Mango Cruise - Goasiatravel

Trip Highlights:

  • Take a rowing sampan boat through the small canals.
  • Visit local house to taste the tropical fruits and chat with the farmers.
  • Visit at the coconut processing workshop, brick making factory.
  • Visit the Happy Buddha Temple, a beautiful and characteristic Kh’mer Temple.
  • Visit Tra On floating market

Day 1 My Tho – Mo Cay – Vung Liem

Vung Liem Cannal

Upon arrival, you will board your Mango cruise boat at My Tho 30/4 Pier and head to An Hoa River. Enjoy your welcome drink and peaceful scenery while crew members board your luggage. The cruise will take you to Phong Nam village in Giong Trom, where you will take a rowing sampan boat through the small canals, which are covered green by the water coconut plants.

Stop at a local house to taste the tropical fruits and chat with the farmer. Visit the rice noodle factory before starting your bike trip around the village. Relax and enjoy lunch at Mango Restaurant before getting back on the boat and continuing to cruise to Mo Cay canals. Stop for a visit at the coconut processing workshop where you can see how the locals utilize every bit of the coconut. Continue cruising to Vung Liem province and stop for a visit at the brick making factory. Here you will see how bricks are made using traditional methods, which are centuries old. Return to your boat and freshen up for your cooking demonstration and dinner on board. The rest of the evening will be spent at your leisure.

Overnight will be spent onboard in Vung Liem town.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner

Accommodation: Mango Cruise

Day 2 Vung Liem – Tra On

Cao Dai Temple

In the morning, breakfast will be served on board before starting to explore the town of Vung Liem by bicycle. Visit the Happy Buddha Temple, a beautiful and characteristic Kh’mer Temple of this small town. After that continue on to visit the Cao Dai Temple in one of the most popular local religions, which is a combination of Taoism, Buddhism and Confusium.

The boat will then cruise to Tra On where we will stop for the night. While on board, freshen up, and then head to the deck where you will have a cooking demonstration before enjoying a delicious, 5-course dinner onboard. The rest of the evening is spent at your leisure.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Accommodation: Mango Cruise

Day 3 Tra On – Cai Rang – Can Tho

Floating Market

Get up early in the morning to visit Tra On Floating Market before heading to Can Tho. Stop at the spectacular Cai Rang Floating Market, where you will transfer to a smaller boat and mingle amongst the thousands of trading vessels. Feel free to buy yourself fruits or drinks from the local boats.

After your market visit, return to your Mango Cruise, and soak in your surroundings, before being dropped off at Ninh Kieu quay in Can Tho, and preparing for your onward trip.

Meals: Breakfast

Accommodation: NA

Trip Highlights:

  • Explore the canal network of Mekong Delta – Cruising cross with numerous narrow canals
  • Experience the culture and taste the typical foods with special cuisines.
  • Explore more of the local villages by bike
  • Have a cooking demonstration on boat
  • Visit the Cham Islamic village, the Mubarak Mosque in Chau Doc

Day 1 Ben Tre – VungLiem– Tra On

Ancient House

08:00 Our driver will pick you up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city transfer to Ben Tre (transportation is NOT INCLUDED in the cabin price)

Your cruise departs at 10:00 AM from the Ham Luong Pier in Ben Tre Town. Upon boarding your private sampan, your luggage will be brought to your cabin, while you enjoy a refreshing welcome cocktail on the deck and meet the crew members.

Continue cruising along the Ham Luong river and head to Van Nuoc Trong canal to explore the exciting local daily activities along the riverbank and stop at a village for a short walk to visit the coconut processing place where you can see how the coconuts are being utilized in many ways, such as coconut fiber making.

Return to the boat for a cold drink and some time to relax on deck. Lunch will be served on board. We then head down the Vung Liem canal to visit traditional brickworks and the lively town of Vung Liem with its fascinating Cao Dai Temple, one of the biggest religions in the South of Vietnam. We will visit these places by bikes.(Or motorbike taxi for advanced request)

The boat will then cruise to Tra On where we will stop for the night. While on board, freshen up, and then head to the deck where you will have a cooking demonstration before enjoying a delicious, 5-course dinner onboard.

The rest of the evening is spent at your leisure.

Meals: Lunch/Dinner

Accommodation: Mango Cruise

Day 2 Tra On – Can Tho – Long Xuyen–VamNao

Biking

In the early morning your boat will start cruising towards Can Tho where you will be transferred to a smaller boat to visit the spectacular Cai Rang Floating Market (the Mekong’s largest & busiest!)Mingle amongst the hundreds of trading vessels. Feel free to buy fruits or drinks, even coffee, from the local boats.

After your market visit, transfer back to your boat for breakfast. Cruising will resume along the Hau River (Lower River) to Long Xuyen. It will be another chance for you to take some great pictures of the Long Xuyen Floating Market and have a chat with the friendly locals.

Then continue cruising, while taking in the tropical scenery and laid-back life style.

You will stop at another small village for a bike ride where you will visit some traditional local workshops as well as the daily activities along the canal.

Freshen up, and relax. Dinner will be served onboard. Spend the remainder of the evening at your leisure while the boat cruises to VamNao for overnight.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner

Accommodation: Mango Cruise

Day 3 VamNao – Chau Doc

Floating Market

Enjoy breakfast in the morning while cruising to HoaHao en route to Chau Doc.

As you continue cruising, you will start to notice more houses on stilts and flooded fields. This area is prone to severe flooding and as result, is one of the Delta’s poorest regions.

You can stop in the village and chat with the cheerful local kids.

Continue to visit the Cham Islamic village in Chau Giang; one of the biggest Muslim towns in Vietnam where the locals speak both Vietnamese and Cham languages. They read the Quran in Arabic and, of course, all the men in the village wish to travel to Mecca once in their lifetime. You will visit the Mubarak Mosque, one of the mosques in the Chau Doc area.

The cruise will then make its way to the pier in Chau Doc town, where you will be dropped off at around 10 am. At this point you can either return to Saigon via private car, or take the speedboat to Phnom Penh the following morning.

Meals: Breakfast/Lunch

Accommodation: NA

General

  • 24-hour Security
  • Boutique Library
  • Conference & meeting facilities
  • Doctor on call
  • Newspapers and magazines
  • Reception
  • Rowing boat
  • Safety box at reception

Services

  • Baby cot
  • Bar
  • Cabin Service (Snack Meals)
  • Fresh flower
  • Restaurant

Activities on Board

  • Cooking classes

These are cruise properties for Mango Cruise:

SpecificationsSampan BougainvilleaSampan Frangipani
Operated since8/20118/2011
Length22 metres22 metres
Width4.5 metres4.5 metres
HeightNANA
DepthNANA
Dining RoomYesYes
Bar/ SundeckYesYes
Massage cabinNANA

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Mango Cruise

Rating: 4 star

Cruise runner : Mango Cruise

Built in year: 2011

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