You will also experience the daily life activities and rhythms in rural Vietnam: children cycle excitedly around, dogs laze in the heat, chickens scratch soil for food and people swing in hammocks while humming a folk song, all will capture your heart and remain in your memory for long. We have crafted some new tours with a homestay in Mekong Delta, please check it out below.
DAY 1: Ho Chi Minh City - Mekong Cruise - Tiny Garden Bungalow Homestay (L/D) 7:40 – 8:30 am: Tour guide will pick you up at your hotel and start on journey to My Tho – Ben Tre. On the way you will see Southern village’s rustic aesthetic on Vàm Cỏ Đông River and paddy-field along the sides of the road. 09:50 : Arrive at Mekong rest stop in My Tho City, get some rest and free time for your personal activities about 15 minutes and then keep on our itinerary. 10:00 : Visiting Vinh Trang pagoda. Tour guide will tell the history of Vĩnh Trang Pagoda- the oldest pagoda in South, it has the most specialist architecture of Mekong Delta, is combined between Viet- Khmer culture and original Western Europe architecture. 10:50 : On the way to the pier, you will contemplate Rạch Miễu Bridge which across the biggest river of West, connect My Tho with Ben Tre. 11:10 : We get on the cruise and move on the river the way people raising fish on the floating house. The cruise will go along Tiền River and pass through 4 islands: Long, Lân, Quy, Phụng ( Dragon, Unicorn, Turtose, Phoenix). 11:40 : Visit the bee farm and enjoy Honey Tea with bee pollen. Taking picture with Grass Python and Angel Banana - special fruit in Mekong Delta. Relax your mind by rowing boat on small, peaceful river branches to get into local house of culture for enjoying “ Đờn Ca Tài Tử” – A specific characteristic of Southern culture then visit c oconut candy villages. 13:00 : Coming back homestay for having BBQ lunch with Vietnamese foods and check in bungalow. 16:50 : Check in boat again. Relaxing in the boat watching the Sunset on Tien river. You enjoy Fishing on the Tien River 19:00 : Having dinner you enjoying with FAMILY local food and free time for your personal activities of campfire and free time at night. DAY 2: Thoi Son Island - Ho Chi Minh City (B) 07.00 - 8:00 am: Having breakfast at homestay. 08:30 am: Cycling with local people to the market. You will buy yourself fish, pork, vegetables... and come back Tiny Garden Homestay cooking for lunch after lunch you free time activities visiting the orchard by riding a bike around the village. 13:30 : Van pick you up Tiny Garden Bungalow back to Ho Chi Minh City. End of service.