L'amant Cruise: My Tho to Vinh Long, 2 days

Note: Depart on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.
Note: During the cruise on board of L’Amant, all excursions will be organized in groups.

In the morning depart to My Tho in the heart of the Mekong Delta and check-in on board of L’Amant. There will be a short introduction of the crew and the ship, followed by lunch on board. The cruise begins toward Cai Be. On arrival, embark on a sampan boat for a cruise on the Mekong River and its myriad of canals. Sail through the floating market and on a rowing boat, journey through the numerous arroyos and be captivated by the serenity of the Mekong Delta. Visit an ancient colonial house and a rice popcorn factory. Return back on board; depart to Vinh Long and free time at leisure on the sundeck or enjoy a soothing foot massage (with supplement). In the early evening, the boat will anchor near Vinh Long for overnight. Dinner on board and will be followed by the projection of the film “L’Amant” or “Indochine”.
Overnight on board.

Day 2     VINH LONG - SA DEC - HO CHI MINH CITY                           (B)
In the footsteps of Marguerite Duras
After breakfast, the boat heads toward Sa Dec. Upon arrival, check-out time before boarding on a local boat to reach Sa Dec city, the old-fashioned town, famous for its flowers and bonsai plants, and where the famous French Writer Marguerite Duras spent her childhood. Stroll through the lively market streets of this fascinating town, toward the tomb of L’Amant (the Lover) and his parents. Visit a Chinese temple and pass-by the school where Margerite’s mother has taught (an opportunity to interact with the students), as well as the house where she used to live with her children. Stop to visit the ancient house of Huynh Thuy Le, the “house of the Chinese” described in Marguerite Duras’ novel “L’Amant”. After the visit, drive back to Ho Chi Minh City.
End of our services.

Note: The school is closed during Tet (Vietnamese New Year festival) and other public holidays.
Note: In case of an evening international departure flight, we recommend to book a day use room in Ho Chi Minh City or a massage in one of the city’s Spa.

Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle as per program
Accommodation in a shared double or twin cabin on L’Amant
English speaking guide for each area except during time at leisure
Entry fees for all sightseeing tours as mentioned in the program

Meals as mentioned in the program: (B) for breakfast, (L) for lunch or (D) for dinner
Government taxes currently in force (VAT…)

Visa for Vietnam
International flights and airport taxes
Drinks, tips, personal expenses and all services not clearly mentioned

NOTE: Visa into Vietnam available upon arrival at the airport with prior arrangement for authorization letter


Departure date
E.g., 21 Jul 2018
Price dates: 
Sunday, May 1, 2016 to Friday, September 30, 2016
Price table: 

Product table

Product ID Title Maturity Room Price
1274 L'amant Cruise: My Tho to Vinh Long, 2 days (Adults, Double)
1275 L'amant Cruise: My Tho to Vinh Long, 2 days (Adults, Single)