2 days / 1 nights

Homestay at Mekong Delta – Private Tour

Inclusions

meals
accomodation
activities
transfer
sightseeing

Themes

Honeymoon
Family
Adventure
Summer

Snapshot

Join this two-day private tour for an unforgettable experience in the Mekong Delta. Visit the bustling Cai Be floating market and get an insight into the tasty local gastronomy. Come and see a pop-rice making family and a farmer’s local house. Stay at a traditional homestay in An Binh Island, and get involved in the preparation of the traditional food hand by hand with the owners. Enjoy a peaceful trip along the Mekong river channels, and cycle around the Tân Phong by bike.

Highlights:
- Mekong Delta: a vast maze of rivers, swamps, and rice paddies; this region of lush landscapes, wildlife and floating markets is like no other.
- Cai Be: located on the giant Tien river, the Cai Be floating market is a hub for transporting agricultural goods and seafood from the Mekong to the rest of Vietnam.
- Tân Phong Island: fresh fruit orchards and rustic life, one of the famous eco-tourism attractions in the province.

Inclusions

Assistance on Arrival
Daily Full Breakfast 
Hotel Accommodation on twin / double sharing basis.
All tours / activities / shows as per the itinerary 
All entrance tickets as per itinerary 
All Pick up drops / transfers mentioned in the itinerary 
Transport in A/C car / Bus as mentioned 
Meals as per the itinerary / included in the itinerary 

Exclusions

Air Tickets (International / Domestic)
Visa and Insurance
Hotel Taxes
Suggested optional activities/ tours if any.
Any meals / snacks other than mentioned in the itinerary 
Camera Fee and any other entertainment charges
Tips of any kind – Guides, Driver, Cruise Crew, etc.
Portages at airport
Personal Expenses such as Laundry, Telephone etc 
Beverages of any kind

Itinerary

Day 1
HO CHI MINH CITY – CAI BE (120km – 2:50hrs) CAI BE – VINH LONG (2hrs by boat)
The tour escort will meet you at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City, at 8am (the pick-up is only available for hotels located in central Ho Chi Minh: District 1 or District 3). You will depart from Ho Chi Minh City to Cai Be in a private vehicle; on the way, you may enjoy the wonderful landscape (approx. 2.5hr). The Vietnamese adventure will start with the authentic and lively Cai Be floating market in the Mekong Delta. You’ll visit Tân Phong island for biking on village paths to see the local daily life: orchard, school, church, pagoda, traditional houses. On the way, you can make some stops to see how they make rice-net for spring-rolls, sewing coconut-leaves for cottage roof and especially see how they wave the dried water-hyacinth to make many products: baskets, bags, hats, wallets, shoes, etc. Afterwards, the rowboat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals to enjoy the peaceful time. Around noon, have a taste of the Vietnamese food at Muoi Huong local house (included). Once you enjoyed your lunch, you will be back to the boat to go across one of the longest rivers in the world, the mighty Mekong, to finally arrive in An Bình Island. Upon arrival, proceed with check-in at the homestay. Have a fresh shower and settle in, before cooking some special dishes with the members of a local family, and the other guests staying at the homestay. After enjoying this wonderful dinner (included), a well-deserved rest. Overnight in An Binh Island.
Day 2
VINH LONG – CAI BE (2hrs by boat) / CAI BE – HO CHI MINH CITY (120km – 2:50hrs)
Wake up to a tasty breakfast at the homestay (included), before checking out and getting ready for the day. Shortly after, at around 8am, join the tour escort for a walk along the village to enjoy the fresh air in the morning and visit the local workshop to see how to make rice paper, coconut candy, pop-rice. Here you may taste some sweets with a cup of hot tea (own expense). Afterwards, join the boat trip to visit the brick kilns where you can see how the locals create beautiful potteries from clay. The boat will go along the floating village. You will see how to farm catfish on the Mekong River. At around noon, a quick stop for lunch at a local restaurant (included). Later, you will visit Vinh Long market in the town. This is the best choice for you to take pictures of fish, shrimps, prawns, crabs, snakes, rice-field rats, tropical fruits, vegetables, etc. The cruise will end at Vinh Long city around 10:00 am. Upon arrival, hop on the private transfer back to your hotel at Ho Chi Minh City, with an estimated time of arrival at around 3pm.

Accomodations

4 STAR
Ut Bình Homestay or Similar or similar

Policies

Guide options
Guide type: Guide
Group type: Private

Requirements
Please make sure you answer all the mandatory questions during the booking process and ensure that you have provided your correct email address.

Terms & Condition’s
1.     Above rates are subject to availability.
2.     Cancellation charges as per company policy.
3.     The above rates are subject to change in case of travel during the peak season
4.     In case we are not able to provide the same hotels as mentioned, then we shall provide similar alternate properties, change in the cost if any will be advised
5.     In case of Political Unrest, bad weather or sudden breakdown of the vessel we may shift guest to alternative Govt. ferry and no refund will be entertained in that situation.
6.     Our Executive may change your itinerary depending on the weather condition and availability of ferry and same will be updated to you daily basis.

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