Explore the majestic Mekong Delta in comfort. This four day private tour will take you to the bustling Cai Rang floating market, cruising through the maze of lush mangrove canals, and give you a taste of Mekong culture and cuisine. Spend the first two evenings in a comfortable three-star hotel and the last in a local homestay in the heart of the Mekong countryside.
- Experience the Mekong Delta in a private tour
- Visit a floating market
- Sail through the canals of the Mekong
- Spend a night in a home-stay
- 4 days
- All year long
- Mekong Delta
- Mekong Delta
- Cai Rang Floating Market
- My Tho
- Can Tho
- Monkey Bridge
- Coconut Factory
- Honey Making Factory
Your day will begin bright and early at 8:30 AM with a complimentary pick up from your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon).
You will drive towards My Tho in a private car, arriving there at roughly 9:30 AM.
You begin by boarding a charming wooden boat and sailing towards Unicorn Island. Enjoy a complimentary drink on board as you enjoy your first sights of this UNESCO World Heritage site.
You will also stop at a local orchard and get to sample fruit native to the area.
Continue cruising along the lush narrow canals until you arrive at the legendary Turtle Island. Take a moment here to visit a local bee farm and sampling the honey, and various other honey products produced here.
You will make one last stop on this day at a coconut processing workshop in a local Mekong village. Taste some delicious coconut treats and stroll around in a local Mekong village.
You will then hop on your boat again and sail to Chau Doc, where you will have dinner and spend the rest of the evening and night.
Begin the next day enjoying breakfast while watching the sunrise over the spectacular Mekong Delta.
You will continue to travel down the canals and backwaters of the main Mekong Channel to a Cham tribal village.
You will then take a rowing boat through the village and visit a catfish farm.
The last stop on today's itinerary will be at a crocodile farm before you check into your hotel in Can Tho for the evening.
Following a hearty breakfast at the hotel, you will board your wooden motorized boat and sail towards the famous Cai Rang, one of the world's most lively floating market.
Marvel at the sheer abundance of exotic fruits, vegetables, and skillfully handcrafted local products.
Following the market visit, you will head back into the small channels of the Mekong and make a stop at the village specialized in rice noodle making.
Have a go yourself in making rice noodles under the instruction of a local expert before boarding your boat once again.
The last stop of the day will be at the Monkey Bridge. Later in the afternoon, you will arrive at the homestay where you will spend in the evening in a bungalow.
A traditional Mekong style dinner will be prepared for you by the locals.
After having breakfast in your homestay, it is time to say goodbye to the Mekong Delta.
Depending on your itinerary, you can have transport arranged back to Ho Chi Minh City or continue to either Phu Quoc of Phnom Penh.
Good to know
- Accommodation (2 night in 3 star hotel & 1 night in home-stay)
- All entrance fees
- Boat ticket from Ha Tien to Phu Quoc Island / Chau Doc to Phnom Penh
- Boat trip
- Bottled water placed on car
- English Speaking Guide
- Land transport by private vehicle
- Meal as mentioned ( B=breakfast ; L= lunch ; D= dinner )
- Private boat from Vinh Long to Can Tho
- Personal expenses
- Single supplement