Liêm) is 1,490km2  and has a population of over 1,200,000.
Exchange Rate:US$1=VND23,355
Cabin Category2 persons3 persons4 persons5 persons6 persons7 persons8 persons
Valid till 31 Dec 2014VND 955,000
(~US$ 41)
VND 1,092,000
(~US$ 47)
VND 1,228,000
(~US$ 53)
VND 1,365,000
(~US$ 58)
VND 1,501,000
(~US$ 64)
VND 1,638,000
(~US$ 70)
VND 1,774,000
(~US$ 76)
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On boat
Catching fish
Above prices are per person cruising on private boat & valid till 31 Dec, 2014.

The topography of Vĩnh Long is rather even and flat with fruitful orchards and its jumble canals system facilitates the waterway transport. Vĩnh Long has a monsoon tropical climate. Its rainy season is from May to October and dry one from November to April. In this fertile and alluvial region, the three peoples: Việt, Chinese and Khmer have all been living in solidarity and affinity.
Coming to Vĩnh Long, tourist will have a chance to ramble on tides, walk in the natural green of fresh orchard. Boats and rafts become the main and common transportation in this area. Going by boats on the river to enjoy fresh air and harmonizing yourselves with the heaven beauty in the relaxing mind and listening the countryside music

Detailed Itinerary:
The program will start with the visit of Cai Be colorful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see how to make rice paper, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn ...

It is so interesting to visit the handicraft village where you can see how they make some special products: making rice-net for spring-rolls, fish sauce & Soya sauce, cooking salt, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof...

The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional  houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta..
Lunch can be served at Ut Trinh home. After lunch, we can walk around and then we will enjoy some kinds of fruits when listening to the traditional music

One more thing to do in this trip is biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta..
The cruise will end at Vinh Long city

Prices include: Boat of Mekong Travel, fruits (on boat, at orchard), bikes, rowing boat, pop-rice, coco-candy, tea, sight-seeing fees & the excellent local guide (English or French). VAT

Prices exclude
: Drinks, lunch, personal expenses.
• Car transfer: private round trip transfer VND2,028,000 (US$ 96)/ 4/ 7 seaters.
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