Start from Ho Chi Minh City, experience the diversity of Mekong waterways as well as the life of local people. Continue to experience the essence of the Mekong Delta tour by overnighting as a homestay guest, visiting the green lush vegetation, floating market or local workshops in hopes of bringing for the tourists the local perspective of Mekong Delta. Start from Ho Chi Minh City, experience the rustic scenery of Mekong waterways as well as the life of local people. Enjoy an overnight stay in the local family, admire the lush green vegetation, the bustling floating market or traditional workshops, all in hope of bringing the tourists the insight perspective of Mekong Delta.Mekong Rustic - Homestay Tour

Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City – Cai Be – Tan Phong Island – Homestay – Handicraft Village – Ho Chi Minh City
Duration: 2 Days
Date: Daily
Start/ End: Ho Chi Minh City/ Ho Chi Minh City
Pick up: 07:30 AM at lobby of the hotel
Drop off: 05:30 PM at lobby of the hotel the next day
Group Size: From 2 people up
Group Tour: Available – Upon request
Tour Category: Mekong Delta Tours

Tour Highlights
  • Welcomed warmly with exotic fruits in Mekong Delta
  • Explore one of the most bustling floating market in Mekong Delta: Cai Be
  • Travel by sampan along the waterways under the green canopy of water coconuts trees
  • Experience the real life of the local and help them pluck the fruits in the orchards
  • Try to catch the frog at night
  • Spend a night home-stay with a friendly
  • Experience the rustic living of locals with varied activities
  • Start the day with soft cycling to visit traditional handicraft workshops
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  • Drivers: friendly, responsible, reliable with many years of driving experience, door-to-door services
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Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Mekong Homestay (L, D)

Pick up at our hotel at around 7.30 AM, we will drive to Cai Be in the Mekong Delta. On arrival, we will be warmly welcomed by our local guide and invited some fresh fruits before embarking on a boat to visit Cai Be Floating market and some traditional handicraft villages. Our boat will take us to the homestay in Tan Phong Island for check-in and have lunch.

Take a boat trip to discover the waterways of Mekong Delta

In the afternoon, our local host will lead us to his orchards where we can learn how to take care of the garden and if you wish, we can try our hands in plucking the ripen fruits. We then visit his vegetable garden, do some gardening such as planting and watering the vegetable. We will also helo the host to pick some vegetable for our dinner. Back to the homestay for a shower, roll in the kitchen to help the host to prepare for dinner and finally sitting in a pleasant surrounding to enjoy the meal.

Take a boat trip to discover the waterways of Mekong Delta

Our free evening can be: night-frog catching (weather permits) or teach English to the local children. We spend the night in the homestay.

Day 2: Mekong Homestay – Ho Chi Minh City (B)

Wake up early in the morning to enjoy the fresh air and listen to the sound of chicken, birds and other countryside’s sound, stroll around the village and see the local farmer get busy with their morning work.

See the local making rice papers at their workshop

Back to our homestay and have breakfast before cycling around Tan Phong Island to visit some traditional handicraft workshops of handbags, rice papers, wooden tables, and chairs. We then back to the homestay, check out, say goodbye to our friendly host, and back on a boat to Cai Be Tourist Wharf. On arrival back to the mainland, we will find our car is waiting and drive us to Ho Chi Minh City. Tour ends.

What’s Included?

  • Private ground transfer
  • English speaking tour guide (other languages upon request)
  • 1 night in Homestay
  • Boat & Rowing boat
  • Fruits (on boat, at Orchard)
  • Bikes
  • Pop-rice
  • Sightseeing fees
  • Meals as listed in the itinerary (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Water during the trip

What’s Excluded?

  • International Flights to and from Ho Chi Minh City
  • Vietnam Visa
  • Other meals not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Other expenses not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tips and beverages