• Experience the lush beauty of the Greater Mekong; • Visit Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating market. • Cycle to Cocoa Garden and Blacksmith Family and learn how to make the chocolate and knife manually. • Cruise along the Mekong River and witness the authentic local life on the banks of river. • Savor your self-picked tropical fruits at the orchard on Mekong River. • Row in a sampan along the canals under the green canopy of water coconuts trees. • Stay overnight at peaceful Mekong Rustic Can Tho bungalows surrounded by many lush orchards on Phong Dien District, Can Tho city. • Join with the locals in their daily activities: taking care of the orchards, picking fruits and cooking. • Make your own “banana cake” in Mr. Ut’s garden who has her three generations of making traditional cakes.
Day 1: HCMC - Mekong Rustic Can Tho (L/D)Arrive in Can Tho, check in your hotel and have lunch. In the afternoon, you will cycle to Cao Dai Temple then visit Cocoa Garden to learn how to make the chocolate and enjoy chocolate along with cocoa fruits and milk. Later on, pass the Mekong River by a ferry to understand the rustic lifestyle of the local and watch the sunset over the Mekong Delta. In the late afternoon, get back to Mekong Rustic Can Tho for a cooking class and dinner. Overnight in Mekong Rustic Can Tho. Day 2: Mekong Rustic Cần Thơ (B/L/D)In the early morning at 05.30 AM, you will take a boat to Phong Dien floating market, where a lot of tropical fruits sold there. Then you continue cruising through a small canal to reach Cai Rang floating market, the largest wholesale floating market in the Mekong Delta. After that, you will visit a local family possessing 3 generations of making handmade noodles and learn how to make noodles with them. A light breakfast will be served at a local restaurant beside the beautiful canals. At 10.30 AM, you cycle to the Blacksmith Family who is expertise in making meticulously sharp knives for almost 100 years. Next, you visit the traditional house of 3 generations to learn how to make a special banana cake with the local people. Have lunch at the traditional house and enjoy a lot of fruits in the local orchard before getting back to Mekong Rustic Can Tho at 3 PM. Have dinner and spend the remaning day at your leisure in Mekong Rustic Can Tho. Day 3: Can Tho – Ho Chi Minh city (B/-/-)After breakfast, cycle through the biggest local inland market to explore the authentic cultural market in Mekong Delta. At 11:30, check out your hotel and we will take you to the wharf by ferry then getting back to HCMC. End of tour!