Day 1: Sai gon – Ca Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho
Day 2: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Sai Gon
Saigon – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Can Tho (L)
Depart for the tour around 8.00 in Saigon to Vinh Long (2.5 hours). The program will start with a visit of Vinh Long market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetable… Next stop will be the brick kilns where you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish…
Have some fruits and tea when enjoying the traditional music at Ut Trinh home. One more option for you if you like biking! It will be so amazing to bike on village paths to see the local farms, houses, real life and the ancestral ways to pick up fruits in Mekong Delta. Drive to Can Tho afterwards. Overnight in Can Tho’s hotel.
|Sai Gon - Can Tho|
Can Tho – Cai Rang – Chau Doc (B/L)
Early wake up this morning. This morning, we bring you to pier take the boat ride on Mekong River which is the longest and most prosperous in Asia, visit the famous floating market Cai Rang, where you can see the daily life and local people selling their products on boats. Then cruising to small cannels to visit one of the local family and their orchard, taste tropical fruits, green tea. (Note: The floating markets in the Mekong Delta are no tourist markets but wholesale markets where produce of the Mekong Delta like fruits and vegetables are traded. For this reason the number of boats on the market fluctuates depending on harvesting seasons and market demand. Furthermore, modern wholesale markets are becoming more popular in Vietnam. This can result in decreasing numbers of boats being present on the markets). Take back to pier, we back to your hotel for breakfast.
Check out hotel, we process to Chau Doc – Have you ever tasted Vietnamese vermicelli soup? Well, now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to pass a Monkey bridge which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden. Stop for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc, 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.
|Can Tho - Chau Doc|
Chau Doc – Sai gon (B/L)
Breakfast at your hotel. End your trip at Chau Doc, you continuous your journey to Phnom Penh Cambodia by Speedboat.
|Chau Doc - Saigon|
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