Day 1: SAI GON – CU CHI TUNNELS – CAN THO (L, D)
7:00 am, head to Cu Chi to visit the amazing and well-known Tunnels.
Pick up at your hotel in Sai Gon at around 7:00 am by minivan then transfer you travel up to Cu Chi Tunnels. Arrive there at around 9:00 am to discover the incredible underground world of the Tunnels. The tunnels dug by resourceful guerrilla fighters to provide communication and supply routes, hospitals, food and weapon caches and living quarters during numerous conflicts. Try the local cassava root that sustained guerrilla fighters for years.
It played a great important role in Vietnamese soldiers during the Vietnam War. Learn more about the courage & ingenuity of the inhabitants of the Cu Chi tunnels. Get a great insight into the tenacity and resourcefulness of Vietnamese people. Have lunch with local cuisine at a good restaurant.
1:00 pm a trip to Can Tho city, the capital of beautiful Mekong Delta
After lunch, with a happy belly, everyone can get back to our minivan and make a trip to Can Tho city, the central part of Mekong Delta. The trip is around 4 hours but comfortable with our expert driver. Arrive in Can Tho city at around 5:00 pm for check-in and rest.
5:30 pm, Get ready and we will pick you up at the hotel, begin a city tour on a lovely electric car with amazing local typical street food offered at food stalls and local restaurants in Can Tho town. Visit famous sights of the city as Old Market, Ong Pagoda, Ninh Kieu Quay, Food Street. Relaxing 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 traditions through eating and drinking. Come back to your hotel at around 8:30 pm to take a good rest.
Day 2: CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET AND EXPERIENCE LOCAL LIFE AT OUR HOMESTAY/RESORT (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the hotel, we pick you up at 6:30 am then transport to the pier, board boat and visit the largest Cai Rang floating market in Vietnam, get to know how people here do trading on river cleverly.
6:30 am time to discover river life with authentic Cai Rang floating market
Arrive at the pier, you will then get on the boat to visit Cai Rang floating market, the biggest floating market in Vietnam. What a fantastic experience to explore how the local people are living on their boats as they considered their second home for cooking, sleeping, and trading on the river. You are able to catch up with many incredible images of their trading times to local vendors. Sometimes you can see the rosters and puppy dogs on their boats as much similar as people who live on land.
Enjoy Vietnamese coffee at the market; climbing up to a fruit boat for enjoying fresh pineapple, so nice!
Visit a local rice noodle factory to learn how Mekong people make noodles by hand in the traditional way. Enjoy its specialty Noodle Pizza right there.
10:00 am, experience the Vietnamese hospitality and lifestyle by going to a local Homestay/Resort.
This luxury and authentic Homestay/Resort is located deep in the countryside surrounding Can Tho city. There, you will join a funny cooking activity with your host, and for sure, you will become a Chef!
After an authentic and hearty lunch, get ready for some exercise!
Join the kayaking trip in magnificent jungle tributaries, and enjoy a relaxing moment paddling under the shade of coconut trees along the riverbank.
Finally, get on your bike for the last ride, cycling through a picturesque village, to get an insight into how life goes in this part of the country. On the way, 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 products here such as cacao milk, cacao wine or chocolate bar.
Stay overnight in this peaceful Homestay/Resort,
You will have the opportunity to help the local family to prepare fabulous dishes from Mekong Delta and enjoy them for dinner in the peaceful atmosphere of our Homestay/Resort.
Then, get a well-earned rest with all the comfort of quality Homestay/Resort, and get ready for the next day!
Day 3: PHONG DIEN – RACH GIA – PHU QUOC (B)
Check out at the Homestay/Resort then at 5:00 am you depart for visiting Phong Dien floating market, leave your luggage on the boat. The floating market is very small but peaceful which will give you another feeling compared to that in the big market.
After that, we 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.
9:00 am Van/Car takes you to Rach Gia To Depart For Phu Quoc Island
9:00 am, from Can Tho, a private car will pick you up to depart for Rach Gia Port to catch up on the last ferry at 1:10 pm. It might take you almost 2 and a half-hour drive. After arriving at the station, you then get ferry ticket to explore amazing Phu Quoc Island. Goodbye Mekong Delta with a great memory and unforgettable trip ever with us.