Borderline with Cambodia by a river, Chau Doc town is known not only a big gate for exchanging goods on land of the both countries but also the gate for tourist who want to enter or exit Vietnam through the lower Mekong Delta. The Mekong Delta attracts tourists by these picturesque landscape of the floating houses, fishing farms, orchard gardens along the banks specially is the floating markets take place every early morning
|Tour Length||Tour 3 days / 2 nights|
|Tour Type||Tour Packages|
|Start From||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Tour route||Ho Chi Minh city - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Ho Chi Minh|
|Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – overnight in Chau Doc (Meal: lunch, dinner)|
|Start the tour from Ho Chi Minh city and proceed to Mekong Delta. 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|
|Chau Doc – Tra Su Forest – overnight in Can Tho (Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner)|
|Today you will visit Xu lady temple, Tay An pagoda and get small sampan to visit Tra Su forest|
|Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: Breakfast, lunch)|
|Early visit Cai Rang floating market, wandering around the village to see the make noodle, orchard garden and try your best on bamboo bridge|
Group tour itinerary:
At 07.00am, leave Ho Chi Minh city. It takes one hour and thirty minutes driving to get to My Tho town. One the way, travelers will have chance to see these beautiful landscape along the road such as the green rice fields, the peaceful Vam Co Dong river and the busy Long An town. En route, Our bus will stop at Mekong rest stop where you can take a rest and see bonsai garden.
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, our bus will take travelers 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.
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 Chau Doc. Overnight in Chau Doc
After breakfast, visit Xu lady temple, Tay An pagoda
Then transfer to Tra Su cajuput forest, 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.
After that, proceed to Can Tho city.
Arrive to Can Tho city, check in at the standard hotel that has hot shower, towers, mini bar, air conditioner tivi, wifi .etc. in each room.
Leisure in the evening for exploring Tay Do night market, Ninh Kieu wharf or taste these delicious local dishes
After breakfast at the hotel. At 07.00am, take a leisurely waking to Ninh Kieu wharf. Tourist will have chance to see morning streets market with many products homemade such as fruits, vegetables, cake… are sold on the way to the wharf.
Cruising in the river to the busy Cai Rang floating market, one of the biggest floating market in Southern Vietnam. Visitors will be surprised to explore “the method of the business” in the floating market areas. It is really impressed.
After exploring the floating market, visitors will visit the place to see how they make rice vermicelli noodle and the orchard garden. Wandering in the village and try your best to cross the bamboo bridge which is built only one bamboo tree.
Cruise back Ninh Kieu wharf.
Stop for lunch.
Arrive to Ho Chi Minh city around 5.00pm. End service
|Group tour – Price is in USD per person|
|Hotel grade||Cost||Single supplement||Hotel name|
|Can Tho||Chau Doc|
|Standard||135||28||Hau Giang hotel, Holiday 2 hotel||Hung Cuong hotel, Chi Nguyen hotel|
Tour price includes:
Tour price excludes:
Private tour detailed itinerary
|Private tour – Price is in USD per person|
|Hotel grade||2 people||3 – 4 people||5 – 6 people||7 – 8 people||9 – 11 people||Single supplement|
|Option||Hotel name in Can Tho||Hotel name in Chau Doc|
|Homestay||Mekong Farmtay hotel||Hung Cuong hotel, Chau Pho hotel|
|Superior||KP Boutique hotel, Hau Giang hotel||Hung Cuong hotel, Chau Pho hotel|
|Deluxe||Ninh Kieu Riverside, TTC Premium Can Tho||Victoria Chau Doc, Victoria Lodge|
Tour price includes:
Private air conditioned transport for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program
Hotel picking up and drop off service
Mineral water on car (1 bottle/ person/ day)
English speaking tour guide
Private boat trips and hand –rowed sampan in the Mekong Delta
All entrance fees
Seasonal fruits, honey tea
Southern folk music show
Fishing show, traditional handmade cake lesson
Meals as indicated in the tour program
Nice hotel base on two people share a double or twin room
Clean and safe accommodation for homestay optional
Tour price excludes:
Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program
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