Mekong Eyes Explorer

Mekong Delta Vietnam: Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc
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Mekong Eyes Explorer - The most beautiful cruise to travel from Cambodia to Southern Vietnam.

The our new boutique boat offers short cruises on the most vibrant part of Mekong River where the most exciting daily lives can be seen.

The interior designed in colonial style with local materials and hand-crafted vintage decorations.The cruiser is designed to roam through the narrow and winding rivers and canals of the river system that cannot be accessed by the larger cruise boats. That way we can show you the hidden gems of the northern Mekong Delta.

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Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2016
Numer of Cabins: 16
Cruise Type: Metal Boat
Operated by: Mekong Eyes

Cabin & Rates

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Superior

11.5 m2
Double / Twin
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Suite

19.5 m2
Double / Twin
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Price Includes

  • Trip itinerary and routing as described in the itinerary English speaking tour guide
  • Guided walk and side trips as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Accommodation in cosy double or twin bedded cabins
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin on board
  • Entry fees, tax and service charge

Price Excludes

  • Visa fee for Cambodia (you can get a visa for Cambodia at the border crossing where the speed boat stops for immigration; for this you need to bring around 30 USD and a passport photograph)
  • Transfer round trip from / back Saigon(book in next step)
  • Beverages
  • Tips and personal expenses
  • All other services not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Visa costs
  • Speed-boat to/from Phnom Penh

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

  • Maximum 01 child under 5 years old sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults is F.O.C
  • One child from 5 to 12 years sharing a cabin with two adults receives a 50 % discount.

Full Itinerary

1. Upstream: Saigon - Tan Chau 2. Downstream: Tan Chau - Saigon
Day 1 Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Can Tho – Cai Be (Thursday)
07.00-07.30 Pick-up at the hotel in Saigon (District 1 and parts of District 3) (only included for guests using the shuttle service).

11.30 Boarding of the cruise vessel and check-in.

12.00 Panorama cruise and lunch on board.

16.00 Guided walk to a rural village or through the lush greens of orchards and rice paddies.

17.30 Return to the boat for refreshment and to enjoy the sunset on the top deck.

19.00 Dinner on board, night on board.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mekong Eyes Explorer
Day 2 Day 2: Cai Be – Sa Dec – Cao Lanh (Friday)
Day 3 Day 3: Cao Lanh – Tan Chau (Saturday)
Day 4 Day 4: Tan Chau – Phnom Penh (Sunday)

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

Departure Info

  • Shuttle Bus:
  • Check-in:
  • Check-out:
  • Guide:

Activities on Board

2 reviews are submitted by our customers after using service: Mekong Eyes Explorer

Excellent

9.4

Based on 2 reviews

Traveler rating
  • Cruise quality
    9.5
  • Food/Drink
    9
  • Cabin quality
    9.5
  • Staff quality
    9.8
  • Activity
    9
Score breakdown
Traveler type
  • Mature couples 2
  • Solo travellers 0
  • Family with children 0
  • Groups of friends 0
  • Young couples 0
9.8

Mr.David Skaggs

LONGMONT, United States

26 January, 2017

The cruise was outstanding, everything was first class, with slight exceptions

excursions were generally good but one floating garden visit would be sufficient; upgraded cabin was in aft area with more engine and generator noise

8.9

Ms.Sharon Goodwin

North BAY, Canada

12 January, 2017

Great tour, boat was new and very nice. Suggestions are safety instruction was lacking. Rotating guests at dinner would be a good idea. We also noted that children in the villages liked to see us and use their English. Having a session where they ask us questions in English would be a way to connect… More

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FAQs

The booking process is represented through 5 steps below:

Step 1: Check Rates

Fill in the numbers of adults, children and infants of your group, enter your departure date and click 'Check Rates' button, you will see the accommodation prices.

Once you selected an accommodation, click 'Book It' button to continue.

Tips: To get more special discounts, please take a look at 'Trip saving for booking together' section where you can check rates and get a discount for booking 02 services at the same time. The discount amount ranges from US$3 to US$60 per room per night (hotel) or per pax (tour).

Step 2: Book Extra Services

This step meets your needs in booking optional services like transfer, visa, kayaking or other interesting activities related to your current booking.

Tips: Don't forget to book hotels, tours together in this step! It's a smart way to get more savings.

Step 3: Submit Booking

Here you can review, add or remove your booking items, complete and submit your booking form.

After your booking is submitted, the system navigates to a 'Thank you page and send you an automatic email listing all the services you requested.

Our travel consultant will get in contact with you within 01 working day to inform about the service availability & payment.

Step 4: Confirm Availability & Deposit

1. Check availability :

After receiving your booking request, our consultant will check the availability of the services. If the services are available, our consultant will send you a payment link for the deposit by email, otherwise we will give you some alternative suggestions.

Notice: our email may go to your spam mailbox, please check your spam mailbox if you don't receive our response in one working day.

2. Deposit:

After receiving the payment link in the email sent from our consultant, please make the deposit as soon as possible to secure your booking. When we receive your deposit payment, our consultant will reserve the services for your booking as following:

If all of the services are reserved successfully, we will send you a Confirmation Email including the deposit invoice and other useful information

If the services are fully booked and are not available, we will inform you and suggest other options. In case you no longer want to book these services, we will refund all of the deposit amount.

Notice: Your booking will NOT be confirmed until we send you the Confirmation email. The remaining balance can be paid later - before departure date. For some urgent bookings or special types of promotion, 100% of the total cost will be required.

Step 5: Come & Final Payment

The full payment must be made before your departure date. The exact deadline will be confirmed by our travel consultant depending on each service you booked.

The remaining balance can be paid by Cash (VND, USD, AUD, EUR) or by credit card. For the customers who're going to stay in Hanoi, we're able to setup a direct meeting to collect the final payment.

Notice: Payment by cash on arrival is only applied for trips starting from Hanoi and the arrival date is before the payment deadline (confirmed by our travel consultant). All currencies are exchanged by local rate.

On our website, you can flexible search tours of a Halong Bay Cruise or Mekong River Cruise by multiple search criteria.

Please enter search criteria as below:

- Destinations: enter name of Cruise Ship,

ex: Indochina Sails, Paradise Luxury Cruise...

The auto suggestion function will help you to find a Cruise Ship.

- Departure Date: select your departure date (Important information to check availability and price)

- Travel Styles: leave EMPTY.

- Duration: select ALL

- Tour Type: leave EMPTY.

Then click to "Search Tours" button.

 

Example: search all tour of Paradise Luxury Cruise:

- Destinations: select Paradise Luxury Cruise in drop-down list

- Departure Date: select your departure

- Travel Styles: leave EMPTY.

- Duration: select ALL

- Tour Type: leave EMPTY.

Click button "Search Tours"

It is possible for a day trip to Ben Tre from Saigon (Ho Chi Minh city) . In Ben Tre, boat trips to islands are highlighted. Beside other activities such as visiting orchards, bee - keeping farm, enjoying traditional music and participating in coconut candy production process at a local factory.

Our Mekong River cruises are classified into 3 types of budget: Luxury (high budget), Mid-range (medium budget), Cheap (low budget).

You should enter “Search Tours” box as below:

- Destinations: enter "Ho Chi Minh City" or "Mekong Delta".

- Departure Date: select your departure date (required for checking availability and price)

- Travel Styles: select "Mekong Cruises"

- Duration: select the length of the tour

- Tour Type: based on your budget, please select Luxury, Mid-range or Cheap.

Then click "Search Tours" button.

When your group adds members, the price for per person will be reduced correspondingly. Furthermore, when you book more services, we will offer extra discount for additional services. To save your budget, you should travel with other people and book as more services together as possible.
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