Day 1: Saigon - Local Village - Can Tho
Stop At: Can Tho Beach, Can Tho 92000 Vietnam
Our guide and driver will pick you up at your hotel and drive around 2 hours to a local village by the Mekong River. We will stop on the way for refreshments and toilet.
Upon arrival, we board a motor-boat and cruise along a vast network of canals and channels to enjoy wonderful views of the Mekong River.
In your visits to some local cottage industries you can see a coconut candy workshop, try some snake wine, learn how to make pop-rice, or witness the process of making rice paper.
We move to one of the island, here we visit a tropical fruit garden, listen to Vietnamese traditional music, and slowly enjoy getting in touch with local life by taking a hand-rowing sampan.
Lunch is served at a riverside restaurant with 5-course Vietnamese food.
Drive to Cần Thơ, the capital city of Mekong Delta. Upon arrival, we check in to a rustic homestay. Take a rest and enjoy a peaceful time within the authentic village. Tonight, you will join a cooking class guided by your local host and enjoy your wonderful dinner. Overnight in Cần Thơ.
Duration: 2 hours
• Lunch: A Vietnamses 5-course
• Dinner: Traditional southern dish
Accommodation included: Rustic Homestay Room included bed (with matress), mosquito net, fan, table and chairs, window or balcony.
Day 2: Can Tho - Floating Market - Saigon
Stop At: Cai Rang Floating Market, 46 Hai Ba Trung near Cai Rang Bridge, Can Tho 900000 Vietnam
Get up early; then have breakfast before taking a motor-boat along the river to Cái Răng floating market, the largest its kind, where colorful boats carrying juicy fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanging.
We continue the cruise and walk on a quite country road to take in the magnificent scenery and get close to the residents as they go about their daily routines. Visit a flea market, a noodle factory, and tropical fruit gardens like papaya, mango, pineapple…
Spend a short time for cycling around the village will give you a fantastic way to experience local life. We say goodbye your host and drive back to Ho Chi Minh City. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant on the way. Drop-off at your hotel or somewhere in District 1 as request. End of services.
Duration: 2 hours
No accommodation included on this day.