Chance to spend a day experiencing such a breathtaking speedboat trip through the Mekong Delta.
Visiting the biggest floating market Cai Rang - Can Tho
Take motor cart (xe lôi) passing by rice fields and vegetable plains to know the local people’s life in the country
Ho Chi Minh City - Bentre- Cantho
Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City
Ho Chi Minh city
Detailed Itinerary Of Small Group Mekong Delta "Off the Beaten Track"
- Ho Chi Minh City - Bentre- Cantho
In the morning, leave the hustle and bustle of the big city behind as the scenery is gradually replaced with rice paddies and rural villages on your drive to BenTre. En route, we’ll stop and pay a short visit to a wet market in Ben Tre. Taking a boat trip around Bến Tre islets to sight-seeing local activities on the river. Stop to see how people to make bricks, salt. Then, continue taking a boat to Cai Sơn and Nhơn Thạnh creeks to visit some family making mats. Take motor cart (xe lôi) passing by rice fields and vegetable plains to know the local people’s life in the country. After that, take a rest and have lunch at Mr. Hai Hồ’s House. You will find the South-East people’s hospitality and enjoy their simple and healthy food that surely makes your trip even more enjoyable. After Vietnamese lunch, you will take a rowing-boat along water palm creek and Cái Cối creek. Return to Bentre city for heading to Can Tho city. Overnight 3 star hotel in Can tho city.
Transport: Rowing Boat, Shuttle Bus, Local Boat, Tuk Tuk
- Can Tho - Ho Chi Minh City
In Can tho, take a boat to visit the colorful Cai Rang floating market. Here, during the early morning market hours, larger sized boats anchor and create lanes that smaller boats weave in and out of. The main items sold here are fruit and vegetables and each boat has a long upright pole at its bow from which samples of the goods for sale are hung. The waterway becomes a maze of boats packed with mango, banana, papaya, pineapple, and even floating pho vendors. Then, we have a walk across the “monkey” bridges to get closer to the local life. We also visit a rice husking mill and rice noodle makers before coming back to the hotel. At a local restaurant, we can taste the Mekong specialities before we continue exploring the most beautiful & peaceful things of the Mekong delta. Along the way, admire the scenery and daily life of the local villagers.After a traditional Mekong style lunch, we are going ahead to the Binh Thuy ancient house or Binh Thuy Orchid Garden following the French architectural style which was chosen to shoot movies like French flick L’amant directed by J.J Annaud. Then, we will drive back to Sai Gon by road. Once again travelling through Vietnam's picturesque countryside with its rice paddies and rural villages in this part of the world makes a fabulous backdrop for final photos. Return to Saigon in the late afternoon.