Mien Tay Sampan

196/1/20 Cong Hoa Street, Ward 12, Tan Binh District, Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
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Mien Tay Sampan - True Mekong adventure Founded in 2002, Mien Tay boat is built with inspirations from the local traditional sampans that have navigated on the Mekong for hundreds of years. The boat offers 1 well ventilated compartment which could be used as a dining room as well as bedroom with couchettes available for groups of 2 to 16 persons. Mien Tay Boat is perfect for a small group tour private charter in Mekong Delta.

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Cruise Overview

Launched in: 2009
Numer of Cabins: 1
Operated by: Mekong Emotion

Cabin & Rates

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Deluxe
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Price Includes

  • Route transfers with driver only
  • English or French speaking guide on board
  • Boat cruising featured in the program in details
  • All meals as mentionned (lunch, dinner and breakfast) and overnight on board
  • All entrance fees
  • Walking or biking tour up to health’s situation of clients.

Price Excludes

  • Beverages/drinks
  • Tourist insurances
  • Tips
  • Personal expenses and any service not mentioned in the Inclusion.

Cancellation by Customer

  • More than 21 days prior to arrival day on board:10% of total price.
  • 21-12 days prior to arrival day on board: 25% of total price.
  • 11-03 days prior to arrival day on board:50% of total price.
  • 48 hours prior to arrival day on board: 75% of total price.
  • Within 24 hours/No show: 100% of total price.

Children Policy

  • A special child rate (from 2 – 11 years of age) is granted on most cruise package provided that the child shares the room with 2 full-paying participants. On cruises, no additional charge if children under 6 years old shared room & existing beds with parents (no breakfast included). If an extra cabin is requested, the applicable rate as per our tariff for an extra cabin will be charged, which also includes breakfast.
  • Children under 6 years old: free of charge.
  • Children 06-11 years old: 75% of adult.

Full Itinerary

1. MY THO - CAI BE 2. CAI BE - SA DEC
Route 1: My Tho - Cai Be
Day 1 Day 1: Embark My Tho - Cai Be
8:00 Pick up at hotel in Saigon then route for My Tho (70km) (transportation is NOT INCLUDED in the cabin price).

10:00 Boarding on Mien Tay sampan in My Tho, welcome drink and check in Mien Tay sampan. The guests can walk throught the island, trying native fruits viewing local handicraft production and meeting the local people. Then take a brief sampan ride throught palm-shaded creeks.Back to Mien Tay sampan. Lunch served on board.

Then cruise for Cai Be via Ngu Hiep. Arrive Ngu Hiep island. Disembark and leisure biking or walking tour on this island seeing daily life and local people’s activities. Leisurely cruise up the Mekong River while enyoying the beautiful scenery and enjoy the magnificent sunset on the Tien river.

Dinner and overnight on board between Ngu Hiep island and Cai Be.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Mientay Sampan
Day 2 Day 2: Cai Be - Disembark
Route 2: Cai Be - My Tho
Day 1 Day 1: Embark Cai Be - My Tho
Day 2 Day 2: My Tho - Disembark

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
  • Doctor on call
  • Reception
  • Safety box at reception
  • Bar
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Restaurant

Departure Info

  • Shuttle Bus: Yes
  • Check-in: At noon
  • Check-out: At noon
  • Guide: English Speaking Guide

Activities on Board

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Step 1: Check Rates

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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.

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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.

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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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