The Upper Mekong River Tour – 2 Days
My Tho city, which sprawls along the Upper Mekong River is one the closest cities in the mighty Mekong Delta to Hochiminh city (Sai Gon). Visitors can reach the city for 1 hours drive along the National Highway’s the green rice fields.
Those who are in tight schedule can take a day tour to My Tho with boat trips around the 4 beatiful islands named as Dragon, Unicorn, Pheonix, Tortoise island with fruitful garden. Enjoy the rowing ride unther the shadow of the water-coco nut palm along the tiny canals in Ben Tre province is realy remarkable. Friendly local famers with cheerfull smile invites guests fresh fruits right in their orchards. You can sometimes cactch up the Vietnamese traditional folk music while walking through the villages to experience how they garthering for traditional birth, weddings parties or a death ceremony in the Vietnames coutyside path.
Day 1 Saigon (Ho Chi Minh City) – My Tho – Ben Tre – Can Tho (L)
8:00 AM Pick up at your hotel in Ho Chi Minh City. Depart for My tho. Take the boat ride through the Bao Dinh natural canal, view the stilt houses and the fruit plantation along the river sides. Visit the My Tho wholesale fruit market. Proceed to the Tortoise island. Lunch served in the heart of the orchard. Enjoy the nice boat ride through the Tan Thach natural canal in Ben Tre, cruise under the shadow of the water coconut trees. Visit the family where you can experience the agricultural lifestyle. Trekking through the fruit plantation in Thoi Son island, enjoy the rowing boat ride along the creeks before returning to My Tho by motorized boat. Proceed to Cantho. Dinner on guests ‘account. Overnight at hotel in Can Tho.
Day 2 Phong Dien – Cai Rang (B/ L)
7:00 AM After breakfast, take the morning boat trip to visit the Phong Dien floating market with the busy scene right at the time. Keep cruising through the small channels systems, visit the rice noodles making village. Experience the “Monkey Bridge “in the Delta. Visit the second floating market of Cai Rang. Break time for lunch. Return to Ho Chi Minh city via Vinh Long to visit the local snake market.
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