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VN090- Homestay Mekong 3days

    3 days

HCM – Bentre – Caibe – Vinh Long – Xeo Quyt – Saigon

Traveling west discovery of Viet nam

Day 1:        Ho Chi Minh – Bentre – caibe

Pick up and drive 02 hours to Bentre province. On arrival, take a boat on Bentre River – one of tributaries of Mekong River, sightseeing lively activities along river. Stop at local brick kilns to see how to make bricks in handy traditional style. Continue going through palm tree- lined canals and visit one of coconut-processing workshops located along canal. It is a chance to interact with local people to know more about rural life and enjoy some candies, coconut juice. Take a short walk to family workshop where they make traditional mats and enjoy some fruits and tea.

Take a motor cart or cycle riding on shady road, pass by green fields and vegetable plantation and find out about tropical culture from peasants. Lunch at “Coconut riverside “Restaurant with specialties such as: Elephant- ear Fish, spring rolls …….After lunch, Take rowing boats along water palm creek back to pier . Drive to An Binh island – Vinh Long for homestay .  Check in and free at your leisure . You can join cooking class with the local people . Overnight in Caibe  with local house . (Lunch , Dinner )

Day 2:  Caibe – vinh long – cantho

Morning, We board our private boat for a cruise through the busy Cai Be floating market. Visit a local house boat & chat with family member to know their daily life. We then visit some local cottage industries such as the coconut candy workshop, learn how to make pop-rice, or witnessing the process of making rice paper. Continue with our cruise through the maze of canals the criss-cross the An Binh Island, we land at an ancient house. Here we taste the fresh tropical fruits of the Delta and have lunch with local cuisines.

After lunch, take a short row on local sampan, then get back on motor boat to the Nursery Garden of Mr Tam Ho. Continue cruising to visit the Brick & pottery kiln then to Vinh Long town. Drive back from Vinh Long town to Cantho . Overnight in Cantho ( Breakfast , Lunch )

cantho – xeo quyt – saigon

Morning, 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). Drive to Xeo Quyt – A revolutionary base during the anti-French and US resistance wars, the 20ha cajeput forest of present-day Xeo Quyt has been reclaimed and become an attractive historical and ecological tourist site in the southern delta. Arrive back Ho Chi Minh in the afternoon. End of service. (Breakfast / Lunch)

 

 

 

PRICE PER PERSON IN VIETNAM DONG :

price
SINGLE SUPPLEMENT : 650.000 VND ( 30 USD )

TRIP INFORMATION

Depart from:

Return to:

Activities:

Highlights:

Ho Chi Minh

Ho Chi Minh

Walking, boat trip

Boat trip in Mekong river, Evergreen  Bentre,  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
Accommodation: 1 night at local house + 1 night in hotel
Air-conditioned transportation by private car
English/ French speaking guide
Meals as program (B = Breakfast, L = Lunch, D = Dinner)
Boat trips
Entrance fees
Mineral water

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.