MK21 | Mekong Floating Market Experience 2 days

Join us with this two-day package tour as it is designed to touch the charms of Mekong Delta – a rice basket of Vietnam: spend 2 days cruising along Ben Tre and Can Tho rivers, paddle through tranquil canals, meet friendly local people, visit colorful Cai Rang floating market where local people sell, buy, exchange fruits and other goods.

Route: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh

Departure time: 08:00 am | Duration: 2 days | Transportation: Bus, boat

Small group: 2 - 15 people

Day 1: HO CHI MINH - MY THO - BEN TRE - CAN THO (L)

Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and start the trip to My Tho. Upon arrival, visit Vinh Trang pagoda which sated back to the late 19th century. Then boarding the sampan and cruising around four beautiful islands known as Dragon, Unicorn, Phoenix and Tortoise islands.

Stop over at Unicorn Island, go walking in the village paths to contemplate orchards, enjoy tropical fruits, and Vietnamese folk music performed by the local people. Visit the fruit plantation. Be rowed in a small sampan through the Thoi Son canal and treat yourself to the beauty of the countryside, visit the family business & bee-keeping farm, enjoy honey tea and coconut candy workshop. Have lunch at the local restaurant. Break time.

The afternoon is time for cycling around the Tan Thach village, meeting the local people to experience their daily life in the Mekong delta. Relaxing on hammocks to enjoy the cool breeze is for those do not want to join the cycling trip. Proceed to Can Tho. Your leisure. Overnight in Can Tho (centrally located hotel/countryside-homestay)

Option 1 : Stay in a hotel in Can Tho

Check into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the afternoon. You can also visit a village, meet the local people, have dinner with them and enjoy their music. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Cantho. Free time to visit bustling Can Tho market.

Option 2 : Homestay (D)

Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Join a family as they prepare dinner, then share the meal with them. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage

Day 2: CAN THO - CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET - HO CHI MINH (B,L)

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

Walking trip to visit the fruit plantation and local noodle factory.

Visit Binh Thuy communal house and Munir Ansay Pagoda - a Khmer pagoda, renowned for its unique structure.

Have lunch and return to Ho Chi Minh City.

Tour price includes:

  • A/c van/bus pick up (centrally located hotel), transfer & sightseeing as per program.
  • Boat trip in the Mekong delta.
  • English speaking guide (guide speaking other languages upon request)
  • All entrance fees
  • Meals as indicated in the program (B= breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
  • Accommodation:
    – Hotel 2* / 3* / 4* (twin/double share) without dinner
    – Homestay with dinner

Tour price excludes:

  • Other meals not mentioned in the program
  • Personal expenses
  • Travel insurance

Price is not applied for the Peak season of National holidays 2019

  • New Year Day (1st Jan, 2020)
  • Hung King festival (13th Apr - 15th Apr, 2019)
  • Independence Day (27th Apr - 1st May, 20119)
  • National Day (31st Aug - 2nd Sep, 2019)

(A maximum of 2 children accompanied by 2 adults)

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