Gecko Eyes Cruise

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Welcome to Gecko Eyes Cruise

Did you always dream of exploring the Mekong in an individual way? The new Gecko Eyes houseboats will be perfect for you, the first of the houseboats is under construction and ready for first guests in April. The Gecko Eyes are private houseboats for two or four people, made for tours on a high level — for couples, small families or a group of friends.

Cabin & Rates

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Cabins & Rates

Private Gecko Eyes

Private Gecko Eyes

14 m2 Queen bed

Free cancellation

All board - meals included

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Inclusions & Options


  • Trip itinerary and routing as described in the itinerary.
  • English speaking tour guide.
  • Guided walk and side trips as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Accommodation: 01nigh on Gecko Eye Cruise.
  • Meals as indicated in the itinerary.
  • Mineral water placed in your cabin on board.
  • Entry fees, tax and service charge.


  • Transfer from/to Hotel in Saigon. (book in next step).
  • Beauty services and massage.
  • Beverages.
  • Tips and personal expenses.
  • All other services not mentioned above.

Booking Policy & Child Policy

Cancellation Policy

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.

Child Policy

  • Maximum one Child under 5 years old sharing a cabin with 2 (two) adults is FOC.
  • One child from 5 to 12 years sharing a cabin with two adults receives a 50 % discount.
  • If there is 02 infant stay with parent in 01 Cabin, there will be charge 50% as an adult.

Full Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - Can Tho - Sa Dec

07.30 Pick-up at the hotel in Sai Gon


11.30 Boarding of the cruise vessel in Can Tho


12.00 Panorama cruise towards Sa Dec and lunch on board


16.30 Visit of ancient traders’ villa and pagoda in Sa Dec


19.00 Dinner on board, night on board

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Gecko Eye Cruise

Day 2: Sa Dec - Xeo Quyt

08.00 Visit Xeo Quyt, the former base of the northern army during Vietnam war


10:30 Return to the boat and cruise toward Can Tho with lunch on board.


16.00 Afternoon walk to a rural village or cooking class on board


19.00 Dinner on board, night on board

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Gecko Eye Cruise

Day 3: Xeo Quyt - Can Tho

06.30 Morning cruise and morning tea break served on board


08.00 Excursion to Cai Rang Floating Market, change to a long sampan to run through the market


10.30 Return to the boat for brunch


11.30 Departure to Sai Gon


16.30 Arrival in Sai Gon

Meals: Breakfast, Brunch
Accommodation: NA

Day 1: Panorama River Cruise

In the morning we take you from Hotel in Saigon to Can Tho or Cai Be (NOT INCLUDED in cabin price).

You board your comfortable wooden river cruise vessel around noon. After a refreshing welcome drink we show you our on-board facilities and your cosy cabin. As lunch is served, the boat starts cruising. Sit back and watch the fantastic scenery and the daily life of the Mekong people.


In the afternoon you can disembark for a guided leisurely stroll through a village and the surrounding fruit orchards or rice fields. Meet the friendly locals and taste the local produce and fruits.


Get back on board and enjoy a drink at the bar or relax on deck as the sun sets over the magnificent water landscape of the Mekong river. The cruise boat will anchor for the night. The day ends with a delicious on-board dinner. You stay overnight on board your floating hotel in the Mekong Delta.

Meals: Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Gecko Eyes Cruise

Day 2: Cai Rang / Cai Be Floating Market

Wake up well rested to the sound of the river and get ready for another exciting day of sightseeing in the Mekong Delta. At 6.30h the cruise vessel sets off for a sunrise cruise. Watch the locals go about their daily work drying exotic fruits and building ships on the wooden yards while enjoying an early breakfast.


After breakfast, we will board a sampan boat to Cai Be Floating Market or Cai Rang Floating Market, the region’s busiest and most lively markets. Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables and skilfully handcrafted regional products. We will pull up to the boats for talking and bargaining with the merchants. We will also visit some of the local candy and cake making factories or boat through the green water landscape to see local houses, verdant orchards and ship-building yards.

Please kindly note Lunch in Mekong Rest Stop (only included for those pax using the shuttle service).

In the afternoon after brunch / lunch, we will take you back to your hotel in Saigon.

End hotel around 3:30 PM


Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: NA

Important Notes

  • 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.

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Cruise Overview

  • Launched in: 2009
  • No of cabins: 1 cabin
  • Cruises level: Mekong Delta Cruise
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  • Operated by: Gecko Eyes Cruise

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