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Overview

Get a fascinating insight into the lifestyle and culture of Vietnam’s waterways on a 2-day tour of the Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh City. Visit a floating market, encounter traditional villages and more.

Pick up: 7h15 - 8h30
Return: ~ 17h30
Group size: Minimum – 2 people, Maximum – 15people
Transportation: Van/Bus
Tour type: Deluxe group tour

Highlights

  • Experience life on the Mekong Delta
  • Visit Vinh Trang Pagoda
  • Explore the small channels of the Mekong Delta by rowing boat
  • Go to the Cai Rang Floating Market 
  • Visit the fruit plantation and local noodle factory

Itinerary

ROUTE: HCMC – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho – HCMC
Day 1: HCMC – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (L/D)
Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and start the trip to My Tho. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then  boarding the sampan and cruising down the river around the four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking in the village paths to contemplate orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and Vietnamese folk music performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation.

Be rowed in a small sampan through the Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business & bee-keeping farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop.

Have lunch at the local restaurant. Break time.

The afternoon is time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meeting the local people to experience their daily life in the Mekong delta. Relaxing on hammocks to enjoy the cool breeze is for those do not want to join the cycling trip. Proceed to Can Tho City and overnight in Can Tho.

Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – HCMC (B/L)
Having breakfast. Take a leisure boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River) then visit to Cai Rang floating market which is the liveliest one in the whole of region.

Walking trip to visit the fruit plantation and local noodle factory. Visit Binh Thuy communal house and Munir Ansay Pagoda - a Khmer pagoda, renowned for its unique structure.

Have lunch and return to Ho Chi Minh City. Trip ends.

PACKAGE INCLUDED

  • Group size: maximum 15 pax

  • A/c van/bus sightseeing as per program

  • Pick up and transfer (centrally located hotel in Dist1 , HCMC)

  • (1) night accommodation at homestay

  • Boat trip in the Mekong delta.

  • English speaking guide

  • All entrance fees

  • Meals as indicated in the program (B= breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)

PACKAGE EXCLUDED

  • Beverages, Tips( not compulsory), and Personal Expenses

  • Other things not mentioned clearly in the packages

CHILDREN POLICIES

  • Children under 4 years old sharing the bed and seat on the bus with parents is free of charge. 

  • Children from 4 -9 years old will be required to pay 75% of tour price or pay full price to have extra bed.

 

NOTE: We can customize the tour as per your request. Please contact us if you do not like homestay. We can make a new itinerary at your preferred accommodation and will guarantee the best available price.



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