Explore the daily life of the Mekong Delta and visit the Cai Be floating market by boat and experience how people exchanging goods, fruit and more. Stay overnight in a homestay or hotel.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Vinh Long – Can Tho
Your two day Mekong Delta tour starts with a pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City around 7:30 – 8:00 am.
A comfortable mini van drives you for 2 hours to Cai Be, deep in the Mekong Delta. On the way you will visit the first chocolate factory in South Vietnam, were you can see and taste how they make chocolate.
After that, you head to the Mekong Delta. Here your journey begins with a wooden boat trip. Explore green and fertile islands among the Mekong River through a large network canals.
Enjoy lunch, before you cruise to Vinh Long to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong Delta rural life.
At the end of the afternoon, move to Can Tho. Here you have the night free to discover Can Tho.
Options for overnight:
- Stay in a 4-star hotel in Can Tho.
- Stay in homestay: cooking class and family dinner included.
Day 2: Cantho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh
After Breakfast at hotel or homestay you take a motor boat to visit Cai Rang floating market; the most fascinating floating market of the Mekong Delta. Here you can see many boats being used by locals for their trading activities.
After your visit to the floating market you take a short bike ride along the village to see the colourful local life, observing the beautiful scenery and daily activities of the locals.
Visit a local fruit garden.
A minivan will bring you back to Ho Chi Minh City and will stop on the way at Vinh Trang Pagoda.
Have lunch at local Restaurant.
Back in Ho Chi Minh City around 4:00 pm.