MEKONG – MY THO- BEN TRE- CAN THO 2DAYS 1 NIGHT

DAY 1: HO CHI MINH CITY TO MEKONG DELTA: MY THO – BEN TRE – CAN THO

  • 08.00am, Mekong Delta tour from Ho Chi Minh 2 days – travel by bus/car to My Tho.
  • 9:30am – 10.00am, arrive in My Tho. Board a wooden motor boat (20 minutes) to Unicorn Island. On this boat along the river’s bank, you’ll be passing through natural creeks, interesting fisherman’s port; stilt houses (half on land, half on water).
  • From there, we’ll take you to a bee farm where you have a chance to taste a tasteful cup of authentic honey tea. After that we walk around quiet villages and watch the life of rural people in Mekong Delta.
  • Things get small and personal now. We are divided into many groups (if you take group tour) and get on small row boats. During this 15 minutes trip, you’ll witness all kind of interesting transportation modes that local people use to move around, while enjoying the fresh air along the canal and beautiful water coconut tree scenery. Away from the city, that is it all about!
  • When you feel it’s enough for the serenity, let’s get back to the large motor boat for something different. You’ll cruise a canal whose 2 long sides are orchards (seasonable orchards). After that, we cruise to a village where the sweat smell coconut candies are in the air. To satisfy your curiosity, we’ll get to a village that has many small shops that make coconut candy and handcrafted items from coconut trees of Mekong Delta. You might learn that those people can amazingly make dozens of useful products out of coconut trees. It is indeed inseparable from the villagers’ life.
  • Now let’s have a lunch the restaurant.
  • One of the boat’s stops during this trip is at a seasonable orchard that has many different types of tasty tropical fruits for your enjoyments. You can enjoy the fruits for free while checking out the folk music that is typical to only the people in Southern Vietnam.
  • As your journey ends, you will return to My Tho by motorized boat and then travel to Can Tho.
  • Check-in hotel and stay overnight in Can Tho.

DAY 2: MEKONG DELTA: CAN THO – CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – HO CHI MINH CITY

  • 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, you’ll 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 time now should be around 12 noon. Time for lunch! Let’s go back to Can Tho for that.
  • We end our sightseeing trip at downtown Can Tho. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh by bus/private car, we’ll have a stop at an interesting point to rest and also have photographs.
  • The stop will be brief, ensuring that we come back to SG before 7 PM, finishing Mekong Delta Tour 2 Days

From 4 Feb 2019 to 7 Feb 2019, floating market is not running. We will change floating market to other activities below:

  • After breakfast, we will visit My Khanh tourism village (8 hectares) – you will feel a fresh air in Mekong delta, enjoy more than 20 fruit types and visit ancient house with over 100 years .
  • Visiting traditional handicraft villages (making rice wine, rice paper, and enjoy hot sticky rice wine).
  • Let’s try to play traditional games as alligator fishing, pig race, dog race and monkey performance at 12.00 and 14.00 everyday…
  • This time you will enjoy cuisine culture in Mekong applied From 5 Feb 2019 to 10 Feb 2019. Here you have chance to enjoy foods as pancako, fried fish, steamed shrimp with coconut water, grilled voles…
  • If you would like to visit fruit gardens, please sign up before trip starts (Fee your own). Star apple garden fee is 2usd per person. Guava garden fee is 1usd per person.
  • Let’s time for visiting Truc Lam meditation.
  • We end our sightseeing trip at downtown Can Tho. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh by bus/private car, we’ll have a stop at an interesting point to rest and also have photographs.
  • The stop will be brief, ensuring that we come back to SG before 7 PM, finishing Mekong Delta Tour 2 Days