Tour Code: VDE-MK2A
Saigon - My Tho - Can Tho    Journey Map
Mekong Delta is an area where boats are still the main means of transport and where rice paddies stretch as far as the eye can see.
This 2 -day Mekong tour draws a picture of daily life as it happens on the river. You will visit a fruit garden, taste fresh fruits and discover local culinary specialties, especially Deep Fried Elephant Ear Fish and spring rolls. You also can join in the age-old Cai Rang floating market, where people sell fruit and farm products, namely mangos, plums, oranges, grapefruits, star apples, onions, guavas and chillies, which are peculiar to south western Vietnam.
For those who love to explore the culture of the wet rice civilization, the Mekong Delta is really an unforgettable experience.
   Visit My Tho to catch the taste of authentic Mekong daily life

   Visit a fruit garden, taste fresh fruits and discover local culinary specialties,
     especially Deep Fried Elephant Ear Fish and spring rolls.

   Enjoy the scenery on rowing sampan and motorized -boat.

   Take lively photos of the famous Cai Rang floating market

   Join in local people's activities, explore Mekong culture
Day 1: Saigon –My Tho –Can Tho (L)
At 8 hours, you will be picked up at the hotel and transferred to My Tho.

Around 9h30, arriving in My Tho, you will enjoy different types of boat trip (motorized boat trip, rowing boat trip) to islands where you can visit local houses, see how they make delicious coconut caramels and enjoy lunch. You will also stop over the Unicorn Island for a traditional music performance, “cai luong” by local people. Enjoy some tropical fruit here. Especially, you will have a chance to be on horse-drawn carriage or local transport “Xe loi” (nowadays, it is often seen on movies).

In the afternoon, you will take a drive to Can Tho City, across Vinh Long, My Thuan Suspension Bridge and cross the Hau River on Can Tho Suspension Bridge. Upon arrival, you check in the hotel and relax after a long journey. Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho –Saigon (B, L)
Today, you will get up very early for breakfast so that we will be on time to catch amazing scene of Cai Rang Floating Market. The guide will pick you up at 6:30 hours, check out and transfer you to the boat quay. Now you start a cruise to the floating markets.
At 7:30 hours, arrive at Cai Rang floating market, you will take slow running for nice pictures. We will stop for a while and you can buy some fruit or contact with local people.

Leaving the market, you will take another boat trip along the river bank and cannels to see how people there live, visit another orchard for relaxation. After that, you will boat to big river and have lunch at a floating restaurant docking at Can Tho River. In the afternoon, after lunch, you will have a transfer back to Saigon. On the way, pay a visit a Vinh Trang Pagoda and Dong Tam Snake Farm.
Private air-con transportation from and to hotel in Saigon
English speaking guide
Accommodation on twin share basis with breakfast
Entrance fees and permits during guided time
02 lunches
Private boat trip & Sampan

Services not mentioned.
Drinks and other meals not clearly mentioned
Personal expenses
Travel insurance

This is another important element of your Vietnam tour. Our Vietnam travel consultant will offer you Vietnam hotel options based on your Vietnam travel budget and taste.
*Accommodation in hotels is subject to availability. If the listed hotels are fully booked, alternate accommodation will be offered at the same level.
Price per person in USD 2 PAX 3 - 5 Pax Single Supplement
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*The above prices are based on the group from 4 - 6pax and valid until Sep, 2008. All prices might be changed subject to your group size and travel period. Some tours have Deluxe Option available. Please contact us for further information.

   Rates based on the lowest room categories in all the hotels.
    Please contact us if you request for better room type or different hotel options.

   We will pick you up and drop you off at your hotel and set a schedule at your convenience

   This tour must be booked at least 72 hours in advance of your travel date

Related information:

   Mekong Vietnam 

   Hotels in Can Tho Vietnam

   Mekong travel 3 days

   Vietnam Mekong travel photos