Leave the urban zone of Can Tho, we board boat at pier, quickly wake up by the bustle and hustle of the largest Cai Rang floating market. While watching skillful traders sell and buy local commodities on boats, you are offered great morning coffee, fresh fruit and a bowl of hot noodle soup, breakfast start! Pay a visit at noodle workshop to learn how local people make fresh noodles by hands in traditional way. Sample its delicious specialty Noodle Pizza.
On boat, we cruise for an hour to reach the real local home stay in Hau Giang province, peaceful, ecological and non-touristic. Lunch is friendly served at noon. Around 2:00 pm in the afternoon, Are you ready for exercise? Join the fantastic Kayaking in magnificent jungle lined tributaries. Enjoy your great moments paddling and relaxing under the shade of coconut trees along the bank; immerse yourselves in a peaceful rural life of South Vietnam. Then it is time for biking. On lovely bicycles, we ride through silent village along the riverside; explore many fruits and plans with their great uses. 5:00 pm, later at homestay, we join the cooking activity to help local family prepare dinner and enjoy it together. Overnight at homestay.
Check out at the home stay then at 5:00 am we depart for visiting Phong Dien floating market on the boat, leave your luggage on the boat. When arriving at Phong Dien floating market, we will move to the local small wooden boat for your real experience the local life of people here who still get used to adding boats as part of their life. A very different authentic sight will come to your view with local rowing and motorized boats gathering here for trading local agricultural product. The floating market is very small but peaceful which will give you another feeling compared to that in the big market. Our sampan boat then head to small, long and narrow canals to see the daily activities of people living around there. Take a short walk around the countryside to enjoy the peaceful environment there. After around 30 minute walk, we stop to visit the Cacao Garden where you will get to know how to make fresh chocolate and wine from cacao fruit in an organic system. You also can have a chance to taste one of the product here such as cacao milk, cacao wine or chocolate bar.
After visiting cacao garden your guide will prepare all the necessary staffs and give you full information of the itinerary together with the traffic system in Vietnam for the fantastic motorbike trip. You can ride your bike if you have an international motorbike driving license, otherwise our guide will ride you on their behind for safety. What a great idea that you can capture every single moments along your travel. Explore every corner of the region on scooter. Cross the local ferry together with local people and ride through small villages on narrow roads; stop to visit the historic Huge Ficus trees where Vietnamese communist used for training and holding meetings in the war. Have lunch with local cuisine at a local place then get back to downtown to visit the wet market where you can experience the land market trading and exchanging goods. Taste some local snack and coffee before check in at your 5 stars hotel to relax before taking the evening food exploration.
Get ready and we will pick you up at hotel, begin a city tour on lovely electric car with amazing local typical street food offered at food stalls and local restaurant in Can Tho town. Visit famous sights of the city as Old Market, Ong Pagoda, Ninh Kieu Quay, Food Street. Relaxing yourself at local café-music house, where you can enjoy the local drinks and local musical band performance. What a great way to learn quicker and deeper into local culture and traditional through eating and drinking. Come back to your hotel at around 8:30 pm to take a good rest.
Have a lovely breakfast at hotel, check out then be ready at 8:00 am for a pick up by car & driver to Rach Gia pier, arrive at around 12:00 noon depending on traffic and be ready for your ferry to Phu Quoc island departing at 1:00 pm. You probably arrive in the island at around 3:30 pm.