Mekong delta tours
Along Mekong Delta to Cambodia
: Ho Chi Minh
: Phnom Penh
: 3 days 2 nights
| Private tour||2 pax||3-4 pax||5-6 pax||From 7 pax|
**** Price is quoted in USD per person, valid in 2012
Day 1: HCMC - My Tho - Ben Tre - Can Tho (L)
08.00am: Pick up at your hotel in HCMC ( To be advised ). Depart for My Tho. Take a leisurely boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal which is bordered by traditional stilt houses and fruit plantations. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to Tortoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy a boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruising in the shadows of the water coconut trees. Visit a family business which epitomizes the idyllic rural lifestyle. After trekking through the fruit plantation on Thoi Son island, enjoy a rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motor boat. Proceed to Can Tho via Vinh Long to visit the snake market.
Overnight in Can Tho.
Day 2: Can Tho - Long Xuyen - Chau Doc ( B,L )
After breakfast, take a boat trip to explore the picturesque tributaries of the Lower Mekong River (Bassac River), then visit the Cai Rang floating market, which are the best 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 talk with the local people. Learn how to cross a "monkey bridge" which is built from a single bamboo. Break for lunch. Proceed to Chau Doc, stopping off at Long Xuyen to visit the Thot Not Bird Sanctuary. Overnight in Chau Doc
Day 3: Chau Doc - Phnom Penh (B)
After breakfast, transfer to a speed boat at 07.30 AM for the final part of the journey to Phnom Penh. Arrive at Sisowath tourist dock in Phnom Penh at around 12pm. End of services.
Hotel list recommended on tour
- Superior package (3* hotel category)
+ 01 night at Kim Tho hotel (Superior room) in Can Tho
+ 01 night at Chau Pho hotel (Superior room) in Chau Doc
- Deluxe package (4* hotel category)
+ 01 night at Victoria Can Tho resort (Superior room) in Can Tho
+ 01 night at Victoria Chau Doc hotel (Superior room) in Chau Doc
Accommodation based on Double/Twin sharing room at specified hotels or similar
A/c private car/van or pick up, transfer & sightseeing as per program.
Private boat trip in Mekong Delta.
Express boat ticket Chau Doc - Phnom Penh
English or French-speaking guide
All entrance fees
Meals as indicated in the program (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch)
2 mineral water/day/pax
Other drink, tip, personal expense…
Cambodia Visa upon arrival (US$20/pax + 01 passport sized photo)