3-Day Private Guided Mekong Delta Tour from Ho Chi Minh City

Multi-day & Extended Tours in Chau Doc

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Discover the complex maze of the Mekong Delta on this 3-day, guided tour from Ho Chi Minh City. Explore the Tra Su Cajuput Forest, Cai Rang floating market and take part in traditional workshops. Immerse yourself in stunning scenery and visit a flea market and a noodle factory. This private tour includes 2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner, all boat trips and overnight accommodations.
DAY 1: Following pickup, you'll head to the Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, you'll board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy stunning views of the Mekong River. Your visit will include observing a floating fish farm, where villagers cultivate freshwater fish and shrimp, and taking part in traditional workshops. You'll witness a step-by-step process on how to make coconut candy and how to farm honey. Lunch will be served at a riverside restaurant. Then, you'll head to Can Tho for an overnight stay.      Upon arrival at Can Tho, you'll check into your rustic homestay. You can then rest and enjoy a peaceful time within the authentic village. You'll get the chance to challenge yourself by cooking a traditional southern dish guided by your friendly host. Then, you'll savor your wonderful dinner.DAY 2: Following breakfast, you'll take a motor-boat ride along the river to Cai Rang floating market, the largest of market of its kind, where colorful boats carrying fresh fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanges.Then you'll walk along a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the residents as they go about their daily routines. You'll also visit a flea market, a noodle factory, and gardens of tropical fruits. In the afternoon, you'll head to Chau Doc. You'll enjoy lunch on the way and spend the night in Chau Doc.DAY 3: In the morning, you will climb up Sam mountain to visit Ba Chua Xu Pagoda and enjoy fantastic views of Cambodia. Afterward, you'll drive to Tra Su Cajuput Forest, and enjoy a boat ride into an area with wonderful diverse wildlife. You'll enjoy lunch on your way back to Ho Chi Minh City, before the conclusion of your tour.

What’s included

  • Private air-conditioned car or minivan transfer
  • Vietnamese English-speaking guide
  • All boat trips
  • Bicycle
  • Snacks (fruits, honey tea, candy.
  • Meals (2 Breakfasts, 3 Lunches, 1 Dinner)
  • Cooking Class at a homestay
  • 1 night accommodation at a homestay (2 guests/room)
  • 1 night accommodation at a 3-star hotel (2 guests/room)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Snacks
  • Bottled water
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Personal expenses
  • Drinks
  • Tips and Gratuities (recommended)


  • Multi-Day Trip
  • Vegetarian meal option available
  • Tour is wheelchair accessible