Itinerary: Saigon - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho - Saigon
With this tour, you will get on a boat ride through the fertile islands of The Upper Mekong river, feel the rowing boat trips under the shadow of the water coconut trees, taste the seasonal fruits in the orchard, enjoy your homestay experience with the locals, take “ Kodak moment “ pictures at the Phong Dien & Cai Rang floating market which is at its busiest at this time of day.
- Private tour daily departure from Saigon
- Boat trips to explore the marvelous Mekong Delta region
- Discover the area’s largest floating market- Cai Rang Market
- Boat trips
- Entrance fees
- Bottled water
- Air conditioner tourist bus
- English speaking tour guide
- Hotel/homestay accommodation
- Meals as indicated in the itinerary
What's Not Included
- Personal expense.
Price for Hotel 3*
Price for Homestay
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 and have lunch in the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. Enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks. After taking a delightful walking through the fruit plantation,village. Proceed to Can Tho. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Can Tho. (Family homestay can be arranged on request.)
Option 1 : Stay in a hotel in Can Tho (D)
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 hotel in Can Tho (3*).
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
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.
Note: Better hotels 4* or 4*++ can be arranged upon request with a surcharge.