GROUP SIZE: 2-20 pax
ROUTE: HCMC – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho – Tra Su – Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
OPERATED BY: TNK Travel
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho
Leave Ho Chi Minh city and enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields (seasonally). On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet and have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre and enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of “Southern Vietnamese folk music”, performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight at the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.
Check into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the evening. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Chau Doc – Tra Su Sanctuary
Taking very early morning boat trip (5:30am usually recommended) to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetable at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Head towards Phong Dien for the smaller, quieter floating market (optional for private tour). Break for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc and 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. On the way back stop by to visit Sam Mountain, the Cave pagoda (if time permitted).
Back to the Town, hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
After breakfast, ransfer to a speed boat for the final part of the journey to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 2pm. End of services.Finish your Exit to Cambodia through the lower Mekong river.
PACKAGE PRICE PER PERSON (USD)
Valid from 1st January 2017 till 31st December 2017
Group tour in big bus: USD 130 / pax
- Rates vary frequently. Please contact us to get the best possible price based upon your travel period and specific touring needs.
- Rates are not applied for Tet holiday period and other public holiday
- A/c transfer
- English speaking guide
- Boat trips
- 02 breakfast, 02 lunches, fruit, honey tea
- All entrance fees
- Express boat ticket Chaudoc – Phnompenh
- 01 bottle of water/pax/day
- Travel insurance
- Other meals not mentioned
- Personal expenses (tips, gratuities,..)
- Single supplement
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