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The real Mekong Adventure 2 days 1 night

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Discover the hidden treasure of the Mekong Delta: the town of Cai Thia, in Tien Giang province, renowned for its mango plantations.  Experience life in the town as  you join in the townspeople’s trades, meet new people and learn about rural Vietnamese culture.

 

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The real Mekong Adventure 2 days 1 night

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Take a biking trip under shady trees of fruit gardens.

Enjoy lunch with Vietnamese food on the boat along beautiful river.

Take a sampan boat and row down narrow and beautiful canals.

Stay a night in our Vinh Long homestay and learn how to cook Vietnamese food with local people .

Wake up early to join in the morning bustle at Can Tho City’s Cai Rang floating market.

A new adventure down every canal!

Day 1 : Ho Chi Minh – Cai Thia – Vinh Long – Can Tho (Lunch, Dinner)

8:00 am: We depart for Cai Thia, a small town in Mekong Delta, 2 hours drive from Ho Chi Minh City.  Along the way, you will see the very beautiful scenery with rice fields, orchards, and the people who maintain these large plantations.

Upon arrival, we will take a private boat to a small island, famous for its mango plantations. We will also visit a local island family to experience island living.  The family will teach you different skills like how to make fresh rice paper, famous Vietnamese Banh Tieu, or make presents for friends and family.  There you will enjoy tea and some delicacies which are only found on the island.

We will take a bike tour through shady fruit gardens as we follow the river.  After we return to the boat, relax and prepare to see the boat become a floating restaurant as we serve unique and traditional Vietnamese dishes like “Elephant Ear Fish” with fresh rice noodles.

As you enjoy your lunch, the boat will cruise to Vinh Long, a city renown for it’s lush flower gardens and bonsai groves. After lunch, we take a stroll through the picturesque town to get to the Vinh Long homestay.  There you can relax, join cooking classes, make new friends with local people and enjoy some free time.

Day 2: Cai Rang floating market – Can Tho City -Cao Dai Temple

6 am: We begin our tour early to see the Cai Rang floating market – the largest floating market in Vietnam. Enjoy some fresh fruits on the merchant’s boat and watch how they sell and trade their products on the boats. After that, we will visit a beautiful and peaceful fruit garden to sample many kinds of regional fruit.

We then depart to Ninh Kieu Port, where you have the chance to discover Can Tho city center, the second largest city in the South Vietnam.

Enjoy lunch in a very beautiful riverside restaurant, located inside the oldest market in Can Tho city. Afterward, we will visit some famous Khmer and Chinese pagodas in Can Tho city.

On our way back to Ho Chi Minh City, we will stop to visit Cao Dai Temple, the fifth largest religion in Vietnam.

Finish your tour and return to your hotel

* Including:

Entrance fees

Meals as per itinerary 1 breakfast, 2 lunches, 1dinner

Bike tour

Private tour

Lunch cruise

Transport by air conditioned minivan

Hotel pickup and drop off

* Excluding :

Gratuities (optional)

Personal expenses

NOTE

Infant seats are available on request if advised at time of booking

Infant meals not included

Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking

Vegetarian option is available, please advise at time of booking if required.

We pride ourselves in creating personalised travel experiences that suit all your preferences and needs.

With this tour you can:

  • Choose your own departure date
  • Select the comfort level of accommodation
  • Adjust activities to cater to special interests
  • Modify any aspect of the tour as needed