Stephanie Bui

Stephanie Bui

Hello, my name is Stephanie. We have a group of English speaking young tour guides who are well-trained and enthusiastically ready to give you an unforgettable experience when you come to Saigon on our scooters.

Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour
  • Joining Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour, you will be amazed by lots of incredibly interesting activities including exploring the agricultural life and how the locals trade their goods on Cai Rang Floating Market and cycling through the narrow village streets where cars hardly get through. On the biking way, you are going to pass tropical fruit gardens, get across the bridge with vast mangrove palm scenery from both sides. On Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour, you will relax on a cruise on the Mekong River, admire its beauty in the early morning, and take a rowing boat through the maze of shady creeks. Then, a visit to the Unicorn islet to enjoy honey tea and tropical fruits visiting a honey bee farm, a coconut candy workshop, listen to the melody of a Vietnamese folk music, eventually have lunch with Mekong delicacies will fascinate you a lot. We will bring you tons of memorable moments in this authentic area with an impressive hospitality from Mekong Delta people.

Tour Information

Location
Duration
3 Days
Departure
Price per Participant
126.50 USD
Languages
Group size
1 - 20 people
Transportation
Boat
Bicycle
Car
Includes
Main meals during the tour (breakfast, lunch, dinner). 2 night accommodation (4 star riverside hotel / riverside bungalow/ homestay in Can Tho, 2 – 3 – 4 star hotel in Chau Doc). English-speaking guide. Transportation by motor boat and rowing boat. Transfer vehicles (good quality private car, private boat and rowing boat trips in Mekong Delta). Entrance fees for the whole tour. Tourist insurance (the claim is $ 5,000.00/case). Note: Please kindly let us know if you have any food allergies or special requests.
Excludes
Other meals not mentioned in itinerary. Tips and personal expenses. Visa entry fee to Cambodia (*) Speed boat ticket to Phnom Penh or to Phu Quoc island.
Cancellation

About the creator
Stephanie Bui

Stephanie Bui

Joining Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour, you will be amazed by lots of incredibly interesting activities including exploring the agricultural life and how the locals trade their goods on Cai Rang Floating Market and cycling through the narrow village streets where cars hardly get through. On the biking way, you are going to pass tropical fruit gardens, get across the bridge with vast mangrove palm scenery from both sides.

On Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour, you will relax on a cruise on the Mekong River, admire its beauty in the early morning, and take a rowing boat through the maze of shady creeks. Then, a visit to the Unicorn islet to enjoy honey tea and tropical fruits visiting a honey bee farm, a coconut candy workshop, listen to the melody of a Vietnamese folk music, eventually have lunch with Mekong delicacies will fascinate you a lot. We will bring you tons of memorable moments in this authentic area with an impressive hospitality from Mekong Delta people.

Day 1: Saigon – My Tho – Can Tho

8:00a.m, our tour guides will pick you up for the Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour.

After around 2 hours driving from Saigon, you will reach My Tho city where is known for the gorgeous beauty of Vietnamese women, the lush orchard gardens stretching far as the eye, and the melody of “Đờn ca tài tử” – a kind of traditional folk music is also officially recognized by UNESCO as Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity.

Firstly, you will take leisurely cruise on the Tien River to visit 4 islets which are represented as four mythical animals in Southeast Asia: Dragon, Kirin, Tortoise, and Phoenix. At Kirin islet, you will try the freshly barked handmade coconut candy, visit honey bee farm to try some specialty products, and then walk through the orchard garden to taste some seasonal tropical fruits and listen to the folk music which is an indispensable spiritual cultural activity in local life.

Furthermore, you can relax on the rowing boat going through a mangrove palm canal, and continue to ride by horse-drawn carriage through the village as the way locals did in the 19th century.

Then, reach the beautiful riverside restaurant for having lunch with specialties of Mekong Delta’s cuisine.

Finally, you will cruise back to the mainland, go straight to Can Tho city – not only known as a rice kingdom but also as the biggest city in Mekong, it’s also fun to explore that night city after having dinner at the hotel.


Day 2: Cai Rang floating market (Can Tho) – Tra Su cajeput forest (Chau Doc)

On the day 2, you have 2 options meeting up with the guide at 5 am or 7 am.

– If you choose 5am, then you can have breakfast when coming back to your hotel after exploring the floating market.

– If you choose 7am, you should have breakfast before meeting the guide.

For the clearly information, even though Cai Rang Floating Market opens all day and night, but the perfect time to catch real lively scenery is around 6 am. And the most colorful time is absolutely during the time of 1 or 3 weeks before the Lunar New Year.

It takes about 30 minutes for cruising along Hau river from Ninh Kieu wharf, you surely have freedom to try any tropical fruits, drinks or even hot rice noodle soup which is called “hu tieu” as your light breakfast, just as the way “Master Chef “ Gordon Ramsay was recommended.

After that, you will visit the chewy noodle workshop to learn more about other kind of Vietnamese noodles. To know is to admire locals’ creation while they can make many versions of food from rice. Especially, you never get a second chance try unique noodles pizza somewhere else but only in this town.

Then to visit the noodle workshop, continue to have a relaxing walk in the huge ecological orchard garden to try fresh fruits out there.

Next, check out and go straight to An Giang province – is known as a fermented fish kingdom and also the small minority of Cham people. Over there, you can relax at the nice atmosphere crocodile farm; maybe try some specialty crocodile dishes.

Later, you don’t need to wait anymore for an absolutely unforgettable boating time at Tra Su cajeput forest with diversity of flora and fauna; it is already famous as a home place of 70 kinds of birds. This forest is a perfect spot for people who are truly a nature lover or researcher.

Moreover, you will visit Vinh Trang Temple with the unique combination of Asia and Europe architecture.

Check-in a hotel in Chau Doc town, after dinner time, our tour guide will show you the best spiritual place in the South of Vietnam, at the foot of Sam Mountain which is surrounded with many interesting and myths around it.


Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (Cambodia) or Phu Quoc Island or Saigon

At 6 am, after having breakfast, you will visit a big local fish farm and a traditional handicraft workshop at a Cham village.

Finally, Private Mekong Delta 3 Days 2 Nights Tour provide 3 options for you to choose:

– Travel to Cambodia: Finish the tour after sending you off at speed boat gate transfer to Phnom Penh.

– Travel to Phu Quoc Island (Kien Giang province): Finish the tour after sending you off Ha Tien wharf to the island. The tour guide will send you off at speed boat gate transfer to Phnom Penh.

– Come back to Saigon (it takes 6 hours on road): During the way back, you will have a lunch time at local restaurant before arriving to Saigon.


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