Enjoy an overnight stay in Mekong Delta that will bring you unforgettable experiences with local people. Visit and bike in Ben Tre, the coconut island, and discover the biggest floating market in Vietnam, Cai Rang floating market in Can Tho.
What to Expect
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh - Ben Tre - Can Tho (Lunch, Dinner)
You depart to Ben Tre, which is known as the biggest coconut town in Vietnam. On your 2 hour journey, you will see the very beautiful scenery with rice fields, vegetables plantations and the life of some farmers who work on the farms. Take a long boat trip along Ham Luong river to enjoy the fresh air, natural environment and to see about the life of fishing man when they are working on their small boats. Visit the local brick factory to know how to make brick with the very old style working.
Visit the local coconut candy, coconut wine, dried coconut flesh factory. Take a short walk in the local street to to see local people using watergrasses to make their products. Take a bike ride (over 15 km) around the beautiful island with coconut plantations and some small canals along the roads. Visit a local house to learn how to climb up coconut trees, enjoy green tea & coconut juice. Have a look about little pottery collection of local people.
Then, enjoy lunch in a small local riverside restaurant. Get back to the car that takes you to another province - Can Tho. On the way, you can see some Bonsai villages along the streets, pass a river by a public ferry with the local people. Take a short boat trip to a quiet town. Go fishing for dinner. Join a local cooking class to make your dinner with Vietnamese food. You could learn how to cook some Vietnamese foods.
Day 2: Can Tho - Vinh Trang - Ho Chi Minh (Breakfast, Lunch)
Next morning, depart to Cai Rang floating market, the biggest floating market in the South Vietnam, where you can see all trading activities in Mekong river. Enjoy breakfast in the local floating restaurant and enter some boats to enjoy some seasonal fruits. Walk around a colorful fruit garden and enjoy more fresh fruits and visit a rice noodle workshop. Enjoy lunch in restaurant in the central market in Can Tho city. Get back Ho Chi Minh city. On the way, you will stop to visit a very famous pagoda: Vinh Trang, the oldest pagoda in Mekong Delta.
- Overnight accommodation with homestay
- Entrance fees
- Bottled water 2 bottles/per/day
- Meals as per itinerary
- Professional guide
- Hotel pickup and drop-off in Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh city
- Bike tour
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Boat trip
What's Not Included
- Food and drinks, unless specified
- Gratuities (optional)
- Personal expenses
Know Before You Go
• Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
• Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking
• Infant meals not included
• Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required
• A current valid passport is required on the day of travel
• Sport shoes and sunscreen are recommended