Mekong Delta Tour - 2 days
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Ben Tre – Vinh Long (_, Lunch, Dinner)
7:00: We will pick you up from your hotel and begin our trip with a two-hour drive to the picturesque and friendly Ben Tre Province where you’ll be one of the rare foreigners who make it here.
We will take break by to enjoying the fresh air on a boat trip and begin touring a region known as Vietnam’s rice bowl. Our first stop is a local family where you enjoy tropical fruits and learn a special story among the host family then get boarded to a hand-rowing sampan to wind through some green, lush, picturesque canals between lines of nipa palm.
Continue your journey by car to an untouched area of Vinh Long. Be greeted by the host family and then you will served by home-prepared dishes of the delicious Vietnamese food for lunch.
After lunch, we will have a stunning bicycle ride as your guide will take you weaving through the canal trails and orchard paths into the charming villages with paddy fields, pagodas and friendly, welcoming people (around 2,5 – 3 hours, including visits a long the way).
Finish the bike trip, we will get ready to cook the dinner with the host then enjoy home-prepared dishes as well share stories about life on the Mekong Delta.
Day 2: Vinh Long – Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Ho Chi Minh City (Breakfast, Lunch, _)
06:00: Start your day early to enjoy peaceful fresh air in Mekong Delta. We say goodbye to our friendly hosts before heading to Can Tho. Upon arrive at Ninh Kieu Wharf, we will transfer to a local boat to visit Cai Rang – the worthwhile floating market in the Mekong Delta. You will be able to observe authentic trading customs on boats, seeing daily life on rivers.
Then let’s stop by at a colorful land market for a different view of trading customs as well watching the friendly market goers buying their food for the incoming meal. Continuing to your journey by boat on narrower river to visit a tropical fruit orchard and then enjoy fresh fruits which is well-known in the Mekong area.
Continue your trip by car to Binh Thuy Ancient House, a 150 year-old residence typical for elite class of mid-19th century in Mekong Delta. Having lunch on the way before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City.
This tour ends upon arrival in Ho Chi Minh City at your hotel around 5:00 PM.
PHAN HA RA TRAVEL COMPANY