This Mekong Delta tour departs from Ho Chi Minh City covering of Long An, My Tho, Ben Tre, and Can Tho.
The Mighty Mekong Delta Unraveled highlights: Pass through the rice fields, and farm land en-route, boat along the Mekong River in My Tho – Ben Tre, take a rowing boat along the palm waterways, take a boat ride to see one of the biggest floating market in Mekong Delta region,…
Day 1: Saigon – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (lunch, and dinner)
Saigon.travel guide and driver will pick you up at 7h15 am at your hotel within district 1, Ho Chi Minh City and drive 1 and a half up to 2 hours through rice fields and farm land to Mekong Delta of My Tho pier. On arrival in My Tho, you will take a boat ride a along the Mighty Mekong River to see daily life of locals along the River as well as on these islands of Dragon, Turtle, and Phoenix. You will have a chance to visit local activities of fish-breading floating houses, see process of making coconut candy from start to finish, and sample different types of hot coconut candies with flavour of chocolate, panda leave, peanut, and plain ones. You will then boat to Ben Tre island to learn how locals keep bee for honey, and have break with honey tea.
At noon, you will have lunch break with local specialties, and laze on hammock under the shady trees. After lunch break, you will have a rowing boat ride along the water palm tree to experience real local life along the waterways, and pay a visit to Mr Ba for local music performance while have fruits. Boat back to the pier, and have a vehicle drive to Can Tho for 2 hours. You will check in into the hotel in Can Tho City center, have dinner and walk along Ninh Kieu wharf to experience Can Tho at night, visit Can Tho night market. Stay the night in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Saigon (breakfast, and lunch)
After breakfast, you will take a boat ride along The Mighty Mekong River up to the Cai Rang floating market to experience real River Life of locals in the region to observe the locals buying, selling, bargaining and exchanging goods among their boats. Why not practice your bargaining skills here! Experience the tranquility of life in rural areas, the Monkey bridge (if tide permit) and rice noodle making. Boat back to hotel, check out, and drive 4 to 5 hours for Saigon with lunch stop en-route. You will arrive in Saigon at an estimated arrival time of 4pm. End services at your hotel via Saigon.travel office
- A/c vehicle
- English speaking tour guide
- Meals as mentioned above
- 1 bottled drinking water/day/pax
- Entrance fees
- An A/c double or a twin 3 star hotel room share 1 night in Can Tho.
- Personal expenses
- Tip and gratitude
- Others that not mentioned above.