HCMC – My Tho – Ben Tre – HCMC ( start 8.00 – return 17.00 )
Pick up from your hotel in the centre of the City
Enjoy the scenic journey along the National Highway bordered by green rice fields.
On arrived at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view the stilt houses, fruit plantations and fishing villages along the river bank. Proceed to Tortoise islet, have lunch in the orchard garden. Then a boat ride to An Khanh – a less touristy attraction in Ben Tre, enjoy cruising on a hand-rowed sampan under the shadow of the water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit& honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by locals.
Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste the delicious coconut candy& observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantation and village. Meet the bus and return to HCMC. This trip provides a fascinating insight into daily life in the Mekong Delta and you are guaranteed to take home your own private collection of beautiful memories.
Rate: USD 37/person for Deluxe group tour
Included: A/c transfer, English speaking guide, boat trips, 01 lunch, fruit, honey tea & all entrance fees, 01 mineral water/pax.
Excluded: Travel insurance, drinks, personal costs
Option 2: available for biking & Cooking class
6.30 AM: Depart for Cai Be by car/van via Trung Luong Express Highway, stopping to take photos in Tan An town overlooking the picturesque flat rice fields.
9.30 AM: On arrival in Cai Be, set off by motor boat to visit the Cai Be floating market and watch the locals trading fruit and many other commodities on board their vessels. Visit a small family business to see how coconut candy and crispy rice popcorn are made. Then wander into the small villages to visit the orchard and fruit plantation, accompanied by traditional southern Vietnamese folk music.
11.30 AM: Keep cruising to a series of small canals to experience the charms of the Upper Mekong Delta. Arrive in Tan Phong island, join to a cooking class. Enjoy your cooking experience and learn how to prepare special Vietnamese dishes. Food cooked by yourself and fresh river food served in the heart of the garden. Relax on the hammocks to get back your energy.
14.00 PM: Cycle around the village path with fruit orchards and bonsai garden. Meet the local islanders to learn more about the local daily life in the Mekong delta.
15:00 PM: Take a boat ride back to CaiBe, meet thecar/van for the trip back to Hochiminh city.
Price: USD 49/person for Deluxe small group
Policy for children:
+. below 2 ages: FOC
+. 3 – 9 ages: 75% tour price
+. 10 ages up: 100% tour price
Tour price includes:
• A/c private van/busfor pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
• Private boat trips in the Mekong delta.
• English speaking guide
• All entrance fees
• Cooking class
• Meals as indicated in the program ( L=Lunch )
• Mineral water, wet tissue
Tour Price Excludes:
• Travel insurance
• Drinks and other meals not mentioned in the program
• Personal costs & tips