Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Mekong Delta 3 Day Tour is a private tour we arrange from Ho Chi Minh City, Saigon, taking you deep in the Mekong Delta. You travel through My Tho, Ben Tre, Vinh Long, Soc Trang, Can Tho, Dong Thap to visit green paddy fields, floating markets, rural villages…
DAY 1: SAIGON -> VINH LONG
8.00 AM: the car will come to your hotel and pick you up, and then head to My Tho (2 hours drive). Arrival in My Tho, take a 3 hour boat trip to visit coconut candy mill, fruit gardens, snake farm, bee farm, and taste honey tea and tropical fruits.
Drive to Vinh Long. Take boat trip to reach An Binh Island. Arrival in An Binh Island at about 5pm, check into a local home for dinner and overnight (homestay). You have the chance to cook with family.
DAY 2: VINH LONG -> SOC TRANG -> CAN THO
After breakfast, take a bicycle trip (2 hours) on one islet inside the village. You follow small roads that are shadowed by coconut and banana trees. Stop to see some locals working along the way and learn about these tropical trees (Those who do not wish to ride a bike can have a short hike).
The boat takes us around the village to view some traditional local industries such as the brick factory, floating fish farm, and pay a visit to a local. We head then to Can Tho. Lunch is served at local restaurant. Then drive to Soc Trang where you will visit Bat Pagoda, Khmer Museum, and the Clay Pagoda before heading back to Can Tho (arriving at 5PM).
In the evening, at about 19.00, we have dinner in a floating restaurant that makes the tour along the Hau River.
DAY 3: CAN THO -> DONG THAP -> SAIGON
Take a boat trip to see Cai Rang Floating Market and see how the local people make local products such as rice wine and chopsticks. You have the chance to participate in making Vietnamese rice papers at a local house. Continue the day activities having a boat trip in small beautiful canals lined with fruit trees.
Travel back to Can Tho, and drive to Dong Thap.
Arrival in Dong Thap, you take a rowing boat to see the Cajuput Forest.
13PM: Enjoy lunch, and then take the car to get back to Saigon. Arriving back at your hotel in Saigon at 5PM. Trip ends.