Experience the wonders of the Mekong Delta on this three-day private tour. Sail on a traditional sampan boat through a maze of lush mangrove canals, visit charming villages, spend the evenings in local homestays and taste the region's most delicate flavors. .
- 3 day private tour of Mekong Delta
- Stop in local villages
- Stay in local home stays
- Visit Cai Rang floating market
- 3 days
- All year long
- Mekong Delta
- Mekong Delta
- Cai Rang Floating Market
- Cai Be Floating Market
Day 1 : Ho Chi Minh City - Vinh long
Your day will begin with a complimentary pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. You will set off for the town of Vinh Long, and the drive will take roughly 2.5 hours.
Arriving in Vinh Long, you will walk to see the Vinh Long Market.
You will then board your private boat and begin cruising along the maze of waterways and canals of the Mekong. Stop and visit the Tien Chau Pagoda and local brick & pottery workshops.
You will stop at a local restaurant for a sumptuous Mekong Delta style lunch, which includes the famous "Elephant Ear Fish."
Before arriving in the homestay, you will make a stop at the nursery garden in An Binh Island.
Arriving at the homestay, you will have some free time to explore your surroundings while the family prepares your dinner for the evening.
Day 2: Vinh Long- Can Tho
Your next day will begin with a short walk around the island, observing the daily activities of the local farmers.
You'll then board your boat once again and begin cruising through the river maze. You will stop at a local fruit orchard and get an introduction into the wide variety of fruit grown in this region. Sample some of the fruit and take in the beautiful scenery.
Continue cruising through the Mekong Delta until you arrive at the famous Cai Be floating market. Interact with the vendors and watch this unique tradition unfold before your eyes.
Arrive in Can Tho late in the afternoon and check into your homestay. Once again, a delicious dinner will await you.
Day 3: Can Tho- Departure
Today you will get up at 7 AM and board a motorboat taking you to the bustling Cai Rang floating market. Experience the largest floating market in Vietnam in its peak time of operation.
After a magical three days of exploring the Mekong, your guide will drive you back to Ho Chi MInh City arriving back in the early afternoon.
Good to know
- Air conditioned transportation by private vehicle
- All accommodation as stated in itinerary
- Boat trips
- English speaking guide
- Entrance fee's and permits
- Meals as stated in itinerary
- Personal expenses