Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh Long - Can Tho (L)
Starting at 8:00AM from your hotel to CaiBe – the heart of Mekong Delta. Upon arrival in Cai Be floating market, board a sampan for a cruise on the Mekong River and its multiples canals to Vinh Long. Visit Cai Be floating market, an Old Colonial House, a rice corn factory and taste local specialties for lunch. A nice chance for bicycle riding, roaming through the village and looking at the local handicraft shops. A stop will be landed on Vinh Long market a nice walk around. In the afternoon, continue to Can Tho, the main town of the Mekong Delta. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho - CaiRang - Thot Not - Chau Doc (B/L)
Cruising along the small and picturesque tributaries by rowing boat, we will see the Cai Rang floating market. Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily life in Mekong River and you will roam through the village to visit a rice husking mill and a rice noodles making shop.Then drive to Chau Doc town not far from the Cambodia border. Check into the hotel, lunch at local restaurant. In the afternoon, cruise through a surprising village of floating houses, where fish are bred in their natural environment and learn more about Cham culture while visiting a small village and its mosque.End the day by visiting the Sam Mountain, a popular pilgrimage site gathering Temple of Chinese, Cham or Khmer influences. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc town - Ho Chi Minh City (B/L)
A boat trip to visit the floating fish breeding farms reveals the amazing highlight of Chau Doc, a Cham minority village, whom still again employment from traditional weaving. The last stop in Chau Doc is to a local Islamic Mosque. Have lunch at local restaurant. On the way back to Ho Chi Minh city, stop over to visit Xeo Quyt Forest where 20ha cajuput forest of present-day has been reclaimed and become an attractive historical and ecological tourist. After 1hour visiting the boundless watery cajuput forest in the Plain of Reeds by boat is really an interesting excursion, we continue going back Ho Chi Minh city on late afternoon.
3* in Can Tho
Ninh Kieu 2 or Holiday One Hotel
3* in Chau Doc
Chau Pho hotel or Ben Da Nui Sam hotel
- Private car/mini van
- Private boat
- Entrance fees
- English speaking tour guide
- Meals as indicated
- Accommodation in twin sharing room
- Personal expenses