Mekong Delta: 3-Day Ben Tre Homestay

Mekong Delta: 3-Day Ben Tre Homestay

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Key Details
Duration
3 days
Mobile Voucher Accepted
Live Guide
English

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What You'll Do
  • Eat, sleep, work, and enjoy life like a local in the Mekong Delta
  • Experience the lively atmosphere of the Can Be floating market
  • Visit Cai Mon Orchard Garden, known as the King of Fruits of Ben Tre
Overview
Take a break from the hectic pace of Ho Chi Minh City, and enjoy a 3-day holiday in the Mekong Delta. Visit the Can Be floating market and the Cho Chom Hom flea market. Stay with a local family, experience local life, and take part in daily activities.
What to Expect
On this tour you’ll have the opportunity to experience the daily life of people living in the Mekong Delta. Spend 3 days and 2 nights getting to know local culture, stay with a local family, and participate in a number of village and fishing activities.

Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Cai Be Floating Market – Vam Cai Ga
06:00 Your tour begins with a 2.5-hour drive from Ho Chi Minh City to Tien Giang.
08:00 On arrival in Tien Giang, board a boat to visit the Cai Be floating market. The boat will take you along the Vam Cai River, where you’ll have a glimpse into the life of the working locals. You may even see fishermen casting their nets or placing bamboo shrimp traps on the river.
12:00 Enjoy lunch at a local house.
13:30 In the afternoon, you’ll have a chance to try fishing, casting nets, and laying traps on the river or canal. As you are experiencing local life, you may as well join in cooking with your host!
17:30 Enjoy dinner and listen to southern folk songs in the welcoming atmosphere. Overnight in a home stay.

Day 2: Live the Life of Local People
08:00 After breakfast, you’ll take a bike trip to the Cho Chom Hom local market. This is similar to a flea market, where local people gather to trade. Return to the home stay, where you’ll join the local people to experience the work of farmers in the area.
12:00 Enjoy lunch at a local house.
13:30 In the afternoon, you’ll have the opportunity to dress in ba ba clothes and the typical non la style of Vietnamese southerners. You’ll bail out water and catch fish in traditional costume. Following this activity, you’ll lend a hand and join in cooking with your host.
17:30 Enjoy dinner and relax on a hammock near the river shore. Feel the peace and quiet the city cannot offer. Overnight in a home stay.

Day 3: Cai Mon Orchard Garden
08:00 After breakfast with your host, you’ll take a trip to visit Cai Mon Orchard Garden, known as the King of Fruits of Ben Tre province. Visit a fighting cock farm where you can observe how to feed the fighting cocks, how to prepare them for a fight, and how to take care of them after a fight. This is a favorite activity for the local people.
12:00 Enjoy lunch at a local house.
13:30 After lunch, you’ll visit the Cai Mon church, built by the French in the 16th century. Then you’ll head to the bonsai and saplings garden in Vinh Bac and Vinh Nam, the pot plant center of Ben Tre. Learn about bonsai plants and saplings from masters in this field.
What's Included
  • Pick-up and drop off at your accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City (please provide the address)
  • Transportation by new, air-conditioned minivan
  • Boat transportation
  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled drinking water
  • 2 breakfasts
  • 3 lunches
  • 2 dinners
  • Accommodation (twin-share basis)
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • Travel insurance
What's Not Included
  • Personal expenses (shopping, telephone, beverages, etc.)
  • Tips/gratuities
Know Before You Go
Cancellation/change policy:
• Made before 15:00 on the day prior to departure, a charge of 50 per cent of the tour price applies
• After 15:00 on the day prior to departure and for no-shows, a charge of 100 per cent of the tour price applies

Group size:
This is a small-group tour with a maximum of 10 persons per group.

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