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Depart from Sai Gon "Ho Chi Minh City"
Beautiful boat cruise on river in Ben Tre
Explore the authentic rural life of Mekong by bicycle
Eye-witness how daily life goes about in Mekong region
Taste amazing local cuisine with various food options during trip
Fantastic boat travel in the bustle and hustle of Cai Rang floating market
Stay away from the crowd of tourists when immersing yourselves in nature
Open your mind when seeing a different living way on river at largest floating market
2 DAY 1 NIGHT SAI GON BEN TRE CAN THO
Day 1: Sai Gon – Ben Tre (L,D)
7:00 am Good bye Sai Gon for a great Mekong Day Trip. Pick you up at hotel in Sai Gon center, our comfortable car brings us to the beautiful coconut hometown of South Vietnam, Ben Tre province. The drive takes about 2 hours which allows you to eyewitness local activities of people along the way.
We will stop en route for visit a famous pagoda Vinh Trang. It is a should-not-missed destination thanks to the unique architecture, which will definitely leave an impression in your mind about its beauty.
10:30 am, fantastic boat cruising on Mekong River
On arrival at pier, boating on Ben Tre river – one of tributaries of Mekong river- is along mangrove tree from town to country. Witness lively activities in morning as fishing, coconut cargo boats carrying on river.... Stop at traditional brickwork to see how to make bricks by hand. Turn on Cai Son canal winding through coconut jungle, visit coconut workshop, have a look stages of coconut processing from husk off, prize out to peel out by hand. Go on small waterway and stop at local house to see feeding bee, enjoy honey tea. Walking along canal to coconut candy workshop, have a look them making candy by hand, try some sweet, enjoy some fruits and listen to local music as well. Go on by boat, and walk to farmer house who making sleepmats.
Cycle rural tracks OR drive tuktuk through coconut grove, vegetable plains (cucumber, bitter melon...). Keep going by row boat on shady palm tree canal and stop for lunch at riverside restaurant. Boating back to pier by motorboat. Tour ends.
You are dropped off by car in Can Tho city at around 4:00 pm depending on traffic. Have local dinner before we check in at hotel for a good rest.
Day 2: Can Tho Signature (B,L)
5:00 am pick up at hotel and board boat for your river excursion. On a lovely sampan, we cruise on the Mekong River and visit Cai Rang floating market at its busy time. What a fantastic feeling to see how traders keep balance while trading agricultural product on their boats.
Visit local noodle making base to learn the process of making rice noodle by traditional way. You will be offered Noodle Pizza, the specialty that is hard to find anywhere else.
Then the wooden boat will head to small, long and narrow canals to explore the countryside and local life style of people around.
Visit a cacao plantation to learn the process of making fresh chocolate, cacao wine, cacao powder and other various products in organic system.
10:00 am discover rustic Mekong life on two wheels
Your journey is continued by a nice cycling trip. Cross the river on local ferry, we start exploring the local daily activities of people living far away from the crowd of Can Tho city. Enjoy peaceful moment when biking through small village on magnificent path.
1:00 pm end your tour and get back to Saigon downtown
Have lunch with delicious Mekong food offered at a nice view restaurant. Private car picks you up and departs for Saigon downtown. The drive lasts about 3 and half an hour depending on traffic and you are dropped off in Sai Gon at around 5:00 pm. It is same price for either ending in Sai Gon or Can Tho.
Fresh Fruits & Snacks
Boat cruising in Ben Tre
Insurance & Entrance fees
Professional English Speaking Guide
Floating market trip in Can Tho city
Minivan pick up & drop off during trip
Meals as mentioned in program (B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner)
Accommodation (one night at 5 star hotel in Can Tho, Deluxe Room)
Personal expenses and other expenses not mentioned in the program.
Please note that due to the individual nature of the tours, times are approximate and can vary slightly.
Please bring by yourselves secondary clothes as our tour includes water activities
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