On this 2-day tour you can escape from the bustling city to another world of water, lush vegetation, and colorful markets, where people live happily together. Enjoy this tour from Ho Chi Minh City to capture the essence and beauty of the Mekong Delta.
What to Expect
This 2-day tour from Ho Chi Minh City takes you on a discovery of the Mekong Delta. Experience the local lifestyle as you visit a coconut candy home manufactory, take part in a cooking class, enjoy a boat ride to Cai Be floating market, explore a fruit orchard, and enjoy a cycle tour. With an overnight stay at Mekong Lodge, you can enjoy the beautiful scenery of the river and the tranquil atmosphere of the countryside.
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Delta
You will start the drive from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City to Cai be in the Mekong Delta at 8:00. You will then board the boat to take you to Mekong Lodge, where you will check-in to your private bungalow to relax before enjoying lunch at the restaurant with a great view of the river. In the afternoon, you will take a walking tour to visit a coconut candy home manufactory and the friendly handicraft families in the nearby village. This is a chance to talk with the local people, smile with the children, and enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of the countryside. In the late afternoon, you will take part in a cooking class at the lodge before enjoying what you have just cooked for dinner. Enjoy a peaceful night on the river and stay overnight at Mekong Lodge.
Meals included: lunch and dinner
Day 2: Mekong Delta – Ho Chi Minh City
Wake up early for breakfast at the River View restaurant before taking a boat ride to the colorful Cai Be floating market, where you can experience the typical culture of the Mekong Delta with busy boats, exciting sounds, and friendly people. Enjoy walking or cycling around Mekong Lodge and the island before visiting a fruit orchard, where you can talk with the producer and host, freely pick the fruit, and taste the mango, rambutan, longan, and other fruits. You will then cruise back to the lodge for a short cycling tour around the peaceful path to discover the rural life in the Mekong Delta. Later on you will check out of the lodge and have lunch at the restaurant before transferring to Cai Be harbor for the drive back to Ho Chi Minh City, where your tour ends.
Meals included: breakfast and lunch
- Private transfer by air-conditioned van
- Accommodation at Mekong Lodge
- Boat trip in the Mekong Delta
- Local English-speaking guide
- Cooking demonstration
- Meals specified in program
- All entrance permissions and visiting fees
- Mineral water and tissue on coach
Know Before You Go
Shuttle bus is available upon request.