Mekong Delta 3-Day Tour with Tra Su Sanctuary Visit from Ho Chi Minh

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What To Expect

Explore the rice bowl of Vietnam on this 3-day tour of Mekong Delta from Ho Chi Minh. Experience the southern charm of the area as you visit its riverside cities, sample fruits traded in colorful floating markets, feast on a sumptuous lunch in a beautiful orchard and take an eco-tour of Tra Su Bird Sanctuary.

Highlights

  • Discover the wonders of Mekong Delta on a 3-day tour from Ho Chi Minh

  • Visit My Tho and see the famous Vinh Trang Pagoda

  • Cruise down the river and pass by fruit plantations and fishing villages

  • Take a relaxing cruise along the majestic canals of Ben Tre

  • Visit the bustling Can Tho market and spend a night in the city

  • See the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River

  • Head to Cai Rang District and visit its vibrant floating market

  • Spot a variety of tropical birds at the Tra Su Sanctuary

  • Learn how the locals raise fish in a floating village in Chau Doc

  • Stop at an Islamic Mosque and visit a Cham village

Specifications

Type:
Tours from Ho Chi Minh
Departs From:
Ho Chi Minh
Meeting Point:
Pick up from Ho Chi Minh city center hotels
Duration:
3 days
Availability:
daily at upon request
Product Code:
14099
Voucher info:
Paper voucher printout not required for this activity. You may show e-voucher from your mobile device.
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Description

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh / My Tho / Ben Tre / Can Tho

Embark on a scenic journey from Ho Chi Minh passing by stunning rice fields. Upon arrival at My Tho, visit the Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river and see stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the riverbanks. Proceed to the beautiful Tortoise Islet and take delight in a sumptuous lunch at an orchard.

Then, take a boat ride to An Khanh, a less-visited yet equally spectacular attraction in Ben Tre. Enjoy cruising along natural canals aboard a hand-rowed boat and enjoy seasonal fruit and honey tea while listening to the sound of the Southern Vietnamese folk music performed by the locals,

Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy and observe the pastoral life as you roam around fruit plantations and villages.

Proceed to Can Tho, the fourth largest city in Vietnam. Upon arrival, take your free time to visit the bustling city market or enjoy a lovely dinner at a local restaurant at your own expense. You will then spend your night at one of the city's finest hotels.

Day 2: Can Tho / Chau Doc / Tra Su Sanctuary

Take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong river (Bassac River), then proceed to visit Cai Rang floating market, which is the liveliest in the whole region.

See how the famous Vietnamese vermicelli soup is cooked before strolling around the village and meeting the locals. Muster your courage and experience crossing the Monkey Bridge which is built using only one stem of bamboo.

Then, visit an orchard before stopping for lunch at a local restaurant in Can Tho. Head to Chau Doc and visit Tra Su, a sanctuary which houses a variety of colorful birds and other endemic animals. Cruise along the calm waters of the river and spot storks, cranes and other tropical birds.

At the end of the day, you'll travel back to Chau Doc and spend the nights at one of the city hotels.

Day 3: Chau Doc / Ho Chi Minh

Start your day with a lovely breakfast at the hotel and then take a panoramic boat trip through the floating villages of Chau Doc. Head to a fishing farm and see how the locals raise fish in their floating houses. Visit the Chams, an ethnic group in the city and see their traditional way of weaving. You will also take a quick detour at local Islamic Mosque and stop for lunch at Can Tho before travelling back to Ho Chi Minh.

Includes

  • *Pick up and drop off at Ho Chi Minh city center hotels

  • Private transfers

  • English-speaking guide

  • Tra Su Sanctuary admission fee

  • Accommodation for 2 nights

  • Boat ride

  • Meals: 1 breakfast, 3 lunches

  • Fruits, honey tea and mineral water

Excludes

  • Meals and drinks unless specified

  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Children 2 years old and below are free of charge.

  • The order of activities may change without prior notice.

  • *Pick-up is available in Ho Chi Minh city center hotels only. A central meeting point for guests staying outside the area will be advised upon reconfirmation of tour reservation.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 46 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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