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The Mekong Delta in southern Vietnam is a vast maze of rivers, swamps and islands, home to floating markets, Khmer pagodas and villages surrounded by rice paddies. Boats are the main means of transportation, and tours of the region often start in nearby Ho Chi Minh City (formerly known as Saigon) or Can Tho, a bustling town in the heart of the delta.
Phu Quoc is known for white-sand beaches and resorts, most of which are along the palm-lined southwest coast.
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, take the bus from Chau Doc - Ha Tien around 4 hours. Then transfer to boat station for the final part of the journey to Phu Quoc island. Arrive at Phu Quoc Island at around 5.00PM. End of services. Finish your trip.
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