MEKONG RIVER LIFE

4 DAY CITY BREAKS

Saigon - Vinh Long - Can Tho - Chau Doc - Saigon

Highlight

A peaceful getaway from the city hub on the Mekong river brings you huge energy and inspiration.

  • Explore Mekong river with a boat through the narrow waterways
  • Visit the family factories producing fish sauce, tofu and rice paper nearby the Mekong river
  • Visit  and have lunch at local orchards along the river 
  • Experience the daily exchanging of juicy fruits and vegetables at Cai Rang morning Floating Market 
  • Enjoy the majestic panorama over the regions from peak of Mount Sam

 

Itineary in Brief

  • Day 01: SAI GON - VINH LONG (L)
  • Day 02 : VINH LONG - CAN THO (B/L)
  • Day 03 : CAN THO - CHAU DOC (B/L)
  • Day 04 : CHAU DOC - SAI GON (B/L)

 

MEKONG RIVER LIFE

Include

  • English-speaking tourguide
  • Land transfer by air-con vehicle
  • Twin-shared room
  • Meals as mentioned in the program (breakfast and lunches, no drinks)
  • Boat trips and admission

Exclude

  • Airfare (international and domestic) and airport tax
  • Visa arrangement
  • Early check-in, late check-out surcharge
  • All dinners
  • Drinks and personal expenses (phone call, laundry, tipping etc.)
  • Any services not mentioned in the program

Morning depart for Vinh Long, 130 km southeast of Saigon to begin the exploration of Mekong. Take a boat through the narrow waterways to witness the daily river life of the southern people and visit the family factories producing fish sauce, tofu and rice paper. Overnight homestay in Vinh Long.

Carry on to Can Tho, the economic and administrative centre of the Mekong Delta. Check-in your hotel and take another wooden boat for a cruise crossing a collection of small rivers to visit local orchards along the river and stop for an enjoyable traditional Vietnamese lunch. Have a relaxed walk through scenic villages before back to the hotel. Overnight in Can Tho.

Drive further 6km to reach Cai Rang morning Floating Market where a colourful display of boats carrying juicy fruits and vegetables gather for daily exchanging. Transfer to our car and driver another hour to Chau Doc, located on the Cambodian border, a riverine mix of people of Viet, Khmer, Cham and Chinese nations. Visit the village of Muslim people in Chau Doc in the afternoon. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Morning drive to Mt. Sam, a popular pilgrimage site of the Vietnamese Buddhists. A climb uphill to the peak of the mountain will offer stunning panorama of the nearby Vietnamese and Cambodian regions. Afterward drive back for six hours to return to Saigon.
End of the tour.

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