Mekong Delta Travel
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5D EXPLORE SOUTH VIETNAM – MEKONG DELTA   NEW
5DAYS/4NIGHTS (MDT/SMKC)
 
 
Day 1: Saigon Arrive – City tour
Upon your arrival at Tan Son Nhat airport in Saigon, welcome by our Tour Guide at the airport, then transfer for down town for citytour and visit: War Museum, Reunification Palace, Notre Dame Cathedral, City Post-Office, Thien Hau temple in Chinatown and Binhtay market, Ben Thanh market, Opera House, City Hall.
Then transfer to hotel for check-in. LUNCH & DINNER by your own. O/N in Saigon.

 
 
Day 2: Saigon – Tay Ninh with Great Holy Temple – Cuchi Tunnels (Breakfast, Lunch)
Breakfast at hotel, take an excursion to Tay Ninh to visit the Great Holy Temple with Caodaism Holy See, it is on time to see the ceremony at noon at the temple. After then, proceed to Cuchi. Having lunch at restaurant. After lunch, visit the famous Cuchi Tunnels, an incredible underground tunnel network constructed by Vietnamese resistance fighters during the struggle for independence. Then return to Saigon. Short rest at hotel. DINNER by your own. O/N in Saigon.
 
 
Day 3: Saigon – Caibe floating market – Cantho (Breakfast, Dinner)
Breakfast at hotel. After then take an excursion to Caibe, one of quiet & peace town in Mekong Delta area.
A full day trip to the water world of the Mekong Delta, just a couple of hours by road from the hustle and bustle of Ho Chi Minh City’s streets.
Upon embarkation on Mekong sampan, clients are welcomed on our luxury sampan with fresh cotton towels. The tour will start with the visit of Cai Be colourful floating market cruising among local barges full of fruits and vegetables. Then, an optional stop can be made at local workshops where you can see rices paste, coconut candy and pop-rice, pop-corn made. After then, visit one of an ancient houses over 170 years old or under the shade of local orchards on the An Binh Island, then rowing boat will take you deeper into the countryside on smaller canals and to enjoy the peaceful time. It is so interesting to see traditional houses made of wood and palm tree leaves and see some activities of the local farmers with an apportunity to make contacts with them and see how they catch fish or pick up fruits by ancestral ways in Mekong Delta. LUNCH by your own.
One more stop can be made at the nursery garden where you can learn how to have some high quality fruit trees. This is the best choice for you to contact the real famous farmers – Mr Tiger & his son who are very sucessful in Vietnam agriculture. We will enjoy some kinds of fruits from his garden & home made rice wine when listening to the traditional music. The cruise will end at Vinh Long town. You have chance to walk around the local market which located on the river before get on vehicle proceed to Cantho city.
Late afternoon, arrive to Cantho, check-in the hotel on arrival. Free at leisure until enjoy dinner at charming restaurant located on Hau river branch. Free after dinner and O/N in Cantho.

 
 
Day 4: Can Tho – Cai Rang floating market – Binh Thuy temple – Chaudoc (Breakfast)
Breakfast at hotel. Then transfer to the pier for taking the boat ride on Mekong River which is the longest and most prosperous in Asia, visit the famous floating market Cai Rang, where you can see the daily life and local people selling their products on boats. Then cruising to small cannels to visit one of the local family and their orchard, taste tropical fruits, green tea. Finish boat trip then continue route to Chau Doc. On the way, visit Binh Thuy ancient temple. Afternoon arrive to Chau Doc, located on the upper Mekong Delta, the town is 280km south-west of Saigon on to the Cambodian border. With such proximity the local population is an eclectic mix of Cham, Khmer, Chinese and Vietnamese sharing different cultures and historical richness. Then check-in the hotel and take a short rest. After then visit: Tay An pagoda, Lady Chua Xu Temple, Nui Sam mountain. LUNCH & DINNER by your own. O/N in Chau Doc.
 
Day 5: Chau Doc – Phnompenh (By High Speed Boat, Join-in, 5hrs cruising) (Breakfast)
After breakfast we board an express boat for a trip along the Mekong River (boat leaves ChauDoc at 07.30am) crossing into Cambodia and continuing onto its capital.
Arrival to Phnom Penh around 12.00am. End of services.

 

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