Discovery of all highlights in Mekong River delta will be including in trip with 3 days. The driving is from Ho Chi Minh City to My Tho, where we will be experienced by Sampan cruising along the canals to discover the co-co nut farm. The pause somewhere for wandering and pick the fresh fruits in the orchard. The second day we are so impressed by the floating market in can Tho, after visiting Can Tho Tour we will transfer to Chau Doc where is close to Cambodia.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho
Impress Travel Team will pick you up from the hotel at 8:00, and then leaving the bustling city behind, the scenery changes for lush rice paddies to an area is referred to locally as the rice bowl of Vietnam.
On arrival in Ben Tre Province head towards Tien Giang where you will board your sampan for a cruise among the aptly named Dragon, Unicorn, Turtle and Phoenix Islands. En route visit a small factory producing handicrafts made of coconut. Once on Turtle Island, visit a typical orchard where you can taste their exotic fruit.
Next, board smaller boats (3 to 4 people per boat) for a more adventurous cruise on the Xep Canal, this is set amongst a forest of palm trees. After the boat trip, take a ride on a horse driven cart to the famed garden of Mr Tam Nen for a honey tasting session.
Take the “Xe loi” (motor cart) through coconut gardens of Quoi Son, Phu An & An Khanh (three villages). Have sightseeing at local people’s daily activities and enjoy coconut juice.
We have a lunch in eco-garden with fresh food from locals
After lunch, we will ride bicycle through villages
Taking sampan to main road for two hours driving to Can Tho city
Overnight in hotel, Can Tho city
Day 2: Can Tho – Chau Doc
After breakfast, take the boat trip along the small and picturesque tributaries by rowing boat, we will see the Cai Rang floating market (the nicest one with heaps of rowing boats).
Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily life in Mekong River and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill and rice noodles making shop.
Leaving Can Tho to Chau Doc by car, on the way we will visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds, then next stop by to visit Sam Mountain.
Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Saigon
After enjoying breakfast at the hotel embarks by boat to visit the unique farms where fish are bred in wooden cages suspended under floating houses on the river. Continuing on by boat to visit a traditional stilt house village belonging to the ethnic Cham people. Here colourful traditional textiles are woven on old wooden looms.
Drive back to Ho Chi Minh City stopping for lunch en-route.
What's included in this trip
All accommodation within the tour base on double room or twin room
Meals as indicated in the itinerary at local restaurant with local foods (B = breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
All landed transfers within the tour.
Experienced English Speaking Tour guide. Other languages (French, Chinese, Spain, Russian, German...) are available and upon request.
Boat trips in Mekong Delta
All entrance and sightseeing fees
What's excluded in this trip
Beverages and other meals do not clearly indicate in the program
Visa to Cambodia
Surcharge on Christmas, New Year and our Lunar New Year
Early check-in (before 2.00pm) and late check-out (after 12.00pm) at all hotels
Service not mentioned
Personal expenses (laundry, telephone, shopping...)