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VN072- A Glimpse Of Mekong

    2 days 1 night

HCM – Mytho - Bentre – Can tho – HCM

Mytho & Bentre is dotted with serene Buddhist pagodas and surrounded by vast paddy fields and dense fruit gardens. Visitors can enjoy a cruise on boats and hand-rowed sampans viewing the daily activities of the local people along the tributaries of the Mekong River and taste fresh tropical fruit and honey directly from beehives on fertile islets.

 Day 1: Ho Chi Minh – Mytho – Bentre – Can Tho

We drive to My Tho, where we get on our private boat, which shall start off by driving us to Turtle island, a beautiful island with many orchards. Here we can enjoy a variety of tropical fruits while listening to traditional South Vietnamese folk songs performed by local artists.

Then, we are going on a short horse cart ride to a Bee Farm, where we can play with the pythons, try some honey tea, and taste local confectionery.

Finally, we will have a short rowing boat ride to our main boat, which in turn will take us to Phoenix island where will have our lunch. After lunch, we go back to the harbour. Drive to Can tho.

Overnight in Can tho. (Lunch)

Day 2:  Cantho – Cai Rang floating market – Ho Chi Minh

7.30AM: We leave the hotel, board a motor boat along the Mighty Mekong River to Cai Rang floating market, the largest of its kind, where a colorful display of boats carrying juicy fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanging. Then we continue the cruise & walk on a quiet country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the locals as they go about their daily routine (visit the Noodle Factory).

After lunch, drive back to Ho Chi Minh City

Arrive back Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. End of service. (Breakfast / Lunch)

 TRIP INFORMATION

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Activities:

Highlights:

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

Walking, boat trip

Boat trip in Mekong river, Evergreen Mytho & Bentre, Cairang floating market, daily life of local people

What to take
We suggest a small, lightweight daypack for cameras, spare film, drinking water and comfortable walking shoes.

Inclusions
Air-conditioned transportation by private vehicle
Accommodation based on twin-shared
English speaking guide
Boat trips
Entrance fees
Meals as indicated in itinerary

Exclusions
Drinks
Personal expenses
Tips & gratuities

Additional Info

You will be collected from your hotel. Pick up time will be advised upon confirmation of booking.