Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho
8:00 AM Pick up at your hotel in HCMC. Depart for My Tho .Take a boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise island for lunch. Then a boat ride to An and enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of 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 the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho and check in on arrival. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Can Tho. (Family home stay can be arranged on request.)
Option 1 : Stay in a hotel in Can Tho
Check into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon. You can also visit a village, meet the local people, have dinner with them and enjoy their music. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Cantho.
Option 2 : Homestay ( D )
Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Join a family as they prepare dinner, then share the meal with them. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage
Day 2: Phong Dien – Cai Rang
7:00 AM After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market which is at its busiest at this time of day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and 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.
Tour price includes :
- A/c private car/van or pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
- Private boat trip in the Mekong delta.
- English or French-speaking guide
- All entrance fees
- Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
- Hotel accommodation based on two people sharing a twin or double room
Tour price excludes :
- Vietnamese entry visa.
- Travel insurance
- Other meals not mentioned in the program
- Personal expenses
Daily group tour: $45USD/person (Group size 20 pax up)
*Included for group tour: A/c transfer, English speaking guide, boat trips, 01 breakfast, 02 lunches, fruit, honey tea & all entrance fees, accommodation at 2 star hotel (basing on twin/dbl sharing ), 01 bottle of water/pax/day.
*Excluded for group tour: Travel insurance, drinks, other meals not mentioned, personal costs, single supplement, tips, homestay option on request.