- Day 1: Saigon Arrival (D)
- Day 2: Saigon – Ben Tre (B, L, D)
- Day 3: Ben Tre – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Vung Liem – Trung Nghia (B, L, D)
- Day 4: Vung Liem (B, L, D)
- Day 5: Vung Liem – Long Xuyen via Tam Nong Bird Sanctuary (B, L, D)
- Day 6: Long Xuyen – Floating Market (B, L, D)
- Day 7: Long Xuyen – Bang Lang Bird Sanctuary & Binh Thuy Ancient House – Can Tho (B, L)
- Day 8: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Saigon (B, L, D)
- Day 9: Saigon Departure (B)
Tour Route: Ho Chi Minh City (Saigon) – Ben Tre – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Long Xuyen – Can Tho
Duration: 9 Days/ 8 Nights
Date: No fixed dates
Start/ End: Saigon/ Saigon
Adventure Activities: Cycling, Boat Trips, Vespa Tour
Tour Customizable: Please advise if you have any other requests
Tour Categories: Mekong Delta Tours, Adventure Tours to Vietnam
Day 1: Saigon Arrival
Day 2: Saigon – Ben Tre
Day 3: Ben Tre – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Vung Liem – Trung Nghia
Day 4: Phu An – Trung Nghia – Vung Liem
Day 5: Phu An – Trung Nghia – Long Xuyen via Tam Nong bird sanctuary
Day 6: Long Xuyen – Floating market
Day 7: Long Xuyen – Bang Lang bird sanctuary & Binh Thuy ancient house – Can Tho
Day 8: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating market – Saigon
Day 9: Saigon Departure
Day 1: Saigon Arrival (D)
Welcome upon arrival at the airport then transfer to hotel and relax. Tonight, enjoy our welcome dinner on Saigon River cruise.
Day 2: Saigon – Ben Tre (B, L, D)
Today, drive to Ben Tre of Mekong Delta and start exploration in Ben Tre river from Ham Luong pier with many daily activities such as fishing, water transferring, brick making in handy traditional style by printing and baking. Next, stop by one of plenty of coconut processing workshops located along the canal then turn on natural scissors creeks where they look smaller and smaller to go to the village. Take a walk to family workshop making sleep mats and enjoying some fruits and tea.
Later, get ready for riding a motor cart (tuk-tuk) or bike under shady paths, pass by green rice fields and vegetable plains to be able to touch on daily life and find out about the tropical culture from peasants. Lunch will be at Hai Ho house. In the afternoon, take a sampan along the canal, before back to Ham Luong pier, find our bus waiting and take us to get Duyen Que homestay where you will join a cooking class with the local family and have dinner. Overnight at the homestay.
Day 3: Ben Tre – Cai Be – Vinh Long – Vung Liem – Trung Nghia (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the homestay, participate in a short bike tour to discover the local market, a factory of rice cakes and Phu Nhuan temple. Later, take a car to get Cai Be to explore Cai Be colorful floating market. We cruise among local barges full of fruits and vegetables; stop at local workshops to see how rice paste, coconut candy, and pop-rice, popcorn is made.
Afterward, go deeper into the canals to see the daily life of local people. Stop for lunch at a local home-stay before spending the afternoon walking and biking around. End of the day, check-in the lodge in Vung Liem then join some interesting outside activities or relax. Dinner and overnight in Mekong Delta.
Day 4: Vung Liem (B, L, D)
After breakfast at the lodge, begin the second day in Vung Liem by a rowing boat to visit the home of Mr. Cong who will show you the traditional way to make pop rice and popcorn. He also tells you more about pigs, cow feedings and how he uses his waste to generate green energy to create biogas for free cooking. Before lunch, cycle (or travel by boat) to visit a local school and temple.
In the afternoon, continue on biking to discover to see fruit farms with coconut tree, dragon fruits… chat with local farmers or take nice photos…. Back to the Lodge to enjoy the beautiful sunset, have dinner and relax.
Day 5: Vung Liem – Long Xuyen via Tam Nong Bird Sanctuary (B, L, D)
This morning, visit impressive Cao Dai temple and learn more about Caodaism. After that, transfer to Long Xuyen and stop to visit Tam Nong Bird sanctuary by boat on the way. Within 2 hour boating, you will see how birds build their “house” and their daily life with bird parents and their babies…. Overnight in Long Xuyen
Day 6: Long Xuyen – Floating Market (B, L, D)
The second day of adventure in Long Xuyen starts by a boat trip to the local small, authentic floating village. Stop at Cu Lao Ong Ho (Tiger Island) for biking and discovering the daily life of Khmer people villages. Overnight at a home-stay in Long Xuyen.
Day 7: Long Xuyen – Bang Lang Bird Sanctuary & Binh Thuy Ancient House – Can Tho (B, L)
Today, farewell with local home-stay in Long Xuyen then driver to Can Tho. On the way, visit Bang Lang bird sanctuary by boat and see a must-see Binh Thuy ancient house, listen to many history stories for rich people living in the 19th century. Upon arrival in Can Tho in the afternoon, check-in hotel and relax. The rest of the day is your leisure to explore Can Tho City. Overnight in Can Tho
Day 8: Can Tho – Cai Rang Floating Market – Saigon (B, L, D)
Start our day earlier than usual to transfer to Cai Rang floating market which is only 5 km far from the city center. Besides of agricultural products such as seasonal fruits, this market has many kinds of goods of normal market food, grocery sales, repairing service, fuel station…
Later, visit a traditional house of making noodle and see how fascinating the noodles are produced by local people. Then you will have a chance to taste yummy noodle pizza for breakfast. Afterward, get on a bike and travel around untouched peaceful villages and tropical orchards. On the way, pass the unique some “monkey bridges” and small canals. Lunch at a local restaurant.
In the afternoon, travel back to Saigon and join in a Vespa tour to discover hidden corners of this vibrant city with mouthwatering street foods and unique coffee shops. Overnight in Saigon
Day 9: Saigon Departure (B)
After breakfast, feel free until the vehicle takes you to the airport for departure flights. Trip ends. See you again in the next Vietnam tour packages.