This 2-day tour gives you an authentic slice of Mekong Delta life. Learn about the lives and traditions of the residents and get plenty of chances to interact with friendly locals as you float by boat through the “Venice of Vietnam."
What to Expect
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be (-/L/D)
If you want to experience authentic life in the Mekong Delta, this tour is definitely for you. The program will start by visiting Cai Be Market. Travel by boat and float amongst the colorful barges where the locals buy and sell their goods. Stop over at a local house where you can see how they make coconut candy, rice-paper, rice-pop corn and rice wine. Take a rowboat into small canals to enjoy the peaceful countryside. It will be a perfect moment to enjoy some local fruits and tea while listening to traditional music. After this fun and interesting morning, enjoy your delicious lunch at a local house.
Check-in at your home stay and then take a bike ride through the village paths to enjoy beautiful landscapes. Returning to the homestay, you will cook some traditional dishes with the owners and enjoy dinner with a cup of tea or rice wine.
Day 2: Cai Be - Vinh Long - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L/-)
Start breakfast before taking a morning walk in the village to enjoy the fresh morning air. Later, you will travel by boat to visit the brick kilns and see how the local people create beautiful clay pottery.
Continue by boat downstream to a floating village where you will have the opportunity to learn how to farm catfish on the Mekong River. Upon arrival at Vinh Long City, visit the local market. This colorful market is an amazing place to take pictures of the local life.
- Transfer and transportation as per itinerary
- Entrance fee
- Meals: 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1 dinner
- Bottled drinking water
- English-speaking tour guide (other languages available upon request)
- Twin shared accommodation (2 pax/room)
- Travel insurance
What's Not Included
- Tips and gratuities
- Personal expenses such as: shopping, telephone, beverage, etc.
Know Before You Go
Cancellation/ change charge:
Before 15:00 on the previous day of the departure day: charge 50% of tour cost
After 15:00 on the previous day of the departure day/no-show: charge 100% of tour cost
Small group tour of maximum 10 persons per group