program 2: floating market with sampan $28
Duration: 5:00 AM – 10:00 AM
Group Size: from 2 people.
Pick up point: at the Old Can Tho Market.
Transport: traditional boat ( small boat).
Visitting: biggest floating market, rice noodle factory, fruit garden, small cannel.
Activities: at 5:00 am your guide will meet you at Can Tho Old market, then move to pier and get on traditional boat. Your boat will weaving along Can Tho River about 30 minutes to floating market. This is Cai Rang floating market is a biggest one in Mekong delta Vietnam. Your boat move outside then inside floating market, you will enjoy how culture of mekong delta. You will be tasted noodle soup, cafe and freshest pineaple at floating market. Your trip continue with your boat move deep in small cannel and stop to see and learn how to make rice noodle at local family. Then back to boat and continue weaving to tropical garden and savour some fruits. About 10:00 am back at pier and finish morning trip in Mekong, your guide will say goodbye and see you next time.
Meals: noodle soup, cafe and pineaple at floating market.
program 5: package mekong delta 2d1n $249
Day 1: Sai Gon – Ben Tre – Can Tho ( L)
At 8:00 AM your guide and driver will pick you up at loby’s hotel, then drive about 2h30′ to Ben Tre market. On the way you will enjoy countrysight, your guide will share about culture of Mekong and expriences of famers.
About 10h30′ you will come to Ben Tre market and you will see how the local market in mekong delta.
About 11:00 get on the boat and weaving along Ben Tre river as small branch of Mekong River.
About 11:30 your boat will be stop at place where local gather coconut to preliminary treatment coconut before making some products.
Your boat continue move deep in smaller river and stop at Lan’s family who makes specail candy coconut as specail product in Ben Tre.
Your trip continue with some stop along the way to smaller cannel to take Rowing Boat is a traditional boat in Mekong Delta, after enjoy traditional boat you will enjoy local foods.
After lunch, you will back to your car and drive to Can Tho city for overnight at Peaceful place as home stay that is at Vam Xang Rustic. Then you will discovery Can Tho city yourself or enjoy countryside.
Day 2: Floating Market – Sai Gon (B, L)
At 5:30 AM your guide pick you up to pier and get on Traditional Boat and take 30′ weaving along Can Tho river to Cai Rang floating market.
About 6:30 you will enjoy biggest floating market.
About 7:00 your trip continue unblock small cannel and stop to see how local make Rice Noodle is a famous food in South of Vietnam.
About 7:30 you will get in car and drive to back of Can Tho city and do cycling about 18km, along the way cycling you will stop to see some of farms and specail is a Ogarnic Cacao Farm, where you will see the first family make chocolate in Vietnam in 1960s.
About 9:30 continue cyling cross Can Tho river by ferry to other side river, you will compare clear city and village.
About 10:00 you will come to Giant Tree ( Gian Gua history Relic), famous with Ficus Microcarpa, you will hear some story about this place.
About 10:30 back to the same place where you get bike and have lunch before back to Sai Gon.
About 5:00 PM back at your hotel in Sai Gon, and your guide will say good bye and see you next time.
Note: tour is included sharing Standard Room at Vam Xang Rustic, pick up and drop off, experience english speaking guide, meals are mentioned in intinerary B( breakfast), L( lunch), entrance tickets, car, boat.