Day 1: Saigon – Sa Dec – An Binh Island – Can Tho (L, D)
7:00 am let's say "Xin Chao" a great day with our warmly pick up at your Riverside hotel in Saigon lobby in Saigon to depart for Mekong Delta.
The travel distance is about 120km on the nation road 1A which takes almost 2.5 hours to arrive at the first destination is Sa Dec town.
Along the way of traveling, you are able to catch up with typical images of the Mekong such as stretching rice fields, vegetable gardens and poultry (if any). Visit Sa Dec flower village where you deeply understand how important the flowers are to villagers in this area. The village with more than 100 years and 1000 houses are plating many kinds of flowers and big bonsai trees here. The village is providing the flowers for the whole of Vietnam as well as Da Lat city. So let find out why.
12:00 noon explore the charming island in Vinh Long town
Around 12:00 noon, we reach another land named Vinh Long. At the pier, boat driver and a lovely boat welcome us and transfer to a nice homestay for lunch. Enjoy your meal with delicious Mekong Delta dishes with much typical food.
1:00 pm, Take the boat trip to travel around the island at 1:00 pm visit coconut candy factory, rice popcorn factory and taste its products right there, learn how they are holding family traditional technicals for producing their products in local markets. Taste their fresh products at the production lines and have your drinks with green tea or Vietnamese coffee. Back to the private car at around 3:30 pm then head straight to Can Tho, arrive at around 5:00 pm.
5:00 pm finish your memorable day with drop off in Can Tho
Get back to the minivan at around 3:30 pm then head straight to Can Tho is depending on the traffic. You then check-in the Homestay/Resort with peaceful and authentic. Have your lovely dinner with the most typical cuisine of Mekong Delta.
Day 2: Cai Rang Floating Market – Biking – Kayaking – Bird Sanctuary ( B, L)
5:30 am your day is welcomed with a memorable boat excursion
You are warmly welcomed by Hieutour's tour guide and start your morning excursion on the boat. We weave into every corner of the largest Cai Rang floating market for a deep understanding of how locals can trade agricultural commodities on the river. Enjoy typical Mekong breakfast and drinks purchasing from floating boat venders, feel like a local!
If you are curious about the process to make Mekong noodle, the next stop will give you a clear answer. We stop on land and in a small noodle-making workshop, you can watch step by step how people produce typical noodles and try your hand in making them, too. Moreover, you have a great chance to taste its specialty Noodle Pizza.
9:30 am, fantastic kayaking activity, a great way to immerse yourselves in nature
8:30 am our boat cruise from the big river to a smaller one on the way the Homestay/Resort where you can relax in a peaceful environment. During one hour on the boat, you easily watch the daily life of people along the riverside and see the gradually changing atmosphere from urban to a rural place. Arriving at the local Homestay/Resort.
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.
At noon, we can join the funny cooking activity to help the local family make spring rolls and prepare for your delicious local lunch.
2:00 pm great biking through the little village
We start biking through little silent village, on magnificent rural roads; learn more about many plants along the way with their great uses for local people here; get an insight into how life goes in this part of the country.
3:00 pm bird sanctuary and Can Tho downtown
After your wonderful cycling trip, the minivan will take you to the bird sanctuary with many wildlife birds that are lives in the natural environment of small tropical forest. You will then get back to Can Tho downtown at by minivan at around 6:00 pm. What absolutely brings you a unique travel experience!