Discover Mekong River and The Locals' Lives
This combined tour package is famous for the boat trip to discover Floating Market, Coconut small canals. . . to experience the daily activities and how to exchanging goods, fruits and many other stuff on board at every early morning. . .
Wandering around the fruit plantation. Enjoy some kind of seasonal fruits and then keep cruising to touch Mekongdeeply through some small canals to face the charm of the Upper Mekong Delta.
Day 1: Saigon - My Tho - Cai Be & Vinh Long Homestay (L/D)
Early pick up at hotel and transfer to My Tho around 1. 5 hours. Then the morning trip will start by taking small boats and cruising on the river to visit a coconut factory. Then you have a chance on horse-drawn carriage through the village. After that, the amazing rowing boat trip on the small canal is something you cannot miss. Lunch and enjoy the Southern Vietnamese folk music.
Homestay check in. Relaxing.
Biking through the village to touch deeply to the locals' lives.
Dinner (simple cooking class)
Overnight at homestay inside the islet.
Day 2: Biggest Floating Market - Saigon (B/L)
After breakfast, visit the busiest floating market in Mekong. Some hundred boats, big and small sized boats stand nearby together and create lanes with seasonal goods are loaded on boards.
Then visit a local fruit garden and a local wet market to understand more about the local activites.
Lunch at an ancient house.
Drive back the city at late afternoon.
Meeting Location + Tour Duration
Meeting location: Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
End location: Drop off at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Duration: 2 days
Transported by private van: 1-3 customers: Innova (new model). From 4 customers: Mec Sprinter (new model).
• Pick up/drop off at hotel
• Meals as per itinerary
• Mineral water everyday
• Transported by private van: 1-3 customers: Innova or Fortuner (new model). From 4 customers: Ford Transit or Mec Sprinter (new model)
• Experienced English speaking guides
• Homestay in Mekong
• Entrance fees, excursions as per itinerary
Estimated Local Cash Needed
20 USD - To taste/buy some of local foods/drinks/souvenirs/tips...
• Travel Insurance
• Other personal expenses
• Drinks are not included with any meal
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Tony was exceptionally accommodating and went out of his way to make sure everything was absolutely perfect. He is very knowledgeable across the board, and made great suggestions to enhance to our already extensive itinerary. He is a real local, and his passion for the region comes through all the time. Great days!