3-Day Mekong Delta Tour: Floating Market, Bird Sanctuary & Exit to Phnom Penh

Day Trips & Excursions in Chau Doc

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Start in Ho Chi Minh City and end in Phnom Penh (optional) Immerse yourself in the natural beauty and the rich culture of Mekong Delta region by exploring Cai Rang floating market (the biggest floating market in the Mekong Delta) at its nicest time and most exciting of the day. Enjoy the atmosphere, the calm and quietness of the nature of the wetland forest of Tra Su Bird Sanctuary. Head to Phnom Penh from Chau Doc on the speed boat for your next Trip in Cambodia.
ItineraryDay 1: Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho, Ben Tre & Can Tho (Lunch)Stop At: Mekong River, Long Xuyen, An Giang ProvinceAt 8:00AM. You will be collected from your hotel in District 1, Ho Chi Minh city and head to Mekong Delta, enjoying the scenic journey along the way lined by green rice fields. Upon arrival in My Tho, we stop by Vinh Trang pagoda the biggest pagoda in the Mekong Delta to learn about the Religious of the region. After that we take a boat trip to cruise along the Mekong River. Get on the rowing boat to explore the small canals to see the locals going about their day.Continue cruising to Ben Tre, get off and enjoy a walk around the village. Stop at a local family home to enjoy tropical fruit, taste the honey tea and honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music performed by the villagers. Check out the coconut candy shop and learn how to make candy, and see handicrafts made from the coconuts and so much more.Take your time snapping photos and enjoy the natural scenery before we head to the local restaurant. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food. After lunch, enjoy your time relaxing, walking around the village.In the afternoon, Head to Can Tho, arrive at 6:00PM check in the hotel then enjoy your free time.Duration: 6 hoursMeals included: • LunchAccommodation included: Overnight in 3 star hotelDay 2: Cai Rang Floating Market – Tra Su Bird Sanctuary – Chau DocStop At: Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho, Mekong DeltaAt 6:00AM. Check out the hotel then take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River and then proceed to Cai Rang floating market which is the biggest floating market in the region. The unique features and main characteristics of the famous market are the trade in fruits and other specialties of the Mekong Delta.Then go and see how Vietnamese vermicelli is made, take a walk around the village and meet the friendly locals. Experience crossing a monkey bridge, made from a single stem of bamboo. Visit an orchard garden and take a break for lunch.In the afternoon, Head to Chau Doc to discover Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, where you will visit the wild bird sanctuary on the small boat traveling along the network of canals deep into the forest, observing tropical birds.After that, we proceed to the hotel in Chau Doc for checking inStay overnight in Chau DocDuration: 7 hoursMeals included: • Breakfast • LunchAccommodation included: Over in 3 star hotelDay 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh or Back to Ho Chi Minh cityPass By: Chau Doc Market, Chau Doc, An Giang ProvinceAfter breakfast at the hotel, take the nice motorized boat trip through the floating village to visit the fish farm and to see how the people in Mekong Delta raise fish on their floating house. Visit the Champa minorities with their traditional towel weaving village. The boat will return to Chau Doc for Lunch then back to HCMC at around 5:30pmOption 2: Travel to Cambodia. Check out the hotel then you will be transferred to the Pier to board the speed boat to travel to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath Tourist Pier in Phnom Penh at around 2PM the same day for the end of the Tour.Visa will be granted at the border.Meals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

What’s included

  • 2x Breakfast
  • 2x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 2 nights
  • Transfer by air-con Van/Bus
  • English-speaking tour guide
  • 2 Lunches, 2 Breakfasts
  • Speedboat ticket to Phnom Penh
  • 2 nights 3-star hotel or 4+5 star
  • Hotel pick up in District 1
  • Entry/Admission - Mekong River
  • Entry/Admission - Cai Rang Floating Market

What’s not included

  • Tip (optional)
  • Visa fees

Itinerary

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city – My Tho, Ben Tre & Can Tho (Lunch) Stop At: Mekong River, Long Xuyen, An Giang Province At 8:00AM. You will be collected from your hotel in District 1, Ho Chi Minh city and head to Mekong Delta, enjoying the scenic journey along the way lined by green rice fields. Upon arrival in My Tho, we stop by Vinh Trang pagoda the biggest pagoda in the Mekong Delta to learn about the Religious of the region. After that we take a boat trip to cruise along the Mekong River. Get on the rowing boat to explore the small canals to see the locals going about their day. Continue cruising to Ben Tre, get off and enjoy a walk around the village. Stop at a local family home to enjoy tropical fruit, taste the honey tea and honey wine and listen to Vietnamese traditional music performed by the villagers. Check out the coconut candy shop and learn how to make candy, and see handicrafts made from the coconuts and so much more. Take your time snapping photos and enjoy the natural scenery before we head to the local restaurant. Lunch is set with special Vietnamese food. After lunch, enjoy your time relaxing, walking around the village. In the afternoon, Head to Can Tho, arrive at 6:00PM check in the hotel then enjoy your free time. Duration: 6 hours Meals included: • Lunch Accommodation included: Overnight in 3 star hotel
Day 2: Cai Rang Floating Market – Tra Su Bird Sanctuary – Chau Doc Stop At: Cai Rang Floating Market, Can Tho, Mekong Delta At 6:00AM. Check out the hotel then take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River and then proceed to Cai Rang floating market which is the biggest floating market in the region. The unique features and main characteristics of the famous market are the trade in fruits and other specialties of the Mekong Delta. Then go and see how Vietnamese vermicelli is made, take a walk around the village and meet the friendly locals. Experience crossing a monkey bridge, made from a single stem of bamboo. Visit an orchard garden and take a break for lunch. In the afternoon, Head to Chau Doc to discover Tra Su Bird Sanctuary, where you will visit the wild bird sanctuary on the small boat traveling along the network of canals deep into the forest, observing tropical birds. After that, we proceed to the hotel in Chau Doc for checking in Stay overnight in Chau Doc Duration: 7 hours Meals included: • Breakfast • Lunch Accommodation included: Over in 3 star hotel
Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh or Back to Ho Chi Minh city Pass By: Chau Doc Market, Chau Doc, An Giang Province After breakfast at the hotel, take the nice motorized boat trip through the floating village to visit the fish farm and to see how the people in Mekong Delta raise fish on their floating house. Visit the Champa minorities with their traditional towel weaving village. The boat will return to Chau Doc for Lunch then back to HCMC at around 5:30pm Option 2: Travel to Cambodia. Check out the hotel then you will be transferred to the Pier to board the speed boat to travel to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath Tourist Pier in Phnom Penh at around 2PM the same day for the end of the Tour. Visa will be granted at the border. Meals included: • Breakfast No accommodation included on this day.
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