Route: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Phnompenh
Travel along the Mekong and the natural network of canals by motor boat and sampan under the shadows of water coconut trees. Taste seasonal fruits right from the orchard, meet friendly locals, and visit the region’s lively floating markets.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho (L)
7.30 – 07:45AM: Pick up at your hotel & start to Mekong Delta Tour
10.30am: Arrive in Cai Be, you’ll board a motorized boat that takes you to the floating market and spend time there for an interaction that you’ll see no where else in the world.
Next, then on foot to reach a coconut candy, a crispy rice cake factories (served free with premium hot tea) and you might buy coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta for souvenir.
When you feel its enough for the serenity, lets get back to the large motor boat for something different in An Binh Island. It is well-known fresh fruits whole year. On the way , we have a chance to look the sightseeing 2 long sides river and find out the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
The time now should be around 12 noon. Time for lunch! Lets go to the local peoples house for that (in the seasonable fruits garden).
After lunch, we are divided into many groups and get on small row boats. During this 20 minutes trip, your boat will zigzag thru a maze of shadow canals to enjoy the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery. Then we will ride bicycles and roaming through a village about 20 minutes to check out our natural landscape with quite and peace villages or we can relax on a hammock for a short rest in Mekong Delta.
The next stop is Vinh Long City from An Binh Island (35 minutes by boat), we will land on a marketplace and walk around to see how and what the poor rural people of Vietnam sell in Vinh Long City. You are encouraged to interact with the vendors and see how friendly and respectful they are. You might also buy many interesting things for very little amount of money. We spend about ½ hr here and then board our bus/private car and travel to Can Tho.
Over night in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho - Cai Rang Floating market - Chau Doc (B,L)
After breakfast, around 7:15 am, we board a boat and travel for about 40 minutes to get to our first spectacular landscape ---- Cai Rang floating market...
This is the largest of its type in the whole Mekong delta. During this visit, youll have a chance to board a merchant boat that sells pineapples which come from Can Tho City.
After that, we continue on our riverine route for 5-7 minutes and then on foot for about 5 minutes to reach a noodle and a rice paper factories.
The next stop is a rice processing factory where youll learn the many steps that transform "rice with a brown cover" to the delicious and beautiful rice grain that we consume daily.
The time now should be around 12 noon. Time for lunch! Lets go back to Can Tho for that.
After this, our bus/private car takes you to Chau Doc. On the way, we will stop at Long Xuyen to visit Crocodile farm. And we will continue to Chau Doc.
Over night in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc - Cambodia/ Phnompenh (B)
After breakfast, You will take boat trip to Cambodia – Phnom Penh.
Speed boat to Phnompenh (Schedule 07:30 - 14:00pm)
Transports: Air conditioner tourist bus, boat trips in Mekong delta, bicycle.
English speaking tour guide
Meals as itinerary
03 water bottles/person/3 days.
Speed boat to Phnompenh (Hang Chau Boat)
Accommodation in Can Tho + Chau Doc:
- Standard: Xuan Mai Hotel + Floating Hotel
- Superior: Ninh Kieu Hotel 2* + Ben Da Nui Sam Hotel 2*
- Deluxe: Ninh Kieu Hotel 3* or Saigon Cantho Hotel 3* + Ha Long Hotel 3*
- VIP: Golf Cantho Hotel 4* + Victoria Chau Doc 4*.
Single supplement (If you are a single person or you request a single room)
Accommodation in Ho Chi Minh city
Drinking, other Foods, Tips and Personal Expense.
Pick up from other streets in District 1: US$ 3.00/person.
Free of charge for children under 4 years sharing bed with parents.
Surcharge 75% rate of adult for children (5-9 years) sharing bed with parents.
Over 9 years is adult’s rate.
With Joining group tour, we will free pick-up at De Tham St, Bui Vien St, Pham Ngu Lao St, Le Lai St, Le Loi St, Le Thanh Ton St, Bui Thi Xuan St, Dong Khoi St, Pham Hong Thai St, Thu Khoa Huan, Nguyen An Ninh St, Cong Quynh St, Ly Tu Trong St, Dist 1, HCMC, Vietnam.
* The itinerary can be changed due to weather, tide levels and operating conditions.
* Special request (diet or vegetarian, …) should be sent before your departure date.