Tour code TH0024
Duration 2 Days 1 night
Tour route Saigon - My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho - Phong Dien – Cai Rang Markets - Saigon
Vietnam Typical Tours team will bring you to some natural land of the Mekong Delta where you will definitely get an insight into the locals’ daily life. A-couple-of hour- bike rides are the best way to unveil the picturesque scenery and beauty of the region’s remote villages and locals’ daily activities. You will be amazed by the locals’ activities on their paddy fields, orchards and at the local market. You will enjoy some fantastic boat rides through the narrow channels amongst the Delta’s incredible scenery and observe the locals’ life goes by while visiting a real floating markets of Cai Rang. The locals’ strong sense of ancestral worship can be felt and seen everywhere. Staying at a local family’s home will definitely give you an insight into their daily activities and culture. The locals’ hospitality and their simple but healthy food will make your trip even more enjoyable.
Day 1: HCM – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (L)
Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music“, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit bustling Can Tho market.
Day 2: Phong Dien – Cai Rang (B, L)
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river ( Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Răng floating market (& Phong Dien is optional), which are the liveliest in the whole religion.
Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to cross a “Monkey bridge” which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Back to HCM city.
– Accommodation family home-stay
– 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 )
– Drink, Travel insurance, Personal expenses, Tip.
– Others not mentioned
– Single supplement