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Your floating hotel: The Mekong Eyes
Floating markets on the Mekong Delta
The ship's model represents a traditional rice barque.
Watch the Mekong Delta come to life as you enjoy a tasty breakfast.
Time for breathtaking sunsets.
Culinary delicacies await you in the restaurant.
The bar offers refreshing drinks to end the day.
Linger in the cozy lounge.
There are many spots for you to unwind on the sundeck.
Choose an active start to your day with Tai Chi classes.
The friendly staff will fulfill all of your wishes.
Experience traditional life along the vast Mekong Delta
Visit Cai Rang’s floating market
Tranquil accommodation abord the Mekong Eyes
Leisurely cruise down Mekong Delta’s several tributaries
Different paths or shorter tours are also possible
During this unforgettable boat tour down the mighty Mekong River, dive deep into the Vietnamese's traditional life. Leisurely sail through the waterways and absorb the colorful lifestyle.
Once your transfer picks you up from your separately booked hotel, the adventure begins! Embark on a diverse journey on the Mekong Delta. From the mighty peaks of the Tibet Plateau, the powerful Mekong snakes its way through six different countries in Saigon's southern region. The river is the life-giving source for millions of people and nicknamed the “mother of all rivers.” It covers almost 4,500 km before it flows into nine tributaries until it finally reaches the South China Sea. The labyrinth of countless channels created an area where more than 13 million people live from and along the river.
Around noon, you will reach the dock of your floating accommodation. Make yourself comfortable before your ship sets sail. As you munch on a delicious lunch, soak in the fantastic impressions of the lush jungle, small canals, and the locals’ colorful everyday life.
Your first day ends on board with a delicious drink at the bar. Enjoy the sunset and magnificent views from the deck.
(L / D)
Early wakeup calls are tough when you’re on vacation. But today, we promise it’s worth it! Experience the sunrise from the sundeck or actively start your day with Tai Chi. Afterward, a tasty breakfast awaits. Watch the Delta come to life as your meal prepares you for the day ahead. Deep in the Mekong Delta, you will visit Cai Be (or Cai Rang, depending on the water levels). Board a small, traditional sampan longboat and cruise through the daily floating market. Encounter the lively markets’ abundance of tropical fruits and vegetables. You can even sample the exotic food at the different stalls!
Back on board, you will embark on another excursion into the lush Mekong Delta landscape. How about a bike ride along the canals? Alternatively, you can pamper yourself with a massage onboard.
(B / L / D)
Today is your last replenishing breakfast before visiting the floating market once more. Soak in the many encounters and spectacular photo opportunities in this unique environment.
Afterward, you will continue sailing by sampan through the rural area. Fertile fields and ubiquitous greenery surround you as you experience the incredible views one last time.
Once you finish lunch on board, it’s time to say goodbye to the Mekong Delta. Disembark the ship and take your transfer back to your hotel in Saigon.
(B / L)
The river cruise ship blends local boat structures with modern comfort. The ship resembles a floating house, modeled after a traditional rice barque.
The cruise ship is 39 meters and offers 14 comfortably furnished outdoor cabins. Each has a bathroom with a shower, a closet, air conditioning, and a fan.
From the fabulously designed Panorama Lounge on the upper deck, you can relish the breathtaking views of the Mekong Delta. Relax on the deck chairs, order a cocktail, and enjoy the sunshine. The large restaurant serves international and Vietnamese delicacies.
Shuttle transfer from/to Saigon
English speaking tour guide
Accommodation in cozy double or twin cabins
Mineral water in your cabin
Sampa excursions as mentioned
Accommodation in Saigon
You can also book the itinerary in the opposite direction or with just one night on the Mekong Eyes. If you have a connecting stay (e.g., Phu Quoc), you can exchange your transfer back to Saigon for a ferry to Phu Quoc. Please contact us to book.