Trip Description & Day-by-day Itinerary
Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights is another 3 day tour that starts in Ho Chi Minh City, takes you to the Mekong Delta where you visit such places as Cai Be, Vinh Long, An Binh Island, Can Tho, Long Xuyen, Chau Doc. Highlights includes rural villages, floating markets, daily life activities. The trip finishes in Chau Doc, from there you can either continue traveling to Cambodia or returning Ho Chi Minh City.
DAY 1: SAIGON -> VINH LONG -> AN BINH ISLAND
07:45 am: you will be picked up by our local team at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Depart for Cai Be. Arrival in Cai Be, you take the boat going through natural canal. While cruising, you view stilt houses and fruit plantations along the river sides. Visit Cai Be floating market. Proceed then to An Binh Island.
Lunch is served in the heart of the orchard.
After lunch, enjoy the nice boat ride that goes through natural canal on An Binh Island. You cruise under the shadow of trees. Make a stop to visit a local family where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantations, enjoy the rowing boat ride along the creeks.
Dinner and overnight in a cozy friendly family on An Binh island.
DAY 2: AN BINH ISLAND -> CAN THO -> CHAU DOC
Have early breakfast, then depart at 6.30 am. Drive 30km out of Can Tho where we will take the boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river to discover Cai Rang floating markets, which are the most original and bustling places of the region.
Afterwards, continue our motorized-boat trip to visit a local family. There you have the chance to see how rice noodle is made.
Roam into the village to get in touch with the local people.
Proceed to Chau Doc via Long Xuyen. Make a stop en route to visit the crocodile farm.
Lunch is provided in a local restaurant.
Arrival in Chau Doc, you may have enough time to admire the landscape from the Sam Mountain summit down the Vietnamese – Cambodian border, visit the caved pagoda.
Dinner and overnight in Chau Doc.
OPTION 1: CHAU DOC -> PHNOM PENH
7:30am: take Hang Chau express boat for Phnom Penh, Cambodia (After cruising 1 hour the boat will stop for 1 hour at the border, then keep going to Phnom Penh. Arrival in Phnom Penh at about 12:30).
OPTION 2: CHAU DOC -> SAIGON
After breakfast, take the motorized-boat trip that goes through the floating village. Make a stop to visit the fish farm, and to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating house. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village. In the afternoon, drive back Ho Chi Minh City. Trip ends.