Essential Mekong Delta 2 days/1 Night $105
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 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 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: Cai Rang - Phong Dien
Taking very early morning boat trip (5:30am usually recommended) to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetable at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Head towards Phong Dien for the smaller, quieter floating market (optional). Break for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh City.
*Included: 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: Travel insurance, drinks, other meals not mentioned, personal costs, single supplement, tips, homestay option on request.