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Mekong Delta Explorer

(2 Days - Departs Daily on a Private Basis)

Cai Be, Vinh Long, Can Tho

 

To the serene lifestyle and panoramas of the Mekong Delta. Guests will explore this part of Vietnam, where the culture is strongly-tied to the river, over land and by water, venturing from Saigon to Ben Tre and Can Tho.

 

** All our tours are Exclusive Private Tours, so you will not be put together with other guests **

 

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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Can Tho

Your guide will meet you at 8am at your hotel. Leave the city and drive south to Cai Be in the Mekong delta, a journey of approximately 2 hours. The Mekong Delta is Vietnam's 'rice bowl' - a fertile region of flat farmland interlaced with thousands of waterways and tributaries of the Mekong. The delta's waters are interspersed with rice fields, colourful floating markets and isolated villages accessible only by boat. On arrival in Cai Be embarkation on Cai Be Princess junk boat, clients are welcomed with fresh cotton towels. The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colourfull floating market. We will proceed by the visit of some local home factories such as rice paste making, rice popcorn, coco candies, and longans drying processing. You will then return on board Cai Be Princess to proceed the excursion to Dong Hoa Hiep island located between Vinh Long and Cai Be during a 40 minutes cruise to discover beautiful landscapes along the river and observe the typical Mekong delta rural life. Stops on the way can be made upon request for particular visits or photos making. These evergreen islands among the Mekong River still remain unknown to many people. Visit at an ancient mandarin house dating from the last century where the family descendants will welcome you with a cup a warm green tea. Back on board Cai Be Princess for a 20 minutes cruise to Phu An hamlet passing by Cai Be beautiful church. Lunch will await you at Le Longanier restaurant, a superb Indochine style two storeys villa decorated with several antiques and furnitures from the 1930’ period, located in a lush tropical garden by the river among pomelo, longan, mango, and coconut and banana trees. After a short walk along a beautiful canal, the excursion will end at approx. 3.30pm at Ba Bon Bridge. Disembark and continue by road to Can Tho, a journey of approximately 2 hours.

 

Accommodation: Stay 1 at the Victoria Can Tho Resort (Superior Room)

 

Day 2: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh City

After an early breakfast this morning depart by road to a nearby dock, and board a sampan boat to explore Cai Rang, the largest floating market on the Mekong. The seemingly chaotic gathering is mostly large boats wholesaling vegetables and fruit, but there are also local traders selling groceries to the larger boats. Later this morning you will return to Ho Chi Minh City by road, a journey of around 2-3 hours. Upon arrival, drop off at your hotel or further transfer to Ho Chi Minh City / Tan Son Nhat International Airport for departure at surcharge (accommodation in Ho Chi Minh City is not included).

 

Inclusive of: 

• Accommodation as specified above

• Private transportation by modern air-conditioned vehicle – Toyota, Honda or Ford

• Sightseeing as specified in the itinerary including entrance fees

• Private boat cruise as specified above

• Meals as specified in itinerary

• Professional English Speaking guide

• 02 bottles of mineral water per person

VAT and all taxes and service charge

 

Exclusive of:

Drinks, meals and any other incidental expenses not mention above

Personal, travel and health insurance

• Tips

 

 

Price

 

1 pax

2 pax

3 – 4 pax

5 – 6 pax

> 6 pax

12 years and  older

$ 580/pax

$ 335/pax

$ 286/pax

$ 266/pax

$ 235/pax

Children 7-11

N/A

$ 238/pax

$ 208/pax

$ 185/pax

$ 165/pax

Children 3-6

N/A

$ 215/pax

$ 190/pax

$ 170/pax

$ 150/pax

Children under 3

Free of charge

 

 

For information on this or our other tours please email us at: info@globaltravel-asia.com