SAIGON – BEN TRE – TRAVINH ( -/L/D )
BEN TRE, KINGDOM OF COCONUT TREES
Departure to Ben Tre province ( Mekong Delta ) – the kingdom of the coconut tree in Vietnam. It takes about 2 hours . We will enjoy 30 minutes on the river and stop at the brick kiln to see how they make brick.
Then we will get back to the boat and enjoy some coconut while moving to the small canal with a coconut tree both sides. It will be a very good time for you to take some beautiful pictures before we visit the coconut candy workshop. In this place, the guide will explain for you about coconut tree, how to plan and how to make candy. We also try some tropical fruit here.
Back to the boat for a short distance and we walk to another local house to see the way they make sleeping mat. Then we will take a bicycle or “xe loi” and ride to the restaurant for lunch. We will enjoy a popular fish in the Mekong. That is called Elephant ear fish and more popular food in the Mekong delta. After lunch, we will get on the sampan and paddle back to the boat, you will enjoy the quite canal and look at houses on stilt. Then we back to the van.
Drive to Tra Vinh – check in the Suon Sia homestay
TRAVINH – CANTHO ( B/L/- )
TRA VINH, KHMER CULTURAL LAND
Breakfast at the homestay.
Cycling adventure around the peaceful village roads . Visit some Khmer Pagodas and local houses
Back to the homestay for lunch
Then drive to Can Tho. Arrival , transferred to hotel for check-in.
Free time. Overnight in Cantho city.
CANTHO – CHAUDOC (B/L/-)
Cantho, famous C airang floating market
Early wake up for the best view of Cai Rang floating market, the floating market usually start before the sun rise, and all most finish around 9am to 10 am.
Experience of the water trading activities and advertising on boats.
Visit a noddle work shop to see how people make the rice noodle for the famous noddle soup in the delta.
Back to the hotel check out, and drive to Long Xuyen.
Lunch in Long Xuyen . Continuation to Chau Doc city .
Arrival in Chau Doc city , transferred to hotel for check-in .
Overnight in Chau Doc city .
CHAU DOC (B/L/- )
Chau Doc, ethological & ecological site
Breakfasst at hotel .
Departure to Tra Su cajeput forest . Arrival , embarking , boat trip through small canals to watch wild birds such as mallards , marabu storks , grey-headed swanphen … Getting up 23-meter observation tower to have a panoramic view of the cajeput forest , the statue of Happy Budhha on CAM Mountain by telescopes ( visibility of 25km & magnifiation of 40 powers ) - tourists’ own account for fee of using the telescopes.
Have lunch at local restaurant .
P.M : Taking boat trip to the floating village, where people living in the middle of the river for farming catfish, the floating village in Chau Doc is the biggest one in Vietnam.
Visit a Cham village, a minority living on the side of the river.
Visit Chau Doc market, Return to hotel . Free at leisure. Overnight at hotel .
CHAU DOC – SAIGON ( B/-/- )
Breakfasst at hotel .
Check-out. Returm to Saigon ,
Arrival , transferred to the meeting point, End of services.
Accommodation with daily breakfast
English speaking guide
All entrance fees at visiting sites as stated in itinerary
Boat trip as mentioned
Meals: Breakfast + 4 lunch and 1 dinner
All flights and airport tax and Visa to Vietnam
Service not mention in itinerary and personal expense: drink, laundry, tips, telephone…
Tips for local Tour Guide and local Driver
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