DAY 1 – HO CHI MINH CITY – MEKONG DELTA [L|D]
HCM city to Cai Be (100km): 2hrs
Depart in the morning from bustling Ho Chi Minh City for the 2 hours drive to the delta town of Cai Be. Upon arrival, board the local boat for a cruise in the Delta’s waterways.
Start the journey by passing by Cai Be’s floating market, once a busy place to trade fruits and vegetables, nowadays Cai Be is a more quiet market. Continue to a cottage factory where ‘pop-rice’, rice paper, and coconut candies are made. Return to the boat for the cruise to Dong Hoa Hiep Island; along the way admire the scenery and the daily life of the local villagers. Lunch will be local Mekong style serving specialties of the area.
Dinner and overnight on board the boat on the Mekong Delta.
Overnight on the Mekong Delta.
DAY 2 – MEKONG DELTA – HO CHI MINH CITY [B]
Can Tho to HCM city (190km): 4hrs
Crossing the Mekong on the way to Cai Rang Floating Market, take in traditional sights such as rice barges, wooden ship building yards, and even fruit drying along the Mekong’s banks.
After paying a visit to the colorful floating market, check-out and disembark for the return to Ho Chi Minh City.