MEKONG DELTA 2 DAYS TOUR - FLOATING MARKET
Cai Rang floating market – one of the largest floating market in the Mekong Delta is a rare sight in that you just only find out the beautiful lifestyle trade when you travel in the unique Wetlands in the south of Vietnam. Cai Rang floating market. Mekong Delta reflects the cultural values as well as become a famous tourist destination in the Mekong River. It’s time for you to immerse your senses in the sights, sounds, colorful lifestyle and the taste of Mekong river in your holiday.
Day 01: HCM – MY THO – BEN TRE - CAN THO (Meal: L)
On day 1, start your day with an 8:30 AM pick-up from your centrally located hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Then head to the city of My Tho by bus. During the 1.5-hour bus drive to My Tho, learn about the cultures of the local people and enjoy the nice scenery of green rice fields. Visit Vinh Trang pagoda, the biggest pagoda in Mekong Delta. Continue to My Tho and take a boat trip along Mekong River. During the cruise, see fish cages and floating houses on the river. The boat will take you to a small canal, where you can escape the busy town. The cruise through the coconut trees lined canal will take you to a coconut island in Ben Tre. Disembark, walk around the village and visit a local family to enjoy tropical fruit, taste honey tea, honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music, performed by the villagers. Continue walking on the village’s road to a coconut candy shop to learn how to make candy and see some handicrafts made from coconut trees. Take a walk through the village and discover many kinds of fruits, flowers, trees, and local houses. Take your time and take nice photos while enjoying the natural scenery. Then, head to a local restaurant and enjoy a local Vietnamese lunch under the tree shade. After lunch, have free time to walk or bike around the village, then travel by ferry and bus to Can Tho, the heart of Mekong Delta.
Stay overnight in Can Tho ( hotel included )
Day 02: CAN THO – CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET(Meal: B, L)
After having breakfast, take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river. After, proceed to visit the Cai Răng floating market, which is the liveliest in the whole region. Take in the beautiful scenery and the daily activities of the locals who live along the Mekong canals. Next, you will roam through the village, see fruit gardens and a rice noodles making shop. Then, head back to the riverside for lunch before traveling back to Ho Chi Minh where you will arrive at around 5:00 PM with unforgettable memories.
End tour. Say goodbye and hoping see you again.
NOTE: Passport is needed on tour
- Air-con car/van/bus
- Meals: 2 Lunch, 1 Breakfast
- Including all entrance fee
- Boat trip, biking, fruits, honey tea, candy …
- 1 night in hotel: A/C room, double or twin room, …
- English speaking tour guide
- Cool-towels and mineral water
- Pick up and Drop off at selected hotels in Central District 1 only.
- Personal entertainment expenses.
- Meals (out of programe)
- Personal costs: laundry, drinks, telephone fee, …
- Travel insurance