3-Day Mekong Delta Homestay - Tra Su Sanctuary

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What To Expect

Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of Mekong Delta region and explore the local floating market, the most unique type of market that you cannot find anywhere in Vietnam. In addition, experience the rural life when staying in a local house you may and learn how to cook some Vietnamese delicacies.

Description

Highlights:

  • ? Vinh Trang Pagoda
  • ? Tortoise islet
  • ? Southern Vietnamese folk music
  • ? Cai Rang floating market
  • ? Monkey bridge
  • ? Home-stay
  • ? Boat trip
  • ? Traditional weaving village
  • ? Tra Su Sanctuary

Itinerary:

Day 1: HCMC - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (L, D)

07:30 – 08:30 Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang Pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit and honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals.

Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trek around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. It’s time to self-cooked dinner with the local host. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors.

Overnight home-stay with your hospitable island hosts.

Day 2: Can Tho - Chau Doc - Tra Su Sanctuary (B)

Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then proceed to Cai Rang floating markets, which are the liveliest in the whole religion.

See how Vietnamese vermicelli soup is made. Then wander around the village and meet the friendly local people and experience how to pass a "Monkey bridge" which is built by only one stem of bamboo. Visit the orchard garden before lunch then proceed to Chau Doc to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary. Cruise smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds.

Go back to the town to check in hotel in Chau Doc.

Day 3: Chau Doc - HCM (B)

After breakfast, take a nice boat trip through the floating village to visit a fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village, followed by a local Islamic Mosque.

17:00 Return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Schedule:

  • Duration: 3 days 2 night
  • Pick-up point: Your hotel in District 1 center
  • Drop-off point: Returning to the departure point

Include

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off in De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien Street
  • Professional English speaking guide
  • Meals as indicate in the itinerary (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Entrance fee
  • Boat trips in Mekong delta
  • Fruits, honey tea, and mineral water on the boat.
  • Accommodation one night in Home-stay one night in 2-star hotel.

Exclude

  • Hotel pick-up and drop off outside De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien Street
  • Tips, personal expense and others not included in the package

Please Note

  • We offer hotel pick-up and drop-off outside De Tham, Pham Ngu Lao, Bui Vien Street in District 1 with surcharge.
  • The price is not applied in holidays
  • Hotel pick-up time will be varied depending on your hotel address
  • Accommodation based on Twin/Double room share basis
  • Single supplement on Day 2 (+5 USD/pax)

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