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Day tour – Con Dao Island to Ho Chi Minh city via Mekong Delta tour 3 days

Price from: $154
Tour LengthTour 3 days / 2 nights
Tour TypeTour Packages
Start FromCon Dao
Tour routeCon Dao Island - Ho Chi Minh city - Mekong Delta tour
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Tour Program

Summary itinerary

 

Day 1

Con Dao Island –  Soc TrangMekong Delta
Transfer to Ben Dam ferry for boarding the express boat to Soc Trang. Then proceed to Mekong Delta. Overnight in Can Tho
Day 2

Cai Rang floating market – Tra Su Sanctuary bird (Meals: Breakfast, lunch)
Early visit Cai Rang floating market, Binh Thuy ancient house village, then proceed to Chau Doc to visit Tra Su sanctuary bird. Take a boat trip into the forest, you will immediately feel like you are harmonizing with nature. Overnight in Can Tho
Day 3

Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: breakfast, lunch)
Proceed to My Tho by road. Take a boat trip along the river, seeing local people, orchard and fruit plantation. Getting on hand rowed sampan along canals where you can immerse yourself in nature

 

 

Detailed itinerary:

 Day 1: Con Dao Island –  Soc Trang – Mekong Delta

At 12.00, pick up at your hotel in Con Dao and transfer to Ben Dam ferry for boarding the express boat to Soc Trang (13.15 – 15.45). Meeting your tour guide and driver, transfer to Can Tho city. Overnight in Can Tho

Optional:

Arrive to Can Tho city. Transfer to a village in Cai Rang district by motorize boat, you will meet a friendly local farmer’s house where you will stay the night at their house. In the late afternoon, wandering around the village to see orchard garden or chatting with local people to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta resident.

Having dinner with family and enjoy some of kind traditional local cuisines. Overnight at farmer’s house.

 Day 2: Cai Rang floating market – Tra Su forest – Can Tho (Meals: Breakfast, lunch)

At 06.30am, picking up at your hotel and transfer to Ninh Kieu wharf boarding on a motorized boat to Cai Rang floating market. In the way, you can see many bustling activities along Can Tho riverbanks. You have chance to know how local people go fishing and transport passengers as well as product by the waterway.

Approaching Cai Rang floating market, you can reappear the selling activities in the past by using a traditional “offering pole” for exchanging consumer goods.

8:00 am: Cruising back to Ninh Kieu Wharf and proceed to Chau Doc.

On the way, visit Binh Thuy ancient house village.

Then proceed to Tra Su sanctuary bird which is renowned for not only its almost-untouched natural beauty but also its sanctuary of flora and fauna. Take a boat trip into the forest, you will immediately feel like you are harmonizing with nature because of all of the impressive pictures of cajuputs, the fragrance of the flowers and the music-like noise of birds, insects and animals making people relaxed and comfortable. From the observation post, you can overlook the forest with an area of nearly 900 ha, home of many birds and animals, including some rare ones.

Relax on a hammock or experience Monkey Bridge.

Return to Can Tho city. The tour ends at your hotel around 16.00.

Leisure in the evening. Overnight in Can Tho

 Day 3: Can Tho city – My Tho – Ben Tre – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: breakfast, lunch)

At 7.30am, depart for My Tho. Arrive to My Tho town, visit Vinh Trang pagoda an oldest ancient one in Southern Vietnam. Known as the largest pagoda and the most special architecture in Mekong Delta. It’s architecture was influenced by Vietnamese culture and Khmer’s culture as well as European’s architecture.

After visiting Vinh Trang pagoda, transferred to the pier boat for getting on a motorized boat. Take a leisurely boat ride in Tien river to enjoy fresh air, to see the peaceful life of the local people, passing the stilt house, the fishing floating farm, the four Islands (Dragon, Phoenix, Tortoise, Unicorn)

After passing Rach Mieu bridge, we disembark at Thoi Son Islet that locates on Phoenix Island. Take a leisurely walking on the village paths, visit local people’s home, orchard garden and enjoy seasonal fruits while listening to traditional Southern folk music.

Then visit honey bee farm and taste delicious honey tea with lemon that is really good for health. Local people also have python farm for those tourist, who like adventure can take a photo with pythons.

Take a hand – rowed sampan through the creeks for sightseeing the natural water coconut trees a symbol in the Delta areas.

Return to the motorized boat then cruising to Ben Tre province, visit coconut candy workshop to know how to make delicious candies by hand.

The highlight of the trip is take a sightseeing through the peaceful villages by horse cart.

Then cruising to Unicorn Island to visit crocodile farm and visit the remains of Coconut belief.

Having lunch in orchard garden. Do not forget to taste dried Ear Elephant fish that is one of the special dishes in Mekong Delta

After lunch, wandering through the village paths to enjoy the fresh air and observe the pastoral life.

Then take a short walking through the narrow village path to the bus and process to Ho Chi Minh city.

Arrive to Ho Chi Minh city and drop you off at your hotel around 16.30.

 

  Price is in USD per person
Hotel grade 2 people 3 – 4 people 5 – 6 people 7 – 8 people 9 – 11 people Single supplement
Superior *** 363 269 208 173 154 34
Deluxe **** 381 287 225 191 172 44
Luxury***** 527 434 372 337 318 153

 

Hotel list

Deluxe: Hau Giang hotel, Sai Gon Can Tho hotel, International hotel

Premium: Ninh Kieu Riverside hotel, TTC Premium Can Tho hotel, Van Phat riverside hotel

Luxury: Vinpearl Resort, Victoria Can Tho resort

 

The tour price includes:

  • Private air conditioned transport for pick up and transfer as per program
  • Express boat ticket: Con Dao – Soc Trang

Optional: Flight ticket Con Dao – Can Tho (plus US$33/person)

  • Hotel picking up and drop off service
  • English speaking tour guide
  • Mineral water on transport (1 bottle/ person/ day)
  • Private motorized boat trip in Mekong Delta
  • All entrance fees
  • Seasonal fruits, honey tea
  • Southern folk music
  • Private hand – rowed sampan, horse cart riding
  • Daily breakfast at hotel
  • Meal as per indicated in the tour program
  • Hotel accommodation base on two people share a double or twin room
  • Nice and safe place for homestay optional

Tour price excludes:

  • Travel insurance
  • Personal expenses.
  • Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses

 

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