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Song Xanh Sampan

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Song Xanh Sampan – A unique authentic private Sampan!
 
Song Xanh Sampans are designed for travelers who are looking for Private Cruise experiences in the Mekong Delta. Five very unique and authentic Sampans are fully equipped with beautiful bamboo and rattan furniture to create a very charming atmosphere. Operated as private charter cruises for individuals, couples and families with children, each sampan will carry a charming rowing boat ("Xuong"), nicely designed for a deep exploration of the delta through numerous small canals and arroyos along the journey.

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    • Song Xanh Sampan cabin

      Song Xanh Sampan cabin

      • 15 m2
      • King-size bed

      Room info

      Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

      530 USD

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      • Song Xanh Sampan Cabin

        Song Xanh Sampan Cabin

        • 15 m2
        • 01 King Size bed

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        Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

        694 USD

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        • Private Song Xanh Cruise

          Private Song Xanh Cruise

          • 15 m2
          • King-size bed

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          Free Vietnam Visa. Save $12/pax

          790 USD

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          • Private Song Xanh Cruise

            Private Song Xanh Cruise

            • m2
            • King size bed

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            400 USD

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              Price Includes
               
              • 1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis
              • English Speaking Guide
              • 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

              Price Excludes
               
              • Transportation round trip Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh
              • Supplements mentioned
              • Drinks during meals
              • Travel Insurance
              • Tipping / Crew during cruise
              • Personal expenses
              • Additional charge 40 USD / boat from 7th Feb 2013 to 13th Feb 2013 ( Vietnamese Lunar New Year)
              • Additional charge 07 USD / menu Longanier / pax from 7th Feb 2013 to 13th Feb 2013 ( Vietnamese Lunar New Year)
              • Car surcharge for Peak Season

              Cancellation by Customer
               
              • 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

              Children Policy
               
              • Children aged 4 or less: Free of Charge
              • Children from the age of 5 to 12: 50% discount based on adult price
              • Children above 12 years old: Full price

              Full Itinerary


              Be picked up at 07:30 at No 157 Pasteur, D3 in Saigon and drive to Nha Man, home to a local temple and apothecary to learn about traditional medicines. Walk a few meters, board your Song Xanh sampan and set off for a leisure cruise on the busy waterways. Welcome drinks are served.

              Arrive in Sa Dec and get ashore to visit the Buddhist Nuns Monastery of Phuoc Hue, a wonderfully peaceful provincial monastery where young girls learn the teachings of Buddhism.

              After a stroll around the flower gardens (Sa Dec is famous for its flower nursery gardens), get back on board where Vietnamese lunch is served. Turn into a narrow canal to discover unspoiled landscapes, luxuriant gardens, children on bicycles… the daily life of the river people. Stop half-way along the canal to visit a small local village. Meet the villagers and get a glimpse of their daily life.

              Disembark at Vam Cong Jetty in Long Xuyen. A 13:30 drive will take you through the countryside to the country town of Chau Doc. You can stop either at Victoria Chau Doc Hotel on the bank of the Bassac River or at Victoria Nui Sam Lodge, a charming mountain retreat nestled on Sam Mountain.

              Meals: Lunch
              Accommodation: NA
              Begin cruising from Phu An Jetty at 10:00 am. From the sampan, you can observe life as it plays out on shore - people doing their daily activities among the picturesque landscapes - while your attentive crew serves tea and seasonal fruit. Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop at various points along the river for a look into some of the cottage industries of the region including a pottery factory where everything is made by hand, pass by monkey bridges and tiny villages to visit a Cao Dai temple.

              Arrive in Sa Dec and stroll to the outdoor market. Visit one of the highlights of the charming town, the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, a real-life character in the celebrated novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras.

              Lunch is served on board while cruising towards Can Tho along a narrow canal teeming with life. Explore the countryside surroundings by local rowboat. Your last stopover before sunset is at an ancient house (a “Nha Co” in Vietnamese), dating back to the 19th century. The owner will welcome you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic countryside setting.

              After dinner return on board while the Song Xanh continues its cruise towards the Hau River. Overnight on board.

              Meals: Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan


              see more: Cai Be Floating Market
              Wake up early at 06:00 for a visit to the famous Cai Rang Floating Market which operates daily starting from 05:00.

              Breakfast is served on board while the Song Xanh navigates towards the market among local barges loaded down with fruits and vegetables from the Delta, making for some stunning photos.

              Continue cruising towards Victoria Can Tho and disembark at the hotel’s private jetty.

              Meals: Breakfast
              Accommodation: NA
              At 08:00, we will be met at the lobby of our hotel in Saigon. We transfer to Cai Be (transportation is NOT INCLUDED in the cabin price).

              Your cruise starts from Phu An Jetty at 10:00. Start with a bicycle ride around this remote 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, start your leisurely cruise on the busy waterways, with stops along the way for glimpses of local cottage industries that provide a living for the river people.

              Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional pottery factory where everything is made by hand.

              Dinner is served on board. Enjoy your first night on board Song Xanh on the Mekong River.

              Meals: Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampana
              After breakfast served on board step ashore and take a stroll to the outdoor market.Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the novel and film The Lover by Marguerite Duras. Back on board cruise down towards Can Tho along a narrow canal, passing several monkey bridges. Lunch is served on board, before getting ashore for a visit to a Cao Dai Temple. Take a trip on small rowing sampan to explore the small armlets.

              Your last stopover before sunset is at an ancient house, a “Nha Co” dating back to the 19th Century where a candlelit dinner will be served.

              After dinner return on board while your Song Xanh continues its cruise towards Can Tho. Overnight on board.

              Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
              At around 06:00, your sampan will slowly start cruising. Your breakfast will be served on board at 07:00 while approaching Cai Rang Floating Market actually still the largest in the whole Mekong delta.

              Breakfast is served on board while the Song Xanh navigates towards the market among local barges laden with fruit and vegetables. Be sure to have your camera ready! Later on, cruise towards Victoria Can Tho and disembark at the hotel’s private jetty around 10:00.

              Transfer back to Ho Chi Minh City.

              Meals: Breakfast
              Accommodation: NA
              Your crew welcomes you at the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel jetty at 10:00 am with cold towels and a refreshing drink as your Song Xanh private sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the waterways around Chau Doc towards Long Xuyen, traveling along a narrow canal past monkey bridges and peaceful villages.

              Lunch is served on board before arriving in Long Xuyen. Visit Tiger Island (Cu Lao Ong Ho), a small island that was once the home of Vietnam’s second president - Ton Duc Thang. Take a stroll around the park surrounding the museum and cycle around the island for a better look.

              Your last stopover before sunset is at a Vietnamese home to gain insight into how the locals live. The owner will welcome you and a candlelit dinner will be served. Enjoy your first night on board the Song Xanh on the Hau River.

              Meals: Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
              Breakfast is served on board at 07:00 am while your sampan cruises downstream. Arrive in Sa Dec in time for a stroll around this charming town. Visit one of the town’s highlights, the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, a real-life character in the celebrated novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras. The small town is well worth exploring as it played an important role in the development of the Mekong Delta. Large Chinese and Khmer communities were established here, while the French also left their mark on the local architecture. As a result, many religions are represented side by side: a Cao Dai temple, a Catholic church, a Chinese temple and Vietnamese pagodas.

              Lunch and dinner are served on board. Enjoy your second night aboard the Song Xanh on the Mekong River.

              Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
              Activities: Biking
              We begin cruising at 06:00 am towards Cai Be. Observe life as it plays out on shore - people doing their daily activities among picturesque landscapes - while your crew serves breakfast onboard. Stop at various points along the way for a look into some of the cottage industries of the region: a pottery factory and local food production like coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of pop corn), small home-based businesses that provide a living for the river people.

              Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit plantations, a glimpse into the Indochina of yesteryear (surcharge for lunch).

              Disembark at Chau Doc main city pier 11.00 AM.

              Meals: Breakfast
              Accommodation: NA


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              Your cruise starts from Phu An Jetty at 10h00am. 

              Begin with a bicycle ride around this remote 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, start your leisurely cruise on the busy waterways, with stops along the way for glimpses of local cottage industries that provide a living for the river people.

              Before arriving at Sa Dec, stop to visit a traditional pottery factory where everything is made by hand. Dinner is served at a local house. The owner welcomes you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic environment... 

              Enjoy your first night on board Song Xanh on the Mekong River.

              Meals: Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan

              After breakfast served on board step ashore and take a stroll to the outdoor market. Visit the historic house of the real-life character in the novel and film The Lover by Marguerite Duras. Back on board cruise down towards Long Xuyen along a canal, passing several monkey bridges. Lunch is served on board.

              Upon arrival in Long Xuyen, visit Tiger Island. Dinner is served at a local house. The owner welcomes you and a candlelit dinner is served in this authentic environment.

              After dinner, return on board and resume your cruise towards Rach Gia. Overnight on board while the boat sails on.

              Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
              Your crew welcomes you at the Victoria Chau Doc Hotel jetty at 10:00 am with cold towels and a refreshing drink as your Song Xanh private sampan sets off for its leisurely cruise on the waterways around Chau Doc towards Long Xuyen, traveling along a narrow canal past monkey bridges and peaceful villages.

              Lunch is served on board before arriving in Long Xuyen. Visit Tiger Island (Cu Lao Ong Ho), a small island that was once the home of Vietnam’s second president - Ton Duc Thang. Take a stroll around the park surrounding the museum and cycle around the island for a better look.

              Your last stopover before sunset is at a Vietnamese home to gain insight into how the locals live. The owner will welcome you and a candlelit dinner will be served. Enjoy your first night on board the Song Xanh on the Hau River.

              Meals: Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
              Breakfast is served on board at 07:00 am while your sampan cruises downstream. Arrive in Sa Dec in time for a stroll around this charming town. Visit one of the town’s highlights, the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, a real-life character in the celebrated novel and film “The Lover” by Marguerite Duras. The small town is well worth exploring as it played an important role in the development of the Mekong Delta. Large Chinese and Khmer communities were established here, while the French also left their mark on the local architecture. As a result, many religions are represented side by side: a Cao Dai temple, a Catholic church, a Chinese temple and Vietnamese pagodas.

              Lunch and dinner are served on board. Enjoy your second night aboard the Song Xanh on the Mekong River.

              Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
              Accommodation: Song Xanh Sampan
              We begin cruising at 06:00 am towards Cai Be. Observe life as it plays out on shore - people doing their daily activities among picturesque landscapes - while your crew serves breakfast onboard. Stop at various points along the way for a look into some of the cottage industries of the region: a pottery factory and local food production like coconut candy and puffed rice (the local equivalent of pop corn), small home-based businesses that provide a living for the river people.

              Your cruise ends at Le Longanier Restaurant. Lunch is served in this exquisite colonial-style villa set in a lush tropical garden by the river, surrounded by fruit plantations, a glimpse into the Indochina of yesteryear (surcharge for lunch).

              Disembark at Chau Doc main city pier 11.00 AM. Overnight in hotel in Chau Doc

              Meals: Breakfast
              Accommodation: Victoria Hotel Chau Doc
              After breakfast, Move to boat pier for deparutre to Phnom Penh by speed boat (leave 7.00 am, arrive Phnom Penh ~ 12.00). End of tour.for deparutre to Phnom Penh by speed boat (leave 7.00 am, arrive Phnom Penh ~ 12.00). End of tour.

              Meals: Breakfast
              Accommodation: NA


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              Services
               
               24-hour Security ​ Doctor on call ​ Newspapers and magazines
              ​ Reception ​ Rowing boat ​ Safety box at reception
              ​ Baby cot ​ Bar ​ Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
              ​ Fresh flower ​ IDD at the reception ​ Restaurant

              Departure Info
               
               Shuttle Bus: NA  Check-in: At noon
               Check-out: At noon  Guide: English speaking guide

              Activities on Board
               
              Fishing    

              These are cruise properties for Song Xanh Sampan:​

               
              Specifications Song Xanh Sampan I Song Xanh Sampan II Song Xanh Sampan III Song Xanh Sampan IV
              Building matertials        
              Operated since 2004 2004 2004 2004
              Length 15 18 18 18
              Width 3.5 3.5 3.5 3.5
              Height NA NA NA NA
              Depth NA NA NA NA
              Dining Room Yes Yes Yes Yes
              Bar/ Sundeck Yes Yes Yes Yes
              Massage cabin NA NA NA NA
              Crew 4 4 4 4
              Capacity Max 2 2 adults and 2 young children or 4 adutls 2 adults and 2 young children 2 adults and 2 young children
               
              Song Xanh Sampan I Deck Plan Song Xanh Sampan II Deck Plan
              Song Xanh Sampan I Song Xanh Sampan II
              Song Xanh Sampan III Deck Plan Song Xanh Sampan IV Deck Plan
              Song Xanh Sampan III Song Xanh Sampan IV

              Price Includes
               
              • 1 Day cruise on Cai Be Princess junk on private chartered basis
              • English Speaking Guide
              • 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

              Price Excludes
               
              • Transportation round trip Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh
              • Supplements mentioned
              • Drinks during meals
              • Travel Insurance
              • Tipping / Crew during cruise
              • Personal expenses
              • Additional charge 40 USD / boat from 7th Feb 2013 to 13th Feb 2013 ( Vietnamese Lunar New Year)
              • Additional charge 07 USD / menu Longanier / pax from 7th Feb 2013 to 13th Feb 2013 ( Vietnamese Lunar New Year)
              • Car surcharge for Peak Season

              Cancellation by Customer
               
              • 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

              Children Policy
               
              • Children aged 4 or less: Free of Charge
              • Children from the age of 5 to 12: 50% discount based on adult price
              • Children above 12 years old: Full price

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