Taking a handed paddles ride along the canals under water coconut palm trees, taste seasonal fresh fruit in the orchards, visit the lively floating markets in Can Tho, gain a new experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Then spending the night in the village with the local farmers. After that, you can visit the Sam Mountain and the caved pagoda, Contemplate the sunset over the Vietnamese – Cambodian Frontier, cruise up the Tonle Sap river through Vinh Xuong newly – opened border
Daily Travel Company sincerely introduce you the Mekong delta tour from Ho Chi Minh to Phnom Penh as follows:
Group tour itinerary:
Day 1: Ho Chi Minh city –My Tho city – Ben Tre province – Can Tho city (Meals: lunch, dinner)
Commencing at 7:30 AM from Ho Chi Minh City, the voyage unfolds as you journey towards My Tho town, a scenic drive of about an hour and a half. En route, you’ll be treated to picturesque vistas – lush green rice fields, the serene Vam Co Dong river, and the bustling Long An town. A pause at the Mekong rest stop offers a chance to rejuvenate and appreciate a bonsai garden.
Upon arrival in My Tho, a visit to the historic Vinh Trang Pagoda awaits. This ancient pagoda, the oldest in Southern Vietnam, showcases a unique blend of Vietnamese, Khmer, and European architectural styles, a testament to the region’s cultural richness.
The adventure continues with a motorized boat ride along the tranquil Tien River. As you cruise, you’ll catch glimpses of local life – stilt houses, fishing floating farms, and the enchanting Dragon, Phoenix, Tortoise, and Unicorn Islands.
Arriving at Thoi Son Islet on Phoenix Island, an opportunity to walk through village paths emerges. You’ll explore local homes, orchard gardens, and indulge in seasonal fruits while absorbing the sounds of traditional Southern folk music. At a honey bee farm, relish in honey tea with lemon, known for its health benefits. For the more daring, a python farm offers a chance to pose for photos with these creatures.
A serene sampan ride through creeks unveils the iconic water coconut trees that characterize the Delta’s landscape. Cruising further to Ben Tre province, a visit to a coconut candy workshop reveals the intricate process of crafting these delicious treats by hand.
Unicorn Island beckons with its crocodile farm and remnants of Coconut belief. A delectable lunch is served amidst the orchard garden, highlighted by the must-try dried Ear Elephant fish, a culinary delicacy of the Mekong Delta.
After lunch, a leisurely exploration of village paths offers the chance to savor the refreshing air and absorb the pastoral scenes. A brief stroll back to the bus signals the continuation to Can Tho city. During this journey, our expert tour guide will introduce the city’s cultural symbols, dining options, and entertainment venues.
Arriving in Can Tho, your comfortable hotel check-in awaits, complete with amenities like hot showers, towels, minibar, air conditioning, TV, and Wi-Fi in every room. The evening unfolds with leisurely opportunities – be it wandering through Tay Do night market, soaking in Ninh Kieu wharf’s atmosphere, or relishing the local culinary delights.
Day 2: Can Tho city – Cai Rang floating market – Chau Doc (Meals: Breakfast, lunch, dinner)
Following breakfast at the hotel, at 7:00 AM, embark on a leisurely stroll to Ninh Kieu wharf. This morning journey unveils the charm of the streets market, where an array of homemade products like fruits, vegetables, and cakes are on display along the route to the wharf.
Setting sail on the river, the next adventure leads to the bustling Cai Rang floating market, a prominent fixture and one of the largest in Southern Vietnam. The unique dynamics of commerce in this floating market area will undoubtedly captivate visitors, leaving a lasting impression.
Once the floating market exploration concludes, a visit to observe the process of crafting rice vermicelli noodles and an orchard garden tour awaits. Wandering through the village, you’ll even have the opportunity to test your skills by crossing the bamboo bridge, a single bamboo tree’s feat of engineering.
The cruise then meanders back to Ninh Kieu wharf, where a halt is made for a satisfying lunch. Subsequently, the journey continues as you catch a bus to Chau Doc(14.00 – 17.00). Your night is reserved in Chau Doc, and you’ll be accommodated in a homestay, fostering an immersive local experience.
Day 3: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh (Meal: Breakfast)
After breakfast at hotel. At 7.30am, getting on the express boat to Phnom Penh. End service.
Group tour – Price is in USD per person
|Hotel grade||Cost||Hotel single room supplement||Hotel name|
|Can Tho||Chau Doc|
|Standard||147||14||Phương Nga hotel, Holiday 2 hotel||Mekong homestay|
Tour price includes:
- Air conditioned transport for pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program
- Mineral water on bus (1 bottle/person/ day)
- Bus ticket: Can Tho – Chau Doc
- Express boat ticket: Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
- English speaking tour guide for sightseeing
- Boat trips in the Mekong Delta
- Hand –rowed sampan
- All entrance fees
- Seasonal fruits, honey tea
- Southern folk music show
- Lunch on Day 1 & Day 2
- Dinner on Day 1 & Day 2
- Breakfast at hotel on Day 2 & Day 3
- Nice and clean hotel base on two people share a double or twin room in Can Tho (Three stars hotel)
- Homestay arrangement in Chau Doc
Tour price excludes:
- Travel insurance
- Personal expenses
- Single supplement
- Cambodian visa (US$35/person)
- Drinks & other meals not mentioned in the program.