Tour route: Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam – Vinh Long, Vietnam – Can Tho city, Vietnam – An Giang, Vietnam
SAI GON–CAI BE FLOATING MARKET–VINH LONG–CHAU DOC
07:00AM depart from TheSinhTourist office in SaiGon to Cai Be by air-conditioned bus. Take a boat trip to discover Cai Be floating market with local people selling, buying, exchanging goods from their boats. Going on to riverside village to visit orchard, taste honey tea, see coconut candy and rice paper production process. Cross the great Mekong river to Vinh Long city by boat and leave for Chau Doc town by bus with Chua Xu Lady temple visiting
Enjoy dinner at Bay Bong restaurant which is recommended by Lonely Planet. Overnight in Chau Doc.
CHAU DOC FLOATING HOUSES–TRA SU CAJUPUT FOREST – LONG XUYEN – CAN THO
6:30AM have breakfast at hotel. Go along river by rowing boat to see floating houses with fish breeding cages, a village of Cham ethnic people, Muslim mosque, towel weaving. Going on 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 harmonising 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 comfortable. Have lunch in forest, relax on hammock or experience monkey bridge…Heading to Can Tho city. Check in upon arrival. Overnight in Can Tho.
CAN THO – CAI RANG FLOATING MARKET – VINH LONG – SAI GON
06:00AM having breakfast at hotel. 07:00AM transfered by bus to the wharf, then boarding a motorboat for sightseeing Cai Rang which is biggest and colourful floating market in Mekong delta. Sellers hang a sample of what they have from the top of a long pole so that buyers can see from a distance what they are selling. Then take motorboat along small leafy creeks to local orchard and enjoy tropical seasonal fruits (included). Around 10:30 come back to hotel, have free time for sightseeing or cycling around. 12:00 check out and have lunch (excluded).
Going back to Sai Gon with a stop-over at Vinh Long market.