Mekong Delta in depth

Mekong Delta in depth

Do you know why almost Vietnamese people like travel to Mekong delta and almost foreign tourists like the ambiance and fruits in Mekong delta? It’s this fertile land which creates the open-mind and generous characters of its inhabitants. In this tour, you are invited to come and meet its local inhabitants to receive their smiles, feel their liberty, taste fresh and smelling fruits and discover the unique culture of this region.

 

Day 1: Ho Chi Minh City – Can Tho

Today get to know the secrets of Mekong Delta after being transferred to Cai Be, explore the waters of the Mekong Delta. You will take a boat trip along one of the small branches of the river. After disembarking, visit local factories, fish farm and rice paddies. Then, stop by a lush orchard which has diverse tropical fruits: there, chat with the owner, a former veteran to hear stories of his life and walk with him around his garden to taste his fresh fruits.

Embark on a sampan ride to visit the residents of a local 100-year house and enjoy hosted lunch with traditional dishes of Mekong. End your exploration off the beaten fields with a cycle ride around the village before being transferred to Can Tho.

Meals -
  • L

Day 2: Can Tho – Chau Doc

Travel by boat to the township of Cai Rang and its floating market and grap a coffee to start your day. Then, drive to Chau Doc near Vietnam-Cambodia border. Continue on your exploration in Tra Su Forest and travel by sampan to visit this eco reserve of 850ha home to more than 100 species of water birds and colonies bats. Say hello to a small village of ethnic Khmer and chat with monks at the local monastery. 

Meals -
  • B

Day 3: Chau Doc

Get to know Chau Doc with a cruise on its floating market. Continue past the floating fish farms on your way to a local Cham Village. Take a relaxing cruise to Sam Mountain, passing along Vinh Te Canal. Then, arrive at the banks of Sam Mountain before visiting two of the iconic temples that draw pilgrims from miles around. Get lunch at a local restaurant with panoramic view of the countryside below. When discovering the Mekong Delta, cycle along quiet tracks, paddy fields, villages with busy farmers and water buffalo. After your picnic breakfast, chat with locals and just appreciate the view.

Meals -
  • B
  • L

Day 4: Chau Doc – Ho Chi Minh City

Now the time for you to say farewell to the Mekong Delta, you will get transferred to Ho Chi Minh City. Transfer to your hotel or to the airport for your onward flight.

Meals -
  • B

Standard

$468

$397

$301

Ninh Kieu Riverside Hotel

Ninh Kieu Riverside Hotel

Conveniently located in Can Tho, Ninh Kieu Hotel Can Tho is a great base from which to explore this vibrant city. From here, guests can enjoy easy access to all that the lively city has to offer. With its convenient location, the hotel offers easy access to the city's must-see destinations. Take advantage of a wealth of unrivaled services and amenities at this Can Tho hotel. To name a few of the hotel's facilities, there are 24-hour room service, free Wi-Fi in all rooms, 24-hour security, daily housekeeping, 24-hour front desk. In addition, all guestrooms feature a variety of comforts. Many rooms even provide television LCD/plasma screen, additional bathroom, additional toilet, complimentary instant coffee, complimentary tea to please the most discerning guest. Whether you're a fitness enthusiast or are just looking for a way to unwind after a hard day, you will be entertained by top-class recreational facilities such as fitness center, massage, karaoke. Whatever your purpose of visit, Ninh Kieu Hotel Can Tho is an excellent choice for your stay in Can Tho.
Chau Pho Hotel

Chau Pho Hotel

Chau Pho Hotel is located at the center of Chau Doc City which is among the prettiest 3-star hotels in Chau Doc City. Just 15 minutes’ drive from Chau Pho Hotel to tourist sites and historical – cultural sites such as Sam Mountain, Thoai Ngoc Hau Tomb, Tay An Pagoda, Champa village, ...

Superior

$496

$426

$330

TTC Hotel – Can Tho Premium

TTC Hotel – Can Tho Premium

Located on the Ninh Kieu banks of the Hau River, TTC Hotel – Can Tho Premium is an international 4-star hotel that has the most luxurious accommodation in the city. With its strategic location, the hotel offers easy access to the city’s must-see destinations. Only five kilometers away, guests will reach the Floating Markets, Buddhist Pagodas, and the Cai Khe Commercial Center within a few minutes. At TTC Hotel – Can Tho Premium, all rooms are spacious, comfortable, and beautifully furnished. Facilities provided by TTC Hotel – Can Tho Premium also ensure a pleasant stay for guests. Here, staff is friendly and ready to offer impeccable services. With an ideal location and facilities to match, TTC Hotel – Can Tho Premium is a perfect address for those who seek for professional service with familiarity and warmth.
Victoria Nui Sam Lodge

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge

Victoria Nui Sam Lodge is ideally located on the side of Sam Mountain, this property features 26 stone bungalows and villas. The property is only seven kilometers from the hustle and bustle of Chau Doc. Guests staying at the property can explore the view of dozens of pagodas and temples which offer guests a truly unique experience. Victoria Nui Sam Lodge also boasts its facilities which are designed for wellness and to highlight the surrounding environment. Guests of the property can enjoy the natural environment by exploring the extensive grounds which features vegetable and herb gardens. Hiking is also another recommended activity to enjoy the property’s scenic health trail. Due to its fascinating location, guests can enjoy exploring stunning views of the surrounding valley filled with rice paddies. With its location, Victoria Nui Sam Lodge is the perfect choice for guests looking for a fantastic view and a memorable stay.

Deluxe

$648

$577

$481

Victoria Can Tho Resort

Victoria Can Tho Resort

Nestled on the banks of the Hau River in the heart of the Mekong Delta, this 92 room hotel is a firm favorite among many travelers. The Victoria Can Tho Resort features 84 modern guestrooms and eight spacious suites that come equipped with a range of amenities such as a mini bar, satellite TV, and coffee/tea making facilities. The hotel also features the impressive Annan Spa Pavilion which provides seven different treatment rooms with traditional Vietnamese massages. The two main restaurants situated in the hotel are Spices, which offers riverside dining and authentic local delicacies, and Cuu Long Bar, which serves international favorites throughout the day in a relaxed and calming environment. There are plenty of things to do in the vicinity of the hotel including a visit to the nearby Can Ton town, famous for its excellent shopping potential and traditional floating markets.
Victoria Chau Doc Hotel

Victoria Chau Doc Hotel

Situated on the banks of the Bassac River, this modern hotel is ideally located in the heart of Vietnam's famous Mekong Delta. The hotel is conveniently close to many famous tourist sites the area has to offer, including the traditional floating markets of Chau Doc and several local shopping areas. The Victoria Chau Doc Hotel features a range of accommodations including superior city-view and deluxe river-view rooms. Each room is spacious and comfortable with modern amenities including satellite TV, a tea/coffee maker, and a daily maid service is sure to keep things nice and clean. The hotel offers several boat excursions thanks to its own attached jetty that can whisk guests off to local fishing villages and floating markets. Victoria Chau Doc Hotel also features wonderful riverside dining at its Bassac Restaurant as well as a relaxing rooftop terrace where guests can enjoy a relaxing massage.

Inclusions:

  • Accommodation at selected hotels with daily breakfast;
  • Check-in time is 2.00PM and check-out time is 12.00PM (Early or late service is subject to availability with surcharge);
  • Meals as mentioned;
  • Experienced English speaking guide;
  • Tours and transfers as mentioned by air-conditioned vehicle;
  • Sightseeing fees and permits during guided time;
  • Boat cruises mentioned (group join-in for Halong and Mekong);
  • Service charge and current government VAT tax.

Exclusions:

  • Entry visas and stamp fees;
  • Early/late check in/out service at hotels (surcharge if request);
  • Tips and gratuities;
  • Services and meals if not mentioned in itinerary;
  • Domestic flights as program (economy class);
  • All other drinks not mentioned in the inclusion;
  • Laundry, telephone calls and expenditure of a personal nature;
  • Mineral water, cool tissues on touring days;
  • Travel insurance; 
  • All other expenses not mentioned in the inclusion.
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