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Mekong Delta discovery 2 days

Mekong Delta discovery 2 days
Price: $ 168
Departure Date: As your request.
Summary: This trip mixes sightseeing with cultural exchange. You will have a memorable time with the hospitable people of the Mekong Delta by staying overnight at a local homestay. The trip offers a glimpse into the agrarian life of the vibrant southern Delta region as we wind our way through the tributaries of the Mekong River.
Highlights: Boating, local life style and cultural experience.
Tour Type: Land tour + homestay + private guided with your own English speaking guide (unless otherwise specified), your own driver at your own pace and schedule.

Tour Summary

Tour Dates Destinations Meals Included
Day 1 Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Vinh Long L,D
Day 2 Vinh Long - Cai Be - Ho Chi Minh city B,L

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Delta tour home stay in Vinh Long (L,D)

Depart at 8:30am from Saigon to Vinh Long. The program will start with a visit of Vinh Long market in the town where you can have photos fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetable...After that, our private boat will take you to the brick kilns; you can see how the local people create beautiful potteries from clay. Then, we visit nursery garden and communicate with Mr. Tiger & his son who are successful farmers in Vietnam agriculture. We will enjoy fruits from his garden & homemade rice wine when listening to the traditional music. The rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on canals. During journey, you will enjoy the peaceful scenery and traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves as well as daily lives of the local. If wishing, bike is available for short ride on village paths. The boat will take us to enthusiastic homestay. Check in, make friend with members of the family. Rest of the day, we can walk around, do cooking for your diner. Tonight, it’s chance to know more about the culture, people and history of this Island.
Overnight on a stretchers (special bed) at local house.

Day 2: Mekong floating market (B,L)

Early breakfast, say goodbye to our host and enjoy the boat trip to Cai Be floating market. An optional stop at local workshops where you can see how rice paste, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn are made. It is so interesting to visit the handicraft village where you can see how they make some special products: making rice-net for spring-rolls, fish sauce & soya sauce, cooking salt, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage proof... The cruise will end at around 10:30 in Cai Be town where the waiting vehicle transfers us back to Saigon. Lunch on the way at a local restaurant.
Reach Saigon center approximately at 3 or 4 pm.


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