Discover Hidden Treasures of Mekong Delta 4 days 3 nights
Tour code: DCY114 | Tour Style: Vietnam Discovery
This energetic journey covers an off-beaten-path Mekong Delta and spectacular territory. You will get a different view of Locals life and culture here. You have time to cycle through endless coconut lines , mesmerizing fluorescent green rice fields and capture the true beauty of Mekong Delta. Each day, each city you experience will help you realize the quite different color. Tra Vinh with Khmer Culture, Can Tho with Cai Rang Floating market and Cham people villages along the river in Chau Doc will raise your curiousity to get to know deeper and deeper in this spectacular land.Destination: Activities: Cycling, Cruising, Walking, Farming, Cooking
- Visiting Tra Vinh – A hidden district of the west Mekong Delta. A place where exist a harmonious combination of Kinh people, Khmer and chinese’s Culture
- Visiting Cai Rang floating market – The most beautiful and biggest one in Mekong Delta
- Biking around the villages and discover the things which you’ve never seen before
- Learning more about the southern and northern Buddhism. Communicating with the monks and listening the scripture
- Experiencing the local’s daily activities such as transplanting rice, tree, catching crap, fishing, etc
- Visiting the handicraft village: Candy, Rice paper, honey moon making workshop, etc
- Boating in Tra su Melaleuca forest
Our tourguide and driver pick you up at 7:00 AM and depart for Tra Vinh. Upon arrival after 4 and a half hours. Checking in home – stay, freshen up and enjoy lunch with local dishes.
In the afternoon, You will jump on your bike and explore the villages along Mekong river, communicating with the locals and discover their culture. The next stops are Khmer Buddhism pagodsa and Cao Dai Church will give you knowledge about the mixture of culture and tradition.
Having dinner with the host and overnight at Homestay.
Day 2: Tra Vinh – Can Tho (B,L,D)
Once staying here, you should get up early and enjoy the quiet atmosphere of the countryside before having breakfast in the homestay.
You can choose continuing to bike and communicate with the locals Or join the local’s daily activities such as fishing, planting tree or pick fruit, etc with the host.
After the lunch, you will depart for Can Tho to visit Con Son – A featured community tourist site there. Enjoying the fresh air around the immense garden with numerous kind of fruit, joining a cooking class in the garden and learn to make cakes with the local chef.
Check in 3* hotel, overnight in Can Tho.
Day 3: Can Tho – Chau Doc (B,L)
You must visit early to Cai Rang Floating Market – The biggest one in the Mekong which numerous species traded.
Back to your hotel for breakfast. It then takes you 3 hours to Chau Doc to discover this beautiful Town. We will get on a boat through Cham people’s villages in the riverside and get to know about their handicraft product – Silk weaving. The boat keeps taking you to Chau Giang District where the biggest Islamic church of the Cham community is located.
At the afternoon, you’ll visit khmer’s temper, fishing farm then move to Sam mountant to enjoy the breath-taking view and sunset over the mountain.
Over night in Sam Mountaint Victoria Hotel 3*.
Day 4: Chau Doc – HCM city – Departure (B,L)
You can choose either of the two following options:
Option 1: After the breakfast, you will get on coach to the dock and take a speedboat to Phnompenh and continue the trip in Cambodia.
Option 2: After the breakfast, You will visit “Ba Chua Xu” Temple to find out Vietnam’s mothership beliefs, go around Chau Doc market and buy some souvenirs for your beloveds. Then we will travel to Tra Su Melaleuca forest.
Stop for luch in the restaurant. It takes you 8 hours on the way to HCM city.
The trip end at late afternoon.
- English speaking tourguide
- Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
- Entrance fees
- Experiencing the local’s activities
- Mineral water placed in your cabin
- Side trips on sampans as mentioned in the itineraries
- Persional expense
Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh City is regarded as a dynamic area with sophisticated metropolis where traditional and modern influences live side by side. The city offers an elegant setting of modern office skyscrapers amidst Chinese style pagodas together with a unique mix of Vietnamese culture and become a really “must-go” destinations for travelers to Vietnam.
Can Tho City
Can Tho City, Vietnam
As the political, economic, cultural and transportation center of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho is a buzzing town with a lively waterfront lined with sculpted gardens and an appealing blend of narrow backstreets and wide boulevards that make for some rewarding exploration.
Chau Doc Market
Bach Dang, Chau Phu A, An Giang Province, Vietnam
Chau Doc Market is famous for its Mam (Mắm – salted fish), which become a specialty of An Giang Province. Mam is one of the most popular dishes of the Southern Vietnam; however you find out all the variety of Mam only in Chau Doc Market. Visiting there, ones can buy Mam as gift for their beloveds.
Chau Doc City, An Giang Province, Vietnam
Lying about 6km to the west of Chau Doc Town, Sam Mountain is the highest mountain in the Mekong Delta. With the high of 230 meters, the mountain is blessed with beautiful landscapes and many historic remains. On the way up to the mountain, the two rice fields along the road and a small Khmer village will allure every visitor.
Cai Rang Floating Market
Vo Tanh, Can Tho, Vietnam
A visit to Cai Rang Floating market in Can Tho city of Mekong Delta surely impresses every visitor. Not only being a place for souvenirs, the market is also the place giving you an idea of what water commerce in the Delta looks like.