Tour code TH0035
Duration 3 Days 2 nights
Tour route Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Ben Tre - Chau Doc - Long Xuyen - Can Tho - Phong Dien - Cai Rang - Ho Chi Minh
Vietnamtypicaltours team beside you to explore the Mekong river. Mekong Delta is divided into 9 provinces: Long An, Tien Giang, Ben Tre, Dong Thap, An Giang, Vinh Long, Kien Giang, Hau Giang and Minh Hai. The people in this region are made up of Vietnamese and some people of Khmer, Chinese and Cham origin. This accounts for the variety of religions that add to the cultural diversity of this area. Among the religions practiced here are: Buddhism, Catholicism, Cao Dai, Hoa Hao and Islam.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Chau Doc ( L) 8 : 00 AM Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Depart for My Tho. Take a leisurely boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal which is bordered by traditional stilt houses and fruit plantation. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadows of the water coconut trees. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. After trekking through the fruit plantations on Thoi Son island, enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motor boat. Proceed to Chau Doc. Check in on arrival. Visit the Sam Mountain and the caved pagoda, Enjoy the sunset over the Vietnamese-Cambodian Frontier. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Chau Doc.
Day 2: Chau Doc – Long Xuyen – Can Tho ( B , L , D) Breakfast at the hotel. Take a morning boat trip to visit the floating fish farm and the Cham weaving village. Depart for Can Tho via Long Xuyen. Visit the Bang Lang bird sanctuary, the incense stick village and the crocodile farm. Check in on arrival. Free in the evening. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight your chosen hotel in Cantho.
Day 3: Phong Dien – Cai Rang ( B , L ) After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market which is at its liveliest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system, stopping off to visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Visit a second floating market (Cai Rang). Break for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh City via Vinh Long to visit the local snake market. Finish the trip at your hotel around 5pm. End of services.
INCLUSION – Accommodation 3 stars hotel ( double or twin sharing room ) – Modern vehicle – Boat trips – Entrance fees – English Speaking Guide – Meals as mentioned in program ( B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner ) – Mineral water ( serve on car )
EXCLUSION – Drink, Travel insurance, Personal expenses, Tip. – Others not mentioned – Single supplement