Routine: Cai Be - Can Tho - Chau Doc
Day 1: Saigon - Cai Be - Vinh Long - Can Tho (L)
07.30 – 07:45AM: Pick up & 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 - Tra Su - Chau Doc (B,L)
Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to Cai Rang floating markets (& 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 pass a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc, continue the tour to 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. Back to the Town, hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc - Sai Gon (B)
07.00am - 07.30am departure to visit Raft village, and to learn the history of development of fishery (a type of specific economic on the river).
Then continue by boat along the canal into the village of Cham where we visit the ancient largest Mosques of Cham community in An Giang and to show a clear distinctive architecture and customs of residents here, it is shown all in Chau Phong temple .
Visiting Cave pagoda and local market.
We end our sightseeing trip at Chau Doc Town. On the way back to Saigon by bus/car, well have a stop at an interesting point to rest and also have photographs.
Tour ends around at 18:00 in Bui Vien st - Pham Ngu Lao str.
Transportation: Air conditioner tourist bus, boat trips in Mekong delta, bicycle.
English speaking tour guide
Meals as indicated: 02 lunches, 02 breakfasts
03 water bottles /3 days
Accommodation in Can Tho city & Chau Doc city
Single supplement (If you are a single person or you request a single room)
Tips and Personal Expense.
Pick up from other streets in District 1: US$ 3.00/person.
With Joining group tour, we will free pick-up (not drop off) 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.
+ Drop off from other streets in District 1: US$ 3.00/person.
+ A group with 2 adults and 1 child: the child under 5 years old is FOC, sharing bed with parents.
+ A group with 2 adults & children: One child under 5 years old is FOC, the other children under 5 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
+ Children from 5 to under 9 years old are charged at 75% based on adult rate, sharing bed with parents.
+ Children from 9 years old are charged at 100% based on adult rates, sharing bed with parents.
* 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.