Mekong Delta 02 Days Trip My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho
Travel Style: Day Trips
Area: Ho Chi Minh
Duration: 2 days / 1 night
Best Price: 0 VND
The picturesque province of Ben Tre, 88 km from Ho Chi Minh City is comprised of several large islands in the mouth of the mighty Mekong river. Due to its location away from the main highways it receives comparatively few visitors. Ben Tre is also well known by another name is "Land of Coconut”, it’s famous with the products make from coconut such as: Coconut candy, coconut wine, and many others handicraft..
MEKONG FOLKSONG (DON CA TAI TU)
The performance of this kind is quite popular among the Mekong dwellers. It would be a miss of identities of the Mekong tour without the show.
COCONUT CANDY MANUFACTURERS
Coconut candy is the candy that made by coconut milk and coconut cream which symbolize for "Land of coconut".
The epicentre of the Mekong Delta, Can Tho is the largest city in the region and feels like a veritable metropolis after a few days exploring the backwaters. As the political, economic, cultural and transportation centre of the Mekong Delta, it’s a buzzing town with a lively waterfront lined with sculpted gardens and an appealing blend of narrow backstreets and wide boulevards that make for some rewarding exploration. It is also the perfect base for nearby floating markets, the major draw for tourists who come here to boat along the many canals and rivers leading out of town.
CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (Lunch)
08:00 am Meet upon at our office. After a two- hour bus ride, you will reach My Tho, enjoy a boat cruise throught the river, land on some islands between My Tho and Ben Tre, take a short walk in the local people village see their daily life. You will visit: a handicraft workshop where products are made from coconut trees, a local house where you will enjoy honey tea, honey wine then taste tropical home grown fruits while being listened to traditional music. Leave the islands, we take the rowing boat and drift along the narrow, tree-lined canals for further exploration of the Mekong Delta. Then visit the local coconut candy workshop where you can see the local people produce coconut candy – one of special local products.
Have lunch at a local restaurant, riding bicycle or take a walk around the countryside streets after lunch time by yourself. Proceed to Can Tho. Dinner on guest’s account. Overnight at the hotel in Can Tho. (Family home stay can be arranged on request.)
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 the hotel in Can Tho.
Option 2: Stay in a hotel 2 stars or 3 stars in Can Tho (2 lunches)
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 the hotel 2 stars in Can Tho.Option 3: Homestay - Share house or Bungalow (Dinner)
Transfer to a small village. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, if it’s not too late, 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: Phong Dien – Cai Rang (Breakfast)
Early in the morning, boat ride on the Mekong River to Cai Rang floating market. You will probably have tried Vietnamese vermicelli soup, so now go and see how it is made. Then walk around the local village and come to small factory where they product rice noodle and rice paper. Learn how to cross a "monkey bridge” which is built from a single bamboo. Have lunch in local restaurant.
Arrive at about 17:30pm.
Option 2: 3 Stars: 1.110.000 vnd / pax - 3 Stars: 990.000 vnd / pax
(Single suplement: 190.000 vnd)
Option 3: Share House: 714.000 vnd / pax
Bungalow: 734.000 vnd / pax (Single suplement: 100.000 vnd)
- A/C bus transfer & sightseeing as per program.
- Boat trips in Mekong Delta
- Accommodation (A./C twin/double share at hotel, fan room at homestay)
- 01 light lunch, 01 breakfast
- Fruit snack
- 01 bottle of drinking water.
- Travel insurance
- Other meals not mentioned in the program
- Personal expenses
- Tipping is at