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$95 Multi-day & Extended Tours

3-Day Mekong River Tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh

Day 1: HO CHI MINH CITY - MY THO- BEN TRE - CAN THO CITY Begin the day with pick up at your centrally located hotel in Ho Chi Minh City and then journey towards the Mekong River. Take a walk to a nearby village, where the locals will treat us with a taste of tropical fruits and sweet honey tea. This will all be enjoyed to the tunes of local folk music. Continue your journey by a small rowing boat, floating down the river in serene surroundings, which will bring you to a Coconut Candy Workshop, to experience of the boiling candy in pots and pans. After lunch at the local restaurant, head to My Tho by boat, and afterwards towards Can Tho by bus. Upon arriving in Can Tho, you have the opportunity to go for a homestay experience. From here you will be brought by boat at the Mekong River to a riverside cottage. In the evening a family will welcome you with a delicious family dinner and local folk music nearby. Day 2: CAN THO - CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET -  TRA SU CAJUPUT FOREST - CHAU DOC TOWN Breakfast will be included at our stay. We continue our journey on the Mekong River, with a morning visit the famous floating marked for afterwards to dock at a river bank restaurant. Here we have a chance to see barbeque which is not for the faint hearted. This is also a great location to enjoy the serene surroundings of the greenery near the Mekong River. Continuing our journey by boat, we will arrive at a noodle workshop, where we have a fantastic chance to see how the Vietnamese produce rice papers and other products alike. After a boat ride back to Can Tho, we will have lunch at a local restaurant. Please the advised that lunch is not included. Continuing our journey by bus towards Chau Doc, we will have a visit at the wild bird sanctuary at Tra Su. Here, enjoy a boat ride as local people will bring you around the small rivers and swamp areas to experience the nature and wildlife.When arriving in Chau Doc our hotel will be located near the local market, which will give you easy access to your own preferred experiences. Day 3: EXIT TO PNOMPHENH FROM CHAU DOC TOWN Breakfast will be served at the hotel before we continue our journey. After a short walk through the local market, be picked up at the river banks and brought to the nearby fish farms and floating village. Here you will get a chance to see the life at the Mekong River. Afterwards continue by speedboat and arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh from where our services end.

$399 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Private Small Group Tour Mekong Delta, Fastboat to Phnom Pend (2D1N)

ItineraryDay 1: SAI GON – CAI BE – VINH LONG – CHAU DOC (L,D)Stop At: Chau Doc Market, Chau Doc, An Giang ProvinceFor those with just a short time, this trip provides an overview of this typical Vietnam. On the way you can see the green paddy fields stretching towards the horizon (3 hours drive). After arrival in Cai Be, we will on board for an exploration of lush vegetations of Mekong Delta and the lively floating market buyers bargaining. Next a rowing boat rides on the maze of shady canals to arrive at a local orchard to enjoy the local tropical fruits and visit the daily activities the handicraft villages of local people. Break time for lunch at the orchard fruit garden. From here have a pleasant time riding bicycles to the villages, sightseeing or relaxing on the hammock.Then continue on boat to Vinh Long city for a land market, the bus will take you to Chau Doc .Overnight at the hotel in Chau Doc (Chau Pho hotel 3***) and have diner.Duration: 1 dayMeals included: • Lunch • DinnerAccommodation included: Overnight at the hotel in Chau Doc (Chau Pho hotel 3***) Day 2: Chau Doc – Fast boat to Phnom Penh Eating: breakfastStop At: Wat Phnom, Phnom PenhDeparture at 07:00 am - Arrive at 13:30pm at the Sisowath tourist dock07h00: breakfast, Transfer from Chau Doc to Phnompenh by fastboat along the Mekong River. Arrive at 13:30pm at the Sisowath tourist dock. good bye and see you.Duration: 10 hoursMeals included: • BreakfastNo accommodation included on this day.

$220 Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours

Mekong Delta to Phnom Penh 3 days 2 nights

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho Leave Ho Chi Minh city and enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields (seasonally).visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet and have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh - a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre and enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals. Then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight at the hotel. Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.Option 1: Stay in a hotel in Can Tho Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho.Option 2 : Homestay (D)Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Time to self-cooked dinner and enjoy it together with the local host. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage.Day 2 Can Tho - Cai Rang Floating market - Chau Doc - Tra Su SanctuaryTaking very early morning boat trip (5:30am usually recommended) to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetable at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Head towards Phong Dien for the smaller, quieter floating market (optional for private tour). Break for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc and continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds. On the way back stop by to visit Sam Mountain, the Cave pagoda (if time permitted).Back to the Town, hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.Day 3 Chau Doc - Phnom PenhAfter breakfast, take a rowing boat trip through the floating village and visit the fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish from their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority in their traditional weaving village. Transfer to a speed boat for the final part of the journey to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 2pm. End of services.

$315 Food, Wine & Nightlife

CAI BE FLOATING MARKET - TRA SU 2 DAYS 1 NIGHT

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city –  Cai Be floating market  – Chau Doc (Meal: Lunch)07.00am, meeting our tour guide and driver at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city and depart for Cai Be. En route our tour guide will introduce to tourists the specific cultures of Mekong river residentsTake a rest at Mekong rest stop where you can see all of the landscapes of the Southern Vietnam in its garden and able to enjoy tasty cuisines in Mekong region. It is really an impressive place for tourists.Continue your trip to Cai BeArrive to Cai Be dock. Cruising in the river to the busy Cai Be floating market where is placing many boats filling fully fruits and agricultural produces on. Selling and exchanging is hold until 10.00am every day.After that, cruising to the villages where is lying on along the Tien river bank.  Wandering on the village paths under orchard gardens to local business families to see how they make brick, crispy corn, rice wine…Our boat will take tourist to Tan Phong Island for having lunch.After short rest, take a riding on bicycle or wandering around the village paths to see orchard gardens (jack fruits, rambutan, orange, logan, pomelo fruits…)Then getting on hand – rowed sampan through the creeks to enjoy the natural beautiful landscapes and the peaceful life of the islanders.Listening and watching traditional folk music performance in an orchard garden.15.00: cruising back to Cai Be dock and proceed to Chau Doc.Arrive to Chau Doc city. Leisure in the evening for exploring the night market or tasting these delicious local dishes. Overnight in Chau Doc.Day 2: Chau Doc  – Tra Su forest – Ho Chi Minh city (Meals: Breakfast, lunch)Breakfast at the hotel. At 7.00am, take a nice boat trip through the floating village to to pay a visit to a fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village, followed by a local Islamic Mosque.Then transfer to Tra Su cajuput forest, which is renowned for not only its almost-untouched natural beauty but also its sanctuary of flora and fauna. Take a boat trip into the forest, you will immediately feel like you are harmonizing with nature because of all of the impressive pictures of cajuputs, the fragrance of the flowers and the music-like noise of birds, insects and animals making people relaxed and comfortable. From the observation post, you can overlook the forest with an area of nearly 900 ha, home of many birds and animals, including some rare ones.After that, proceed to Ho Chi Minh city. The tour ends around 18.00.

$260 Day Trips & Excursions

Mekong Delta Discovery - 3 days 2 Nights

ItineraryDay 1: Ho Chi Minh - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can ThoStop At: Ben Tre, Ben Tre, Ben Tre Province, Mekong DeltaLeave Ho Chi Minh City and enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields (seasonally). On arrival at My Tho, visit the Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet to have lunch in the orchard garden. Then take a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre. Enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shade of water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed towards Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.Option 1 : Stay in a hotel in Can ThoCheck into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the evening. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho.Option 2 : Homestay (D)Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Time to self-cooked dinner and enjoy it together with the local host. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 2: Can Tho - Chau Doc - Tra Su Sanctuary Stop At: Chau Doc Floating Market, Chau Doc, An Giang ProvinceTaking a very early morning boat trip (5:30am usually recommended) to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetable at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Head towards Phong Dien for the smaller, quieter floating market (optional for private tour). Break for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc and continue the tour to visit Tra Su - This nature reserve covers a massive area that is home to the rich and diverse species of water birds, fishes, reptiles, bats and some endangered species. The lush vegetation, florals and fauna in abundance created an amazing haven for wildlife. Taking a motorized boat followed by a rowing boat deep into the forest through the lovely channel of waterways, a short walk to the observation tower to enjoy the panoramic view or the area. Back to the town, on the way back stop by to visit Sam Mountain, the Cave pagoda (if time permitted). Hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc. Duration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.Day 3: Chau Doc - HCMStop At: Chau Doc Market, Chau Doc, An Giang ProvinceAfter breakfast, take a nice boat trip through the floating village to visit a fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority with their traditional weaving village, followed by a local Islamic Mosque. Trip back to Ho Chi Minh City. End at the office or your hotel. Mekong Delta Discovery 3 daysDuration: 1 dayNo meals included on this day.No accommodation included on this day.

$335 Multi-day & Extended Tours

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

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.