What you’ll get

  • Duration : 3 days

  • Departure : Ho Chi Minh City

  • Suitable : Family, Friends, Honey moon couple

  • Type : Land tour

Overview

A private trip to visit Mekong Delta (My Tho - Can Tho - Chau Doc ) and exit to Cambodia for 3 days 2 nights. Enjoy the rowing boat trips under the shadow of the water coconut trees, taste the seasonal fruits in the orchard, enjoy your homestay experience with the locals, see the lively floating markets in Can Tho and visit Sam mountain in Chau Doc, cruise up the Tonle Sap river through Vinh Xuong newly opened border to Phnom Penh.

Highlights

    • Enjoy delicious tropical fruits fresh from the orchards
    • Discover the tranquil scenery as you cruise along the Mekong river
    • Take a boat trip for sightseeing of Cai Rang – Phong Dien floating market
    • Learn about fishermen's port, view stilt houses, and visit numerous fruit plantations
    • Check out the local people's handy work : wine, candy and handicrafts out of coconuts
OPTION TYPE MAX RATES WHAT'S INCLUDES? TOTAL MAKE RESERVATION
Private tour (3* hotel)

Private tour (3* hotel)

Size : 22m2 Max Adults: 2

Bed size: Double/ Twin

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  • Meals
    2 Breakfasts, 2 Lunches, 1 Dinner
  • Transportation
    Shuttle bus, Cruise
  • Accommodation
    Homestay, Hotel
  • Price Includes
    • Boat trips
    • Entrance fees
    • Bottled water
    • Meals as indicated in itinerary
    • Air conditioner tourist bus
    • English speaking tour guide
    • Speed boat Chau Doc – Phnom Penh
    • Hotel accommodation (3*) with breakfast
    Price Excludes
    • Drinks
    • Travel insurance
    • Personal expense
    • Vietnamese entry visa
  • Cancellation by Customer

    For almost of our tours, once tour is confirmed and fully paid but for one reason they cancel the tour, the following charges will apply in the event of cancellation prior to tour commencement:

    • More than 45 days prior to trip departure: No charge (Full refund will be made but transaction fee will be paid by you).
    • 30-45 days before arrival: 10% of total tour price.
    • 15-29 days before arrival: 50% of total tour price.
    • 7-14 days before arrival: 75% of total tour price.
    • Within 7 days before arrival: 100% tour price.

    Note:

    • The above fees are subject to an added bank transaction fee.
    • There will be no refund given for any unused or missed ground arrangements, sightseeing, meals or hotel accommodations.
    • For no show cases, there will be no refund.
    • All cancellations must be in person or in writing and received by us
  • Cancellation by Weather

    In case of an unexpected situation/ bad weather causes an effect on your trip after commencement, we serve the right to change the itinerary of your booked tour for the safety of all clients in the group. If there are more than one solution, we will ask for your permission and agreement to do the next step. In such kind of cancellation, the refund of any payment on the un-used portion of transportation service, hotel service, car rental or tours will be given.

  • Children Policy
    • Under 4 years: Free of Charge.
    • From 4 to 8 years old: 50% of adult’s fare and sharing bed with parents.
    • From 9 to 11 years old: 75% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.
    • Students with ID student card: 90% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.
    • Over 11 years old: 100% of adult’s fare and using existing bed.

Itineraries

Day 1: HCMC - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho

7:30-8:00: Pick up at hotel in Ho Chi Minh city
Leave Ho Chi Minh city, enjoy the scenic journey along the way bordered by green rice fields. On arrival at My Tho, visit Vinh Trang pagoda, take a leisurely boat ride along the river, view 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 shade of water coconut trees along natural canals, then enjoy seasonal fruit & honey tea to the sound of "Southern Vietnamese folk music", performed by the locals. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle, taste delicious coconut candy & observe the pastoral life as you roam through the fruit plantations and villages. Proceed to Can Tho. Overnight in the hotel (family home-stay with dinner can be arranged on request). Free time to visit the bustling Can Tho market.
Option 1 : Stay in a hotel in Can Tho
Check into your hotel on arrival at Can Tho. Free to explore the city on your own in the evening. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho.
Option 2 : Homestay (D)
Transfer by motorboat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, go cycling or trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Time to self-cooked dinner and enjoy it together with the local host. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage.

Meals: L, D

Accommodation: Hotel/ Homestay

Day 2: Can Tho - Chau Doc - Tra Su Sanctuary

Taking very early morning boat trip (5:30am usually recommended) to visit the Cai Rang floating market which is wholesale market of fruit and vegetable at its busiest at this time of the day. Keep cruising through the small channels system and visit a rice noodle making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge” in the Delta. Head towards Phong Dien for the smaller, quieter floating market (optional for private tour). Break for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc and continue the tour to visit Tra Su, getting to the wild birds Sanctuary, cruising smoothly with small boats to discover the arrays of splendid canals deep into the forest, watching storks, cranes and other tropical birds. On the way back stop by to visit Sam Mountain, the Cave pagoda (if time permitted).
Back to the Town, hotel check in. Overnight in Chau Doc.

Meals: B, L

Accommodation: Hotel

Day 3: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh

After breakfast, take a rowing boat trip through the floating village and visit the fish farm to see how the Mekong Delta people raise fish from their floating houses. Visit the Cham minority in their traditional weaving village.
Transfer to a speed boat for the final part of the journey to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 2pm. End of services.

Meals: B

Accommodation: N/A

Important Notes

    • If your hotel is located on some streets such as Pham Ngu Lao, De Tham, Bui Vien: We can offer free pickup at the hotel (we will reconfirm pickup possibility and pickup after the booking is made). Other places: come to the meeting point (220 De Tham, district 1) for pickup at 7:30 AM.
    • Option homestay in the 1st day included dinner

Questions & Answers

  • Asked by Johanna Schweizer | 19 May 2019

    Hi. The prices was quoted for Ho Chi Minh - Phnom Penh and vice versa, wasn't you? Thanks

    Answered by admin | 29 May 2019

    Good morning from Vietnam. Thank you so much for contacting us. The price was quoted for one way: Ho Chi Minh - Phnom Penh, not round trip. If you need much more information please send email to us.

  • Asked by Matheus Barbosa Costa | 08 Feb 2019

    Hello, How many day we need reserve the trip?

    Answered by admin | 29 May 2019

    Thank you so much for your question. Normaly, the guest will reserve the trip before from 1 to 3 months to sure that the trip still available for their vacation and receive good price. Please send me your departure date, I will check available and book the trip in advance for you.

  • Asked by Paige Bennett | 20 Jan 2019

    Good morning, I am solo traveler. I want to book the trip with you same as this itinerary. Do you have any recommend to me? Thanks

    Answered by admin | 04 Jun 2019

    Hello, Thank you so much for your request. With this itinerary, we have option group and private. If you want to save money and join tour with other guest. You can join group tour. If you prefer private time and quiet, private will suitable. Our staff has sent detail about the trip to you. Please check it. Thanks again

Customer Reviews

Excellent

9.1

Based on 10 reviews

Review summary

  • Service
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  • Organization
    9.1
  • Value for money
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  • Safety
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9.0

FellowTraveler282563

United Kingdom
30 Jan 2019
3 day Mekong Delta to Phnom Penh
9.0

IzaIzaIzaIza

Poland
30 Jan 2019
Fantastic adventure!
9.0

andrejbmw

Slovenia
19 Jan 2019
Mekong delta with lovely guide
9.3

Sramsay62

United Kingdom
13 Dec 2018
Best thing we’ve ever done!
9.3

261graemep

Australia
03 Dec 2018
3-Day Mekong River Tour from Ho Chi Minh City to Phnom Penh