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OVERVIEW

This tour will bring you out noisy cities and start unforgettable experience of real Mekong life. That’s the colorful pictures painted by green paddy fields, fruitful gardens or unending flows of river. The people, who are living over here, are really exciting also!

 

DESTINATIONS

  • Ben Tre, the nice countryside in Mekong Delta is well-known for coconut land
  • Tra Vinh, where is the religious capital of Kh’mer people with many pagodas
  • Can Tho, the place can’t be missed when traveling to Mekong Delta with Cai Rang bustling floating market

 

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Squeeze water hyacinth to see lush rural life and immense paddy fields
  • Touch local flavors: baked sweet cake, noodle…
  • Spend leisure time through the bustling biggest floating market on Mekong river

 

RECOMMENDED WHAT TO BRING

Proper shoes or sandals, sun block, camera, insect repellent, wide brim hat, swimming suits, sun glasses and Original Passport

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE

  • In your tour, you will visit some religious places, you’re advised to wear pants over knees and mind your shoulders covered
  • During dry season (it may comes from December to May), almost fields will not be green at all

DAY 1 SAIGON - BEN TRE - TRA VINH

Meals: lunch and dinner | Accommodation: homestay

 

We depart from your hotel at 8am and make our way through Saigon traffic. We arrive in Ben Tre about 10am and board a boat straight away for a nice cruise along the Ham Luong River. We go at easy pace and enjoy several stops en route to discover some traditional know-how of the region. They have been passed from generations to generations for centuries and practices were kept intact.

 

To end a busy morning and prepare for a slightly late lunch, we hop on bikes and start a leisure ride through forest and orchards. We reach a nice riverside restaurant and get ready to finally taste some typical cuisine of the Mekong delta.

 

The afternoon is dedicated to waterways exploration. On a sampan along narrow canals first, and then back on the boat to cruise back to the pier. We loop-the-loop in Ben Tre and then get back on the car and drive to Tra Vinh. En route, pause to visit Cave Pagoda and look a huge of storks coming home.

 

We then continue to drive an half hour and walk on shady paths reaching to traditional homestay. Preparing meal with the host will make your night more meaningful.

 

DAY 2 TRA VINH - VINH LONG - CAN THO

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner | Accommodation: homestay

 

In the morning, we cycle the back roads to the homeland of Khmer (Cambodian) people in Vietnam where most are devout followers of Theravada Buddhism. Continue riding through huge rice fields, past colourful Khmer temples, and orange-clad monks walking along rural countryside roads. Return the house, take a rest while the host is preparing a tasty lunch. Then have a direct drive to Can Tho. In late afternoon, boarding a boat upstream Mekong river to see an significant sunset. It’s time for memorial picture hunting.

 

Spend the evening at your leisure time to join the host on daily activities and deep in quiet dark of river countryside

 

DAY 3 CAN THO - SAI GON

Meals: breakfast and lunch | Accommodation: N/A

 

After an early breakfast, we start a boat cruise to head to the bustling Cai Rang floating market – the largest and most colorful in the Mekong delta. Feel free to take photographs, talk or bargain while our boat glides slowly through the market mayhem. There are fantastic

photo opportunities amidst the huge variety of agricultural bounty on sale here. Farming boats big and small trade seasonal fruits and an array of other goods in a chorus of sights and smells that you won’t soon forget. 

 

We then spend some time in the surroundings to visit a local fish market, a noodle workshop. Next, we take a leisurely stroll through the farms and houses of a nearby village to see fragrant tropical fruit orchards, cross over quiet streams on monkey bridges, and pause for a cup of tea with friendly locals. Last stop of this morning is an ancient Khmer pagoda.

 

We then make the short drive back to Can Tho for a relaxing lunch, and we start the drive back to your hotel in Saigon around 5pm.

 

Range

Tour price per person

Home-stay

2pax

3-4pax

5-6pax

Single Sup.

$266

(5,932,000vnd)

$207

(4,616,000vnd)

$153

(3,412,000vnd)

$17

(379,000vnd)

 

INCLUDED

  • Local house (double/twin sharing) in Tra Vinh and Can Tho
  • Boat rides on the Mekong River and its arroyos, visits and bicycle rides
  • Meals as specified in the program
  • Travel in an appropriate air-conditioned vehicle with an experienced driver
  • The services of an experienced English-speaking guide
  • All entrance fees
  • 02 mineral water bottle/person/day
  • VAT (goverment tax)

 

NOT INCLUDED

  • Beverages, guide gratuities and personal expenses.
  • Insurance
  • Surcharge in peak season (Christmas & New Year)

 

* ACCOMMODATION

In Tra Vinh:

Suonsia Homestay www.suonsiahomestay.com

 

In Can Tho:

My Thuan Homestay http://mythuanhomestay.blogspot.com/

 

 * VALIDITY: 01/10/2016 - 31/12/2017

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