Douce Mekong Cruise

658/1 CMT8, Ward 11, D3, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Douce Mekong Cruise – An authentic and elegant cruise on Mekong Conceived as the traditional rice-barges, Douce Mekong Cruise is an authentic and elegant riverboat that promises a peaceful and comfortable journey along canals of the Mekong Delta. It cruises to most attractive destinations on Mekong Delta such as Cai Be floating market and Mang Thit canals. Journey will give you a genuine insight into the life of this amazing area and it inhabitants, regulated by the river flow. Thanks to an utterly caring crew, travelers will enjoy a high quality personalized service. Let’s explore the colorful life of Mekong Delta with Douce Mekong Cruise to truly experience one of the oldest and most unique cultures in the world.

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Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2009
Numer of Cabins: 4
Operated by: Lecochinchine Cruises

Cabin & Rates

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Deluxe Cabin

12.0 m2
Queen/Twin bed
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Price Includes

  • Transportation from/to HCM City Hotel by private Car
  • Overnight cruise aboard Douce Mekong Cruise with stops and visits
  • English and or/ French speaking guide on boat
  • Accommodation on boat
  • Full board meals as mentioned
  • Admission fee as mentioned in the programme*
  • Biking and sampan boat rides
  • services of crews during the cruise on board
  • 1 complimentary foot massage on board.

Price Excludes

  • Personal expenses : souvenirs, drinks, tips
  • Service not mentioned.

Cancellation by Customer

  • All cancellation before your departure date
  • 31-60 days : 50% of total rate
  • 21-30 days: 75% of total rate
  • 2-20 days: 100% of total rate

Children Policy

  • Child under 5 years old: F.O.C.
  • Child 6- 11 years old: 50% adult price.
  • Maximum 1 child sharing same 01 room with 2 adults

Full Itinerary

1. Caibe- Can Tho 2. Can Tho - Caibe
Day 1 Day 1: CAIBE – TRAON
11h30 -12h.00: boarding Douce Mekong Cruise boat. Enjoy welcome drink

Transfer to a local boat for an extensive visit of Cai Be Floating Market, the mazes of waterway , local pop-rice and sweets production.

Visit of colonial buildings, old houses, delightful flower gardens and local coconut candy and rice paper manufacturers.

Douce Mekong Cruise continues its cruise to Cochien . Lunch served on board

Embark on a pleasant walk or cycle on the footpaths of the countryside to discover tropical fruit orchards and the local people's activities. Visit a cottage industry , a local farm and sample seasonal fruits

Leisurely cruise on the Mekong River while taking in the beautiful scenery .

Enjoy an aperitif over the sunset.

Dinner and night on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Douce Mekong Cruise
Day 2 Day 2: TRAON - CANTHO
Breakfast on board

The morning bobbling commotion of Mekong river life comes to life for another lovely day our boat set sails to Cantho through tributary and canals.

Transfer to Cai Rang Floating Market: one of the most bustling floating markets in Mekong. We go for a walk along the canals and the palm-shaded creek to see local houses and green orchards, ship building yards, rural and water activities in full swing.

Boarding back at noon, with a welcome-back drink.

11 h00: Disembark in Cantho. The cruise concludes.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes:

  • PROGRAMS & SCHEDULES SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE
  • In case of unpredictable bad conditions of weather in Halong Bay, please kindly understand that the cancellation will be made ONLY by the Management Board of Halong Bay and normally the announcement will be informed in short notice.

Services

  • 24-hour Security
  • Boutique Library
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception
  • Theme Cruise
  • Bar
  • Beauty Services and Massage
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Restaurant

Departure Info

  • Shuttle Bus: Daily departure from Hochiminh Hotel
  • Check-in: 11AM
  • Check-out: 11AM
  • Guide: English speaking Guide

Activities on Board

  • Cycling
  • Movie nights
  • Spa & Massage

Activities on Request

  • Birthday / Wedding anniversary/ Honeymoon
  • Wedding ceremony

1 reviews are submitted by our customers after using service: Douce Mekong Cruise

Good

7.2

Based on 1 reviews

Traveler rating
  • Cruise quality
    7
  • Food/Drink
    6.5
  • Cabin quality
    7
  • Staff quality
    9
  • Activity
    6.5
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Traveler type
7.2

Ms.Wennie Tseng

Australia

4 November, 2013

The service on board was pretty good, the staff were very attentive and we really appreciated the foot massages.

The only negative is the food was very basic. Not really at the standard we expected. We also chartered a private boat in Halong Bay and the food there was exceptional. We were thinking it would be rather the same, but it was not at all comparable. Also, there was some confusion about whether the food… More

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