|Tour Length||Tour 2 days / 1 night|
|Tour Type||Day trips|
|Start From||Ho Chi Minh City|
|Tour route||Ho Chi Minh - TP.My Tho - TP.Ben Tre - Can Tho|
|Day 1||Ho Chi Minh – Mekong Delta – overnight in Can Tho (Meal: lunch)|
|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|
|Day 2||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.|
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city – Mekong Delta – overnight in Can Tho (Meal: lunch)
07.45 am, our tour guide and driver pick you up on request at your hotel that locates in backpacker areas (De Tham street, Bui Vien street, Pham Ngu Lao street)m or in Ben Thanh areas (Le Thanh Ton street, Thu Khoa Huan street, Ly Tu Trong street,Trương Đinh street, Bui Thi Xuan street). Other places that are not mentioned kindly come to Daily Travel Vietnam office for joining the tour.
At 08.00am, 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.
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 (on guest’s account)
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 Can Tho city.
On the way, our tour guide will introduce to travelers the symbol of culture, dining and entertainment places in 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.
Optional: Overnight at homestay in Can Tho (Meal: dinner)
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: Can Tho city – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: Breakfast, lunch)
At 07.00am, 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.
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.
Return to Ho Chi Minh city. Lunch en route.
Arrive to Ho Chi Minh city around 17.00. End of the tour.
|Group tour – Price is in USD per person|
|Hotel grade||Cost||Single supplement||Hotel name|
|Standard||39||8||Hoa Phuong, Huy Hoang, An|
|Homestay||46||N/A||Minh Viet homestay|
|Deluxe||56||17||Hau Giang, Sai Gon Can Tho, International|
|Premium||65||24||Ninh Kieu Riverside, TTC Premium Can Tho, The West|
Tour price includes:
Air conditioned transport for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program
Mineral water on bus (1 bottle/person/ day)
English speaking tour guide
Boat trips in the Mekong Delta
Hand –rowed sampan
All entrance fees
Seasonal fruits, honey tea
Southern folk music show
Meals as indicated in the tour program
Nice and clean hotel base on two people share a double or twin room
Nice and clean place for homestay optional
Tour price excludes:
Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program.