SAI GON – MY THO – BEN TRE – CAN THO – CHAU DOC – SAI GON
The ‘rice bowl’ of Vietnam, the delta is carpeted in a dizzying variety of greens. It’s a water world that moves to the rhythms of the mighty Mekong, where boats, houses and markets float upon the innumerable rivers, canals and streams that criss-cross the landscape like arteries.
Option 1: Stay 2 nights in hotel with group 35ppl
Included: 1 lunch, 2 breakfast
Option 2: Stay 1 night homestay and 1 night hotel with group 35ppl
Included: 1 lunch, 1 dinner + cooking class, 2 breakfast
8:00 AM Pick up at your hotel in Ben Thanh Market and Bui Vien Walking street area HCMC. Depart for My Tho. Take a boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river bank. Proceed to Unicorn island and have lunch amongst the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks after taking a delightful walking through the fruit plantation village. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Can Tho. (Family homestay can arrange on request.)
Option 1: Stay in a hotel in Can Tho
Check into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the evening time. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho.
Option 2: Homestay ( D )
In the evening, check-in in your homestay. Have dinner and enjoy the countryside atmosphere.
After breakfast, take a boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then visit the Cai Rang floating market, which is the best in the region. You will probably have tried Vietnamese vermicelli soup, so now go and see how it made. Then wander around the village and talk with the local people.
Continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds, Back to the town. Overnight at your proposed hotel in Chau Doc
After breakfast, visit the fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people. Visit the Cham minority in their traditional weaving village. Transfer by bus come back to Sai Gon.
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