About the Tour
Witness the two faces of Vietnam as you travel from the skyscrapers of Ho Chi Minh City to the floating villages of the Mekong Delta on this 4-day tour of southern Vietnam. Discover the “rice bowl” of Vietnam through zigzag canals, winding roads and floating markets.
- Relax on a boat trip in Mekong Delta River
- Try to make mat-weaving products to understand more about local industries
- Enjoy a lunch at a riverside restaurant with local specialties
- Board a sampan for a relaxing trip along the narrow canals
After lunch, you continue floating on a sampan wandering small creeks among islands and enjoy fresh cool air, peaceful landscapes with many lush fresh fruit gardens along the banks. During this 1-hour boat trip, you will surely have nice photos and taste fresh fruit as much as you can then disembark to come back to Can Tho City. Arrive in Can Tho, check in Mekong Rustic lodge and have local dinner. Overnight in Can Tho
Afternoon, you will go cycling to visit a blacksmith family who have been working for 50 years and made thousands of knives and learned this experience by communicating with local people. Then, you continue to visit some local activities and communicate with local people who will share culture and enjoy fresh fruits in the orchards garden. After that, you stop at the traditional house for 3 generations and learn how to make and enjoy the special banana cake with local people. Late afternoon, you will be back to Mekong Rustic Can Tho for dinner.
In the afternoon, your next stops are a Khmer’s temple, a floating fish farm and Sam Mountain respectively. Prepare your camera to catch the sunset moment from this mountain’s peak. Spend your night at a local hotel Chau Doc.
Goodbye Chau Doc, you will stay on a 6-hour drive to come back to Ho Chi Minh City. This tour will come to an end in the late afternoon in Ho Chi Minh City.
- English speaking tour guide
- Meal(s) as indicated
- Entry Fees (if any)
- Private land transfer
- Shuttle bus transfer
- Travel Insurance
- Domestic & International flight (if any)
- Vietnam visa arrangement
- Tips and Gratuities
- Personal expenses
- Be ready for this Saigon tour at 8:00 Am
- Return time is about 5:30 pm