Explore Mekong Delta 6 Days / 5 Nights
The Mekong Delta, or the 'Nine Dragon River Delta', is a vast region in Southeast Vietnam. This is where the Mekong River approaches and enters in to the sea through its network of tributaries. Encompassing a large portion of Southeastern Vietnam of 39,000 km2, the Mekong Delta region is richly abundant with water, fruit orchards and most importantly, rice fields. It produces about half of the total of Vietnam's agricultural output and is the place where you can best experience the timeless sceneries of farmers planting and harvesting rice.
The 6-day trip is like an experience for a wonderful and leisurely exploration of the Mekong Delta. Following your journey, you can either spend a night at the charming Victoria Hotel Can Tho which is situated on the banks of the Mekong River or staying with friendly & kind-hearted local people at their homestay.
On this journey, you will travel from Cai Be to Can Tho, Chau Doc by boat to see the local fishing port, getting to visit an orchard island and tasting seasonal fruits and honey tea while listening to amateur local artists playing Tai Tu music..
What features of the trip are to show you daily life of local people living along Mekong River, to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an opportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta. ..
Day 1: Saigon – Cai Be – Vinh Long Can Tho (B, L,)
This morning we set off for a drive through the Mekong Delta to the town of Cai Be, well-known for it's floating market. Here we will board our private boat for a cruise along the maze of waterways and canals to Vinh Long. We will stop at the home of a Bonsai gardener for a sumptuous Delta lunch, including the popular dish of 'Elephant ear fish', before continuing our exploration of the tributaries and canals of the delta. Towards the end of the day we arrive at the home of a local family whose house is built on stilts over the water. These people will be our hosts for this evening and will tell us more about life in the Delta. Homestay in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho – Chau Doc (B,L,)
Rising early to the sounds of the Delta coming to life for another day, we breakfast before boarding our riverboats once more for a cruise, we will see the Cai Rang - floating market . Have lunch .Following this we will continue driving to Chau Doc o where we stay the night.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Ha Tien (B,L,)
Breakfast at hotel. Do a row- boat trip to see the picturesque sunrise on Mekong river. Visit floating houses with caged fish breeding, a village of Cham ethnic minority, Moslem pagoda, towel weaving. Leaving for Hon Chong. See round a pagoda on grottoes. Contemplate the beautiful sunset in the country. Overnight in Ha Tien.
Day 4 : Hon Chong - Thot Not - Can tho( Breakfast, lunch,)
8h00 am : Breakfast at hotel boarding to visit offside islets ( Ho Da Lua, Hon Re Nho ), seabathing, sunbathing, relaxing on islets, visit Chua Hang pagoda, Father & Son rock islet. Afternoon, transfer to Can Tho via thot not.Take a boat trip to visit the bird sanctuary. Check in upon arriving in Can Tho.
Day 5: Can tho - My Tho – Ben Tre ( Breakfast, lunch )
Homestay in Ben Tre
Day 6: Chau Doc - Sadec - Saigon ( B, L)
On arrival we embark on a boat for a leisurely trip around the tributaries of the mighty Mekong River. Vietnam tripadvisor's guide take you to explore part of Mekong River by cruising along the river to see the local fishing port where hundreds of fishing boats anchoring to unload fishes. Get to visit an orchard island where you can experience how people make their living from fruit trees. Enjoy tasting seasonal fruits and honey tea while listening to amateur local artists playing Tai Tu music (kinds of typical southern music). Spend some minutes rowing through densed palm trees – canal. Get to visit another islet for a short walk in a peaceful asmosphere and shade of fruit trees. Cruising more to a garden restaurant on the side of a canal for lunch. In the afternoon return to Ben Tre for a visit to Vinh Trang Pagoda before heading back to Ho Chi Minh City.
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