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Enter Vietnam from the Lower Mekong river – 3 days

  • Duration: 3 days -2 nights
  • Trip Code: MKT4
  • Price: Price From: $229 - $841

Cruise downstream to Chaudoc from Phnompenh through Vinh Xuong,  See the floating fish farm village, Contemplate the sunset on the Vietnamese – Cambodian border, Visit the Sam mountain with caved pagoda, visit the Bird Sanctuary in Thot Not, Experience the trading activities on the floating markets, Enjoy your homestay with the local people, End your journey in the dynamic Hochiminh city.

 

  • meals included:: B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner
  • transport: Car, Boat

Day 1 : PhnomPenh ( Cambodia ) - Chau Doc (D)
12.30am: Pick up at your hotel in Phnom Penh and transfer to the boat pier for boarding the Blue Cruiser Express boat to Chau Doc. Arrive at Chau Doc around 5.00pm. Pick up and transfer to your chosen hotel. Welcome dinner and overnight in Chau Doc.

Day 2 : Chau Doc - Long Xuyen - Can Tho ( B/L/)
Breakfast at your hotel. Take a motor boat trip to see the floating fish farm and the floating village. Visit Sam Mountain and the cave pagoda. From the summit of the mountain, admire the sunrise over the flat rice fields around the Vietnamese-Cambodian border. Visit the local Cham minority village in their traditional weaving village. Depart for Long Xuyen, visit the Bird Sanctuary in Thot Not and the incense stick making village. Check in on arrival. Dinner on guest's account. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Can Tho. (A family homestay can be arranged on request.).

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 afternoon. You can also visit a village, meet the local people, have dinner with them and enjoy their music. Overnight at your chosen hotel in Cantho.

Option 2 : Homestay (D)
Transfer by motor boat to a small village in Cai Rang district. Check into your riverside cottage. In the afternoon, trekking around the village to experience the rural lifestyle of the Mekong Delta people. Join a family as they prepare dinner, then share the meal with them. Enjoy an evening of traditional folk music with your neighbors. Overnight in your riverside cottage.

Day 3 : Can Tho - Hochiminh city (B/L)
After breakfast, take a leisurely boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then proceed to the Cai Rang and Phong Dien floating markets, which are the liveliest in the region. You will probably have tried Vietnamese vermicelli soup so now go and see how it is made. Then wander around the village and meet the local people. Learn how to cross a "Monkey Bridge" which is built from a single bamboo. Return to Can Tho for lunch at a local restaurant. Depart for Ho Chi Minh City with stop overs at Vinh Long and My Tho town. Arrive in HCMC at around 5pm.

 

Hotel Class Price in party of Single
Supplement
 
1 person 2 pax 3 - 4 pax 5 - 6 pax
Standard Class ** $ 542 $ 346 $ 291 $ 229 $ 36 Booking
First Class *** $ 561 $ 356 $ 301 239 $ 47 Booking
Superior **** (option 1) $ 693 $ 422 $ 367 $ 304 $ 116 Booking
Superior **** (option 2) $ 841 $ 518 $ 462 $ 400 $ 163 Booking

(Seasonal prices apply and will be confirmed when booking! All rates are quoted in US$/person)

Tour price includes :

• A/c private car/van or pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
• Private boat trip in the Mekong delta.
• Express boat ticket Chaudoc - Phnompenh
• English or French-speaking guide
• All entrance fees
• Meals as indicated in the program (B = Breakfast; L = Lunch; D = Dinner)
• Accommodation based on Twin/Double room share basis

Tour price excludes :

• Vietnamese entry visa.
• Other meals not mentioned in the program
• Personal expenses.

 

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