Have an authentic Vietnamese experience for two magical days.
What to Expect
This is a private tour with only you, your family, or your friends.
The itinerary is as follows:
Day 1 ( Lunch on boat, dinner in homestay)
Start the tour by going to Cai Thia , a small town in the Mekong Delta, It's around a 2 hour drive on the express way where you will be able to see very beautiful scenery with rice fields, vegetables plantations, and farmers at work.
When you get there, take a private boat to get to a small island which is very famous for its mango plantations. Visit a local family and find out about their daily life. Learn how to make fresh rice paper amd pancakes ( Banh Tieu). You could join and make some surprises for your friends and family. Enjoy some special foods and tea with local people, which you cannot find in another place.
Take a biking trip for around 1-2 hours under the shady fruit gardens along river. After biking, get back to the boat and take a short rest. In a few minutes, the boat will become " a small floating restaurant. Enjoy your lunch on the boat with Vietnamese food with the highlight the very special fish in the Mekong Delta:"Elephant Ear Fish" with fresh rice noodles. During lunch time, the boat will move to Sa Dec city, which is known as the as city of flower and bonsai plantations. Enjoy the romantic and beautiful scenery when waking on the local roads through bonsai gardens. Make a stop at an ancient house, which appeared in the very famous novel " The Lover" (or L'amant in French) . Afterwards, take a short walk inside a local fish and grocery market.
Go to Can Tho and go to a cooking class with some local people. Enjoy your free time and your stay at a local home.
Day 2 ( Breakfast, Lunch)
Start your tour early and go to the Cai Rang floating market - the biggest floating market in Vietnam. Enjoy some fresh fruits on a merchant's boat. You will see how they trade their products on the boats. After that, visit a beautiful and quiet fruit garden to enjoy many kinds of fruit.
Get to Ninh Kieu Port, go around and discover Can Tho city center, the second largest city in South Vietnam.
Enjoy lunch at a very beautiful riverside restaurant, located inside the oldest market in Can Tho city.
Get back to Ho Chi Minh city. On the way, visit thevery famous and beautiful Vinh Trang pagoda. Finish your tour at your hotel.
- Entrance fees
- Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
- Bike tour
- 2 water bottles per day
- Lunch cruise
- Transport by air-conditioned minivan
- Hotel pick-up and drop off ( Dist 1, Ho Chi Minh)
What's Not Included
- Gratuities (optional)
- Personal expenses