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Unique Experiences:

•  Quick getaway from the city, yet way beyond the beaten track
•  Discover life in grandeur and impressive Mekong delta
•  Get up and close to local village life in your homestay while farming and fishing
•  Pay a visit to the biggest floating market in the Mekong delta

Participants:

Small Group Exploration – normally no more than 2-5 travellers. Being few brings you closer to local life and flexibility to go to places less travelled; to go beyond the ordinary. You can be min. 1 and max. 8 travellers on this tour. You can book 1 person, but we cannot guarantee more participants.

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For an additional 40 USD per person you can secure this as a Guaranteed Private Tour. Please contact us for further details and booking.

Trip Length: 2 Day(s) 1 Night(s)
Tour Departure Dates: Every day
Travel Season:

All Year
Mar-May: Some days have light rain; Clear with blue sky
Jun-Aug: Hot months! Some days have heavy rain that is mostly quickly over.
Sep-Nov: Rain sometime with cooler weather.
Dec-Feb: Nice time to visit the South of Vietnam with nice weather.

This product may be affected by Vietnamese TET (New Year) – normally in Jan/Feb. Specific dates are blocked in the booking calendar if and when not bookable.
What can you expect during TET? The lunar New Year is very important to the Vietnamese. The days are spent together with family andrelativesin private homes to celebrate. Expect the streets to be fairly empty and life at street level to be very limited.

Type of Transportation: Private car or van
Type of Accommodation: Homestay in local house
Physical Rate: 2/5
Child Policy:

Child age: 3 – 9 years old. Infant below 3 years old.
Child price: See under “rates”. Infants are free of charge
This tour is recommended for: All ages

Included in Price:

Meals: 1 x breakfast, 1 x lunch, 1 x dinner.
Accommodation: 1 night in local homestay
Entrance fees: All entrances fees included in the trip
Transport: Car, Van according to itinerary
English speaking tour guide: Included for the entire tour according to itinerary

Excluded from Price:

•  Personal travel insurance (compulsory)
•  Tips to guide and driver
•  Drinks and personal expenses
All other expenses not stated as included in the above

Map

Locations Visited:
Mekong Delta, Mekong River, Cai Be, Can Tho
Start City:
Ho Chi Minh City
End City:
Ho Chi Minh City

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Cai Be - Can Tho
Pick up from your hotel at 08:00 - 08:30, start a full day trip to Cai Be, the watery world of the Mekong Delta. This trip provides a look at a wide variety of the life and scenery of the delta. On the way, you can see green rice paddy fields stretching towards the horizon. After arrival in Cai Be, you will take a sampan cruise to visit a rice paper-making workshop, pop rice cake and coconut candy workshop. Visit Mr Vo’s ancient house. Known as one of the most ancient house in the Southern of Vietnam, the house was built over 100 years ago.
Then we will have a motorized boat through the cannel, stop at a local home, enjoy the local tropical fruits and listen to folk music.
After that, you will change from the big boat to a small boat and continue rowing in the small cannel.
Have lunch on the island then return to the pier. Pick up and transfer to Can Tho town. After checking in the homestay, you will attend a cooking class. You learn how to make simple local dishes and have dinner with some dishes made by your hand.
Overnight at homestay in Can Tho.

(L, D)

Day 2: Can Tho - Ho chi Minh City
After early breakfast, at 07:00 you will move to visit Cai Rang Floating Market that is the biggest and busiest wholesale floating market of Vietnam where not only local people but people from all over the Mekong delta come to exchange their farming products. Return the homestay and go biking around to discover the area. Lunch is on your own expense. Then we move to visit Mr 10 Cuong local home and see his Cocoa garden. Here, we have time to enjoy a cup of cocoa milk while the host introduces the way to grow cocoa tree and produce chocolate by handmade.

Drive to Ho Chi Minh City. The tour ends at your hotel.

(B)

(B: breakfast, L: lunch, D: dinner)

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