Known as the ‘Rice Basket of Vietnam’, the Mekong Delta is home to thousands of residents. Life along the river is fascinating with many villages, markets and fruit farms. Visit the famous Cai Rang Floating Market in Can Tho, where the waterways are filled with boats selling items such as fruits, vegetables and coconuts.
Short Stay itinerary
This is a private short stay package for the independent traveller.
DAY 1: SAIGON TO CAN THO
This morning you will be met at your Saigon hotel and transferred to Ben Tre in the Mekong Delta. Journey by sampan through palm-lined canals and walk through the villages. Continue by road to Can Tho for a two night stay. (L)
DAY 2: CAN THO
Take a boat trip to the Cai Rang Floating Market, where almost everything is on sale! Tour a local rice husking mill and a factory that produces vermicelli noodles and enjoy a bicycle ride along Cai Son Creek, passing flower farms, rice fields and fruit gardens. Continue to Binh Thuy House, an ancient house with an elegant combination of Vietnamese and French architecture. Return to Can Tho in the afternoon. (B,L)
DAY 3: CAN THO TO SAIGON
After check-out this morning you will be transferred to your Saigon hotel where your arrangements end. (B)
Itinerary is subject to change according to local conditions.
# Shoulder and high season, Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinner surcharges apply.